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General Knowledge

1-Group of eggs is called as ‘Clutch’.

2-A young goat is called a ‘Kid’.

3-India’s Abbas Ali Baig was the first batsman to hit a century on debut against England.

4-Bapu Nadkarni sent down 131 deliveries (21.5 over’s) without conceding a single run vs. England at Madras in 1964.

5-On average the Earth orbits the Sun at a distance of 149,597,888 km.

6-The diameter of the ‘Mercury’ planet is ‘4879.4 km’.

7-The British ship RMS Titanic sank at 2.20 AM on April 15th 1912.

8-“Spring Temple Buddha” in Lushan(Henan) is the tallest statue in the world with 128m (420 ft)

9-Amazon.com website is launched in ‘1994’ and founded by ‘Jeffrey P. Bezos’.

10-Its the chinese who invented the fishing rods.

11-Chennai CMBT, built on a 36.57-acre land is South Asia’s biggest bus terminus.

12-Shahrukh Khan made his acting debut in 1988 when he appeared in the television series, “Fauji”,

13-Sir (Donald Bradman) Don Bradman hit his first century at the age of 12, playing for Bowral Public School against Mittagong High School.

14-National anthem of ‘Bangladesh’ is also composed by “Rabindranath Tagore”.

15-Tim Paterson was the inventor of DOS, known also as MS-DOS.

16-Adobe Systems, acquired Macromedia on December 3, 2005.

17-“Emirates Park Tower” is the tallest hotel in the world.

18-“Paypal” was founded by ‘Elon Musk’ in 1998.

19-In 1972 “Marlon Brando” refused the Oscar for his role in The Godfather.

20-The sound made by ‘Doves’ is called ‘Moan’.

21-Winamp media player is written in C++, and initially released on April 21, 1997.

22- “Blanchard” invented the Parachute.

23- The electronic video camera tube was invented in the 1920s.

24-Philips company was founded in 1891 by Gerard Philips

25- The length of China wall was over 6,000 km (3,700 miles) long.

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