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General Knowledge

1-Iceland consumes more Coca Cola than any other country.

2-The ‘AK-47’ (Avtomat Kalashnikova gun), first developed in the Soviet Union by Mikhail Kalashnikov.

3-‘King Cobra’ is the National Reptile of India.

4-The average lifespan of penguins is probably 15 to 20 years.

5-The highest attendance for one football match was in the 1950 final. The official attendance was 199,854 for the match between Brazil and Uruguay.

6-The only confirmed poisonous bird in the world is ‘Hooded Pitohui’ of Papua, New Guinea. The poison is found in its skin and feathers.

7-DUEL (1971) was the first feature film directed by Steven Spielberg and was written by Richard Matheson based on his own short story.

8-Gmail was launched as an invitation-only beta release on April 1, 2004 and it became available to the general public on February 7, 2007.

9-The scientific name of human being’s is HOMO SAPIENS.

10-Mahatma Gandhi was assassinated on 30 January 1948, shot at point-blank range by Nathuram Godse. (Succeeded on fifth attempt)

11- Italy has over 3,000 museums.

12-Construction of the Taj Mahal began in 1632, one year after her death of his wife Mumtaz.

13-Jimmy Donal Wales is an American Internet entrepreneur and a co-founder and promoter of Wikipedia.

14-One barrel of petroleum holds 42 gallons (159 liters).

15-The Basenji dog is the only dog that is not able to bark.

16- The sun is approximately 149 million kilometres from the earth.

17-The adult human body requires about 88 pounds of oxygen daily.

18-Cricket pitch is a rectangular area of the ground 22 yards (20 m) long and 10 ft (3.0 m) wide.

19-The very first motorcycle was made by Sylvester Howard roper in 1867.

20-The Swell Shark, found in New Zealand, barks like a dog.

21-Tapeworms range in size from about 0.04 inch to more than 50 feet in length.

22- “Liberty Enlightening the World” is the official name of “Statue of Liberty”.

23-International Business Machines is the expansion of ‘IBM’.

24-Barbie’s full name is Barbara Millicent Roberts.

25- Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors.

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