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General Knowledge –

1-An average person eat 60,000 pounds of food in his lifetime.

2-Dennis Ritchie “offically” created the C programming language while working at Bell labs.

3-An average woman consume 6 lbs (2.72 kg). of lipstick in her lifetime.

4-A nest of young puppies is called as ‘Liter’.

5-Three kinds of blood vessels are Arteries, Vanes and Caterpillars.

6-It took 38 years for radio to reach 50 million users, 13 years for TV, and only 5 years for the Internet.

7-The egg of the hummingbird is the world’s smallest bird’s egg; the egg of the ostrich, the world’s largest.

8-The four religions born in India, Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Sikhism, are followed by 25% of the world’s population.

9-Dragonfly eye contains 30,000 lenses.

10-The name `India’ is derived from the River Indus.

11- Right handed people live, on average, nine years longer than left-handed people.

12-Only 4 out of 20,000 species of bees produce honey.

13-Lions in the wild usually makes no more than 20 kills a year.

14-The oceans cover 71% of the Earth’s surface and contain 97% of the Earth’s water.

15-The speed of sound in water is 1,435 m/sec – nearly five times faster than the speed of sound in air.

16- Average distance from the Earth to the Sun: 93,020,000 miles (149,669,180 km)

17- A group of fish is called a school, shoal, draft, run, haul, or catch

18-Rabindranath Tagore (Bengali) was born on 7 May 1861 and died on 7 August 1941.

19-The wandering albatross is the bird with the biggest wingspan, reaching up to 5.3 metres and weigh between 6 and 16 kg.

20-Cats have a peripheral vision of 285 degrees.

21-There are 102 floors in Empire State building, New York City.

22- Monopoly is the most played board game in the world.

23-A pregnant goldfish is called a Twit.

24-Blaise Pascal worked on the calculator for three years between 1642 and 1645 called as ‘Pascaline’.

25-Blueberry juice boosts memory.

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