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General Knowledge : Interesting Facts and Figures ( Part 1)


General Knowledge : Interesting Facts and Figures.

This topic is help Improve your Intelligence and also help for Your Competitive Exams.Some important Interesting fact discussion bellow Which Help you Competitive Exams like SSC, UPSC,WBCS,WBSSC,IBPS etc. Read carefully.





Interesting Facts and Figures

• A cockroach can live several weeks with its head cut off!

• Human thigh bones are stronger than concrete.

• If you sneeze too hard, you can fracture a rib. If you try to suppress a sneeze, you can rupture a blood vessel in your head or neck and die.

• The eye muscles are most active muscles in the whole body.

• You can't kill yourself by holding your breath

• There is a city called Rome on every continent.

• It's against the law to have a pet dog in Iceland!

• Your heart beats over 100,000 times a day!

• Horatio Nelson, one of England's most illustrious admirals was throughout his life, never able to find a cure for his sea-sickness.

• The eye can process 36,000 bits of information every hour.

• A normal lifespan will bring you almost 24 millions images of the world around you.

• Rats multiply so quickly that in 18 months, two rats could have over a million descendants.

• Wearing headphones for just an hour will increase the bacteria in your ear by 700 times.

• Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a "Friday the 13th."

• Coca-Cola would be green if coloring weren’t added to it.

• On average a hedgehog's heart beats 300 times a minute.

• More people are killed each year from bees than from snakes.

• The average lead pencil will draw a line 35 miles long or write approximately 50,000 English words.

• More people are allergic to cow's milk than any other food.

• Camels have three eyelids to protect themselves from blowing sand.

• The placement of a donkey's eyes in it’s' heads enables it to see all four feet at all times!

• The six official languages of the United Nations are: English, French, Arabic, Chinese, Russian and Spanish.

• Earth is the only planet not named after a god.

• It's against the law to burp, or sneeze in a church in Nebraska, USA.

• You're born with 300 bones, but by the time you become an adult, you only have 206.

• Some worms will eat themselves if they can't find any food!

• The skeleton of Jeremy Bentham is present at all important meetings of the University of London

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

• Your ribs move about 5 million times a year, every time you breathe!

• The elephant is the only mammal that can't jump!

• One quarter of the bones in your body, are in your feet!

• Like fingerprints, everyone's tongue print is different!

• The first known transfusion of blood was performed as early as 1667, when Jean-Baptiste, transfused two pints of blood from a sheep to a young man

• Fingernails grow nearly 4 times faster than toenails!

• Most dust particles in your house are made from dead skin!

• Women blink nearly twice as much as men.

• Adolf Hitler was a vegetarian, and had only ONE testicle.

• Dolphins sleep with one eye open!

• It is impossible to sneeze with your eyes open

• The longest recorded flight of a chicken is 13 seconds

• Slugs have 4 noses.

• Owls are the only birds that can see the color blue.

• A giraffe can clean its ears with its 21-inch tongue!

• The average person laughs 10 times a day!

• An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
The average person walks the equivalent of twice around the world in a lifetime!

• The most difficult item for a sewerage plant to process is pubic hair as it is insoluble.

• Most lipstick contains fish scales!

• It takes seven minutes for the average person to fall asleep!

• The bullet-proof vest, windscreen wipers, laser printers and fire escapes were all invented by women!

• In the 1880s, "pants" was considered a dirty word in England!

• It was the Chinese who invented sun glasses in the 13th century!

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