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* The total quantity of blood in a human body is 7-8 liter.

* Vitamin A is found in Dairy products

* Deficiency of Vitamin A causes Night blindness.

* 80 % water is found in pure blood

* Too much presence of the Potassium salt in human blood increase the risk of heart attack.

* The pH of normal human body is Arteries 7.4

* Vitamin C can not be stored in human body.

* Jaundice is the disease of Liver

* Sunlight is composed of seven colours

* "Braille system" is used for the education of Blind.

* Lousis Braille of France made it possible for the blind to read and write.

* Blue color has shortest wavelength

* Dry Ice is solid Carbon dioxide

* Silver metal has the highest electrical conductivity.

* Protein is a natural polymer

* AIDS is caused by HIV virus ( human immune deficiency virus ).

* The paper currency first introduce by china

* Robert E. Peary (1856-1920) an American explorer reached North Pole on 6th April 1909 for the first time in human history and Ronald Amandsen of Norway was the first man to reach the South pole on 14th dec 1911.

* Indonesia comprises of 17000 islands which extend up to 2000 miles in the Pacific and Indian oceans. Phillippines (Asia) is second with the total number of 7100 islands.

* The world`s largest commercial and saving bank is Mizuho Holding Inc (japan). The bank generated revenue of 48,154 million ($76,851 million ) and profits of 1,154 million ($ 1843 million )

* The Umayyad Dynasty (661-750 A.D) was the first Muslim dynasty. It succeeded the Pious Caliphate. Muawiya I was the founder of the dynasty. Where as The Slave Dynasty (1206-1290 A.D) was the first regular Muslim dynasty of the Sub-continent.

* The Second World war which lasted from 1939 to 1945 is regarded as the greatest war in the history of mankind so far. It was fought between the Allied power (USA, UK , USSR , France etc) and the Axis powers (Japan , Germany , Italy). In which German , U.K , Sovet Union , Japan , USA bear the loss of Combatants 3500,000 , 264443 , 11000000 , 1300000 , 292131 and loss of Civilians 780000 , 92673 , 7000000 , 672000 , 6000 respectively.

* The longest river in asia is Yangtze

* Turkey is the country having its land in two continents

* After United states, the largest number of inventions in the last two decades belongs to Germany

* Charles babbage is called " Father of computer "

* Adam smith is called " Father of economics "

* The world`s largest internet search engine is Google.

* The world`s longest current reigning monarch is Queen of England.

* The most common element in the universe is Nitrogen.

* Germany is the highest solar energy user in the world.

* Inflation means that money falls in value.

* The Cambodian Language is the language with most Alphabets. It has a total nember of 74 alphabets

* The Ostrich of North Africa is the biggest bird.Its height is upto 2.7 metres ( 9 feet ) and weight is upto 160 kgs. While the humming bird is smallest bird. It is 5.5-20 cm in length and weight about 16 grams.

* Redwood or Giant Sempervirens is the tallest tree in the world . It rises up to a height of 111 metres (366 feets).

* Glaciers are found on every continent except Africa. The Lambert Glacier enjoys the distinction of being the largest glacier in the world. It is located in the Australia Antarctic Territory. Its length is 440 miles (700 km).

* Pakistan-Afghanistan border ' Durand line ' was drawn in 1893 by Sir Mortimer Durand and Afghanistan`s ruler Abdur rehman khan.

* Asian Development Bank was established on 16th jan, 1999.

* Radcliff was a lawyer by profession.

* In 1945, Hiroshima was the first city Atom bomb dropped.

* Leo Tolstoy was the political guru of Gandhi.

* South Africa is the country which has three capitals.

* Pakistan become the member of UNO in 1947 and the member of NAM in 1979.

* All-india muslim league was established in 1906 and Quaid-e-azam joined in 1913.

* NADRA stands for National Database and Registration Authority.

* The lowest per capita income in the muslim world is of Somalia.

* United Nations spends a lion`s share of its budget on Refugees rehabilitations

* A piece of land surrounded by water on three sides is known as " peninsula ".

* Pacific ocean is the largest ocean.

* The density of population usually measured in person per sq. km

* Approximately the south west monsoon begin in pakistan in late july.

* World`s teacher day was observed on october 5, 2005 in pakistan.

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Name of months under Geogorian :

01. January
02. February
03. March
04. April
05. May
06. June
07. July
08. August
09. September
10. October
11. November
12. December

Name of months under Hebrew :

01. Shebat
02. Adar
03. Nisan
04. Lyar
05. Sivan
06. Tammuz
07. Ab
08. Elul
09. Tishri
10. Hestivan
11. Kislev
12. Tibet

Name of months under Hindusium :

01. Magha
02. Phalguna
03. Caitra
04. Vaisakha
05. Jyaistha
06. Asadha
07. Sravana
08. Bhadrapada
09. Asvina
10. Katrika
11. Margasivsa
12. Pansa

Name of months in muslims :

1. Muharram
2. Safar
3. Rabiul Awwal
4. Rabius sani
5. Jamadiul Awwal
6. Jamadiul Sani
7. Rajab
8. Shaban
9. Ramazan
10. Shawwal
11. Zi Qadah
12. Zil Hajj

The muslim months are subject to the appearance of moon
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Etymology of the days


Monday :
It is the abbreviated form of moon-day

Tuesday :
Both Romans and Anglo-saxons dedicated this day to the god of war

Wednesday :
It is derived from Anglo-Saxon chief god woden.

Thursday :
It is derived from Thore the god of thunder

Friday :
It is derived from Friga the goddess of married love

Saturday :
It is a shortened form of saturn`s day

Sunday :
Day devoted for the worship of sun


Etymology of the Months


January :
Named after god janus

February :
Name after Februalia

March :
Derived from Mars (the god of war)

April :
Derived from latin word Aperire meaning buds

May :
Named after Maria ( goddess of growth of plants )

June :
Taken from Latin word Juvenis ( youth )

July :
Named after Julius Caesar

August :
Named after Augustus (First Roman Emperor)

September :
Adopted from Latin word septem (seven)

October :
Derived from Latin word Octo (eight)

November :
Adopted from Latin word Novem ( Nine )

December :
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* Most dreams last only 5 to 20 minutes.

* Americans collectively eat one hundred pounds of chocolate every second.

* Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

* The creator of the NIKE Swoosh symbol was paid only $35 for the design.

* How does a shark find fish? It can hear their hearts beating.

* Penguins can convert salt water into fresh water.

* In ten minutes, a hurricane releases more energy than all the world's nuclear weapons combined!

* More than 50% of the people in the world have never made or received a telephone call.

* There are more bacteria in your mouth than there are people in the world.

* Washington, D.C. has one lawyer for every 19 residents!

* Avocados have more protein than any other fruit.

* Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.

* Half of all identity thieves are either relatives, friends, or neighbors of their victims.

* There were 311 individual billionaires in the world. Out of these, 108 belonged to USA , 44 belonged to germany and 34 were japanese.

* The earthquake with most casualities which shook Chinese provinces of Shaanxi and Henan on 24th jan, 1556 killed 830,000 people.

* The worst famine of the history of mankind was recorded in China from 1959-61. It i estimated that about 75,000,000 people lost their lives.

* The worst explosion took place on dec 3 , 1984 at Bhopal (india) in which 3849 people killed.

* Yum located in Arizona (USA) is the sunniest place of the world. It gets sunshine in 91 % possible hours

* Body temperature of Willie Jones of Atlanta, Georgia (USA) reached 46.5 C (115.7 F) on 10th july, 1980 due to heatstorke. it is the highest ever recorded body temperature of a living person.

* John browe minnoch (1941-83) of USA was the heaviest man. He weighted 635 kgs.

* Keck I telescope on Mauna kea, Hawaii (usa) is the largest telescope of the world. It has a 1000 cm (394 inches) mirror. Onecan see a car`s headlights seperately from 15500 miles (2500 kms).

* The 1500-valve Colossus was the first programmable computer of the world. It was formulated by prof. Max H A and built by T H flowers. The computer was put to use in dec 1943 in UK.

* The highest one mile land speed in a car record is 1019.467 km/h (63.468 mph).

* Ben hur won 11 oscar awards in 1959.

* Portrait of Dr. Gachet is regarded as the most expensive painting. On 15th may, 1990 it was sold for 82.5 million US dollars.

* Luis Filipethe crown prince of Portugal was shot dead only 20 min after he was crowned King on 1st feb 1908.

* China had the maximum number (861878) of primary schools. India was at the top with 241,129 secondary schools in 1994.

* Micheal Keamey of mobile, Alabama , USA graduated atthe age of 10 years and 4 months.
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  • The Russian Alpha Class nuclear-power submarine had a reported maximum speed of over 40 knots (74 km/h). It is probable that they were able to dive to 760 m (2500 ft).

    The longest continous war was the thirty year war between various European countries from 1618 to 1648. While the shortest continous war was between UK and zanzibar, which lasted ffrom 90 am to 9:45 am on 27th august 1896.

    The peregrine falcon with a speed of 124 mph (200 km/h) is considered to be the fastest living bird on earth.

    The object 2060 chiron with a diametre of 113 miles (182 kms) is the largest comet. It was discovered in 1977.

    Hydra us the largest of the 88 constellations found in the universe. It covers about 3.16 % of the entire sky.

    The M-class supergiant Betelgease with a diametre of 700 million kms is the largest star of the universe. It is about 500 times greater than the sun.

    The strongest known acid is an 80% solution of antimony pentafluoride in hydrofluoriv acid.

    The Sayano-Shushenskaya Dam on the river Yenisey, Russia is designed to bear a record load of 18 million tonnes from a fully-filled reservoir of 31,300 million m(3) capacity. The dam which was completed in 1987, is 245 m (803 ft) high.

    The raiilway that carries the most passengers is the East Japan Railway Co. a total of 6.067 million journey were made.

    The US Navy aircraft carriers USS Nimitz , Dwight D , Eisenhower , Carl Vinson , Theodore Roosevelt , Abraham lincoln, George Washington and John C. Stennis are the world`s largest aircraft carriers.

    The maximum possible duration of an eclipse of the sun is 7 min, 31 sec. The longest recent date took place on 20 june 1955, west of the philippines , and lasted 7 min 8 sec , although it was clouded out along most of its track. An eclipse of 7 min 29 sec should occur in the mid-Atlantic ocean on 16 july 2186


    The longest day each year is 21st june where as the shortest day each year is 22nd december

    Hailstone weighing up to 1 kg (21b 3oz) fell in Gopalganj district , bangladesh , in 1986.

    The most infectious disease is Penumonic form of Plague. it has a mortality rate og about 99.99 %

    USA is the country with 109 nuclear reactors , followed by france 56, japan 51.

    Btw 19 feb 1971 and 18 feb 1972 , 31102 mm of snow fell at paradise, Mt rainier, Washington State, USA

    The smallest bone in human body is stapes or stirrup bone. It is one of the three auditory ossicles in the middle ear. Its length is 0.10 to 0.13 inch.
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* No piece of paper can be folded more than 7 times.

* The first product to have a bar code was Wrigley's gum.

* Venus is the only planet that rotates clockwise.

* Apples, not caffeine, are more efficien at waking you up in the morning

* The first owner of the Marlboro company died of lung cancer.

* The Mona Lisa has no eyebrows. It was the fashion in Renaissance Florence to shave them off.

* Walt Disney was afraid of mice.

* The inventor of the flushing toilet was Thomas Crapper.

* The average bed is home to over 6 billion dust mites.

* The cigarette lighter was invented before the match.

* The average chocolate bar has 8 insect legs in it.

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

* Its impossible to smoke oneself to death with weed. You won't be able to retain enough motor control and consciousness to do so after such a large amount.

* Every drop of seawater contains approximately 1 billion gold atoms.

* The US national anthem actually has three verses, but everyone just knows the first one.

* During World War II, IBM built the computers the Nazis used to manage their death/concentration camps.

* The total combined weight of the worlds ant population is heavier than the weight of the human population.

* The deadliest war in history excluding World War II was a civil war in China in the 1850s in which the rebels were led by a man who thought he was the brother of Jesus Christ.

* Just about 3 people are born every second, and about 1.3333 people die every second. The result is about a 2 and 2/3 net increase of people every second. Almost 10 people more live on this Earth now, than before you finished reading this.

* The number of people alive on earth right now is higher than the number of all the people that have died, Ever.
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* The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

* The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.

*Banging your head against a wall uses an average of 900 calories an hour.

* On average, people fear spiders more than they do death

* "I am ." is the shortest complete sentence in the English language.

* The longest word in the English language is 1909 letters long and it refers to a distinct part of DNA.

* It's impossible to sneeze with your eyes open.

* Feb 1865 is the only month in recorded history not to have a full moon.

* You can't kill yourself by holding your breath.

* Americans on the average eat 18 acres of pizza every day.

* Every time you lick a stamp,you're consuming 1/10 of a calorie.

* Leonardo Da Vinci invented the scissors

* In the last 4000 years, no new animals have been domesticated.

* The most common name in the world is Mohammed.

* The cruise liner, Queen Elizabeth II, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel that it burns.

* Michael Jordan makes more money from Nike annually than all of the Nike factory workers in Malaysia combined.

* One of the reasons marijuana is illegal today is because cotton growers in the 30's lobbied against hemp farmers they saw it as competition.

* You know that you are more likely to be killed by a champagne cork than by a poisonous spider

* Only one person in two billion will live to be 116 or older.

* There are 2 credit cards for every person in the US.

* If you yelled for 8 years, 7 months and 6 days, you would have produced enough sound energy to heat one cup of coffee.


* If you fart consistently for 6 years and 9 months, enough gas is produced to create the energy of an atomic bomb.


* Cats have over one hundred vocal sounds,dogs only have about ten.

* Our eyes are always the same size from birth, but our nose and ears never stop growing
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* The Bible, the world's best-selling book, is also the world's most shoplifted book.

* Your tongue is the only muscle in your body that is attached at only one end.

* More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

* In the U.S.A over eleven thousand people (up until the end of 2003) have visited a tortilla chip that appears to have the face of Jesus Christ burned into it?

* Buckingham Palace in England has over six hundred rooms.

* There was once an undersea post office in the Bahamas.

* Abraham Lincoln's mother died when she drank the milk of a cow that grazed on poisonous snakeroot.

* After the death of Albert Einstein his brain was removed by a pathologist and put in a jar for future study.

* TYPEWRITER is the longest word that can be made using the letters only
on one row of the keyboard.

* There are two words in the English language that have all five vowels in
order: "abstemious" and "facetious."

* There are more chickens than people in the world.

* The winter of 1932 was so cold that Niagara Falls froze completely solid.

* The cruise liner, QE2, moves only six inches for each gallon of diesel
that it burns.

* Maine is the only American state whose name is just one syllable.

* Butterflies taste with their feet.

* There are only three words in the English language which end in "dous":
tremendous, horrendous, and stupendous.

* "Dreamt" is the only English word that ends in the letters "mt".

* The sentence: "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every
letter of the alphabet.


* A typical bed usually houses over 6 billion dust mites.

* The opposite sides of a dice cube always add up to seven.

* A person with hexadectylism has six fingers or six toes on one or both hands and feet

* The loudest sound produced by any animal is 188 decibels. The animal is the African Elephant.

* In ancient Egypt, Priests plucked every hair from their bodies, including their eyebrows and eyelashes.

* The word four has four letters. In the English language there is no other number whose number of letters is equal to its value.

* No piece of square dry paper can be folded more than 7 times in half.

* Chocolate can kill dogs. Chocolate affects a dog's heart and nervous system; a few ounces are enough to kill a small dog.

* There are more than twice as many kangaroos as people in Australia.







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The thickness of your skin varies from 1/2 to 6 millimeters, depending on the area of your body.

The four taste zones on your tongue are bitter (back), sour (back sides), salty (front sides), and sweet (front).

The five senses are sight, hearing, smell, touch, and taste.

Your body contains eight pints of blood.

You use 14 muscles to smile and 43 to frown.

The strongest muscle of the body is the masseter muscle, which is located in the jaw.

Muscles normally account for 40 percent of one's body weight.

There are 230 joints in the body.

Kids have 20 first teeth. Adults have 32 teeth.

The small intestines are about 25 feet long.

The large intestines are five feet long and are three times wider than the small intestines.

Most people shed 40 pounds of skin in a lifetime.

Your body is 70 percent water.

Normal body temperature is 98.6° Fahrenheit.

When you sneeze, air rushes through your nose at a rate of 100 mph.

An eyelash lives about 150 days before it falls out.

Your brain sends messages at the rate of 240 mph.

About 400 gallons of blood flow through your kidneys in one day.

You blink your eyes about 20,000 times a day.

Your heart beats about 100,000 times a day.

Humans breathe 20 times per minute, more than 10 million times per year and about 700 million times in a lifetime.

You have about 100,000 hairs on your head.

There are 10 million nerve cells in your brain.

Each of your eyes has 120 million rods, which help you see in black and white.

Each eye has six million cones, which help you see in color.

One in 12 men is color blind.

Placed end to end, all your body's blood vessels would measure about 62,000 miles.
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