Mind Blowing Facts for General Knowledge

Mind Blowing Facts for General Knowledge Mind Blowing Facts for General Knowledge

  1. About 10% of the world’s population is left-handed.
  2. A chimpanzee can learn to recognize itself in a mirror, but monkeys can’t.
  3. The first Christmas was celebrated on December 25, AD 336 in Rome.
  4. Man is the only animal who’ll eat with an enemy.
  5. Like fingerprints, everyone’s tongue print is different.
  6. Intelligent people have more zinc and copper in their hair.
  7. Pig’s Tongue contains 15,000 taste buds. For comparison, the human tongue has 9,000 taste buds.
  8. Cockroach: Can detect movement as small as 2,000 times the diameter of a hydrogen atom.
  9. Bats can also find food up to 18 ft. away and get information about the type of insect using their sense of echolocation.
  10. A dolphin can hold its breath for 5 to 8 minutes at a time.
  11. Dolphins usually live up to about twenty years, but have been known to live for about forty.
  12. An ostrich’s eye is bigger than its brain.
  13. A cheetah does not roar like a lion – it purrs like a cat (meow).
  14. Electricity doesn’t move through a wire but through a field around the wire.
  15. A snail can sleep for 3 years.
  16. India has the most post offices in the world.
  17. The’ place value system’ and the ‘decimal system’ were developed in 100 BC in India.
  18. A frog named Santjie, who was in a frog derby in South Africa jumped 33 feet 5.5 inches.
  19. Bison are excellent swimmers? Their head, hump and tail never go below the surface of the water.
  20. New Zealand is home to 70 million sheep and only 40 million people.
  21. Animals are either right- or left-handed? Polar bears are always left-handed, and so is Kermit the Frog.
  22. Dolphins can swim 37 miles per hour (60 kilometers per hour).
  23. Pigs are the fourth most intelligent animal in the world.
  24. Helium is a colorless, odorless, tasteless inert gas at room temperature and makes up about 0.0005% of the air we breathe.
  25. Only one out of a thousand baby sea turtles survives after hatching.
  26. Turtles have no teeth.
  27. A rat can last longer without water than a camel can.
  28. A Cockroach will live nine days without its head, before it starves to death.
  29. The average woman uses about her height in lipstick every five years.
  30. A duck’s quack doesn’t echo anywhere.

Leave a Reply