General Knowledge

 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Important Days

 
 
 
 
 
 

General Knowledge

Kids understand logic. Anything that is new and amazing intrigues their curiosity further. There are several books based on general knowledge. The Eiffel tower, The India gate and the Elephanta caves are very much important to increase their geographical aspect. Books on marine life, aeronautics also suit the interests of all ages. General knowledge is also about instilling a desire to learn or focus in a sphere that is beneficial to their mental growth.

 

- Oxygen was discovered by Joseph Priestly.
- The largest temple in the world is the Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
- Japanese art of flower arrangement is called Ikebana.
- Nile is the largest river in the world.
- The Tibet Plateau is the highest in the world.
- The largest animal on the land is animal and in the sea is the blue whale.
- Zoology is the scientific study of animals.
- Telephone was discovered by Alexander Graham Bell.
- Damascus is the oldest city ever known in the world.
- Greenland is the largest island.
- Cuba is known as world’s Sugar Bowl.
- Sahara is the largest desert in the world.
- The world’s largest ocean is the Pacific Ocean.
- James Cook discovered Australia.
- Sri Lanka was earlier called as Ceylon.
- Samba is the native dance of Brazil.
- India and South Korea celebrate their Independence Day on 15th August.
- Norway is known as the land of Midnight sun.
- J.K.Rowling is the writer of the Harry Potter Series.
- The city of New York is nicknamed as Big Apple.
- Bhutan is known as the Land of Thunderbolts.
- Jamaica principally exports Sugar.
- Frederick Auguste Bartholdi sculpted the Statue of Liberty in New York.
- November 14th is celebrated as Children’s day in India. It is has been a dedication to India’s first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru who liked children.
- The first person to climb the Mt. Everest was Edmund Hillary.
- The first man to land on moon was Neil Armstrong. He landed on the moon in 1969.
- Venice is known as the city of canals.
- Alexander Eiffel built the Eiffel tower in Paris.
- The famous Mona Lisa was painted by Leonardo Da Vinci.
- Rear Admiral Robert.E.Peary was the first man to explore the North Pole while Cap. Ronald Amundson was the first man to explore the South Pole.
- Tibet is generally termed as the Roof of the World.
- The Nobel Prize was established in 1895.
- Louis Hennepin discovered the Niagara Falls.

 
 
 
 

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