General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-IBM FORTRAN was the world’s first high level programming language 1957.
2-Consumption was the former name of disease Tuberculosis.
3-American state Delaware is nicknamed The Diamond State .
4-Processed Galena produces Lead metal.
5-Jonathon Swift wrote Gulliver’s Travels (both names).
6-William Harvey discovered blood circulation.
7-The dunnock is another name for common bird Hedge Sparrow.
8-Hermes was the son of Zeus and Maia – Gods Messenger.
9-Judo martial arts name means gentle way.
10-Kimberlite contains precious item Diamonds.
11-Squirrel animal lives in a drey.
12- Louise Brown born on 1978 famous being first test tube baby.
13-The title of Adolf Hitler’s book translated as my struggle.
14-In Greek mythology a Hamadryads spirit guarded Trees
15-Polaroid was invented by Dr Edward Land in 1947.
16-Uranium is mainly extracted from pitchblende.
17-Germany introduced the worlds first diesel loco in 1912.
18-In 1656 Christian Huygens invented Pendulum clock.
19-Epistaxis refers to the bleeding from the nose.
20-Hippopotamus is water horse.
21-In Greek mythology Perseus killed the Gorgon.
22-Tin and Lead metals are alloyed to make pewter.
23-Po is the longest river in Italy.
24-In 1643 Evangalisa Torichelli invented Barometer.
25-Priam was the last king of Troy killed by Achilles son Pyrrhus.
26-In 1901 Mercedes brand of car was seen for the first time.
27-In 1890 the first electric Underground railway opened in London.
28-Oil seed rape belongs to Mustard plant family.
29-Zambia and Zimbabwe used to be called Rhodesia.
30-The staple food of one third of the worlds population is Rice.