General Awareness -Miscellaneous
1-Electric chair was invented by Dr Albert Southwick in 1881.
2-Who is the most filmed author ?- Shakespeare over 300.
3-In which country are you most likely to die from a scorpion sting ?– Mexico (1000 a year)
4-Mickey Mouse was the last item shown on British TV before WW2.
5-What countries people had the longest life expectation ?- Iceland
6- Sea Horse fish can hold objects in its tail.
7-Which country grows the most potatoes ?- Russia
8- Drosomoter measures Dew.
9- A psephologist study Voting – Elections.
10-North island NeW Zealand country owns the Hen and Chicken islands.
11-Alfred Hitchcock film director described actors as cattle.
Sir Alfred Joseph Hitchcock
12-Washington – Franklin appeared on the first US postage stamps (both names).
13-Johnny Weismuller was the first person elected to US swimming hall fame.
14-The guillotine was invented for chopping off what ?- Hands
15- Greeks invented the bedsprings.
16-Atephobia is a fear of what Imperfection.
17-What do Ombrophobes fear ?- Rain.
18-Saponification is the process that makes soap.
19- The first black entertainer to win an Emmy award is Harry Bellefonte.
20-The worlds most widely used vegetable is Onion.
21-What type of animal is a vmi-vmi ?- Very small pig.
22- Walt Disney’s middle name is Elias.
23-What does ludo mean (literally) ?- I Play
24-What animal was believed to be a cross camel – leopard ? -Giraffe.
25-An elephant has 400000 muscles in its trunk.
26-The pica pica is common bird called Magpie.
27- Spinach originated from Iran.
28-Hungary country produces Tokay.
29-What wood is plywood mostly made from ?- Birch.
30-In which sport are left handed people banned from playing ?- Polo.