Do You Know?

1.”Yogakshemam  vahamyaham”, the slogan of L.I.C. is

derived from the Bhagavadgita.

2. New Amsterdam becomes New York on September 8, 1664.

3.Ronald Amundsen, the explorer reached the South Pole and

North Pole first.

4.Hampi is the Kishkindha of Ramayana.

5.Upside down water falls exist in Waikiki beach, Oahu, Hawaii.

6. Indonesia is a country of 13,466 islands.

7. Christopher Columbus sighted Venezuela in 1498, August 1.

8.Salt Lake City was founded on July 24, 1847.It is the capital of

the U.S.state of  Utah.

9.In Chinese Alphabet(a system known as Hanyu Pinyin) there are

23 consonants and 24 vowels  that are formed from  a combination

of 26 letters of Roman Alphabet.

10.Researchers, studying the Turritopsis (the immortal jelly fish)

will lead to breakthroughs in reversing the human aging process.

11.Except human beings spiders are  the only other creatures that

sleep on their backs.

12.All animals shed basal and reflex tears but only human beings

shed emotional tears.

13.Kangaroo rat can go literally its entire life without once drinking


14.The bulldog never sleeps.

15.Horses, zebras and elephants sleep standing up.

16. Majority of animals on earth lack eye lids so most animals sleep

with their eyes open.


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