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Branches of Science and their Definitions
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Science Dealing with Different SubjectsAgriculture – Culture of all cultures. Agronomy – Agros = field + nomous = cultivation i.e. Art of growing crops. Aeronautics – Science of flight of aeroplanes. Anatomy –... Read More
First People - Who were the first to do something?
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First/Last Heads of State The first woman Prime Minister of a country Mrs. S. Bandaraike (Sri Lanka) The first President of the U.S.A. George Washington The first President of the Chinese Republic Sun Yet Sen The first... Read More
Scientific Terms and Meanings - Scientific Glossary Terms
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Scientific Terms Explained - A to M Absolute Zero – On the temperature scale is the lowest temperature theoretically possible. The theoretical point is equivalent to – 45.6oF or- 273.16o at which all molecular motion stops. Acupuncture ... Read More
Famous Characters in Literature
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Famous Characters in Literature Adam – (1) A character in the Bible; also in 'Paradise Lost' by Milton. (2) In Shakespeare's 'As You Like It' – an aged servant of Orlando. (3) In Shakespeare's 'Comedy of Errors' – Officer is known... Read More
The Largest, Longest, Biggest, Highest, Smallest in the World
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The Largest, Longest, Biggest, Highest, Smallest in the World Largest Archipelago Indonesia Largest Railway Bridge Herey P. Long Bridge, Louisiana, U.S.A. (7 km.) Largest Bird in World Ostrich Smallest Bird in World Humming bird Tallest... Read More
India Minerals - Where are minerals found in India?
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Aluminium – Kerala, U.P. and M.P Antimony – Punjab and Karnataka Asbestos – Bihar, Karnataka, Rajasthan and Andhra Pradesh Bantonite – Rajasthan, Jammu and Kashmir. Bauxite – Bihar, Orissa, Maharashtra and Madhya... Read More
Famous Battles and Wars in India
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List of famous Battles and Wars in India Battle of Hydaspes – In 326 B.C. when Alexander, the great had to turn back from Hydaspes (Beas) When his troops refused to march into India against the Nanda Empire. Battle of Kalinga &ndash... Read More
Capital of Countries
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Country Capital Afghanistan Kabul Albania Tirana Algeria Algiers Angola Luanda Australia Canberra Austria Vienna Argentina Buenos Aires Bangladesh Dhaka Belgium Brussels Bolivia ... Read More
List of Proverbs and Sayings for "Ability"
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Ability is poor man's wealth. - M. Wren Natural abilities are like natural plants that need pruning by study. – Francis bacon Natural ability without education has more often raised a man to glory and virtue than education without... Read More
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 2
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General Science Quiz Questions & Answers - Part 2 Why does an electric bulb make a bang when it is broken? An electric bulb has a partial vacuum. When it is broken, air rushes into take the place of the vacuum, hence it bangs. Why... Read More
Medical Inventions and Discoveries
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Banting – Insulin (a cure for diabetes) Bernard Christian – Replacing the human heart Brahmchari, U.M. – Cure of kala-a-zar fever Domagk – Sulpha drugs as bactericides Fleming Alexander – Penicillin (in 1929) Harvey... Read More
Latest Inventions & Discoveries in Science
Viewed 2333 times since Tue, Jan 12, 2010
Substitute for human skin developed – Israeli surgeons have now developed a successful, safe and effective substitute for the human skin which in expected to find used market soon. The artificial skin called the 'Omiderm' in thin plastic... Read More
Terminology - Study of terms and their use
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Antarctic – Is that part of the earth which surrounds the South Pole. Anticyclone – The system of winds where the winds below spirally outward from a central region of high pressure towards the low pressure is called anticyclone. Apogee... Read More
World Famous Battles and Wars
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List of World Famous Battles and Wars Battle of Marathon (490 B.C.) – This battle was fought between the Greeks and Persians in 490 B.C. A small Greek Army defeated much larger Persian force. Battle of Hastings (1066 A. D.) – This... Read More
Measurement of Sports Fields
Viewed 2191 times since Sat, Jan 2, 2010
Cricket The Ball – 155.9 gm to 163 gm in weight Bat – 96.5 cm in length and 10.8 cm width (Maximum) Pitch – 20.12 Meters Foot Ball Field – 100x64 Meters to 110x75 meters Hockey Field – 100... Read More
Pioneers in Science - Physics and Chemistry
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Archimedes – Invention of the famous Archimedean law, discovery of the principles of lever and specific gravity. Avogadro – An Italian scientists known for Avogadro's hypo-thesis. Becquarrel – Radio-activity of uranium. ... Read More
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 3
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General Science Quiz Questions & Answers - Part 3 Test and increase your science knowledge with these quiz questions. This science quiz contains collection of free quiz questions and general knowledge articles on science. Why does a rider feel... Read More
Variety of Animals
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Albatross – Sea bird found in North Pacific off the American caost. Alpaca – Animal found in Chile (South America) Antelope – A group of hollow-horned ruminants related to sheep and goats. Chameleon – A lizard which... Read More
Important Years in History
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1967 – International Year of Tourism 1968 – Human Rights Year (U.N.O.) 1970 – International Education Year (U.N.O.) 1974 – World Population Year (U.N.O.) 1975 – International Women's Year (U.N.O) 1979 &ndash... Read More
Inventions and Discoveries
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Inventions/Discovery Discoverer/Inventor County Year Geographical America Christopher Columbus Italy 1492 Sea route to India (Via the Cape of Good... Read More
AIEEE 2010 Answer Key - Download AIEEE 2010 Solved Paper
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AIEEE 2010 - All India Engineering Entrance Examination for admission to Undergraduate Engineering Courses & Architecture (including Planning) programmes at the undergraduate level at NITs & IITs. The exam date for All India Engineering... Read More
Units of Measurement
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Units of Measurement Ampere – Unit of electric current. Angstrom – The unit of wavelength of light. Bar – It is the unit of atmospheric pressure; one bar is equal to pressure of 1.013x105 N/m2. Calorie – The unit of... Read More
British Rule In India
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The British Rule in Indian History The British Empire in India was founded by Clive. He was the representative of the East India Company in India. He was twice the head of the administration – first from 1757-60 and second from 1765-67. ... Read More
First in India
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First in India - First Indians Questions Answers First Woman to climb mount Everest Bachhendri pal First Woman of the world to climb mount Everest twice Santosh Yadav The First President of India Republic Dr. Rajendra Prasad The... Read More
Important Days in History
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Important Days (India) 15th January Army Day 26th January Republic Day 30th January Martyrs' Day 28th February National Science Day 5th April National Maritime Day 15th August Independence Day 5th... Read More
Scientific Terms Explained - N to Z
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Scientific Terms Explained - N to Z Nitrogen Fixation – Nitrogen has the property of reacting under special conditions to form a number of useful products. Owing to this property the free atmospheric nitrogen is converted into so many... Read More
Medical Terminology - Meanings of Common Medical Terms
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Vocabulary of Medical Significance - Medical dictionary and abbreviations. Use this medical dictionary to find the meaning of a medical term. This Glossary of medical terms can be used to look up the meaning of a medical term. Abscess – A... Read More
Space Terms - Definitions & Glossary of Space Terms
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Absolute Zero – The starting point of absolute temperature where all molecular motion ceases. Artificial Gravity – This is actually the creation of centrifugal force by causing a craft-like object, the popularly known space station, to... Read More
Geographical Discoveries- World Geography Quiz
Viewed 1821 times since Sat, Jan 16, 2010
Amundsen – Discovered South Pole in Dec. 14, 1911. Armstrong, Neil A. – (U.S.A.) First person to set foot on the moon on July 20, 1969. Cabot Sebastian – Discovered New Found land in 1497. Columbus Christopher – Discovered... Read More
First Expeditioners In World History
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Expeditions Expeditioners The first person to reach the North Pole by overland journey Robert Peary The first person to reach the South Pole Amundsen The first person to have climbed Mount Everest ... Read More
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 1
Viewed 1743 times since Fri, Dec 4, 2009
General Science Quiz Questions & Answers - Part 1 Why does a piece of iron get rusted if left exposed in the open? Iron piece rusts if left exposed in the open because it reacts with the oxygen in the air, forming iron oxide - a compound of... Read More
Largest, Smallest, Highest and Longest in India
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Largest, Smallest, Highest and Longest in India Biggest Hotel Oberai-Sheraton on the Shore of the Arabian Sea in South Bombay. Highest Mountain Peak K2(8,611 meters) Largest Populated City Mumbai Longest River (Flow in India) ... Read More
Main Organs of the United Nations
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General Assembly – It is legislature of the U.N. and all the countries which are the members of the organization are represented in it. Each member country can send five representatives but is has only one vote. The General Assembly is a... Read More
Popular Mechanical Inventions & Discoveries
Viewed 1626 times since Sat, Jan 16, 2010
Austin – Motor car. Baird J.L. – Television. Bell, Graham – Telephone. Broquet – Helicopter. Colt – Revolver. Daimler – Gas engine, Automobile. Davy – Miner's Safety Lamp. Diesel – Internal combustion.... Read More
Trade Names - Quiz Questions and Answers
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A trade name, also known as a business name, is the name which a business trades under for commercial purposes. Also called brand name, a name used to identify a commercial product or service, which may or may not be registered as a trademark. Trade... Read More
General Knowledge Quiz To Test Your General Knowledge
Viewed 1545 times since Sat, Nov 7, 2009
1. What is the Full Form of YAHOO? Yet Another Hierarchy of Officious Oracle 2. What is the Full Form of ADIDAS? ADIDAS - All Day I Dream About Sports 3. What is the expansion of Star as in Star TV Network? Satellite Television Asian Region 4.... Read More
It's dog's life after all
Viewed 903 times since Thu, Dec 24, 2009
A butcher watching over his shop is really surprised when he saw a dog coming inside the shop. He shoos him away. But later, the dog is back again. So, he goes over to the dog and notices he has a note in his mouth.   He takes the note and it... Read More
C,C++,
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C -is structured language C++is oop(object oriented language) Read More
Motorola Xoom Tablet with Android 3.0 Honeycomb OS
Viewed 855 times since Wed, Jan 12, 2011
Motorola's press conference today was likely one of the biggest moments of the entire week. The Motorola Xoom, one of the first tablets to run on Google's Android 3.0 Honeycomb operating system, the first Android version intended for tablets was just... Read More
Pythagorean Identities
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sin²θ+ cos²θ = 1 1 + tan²θ = sec²θ 1 + cot²θ = csc ²θ From (a) sin²θ = 1 − cos²θ i.e. cos²θ = 1 − sin²θ These are called... Read More