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Quantitative Aptitude - Problems on Time and Work
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Important Things to know for solving Problems on Time and Work 1. If A can do a piece of work in n days, then A's 1 day work = 1/n 2. If A's 1 day's work = 1/n, then A can finish the work in n days. Example: If A can do a piece of work in 4... Read More
Interesting Facts - 100 Amazing Interesting Facts
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Here is a collection of 100 Funny, Amazing and Interesting Facts to increase your general knowledge. 'Second Street' is the most common street name in the USA. 'First Street' is the sixth. 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis in... 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
Branches of Science and their Definitions
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Branches of Science Dealing with Different Subjects Agriculture – Culture of all cultures. Agronomy – Agros = field + nomous = cultivation i.e. Art of growing crops. Aeronautics – Science of flight of airplanes. Anatomy – Structure of... Read More
320 Useless But Good To Know Facts
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Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) was born on and died on days when Halley's Comet can be seen. During his life he predicted that he would die when it could be seen. US Dollar bills are made out of cotton and linen. The 57 on the Heinz ketchup bottle... Read More
Top 10 Countries With High Population Density
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Most of us are fortunate enough to live in countries with a lot of wide open space and a few friendly neighbors. But there are some countries that are very densely populated. This is a list of the ten most densely populated countries in the world. ... Read More
First in Space - Space General Knowledge Quiz Questions
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Space Related General Knowledge Questions Answers The first cosmonaut to spend about 17 days in space endurance flight Adrin Nikolayev and Vitaly Sevastyanosov in soyuz-9 (June 1, 1970) The first person in the world to land on the moon... 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
Proverbs on Experience - Famous Quotes on Experience
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Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterwards. – Vernan Law Experience enables you to recognize a mistake when you make it again. – Franklin P. Jones Experience is not what happens to a man; it is... 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
Stock Market Quiz - Stock Market Quiz Questions With Answers
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Here are some quiz questions related to stock market. These can help you test your knowledge of commonly used terms in context to stock market. Let us see how many of these stock market quiz questions you can answer. Demat is the acronym for... 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
Medical Inventions and Discoveries
Viewed 4143 times since Fri, Jan 15, 2010
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
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
Latest Inventions & Discoveries in Science
Viewed 4043 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
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
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
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
Cardiology Quiz - Cardiology Questions with Answers
Viewed 3817 times since Wed, Dec 30, 2009
Welcome to the Cardiology Quiz. The Cardiology Quiz tests your knowledge with regard to Cardiology and the medical terms associated with it. The Cardiology Quiz questions are craftily compiled and will enable you to gauge how well you know Cardiology... 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
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
Measurement of Sports Fields
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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
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
List of Proverbs and Sayings for "Action"
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The actions of men are the best interpreters of their thoughts. - Locke Think in the morning, act in the noon, eat in the evening and sleep in the night. – William Stake The actions of men are like the index to a book; they point out what... Read More
First in India
Viewed 3464 times since Fri, Dec 11, 2009
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
India Old Currency Notes - Old Indian Currency
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Victoria Portrait Series The first set of British India notes were the 'Victoria Portrait' Series issued in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, 1000. These were unifaced, carried two language panels and were printed on hand-moulded paper manufactured... 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
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
Geographical Discoveries- World Geography Quiz
Viewed 3209 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
13 emerging natural wonders of the world
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Can't make it to the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Galapagos Islands or China's Great Wall? While these remain among the world's most spectacular man-made and natural destinations, there are other sites luring to curious travelers. Among them, 13 added... 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
Everyday Science Quiz Questions with Answers - Part 1
Viewed 2969 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
Highest Paid Sportsmen in World
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Read this article to know about World's 15 Most Highest-Paid Sportsmen. 1. Tiger Woods - $110 million Woods has earned almost $900 million in prize money, endorsements and appearance fees during his 13-year professional golf career and next... Read More
9 Useful Ways to Clean Many Things With Salt
Viewed 2902 times since Sat, Nov 14, 2009
You were looking for some alternative way to clean things or you wouldn't be reading this. I just want you to know that you can use salt to clean many things many ways and here are just a few. Soak whites in salt water before wash to remove stains... Read More
Bal Thackeray Biography, Facts and Life Highlights
Viewed 2900 times since Sat, Nov 17, 2012
Shiv Sena chief and founder Bal Thackeray, also called Balasaheb Thackeray, passed away on Saturday afternoon. He was 86 years old. Shiv Sena officials said that Thackeray had been suffering from respiratory and pancreatic ailments. We look back at... Read More
List of Famous Autobiographies by Indians
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Here is a list of famous autobiographies written by Indians The Test of My Life Author: Yuvraj Singh Wings of Fire Author: APJ Abdul Kalam Courage and Conviction Author: Gen VK Singh A Shot at History Author: Abhinav Bindra The Race of My Life ... 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
Twitter Facts - Amazing Facts About Twitter
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Are you interested to read amazing facts about twitter? Barracuda Labs analyzed more than 25 million Twitter accounts, both legitimate and malicious. The purpose of this part of the study was to measure and analyze account behavior on Twitter in... 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
Facts You Didn't Know About Your Body
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From sneezing after sex, to the use of the appendix, meet 15 curious facts about the human body. Our body is capable of producing aspirin Eating fruits and vegetables may help the human body make its own aspirin. Findings from the Journal of... Read More
Popular Mechanical Inventions & Discoveries
Viewed 2733 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
Ancient Indian History Timeline - 1689 AD to 1914
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1689 - Execution of Sambgaji. 1699 - Guru Gobind Singh creates "khalsa". 1707 - Death of Aurangzeb. 1708 - Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji dies. 1720 - Accession (addition) of Baji Rao Peshwa at Poona. 1738 - Malwa ceded to Marathas. 1739 -... Read More
General Knowledge Quiz To Test Your General Knowledge
Viewed 2589 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
CTRL+ALT+DEL Nice Information
Viewed 2478 times since Tue, Dec 29, 2009
Have you ever thought of the person who invented "CTRL+ALT+DEL" key combination. He is David Bradley. David Bradley was one of the twelve engineers who worked on the original IBM PC,developing the computer ROM BIOScode. He is most famous for... Read More
List of Current Governors of States in India
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State-wise list of Current Governors in India for Bank Exams and Competitive Exams. Find out who are serving as Governor for particular Indian state. State Governor Andhra Pradesh E. S. L. Narasimhan Arunachal Pradesh Jyoti Prasad... Read More
Taking the “OUCH” out of vaccination!
Viewed 2420 times since Thu, Feb 25, 2010
Here are some suggestions that can help make getting vaccines less painful for your child – and less stressful for you. Stay calm. Because children may be able to sense when you are upset or nervous, try to stay relaxed and calm while you are in... Read More
Ancient Indian History Timeline - 3000 BC to 1684 AD
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BC Before 10,000 BC Paleolithic Ages characterized by use of tools like hand axe, cleavers, found in soan (now in Pak) Belan Valley (in Mirzapur UP): stone tools like scrappers, borers, blades, burins, etc, made with flakes found in soan, Narmada... Read More
2009 Bank Clerical Exam Question Paper - Fully Solved
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Bank clerical exams include questions from topics such as Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical Ability, Clerical Aptitude, General English, General Awareness, Socio-Economic & Banking Awareness, Current Affairs, Marketing Aptitude ... Read More
Rainiest Places On Earth - Places With Highest Rainfall
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Cherrapunji, India Cherrapunji receives an annual rainfall of 1,270 cms. Here it rains so much for two reasons. Elevation: because of the elevation, air that blows over the plains below is cooled as it rises to the higher elevation. This cooling of... Read More
Swarovski Crystal - Information about Swarovski Crystals
Viewed 2239 times since Wed, Nov 4, 2009
Swarovski Crystal is a type of mass-produced, cut and polished glass produced by the privately-owned Swarovski company of Wattens, Austria. The term "Swarovski" is a brand name, named after the founder of the company, Daniel Swarovski. Daniel... Read More
Colllection of USSD Codes for Indian Telecom Operators
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Vodafone USSD Codes Vodafone Customer Care Number → 111 or 198 (Complaint No.) Main Balance Check → 141# DND Service → dial 1909 (Activation or Deactivation) Balance Transfer → *131# Gprs Balance Check → *141*9# or *111*6# Know 3G data... Read More
General Knowledge Facts About Technology
Viewed 2063 times since Fri, Dec 18, 2009
Aircraft Carrier An aircraft carrier gets about 6 inches per gallon of fuel. Airplanes The first United States coast to coast airplane flight occurred in 1911 and took 49 days. A Boeing 747s wingspan is longer than the Wright brother's first... Read More
First in Sports - Sports General Knowledge Quiz Questions
Viewed 2058 times since Sat, Dec 12, 2009
Sports Quiz Questions Answers The first Indian (among women) to swim across the English Channel Miss Arati Saha (Now Mrs. Arati Gupta) The first Indian (among men) to swim across the English Channel Mihir Sen The first... Read More
Earth Day Quotes and Slogans
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It's your mother calling. Don't keep her on hold. Love the earth: it's the only one we've got. Save the world, save yourself. Learn to recycle and use your bicycle Save earth or die The earth is fine, it is the people that are in trouble! No... Read More
World's First Solar Plane - Solar Impulse
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A solar powered plane, Solar Impulse took off for its maiden flight on April 7, 2010 in Pay erne, Switzerland. The pane lifted off from a military airport at the pace of a fast bicycle, not faster than 28 mph (45 kmph), after briefly accelerating... Read More
Current Affairs Quiz - Collection of Current Affairs Quiz Questions
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Here is a collection of current affairs quiz questions that includes 2010 General Knowledge, Current Affairs Gk Questions and more. These question answers will help you refresh your memory on current affairs of India and the world targeted... Read More
Things to to know about perfume
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Perfume (Latin "per fume" meaning "through smoke") was highly favored by the Egyptians, Romans, and Arabs. In East Asia, perfumes were incense based. People used to make perfumes from spices and herbs like bergamot, myrtle, coriander, conifer resin,... Read More
10 Quiz Questions And Answers
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General Knowledge Questions What was banned in 393 A.D. as it was considered an unholy ritual by the Romans? The musical instrument 'veena' is made from the wood of which tree? The movie Jurassic Park was based on a novel of the same name. Can you... Read More
India to be Most Populated Country by 2050
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The world's population will increase inexorably, swelling from 6.89 billion to 9.49 billion, and India is expected to hit 1.75 billion becoming the largest country in the world by overtaking China by 2050, according to the Population Reference Bureau... Read More
India General Knowledge & Current Affairs Questions and Answers
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1. Who among the following has been appointed the National Security Adviser by the UPA Government? (a) Brajesh Mishra (b) J. N. Daxit (c) Soli J. Sorabjee (d) T. K. A. Nair Answer: B 2. Who among the following is the new Chief Minister of... Read More
Download Free Sample GMAT Questions - GMAT Practice Tests
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Download Free Sample GMAT Questions. There are five main types of GMAT questions: Quantitative Comparison; Problem Solving; Sentence Correction; Critical Reasoning; Reading Comprehension. Each GMAT sample reading comprehension passage in this section... Read More
Test Article
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Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article Content Will Be Here.Test Article... Read More
Why do we dream?
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The events of dreams are often impossible, or unlikely to occur, in physical reality: they are also outside the control of the dreamer. The exception to this is known as lucid dreaming, in which dreamers realize that they are dreaming, and are... Read More
Swami Vivekananda - The Universal Man
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Rarely does humanity witness a combination of a great Guru (Spiritual Teacher) and equally capable Shishya (spiritual disciple) as Sri Ramakrishna and Swami Vivekananda were.The Upanishads and the Gita do mention of such noble pairs, when a yearning... Read More
13-year-old becomes youngest to top Mount Everest
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A 13-letni chłopiec stał się amerykański świecie najmłodszym wspinaczem , aby osiągnąć szczyt Mount Everest w sobotę, mieszczących jeden krok jego dążeniu do wznoszenia na najwyż... Read More
Smart Investing
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A city boy, Kenny, moved to the country and bought a donkey from an old farmer for $100.00. The farmer agreed to deliver the donkey the next day. The next day the farmer drove up and said, "Sorry son, but I have some bad news, the donkey died last... Read More
Some Simple Facts for General Knowledge
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Did you know you share your birthday with at least 9 other million people in the world?  The electric chair was invented by a dentist. The human heart creates enough pressure when it pumps out to the body to squirt blood 30 feet.  ... Read More
Do black holes exist?
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Do black holes really exist? Do they radiate, as expected on theoretical grounds? Does this radiation contain information about their inner structure, as suggested by Gauge-gravity duality, or not, as implied by Hawking's original calculation? If not... Read More
Frequently Asked Questions about SUN and Solar System
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What is the Sun? The Sun is just an ordinary star, one of billions of stars in the Universe. The Sun has a special name and is important to us because it is close enough to give Earth light and warmth. This light and warmth is what allows plants,... Read More
Vaccines Facts - Spreading Facts from Fiction
Viewed 1634 times since Thu, Feb 25, 2010
Fiction: Vaccines don't work. Fact: Vaccines are an effective means of preventing certain infectious diseases. Fiction: Vaccines prevent diseases that no longer exist. Fact: if a disease exists anywhere in the world, your child be at risk. Fiction:... Read More
Earth Questions Answers - Commonly Asked Earth Questions with Answers
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Why does Earth have seasons? Earth has seasons because it is titled at an angle. This means that as it orbits around the Sun different parts are titled towards the Sun. when the northern hemisphere or top half of the Earth, points to the Sun, this... Read More