Researched by: Ola-Ehinmoro Bethel (SSS 3)

Do you know that?

  1. The “dot” on the opposite sides of a dice always adds up to seven.
  2. No word in English Language rhymes with “MONTH”
  3. Mohammed is the most common surname in the world.
  4. The only domestic animal not mentioned in the Bible is the cat.
  5. The only 15 letter word that can be spelt without repeating a letter is “UNCOPYRIGHTABLE”
  6. There is no single river in Saudi Arabia.
  7. The hardest known substance is Diamond.
  8. Coca-cola was originally green in colour.
  9. The most circulated book is the Bible.
  10. In Psalm 46, the 46th word from the first word is ‘SHAKE’ while the 46th word from the last word is ‘SPEAR’ (KING JAMES VERSION)
  11. A snail can sleep for three years at a stretch.
  12. The sentence ‘The quick brown fox jumps quickly over the lazy dog’ contains all the 26 alphabets.
  13. A rat can last longer with water than a camel.
  14. It is physically impossible for a pig to look straight into the sky.
  15. The 2 longest one-syllabled words are ‘SCREECHED’ and ‘STRENGTHS’.
  16. Bats are the only mammals that can fly.
  17. Russia has the largest land-mass; it straddles through Europe and Asia.
  18. South Africa has three capitals Bloemfontein, Cape Town and Pretoria.
  19. The largest land carnivore is the Polar Bear.
  20. The fastest means of communication is the ‘INTERNET’

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