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Fun Facts about Animals

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on January 22, 2008

Bulls are color blind.

A cow’s only sweat glands are in its nose.

Mosquitoes have 47 teeth.

An elephant can be pregnant for up to 2 years

Chickens can’t swallow while they are upside down.

A goldfish has a memory span of 3 seconds.

More people are killed annually by donkeys than in airplane crashes.

India has 50 million monkeys.

Americans spend around $3 billion for cat and dog food a year.

Pigs can cover a mile in 7.5 minutes when running at top speed.

The typical hen lays 19 dozen eggs a year.

The ostrich has a 46-foot long small intestine.

The left leg of a chicken in more tender than the right one.

The only dog that doesn’t have a pink tongue is the chow.

Zebras can’t see the color orange.

The smartest dogs are the Jack Russell Terrier and Scottish Border collie. Dumbest: Afgan hound.

A rat can go without water longer than a camel can.

A domestic cat can frighten a black bear to climb a tree.

In a fight between a polar bear and a lion, the polar bear would win.

The biggest bird in the world is the ostrich, which can grow up to nine feet tall.

According to hospital figures, dogs bite an average of 1 million Americans a year.

The study of ants is called Myrmecology

Some ribbon worms will eat themselves if they can’t find any food.

Fleas have changed history. More human deaths have been attributed to fleas than all the wars ever fought. As carriers of the bubonic plague, fleas were responsible for killing one-third of the population of Europe in the 14th century.

A cheetah can reach a top speed approaching 70 mph.

Greyhounds can jump a distance of 27 feet.

Current domestic cats were the result of genetic mutation so that they would be tame at birth

When two dogs approach each other, the dog which wags its tail very slowly is in charge.

Some lions can mate over 50 times a day.

Elephants are the only animals that can’t jump.

A rhinoceros’s horn is made of hair.


How Much Envy Do You Have?

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on July 27, 2007

Your Envy Quotient: 8%

Envious? You? No way!
You're happy with what you've got going on, and what someone else has doesn't change that.
When people succeed, you are happy for them. You know you'll get yours eventually!

Fun Facts about US

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on April 2, 2007

Shopping is the most popular domestic trip activity by American travelers?
There are almost two million women veterans in the US?
The average American woman weighs 140 pounds?
The average clothing size for women in America is size 14?
The White House in Washington DC has 132 rooms?
There are 125 drinking fountains in Central Park, New York?
In 1913 over one million cars where registered in the US?
The former vice-president Al Gore and Tommy Lee Jones were roommates at Harvard?
In average over 60000 people fly over the US every hour?
Route 20 is the longest highway in the US?
The ZIP code 12345 is assigned to a company in Schenectady, New York – General Electric?
The highest city in the United States is Leadville, Colorado(10,200 feet)?
90% of New York City cabbies are recently arrived immigrants?
Americans throw away 44 million newspapers every day?
During a lifetime an American Man will spend about 3,500 hours shaving?
Half of all Americans live within 50 miles of their birthplace?
Alaska has no borders to any other state?
The worlds longest cave system is the Mammoth Cave in Kentucky?
When it comes to making New Year’s resolutions weight loss is one of the most common in the US?
Lake Tahoe is the highest alpine Lake in the US?
San Francisco has no cemeteries?
Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii is the most active volcano on Earth?
Hawaii has the largest number of introduced plants in the world?
The first dollar coin in the US was the silver dollar in 1794?
Dollar bills are mostly made from cloths?
Since 1928 the picture of Benjamin Franklin has appeared on every $100 bill?
The Chinook salmon is the state fish of Oregon?
New York City has 722 miles of subway track?
New York was once called Mahatta by local Indians?
New York has the largest population of Jewish people outside of Israel?
Delaware was the first State in the U.S?
Tennessee is the birthplace of miniature golf?
The first jukebox in the world was located in San Francisco in 1899?
75% of all raisins eaten by people in the U.S. are eaten at breakfast?
Americans throw away about 5 million bicycles each year?
Americans eat about 35000 tons of pasta every year?
Some people living in Canada are automatically citizens of the U.S.?
Americans eat so much cereal each year that a chain of empty boxes would stretch all the way to the moon and back to earth?
Americans save less than one percent of their incomes?
Americans consume 17 billion quarts of popcorn annually?
Kansas City has more fountains than Rome?
Americans spend about 90% of their time indoors?
75% of all immigrants who come to US are settled in California, New Jersey, Florida, New York, Illinois and Texas?
Over 20% of the population of California are born in other countries?
Americans eat 18 acres of pizza each day?

Fun Facts about India…

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on April 2, 2007

The mobile users of India grows every month with about 2.5 million people?
There are over 1500 software companies in Bangalore India?
The number of births that occur in India each year is higher than the entire population of Australia?
About 50% of the residents in India are under 25 years old?
The highest cricket ground in the world is Chail in Himachal Pradesh, India?
Indian Railways transport about five billion passengers annually?
The longest station name on the Indian Railways is Venkatanarasimharajuvariapeta?
Indian Railways is the largest employer in the world, about 1.6 million people?

The only country in the world that has a Bill of Rights for Cows is India?
India is the world’s largest mango producer?
India has more post offices than any other country?
The Taj Mahal was in the 1830’s scheduled to be torn down?
In India nearly 1200 species of birds can be found?
India produces more movies than any other country in the world and Bollywood is the largest film industry in the world?
Indians go out to the cinema about 3 billion times a year?
India has about 800 dialects and 15 major Languages?
India is the largest tea producer in the world?
The biggest ant in India is about an inch?
India used sugar before any other country?
India buys more gold than any other country?
Before 1896 India was the only diamonds producing country in the world?
India is home to about 200 million cows?
India is the world’s number one producer of vegetarian cheese?
Shampoo is derived word from Hindi?

The first bathrooms is said to have been built in India about 4500 years ago?
The first reservoir and dam for irrigation was built in Saurashtra India?
The value of pi was first calculated by Budhayana in 800 BC, India?
Algebra, Calculus, and Trigonometry comes from India?
In Takshashila, 700BC, the first university was established?
4 major religions has India as birthplace Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Sikhism?

How Greedy you are?

Posted in Quizzies by dearestfriend on March 29, 2007

I just finished taking this fun quiz. Try it If you like.

Your Greed Quotient: 21%

You’re a little greedy, but generally you don’t let your desire get the better of you.
You know that good things will come to you – as long as you wait your turn!