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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of The World” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 19

Facts of The World – 19

841. The most popular nursery rhyme, Mary had a little lamb’ is based on a true story. There really was a girl named Mary and she really had a lamb that was devoted to her. The lamb followed her to school at Redstone Hill in Boston, U.S.A. one day and the sight so amused a young man named John Roulstone that he immediately penned down the first few lines of the now famous rhyme. This was in 1917.

842. The ancient Egyptians worshipped cats. One of their goddesses, Bast by name , had a cat’s head as can be seen from her statues.

843. The World Cup is the most important international competition in football. It takes place every four years.

844. Walt Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs’ was the first full-length cartoon film. It was released in 1937.

845. The original name selected by Walt Disney for Mickey mouse was ‘Mortimer’.

846. The Indian Science Congress Association is the oldest science organization in India.

847. India’s biggest Cancer Research Centre is in Mumbai.

848. Beggars in Aberdeen, Scotland, in the 18th century, were required to wear a badge made of lead.

849. ‘Ice-cream’ is a semi – frozen mixture of milk, sugar and flavoring. The biggest ice- cream sundae was made in California, U.S.A. in 1985 , it was 12 feet high and was made with 4,667 gallons of ice- cream and 7,000 pounds of toppings.

850. The largest ship in the world in a French oil tanker that is nearly 415 meters long, almost as long as the Sydney Harbour Bridge.


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