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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of The World” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 29

Facts of The World – 29

941. The fear of marriage is called gamophobia.

942. Men commit suicide three times more frequently than women. But women attempt suicide two to three times more often than men.

943. 93% of all greeting cards are purchased by women.

944. Midgets and dwarfs almost always have normal – sized children, even if both parents are midgets or dwarfs.

945. Over 80 per cent of professional boxers have suffered brain damage.

946. The ashes of the average cremated person weigh nine pounds.

947. The tradition of Christmas lights dates back to when Christmas were persecuted for saying Mass. A simple candle in the window meant that mass would be celebrated there that night.

948. People Benedict IX was the youngest pope. He was just 12 years old when he ascended to the papacy in 1032 A.D. the oldest pope was pope Adrian I (1722 A.D.). he was 80 years old when he became the Pope.

949. The vocabulary of the average person consists of 5,000 to 6,000 words.

950. The only 15-letter word that can be spelled without repeating a letter is ‘uncopyrightable’.

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