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10 Amazing Scientific “Facts of The World” interesting facts for Class 10 and 12 Part 33

Facts of The World – 33

981. When you use a hair dryer, 20 million electrons pass through the wire every second.

982. The dollar symbol ‘$’ is actually an ‘U’ combined with a ‘S’ (U.S.).

983. It is believed the William Shakespeare was around 46 years old when the King James Version of the Bible was written. In psalms 46, the 46th word from the first word is ‘shake’ and the46th word from the last word is ‘spear’.

984. The word ‘checkmate’ in chess comes from the Persian phrase ‘Shah Mat’, meaning, ; the king is dead’.

985. Libya has the only flag in the world which is inone colour with no writing or decoration on it.

986. The tune for the ‘A-B-C’ song is the same as ‘Twinkle, Twinkle, Little Star’.

987. The popular Christmas carol “Jingle Bells’ was composed by James Pierpont in the year, 1857. It was originally called ‘ one Horse Open Sleigh’.

988. The Greek version of the Old Testament is called the ‘Septuagint’.

989. The book of Esther in the Bible is the only book that does not mention the name of God.

990. Dracula is the most filmed story of all time. Dr Jekyll and Mr. Hyde is second. Oliver Twist is third.

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