1. A zebra is white with black stripes.

2. All the planets in our solar system rotate
anticlockwise, except Venus. It is the only planet
that rotates clockwise..

3. Hummingbirds are the only animal that can also fly

4. Insects do not make noises with their voices. The
noise of bees, mosquitoes and other buzzing insects is
caused by rapidly moving their wings.

5. The cockroach is the fastest animal on 6 legs
covering a meter a second.

6. The word "listen" contains the same letters as the
word "silent".

7. The only 2 animals that can see behind itself
without turning it's head are the rabbit and the

8. A 'jiffy' is an actual unit of time for 1/100th of
a second.

9. India invented the Number System. Zero was invented
by Aryabhatta.

10. The whip makes a cracking sound because its tip
moves faster than the speed of sound.

11. A hippopotamus can run faster than a man.

12. India never invaded any country in her last 10000
years of history.

13. 'Hippopotomonstrose squippedaliophob ia' is the fear
of long words.

14. Didaskaleinophobia is the fear of going to school.

15. A snail can sleep for 3 years.

16. The names of the continents all end with the same
letter with which they start.

17. In 1883 the explosion of the volcano Krakatau put
so much dust into the earth's atmosphere that sunsets
appeared green and the moon appeared blue around the
world for almost two years.

18. "Almost" is the longest word in the English
language with all the letters in alphabetical order.

19. Twenty-Four- Karat Gold is not pure gold since
there is a small amount of copper in it. Absolutely
pure gold is so soft that it can be molded with the

20. Electricity doesn't move through a wire but
through a field around the wire.