1)Museum(a Latin word)=the temple of Muse,
one of 9 Goddesses of the liberal arts.
2)”A number” usually takes a plural verb and
”The number” takes a singular verb.
eg:”A number” of people ‘were’ injured in the
”The number” of people owning washing machines
3)Banyan tree bark is anti-diabetic. An extract
from the bark of the banyan tree reduces sugar
levels in blood and can be used in combination
with insulin for treatment of diabetes, according
to latest research findings.
4)The elephant is the only mammal that
5)Planet Venus does not tilt as it goes round the
Sun. So, consequently it has no seasons at all.
6)Keep the bedroom windows open to have a
good night’s sleep. Not many people are aware
that their body temperature must go down to get
a good night’s sleep.
7)Hail rarely falls during winter.
8)The only single acid capable of dissolving gold
is Selenic acid.
9)Solitary trees are struck by lightning more often
than trees in a group.
10)Freon is used as a coolant in refrigerators.
11)Static is caused by weather disturbances such as
lightning , thunder storms which are frequent in summer.
Radio static is more pronounced in summer than at any
12)6th century Varahamihir’s treatise ”Brihat Samhita”
describes some plant species and termite mounds which
indicate ground water and mineral resources( i.e.-bio indicators).