Student's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge

Understudy's Encyclopedia of General Knowledge

This reference book is the best wellspring of data and reference in a solitary volume, especially for understudies of classes III to VIII. It gives the best of GK to its perusers. Each snippet of data is bona fide - winnowed together from a few territories of learning running from reference books, truth books, year books, official government discharges, web and other solid sources - and checked for exactness.

Notable Features:

• The best reference book for understudies, educators and guardians

• Includes the most cutting-edge realities and figures

• Alphabetical request of passages in every section

• Believe It or Not' boxes contain more than 100 stunning realities

• Quiz toward the end contains 200 vital inquiries

• Over 100 rich and awesome delineations

• Index contains around 200 direct and cross passages

CONTENTS:01. Basic abbreviations02. Celebrated books (India)03. Well known books (World)04. Hi India05. Leaders of India06. Executives of India07. Indian states and their capitals08. Indian states and their languages09. Moves of India10. Nations and their capitals11. Nations and their currencies12. Nations and their natives13. Nations and their languages14. Nations and their religions15. Mainlands and countries16. Changed names of some places17. Topographical epithets18. Riverside cities19. Urban communities related with industries20. Number of players21. Names of playgrounds22. National games23. Olympic Games24. World Cup Soccer25. World Cup Cricket26. Well known sportspersons27. Games mugs and trophies28. Games terms29. Games measurements30. Games stadiums in India31. Spots related with sports32. Initially in India33. To start with in the world34. Prevalent titles of renowned personalities35. Nationalities of renowned personalities36. Well known founders37. Prevalent slogans38. Creature records39. Creature facts40. National parks and sanctuaries41. Well known locales (India)42. Celebrated destinations (World)43. India's superlatives44. World's superlatives45. Seven Wonders of the old world46. Exhibition halls in India47. Joined Nations48. Nobel Prize49. Indian Nobel Laureates50. Bharat Ratna51. National Awards52. Inventions53. Logical discoveries54. Logical instruments55. Branches of science56. The planets57. Body facts58. Vitamins59. Sicknesses and human body60. Celebrations of India61. Major religions62. Critical days63. Critical occasions in Indian history64. Vital occasions in world history65. Anecdotal characters and their creators66. Characterizing places67. Diverse subjects68. Professionals69. Essential terms70. World records held by India(ns)71. Daily papers and periodicals72. The best 573. Miscellaneous74. Quiz75. Answers76. List



The Seven Wonders of the antiquated world were seven exceptional items that were worked in old circumstances. Today, just the pyramids are as yet standing. All the rest have been devastated by seismic tremors, fire or intruders. These Seven Wonders are masterminded here in the request in which they were assembled.

The Pyramids of Egypt

(Giza, Egypt; worked from 2700 to 2500 BC)

They were worked as imperial tombs for the Egyptian pharoahs. There are numerous old pyramids in Egypt, however the best are the three at Giza. The biggest of these is the Great Pyramid of Cheops which remains around 146 m high.

The Hanging Gardens of Babylon

(Iraq; worked around 580 BC)

These were tremendous greenery enclosures, ascending in a progression of patios (instead of hanging). They were worked by ruler Nebuchadnezzar II for his better half. Nothing stays of them.

The Statue of Zeus at Olympia

(Greece; made around 457 BC)

It was a wooden statue of the ruler of the divine beings, Zeus, secured with gold and ivory. This 12 m high superb situated figure was made by the artist Phidias.

The Temple of Artemis (or Diana) at Ephesus

(Turkey; worked around 400 BC)

It was one of the biggest sanctuaries in the old world assembled for the most part of marble out of appreciation for a Greek goddess, Artemis. A portion of its marble segments are in the British Museum in London.

The Tomb of Mausolus

(Turkey; worked around 353 BC)

This was a sublime tomb of Mausolus, a leader of Caria, worked at Helicarnassus by his dowager. It was an extremely monstrous tomb of white marble.

The Colossus of Rhodes

(Greece; worked around 280 BC)

It was a tremendous, bronze statue of Sun god Helios, remained at the passage of the harbor of Rhodes. It was around 30 m high.

The Pharos of Alexanderia

(Egypt; worked around 270 BC)

This was the biggest beacon of the old world, based on the island of Pharos in the harbor of Alexandria by Ptolemy II. It was around 135 m tall. It had a wood fire consuming to finish everything and its light could be seen 65 km away.

Section 48 : NOBEL PRIZE - -

Nobel Prize, named after Alfred Bernhard Nobel, is the most renowned honor on the planet. The six Nobel Prizes are granted every year to the individuals who, in the conclusion of judges, have contributed the most in the fields of material science, science, physiology or medication, writing, peace and financial aspects. The primary prizes were granted in 1901. The Nobel Prize for financial aspects was set up by the Swedish National Bank and granted without precedent for 1969.

The Nobel Prizes are granted every year on December 10, the demise commemoration of the organizer. He exited 9 million US dollars to set up the prizes. The premium that this cash acquires every year is utilized for the prizes. The estimation of every one of the six prizes is around 1 million US dollars. Other than the money prize, each honor comprises of a gold award and a certificate bearing a reference. The peace prize is granted in Oslo, Norway. Alternate prizes are displayed in Stockholm, Sweden.

An applicant may not have any significant bearing straightforwardly for a prize. A qualified individual must present each name in composing. A few people may share a prize. Once in a while, prizes are not granted or granted in a last year. The peace prize has been precluded generally habitually. For the artistic prize, the Swedish Academy considers just works that have showed up in print. The foundation as a rule chooses a writer for his or her entire work as opposed to for one book.


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