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  • Bengal’s Sorrow – Damodar River
  • Blue Mountains – Nilgiri Hills
  • China’s Sorrow – Hwang-Ho
  • City of Dreaming Spires – Oxford
  • City of Golden Gate – San Francisco
  • City of Magnificient Distances – Washington
  • City of Palaces – Calcutta
  • City of Seven Hills – Rome
  • City of Sky Scrapers – New York
  • Cockpit of Europe – Belgium
  • Dark Continent – Africa
  • Emerald Island – Ireland
  • Eternal City – Rome
  • Forbidden City – Lhasa (Tibet)
  • Garden City – Chicago
  • Gate of Tears – Strait of Bab-el-Mandeb
  • Gateway of India – Mumbai
  • Gift of Nile – Egypt
  • Granite City – Aberdeen
  • Hermit Kingdom – Korea
  • Herring Pond – Atlantic Ocean
  • Holy Land – Palestine
  • Island Continent – Australia
  • Island of Cloves – Zanzibar
  • Island of Pearls – Bahrein (Persian Gulf)
  • Key to the Mediterranean – Gibraltar
  • Land of Cakes – Scotland
  • Land of Golden Fleece – Australia
  • Land of Maple – Canada
  • Land of Midnight Sun – Norway
  • Land of Morning Calm – Korea
  • Land of Thousand Lakes – Finland
  • Land of White Elephant – Thailand
  • Land of the Rising Sun – Japan
  • Land of the Thunderbolt – Bhutan
  • Loneliest Island – Tristan De Gunha (Mid Atlantic)
  • Never Never land – Vast Prairies of North Australia
  • Pearl of the Antilles – Cuba
  • Pearl of the Pacific – Guyayaquil port of Equador
  • Pillars of Hercules – Straits of Gibraltar
  • Playground of Europe – Switzerland
  • Quaker City – Philadelphia
  • Queen of the Adriatic – Venice
  • Roof of the World – The Pamirs, Central Asia

Historically Important Places

  • Great Wall of China: 2,400 km long wall constructed by the Chinese Emperor Shih Hwang Ti.
  • Kremlin: It is in Moscow. It is the headquarters of Russia.
  • Lumbini: It is the birthplace of Buddha in Nepal.
  • Monte Carlo: It is in France, famous for the luxurious resorts and world-renowned car rally.
  • Mount Blanc: It is the highest mountain peak in Europe in the Alps on the confines of Italy and France.
  • Pearl Harbour: US naval base in Hawai Island. The Japanese attack of this brought them into the second world war.
  • Pentagon: It is in Washington. It is the defence head-quarters of USA.
  • Pisa: It is in Italy, well known for its leaning tower.
  • Potala: It is in Lhasa, the capital of Tibet. Dalai Lama’s palace is situated here.
  • Victoria Falls: It is on river Zambezi in Central Africa. It is 1,700 metres wide.
  • Yellow Sea: It is a sea between China and Korea.
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First in Kerala Facts

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The below list contains the questions related to Kerala First. 1929 ൽ കേരളത്തിൽ ആദ്യമായ് വൈദ്യുതികരിക്കപ്പെട്ട പട്ടണം? Answer: തിരുവനന്തപുരം. .
1992 ൽ തിരുവന്തപുരത്ത് എ.ടി.എം. ആരംഭിച്ചത് ? Answer: ബ്രിട്ടീഷ് ബാങ്ക് ഓഫ് മിഡിൽ ഈസ്റ്റ്.
3 ജി മൊബൈൽ സേവനം ലഭ്യമായ കേരളത്തിലെ ആദ്യ നഗരം ഏത് ? Answer: കോഴിക്കോട്.
ആദ്യ എ.ടി.എം. ആരംഭിച്ചത് എവിടെയാണ് ? Answer: തിരുവനന്തപുരം.
ആദ്യ ഹോമിയോ മെഡിക്കൽ കോളേജ് ആരംഭിച്ചത് ? Answer: തിരുവന്തപുരം. LI...

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Countries And Capitals And Currencies

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Below table contains the list of Countries and their Capitals and Currencies. .

Country Name Capital Currency .
Afghanistan Kabul Afghan Afghani .
Albania Tirane Albanian Lek .
Algeria Algiers Algerian Dinar .
Andorra Andorra la Vella Euro .
Angola Luanda Angolan Kwanza .
Antigua and Barbuda Saint Johns East Caribbean dollar .
Argentina Buenos Aires Argentine Peso .
Armenia Yerevan Noahs Ark silver coins Armenian Dram .
Australia Canberra Australian dollar .
Austria Vienna Euro .
Azerbaijan Baku Manat .
Bahrain Manama Bahrain dinar .
Bangladesh Dhaka Bangladeshi Taka .
Barbados Bridgetown Barbados dollar .
Belarus Minsk Belorussian ruble .
Belgium Brussels Euro .
Bhutan Thimphu Bhutanese Ngultrum Indian rupee .
Bolivia La Paz (administrative)...

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Handshake problem

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Suppose there are n people in the party. The first person shakes hand with the other (n-1) guests. The second guest shakes hand with the other (n-2) guests. this will continue until the (n-1)-th guest shakes hand with the nth guest.

Total number of handshakes is (n-1) + (n-2).. + 3 + 2 + 1. .

= (n-1)(n)/2 .

For example, 6 people in a party shake hand with other guests. So how many handshakes will be there?.

=(6-1)(6)/2.

=15.

ഏതാനും പേര്‍ തമ്മില്‍ പരസ്പരം ഹസ്തദാനം നടത്തിയാല്‍ ആകെഹസ്തദാനങ്ങളുടെ എണ്ണംകാണുവാനുള്ള സൂത്രവാക്യമാണ്  (n-1)(n)/2 ഇവിടെ ' n ' എന്നത് ആളുകളുടെ എണ്ണമാണ്. ഉദാഹരണത്തിന് 6 പേര്...

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