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ANIMAL SPEED RECORDS

ANIMAL SPEED RECORDS Animals Km/h mi./h Peregrine falcon 290 180 Spine-tailed 170 106 Swift sail fish 109 68 Cheetah 105 65 Pronghorn antelope 97 60 Racing Pegeon 97 60 Lion 80 50 Gazelle 80 50 Hare 72 45 Zebra 64 40 Racehorse 64 40 Shark 64 40 Greyhound 63 39 Rabbit 56 35 Giraffe 51

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INSECTS & THEIR SCIENTIFIC NAMES

INJURIOUS INSECTS Name Scientific Name Bed bug Cimex lectularius mosquito genus Culex Mosquito genus Anopheles Body louse Pediculus humanus Chicken louse genus  Mallophaga Carpet beetle Attagenus piceus June beetle gunus Scarabaeidae June beetle Grub Codling mouth Carpocapsa pomonella Larder beetle Dermestes lardarius Mole cricket gunus Ggryllotalpa Tsetse fly genus Glossina Clothes mouth Tineola bisselliella Gall

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The  Largest Asteroides

This is the Solar System Gk study material section on “The  Largest Asteroides” with explanation for various interview, competitive examination and entrance test. Solved examples with detailed answer description, explanation are given and it would be easy to understand. The  Largest Asteroides Asteroide Diameter in Km Distance from Sun in million n Km Ceres 1003 414 Pallas 608 414 Vesta

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Solar Statistics

This is the Solar System Gk study material section on “Solar Statistics” with explanation for various interview, competitive examination and entrance test. Solved examples with detailed answer description, explanation are given and it would be easy to understand. SOLA R STATISTICS 1. Distance from the Earth : 149800 000km 2. Diameter                           : 1384 000km 3. Rotation period as

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MILSTONE IN INDIAN SPACE PROGRAMME

MILSTONE IN INDIAN SPACE PROGRAMME Satellite Date Function Launcher Result ARYABHATTA 19-4-75 Scientific Russia Success BHASKARA-I 7-6-79 Earth observation russia Success ROHINI 10-8-79 Earth observation SLV – 3 Failure ROHINI 18-7-80 Earth observation SLV – 3 Success ROHINI 31-5-81 Scientific SLV – 3 Success APPLE 19-6-81 Communication Ariane Success BHASKARAR-II 20-11-81 Earth observation Russia Success

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MAN’S PENETRATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE

MAN’S PENETRATION OF THE ATMOSPHERE 1. 1903 – Wright Brother’s first flight 2. 1936 – DC – 3- Commercial air transport curises at 10,000 – 12,000 ft. 3. October 1947 – Bell x-1- First jet to break the sound barrier, 12,000 ft. 4. May 4, 1961 – Highest manned balloon, 21.5 miles. 5. October 1957

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COUNTRIES IN SPACE

COUNTRIES IN SPACE Name Year of Entry 1.U.S.S.R (now Russia) 1957 SputnikI 2.U.S.A 1958 ExplorerI 3.Canada 1962 Aloutte1 4.Italy 1964 San Marco I 5.France 1965 A –I (Asterix) 6.Britain 1967 Ariel 3 7.Australia 1967 WRESAT I 8.West Germany 1969 Azur I 9.Japan 1970 Osumi 10.China 1970 Chicom I 11.Netherland 1974 NAS 12.Spain 1974 Intasat 13.India

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Important Comets

Important Comets Name Orbital period Reappeared on Halley 76.1 1985-86 D’ Arrest 6.2 1986 Encke 3.3 1987 Borrelly 6.8 1987 Pons-Winnecke 6.3 1988 Finlay 6.9 1988 Faye 7.4 1990 Smith-Tuttle 13.8 1994 Crommelin 27.9 2011

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