Few things to help Protect Our Environment

Few things you can do to help protect Our Environment. Walk or ride your bike instead of driving, whenever possible. Don’t litter, put your rubbish in the bins provided. Save newspaper for recycling. Use both sides of writing and drawing paper, Print on both sides of paper. Use reusable cups and plates instead of paper ones. Use e-mail instead of paper correspondence. When you leave a room be...

June 30th, 2011 by admin 

Indian History Quiz

Who composed the Vedas ?DravidiansAryansvalmikiKalidasWho was the chief God of the Aryans ?ShivaAgniBrahmaIndraIn which language did Buddha preach his followers ?Ardh MagadhiSanskritPrakritPaliOn the banks of which river did Alexander and Porus fight ?the Beasthe Gangathe Jhelumthe YamunaWhich is the oldest of the four Vedas ?SamavedaYajurvedaRigvedaAtharavavedaWho preached the people to follow...

June 20th, 2011 by admin 

Inventions A-Z

Airplane with motor ( Flying Machine )  :  Orville Wright, Wilbur Wright  ( 1906 ) Aspirin :  Hermann Dresser, Felix Hoffman  ( 1889 ) Ball-point pen  :  John J. Loud  ( 1888 ) Cash Register and Indicator  :  James Ritty, John Ritty  ( 1879 ) Celluloid  :  Alexander Parkes  ( 1861 ) Cinema  :  Aguste and Louis Lumiere  ( 1895 ) Cosmetics ( modern ) :  George Washington Carver ...

June 19th, 2011 by admin 

मी वाचलेली छान पुस्तके

राजा शहाणा झाला – माधुरी पुरंदरे ————————————————————————————————- सुकेशिनी आणि इतर कथा – सुधा मूर्ती ...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Morse Code

Alphabet of Telecommunication Using this code of dots and dashes ( also known as “dits” and “dahs ), messages are telegraphed over long distances. Each dot is a short sound; each dash is a long sound. Combination of dots and dashes from the letters of the alphabet. “Morse is associated with an “element time” equal to 1.2 seconds divided by the speed in WPM. A dot...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Signs

Semaphore Alphabet of Hand Flags Flags are used to send messages to people who are within seeing range but not within hearing range. This form of communication is commonly used by sailors, lifeguards, and boy scouts. The Semaphore flag signaling system (above) is an alphabet system based on the waving of a pair of hand-held flags in a particular pattern. The flags are usually square, red and yellow,...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Important Events in Communication

B. C. before 3000 – The Egyptians developed a picture language called hieroglyphics. Before 1600 – The Phoenicians invented an alphabet. 300 – Numerals were invented in India. A. D. 1755 – Samuel Johnson published a dictionary of the English language, the first English dictionary. 1844 – Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph message. 1876 – The telephone was invented...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Computer Firsts

1852 – The world’s first programmer was Lady Augusta Ada Lovelace of England. She worked with Charles Babbage who invented the analytical machine, a forerunner of modern computers. She is credited with telling a machine what to do by using punch cards to programme algebraic patterns. The U. S Department of Defense uses a programming language named ADA in her honour. ——————————————————————– 1946...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Semordnilaps

Semordnilaps are Lewis Carroll’s version of palindromes. These are words that spell other words when reversed. Evil – live deliver – reviled pin – nip not – ton stressed – desserts was – saw gateman – nametag deliver – reviled straw – warts star – rats lived – devil live – evil diaper – repaid smart – trams spit...

June 17th, 2011 by admin 

Anagrams

Anagrams are words or phrases that can be scrambled to make other words or phrases. Some examples are : Orchestra = carthorse, A decimal point = I’m a dot in place. Angered – enraged, derange, grenade, grandee Lustre – result, rustle, rulest, Ulster Animal Anagram – low – owl, acts – cats, bare – bear, sales – seals.
June 15th, 2011 by admin