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Quiz: Know your body
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Quiz: Know your body

General Knowledge Quiz - 28

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Test your Knowledge and answer the following:

Questions

  1. Which salt protects our joints?
  2. How many joints are there in a human body?
  3. Which chemical removes pain and helps the brain to function in a better way?
  4. How much does the brain of a new born baby weigh?
  5. Which mineral increases the secretion of serotonin in our brain?

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  1. Potassium
  2. 360
  3. Dopamine
  4. 350-400 grams
  5. Magnesium

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Quiz: Know your body

Alfred Hitchcock the Master of Suspense has made some of the best movies in the thriller genre. Outstanding among these was Psycho the biggest commercial success of his career. It was a black and white movie which Hitchcock funded. Hitchcock did most of the promotion for the movie on his own and forbade Janet Leigh and Antony Perkins, the lead pair from interviews for print, television or radio out of fear of their revealing the plot. He also used to buy up all the Psycho novels by Robert Bloch in places where the movie was released, in order to keep the end of the movie a secret. He also insisted that theatre owners let no one inside once the movie had commenced. He wanted the audience to enjoy the whole movie. A lobby card read, “We won’t allow you to cheat yourself. You must see Psycho from the very beginning. Therefore do not expect to be admitted into the theatre after the start of each performance of the picture. We say no one – and we mean no one – not even the manager’s brother, the President of the United States or the Queen of England (God bless Her!)”.

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Do You Know?

  1. If a silk worm is exposed to pure carbon dioxide, it crawls around aimlessly trying to remember what it is supposed to be doing.
  2. Crocodiles have no lips and can hold their breath up to an hour.