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Amazing facts for Students

Although plants neither see nor hear, they can recognize their siblings and even give them preferential treatments πŸ€”

Male Seahorses actually give birth to their young ones, NOT the female

Squirrels do plant more 🌲 trees 🌲 (through their actions) than an average human in their lifetime. They often hide their acorns and nuts underground and forget about them 😁

Earth is the only planet that contains water on it's surface. In fact, the percentage of water on Earth is greater than that of land.

Water: 71%

Land: 21%

Salt water or Saline water makes up about 97% of Earth's water. It comprises majorly of ocean and sea waters

Rasceta is the name given to the lines on your βœ‹ palm βœ‹

All babies are born with blue eyes

Research made at the University of Vienna suggested that yawning may play an essential role in cooling the brains

31,556,926 seconds makes one year

The Letters “Ough” can be pronounced in about 10 different ways

Metal actually rains on planet Venus

πŸ„ Cows πŸ„ have got the ability to walk up stairs, but not down stairs

Goats have rectangular pupils in their eyes.

Think of the pupil as a hole located in the centre of the iris of the eye.

Note: To get an idea of an iris; when one is said to have blue eyes, it's because the iris is blue

Planet Mars appear brownish/red because it's covered with iron rust.


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Applesauce was the first food eaten in space by astronauts

Among all land animals, 🐘 Elephants 🐘 have the longest gestation period.

They stay pregnant for 22 months before giving birth to their young

🦘 Kangaroos 🦘 can't walk backwards

The πŸ₯› milk πŸ₯› of an πŸ¦› hippopotamus πŸ¦› is pink in color

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Glass Balls actually bounce higher than Rubber Balls

The seed of all fruits are present on the inside with the exception of one.

That exception is πŸ“ strawberry πŸ“

πŸ“ strawberry πŸ“ has it's seed outside the fruit

It actually takes 🍍 pineapples 🍍 2 years to grow

China is the largest emitter of carbon IV oxide (CO​​​​​2) in our world today

There are over 125 billion galaxies in our universe. Our galaxy (called the milky way) has about 100-400 billion stars.

The 🌞 sun is actually a 🌟 star; and a single star can be 100 times bigger than the earth.


English is not the official language in πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ United States of America πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ.

USA does not actually have an official language


English is the official language of the air. This is because no matter where you are flying to around the world, your pilot and flight attendants will always understand English


From 0 to 1000, the only number that has the letter “a” in it is “one thousand”.


The division symbol "÷" is actually called an obelus


Four is the only number in the English language that is spelt with the same number of letters as the number (4) itself. 


40 is spelt as FORTY and not FOURTY. It is the only number that is spelt with letters arranged in alphabetical order πŸ™„

An odd number is a number that cannot be divisible by 2

Every odd number has an “e” in its spelling. They include:

  • One
  • Three
  • Five
  • Seven
  • Nine

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Smoking near an Apple (Mac) computer voids the warranty.

When you add /4 to the end of Facebook's URL, it will take you to Mark Zuckerberg.

You can try it on you own; or better still, try the link below:

Image Credit: Apple Insider

Apple iPad retina display is actually manufactured by Samsung

The world's πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°100 richest people πŸ’°πŸ’°πŸ’°  earned enough money in 2012 to end global poverty four times over

A group of cows πŸ„ πŸ„ πŸ„  is called a team, drove or herd.

People just prefer to call them herd

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In English Language, Coffins and Caskets are quite different. This difference is mainly attributed to their shape.

Coffins aren't perfectly rectangular in shape. They are wide at both shoulders. They  are also tapered at the head and foot. 

Caskets are rectangular in shape and are usually constructed with better quality timber.

The people of Iceland are called Islanders or Islandic. They actually have got NO railway system in their country

The only letters that failed to appear on the periodic table are letters:

J     &     Q

In English Language, to leave a party without notifying anyone is called “French Exit”.

In French Language, to leave a party without notifying anyone is called “partir à l’anglaise”,

Partir à l’anglaise actually  means "to leave like the English"

It is estimated that 50% of all gold ever mined on Earth came from South Africa.

Infact, it came from a single plateau in South Africa called Witwatersrand

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Hope is what makes you strong in times of failure. 

Hope propels you to work. Work leads you to your dreams. The realization of your dreams accounts for your destiny

Everyone you will ever meet knows something you don’t - Bill Nye

Four things are certain about your knowledge:

  1. Things you know about yourself and no one else knows about it
  2. Things you know and others know it too
  3. Things you don't know but others know it well
  4. Thing you don't know, neither do others except God

The point you: Meeting people is an opportunity and getting something (knowledge) from them is the utilization of this opportunity

Teaching kids to count is fine, but teaching them what counts is best - Bob Talber

There are some important factor that counts in your life. Understanding and putting them into practice will surely take you to your destination. Some of these factors include:

  • Godliness
  • Belief in oneself
  • Hope
  • Knowledge
  • Temporary failure
  • Self motivation
  • Partnerships
  • Education
  • Work

Learning never exhausts the mind. Leonardo da Vinci

Learning is a continuous process. Regardless your age, status, position or personality, you must constantly open your mind to learning; @ everytime, everyplace and @ every opportunity

Action is the foundational key to all success – Pablo Picasso

A part of the Holy Book stated that "Faith without good work is dead". You must take a bold step now if you indeed desire success.

Remember, you dreams will not come to you, instead, you need to go get them through your actions. God himself took some decisive actions.

Successful people do what unsuccessful people are not willing to do. Don't wish it were easier; wish you were better – Jim Rohn

Someone once said: "The biggest room in the world is the room for improvement". The fact is; no matter how good or bad you are now, you can always do better. Taking calculated risk is a characteristics of successful people

For you to be successful, you must be willing to go the extra mile. 

Success doesn’t come to you, you’ve got to go to it – Marva Collins

You must work in order to make your dreams a reality. You can choose to work with the gifts the creator has blessed you with. Fulfilling your destiny is your reason for existence; and for this reason must you work.

God himself had to work for six days before he took a rest on the seventh day.

Read on the story of creation here

Don’t let what you cannot do interfere with what you can do – John Wooden

Always focus on your strengths and not your weakness. There are some talents in you; discover at least one and use it towards achieving your life desires.

Remember, no human can be excellent in all things

When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane ✈️ takes off against the wind, not with it - Henry Ford

For you to move higher in life, you must encounter opposition and obstacles. It is indeed within these obstacles that your opportunity lies.

Take advantage of your obstacles and soar ✈️

A successful man is one who can lay a firm foundation with the bricks 🧱 others have thrown at him - David Brinkley

Your level of success in indeed dependent on how you react to obstacles. Always understand that the various obstacles are like 🧱bricks and are meant to make you stronger; and as a result, use them as the foundations of your success.

Everything you've ever wanted is on the other side of fear πŸ‘Ή - George Addair

Fear in itself is a heavy burden. You are in bondage of whatever you fear. It is one of the most potent tool used by the enemy. Overcoming your fears is the first step of a positive life.

Embrace your challenges, Look up to GOD and Fear Not

Whatever the mind of man can conceiveπŸ•΅οΈ and believe, it can achieve - Napoleon Hill

You are what you think. You are what you believe. Follow your dreams by working towards it; and you will achieve your greatest desires πŸ‘©‍πŸŽ“ 

Whether you πŸ€” think you can or you think you can't, you're right - Henry Ford

The power is in you. You can be whatever you want to be; and no one will be able to stop you as far as you put in work and determination.

Always think positive because you can do it 🦸

In the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years - Abraham Lincoln

No one is guaranteed to see tomorrow. Utilize every opportunity that comes your way towards enriching the lives of others. 🀩 The best time to do what you need do is now because when you leave the earth, you will only be remembered for what you have done in the life of others

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up - Thomas A. Edison

The act of never losing hope is one of the most important rule to success. Never lose hope in yourself. Never lose hope in God. In work + hope, you will achieve your dreams

Spread love πŸ’• everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier - Saint Teresa of Calcutta

The purpose of life is to love; for through love, our world will be a perfect place.

Love is when you consider others before yourself

It is during our darkest moments that we must focus to see the lightAristotle

Sometimes in life, you will be fraustrated, depressed, sad and unwilling. It is during this moments that something great is about to happen. Something so great that it would transform your life

If you look at what you have in life, you'll always have more. If you look at what you don't have in life, you'll never have enough -  Oprah Winfrey

There is something unique in you. Search πŸ‘οΈ deep within yourself and you will find many beautiful things. Use these as a wheel for motivation and success. You are indeed blessed 

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time we fall -Nelson Mandela

Whether you like it or not; in life; you will fall more than once. The question is: How often do you rise from your falls; for in rising lies your life's πŸ‘‘ glory πŸ‘‘

It is your determination and persistence that will make you a successful person - Kenneth J Hutchins

You will surely encounter series of discouragement and frustration on your path to success but the truth is; your determination and persistence will surely get you there

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack of will -Vince Lombardi

When you have the will and you put actions into it, no one on earth can stop you from achieving your dreams. 

Your will gives you strength and directs your path to knowledge

Don't let the fear of losing be greater than the excitement of winning - Robert Kiyosaki

Fear itself is a bondage. Let your courage be greater than your fears whenever you intend to do what's right. Your positive courage is your powerful tool to success

If you cannot do great things, do small things in a great way - Napoleon Hill

The little things you do can go a long way in making your like better. It could be:

  • The way you smile
  • The way you talk
  • Each hour you spend daily on reading your books
  • The way you pray
  • The little help you render
  • The respect you show
  • The appreciations you express
  • The "thank you" you say
  • Your Cleanliness

Someday is not a day of the week - Denise Brennan-Nelson

If you intend to do something, pick a specific day and do it

For true success ask yourself these four questions:

  • Why?
  • Why not?
  • Why not me?
  • Why not now?”

James Allen 

If you want to change the world, first change your heart ❀️ - Confucius

It all begins with you. You overall actions is the sum total of your heart and mind's content. You can only give the world what you have within yourself.

Know this today: Change begins with you and it starts from your heart

Know Thyself - Socrates

Just by knowing yourself, you are half successful; but the most important aspect is: How do you apply the knowledge of knowing yourself towards propelling yourself into your glorious destiny?

Many people know and understand their weaknesses, yet they find it very difficult to change. To change yourself,You must know yourself and your strength. The power is in you

There is only one good, knowledge, and one evil, ignorance - Socrates

If you know, you know. Knowledge is power while ignorance is a disease. Getting knowledge goes beyond the four walls of the classroom. You can get knowledge at any age, place and time. Choose your friends wisely and never be scared to ask questions

You are in bondage of what you don't know. This is because: Knowledge is light and power

To find yourself, think for yourself - Socrates

No one will think for you. God himself will not do for you what you can do for yourself. You have got something special within you and it's your responsibility to find it. If you find it, work with it and use it, your life will be fulfilled

Academic Questions

Which of the following statement is true concerning bank wire?

  • A. Another name for bank wire is cash transfer

  • B. The term 'wire' in bank wire signifies a computer based programmed message sent to a bank customer in regards to their account information, transaction and other important financial notifications

  • C. The International Bank Account Number (IBAN) must always be involved when carrying out a bank wire process

  • D. The term bank wire has no significant relationship with wire transfer

  • E. Cyber criminals cannot utilize bank wire threats like CSRS, phishing and whaling to achieve their fradulent act

  • F. All the above statements are true


The following are recommendations to follow during the process of balance sheet reconciliation EXCEPT _____.

  • A. All balance sheet accounts should be reconciled periodically, quarterly or annually

  • B. Comparing the trial balance of both the payables and receivables with the respective aging schedule

  • C. Analysis of enteries and relocating them to a sub-ledger if need be

  • D. Comparing the general ledger trial balance of the account to another source; for instance, a bank statement

  • E. Analysis of the differences in both accounts and making appropriate correction to ensure the correctness of entered information

  • F. None of the above


Sedimentary rocks are formed from the following processes EXCEPT _____.

  • A. By the transformation of a protolith

  • B. By the transportation and subsequent deposition of weathered remains of pre-existing rocks

  • C. By the accumulation and lithification of detrital rocks

  • D. By their precipitation from solution

  • E. By processes resulting from biogenic activity

  • F. All of the above


The following are examples of igneous rock EXCEPT _____.

  • A. Tuff

  • B. Gneiss

  • C. Granite

  • D. Pegmatite

  • E. Gabbro

  • F. Pumice


Which of the following is NOT a characteristics of business?

  • A. The buyer and seller must always come into a contract agreement

  • B. Risk from unforseen circumstances is involved

  • C. They are subject to policies made by the government

  • D. All business transaction is aimed at making profit

  • E. It requires a discontinuous transaction between the buyer and the seller

  • F. Investments are required to begin a business

Business Studies

2NH4+(aq) + Ag+(aq) -> 2H4AgN

The equation above represents _____ acid.

  • A. Svante Arrhenius'

  • B. Brønsted–Lowry's

  • C. Gilbert Lewis'

  • D. Avogadro's

  • E. Sir Isaac Newton's

  • F. Albert Einstein's


According to Brønsted Thomas Martin Lowry, an acid is defined as _____.

  • A. Any substance that produces hydrogen ion (H+) when dissolved in water

  • B. A substance that accepts electron pair in a chemical reaction

  • C. A substance that gives out hydronium ion (H3O+) when dissolved in water

  • D. A substance that donates a proton in a chemical reaction

  • E. A substance that reacts with a base to form salt and water

  • F. A substance whose hydrogen ions  (H+) are displaced after a reaction with metals higher in the activity, reactivity or electrochemical series


The acronym BC means _____.

  • A. Before the birth of Christ
  • B. Before Jesus Christ
  • C. Before the coming of Christ
  • D. Before the death Christ
  • E. Before Christ
  • F. Before the resurrection of Christ

Social Studies

Which of the following acronym is related to the Nigerian Lawyer?

  • B. NUJ
  • C. SAN
  • D. NLC
  • E. NCC
  • F. NLA

Social Studies

The term SOHO is best represented as a _____.

  • A. LAN
  • B. WAN
  • C. CAN
  • D. PAN
  • E. MAN
  • F. SAN


Peter and Paul are always fighting _____.

  • A. themselves
  • B. each other
  • C. one another
  • D. the other


The young lady _____ tears when she heard about the disaster.

  • A. broke out into
  • B. broke out
  • C. broke into
  • D. broke off
  • E. broke down with
  • F. broke out with


The absence of government in a country or state is referred to as _____.

  • A. chaos
  • B. doom
  • C. oligarchy
  • D. autocracy
  • E. anarchy
  • F. meritocracy


Which of the following is NOT a characteristic of chemical change?

  • A. A new thing is formed
  • B. It cannot be easily separated into it's constituents elements
  • C. A new chemical formula accompanies whatever is formed
  • D. The burning of candle is an example of a chemical change
  • E. Blood is an example of a chemical change
  • F. Iron rust is an example of a chemical change


Which of the following statement is FALSE concerning a physical change _____.

  • A. Substances formed in a physical change have a unique chemical formula and IUPAC name
  • B. It's a change that is easily reversible
  • C. It's a change that can be separated via an appropriate separation technique
  • D. No new substance is formed
  • E. A mixture of salt and water is a physical change
  • F. Physical change can result to a change in color and shapes of substances


A female chicken less than one year old is referred to as a _____.

  • A. Poult
  • B. Pullet
  • C. Poulta
  • D. Chicken
  • E. Hen
  • F. Fowl

Agricultural Science

Small plants that grow via vegetative propagation from the parent plants are called _____.

  • A. Child Plants
  • B. Crop Plants
  • C. Plant Crops
  • D. Croplets
  • E. Plantlets
  • F. Progeny

Agricultural Science

Which of the following is a category of long bones?

  • A. Stunted long bones
  • B. Reduced long bones
  • C. Giant long bones
  • D. Bended long bones
  • E. Curved long bones
  • F. Elongated long bones


The female part of the flower comprising the stigma, style and ovary is the _____.

  • A. Ovule
  • B. Androecium
  • C. Stamen
  • D. Petal
  • E. Sepal
  • F. Pistil

Agricultural Science

The end product of photosynthesis is _____.

  • A. O2
  • B. C​​​​​​2​​​​C5OH
  • C. H2​​​​​O
  • D. CO2
  • E. C6H12O6
  • F. C2H5COOH


Which of the following food is best preserved through pasteurization?

  • A. Rice
  • B. Beans
  • C. Coconut
  • D. Meat
  • E. Milk
  • F. Tomatoes

Agricultural Science

The total number of parasites that are present in a host organism is termed  _____.

  • A. Parasite
  • B. Parasite Count
  • C. Parasite Number
  • D. Parasite Load
  • E. Parasite Value
  • F. Parasite Figure

Agricultural Science

The sun was created on the _____ day.

  • A. First
  • B. Second
  • C. Third
  • D. Fourth
  • E. Fifth
  • F. Sixth


Which of the following statement is INCORRECT regarding the biblical account of creation as contained in Genesis Chapter 1.

  • A. Light is the first of God's creation
  • B. On the first day, evening passed and morning came
  • C. God created a dome and named it sky on the second day
  • D. God himself named the darkness night and the light day
  • E. God dedicated the sixth day specifically for the creation of human beings
  • F. God created the sea creatures and the birds on the same day


Which of the following is not a function of thin continuous line in Technical drawing?

  • A. Used for representing projection lines
  • B. Used as construction lines
  • C. Used for representing visible outline and edges
  • D. Used for representing leader lines
  • E. Used as intersection lines
  • F. Used as measurement lines

Basic Technology