Some species of bamboo grow upto 3 ft per day and can reach heights of upto 120 ft. Among the trees, the fastest growing one is Eucalyptus Salinga. Botanically, bamboo is treated a grass and not a tree.
5. Largest mammal Blue Whale Elephant
The Blue Whale is also commonly known as the Sulfur Bottom Whale. It is the heaviest and longest mammal and also the largest mammal ever recorded.
6. Fastest land animal Tiger
No one can beat a cheetah over short distances (600 yds or so). They have been found to touch speeds of over 65 mph over plain ground. But over sustained distances, the Pronghorn Antelope is the fastest.
7. Most contagious disease AIDS
Common cold Leprosy
8. Fastest fish Cosmopolitan Sailfish Shark
9. Largest land animal Giraffe
The African Bush Elephant is the largest living land animal. The average bull stands nearly 11 ft and weighs over 6 tons.
10. Heaviest dog (breed) Great Dane
English Mastiff or St. Bernard Irish Wolfhound
Answer:Answer:English Mastiff or St. Bernard
Both English Mastiff and St Bernard are considered to be among the heaviest dogs in the world. Males from both the breeds have been regularly weighed in at 170-200 lb.
11. Longest bone in the human body Back bone
The adult human body has a total of 206 bones. The longest and strongest one is the thigh bone also called the femur. It may be about 28% of a person's stature. Often people think the back bone is the longest. In fact it is not a single bone but a collection of many smaller bones (vertebrae).
Found only in semi-desert areas of Africa, the tallest recorded specimen was a giraffe called George (at the Chester Zoo). His height was a staggering 20 ft.
13. Largest muscle in the human body Gluteus Maximus Cardiac Muscles
Gluteus Maximus is better known as the buttock muscle which extends the thigh. Sometimes in pregnant women the womb can increase in weight to nearly 2 lb. This is larger than the buttock muscles of most bodybuilders. But then this is not permanent and hence not considered the largest muscle.
14. Tallest dog (breed) Great Dane Dalmatian
15. Largest predatory fish Piranha
Great White Shark Catfish
Answer:Answer:Great White Shark
Also known as the Hamadryad, the King Cobra found usually in the jungles of South East Asia can grow upto 15 ft in length.
19. Heaviest internal organ in the human body Heart
Liver Large intestine
The liver is the organ that secretes bile and purifies the blood.
20. Strongest muscle in the human body Cardiac Muscles
Masseter (jaw muscles) Sartorious
Answer:Answer:Masseter (jaw muscles)
The masseter muscles are responsible for our chewing and biting action.They can exert a force of upto 80 kg. There are about 639 muscles in the human body and they account for 40% of the body weight.
21. Longest cells in the human body Megakaryocyte (blood cells)
Nerve Cells (Neurons) RBC
Answer:Answer:Nerve Cells (Neurons)
Some of the motor neurons may be as long as 4.25 ft. There might be nerve cells that are as long as the human body itself. Nerve cells are used for carrying information from one part to another via electrical impulses at speeds over 200 mph.
22. Most common blood group in humans A +
O A -
Nearly half the world's population has blood Group O.
23. Bird with the largest egg Turkey
The egg of an ostrich weighs approximately 4 lb. It can support the weight of a full-grown man.