Motivational Quotes for Students
Amazing facts for Students
Cockroach is the fastest land animal on six legs
Like humans, all apes laugh when tickled
Antibiotics fights and kills bacteria. However, they do nothing to a virus
The longest street in the world is Yonge street in Toronto Canada. It has a length of 1,895,807.232 meters or 1,178 miles
The only English word with five consecutive vowels is 'queueing'
The dot on the top of letter ‘i’ is called a tittle
An ostrich's eye is bigger than its brain
The sentence below uses every letter in the English alphabet:
The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog
Plastic and Glass can decompose, but not in our lifetimes. It takes an average time of 450 years for plastics to decompose. As for the decomposition of glasses, it takes about 4,000 years
The upper front teeth are missing in giraffes. Meanwhile, like an adult human, a fully grown giraffe has 32 teeth but most are positioned at the back of their mouth
The reason the Leaning Tower of Pisa is tilted is the same reason it's still standing
All insects have six legs. However, dragonfly has six legs but can't walk
Slugs have four noses
Most insects hatch from egg but aphids give birth to their young alive
The chin is defined as the protruding part of the face below the mouth, formed by the apex of the lower lip. It is shown below:
Interestingly, humans are the only animals with chin
With regards to size, the sun is so big when compared to earth. In fact, a million earth would fit inside of it
Bats aren't birds, rather, they are mammals. Infact, they are the second largest order of mammals after rodents. We have over 1,400 species of bat. Globally, they make up about 20% of all classified mammal species
99% of a panda's diet is bamboo. They may eat fish or other small animals occasionally
Abraham Lincoln, the great human emancipator, freedom fighter and 16th American president was popular for the saying:
Government of the people, by the people and for the people
Abraham Lincoln, the 16th president of the United States of America was a professional wrestler before he assumed the office of the American President. Interestingly, he was only defeated once in his wrestling career
Pound cake (a type of cake) is traditionally made with each of four ingredients weighing a pound. The ingredients are: one pound of flour, one pound of butter, one pound of eggs, and one pound of sugar respectively. This is why it's called a pound cake
When attacked by insects, lima beans plant will often command parasitic wasps to their defence.
When the leaves of the lima bean's leaves are eaten by insects, the plant gives off a substance that signals parasitic wasps to swam in, destroying its enemies (the leaf-eating insects) in the process
Ripe cranberries will bounce like a ball. For this reason, they are nicknamed 'bounceberries'. They will also float in water
Ice cream was once called cream ice
Pumice is a rock that floats on water
Frogs drink water through their skin
There are more stars in space than there are grains of sand on a beach
Tomatoes and Avocados are fruits, not vegetables
Some car license plates in the Northwest Territories of Canada are shaped like a polar bear
There are a total of 188 named women in the Bible
Mahershalalhashbaz is the longest word in the Bible
The shortest verse of the Bible is John 11:35. It reads:
The longest verse in the bible is Esther 8:9. It reads:
Then were the king’s scribes called at that time in the third month, that is, the month Sivan, on the three and twentieth day thereof; and it was written according to all that Mordecai commanded unto the Jews, and to the lieutenants, and the deputies and rulers of the provinces which are from India unto Ethiopia, an hundred twenty and seven provinces, unto every province according to the writing thereof, and unto every people after their language, and to the Jews according to their writing, and according to their language
Africa is the only continent with land in all four hemispheres of the globe
Venus is the only planet that spins in a clockwise direction
One quarter of an apple is filled with air and that's why they float in water
Peanuts are legumes and not nuts
Black holes aren't black. They only give off a dark glow because they are constantly consuming matter
The furry tufts of hair inside a cat's ear are called ear furnishings
The Library of Congress located in Washington D.C, America is the world's largest library. It contains over 162 million items in more than 450 languages.
The British Library (with over 150 million items) comes second, followed by the Library and Archives Canada with 54 million items (third), the New York Public Library with 53.1 million items (fourth), and the Russian State Library with 44.4 million items (fifth)
Sweat in itself doesn't smell. The smell that accompanies sweat is actually caused by the presence of bacteria on your skin. This bacteria breaks the sweat coming out of your sweat pores down into acids, thus making it smell.
Deodorants contains alcohol and are antibacterial. They work by killing the bacteria that makes sweat smell
The first problem for all of us, men and women, is not to learn, but to unlearn - Gloria Steinem
The act of unlearning is an excellent form of learning. Infact, you will need the skills of unlearning if you intend to become an expert in your desired field.
Do yourself a favor by unlearning, learning and re-learning on a daily basis
If you don't design your own life plan, chances are you'll fall into someone else's plan. And guess what they have planned for you? Not much - Jim Rohn
There's something special about you. It doesn't matter whether you work for a company or someone; what matters is the amount of investment you've made on yourself.
Investing in yourself is the best life plan you can design for your future
Peace begins with a smile - Mother Teresa
Never underestimate the power of your smile. It can lift up the depressed, improve the mood of the downtrodden and even discourage a suicidal attack. Also remember that your smile makes you more beautiful
Smile always for your own good and the good of others
The only person who is educated is the one who has learned how to learn …and change - Carl Rogers
To perfect your learning process, you must learn, unlearn and re-learn. Infact, we all need to learn how to unlearn those vices we know about ourselves.
Do you know that seeing the devastating consequences of vices (perhaps in movies or real-life) can initiate the unlearning processes in one who does such?
Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can - Arthur Ashe
Start now. You've got all it takes to achieve greatness, so no environment can limit you. Just begin something, give in your best and don't stop.
Remember, don't stop giving your best if you truly desire greatness. Nothing can stop you except yourself
He who opens a school door, closes a prison - Victor Hugo
Education goes beyond the four walls of the classroom. Always attempt to promote education at every chance you've got. Begin with your family, friends and those you interact with. In addition, do not forget to educate others with your words and actions.
Close a prison door by sponsoring the education of someone in your lifetime
How many mistakes have you made in your past? I'm quite sure they've made you better and wiser.
The point is: Great minds make more mistakes
I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: 'Try to please everybody all the time' - Herbert Bayard Swope
You cannot serve two masters simultaneously. Endeavor to do things that pleases your creator and you'll become a happy person. To this end, you may have to do things (sometimes) that will displease friends, family members and even your very own body.
Success comes at a cost
What you're supposed to do when you don't like a thing is change it. If you can't change it, change the way you think about it. Don't complain - Maya Angelou
Don't always complain. There are some changes that can only be done by the creator, but you'll still need to put in some effort towards it.
You have always got a choice in every situation. If you wish a turnaround in a specific segment of your life, you must do something to change it. When the change temporarily seems beyond you, then you must change your perspective on that segment
When one door of happiness closes, another opens; but often we look so long at the closed door that we do not see the one which has been opened for us - Helen Keller
Happiness is a choice but there's also a time to be sorrowful. However, one way to be happy and joyful is by faithfully looking up to the creator and not the creature.
Be careful not to mourn like the hopeless
To the well-organized mind, death is but the next great adventure - J.K. Rowling
We shall all die because death is a constant phenomenon concerning life. Interestingly, the most important part isn't how it comes but what happens next whenever it comes. This is so because it marks the beginning of a more important journey.
Meanwhile, prepare for death by putting others first
There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you - Maya Angelou
Agony and sufferings are inevitable. They will take a variety of forms in your life but regardless, sharing them with one who loves and appreciates you is highly recommended for your general wellbeing.
It's just like a painful boil filled with pus. When the pus is let-go, the pain eases out eventually
It is never too late to be what you might have been - George Eliot
When there's life, hope exist. From today henceforth, you can make right your wrongs only if you initiate the process.
To become your dream, search your mind now and you'll understand what to do
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present - Bill Keane
Yesterday is gone so do not dwell much in it. It's what you do today that will determine the mystery of tomorrow. The point is: Today is the most important part of your life because it can destroy your history or make your mysterious tomorrow glorious
There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle - Albert Einstein
Even the Holy Book stated that 'Faith without good work is dead'. The point is: 'Work as if your life depends on it and pray as if you can't achieve anything without it'. Remember, there's also a time to play, relax and rest.
Miracle exists but work is fundamental
It is indeed the life in your years that matters. Think about the questions below:
How many lives have you changed for the better? Have you destroyed any?
It is very crucial you positively impact upon the lives of others because for this reason were you created
Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that - Martin Luther King Jr
You must constantly realize that a candle light shines more when there's a greater darkness. Similarly, you must always put up positive values especially when everything seems to be going against you. It is at this moments of great challenges that your glorious excellence shall be revealed
Be the change that you wish to see in the world - Mahatma Gandhi
Change begins with you, hence you must lead by example.
Believe it or not, someone's watching your actions regardless your status in life.
Your actions can transform or change a person, group of persons, community, state, country and even the world (either positively or negatively).
Are people becoming better with you?
Be yourself; everyone else is already taken - Oscar Wilde
You are simply unique. Your DNA is unique to you.
Always understand that you are the best and only version of yourself. For this reason, you must be positive about yourself and the future regardless your present predicaments
Tell me and I'll forget; show me and I may remember; involve me and I'll understand - Chinese Proverb
Learning goes beyond mere explanations. The student must see, demonstrate, practice and practicalize whatever had been taught for learning to take place
Too often, we give children answers to remember rather than problems to solve - Roger Lewin
Think of life as an assessment. Our actions to all it throws at us will determine our destiny.
As parents and teachers, we must always endeavor to build the critical thinking of our children
What we learn with pleasure, we never forget - Alfred Mercier
Believe it or not, 'Learning should be fun' but sometimes, we end up learning the hard way.
The point is: We never forget whatever had been learnt happily or painfully
Keep on going, and the chances are that you will stumble on something, perhaps when you are least expecting it. I never heard of anyone ever stumbling on something sitting down - Charles F. Kettering
The best approach to success is to do something you believe in. Always 'do something positive' and great success will eventually come your way someday; especially when you least expect it
The difference between school and life? In school, you're taught a lesson and then given a test. In life, you're given a test that teaches you a lesson - Tom Bodett
Life itself is a school. It's where you learn from the successes and mistakes of others, including yours.
Understand that life is a process that exposes your wisdom and ignorance
If you think education is expensive, try ignorance - Andy McIntyre
Education is one of the most important gift in the universe. Infact, one without it lives in bondage.
Always learn daily (anywhere and everywhere) because education goes beyond the four walls of a classroom
Hope is what makes you strong in times of failure.
Hope propels you to work and 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. They are:
- Things you know about yourself and no one else knows about it
- Things you know and others know it too
- Things you don't know but others know it well
- Thing you don't know, neither do others except God
The point is: Meeting people is an opportunity and getting something (knowledge) from them is the utilization of such 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:
- Belief in oneself
- Temporary failure
- Self motivation
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 at 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.
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FA = -FB
FA is the action force while FB is the reaction force.
The above statement expresses _____.
A. Force and Acceleration
B. Force and Gravity
C. Force and Momentum
D. Newton's first law of motion
E. Newton's second law of motion
F. Newton's third law of motion
The following are solutions to atmospheric pollution except _____.
A. Putting in place laws that discourages afforestation
B. Prohibition of bush burning
C. Implementation of vehicular checks and maintenance on roads
D. Industries should be located away from residential areas
E. Solar and wind energies should be considered as alternative sources of energy
F. Improved use of nitrogen fertilizers should be encouraged
In commerce, which of the following is false with regards to a commodity?
A. A commodity must always have a market value
B. Rendered services are also instances of commodities
C. Products applicable to commodities can be bought or sold with money
D. A commodity must be standardized
E. A commodity must be usable upon delivery
F. Commodities can be traded in the futures market
Answer true of false with regards to the sentence below:
'Humility' is a noun and 'Humble' is an adjective
A part of a sentence or clause that contains a verb and something concerning the subject within that sentence is termed a/an _____.
C. Adverbial clause
D. Adverbial phrase
E. Half clause
F. Body of adverbial clause
The _____ spectrometry experiment conducted on isotopic elements gave a confirmation for the existence of isotopes.
D. Number of moles
F. Amount of substance
John Dalton's first atomic theory was modified based on a discovery made by _____.
A. Sir Isaac Newton
B. Albert Einstein
E. Boyle and Charles
F. Gay Lussac
Marital separation may also be termed as divorce.
Which of the following is not a characteristic of the two-party system?
A. It is democratic in nature
B. There isn't a third party
C. The two parties are always dominant in the political terrain
D. The president must emerge from one of both parties
E. It encourages freedom of expression at the press
F. It presents a choice of candidates to the people
In a two-party system, only 2 political parties are present in countries where they are practised.
A thin continuous line is used for representing the followings except _____.
B. Hatching lines
C. Long breaks
D. Diagonal line used to state plane surfaces
E. Leader lines
F. Back section lines
In a food chain, the primary consumers are classified under trophic level _____.
A legal process through which a citizen of one country gains citizenship into another country is termed _____.
A. International pass
B. Residential pass
E. Green card
A total estimation of a person's character and quality especially by those who know such person is termed _____.
B. Individual assessment
F. Cross examination
An accounting system focused primarily on a balanced debit and credit side is termed _____.
A. Ledger system
B. Journal system
C. Double entry system
D. Balance sheet system
E. Principle of accounting system
F. Balanced accounting system
With regards to money, which of the following statement is incorrect?
A. Money is crucial for the survival of every human being
B. Money is completely advantageous
C. Money is defined as anything that is generally accepted as a medium of exchange
D. Monopoly is said to exist when money and wealth exists in the hands of a few
E. Excess money in an economy can lead to inflation
F. When a person receives money that isn't commensurate with the job he or she had done, then that's underemployment
Vaccination involves a process of introducing pathogens or germs into a person in order to prevent such person from the diseases they cause.
With regards to the human health, foreign bodies are best regarded as _____.
A. International bodies
Disease causing organisms are termed _____.
E. Disease carriers
F. All the above options are correct
Earth's distance from the sun is approximately _____ million kilometers.
A natural force that pulls a body towards the center of the earth is termed _____.
A. Centripetal force
B. Centrifugal force
C. Black hole
D. Average acceleration
The following are postural defects except _____.
A. Joint Legs
B. Forward Head Posture
D. Genu Valgum
E. Uneven Shoulders
The above image (protruding abdomen) is not a postural defect.
A _____ market provides a platform whereby job seekers link up with employers in an attempt to be hired.
A. Wholesale market
B. Bond market
C. Physical market
D. Virtual market
E. Factor Market
F. Labor Market
Which of the following is not a type of market based on commodities bought and sold?
A. Wholesale market
B. Bond market
C. Physical market
D. Virtual market
E. Factor Market
F. Labor Market