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100 Days of School -Project

03 Feb

On the occasion of 100 days of school,basically 100 working days of this 2010-2011 Academic year,my daghters school asked each families to come up with a 100 Project.Which means we have to send 100 of something in a jar or poster ,and the family to spend time together to do this.

Originally my plans included doing Funny Trivia’s About 100 Countries of the world along side the Flags,since the time allotted to us was not sufficient enough and since my better half was out of town ,there fore not available to help ,we cut is short into just Flags of a  100 countries of the world.

Also posting here some Trivia’s I had collected for the initial Idea.

  1. JAPAN:Streets in Japan do not have names.
  2. Sweden has more telephones per capita than any country on earth.
  3. Switzerland has the highest per-capita consumption of soft drinks in the world.
  4. The Canary Islands were not named after a bird called the canary. They were named after a breed of dogs!
  5. Brazil is named after the brazil nut.
  6. The Greek National anthem has 158 verses!
  7. The University of Alaska stretches over 4 time zones.
  8. Singapore has only one train station.
  9. Canada has more lakes than the rest of the world combined.
  10. Persia changed its name to Iran in 1935.
  11. One percent of Greenland’s population lives in a single apartment building!1
  12. Mexico City is sinking at a rate of 18 inches per year!It is illegal for tourists to enter Mexico with more than 2 CD’s!In Mexico, the Tooth Fairy is known as the ‘Tooth Mouse’.In Mexico City, the average square yard of a sidewalk contians about 70 discarded gums.
  13. In England, the Speaker of the House is not allowed to speak.In Britain 70% mothers go to work.
  14. Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents.There are no turkeys in Turkey.
  15. Israel is one quarter the size of the state of Maine.The glue on Israeli postage stamps is certified kosher.
  16. India has a Bill of Rights for cows.In what country will you find the most Universities? India.ndia never invaded any country in her last 10000 years of history.
  17. In Tibet it is considered good manners to stick out your tongue at someone.
  18. Iceland has no railway system or army!
  19. Honolulu is the only place in the United States that has a royal palace.
  20. Austria was the first country to use postcards.
  21. At their closest point, the Russian and U.S. borders are less than two miles apart,Russia has the most movie theaters in the world.The world’s largest country is Russia,The country with the most neighbors is Russia with 16
  22. 80% of 10 year old girls in the U.S. go on a diet.
  23. Tasmania is said to have the cleanest air in the world.
  24. Before toilet paper was invented, French royalty wiped their bottoms with fine linen.Interesting Facts is that France has the highest per capita consumption of cheese.France is the most visited country in the world.
  25. Antarctica is the only land on our planet that is not owned by any country.
  26. More than 25% of the world’s forests are in Siberia.
  27. Europe is the only continent without a desert.
  28. Australia:Kangaroos can not walk backwards.here are twice as many kangaroos in Australia as people.
  29. People might eat oats when they’re hungry, but people from Hungary don’t eat oats.
  30. The smallest country is Nauru with 21,2 square km.Nauru is the only country in the world with no official capital.
  31. Laos is the most bombed country in the world
  32. Norway is the world’s third largest oil exporter.
  33. City with the most Rolls Royces per capita: Hong Kong.
  34. Japan is the largest exporter of frog’s legs,he average Japanese watches an average of 4 hours and 29 minutes of television every day—the highest in the world. At only four lines long, the Japanese national anthem is the shortest national anthem
  35. Germany:Europe’s largest economy.
  36. Maine is the toothpick capital of the world.
  37. Abkhazia is the most recent independent country in the world 2008
  38. Angel Falls in Venezuela is the worlds highest waterfall,
  39. Somalia is the most corrupt country
  40. The most populous country is China,China became the world’s biggest producer of gold
  41. The country with the highest percentage of women members of the parliament is Rwanda
  42. The largest oil-producing country is Saudi Arabia
  43. Afganistan:Only 7% of homes in Afghanistan have flushing toilets.
  44. Nepal:moutn everest
  45. Newzealnad:Students on their exams are allowed to use text-messaging language.In New Zealand, there are four sheep for each person.
  46. Belgium is the world’s largest diamond center
  47. Finland has been ranked the least corrupt country for several consecutive year
  48. In Uganda, 50% of the population is under 15 years of age.
  49. The Falkland Islands have a human population of around 2,000 but a sheep population of 700,000, making 350 sheep for each person.
  50. Over 800 languages are spoken in Papua New Guinea
  51. The most densely populated is Bangladesh
  52. The country of Liberia was founded as a voluntary haven for freed American slaves
  53. Tonga once issued a postage stamp in the shape of a banana.
  54. Roads on the Pacific island of Guam are made with coral.
  55. Only around 35 per cent of Iraqi women are literate.
  56. A church in the Czech republic houses a chandelier made of human bones.
  57. In Bhutan , all citizens become a year older on new year’s Day.
  58. The Maldives has the highest marriage rate per head in the world.
  59. In most countries, if you nod your head it mean “yes”. But in Bulgaria and Albania it means “no”.
  60. There is a place in Norway called A
  61. The tallest mountain in Argentina is called “Aconcagua”.
  62. Damascus, the capital of Syria, is the oldest capital city in the world.
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Posted by on February 3, 2011 in Experiences, Projects outside Kitchen

 

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