Who was the first man to play golf on the moon? What was the name of the poet known as aThe Parrot of Indiaa? Where would you weigh lessaEquator or the North Pole? Asiaas best-known quizmaster Derek OaBrien brings this ultimate reference book for students and inquisitive minds. Exhaustive and comprehensive, The Puffin Factfinder gives relevant information on everything you wanted to know. This handy book provides reliable and interesting information on a varied range of subjects, including history, geography, politics, science, literature, music, mathematics and more. Hereas your chance to get a lowdown on anything from historical anecdotes to global warming, the solar system to social networking. Comprising facts, figures, statistics and intriguing trivia, this indispensible reference book is ideal for schools, libraries and any quiz or trivia junkie.In 1951, the villagers of Chini in Himachal Pradesh became the first Indians to cast votesin thefirst general election of independentIndia. About 18, 000 candidates were ... Ifthe number exceeds this, manual ballots are used. There were 1, 033anbsp;...
|Title||:||The Puffin Factfinder|
|Publisher||:||Penguin UK - 2011-12-15|