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PSC Class 34: Hobbies around the World

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Hobbies around the World:

1. ‘Ham Radio’ is the only hobby approved by United Nations Organisation. Japan is the country which has most Ham Radio Operators.

2. Stamp Collection is considered as ‘King of Hobbies’.

3. Coin Collection is considered as ‘Hobbies of Kings’.

4. ‘Numismatics’ is the scientific study of coins.

5. ‘Philately’ is the study of stamps.

6. ‘Hagiography’ is the study about Saints.

7. ‘Phillumeny’ is the hobby of collecting Match Boxes.

8. ‘Deltiology’ is the hobby of collecting Post Cards.

9. ‘Conlang’ is the hobby of creation of constructed languages.

10. Stamp Collection is the hobby in which most of the people of world engaged.

11. ‘Origami’ is the hobby of making handicraft objects using Paper.

12. Ornithology is the study of Bird Watching.

13. Falconry is the hobby of hunting of wild quarry in its natural state and habitat by means of a trained bird of prey.

14. ‘Herpetoculture’ is the hobby of domestic growing of snakes and amphibians.

15. Calligraphy is the hobby of study and practicing the decorative handwriting or handwritten lettering.

16. ‘Apiculture’ is the hobby of domestic growing of Honey Bees.

17. ‘Esperando’ is the artificial language used by most of the people of world. The Esperando language was introduced by a Poland person, Ludwik Zamenhof in 1887.

18. Cuniculture is the hobby of domestic growing of Rabbits.

19. Rowland Hill is called as ‘Father of Postal Stamps’.

20. Postal Stamp was released for first time in the world called as ‘Penny Black’.

21. ‘Scinde Dawk’ is the first postal stamp of India. The first stamp of India was released in Karachi in 1852. ‘Scinde Dawk’ is also the first released postal stamp of Asia. Half Anna is the value of Scinde Dawk.

22. Mahatma Gandhi is the first indian who appeared in the postal stamp of Independent India.

23. Meera Bhai is the first indian women to appear in Postal Stamp.

24. Sree Narayana Guru is the first keralite to appear in Postal Stamp. Sister Alphonsa is the first malayalee women to appear in Postal Stamp.

25. The only keralite to appear in the indian coin and postal stamp is Sree Narayana Guru.

26. The indian who appeared in the stamps of most countries of world is Gandhiji. After India, it was in the stamp of America, Gandhiji’s image is appeared.

27. The first indian emperor to appear in postal stamp is Chandra Gupta Maurya.

28. Bhutan is the country in which fragrance stamps were released for first time in the world.

29. The smell of first released fragrant stamp of India is Sandal (2006).

30. Olericulture is the hobby of protecting and farming the Vegetables.

31. Bonsai is the Japanese art form using trees grown in containers.

32. ‘Floriculture’ is the hobby of making gardens and flower farming.

33. ‘Penjing’ is the chinese system, which is similar to Bonsai Technique.

34. ‘Enamel’ is the hobby of marking the colour pictures and colour scripts in glasses.

35. Philography is the hobby of collecting Autographs.

36. An Italian Poet, Petrarch is the father of coin collecting hobby.

37. The study and collection hobbies of medals, memmorial coins etc.. were called as ‘Exonumia’.


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