Success Tip                           l  In case of disagreement between the two houses
 March 12, 1930. Along with 78 followers, from Sa-             of parliament over a non money bill, the presi-
 barmati Ashram for the small village Dandi (Nausa-            dent May call a Joint sitting of both the house
 ri district)                                                  to consider it.
   l Vallabhbhai Patel and M.A Jinnah Persuaded           Economy
      the ratings of RIN (Royal Indian Navy) to sur-
                                                            l  Operating surplus arises in the enterprise sec-
      render on 23rd February, 1946.
   l On september 20, 1932 Mahatma Gandhi began
      a fast unto death in yervada Jail against Com-        l  The most important of the non-tariff barriers
      munal award of Ramsay MacDonald.                         are health regulations.
   l In 1939, for the first time, Gandhiji tried out        l  Investment is equal to gross total of all types
      his specific techniques of controlled mass str-          of physical capital assets.
      uggle in a native state. He allowed Vallabhbhai       l  The Tarapore committee recommended that be-
      Patel in Rajkot to lead a satyagraha.                    fore capital account was made convertible the
                                                               rate of inflation should be brought down for
Physical Geography                                             three years to within 3.5%.
   l  Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to       l  NABARD’s Primary role is to provide term loans
      gravitational pull.                                      to state co-operative banks and to assist state
   l  Pruning is an essential part in cultivation of Tea.      government for share capital contribution and to
Indian Geography                                               act as re-finance institutions.
   l  West Bengal is broadly as large as the Europe-      Physics
      an nation Austria.                                    l  Surface tension in a liquid is due to cohesive
   l  The deposits of the ancient Tethys sea were folded       force between molecules.
      to form the Himalayas.                                l  When a circular plate, a cube and a sphere, all
   l  The largest irrigation canal in India is Indira          made up of same material and having the same
      Gandhi Canal.                                            mass, are heated to 300°C and left in room, then
      Fact: Rajasthan                                          the sphere among them will have the slowest
   l  The maximum area under crops in India is used            rate of cooling.
      for the cultivation of Rice.
   l  Obra known for a thermal power station.
      Success Tip: Obra thermal power station is lo-        l  Commercial nitric acid is coloured because it
      cated in sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.            contains dissolved Nitrous oxide.
   l  Anantnag district is on the Internation border        l  Fertiliser having high nitrogen content is Urea.
      of India.                                                Success Tip: Chemical Formula CH4N2O.
      Success Tip: Jammu and Kashmir                        l  The three elements most needed in common fer-
Indian Polity and Constitution                                 tilizers are Nitrogen, Potassium and Phospho-
   l  In 13th Lok Sabha elections Haryana did the
      ruling alliance won all the seats.                    l  Oxygen that keeps us alive come from carbon
   l  Chief Justice and Judges of High Court are               dioxide.
      not appointed by the president of India.                 Success Tip: CO2 ® C + O2
   l  A Proclamation of National emergency made by        Biology
      the president is to be placed before each house of
                                                            l  Quantity of fresh air required for a man is 1000
      the parliament for approval within one month.
                                                               cubic feet of air for every 20 seconds.
                      Success Tip                           l  Reserpine is used to cure arthritis.
 Emergency provisions- Part XVIII, Art 352-360.             l  ‘ELISA’ test is employed to diagnose AIDS anti-
   l  When the constitution was brought into effect            bodies.
      from 26th January, 1950, the exact cons-titu-                             Success Tip
      tional position of the Indian Republic was a sov-
      ereign Democratic Republic.                          ELISA- enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay.
   l  Fabianism is closely related to Democratic so-        l  Excessive heating and repeated use of cooking
      cialism.                                                 oil is most undesirable because carcinogenic
   l  Writ of Mandamus is issued by a High Court or            substances like benzpyrene are produced.
      the Supreme Court to compel an authority to           l  Acetylene gas is used for artificial fruit ripen-
      perform a function that it was not performing.           ing of green fruit.