l  Electricity supply was first introduced in Dar-      l Oxygen is the most abundant element in the
      jeeling in India.                                      human body.
   l  Pushker Fair is held in Rajasthan.                   l Oxygen liberated during photosynthesis is com-
   l  Sarada Barrage, Tanakpur Barrage, Pancheswar           ing from water.
      project are Indo-Nepal cooperation project.       Science and Technology
   l  Trees are leafless for a shorter or longer season
                                                           l Flip-Flop circuit is used as ‘Memory device in
      of the year in deciduous forest.
Polity and Constitution                                    l Microwave is used in oven.
   l  Right to freedom of speech, Right to equality        l When heated from O° to 10°C volume of a given
      before law, Right to constitutional Remedies           mass of water will decrease and then will in-
      are included as a fundamental right in the Indi-       crease.
      an constitution.                                     l Oil seeds, pulses and maize are included in
   l  Money bill can be initiated only in Lok Sabha.         the technology mission.
   l  Kashmiri language listed in the eighth sched-     Miscellaneous
      ule of the constitution.                             l Italy had won the gold medal in foodball at the
                      Success Tip                            Sydney Olympics 2000.
 The eighth schedule includes the recogn-ition             l Carl Lewis won the gold medal for 400 meters
 of the 22 languages.                                        run at two consecutive Olympic games.
   l  The President is authorised to transfer the judge    l Hampi Ruins is in the world Heritage list.
      of one high court to another High court.             l R.K.Narayan created the unforgettable literary
   l  A court can issue a writ for enforcement of fun-       character swami.
      damental Rights.                                     l Botanical survey of India headquartered in Luc-
   l  Dhar commission made the recommendations               know.
      which formed the basis for the Punjab Reorga-        l Oval office is the personal office of the US pres-
      nization Act which created the states Punjab           ident.
      and Haryana.                                         l Jamini Roy make his name in the field of Paint-
                                                           l Indira Goswami won the Jhanpith award for the
   l  IDBI bank was recently converted to a universal        year 2001.
      Bank.                                                l Walter Kohn was awarded Nobel prize for path
   l  Pound sterling is costliest among French Franc,        breaking contributions to develop treatment
      Swiss Franc, Euro, Pound sterling.                     against Parkinson’s disease.
   l  Andhra Pradesh has benefitted the most with          l Booker prize is given in the field of fiction writ-
      the Asian Development Bank (ADB) loans for             ing.
      improvement of National Highways.                    l From Russia, USA purchase Alaska to make it
   l  Raising funds for entrepreneurs is not a role          the 50th federating state.
      assigned to science and Technology Entrep-re-        l From the age of 40 certain category of sports
      neurship parks.                                        persons winning gold medals at international
Chemistry                                                    level are entitled to receive pension.
   l  “Curie” is unit of Radioactivity.                      SSC CPO Sub-Inspector Exam
      The enzyme that converts glucose to ethyl alco-
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      hol is Maltase.
   l  J. Robert Oppen Heimer had developed Hydro-       Ancient History
      gen Bomb.                                            l The Saka era commencing from A.D. 78, was
Biology                                                      founded by Kanishka.
   l  Milk is a colloidal system in which Fat is dis-      l Ganhadra school of art came into existence in
      persed in water.                                       Mahayana sect.
   l  Silk fibre chemically is- cellulose.                                   Success Tip
   l  Apple is rich in iron.                             Shakas and Kushanas were patrons of Gandhara
   l  Robert Koch discovered cholera germs.              School, which is known for the first sculptural rep-
                                                         resentations of the Buddha in human form.
   l  Sweetex used by the diabetic patients has ener-
      gy content of five calories.                         l Seals excavated in Indus Valley, indicates the
                                                             commercial and economic development.