l ‘Shaking Minaret’ (Jhoolta Minar) is located in      l  Jawaharlal Nehru used these magic words, “Long
     Ahmadabad                                               years ago we made a tryst with destiny, and now
   l Once elected for a full term, a judge serves on         the time comes when we shall redeem our pledge”
     the International court of Justice for nine years    l  Satyagraha finds expression in Non-Coo-pera-
              SSC Tax Assistant                           l  The Muslim League advocated a separate Mus-
(Income Tax & Central Excise) Exam                           lim State at the Lahore Session of 1940
             Held on: 05.12.2004                             Success Tip: Addressed by Muhammad Ali Jin-
Ancient History                                        Physical Geography
   l The ‘Ajivikas’ were a sect contemporary to the
                                                          l  Tropical grassland of Brazil is called Campos
                                                          l  Basaltic Lava is found in the Deccan Trap
Medieval History                                          l  The deepest ocean of the world is Pacific Ocean
   l Khanqah is associated with Sufi Saints.                                 Success Tip
   l Golconda and Ahmad Nagar Sultanates did not
                                                        The deepest point in the Pacific Ocean is the Mari-
     fight for Tungabhadra Doab
                                                        ana Trench at 36,200 feet.
   l Worship of idols is the one aspect which is not
     common to both Bhakti and Sufi movement              l  Formation of ozone hole is maximum over Ant-
   l Ranthambhor was a Rajput fort.
                                                          l  Global Warming is mainly due to accumulation
Modern History                                               of Carbon Dioxide
   l The Indian Universities were first founded in the    l  The presence of ozone in the stratosphere is re-
     time of Lord Canning                                    sponsible for checking the penetration of ul-
   l Surya Sen, Kalpana Dutt, Pritilata Woddedar             tra- violet rays to the earth
     were involved in the Chittagong Armoury Raid      General Geography
                                                          l  The soil conservation method in which moun-
                     Success Tip                             tain slope is cut into step is Terracing
The Chittagong Armoury Raid was an attempt on             l  Mediterranean type of climate is characterized
18 April 1930 to raid the armoury of police and aux-         by Dry summer and wet winter
iliary forces from the Chit-tagong armoury in             l  Suitable Match of Dams and the rivers across
the Bengal Presidency by Armed Indian independence           which those have been constructed
fighters led by Surya Sen.
                                                                Dam                    River
   l Battle of Buxar in 1764 was the important event         A. Ukai                   Tapti
     which made the English East India Company
                                                             B. Rana Pratap Sagar      Chambal
     the legitimate masters of the Bengal Suba
                                                             C. Thein                  Ravi
                     Success Tip                             D. Hiracund               Mahanadi
The Battle of Buxar was fought on 22 October 1764         l  For the cultivation of Tobacco the soil should
between the forces under the command of the                  be rich in potash
British East India Company led by Hector                  l  Geostationary Satellite- Its time period is 24
Munro and the combined army of Mir Qasim,                    hours Its angular speed is equal to that of the
the Nawab of Bengal; the Nawab of Awadh; and                 earth It revolves from west to east over the equa-
the Mughal King Shah Alam II.                                tor
   l Apart from Quit India movement which started         l  The long range potential of nuclear energy in
     on 9th August 1942 the sensational activity of          India depends on its reserves of Thorium.
     the freedom fighters was Boycott of Simon Com-       l  The Crops grown after the summer monsoon are
     mission                                                 called Rabi
   l Treaty of Bassein brought an end to the Inde-                           Success Tip
     pendent existence of Peshwa Bajirao 2nd
                                                        Rabi cropping season is from October-March (win-
                     Success Tip                        ter)
The Treaty of Bassein was a pact signed on 31 De-         l  Central Americas (Between the Tropic of Can-
cember 1802 between the British East India                   cer and the Tropic of Capricorn) regions of
Company and Baji Rao II, the Maratha peshwa                  the Americas has the highest concentration of
of Pune                                                      World Heritage Sites on the list of the UNESCO