SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l  The part of Equatorial region which has well                               Success Tip
      developed rubber plantation is Malaysia             The SDR is an international reserve asset, created
Polity and Constitution                                   by the IMF in 1969 to supplement its member coun-
                                                          tries’ official reserves
   l  Rajasthan is that Indian State, first adopted the
      3-tier Panchayati Raj System                          l   Trade in securities is known as the open mar-
                                                                ket operation of the RBI
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                                                            l   CRISIL, ICRA, IFCI are credit rating agencies
 The Panchayat Raj system was first adopted by the
                                                            l   The Reserve Bank of India functions as a con-
 state of Rajasthan in Nagaur district on 2nd Oct 1959
                                                                troller of credit in India
   l  During emergency, imposed under Art. 352 Fun-         l   The ratio of a bank’s cash holdings to its total
      damental Rights provisions stand susp-ended               deposit liabilities is called the Cash Reserve
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 The Emergency provisions are contained in Part XVIII                            Success Tip
 of the Constitution, from Articles 352 to 360            Cash Reserve Ratio (CRR) is a specified minimum
   l  14 Years is the age up to which children are        fraction of the total deposits, which commercial
      prohibited from employment in any factory/          banks have to hold as reser-ves either in cash or as
      mine/hazardous work                                 deposits with the central bank
   l  Art. 48 in the Directive Principles is the Con-       l   Investment is equal to gross total of all types
      stitutional power located enabling the Central            of physical capital assets
      Government to legislate on Cow slaughter              l   In India in year 1994 Rupee become a freely con-
                      Success Tip                               vertible currency on current account
 The Directive Principles of State Policy are guidelines    l   In business raw materials, components, work in
 for the framing of laws by the government. These               progress and finished goods are jointly regarded
 provisions set out in Part IV of the Constitution              as Inventory
   l  From the CET, conducted by the State/Cen-             l   The difference between the GNP and the NNP is
      tre is the criterion laid down by the Supreme             equal to the capital depreciation
      Court in August 2003, for the selecting candi-     Physics
      dates for admission to private professional col-
      lege from the management quota from the aca-          l   Infra Red is a part of sun light which makes
      demic session 2004-2005                                   the solar cooker hot
   l  52 second is the playing time of the full version     l   If the velocity time graph of a particle is repre-
      of the National Anthem                                    sented by y=mt+c, then the particle is moving
   l  Article 16 is the Constitutional Provision en-            with constant acceleration.
      ables the Central Government to provide reser-        l   A passenger standing in bus is thrown outward
      vation in Jobs and educational institution for            when the bus takes a sudden turn, this happen
      the weaker sections of the society                        due to Inertia of motion
   l  If the Election Commission is satisfied that a        l   When pressure is Increased the melting point of
      candidate has failed to lodge an account of elec-         ice decreases
      tion expenses, within the prescribed time and
                                                            l   Longitudinal waves cannot travel through Vac-
      in the manner, for no good reason or justifica-
      tion, 4 year is the period for which the EC can           uum
      disqualify him to be a member of the elected of-   Chemistry
      fice from the date of the order
                                                            l   Methane is abundant in Gobar gas
   l  Residuary Powers under Article 248, provision
      in constitution enabled the Central Government        l   Most suitable vessel for storing concentrated
      to impose the service tax and to expand its span          sulphuric acid is Glass Vessel
   l  Article 352,356 and 360 is sets of Articles deals     l   Amylase was the first enzyme isolated in pure
      with ‘Emergency Provisions’                               crystalline form
   l  The salaries and allowances payable to the mem-       l   Oxygen is the element that is in the highest
      bers of Parliament are decided by the Parliament          percentage in the composition of earth.
   l  The authority to prorogue the two Houses of the       l   When two ice cubes are pressed over each other
      Parliament rests with the President                       they unite to form one cube, because of Hydro-
                                                                gen bond formation
Economy
                                                            l   The advantage of detergents over soap is Deter-
   l  Five percent (5%) of our exports in 2002-2003             gents give lather even with hard water
      was from Information Technology                       l   The fundamental particles present in nucleus of
   l  SDR unit of valuation is known as “Paper Gold”            an atom are Proton and Neutron
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