SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l A.O. Hume is called the ‘Father of the Indian Success Tip
National Congress. The Illegal Migrants (Determination by Tribunal)
l Mrs. Annie Besant founded the Home Rule (IMDT) Act was an Act of the parlia-ment enacted in
League in Calcutta in 1916 A.D. 1983 by the Indira Gan-dhi government
Success Tip l When the office of both the President and Vice-
Indian Home Rule League of Tilak was launched in President of India are Vacant, Chief Justice of
April 1916, while the Home Rule League of Annie India will discharge their functions.
Besant came into existence in September that year l Sikkim was recognised by China as part of In-
l Mahatma Gandhi owed his inspiration for civil dia.
disobedience movement and non payment of tax- l The colour of the Dharma chakra in the middle
es to Thoreau of our national flag is Navy Blue.
Physical Geography l The right of Mandamus can be issued by the
Supreme Court to an official to perform pub-
l Marble is the metamorphosed form of Lime-
l Speaker of Lok Sabha is eligible to cast the
l Wind deposition processes is responsible for pro-
deciding vote over a bill in a joint parliamentary
ducing the sand dunes in western Rajasthan.
l The solar radiation coming to earth is sunshine.
l Representation of any state in Rajya Sabhais
l Hailstorms are caused due to freezing.
according to population of the state
l Heat from the sun reaches earth by the process
l The electoral college that elects the President of
India consists of elected members of Lok Sab-
General Geography ha, Rajya Sabha and state Assemblies
l Study of the field crops is called Agronomy. l The Basic Structure of our Constitution was
Bird Sanctuary National Park proclaimed by the Supreme Court in Keshvanan-
Located in da Bharati case.
Bandipur NationalPark Karnataka Economy
Gir National Park Gujarat l NIFTY is associated with NSE Index.
Manas Sanctuary Assam
Rohala National Park Himachal Pradesh
l State Capital The NIFTY 50 index is National Stock Exchange of
Assam Dispur India’s benchmark stock market index for Indian
Dadra and Nagar Haveli Silvassa
Lakshadweep Kavaratti l One of the essential conditions of Monopolistic
Sikkim Gangtok competition is many buyers but one seller.
l The ONGC oil platform which caught fire in July l Gresham’s law is related to circulation of mon-
2005 is known as Bombay High(North). ey.
l The Capital of USA is situated on the bank of Success Tip
the river Potomac.
Gresham’s law is a monetary principle stating that
l Mica is found in Kodarma. “bad money drives out good”.
l Nhava Sheva, Marmagao, Kochi are the parts
along the Western coast. l In a liassez-fairy economy the Government does
not interfere in the free functioning of de-
l Iron, Steel, Aluminium and Cement industries
maximise savings on transport costs by being mand and supply forces in the market.
located near the sources of material. l In calculating national income, the income of
l Ukai project is in the state of Gujarat a watchmen is included.
l Kaldor had suggested tax on expenditure.
l Bank rate is the rate at which the central bank
The Ukai Dam, constructed across the Tapti River,
re-discounts the commercial bills brought to
is the largest reservoir in Gujarat
it by the commercial banks
Polity and Constitution l The annual record for all the monetary transac-
l The Supreme Court of India has declared the tions of a country with other countries of the
IMDT act null and void to determine the sta- world is known as balance of payments.
tus of illegal immigrants from Bangladesh in l Excise tax, Custom duty and House tax be-
North-East. long to central tax.