SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l For Muslims, seats were reserved in Morley- duced to common basis by being measured in
Minto reforms. terms of money.”
Success Tip l According to 2011 census report, 70% of the
The Indian Councils Act 1909, commonly known as population living in rural areas.
the Morley-Minto Reforms (or as the Minto-Morley l Short term commercial borrowings are not in-
Reforms), was an Act of the Parliament of the Unit- cluded in the current account of India’s Balance
ed Kingdom that brought about a limited increase of Payments.
in the involvement of Indians in the governance of l Engel’s Law states the relationship between
British India. quantity demanded and income of the con-
l Neither the Lava nor the Magma has gas.
l Loess is the example of sedimentary rocks. l An astronaut in outer space will observe sky as
l Mica is found in Schist and Gneiss.
l Cylindrical lens should be used to correct the
l The Mohorovicic (Moho) Discontinuity separates
defect of astigmatism.
Crust and Magma.
l The first thermionic valve was invented by J.A.
Polity and Constitution Fleming.
l The writs for the enforcement of Fundamental Success Tip
Rights are issued by The Supreme Court.
Invented in 1904 by John Ambrose Fleming.
l A Federal Supreme Court to interpret the
l Superconductors are those elements whose re-
Constitution is a basic feature to both the In-
sistance falls almost zero at very low tem-
dian Federation and the American Federation.
l Dissolution of House is not a tool of Legislative
control over administration in India. Chemistry
l Correct statements - l A substance which readily forms colloidal solu-
ä The legal interpretation of equality is chiefly tion in contact with water is called Hydrophilic
influenced by equality before law and equal pro- colloid.
tection of law l Electron was discovered by Joseph Thomson
ä Equality before law means rule of law Success Tip: electron was discovered in 1897
l A writ issued by the Supreme Court compelling l When formaldehyde and potassium hydroxide
a quasi-judicial/public authority to perform its are heated we get ethyl formate.
mandatory duty is Mandamus.
l The enzyme in whose presence glucose and fruc-
l In Gandhian Socialism state is not required. tose are converted into alcohol is zymase.
l The Indian states recognised on the linguistic l Using saw-dust, oxalic acid is manufactured.
basis in the year 1956.
Andhra Pradesh - which in 1956 became the first l The science dealing with the study of teeth is
state to be founded on the basis of a dominant lan- Odontology.
guage, Telugu. l The study of visceral organs is Angiology.
l Political leaders of India with their respective l The branch of Biology dealing with the study of
political parties: cells is known as Cytology.
Sharad Pawar NCP l The study of extinct animals is called Palaeon-
Sharad Yadav JD (U)
l The medical term used for sleeplessness is in-
A.B. Bardhan CPI
l The causative agent of Tuberculosis is Mycob-
l The 12th plan aims to reduce the poverty ratio l The enzyme that is present in the saliva of man
by 2017 to 10%. is Amylase.
l ECS in banking transactions stand for Electron- l Blood cancer is otherwise called Leukaemia.
ic Clearing Service. Miscellaneous
l Cartel is a form of Monopoly.
l Hobbes is associated with the book “Lecture
l Kuznets said that “The national income con-
sists of a collection of goods and services re-