SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The book ‘Truth, Love and A little Malice’ was Success Tip
written by Khushwant Singh. The Forward Bloc of the Indian National Congress
l WLL stands for Wireless in Local Loop. was formed on 22 June 1939 by Netaji Subhas Chan-
l Kapil Dev received the Wisden Award for the dra Bose.
‘Indian Cricketer of the 20th century’. l Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epitaph of
l The Ad line ‘connecting people’ is linked with Nokia. Lokmanya during Home Rule Movement.
l Personalities Associated With Success Tip
Rod Laver Lawn Tennis The name of Tilak became a household name during
Chanda Kochar Banking Homerule Movement and this let him earn the epi-
Birju Maharaj Kathak Dancing thet Lokmanya.
Bala Muralikrishnan Music l ‘Do or Die’ (Karenge ya Marenge )Gandhiji gave
this Mantra to the nation on the eve of Quit
l ISRO is abbreviation for Indian Space Research
l Pyeongchang, South korea would host the 2018 Success Tip
Olympic Games. Quit India Movement was launched on 8 August,
1942 by M.K. Gandhi.
SSC Tax Assistant l Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the President of the
(Income Tax Central Excise) Constituent Assembly of India.
Exam Held on: 25.11.2007 l All India Scheduled Castes Federation was es-
tablished by B.R. Ambedkar.
Ancient History Success Tip: Established in 1942.
l The word ‘Veda’ means knowledge.
l Copper was the first metal used by the Vedic
people. l Jupiter is the largest planet in our solar sys-
Medieval History l The International Date Line is the 180 degree
l Ain-i-Akbari was written by Abul Fazl. longitude.
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Ain-i-Akbari or the “Constitution of Akbar”, is a The International Date Line, established in 1884,
16th-century, detailed document recording the ad- passes through the mid-Pacific Ocean and roughly
ministration of emperor Akbar’s empire. follows a 180 degrees longitude north-south line on
l The Medieval city of Vijayanagar is known as the Earth
Hampi. l The largest ocean is Pacific Ocean.
l Taj Mahal is said to possess the unique feature l Earthquake is caused by disturbance of earth
of being exactly equal in length and breadth. surface.
Modern History l We see the same face of the moon, because it
takes equal time for revolution around the
l Raja Ram Mohan Roy was the founder of the
earth and rotation on its own axis.
It was started at Calcutta on 20 August 1828 by l Tea, coffee and rubber are plantation crops.
Raja Ram Mohan Roy and Debendr-anath Tagore l Forest crops are related to Silviculture.
l The correct chronological order in which the l The only ape of India found in hill forests of
British established their trading centre in the Assam and Nagaland is Orangutan.
places- Surat, Madras, Calcutta, Bombay. l Brahmaputra River is also known as Tsangpo
l The Revolt of 1857 was started by the Sepoys. in Tibet.
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The rebellion began as a mutiny of sepoys of the East Origin from the Angsi glacier, located on the north-
India Company’s army on 10 May 1857, in the can- ern side of the Himalayas in Burang County of Ti-
tonment of the town of Meerut bet as the Yarlung Tsangpo River.
l After leaving the Congress, Subash Chandra l Jhum Cultivation is a method of cultivation
Bosh formed, in 1939, his own party, named which used to be practiced in Central Highland.
Forward Bloc. l The largest producer of gold in the world is South