SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l River Narmada makes an estuary. Economy
l Baltora glacier is located in Karakoram ranges. l David Ricardo, John Stuart Mill and Thomas
l The largest producer of world’s mica is India. Malthus are classical economist.
l The International Date Line is the 180Â° Lon- l World Bank is also known as International Bank
gitude. for Reconstruction and Development.
l U.S.A has highest percentage of land under cul-
l Carbon dioxide is a major green house gas. Together, IBRD and IDA make up the World Bank.
l In atmosphere the lowermost layer is Tropo- l By Finance Bill the Government propose col-
sphere. lection of revenues for a year.
l The first ever robot spacecraft to probe planet l All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) is the
Venus was named Magellan. oldest trade union organization in India.
l Comets revolve around the Sun. l Prof. Amartya Sen was awarded Nobel Prize for
Success Tip his contribution to the field of Welfare econom-
Comets contain dust, ice, carbon dioxide, ammo-
l Textile garments is a major item of Indian ex-
nia, methane and more.
Polity and Constitution l Indian agriculture is typically characterised
l Chandni Chowk (Delhi) is the smallest Parlia- as Land scarce, labour surplus economy.
mentary Constituency in terms of area. l The process of curing inflation by reducing money
l The Indian Parliament is competent to enact law supply is called Disinflation.
on a State subject if Emergency under Article l Sarvodaya stands for upliftment of all.
352 is in operation. l As required by the WTO agreement, the Indian
l The President of India enjoys emergency powers Patent Act was amended in 1999. The Act first
of three types. came into force in the year 1970.
Success Tip l Long-term funds in the capital market can be
raised either by borrowing from certain institu-
National Emergency, failure of Constit-utional Ma- tions or through Issue of securities.
chinery, Financial Emergency.
l Myanmar is not a member of the SAARC.
l Right to property was removed from the list of
Fundamental Rights during the rule of Morarji Success Tip
Desai Government. SAARC members include Afghanistan, Bangladesh,
l The chapter or Fundamental Duties includes Bhutan, India, Nepal, the Maldives, Pakistan
Duty to cherish and follow the noble ideals and Sri Lanka.
which inspired our freedom movement. l The Exclusive Economic Zone of a country ex-
Success Tip tend from her coast to 320 km.
There are 11 Fundamental duties in our Constitu- Physics
tion. l Pasteurisation is the process in which milk is
l A national political party is one which receives heated to 63°C for 30 minutes.
4% of the total votes polled in four or more l Steel is most elastic among rubber, wet clay,
States. plastic and steel.
l The basic features of the Indian Constitution l The freezer in a refrigerator is fitted near the
which are not amendable under Article 368 top It facilitates convection currents.
are Sovereignty, territorial integrity, federal l The swing of a spinning cricket ball in air can
system, judicial review and parliamentary be explained on the basis of Buoyancy of air.
system of government.
l Part IV of the Indian Constitution deals with Chemistry
the Directive Principles of State Policy l An emulsion is a colloid of a liquid in a liquid.
l 5 types of writs can be issued by the Supreme l Percentage of carbon in steel ranges from 0.1 to
Success Tip l Copper, Nickel and Zinc are present in Ger-
Habeas Corpus, Mandamus, Certiorari, Prohibition,
Writ of Quo-Warranto. l The major harmful gas emitted by automobile
vehicles which causes air pollution is Carbon
l The Supreme Court of India enjoys Original,
appellate and advisory jurisdictions.