SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The two medals that Indians won at Rio Olym- Physical Geography
pics 2016 were in Wrestling and in Badminton.
l Fog is an example ofLiquid dispersed in gas.
l Garba is a dance form of Gujarat.
l Aral Sea is a landlocked sea.
l China has become the world leader in the car-
l Isohyetsrepresent the lines joining the places
bon credit business.
of equal rainfall.
l Milkha Singh is named as the Flying Sikh of
l Equator representsImaginary line passing
round the Earth midway between North & South
l For 3 categories, A. R. Rehman, the Golden
Globe Award Winner for original sound track in
the film ‘Slum Dog Millionaire’ had been nomi- l Global warming is expected to result in Increase
nated at the Oscars. in level of sea, Change in crop pattern and
Change in coast line.
l The train service—‘Thar Express’ between India
and Pakistan, originates in India from Barmer. l Pulsars are rapidly spinning stars.
l Lance Naik Mohan Nath Goswami (Posthu- l Biggest planet of solar system is Jupiter.
mous) was awarded ‘Ashok Chakra’ on 26th Jan- l The ozone hole that has been detected lies in
uary, 2016. the atmosphere above Antarctica.
l Prime Minister laid the wreath at the ‘Amar General Geography
Jawan Jyoti’ (India Gate) on 26th January 2016.
l Namdhapa National Park is in Arunachal
SSC CPO Sub-Inspecor Exam
l Tehri Hydropower Complex is located On the
Held on: 06.09.2009 Bhagirathi River.
Medieval History l Sea Ports States
l Vijay Stambha at Chittor was built by Rana (a) Bhatkal Karnataka
Kumbha. (b) Alleppey Kerala
l AbulFazalwrote Akbarnama. (c) Kakinada Andhra Pradesh
(d) Tuticorin Tamil Nadu
l Bhagwat Gita was called his ‘mother’ by Gan-
Polity and Constitution
dhiji. l RashtrapatiBhawan was designed by Edwin Lu-
l ‘The Quit India Movement’ was launched in 1942 tyens.
in the month of August. l The Panchayati Raj System was introduced in
l Column-I Column-II 1959 A.D.
(a) KeshabSen BrahmoSamaj l Dr. S. Radhakrishnanheld the office of the Vice-
(b) DayanandSaraswati AryaSamaj President of India for two consecutive terms.
(c) AtmaramPandurang PrarthanaSamaj l 42nd Amendment of the Indian Constitution
inserted the two words—‘Socialist’ and ‘Secu-
(d) Syed Ahmad Khan Aligarh Movement
lar’ in the Preamble.
l George Yulewas the first English President of
the Indian National Congress. l When there is a vacancy in the office of the Pres-
ident and the Vice President at the same time,
the office is held temporarily by The Chief Jus-
George Yule was a Scottish businessman who be- tice of India.
came the fourth President of INC in 1888,the first
l The Constitution of India came into force on 26
non-Indian to hold that office.
l DadabhaiNaoroji is known as ‘Grand Old Man
of India’. l Mrs. Sarojini Naidu was the first Woman Gov-
ernor of a State in free India.
l The pledge for ‘PoornaSwaraj’ was taken at the
Congress Session of Lahore. l The Parliamentary Committee which scrutinises
the report of the Comptroller and Auditor Gen-
Success Tip: on 19 December 1929.
eral of India is Public Accounts Committee.
l National Anthem first sung at 27th December,
1911 in Calcutta. l Prime Ministeris the Ex-officio Chairman of the
l 24 spokes are there in the Dharma Chakra of
It was first sung in Calcutta Session of the Indian
the National Flag.
National Congress on 27 December 1911.