l  DNA fingerprinting is used to identify the Par- General Geography
      ents, Rapist and Thieves
                                                         l  Rihand Dam Project provides irrigation to Ut-
   l  The normal cholesterol level in human blood is
                                                            tar Pradesh and Bihar
      180 - 200 mg%
   l  Whales are warm blooded animals                                        Success Tip
   l  Syrinx is the voice box in Birds                 Rihand Dam also known as Govind Ballabh Pant
   l  The largest ecosystem of the Earth is Biome      Sagar. It is on the Rihand River which is the tribu-
   l  In a food chain, the solar energy utilized by    tary of the Son River.
      plants is only 0.1 percent                         l  The Headquarters of MCF (Master Control Fa-
   l  Penicillin was by Alexander Fleming                   cility) – the nerve centre of the entire space craft
Miscellaneous                                               operations in India is at Hassan, Karnataka
                                                         l Indira Gandhi Canal Is the longest irrigation
   l  India’s first computer was installed at Indian
                                                            canal in India
      Statistical Institute, Calcutta
   l  The monster earthquake cum tsunami which hit                           Success Tip
      Japan on March 11, 2011 has moved the coun-      Originates at the confluence of the Satluj and Beas
      try’s main island, Honshu, by about eight feet   rivers in state of Punjab
   l  2018 FIFA World Cup would be held in Russia        l  Thorium is found in Monazite sand
   l  Oliver Hart and Bengt Holmstrom are the re-
                                                         l  ‘Loktak’ is a Lake
      cipient of Nobel Prize in Economics 2016
   l  South Pole was discovered by Amundsen                                  Success Tip
   l  Suisini folk dance is associated with Rajasthan  Loktak Lake is the largest freshwater lake in North-
   l  A House for Mr. Biswas is authored by V.S.       east India
      Naipaul                                            l  Chennai receives the highest cosmic radiation
   l  Bits per second is the commonly used unit for
                                                         l  The common tree species in Nilgiri hills is Eu-
      measuring the speed of data transmission
  SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-1                  Polity and Constitution
Exam Held on: 19.06.2011 2nd Sitting                     l  The maximum limit on poll expenditure for As-
Ancient History                                             sembly Constituencies has been raised in March,
                                                            2014 to 28 lakhs
   l  Buddha attained enlightenment at Bodh Gaya
                                                        Success Tip: 20 Lakh for smaller states and UTs
Medieval History
                                                         l  First Indian Prime Minister to visit Siachen was
   l  Coronation of Shivaji took place in 1674 A.D.         Man Mohan Singh
Modern History                                           l  If the Anglo Indian community does not get
                                                            adequate representation in the Lok Sabha, two
   l  The System of Diarchy was introduced in India
                                                            members of the community can be nominated
      in 1919
                                                            by the President
                      Success Tip                        l  For the election of President of India, a citizen
 System of double government was introduced by the          should have completed the age of 35 years
 Government of India Act (1919) for the provinces of     l  Aristotle said, “A good citizen makes a good
 British India.                                             State and a bad citizen makes a bad State’
   l  The Editor of ‘Young India’ and ‘Harijan’ was      l  A member of Parliament will lose his member-
      Mahatma Gandhi                                        ship of Parliament if he is continu ously absent
                                                            from Sessions for 60 days
                      Success Tip
                                                         l  In India, the Residuary Powers are vested with
 Young India was a weekly paper in English published        Union Government
 by Mahatma Gandhi from 1919 to 1931. Gandhi
 started publishing Harijan a weekly journal from     Economy
 February 1932 from Yerwada Jail.                        l  The purchase of shares and bonds of Indian com-
   l  B.R. Ambedka attended all the Three Round             panies by Foreign Institutional Investors is
      Table Conferences                                     called Foreign Indirect Investment
   l Dadabhai Naoroji was the first Indian to become     l  In the Budget 2017-18, personal income tax in
      member of British Parliament                          Rs 2.5 lakh-5 lakh bracket has been reduced to
                      Success Tip                           5 percent from 10 percent.
 He was a Liberal Party member of parliament (MP)        l  In Budget 2017-18, target for agricultural credit
 in the United Kingdom House of Commons between             in 2017-18 has been fixed at a record Rs 10 lakh
 1892 and 1895                                              crore