SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The ‘Project Snow Leopard’ to conserve the en- l The addition of gypsum to Portland cement helps
dangered species, launched by the Union Minis- in preventing rapid setting of cement.
try of Environment and Forests covers the states l Indoform is used as an antiseptic.
of Jammu & Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Ut- l The constituent of automobile exhaust that can
tarakhand, Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim. cause cancer is Lead.
Polity and Constitution l The optimum dissolved oxygen level (in mg/li-
tre) required for survival of aquatic organisms
l Judicial review in the Indian Constitution is
based on Procedure established by Law.
l The Drafting of the Constitution was completed Biology
on 26th December 1949. l Bark of this tree is used as a condiment Cinna-
l Dr. Rajendra Prasad was the President of the mon.
Constituent Assembly. l Saliva helps in the digestion of Starch.
l Zero hour discussion process is introduced by l The longest bone in the human body is Femur.
the Indian Parliament to the World Parliam-en- l Red data book gives information about species
tary systems. which are endangered.
l The Judges of the Supreme Court retire at the l Humming bird is the smallest bird.
age of 65 years.
l White lung disease is prevalent among the work-
Economy ers of Pesticide industry.
l When there is an official change in the exchange l An artificial ecosystem is represented by aquar-
rate of domestic currency, then it is called Re- ium.
l Inflation redistributes income and wealth in
l The first computer made available for commer-
favour of Rich.
cial use was UNIVAC.
l The fringe benefit tax was introduced in the bud-
l A communication network which is used by large
get of 2005-06.
organizations over regional, national or global
l In the Budget 2015-16, allocation for Agricul-
area is called WAN.
ture and Farmers welfare is Rs 35,984 crore.
l Indian Army’s Operation ‘Saiyam’ was related
l As announced by the Finance Minister in his to Indo-Pak Border in Punjab and Rajasthan.
budget speech on 2015-16, the income tax ex-
l Thora dance is associated with Uttar Pradesh.
emption limit for individuals other than senior
citizen and women has been raised to Rs. l Earth and Ashes has been written by Atiq Ra-
l According to the latest ‘Education Development l Nasira Sharma is the recipient of the Sahitya
Index’ based on a series of surveys conducted by Akademi Award 2016 in Hindi Literature cate-
the National University of Education, Planning gory.
and Administration and released in February, l The 2016 FIFA World Cup Final was held in Ja-
2011, the state with the highest Development pan.
Index is Kerala.
l Rail Development Authority will be established SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-1
as statutory body to enable fair pricing of rail- Exam Held on : 26.06.2011
way services and promote competition, protect
customer interests and determine efficiency stan- Ancient History
dards. l Hiuen Tsang visited India during the reign of
l The function of ball bearings in a wheel is to Medieval History
convert kinetic friction into rolling friction. l Painting reached its highest level of development
l ‘Shock-absorbers’ are usually made of steel as during the reign of Jahangir
it has higher elasticity. l The Muslim adventurer who destroyed the Na-
l The time period of a pendulum when taken to landa University was Muhammed-Bin-bakhti-
the Moon would increase. yar.
Chemistry Modern History
l Liquid Hydrogen + Liquid Oxygen could be used l The communal electorate was introduced for the
as fuel in propellant or rockets. first time in India in 1909