SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l  Microsoft office’s personal information manag-                         Success Tip
      er is Outlook
                                                        Panchayati Raj System in India had passed through
   l  WIKILEAKS, a whistleblowers website is an in-
                                                        various stages. The first stage in this direction was
      ternational organization based in Sweden
   l  ‘Nomadic Elephant’ was the joint military exer-   Balwant Rai Mehta Committee.
      cise held some time back in India between India     l  Under Article 356 of the Constitution is the
      and Mongolia                                           President’s Rule introduced in a State due to
   l  Shijith Nambiar and Parvathi Menon for Bhara-          failure of the constitutional machinery
      tanatyam received Sangeet Natak Akademi’s Us-                          Success Tip
      tad Bismillah Khan Yuva Puraskar for 2016
   l  Rauf folk dance is associated with Jammu and      Part XVIII is a compilation of laws pertaining to
      Kashmir                                           the Constitution of India as acountry and the union
   l  Tonight This Savage Rite has been written by      of states that it is made of. This part of the consti-
      Kamala Das                                        tution consists of Articles on Emergency Provisions
   l  South-South dialogue is associated with Co-         l  Through Trusteeship Theory principle/device
      operation among developing nations                     Mahatma Gandhi strive to bridge economic ine-
                                                             qualities
                      SSC CPO                             l  “Oh! Disrespectable democracy! I love you!” it
      (SI, ASI & Intelligence Officer)                       was said by G.B. Shaw
        Exam Held On: 28.08.2011                       Economy
Ancient History                                           l  ‘Brown Revolution’ is Growth of food process-
   l  Vamsathapakasini was the last Buddhist text            ing and soft drinks industries in India
      produced in India                                   l  The total value of goods and services produced
   l  Arthasastra was written by Kautilya                    in a country during a given period is National
                                                             Income
                      Success Tip
                                                          l  Mechanization of Indian agriculture on a con-
 Kautilya also known as Vishnugupta or Chanakya,             siderable scale is not possible due to small hold-
 assisted the first Mauryan emperor Chandragupta in
                                                             ings
 his rise to power
                                                          l  Controlling Government Spending is not a
Medieval History                                             function of the central bank in an economy
   l  Red Dragon was the first English ship that came     l  The government set up a committee headed by
      to India                                               the chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes
   l  Badauni translated Ramayana into Persian               some time back to go into aspects of genera-
                                                             tion of black money, its transfer abroad and
Modern History                                               bringing back such money into India’s legiti-
   l  The All India Muslim League was founded by             mate financial system
      Agha Khan
                                                       Physics
                      Success Tip
                                                          l  One can distinguish a telescope from a micro-
 The All-India Muslim League was founded at Dhaka            scope by observing length and size of the lens
 in 1906                                                  l  The sound produced by a bat is ultrasonic
Physical Geography                                        l  When a bar magnet is cut into two equal halves,
                                                             the pole strength of each piece remains the
   l  The approximate circumference of the Earth is          same
      30000 km
                                                          l  Electrostatic precipitator is used to control Air
General Geography                                            pollution
   l  Vishakhapatnam is a major port on the East          l  X-Rays were discovered by Roentgen
      Coast of India                                   Chemistry
   l  The adoption of High Yielding Variety Programme
                                                          l  A balloon filled with helium rises in air because
      in Indian Agriculture started in 1966
                                                             helium is less dense than air
   l  India joined the international Tsunami Warn-        l  Cooking oil is converted into vegetable ghee by
      ing System in 2005                                     the process of Hydrogenation
Polity and Constitution                                   l  Rusting of iron requires Oxygen and water
                                                          l  Glass is a super cooled liquid
   l  The three-tier Panchayat Raj system in India was    l  Uranium eventually decays into a stable isotope
      proposed by the Balwant Rai Mehta Committee            of Lead
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