SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The sounds having a frequency of 2o Hertz to Biology
20,000 Hertz are known as Audible sounds.
l The green colour of the leaves is due to the pres-
l Eclipses occur due to optical phenomena, is
ence of Chlorophyll.
known as a rectilinear propagation.
l Gamma rays have greatest similarity with X- Success Tip
rays. Chlorophyll is a green pigment found in almost all
plants,algae and cyanobacteria.
l The edible part of an onion is fleshy leaves.
In the past, the distinction between X-rays and gam-
ma rays was based on energy (or equivalently fre- l AB group of blood is a universal recipient of
quency or wavelength), with gamma rays being con- blood
sidered a higher energy version of X-rays. l The normal body temperature of human being is
l In the absence of ozone layer, Ultraviolet rays 98.4 degree F.
will enter into atmosphere. l Columba livia is the scientific name of Pigeon.
l Bones are pneumatic in Birds.
l Fat produces highest amount of energy upon
l The product used for manufacturing of Indus-
trial alcohol is Molasses.
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All beverage alcohol and much of that used in in- l The Thar Express goes to Pakistan.
dustry is formed through fermentation of a variety Success Tip
of products including grain such as corn, potato Thar Express is an International train that connects
mashes, fruit juices, and beet and cane sugar mo- Karachi, Pakistan to Bhagat Ki Kothi, India.
l National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) is located
l Pure water is bad conductor of electricity because in Pune.
it is feebly ionized.
l Programs and data to be used by the computer
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In Pure form of water there are no ions. l In HTML, AND Tags display the en-
l The metals commonly used for electroplating are closed text in background.
Chromium, Copper and Nickel l The Nobel Prize for Chemistry for the year 2016
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Among the metals most commonly used for plating Sauvage, Ben Feringa.
are zinc, nickel, chromium, cadmium, copper, silver l Sebastian Vettel won the Formula 1 Indian Grand
and gold. Prix held at Greater Noida on October 30, 2011.
l Polycyclic hydrocarbons, automobile exhaust This was also his 11th win of that season
can cause cancer. l Kuchipudi a dance-drama belongs from the In-
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The U.S. Department of Health and Human Servic- l Satyajit Ray was associated with direction of
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es states that some Polycyclic hydrocarbons may be
carcinogens in humans and animals and can cause
l Census data released on July 15, 2011 reflects
harmful effects on skin and the auto-immune sys- that 13.48 percent urban population lives in
l Bleaching powder is used in drinking water as a l National Social Assistance Programme was aimed
disinfectant. at providing old age pension to very poor.
Success Tip l Rongali Bihu is a famous Assamese festival.
Calcium hypochlorite is used for the disinfection of Success Tip
drinking water or swimming water
Rongali Bihu (mid- April, also called Bohag Bihu),
l James Simpson Invented chloroform as anaes- the most popular Bihu celebrates the onset of the
thetic. Assamese New Year.
l Nuclear fusion is the process of production of
l The least populated state in India is Sikkim.
energy in the Sun.
With around 600000 inhabitants, Sikkim is the least
Nuclear fusion is the process by which two or more
populous state in India and the second smallest state
atomic nuclei join together, or “fuse” to form a sin-
after Goa in total area.
gle heavier nucleus.