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Physics l The Central Drug Reasearch Institute of India
is located at Lucknow.
l ‘Lumen’ is the unit of Luminous flux.
CDRI was formally inaugurated on 17 Feb 1951 by
Luminous flux is the quantity of the energy of the
the then Prime Minister of India, Jawahar Lal Neh-
light emitted per second in all directions
l The mass of 10 moles of water is 180 g.
l The latest official language of the U.N. is Ara-
l Frictional force is a ‘dissipative force’. bic.
l If a magnet has a third pole, then the third pole l The book ‘Kurukshetra to Kargil’ is written by
is called consequent pole. Kuldip Singh.
l If a resistive wire is elongated, its resistance in- l The Educational Development Index (EDI) Re-
creases. port, released in 2011, was led by Kerala.
Chemistry l The 70th National Football Championship (San-
l The high boiling point of water compared to hy- tosh Trophy 2016) was won by Services Team
drogen sulphide or hydrogen chloride is due to Success Tip
Hydrogen bonding. The Services football team is an Indian football team
l Number of electrons determines the chemical representing the Indian defence services in the San-
properties of an element tosh Trophy
Biology l The organisation involved primarily with envi-
ronmental planning is NEERI
l Ear criteria are not used for the classification
of human races. Success Tip
l Fertilization occurs normally in the Fallopian The National Environmental Engineering Research
tube. Institute (NEERI) is a research institute created and
l People consuming alcohol in heavy quantities funded by Government of India. It was established
generally die of Cirrhosis. in Nagpur in 1958
Success Tip l Analects is the sacred book of Confucianism
Cirrhosis is a condition in which the liver does not Success Tip
function properly due to long-term damage Confucianism a system of philosophical and ethical
l The organisms at the base of the grazing food teachings founded by Confucius and developed by
chain are Producers. Mencius.
l Vitamin A is rich in Carrot.
l The sweet taste of fruits is due to Fructose. SSC Graduate Level Tier-1 Exam
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l The first Indian who was chosen as the Secre-
(North Zone: Morning Shift-2)
tary General of Commonwealth is Kamalesh Ancient History
l VikramasiIa University was founded by Dhar-
l Kuldip Nayer, a journalist, was appointed as a
High Commissioner in UK.
l The study of lake is called Limnology Success Tip
Success Tip Vikramashila (IAST: Vikramaúilâ) was one of the two
most important centres of Buddhist learning in In-
The term limnology was coined by Francois-Alphonse
dia during the Pala empire, along with Nalanda.
Forel who established the field with his studies of
Vikramashila was established by King Dharmapa-
la (783 to 820) in response to a supposed decline in
l The transfer of data from a CPU to peripheral the quality of scholarship at Nalanda
devices of computer is achieved through inter-
l Agriculture was not known during the Rigvedic
l Computer is not used in Local Area Networks
(LANs) l Dynasty Founder
Local area network is a computer network that links
devices within a building or group of adjacent build- Rashtrakutas Dantidurg
ings, especially one with a radius of less than 1 km Hoysalas Vishnuvardhan