l  The hydraulic brake used in automobiles is a                             Success Tip
      direct application of Pascal’s law                  The 53rd edition of the Femina Miss India beauty
   l  Processes which are helpful in the prevention of    pageant was held on 9 April 2016 in Mumbai
      rusting of iron are applying grease, galvanis-      where Aditi Arya crowned her successor Priyadarshini
      ing and painting                                    Chatterjee as Miss India World 2016
   l  Supersonic air planes create a shock wave called      l Eden Garden of Kolkata though called a gar-
      Sonic boom                                               den is infact, not a garden
                       Success Tip
 When an aircraft passes through the air it creates a
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 series of pressure waves in front of it and behind it,               Held on: 08.07.2012
 similar to the bow and stern waves created by a boat.          (North Zone: Morning Shift-2)
 These waves travel at the speed of sound, and as the
 speed of the object increases, the waves are forced     Ancient History
 together, or compressed, because they cannot get out       l  Era : Time
 of the way of each other. Eventually they merge into          Vikrama Era: 58 B.C
 a single shock wave                                           Saka Era: A. D. 78
   l The danger signals are red while the eye is more          Kalachuri Era: A.D. 248
      sensitive to yellow because absorption in red is         Gupta Era: A.D. 320
      less than yellow and hence red is visible from        l Mahavira was the 24th Tirthankara
      a distance                                                               Success Tip
Chemistry                                                 Mahavira also known as Vardhamana, was the twen-
                                                          ty-fourth and last Jain Tirthankara
   l  Amides can be converted to amines by the reac-
                                                            l Gargi a woman scholar challenged the invinci-
      tion named Claisen
                                                               ble Yajnavalkya in debate
   l  The base used as an antacid is Magnesium hy-
                                                                               Success Tip
                                                          Gargi Vachaknavi (born about 700 BC) was an an-
   l  Denatured alcohol is unfit for drinking as it
                                                          cient Indian philosopher. In Vedic Literature, she is
      contains poisonous substances
                                                          honored as a great natural philosopher, renowned
   l  Phenolics as pollutants can be removed from         expounder of the Veda and known as Brahmavadini,
      waste water by use of Polymeric adsorbents          a person with knowledge of Brahma Vidya.
Biology                                                  Medieval History
   l  Green glands are associated with Excretion            l  Tejapala built the famous Dilwara temple at
   l  During respiration, the gases enter into the blood       Mount Abu in Rajasthan in the 13th century
      and leave the same by the process of Diffusion     Modern History
   l  Heart is devoid of Voluntary muscle
                                                            l  The Sepoy Mutiny event made the crown of En-
   l  Ringworm is a fungal disease                             gland to take over the Indian Administration
   l  Chickenpox is caused by Variola virus                                    Success Tip
Miscellaneous                                             The Indian Rebellion of 1857 was a rebellion in In-
                                                          dia against the rule of the British East India Com-
   l  Among CD ROM, RAM, Registers and Cache,
                                                          pany that ran from May 1857 to July 1859
      fastest one is Resisters
   l  An alternate name for the completely interco-      Physical Geography
      nnected network topology is Mesh                      l  List 1                        List 2
   l  Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu Late M. G. Rama-            (Forest Type)                 (Regions)
      chandran received the Highest Civilian Award             Tropical Evergreen            West Bengal
      “Bharat Ratna”                                           Mansoon                       Siwaliks
   l  The first ‘disabled athlete to qualify for an able       Temperate                     Nilgiris
      bodied event in the 2012 London Olympics in              Mangrove                      Shillong
      400 metres race is Oscar Pistorius                    l  Stars appear to move from east to west because
                                                               the earth is rotating from west to east
   l  Shahrukh Khan had been conferred the Hon-
                                                            l  There is no life on moon because it has no Wa-
      orary Doctorate in Arts and Culture by the Bed-          ter
      ford University, London
   l  Vanya Misra has won the Pantaloon’s Femina
                                                         General Geography
      Miss India World, 2012 Award                          l  GIS stands for Geographical Information Sys-