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 Mein Kampf is a 1925 autobiographical book by Nazi       The movement of Muslim awakening associated with
 Party leader Adolf Hitler. The work outlines             Syed Ahmad Khan and Muham-madan Anglo Orien-
 Hitler’s political ideology and future plans for Ger-    tal College came to be known as Aligarh Movement
 many. Volume 1 of Mein Kampf was published in
 1925 and Volume 2 in 1926.
                                                         Physical Geography
                                                            l   The land between two rivers is called Doab
    SSC Graduate Level Tier-1 Exam                       General Geography
              Held on: 08.07.2012                           l   1921 is called as the ‘Demographic divide’
       (North Zone: Evening Shift-2)                        l   India has a high density of population
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Ancient History                                           The population density of India in 2011 was 382 per
   l  ‘Prince of Pilgrims’ was the name attributed to Bihar with 1,106 popul-ation persons per
      Hiuen Tsang                                is most thickly populated state followed by
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 Hiuen Tsang was a Chinese Buddhist monk, scholar,          l The iron and steel plant in Chhattisgarh is at Bhilai
 traveller, and translator who described the interaction    l The leading sesame producing country in the
 between China and India in the early Tang dynasty              world is India
                                                            l The most literate Union Territory in India is Lak-
   l Buddha delivered his first sermon at Sarnath
                       Success Tip                          l Bina Refinery, which was dedicated to the na-
 At that time the Sangha, the community of the en-              tion in 2011, is located in Madhya Pradesh
 lightened ones, was founded. The sermon                                        Success Tip
 Buddha gave to the five monks was his first sermon,      The refinery is owned and operated by Bharat Oman
 called the Dhammaca kkappa-vattana Sutta. It was         Refineries Limited (BORL). BORL is promoted
 given on the full-moon day of Asalha Puja                by Bharat Petroleum Corpor-ation Limited (BPCL),
   l The surgery that was practised in ancient India      one of India’s leading Oil Companies listed as for-
      is known from the works of Sushruta                 tune 500 Company, with equity participation
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 Sushruta was an ancient Indian physician, known            l Chandigarh in India is considered the greenest
 as the main author of the treatise The Compendium       Polity and Constitution
 of Susruta. The Mahabharata, an ancient Indian epic
 text, represents him as a son of Rishi Vishvamitra,        l   The Social Contract theory deals with the Ori-
 which coincides with the present recension of                  gin of the State
 Sushruta Samhita                                                               Success Tip
                                                          Social contract theory, nearly as old as philosophy
Medieval History                                          itself, is the view that persons’ moral and/or politi-
   l  Bhagavat Gita was translated into Persian by        cal obligations are dependent upon a contract or
      Dara Shikoh                                         agreement among them to form the society in which
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 Dara Shikoh was the eldest son of the fifth Mughal         l The Supreme Court of India offers advice to the
 Emperor Shah Jahan                                             President on matters of Legal, Public or Consti-
                                                                tutional importance based on Article 143
Modern History                                              l Appointment and removal of top officials is
   l  Non-violence as taught and practised by Mahat-            the most effective means of executive control of
      ma Gandhi is rooted in the Indian Doctrine of             administration
      Ahimsa                                                l Violation of ‘Rule of Law’ arises mostly from Lack
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 The fundamental concept of pragmatic nonviolent         Economy
 action is to create a social dynamic or political move-    l   The BSE Sensex is based on 30 stocks
 ment that can create a national or international                               Success Tip
 dialogue which effects social change without neces-
                                                          The S&P BSE SENSEX also-called the BSE 30 or
 sarily winning over those who wish to maintain the
                                                          simply the SENSEX, is a free-float market-
 status quo                                               weighted stock market index of 30 well-established
   l Aligarh Movement was founded by Sir Syed             and financially sound companies listed on Bombay
      Ahmed Khan                                          Stock Exchange