l  The book ‘Satanic Verses’ was written by Sal-          l The Sargasso sea is situated in the Atlantic
      man Rushdie                                              Ocean
   l  The temple in Indonesia where scenes from Ra-                             Success Tip
      mayana and Mahabharatha are depicted is             The Sargasso Sea is a region of the North Atlantic
      Borobudur                                           Ocean bounded by four currents that together form
   l  The 16th Summit Meeting of NAM countries was        a circulating ocean stream called a gyre
      held at Tehran
                                                         Polity and Constitution
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                                                             l Article 1 of the Indian Constitution declares “In-
 The 17 Summit Meeting of NAM countries was held
                                                               dia that is Bharat” is a Union of States
 at Venezuela from 13-18 Sep, 2016
                                                             l The Vice-President is Not a member of the Par-
      SSC Graduate Level Tier-I Exam                           liament
                                                             l Judges of the district court are appointed by
    Held on: 21.04.2013 (First Sitting)
Ancient History                                              l “Rainbow Coalition” is a term derived from the
                                                               politics and policies of Barack Obama
   l  ‘Milindapanho’ is a Buddhist text
                                                             l Parliament can impose reasonable restrictions
Modern History                                                 over fundamental rights
   l  The Government of India Act, 1935 was based
      on Simon Commission
   l  Champakaraman Pillai founded the Indian Na-            l Over use of resource is called “Tragedy of Com-
      tional Party in Berlin during 1914                       mons”. It was propounded by Garett Hardin
   l  During Quit India Movement, Parallel Gover -           l GDP (Gross Domestic Product) contributed by
      nment’ was constituted at Ballia                         service sector During 2011 – 12 is 57.00%
                       Success Tip                           l K.O Pant was the head of the 10th Finance Com-
             By Chittu Pandey in Aug 1942                      mission
   l  The Poona Pact (1932) was an agreement between                            Success Tip
      Gandhi and Ambedkar                                 The Chairman of the Fourteenth Finance Commis-
Physical Geography                                        sion is Dr. Y.V. Reddy (2015-2020)
                                                             l In India, Special Economic Zones were establ-
   l  Plantation of trees on a large scale to check soil
                                                               ished to enhance Foreign Investment
      erosion are called Afforestation
                                                             l In the case of an inferior good, the income elas-
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                                                               ti-city of demand is Negative
 Afforestation is the establishment of a forest or stand     l Planning commission was set-up in the year 1950
 of trees in an area where there was no previous tree
 cover                                                                          Success Tip
   l The layer of the atmosphere in which Radio           It has been replaced by a new institution named NITI
      Waves are reflected back is called Ionosphere       Aayog
General Geography                                        Physics
   l  Porcupine is protected under Wildlife (Protec-         l electromagnetic nature of light was discovered
      tion) Act, 1972                                          by Maxwell
                       Success Tip                           l Time of exposure required for taking photograph
 As they are destructive to gardens and agricultural           of an object depends upon the brightness of the
 crops, porcupines are widely hunted. There exists a           object
 large trade of these porcupines for consumption and     Chemistry
 medicinal use. Despite being considered a pest, In-
                                                             l Ti metals is used in Space Crafts to withstand
 dian crested porcupines play an important role in
                                                               high temperatures
 spreading seeds and pollen.
                                                             l Brass gets discoloured in air due to constant
   l The study of population is called Demography
                                                               exposure in presence of Hydrogen sulphide
   l Well preferred tree fossil supposed to be from
                                                             l Thinner particles responsible for deteriorating
      Jurasic Age in India is reported from Chha-ttis-
                                                               the air-quality resulting in the damage of vital
                                                               body organs are referred as PM 2.5
   l Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is situated
      in Hyderabad                                       Biology
   l Salal is the hydro power project in Jammu and
                                                             l An example of protein which acts as a hormone
      Kashmir                                                  is Oxytocin