l  It converts the waste into solid, liquid and
          gas of which the resultant liquid and gas can      SSC Graduate Level Tier-1 Exam
          be used to produce energy.                      Held on: 21.04.2013 (Morning Shift)
       l The process occurs under high pressure at
          temperature above 430° C.
                                                         Ancient History
       l It is a thermochemical decomposition of or-
          ganic waste.                                      l  The first sermon of Buddha is called as Dha-
   l   The heaviest naturally occurring element is Ura-
       nium.                                             Modern History
   l   Sulphur dioxide bleaches colouring matter by         l  Multi-purpose river valley projects are the “New
       Reduction                                               temples of modern India”. This statement was
   l   Radium, Plutonium and Uranium are radio-ac-             made by Jawaharlal Nehru
       tive elements.                                       l  Mahatma Gandhi gave the title of “Mahamana”
                      Success Tip                              to Madan Mohan Malviya.
 All elements with atomic numbers greater than 83           l  Lord Lin Lithgow was the Viceroy at the time
 are radioactive. Naturally occurring radioactive              of Quit India Movement
 elements include radium, thorium, and uranium              l  Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru described the Government
   l Gypsum is used for improvement of Saline soils            of India Act, 1935 as a new charter of bondage
   l In the nuclear reactors, moderators are used to        l  Chittaranjan Das was the other Congress lead-
       Slow down the neutrons                                  er who joined with Motilal Nehru to start the
                                                               Swaraj Party in 1923.
                                                            l  Jayaprakash Narayan wrote the book “Why So-
   l   Haptens are Incomplete antigens                         cialism”
   l   Wilting of plants occurs due to excessive Tran-      l  Madan Mohan Malaviya took loans for financ-
       spiration                                               ing “The Hindustan Times” from Punjab National
                      Success Tip                              Bank
 Wilting is the loss of rigidity of non-woody parts      Physical Geography
 of plants. This occurs when the turgor pressure in
 non-lignified plant cells falls towards zero, as a re-     l  The eastward continuation of the Brazil current
 sult of diminished water in the cells. The rate of loss       is called South Atlantic drift
 of water from the plant is greater than the absorp-        l  The natural disaster in which carbon-di-oxide
 tion of water in the plant                                    suddenly erupts from a deep lake water is known
                                                               as Liminic
   l Wings of birds are modified for limbs
   l The casual organism of Polio is a virus                                    Success Tip
   l Panda belongs to the same family as that Bear        A limnic eruption, also referred to as a lake over-
                                                          turn, is a rare type of natural disaster in which
Miscellaneous                                             dissolved carbon dioxide (CO2) suddenly erupts from
   l   Australia won the Sultan Azlan Shah Hockey         deep lake waters, forming a gas cloud that can suf-
       tournament in Malaysia in April 2016.              focate wildlife, livestock and humans
   l   Padma Sachdev has been chosen for the presti-
       gious Saraswati Samman for the year 2015 for
                                                         General Geography
       her autobiography written in Dogri language.         l  Todas are found in Tamil Nadu
   l   Single user- Single tasking, Single user-Mul-                            Success Tip
       tit-asking and Multi user-Multitasking are op-
                                                          The Toda people are a small pastoral tribal commu-
       erating systems.
                                                          nity who live on the isolated Nilgiri plateau
   l   Eighth BRICS Summit hosted by India in Octo-
       ber 2016, in Goa                                     l Horn bill is an endemic species
   l   The telephone line is connected through modem     Polity and Constitution
       on the computer.
   l   When Margaret Thatcher was P.M. Britain waged        l  I.K. Gujral, J. Jayalalitha and H.N. Bahuguna
       a war with Argentina to regain control of Falk-         were politicians
       land Islands                                         l  The fundamental duties of the Indian Cons-titu-
   l   Andhra Pradesh has adopted the “Neem” tree              tion are enshrined in part IV A
       as the state tree.                                   l  Deputy Chairman of Planning Commission en-
   l   Justice Swatanter Kumar is the Chairperson of           joys the rank of Cabinet Minister in Union Cab-
       the National Green Tribunal                             inet
   l   Chhattisgarh was the first state in India to en-     l  The vacancy of the office of the President must
       act the Food Security Act.                              be filled within 6 months