SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
                      Success Tip                         l  Cabbage store food in the Leaves
 Threshold frequency is defined as the minimum            l  Study of organisms in relation to their environ-
 frequency of incident light which can cause photo           ment is called Ecology
 electric emission i.e. this frequency is just able to Miscellaneous
 eject electrons without giving them additional energy
   l Sir C. V. Raman was awarded Nobel Prize for his
                                                          l  NMA-National Monuments Authority
       work on Light Scattering                              PIL-Public Interest Litigation
                      Success Tip                            MSP-Minimum Support Price
                                                          l  “Ryder Cup” is awarded to the players of Golf
 C. V. Raman won the 1930’s Nobel Prize in Physics
 “for his work on the scattering of light and for the     l  “Krishi Karman Award” 2015 was given to
 discovery of the Raman Effect”. He was the first            Madhya Pradesh
 Asian and first non-white to receive any Nobel           l  Floppy is used as secondary storage system in
 Prize in the sciences                                       computer
   l Tesla is a unit of magnetic field                    l  The UNIX operating system is suitable for Multi
   l The damage of the human body due to radiation           user
       X-rays or g- rays etc, is measured in Reins
   l Flywheel is an important part of a steam en-      SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-1
       gine’ because it helps the engine in keeping    Re-Exam (2013) Held on: 27.04.2014
       the speed uniform
   l Transition ions absorb light in visible region    Ancient History
   l The unit of noise pollution (level) is decibel       l  Samiti was normally involved in the election of
Chemistry                                                    the tribal chief
   l   The percentage of carbon in cost iron is 3 to 5    l  During Age of the Buddha Kshatriyas have a
                                                             distinct identity
   l   Coupling and repulsion are the two states of
       linkage                                         Modern History
   l   The freezing point of fresh water is 0°C           l  The first meeting of the Indian National Con-
   l   The compound that has the least value for oc-         gress held in 1885 was presided by Shri Womesh
       tane number is n-heptane                              Chandra Bannerjee
   l   The pair of compounds used as anaesthetic in       l  The Gandhi’s ‘Dandi March’ was a part of Civil
       medicines Nitrous oxide, Chloroform                   Disobedience Movement
Biology                                                   l  Sir Syed Ahmad Khan-Aligarh Muslim Univer-
   l   The type of fruit obtained from a multicarpil-        sity
       lary, apocarpous gynoecium is aggregate               Dr. B.R. Ambedkar- Ambedkar University
   l   The plants, which grow under water stress con-        Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru-     Jawaharlal Nehru
       ditions of deserts are Xerophytes                                               University
                      Success Tip                            Madan Mohan Malviya– Banaras Hindu
 A Xerophyte is a species of plant that has adapted                                    University
 to survive in an environment with little liquid wa-   Physical Geography
 ter, such as a desert or an ice- or snow-covered re-
                                                          l  Metamorphism changes rocks structure and
 gion in the Alps or the Arctic
                                                             texture
   l Stamens are fused with each other by their an-
       thers and also with the petals in Compositae                          Success Tip
                      Success Tip                       Metamorphism is the change of minerals or geologic
                                                        texture in pre-existing rocks without the protolith
 Compositae (commonly referred to as the aster, dai-
                                                        melting into liquid magma (a solid-state change).
 sy, composite, or sunflower family) is an exceeding-
                                                        The change occurs primarily due to heat, pressure,
 ly large and widespread family of flowering plants
 (Angiospermae)                                         and the introduction of chemically active fluids.
   l Deficiency of iron causes anaemia                 General Geography
                      Success Tip                         l  The Oilseeds Production Programme (OPP) was
 Iron deficiency anaemia occurs when the body                launched in 1986
 doesn’t have enough iron, leading to the decreased                          Success Tip
 production of red blood cells. Red blood cells carry
                                                        The Technology Mission on Oilseeds was launched
 oxygen around the body. A lack of iron can be caused
 by several factors                                     by the Central Government in 1986 to increase the
                                                        production of oilseeds to reduce import and achieve
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