SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l  Endoscope is an instrument used to detect the     Site and has also featured on various list of Seven
      ulcers in the stomach has a long narrow tube      Wonders of India
      (with a small glowing bulb at one end) which is
      inserted in to the stomach through the mouth     Modern History
      contains optical fibre                              l  The Quit India Resolution (1942) proposed the
                      Success Tip                            starting of a non-violent mass struggle on the
                                                             widest possible scale. Mahatma Gandhi gave
 An endoscope is an illuminated optical, typically
                                                             the mantra “Do or Die” for this struggle
 slender and tubular instrument used to look deep
                                                          l Annie Besant was the first Woman President of
 into the body and used in procedures called
                                                             Indian National Congress
 an endoscopy
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   l When a single gene controls the expression of
      more than one character, it is said to be Pleio-  In August 1917 she was made the Presid-ent of the
      tropic                                            Calcutta Session of the Indian National Congress
   l Crossing-over occurs during Pachytene             Physical Geography
   l In Nerium multiple epidermis is found
                                                          l  Arkose is a Sedimentary Rock
Miscellaneous                                                                Success Tip
   l  Correctly matched:                                Arkose is a sedimentary rock, specifically a type of
      Plato – Republic                                  sandstone containing at least 25% feldspar
      Aristotle – Politics                             General Geography
      Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru- The Discovery of In-
                                                          l  Wildlife Protection Act was implemented in In-
      dia
                                                             dia in 1972
      Karl Marx – Das Kapital                             l  Highly specialized form of agriculture in which
   l  The ‘IBM-DOS’ is a Single user operating sys-          crops like coffee, tea and rubber are cultivated
      tem                                                    refer to plantation agriculture
   l  The new technology which is emerging in the         l  In India, there are many coal fields found in
      field of computer is Transistor technology             Damodar Valley
   l  United Nations appreciation for better manage-      l  The Biodiversity Authority, The Coastal Zone
      ment of cyclone, Phalin was awarded in 2014 to         Management Authority and Authority set-up
      the government of Odisha                               to monitor the State of Notified Ecologically
                                                             Sensitive Areas, dealt under Section 3(3) of the
   l  A book entitled, The Stories of Malgudi Days was
                                                             Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
      written by R.K. Narayan                             l  Telangana State is the bifurcation of Andhra
   l  “Ranji Trophy” is given to the sportpersons in         Pradesh
      Cricket
                                                       Polity and Constitution
   l  PIL – Public Interest Litigation
      CNG – Compressed Natural Gas                        l  Bureaucracy literally means a system of govern-
                                                             ment by Officials
      SIT – Special Investigation Team
                                                          l  A federal government is in the shape of agree-
      KYC – Know Your Customer                               ment between the Centre and the States
                                                          l  Parliamentary or Presidential Government can
 SSC Combined Graduate Level Tier-I                          be distinguished mainly by the legislative-ex-
Re-Exam (2013) Held on: 20.07.2014                           ecutive relations
                                                          l  The phrase “equality before law” used in Article-
                  (First Sitting)                            14 of Indian Constitution has been borrowed
                                                             from Britain
Ancient History                                           l  Herbert Spencer said, The State exists because
   l  Ashok spread Buddhism all over India and Cey-          crime exists in society, otherwise there would
      lon by Sending the Dharma Mahamatras                   be no need of a State’
Medieval History                                       Economy
   l  The famous Sun Temple at Konark was built by        l  Jawahar Rozgar Yojana was introduced in Sev-
      Narasimha-I                                            enth Five Year Plan
                      Success Tip                         l  Capital market deals with long term fund
 The temple complex is in the shape of a gigantic                            Success Tip
 chariot, having elaborately carved stone wheels, pil-  A capital market is a financial market in which long-
 lars and walls. A major part of the structure is now   term debt or equity-backed securities are bought and
 in ruins. The temple is a UNESCO World Heritage        sold
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