Success Tip                           l  Rashtriya Krishi Bima Yojana was introduced
 Freshwater resources are bodies of still, unsalted            In 1999
 water surrounded by land. They are usually found           l  Buyers and Sellers will have perfect knowledge
 in low lying areas and are fed from streams, rivers           of market conditions under Duopoly
 and runoff from the surrounding area                       l  The name of the common currency launched by
                                                               members of the European Union is Euro
General Geography
    l Largest producer of Bauxite in the world is Aus-    Physics
      tralia                                                l  The moment of inertia of a body does not de-
    l The two richest Eco-zones of India are the Hi-           pend upon its angular velocity
      malayas and Western Ghats                             l  To open a door easily. the handle should be fixed
    l Species which has restricted distribution is
                                                               at the greatest distance from the hinges
      called Endemic
                      Success Tip                         Chemistry
 Endemism is the ecological state of a species being        l  2, 4-D is used as Weedidde
 unique to a defined geographic location, such as an        l  Among Fluorine, Lithium, Oxygen and Zinc,
 island, nation, country or other defined zone, or             Lithium exhibits the greatest tendency to lose
 habitat type; organisms that are indigenous to a place        electrons
 are not endemic to it if they are also found elsewhere     l  Poison used for killing rats is Zinc phosphide
    l Red Data Book contains rare plants and ani-              (Zn3 P2 )
      mals under threat                                     l  Antacid tablets consist of hydroxides of magne-
                      Success Tip                              sium and aluminium
 The Red Data Book is the state document estab-             l  The element absorbed both in cation and anion
 lished for documenting rare and endangered species            form is Nitrogen
 of animals, plants and fungi as well as some local         l  Nucleons are regarded as composites sub-parti-
 sub-species that exist within the territory of the state      cles known as quarks
 or country. This book provides central information
                                                            l  Radioactive element Radium was discovered by
 for studies and monitoring programmes on rare and
                                                               Marie Curie
 endangered species and their habits.
                                                            l  Water vapour, O3 and CO2 are greenhouse gases
Polity and Constitution                                     l  Interveinal necrotic spots on leaves appear due
    l The maximum strength of Rajya Sabha is 250               to SO2 injury
    l If the President of India wants to resign, he has     l  Nuclear fallout contains Alpha particles and
      to address the letter of resignation to the Vice-        â-particles
    l The playing time (in seconds) of the full version   Biology
      of Indian National Anthem is 52                       l  Widal test is used for the diagnosis of Typhoid
    l Prime Minister acts as the channel of comm-           l  Lactic acid accumulates in the muscles after
      unication between the President and the Coun-            continuous strenuous physical exercise as a re-
      cil Ministers
                                                               sult of temporary anaerobic respiration that
    l Rajnath Singh is the Home-Minister in the
                                                               causes muscular fatigue
      Union Cabinet of India
    l Manmohan Singh was the 14th Prime Minister            l  Thalassemia is an example of frame shift mu-
      of India                                                 tation
Economy                                                   Miscellaneous
    l Franchising is a form of licensing                    l  Assembler converts assembly language into ma-
    l The study of factor pricing is alternatively called      chine language
      the theory of functional distribution                 l  1024 bytes are equal to one kilobyte
    l SEBI was set up in 1988                               l  National Science Day in India is celebrated on
                                                               28th February
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                                                            l  Jnanpith Award is India’s highest honour in
 It was established in the year 1988 and given
                                                               the field of literature
 statutory powers on 30 January 1992 through
 the SEBI Act, 1992.                                        l  Golden Globe Awards are associated with Films
                                                            l  The name of the great maestro of Indian Music
    l In a free enterprise economy, resource alloca-
      tion is determined by the pattern of consum-             “Ustad Bismillah Khan” is related to Shehnai
      er’s spending                                         l  Kolkata is the world’s cultural capital in India