SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l  Rearranging and allocating space in memory to       General Geography
      provide for multiple computing tasks is called
                                                             l  Arsenic, Fluoride and Uranium can be found
      Memory Management
                                                                as pollutants in the drinking water in some parts
 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)                              of India
                                                             l  Siva Samudram in Karnataka was the first hy-
    Tier-I Exam Held on: 09.08.2015                             del power project in India
                 (Second Sitting)                            l  The Environment (Protection) Bill was passed
Ancient History                                                 by the Parliament of India in 1986
   l  Srigupta is considered founder of the Gupta                               Success Tip
      Empire                                               An Act to provide for the protection and improvement
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 The Poona copper inscription of Prabhavati Gupta,        Polity and Constitution
 a daughter of Chandragupta II, describes “Maharaja          l  The Women’s Reservation Bill seeks 33% reser-
 Sri-Gupta” as the founder of the Gupta dynasty
                                                                vation for women in the State assemblies and
Medieval History                                                Lok Sabha
   l  The Battle of Plessey was fought in year 1757          l  the fascist view of state is nation state is un-
                                                                questionably sovereign
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                                                             l  An ordinary Law is laws made and enforced by
 The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the
                                                                the Government
 British East India Company over the Nawab of
 Bengal and his French[1]allies on 23 June 1757. The         l  Liberalism stands for freedom in social, politi-
 battle consolidated the Company’s presence                     cal and economic aspects
 in Bengal, which later expanded to cover much               l  Fascism believes in the application of the prin-
 of India over the next hundred years                           ciple of Totalitarianism
                                                             l  Autocracy means absolute rule by one
Modern History
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   l  Mahatma Gandhi began his political activities
      in India first from Champaran                        An autocracy is a system of government in which
                                                           supreme power is concentrated in the hands of one
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                                                           person, whose decisions are subject to neither
 The first Satyagraha movements inspired by                external legal restraints nor regularized mechanisms
 Mahatma Gandhi occurred in Champaran district             of popular control
 of Bihar and the Kheda district of Gujarat on 1917
 to 1918                                                     l  The name of the upper house of the Indian Par-
                                                                liament is Rajya Sabha
Physical Geography                                           l  G E F, an international aid giving agency has
   l  In the grass lands, trees do not replace the grass-       the full form Global Environment Fund
      es as a part of an ecological succession because
      of water limits and fire
                                                          Economy
   l  The Mediterranean region are characterized by          l  State Bank of India was previously known as
      heavy rain in winter                                      Imperial Bank of India
   l  Earthquakes are caused by Tectonism                    l  On 2nd June 2015 a Conference on Make in In-
                                                                dia Indigenisation of currency was organised by
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                                                                the department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of
 Tectonism is a geological term used to describe major          Finance, Govt. of India, Finance Minister in-
 structural features and the processes that create
                                                                augurated the Conference
 them, including compres-sional or tensional
 movements on a planetary surface that produce               l  The business in Stock Markets and other secu-
 faults, mountains, ridges, or scarps.                          rities markets is regulated by Securities and
                                                                Exchange Board of India
   l The earth completes one rotation on its axis in
      23 hrs. 56 min. 4.9 sec                                l  The Liquidity Preference Theory of Interest was
                                                                propounded by J.M. Keynes]
   l Spring tides occur on full moon day as well as
      on new moon day                                        l  Variable Cost is related to marginal cost
   l Correct sequence of ecosystem in the order of        Physics
      decreasing productivity is Mangroves, grassl-
                                                             l  The Dynamo converts Mechanical Energy into
      ands, lakes, oceans
                                                                Electrical Energy
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