SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Physics                                                    General Geography
   l  At boiling point of liquids , its temperature re-      l Mizoram has the highest literacy rate among
      mains constant                                           the states of Goa, Karnataka, Mizoram and Hi-
   l  On a clean glass plate a drop of water spreads to        machal Pradesh
      form a thin layer whereas a drop of mercury re-        l Panch Mahal is known as the “Dream in Stones”
      mains almost spherical because Cohesion of             l Mojave desert has the highest gold deposits
      mercury is greater than its adhesion with glass        l Narmada River originates from the Amarkan-
Chemistry                                                      tak plateau
   l  The most serious air pollutant causing health        Polity and Constitution
      hazard is Sulphur dioxide                              l By the 42nd Constitutional Amendment Fun-
   l  Helium is added to the oxygen supply of deep             dam-ental Duties were added to the Constitu-
      sea divers because it is less soluble in blood than      tion
      nitrogen at high pressure
                                                           Physics
   l  Terylene is a condensation polymer of ethylene
      glycol and Terephthalic acid                           l Glass is an insulator
                                                             l Due to Surface Tension bubbles from liquid are
Biology                                                        formed
   l  Motor skills are associated with Frontal lobe of       l The boiling point of water depends upon the at-
      the brain                                                mospheric pressure
   l  Amylase enzyme is present in all members of            l Lux meter is used to measure the intensity of
      the animal kingdom except Protozoa                       light
Miscellaneous                                              Chemistry
   l  India’s first interplanetary mission was Mang-         l Sulphur dioxide (SO2 ) and Nitrogen oxides
      alyaan Mission                                           (NOX) are the components responsible for acid rain
                                                             l Hydrated Aluminosilicate is Zeolite
                       Success Tip
                                                             l Highest source of air pollution in the world is
 The Mars Orbiter Mission also called Man-galyaan,             automobiles
 is a space probe orbiting Mars since 24 September
                                                             l LPG is mostly liquefied butane
 2014. It was launched on 5 November 2013 by the
                                                             l Lead is used in the storage batteries
 Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
   l Bezwada Wilson has been selected on July 27,          Biology
      for the Ramon Magsaysay Award, 2016                    l Chloroplasts is the site of photosynthesis and
   l Sakshi Malik won the first medal for India at             also contains chlorophyll
      the Rio Olympics                                       l Bamboo is classified as grass
   l In IT, Data Integrity means that the data avail-      Miscellaneous
      able in the database is both accurate and con-
      sistent                                                l The headquarters of FIFA is in Zurich
                                                             l “A Thing of Beauty is a Joy Forever “ is a poem
 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)                             by John Keats
                                                             l The first computer made available for comm-er-
               Tier-1 (CBE) Exam                               cial use was UNIVAC
   Held on: 27.08.2016 (2nd Sitting)                         l Thomas cup is associated with Badminton
Modern History                                              SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
   l  The Kakory conspiracy was a train robbery that                    Tier-1 (CBE) Exam
      took place between Kakori and Lucknow in 1925          Held on: 28.08.2016 (2nd Sitting)
   l  Sarojini Naidu is the first female Governor of
      Independent India                                    Physical Geography
Physical Geography                                           l The position of the Earth when it is at the great-
                                                               est distance from the sun is Aphelion
   l  The Himalayas are also by the name fold moun-          l Western disturbances blows from the Medite-
      tains                                                    rranean sea to the North Western parts of India
   l  The amount of insolation received at a place on        l The popular name of Monolithic rock shrines at
      the earth surface depends upon its latitude              Mahabalipuram is Rathas
   l  Alluvial soil are rich soil for crop cultivation but   l Layer of the earth’s atmosphere which contains
      are poor in nitrogen and humus                           the ozone layer is Stratosphere
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