SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Polity and Constitution                                 l Molten rock below the surface of the earth is
                                                          called Magma
  l The Residuary powers of legislation under Indi-
    an Constitution rests with Parliament               l The World’s largest island is Greenland
  l Appointments for all India Services are made by     l Sea water is saltier than rain water because riv-
    President                                             ers wash away salts from earth and pour them
  l Supreme Court of India has the final authority        into the sea
    to interpret the Constitution of India              l Rio Summit is associated with Convention on
                                                          Biological Diversity
Economy
  l Money market is a market for short term fund
                                                      General Geography
  l Pump priming should be resorted to at a time of     l Sariska and Ranthambore are the reserves
    deflation                                             for Tiger
  l Fixed Foreign Exchange Rate can be changed by       l The famous Dilwara temples of Mount Abu are a
    Ministry of Finance                                   sacred pilgrimage place for the Jains
Physics                                               Polity and Constitution
  l Temperature of distant luminous bodies can be       l 86th Amendment Act deals with the Elementary
    determined by Pyrometers                              Education as a Fundamental Right
  l Energy travels from Sun to Earth through radia-
    tion
                                                      Physics
  l Heat is transmitted from higher temperature to      l Transistor is used as an amplifying device
    lower temperature through the actual motion of      l The unit of measurement of noise is Decibel
    the molecules in convection                         l The complete form of ‘IC’ in electronics is inte-
Biology                                                   grated circuit
  l Polio is caused by virus                          Chemistry
  l In bio fortification technique plant breeders use   l Magnesium is a constituent metal of Chlorophyll
    breeding to overcome deficiencies of micronutri-      molecule
    ents and vitamins                                   l Chlorine gas used in preparation of bleaching
Miscellaneous                                             powder
  l In IT terminology failure in the kernel is called   l The depletion in Ozone layer is caused by Chlo-
    as crash                                              rofluorocarbons
  l C.K. Naidu Cup is associated with Cricket           l Phosphorus is kept in water because its ignition
  l Ashok Chakra is the highest award for gallantry       temperature is very low
    during peacetime                                    l The commonly used coolant in refrigerators is
  l China is in the process of building the largest       Freon
    single Aperture Radio Telescope – FAST
                                                      Biology
 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)                      l DOTS is a treatment given to patients suffering
             Tier-1 (CBE) Exam                            from Tuberculosis
   Held on: 01.09.2016 (1st Sitting)                    l Polyploidy arises due to change in the number of
                                                          chromosomes
Medieval History
                                                      Miscellaneous
  l Tuluva was ruling in Vijaynagar empire at the
    time of the Battle of Talikota                      l A Protocol is an agreement between the commu-
  l Qutb-ud-din Aibak died while playing Polo or          nicating parties on how communication is to
    Chaugan                                               proceed
                                                        l The prestigious ‘Jawaharlal Nehru Award for In-
Modern History                                            ternational Understanding’ is instituted by Indi-
  l Gopal Krishna Gokhale is regard as the politi-        an Council for Cultural Relations
    cal Guru of Gandhiji                                l Pannalal Ghosh played Flute
Physical Geography                                      l Han Kang a South Korean author in May 2016
  l The minimum short-term natural hazard is bolt         won the 2016 Man Booker International Prize for
    of lightning                                          her novel ‘The Vegetarian’
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