SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
                                                             l   When a car is moving around a curve, centripe-
               Tier-1 (CBE) Exam                                 tal force acts on it
     Held on: 30.08.2016 (3rd Shift)                         l   The phenomenon responsible for the echo of
                                                                 sound wave is reflection
Ancient History                                              l   Silver has the maximum thermal conductivity
   l  Vikramshila University was founded by Dharm-apala          among iron, silver, aluminium and copper
                                                             l   Wind energy is the cleanest source of energy
                       Success Tip
                                                                 among bio-fuel, fossil fuel, nuclear power and
 Vikramashila was established by King Dharmapala                 wind energy
 (783 to 820) in response to a supposed decline in
 the quality of scholarship at Nalanda                     Chemistry
                                                             l   One of the best solutions to get rid of non-biode-
Medieval History                                                 gradable waste is recycling
   l  Meghdoot was authored by Kalidasa                      l   Warming ammonium chloride with sodium hy-
   l  In the battle of Panipat, Babar faced the armies           drochloride in a test tube is an example of open
      of Ibrahim Lodi                                            system
                       Success Tip                         Biology
 The First Battle of Panipat, on 21 April 1526, was fought   l   Male mosquitoes take their food from sap of
 between the invading forces of Babur and the Lodi               plants
 Empire. This was one of the earliest battles involving
                                                             l   The specific role of vitamin K is in the synthesis
 gunpowder firearms and field artillery in India.
                                                                 of prothrombin
Physical Geography                                         Miscellaneous
   l  The most productive ecosystem in the biosphere
                                                             l   Bridge is used in data link layer
      among desert, open ocean, estuary and tundra is
                                                             l   Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi were
                                                                 jointly presented with Nobel Peace Prize Award
General Geography                                            l   The first women of Indian origin who undertook
   l  The tree species most commonly used in social              a space journey was Kalpana Chawla
      forestry is eucalyptus                                 l   Kolattam and Chholiya are the dance forms of
                                                                 Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh
   l  The range that acts as watershed between India
      and Turkistan is Karakoram                            SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
Polity and Constitution                                                   Tier-1 (CBE) Exam
   l  President can dismiss a member of the council of          Held on: 31.08.2016 (1st Shift)
      ministers on the recommendation of the Prime
      Minister                                             Ancient History
   l  Securities and Exchange Board of India is a reg-       l   The people of the Indus valley civilisation wor-
      ulatory body                                               shipped Pashupati
   l  The Sharda act is related to child marriage            l   The Upanishads are the source of Hindu Philos-
                       Success Tip                               ophy
 Child Marriage Restraint Act 1929, passed on 28           Modern History
 September 1929 in the British India Legislature of
                                                             l   Sabarmati Ashram, Sevagram Ashram and Phoe-
 India, fixed the age of marriage for girls at 14 years
                                                                 nix Ashram was founded by Mahatma Gandhi
 and boys at 18 years which was later amended to 18
 for girls and 21 for boys. It is popularly known as       Physical Geography
 the Sarda Act, after its sponsor Harbilas Sarda             l   The transfer of minerals from top soil to subsoil
   l  Parliamentary committee in India is normally               through soil-water is called leaching
      chaired by a prominent member of the opposi-         General Geography
      tion is Public Accounts Committee
                                                             l   India shares longest international boundary with
Economy                                                          Bangladesh
   l  Capital gains refers to goods which help in the                            Success Tip
      further production of goods                           Bangladesh and India share a 4,096-kilometer (2,545-
   l  ‘Smart Money’ term is used for credit card            mile) long international border, the fifth-longest land
                                                            border in the world
   l  From the national point of view study of sales of
                                                             l Tsangpo is the other name in Tibet for Brahmapu-
      mobile phones by BSNL indicates micro approach