l  The largest herbarium of India is located                                 Success Tip
      at Kolkata                                         A kernel is the central part of an operating system.
   l At Barren Island, the only active volcano in In-
                                                         It manages the tasks of the computer and the
      dia is situated in Nicobar Islands                 hardware - most notably memory and CPU time
                       Success Tip                         l State which has become India’s first carbon free
 Barren Island is an island located in the Andaman             State is Himachal Pradesh
 Sea. It is the only confirmed active volcano in South     l C.K. Naidu Cup is associated with Cricket
 Asia, and the only active volcano along a chain of        l The highest award for gallantry during peacetime
 volcanoes from Sumatra to Myanmar.                            is Ashok Chakra
   l The Kovvada Nuclear Park project is proposed to       l China is in the process of building the largest
      be setup in Andhra Pradesh                               single Aperture Radio Telescope – FAST
Polity and Constitution                                  SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
   l  The Residuary powers of legislation under Indi-                   Tier-1 (CBE) Exam
      an Constitution rests with Parliament
   l  Appointments for all India Services are made by
                                                             Held on: 31.08.2016 (2nd Shift)
      President                                         Ancient History
   l  Supreme Court of India has the final authority
      to interpret the Constitution of India               l   Gandhara art is the combination of Indo-Greek
Economy                                                 Modern History
   l  Money market is a market for short term fund         l   English education was introduced in India by
   l  Pump priming should be resorted to at a time of          Macaulay
      deflation                                         Physical Geography
                       Success Tip                         l   Rainfall caused by intense evaporation in equa-
 Pump priming is the action taken to stimulate an              torial areas is called convectional rainfall
 economy, usually during a recessionary period,                                 Success Tip
 through government spending, and interest rate and
 tax reductions. The term pump priming is derived        Convection occurs when the Earth’s surface, within
 from the operation of older pumps; a suction valve      a conditionally unstable or moist atmosphere,
 had to be primed with water so that the pump would      becomes heated more than its surroundings, leading
 function properly                                       to significant evaporation. Convective rain, or
                                                         showery precipitation, occurs from convective clouds,
   l Fixed Foreign Exchange Rate can be changed by RBI
                                                         e.g., cumulonimbus or cumulus congestus
Physics                                                    l     Ultraviolet radiation in the stratosphere is ab-
                                                               sorbed by Ozone
   l  Temperature of distant luminous bodies can be
      determined by Pyrometers                          General Geography
                       Success Tip                         l   The longest sea beach in India is marine beach
 A pyrometer is a type of remote-sensing thermometer                            Success Tip
 used to measure the temperature of a surface            The Marina is a natural urban sandy beach along
   l Energy travels from Sun to Earth through radiation  the Coramandel coast on the Bay of Bengal. Primarily
   l Heat is transmitted from higher temperature to      sandy, the beach spans about 13 km
      lower temperature through the actual motion of       l Damodar Valley is most rich in coal deposits
      the molecules in convection                          l Nandadevi peak is located in Uttarakhand
Biology                                                                         Success Tip
   l  Polio is caused by virus                           Nanda Devi is the second highest mountain in India,
   l  In bio fortification technique plant breeders use  and the highest located entirely within the country.
      breeding to overcome deficiencies of micronutri-   It is the 23rd-highest peak in the world.
      ents and vitamins
                                                        Polity and Constitution
                       Success Tip
                                                           l   The Jammu &Kashmir Legislative Assembly has
 Bio fortification is the idea of breeding crops to            a tenure of 6 years
 increase their nutritional value. This can be done        l   Public Accounts Committee is described as the
 either through conventional selective breeding, or            ‘twin sister’ of Estimates Committee
 through genetic engineering                               l   The Finance Commission in India is appointed
Miscellaneous                                                  by President of India
   l  In IT terminology failure in the kernel is called Economy
      as crash                                             l   IDA is known as ‘Soft Loan Window’ of World Bank