Miscellaneous                                              Economy
   l   Preservation of historical articles is done in sci-    l  ‘Green Banking’ means banks financing pro-en-
       ence of Museology                                         vironmental projects
   l   The term ‘Smasher’ is associated with volley ball                          Success Tip
   l   Country that won 2016 Men’s Hockey Champi-
                                                            A green bank (sometimes referred to as green
       onship Trophy is Australia
                                                            investment bank, clean energy finance authority, or
   l   Russia is not a member of G-8
                                                            clean energy Finance Corporation) is a financial
   l   A New World was the official slogan for the 2016
                                                            institution, typically public or quasi-public, that
       Rio Olympic and Para Olympic Games
                                                            uses innovative financing techniques and market
 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)                          development tools in partnership with the private
                                                            sector to accelerate
                   (Tier-1) Exam
                                                              l Trading is tertiary activity
              Held on: 06.09.2016                             l State in India has introduced FAT tax on junk
Ancient History                                                  food is Kerala
   l   The important book written by Kautilya is           Physics
       Arthashastra                                           l  Fuse wire is made of an alloy of tin and lead
Modern History                                                                    Success Tip
   l   The first Governor general of Independent India      The fuse element is made of zinc, copper, silver,
       was C. Rajagopalachari                               aluminium, or alloys to provide stable and predictable
                                                            characteristics. The fuse ideally would carry its rated
                       Success Tip
                                                            current indefinitely, and melt quickly on a small excess
 Upon independence in August 1947, the title of
                                                              l Visible light has the lowest frequency among the
 Viceroy was abolished. The representative of
                                                                 frequencies of gamma rays, X-rays, ultra violet
 the British Sovereign became known once again as
                                                                 rays and visible light
 the Governor- General. C. Rajagopala-chari became
                                                              l A fresh egg when placed in salt water will float
 the only Indian Governor-General
   l Gandhi’s first Satyagraha in India was held at        Chemistry
       Champaran                                              l  The compound used in prickly-heat powder to
Physical Geography                                               prevent excessive sweating is boric acid
   l   On date India likely to experience the shortest     Biology
       day is December 22                                     l  Bacterial decomposition of biological material
   l   Precipitation in the form of a mixture of rain and        under anaerobic condition is fermentation
       snow is called sleet                                   l  The element known as primary nutrients for
   l   Least likely to be an effect of global warming is         plants are nitrogen, phosphorous and potassi-
       decreased rate of photosynthesis in vegetation            um
                                                              l  Charles Darwin, the famous evolutionist, proposed
General Geography                                                his theory in the book ‘ the origin of species’
   l   State which has the lowest literacy rate is Bihar      l  A genetically engineered form of brinjal known
   l   The northern part of the west coast in India is           as the BT- brinjal has been developed. The ob-
       known as Konkan coast                                     jective of this is to make it pest resistant
   l   The sanctuary in India is famous for rhinoceros     Miscellaneous
       is Kaziranga, located in the state of Assam            l  UDP is a connectionless protocol
   l   Three crops that contribute maximum to global          l  ‘Davis Cup’ is associated with the game of Lawn
       food grain production are wheat, rice and maize           Tennis
   l   Golden Quadrilateral Project for the development
       of National Highway was initiated by Atal Bihari     SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
       Vajpayee                                               Tier-1 Exam Held on: 06.09.2016
                       Success Tip                                               (3rd Shift)
 The Golden Quadrilateral is a highway network
                                                           Ancient History
 connecting many of the major industrial, agricultural
 and cultural centres of India. A quadrilateral of sorts      l  The Brihadeshwar temple, built during the Cho-
 is formed by connecting Chennai, Kolkata, Delhi and             la period, located in Tanjavur
 Mumbai, and hence its name.                               Modern History
   l Source that has the largest share in power gen-
                                                              l  The Act introduced separate electorates (commu-
       eration in India is Thermal Power                         nal representation) for Muslims was Act of 1909