SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
                       Success Tip                       Physics
 In geomorphology, drainage systems, also known as          l  X-Ray, R-Ray, Cathode-Ray are electro-magnet-
 river systems, are the patterns formed by the streams,        ic waves
 rivers, and lakes in a particular drainage basin. They
 are governed by the topography of the land, whether
                                                         Chemistry
 a particular region is dominated by hard or soft rocks,    l  Graphite is a good electric conductor among
 and the gradient of the land.                                 graphite, diamond, peat and charcoal
   l The core of the earth is also known as barysphere      l  Iron and manganese present as pollutants in water
   l The polar region are sparsely populated because           cannot be removed by chlorination
      of unsuitable climate condition                       l  The antiparticle of an electron is positron
   l Algal bloom results from eutrophication
                                                         Biology
                       Success Tip
                                                            l  Sympathetic nerves increases the rate of heart
 Eutrophication is the enrichment of a water body              beat
 with nutrients, usually with an excess amount of
                                                            l  The deficiency of Niacin-a vitamin of B complex
 nutrients. This process induces growth of plants and
                                                               group causes the disease pellagra
 algae and due to the biomass load, may result in
 oxygen depletion of the water body                         l  A pair of contrasting character controlling the
                                                               same trait is called allele
   l Correct pairs
      Hygrometer                  Water vapour content                          Success Tip
      of the                      atmosphere              An allele is the variant form of a given gene.
      Lactometer                  Milk testing equipment  Sometimes, different alleles can result in different
      Anemometer                  Speed of the wind       observable phenotypic traits, such as different
      Seismograph                 Earthquakes             pigmentation. However, most genetic variations
General Geography                                         result in little or no observable variation.
   l  Growing agricultural crops between rows and of     Miscellaneous
      planted trees is known as taungya system              l  Sending a frame to a group of stations is known
                       Success Tip                             as multicasting
 The taungya is a system whereby villagers and              l  Prince of Wales Cup is associated with Golf
 sometimes forest plantation workers are given the
 right to cultivate agricultural crops during the early   SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
 stages of forest plantation establishment.                 Tier-1 Exam Held on: 07.09.2016
 Cultivation is often allowed to continue until trees                          (3rd Shift)
 shade crops due to canopy closure.
                                                         Medieval History
Polity and Constitution
                                                            l  The famous poet Amir Khusrau was contempo-
   l  A unitary form of Government is that in which            rary of Alauddin Khilji, Ghiyasuddin Balban and
      all the powers are concentrated in the hands of          Jalaluddin Khilji
      Central Government
   l  The Union Government on 22 May, 2016 appoint-      Modern History
      ed Kiran Bedi as the new Lieutenant Governor of       l  Western education was introduced by Raja Ram
      the Union Territory of Pondicherry                       Mohan Roy
   l  The Constitutional Amendment Act deals with           l The Asiatic Society was established in Calcutta
      the disqualification of MPs and MLAs is 52nd             by Sir William Jones
      Amendment Act                                                             Success Tip
Economy                                                   The Asiatic Society was founded by civil servant Sir
   l  The ‘General Equilibrium Analysis’ was developed    William Jones on 15 January 1784 in a meeting
      by Walras                                           presided over by Sir Robert Chambers, the Chief
                                                          Justice of the Supreme Court at the Fort William in
                       Success Tip                        Calcutta, then capital of the British Raj, to enhance
 In economics, general equilibrium theory attempts        and further the cause of Oriental research.
 to explain the behaviour of supply, demand, and            l The system of Budget was introduced in India
 prices in a whole economy with several or many                during Viceroyalty of Canning
 interacting markets, by seeking to prove that the             Fact: The first Union budget of independent
 interaction of demand and supply will result in an            India was presented by R. K. Shanmukham
 overall general equilibrium.                                  Chetty on November 26, 1947.
   l Insider Trading is related to share market
                                                         Physical Geography
   l The operational period of 12th Five year Plan is
      2012-17                                               l  In deciduous forest, trees shed their leaves in a
                                                               particular season
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