SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
  l The quality or tone of a musical sound produced    Economy
    by a stringed instrument depends on waveform
                                                          l Labour Bureau brings out the ‘Consumer Price
    of the sound
                                                            Index Number’ for industrial workers
Chemistry                                                 l The basis of determining dearness allowance to
  l During fermentation of sugar, the compound              employees in India is Consumer Price Index
    which is always formed is Ethyl Alcohol               l An indifference curve measures the same level of
                                                            satisfaction from two commodities
  l Removal of carbon particles from air involves the
                                                          l ‘Stand up India’ scheme launched by the Prime
    principle of electrophoresis
                                                            Minister recently is related with promotion of en-
Biology                                                     trepreneurship among SC, ST and women
  l Cellulose forms the base of vegetable fibres          l International Bank for Reconstruction and De-
                                                            velopment is also known as ‘World Bank’
  l Green light is least effective in photosynthesis
  l Activated Coconut Charcoal acts as best adsor-     Physics
    bent                                                  l Every hot objects emits infrared rays
  l The maximum fixation of solar energy is done by    Chemistry
    green plants
                                                          l Hydrogen Peroxide is commonly used for pulp
Miscellaneous                                               bleaching in the paper industry
  l The novelist, poet and critic of Gujarati language    l The molecular mass of a gas is twice its vapour
    has been conferred with Jnanpith Award for 2015         pressure
  l CPU Scheduler is also known as Short term             l Brown stains in vessels and clothes indicates the
    Scheduler                                               presence of high quantities of manganese in water
  l Social activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who has       Biology
    recently announced to end 16 year old hunger          l Cod liver oil from fish is rich in vitamin D
    strike belongs to Manipur
                                                          l Yeast is a fungi
 SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)                        l Bone, Cartilage and Blood are connective tissues
  Tier-1 Exam Held on: 09.09.2016                      Miscellaneous
                    (3rd Shift)                           l Babita Kumari represented India in the Rio Olym-
                                                            pics 2016 in wrestling
Medieval History
                                                          l CPU is consist of Arithmetic and Logical unit,
  l The official language for Delhi sultanate was Per-      Resister and Control unit
    sian
Modern History                                          SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
  l The Swadeshi Boycott Movement is related to          (Tier-1) Exam Held on: 10.09.2016
    Partition of Bengal in 1905                                           (First Shift)
  l Mutiny of 1857 was described as the first Indian
    War of Independence by B.D. Savarkar
                                                       Ancient History
                                                          l A collective term used by the Jains for their sa-
Physical Geography                                          cred books is Angas
  l Lines joining places of equal rainfall are called
    isohyets
                                                       Modern History
  l Ozone protects biosphere from ultraviolet rays        l ‘Do or Die’ is associated with Quit India Move-
                                                            ment in India’s freedom struggle
General Geography
                                                                            Success Tip
  l Ganga, Brahmputra and Godavari rivers form
                                                        The Quit India speech is a speech made by Mahatma
    deltas
  l Bandhavgarh National Park is located in the state   Gandhi on 8 August 1942, on the eve of the Quit
    of Madhya Pradesh                                   India movement. He called for determined, but
  l Nainital is called the ‘Lake District of India’     passive resistance that signified the certitude that
  l Taxes belongs to Central Government are Excise      Gandhi foresaw for the movement is best described
    duty, Custom duty and Income tax                    by his call to Do or Die.
Polity and Constitution                                Physical Geography
  l The largest committee of Parliament of India is       l Area of India covered by tropical evergreen forest
    Estimates Committee                                     is Western Ghats
  l Jammu and Kashmir state has bicameral legis-
    lature among the states of Tamil Nadu, Punjab,     General Geography
    Sikkim and Jammu and Kashmir                          l Tehri dam has been built on the Bhagirathi river
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