l  India has the longest international boundary with
       Bangladesh                                           SSC Combined Graduate Level (CGL)
    l  State in India that has the largest coastline is      (Tier-1) Exam Held on: 10.09.2016
       Gujarat                                                               (Second Shift)
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 Gujarat forms the longest coastline of all Indian states. Medieval History
 The total length of coastline of Gujarat is 1214.7 Km.       l  The first Europeans to come to India were Portu-
 Some of the important ports of Gujarat are – Alang,             guese
 Kandla, Mandavi, Okha, Porbandar, Veraval,                                     Success Tip
 Jafarabad, Pipavav, Bhavnagar, Dahej, Magadalla,
                                                            Long after the decline of the Roman Empire’s sea-
 Hazira, Mandvi (Surat), Mundra and Maroli.
                                                            borne trade with India, the Portuguese were the next
    l Jog falls in Karnataka is located over Sarawati
                                                            Europeans to sail there for the purpose of trade, first
       river                                                arriving by ship in May 1498
Polity and Constitution                                       l British achieved political power in India after the
    l  The Speaker of Lok Sabha has the right to decide          Battle of Plassey
       whether a Bill is a money bill or not                                    Success Tip
    l  The discretionary powers of a Governor is limit-     The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the
       ed in assent to Bills                                British East India Company over the Nawab of
    l  The first law officer of the country is Attorney     Bengal and his French allies on 23 June 1757
Economy                                                    Modern History
                                                              l  Raja Ram Mohan Roy, Pandit Iswar Chandra
    l  Indonesia is not a member of the “BRICS” group
                                                                 Vidyasagar and Jotiba Phule were actively en-
    l  Taxation, public borrowing and public expendi-
                                                                 gaged in social and religious reforms in India
       ture are instruments of fiscal policy
    l In a perfect competition market forms, a firm does   Physical Geography
       not exercise control over price                        l  The Sun shine vertically on the equator twice a
    l The name of portal launched by RBI recently to             year
       check illegal money collection is Sachet               l  Tsunami is the name given to tidal waves
                       Success Tip                            l  Nimbostratus and cumulonimbus are rain clouds
 This website will enable public to obtain information     General Geography
 regarding entities that accept deposits, lodge
 complaints and also share information regarding              l  Cities in an order from North to South
 illegal acceptance of deposits                                  Bhubaneshwar, Hyderabad, Chennai, Cochin
Physics                                                    Polity and Constitution
    l  ‘Parsec’ is the unit measurement of astronomi-         l  The President has the power to prorogue the Lok
       cal distance                                              Sabha
    l  The phenomenon of change in direction of light         l  According to the Indian Constitution, the Presi-
       when it passes from one medium to another is              dent has the Power to declare emergency
       called refraction                                   Economy
Chemistry                                                     l  The main effect of Direct Taxes is on income
    l  At room temperature, the metal that remains liq-       l  The term ‘Dumping’ refers to sale in a foreign
       uid is Mercury                                            market of a commodity just at a price below mar-
    l  Phenol is known as carbolic acid                          ginal cost
    l  Atomic explosion is triggered by uncontrolled          l  World Economic Outlook report is published by
       chain reaction                                            IMF
Biology                                                    Physics
    l  Substance normally found in urine is creatinine
                                                              l  A canon recoils after firing due to Newton’s third
    l  The thymus gland produces a hormone called                law of motion
                                                              l  A bomb explodes on the moon, one cannot hear
    l  Blood group AB has no antibody                            the sound of explosion
    l  Android, Vista and iOS are operating systems
    l  Indians has been selected for grant of Raman           l  Teflon is used as non stick coating for cooking
       Magasaysay Award 2016 are Bezwada Wilson and              utensils
       T.M. Krishna                                           l  During a nuclear fusion, two light nuclei com-
                                                                 bine to form a heavy nucleus