SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The inexhaustible source of energy of stars is due
SSC CAPFs ASI & DP SI Exam to conversion of hydrogen to helium.
Held on: 01.07.2017 1st Shift l CFL lamp is primarily the cause of lead pollution.
Ancient History l The main aim of Montreal Protocol was protection
of Ozone layer.
l A sculptor of chariot of Harappan time was found
at Daimabad. Success Tip
Montreal Protocol was agreed on 16 September 1987,
and entered into force on 1 January 1989, followed
l The founder of ‘Vikramshila University’ was by a first meeting in Helsinki, May 1989. Since then,
Dharampal. it has undergone eight revisions.
l When India got Independence, Clement Attlee was l Supersonic jets cause thinning of O3 layer.
the Prime Minister of England.
l Democratic is a form of government in which the
l East India Company was ceased to work and
India was completely undertaken by British rulers are elected by the people.
Government in 1858. l Members of Rajya Sabha are elected for six (6)
l First Satyagrah started from Champaran for years.
opposing the cultivation of Indigo. l Under remission pardoning power of the President,
duration of sentence is reduced without changing
The Champaran Satyagraha of 1917, in the
l The President of India can keep a bill for indefinite
Champaran district of Bihar, India during the period
period in Pocket Veto.
of the British Raj, was the first Satyagraha movement
inspired by Mohandas Gandhi and a major revolt in l The President’s seat can be left vacant for 6
the Indian Independence Movement. Months.
l 61st Constitutional Amendment Act of India
Geography and Environment reduced voting age from 21 years to 18 years.
l Mountain and their related continent
Mountain Continent Economy
a. Mount Etna Europe l Full form of FDI is Foreign Direct Investment.
b. Mount K2 Asia l Wages and prices chase each other at a very quick
c. Mount Kilimanjaro Africa speed in hyper-inflation.
l Ural mountain range separates Europe and Asia. l Banking comes under tertiary sector.
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The Ural Mountains extend about 2,500 km from the The tertiary sector consists of the production of
Kara Sea to the Kazakh Steppe along the northern services instead of end products. Services (also known
border of Kazakhstan. Its highest peak is Mount as “intangible goods”) include attention, advice,
Narodnaya, approximately 1,895 m in elevation. access, experience, discussion, and affective labor.
l Suez Canal connects Mediterranean Sea and Red
l A basic characteristic of ‘Oligopoly’ is few sellers,
Success Tip l The main objective of the 5th Five Year Plan was
The Suez Canal is an artificial sea-level waterway in removal of poverty and achievement of self-
Egypt. Constructed by the Suez Canal Company reliance.
between 1859 and 1869, it was officially opened on
November 17, 1869. Physics
l The Indian states Jammu and Kashmir, Uttar l The Gamma-rays has the highest frequency.
Pradesh and Bihar share International land border.
l The world’s second largest beach is located in
Chennai. Gamma rays are the highest energy EM radiation and
typically have energies greater than 100 keV,
frequencies greater than 1019 Hz, and wavelengths
Praia do Cassino Beach: At over 150 miles in length, less than 10 picometers.
this is the longest beach in the entire world. Brazil’s
beaches are known for their white sand, warm l The clear nights are cooler than the cloudy nights
temperatures and welcoming locals. due to radiation.