SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Chemistry                                                  l Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu
                                                             Naidu, has been awarded with the ‘Transformative
   l The subatomic particle that does not have any
                                                             Chief Minister Award’ on May 8, 2017.
     electric charge is a neutron.
                                                           l The book named ‘Exile’ was written by Tasleema
   l Argon gas is used in bulb.                              Nasreen.
   l Chlorine gas is a major component of tear gas.        l Pakistan has leased Gwadar port to state-run firm
   l Brine solution is excess salt + water.                  of China for 40 years.
   l pH scale ranges from 0 to 14.                         l India’s neighbouring country Nepal, Bangladesh
                                                             and Bhutan are the founding members of SAARC.
Biology
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   l Veins bring back deoxygenated blood from
     different parts of human body to heart.            The South Asian Association for Regional Coopera-
                                                        tion (SAARC) is the regional intergovernmental or-
   l The warm blooded animal is Ape.
                                                        ganization and geopolitical union of nations in South
                     Success Tip                        Asia. Its others member states include Afghanistan,
Warm-blooded animal species can maintain a body         India, Maldives, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.
temperature higher than their environment. In
particular, homeothermic species maintain a stable             SSC CAPFs ASI & DP SI Exam
body temperature by regulating metabolic processes.           Held on: 01.07.2017 2nd Shift
   l Bile is stored in the gallbladder.
                                                        Ancient History
   l The connective tissues are Adipose Muscle,
     Compact Bone and Areolar Tissue.                      l The Indus Valley Civilization is famous for its
                                                             city/town planning.
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Connective tissue fills the spaces between organs and
                                                        The Indus Valley Civilisation was a Bronze Age civili-
tissues, and provides structural and metabolic
                                                        zation (3300–1300 BCE; mature period 2600–1900
support for other tissues and organs.
                                                        BCE) mainly in the northwestern regions of South
   l The human heart normally beats 72 times in a       Asia, extending from what today is northeast Afghan-
     minute.                                            istan to Pakistan and northwest India.
   l Muscle fatigue occurs due to accumulation of
     Lactic Acid.                                       Medieval History
                                                           l First battle of Panipat was fought between Babur
Sports                                                       and Ibrahim Lodi on 21 April, 1526.
   l Nitin Thimmaiah is related to Hockey.
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Miscellaneous                                           The Second Battle of Panipat, 5 November 1556, was
   l ‘The God, who gave us the liberty at the same      fought between the Mughal emperor Akbar and Hemu.
     time’ was said by Jefferson.                       The Third Battle of Panipat, 14 January 1761, was
                                                        fought between Ahmad Shah Durrani who defeated
   l ‘Patriarchy Society’ is the system that values men
                                                        the army of the Maratha Empire under Sadashivrao
     more than women.
                                                        Bhau.
   l Dot-Matrix is an example of printer.
   l Size conversions in chronological order are 1 KB   Modern History
     – 1024 Bytes, 10 MB – 10240 KB, 1 GB – 1024           l ‘The Loyal Muhammadans of India’ was a news-
     MB and 1 TB – 1024 GB.                                  paper by Sayyed Ahmed Khan.
   l The name of the app launched by the Union             l The founder of society called ‘Abhinav Bharat’
     Ministry of Power to provide real time information      was Vinayak Damodar Savarkar.
     sharing on power supply is URJA MITRA.                                   Success Tip
   l ‘Portland cement’ was discovered by Joseph
                                                                Abhinav Bharat was founded in 1904.
     Aspdin.
   l Temples and their related religion                    l Historical events in the chronological order their
                                                             occurrence are Partition of Bengal, Champaran
        Temple                     Religion
                                                             Satyagraha and Jallianwala Bagh Massacre.
     a. Dilwara Temple             Jainism
     b. Golden Temple              Sikhism              Geography and Environment
     c. Lotus Temple               Bahai                   l Deltaic region of Mahanadi River is suitable for
     d. Sun Temple                 Hinduism                  well irrigation.
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