SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Polity                                                    l Radio waves are used for communication in arti-
                                                            ficial satellites.
  l The main objective of Marxism is stateless soci-
                                                          l Multicasting is sending a frame to a group of sta-
     ety.
                                                            tions.
                      Success Tip                         l Electric motor was invented by Michael Faraday.
Marxism is an economic and social system based upon
the political and economic theories of Karl Marx and
                                                       Chemistry
Friedrich Engels.                                         l Carbon dioxide is used in fire extinguisher.
  l In Democratic government each adult citizen           l Water is used as coolant in Atomic reactor.
     must have one vote and each vote must have one       l Osmium is the heaviest metal among iron, silver
     value.                                                 and nickel.
  l The concept of ‘Distributive Justice’ was given       l The examples of sublimation are dry ice and cam-
     by Aristotle.                                          phor.
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Distributive justice concerns the nature of a socially Sublimation is the phase transition of a substance
just allocation of goods in a society.                 directly from the solid to the gas phase without passing
  l Vice-President of India is ex-officio chairman of  through the intermediate liquid phase.
     Rajya Sabha.                                         l The CFL Lamp primarily causes Mercury Pollu-
  l The maximum numbers of seats fixed for Rajya            tion.
     Sabha in India are 250 seats.
  l Governor of the state appoints the Chief Minis-
                                                       Biology
     ter of any of the state in India.                    l Analgesics are used to get pain relief in muscles.
  l High Court of Andaman and Nicobar Islands is          l Keratin protein is found in hair.
     located in West Bengal.
                                                                             Success Tip
  l Indian citizenship can be acquired by five (5)
     ways.                                             Keratin is one of a family of fibrous structural pro-
                                                       teins. It is the key structural material making up
Economy                                                hair, horns, claws, hooves, and the outer layer of
  l Offloading of government shares to private com-    human skin. Keratin is also the protein that pro-
     panies is known as disinvestment.                 tects epithelial cells from damage or stress.
  l Dairy comes under primary sector of Indian Econ-      l An example of dicot seed is pulses.
     omy.
                                                                             Success Tip
                      Success Tip
                                                       Dicots have two seed leaves inside the seed coat. They
Indian Economy is classified into three sectors viz,   are usually rounded and fat because they contain
Primary sector, Secondary sector and Tertiary sector.  the endosperm to feed the embryo plant.
Agriculture, forestry, pasturing, mining, fishing en-
                                                          l Nucleoplasm is contained inside the nucleus of
compasses primary activities as their products are
                                                            a cell.
essential or vital for human beings.
                                                          l The communicable diseases are tuberculosis and
  l Moderate degree of controlled inflation called is
                                                            measles.
     reflation.
  l The full form of, the credit rating agency in In-                        Success Tip
     dia, ‘CARE’ is Credit Analysis and Research.      A communicable disease is one that is spread from
  l The difference of Revenue expenditure and Reve-    one person to another through a variety of ways
     nue receipts is called as Revenue Deficit.        that include: contact with blood and bodily fluids;
                                                       breathing in an airborne virus; or by being bitten by
Physics
                                                       an insect.
  l Quantities and their related SI Unit                  l The chicory powder which is mixed with coffee
        Quantity                  SI Unit                   powder is obtained from root of the plant.
     a. Frequency                 Hertz                   l Energy in the food can be measured in calorie.
     b. Force                     Newton
     c. Resistance                Ohm
                                                       Miscellaneous
  l Ability to distinguish two closely placed objects     l Touch Pad is a locator device
     is resolving power.                                  l Monitor is output device.
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