l Microphone is input device.                                               Success Tip
   l The first UDAN flight under ‘Regional Connec-
      tivity Scheme’ was flagged off between Shimla –    Arya Samaj was founded by the Swami Dayanand
                                                         Saraswati on 7 April 1875.
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the            l Longitudes/latitudes and their related geograph-
scheme on 27th May 2017 by flagging off the inaugu-           ical name
ral regional flights between Delhi and Shimla and                Longitudes/Latitudes Geographical Name
also between Kadapa-Hyderabad-Nanded.                         a. 23.5° South               Tropic of Capricorn
   l Monument and their related country                       b. 23.5° North               Tropic of Cancer
         Monument                          Country            c. 66.5° North               Arctic Circle
                                                              d. 66.5° South               Antarctic Circle
      a. Great Pyramid of Giza             Egypt
                                                            l Dead Sea has highest salinity.
      b. Great Wall of China               China
      c. Colosseum                         Italy                               Success Tip
      d. Chichen Itza                      Mexico        The Dead Sea is 304 m deep, the deepest hypersaline
   l The recipient of Nobel Prize 2016 in the field of   lake in the world. With a salinity of 342 g/kg, or
      Physiology or medicine is Yoshinori Ohsumi. The    34.2%, it is 9.6 times as salty as the ocean and one
                                                         of the world"s saltiest bodies of water.
      recipients for 2017 are Michael W. Young, Michael
      Rosbash and Jeffrey C. Hall.                          l Ox-bow lakes are formed when river is at very
                                                              low gradient.
   l The book ‘Matoshree’ has authored by Lok Sab-
      ha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan.                                              Success Tip
   l Four (4) agreements have been signed by India       An oxbow lake is a U shaped body of water that forms
      and Cyprus on 28 April 2017.                       when a wide meander from the main stem of a river
                                                         is cut off, creating a free-standing body of water.
        SSC CAPFs ASI & DP SI Exam                          l Cape Comorin is located in Tamil Nadu.
        Held on: 03.07.2017 1st Shift                                          Success Tip
                                                         Kanyakumari is a coastal town in the state of Tamil
Ancient History                                          Nadu on India’s southern tip. Jutting into the Lac-
                                                         cadive Sea, the town was known as Cape Comorin
   l Indus Valley civilisation was discovered by Alex-   during British rule and is popular for watching sun-
      ander Cunningham in the year 1856.                 rise and sunset over the ocean.
                      Success Tip                           l The green house gases are methane and carbon
Marshall, Rai Bahadur Daya Ram Sahni and Madho
Sarup Vats began excavating Harappa in 1921, find-                             Success Tip
ing buildings and artefacts indicative of an ancient     The primary greenhouse gases in Earth’s atmosphere
civilisation. These were soon complemented by dis-       are water vapor, carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous
coveries at Mohenjo-daro by Rakhal Das Banerjee,         oxide, and ozone.
Ernest J. H.                                                l A major component of water pollution in Bengal
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   l Magical charms and spells are given in Atharva
                                                              Basin is Arsenic.
                                                            l Detritus food chain is:
                                                              Dead animal ® maggots ® frog ® snake
   l In Indus Valley civilization, Dholavira is famous
                                                            l The grassland ecosystem pyramid of biomass is
      for Water Conservation.
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The Dholavira site was discovered in 1967-1968 by J.     An ecological pyramid is a graphical representation
P. Joshi ex. D.G. of A.S.I. and is the fifth largest of  designed to show the biomass or bio productivity at
eight major Harappan sites.                              each trophic level in a given ecosystem.
Modern History                                           Polity
   l Delhi was declared as the capital of India in 1911.    l The branches of federal form of government are
   l The founder of Arya Samaj was Swami Dayanand             judiciary, executive and legislative.
      Saraswati.                                            l ‘Defection’ is meant by changing party after win-
                                                              ning election.