SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has Success Tip
launched the ‘Test and Treat Policy’ for HIV pa-
Satyashodhak Samaj is a social reform society
founded by Jyotirao Phule in Pune, India, on 24
l Karl Landsteiner is known for the discovery of
September 1873. Its purpose was to liberate the
Shudra and Untouchable castes from exploitation
l Lotus temple is known for Bahai religion. and oppression.
Geography and Environment
The Bahai Faith is a religion teaching the essential
worth of all religions, and the unity and equality of l Mountain ranges and their related continent
all people. It’s established by Bahaullah in 1863. Mountain Range Continent
l The recipient of Padma Shri for the year 2016 in a. Himalayas Asia
the field of Sports (Cricket) along with Virat Kohli b. Andes South America
is Shekhar Naik. c. Rocky North America
l The book named ‘the People’s President: Dr. A.P.J. l Summer solstice is observed in Southern Hemi-
Abdul Kalam’ has written by S. M. Khan. sphere on 21st December.
l Kazakhstan has opened its consulate in Chen- l Moraine is a kind of soil erosion that is caused
nai on 28 April 2017. by glacier.
l Katchatheevu Island was ceded by India to Sri
Lanka in 1974. Success Tip
Success Tip A moraine is any glacially formed accumulation of
unconsolidated glacial debris that occurs in both
Katchatheevu is an uninhabited island administered
currently and formerly glaciated regions on Earth,
by Sri Lanka and was a disputed territory claimed by
India until 1976. The island originated from a volca- through geomorphological processes.
nic eruption that occurred in the 14th century. l ‘Sardar Sarovar Dam’ is on the Narmada River.
SSC CAPFs ASI & DP SI Exam
The Sardar Sarovar Dam is a gravity dam on the Nar-
Held on: 03.07.2017 2nd Shift
mada River near Navagam, Gujarat. Four Indian
Medieval History states, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and
Rajasthan, receive water and electricity supplied from
l Slave dynasty, Syed dynasty and Khilji dynasty
has ruled the Delhi"s Sultanate.
l Luni River of India has an Inland drainage.
l The major component of Gobar Gas is methane.
JOIN 4 MORE ~ Polity
The Delhi Sultanate was a Muslim sultanate based
mostly in Delhi that stretched over large parts of the
Indian subcontinent for 320 years (1206–1526). l Political theory of ‘Fascism’ started in Italy.
l Aurangzeb was also known as ‘Zinda Pir’.
Modern History Fascism is a form of radical authoritarian national-
l Marathi fortnightly newspaper ‘Bahishkrit Bhar- ism, characterized by dictatorial power, forcible sup-
at’ was started by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar. pression of opposition and control of industry and
Success Tip commerce that came to prominence in early 20th-
Newspapers started by Dr. B. R. Ambedkar are –
Mooknayak (Mute Hero – 1920), Bahishkrut Bharat l Ritchie supports customary rights.
(India Ostracized – 1927), Janata (Masses – 1930) l In federal government, power is distributed among
and Prabudhha Bharat (An Awakened India – 1956). the legislature, executive and judiciary.
l Lord Curzon was the Viceroy of India when Indi- l Due to political competition in a democracy, so-
an University Act, 1904 was passed. cial divisions get reflected in politics.
l ‘Satyashodhak Samaj’ was founded by Jyotirao l Communal politics is based on the belief that
Phule. one religion is superior to that of others.