SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
   l Attorney General of India is also known as chief                           Success Tip
      law officer of Government of India.
   l The term of office of Chief Election Commission-     Suspended particulate matter (SPM) is finely divided
      er of India is six (6) years or 65 years of age.    solids or liquids that may be dispersed through the
   l Lakshadweep’s High Court is located in Kerala.       air from combustion processes, industrial activities
                                                          or natural sources.
   l Amendment of the Constitution via article 368
      can be amended only by special majority in In-         l Glass is non-biodegradable whereas cotton and
      dia.                                                      paper is biodegradable.
                                                             l ‘Electron’ was discovered by J. J. Thomson.
Economy
   l Real estate comes under tertiary sector.             Biology
   l The full form of PMGSY is Pradhan Mantri Gram           l Aristotle is known as ‘Father of Biology’.
      Sadak Yojana.                                          l Vitamin K is necessary for blood clotting in hu-
                       Success Tip                              mans.
The Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) is              l Pancreas is a human gland that produces Insu-
a nationwide plan in India to provide good all-weath-           lin.
er road connectivity to unconnected villages.                l The normal blood pressure in human beings is
   l Organisation/group and their related head quar-            120/80.
      ter                                                    l Mendel is known as ‘Father of Genetics’.
         Organisation/Group         Head Quarter             l Early blight is a common disease seen in potato.
      a. IMF                        Washington D.C.
                                                          Sports
      b. WTO                        Geneva
      c. ADB                        Philippines              l ‘Him Gold Cup’ is related to hockey.
      d. SAARC                      Kathmandu             Miscellaneous
   l Twelfth Five Year Plan had a motive of ‘Faster,
      More inclusive and Sustainable growth’.                l The storage size of commonly used floppy disks
                                                                is 1.44 MB.
                       Success Tip
                                                             l Memory, Processor and Input/Output devices are
12th Five Year Plan of the Government of India (2012–           managed by operating system.
17) aims at rate a growth rate of 8%.                        l The agricultural ministry has unveiled ‘A.P.M.C.
   l Currently, Seventeen (16) Navratnas CPEs (Cen-             Act 2017’ which has defined each state/UT as a
      tral Public Sector Enterprises) are there in India.       single unified market.
Physics                                                      l Artists and their related instrument
   l When an object is kept between two parallel plane             Artist                        Instrument
      mirrors then the number of formed images will             a. Sanjukta Panigarhi            Odissi Dance
      be infinite.                                              b. Shiv Kumar Sharma             Santoor
   l Friction can be reduced by polishing surfaces and          c. Raja Ravi Verma               Painter
      use of lubricants.                                        d. Ustad Vilayat Khan            Sitar
                       Success Tip                           l The ‘Album of the year’ award at the 59th Annual
Friction is the force resisting the relative motion of          Grammy Awards is received by album 25 by Adele.
solid surfaces, fluid layers, and material elements          l ‘Khullam Khulla’ is an autobiography of actor
sliding against each other.                                     Rishi Kapoor.
   l When the speed of a moving object is halved, its        l India and Turkey has signed three agreements in
      kinetic energy becomes 1/4 of the original.               the fields of ICT, training and culture on May 1,
   l The working principle of a mercury thermometer             2017.
      is expansion of matter on heating.                     l New oil terminal to be built at Motihari in Bihar
                                                                will supply fuel to Myanmar.
Chemistry
   l Ethylene is used for ripening of fruits.                     SSC CAPFs ASI & DP SI Exam
   l Rock Salt contains sodium.                                   Held on: 04.07.2017 1st Shift
   l The transition metals are actinium, bohrium and
      osmium whereas radium is not a transition metal.
                                                          Medieval History
   l SPM stands for Suspended Particulate Matter and
      COD stands for Chemical Oxygen Demand.                 l Jizyah Tax was abolished by Akbar.
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