SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
l Wheat is an herb.
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l Snakes, turtle, lizards and crocodiles fall under
Ancient History the category of reptilian.
l The son of Chandragupta Maurya was Bindusara. Sports
Medieval History l The venue hosted its first ever test match on 9th
November, 2016 which was played between India
l The Sayyids dynasty came to power in India after
and England is Saurashtra Cricket Association
the Tughlaq dynasty.
Success Tip l The only Indian cricketer to have received the Polly
Chronological order of dynasty in Delhi Sultanate – Umrigar award 3 times is Virat Kohli.
Slave Dynasty, Khalji Dynasty, Tugluq Dynasty, Miscellaneous
Sayyid Dynasty and Lodhi Dynasty.
l ROM stores data permanently in a computer.
Geography and Environment l NITI Aayog has formed to replace of the Planning
l Pluto is considered as the dwarf planet. Commission.
l Sandstone is the type of sedimentary rock. Success Tip
Success Tip NITI Aayog stands for The National Institution for
Sedimentary rocks are types of rock that are formed Transforming India.
by the deposition and subsequent cementation of l Artists and related Art form
that material at the Earth"s surface and within bod- Artists Art Form
ies of water. a. Gauri Shankar Devilal Kathak
l The components of Smog are volatile organic com- b. Hari Prasad Chaurasia Flute
pounds, nitrogen oxide and sulphur dioxide.
c. M. F. Hussain Painting
Polity d. Zakir Hussain Tabla
l The minimum age required to become Vice-Presi- l The author of the book titled “The Sellout” is
dent of India is 35 years. Paul Beatty.
l The Quo Warranto “writ” of the High Court or l The major defence partner of USA in December,
the Supreme Court is issued to restrain a person 2016 was designated to India.
from holding a public office which he is not en- l India did its seventh edition of bilateral
titled to. EKUVERIN Exercise 2016 at Kadhdhoo with
l Reserve Bank of India borrows money from com- SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
mercial banks at the rate of Reverse Repo Rate. Held on: 05.08.2017 3rd Shift
l Movement along the supply curve is known as
expansion and contraction of supply. Ancient History
Physics l ‘Nyaya Sutra’ was written by Gautam.
l Tensiometer is used to measure Soil Water Ten- Modern History
l The first Viceroy of India was Lord Canning.
l The SI unit of Force is Newton.
l Aluminium, copper and silver is a good Thermal Success Tip
Conductor. Lord Canning served as a Viceroy from 1858 to 1862.
l First working laser was invented by T. H. Maiman.
Geography and Environment
Chemistry l Earth’s deepest point in water is Mariana trench.
l Rusting is redox reaction (oxidation and reduc- It is located in the Pacific Ocean.
tion). l Maasai is a tribe of Kenya.
l Aluminium ion, copper ion and zinc ion is the Success Tip
Tribes of Kenya are Maasai, Embu, Kalenjin, Kamba,
Success Tip Kikuyu, Kisii, Luhya, Luo, Meru, Mijikenda, Rendille,
A cation is a positively-charged ion. Sambur, Somali, Swahili, Taita and Turkana.