SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Ariana Grande was performing in when her con- Success Tip
cert was hit by a terrorist attack in May 2017 in
Manchester. Itai-Itai disease was caused by cadmium poisoning
due to mining in Toyama Prefecture.
Ariana Grande-Butera, better known as Ariana Biology
Grande, is an American singer and actress. l Auxiliary bud develops into branch of the plant.
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
The auxiliary bud is an embryonic shoot located in
Held on: 08.08.2017 1st Shift the axil of a leaf. Each bud has the potential to form
shoots, and may be specialized in producing either
Medieval History vegetative shoots (stems and branches) or reproduc-
l The Vijay Stambha (Tower of Victory) in tive shoots (flowers).
Chittorgarh has built by Rana Kumbha. l Xylem helps in transportation of water.
l The five kingdom classification was proposed by
Modern History R. H. Whittaker.
l The slogan “Swaraj is my birthright and I shall
have it” was raised by Bal Gangadhar Tilak.
R. H. Whittaker proposed an elaborate five kingdom
Geography and Environment classification – Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae and
l The largest Indian state in terms of the total area Animalia.
covered is Rajasthan. l The Cholera causing germs was discovered by
l Indian state having the largest Coastline is Filippo Pacini.
l Pyrometer is best suited for measuring the tem-
perature inside metallurgical furnaces. l Players and their related games
l Afghanistan is the largest producer of opium in Players Games
a. Mithali Raj Cricket
Polity b. Poonam Rani Hockey
l Recommendation of the two houses of the Par- c. Lalita Babar 3000 meter Steeplechases
liament is mandatory to impeach the President
of India from his office before the completion of Miscellaneous
his/her term. l The full form of ‘LAN’ is Local Area Network.
l Five (5) types of writ are there in the Indian Con- l ‘Vikalp’ is a scheme launched by Indian Railways
stitution. to help wait-listed passengers. Under this
l Buffer stock is the component of Food Security a. No-extra charges will be taken from passen-
l The accepted average Calorie requirement for ru- b. Wait-listed passengers can avail opportunity
ral areas in India is 2400. of travelling in Rajdhani/Shatabdi/Special
trains even when booking made is in other
Physics mail/express trains.
l The other name of Galileo’s law of falling bodies c. Vikalp scheme will be initially available for e-
is Newton’s first law. tickets only.
Success Tip l ‘Hunar Haat’ an exhibition to exhibit and pro-
On the basis of the law of parabolic fall, Galileo mote the arts and artisans from minority com-
reached the conclusion that bodies fall on the sur- munity was launched at IITF, New Delhi, 2016.
face of the earth at a constant acceleration, and that l The award for the best movie at the Oscar Awards
the force of gravity which causes all bodies to move 2017 was won by Moonlight.
downward is a constant force. l The author of the book titled ‘Citizen and Soci-
l An example of solid sol is coloured gemstones. ety’ is Hamid Ansari.
l India has recently signed a MoU (Memorandum
Chemistry of Understanding) for Water Conservation in In-
l Formic acid is released when an ant bite. dia with Israel.
l Cadmium is responsible for Itai-Itai disease.