l Stigma of the plant gives us saffron.
              SSC CGL Tier-I Exam                          l Xylem transports water from the roots of the
       Held on: 08.08.2017 2nd Shift                         plant to its leaves.
Medieval History                                        Sports
                                                           l ‘Rovers cup’ is associated with football.
   l Todarmal was the famous revenue minister of
      Mughal Emperor Akbar.                                l Dhronacharya Award 2016 in the field of ‘Swim-
                                                             ming (Lifetime)’ was awarded to Shri S. Pradeep
Modern History                                               Kumar.
                                                           l ‘Ace Against Odds’ is an autobiography of Sania
   l The slogan ‘Back to the Vedas (Vedo ki aur lauto)’
      was given by Dayanand Saraswati.                     l Victoria University, Australia will help India to
Geography and Environment                                    establish a National Sports University.
   l Gravitational force is the maximum at poles.       Miscellaneous
   l Hygrometer is used to measure humidity.               l Digital photos and scanned images are typically
   l Deciduous trees shed their leaves once in a year.       stored with extensions such as .bmp, .png, .tif
                                                             or .gif in bitmap graphics.
Polity                                                     l Dandia is a form of dance associated with
   l Eleven (11) Fundamental Duties are mentioned            Gujarat.
      in Indian Constitution.                              l India exchanged its border maps with Bangladesh.
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Fundamental Duties were added to the Indian Con-               Held on: 08.08.2017 3rd Shift
stitution by 42nd amendment of the constitution in
1976. The fundamental duties are contained in Ar-
ticle 51A.                                              Ancient History
   l Part IV of constitution of India deals with Direc-    l The name of the court poet of King Harshvardhana
      tive Principles of State Policy.                       was Banabhatta.
Economy                                                 Modern History
   l ‘Neo-Malthusian Theory’ is associated with re-        l The title of “The Ambassador of Hindu – Muslim
      source scarcity.                                       Unity” for being the architect and mastermind of
   l Suitable match between sectors and their ex-            the historic Lucknow Pact was given by
      amples                                                 Muhammad Ali Jinnah.
         Sector                    Example                                    Success Tip
      a. Primary                   Apiculture           Lucknow Pact refers to an agreement reached between
      b. Secondary                 Shoe Factory         the moderates, extremists and the Muslim League at
      c. Tertiary                  Consultancy          the joint session of both the parties, held in Lucknow,
   l The Entrepreneurship Development Scheme            in the year 1916.
      (EDS) has been launched under New Economy
      Development Policy (NEDP) on January 19, 2017     Geography and Environment
      at Mizoram.
                                                           l Marble comes under the category of metamor-
Physics                                                      phic rocks.
   l Momentum, displacement and torque are vector
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      quantity but speed is not a vector quantity.
   l Dynamite was invented by Alfred Nobel.             A metamorphic rock is a result of a transformation
Chemistry                                               of a pre-existing rock.
   l Pure water freezes at the temperature of 32 Fahr-     l The most important for absorption of heat radi-
      enheit.                                                ated from the Sun as well as from the Earth is
   l Process of gaining electron is known as reduc-          carbon dioxide.
      tion.                                                l Kyoto protocol came into force in 2005.
   l Tungsten (W) is generally used for making fila-                          Success Tip
      ments of bulb.
                                                        The Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Kyoto, Japan, on
Biology                                                 11 December 1997 and entered into force on 16 Feb-
                                                        ruary 2005.
   l Malaria is caused by female Anopheles mosquito.