SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Stigma of the plant gives us saffron.
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam l Xylem transports water from the roots of the
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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.
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
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
l Marble comes under the category of metamor-
Physics phic rocks.
l Momentum, displacement and torque are vector
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-
l Malaria is caused by female Anopheles mosquito.