SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The literal meaning of the term “Quo-Warranto” l C++ is a programming language.
is by what authority (or) warrant. l Artists and their related Arts
Economy Artists Arts
l The decision regarding the savings and loan ac- a. Amjad Ali Khan Sarod
tivities in a Self Help Group (SHG) was taken by b. Ustad Bismillah Khan Shehnai
members of group. c. Hema Malini Bharatnatyam
l Coal India Limited (CIL), Steel Authority of India d. Shambhu Maharaj Kathak
Limited (SAIL) and Bharat Heavy Electricals Lim-
l Nobel Prize for Literature 2016 was conferred to
ited (BHEL) are in the list of Maharatna.
Bob Dylan and for 2017 to Kazuo Ishiguro.
Success Tip l The author of the book titled ‘The Gita for Chil-
There are 8 companies in the list of Maharatna. Other dren’ is Roopa Pai.
5 companies are Bharat Petroleum Corporation Lim- l The Asian country to open ‘Duge Bridge’ (world’s
ited, National Thermal Power Corporation, Oil and highest road ridge) for use in year 2016 is China.
Natural Gas Corporation, Indian Oil Corporation
Limited and Gas Authority of India Limited. SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
l The 7th pay commission has retained the rate of Held on: 09.08.2017 1st Shift
annual increment of 3%.
l Temples and their lords
l Acceleration, force and velocity are vector quan-
tity but electric current is not a vector quantity.
a. Lingaraja Temple, Orissa Lord Shiva
l The phenomenon of raising the outer edge of the
curved roads above the inner edge to provide nec- b. Tijara Mandir, Lord Mahavira
essary centripetal force to the vehicles to take a Rajasthan
safe turn is called banking of roads. c. Venketeswara Temple, Lord Vishnu
l Isobars are elements with different atomic num- Modern History
ber but same mass number. l Chronological order of the Indian Freedom
l Metals and their related ores Struggle is Poona Pact, Quit India Movement,
Metals Ores Shimla Conference and Cabinet Mission.
a. Iron Haematite l Satyagraha movement was launched by Mahatma
b. Copper Chalcopyrite Gandhi from Champaran in 1917.
c. Thorium Monazite
Geography and Environment
l The name of the tropical cyclones in the China
l Phylum Annelida has segmented body. Sea is Typhoon.
Success Tip l Norway, Sweden and Denmark are the part of
Phylum Annelida contains a variety of worms and Scandinavia.
their relatives. They are found everywhere from ma- l The reason for formation of Mirage in desert is
rine and freshwater habitats to damp soil. refraction and total internal reflection of light
l Synapse gap is present between two neurons.
l Small intestine has finger like outgrowths which Polity
are called as Villi (Singular Villus). l The oath of the President of India is adminis-
l Malaria causing germs was discovered by Charles tered by the Chief Justice of India.
Louis Alphonse Laveran.
l The ‘General Equilibrium Theory’ was given by
l F1 Race and their winners Leon Walras.
F1 Race Winners l Demand Draft:
a. F1 Australian Grand Sebastian Vettel a. Is a negotiable instrument.
Prix 2017 b. Is a banker’s cheque.
b. F1 Russian Grand Valtteri Bottas c. Is issued by a bank.
Prix 2017 l Member of BRICS association are Brazil, Rus-
c. F1 Chinese Grand Lewis Hamilton sia, India, China and South Africa.