SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Physics l The other name of Sahyadri Range is Western
l The bending of light when it passes around a
corner or a slit is due to diffraction. l The Forest Research Institute of India located in
Chemistry l India has longest international border with
l The weakest bond in nature is hydrogen bond. Bangladesh.
l Acid + Base ® Salt + Water. Polity
Biology l The constituents of Indian Parliament are the
l Cattle quickly swallow grass and store it in their President, the Council of States (Rajya Sabha)
rumen. and the House of the People (Lok Sabha).
l Red blood cells carry oxygen to various parts of l The executive head of state in India is the Presi-
human body. dent.
l Function performed by the kidneys in the hu-
man body is excretion. Economy
Sports l A market or an industry is dominated by a single
seller in monopoly market form.
l Six (6) players are there in a team of Volleyball. l Disguised unemployment is also known as un-
l The monistic theory of sovereignty was given by Success Tip
Austin. Disguised unemployment exists where part of the
l FORTRAN is not used for drawing pictures and labor force is either left without work or is working
carrying out mathematics computations. in a redundant manner where worker productivity is
Success Tip essentially zero.
FORTRAN is a general-purpose, imperative program- Physics
ming language that is especially suited to numeric
computation and scientific computing. l It is difficult to fix a nail on a freely suspended
l Bishnoi movement was started against cutting wooden frame. This statement supports Newton’s
of trees. third law.
l The major aim of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Success Tip
is to provide LPG connections. Newton’s third law is: For every action, there is an
Success Tip equal and opposite reaction.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) was launched l The property of electromagnetic waves are:
by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 1 May 2016 at
a. Oscillating electric field and magnetic field
Ballia, Uttar Pradesh.
are perpendicular to each other.
l Television was discovered by John Baird.
l ‘Indian of the year’ award has been awarded to b. Electromagnetic waves are transverse waves.
Preety Shenoy. c. Electromagnetic waves do not show interfer-
l The author of the book titled ‘Selection Day’ is ence and diffraction.
l India has Kalapani territorial dispute is associ- Chemistry
ated with its neighboring country Nepal. l A radio-active substance has a half life of six
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam months. Three-fourth of the substance will de-
cay in twelve months.
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Medieval History l Bacteria were discovered by Antonie Ven
l Konark’s Sun Temple was built by Narsimhadeva Leeuwenhoek.
I. l The name of a group of similar cells performing a
Geography and Environment specific function is tissue.
l Plant tissues are three (3) types.
l Amazon River flows through Brazil.
These are the epidermis, the ground tissue and the
The Amazon River is the largest river by discharge
volume of water in the world and according to most vascular tissue.
authorities, the second longest in length. l pH of the human blood is slightly basic.