Sports                                                                       Success Tip
   l Ball is used in Football, Cricket and Tennis.     The 10th Schedule to the Constitution, popularly
                                                       referred to as the ‘Anti-Defection Law’, was inserted
Miscellaneous                                          by the 52nd Amendment in 1985.
   l A bug in computer terminology is an error in pro-
     gram.                                             Economy
   l Deen Dayal Rasoi Yojana to provide food at only      l When there is only one buyer and one seller of
     Rs. 5 has been launched on 6th April, 2017 by          product, it is called bilateral monopoly situation.
     Madhya Pradesh.                                      l The National Commercial Banks sponsors Re-
   l Microscope was invented by Zacharias Janssen.          gional Rural Banks (RRB’s).
   l Festivals and their related states                   l Union Cabinet approves amendments in M-SIPS
        Festival                          State             to attract investment in electronics manufactur-
     a. Gangaur                  Rajasthan                  ing. The full form of M-SIPS is Modified Special
     b. Ganesh Chaturthi         Maharashtra                Incentive Package Scheme.
     c. Durga Puja               West Bengal
   l The ‘Miss Universe 2016’ title has won by Iris
     Mittenaere. Miss South Africa Demi Leigh Nel         l Convex mirror is generally used in rear view mir-
     Peters is crowned Miss Universe 2017.                  ror.
   l The author of the book titled ‘Number Do Lie’ is     l The SI unit of frequency is Hertz.
     Akash Chopra.
   l Antonio Guterres was appointed the Secretary      Chemistry
     General of the United Nations in January, 2017.      l An example of Inert Gas is argon.
             SSC CGL Tier-I Exam                                             Success Tip
      Held on: 09.08.2017 3rd Shift                    An inert gas is a gas that has extremely low reactiv-
                                                       ity with other substances. The noble gases—helium,
                                                       argon, neon, xenon, krypton, radon, and element 118
Medieval History                                       (Uuo)—exist in their elemental form and are found
   l The second Battle of Tarain was fought between    in Group 18 of the periodic table.
     Mohammed Ghori and Prithviraj Chauhan.
                     Success Tip
                                                          l Red rot is a disease related to sugarcane.
The Battles of Tarain were fought in 1191 (first) and
1192 (second) near the town of Tarain (Taraori), near                        Success Tip
Thanesar in present-day Haryana.                       Red rot is a degradation process found in vegetable-
                                                       tanned leather. Red rot is caused by prolonged stor-
Modern History                                         age or exposure to high relative humidity, environ-
   l The founder of Banaras Hindu University was       mental pollution, and high temperature.
     Madan Mohan Malaviya.                                l The connective tissues are blood, bone and carti-
                     Success Tip                            lage.
Banaras Hindu University is located in Varanasi, Uttar    l The virus micro-organism causes diseases like
                                                            polio and chicken pox.
Pradesh, established in 1916 by Pandit Madan Mohan
Malaviya.                                              Sports
Geography and Environment                                 l Terms and their related Sports
   l The most abundant metal on Earth’s crust is               Term                       Sport
     aluminum.                                              a. Birdie                     Golf
   l Soil having high content of aluminum and iron          b. Volley                     Tennis
     oxide is also known as pedalfer soil.                  c. Hit Wicket                 Cricket
   l Ozone is an allotrope of oxygen.                  Miscellaneous
                     Success Tip                          l The Supreme Command of the Indian Defence
Allotrope is each of two or more different physical         Forces is with the President of India.
forms in which an element can exist.                      l A ‘Modifier Key’ is Control (ctrl), Shift and alt.
   l Red data book contains data of all endangered                           Success Tip
                                                       A modifier key is a key that modifies the action of
Polity                                                 another key when the two are pressed together. Com-
   l Anti-defection law is given in Tenth Schedule of  mon modifier keys include Shift, Control, Alt, Com-
     Indian Constitution.                              mand, Option, and Function.