SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
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-
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.
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.
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
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.