SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
  l The inventor of frozen foods was Clarence                                Success Tip
     Birdseye.
  l The Mosque with “shaking minarets” is situated      Anions are atoms or radicals (groups of atoms), that
     in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.                             have gained electrons. Since they now have more elec-
  l The Padma Shri 2017 in the field of ‘Culinary’      trons than protons, anions have a negative charge.
     was awarded to Sanjeev Kapoor.
  l ‘The World Outside My Window’ is written by         Biology
     Ruskin Bond.                                          l The plant hormones are gibberellic, auxins and
  l Due to increased weapon launching missions of             cytokinins.
     North Korea, a spy satellite has been launched
     by Japan to monitor North Korea.                      l Nephron is related to excretory system of human
  l India’s land dispute near Tawang is with China.           body.
                                                           l Vitamin D is obtained from Sun rays.
             SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
       Held on: 10.08.2017 1st Shift                    Sports
                                                           l B. Sai Praneeth is associated with Badminton.
Medieval History                                        Miscellaneous
  l The Mughal Emperor Akbar was illiterate.
                                                           l An IP address is 32 bit number.
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                                                           l First state to implement Saur Sujala Yojana is
Aurangzeb was highly educated and knew Arabic and             Chhattisgarh.
Persian. Akbar on the other hand was illiterate as he
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was 13 when he became Mughal-e-Azam Jalaluddin
Mohammad Akbar.                                         Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Saur
                                                        Sujala Yojana that would provide solar powered irri-
Modern History                                          gation pumps to farmers at a subsidized price.
  l ‘Azad Hind Fauj’ was founded in Singapore.             l Sir Tim-Berners-Lee is known for the invention
                     Success Tip                              of ‘World Wide Web’.
The Indian National Army was an armed force formed         l Artists and their related arts
by Indian nationalists in 1942 in Southeast Asia
                                                                 Artist                     Arts
during World War II.
                                                              a. Muthuswami Dikshitar       Carnatic Music
Geography and Environment                                     b. Parveen Sultana            Singer
  l Strait of Malacca separates Malay Peninsula and           c. M.S. Gopalkrishnan         Violinist
     Indonesia Island of Sumatra.
                                                              d. Nandlal Bose               Painting
  l The latitude which passes through Sikkim also
     passes through Rajasthan.                             l 2017 Asian Award recipient for the outstanding
  l The major cause of acid rain is nitrogen dioxide.         achievement in Cinema is Kunal Nayyar.
                                                           l The author of the book “Rekha: The untold story”
Polity                                                        a biography on a veteran actress Rekha is Yasser
  l Governor of a state in India is appointed by Presi-       Usman.
     dent of India.                                        l USA exited from Trans Pacific Partnership (TTP)
  l Literal meaning of ‘Certiorari’ is to be certified        in January 2017.
     (or) to be informed.
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Economy                                                 The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), or the Trans Pa-
  l The accounts under Balance of Payment are Cur-      cific Partnership Agreement (TPPA), is a trade agree-
     rent Account, Capital Account and Unilateral       ment between Australia, Brunei Darussalam,
     Payments Account.                                  Canada, Chile, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New
Physics                                                 Zealand, Peru, Singapore, the USA (until 23 January
                                                        2017) and Vietnam.
  l Speed of light is the maximum in vacuum.
                                                           l Countries and their famous tourist place
  l The SI unit of electric current is ampere.
                                                                 Countries       Famous Tourist Place
Chemistry                                                     a. China           Great Wall of China
  l Process of loosing electrons is known as oxida-
                                                              b. Bhutan          Paro Taktsang
     tion.
  l Anions are formed by gaining of electrons.                c. Nepal           Pashupatinath Temple
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