SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Photosynthesis takes place in the presence of
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam chlorophyll and sunlight.
Held on: 10.08.2017 2nd Shift l Universal acceptor is AB+ blood group.
Individuals with type O Rh D negative blood are of-
l The Bardoli Satyagraha Movement was led by ten called universal donors.
Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.
Success Tip Sports
The Bardoli Satyagraha of 1928, in the state of l 2016 Men’s Single title at US Open was won by
Gujarat, India during the period of the British Raj, Stan Wawrinka. (2018 it was won by Roger Federer).
was a major episode of civil disobedience and revolt
in the Indian Independence Movement.
l Bal Gangadhar Tilak is known as the ‘Father of l CAD stands for Computer Aided Design.
Indian Unrest’. l Safety Lamp was invented by Sir Humphry Davy.
l Dancers and their related dances
Geography and Environment Dancer Dance
l Western Ghats is covered by tropical evergreen a. Radha Reddy Kuchipudi
forest. b. Padma Subrahmanyam Bharatnatyam
l The final boundary between the Earth and the c. Sitara Devi Kathak
outer space is called magnetopause. l Nobel Prize for peace in 2016 has been awarded
Success Tip to Juan Manuel Santos and 2017 awarded to
International campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weap-
The magnetopause is the abrupt boundary between a
magnetosphere and the surrounding plasma. For plan-
etary science, the magnetopause is the boundary be- l ‘An Era of Darkness’ is a book written by Shashi
tween the planet"s magnetic field and the solar wind. Tharoor.
l India has recently decided to partner with for stra-
l Carbon dioxide gas contributes the maximum to tegic storage of crude oil in southern India with
the phenomena of global warming. United Arab Emirates (UAE).
Polity l Bhutan is also referred as ‘Druk Yul’.
l President is not a member of any of the two houses
of the Parliament. SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
l The provision for National Emergency came un- Held on: 10.08.2017 3rd Shift
der the Article 352 of Indian Constitution.
l The Social Audit Committee under MGNREGA Medieval History
scheme is selected by Gram Sabha. l The successor of Sikh Guru Har Krishan was
Economy Guru Teg Bahadur.
l A market or industry is denominated by a few Success Tip
firms in oligopoly market form. Guru Har Krishan was the eighth of ten Gurus of the
l The components of monetary policy in India are Sikh religion. At the age of 5, he became the youngest
repo rate, Reverse Repo Rate, Bank Rate, SLR, Guru in Sikhism on 7 October 1661, succeeding his
CRR etc. father, Guru Har Rai. He is also known as ‘Bal Guru’.
Physics Modern History
l If objects appear enlarged and inverted in a rear l Lord Cornwallis is known for permanent revenue
view mirror, then concave mirror is used. settlement of Bengal.
l Soap bubble attains spherical shape due to sur-
face tension. Geography and Environment
l A characteristic of an exothermic reaction is re- l 49th Parallel is the boundary line between USA
lease of heat. and Canada.
Chemistry l La Nina reduces the temperature of the Pacific
l The chemical formula for Sodium Chloride (salt)
is NaCl. l Cryollite is an ore of Aluminium.
l The name of the hormone produced by thymus l Fundamental duties are mentioned in Part IV A
gland is thymosin. of Indian Constitution.