SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The largest mammal is Whale. Geography and Environment
l The full form of RNA is Ribonucleic Acid.
l A difference between 2 longitudes at equator is
Sports nearby equivalent to 111 km.
l Sirocco winds are hot dust laden and blow from
l ‘Wimbledon’ is a place associated with lawn ten-
Sahara desert towards Mediterranean Region.
l Reduce – Reuse – Recycle three R’s are regarded
l The recipient of Arjuna Award 2017 in the field as environment friendly.
of athletics is Kushbir Kaur.
l Six Machine (I Don’t Like Cricket.... I Love It)’ is
an autobiography of Chris Gayle. l President of India can proclaim constitutional
emergency under Article 356.
Miscellaneous l President of India can nominate 12 members of
l Netscape Navigator is a web browser. upper house (Rajya Sabha).
l Kyoto Protocol’s (an international treaty to re- Economy
duce greenhouse gas emissions) first meeting was
l An economic system combining private and state
held at Japan.
enterprise is called as mixed Economy.
Success Tip l The main motive of Third Five Year Plan in India
The Kyoto Protocol is an international treaty which was agriculture.
extends the 1992 United Nations Framework Con- Physics
vention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that commits
l Electric Motor converts electrical energy to me-
State Parties to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
l ‘Lucky Grahak Yojana’ and ‘Digi Dhan Vyapar l Optical fiber works on total internal reflection of
Yojana’ to give cash awards to the customers and the principle of light.
merchants were launched by National Institu-
tion for Transforming India (NITI Aayog). Chemistry
Success Tip l Potassium Nitrate is used commercially in the
The primary aim of these schemes is to incentivize industry of Fire Cracker Manufacturing.
digital transactions so that electronic payments are l The examples of Allotrope are diamond, graphite
adopted by all sections of the society, especially the and ozone.
poor and the middle class. Success Tip
l Robert Edwards devised the technique IVF (In Allotrope is each of two or more different physical
vitro Fertilization). forms in which an element can exist. Graphite, char-
l Artist and their related arts coal, and diamond are all allotropes of carbon.
a. Yamini Krishna Murthy Bharatnatyam
l The longest cells of human body are nerve cells.
b. M.S. Subbulakshmi Vocalist
l Melanin is responsible for giving colour to hu-
c. Vishnu Diganbar Paluskar Musician man skin.
d. Pt. Shivkumar Sharma Santoor Success Tip
l United Kingdom is headed towards a confronta-
Melanin is a broad term for a group of natural pig-
tion over Gibraltar with Spain.
ments found in most organisms. Melanin is produced
l China has banned ‘Facebook’. by the oxidation of the amino acid tyrosine, followed
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
l Cancer is non-communicable in nature.
Held on: 11.08.2017 2nd Shift
Medieval History A non-communicable disease (NCD) is a medical con-
dition or disease that is not caused by infectious
l ‘Akbarnama’ was written by Abul Fazal. agents (non-infectious or non-transmissible).
l ‘The Khalsa’ was initiated by Guru Gobind Singh.
l The duration of one-half of a football match is
Khalsa refers to both a special group of initiated Sikh
warriors, as well as the community that considers
Sikhism as its faith. The Khalsa tradition was initi- l Sports and players
ated in 1699 by the last living Guru of Sikhism, Guru Sport Player
Gobind Singh. a. Shooting Apurvi Chandela