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.
     nis.
                                                           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
                                                        Polity
     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.
                                                              chanical energy.
  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.
         Artist                        Art
                                                        Biology
     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
                                                         by polymerization.
             SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
                                                           l Cancer is non-communicable in nature.
      Held on: 11.08.2017 2nd Shift
                                                                              Success Tip
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.
                     Success Tip
                                                        Sports
                                                           l The duration of one-half of a football match is
Khalsa refers to both a special group of initiated Sikh
                                                              45 minutes.
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
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