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b. Hockey Ritu Rani Physics
c. Cricket Ajinkya Rahane l The pitch of a sound is determined by frequency.
l Phenomena of photoelectric effect show the par-
Miscellaneous ticle nature of light.
l Enter key is used to move to next line in a MS- Chemistry
Word document. l The common name of CaOCl2 is Bleaching Pow-
l “Urja Ganga”, 1500 km long gas pipeline project der.
has been launched in October, 2016 at Varanasi. l The common characteristic of the elements of the
Success Tip same group in the periodic table is electrons in
Urja Ganga gas pipeline of length 2540-km is planned outer most shell.
to be laid across the states from Uttar Pradesh to l Dermatitis is caused by Nickel.
Odisha. It is launched at 24 October, 2016. Success Tip
l Pentium Chip was invented by Vinod Dham. Dermatitis, also known as eczema is a group of dis-
l Shatranj ke khiladi, Charulata and Jalsaghar are eases that results in inflammation of the skin.
directed by Satyajit Ray.
l ‘Hamlet’ play of Shakespeare’s was recently Biology
claimed to be dated wrongly. l Euglena, Paramecium and Gonyaulax have cell
l USA has co-sponsored ‘Cobra Gold’ – an annual wall.
multilateral military exercise alongwith Thailand. l Mitochondria is also called as ‘power house of
l The Gurudwara ‘Panja Sahib’ is located in Paki- the cell’.
stan. l Pneumatophores is a type of breathing root (In
mangroves and other swap plants).
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l Olympics and their place
Medieval History Olympics Place
a. Summer Olympics 2020 Tokyo
l Temples and related states b. Summer Olympics 2016 Rio de Janeiro
Temple State c. Summer Olympics 2012 London
a. Brihadeswara Temple Tamil Nadu l The ‘Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award’ for the year
2016 has been awarded to Jitu Rai. Award for
b. Dilwara Temple Rajasthan
2017 is jointly conferred on Para Athlete Davendra
c. Lingraja Temple Odisha Jhanjharia and Sardar Singh (Hockey Captain).
d. Hampi Group Monuments Karnataka
Modern History l Charles Babbage is called as ‘Father of Modern
l Siraj ud-Daulah was defeated by Lord Clive in Computer’.
the Battle of Plassey. l ‘Pregnancy Aid Scheme’ launched to help preg-
Success Tip nant women financially with Rs. 6000 at 31 De-
The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the l Ian Donald pioneered diagnostic ultrasound.
British East India Company over the Nawab of Ben- l Recently organised river festival ‘Namami
gal and his French allies on 23 June 1757. Brahmaputra’ in India was attended by Prime
Minister of Bhutan.
Geography and Environment
l The author of the book ‘Akhada: The Authorized
l Alps mountain range is located in Europe. Biography of Mahavir Singh Phogat’ is Saurabh
l The full form of ITCZ is inter tropical conver- Duggal.
gence zone. l Indian Railways has signed an agreement for
Dedicated Freight Corridor with Monash Univer-
Polity sity, Australia.
l Fundamental Rights is justiciable in nature. l Kaladan multi-modal transport project has been
l The 42nd amendment is also known as the ‘Mini undertaken with Myanmar.
Constitution’ of India.
Economy The Kaladan Multi-Modal Transit Transport Project
l Courier service comes under tertiary sector. is a project that will connect the eastern Indian sea-
l The direct taxes are income tax, wealth tax and port of Kolkata with Sittwe seaport in Rakhine State,
corporate tax. Myanmar by sea.