such countries, including five partially recognised       l Mahila Police volunteer scheme to be implemented
states.                                                      in all states of the country has been launched
                                                             on pilot basis firstly in Haryana.
Polity                                                    l Anders Celsius invented the Centigrade scale.
  l Australia, United States of America and Bangladesh    l Jallikattu practiced in Tamil Nadu is a part of
     have a written Constitution but United Kingdom          Pongal festival.
     doesn’t have a written Constitution.                 l The author of the book titled ‘Jinnah often came
  l In the Indian Parliamentary System, ‘Vote on             to our House’, which won the 2016 The Hindu
     Account’ is valid for two (2) months (except the        Prize is Kiran Doshi.
     year of elections).                                  l India has signed an agreement to renew the sup-
Economy                                                      ply of Petroleum for a period of 5 years (i.e. till
                                                             2022) with Nepal.
  l Ratio of nominal to real GDP is called GD Defla-
     tor.                                                            SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
  l Reserve Bank of India monitors the banks in ac-            Held on: 16.08.2017 3rd Shift
     tually maintaining cash balance.
Physics                                                Modern History
  l Players must have the knowledge of Pascal’s law       l Bhagat Singh shot dead John Saunders on 17th
     in scuba diving.                                        December 1927.
  l The value of the Least Distance of Distinct vi-       l Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was the leader of Bardoli
     sion for a normal human being is 25 cm.                 Satyagraha.
                                                                             Success Tip
                                                       The Bardoli Satyagraha of 1928, in the state of
  l Gold, Silver and Aluminium can be beaten into      Gujarat, India during the period of the British Raj,
     Sheets but Potassium cannot be beaten into        was a major episode of civil disobedience and revolt
     Sheets.                                           in the Indian Independence Movement.
Biology                                                Geography and Environment
  l A Unicellular Organism reproduces cell division.      l Tundra forests majorly comprises of lichen and
  l The full form of DNA is Deoxyribonucleic Acid.           mosses.
  l Estrogen and Progesterone are female hormones                            Success Tip
     and Testosterone is male hormone.                 There are three types of tundra: Arctic tundra, Alpine
  l Antacid is used to treat Indigestion.              tundra, and Antarctic tundra. In tundra, the vegeta-
  l Minamata disease is a nervous disorder caused      tion is composed of dwarf shrubs, sedges and grasses,
     by eating fish, polluted with Mercury.            mosses and lichens.
Sports                                                    l Desert has maximum diurnal temperature dif-
  l Trophy/cup and their related Sports
        Trophy/Cup                Sport                Polity
     a. Irani Trophy              Cricket                 l India has taken the concept of ‘Judicial Review’
                                                             from United State’s constitution.
     b. Santosh Trophy            Football
                                                                             Success Tip
     c. Azian Shah Cup            Hockey
                                                       Judicial review is a process under which executive
  l The recipients of Major Dhyan Chand Lifetime
                                                       and legislative actions are subject to review by the
     Achievement Award for the year 2016 are Rajendra
                                                       judiciary. The power of courts to assess whether a
     Pralhad Shelke, Sylvanus 2017 Dung Dung and
                                                       law is in compliance with the constitution.
     Sathi Geetha.
                                                          l A person can be elected as the President of India
Miscellaneous                                                for any number of times.
  l The full form of ISDN is International Service                           Success Tip
     Digital Network.                                  A President must be: a citizen of India; of 35 years of
                     Success Tip                       age or above; and qualified to become a member of
                                                       the Lok Sabha.
Integrated Services Digital Network is a set of com-
munication standards for simultaneous digital trans-   Economy
mission of voice, video, data, and other network ser-
vices over the traditional circuits of the public         l Indifference curve represents satisfaction derived
switched telephone network.                                  from two goods.