SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Economy l The Samjhauta Express runs between Delhi, In-
dia to Lahore, Pakistan.
l The GDP of a country are derived from agricul-
tural sector, industrial sector and service sector. Success Tip
l Isoquant is the set of all possible combinations The train was started on 22 July 1976 following the
of the two inputs that yield the same maximum Shimla Agreement and ran between Amritsar and
possible level of output. Lahore, a distance of about 42 km.
Physics SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
l If the speed of an object moving along a straight Held on: 18.08.2017 3rd Shift
line is constant, its motion is said to be uni-
form. Medieval History
l The strength of a force is usually expressed by its
magnitude. l The Mughals were the successors of Timur, the
ruler of Iran, Iraq and modern-day Turkey.
l Magnesium (Mg) + Oxygen (O2) = MgO
l Arrest of Abdul Ghaffar Khan in 1930 led to an-
l The reaction between an acid and a base is called
gry demonstrations in streets of Peshawar.
l Proton was discovered by Ernest Rutherford. Geography
Biology l Beyond the Dihang gorge, the Himalayas bend
sharply to the south and spread along the east-
l Lion, Leopard and Tiger are all species of Panthera ern boundary of India.
l The National Highway 1A connects Leh to Kash-
l Phloem fibres are made up of sclerenchymatous
mir Valley through the Zoji La pass.
cells. These are generally absent in the primary
phloem but are found in the secondary phloem. l Humayun’s Tomb is located in New Delhi.
l Coelenterates, ctenophores and echinoderms Success Tip
have radial body symmetry. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife
and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1569-70,
Sports and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian ar-
l The winner of 2017 Indian Premier League (IPL) chitect chosen by her.
is Mumbai Indians.
l “Trade unions” is listed in the concurrent list
l The storage devices are iPod, pen drives and flash given in the Seventh Schedule of the Constitu-
disks but Linux is an operating system. tion of India.
l Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana launched l Prohibition writ is issued by a higher court (High
by the Central Government is a new crop insur- Court or Supreme Court) when a lower court has
ance scheme to boost farming sector in the coun- considered a case going beyond its jurisdiction.
Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana launched on 13th l The nominal exchange rate is the price of one
January, 2016. This scheme will help in decreasing unit of foreign currency in terms of domestic cur-
the burden of premiums on farmers who take loans rency.
for their cultivation and will also safeguard them l Marginal product of an input is defined as the
against the inclement weather. change in input per unit of change in the input
when all other inputs are held constant.
l The winner of the Grammy Awards 2018 “Song of
l The parts of the South Asian Free Trade Area are
the Year” was “That’s What I Like” by Bruno Mars.
Sri Lanka, Bhutan and India.
l Novels and their related authors
The South Asian Free Trade Area (SAFTA) is an agree-
a. Dodgers Bill Beverly ment reached on 6 January 2004 at the 12th SAARC
c. The Corrections Jonathan Franzen summit in Islamabad, Pakistan. It created a free trade
l Australia’s rank in 2016 Human Development area of 1.6 billion people in Afghanistan, Bangladesh,
Index published by the United Nations Develop- Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri
ment Programme is 2 out of 168 countries. Lanka.