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l The meristem which occurs between mature tis- Geography
sues is known as intercalary meristem.
l In due course of time the meander loop cuts off
l Platyhelminthes Phylum is also called flatworms.
from the river and forms a cut-off lake, also called
l Vocal chords in women are 5mm shorter than
an ox-bow lake.
vocal chords in men.
l The oceanic crust mainly consists of silica and
l The 2018 Rugby World Cup will be held in San l Name of the estuary on the border of India and
Francisco from 20-22 July 2018. Pakistan is Sir Creek.
l The web uses the Hyper Text Markup Language l Advisory Jurisdiction means that the President
(HTML) to request and serve web pages and pro- of India can refer any matter that is of public
grams. importance or that which involves interpretation
l Rayon fibre is also called as artificial silk. of Constitution to Supreme Court for advice.
l Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was launched l There is total one (1) parliamentary seat (Rajya
by the Central Government to give financial ser- Sabha constituency) in Tripura.
vices to weaker section of society.
Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was launched by l In India the reform policies were first introduced
the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 28 in 1991.
August 2014. Slogan of the Scheme is “Mera Khatha, l The production function of a firm is a relation-
Bhagya Vidhatha”. ship between inputs used and output produced
by the firm.
l The winners of Nobel Prize 2016 for Chemistry
are Jean-Pierre Sauvage; Sir J. Fraser Stoddart; Physics
and Bernard L. Feringa and for 2017 are Joachim
l If the speed of an object moving along a straight
Frank, Richard Henderson and Jacques
line keeps changing, its motion is said to be non-
l Novel and their related author
l The substances which reduce friction are called
Novel Author lubricants.
a. Missile Gap Charles Stross l The unit of calorific value is kJ/kg.
b. Bird Box Josh Malerman Chemistry
c. The City and the City China Mieville
l Magnesium oxide (MgO) + Water (H2O)= [Mg(OH)2]
l India’s largest overseas investment destination
in the year 2015-16 was Mauritius. Biology
l China shares its border with Arunachal Pradesh, l Order Primata comprising monkey, gorilla and gib-
Himachal Pradesh and Sikkim. bon is placed in class Mammalia along with order
Success Tip Carnivora that includes Tiger, Cats and Dogs.
China shares its border with Jammu and Kashmir, l In roots, the protoxylem lies towards the centre.
Himachal Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Sikkim and Such arrangement of primary xylem is called ex-
Arunachal Pradesh. arch.
l The example of Mollusca Phylum is Octopus.
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l The 2015 Men’s Rugby World Cup Runner-Up was
Australia. (July 2018 would be held on (San
Ancient History Francicso).
l The Chola kingdom mostly ruled south region of Miscellaneous
l Notepad is a text editor in Windows operating
l Group of Monuments at Hampi was built by
Harihara and Bukka.
l According to Central Pollution Control Board
Modern History (CPCB), particulate size 2.5 micrometers or less
l During their rule the British persuaded or forced in diameter are responsible for causing the great-
cultivators in Assam to grow tea. est harm to human health.