SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
  l In April 2017, to address growing unemployment,     Biology
     Australia has abolished the 457 Visa Programme
     used by thousands of temporary foreign workers,       l A multicellular organism grows by cell division.
     a majority of them Indians.                                             Success Tip
                                                        Multicellular organisms are organisms that consist
             SSC CGL Tier-I Exam                        of more than one cell, in contrast to unicellular or-
       Held on: 20.08.2017 1st Shift                    ganisms.
                                                           l The male sex organ in a flower is the stamen.
Medieval History                                           l In animals like Annelids, Molluscs, organs have
  l Shah Jahan was imprisoned for the rest of his            associated to from functional systems, each sys-
     life by Aurangzeb.                                      tem concerned with a specific physiological func-
                                                             tion. This pattern is called organ system level of
Modern History
                                                             organization.
  l Name of the Commission that came to India in           l Circulatory System was discovered by William
     1928 to reform India’s constitutional system is         Harvey.
     Simon Commission.
                                                                             Success Tip
Geography and Environment                               The circulatory system is an organ system that per-
  l Granite is an example of intrusive igneous rock.    mits blood to circulate and transport nutrients, oxy-
  l The longitudinal valley lying between lesser        gen, carbon dioxide, hormones, and blood cells to
     Himalaya and the Shiwaliks are known as Duns.      and from the cells in the body to provide nourish-
  l Mortality is the number of deaths in the popula-    ment.
     tion during a given period.
                                                        Sports
  l Buland Darwaza is located in Uttar Pradesh.
                     Success Tip                           l In the Men’s Cricket World Cup in 2015, India
                                                             lost to the semi-finals against Australia.
Buland Darwaza, or the “Gate of Magnificence”, was
built in 1601 A.D. by Akbar to commemorate his vic-     Miscellaneous
tory over Gujarat.                                         l An absolute URL contains the complete address
  l Nepal shares a border with China besides India.          of a file on the Internet.
                                                           l Gram Uday Se Bharat Uday Abhiyan scheme by
Polity
                                                             the Central Government aims at setting up an
  l “Forests” is listed in the concurrent list given in      organized rural Panchayat in order to make the
     the Seventh Schedule in the Constitution of In-         villages more self-sustained.
     dia.                                                  l The Padma Shri award is given for distinguished
  l Right to Equality, a Fundamental Right in the            service in any field including service rendered by
     Indian Constitution states that all persons shall       the Government servants.
     be equality protected by the laws of the country.     l Books and their related author
Economy                                                          Book                         Author
  l The demand for a normal good increase with in-           a. The Great Indian Novel        Shashi Tharoor
     crease in the consumer’s income.                        b. A Foreign Policy For India    I. K. Gujral
  l Short run marginal cost curve cuts the average           c. Wings of Fire                 A.P.J. Abdul
     variable cost curve from below at the minimum                                            Kalam
     point of average variable cost.
                                                           l In April 2017, diplomatic ties were re-established
Physics                                                      after 37 years between Cuba and Morocco.
  l Contact force is another name for muscular force.                SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
  l The force of friction between two surfaces will           Held on: 20.08.2017 2nd Shift
     increase if the two surfaces are pressed harder.
Chemistry                                               Medieval History
  l A change in which no new substances are formed         l Babur succeeded to the throne of Ferghana in
     is called Physical Change.                              1494 when he was only 12 years old.
  l The property of metal by which it can be drawn         l Bikaner school, Jaipur school, Marwar school,
     into wires is called ductility.                         Mewar school are all schools of Rajput paint-
                                                             ings.
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