SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Modern History                                           Biology
   l Name of the British General who was respon-           l A healthy adult man has, on an average, 5 - 5.5
      sible for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre is Gen-         millions of RBCs mm-3 of blood.
      eral Dyer.                                           l The female sex organ in a flower is the pistil.
                      Success Tip                          l Animals in which the cells are arranged in two
Dyer is infamous for the orders that he gave on 13            embryonic layers are called diploblastic.
April 1919 in Amritsar.                                  Sports
Geography and Environment                                  l The final of 2014 FIFA Men’s World Cup was
                                                              played between Germany and Argentina.
   l Climate influences the rate of weathering and
      humus in soil formation.                           Miscellaneous
   l The longitude of main land of India extends be-       l A string is a collection of letters, digits, punc-
      tween 68°7" E and 97°25" E.                             tuation characters, and so on.
   l Temperature is the most ecologically relevant         l Namami Ganga Yojana project is an ambitious
      environment factor.                                     Union Government Project which integrates the
   l Antarctica was discovered by James Cook.                 efforts to clean and protect the Ganga River in a
                                                              comprehensive manner.
Polity                                                                        Success Tip
   l “Foreign Jurisdiction” is listed in the union list  The National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) is
      given in the Seventh Schedule in the Constitu-     the implementation wing of National Ganga Council
      tion of India.                                     which was set up in October 2016 under the River
   l Right to Equality, a Fundamental Right in the       Ganga (Rejuvenation, Protection and Management)
      Indian Constitution includes abolition of un-      Authorities order 2016.
      touchability.                                        l Books and their related authors
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                                                                 Book                      Author
Right to equality is provided from Article 14 to Ar-
ticle 18 of Indian constitution. Article 17 of the con-       a. My Country My Life        L. K. Advani
stitution abolishes the practice of untouchability.           b. Wings of Fire             A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Economy                                                       c. The Great Indian Novel Shashi Tharoor
                                                           l Citizens of Nepal does not require a passport or
   l A commodity market has a monopoly structure,
                                                              visa to enter India.
      if there is one seller of the commodity, the com-
      modity has no substitute, and entry into the in-
      dustry by another firm is prevented.
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   l The short run average cost curve is U shaped.              Held on: 20.08.2017 3rd Shift
   l IMF has predicted that the global Economy would     Modern History
      grow at 3.5% in 2017.
                                                           l In 1916 Mahatma Gandhi travelled to
Physics                                                       Champaran to inspire the peasants to struggle
   l An image formed by a plane mirror, that cannot           against the oppressive plantation system.
      be obtained on a screen is called virtual image.     l Mahatma Gandhi returned to India from South
   l The force exerted by a magnet is an example of           Africa in January 1915.
      non-contact force.                                 Geography and Environment
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                                                           l Sri Lanka is separated from India by a narrow
The force which acts on an object without coming              channel of sea formed by Pak Strait and the Gulf
physically in contact with it is called non-contact           of Mannar.
force.
                                                           l The land mass of India has an area of 3.28 mil-
Chemistry                                                     lion square km.
                                                           l Emigration is the number of individuals of the
   l A change in which a substance undergoes a
      change in its physical properties is called Physi-      population who left the habitat and gone else-
      cal Change.                                             where during the time period under consideration.
   l The process of depositing a layer of zinc on iron     l Ajanta and Ellora caves are situated in
      is called galvanisation.                                Maharashtra.
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