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l “Prevention of cruelty to animals” is listed in the c. The Devil in Silver Victor LaValle
concurrent list given in the Seventh Schedule in l In March 2017, “world’s largest artificial sun” was
the Constitution of India. developed in Germany.
l Lok Sabha makes law on matters included in Success Tip
Union List and Concurrent List.
German scientists are switching on “the world’s larg-
Economy est artificial sun” in the hope that intense light
l The demand for inferior good decreases with in- sources can be used to generate climate-friendly fuel.
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Physics l According to the categories of land mentioned in
l Energy in the form of heat is wasted when a the Chola inscriptions Pallichchhandam was
machine is operated. This heat is generated due known as the land donated to Jaina institutions.
to friction. Medieval History
l The incident ray, the normal at the point of inci-
dent and the reflected ray all lie in the same l Prince Khurram was the name of the future Em-
plane. peror Shah Jahan.
Shahab-ud-din Muhammad Khurram better known
l Blue Vitriol is another name of Copper Sulphate. by his regnal name Shah Jahan was the fifth Mughal
l The rubbing surface of a matchbox has powdered emperor, who reigned from 1628 to 1658.
glass and a little red phosphorus.
Biology Geography and Environment
l Landslide is defined as the mass movement of
l Biological names are generally derived from Latin
language. rock, debris or earth down a slope.
l The members of rhodophyceae are commonly l The material carried by the glacier such as rocks
called red algae. big and small, sand and silt gets deposited, which
l Aurelia (Medusa) and Adamsia (Polyp) are ex- are called glacial moraines.
amples of Coelenterata Phylum. l Mattancherry Palace is located in Kerala.
l A few organisms can tolerate and thrive in a wide Success Tip
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eurythermal. larly known as the Dutch Palace, in Mattancherry,
Sports Kochi, in the Indian state of Kerala. It was built
around 1545 AD by the Portuguese as a present to
l The FIFA Men’s World Cup to be held in the year
King Veera Kerala Verma.
2018 to be hosted by Russia.
l In Microsoft Word, Increase Indent allows us to l “Population control and family planning” is listed
move selected paragraphs to the right. in the concurrent list given in the Seventh Sched-
l Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat scheme by the Cen- ule in the Indian Constitution.
tral Government will strengthen the bond be- l Mandamus is issued when the court finds that a
tween all the states, regions, and districts of In- particular office holder is not doing legal duty
dia. and thereby is infringing on the right of an indi-
l Velcro was invented by George de Mestral. vidual.
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battlefield is Ashok Chakra.
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