SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
                      Success Tip                                Novel                    Author
An inferior good is a good whose quantity demanded           a. A Visit from the Goon     Jennifer Egan
decreases when consumer income rises (or quantity                Squad
demanded rises when consumer income decreases),              b. The Corrections           Jonathan Franzen
unlike normal goods, for which the opposite is ob-
                                                             c. The Known World           Edward P. Jones
served.
                                                           l In April 2017, the G20 Digital Ministerial Meet-
  l Goods for which demand move in the opposite              ing on Digital Economy was held in Germany.
     direction of the income of the consumer are called
                                                           l The only train which runs between Kolkata and
     inferior goods.
                                                             Dhaka is Maitree Express.
Physics
                                                                     SSC CGL Tier-I Exam
  l During uniform motion of an object along a
     straight line, the velocity remains constant with         Held on: 21.08.2017 3rd Shift
     time.
  l The impression of an image persists on the retina   Medieval History
     for about 1/16th of a second.                         l Murshid Quli Khan, Alivardi khan and
                                                             Sirajuddaullah were all nawabs of Bengal.
Chemistry                                                  l The architect of Taj Mahal was Ustad Ahmad
  l Acetic Acid is another name of vinegar.                  Lahouri.
  l The reaction of Copper Sulphate and Iron pro-                            Success Tip
     duces Iron Sulphate and Copper.
                                                        Taj Mahal was commissioned in 1632 by the Mughal
  l Electron was discovered by J. J. Thomson.           emperor, Shah Jahan, to house the tomb of his
Biology                                                 favourite wife, Mumtaz Mahal.
  l Based on the common features like presence of       Modern History
     notochord and dorsal hollow neural system, ani-
                                                           l In 1918, Mahatma Gandhi went to Ahmedabad
     mal like fishes, amphibians, reptiles, birds along
                                                             to organise a Satyagraha movement amongst
     with mammals are included in Chordata Phylum.
                                                             cotton mill workers.
  l The members of phaeophyceae are commonly
     called brown algae.                                                     Success Tip
                                                        The Kheda Satyagraha of 1918, in the Kheda district
                      Success Tip
                                                        of Gujarat, India during the period of the British Raj,
The Phaeophyceae or brown algae are a large group of    was the second Satyagraha movement inspired by
mostly marine multicellular algae, including many
                                                        Mohandas Gandhi and a major revolt in the Indian
types of seaweed located in colder Northern
                                                        Independence Movement.
Hemisphere waters.
  l Asterias (Star fish), Echinus (Sea urchin),         Geography and Environment
     Antedon (Sea Lily) are all examples of Echino-
                                                           l Flora and Fauna affect the rate of humus forma-
     dermata Phylum.
                                                             tion of soil.
  l A few organisms can tolerate and thrive in a nar-
                                                           l The latitude of main land of India extends be-
     row range of temperatures. Such organisms are
     called stenothermal.                                    tween 8°4" N and 37°6" N.
                                                           l Natality refers to the number of births during a
Sports                                                       given period in the population that are added to
  l The 2016 Men’s Kabaddi World Cup won by In-              the initial density.
     dia. (2018 also won by India)                         l Chitwan National Park in Nepal is a continua-
  l Arjuna Award is given by the Government of In-           tion of India’s Valmiki National Park.
     dia to encourage outstanding achievement in the
     National Sports.
                                                        Polity
                                                           l “Central Bureau of Intelligence and Investigation”
Miscellaneous                                                is listed in the union list given in the Seventh
  l In Microsoft Word, Decrease Indent allows us to          Schedule in the Indian Constitution.
     move selected paragraphs to the left.                 l There are total 10 parliamentary seats (Rajya
  l Gangajal Delivery scheme was launched by the             Sabha constituency) in Odisha.
     Central Government in the state of Bihar to pro-
     vide clean water of the Ganges to domestic areas   Economy
     via postal services.                                  l If the Perfect Competition firm has zero costs or
  l Novels and their related author                          only has fixed cost, the quantity supplied in equi-
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