SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Chemistry Medieval History
l Fabric made from polyester does not get wrinkled l Rajendra I was the son of Rajaraja I.
easily. Success Tip
l Calcium Carbonate is formed when Carbon Di- Rajendra Chola I or Rajendra I was a Chola emperor
oxide is passed through Lime Water. of India who succeeded his father Rajaraja Chola I to
Biology the throne in 1014 CE.
l The uterus is single in female. Geography and Environment
l Members of Chlorophyceae are called green al- l Ladakh is a cold desert lying in the Great
l Members of Rhodophyceae are called red algae. l The method of soil conservation in which differ-
l Members of Phaeophyceae are called brown al- ent crops are grown in alternate rows and are
gae. sown at different times to protect the soil from
l Adamsia (Sea anemone), Pennatula (Sea-pen) are rain wash is called intercropping.
examples of Coelenterata Phylum. l Commensalism is the interaction in which one
l Penicillin was discovered by Sir Alexander Flam- species benefits and the other is neither harmed
ing. nor benefited.
l Recently, scientists have found second Great Spot
24000 km across and 12000 km wide on Jupiter
l The most number of Gold Medals in Olympic has planet.
won by Michael Phelps. l The Sundarbans Reserve Forest (SRF) which is
Miscellaneous adjacent to India’s Sundarbans National Park is
located in Bangladesh.
l In Microsoft Excel, COUNT() function is used to
count the number of cells that contain numbers Polity
within the list of arguments. l “Relief of the disabled and unemployable” is listed
l Indradanush scheme launched by the Central in the state list given in the Seventh Schedule in
Government aims to cover all those children by the Constitution of India.
2020 who are either unvaccinated, or are par- l Parliament amends the constitution.
tially vaccinated against seven vaccine prevent-
able diseases. Economy
l The winner of the Grammy Awards 2018 “Album l India’s first official census operation was under-
of the Year” is 24K magic by Bruno Mars.
taken in 1881.
l Novels and their related author
The decennial Census of India has been conducted
a. Atonement Ian McEwan
15 times, as of 2011. While has been conducted every
b. The Sound and the Fury William Faulkner 10 years, beginning in 1872, the first complete cen-
c. White Teeth Zadie Smith sus was taken in the year 1881.
l Sodimejo, the world’s ‘oldest man’ died at the l The change in the optimal quantity of a good
age of 146. He was from Indonesia.
when its price changes and the consumer’s in-
l The present Secretary General of SAARC is Mr. come is adjusted so that she can just buy the
Amjad Hussain B. Sial.
bundle that she was buying before the price
SSC CGL Tier-I Exam change is called substitution effect.
Held on: 23.08.2017 1st Shift Physics
l Friction is caused by the irregularities on the two
surfaces in contact.
l According to the categories of land mentioned in
l The motion of a freely falling body is an example
the Chola inscriptions Devadana was known as
of uniformly accelerated motion.
the land gifted to temples.
l Group of Monuments at Hampi is located in Chemistry
l Chemical formula for sulphurous acid is H2SO3.
Success Tip l The temperature at which a solid melts to be-
Hampi became the centre of the Hindu Vijayanagara come a liquid at the atmospheric pressure is
Empire capital in the 14th century. called its melting point.