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Biology l The angle between the normal and the incident
ray is called the angle of incidence.
l In each testes in a male reproductive system,
there are 250 compartments called testicular lob- Chemistry
l Stainless Steel is made by mixing iron with car-
l The predominant stage of the life cycle of a moss bon and metals like chromium, nickel and man-
is the gametophyte which consists of two stages. ganese.
The second stage is the leafy.
l The melting point of ice is 273.16 K.
l In Animal Kingdom classification, the Phylums
are Mollusca, Chordata and Annelida. Biology
Sports l The ovaries are the primary female sex organs
that produce the female gamete (ovum) and sev-
l The highest number of medals at 2016 Rio Olym- eral steroid hormones (ovarian hormones).
pics was won by USA.
l Bryophytes are also called amphibians of the
Miscellaneous plant kingdom.
l Hybrid Hard Disk Drive (HHDD) is a technology Success Tip
where the conventional disk drive is combined Bryophytes are an informal group consisting of three
with non-volatile flash memory, of typically 128 divisions of non-vascular land plants, the liverworts,
MB or more to cache data during normal use. hornworts and mosses. They are characteristically
l Uday Desh Ka Aam Nagrik scheme launched by limited in size and prefer moist habitats although
the Central Government aims at providing af- they can survive in drier environments.
fordable aviation by making domestic flight l Animals belonging to phylum chordata are fun-
charges economically accessible for middle-class damentally characterised by the presence of a
citizens of India. notochord, a dorsal hollow nerve cord and paired
l The hot air balloon was invented by Montgolfier pharyngeal gill slits.
brothers. l Adaptation is any attribute of the organism (mor-
phological, physiological and behavioural) that
l India’s highest civilian award is Bharat Ratna.
enables the organism to survive and reproduce
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The first recipients of the Bharat Ratna were politi-
cian C. Rajagopalachari, philosopher Sarvepalli
Radhakrishnan, and scientist C. V. Raman, who were l In the Rio Olympics 2016, India won 2 medals
honoured in 1954. overall.
l Novels and their related author Miscellaneous
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a. An Affair Downstairs Sherri Browning
b. White Teeth Zadie Smith l Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan
launched by the Central Government aims at
c. Atonement Ian McEwan
providing free health checkups for pregnant
women for the first 6 months of pregnancy.
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l The thermos flask was invented by James Dewar.
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l “Young Girls” is the famous work of painter
Geography and Environment Amrita Shergill.
l The innermost layer is the core with a radius of Success Tip
about 3500 km. This painting done in 1932 won Amrita Sher-Gil an
associate membership at the Grand Salon in 1933.
l Captain Manoj Kumar Pandey was awarded the
Earth radius is the distance from Earth"s center to Paramvir Chakra for his martyrdom at Kargil War
its surface, about 6,371 km. of 1999.
Success Tip l Books and their related author
Nepal also shares its border with Uttar Pradesh and Book Author
Bihar. a. Open Andre Agassi
Physics b. India 2020: A Vision A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
l A ball rolling along the ground gradually slows for the New Millennium
down and finally comes to rest is due to friction. c. A Foreign Policy of India Chandra Bhambhri