SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Schedule Item Biology
a. Eighth Schedule Languages l Vitamin C is a water soluble Vitamin.
b. Second Schedule Salaries of important offi- Organism Source
cials a. Frog Lungs and skin
c. Forth Schedule Allocation of seats in Ra- b. Leaves Stomata
jya Sabha c. Earthworm Skin
d. Tenth Schedule Defection related provisions l There are four (4) chambers in human heart.
Economy l Chloroplast, cell wall and vacuole are present in
l Preliminary expenses are the example of deferred a matured stomata but plasmodesma is not
revenue expenditure. Deferred revenue expenses present in a matured stomata.
are those expenses, the benefit of which can be l In case of hypermetropia, the focal length of the
extended to a number of years say, 3 to 5 years eye lens is too long.
— (as per revised schedule VI). l Antibiotics are useful for infections of bacteria.
Success Tip Sports
Capital expenditure is the money a company spends l The Summer Olympics will be held in 2028 in
to buy, maintain, or improve its fixed assets, such as Los Angeles.
buildings, vehicles, equipment, or land. Success Tip
l Bee-keeping economic activity can be included The Summer Olympics 2020 will be held in Tokyo
in primary sector but few examples of economic and The Summer Olympics 2024 will held in Paris.
activities which can be included in tertiary sector
l France has won the 2017 Davis Cup Tennis
• working in a call-centre
• tuition occupation Miscellaneous
• banking l ‘Nirvana Fund’ was set up by NSDC for financial
l Most of assets is owned by government in Public help to ventures of selected candidates trained
Sector Unit. under PMKVY but did not get any job.
l ‘Nakul Swasthya Patra’ is a scheme by the
l India’s population is equivalent to 17.74% of the
Government for wellness of animals.
total world population based on the 2017 census.
l Noamundi mine of India was in the news recently
l Eighth five year plan of India recognized human
for becoming the country’s first iron-ore mine to
development as the core of development efforts. have a solar plant for reducing carbon footprint.
Success Tip Success Tip
Eighth Five Year Plan of India runs through the period
Noamundi is a census town in Keonjhar in the Indian
from 1992 to1997 with the main aim of attaining
state of Odisha. Tata Steel"s Noamundi iron mine
objectives like modernization of the industrial sector,
bagged the Most Innovative Environmental Project
rise in the employment level, poverty reduction, and
Award in the Biodiversity category under the theme
self-reliance on domestic resources.
of Green makes business sense.
Physics l “You are Unique” is written by Dr. A.P. J. Abdul
l The size of image formed is always equal to the Kalam.
size of object in plane mirror.
l The third Indian Council for Cultural Relations
l I2R, VI and V2/R terms does represent electrical
power in circuit. (ICCR) Distinguished Indologist Award for the
year 2017 was awarded to Japanese professor
l A positively charged particle projected towards
west is deflected towards north by a magnetic Hiroshi Marui.
field. The direction of magnetic field is upward. l Ahmedabad has become first Indian city to get
l Alpha particle, proton and helium nucleus are UNESCO’s world heritage city tag.
positively charged but electron is negatively l In June 2017, India and Portugal have signed a
charged. protocol of co-operation in the field of archive.
Chemistry l India has signed an agreement to provide UDS
l In the modern periodic table metals, metalloids 318 million as line of credit for developing railway
and non metals are found in p-block.
sector of Sri Lanka.
l Cinnabar is ore of Mercury.
l Mass of a hydrogen atom is 1837 time the mass l Dot Matrix is a type of printer.
of an electron. l The secondary storage devices can only store data
l Polycot, polywool and terrycot are fabrics that and cannot perform arithmetic operations, logic
may contain polyester. operations and fetch operations.