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A Gorge is a narrow valley with steep, rocky walls
Held on: 22.01.2018 Evening Shift located between hills or mountains and stream
Ancient History running through it.
l Anguttara Nikaya Buddhist scripture describes l Manipur, Nagaland and Arunachal Pradesh are
about 16 Mahajanpadas. the states sharing its borders with Myanmar.
Whereas Assam is the only state among the Seven
Success Tip sisters. Which share its borders with the rest of
The Anguttara Nikaya is a Buddhist scripture, the the six states that comprises the seven sisters.
fourth of the five nikayas, or collections, in the Sutta l Bhavanisagar Dam or Lower Bhavani Dam is
Pitaka, which is one of the "three baskets" that located in Tamil Nadu.
comprise the Pali Tipitaka of Theravada Buddhism. l Oxygen gas is the second most abundant gas by
l The Chinese Pilgrim who visited India in the early volume in atmosphere.
6th century was Sung Yun. l Carbon Monoxide when reacts with haemoglobin,
it produces a stable compound that actually
Success Tip prevents oxygen entering body.
Sung Yun was a Chinese Buddhist monk who was l Oil spills is seen in marine ecosystem and is also
sent by the devout Buddhist Empress Hu of the a form of pollution.
Northern Wei Dynasty with some companions Polity
including the monk Hui Zheng, Fa Li and Zheng Fouze, l The concept of Constitution first originated in
to northwestern India to search for Buddhist texts. Britain.
Medieval History l The Parliament has the power to make laws
regarding citizenship under article 11 of the
l The capital of the sultanate during the reign of
Constitution of India.
Iltutmish was Delhi.
l War, armed rebellion and external aggression can
Success Tip be the ground for proclamation of Emergency
Shams ud-Din Iltutmish was the third ruler of the under the Constitution of India but internal
Delhi Sultanate, belonging to the Mamluk dynasty. disturbance cannot be the ground for procl-
Iltutmish conquered Multan and Bengal from amation of Emergency under the Constitution
contesting rulers, and Ranathambhore and Siwalik of India. (44th amendment act)
from their rulers. l The 100th amendment in Indian Constitution
provides acquiring of territories by India and
Modern History transfer of certain territories to Bangladesh.
l The ideas of non-cooperation movement during Success Tip
freedom struggle did not envisage on common
On 7th May 2015, the Parliament of India has passed
the 119th constitutional amendment Bill 2013, which
l Sarojini Naidu, Rajkumari Amrit Kaur and
after the assent of the President entered in to the statue
Kamladevi Chattopadhyaya are participated in book [as Constitution 100th Amendment Act 2015].
the Salt Satyagraha of Gandhiji.
l The constitutional bodies are:
Success Tip a. The Election Commission of India
Gandhi led the Dandi March from his base, Sabarmati b. The Finance Commission
Ashram, miles (390 km) to the coastal village of Dandi, c. The Official Language Commission
which was located at a small town called Navsari to Economy
produce salt without paying the tax growing numbers l Income and Expenditure Account is Capital
of Indians joined them along the way. Account.
Geography and Environment Success Tip
l Sink holes, Stalactite and Stalagmite are the A capital account shows the net change in physical
result of underground water action but Fiords is or financial asset ownership for a nation and, together
the result of glacier. with the current account, constitutes a nation"s
l The Great Victoria Desert is located in Australia. balance of payments.
Success Tip l Commodity or product differentiation is found
in Imperfect Competition Market.
Great Victoria Desert is over 700 kilometres wide (from
west to east) and covers an area of 348,653 square Success Tip
kilometres (134,653 sq. m. Imperfect competition is a type of market structure
l Gorge is a typical feature of river erosion in showing some but not all features of competitive
youthful stage. markets. Forms of imperfect competition includes are