SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
Monopolistic competition, Monopoly, Oligopoly,                l  Iris controls the size of pupil in human eye.
Monopsony and Oligopsony.                                     l  Dengue fever is generally caused by viruses.
   l  The economist who for the first time scientifically                        Success Tip
      determined National Income in India was V.K.R.V.
      Rao.                                                  Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne tropical disease
   l  Interest payment, grants to states and subsidy        caused by the dengue virus.
      are the part of the non-plan expenditure of central     l  Throat cancer, skin cancer and breathing problem
      government but electrification is not a part of            are caused by smog.
      non-plan expenditure of central government.          Sports
Physics                                                       l  Australia will host the Commonwealth Games
   l  Image formed is virtual, erect and point sized in          in 2018.
      convex mirror.                                          l  In December 2017, the World Rapid Chess
   l  Resistance is directly propotional to the length           Championship Title 2017 held in Riyadh, Saudi
      of the wire and inversely proportional to the cross        Arabia was won by Viswanathan Anand.
      sectional area of the Wire. As a wire gets longer       l  Harmanpreet Kaur has received Arjuna Award in
      its resistance increases and as it gets thinner its        August 2017.
      resistance also increases because its cross
      sectional area decreases.
                                                           Miscellaneous
   l  Force applied on the conductor depends on               l  SAHAJ is a scheme of Government of India for
      magnitude of current.                                      providing online connection of LPG.
                                                              l  RGSEAG scheme is aimed at all-round
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                                                                 development of adolescent girls in the age group
A force is any interaction that, when unopposed, will            of 11-18 years and making them self-reliant.
change the motion of an object. A force can cause an
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object with mass to change its velocity, i.e., to
accelerate.                                                 The Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of
   l Force applied on the conductor depends on              Adolescent Girls Sabla is a centrally sponsored
      magnitude of magnetic field strength.                 program of Government of India initiated on April 1,
   l The direction of heat flow between two bodies          2011 under Ministry of Women and Child Development.
      depends on their temperatures.                          l  Bharatnet Project is related to broadband
Chemistry                                                        connectivity to gram Panchayats.
   l  Ca(OH)2 is slaked lime.                                 l  “Gandhi in Champaran” is written by Dinanath
                                                                 Gopal Tendulkar.
   l  Respiration is exothermic process.
                                                              l  Kumbh Mela is the 14th Intangible Cultural
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The term exothermic process describes a process or               of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.
reaction that releases energy from the system to its          l  The Union Finance Ministry’s Revenue
surroundings, usually in the form of heat, but also              Department has imposed a five year anti-dumping
in a form of light, electricity (e.g. a battery), or sound       duty on Sodium Nitrate imports from China.
(e.g. explosion heard when burning hydrogen).                 l  Bangladesh celebrates its Independence Day on
   l  In Modern Periodic Table, while moving left to right       March 26.
      across a period, the metallic character decreases.      l  UNIX, Ubuntu and MS-DOS are the operating
   l  2 moles are present in 36 gm of water.                     system.
                                                                 Instructions to computer are given through input
Biology                                                       l
                                                                 unit.
   l  Night blindness is caused by deficiency of Vitamin
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   l  Air enters the body of cockroach through               Held on: 23.01.2018 Morning Shift
      spiracles.
   l  Veins carry the blood from all parts of body back    Ancient History
      to the heart.                                           l  The best example of Vijayanagar Art is Hampi.
   l  Euglena, Amoeba and Paramecium are the                  l  Taxila was capital of Gandhara Mahajanpadas.
      example of unicellular organism.                     Medieval History
                       Success Tip                            l  Babur was founder of Mughal Empire in India.
A unicellular organism, also known as a single-celled         l  Vasco da Gama arrives in India in 1498 at Calicut.
organism, is an organism that consists of only one         Modern History
cell, unlike a multicellular organism that consists of        l  According to the treaty of Srirangapatnam,
more than one cell.                                              Malabar was ceded to the British.
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