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Polity l Light sensitive cell gets activated upon
l The first woman to be nominated as the member illumination and generates electrical signal.
of Rajya Sabha was Rukmini Devi Arundale. l Brain and spinal cord constitutes the central
l The Human Rights under Universal Declaration nervous system in human body.
of Human Rights are: Sports
• Right to Education l As per on 27 December, 2017, Indian Cricketer M
• Right to Food S Dhoni has recorded maximum sixes in
• Right to equal access to public services International One Day Cricket.
l Syed Shahid Hakim has received Dhyan Chand
l Dr Rajendra Prasad, Sardar Patel and G V
Award in August 2017.
Mavalankar were the member of the Constituent
Assembly whereas Mahatma Gandhi was not a Miscellaneous
member of the Constituent Assembly. l Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Jharkhand states
l Preamble describes India as a Secular State. are covered in Namami Gange Programme.
l In India, the concept of single citizenship is l SAKSHAM is a centrally sponsored scheme to
adopted from England (Britain). empower adolescent boys.
l Kumbh Mela–2018 was held in Allahabad.
Economy l “2014: The Election that Changed India” is
l GDP is an indicator of the financial health of a written by Rajdeep Sardesai.
country. l Chennai has been included in UNESCO’s creative
l When workers move from one job to another job cities network for contribution in music.
it is known as Frictional Unemployment. l India and USA have established new two–by–two
l Debtor is most benefited from inflation. ministerial dialogue in August 2017 for
l Lakdawala Committee’s recommendations are maintaining peace.
being followed for estimating Poverty Line in l India and Nepal will conduct joint tiger census
India. using a globally recognized method for the first
l The decimal system of currency was introduced time.
in India in 1957. l Ubuntu, UNIX and Linux are the operating
l The phenomenon occurs due to refraction are: l AND, OR and NAND are the logic gates.
a. the apparent displacement of a pencil, partly SSC Junior Engineer
immersed in water
b. sun appears before the sunrise
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l R1 + R2 will be equivalent resistance of two Ancient History
resistors R1 and R2 when connected in series. l The Harappan site “Manda” was situated on the
l The phenomenon of electromagnetic induction bank of Chenab River.
is induced current in a coil due to relative motion l Ninth Mandala of Rig Veda’s is completely
between a magnet and the coil. dedicated to Soma. (also called as Soma Mandala)
l Light waves are electromagnetic waves. Medieval History
Chemistry l Mongols under Genghis Khan invaded India
l In a reaction, the loss of hydrogen by substance under Iltutmish reign.
is called as oxidation. Modern History
l Metal oxides are said to be basic oxides. l “Back to the Vedas” statement was given by Swami
l All acids have similar chemical properties. Dayanand Saraswati.
l Cheese is an example of colloidal solution of l Lala Lajpat Rai was given the title of ‘Punjab
liquid in solid. Kesari’.
l Hydrogen chloride is diatomic. Geography and Environment
Biology l Noonmati oil refinery is located near the mineral
l Rickets is caused by deficiency of Vitamin D. oil field.
l During exhalation, the ribs move downwards. l Chronological order of planets is correct as per
l On an average 5 – 5.5 million Red Blood Cells distance the increasing order from the Earth is
are present in a healthy human adult man per Venus > Mars > Mercury > Jupiter.
mm3 of blood. l Duration of the day and night on Earth are almost
l A tadpole develops into an adult frog by the equal at the Equator.
metamorphosis process. l Local Wind Harmattan is also called “Doctor