SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l The international group ICAN won the Nobel Polity
Peace Prize on 6th October, 2017. l “The state is everywhere: it leaves hardly a gap”,
l On June 30, 2017 Shri Pranab Mukherjee this statement explains the concept of Welfare
inaugurated an exhibition of artworks at Academy State.
of fine Arts in Kolkata. l In 12th Report of the Second Administrative
l MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) has been Reforms Commission has identified “Citizen–
signed between India and Spain in May 2017. Centric Administration” as barriers of good
l Myanmar became the 7th member of SASEC. Governance in India.
Success Tip l First (1st) Schedule of the Constitution of India
The South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation lists the States and Union Territories of India.
(SASEC) Program, set up in 2001, brings together l As per the Constitution of India, The President
Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, of India is authorized to transfer the Judge of
Nepal, and Sri Lanka in a project-based partnership. the High Court to another High Court.
l Bookmark is a quick access a favourite website l Article 19 of the Constitution of India ensures
by saving it in your browser. the freedom of the press.
l Control Unit is called the nerve center or brain Economy
of a computer. l Services of a housewife are not taken into account
to estimate national income but few sources,
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which are taken into account to estimate
Held on: 27.01.2018 Evening Shift national income are:
a. services of a personal secretary
b. services of a car driver
l The first Tirthankara of Jainism was Rishabhdev.
c. services of a tourist guide
l The first Gupta ruler to attain the title of l Parallel economy emerges due to Tax Evasion.
Maharajadhiraja was Chandragupta I.
l The net area under crops sown in India is
Medieval History approximately 14 crore hectares.
l Jai Chand was defeated by Muhammad Ghori in l Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises
the Battle of Chandawar. Development Act (MSMED) was passed in 2006.
Modern History l As per Census of India–2011, the highest
population has recorded in Delhi and Mumbai
l Bakht Khan was bestowed with the title of ‘Saheb-
e-Alam Bahadur’ by Bahadur Shah during the
uprising of 1857. Physics
l Vitthal Bhai Patel was the President of the l Refractive angle is 90° for critical angle.
Central Legislative Assembly in August 1925. l Light ray goes from denser to rarer medium for
Geography and Environment
l To hear a distinct echo, the time interval between
l Tamu Massif is considered to be the largest the original sound and reflected sound must be
volcano on Earth (in terms of its mass and atleast 0.1 seconds.
footprint). l Mercury, manganese and iron are the conductor
l Ionosphere layer of the atmosphere makes Radio of electricity whereas ebonite is not a conductor
Communication possible. of electricity.
l The name of mid-latitude grass land in South l An electric motor converts electric energy into
America is Pampas. mechanical energy.
l Mahatma Gandhi Hydropower Project is situated l An electric generator works on the principle of
on Jog waterfall. electromagnetic induction.
l The Eastern Ghats joins the Western Ghats at l The magnetic field at the center of a long circular
Nilgiri Hills. coil carrying current will be parallel straight lines.
l Sulphur dioxide is responsible for turning Taj Chemistry
Mahal yellow. l When a substance loses oxygen during a reaction,
l Lichen helps in monitoring air pollution. it is called reduction.
l Dust, soot and smoke are the particulate l Lime stone, chalk and marble are the form of
pollutant whereas ozone is not a particulate calcium carbonate but lime water is a form of
pollutant. calcium hydroxide.
l Grassland ecosystem has upright of biomass l Nitrogen is most electronegative among Arsenic,
pyramid. Nitrogen and Phosphorus.