SSC CGL GENERAL AWARENESS Pointers
l Real gas can work as an ideal gas under low
pressure and high temperature condition.
SSC Junior Engineer
Biology Held on: 29.01.2018 Morning Shift
l Scurvy is caused by deficiency of Vitamin C. Ancient History
l Normal range of breathing rate per minute in an
l Most Buddhist texts were written in Pali
average adult person at rest is 12 – 18.
l Iron is found in hemoglobin.
l Internal fertilization occurs inside female body.
l The eye lens forms inverted and real image on l Chandella Kings are related to Khajuraho temple.
retina. Modern History
l Influenza disease is caused by virus. l The first Indian to get selected in ICS was
Sports Satyendra Nath Tagore.
l S. Mirabai Chanu has won a gold medal at the l Raja Ram Mohan Roy established the “Atmiya
World Weightlifting Championship 2017. Sabha” a precursor in the socio-religious reforms
l K. D. Jadhav has won a bronze medal at the
Olympics held in the year 1952. Geography and Environment
l Brij Bhushan Mohanty has received Dronacharya l The Guru Shikhar Peak is located in Rajasthan.
Award in August 2017. l The Tropic of Capricorn does pass through
Miscellaneous Australia, Brazil and Chile.
l Australia has the world’s largest reserves of
l Himachal Pradesh Government has launched the
l The new name of Jog or Gerosoppa waterfall is
Success Tip Mahatma Gandhi Waterfall.
Himachal Pradesh Government on 20 August 2015 l Tamil Nadu receives the highest rainfall during
launched the Rajiv Gandhi Illuminating Scheme for winter months.
Hill Town Advancement (RISHTA) project, an efficient l Kerosene is not a forest product whereas gum,
smart LED based street lighting project. With this, plywood and sealing wax are the forest products.
Himachal Pradesh became the first state in North l According to World Wide Fund, River Ganges of
India to do so. India is one of the ten most endangered rivers in
l India’s first Tribal Entrepreneurship Summit was the world.
held in November 2017 at Dantewada. l Montreal Protocol is related to Ozone layer.
l Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana is related to Success Tip
Financial Service. The Montreal Protocol is an international treaty
l “The Unseen Indira Gandhi” is written by Dr. K. designed to protect the ozone layer by phasing out the
P. Mathur. production of numerous substances that are
l The Geographical indication Registry of India has responsible for ozone depletion. It was agreed on 16
presented geographical indication tag status to: September 1987, and entered into force on 1 January
a. Banglar Rosogolla 1989, followed by a first meeting in Helsinki, May 1989.
b. Mahabalipuram stone sculpture l Mission of Ramsar Convention is to conserve
c. Banaganapalle mango wetland.
l India, Brazil and South Africa have signed IBSA
trust fund agreement in October 2017.
l Pakistan, Nepal and Sri Lanka use Rupee as The Ramsar Convention on Wetlands of International
currency whereas Bangladesh use. Taka as Importance especially as Waterfowl Habitat is an
currency. international treaty for the conservation and sustainable
l All the arithmetic and logical operations in a use of wetlands. It is named after the city of Ramsar in
computer are done by ALU. Iran, where the Convention was signed in 1971.
Success Tip Polity
l Chandrasekhar was never the Lok Sabha Speaker
An arithmetic logic unit is a combinational digital
whereas Meira Kumar, Balram Jakhar and GMC
electronic circuit that performs arithmetic and bitwise
Balyogi were the Lok Sabha Speaker.
operations on integer binary numbers. This is in
contrast to a floating-point unit, which operates on Success Tip
floating point numbers. Present Lok Sabha Speaker is Sumitra Mahajan.
l The full form of ‘HTML’ in computer terminology l The President of India does appoint a state
is Hypertext Markup Language. governor on the advice of Prime Minister of India.
l The concept of Public Interest Litigation