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YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 8

YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 8

Hello students , Almost every exam contains one general awareness/general knowledge section. General knowledge/general awareness has no end, but to improve it, we have to start it from a scratch   Like previous ones,  i have written some points which will help you a lot in cracking various exams for eg:- SSC, FCI, PO,CLERK AND MANY MORE. These points (general knowledge for competition) are very important as per exam. 

It will take maximum 10 minutes to have a look on it (general knowledge for competition). Any questions and inquiries most welcome. Feel free to contact us.

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YOU MUST KNOW (GENERAL KNOWLEDGE) PART 8 (IMPORTANT POINTS)

  •  Seasonal changes on Earth’s surface are caused through Earth’s rotation.
  • On Neptune sun rises in the west.
  • Day and night on the surface of earth are caused by rotation of earth.
  • In summer the region of the Arctic Circle is called as Land of midnight sun.

 

Land of midnight sun

Arctic circle:-Land of midnight sun

 

Land of midnight sun

Arctic circle:-Land of midnight sun

 

  • Beyond 23.5 degree N & S the sun is never overhead at any time of the year.
  • Beyond 60.5 degree latitude  there is a continuous day of six months and night of six months .
  • Longitudes unlike latitudes are not used for measuring distance because the length of degree of longitude outside the tropics vary widely.
  •  The linear distance of degree of latitude on an average is 69 miles.

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  • Places east of Greenwich see the Sun earlier.
Places east of Greenwich see the Sun earlier

Places east of Greenwich see the Sun earlier

  • In Russia people have to adjust their watches maximum times to conform to the time zones.
  • The international  date line which is at 180° E, 12 hrs ahead of GMT.
  • The international date line is not straight because it will lead confusion to of day and date in some of the island groups.
  • The Earth revolves around the sun in an elliptical orbit at a speed of  18.5 KM/SEC.

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  • A leap year consist of 366 days.
  • The Earth takes about 24 hrs to complete one rotation.
  • Tropic of cancer lies at 23.5° north.
  • Tropic of Capricorn lies at 23.5° south.
  • Prime Meridian lies at 0° longitude.
  • Copernicus Nicolaus was the first person who said that Earth is a sphere.
Copernicus nicolaus

Copernicus nicolaus was the first person who said that Earth is a sphere

 

  • The lengthiest shadow will be found in Vostok.
  • The time required for light from the moon to reach the earth is less than 1 sec.
  • The Asteroidal belt lies between Jupiter and Mars.
Asteroidal belt

The Asteroidal belt lies between Jupiter and Mars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Asteroidal belt

The Asteroidal belt lies between Jupiter and Mars.

  •  When moon is nearest to the earth it is called Apogee.
  • Gravitational pull on moon is 7 times less than that on Earth.
  • The day and Night temperatures vary widely on moon.
  • Venus planet experiences a day almost of the same  duration as that of earth.
  • The average distance of the sun from the Earth is  930 lakh miles.
  • A peninsula is a piece of land surrounded by water on three sides.
Japan peninsula

Japan peninsula

arabian peninsula

arabian peninsula

(DON’T MISS) 

SOME IMPORTANT GENERAL KNOWLEDGE QUESTIONS:-

DO YOU KNOW?

  • ‘Shock-absorbers’  are usually made of _____ as it has higher ______. (For answer “click here“)

  • The stars which show varying degrees of luminosity are called_________. (For answer “click here“)

  • What is noun,pronoun & its kinds, sentence, predicate? (For answer “click here“)

  • ______ is the oldest international airline(For answer “click here“)

  • The first speaker of Lok Sabha was _________(For answer “click here“)

  • The ________ of India is the chairman of Rajya Sabha. (For answer “click here“)

  • In a food chain, the plants utilize only  ____ of the solar energy. (For answer “click here“)

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