Monday, December 31, 2012

SSC Combined Graduate Level Model Questions Part 13

Ques 150. What happened in the 'Permanent Settlement of Bengal' ?

It was an agreement between East Indian Company and Bengali landlords to fix the share of revenues to be received from the lands. It was formed in 1793.

Ques 151. What happened in the 'Ryotwari Settlement of Madras Presidency' ?

It was introduced in the parts of Bombay and Madras presidencies between 1792 and 1827. It was a system of direct revenue collection from the cultivators. It was introduced by Thomas Munroe , the then Governer-General Of Madras.In it the cultivators were recognized as the owners of the land and they had to pay about half of the produce as land revenue. It was initially introduced in Madras and later extended to Bombay.

Ques 152. Finance Commission of India

Established in 1951 under Article 280 of the Indian Constitution. It was formed to define the financial relations between the center and the states.It is appointed after every 5 years.

Ques 153. What are the functions of 'Red Blood Corpuscles' ?

They transfer oxygen throughout the body and are responsible for the removal of carbon dioxide. They deliver oxygen to body tissues via the blood flow through the circulatory system. They are also known as erythrocytes, haematids, erythroid cells,red cells.

Ques 153. What are the functions of 'White Blood Corpuscles' ?

WBC are involved in the immune system of the body, protecting the body from viruses and bacteria that can infect the body and can also help in an allergic response.They are also known as leukocytes or leucocytes.

Ques 154. Which body cells are responsible for the coagulation of blood ?

Blood Platelet.

Ques 155. What is 'Uniform Civil Code of India' ?

It consists of a set of secular laws which are used to govern all people irrespective of their religion, caste and tribe. This supersedes the rights of citizens to be governed under different personal laws based on their religion, caste. This sort of code is now under use in most of the modern nations of the world.

Ques 156. Atom Bomb was developed by

J Robert Openheimer

Ques 157. What is Jnanpith Award ?

It is a literary award in India and was instituted in 1961. It is one of the two most prestigious literary honors the, other being Sahitya Akademi Fellowship.

Ques 158. Who is the President of Kazakhstan ?

Nursultan Nazarbayev

Ques 159. Where is Duncan Passage located ?

North Andaman in the north to the Little Andaman to the south.

Ques 160. Where is FRI (Forest Research Institute) located in India ?


Ques 161. Ellora Temples were constructed by

Rashtrakuta King - Krishna I

Ques 162. On which currency notes issued by RBI has parliament house shown on it ?

Rs. 50 Note