October 26, 2018

WBCS PRELIMINARY EXAM 2019 QUICK REVISION PART 2

HISTORY

*Chandragupta Maurya spent his last days at Sravanabelgola
* Buddha died in the year 483 BC
*Buddha died at Kusinara, present day Kushinagar U.P.
* The famous Jain centre in South India is located at Sravanabelgola
*Shravanabelagola is located near Channarayapatna of Hassan district of Karnataka
*The Asokan Inscriptions were engraved in Brahmi
*Jahangir, a Mughal Emperor prohibited the use of tobacco
*The greatest king of the Pratihara dynasty was Bhoj (Mihir-Bhoj)
*Bahlol Lodhi was the founder of Lodhi dynasty
*In 1939 Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as President of the Congress Party defeating Pattabhi Sitharamayya
*Jallianwala incident took place at Amritsar
*Srigupta is considered founder of the Gupta Empire
*The Poona copper inscription of Prabhavati Gupta,a daughter of Chandragupta II, describes “Maharaja
Sri-Gupta” as the founder of the Gupta dynasty
*The Battle of Plessey was fought in year 1757
*The Battle of Plassey was a decisive victory of the British East India Company over the Nawab of Bengal and his French[1]allies on 23 June 1757. The battle consolidated the Company’s presence in Bengal, which later expanded to cover much of India over the next hundred years

POLITY

*The Panchayat Samiti remains accountable for its functions to Zilla Parishads
*Speaker of Lok Sabha administers the oath of office to the President
* The President of India can be removed from his office by the Parliament
*After question hour, a motion moved by a Member of Parliament to draw the attention of Executive for discussing a definite matter of public importance is Adjournment motion
*India recently signed land boundary agreement with Bangladesh
*The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament is appointed by the Speaker of Lok Sabha
*According to the Indian constitution, the vacancy in the office of the president of India shall be filled with in 6 Months.
*In Indian republic the real executive authority rests with the council of Minister.
*A Proclamation of National emergency made by the president is to be placed before each house of the parliament for approval within one month.
*Emergency provisions- Part XVIII, Art 352-360
*When the constitution was brought into effect from 26th January, 1950, the exact constitutional position of the Indian Republic was a sovereign Democratic Republic.
* Fabianism is closely related to Democratic socialism.
* Writ of Mandamus is issued by a High Court or the Supreme Court to compel an authority to perform a function that it was not performing.
*In case of disagreement between the two houses of parliament over a non money bill, the president May call a Joint sitting of both the house to consider it.

GEOGRAPHY

*In Tamil Nadu wheat is not produced.
*Chilka lake is the famous lagoon lake of India.
*A  lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.
*33.3 Per cent should be the proportion of forest cover for India to maintain her ecological balance.
*Arunachal Pradesh has the lowest population density in India state /UT.
*l West Bengal is broadly as large as the European nation Austria.
*The deposits of the ancient Tethys sea were folded to form the Himalayas.
*The largest irrigation canal in India is Indira Gandhi Canal.
* The maximum area under crops in India is used for the cultivation of Rice.
*Obra known for a thermal power station.
*: Obra thermal power station is located in sonbhadra district of Uttar Pradesh.
* Anantnag district is on the Internation border of India.
*The Jawahar tunnel, the largest in India is located in Jammu and Kashmir
*It is situated between Banihal and Qazigund on NH1A that has been renumbered NH44.
*Mahanadi river dont  makes an Estuary..Narmada and tapi formed Estuary
*Mahanadi river flows through Chhattisgarh and Odisha.
*Naranarayan setu been built on river Brahmaputra.
*It is the third bridge have been constructed over the Brahmaputra river in Assam.
* Sambhar salt lake is situated in Rajasthan.
*It is India’s largest inland salt lake.
*Electricity supply was first introduced in Darjeeling in India.
* Pushker Fair is held in Rajasthan.
*Sarada Barrage, Tanakpur Barrage, Pancheswar project are Indo-Nepal cooperation project.
*Trees are leafless for a shorter or longer season of the year in deciduous forest.

ECONOMY

*When there is an increase in interest in an economy then there is increase in saving, decrease in loan, increase in production cost.
*Decreases in the interest level of a country is affected by FDI
*Through trusteeship theory Gandhi ji strive to bridge the economic inequalities.
*BIFR was established under Sick Industrial
Companies Act.
*The proceeds of income tax go to Central Government.
*National income refers to money value of capital goods produced by a country during a year.
*A Scheduled Bank is one which is included in the II Schedule of Reserve Bank of India Act.
*Lion is the animal on the insignia of the RBI.
*The measure of a worker’s real wage is the change in his productivity over a given time.
*The main source of revenue for a State Government in India is Excise duty.
*Under the minimum reserve system, the Reserve Bank of India as the sole authorityof note issue is required to maintain assets worth not less than 200 crores of rupees.
*Service tax collected by the union is not mandated to assigned to the states.
* Devaluation usually causes the internal prises to remain unchanged
*One of the objectives of the Industrial Licensing Policy in India is to ensure free flow of foreign capital in Indian industries.
* Currency notes of Rs. 2 denomination and above are liabilities of Reserve Bank of India 

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