CBSE (UGC) NET Important Facts to Know: General Studies

  1. The study of bones is called ostelogy

    1. Total no of bones 206

    2. Smallest bone-Stapes (ear boe)

    3. Longest bone-Femus (Thigh bone)

    4. Strongest bone-Tibia (leg bone)

    5. Total no of muscles-639

    6. Largest grand-liver

    7. Longest gland-thyroid

    8. Longest nerve-Sciatic

    9. Hardest bone-Tooth enamal

    10. Tolal amount of blood in the body is (1/15 of body weight)

    11. Normal body Temperature-98.6F (37C)

  2. Govt. Of India banned the student Islamic movement of India (SIMI) because it had linked with Osama Bin Laden's a1-Qaeda Group

  3. The Salary of member of parliament and higher perks is ehanced from Rs. 4000 to 12, 000 per month and constituency allowance from Rs. 8000 to 10, 000 per month and daily allowance of Rs. 400 to Rs. 500 for a period of five year

  4. Competition bill to replace MRTPC (Monopolies and Restrictive Trade Practice Act.)

  5. Supreme court ruled on August 2, 2001 that a public servant convicted in corruption case should not hold office till he was cleared of the charges by a superior court

  6. Number of amendments in constitution is 8 till now

  7. The terrorist out fit that brought the WTC and destroyed part of Pantagon in Washington is A1-Queda. The network association with Osama Bin Laden

  8. ISI-Inter Service Intelligence

  9. Durant line boundary between India and Afghanistan

  10. Aklis launched a non-movement in 1921 with the aim of Librating Sikh Guru Gurudwara from Mahants.

  11. Mc Mohan Line: Boundary between India and china

  12. Redcliff Line: Boundary between India and Pakistan

  13. Palk Strait: Boundary between India and Sri Lanka

  14. Prithvi: Surface to surface missile. It has a range 250km

  15. Agni: Is Surface to surface missile. It has a range1500 − 2000km

  16. Akash: Is Surface to surface missile. It has a range of 25km

  17. Nag: It is an anti tank missile having range of 4km

  18. Bank rate is the rate at which the reserve Bank of India gives credit to commercial Banks

  19. Amicus Curiae-Lawyer appointment by the court to represent a poor person. It means friend of court

  20. C. R. R-Cash Reserve Ratio

  21. Medico Legal case-Accidental Case

  22. The most important influence of the moon on the earth is the effect on ocean tides

  23. Ranthambore: Ranthambore National park in Rajasthan (410 sq. Km) was ones the private tiger reserve of the Maharaja of Jaipur

  24. Ghana Bird Sanctuary-Bharatpur Rajasthan

  25. Standerd Deduction in income tax-30, 000/-

  26. Maximum income not liable to tax-50, 000/-

  27. American's Robinson Walton (Bill gates) is the richest person in the world

  28. Bio terrorism: It refer to the use of disease causing micro oganism as terroist weapons to cause devastating ipack on the people. For example. Anthrax

  29. Public University founded in 1982 at Lahore. After partition in was re-established in India on 1st of October 1947. The University moved to Chandigarh in 1956, vice chancellor of Punjab university is K. N. Pathak

  30. Kapil Dev has been chosen the wisdom Indian cricketer of the century.

  31. Akshardham Temple is in Gandhi Nagar (Gujrat 35 people were killed by terrorist)

  32. Metro rail Delhi 24 Dec, 2002 (Shahdra to is Hagari 8.3km)

  33. CAG-V. N. Kaul

  34. Chairman of SBI-A. K. Purwar

  35. Guru Nanak born in Talwandi now called Nankana SahiB'in 1469. He died in 1539. Guru was founder of Sikhism

  36. Guru Angad Dev-introduced langer system

  37. Guru Amar Das-social reformer and discarded sati pratha

  38. Guru Ram Das-founded city of Amritsar

  39. Sharomani Gurdawara Prabandhak Committee was established on 15th Nov. 1990, at Akal Takhat Amritsar.

  40. Guru Arjun Deb-Built GoldenTemple and compiled Aadi Granph or Guru Granth Sahib. Guru Arjun Deb compled Granth Sahib in 1604 with the of bhai Gurdas Bhalla ji. Guru Arjun Dev was executed by Jahangir on the advice of Chandu Singh. Guru Arjun Dev got the foundation of Harmandir Sahib laid down by a Muslim Faqir main mir.

  41. Guru hargobind singh stared the system of Akal takht and miri, piri

  42. Guru Har Rai & then next was

  43. Guru Harkishan

  44. Guru Teg Bahadur-Guru Teg Bahadur executed by Aurangzeb

  45. Guru Gobind Singh Founder of Khalsa 13th April, 1699, Baisakhi, Khalsa means military brotherhood Zafarnama: This is Letter written by Guru Gobind Singh to Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb. This letter was written because Aurangzeb was committed many atrocities on people. Guru Gobind Singh asked Aurangzeb to give up the policy at Anandpur Sahib on the 1st Baisakh 13th April, 1699 A. D

  46. Dasam Granth was compiled by a devoted sikh mani singh after passing away Of Guru Gobind Singh

  47. Guru Ki kashi-Takhat Damdma Sahib. It is famous Gurudwara, Which is situated at Talwandi Sabo. It is called Guru Ki Kashi

  48. Guru Ki Wadali it is Birth place of Guru Hargobind Ji. It is famous Gurudwara of Punjab

  49. Banda Bahadur-Was born on 27th October, 1670. His real name was Lachaman Das. Once, during hunting an arrow of Banda Bahadur stuck a pregnant she deer; Banda Bahadur was greatly pained to see the tragic death of the deer and its two kids. He renounced the world and become a Bairagi. Banda Bahadur adopted the name Madho Das after becoming a Bairagi. Madho Das (Banda Bahadur) met Guru Sahib. He said I am your Banda (Servant). Thus Madho Das become Banda. Guru Gobind Sahib called him Banda the brave. Thus acquired the name Banda Bahadur