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  • Potassium Permanganate (KMNO4) is used in purification of water. Here oxidation property of  Potassium Permanganate (KMNO4) is utilized.
  • Heating process of Sulphur with Rubber is called vulcanization.
  • PVC is the polymer of Vinyl Chloride. Hence PVC stands for Poly-Vinyl Chloride.
  • Carnotite is a potassium uranium vanadate radioactive mineral. It’s the ore of radioactive metal Uranium.
  • Tarikh-e-firozi (Tarikh-e-firoji, Tarikh-i-firozi) was written by Jiauddin Barani (1285–1357 AD). He was Muslim historian as well as political thinker of India and a contemporary of Muhammad (Md.) bin Tughlaq and Firuz Shah Tughlaq.
  • 29th August is celebrated as National Games Day in India.
  • Kerala is the state which is at the top of among all states in India according to Human Resource Development Index 2011.
  • Hardeep (Hardip) Singh Puri is the Permanent Representative of India to the United Nations.
  • The present Chairperson (Sabhapati) of Competition Commission of India is Ashoke Chawla.
  • According to the latest statistics, there are 13000 populations per Bank’s branch in India.
  • A star maximum twinkles when it’s visible near the horizon region.
  • The New Chief Minister (CM) of Arunachal Pradesh (AP) is Nabam (Navam) Tuki.
  • The Panchayeti (Panchayati) Raj System in India was introduced in the Second Five Years Planning (2nd FYP).
  • The Chairman of Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is nominated by the Speaker of Lok Sabha (Lower House of the Parliament of India).
  • Corroded Iron’s (having rust on it) weight firstly increases later on decreases.
  • Recently a Double Decker Train has been introduced by Indian Railway which plies between Howrah to Dhanbad.
  • Tomas Gösta Tranströmer, a Swidish writer cum poet, won the 108th Nobel Prize for Literature in 2011.
  • Hemanta (Hemant) Sen was the founder as well as the first ruler of the Sena Dynasty in Bengal.
  • In the Battle of Chandawar (Chandawar War), Muhammad (Md.) Ghori (Ghuri, Ghauri, Ghouri) defeated and killed Jayachandra Chauhan (of Kanauj).
  • Rajshekhar was a Sanskrit Poet and Dramatist who was the Court Poet of Gurjat-Pratihar Dynasty King (Ruler) Mahendra Pala-I (First Mahendra Pala).
  • Earth comesat the nearest position to Sun on 4th January every year. Its called earth’s Perihelion.
  • There are 34.6% Iron present in Earth in respect to her total mass.
  • Galileo Galilee was the first person who observed the planet – Saturn using his telescope.
  • The Planet – Venus is visible everyday at the Eastern Sky in the morning (at dawn before sunrise) and at the Western Sky in the evening (at twilight after sunset).
  • An ore of the metal – Iron is Pyrite (popularly known as Iron Pyrite), is actually an Iron Sulfide (Sulphide) having its formula as FeS2 and it is nicknamed as Fool’s Gold due to its hue as a brassy Gold colour.
  • ‘Asha’ is a Central Government (Govt. of India) Project under the program of National Rural Health Mission under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW).
  • Nationalization of Banks in India in 1969 was done by an Ordinance of The President (Rastrapati) of India.
  • The President (Rastrapati) is the Supreme Commander of Indian Army.
  • For the first time man stepped on North Pole on 06th April 1909.
  • Sodium Benzoate (wrongly spelled as Sodium Benjoet/Benjoate)is a chemical used to Food Preservation.The formula of Sodium Benzoate is NaC6H5CO2.
  • Vitamin-K is related with Blood Coagulation.
  • Charak Samhita (Sanhita/Sanghita) is the most ancient text book on Ayuvedic Medicine (Ayuveda).
  • Telegu language is the Italian of the East among all Indian languages. It’s because as all most all the Telugu native words end with a vowel sound.
  • Mahabalipuram is situated in the Kanchipuram (Kancheepuram) district of Tamil Nadu in India.
  • There are 38 seats have been reserved for Schedule Tribes in Indian Parliament’s lower house i.e. Lok Sabha.
  • Among the following North Eastern state of India – Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Tripura, only Arunachal Pradesh is not sharing boundary with Bangladesh.
  • We feel thirsty when the osmotic pressure of blood decreases.
  • Punjab province was the first permanent home (domicile/habitat) of the Aryans in India.
  • A yellowish green (or greenish) patchis visible in a hard-boiled egg due tothe presence of Hydrogen Sulfide (Sulphide) – H2S.
  • The Ruhr district or region of Germany is one of largest metropolis in Germany and famous for hard coal deposits. The Ruhr is also a major industrial area of Germany that produces Steel, Chemicals etc.
  • X-ray can differentiate an egg whetherit’s fresh or old.
  • Iqtadari System (wrong spelled Iktadari) as introduced by Iltutmis (Iltutmish) during his reign in Delhi Sultanate Age.
  • National Development Council (NDC) is the authority to give the final approval of the Five Years Plan (FYP) in India.



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  • SUJAY DAS says:


  • nvee says:

    its gud to have a useful post lyk this..well i havnt appeared in UPSC xamz ,yet i found it very helpful… i wanna ask dat is coaching necessarily required before appearing in CSAT?????

    • Hi nvee, its our pleasure to have you our member and we’re happy to find that you enjoyed this post on Mixed Bag General Studies topics consisting of various subjects like Indian Economy, Political Science, GK, CA, Physics, Chemistry, General Science, Indian History, National Movement etc. We’ll add more this type quick revision packages which will act as a tonic just before your exams like CSAT, PSC Prelims, SSC CGL etc.

      Regarding your next query, its always recommended to keep yourself under a guidance who know well on the strategies of this Civil Services. Until or unless you know the basic tips and tricks, you can’t prepared yourself precisely. It’ll be nice to know your age and pending attempts in CSAT. Then only we can suggest you the best. But its also true and there are several example of candidates who cleared the CSAT without any proper coaching.

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    • tarini says:

      Yes CSAT is definitely essential part of the process. It is used to test you aptitude basically. The reason, you need to be a scholar, to ace this IAS exam – the toughest exam !!!

  • Shilpi says:

    nice information, will be looking for more in future as i m appearing in UPSC 2013.

  • Tani says:

    Very informative post indeed… being enrolled in IAS Exam Prelimns cum Mains General Studies and CSAT Online Coaching @, I was looking for such articles online to assist me.. and your post helped me a lot :)

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