General Science is an extremely important section in the upcoming SSC CHSL 2018 examinations. We at have got together a few interesting as well as informative and important general knowledge facts for our readers.

  • The Troposphere is where most of the weather disturbances take place.
  • The angle of a crystal is measured with an instrument called Goniometer.
  • -40 Degrees Celsius and -40 degree Fahrenheit exhibit the same temperature.
  • When you move an object from the Equator towards the Poles at Sea Level, it's weight increase. 
  • Duralumin is an alloy which is made up of 95 percent aluminum, 4 percent copper, 0.5 percent magnesium and 0.5 percent manganese.
  • Lunic-II was the name of the first spaceship to land on the surface of the moon.
  • The flow of liquid is measured in Cusec.
  • Linnaeus is referred to as the Father of Modern Botany.
  • Micheli is often known as the Father of Mycology.
  • William Harvey is often termed the Father of Blood Circulation.
  • Hippocrates is often referred to as the father of Medicine.
  • Thomas Hunt Morgan is described as the Father of Modern Genetics.
  • Hemocytometer is an instrument used to measure the number of Red Blood Cells in the human body.
  • Haematin is the Iron compound found in Hemoglobin.
  • A pacemaker is a small device that is placed in the chest to control the abnormal heartbeat.
  • Electric Cardiograph is an instrument used to find the abnormality of the heart.
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) is an instrument used to find out the abnormality in the entire human body.
  • Vitamins were invented by Sir FG Hopkins while the term 'vitamin' was coined by Funk.
  • Vitamin B and Vitamin C are soluble in water.
  • Vitamin A; Vitamin D; Vitamin E and Vitamin K are soluble in fat.
  • Invented by Dr. JC Bose, the Crescograph is an instrument used to measure the growth of a plant.
  • Light takes 1.2 seconds to reach the surface of the earth from the moon.
  • The ionosphere is the zone from where radio waves are reflected.
  • The first Super Computer in India is called Param.
  • Titanium is often referred to as the metal of the future.
  • It takes 84 years for Uranus to complete one revolution around the sun.
  • Oxygen was discovered in 1774 by Joseph Priestly.
  • Rickets is caused due to the deficiency of Vitamin D.
  • BeriBeri is caused due to a deficiency of Vitamin B.
  • Kwashiorkor is caused due to deficiency of Protein.
  • Anemia is caused due to deficiency of Mineral Iron.

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