SSC CGL 2016

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Scientific Instruments 1. Altimeter - It measures altitudes and is used in aircrafts 2. Ammeter - It measures strength of electric field 3. Anemometer - It measures force and velocity of wind and determines its direction 4. Audiometer - It measures intensity of sound 5. Barometer - It measures atmospheric pressure 6. Binocular - It is used to view distant objects 7. Bolometer - It measures heat radiation 8. Dynamo - It convert mechanical energy to electrical energy 9. Electrometer - It measures very small potential difference in an electric circuit 10. Cardiogram - It trace movement of heart, recorded on a cardiograph 11. Calorimeter - It measures quantity of heat 12. Electroscope - It detect presence of an electric charge 13. Dynamometer - It measures electric power 14. Cryometer - It measures very low temperature 15. Cinematography - It is used in cinema making to throw on screen and enlarged image of photograph

Awards and Honours 1. The journalist who refused to accept Padma Bhushan was - Khushwant Singh 2. Highest Civilian Award of India which is given for exceptional service towards the advancement of Art, Literature, Science and in recognition of public service of highest order is - Bharat Ratna 3. Which award is given Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, government of India for excellence in sports coaching -Dronacharya Award 4. Which award is given by USA for outstanding works in the field of journalism, literature and music - Pulitzer Award 5. Feroz Gandhi Award is associated with - Journalism 6. Which award is given by UNESCO for popularisation of science - Kalinga Award 7. Saraswati Samman is given annually for outstanding contribution to - Literature 8. The first Indian to share the Oscar award was - Bhanu Athaiya 9. From which year Arjuna award is given to prominent sports persons in India -1961 10. Dhanvantari Award is given in the field of - Medicine 11. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award is given for outstanding contribution in the field of - Science and Technology 12. Who was the first recipient of Bharatiya Jnanpith Award - G Sankara Kurup 13. who was the first recipient of dadasaheb phalke award - Devika Rani 14. Third highest national award of India given for distinguished services in any field is - Padma Bhusan 15. Nobel Prize was first awarded in the year - 1901