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PYQ(2012)-Part 6
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Focus of the lesson is on previously asked general awareness questions in AFCAT examinations.

Sanjay Kumar is teaching live on Unacademy Plus

Sanjay Kumar
Ex-Indian Army Professional with stints at MHA (IB) & Journalism I Speaker—Josh Talks I Focus Areas: General Studies & Security Analysis

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Sir I think Endocrine glands associated with brain are Pituitary and Pineal glands as pancreatic gland is associated with Pancreas . Can you confirm this please.
INS CHAKRA submarine sonar dome has been damaged ??
  1. AFCAT Previous Year General Awareness (2011-2017) Solved with Explanations BY: Sanjay Kumar (Ex-Indian Army/MHA) SK

  2. Who aml Ex- Indian Army/Defence Correspondent/ MHA 1. Crash Revision for CDS through 50 Questions 2. Current Affairs A Topic a Day (Daily News/Analysis) 3. Complete Ancient History Other than CDS, cleared IGRUA, SSC-CGL, IIMC, BHU, ACIO-ll, IP PhD, etc. exams

  3. AFCAT General Awareness (2011- 2017) Solved with Explanation:s 2012 Paper SK

  4. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Green revolution relates to which of the following? Self-dependence in food grains production Note: The introduction of high-yielding varieties of seeds after 1965 and the increased use of fertilizers and irrigation are known collectively as the Green Revolution, which provided the increase in production needed to make India self-sufficient in food grains, thus improving agriculture in India. There were three basic elements in the method of the Green Revolution: (1) Continued expansion of farming areas (2) Double-cropping existing farmland (3) Using seeds with improved genetics SK 4

  5. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Nuclear Submarine Akula has been handed over to India recently by . Russia Note: The Akula submarine was leased to the Indian Navy in 201.1 after extensive trials, and was formally commissioned into service as INS Chakra II at a ceremony in Visakhapatnam on 4 April 2012. The INS Chakra joined the Eastern Naval Command at Visakhapatnam. INS Chakra is a 8,140-tonne and nuclear-powered attack submarine. SK

  6. Displace Remarks ment Class Type Boats Origin Nuclear-powered submarines (2 in service) Under a 10-year Chakra Akula II)submarine class Attack 12,770 lease tonnes from Russi INS Chakra Russia (SSN) (S71) a since 2012. Commissio Ballisti missile submarine (S73) (SSBN) INS Arihant Arihant class India \6,000 tonnes August 2016.

  7. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Who is the author of "Her India: The Fragrance of Forgotten Years." Bilkees Idrees Latif Note: She was an Indian social worker and writer from Telangana, known for her work in the slums of India. She is the author of several articles and five books, including Essential Andhra Cookbook, The Ladder of His Life : Biography of Air Chief Marshal ldris Latif. The Government of India awarded her the Padma Shri, in 2009, for her contributions to society SK 7

  8. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness Vertebrates have two endocrine glands associated with the brain, namely Pituitary, Pancreas Note: The endocrine system refers to the collection of glands of an organism that secrete hormones directly into the circulatory system to be carried toward a distant target organ. The major endocrine glands include the pineal gland, pituitary gland, pancreas, ovaries, testes, thyroid gastrointestinal tract and adrenal glands SK

  9. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness The layer common to two adjacent plant cells called Middle Lamella is composed of . Calcium Pectate Note: The middle lamella is a pectin layer which cements the cell walls of two adjoining cells together. Plants need this to give them stability and so that they can form plasmodesmata between the cells. It is the first formed layer which is deposited at the time of cytokinesis. The cell plate that is formed during cell division itself develops into middle lamella or lamellum. The middle lamella is made up of calcium and magnesium pectates. SK 9

  10. Middle Lamella Pectin Cellulose Microfibril Primary Cell Wall 0 s Hemicellulose Plasma Membrane Soluble Protein

  11. AFCAT 2012: General Awareness On which of the following statements, is the kinetic theory of matter base? Matter is made up of molecules +Molecules are in rapid meotveet one croes experience forces of attraction Note: The Kinetic Theory of Matter states that matter is composed of a large number a small particles that are in constant motion. It also assumes that particles are small and widely separated. They collide and exchange energy. The theory helps explain the flow or transfer of heat and the relationship between pressure, temperature and volume properties of gases. SK 14