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This Section helps understanding the Basics/Backgrounders collected and then summarized from various sources like NCERT’s, ICSE Books etc. as the editorial staff deems fit. This sections is helpful for it has summary of various chapters from NCERT, ICSE and notes from other sources to help Bank PO, SSC, UPSC, State Civil Services, PCS aspirant or a student preparing for CBSE and/or other Board Examinations.

Science Ncert VI • Chapter • 2 • Summary

CHAPTER -2 ‘COMPONENTS OF FOOD’ What do different foods contain? The major nutrients in our food are named carbohydrates, proteins, fats, vitamins and minerals. In addition, food contains dietary fibres and water which are also needed by our body. There are many types of carbohydrates. The main carbohydrates found in …

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Science Ncert VI • Chapter • 1 • Summary

Healthy Food

CHAPTER-1 ‘FOOD: WHERE DOES IT COME FROM?’ There is a lot of variation in the food eaten in different regions of India. The main sources of our food are plants and animals. Animals which eat only plants are called herbivores. Animals which eat only animals are called carnivores. Animals which …

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Economics Ncert XI • Chapter • 1 • Summary

Trade through the Suez Canal: Route & Location

CHAPTER – 1 ‘INDIAN ECONOMY ON THE EVE OF INDEPENDENCE’ Victor Alexander Vruce was the Viceroy of British India in 1894. Introduction The sole purpose of the British colonial rule in India was to reduce the country to being a raw material supplier for Great Britain’s own rapidly expanding modern …

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Economics Ncert XI • Chapter • 4 • Summary

Some of the most challenging issues facing India today are poverty, development of rural India and building infrastructure. We are a billion-strong country today and our human capital is the biggest asset; it needs investment in health and education. We need to understand the concept of employment and the need …

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Science Ncert VI • Chapter • 4 • Summary

Chapter – Sorting Materials into Groups Objects around us are made up of a large variety of materials. A given material could be used to make a large number of objects. It is also possible that an object could be made of a single material or of many different types …

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Economics Ncert XI • Chapter • 3 • Summary

ECONOMIC REFORMS SINCE 1991 In 1991, a crisis in the balance of payments led to the introduction of economic reforms in the country. Chapter – 3 LIBERALISATION, PRIVATISATION AND GLOBALISATION: AN APPRAISAL There is a consensus in the world today that economic development is not all and the GDP is …

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Science Ncert VI • Chapter • 3 • Summary

Chapter – 3: ‘FIBRE TO FABRIC’ Variety in Fabrics There is a variety of clothing material or fabric, such as, cotton, silk, wool and polyester. A fabric (cloth) is made up of yarns (threads) arranged together. Fibre Fabrics are made up of yarns and yarns are further made up of fibres. The thin strands …

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Economics Ncert XI • Chapter • 2 • Summary

Chapter – 2: ‘Indian Economy 1950-1990’ The central objective of Planning in India is to initiate a process of development which will raise the living standards and open out to the people new opportunities for a richer and more varied life — First Five Year Plan Types of Economic Systems …

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