Author: Gk Scientist

Here you can find important and main points regarding General Knowledge which is very useful for you to compete in any exam like SSC, UPSC, and other State Level PSC exam.

Difference Between Transpiration and Guttation

Transpiration and Guttation: The following are the points of difference between Transpiration and Guttation- Transpiration Guttation Transpiration occurs mostly during the day when the temperature is comparatively higher. Guttation occurs during the cold hours of the night and early morning. Transpiration occurs through stomata, lenticels and cuticles. Guttation occurs through hydathodes. It is a loss of …

Difference Between Stomata and Hydathodes

Stomata and Hydathodes: The following are the points of difference between Stomata and Hydathodes- Stomata Hydathodes Found in the epidermis of leaves, young stems, perianth and fruits. Present on the tips and margins of the leaves at the vein ends. These are surrounded by pairs of chlorophyllous guard cells. They are surrounded by a ring of …

Treaty of Paris (March 30, 1856):

Treaty of Paris 1856: The Crimean war ended with the Treaty of Paris. On February 25, 1856, the representatives of England, France, Austria, Russia, Turkey and Piedmont-Sardinia assembled in the French capital Paris to discuss the peace terms. They all signed a treaty on March 30, 1856, which contained the following terms and conditions- (a) All …

The Young Turk Movement

The Young Turk Movement: The revolutionary movement in Russia (1904-1905) had repercussions in Turkey. Kemal Pasha had long recognized the need for reform within the Ottoman Empire and as chief minister had put into effect several reform measures. But the Sultan Abdul Hamid II dismissed Kemal from office in 1896. The reactionary policy of the Sultan …

Impact of the Non-Cooperation Movement:

Impact of the Non-Cooperation Movement: The sudden suspension of the Non-Cooperation movement led to the demise of the Khilafat issue and the breakdown of the precariously balanced Hindu-Muslim harmony. Shortly, after the movement was called off, communalism became rampant all over the country and serious riots broke out. In Kerala, an anti-Zamindar bloodletting was witnessed when Muslim …

Importance of Crimean War

Importance of Crimean War: The importance of the Crimean War lay in the fact that it shattered the peace of Europe and ushered in a succession of wars. It removed the shadow of Russian power from Central European affairs. The war was a personal triumph of Napoleon III and he had covered France with glory. By …

The Crimean War (1854-1856)

The Crimean War: The Eastern Question popped again and again in the history of Europe because the great powers in Europe suspected each other. According to Czar Nicholas, Turkey was the sick man of Europe and the Turkish empire was degenerating so it would be better if its division was well considered before its extinction. He …

Decline of Mercantilism

Decline of Mercantilism: The decline of mercantilism had started by the end of the eighteenth century. Adam Smith slashed the mercantilistic ideas and the publication of his book entitled “The Wealth of Nations” in 1776 ruined the prospects of mercantilism. Besides, the factors responsible for the decline of mercantilism are as follows- (1) Mercantilism laid excessive …

Significance of Napoleonic Era (1799-1815)

Significance of Napoleonic Era: The importance of the Napoleonic Era (1799-1815) does not lie in Napoleon’s military achievements. The very importance of the Napoleonic Era lies in that he fulfilled the historic aims of the Revolution. His foreign campaigns uprooted the old system which prevailed in many European countries. Consequently, Europe was rejuvenated and political power …

Short Note on Russian Revolution

Russian Revolution: The Russian Revolution is the most important event in the history of the twentieth century. This Revolution of 1917 is also known as the Bolshevik Revolution. It was a socialist revolution. Contrary to capitalism Socialism is considered egalitarian and just. The first phase of the Russian Revolution was over in March 1917 so it …