Sethusamudram Project connects—
(A) Palk Bay with Pak Strait
(B) Palk Bay with Bay of Bengal
(C) Gulf of Mannar with Palk Bay
(D) Cape Comorin with Gulf of Mannar
Assertion (A) : The Himalayan soils are rich in humus.
Reason (R) : The Himalayas have the largest area under forest cover.
(A) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A)
(B) Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A)
(C) (A) is true but (R) is false
(D) (A) is false but (R) is true
Which of the following statements about Sikkim are true ?
Select the correct answer from the code given below—
1. It became an integral part of India in 1975.
2. It is considered as a botanist paradise.
3. Its population is mainly made up of the Lepchas.
(B) 1 and 2
(C) 2 and 3
(D) 1, 2 and 3
Spring Tide occurs—
(A) When the Sun, Earth and Moon are in straight line
(B) When the Sun and Moon make a right angle with Earth
(C) When strong wind blows
(D) When night is very cold
Which one of the following human organs is less susceptible to harmful radiations ?
Who has recently been elected as the President of Russia ?
(A) Dmitry Medvedev
(B) Gennady Zyuganov
(C) Andrei Bogdanov
(D) Vladimir Zhirinovsky
The leading producer of both rice and wheat in the world is—
Which one of the following is essential for plants to produce their food ?
(C) Carbon dioxide
Who among the following women became the first to fly MIG35 (Russian aircraft)?
(A) Kirti Chandra
(B) Kalpana Chawla
(C) Suman Sharma
(D) Sunita Williams