[July 13, 2018] Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated 'Dharohar Bhawan - the new headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) at 24, Tilak Marg in New Delhi. It houses Central Archaeological Library, with a collection of 1.5 lakh books and journals. The library is treasure trove for researchers and has collections not available elsewhere. Consider the following statements with respect to Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) 1.ASl is the premier organization for the archaeological researches and protection of the cultural heritage of the country. 2.Its prime objective is to maintain archaeological sites, ancient monuments and remains of national importance 3.It was established in 1861 by Alexander Cunningham. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 3 only (d) 1, 2 and3 Answer: D
Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) 1.ASl regulates all archaeological activities as per the provisions of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958. 2.It functions under Ministry of Culture. 3.lt also regulates Antiquities and Art Treasure Act, 1972. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: Codes: (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only (c) 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 Answer: D
Which of the following state(s) share(s) border with Myanmar? 1.Tripura 2.Arunachal Pradesh 3.Nagaland 4.Manipur Select the correct answer using the codes given below. (a) 1, 3 and 4 only (b) 2, 3 and 4 only (c) 1 and 4 only (d) 1, 2 and 3
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Which of the following state(s)Answer: (b) share(s) border with Myanmar?The names of states that sharea 1.Tripura 2.Arunachal Prades h 3.Nagaland 4.Manipur border with Myanmar are 1. Arunachal Pradesh 2. Nagaland, 3. Manipur and Select the correct answer using the 4. Mizoram. codes given below. (a) 1, 3 and 4 only (b) 2, 3 and 4 only (c) 1 and 4 only (d) 1, 2 and 3
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Which of the following is/are minor tectonic plate(s): 1)Cocos plate 2)Nazca plate 3)Pacific Plate 4)Arabian plate 5)Philippine plate Select the correct answer using the codes given below: a)1, 2, 4 and 5 only b)2, 3 and 5 only c)1, 2 and 4 only d)1, 3 and 5 only
Which of the following is/are minor tectonic plate(s): The major plates are as follows: 1)Antarctica and surrounding oceanic 1)Cocos plate 2)Nazca plate 3)Pacific Plate 4)Arabian plate 5)Philippine plate plate 2)N. American (with western Atlantic floor separated from the South American plate along the Caribbean islands) plate 3)S. American (with western Atlantic floor Select the correct answer using the codes given below: separated from the North American plate along the Caribbean islands) plate a)1, 2, 4 and 5 only b)2, 3 and 5 only c)1, 2 and 4 only d)1, 3 and 5 only 4)Pacific plate 5)India-Australia-New Zealand plate 6)Africa with the eastern Atlantic floor plate Answer: (a) 7)Eurasia and the adjacent oceanic plate.
Some important minor plates are listed below: 1.Cocos plate: Between Central America and Pacific plate 2.Nazca plate: Between South America and Pacific plate 3.Arabian plate: Mostly the Saudi Arabian landmass 4.Philippine plate: Between the Asiatic and Pacific plate 5.Caroline plate : Between the Philippine and Indian plate (North of New Guinea) 6.Fuji plate : North-east of Australia.
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Which of the following place(s) is/are Answer: (D) associated with Guru Nanak? 1. India 2. Pakistan 3. Sri Lanka 4. Saudi Arab Select the correct answer using the code given below: (a) 1 only (b) 3 and 2 only (c) 1, 2 and 4 (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 All the four places are associated with Guru Nanak JHe was born at Nankana sahib, Pakistan. It is said that Nanak undertoolk wide tours all over India, even beyond it, to Sri lanka in the south and Mecca and Madina in the West.
Consider the following statements with reference to Wheat crop: 1)lt is a crop of temperate region. 2)Aus, Aman and Boro are varieties of wheat crop. 3)lt is a kharif crop. Select the correct answer using the codes given below a)1 only b)2 and 3 only c)1 and 3 only d)1, 2 and3
Answer: (A) Standard conditions for wheat growth Consider the following statements with reference to 1)lt is a crop of temperate 2)Aus, Aman and Boro are wheat crop: 1. Low to moderate temperature around 2. Moderate rainfall around 3. Fertile alluvial soil. region. Wheat is mostly sown in the beginning of winter and is harvested in the beginning of summer, Wheat is a crop of temperate region and is mainly grown in temperate grasslands. three varieties of wheat cro p. 3)lt is a kharif crop. Select the correct answer using the codes given below It is a rabi(not Kharif) crop. a)1 only b)2 and 3 only c)1 and 3 only d)1, 2 and 3 Aus, Aman and boro are varieties of rice West Bengal farmers grow rice three times in a year which is called by these names
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