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The Manhattan Project was started by President Roosevelt in 1942 to ensure that the U.S. beat the Germans in developing a nuclear bomb. Whom did Roosevelt appoint as scientific head the Manhattan Project?
Options: Robert Oppenheimer, James B. Conant, Leslie R. Groves, Vannevar Bush
The most plausible explanation for the location of the Thar desert in western India is
Options: the obstruction caused by the Aravalis to the rain-bearing wind that proceeds to the Ganga Valley, the evaporation of moisture by heat, the absence of mountains to the north of Rajasthan to cause orographic rainfall in it, that the moisture carried by the South-west monsoon is driven away by the dry upper air current
The preamble to our constitution provided that India is
Options: a sovereign, socialist and democratic republic, a sovereign, socialist, secular and democratic republic, a sovereign republic with a socialist pattern of society, a socialist, secular and democratic republic
Options: a type of asset that is in cash in the current account of the commercial bank, a type of asset that is in the form of a deposit in the current account of the commercial bank, either of these, None of the above
It is easier to roll a stone up a sloping road than to lift it vertical upwards because
Options: work done in rolling is more than in lifting, work done in lifting the stone is equal to rolling it, work done in both is same but the rate of doing work is less in rolling, work done in rolling a stone is less than in lifting it
It takes much longer to cook food in the hills than in the plains, because
Options: in the hills the atmospheric pressure is lower than that in the plains and therefore water boils at a temperature lower than 100oC causing an increase in cooking time, due to low atmospheric pressure on the hills, the water boils at a temperature higher than 100oC and therefore water takes longer to boil, in the hills the atmospheric density is low and therefore a lot of heat is lost to the atmosphere, in the hills the humidity is high and therefore a lot of heat is absorbed by the atmosphere leaving very little heat for cooking