The term 'flora' in the context of natural vegetation refers to
Options: assemblage of plant species living in association with each other in a given environmental frame, plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a group, a large tract covered by trees and shrubs and its administration for assessing economic benefits, role played by species of animals in the maintenance of ecological balance
Which of the following agencies related to the United Nations is concerned with promoting the growth of international trade and equilibrium in balance of payments?
Options: United Nations Industrial Development Organisation, International Development Association, International Bank for Reconstruction and Development Organisation, United Nation Development Programme
Which of the following international organisations has started the scheme 'Partnership for Peace' for a group of nations?
Options: Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP), North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Organisations of African Unity (OAU)
The parliament can legislate on a subject in the state list
Options: if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third majority declaring the subject in state list of national importance, if the legislatures of two or more states recommend to the Parliament to legislate on such a subject with regard to those states, for the implementation of treaties and agreements with foreign powers, All the above
One day you wake with a sore throat and a runny nose. Your doctor takes a swab from your throat, sends it to a lab, and telephones you the next day to say that antibiotic will not help you get better. Which of the following is the most likely reason for the doctor's statement?
Options: Having waited a day, it is too late to take an antibiotic, You need an antiseptic, not an antibiotic, You need to be vaccinated instead of taking an antibiotic, You are infected by a virus
Which of the following pairs of country and the purpose for which U.N. Peace Keeping Force is maintained is correctly is correctly matched?
Options: Cyprus - to maintain peace between the two dominant ethnic groups in the country, Mozambique - To supervise a referendum, El Salvador - to deliver humanitarian aid, Lebanon - For supervising a 1992 accord
Radiocarbon is produced in the atmosphere as a result of
Options: collision between fast neutrons and nitrogen nuclei present in the atmosphere, action of ultraviolet light from the sun on atmospheric oxygen, action of solar radiations particularly cosmic rays on carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere, lightning discharge in atmosphere