The main objective of multi-purpose river projects are
Options: extension of irrigation facilities by constructing dams to store surplus water during the rainy season, for release in summer, power generation by constructing hydro power stations, flood controls and making rivers navigable, All of the above
The president demand for further reforms, attended with the dislocation caused by the non-cooperation movement, led the British government to appoint a Statutory Commission in 1927. This commission was headed by
Options: Sri John Simon, Lord Chelmsford, Lord Minto, E.S. Montague
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
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
Options: directly elected by the people on the basis of universal adult franchise, elected by the members of the state legislative assemblies, elected by the members of the state legislative councils, elected by the members of the state legislative councils and state legislative assemblies
The Parliament can restrict or abrogate by law, fundamental rights with respect to
Options: the members of the armed forces, the forces charged with the maintenance of public order, the persons employed in any bureau or other organization established by the state for purpose of intelligence, All of the above
It is easier to roll a barrel full of coal tar than to pull it because
Options: the full weight of the barrel comes into play when it is pulled, the rolling friction is much less than the sliding friction, more surface area of the barrel is in contact with the road when it is pulled, coal tar is a liquid and it flows in the barrel when it is rolled