One of the reasons for India's occupational structure remaining more or less the same over the years has been that
Options: investment pattern has been directed towards capital intensive industries, productivity in agriculture has been high enough to induce people to stay with agriculture, ceiling on land holdings have enabled more people to own land and hence their preference to stay with agriculture, people are largely unaware of the significance of transition from agriculture to industry for economic development
The process of evaporation of water in nature is one of the basic components of the hydrological cycle. The other process that is considered to be essential for the completion of hydrological cycle is the
Options: flow tide and ebb tide in a river, movement of water vapour in the atmosphere, flow of water in the sea, movement of water in the water table
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
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