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
Hermann Scheer (Germany) received right Livelihood Award in 1999 for
Options: his indefatigable work for thepromotion of solar energy worldwide, his long standing efforts to end the impunity of dictators, showing that organic agriculture is a key to both environmental sustainability and food security, None of the above
Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?
Options: Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps, Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains, Splitting of India from Antarctic, Breaking up of Pangaea