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
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
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
Which of the following geographical features have played a great unifying role in strengthening the forces of homogeneity of the Indian people?The expanses of water surrounding the peninsulaThe Himalayan MountainsThe vastness of the countryThe presence of the Indian ocean
Options: succeeded Pandit Nehru as the second Prime Minister of India, signed the Tashkent Agreement with Ayub Khan for a ceasefire between India and Pakistan, is also known as "Man of Peace", All of the above