The most fertile region of India is


Options: the Himalayas,    the central Highlands,    the Indo-Gangetic plain,    peninsular plateau

Ans:C,C


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Options: Pentode and Triode,    Gate and Drain,    Drain and Source,    Anode and Cathode

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Options: Karnataka,Kerala,Madhya Pradesh,MadhyaPradesh

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Options: graphite,    Synthetic petroleum,    fertilisers,    carbide

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Options: Aptiva,    Macintosh,    Acorn,    Paseo

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Options: a molecule,    a cation,    an anion,    an atom

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Options: 1,    2,    3,    4

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Ans:D,D


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Options: Karnataka,    Orissa,    Kerala,    Manipur

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Options: thermoplastic,    thermoset,    chemical compound,    polymer

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