The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.


Options: 86%,    50%,    22%,    100%

Ans:A,A






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Options: gallantry otherwise than in the face of the enemy,    most conspicuous bravery for some act of self sacrifice,    gallantry in the presence of enemy,    None of the above

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The higher the wind speed and the longer the fetch or distance of open water across which the wind blows and waves travel, the ____ waves and the ____ energy they process.
Options: larger, more,    larger, less,    smaller, more,    smaller, less

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The Mistral is
Options: very cold wind, which blows down from the plateau of central France,    swift, dry, cold northerly wind that blows down from the western Alps and the plateau of Southern France and out over the Mediterranean,    wind that blows for 100 days a year and may cause extensive frost damage to plants,    All of the above

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For which of the following disciplines is Nobel Prize awarded?
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Satpura National Park
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To which country did the first Secretary-General of the UN belong?
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Sourav Ganguly made his Test debut in 1996.How many runs did he score in the 1st innings of that match?
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The United Nations is considered as a universal organisation. Which organ of rhe united nations fully represents the fact?
Options: The Economic and Social Council,    The Security Council,    The Secretariat,    The General Assembly

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The plants of which of the following crops are highly sensitive to frost?
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Though Ashoka had many sons, the inscriptions mentioned only one who is not mentioned in any other source. He is
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The uppermost epoch of the Neogene period is
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When does the Indonesian settlement in the Malay Peninsula took place?
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Where did 2010 Commonwealth Games took place?
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The south-west monsoon contributes ____ of the total rain in India.
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