Which of the following are the members of SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation)?
Options: Bhutan, Bangladesh, India and Pakistan, Bhutan, Bangladesh, the Maldives, Nepal, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Thailand, Indonesia, Nepal and Sri Lanka, None of the above
Options: reduction in the value of a currency vis-a-vis major internationally traded currencies, permitting the currency to seek its worth in the international market, fixing the value of the currency in conjunction with the movement in the value of a basket of pre-determined currencies, fixing the value of currency in multilateral consultation with the IMF, the World Bank and major trading partners
Options: the intensity of light emitted by them changes with time, the distance of the stars from the earth changes with time, the refractive index of the different layers of the earth's atmosphere changes continuously, consequently the position of the image of a start changes with time, the light from the star is scattered by the dust particles and air molecules in the earth's atmosphere
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