Uttaranchal has international boundary with ____ in north, north-east and eastern side.


Options: China,    Nepal,    both (a) and (b),    None of the above

Ans:C,C






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Large transformers, when used for some time, become very hot and are cooled by circulating oil. The heating of the transformer is due to
Options: the heating effect of current alone,    hysteresis loss alone,    both the heating effect of current and hysteresis loss,    intense sunlight at noon

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