Which of the following factors are responsible for present crisis in the jute industry in India?The decline in overseas marketInadequately supply of raw juteStiff competition from synthetic packing materials Select the correct answer from the codes given below
Options: I and II, I, II and III, I and III, II and III
Benjamin Franklin was a prolific inventor. He invented the lightning rod, the Franklin stove, studied electricity, discovered the Gulf Stream, started the first library, and on and on. Among his many other inventions, what musical instrument did he invent?
Options: acts of gallantry in the presence of enemy, gallantry by children, outstanding contribution to literature, the most conspicuous bravery or self sacrifice on land, air or sea but not in the presence of the enemy
The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programmes for the development and regulation of the country's water resources. It covers
Options: sartorial planning, coordination and policy guidelines, technical examination and techno- appraisal of project providing central assistance to specific projects, facilitation of external assistance in resolution of interstate water disputes, policy formulation planning and development of ground water resources, All of the above
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