What is the approximate area of Bihar?


Options: 94,163 sq. km,    1,35,100 sq. km,    3,702 sq. km,    1,96,024 sq. km

Ans:A,A






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Options: 7,902/sq. km,    1,008/sq. km,    5,512/sq. km,    2,669/sq. km

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Options: 586 BC,    1000 BC,    560 BC,    750 BC

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The horizontal of soil profile is composed of
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