What is the purpose of 'United Nations Conference on Trade and Development' (UNCTAD)?
Options: Promotes International Trade with a view to accelerate economic growth of developing countries, Promotes International Monetary co-operation & expansion of International Trade, Set rules for World Trade, None of the above
Which of the following are true with respect to the Indian Peninsular Plateau?The southern plateau block is formed mainly of granite and gneissThe Deccan lava plateau is an elevated tableland consisting of horizontally arranged lava sheetsThe Malwa plateau dominates the Vindhyam scraps, forming the northern flank of the plateauThe trough of the Narmada and Tapti are interposed between the Vindhyan and the Satpura ranges
Options: I, II and III, I and II, I, II, III and IV, I, III and IV
Radiocarbon is produced in the atmosphere as a result of
Options: collision between fast neutrons and nitrogen nuclei present in the atmosphere, action of ultraviolet light from the sun on atmospheric oxygen, action of solar radiations particularly cosmic rays on carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere, lightning discharge in atmosphere
The term 'flora' in the context of natural vegetation refers to
Options: assemblage of plant species living in association with each other in a given environmental frame, plants of a particular region or period, listed by species and considered as a group, a large tract covered by trees and shrubs and its administration for assessing economic benefits, role played by species of animals in the maintenance of ecological balance