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
The initial increase of magnetic field in magnetic storms is caused
Options: when the shock wave, associated with the gusty solar wind, compresses the magnetosphere, when there is a large decrease in field intensity, when the gust wind itself engulfs the magnetosphere, None of the above
Which of the following international organisations has started the scheme 'Partnership for Peace' for a group of nations?
Options: Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Economic and Social Commission for Asia and Pacific (ESCAP), North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (NATO), Organisations of African Unity (OAU)
The parliament can legislate on a subject in the state list
Options: if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third majority declaring the subject in state list of national importance, if the legislatures of two or more states recommend to the Parliament to legislate on such a subject with regard to those states, for the implementation of treaties and agreements with foreign powers, All the above
Options: a type of asset that is in cash in the current account of the commercial bank, a type of asset that is in the form of a deposit in the current account of the commercial bank, either of these, None of the above
The parliament can legislate on the subject in the state list
Options: if the President issues an order authorizing it to do so, if the Supreme Court of India gives authority to the Parliament of India in this regard, if the Rajya Sabha passes a resolution by two-third of its to legislate on a state matter in the national interest, None of the above
Which of the following events took place in the Cenozoic era?
Options: Formation of the rockies, India collides with Asia and the formation of the Himalayas and the Alps, Formation of the Appalachians and central European mountains, Splitting of India from Antarctic, Breaking up of Pangaea