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Question 21

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Recently, government constituted a high-level committee for proper management of the water resources in the North Eastern Region (NER). Which of the following is the cause of floods in Brahmaputra and Barak river systems?

I. Inundation of the riverine areas due to spilling of banks by the main river and by tributaries.

II. Drainage congestion specially at the outfalls of tributaries during high stages of rivers.

III. Bank erosion and channel instability due to excessive sediments. (14th Oct)

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Choice (4)Response
a.I and II
b.Only III
c.II and III
d.All a. , b. and c. are correct

Question 22

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Name of the Second biggest nuclear powered icebreakers built under Project 22220? (25th Oct)

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Choice (4)Response
a.Sibir
b.Ural
c.Arktika
d.All of the above

Question 23

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World’s first hybrid electric tram powered by hydrogen fuel cells started in which country? (30th Oct)

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a.China
b.Kenya
c.India
d.Japan

Question 24

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Which theory proposed for accumulation of the plant materials transforming to coal?

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Choice (4)Response
a.Drift Theory
b.In-Situ Theory
c.Both a. and b. are correct
d.None of the above