Exercise 14

Question 16 :

The objective of India's space programme was

A). mass communication and education via satellite
B). survey and management of natural resources
C). development of indigenous satellites and satellite launch vehicles
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 17 :

The number of permanent members of the UN Security Council is

A). 3
B). 4
C). 5
D). 6
Answer : Option C

Question 18 :

The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, awards the Nobel Prize in

A). physics
B). economics
C). chemistry
D). both (a) and (c)
Answer : Option D

Question 19 :

The prize winning title of Arundhati Roy for Booker's Prize in 1997 was

A). Amsterdam
B). The God of Small Things
C). Disgrace
D). Last Orders
Answer : Option B

Question 20 :

The 'pulse' of the aquatic environment can be ascertained by measuring

A). nitrogen
B). oxygen
C). alkalinity
D). conductivity
Answer : Option B