Exercise 6

Question 21 :

The ministry of Water Resources lays down policies and programmes for the development and regulation of the country's water resources. It covers

A). sartorial planning, coordination and policy guidelines
B). technical examination and techno- appraisal of project providing central assistance to specific projects
C). facilitation of external assistance in resolution of interstate water disputes, policy formulation planning and development of ground water resources
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 22 :

The main crops of kharif are

A). rice, jowar, bajra
B). ragi, maize
C). cotton, jute
D). All of the above
Answer : Option D

Question 23 :

The main percentage of the volume of water in the hydrosphere is in

A). oceans and seas
B). groundwater's, rivers and streams
C). glaciers and ice sheets
D). freshwater lakes and water vapours
Answer : Option A

Question 24 :

The longest epoch of the tertiary period is

A). Palaeocene
B). Eocene
C). Oligocene
D). Miocene
Answer : Option B

Question 25 :

The main watershed of most of the peninsular river lies in the

A). Aravalli hills
B). Raj Mahal hills
C). Siwalik hills
D). Western Ghats
Answer : Option D