Which among the following is the major cause of nutation in Earth’s axis?
- Earth’s Oblate spheroid shape
- The difference between Land and Sea hemispheres
- Oceanic Currents
- Tidal Forces
In the case of the Earth, the principal sources of tidal force are the Sun and Moon, which continuously change location relative to each other and thus cause nutation in Earth’s axis.
- 1816 A.D.
- 1820 A.D.
- 1828 A.D.
- 1830 A.D.
Bhavesh Kattamani, who was awarded the best boxer trophy in the 2017 International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament, was related to which weight category?
Recently, Indian junior boxers had clinched total 11 Medals (six gold, four silver and a bronze medal) at the fifth International Sven Lange Memorial Tournament, to finish as overall champions in the German city of Schwerin. Bhavesh Kattamani (52kg) picked up the best boxer trophy along with his gold medal. In the three-day tournament, the other gold-medallists for India were Vijeydeep (63kg), Akshay (60kg), Ish Pannu (70kg), Lakshay Chahar (80kg) and Vinit (75kg). The performance of these boxers also earned them the ‘Best Team’ of the tournament award.
- Chandragupta Maurya
Which Industry flourishes in Coimbatore-Tiruppur belt in Tamil Nadu?
- Stone Carvings
- Tamil Nadu
- Jammu and Kashmir
Dancing Deer is the popular name of Sangai Deer, which is found only in Keibul Lamjao National Park (KLNP) in Loktak Lake in Manipur. Loktak is known for Phumdis (floating vegetation) and the deer often needs to balance itself on them, so it appears that they are dancing.
Which among the following is a common end product of Anaerobic Respiration?
- Acetic Acid
- Carbonic Acid
- Lactic Acid
- Hydrochloric Acid
Which among the following events was a major set back to Khilafat Movement?
- Announcements of concession to Muslims by British Government
- Pact signed between Indian National Congress and Muslim League
- Revolution in Turkey
- Violence in Chauri Chaura
In 1922, there was a revolution in Turkey under the leadership of Mustafa Kamal Pasha, under whom a secular government was established over there. This government buried the concept of Khilafat within two years and the result was that Khilafat Conference had lost its raison d ‘etre and was dying thereafter.
- Port of Quilon
- Visakhapatnam Port
- Kochi Port
- Toulon port
The 15th edition of Indo-French naval exercise “Varuna” has started at Toulon port on southern France’s Mediterranean coast on April 24, 2017 to deepen combat coordination between the two navies. The purpose of current naval exercise is to underscore India’s peaceful presence and solidarity with friendly and like-minded countries towards ensuring good order in the maritime domain and to strengthen the existing bonds between India and France. From Indian side, guided missile destroyer INS Mumbai, stealth frigate INS Trishul and fleet tanker INS Aditya are taking part in it, which will continue till April 30, 2017. The ships are part of the Indian Navy’s overseas deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and West Coast of Africa and they arrived at Toulon port on southern France’s Mediterranean coast.