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1. Given below are two statements, one labelled as Assertion (A) and the other labelled as Reason (R): [1996]
Assertion (A): Mangroves are very specialised forest eco-systems of tropical and sub-tropical regions bordering certain sea coasts.
Reason (R): They stabilise the shoreline and act as bulwark against encroachments by sea.
In the context of the above two statements, which one of the following is correct?


2. Volcanicm eruptions do not occur in the: [2001]


3. Along which one of the following meridians did India experience the first light of the sunrise of the new millennium? [2000]


4. In the context of space technology, what is "Bhuvan", recently in the news? [2010]


5. The group of small pieces of rock revolving round the sun between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter are called: [1997]



6. Who amongst the following was the first to State that the earth was spherical? [2001]


7. Quartzite is metamorphosed from: [2001]


8. The correct sequence of different layers of the atmosphere from the surface of the Earth upwards is: [1998]


9. Which one of the following layers of the atmosphere is responsible for the deflection of radio waves? [1996]


10. Elephant pass, which is frequently in the news, is mentioned of the affairs of which one of the following? [2009]


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