The Wildlife Protection Act was enacted by Parliament of India in:
(a) 20 February 1972
(b) 01 April 1972
(c) 9 September 1972
(d) 10 March 1972
When is World Forestry Day celebrated?
(a) 22nd April
(b) 21st March
(c) 22nd March
(d) 5th June
The centre of origin of Tomato is:
(a) Northeast Vietnam
(b) Hotter climates of India
(c) Maluku Islands
(d) South America
Ans- (d) Botanical name of Tomato is Lycopersicon esculentum.
The centre of origin of Potato is:
(a) Southern Germany
(b) South America
(c) North Western India
Ans- (b) Botanical name of Potato is Solanum tuberosum
The centre of origin of Garlic is:
(b) Eastern Russia
(d) Central Asia
Ans- (d) Botanical name of Garlic is Allium sativum.
When was ‘Aspirin’ discovered?
Ans- (a) Aspirin is also known as acetylsalicyclic acid (ASA). It is a medication often used to treat pain, fever, and inflammation. It was discovered by Felix Hottmann on 6 March, 1899.
Who was the first man to travel into space?
(a) Valentine Tereshkova
(b) Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin
(c) Reginald Gibson
(d) Norman Borlaugh
Ans- (b) he was a Soviet cosmonaut. He was born on 9 March 1934.