UPSC General Studies Sample Paper General Studies Sample Paper-4

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    Western disturbances are the low pressure depressions. Consider the following statements in the context of this climatic phenomena and choose the correct statements.
    1. They originate in the Mediterranean sea and their moisture content augmented from the Arabian sea.
    2. They are often in an occluded form when they enter into India.
    3. They causing light rain in the Indo-Gangetic plain and snowfall in the Himalaya,
    4. The equitorial Easterly jet-stream plays an important role in bringing these disturbances to India.
    Which of the statements given above are correct?

    A)  1 and 2           

    B)  1 and 4

    C)  2 and 3           

    D)        (d) 2 and 4

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Wangala is the most significant post harvest festival of the Garos generally held in the second week of November every year It is a Thanksgiving ceremony to Misi Saljong also known as Pattigipa Rarongipa (The Great Giver) for having blessed the people with rich harvest of the season. The festival was started in the year 1976 at Asanang. The festival has grown over the years under the patronage of the Government of Meghalaya.

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