SSC General Science & Technology Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider following statements
    1. India have tied up with Norway for Polar research.
    2. National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is located in Mumbai.
    3. Himadri is Indian station in Arctic.
    Which of the above statements is/are correct?

    A)  1 and 2

    B)  2 and 3

    C)  1 and 3

    D)  All of these

    Correct Answer: C

    Solution :

    [c] Himadri Station is India's first Arctic research station located at Spitsbergen, Svalbard, Norway. It is located at the International Arctic Research base, Ny-Ålesund, It was set up during India's second Arctic expedition in June 2008. It is located at a distance of 1,200 kilometres (750 mi) from the North Pole. The National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR) is an Indian research and development institution, situated in Vasco, Goa. It is an autonomous Institution of the Department of Ocean Development (DOD), Government of India which is responsible for administering the Indian Antarctic Programand maintains the Indian government's Antarctic research station, Maitri.

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