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171 In Indian agriculture, the period from July to October-November is called
A Rabi season
B Kharif season
C Slack season
D Pre-kharif season

Answer: Option [B]

In Indian agriculture, the period from July to October-November is called Kharif season. In India, the season is popularly considered to start in June and end in October. Kharif crops are usually sown at the beginning of the first rains during the advent of the south-west monsoon season, and they are harvested at the end of monsoon season (October–November).

172 Operating surplus arises in the
A Enterprise sector
B Government sector
C Subsistence farming
D Production for self-consumption

Answer: Option [B]

Operating surplus arises in the Government sector. Operating surplus is an accounting concept used in national accounts statistics (such as United Nations System of National Accounts (UNSNA)) and in corporate and government accounts. It is the balancing item of the Generation of Income Account in the UNSNA. It may be used in macro-economics as a proxy for total pre-tax profit income, although entrepreneurial income may provide a better measure of business profits.

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173 Which is the first national park established in India?
A Bandipur National Park
B Velvadan National Park
C Corbett National Park
D Periyar National Park

Answer: Option [C]

The correct answer is Corbett National Park. India's first national park was established in 1936 as Hailey National Park, now known as Jim Corbett National Park, Uttarakhand. By 1970, India only had five national parks.

174 Which among the following city of India used first electricity commercially ?
A Darjeeling
B Mumbai
C Chennai
D Calcutta

Answer: Option [A]

The correct answer is Darjeeling. The first hydroelectric installation in India was installed near a tea estate at Sidrapong for the Darjeeling Municipality in 1897.

175 Which of the following is not correctly match with regard to Project Tiger Reserves ?
A Nagarjunasagar - Sri Sailam
B Valmiki - Hazaribagh
C Sariska - Alwar
D Pench - Garhwal

Answer: Option [D]

The correct answer is Pench - Garhwal. Pench National Park is a national park in India's Madhya Pradesh state, established in 1975 with an area of 257.26 km2.

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