Kumaun Himalayas, west-central section of the Himalayas in northern India, extending 200 miles (320 km) from the Sutlej River east to the Kali River. The range, comprising part of the Siwalik Range in the south and part of the Great Himalayas in the north, lies largely within the state of Uttarakhand, northwest of Nepal. It rises to 25,646 feet (7,817 metres) at Nanda Devi, the range’s highest peak, and to 25,446 feet (7,756 metres) at Kamet, near the Chinese border. At elevations above 14,000 feet (4,300 metres), snow covers the mountains throughout the year. Glaciers and snowmelt feed the headstreams of the Ganges River in torrents that rush through gorges and steep-sided ravines.
Q3. Potato, tomato and brinjal are three different species but all belong to which genus?
आलू, टमाटर और बैंगन तीन विभिन्न वर्ग (स्पीशीज) है परन्तु वे किस वंश (जीनस) के अंतर्गत आते हैं?
Solanum – Solanum is a large and diverse genus of flowering plants, which include two food crops of high economic importance, the potato and the tomato.
Panthera – The informal term “big cat” is typically used to refer to any of the four largest (living) members of the entire Panthera genus. Among the five total species within the Panthera genus, these four are the only cats that are able to roar. In descending order of their maximum potential size, these four species are: tigers, lions, jaguars, and leopards, with the tiger (Panthera tigris) being the largest. A more liberal and expansive definition is sometimes used which may include the snow leopard, puma, clouded leopard, Sunda clouded leopard and/or cheetah, although these added species do not roar
Felis – Felis is a genus of small and medium-sized cat species native to most of Africa and south of 60° latitude in Europe and Asia to Indochina. The genus includes the domestic cat. The smallest Felis species is the black-footed cat with a head and body length from 38 to 42 cm (15 to 17 in).
Tigris – The tiger (Panthera tigris) is the largest cat species, most recognizable for their pattern of dark vertical stripes on reddish-orange fur with a lighter underside. The species is classified in the genus Panthera with the lion, leopard, jaguar, and snow leopard.
Q4. How many states does India have as of June 2017?
Patkai Range is the hills on India’s North Eastern border with Burma. Indian states along the Patkai range are Nagaland, Meghalaya, Mizoram and Manipur.
The Purvanchal Mountains, or Eastern Mountains, are a sub-mountain range of the Himalayas in northeast India. The Purvanchal range includes the hill ranges of the Patkai, Barail range, Manipur, Mizoram Mizo, and Naga Hills.
Q9. RBCs are formed in the ____________ in the adults.
There are two types of bone marrow: red marrow(also known as myeloid tissue) and yellow marrow.Red blood cells, platelets and most white blood cells arise in red marrow; some white blood cells develop in yellow marrow. The color of yellow marrow is due to the much higher number of fat cells.
Q10. In the biosphere living beings are inter-related and interdependent on each other for survival. This life supporting system is known as the __________.
जैव मंडल में सभी जीवित जातियां जीवित रहने के लिए एक दूसरे से परस्पर सम्बंधित और निर्भर रहती है| इस जीवन आधारित तंत्र को ______ कहते हैं|
An ecosystem is a community of living organisms in conjunction with the nonliving components of their environment (things like air, water and mineral soil), interacting as a system. These biotic and abiotic components are regarded as linked together through nutrient cycles and energy flows.
Q11. The part of the Himalayas between Tista and Dihang rivers is known as _________ Himalayas.
तिस्ता और दिहांग नदियों के बीच आने वाले हिमालय के भाग को ______ हिमालय कहा जाता है|