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Humans must leave Earth in 100 years to survive: Stephen Hawking (hindu)

In a new BBC series, Prof. Hawking claims that time is running out for the Earth and humanity.

Humans will need to colonise another planet within the next 100 years to survive climate change, asteroid strikes and overpopulation, according to renowned British physicist Stephen Hawking.

In a documentary, Expedition New Earth — part of the BBC’s new science season Tomorrow’s World — Prof. Hawking and his former student Christophe Galfard will travel the world to find out how humans could survive in outer space.

In the series, Prof. Hawking claims that time is running out for the Earth and humanity will need to leave the planet for its survival.

The shows aims to find Britain’s greatest invention, by asking the public to vote on the innovation which has been the most influential in their lives, The Telegraph reported.

Last month, Prof. Hawking had warned that the aggressive instincts of humans, coupled with the fast pace of growth in technology may destroy us all by nuclear or biological war, adding that only a ‘world government’ may prevent this impending doom.

Prof. Hawking had said that humans may lack the skills as a species to stay alive.

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1. Who of the following has the responsibility of the registration of voters
a) Individual voters
b) Government
c) Election commission
d) Corporations


2. Democracy exists in India, without peoples participation and co operation democracy will fail. This implies that
a) Government should compel people to participate and cooperate with it
b) People from the government
c) People should participate and cooperate with the government
d) India should opt for the presidential system


3. Which of the following are not the functions of the election commission
1) Conduct of election for the post of the speaker and the deputy speaker, Lok sabha and the deputy chairman, Rajya sabha
2) Conduct of elections to the state legislative assemblies
3) Deciding on all doubts and disputes arising out of elections

a) 1 and 2
b) 1 and 3
c) 2 and 3
d) 2

4. Which of the following electoral systems have not been adopted for various elections in India
1) System of direct elections on the basis of adult suffrage
2…