Geography [IAS (Admin.) IAS Mains GS Paper 1 (Geography, Art & Culture, and History)]: Questions 30 - 35 of 38

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Question 30

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Appeared in Year: 2018

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Defining blue revolution, explain the problems and strategies for Pisciculture development in India.

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The lead of the Blue revolutionsustainable ‘fisheries and aquaculture sector’sunshine sector in Indian agriculturesubsidiary industries and is the source of livelihood for a large sectionBlue Revolution would help in increasing food supply, generating adequate employment opportunitiesraising the nutritional levelhuge export potential has been towar

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Question 31

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What are the consequences of spreading of ‘Dead Zones’ on marine ecosystem?

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  • Dead zones are low-oxygen, or hypoxicworld’s oceans and lakesfew organisms can survive in hypoxic conditionsdead zones, areas in the . Because most organisms need oxygen to live, . That is why these areas are called .
  • Dead zones occur because of eutrophicationnutrients feed the growth of an organism called cyanobacteria, which happens when a body of

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Question 32

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Discuss the inter-relationship between monsoon rains and pollution in Indian metros.

(150 Words November)

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Introduction:

  • Monsoon is traditionally defined as a seasonal reversing wind accompanied by corresponding changes in precipitation but is now used to describe seasonal changes in atmospheric circulation and precipitation associated with the asymmetric heating of land and sea.
  • The impact of GHGs on Indian Monsoon was being debated however aerosols from

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Question 33

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India’s industrialization and urbanization did grow together in the early 1990s. However, in the past decade, share of manufacturing has declined in urban areas and has increased in rural areas. Analyse the causes and consequences of this trend. (250 Words February)

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Background:

  • According to Conventional economics industrialization and urbanization go hand in hand as policymakers often adopt an active industrial policy to accelerate growth. Along with it they also embrace an active urban policy since industrialization without urbanization gets stalled.
  • However, this changed in India as the manufacturing growth in

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Question 34

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Examine how the change in demography along the River Cauvery basin has affected cropping pattern, water use pattern and also land use pattern in the basin. (250 Words February)

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Background:

There have been glaring changes in the demography of Cauvery for example the increase in the population that lives in the basin. There has been a two-fold increase from till 2011 since 1921 based on census data. This has altered the usage of water of this river.

Affected Cropping Pattern:

  • There has been increase in cropping area and irriga

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Question 35

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Examine the impact of climate change on indigenous populations around the world.

(250 Words February)

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Background:

Indigenous peoples are among the first to face the direct consequences of climate change, owing to their dependence upon, and close relationship with the environment and its resources.

Impact:

Climate change exacerbates the difficulties already faced by vulnerable indigenous communities, including political and economic marginalization, lo

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