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Question 538

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Country՚s biggest Global Skill Park (2017)

Question 539

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Bobbili and Gollapuram (2017)

Question 540

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Vijayawada Airport (2017)

Question 541

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Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra (2017)

Question 542

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Kochi Metro (In News- 2017)

Question 543

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Differentiate between insolation and temperature and explain anomalous temperature.

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Insolation and Temperature

  • In simple words, insolation is the heat and light energy that comes from the sun on the earth՚s surface where as temperature is the measurement of the intensity of heat.
  • The sun is the primary source of energy on the earth. The earth՚s surface receives most of its energy in the form of short waves which are of electromagnet…

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Question 544

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Compare the origin and weather conditions associated with the tropical and temperate cyclones.

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Cyclones

  • Cyclones are giant, spinning, whirlwind storms or large scale air mass that rotates around a strong centre of low atmospheric pressure.
  • There are two types of cyclone: Tropical and Temperate Cyclones.

Origin of Cyclones

Location – Tropical Cyclone

Those cyclones that origin in Tropics i.e.. between 5 - 30 degree north and south of the equator a…

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Question 545

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Discuss Maritime Zones.

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Maritime Zones

  • Maritime Zone is the area of water surface of any country where there is national rights of that country over mineral and biological resources. Maritime borders are generally used to identify the edge of international waters.
  • There are different types of maritime zones in the sea or ocean.
  • The division into maritime zones is made accord…

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Question 546

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PRASAD Scheme (2017)

Question 547

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Kathajodi River (2017)

Question 548

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Missions to Improve Breed of Cattles (2017)

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Gadag and Yadgir (2017)

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Coach Manufacturing Units in Railways (2017)

Question 551

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Mumbai link with the famous Elephanta Island (2017)

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Naga Heritage village (2017)

Question 553

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Hambantota Port Deal (2017)