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Question 584

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Gurugram (2016,2017)

Question 585

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Bullet Train Route - MAHSR (2017)

Question 586

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Dabhoi and Kevadia (2017)

Question 587

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Differentiate between attrition, corrosion, and corrasion (5 Marks)

Question 588

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Chavatapalem (2017)

Question 589

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Mechi River (2017)

Question 590

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Hansalpur (2017)

Question 591

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Chittagong Hills (2017)

Question 592

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Agartala (2017) - In news in 2019

Question 593

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Explain climate change with special reference to Paris Summit. Discuss the objective and agenda for the Paris Summit? (30 Marks)

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Climate Change and Paris Summit

  • Presently we are bringing group prospect of climate change because of global warming caused by anthropogenic emission of CO2 and other house gases.
  • The emissions of greenhouse gases (GHG) are primarily because of increased usage of fossil fuel like natural gas, petroleum, coal, etc. for transport and energy.
  • In addition…

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Question 594

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Differentiate “Crag & Tail” and “Roche Moutonne” ? (5 Marks)

Question 595

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Parali 1 Island (2017)

Question 596

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Pampa river (2017)

Question 597

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Alang-Sosiya Shipyards (2017)

Question 598

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North Koel Reservoir Project (2017)

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Burdwan (2017)

Question 600

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Explain movement of ocean currents & thermohaline circulation.

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Ocean Currents and Thermohaline Circulation

  • Ocean current are stream of water moving in a specific direction observed in oceans.
  • Thermohaline circulation refers to global circulation of ocean currents observed in ocean.
  • This leads to transport of warm water towards poles and cold water towards equator. As the name suggests thermohaline circulation are…

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