Optionals IAS Mains Geography: Questions 850 - 860 of 1537

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Question 850

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Gorakhpur, Chutka, Kaiga, Mahi Banswara (2018)

Question 851

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Balharshah & Chandrapur, Madhubani station & Madurai station, Gandhidham station Kota station & Secunderabad station (2018)

Question 852

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Harur (2018)

Question 853

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Jowai (2108)

Question 854

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How would the theory of possibilism explain the human constructions shown in the map of San Francisco?

Question 855

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Define urbanization.

Question 856

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Look at the population pyramids below. Describe and explain the demographic trends in fertility and longevity depicted in China from 1950 through 2050 and relate those trends to China՚s dependency ratio.

China՚s Age Distribution

Population Structure by Age and Sex Millons

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China՚S Age Distribution

  • Decreasing working-age, non dependent population.
  • Rising elderly dependent population.
  • Decreasing fertility linked to one-child policy.
  • Increasing longevity linked to improved medical technology and industrialization.
  • Increasing dependency ratio in China as number of dependents is rising and number of people in the workforce (ag…

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Question 857

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Explain Munsell system for understanding soil colors

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Munsell System and Soil Colours

  • Munsell explained soil colors in form of 3-D representational separate color into components.
  • This is along with 3 independent dimension with irregular colors.
Munsell Color System

Chroma

  • It is the measure of color strength.
  • It depicts color purity with cover Chroma being less pure.
  • it goes radially outwards with initial/ne…

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Question 858

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Discuss the various types of soil structure.

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Soil Structure

  • It is the result of spatial arrangement of solid soil particles & their associated pore spaces.
  • It has major influence on movement of water, air biological activity and root growth.

Types of Soil Structure

Soil Structure

Platy

  • They are plate like flat with horizontal orientation.
  • Thick@middle and thin@edges.
  • They are subject to leaching.
  • They…

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Question 859

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What are the wildlife conservation strategies taken in order to protect rare and endangered species? (30 marks)

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Wildlife Conservation Strategies

Fast growing human population, increasing burden on natural resources is leading towards rapid depletion of resources including wildlife, as we are currently living in the era of 6th mass extinction, where we have experienced many extinctions such as two horned Rhinoceros, Caspian tiger etc. and has made other specie…

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Question 860

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Rajkot, Kanalus, Rewari (2018)