ISS (Statistical Services) General Studies: Questions 92 - 100 of 157

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 157 questions. Access all new questions we will add tracking exam-pattern and syllabus changes. Subscription can be renewed yearly absolutely FREE! View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 550.00 or

How to register?

Question number: 92

» Indian and World Geography

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Comment on the applications of the linkages of Global Positioning System (GPS) technology with Geographical Information Systems (GISs).

Explanation

Global Positioning System (GPS) use satellites that orbit Earth to send information to GPS receivers that are on the ground. The information helps determining their location.

  • GIS stands for Geographical Information System.

  • GIS is a software program that helps people use the information that is collected from the GPS satellites.

  • GIS us

… (190 more words) …

Question number: 93

» Indian and World Geography

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

How does the population distribution of India relate to the broad physical divisions of the country?

Explanation

Some of the key components affecting population distribution include altitude and latitude, relief, climate, soils, vegetation, water and location of mineral and energy resources.

  • High altitude in general imposes an ultimate physiological limit upon human existence due to reduced atmospheric pressure and low oxygen content. As a result, only

… (264 more words) …

Question number: 94

» Economic and Social Development

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Examine the sources and scope for the use of renewable energy in India.

Explanation

  • With continuously increasing population, India is expected to be the world’s most populous country by 2020. The Country is also facing a huge energy crisis; there is a high need to tap the potential renewable energy resources.

  • India is endowed with vast potential of renewable energy with current energy contribution at 31.70 GW of the total

… (673 more words) …

Question number: 95

» Indian and World Geography

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Evaluate the role of bio-diversity parks in the conservation of Wildlife.

Explanation

Biodiversity refers to variety and the variability among living organisms and the ecological complexes in which they occur.

  • Biodiversity parks are the assemblages of species in the form of biotic communities that belong to a particular ecological range, help promote urban biodiversity conservation as they serve as nature reserves within urban

… (413 more words) …

Question number: 96

» Economic and Social Development

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Comment on the work for which Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley have won the 2012 Nobel Prize in Economics.

Explanation

The Nobel Prize for Economics has been awarded to American game theorists Alvin Roth and Lloyd Shapley.

Image Of The Alvin Roth & Lloyd Shapley

Image of the Alvin Roth & Lloyd Shapley

Image Of The Alvin Roth & Lloyd Shapley

  • The prize concerned a central economic problem how to match different agents as well as possible.

    • For e. g. Students have to be matched with Schools.

… (172 more words) …

Question number: 97

» Economic and Social Development

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

What do you understand by the term ‘counter-urbanization’ in the Indian Context?

Explanation

  • Urbanisation has resulted in excessive population in the metro cities leading to following disadvantages:

    • Large masses are accommodating in smaller areas and people are bound to live under congested situations.

    • The Cities have turned over-polluted and people ought to reside near the areas where factories dump their wastes.

    • Tradition

… (328 more words) …

Question number: 98

» General Science

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

What is the significance of qubits in computing? Mention any significant advances in this area?

Explanation

  • A qubit is a two-state quantum mechanical system.

    • One of the simplest quantum systems displaying the peculiarity of quantum mechanics.

    • Mostly silicon-based qubits have been made from the electron or the nucleus of a single phosphorus atom.

    • A qubit is the basic unit of information in a quantum computer.

    • In a quantum computer, a n

… (378 more words) …

Question number: 99

» Indian Polity and Governance

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2012

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

In the context of motions moved in Parliament, what is ‘cut motion’ and what are its types?

Explanation

To oppose a demand in the Financial Bill discussed by the government. Cut motion is a power given to the members of the Lok Sabha.

  • The Cut motions provide the members maximum opportunity to examine every part of the budget and criticize the Government.

  • The government is obliged to resign as per the rules of Lok Sabha incise a cut motion i

… (184 more words) …

Question number: 100

» History of India and Indian National Movement

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Essay Question▾

Describe in Detail

Write an essay on the main revolutionary groups operating in India till early 1930s.

Explanation

  • The Groups believing in armed revolution against the ruling British fall into this category.

    • Revolutionaries’ objective was Complete Swaraj (different from Congress’ ideas).

    • The revolutionary groups were mainly concentrated in Bengal, Maharashtra, Bihar, United Provinces and Punjab.

    • Bengal was comprised of Anushilan samiti, Sandhya,

… (302 more words) …