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Question number: 101

» Environmental Ecology, Bio-Diversity & Climate Change

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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What are the uses of Phytoremediation?

Explanation

  • Phytoremediation is a technique of employing green plants and their associated microorganisms, soil amendments and agronomic practices to remove, inhibit or neutralize hazardous environmental contaminants. Phytoremediation can be applied wherever the soil or static water environment has become polluted.

  • Phytoremediation can be used to contr

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Question number: 102

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Discuss the Gandhi-Irwin Pact.

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The Gandhi-Irwin Pact was signed between Mahatma Gandhi and the then Viceroy of India Lord Irwin on 5th March 1931. It was a Political Agreement.

Image Shows Of The Gandhi Ji & Irwin

Image Shows of the Gandhi Ji & Irwin

Image Shows Of The Gandhi Ji & Irwin

  • Features:

    • This pact ensured the participation of the Congress in the Round Table Conference.

    • The Civil Disobedienc

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Question number: 103

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Write about the following

a. Lagoon

b. Xerophytes

c. Digital Signature

d. Coral reefs

e. The Finkler Question

f. Before Memory Fades

g. Inter Tropical Front

h. Suspensive Veto Power

i. Erosion

j. Equinox

Explanation

a. Lagoon

  • A lagoon is a shallow body of water separated from a larger body of water by barrier islands or reefs.

  • Lagoons are commonly divided into coastal lagoons and atoll lagoons.

Image Shows Of The larger body of water

Image Shows of the Larger Body of Water

Image Shows Of The larger body of water

  • A shallow artificial pond used for treating or storing liquid waste mat

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Question number: 104

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Comment on the Advisory Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court of India.

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Article 143 of the Constitution of India, 1950 provides that the President of India may obtain the opinion of the Supreme Court of India on questions of fact or of law, which is of public importance.

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Image Shows of the Advisory Jurisdiction

Image Shows Of The Advisory Jurisdiction

  • It’s not binding on the Supreme Court to answer questions ra

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Question number: 105

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Write in a line or two why these were in the news recently.

a. Dilip Pilgaonkar

b. Krishna Poonia

c. Liu Xiaobo

d. Udai Kumar

Explanation

Image Shows Of The Dilip Pilgaonkar

Image Shows of the Dilip Pilgaonkar

Image Shows Of The Dilip Pilgaonkar

a. Dilip Pilgaonkar

  • He was born in Pune.

  • He was appointed as one of the interlocutors on Kashmir by the Union Government.

  • He worked as the Editor of The Times of India for many years with 48years of experience in Journalism.

B. Krishna Poonia

Image Shows Of The Krishna Poonia

Image Shows of the Krishna Poonia

Image Shows Of The Krishna Poonia

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Question number: 106

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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What do you understand by Cryonics?

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It is the low temperature freezing (usually at -196 degree Celsius) of a human corpse. The Corpse is hoped to be resuscitated in future. The procedure can only begin once the clinical death of the patient is confirmed.

Image of The Doctors

Image of the Doctors

Image of The Doctors

  • Cry protectants are used to prevent ice formation during cryopreservation.

  • Af

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Question number: 107

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Describe how the physiography of India affects its foreign trade.

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  • India is one of the few countries in the world endowed with a huge natural and mineral resources. The east India is covered by dense forests and sloppy mountains.

  • In the west, it has Malwa plateau, sloppy mountain ranges of great Himalayas. In the north, it has been surrounded by the Great Himalayan Ranges. In the south, it is surrounded by

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Question number: 108

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Write about the following

A. Allauddin Khalji’s market reforms

b. INA

c. Kailash Nath Temple at Ellora

d. Poona Pact of 1932

e. Charter Act of 1813.

Explanation

A. Allauddin Khilji’s market reforms

  • The market reforms were the most revolutionary and remarkable reform of the Allauddin Khilji.

  • The market reforms were done so as to maintain a large and efficient army for keeping the Mongols in check according to Barni (a Muslim Political thinker of the Delhi Sultanate).

  • The prices of articles of da

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Question number: 109

» Environmental Ecology, Bio-Diversity & Climate Change

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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How do bio fertilizers help in maintaining the soil health?

Explanation

  • Bio fertilizers being more cost effective as compared to chemical fertilizers increases the nutrients of plants when applied to their seeds, plant surface or soil. The promotion of bio fertilizers in India is mainly carried out by the National Bio fertilizer Development Centre (set up in 1987).

  • Objectives

Image Shows Of The Types of Bio fertilizers

Image Shows of the Types of Bio Fertilizers

Image Shows Of The Types of Bio fertilizers

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