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Question number: 96

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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

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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

  • 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.

    • The donors of human organs with patients in need of a transp

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Question number: 97

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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

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  • 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.

    • Traditional lifestyle and cu

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Question number: 98

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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

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  • 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 number of elemental parti

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Question number: 99

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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

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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 is adopted by

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Question number: 100

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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

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  • 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, Yugantar Maharasht

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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?

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  • 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 control proble

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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

  • Features:

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

    • The Civil Disobedience Movement would be discontinued by the Congress.

    • Withdraw

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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

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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

  • A shallow artificial pond used for treating or storing liquid waste material or for collecting flood waters.

  • Lagoons provide habitat

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