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Question 103

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

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Question 104

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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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  • It՚s not binding on the Supreme Court to answer questions raised in the reference. On such reference from the P…

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Question 105

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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

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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

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  • She was born on 5th May 1977. An internation…

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Question 106

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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.

The Doctors
  • Cry protectants are used to prevent ice formation during cryopreservation.
  • After going verification, the corpse is unlikel…

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Question 107

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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 the Decc…

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Question 108

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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.

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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 daily use like v…

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Question 109

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How do bio fertilizers help in maintaining the soil health?

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  • 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) .
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Question 110

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Write briefly on the following topics:

What is invisible web?

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  • Invisible Web is also known as deep web, hidden web which are parts of the World Wide Web. The contents are not indexed by the standard web search engines.
  • Surface web is opposite to the deep web accessible to anyone using the internet. Michael K. Bergman coined the term deep web in 2001 as a search indexing term.
  • The contents of the deep web is hidd…

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