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Question number: 124

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Discuss the Geographic Information System.

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  • A system designed to capture, store, manipulate, analyze, manage and present spatial or geographic data. GIS applications are the tools that allow users to create interactive queries, analyze spatial information, data editing in maps etc.

  • The major components of GIS are:

    • Hardware

    • Software

    • Data

    • People

    • Procedure

    • Network

  • Applications and uses of GIS:

    • Disaster

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Question number: 125

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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Write about the Prehistoric cultures of India.

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  • The Prehistoric culture of India dates back to the time before the emergence of writing and the historic period to the time following it.

  • Prehistoric culture three divisions

Image Shows Of The Paleolithic or Old Stone Age

Image Shows of the Paleolithic or Old Stone Age

Image Shows Of The Paleolithic or Old Stone Age

Paleolithic or Old Stone Age:

The time period was from 5,00,000 B. C. – 10,000 B. C.

Image Shows Of The Prehistoric People

Image Shows of the Prehistoric People

Image Shows Of The Prehistoric People

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Question number: 126

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Regional disparity is one of the major reasons for the growing militancy activities in the country. Discuss critically.

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  • Unity in Diversity is a fundamental characteristics of India. The growth pattern of Indian Economy has reflected in various dimensions of social, political, religious, geographical, cultural and linguistic diversities.

  • Reasons for the growing militancy activities in the country:

Image Shows Of The Natural Resources

Image Shows of the Natural Resources

Image Shows Of The Natural Resources

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Question number: 127

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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Discuss the concept of Diarchy introduced by the Government of India Act of 1919.

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  • The government of India Act 1919 was an act passed to expand the participation of Indians in the government of India. It was passed by the UK Parliament. This act continued for ten years. The act emphasized the genesis of responsible government in India.

  • Dual form of government as Diarchy:

    • The transferred list were given to the government of Minister

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Question number: 128

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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The Vedic Aryan Culture became the foundation of Indian Culture. Discuss

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The Vedic Civilization flourished between the and on the Indo-Gangetic Plains of the Indian subcontinent.

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Image Shows of the Vedic Civilization

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  • The Harappan Civilisation started to stagnate by 1500 BCE. Around this time, the Aryans began to arrive in India.

  • According to the Historians, the Aryans were a

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Question number: 129

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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What is Human Genome Project? Discuss its advantages and disadvantages.

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  • Human Genome Project was an international scientific research project. It was launched in 1990 and was declared complete on April 14,2003. Genome can be further defined as Haploid set of chromosomes i. e. base years.

  • Goal: determining the sequence of nucleotide base pairs that make up human DNA. Also aims at identifying and mapping all of the

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Question number: 130

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Discuss the Moplah Rebellion.

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  • In the 19th and early 20th centuries, a series of riots by Moplah (Muslims of Malabar) was organized against the British and the Hindu landlords in Malabar (Northern Kerala).

  • It was Infect an armed rebellion against the British authority in the Malabar region of Southern India. Although the riots were communal in nature the rebellion is sometimes se

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Question number: 131

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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What do you understand by Vector Borne Diseases. Discuss any three of such diseases.

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  • Vector-borne diseases are human illnesses caused by parasites, viruses and bacteria that are transmitted by mosquitoes, sand-flies, triatomine bugs, blackflies, ticks, tsetse flies, mites, snails and lice. Around of all infectious diseases are accounted alone by the Vector Born Diseases.

  • The diseases are the highest in tropical and subtropical a

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Question number: 132

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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Appeared in Year: 2013

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Though Russia is Syria’s important ally, it has agreed with USA for action against Syria recently. Discuss the case, tracking back the historical background and bringing out the key issues.

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  • Syria has been Moscow’s closest ally and the largest recipient of its economic and military aid since 1972. Both countries came together over the shared goal of blocking Unites States efforts to conclude separate peace treaties between Israel and the Arab States.

  • Moscow viewed Damascus as a potential foothold in the Easter. Mediterranean with its wa

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Question number: 133

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2011

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What is the purpose of creating the National Optical Fibre Network, as recommended by the Telecom Commission?

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The National Optical Fibre Network (NOFN) was launched with the aim of transforming India into a digitally empowered society and knowledge economy.

Image Shows Of The National Optical Fibre Network

Image Shows of the National Optical Fibre Network

Image Shows Of The National Optical Fibre Network

The National Optical Fibre Network is the largest rural connectivity project of its kind in the world sta

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