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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.

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Question number: 129

» General Science

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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 identifyi

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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 som

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Question number: 131

» General Science

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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 tropic

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Question number: 132

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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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 wi

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Question number: 133

» Economic and Social Development

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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.

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Image Shows of the National Optical Fibre Network

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

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Question number: 134

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2010

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What are the uses of graphene?

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  • Graphene is the world’s strongest material and that’s the reason it can be used to increase the strength of other materials. Adding graphene to plastics, metals or other materials can make these materials much stronger or lighter.

  • Graphene being the World’s most conductive material is used to make heat spreading solutions such as heat sinks

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Question number: 135

» Indian and World Geography

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Discuss the reasons, which led to the war between India and China in 1962.

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The major causes which led to the war between India and China in 1962 were:

  • A strong China

    • China has an old tradition of Expansionist State. It has been following this strategy since last 2000 years or so.

    • They have a sense of superiority and sovereignism as compared to other civilizations and countries, which resulted in Opium war.

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Question number: 136

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Explain how the President of India is an integral part of Parliament.

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  • The President of India is an integral part of the Indian Parliament. He summons and prorogues the sessions of both the houses of the Parliament. He can dissolve Lok Sabha (Lower House).

  • The President is responsible for nominating the members of the Parliament. He nominates two members from the Anglo-Indian Community.

  • The President addre

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