ISS (Statistical Services) General Studies: Questions 129 - 137 of 157

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 157 questions. Access all new questions- tracking exam pattern and syllabus. View the complete topic-wise distribution of questions. Unlimited Access, Unlimited Time, on Unlimited Devices!

View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 550.00 -OR-

How to register? Already Subscribed?

Question 129

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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

Explanation

  • 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 human genomeDNA. Also aims at identifying and mapping all

… (310 more words) …

Question 130

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2011

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Discuss the Moplah Rebellion.

Explanation

  • 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

… (167 more words) …

Question 131

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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

Explanation

  • 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 area

… (286 more words) …

Question 132

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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.

Explanation

  • 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

… (332 more words) …

Question 133

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2011

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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

Explanation

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

Loading image

The National Optical Fibre Network is the largest rural connectivity project of its kind in the world started in 2011. The total estimate

… (333 more words) …

Question 134

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2010

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

What are the uses of graphene?

Explanation

  • 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. This ca

… (110 more words) …

Question 135

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2013

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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

Explanation

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.
  • Tibet
    • Tibet has had

… (672 more words) …

Question 136

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2010

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

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

Explanation

  • 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 addresses the joint

… (263 more words) …

Question 137

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2011

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Write about the following?

(a) Biodiesel

(b) Large Hadron Collider

(c) Ultrasonography

(d) Satellite transponder

(e) GM Crops

Explanation

a. Biodiesel

  • It is similar to conventional or fossil fuel. It is similar to conventional or fossil fuel. It can be produced from vegetable oil, animal oil/fats, tallow and waste cooking oil.
  • The process used to convert these oils to Biodiesel is called trans- esterification.
  • Benefits
    • The fuel does not produce carbon dioxide (CO2).
    • It is completely biode

… (399 more words) …