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Question number: 36

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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What are Western disturbances and Westerlies and how are they different from monsoons? In which part of India are they confined?

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Western disturbances are the extra tropical storms (carries moisture in the upper atmosphere) originating in the Mediterranean region that brings sudden winter rain to the northwestern parts of the Indian subcontinent.

It is a non-monsoonal precipitation pattern brought by the Westerlies the moisture in these storms usually originates over the Medit

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Question number: 37

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Both Subhash Chandra Bose and Mahatma Gandhi launched struggles against the British during the 2nd World War. How was their ideas and strategies different?

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Subhash Chandra Bose was a ferocious Nationalist. He was inspired by the extremist tradition and followed the footsteps of Aurobindo Ghosh.

Whereas Gandhiji was a moderate Nationalist who was inspired by the leaders like Bal Gangadhar Tilak and Rabindranath Tagore.

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Image of Gandhiji and Subhash Chandra Bose

  • Subhash Chandra Bose though influenced initi

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Question number: 38

» History of India and Indian National Movement

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Discuss the impact of the Indo-Pak war in 1971.

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The 1971 Indo-Pak war was a huge loss to the Pakistani economy and the national pride.

  • Creation of Bangladesh (former East Pakistan): West Pakistan kept enjoying the power and prosperity at the expense of East Pakistan. There was a lot of anger among the Bangla People, which resulted in a military crackdown in East Pakistan. The Mukhti Bahini (Bangl

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Question number: 39

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Discuss the role of Comptroller and Auditor General of India.

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The role of Comptroller and Auditor General of India:

  • To uphold the Constitution of India and the laws of Parliament in the field of financial administration.

  • Through the audit reports of The CAG the accountability of the executives (council of ministers) to the Parliament in the sphere of financial administration is secured.

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Image of the Shri Rajiv Mehrishi

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Question number: 40

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2016

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Discuss the major causes for low human development in India.

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  • India in 2018 had climbed one spot from 131 (in 2017) to 130 in 2018 among 189 Countries in Human Development Index as per the UNDP (United Nations Development Programme).

    Between 1990 and 2017, India’s HDI value increased from to , an increase of nearly 50 percent – and an indicator of the country’s remarkable achievement in l

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Question number: 41

» Environmental Ecology, Bio-Diversity & Climate Change

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Does climate change make India more vulnerable to natural disaster?

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  • Yes India’s unique geo-climatic condition makes it highly susceptible to climate change and natural disasters. The country has observed significant anomaly in natural variability of temperature and rainfall patterns and has experienced more frequent and lethal disasters in recent decades.

  • For eg The recent storms in India can be traced to Nawabshah

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Question number: 42

» Current Events of National and International Importance

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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What has/have been the objectives of Mark Zuckerberg in buying ‘WhatsApp’?

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  • The following objectives can be constituted behind the buying of WhatsApp by Facebook:
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Image of the CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg WhatsApp

  • According to CEO of Facebook Mark Zuckerberg WhatsApp is on a path to reach billions of people with incredibly valuable services. This will help Facebook in reaching billions of users with an expected reach of 5

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Question number: 43

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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What do you understand by sting journalism? What are its ethical and legal dilemmas?

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  • Sting Journalism is a secret operation carried out by undercover agents to unveil criminals.

    In law enforcement, a sting operation is a deceptive operation to catch a person committing a crime.

  • Ethical and Legal Dilemmas:

    It deals with the specific ethical principles and standards of the Journalism along with the Print, Entertainment, and Internet.

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Image of the Manipulation of Newa

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