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Question number: 60

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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How can genetic engineering help in India’s struggle for Food Security?

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  • Genetic Engineering also known as Genetic modification or Genetic manipulation is a set of technologies used to change the genetic makeup of cells.

  • Genetic Engineering can significantly help in India’s struggle for Food Security:

    • India’s Population is expected to reach 1.8 billion by 2050 according to a UN report.

    • In India farmers a

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Question number: 61

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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In view of the prolonged relationship between black money and politics in India, there is now a growing feeling that an effort must be made to cleanse the system of political funding in our country. Do you agree with this feeling? Give reasons for your answer.

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Yes I do agree that it’s high time that efforts must be made to cleanse the system of political funding in our country because this is in the best interests of the Society of India.

  • India’s political system funding is plagued by unknown and undocumented funding. There has never been any transparency regarding Political Contributions. In major

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Question number: 62

» Indian and World Geography

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Why do the rivers of Peninsular India flow to the east to Bay of Bengal?

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Due to the slope of peninsular, plateau most of the rivers drain into the Bay of Bengal. The western ghats are slightly elevated than the Eastern Ghats and therefore it slopes towards the eastern part making the peninsular rivers drain into Bay of Bengal.

  • Peninsular India is bounded

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Question number: 63

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Discuss the role of The Attorney General of India.

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  • The Attorney General of India gives advice to the government of India upon legal matters, which are referred to him by The President.

  • Other Duties & Functions

    • To perform other duties of a legal character assigned to him by The President.

    • He is also a Primary Lawyer in The Supreme Court of India and his resignation should also be addre

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Question number: 64

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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What is Green Energy? Explain the policies envisaged by The Government of India to promote

Green Energy Sources.

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  • Green energy comes from natural sources such as sunlight, wind, rain, tides, plants, algae and geothermal heat.

    In other words, the examples of renewable sources of energy are solar energy, wind energy, hydropower, geothermal, and biomass energy. These energy sources are different from those of fossil fuels such as coal, oil and natural gas.

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Question number: 65

» Indian Polity and Governance

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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Bring out the significance of the Right to Constitutional Remedies as guaranteed in the Constitution.

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  • Right to Constitutional Remedies:

    • Article 32 of the Constitution makes the Supreme Court the defender and guarantor of the fundamental rights came to be known as the Heart and Soul of the constitution.

    • Under Article 32 The Supreme Court shall have the power to issue direction or order writs (In common law, a writ is a formal written orde

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Question number: 66

» General Science

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Appeared in Year: 2012

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What are Support Vector Machines (SVMs) and what are their important applications?

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Support vector Machines are supervised machine learning algorithms, which can be, used for both classification and regression challenges.

  • Mostly used in classification problems.

    We perform classification by finding the hyper-plane that differentiates the two classes.

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Question number: 67

» Economic and Social Development

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Appeared in Year: 2017

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Explain the impact of globalization on the developing countries.

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  • Globalization has played a key role in the developing countries since second half of the twentieth century.

    • The advantages of Globalization can be summed up as economic processes, technological developments, political influences, health systems, social and natural environment factors.

    • It has ensured technology transfer hold out promise;

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