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Question 56

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Appeared in Year: 2014

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Discuss briefly the collegium system for the appointment of The Higher Judiciary.

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  • The Collegium system is one where the Chief Justice of India and a forum of four senior-most judges of the Supreme Court recommend appointments and transfers of judges. However, it has no place in the Indian Constitution. The system was evolved through Supreme Court judgments in the – Three judges cases (October 28,1988).
  • The First Case of SP Gupta

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Question 57

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Discuss the significance of the Fundamental Duty added with the 86th Amendment to the Indian Constitution.

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  • The Fundamental Duties were ten in number but with the 86th Amendment increased to 11.
  • The 86th Amendment added a duty on every parent or guardian to ensure that their child or ward was provided opportunities for education between the ages of six and fourteen years.

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  • In other words we can say that The Constitution 86th Amendment Act, 2002 enshrined

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Question 58

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Discuss the reasons for the decline of the Indus Valley Civilisation in the beginning of the 2nd Millennium BC.

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  • Though the exact reason of the decline of the Indus Valley Civilisation is not known still on the basis of excavations and facts the following reasons were proposed:
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  • Mortimer Wheeler’s Theory: Sir Mortimer Wheeler (British Archaeologist) proposed The Aryan Invasion as the reason of the decline of

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Question 59

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How do El Nino La Nina affect the climate in different parts of the world?

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  • El Nino Vs La Nina (Global Climate Impact)
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1. It tends to suppress the development of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic, but increase the number of tropical storms over the eastern and central Pacific Ocean.1. The cooling of the equatorial Pacific tends to favor hurricane formation in the Western Atlantic.

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Question 60

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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 are losing around Rs

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Question 61

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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 majority of

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Question 62

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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 by The Vindhya, Satpur

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