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Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events Day-17

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Questions From The Hindu – 17/10/2013

1. “While drafting  policies for the people, the concerns of citizens should be addressed by the government, not excluded.” Critically examine the statement in the light of West Bengal government’s ban on cycles on certain roads in Kolkatta. Suggest measures to accommodate slow moving vehicles on busy Indian roads. (250 Words)

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2. Do you observe any fundamental differences in how elected representatives in India and USA behave in their respective legislatures? Explain with any one recent example from each country. (200 Words)

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3. If you were put in charge of rehabilitation and  resettlement of the cyclone-affected fishermen in an a particular severely affected coastal region, what would be your priorities? Explain. (200 Words)

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4. What is distress migration?  Explain with examples which factors lead to this type of migration in India. (200 Words)

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5. Habitat destruction is the main reason behind vanishing wildlife across the globe. Examine with examples, which regions of India are prone to habitat destruction and its consequences. (200 Words)

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6. IUCN Classification of endangered species. (100 Words)

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7. Write a note on the importance of Mangrove forests. (150 Words)

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8. Biological importance of Nitric Oxide (100 Words)

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9. Eleanor Catton (25 Words)

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10. Commission for Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCMLR) – (50 Words)

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11.  Madden-Julian Oscillation (MJO) and India (100 Words)

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12. Write a note on the importance of Monsoon to Indian agriculture. (150 Words)

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13. “Sustainable and equitable urban development is possible only when our cities adequately address the issue of housing the poor.” Critically analyze the problem of housing for the poor in Indian cities. (200 Words)

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14. Lavabit (50 Words)

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