[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 21 August 2014
21 August 2014
Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words
1) Write a note on the environmental and geographical significance of the Tibetan Plateau for India and the surrounding regions.
2) Critically compare and contrast the success of Special Economic Zone model for boosting economic growth adopted in India and China.
3) Critically assess the USA’s foreign policy vis a vis Russia in recent years.
4) What do you understand by Urban Heat Island or UHI effect? What are its causes and consequences? Explain.
5) What causes chikungunya disease? What are its symptoms and cure? Explain.
6) Write a short note on Electromagnetic Environmental Effects (E3)