GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 01 September 2014   Answer the following in about 400 words      Geomorphology 1)   Analyses the sequential development of landforms in either Karst or Coastal region. 2)   Discuss, with examples, the influence of vulcanism anddiastrophism on the evolution of landscape. 3)  Explain the factors causing rejuvenation in landscape and describe the …

Science and Technology – 2014 – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 01 September 2014   “Mangrove Forests has been one of the potent indicators of climate change and its affects”. Considering its importance, mention its functions and various threats in their survival?   http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/salinity-affecting-sunderbans-mangrove-forests/article6292943.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/sunderbans-mangrove-trees-losing-capacity-to-absorb-co2-study/article6279469.ece   http://www.mangroves.godrej.com/Whyshouldweprotectmangroves.htm     What is Geographical Information System? Mention its various applications.   http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/survey-begins-in-salem-for-geographic-information-system/article5720892.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/technology/webgis-tool-for-estimating-rooftop-solar-power-potential/article5780691.ece   http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/ifgtb-to-carry-out-gis-mapping-of-trees-in-state/article6283274.ece …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions On Current Events, 01 September 2014

ARCHIVES 01 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) The National Food Security Act has still not been implemented by majority of state governments. Critically examine why. Business Standard 2) It is said that at present countries are waging different types of wars on different fronts. Examine the nature and cause …