Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography.
1. Examine the similarities and differences between the drainage systems of the Himalayan region and the Indian subcontinent’s Peninsular region. (250 words)
Difficulty level: Easy
Why the question:
The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1.
Key Demand of the question:
To write about differences between Himalayan drainage system and the Peninsular drainage system as well as its similarities.
Examine – When asked to ‘Examine’, we must investigate the topic (content words) in detail, inspect it, investigate it and establish the key facts and issues related to the topic in question. While doing so we should explain why these facts and issues are important and their implications.
Structure of the answer:
Begin by giving a brief about the drainage system of India.
First, write the differences between the both on the basis of evolution, nature, type of flow etc.
Next, explain some similarities between both the river systems.
Conclude by summarising.