UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE : 31 May 2024

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  MISSION – 2023: YEARLONG TIMETABLE Join IPM 4.0 to get an assured review of 2 secure answers everyday   General Studies – 1   Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial …

India should draw the world’s attention to the impact of climate change crisis unfolding in the Himalayas and Himalayan River system. Elucidate.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. India should draw the world’s attention to the impact of climate change crisis unfolding in the Himalayas and Himalayan River system. Elucidate. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – …

Define Catchment area, Drainage basin and Watershed. Differentiate between the Himalayan River System and Peninsular River System.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Define Catchment area, Drainage basin and Watershed. Differentiate between the Himalayan River System and Peninsular River System. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part …

In recent years, India has adopted a proactive policy aimed at transforming the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Examine the strategic and economic importance of Andaman & Nicobar Islands for India.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. In recent years, India has adopted a proactive policy aimed at transforming the Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Examine the strategic and economic importance of Andaman & Nicobar Islands for India. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of …

Peninsular plateau is one of the oldest and the most stable landmass of India. Discuss the extension of Peninsular plateau and its various reliefs.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Peninsular plateau is one of the oldest and the most stable landmass of India. Discuss the extension of Peninsular plateau and its various reliefs. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

Explain the various sub-divisions of Himalayan mountains and their significance.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Explain the various sub-divisions of Himalayan mountains and their significance. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable. Key Demand of …

Climate change is the single biggest threat to shallow-water coral reefs worldwide. Elaborate.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Climate change is the single biggest threat to shallow-water coral reefs worldwide. Elaborate. (250 Words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable. Key Demand …

Account for the drivers and impact of marine heatwaves on marine Ecosystem Structure and ocean biodiversity in the world.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Account for the drivers and impact of marine heatwaves on marine Ecosystem Structure and ocean biodiversity in the world. (250 Words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1. UPSC asked Question related …

Explain the reasons that make continental shelves one of the highly productive ecosystems.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Explain the reasons that make continental shelves one of the highly productive ecosystems. (250 words). Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable. Key …

Examine economic significance of the resources in the continental shelf of the Indian Ocean.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Examine economic significance of the resources in the continental shelf of the Indian Ocean. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure …

How is the Savanna type of climate ecologically important? Examine the various threats to Savanna biomes.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. How is the Savanna type of climate ecologically important? Examine the various threats to Savanna biomes. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of …

The Koeppen classification system is one of the most common climate classification systems in the world. Explain the criterial of classification and its shortcomings.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. The Koeppen classification system is one of the most common climate classification systems in the world. Explain the criterial of classification and its shortcomings. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

Compare and contrast summer anticyclones and winter anticyclones. What is the impact of an anticyclone on the weather?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Compare and contrast summer anticyclones and winter anticyclones. What is the impact of an anticyclone on the weather? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as …

Distinguishing between a tropical and extra tropical cyclone, explain the conditions that are favourable for the formation of a tropical cyclone?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Distinguishing between a tropical and extra tropical cyclone, explain the conditions that are favourable for the formation of a tropical cyclone? (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 …

Though Local winds occur on a small spatial scale and are short-lived, local winds can have profound impact on the livelihood of the region. Comment.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Though Local winds occur on a small spatial scale and are short-lived, local winds can have profound impact on the livelihood of the region. Comment. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General …

Discuss the development of pressure belts and their distribution over the globe.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Discuss the development of pressure belts and their distribution over the globe. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part of Mission-2022 Secure timetable. Key …

The balancing act of solar and terrestrial energy flows defines the energy balance of the planet. Earth’s heat balance is an extremely important factor in making the Earth liveable. Discuss.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. The balancing act of solar and terrestrial energy flows defines the energy balance of the planet. Earth’s heat balance is an extremely important factor in making the Earth liveable. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of …

Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. What are the geographic features associated with sea floor spreading?

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 2. Explain the concept of sea floor spreading. What are the geographic features associated with sea floor spreading? (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as part …

Why is the theory of plate tectonics considered to be more complete than the continental drift theory? Examine.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Why is the theory of plate tectonics considered to be more complete than the continental drift theory? Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 1 and mentioned as …

Fluvial processes sculpt the landscape, eroding landforms, transporting sediment, and depositing it to create new landforms. Human civilization and ecosystems alike are dependent on fluvial systems. Discuss.

Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography. 1. Fluvial processes sculpt the landscape, eroding landforms, transporting sediment, and depositing it to create new landforms. Human civilization and ecosystems alike are dependent on fluvial systems. Discuss. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus …