Topics for Today’s questions:
GS-1 Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc, geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
GS-2 Structure, Organization and Functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary—Ministries and Departments of the Government; Pressure Groups and Formal/Informal Associations and their Role in the Polity.
GS-3 Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life.
GS-4 Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
Q.1 Why Himalayas are more prone to earthquakes than Western Ghats? Locate the various seismic highways in India by drawing a map of India & discuss the mechanism of propagation of earthquake inside the earth surface. (15 Marks)
Q.2 The degree of human rights violations in police stations in the country is a cause for concern. Examine the steps taken to address the issue and suggest the measures. (10 Marks)
Q.3 What are the benefits of Free and Open Source Softwares? What steps need to be taken to realise its potential in government applications? (10 Marks)
Q.4 Giving examples of some social ills plaguing the society, discuss how social persuasion can be an effective technique to overcome them. (10 Marks)
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