31st October, 2016 (MAINS)

TODAYs ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE FROM GS-III

Q1. Comment on any thirteen of the following in about 50 words each: 5×13=65 Marks

(a) International Year of Chemistry

(b) The scourge of e-waste

(c) ‘Designer’ poultry eggs

(d) INSPIRE programme of the Department of Science and Technology

(e) The ‘Kessler syndrome’ with reference to space debris

(f) Omega-3 fatty acids in our food

(g) Difference between ‘spin-dyring’ and ‘tumble-drying’ technology with reference to drying of washed clothes

(h) The diminishing population of vultures

(i) ‘Arensic-bug’ and the significance of its discovery

(j) F-22 ‘Raptor’ aircraft

(k) ‘Concentrated’ solar energy and ‘photovoltaic’ solar energy

(l) Analog, hybrid and IP systems in CCTV technology

(m) Various applications of Kevlar

(n) Differences between Compact Disc (CD), Digital Versatile Disc (DVD) and Blu-ray Disc

[65marks/2011/GS-3] 50 words each.

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