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Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10 14

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Q11. Write a note on Ethanol Blending Program of India. What are the advantages and disadvantages of EBP? http://mrunal.org/2012/10/economy-ethanol-blending-in-petrol.html http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/revving-up-on-ethanol/article4262648.ece http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/cabinet-to-soon-decide-on-10-pc-ethanol-blending-pradhan/article6209292.ece Q12. What are the possible environmental and health impact...

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 08 September 2014 24

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 08 September 2014

ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Q1. What do you understand by Ocean Acidification? Why it is one of the major causes of concern among environmentalists? http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/02/ocean-acidification-from-domestic-to-international/ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/arctic-oceans-acidification-sparks-alarm/article4693970.ece Q2. “Nano-science is one of the significant areas...

Science and Technology – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 12

Science and Technology – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6

ARCHIVES 06 September 2014   Q4 What is Ballistic Missile Defence? Comment on India’s BMD system. http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/deterrence-debates-and-defence/article5932362.ece http://www.ipcs.org/article/india/india-how-credible-is-its-ballistic-missile-defence-3768.html http://www.thehindu.com/news/national/india-proves-capability-of-missile-defence-system/article4126430.ece http://missilethreat.com/a-look-at-the-indian-ballistic-missile-defence-programme/ Q5. What is Polar Vertex? Explain its implications http://science.howstuffworks.com/nature/climate-weather/atmospheric/polar-vortex.htm http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/world/temperatures-plunge-as-polar-vortex-sweeps-us/article5548390.ece What is Rosetta Mission?...

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4 24

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 4

ARCHIVES 04 September 2014 Answer the following questions in not more than 200 words: Q1. Discuss the contribution of Prof.Shatish Dhawan towards scientific developments in India ? http://isrohq.vssc.gov.in/isr0dem0v2/index.php/prof-satish-dhawan http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/satish-dhawan-the-gentle-colossus/article24715.ece Q2. What is ‘Brain-flight’ Project?...

Science and Technology- 2014 – Answer Writing Challenge – 3 17

Science and Technology- 2014 – Answer Writing Challenge – 3

ARCHIVES 03 September 2014   1) What are Micro-grids? Enumerate its advantages and disadvantages.   http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Delhi/micro-grids-can-reduce-gaps-in-energypoor-areas-cse/article6162512.ece   http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/microgrids-can-deliver-power-to-all/article6329210.ece   2) What are QR Codes? Mention its applications   http://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blogs/blog-rdinakaran/qr-codes-for-security-in-vehicles/article5089144.ece

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 28

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Question  “Indian society is a blend of scientific and non-scientific discourse”. In the light of the statement assess the development of scientific temper as enshrined in our constitution. (400 words) Source: http://www.frontline.in/columns/Sashi_Kumar/scientific-bent-and-bent-science/article5795983.ece

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY 11

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

Question 1 “Low-intensity conflict is emerging as most potent threat to security”. Comment on the strategies of the government in managing the LIC.  (200 words) Source: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/tp-tamilnadu/technology-key-to-contain-low-intensity-conflicts-scientist/article1479169.ece http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/drdo-to-develop-antiterror-systems/article714712.ece http://www.idsa.in/strategicanalysis/VivekChadhaLowIntensityConflictsinIndiaAnAnalysis_skjha_0405 Question 2 “The Sonar technology expertise is...

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