Geophysical features

Geophysical features

Geographical features
Previous year questions

  1. In what way can floods be converted into a sustainable source of irrigation and all-weather inland navigation in India? (2017)
  2. What characteristics can be assigned to monsoon climate that succeeds in feeding more than 50 percent of the world population residing in Monsoon Asia? (2017)
  3. India is well endowed with fresh water resources. Critically examine why it still suffers from water scarcity.(2015)
  4. How far do you agree that the behavior of the Indian monsoon has been changing due to humanizing landscapes? Discuss. (2015)
  5. Most of the unusual climatic happenings are explained as an outcome of the El-Nino effect. Do you agree? (2014)
  6. What do you understand by the phenomenon of temperature inversion in meteorology? How does it affect the weather and the habitants of the place? (2013)

RAG Topics



  1. Problems with inter-linking of rivers: Govt Panel (Link1Link2)
  2. Winter rains


  1. Significance of wetlands


  1. National water Grid

Changes in Geographical Features
Previous year questions

  1. What are the consequences of spreading of ‘Dead Zones’ on marine ecosystem? (2018)
  2. How does the cryosphere affect global climate? (2017)
  3. How does the Juno Mission of NASA help to understand the origin and evolution of the Earth? (2017)
  4. Bring out the relationship between the shrinking Himalayan glaciers and the symptoms of climate change in the Indian sub-continent. (2014)
  5. Bring out the causes for the formation of heat islands in the urban habitat of the world.(2013)
  6. Bring out the causes for more frequent landslides in the Himalayas than in Western Ghats (2013)
  7. Examine the cause and the extent of ‘desertification’ in India and suggest remedial measures. (2012)
  8. The impact of climate change on water resources in India.(2011)

RAG Topics



  1. Droughts


  1. Desertification


  1. Landslides in Himalayas

Flora & Fauna
Previous year questions

  1. The states of Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand arc reaching the limits of their ecological carrying capacity due to tourism. Critically evaluate. (2015)

RAG Topics



  1. Significance of Halophytes



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