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How to learn from history of Geography
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This lesson deals with analysis and trends of past year questions and how we can use that knowledge to write better answers or get better marks in prelims.

DrJewa Tripathy
Group 'A' Officer under govt. of Odisha (Dental surgeon) , Felicitated by Odisha CM for her essay writing, NTSE and ICMR scholar. Loves Teac

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  3. PRELIMS SYLLABUS Indian and World Geography Physical, Social and Economic Geography of India and The World

  4. THRU THE YEARS Number of Questions asked 15 20 14 12 Year 2013 2014 2015 2016

  5. 25 Natural Vegetation & Soils Trade & Demographics Physical Geography 20 15 11 Mineral Resources & 10 Industries Climatology Agriculture Political Geography 0 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012

  6. Mains Syllabus General Studies I . salient features of world's physical geography > Distribution of key natural resources across the world including South Asia and the Indian sub-continent; factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world including India. Important geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic activity,cyclone etc, geographical features and their location changes in critical geography features ( including water bodies and ice caps) and flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

  7. 2016 GENERAL STUDIES 1 1. Discuss the concept of air mass and explain its role in macro-climatic changes. 2."The Himalayas are highly prone to landslides." Discuss the causes and suggest suitable measures of mitigation,. 3.The effective management of land and water resources will drastically reduce the human miseries. Explain 4.South China Sea has assumed great geopolitical significance in the present context. Comment. 5.Major cities of India are becoming vulnerable to flood conditions. Discuss. 6. Enumerate the problems and prospects of inland water transport in India. In what way micro-watershed development projects help in water conservation in drought-prone and semi-arid regions of India?

  8. Mains Syllabus General Studies - III Major crops, cropping patterns in various parts of the country, different types of irrigation and irrigation systems, storage, transport and marketing of agricutural produce and issues and related constraints; e-technology in the aid of farmers Disaster and disaster management Infrastructure : Energy, ports, roads, airports, railways etc

  9. 2016 GENERAL STUDIES III 1.Given the vulnerability of Indian agriculture to vagaries of nature, discuss the need for crop insurance and bring out the salient features of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) 2.The frequency of urban floods due to high intensity rainfall is increasing over the years. Discussing the reasons for urban floods, highlightthe mechanisms for preparedness to reduce the risk during such events 3.With reference to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) guidelines, discuss the measures to be adopted to mitigate the impact of recent incidents of cloudbursts in many places of Uttarakhand.