UPSC GS MAINS 2017 GEOGRAPHY QUESTIONS

Q 5 . How does the Juno Mission of NASA help to understand the origin and evolution of the Earth?(150 words)

Q 6 . In spite of adverse environmental impact, coal mining is still inevitable for development.” Discuss.(150 words)

Q 7 . Mention the advantages of the cultivation of pulse because of which the year 2016 was declared as the International Year of Pulses by the United Nations.(150 words)

Q 8 . How does the cryosphere affect global climate?(150 words)

Q  14 . Account for variations in oceanic salinity and discuss its multi-dimensional effects. (250 words)

Q 15 . Petroleum refineries are not necessarily located nearer to crude oil producing areas, particularly in many of the developing countries. Explain its implications. (250 words)

Q 16 . In what way can flood be converted into a sustainable source of irrigation and all-weather inland navigation in India? (250 words)

Q 17 . What characteristics can be assigned to monsoon climate that succeeds in feeding more than 50 percent of the world population residing in Monsoon Asia? (250 words)