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25th July 2022

QUIZ - 25th July 2022

5 Questions

5 Minutes

Mains Question:

Q1. Every corner of the globe is experiencing ‘severe threat’ to its wild species. How will India be affected by this current biodiversity crisis? (250 words)


  • Introduction- global threats faced by wild species around the world & India
  • List important threatened species (Bison, Lion Tailed Macaque, Kashmir Red Stag, Nilgiri Tahr, One Horned Rhinoceros, Red Panda, Blackbuck, Snow Leopard)
  • Challenges faced by the species
    • Increasing temperature/climate change
    • Lack of food/water (to survive)
    • Human-wildlife conflict
    • Increasing urbanization
    • Wildlife crime
  • Significance of species (Building blocks of life)
  • Impact of their extinction on the entire biodiversity 
    • major loss of life strategies and functions
    • ecological downsizing 
    • loss of ecological roles
  • Required policy measures (also mention Government’s interventions)
  • Way forward 



The election of Droupadu Murmu for the Presidential post signifies a shift in the political dynamics and collective conscience of the nation.

Without social democracy, political democracy would remain hypocritical and lack the conviction required to bring about egalitarianism. – Dr. B. R. Ambedkar

How this has changed the political dynamics?

  • Shift from European values: The recent Presidential election has changed the political dynamics of the largest democracy in various ways. One of the major changes it has received is a shift from European values.
  • Politics is about mass: The political DNA and strategy have changed direction since the 2014 general election results, as the political strategy changed its direction towards mass politics.
  • Less elitist: The political sphere was dominated by the elitist class in the nation. The recent election has evidenced the reduction in the domination of the elitist class from the political horoscope.
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