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UPSC Mains: Environment Previous Year Questions

GS paper 3 is often challenging for many candidates. To simplify the preparation process analysis of previous year papers is a very productive step. GS SCORE Mains PYQ explained (Paper 3) presents to you detailed explanation of year wise PYQs that will help you in developing an approach to study

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  1. Total number of videos of PYQs with Model Answers: 17
  2. Total number of Theme videos: 3
  3. Trend analysis video: 1

The module includes following components to give you a holistic coverage of the PYQs:

Trend analysis & Approach:

  • This includes video discussion on trends of questions asked from 2015-2021 by UPSC along with detailed approach to the subject.

Themes Discussion:

  • To demarcate the important areas, the entire syllabus has divided into various themes. In Depth video discussion will be provided on each theme.

Model Answers

  • For each PYQ Model Approach and Model Hints shall be provided.

Answer Discussion

  • For each PYQ answer discussion will be available focusing on concepts explanation approach to the answer.

Probable questions

  • At the end of the each answer discussion videos we will also provide probable question and dimensions from the same topic to enhance your outlook towards the topic.

Sample Question & Discussions

  • How does biodiversity vary in India? How is the Biological Diversity Act,2002 helpful in conservation of flora and fauna?2018 Video & Solution
  • ‘Climate change’ is a global problem. How India will be affected by climate change? How Himalayan and coastal states of India will be affected by climate change?2017 Video & Solution

Videos

  • Theme video -1 (Environment)
  • Theme video -2 (Environment)
  • Theme video -3 (Environment)
  • Trend Analysis (Environment & Ecology)

Questions

  • Explain the purpose of the Green Grid Initiative launched at World Leaders Summit of the COP26 UN Climate Change Conference in Glasgow in November, 2021. When was this idea first floated in the International Solar Alliance (ISA)?2021
  • Describe the key points of the revised Global Air Quality Guidelines (AQGs) recently released by the World Health Organisation (WHO). How are these different from its last update in 2005? What changes in India’s National Clean Air Programme are required to achieve these revised standards?2021
  • Describe the major outcomes of the 26th session of the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC). What are the commitments made by India in this conference? 2021
  • What are the salient features of the JalShakti Abhiyan launched by the Government of India for water conservation and water security?2020
  • What are the key features of the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) initiated by the Government of India?2020
  • How does the draft Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) Notification, 2020 differ from the existing EIA Notification, 2006?2020
  • Define the concept of carrying capacity of an ecosystem as relevant to an environment. Explain how understanding this concept is vital while planning for sustainable development of a region.2019
  • Coastal sand mining, whether legal or illegal, poses one of the biggest threats to our environment. Analyze the impact of sand mining along the Indians coasts, citing specific examples.2019
  • What is wetland? Explain the Ramsar concept of ‘wise use’ in the context of wetland conservation. Cite two examples of Ramsar sites from India.2018
  • Sikkim is the first ‘Organic State’ in India. What are the ecological and economical benefits of Organic State?2018
  • How does biodiversity vary in India? How is the Biological Diversity Act,2002 helpful in conservation of flora and fauna?2018 Video & Solution
  • What are the impediments in disposing the huge quantities of discarded solid wastes which are continuously being generated? How do we remove safely the toxic wastes that have been accumulating in our habitable environment?2018
  • “Access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy is the sine qua non to achieve Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)”. Comment on the progress made in India in this regard.2018
  • ‘Climate change’ is a global problem. How India will be affected by climate change? How Himalayan and coastal states of India will be affected by climate change?2017 Video & Solution
  • Not many years ago, river linking was a concept but it is becoming a reality in the country. Discuss the advantages of river linking and its possible impact on the environment.2017
  • Rehabilitation of human settlements is one of the important environmental impacts which always attracts controversy while planning major projects. Discuss the measures suggest for mitigation of this impact while proposing major development projects.2016
  • Discuss the Namami Gange and National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) programmes and causes of mixed results from the previous schemes. What quantum leaps can help preserve the river Ganga better than incremental inputs?2015

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