Civil Services Main Examination GS Paper III 2017


Q. Stem cell therapy is gaining popularity in India to treat a wide variety of medical conditions including Leukaemia, Thalassemia, damaged cornea and severe bums. Describe briefly what stem cell therapy is and what advantages it has over other treatments?


Q. India has achieved remarkable successes in unmanned space missions including the Chandrayaan and Mars Orbiter Mission, but has not ventured into manned space missions. What are the main obstacles to launching a manned space mission, both in terms of technology and logistics? Examine critically.


Q. Give an account of the growth and development of nuclear science and technology in India. What is the advantage of fast breeder reactor programme in India?