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(B)ThefollowingtableprovidestheRuralandUrbanpopulationofWestBengalaccordingtotheCensusesof1921 1951:CensusYearPopulation (in lakhs)1921139.9424.321931147.9228.971941171.9446.791951200.2562.82(i) Constructasustainablediagramtocomparethepopulationfigures.(ii) Commentonthechangeinpopulations.(C)Supposemilkbeingsoldattheratesof18,20, 22 and25 rupeesperlitreinfourdifferentmonths. Assumingthatequalamountsofmoneyarespentonmilkbyafamilyinthefourmonths, usingasuitablemeasure, determinetheaveragepriceinrupeesperlitre.6. (A) (i)Determinethemedianandmodeforthefollowingdistributionofmonthlyincomefor580 middle-classpeopleofacountry:Monthly IncomeFrequency(in Rs. thousands)25 – 305330 – 358135 – 4011440 – 4519545 – 506350 – 553255 – 602060 – 651165 – 70870 – 753(ii) Alsoobtainanapproximatevalueofthemeanincomefromthevaluesofmedianandmode.(iii) Commentonthenatureoftheincomedistributers.(B) Fromthefrequencydistributionofheightfor177 Indianadultgivenbelow, drawthe‘morethantype’give:Height (cm)Class IntervalFrequency144.55 – 149.551149.55 – 154.553154.55 – 159.5524159-.55 – 164.5559164.55 – 169.5560169.55 – 174.5527174.55 – 179.552179.55 – 184.552Also locate the position of the median.(C) A surveyof1000 largeU.S. companiesconductedbyaResearchOrganisationaskedtheirplansforoutsourcinghigh-levelwhite-collarjobstocountriesoutsidetheU.S. Thefollowingtableshowsthepercentagethatindicatedacertainaction. Thedatafor2003 arereal,thedatafor2008 arespeculative.Plan to2003 (%)2008 (%)Do virtually nowhite-collar off shoring6346Offshore white-collarwork to some extent3344Offshore any white-collarwork possible410The following Bar chart with aide-by-sidecolumns summarizes the data:
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175: G.S. (Main) Topic Wise PaperClick Here to Join Online Coaching for IAS ExamsClick Here to Download More Important e-Boos for IAS Exams7060504030201002003 percentage 2008 percentage(i) DoestheBarchartcomparetheimpressionofanyanticipatedtrendinoutsourcingofwhite-collarjobs?(ii) Doesthemodedifferfromthemedianforthedistributionofpercentagesin2003and2008?2013Paper I1.Though not very useful from the point ofview of a connected political history ofSouth India, the Sangam literatureportrays the social and economicconditions of its time with remarkablevividness. Comment. (200 words) (10 marks)2. A. Discuss the ‘Tandava’ dance asrecorded in early Indian inscriptions. (100words)(5 marks)B Chola architecture represents a highwatermark in the evolution of templearchitecture. Discuss (100 words)(5 marks)3. Defying the barriers of age, gender andreligion, the Indian women became thetorchbearer during the struggle forfreedom in India. Discuss. (200 words)(10 marks)4. Sevaral foreigners made India theirhomeland and participated in variousmovements. Analyze their role in theIndian struggle for freedom. (200 words) (10 marks)5. “In many ways, Lord Dalhousie was thefounder of modern India.” Elaborate. (200words) (10 marks)6. Critically discuss the objectives ofBhoodan and Gramdan movementsinitiated by AcharyaVinobhaBhave andtheir success. (200 words)(10 marks)7.Write a critical note on the evolution andsignificance of the slogan, ‘Jai Jawan, JaiKisan’. (200 words)(10 marks)8. Discuss the contributions ofMaulanaAbulKalam Azad to pre- andpost-independent India. (200 words)(10 marks)9.Analyze the circumstances that led to theTashkent Agreement in 1966. Discuss thehighlights of the Agreement. (200 words)(10 marks)10.Critically examine the compulsions whichprompted India to play a decisive role inthe emergence of Bangladesh. (200 words)(10 marks)11. “‘Latecomer’ Industrial Revolution inJapan involved certain factors that weremarkedly different from what West hadexperienced.” Analyze. (200 words)(10 marks)12.“Africa was chopped into states artificiallycreated by accidents of Europeancompetition.” Analyze. (200 words) (10 marks)
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