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Sample Question BASED On CURRENT AFFAIRS FOR CIVIL SERVICES Mains EXAM 2014

Q1 – DESCRIBE THE STRUCTURE AND ROLE PLAYED BY CONSUMER PROTECTION COUNCILS? ENUMERATE THE RECENT STEPS TAKEN BY CENTRAL CONSUMER PROTECTION COUNCIL TO TACKLE THE MENACE OF MISLEADING ADVERTISEMENTS? [200 WORDS] Q2 – DISCUSS THE VARIOUS PROVISIONS OF FOOD SAFETY & STANDARDS AUTHORITY OF INDIA? [200 WORDS] Q3 – DESCRIBE

Scientists create bone-like material that is lighter than water but as strong as steel

Jens Bauer/PNAS Plot of compressive strength versus density. Materials shape human progress – think stone age or bronze age. The 21st century has been referred to as the molecular age, a time when scientists are beginning to manipulate materials at the atomic level to create new substances with astounding properties.