Q) What is Somatic Mutation? How has this impacted the life of human beings? (10 marks, 150 words)
दैहिक उत्परिवर्तन क्या है? इसका मानव जीवन पर क्या प्रभाव पड़ा है?
Demand of question: Direct conceptual question where a candidate is tested about the fundamentals of genetics and gene mutation.
What and How– both of them are self-explanatory
Structure of the Answer:
Introduction: Give the context of the question connecting it to current affairs. Every now and then some news comes up on this topic.
- In the first part, explain what somatic mutation is.
- In the second part, explain its impact on the life of human beings. Here, it is important to focus on both positive and negative impacts.
Conclusion: Highlight how this technology can be used to the advantage of humans and what the government of India is doing in this regard.
Part of Syllabus: Science and Technology- Developments and their Applications and Effects in Everyday Life