[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 July 2015
03 July 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes
Topic: Women empowerment; Indian art; Salient features of Indian society
Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as decolonization, political philosophies like communism,
3) Critically examine why was Cuba isolated by the USA and international community? Do you think recent policy of America towards Cuba would help the latter in realizing its economic potential? Comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
General Studies – 3
Topic: Economic growth and Development
5) Compare and contrast the economic growth of India with that of China’s since 2008 global economic crisis. Critically examine what this economic growth means to India’s large population. (200 Words)
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Awareness in the field of Space
General Studies – 4
Topic: ethical concerns and dilemmas in government
7) An IAS officer visits to see demolition of an illegal temple that was built on a public road. He had ordered that demolition in the public interest after receiving a complaint and thoroughly verifying facts.
He is accompanied by handful of police personnel. While the demolition is going on, a mob tries to disrupt it. They try to burn IAS officer’s vehicle. When the police try to escort IAS officer to safety, the mob pelts stones at them.
Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions
8) A rape victim was offered marriage proposal to marry the person who had raped her and also a promise of financial support was made to her. All this was made so that she would not go to court to seek justice.