[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 25 July 2015
25 July 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
Topic: Poverty and developmental issues; Role of women
2) A recent survey conducted by the Women and Child Development Ministry and UNICEF in 28 States and Delhi presents a dismal picture of crucial maternal and child health indicators. Critically examine the finding sof the report and comment on them. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections
Topic: Issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Issues relating to poverty and hunger.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy (Linked to Paper – 1 topics – effect of globalisation; Salient features of Indian society)
7) Why, in your opinion, the growth of Middle Class is considered as favourable development for a society? Critically examine how liberal economic policies and globalisation have impacted middle class in India. (200 Words)
8) Australia has been praised by many countries and UNESCO for its efforts to conserve Great Barrier Reef. Critically examine what efforts it has made in this regard, challenges that remain to be tackled and what lessons can India learn from Australia’s efforts. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Attitude; Aptitude