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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 03 August 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 03 2015

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03 August  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic:History of the world will include events from world wars etc

1) Critically examine the factors that forced US to drop atomic bomb on Japanese cities during the Second World War. Also examine the consequences of the bombing. (200 Words)



Topic: Population and associated issues

2) Critically analyse the highlights of findings of the recent U.N.’s World Population Projections report and its implications for India and the world. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2

Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs

3) Looking at recent controversies regarding the functioning and funding of NGOs in India, do you think internet and communication tools can reform them in this regard? Critically examine. (200 Words)



General Studies – 3

Topic: Mobilization of resources; Changes in Industrial policy

4) Recently the government responded to the grim situation facing public sector banks by committing Rs 70,000 crore as fresh capital over the next four years. Critically comment on this measure. (200 Words)

Business Standard


TopicAchievements of Indians in science & technology;

5) What path did India choose its after independence to develop the science and technology field in India? Do you think, compared to USA, Japan and Other scientifically developed countries, India chose a wrong path? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic: Challenges of corruption.

6) In recent years, India has witnessed many corruption scams and other unethical activities in sports and games. In your opinion, what measures need to be taken to address these issues in sports? Comment. (200 Words)

Business Standard

Business Standard