MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 2 (General Studies Paper – 1)
NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same Test HERE. The Timetable is HERE.
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Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015
General Studies Paper – 1
Mock Test – 2
11 September 2015
Duration: 1.5 Hours
Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. (10×15 = 150)
Q2. Analyze the relationship between dependency ratio and economic growth, especially in the Indian context. Also examine how high dependency ratio might affect relationship between younger and older generations.
Q5. “The history of India’s National Family Welfare Programme teaches us that while the state can do a lot to try and create the conditions for demographic change, most demographic variables (specially those related to human fertility) are ultimately matters of economic, social and cultural change.” Discuss.
Q14. Despite being one of the largest coal producers in the world, India continues to import the fuel to meet its demand. Discuss the latest trends in its production in India and measures taken by the government to boost the same.
Q15. The fight to tap Arctic resources is heating up around the world, especially in the bordering countries. Do you think India should invest its money and energy in Arctic oil and other Arctic resources? Critically examine.
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