[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 01 October 2015
01 October 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Poverty and Developmental issues
Topic: Salient features of India society; Urbanisation – problems and remedies
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
5) Can you call Germany as India’s natural ally? Justify and also critically examine why strong relationship between two countries is said to be important in bringing stability to their respective regions. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life
Topic: Conservation; Economic development; Environmental pollution
7) It is argued that it is imperative for India to safeguard its development space even while contributing positively towards global climate action based on the principle of common but differentiated obligations. How does India seek to do this? Examine. (150 Words)
Topic: Resource mobilisation; Indian economy – planning
8) The union government launched The Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency Bank or MUDRA Bank in April 2015. What were its objectives? Also examine its performance so far and its significance in the light of setting up of small finance banks. (200 Words)
Topic: Economic development; Indians’ achievement in S&T
General Studies – 4
Topic: Role of family in inculcating values; Ethics in human actions.
10) While coming back from office you witness a strange incident. A wife is beating her drunk husband on the street. If she is not stopped, it appears that she might kill him as well. Her neighbours are not stopping her. Instead they are encouraging her to beat him hard as a revenge for all the torture he had given to her in the past. They are telling that he used to beat his wife and children every day for not giving him their daily wages to spend it on alcohol consumption. In recent days he had become nuisance in the colony. One of the onlookers comment that he should be killed by his wife as law of the land can not do anything to him. In his opinion, it is better to kill him now before he kills his wife and children some day in near future.