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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 October 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 23 October  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Salient features of Indian Society

1) In your opinion, what should be the role of public intellectuals, writers and artists when a society, such as India’s, begins showing its prejudices openly? Critically comment. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Salient features of Indian society

2) Why do you think the social vulnerability of Dalits, even decades after reservation and dedicated laws meant to uplift and empower them were put in place, has increased? Critically comment. (150 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 2

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

3) “American readiness to offer aid has bred dependence and hubris. The U.S. has ended up as an enabler of Pakistan’s dysfunction by reinforcing the belief of its elite that it is too important to fail or be neglected.” Elaborate. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

4) Do you think India is losing its strategic edge in Maldives? In this regard, critically analyse relationship between India and Maldives. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Fundamental Rights

5) Do you think the fundamental premise of Facebook’s Free Basics initiative—that the promise of universal access to the Internet is sufficient to override concerns of Net neutrality advocates – is valid? Critically examine. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

General Studies – 3

Topic: Awareness in Space

6) What is Dyson sphere? Examine its importance in space research. (200 Words)

Livemint

Reference

 

General Studies – 4

Topic: Emotional intelligence-concepts, and their utilities and application in administration and governance.

7) Examine the difference between emotional intelligence and intelligence quotient.  In your opinion, to succeed as a better administrator, which one you need most? Substantiate. (200 Words)

Forbes

Reference

 

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