[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 22 December 2015
Welcome to Insights Secure – 2016. We are happy to start 2016 journey on a positive note. 20 out of 20 questions in UPSC Mains GS Paper – 2 were covered under this initiative, and 19 out of 20 in Paper – 3.
We will be modifying Secure a bit to make sure that we will cover more of GS-1 too.
You can check repeated Paper – 2 questions HERE.
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General Studies – 1;
Topic:Critical changes to geographical features; Resources
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests,
2) The gross enrolment ratio (GER) in higher education in India has improved to 23.6 per cent in 2014-15 from 21.5 per cent in 2012-13. Has this improvement been translated into improvement in quality if higher education? Critically examine. (200 Words)
Topic: Features of Constitution
General Studies – 3
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
4) What do you understand by Money Bill? Recently Bankruptcy Bill was introduced in Lok Sabha as a money Bill. Examine the important features of this Bill and its benefits for Indian economy. (200 Words)
Topic: Investment Models
Topic: Food security and PDS
Topic: Environmental pollution, conservation
7) During the recent Paris Climate Agreement governments agreed to limit warming to well below 2°C and pursue efforts to limit it to 1.5°C. However, it is said that there is scanty evidence of the technological pathways that can deliver the higher ambition. Critically analyse the issue. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Dimensions of ethics