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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 June 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 27 June  2016

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Prelims Revision Tests


General Studies – 1;


Topic: Role of women

1) “One of the singular features of India’s recent growth trajectory has been the limited participation of women in it.” Discuss the reasons. (200 Words)

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Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.

2) “Direct votes on issues like trade rules or immigration policy will gut Europe’s representative democracy, just as direct votes on membership threaten to gut the EU itself.” Do you think referendum which are taking place in Europe are a dangerous trend? Critically examine. (200 Words)

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TopicEffect of globalization on society; World history

3) Do you think globalization affects elites and common population differently? In the light of Brexit, critically examine. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 2


 

TopicEffect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests

4) In your opinion, what lessons should India learn from its recently failed effort to get Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG’s) membership? Critically comment. (200 Words)

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TopicEffect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests

5)  Recently, in US Congress, effort to make an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA-17) that encouraged the President to treat India as a major ally and to loosen export controls on military technology was failed. Will it have negative impact on India – US relations? Examine. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 3


Topic: Conservation; Infrastructure 

6) Critically comment on recommendations of the Shailesh Nayak Committee on the review of the Coastal Regulation Zone Notification. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 4


Topic:Moral thinkers; Ethics in human actions

7) Do you think we will be able to stop crimes against women if we adopt satyagraha style protests and mass movement to create awareness in today’s India?  Critically comment. (150 Words)

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