[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 08 July 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
1) Do you think too much democracy, where people directly get to decide on important policy matters or on matters of national significance, is good for growth and development of a nation? Critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources
2) Can a university have a religious character? In your opinion, what should be university’s ideal character? In the light Aligarh Muslim University’s minority status related controversy, critically comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Security challenges and their management in border areas;
Topic: Major crops cropping patterns in various parts of the country
Topic: Linkages between development and spread of extremism.
5) Terrorists involved in recent terrorist attack on a well known Dhaka restaurant were all well educated and rich. Critically examine why poverty is no more the pushing factor for youths to become terrorists. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues related to direct and indirect farm subsidies
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in human actions