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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 May 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 03 May 2017

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General Studies – 1;


Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes

1) Many small island nations around the world are threatened by rising sea levels. What remedies are required to address concerns of these nations and how these remedies should be addressed? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations

2) It is argued that India should have its own foreign policy on Afghanistan and it should do more on its own initiative in Afghanistan. Discuss why such argument is made and reasons why India doesn’t have its own foreign policy in Afghanistan. (200 Words)

The Hindu

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

3) Examine progress made in India’s engagement with Turkey in recent years. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,

4) Since a diversified diet that meets all nutritional requirements is difficult to provide, fortification of food is relied upon by many countries to prevent malnutrition. How should India go about fortification of food? How does fortification address malnutrition problem? Examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,

5) What are the components of antiretroviral therapy (ART)? Discuss ART guidelines and how should India implement them. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic:  Role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges

6) In the light of banning of social media in the Kashmir Valley, critically comment on the role of social media in making or breaking of Kashmir crisis. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:  Issues relating to intellectual property rights.

7) In your opinion, what reforms should be introduced to prevent crisis in public sector banks. (200 Words)

Livemint


General Studies – 4


Topic:   Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world

8) Discuss David Hume’s views on morality. (150 Words)

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