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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 May 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 28 May 2017

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General Studies – 1;

Topic: Poverty and developmental issues

1) How did India manage food shortage problem in 1970s? Examine. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

General Studies – 2

Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.

2) Analyse threats faced institutions today that were built the post World War II. Do you think China’s BRI initiative can be compared to these institutions? Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic: Devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein

3) How will GST impact state revenues? Examine. (200 Words)


General Studies – 3

Topic:   Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth

4) “The best way to turn the failing national airline into a great global airline is to cut it loose from the clutches of the government and privatise it.” Do you agree? Substantiate. (200 Words)


Topic: Economics of animal rearing

5) Critically comment on the Centre’s move to notify new rules to regulate livestock markets under the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 (PCA). (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic: Ethics in public service

6) What lessons can be learnt in public service ethics from the recent political scandals in Brazil and their consequences? Examine. (150 Words)

The Hindu