[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 June 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) “The risks from climate change are serious enough to require grass-roots action, rather than waiting for a grand international agreement.” What are these grass roots actions? How can the fight climate change? Illustrate. (200 Words)
Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential;
Topic: Functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies
4) The Finance Bill, 2017 included amendments to legislation on multiple subjects, in an attempt to rationalise the functioning of multiple tribunals. What do you understand by rationalisation of tribunals? Discuss its implications. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Cybersecurity basics
5) The Indian government has embarked on a programme to turn the country into a digital economy. Briefly discuss these programs, the threats they face from cyber-criminals and hackers and measures needed to safeguard digital data and transactions. (200 Words)
Topic: Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
General Studies – 4
Topic: role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values.