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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 July 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 26 July 2017

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General Studies – 1;


Topic:  Urbanization – problems and remedies 

1) Discuss the best practices and innovative approaches for waste management that can be adopted in Indian cities. (200 Words)

The Indian Express



General Studies – 2


Topic:  Appointment to various Constitutional posts, powers, functions and responsibilities of various Constitutional Bodies  

2) Examine how the constitution of India has defined the role of the President and Vice President of India. Can these functionaries use their offices to present their personal ideologies to the nation? Critically comment.  (200 Words)

The Hindu


Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections

3) Discuss the role of public institutions in ensuring social justice. Do you think these institutions are losing their importance these days? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu


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

4) What lessons should India learn and implement from the G20 Africa Partnership document that was released during the Leaders’ Declaration of G20 meeting in 2017? Examine. (200 Words)



Topic:  Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation

5) “India’s new bankruptcy law, promulgated last year, while marking a positive departure from the old and fragmented system that existed earlier, is far from ideal.” Comment. (200 Words)


General Studies – 3


Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology

6) Discuss the significant role played by U R Rao, Vikram Sarabhai and others in building India’s space program. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 4



Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function

7) Define attitude? Discuss the nature of attitude and its components. (200 Words)

NCERT Class XII Psychology textbook Chapter 6


Note: Tomorrow there will questions on the topic Attitude: content, structure, function

Refer NCERT Class XII Psychology textbook