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[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 November 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 30 November 2017

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General Studies – 1


 

 

Topic:   Indian geography; Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times 

1) Examine the impact Himalayan rivers have had on the evolution of Indus Valley Civilisation. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 


General Studies – 2


 

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

2) According to WHO report, India accounted for 6% of global malaria cases and 7% of deaths caused by it in 2016. Why has India failed to eliminate Malaria? Examine. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 

 

Topic Indian Constitution- significant provisions and basic structure. 

3) The support for net neutrality upholds the values of Indian constitutionalism. Analyse. (250 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu

 

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

4) What are the important provisions of Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill, 2016? Examine why rights activists are opposing this Bill. (150 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 

Topic:   Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 

5) Far less polluting and carbon-emitting, the electric car, however, poses a challenge to Indian driving practices. Discuss. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 

Topic: Awareness in IT, computers

6) Should central banks start introducing and regulating their own digital currencies? Comment. (150 Words)

The Hindu

 

 


General Studies – 4


Topic:  Ethics in human actions