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[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09 November 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 09  November 2019

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General Studies – 1

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

1) Do you think the early development of historical studies of Buddhist art and architecture in India is closely linked to the British’s’ discovery of Buddhism? Give your opinion with suitable justifications.(250 words)

Medieval history NCERT by R S Sharma


Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India.

2) Present the business case for gender equality in our society with suitable illustrations.(250 words)



General Studies – 2

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

3) At the time when Asia is becoming the world’s powerhouse and economic center, do you think India is at the Inflection point? Discuss.(250 words)



Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments,
significant provisions and basic structure.

4) Laws, the rule of law, and courts are not enough to protect and vindicate the right to privacy against State intrusion. Critically analyse the statement in the backdrop of recent WhatsApp Spyware attack. (250 words)


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

5) How big a challenge is sustaining India’s open-defecation free status? Discuss the efforts of the government in this direction and the significance of multi-stakeholder approach for achieving a sustainable target.(250 words)


General Studies – 3

Topic  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. . 

6) The annual ozone hole over the Antarctic has been found to be at its smallest since the 1980s. Explain what causes the hole, and what does the small area this year mean in the context of climate protection efforts?(250 words)



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

7) Despite the natural advantages, inconsistent policy has been the bane for India’s solar energy sector. Analyze the statement.(250 words)


General Studies – 4

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers
and administrators;

8) Should a person’s perception of right or wrong be based on societal norms? Analyse(250 words)

 Ethics by Lexicon Publications


We are giving hints for each question. Please use your creativity and originality to come up with answers that are unique to you. But do so without deviating from core demand of each question. Ultimately you should use your reason and judgement to write your own answer. 

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