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[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 November 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16  November 2019

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General Studies – 2

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

1) The recent National Education Policy document, despite its lacunae, is a vast improvement over its earlier. Comment. (250 words)

The hindu


Topic:  Structure, organization and functioning of the Executive and the Judiciary; Ministries and Departments of the Government; pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity.

 2) Even in matters of faith, the apex court has to uphold the law and the Constitution, do you agree with the statement? Present your opinion with suitable examples.(250 words)



General Studies – 3

Topic:  Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact

3) Discuss the formation of Polar Stratospheric Clouds and their role in the depletion of the ozone layer.(250 words)

Geography by G C Leong

Topic :: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

4)  Recent progresses in water transport holds out great promise for improving India’s logistics sector and consequently needs to be pushed aggressively. Elucidate.(250 words)


Topic : Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

5) Adaptation of PPP model for infrastructure development of the country has not been free from criticism. Critically discuss the pros and cons of the model.(250 words)


General Studies – 4

Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in
human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.

6) “The greatest ethical test that we are going to face is the treatment of those who are at our mercy”. Analyse the statement in the context of present day.(250 words)

Ethics by Lexicon Publications

Topic: Aptitude and foundational values for Civil Service , integrity, impartiality and non-
partisanship, objectivity, dedication to public service, empathy, tolerance and compassion
towards the weaker sections.

7) What is tolerance? Discuss the significance of it in one’s daily life.(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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