Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

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31 May 2014

Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words

  1. “When it comes to economic matters, the government is an enabler and facilitator. Its primary job is to develop and maintain a system in which people – the rich and the poor – can take steps by themselves to better their lives. ” In the light of the statement, critically examine the nature of poverty removal programmes in India.

Business Standard

  1. Write a note on the proposed diamond quadrilateral railway project. Do you think such a project is feasible in the current economic conditions? Comment.

Business Standard

  1. In your opinion, what are the big problems that agriculture in India is facing at present. Do you think myriad schemes and programmes are able to effectively address these problems? Critically evaluate.

The Hindu

  1. Comment why many bird species in India are becoming extinct in recent years.

The Hindu

  1. Critically examine the changing role of military in Pakistan’s domestic and foreign affairs in recent years.

The Hindu

  1. Do you agree with the proposal that privatisation of public sector banks is need of the hour to reform banking sector in India? Critically comment.

The Hindu

GENERAL STUDIES

  1. Critically comment on Jawaharlal Nehru’s contribution to strengthening democracy in India post-Independence.

Business Standard

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

  1. Write a note on the involvement of private sector in recent years in space exploration.

The Hindu

  1. Write a note on the McLanahan Nutrient Separation System and its applications.

The Hindu