[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 24 November 2016

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Poverty and developmental issues

1) Compare the Gini coefficients of wealth inequality in India with that of other countries in the region. Determine the causes of wealth inequality in India. (200 Words)

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

2) Examine the fundamental commonalities inherent to the Carnatic and Hindustani styles of music. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 2


Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations.

3) In the light of ongoing exchange of fire between Indian and Pakistani soldiers on daily basis along the LoC, is it time to restore the ceasefire on the Line of Control? Should India take the lead? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic: Indian economy – growth and development

4) It is consumption that has been driving Indian growth, rather than investment. Private investment has not yet picked up. What needs to be done to improve private investment? Why is it important? Discuss. (200 Words)

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Topic: Prevention of money laundering

5) Post-demonetization, what challenges lie ahead for government to prevent flow of black money again into the system? What measures should be taken once transition into new currency is over? Critically examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu

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Topic: Resource mobilization; Conservation

6) As the likelihood of climate disasters goes up, the need to mobilize additional finance to address the losses is greater. What needs to be done to mobilize resources to address climate change effects?  Discuss with special focus on climate-resilient bonds. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 4


Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world

7) What do you understand by legal philosophy? Why is its study important today? Examine. (150 Words)

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