[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 December 2016

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 December 2016

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: World geography

1) Examine how the cultural diversity of mountains and the identity of highland people is getting affected by forces of globalisation, migration and climate change. (200 Words)

Down to Earth

Topic:  World geography

2) Is there any relationship between fogs in northern India and cyclonic activity in the Bay of Bengal? If yes, examine how cyclonic activity results in fogs in North India. (200 Words)

Down to Earth

Topic: World geography

3) What do you understand by desertification? Examine the causes of desertification around the world. Illustrate with examples. (200 Words)

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General Studies – 2


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

4) What were the salient features of the Constituent Assembly? Does it represented the will of the people of India? Justify. (200 Words)

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

5) Do you think the potential of application of the principle envisioned in the Clause(d) of Article 39 properly explored by the courts in India? In the light of recent State of Punjab v Jagjit Singh judgement, critically analyse. (200 Words)

EPW


General Studies – 3


Topic: Awareness in S&T

6) What are Carbapenems? Why are they in news? Examine. (200 Words)

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Topic: Conservation; Agriculture

7) How does rising temperatures affect soil in various ecosystems? What measures should be taken to prevent adverse effect of rising temperature of soil? Discuss. (Words)

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Topic: Indian economy – growth and development

8) Examine the impact of demonetization on agricultural growth and rural incomes. (200 Words)

Frontline


General Studies – 4


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

9) Analyse John Rawls’s concept of social justice in the Indian Context. (150 Words)

CSM – 2016 GS-4

NCERT