[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 13 April 2015
- April 13, 2015
- Posted by: INSIGHTS
- Category: Secure - 2015
13 April 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Secularism; Salient feature of Indian Society
1) “Belief, especially religious beliefs, are protean, while ideology is procrustean (enforcing uniformity).” Do you think religious belief system in India reflects secular outlook of the society? In the light of the statement, critically comment how changing religious belief and ideology are affecting secular fabric of India. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: India and its neighbours
2) It is argued that Afghanistan can overcome its security problems by performing well on economic front. Critically analyse how Afghanistan can improve its economy and what role can India play in this regard. (200 Words)
Topic: Bilateral and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic: Regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
4) It is said that the United States of America’s foreign policy towards Latin American countries is undergoing paradigm shift in recent years. Analyse this shift and Examine how changing attitude of America towards Latin American countries could affect India’s interest in the region. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Awareness on Robotics
Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour;
7) Differentiate between Virtues, Values and Ethics. In your opinion, what is ‘success’ and what ‘virtues’ should an individual strive to achieve and practice in her life to become successful? Critically comment. (200 Words)