[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 10 June 2015
10 June 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Art and culture, secularism
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
2) The ocean and the atmosphere are mutually linked in many ways and both are in dire need of global, credible, measurable, actionable plans to provide for their protection. Critically discuss. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Development processes and the development industry- the role of NGOs,
3) Do you think NGOs should be treated on par with private companies, especially when it comes to foreign funding? In the light of India’s curbs on foreign funding for certain NGOs, critically comment. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.
4) “The vice-chancellorship, as an organisational logic, is an ailing legacy and remains a bad marriage between the Mughal Jagirdari system and the rigidity of the British colonial bureaucracy.” With reference to administration of universities and status of higher education in India, critically comment on the statement. (200 Words)
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Services relating to health
6) “…it is the unorganised sector that is much more likely to poison consumers or make them sick.” In the light of recent controversy over the presence of poisonous chemicals in a noodle brand belonging to an organized retailer, critically comment on the statement. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Indian economy – resource mobilization
Topic: Awareness in science
General Studies – 4
Topic: Right to information