[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 30 July 2015
30 July 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Poverty and developmental issues;
1) In the global context, critically examine the nature and magnitude of human trafficking problem, efforts made by international organisations to tackle this problem and reasons why this problem still persists in large scale. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations.
3) It is said that the Buddhist chauvinism is now threatening the democratic process in both Myanmar and Sri Lanka. Critically analyse the causes and its implications. Also examine if India can play any role in these countries to address this common issue. (200 Words)
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations;
General Studies – 3
Topic: Economics of Animal Rearing
Topic: Indian economy – issues
Topic: Resource mobilization; Indian economy issues
General Studies – 4
Topic: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government
8) As a District Social Welfare officer, you have recently rescued a woman who was subjected to severe domestic violence by her husband and in-laws. She is very depressed and needs urgent medical attention. Your wife suggests that the survivor should be counselled. What ethical guidelines will you follow to help this victim as a responsible officer? Discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators;