[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: August 05 2015
05 August 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Physical geography; Changes in critical geographical features
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features
2) Despite overwhelming evidence to support the argument that the climate change is caused by human activities, there is still a section of society which denies this fact. Critically comment on the arguments made by climate change ‘deniers’. (200 Words)
Topic: Urbanization – problems and remedies
General Studies – 2
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections.
4) The incidents of child abuse are on the rise in India as reported by news in recent days. What measures need to be taken by the government and parents to stop child abuse? Critically discuss. (200 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources
5) It is widely accepted that most of the government run primary schools across the country have failed to impart quality education to children. In your opinion, what interventions in these schools can improve education quality and how? Comment. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security; Paper – 2 India’s neighbours
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; Industrial policy
Topic: Basics of cyber security
8) Recently the The Wassenaar Arrangement on Export Controls for Conventional Arms and Dual-Use Goods and Technologies was in news and it is argued that this agreement has become anachronistic vis a vis cybersecurity issues. Critically examine. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Emotional Intelligence