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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 November 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 28 November  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic:  Urbanization – problems and remedies

1) Critically discuss vulnerabilities of Indian cities to climate change and their readiness to face extreme events. (200 Words)

EPW

 

Topic: Role of women; (paper – 2; schemes)

2) Closing down the women’s empowerment programme Mahila Samakhya will directly affect lakhs of women. Examine why. (200 Words)

EPW

General Studies – 2

Topic: Basic structure; Judiciary

3) “The the 99th Amendment violated judicial primacy and the basic structure of the Constitution.” Critically examine. (200 Words)

EPW

 

TopicIssues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.

4) “The main problem with higher education is not the poor quality of intake that universities have to deal with. The systemic problems underlying the deficient quality of teaching in the university are more important and cannot be ignored.” Critically comment. (200 Words)

EPW

 

Topic:  Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.

5) Since independence, India has formulated and revised the National Policy on Education thrice. Analyse these policies and suggest what should be the objectives of New Education Policy. (200 Words)

EPW

General Studies – 3

Topic: Economics of animal rearing; Pollution

6) Consumption of meat is dangerous both for humans and the planet. Discuss. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic:Environmental pollution

7) Discuss the causes and, health, environmental and geopolitical implications of the recent episode of an oppressive smog (haze) that blanketed Southeast Asia. (200 Words)

EPW

General Studies – 4

Topic:laws, rules, regulations and conscience as sources of ethical guidance

8) “Conscience is the guardian in the individual of the rules which the community has evolved for its own preservation.” Explain the meaning of the quote with suitable examples from private and public life. (200 Words)

General