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[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 December 2015

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 05 December  2015

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General Studies – 1;

Topic:Role of women; Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna

1) Examine how climate change will impact women compared to men. (200 Words)

Livemint

 

Topic: Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna

2) “Land degradation is posing a major threat to India’s food and environmental security.” Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

General Studies – 2

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests; Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate

3) What do you understand by Special Drawing Rights (SDR)? Recently Renminbi was added to SDR basket. Examine its implications for China and India. (200 Words)

Livemint

General Studies – 3

Topic: Environmental pollution

4) “Technological innovation is the only way to fight climate change.” Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Hindu

Topic: Environmental pollution

5) Discuss the feasible measures that are urgently needed to be implemented in Indian cities to curb worsening air pollution. (200 Words)

The Indian Express

The Hindu

General Studies – 4

Topic:Emotional intelligence – concepts

6) “Relationships are at the heart of governance.” Write a note on the importance of emotional intelligence in civil service. (200 Words)

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