[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 07 December 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Critical changes to geographical features and their effect on flora and fauna
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
Topic: Salient features of Indian constitution
General Studies – 3
Topic: Disaster management
Topic: Indian economy – resource mobilization
6) Singapore has replaced Mauritius as the top source of foreign direct investment (FDI) into India during the first half of the current financial year. Examine why. Also explain why these small nations contribute more FDI to India compared to large economies such as China and USA. (200 Words)
Topic: Environmental pollution and degradation
7) Odd-even road rationing, which was recently announced by the Delhi government to reduce pollution in the capital city is said to be a short-term measure. Examine its effectiveness and suggest what long-term measures are needed to address pollution problem. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Empathy, tolerance and compassion towards the weaker-sections