[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 17 December 2015
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Urbanization; Critical changes to geographical features
1) A UN panel report on climate change in April 2014 placed Delhi among three of the world’s largest cities that are at high risk of floods; the other two being Tokyo and Shanghai. Discuss why Delhi is vulnerable and what measures need to be taken by authorities in Delhi both to prevent and mitigate such disasters. in future. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
Topic:Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Cybersecurity issues
Topic: S&T; Inclusive growth
6) In recent months, technology giants such as Google and Facebook are aggressively trying to make internet available to every person on the planet at an affordable rate or for free of cost. Critically examine who will benefited more by increased internet connectivity. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: