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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 June 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 June  2016

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Prelims Revision Tests


General Studies – 1;


Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues

1) Critically assess the contribution made by Dr Ambedkar in making the Indian Constitution. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


 

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,

2) In India, government’s healthcare spending is inadequate to provide health services to all its citizens. Do you think it should be made compulsory for private hospitals to dedicate a part of their services to poor people as it was recently done in Delhi? Critically discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu 

TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

3) Do you think India’s growing relations with USA constrain India’s ability to conduct its diplomacy with other major powers like China and Russia? Discuss. (200 Words)

The Hindu

TopicBilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

4) Do you think India is an ‘outlier’ to the non-proliferation regime? Critically comment on India’s non-proliferation record and examine how it can effectively use diplomacy to gain NSG membership. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

TopicIssues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,

5) What are the risks associated with blood donation in India? What are the long-term goals of blood banks in India? Examine. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 3


Topic: Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal security.

6) In recent months, lone wolf terrorist attacks are increasing in their frequency around the world. Examine their causes and suggest how India should prepare itself to avoid such attacks. (200 Words)

The Hindu

IDSA

Topic: Awareness in S&T; 

7) What do you understand by bitcoin and blockchain? Examine the implications of these technologies for banking sector. (200 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Irrigation systems

8) It is found out that rains may not impact food prices directly, but through their association with reservoir levels they would impact food prices. Examine how. (200 WOrds)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Strengthening of ethical and moral values in governance;

9) Do you think increasing salary amount will help reduce corruption among public servants? In your opinion, what other measures will help curb corruption? Discuss. (150 Words)

General