[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 15 June 2016

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[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 15 June  2016

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Prelims Revision Tests


General Studies – 1;


Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times.

1) Critically comment on the way the Bharat Mata has been depicted in paintings from the time of Swadeshi movement to present times. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 2


 

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests

2) In recent years, relationship between USA and China is deteriorating. Discuss the reasons and examine if it benefits India. (200 Words)

Livemint 

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

3) Discuss the features of Japan’s economy. Are these features favourable to India’s interests? Comment. (200 Words)

Livemint

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

4) Critically analyse if India’s growing proximity with Vietnam is in its long-term interests in the Indo – Pacific region. (200 Words)

Livemint


General Studies – 3


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

5) Do you think Al-Qaeda is a spent force and poses less threat to world peace? Analyse how ISIS differs from Al Qaeda. (200 Words)

The Hindu

 

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

6) Examine the challenges posed by lone wolf terrorists. Do you think strict gun control regime would deter such attacks? Comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Ethics in public administration;

7) Is ethics in public service necessary to succeed professionally? Critically comment. (150 Words)

General