[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 29 July 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.
1) What do you understand by rainfall variability. Recently researchers found a decrease in spatial variability of mean monsoon rainfall over major river basins in India. Discuss the significance of this study and importance of rainfall variability for India. (200 Words)
General Studies – 2
Topic: Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of vulnerable sections
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
General Studies – 3
Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology.
Topic: Resource mobilization; Conservation; Infrastructure – energy
General Studies – 4
Topic: Challenges of corruption