[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 December 2016
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General Studies – 1;
Topic:Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times
General Studies – 2
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests
Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States
3) According to a new SBI research report, the aggregate of debit and card transactions at point of source (PoS) terminals fell to a little more than Rs 35,000 crore in November, the lowest since February. Why do you think, despite demonetization and aggressive push for cashless economy, card transactions are decreasing? Examine and suggest what government should do to revive card transactions. (200 Words)
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning,
4) For the past 50 years, on an average – in Uttar Pradesh- nearly 60 per cent of the members of the legislative assembly are first-time MLAs, in every assembly. Is this a worrying trend? Substantiate. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic:Effects of liberalization on the economy, changes in industrial policy and their effects on industrial growth
Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it.
Topic: Developments in S&T
General Studies – 4
Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.
CSE Mains 2016 GS-IV