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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 February 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 February 2017

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General Studies – 1;


Topic: Salient features of Indian society; Poverty and developmental issues

1) Discuss critically social and political significance of the recent massive jallikattu protests to India and the world. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Topic: Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India)

2) Critically analyse the challenges being faced by Indian IT sector. (200 Words)

Livemint


General Studies – 2


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

3) The recent the Union Budget has set to new elimination targets for some major communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, kala-azar (leishmaniasis), filariasis, leprosy and measles. Critically comment on viability and ambition of these targets. (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express

Topic:Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education;

4) Reform in secondary education became the focus of policymakers soon after Independence. What reforms were introduced? Do you think the recent re-introduction of board exams as a reformatory measure in secondary education? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


Topic:  Indian economy – growth and development

5) In the light of protectionist policies being followed by advanced economies around the world, what structural priorities should be of Indian economy’s concern? Discuss. (200 Words)

Livemint

Topic: Conservation; Disaster management

6) Critically examine what lessons in disaster management should be learnt from the experience of cleaning up of recent oil spill off Chennai coast. (200 Words)

The Hindu


General Studies – 4


Topic: Moral attitude

7) What is moral attitude? Discuss some important moral attitudes. (150 Words)

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