[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 09 March 2017
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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.
Goh Cheng Leong, Chapter 16
Topic: Salient features of world’s physical geography.
Goh Cheng Leong, Chapter 17
General Studies – 2
Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.
Topic: India and its neighborhood- relations.
Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.
5) The more power China has accumulated, the greater has been its difficulty in gaining allies. Examine why China is failing to make more allies, especially in its vicinity. Also comment implications of its isolation for India and the world. (200 Words)
General Studies – 3
Topic; Environmental pollution; S&T
7) India has launched the second phase of the programme to eliminate the use of hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFC) as part of its commitment under the Montreal Protocol. Examine the challenges involved in eliminating HCFCs and measures needed to be taken to make air-conditioning and refrigeration energy-efficient and eco-friendly. (200 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethical issues in international relations and funding; corporate governance.