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[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 23 March 2017

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STATIC Syllabus Timetable


General Studies – 1;


Topic : Population and associated issues; Salient features of Indian society

1) Discuss the important findings of the Tamil Nadu Migration Survey 2015, the first comprehensive study on emigration from the state, carried out by the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) in Thiruvananthapuram. (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 your opinion, what steps, if taken by China, might convince India to join B&R project (then called OBOR or One Belt, One Road)? Also examine what should India do if it wants to be part of B&R project. (200 Words)

The Hindu

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

3) Analyse the merits and demerits on the new National Health Policy (2017). (200 Words)

The Hindu

The Indian Express


General Studies – 3


Topic: Economic growth and development; Inclusive growth

4) In your opinion, what should India do to improve its HDI ranking? Critically comment. (200 Words)

The Hindu

Topic:  Land reforms

5) Define land reforms. Comment on the land reforms measures enforced by various governments till date. (200 Words)

ICSE Class 10 Environmental Science

Topic: storage, transport and marketing of agricultural produce 

6) What do you understand by Integrated pest management. Discuss its advantages and disadvantages. (200 Words)

ICSE Class 10 Environmental Science

Topic: Conservation

7) Critically analyse the objectives and effectiveness of conservation strategies adopted at national and international level. (200 Words)

ICSE Class 10 Environmental Science

Topic: Food security; Biotechnology

8) Examine the role of biotechnology in achieving global food security. (200 Words)

ICSE Class 10 Environmental Science


General Studies – 4


Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function

9) It is observed that some poor people are happier than some richer folks, and that children are happier than adults. In this context,  how do you define happiness? (150 Words)

The Hindu