[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 02 November 2017
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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.
Topic: History of the world will include events from 18th century such as redrawal of national boundaries
Topic: Political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society.
General Studies – 2
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
4) There is an urgent need to adopt a rights-based approach by all stakeholders in seeking arrangements for safe and orderly migration to prevent exploitation of migrants and refugees. Discuss. (150 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education, Human Resources.
5) What are the aptitudes, capabilities, skills and qualities that a university teacher/researcher – particularly in the domain of humanities and social sciences – needs to cultivate, and is the National Eligibility Test (NET) in tune with this spirit? Critically examine. (250 Words)
Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to health
General Studies – 3
Topic: Conservation; Agriculture
Topic: Various Security forces and agencies and their mandate
Topic: Role of media and social networking sites in internal security challenges, basics of cyber security
9) With the advent of new age digital and social media, fake news has pervaded all spheres of life, political, economic and social – with negative implications. What measures need to be taken by various stakeholders to combat fake news menace? Discuss. (250 Words)
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics in human actions