[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 06 December 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: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues
General Studies – 2
Topic: Role of civil services in a democracy.
Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests
4) Last week, the U.S. protested at the World Trade Organisation against China’s bid for recognition as a market economy. What is market economy? Why does China want this status? Why is the US opposing it? Also examine how will China’s elevation as market economy affect India. (250 Words)
General Studies – 3
5) Skill training should be viewed as a complementary part of mainstream education, rather than being regarded as an inferior alternative. In the light of Skill India mission and its objectives, critically comment on the statement. (250 Words)
Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.
General Studies – 4
Topic: Values; Political attitude