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[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 31 March 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 31 March 2018

Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers.

How to Follow Secure Initiative?

How to Self-evaluate your answer? 

LIST of TOPICS (Static)

REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018 

Revision Tests

 

Henceforth, we will cover MORE issues in Secure, and provide explanations/directions/hints to 4-5 most important questions.  

MeanwhilePlease Give us 3-4 days to come back to New Secure –  Trying to cope up with many  things at a Time. 


General Studies – 1


 

 

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

1) The National Family Health Survey data indicates that the index of intensity of son preference, a crude measure based on attitude, has declined—so has the measure based on behaviour. Examine the causes of this decline. (250 Words)

EPW

 

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

2) What is heat wave? Why is India experiencing more heat waves? Also examine what strategy is being followed by states to address the consequences of heat waves. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

Down to Earth

 

Topic:  Urbanisation

3) Recent studies prove that  urban climate has been significantly modified by rapid urbanisation. Examine how this process is taking place with what consequences. (250 Words)

Down to Earth

 

Topic: Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

4) Examine the impact of climate change on desertification. (250 Words)

Down to Earth


General Studies – 2


 

 

Topic: Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure.

5) The recent verdict of the Gauhati High Court has reiterated the need to ascertain the constitutional validity for preventive detention, irrespective of the circumstances and pretexts of the detention. Briefly discuss the issues that the High Court has highlighted. (250 Words)

EPW

 

 


General Studies – 3


 

 

Topic: Infrastructure: Energy, Ports, Roads, Airports, Railways etc.

6) The current Smart Cities Mission needs to be linked to India’s villages, that too smart villages. Analyse (250 Words)

EPW

 


General Studies – 4


Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics
 

 


 Other IMPORTANT issues that are NOT covered Today in Secure/Covered Previously:

  1. Educational Decentralisation Policies in India – EPW
  2. Amendments to the National Medical Council – The Hindu
  3. Preservation of the river and floodplains – The Hindu
NOTE: 
We are giving hints for each question. Please use your creativity and originality to come up with answers that are unique to you. But do so without deviating from core demand of each question. Ultimately you should use your reason and judgement to write your own answer. 

Please Give us 3-4 days to come back to New Secure –  Trying to cope up with many  things at a Time. 

 

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