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[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 October 2019

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 26 October 2019

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General Studies – 1

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors
/contributions from different parts of the country.

1) Evaluate the contributions of V. D. Savarkar in India’s freedom struggle. In the light of his contributions also discuss the relevance of his ideas in Indian society today.(250 words)



General Studies – 2

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

2) Collective responsibility is a myth in Indian Cabinet system. Critically analyse.(250 words)

Polity by Lakshmikant


Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources.

3) Information blackout leads to silence and exaggeration and on the other hand Journalism, when not fettered, facilitates informed dialogue. Comment.(250 words)

The hindu


Topic:Issues relating to poverty and hunger.

4) “India’s TB report must be seen in light of the country’s slide in Hunger Index”, critically analyse the statement in the light of recently released Annual India Tuberculosis (TB) report.(250 words)



Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance-
applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency &
accountability and institutional and other measures.

5) Does linking of Aadhaar with social media accounts enable commercial surveillance, restrict free speech, and curb privacy? Analyse.(250 words)


General Studies – 3

TOPIC: : Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal

6) What should be the extents of focus if India desires to accomplish the goal of making a place for itself amongst the top 50, in the Ease of Doing Business Index by 2020? Discuss the possible challenges it can face. Suggest solutions to the same. ( 250 words)


TOPIC: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and
developing new technology.

7) What is ancient DNA (aDNA) and what has it been used to study? Analyse and discuss the utility of it.(250 words)

The hindu


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. 

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