[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 02 November 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.
General Studies – 2
Topic:Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges
pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and
2) The rationale of a permanent tribunal mechanism is to reduce the delays in resolving interstate river disputes. Analyse the statement in the context of the recently placed Interstate River Water Disputes Amendment Bill 2019, in what way the legislation is betterment over the previous one? Elucidate.(250 words)
Topic: Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business,
powers & privileges and issues arising out of these.
General Studies – 3
Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life.
Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights.
TOPIC: : Role of external state and non-state actors in creating challenges to internal
6) Recently, Chile has pulled out as hosts of annual climate change event, citing unrest at home, and Spain has now stepped in. How is the host decided, and why are some countries not enthusiastic about that role to host the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change? Explain.( 250 words)
TOPIC: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact
General Studies – 4
Topic: Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in
human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships.
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