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[Insights Secure – 2020] Mini Secure Revision Test: 23 May 2020

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General Studies – 1


 

1. What is a Tropical Cyclone? Explain how it is formed and the favorable conditions required. Discuss the strategies to mitigate the effects of tropical cyclones.(250 words)

Reference: The Hindu 


General Studies – 2


2. Can the National Pension scheme be a better solution for the current migrant exodus? Critically examine. (250 words)

Reference: Financial Express 

 

3. “Preventive Strategies, in health care sector must be designed, in India; as good as the post-diagnosis strategies are designed and are being administered”. Comment.(250 words)

Reference: mohfw.gov.in 

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General Studies – 3


 

4. From the perspective of environment -sustainability, biodiversity and livelihoods in a country, ‘Bee keeping’ has a crucial role to play, and it must be given necessary attention. Elucidate. (250 words)

Reference: Live Mint 

 

5. Critically examine the addiction to cultural and political economy of alcohol in the Indian society. (250 words)

Reference: Indian Express 

 

6. Outline the main features of the theory of persuasion. Is it of any practical use to government Servants? How?  (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G Subba Rao and P. N. Roy Chowdhury

 

7. Write short notes on the following :(i) rationalization (ii) repression (iii) Ego defense mechanisms (iv) wishful thinking (v) cognitive dissonance. (250 words)

Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by G Subba Rao and P. N. Roy Chowdhury