[Insights Secure STHIR– 2021] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 16 December 2020

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“The greatest wealth is to live content with little ” – Plato. Elucidate. 

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and the world to the concepts of morality 7. “The greatest wealth is to live content with little ” – Plato. Elucidate.  (250 words) Reference: Ethics, Integrity and Aptitude by Lexicon Publications  Why the question: The question explores Plato’s philosophy of being content with the minimum. Key …

Time has come to regulate crypto currencies not resist it. Critically analyse.

Topic:  indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 6. Time has come to regulate crypto currencies not resist it. Critically analyse. (250 words) Reference: Business Standard Why the question: Bitcoin’s rally in 2020, rising 1.5 times so far this year, has piqued investors’ and financial services providers’ interest. And Indian banks are taking note as …

PM-WANI has the potential to transform the digital scenario in India to empower ordinary citizens and open up a plethora of opportunities. Discuss

Topic:  Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life. 5. PM-WANI has the potential to transform the digital scenario in India to empower ordinary citizens and open up a plethora of opportunities. Discuss (250 words) Reference: The Hindu  Why the question: The article covers the impact the newly launched PM-WANI, the …

The success of India’s COVID-19 vaccine policy is pertinent on how well it overcomes the vaccine hesitancy among the masses. Analyse and suggest steps that the government can take to address vaccine hesitancy in India.

Topic:   Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 4.  The success of India’s COVID-19 vaccine policy is pertinent on how well it overcomes the vaccine hesitancy among the masses. Analyse and suggest steps that the government can take to address vaccine hesitancy in India. (250 words) Reference: …

Despite the plethora of initiatives taken by the government to curb child marriage, the menace continues unabated. Comment in the light of the findings of the National Family Health Survey-5.

Topic:  Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes. 3. Despite the plethora of initiatives taken by the government to curb child marriage, the menace continues unabated. Comment in the light of the findings of the National Family Health Survey-5. (250 words) Reference: Business …

Explain in detail the mechanism of a Tsunami. How is a Tsunami wave different from a regular wave?

Topic:   Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features. 2. Explain in detail the mechanism of a Tsunami. How is a Tsunami wave different from a regular wave?  (250 words) Reference: Geography NCERT – Class XI: Fundamentals of Physical Geography.  Why the question: …

Outline the relief of the ocean floor. Explain the reasons that make continental shelves one of the highly productive ecosystems.

Topic:  Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features. 1. Outline the relief of the ocean floor. Explain the reasons that make continental shelves one of the highly productive ecosystems. (250 words) Reference: Geography NCERT – Class XI: Fundamentals of Physical Geography.  Why …