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UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights Mini SECURE: 13 April 2024

 

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Answer the following questions in 150 words:


General Studies – 1


 

1. Gandhara School encapsulates foreign techniques and Hellenistic spirit of realism which is evident in its art. Elucidate.

Reference: Insights on India

 

2. The feasibility of implementing water pricing in India’s urban spaces is a complex issue that requires careful consideration of various factors such as economic and social aspects. Comment.

Reference: Live Mintorfonline.org

 


General Studies – 2


 

3. India faces a significant challenge with regards to the high number of suicides. To effectively address this issue, specific and targeted strategies for suicide prevention are crucial. Analyse.

Reference: The Hindu

 


General Studies – 3


 

4. The discovery of the Higgs boson was a significant milestone in the field of particle physics and had several profound impacts on our understanding of the universe. Comment.

Reference: The Hindu

 

5. Effective management of space debris is a critical challenge to humankind. Analyse the causes and impact of space debris.

Reference :  Insights on India

 

Answer the following questions in 250 words(15 marks each):


General Studies – 1


 

6. By recognizing and addressing the gendered dimensions of climate change and empowering women, societies can harness the full potential of all individuals to build a more sustainable and resilient future. Explain.

Reference: The Hindu


General Studies – 2


 


7. Digitalization has the potential to significantly enhance India’s economic growth and development. However, it’s crucial that this growth of digitalisation is not only sustainable but also inclusive.  Examine.

Reference: Indian Express


8. What do you understand by the ‘one health approach’? National One Health Mission aims to enhance the capacity of the healthcare system to prevent, detect, and respond to both routine and pandemic diseases more effectively. Examine.

Reference: The Hindu


General Studies – 3


 


9. While Chandrayaan-3 was primarily aimed at achieving a soft landing on the Moon’s surface, following the partial success of Chandrayaan-2, its significance extends beyond its specific objectives. Discuss.

Reference: Insights on Indiawikipedia.org

 

10. While 5G technology offers numerous benefits, the cost of upgrading infrastructure and acquiring new devices compatible with 5G can be prohibitive for consumers and businesses, especially in a country like India where affordability is a significant concern. Discuss.

Reference: The Hindu

 

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