UPSC Mains 2018 GS 1 Hit from IAS4Sure Notes

GS 1

1. Safeguarding the Indian art heritage is the need of the moment. Comment (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aukr8Uosg-hMYqC0V458VejeynWfTU7ZO_0/

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2. Throw light on the significance of the thoughts of Mahatma Gandhi in the present times. (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes : 

https://www.evernote.com/l/AumQvLcttvxE8awwBiMi3qkouVUpxujf4Do/

https://www.evernote.com/l/AumBR4uA3NpBL5mz0_sKW6v5P5LmgVIANoY/

3. Why is Indian Regional Navigational Satellite System (IRNSS) needed? How does it help in navigation? (10 )

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aum-uh-sZFVIK5un-7549MNEYYi8dNUZKcw/

4. Why is India taking keen interest in the Arctic region? (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes:

https://www.evernote.com/l/AulHVHL-pmBM660vbMxYP2wmhSY-behJzUo/

https://www.evernote.com/l/AunROxpGhxFEmKB1VRamvHFoqjHBCcG9kec/

5. What are the consequences of spreading of ‘Dead Zones’ on marine ecosystem? (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes: 

https://www.evernote.com/l/AunZ0jMf2dVGCK_vdUeb6Q7HTfR2RP5V3FA/

6. “Caste system is assuming new identities and associational forms. Hence, caste system cannot be eradicated in India.” Comment. (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes: 

https://www.evernote.com/l/AulvGrvYF-JDp40MoqAwBNxvm5dBARRAQ3Y/

7. ‘Despite implementation of various programmes for eradication of poverty by the government in India, poverty is still existing’. Explain by giving reasons. (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes: 

https://www.evernote.com/l/AukB8q8F93pEDYj_4YwSG8msV5dx6G5IgWI/

https://www.evernote.com/l/AumuzblDiuFLxqj3ubjTWDuDks_F5x28JQA/

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8. How the Indian concept of secularism different from the western model of secularism? Discuss. (10)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes: 

https://www.evernote.com/l/Auk51–PUrtNZ4hDzmFQ8ZtjakC8n-rfgfI/

9. Discuss whether formation of new states in recent times is beneficial or not for the economy of India. (15)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes: 

https://www.evernote.com/l/Auk2I_s5cANFRo_RfOmdXXIF2qiisqEjpdc/

10. “The ideal solution of depleting ground water resources in India is water harvesting system.” How can it be made effective in urban areas? (15)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Auld7teeS2dFZ5s5lnDeNYzWyz1f3IolbzM/

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aum_MjgguZNK64jCG8h2VIg9Ja1l8EiWYK4/

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11. Defining blue revolution, explain the problems and strategies for pisciculture development in India. (15)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aul_ASmivI5P8K8sZXI7GotF9Ur7w0GdFxc/

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aum0V9qJdMlHj5bYFq-Y0lvswllHPOMFYAE/

12. Mention core strategies for the transformation of aspirational districts in India and explain the nature of convergence, collaboration and competition for its success. (15)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aum_qYNGKM5LXZPETcn_YMLiEjroZyZeeeI/

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aunwvv2mdYhNCoRWVvX5wd1UcueSt1Ecruw/

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aunfd41MLL9Gvaw1MYTQV2UMpXieM6wStyk/

https://www.evernote.com/l/AungJZCUQ59LSL7gN2RdNEwGx7J-FdvUUiY/

13. ‘Communalism arises either due to power struggle or relative deprivation.’ Argue by giving suitable illustrations. (15)

Reference from IAS4Sure Notes :

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aulrj7igA9lAZKiTSg5ppJtPQZ1QikaJp7Q/

https://www.evernote.com/l/AumkQDzhOxdGv5B9IB3C244k1nF9p6Qp-D0/

https://www.evernote.com/l/Aul3mb4yBaVFR7pMbsk1gBPDl-VA96lKaEY/