IE Articles Vs UPSC Mains

IAS EXPRESS was launched only in August first week. Within two months, we have covered many important topics, some of them were directly/indirectly asked in mains 2018.  Here is the list of questions asked in UPSC General Studies mains 2018 that can be solved with free & premium articles of IAS EXPRESS.

Direct (70 Marks)

  1. Whether the Supreme Court Judgement (July 2018) can settle the political tussle between the Lt. Governor and elected government of Delhi? Examine. (15 marks) [Go to the article (Premium)]
  2. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is viewed as a cardinal subset of China’s larger ‘One Belt One Road’ Initiative. Give a brief description of CPEC and enumerate the reasons why India has distanced itself from the same. (10 Marks) [Go to the article]
  3. Data security has assumed significant importance in the digitized world due to rising cyber crimes. The Justice B.N. Srikrishna Committee Report addresses issues related to data security. What, in your view, are the strengths and weaknesses of the Report relating to the protection of personal data in cyberspace? (15 marks)[Go to the article]
  4. How would the recent phenomena of protectionism and currency manipulations in world trade affect the macroeconomic stability of India? (15 marks) [Go to the article]
  5. What are the key areas of reform if the WTO has to survive in the present context of ‘Trade War’, especially keeping in mind the interest of India? (15 marks) [Go to the article]

Indirect/Fodder Points (50 Marks)

  1. What is the significance of Industrial Corridors in India? Identifying industrial corridors, explain their main characteristics? (15 marks) [Go to the article]

2. Appropriate local community level healthcare intervention is a prerequisite to achieving ‘Health for All’ in India. Explain. (10 Marks) [Go to the article]

3. “Caste system is assuming new identities and associational forms. Hence, the caste system cannot be eradicated in India.” Comment. (10 marks) [Go to the article]

4. The multiplicity of various commissions for the vulnerable sections of the society leads to problems of overlapping jurisdiction and duplication of functions. Is it better to merge all commissions into an umbrella Human Rights Commission? Argue your case. (15 marks)  [Go to the article (Premium)]

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