GS Mains Test Series Practice Questions

From Test Series number:4-6

  1. India must to expand supply to provide universal access to modern energy and maintain economic growth.” How does India’s growing energy needs play an important role in changing geopolitical scenario in Asia?
  2. Elaborate whether the recent events of adversity related with death in consuming mid day meal is the consequence of faulty planning or execution?
  3. Discuss the various modes of e-governance. Explain how e-governance can lead to a better informed citizenry
  4. The controlling under Article 235 extends only to courts & not tribunals.
  5. The emergence of regional trade blocks has been diplomatically aimed at stability of South Asia, but this regionalisation is also linked with the emergence of a disparity amongst nation s. Explain.
  6. The turmoil of Middle East will have an equal impact on the population as well as the economic diplomacy of the region. Explain
  7. As in so many other phases of the national movement, the real initiative came from below rather than top leaders or organizations in princely states, later on it was joined by some big leaders. Comment.
  8. The implications of illegal sand mining overreach beyond damaging the socio-economic fabric of the country. Explain.
  9. What is the significance of ‘Ardhanarishwar’ in Indian Art?
  10. Social implications of conditional cash transfer.

Test number-2

  1. ‘‘The shale gas revolution portends dramatic shifts in the future pattern of energy production.’’ Assess the potential of shale gas in mitigating the energy crisis in India.
  2. It has been argued by contemporary advocates of women centric social reforms that indiscriminate urbanisation leading to untamed and disparate acculturation is responsible for increased crime against women? Critically evaluate, giving some futuristic solutions.
  3. ‘‘Successful integration into global markets requires the constant need for individuals and societies to cope with changes in the competitive environment.’’ With reference to above statement critically analyse the effect of globalisation on the socio-economic structure of rural societies in India?
  4. Do you agree that increased participation of Women in the ecological movements in India had an empowering effect on their social status?
  5. ‘‘Rapid advancements in technological development has allowed the cotton textile industry much freedom with respect to location.’’ Explain with examples from the World.
  6. ‘‘It is not the earthquakes but the buildings that kill people.’’ In this context assess the efforts taken by the government of India for earthquake mitigation.
  7. Since 19th century till dates it has been tried to better the situation of women through enactment, but failed. Explain
  8. Explore the possible impact of climate change on the hydrological cycle in India.

Test number-1

  1. ‘‘Raiyots wanted to be the ryots of her majesty the Queen and of her only’’. Through the above given statement analyse the peasent revolts in India?
  2. ‘‘The Franch Revolution was equally a struggle of weapons as well as of ideas. Freedom, Equality and Fraternity are the eternal contribution of this revolutions’’.Explain?
  3. Liberalisation has facilitated the processes in the formation of an all India market and increasing competition among states for private investment both domestic and foreign, putting the backward states at a distinct disadvantage. Comment?
  4. Gandhi’s emphasis was on vocational education while Tagore’s education system was culminating in the realisation of universal man. Critically examine?
  5. Since Independence till date, India has been in the ‘Fear’ of tint of expantionist imperialism. Comment?
  6. Is it right to say that the Boer war was the begining point of the apartheid system in South Africa?
  7. ‘Linguistic regionalism conflicts with creating a sense of national citizenship’ view the above with respect to global local debate?