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Mains Marathon – UPSC Mains Current Affairs Questions – December 16

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words

Time: 40 Minutes

1.“Non-violence is the greatest force at the disposal of mankind” – Mahatma Gandhi. Critically examine. (GS 4)

“अहिंसा इन्सान की सबसे बड़ी ताकत है” – महात्मा गांधी। इस बयान की जांच करें।

2.Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) is necessary for bringing unbanked to the institutional finance fold. Do you agree with this for financial inclusion of the poorer section of the Indian society? Give arguments to justify your opinion. (GS 3)
प्रधान मंत्री जन धन योजना (पी एम जे डी वाई ) बेंकरहितों को संस्थागत वित्त में लाने के लिए आवश्यक है |क्या आप सहमत है कि इससे भारतीय समाज के गरीब तबके के लोंगों का वित्तीय समावेश होगा? अपने मत की पुष्टि के लिए तर्क प्रस्तुत कीजिये |

PMJDY | Live Mint

3.Given the vulnerability of Indian agriculture to vagaries of nature, discuss the need for crop insurance and bring out the salient features of the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY) (GS 3)
भारतीय कृषि की प्रकृति की अनिश्चितताओं पर निर्भरता के मद्देनजर, फसल बीमा की आवश्यकता की विवेचना कीजिए और प्रधान मंत्री फसल बीमा योजना (पी॰ एम॰ एफ॰ बी॰ वाई॰ ) की मुख्य विशेषताओं का उल्लेख कीजिए |


4.Explain how the Uprising of 1857 constitutes an important watershed in the evolution of British policies towards colonial India.
यह स्पष्ट कीजिए कि 1857 का विप्लव किस प्रकार औपनिवेशिक भारत के प्रति ब्रिटिश नीतियों के विकासक्रम में एक महत्वपूर्ण एतिहासिक मोड है | (GS 1)


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  • ForumIAS

    Good luck 🙂

  • ForumIAS

    Kindly review each others answers, so that everyone improves 🙂

  • ForumIAS

    Sure karthik.

  • dard_bhari_zindagi

    hahaha….and dard is increasing day by day. :p

  • Da Vinci

    It’s really Dard bhari zindagi…:P

  • karthik

    kindly review my answers @forumias-7f07ca326ce76cdde680e4b3d568bce8:disqus

  • Ubermensch

    Credits to awesome Mains Marathon mentors 😀

  • dard_bhari_zindagi

    will u review my answer today sir. been 4 days since ur review.

  • ForumIAS

    Uber knows everything!

  • Ubermensch

    Next Sunday

  • heisenberg pink

    hello guys did forumias provided static question paper? if provided where should i download it ?

  • ForumIAS

    Done Uber 🙂

  • ForumIAS

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  • Ubermensch

    No links Sir!