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UPSC CSE GS Paper-I 2017 PDF Download (30-10-2017)

UPSC CSE GS Paper-I 2017 PDF Download (30-10-2017)

UPSC CSE GS Paper-I 2017 PDF Download (30-10-2017)

UPSC  General Studies Question Paper-1

1. How do you justify the view that the level of excellence of the Gupta
numismatic art is not at all noticeable in later times? (150 words)

2. Clarify
how mid-eighteenth century India was beset with the spectre of a fragmented
polity. (150 words)
3. Why did
the ‘Moderates’ failed to carry conviction with the nation about their
proclaimed ideology and political goals by the end of the nineteenth century?
(150 words)
4. What
problems are germane to the decolonization process in the Malay Peninsula? (150
5. How does
the Juno Mission of NASA help to understand the origin and evolution of the
Earth? (150 words)
6. “Inspite
of adverse environmental impact, coal mining is still inevitable for
development”. Discuss (150 words)
7. Mention
the advantages of the cultivation of pulses because of which the year 2016 was
declared as the International Year of Pulses by United Nations. (150 words)
8.How does
the cryosphere affect global climate? (150 words)
9. In the
context of the diversity of India, can it be said that the regions form
cultural units rather than the States? Give reasons with examples for your view
point. (150 words)
10. What are
the two major legal initiatives by the State since Independence addressing
discrimination against Scheduled Tribes(STs)? (150 words)
11. The
spirit of tolerance and love is not only an interesting feature of Indian
society from very early times, but it is also playing an important part at the
present. Elaborate. (250 words)
12. Examine
how the decline of traditional artisanal industry in colonial India crippled
the rural economy. (250 words)
the importance of the new objectives that got added to the vision of Indian
Independence since the twenties of the last century. (250 words)
for variations in oceanic salinity and discuss its multi-dimensional effects.
(250 words)
refineries are not necessarily located nearer to crude oil producing areas,
particularly in many of the developing countries. Explain its
(250 words)
16. In what
way can floods be converted into a sustainable source of irrigation and
all-weather inland navigation in India? (250 words)
17. What
characteristics can be assigned to monsoon climate that succeeds in feeding
more than 50 percent of the world population residing in Monsoon Asia? (250
18. The
women’s questions arose in modern India as a part of the 19th century social
reform movement. What are the major issues and debates concerning women in that
period? (250 words)
Distinguish between religiousness/religiosity and communalism giving one
example of how the former has got transformed into the latter in independent
India. (250 words)
20. “The
growth of cities as I.T. hubs has opened up new avenues of employment, but has
also created new problems”. Substantiate this statement with examples (250

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