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UPSC MAINS 2019 GS PAPER I ANALYSIS

# QUESTIONS MARKS WORDS SUBJECT SUB-TOPIC NATURE OF QUESTION
1. Highlight the Central Asian and Greco-Bactrian elements in the Gandhara art. 10 150 Indian Heritage & Culture Art & Culture Fundamental
2. The 1857 Uprising was the culmination of the recurrent big and small local rebellions that had occurred in the preceding hundred years of British rule. Elucidate. 10 150 History Modern History Fundamental
3. Examine the linkages between the nineteenth century's Indian Renaissance‟ and the emergence of national identity. 10 150 History Modern History Fundamental
4. Assess the impact of global warming on the coral life system with examples. 10 150 Geography Salient features of world’s physical geography. Current Affairs Based
5. Discuss the causes of depletion of mangroves and explain their importance in maintaining coastal ecology. 10 150 Geography Geographical features and their location- Fundamental + Current Affairs
6. Can the strategy of regional resource-based manufacturing help in promoting employment in India? 10 150 Geography Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). Fundamental
7. Discuss the factors for localisation of agro-based food processing industries of North-West India. 10 150 Geography Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). Fundamental
8. What makes the Indian society unique in sustaining its culture? Discuss. 10 150 Indian Society Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Fundamental
9. “Empowering women is the key to control population growth” Discuss. 10 150 Indian Society Role of women and women’s organization, Fundamental
10. What are the challenges to our cultural practices in the name of secularism? 10 150 Indian Society Communism Fundamental
11. Many voices had strengthened and enriched the nationalist movement during the Gandhian phase. Elaborate 15 250 History Modern History Fundamental
12. Assess the role of British imperial power in complicating the process of transfer of power during the 1940s. 15 250 History Modern History Fundamental
13. Explain how the foundations of the modern world were laid by the American and French Revolutions 15 250 History Modern History Fundamental
14. What is water stress? How and why does it differ regionally in India? 15 250 Geography Distribution of key natural resources Current Affairs (Water Stress Index)
15. How can the mountain ecosystem be restored from the negative impact of development initiatives and tourism? 15 250 Geography Environment Vs Development Current Affairs (NITI Ayog Report)
16. How is efficient and affordable urban mass transport key to the rapid economic development of India? 15 250 Geography Factors responsible for the location of primary, secondary, and tertiary sector industries in various parts of the world (including India). Fundamental
17. How do ocean currents and water masses differ in their impacts on marine life and coastal environment? Give suitable examples 15 250 Geography Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone etc., Fundamental + Current Affiars
18. Do we have cultural pockets of small India all over the nation? Elaborate with examples 15 250 Indian Society Salient features of Indian Society Current Affairs
19 What are the continued challenges for women in India against time and space? 15 250 Indian Society Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Fundamental
20. Are we losing our local identity for the global identity? Discuss 15 250 Indian Society Effects of globalization on Indian society Fundamental


Total Marks GS1 2019


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