Optionals IAS Mains Political Science: Questions 218 - 224 of 398

Access detailed explanations (illustrated with images and videos) to 398 questions. Access all new questions- tracking exam pattern and syllabus. View the complete topic-wise distribution of questions. Unlimited Access, Unlimited Time, on Unlimited Devices!

View Sample Explanation or View Features.

Rs. 850.00 -OR-

How to register? Already Subscribed?

Question 218

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Discuss the evolution of non proliferation of nuclear weapons in the post Cold War era.

Explanation

Evolution of Non Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons in the Post Cold War Era

  • The Cold War involved the two superpowers, US and USSR vying for supremacy through overt and covert means.
  • In order to out do one another, they stockpiled large numbers of nuclear weapons, missiles and other delivery mechanisms.
  • After the two nations were almost brought to the

… (446 more words) …

Question 219

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

‘The goal of good governance will only be fulfilled by supporting grassroots democracy’. Evaluate.

Explanation

The Goal of Good Governance and Grassroots Democracy

  • It should be understood that democracy isn’t a system that can be imposed from above by intellectuals or authoritarians.
  • Creating a democracy requires a certain degree of public spiritedness, the willingness to participate in affairs outside the private domain.
  • Democracy itself is a product of a pro

… (373 more words) …

Question 220

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Comment on the emergence of backward classes in Indian politics.

Explanation

Emergence of Backward Classes in Indian Politics

  • One of the major blots on Indian society has been the dehumanising caste system that left people behind on every metric just because they were born in a particular family.
  • The independence struggle was mostly led by upper castes such as Brahmans, Thakurs, Banias (trader communities) etc.
  • The first to es

… (391 more words) …

Question 221

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

The recent move of USA to withdraw from the Paris Agreement is a setback to the consensus built on protecting environment. In this context, assess the future prospectives on climate control.

Explanation

Withdrawal of USA from the Paris Agreement and Future Prospective on Climate Control

  • The period after the Second World War saw massive amount of industrialisation all around the world.
  • Usage of hydrocarbon based fuels skyrocketed and with it, rose the number of factories, vehicles, aircrafts and so on.
  • Emission of carbon di oxide, methane and other gr

… (448 more words) …

Question 222

Relations with Africa and Latin America
Edit

Appeared in Year: 2017

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

Suggest measures such that India’s relationship with Africa becomes truly a symbol of South South cooperation, delivering clear cut economic and political dividends to both sides of the equation.

Explanation

India’s Relationship with Africa

  • Both India and Africa face common challenges and have a common history of imperial and colonialist domination.
  • India, after achieving independence became a voice for those Africans suffering under European colonialism.
  • After the African nations achieved freedom, they became a vocal supporter of the Non Aligned Movement

… (365 more words) …

Question 223

Edit

Appeared in Year: 2016

Describe in Detail

Essay▾

‘Article 368 doesn’t enable the Parliament to make changes or alter the basic structure of the Indian Constitution.

Explanation

Article 368 and the Basic Structure of the Indian Constitution

  • Article 368 of the Indian Constitution gives the power to the Parliament to make changes to the Constitution through legislation.
Power to the Parliament

Power to the Parliament

Loading image
  • Amendment can either be addition, variation or repeal of a provision listed in the constitution.
  • In order to do that, the

… (441 more words) …

Question 224

Edit

Write in Short

Short Answer▾

What is the system approach in Political Science?