TLP – 2017 : UPSC Mains General Studies Questions [15th July, 2017]- ESSAY Day 1
Section-A (125 marks)
Write any one of the following essay in 1000-1200 words.(Note: All topics in this sections are quotes from Swami Vivekananda; all are abstract and may asked by UPSC)
1. The world is the great gymnasium where we come to make ourselves strong.
2. We are what our thoughts have made us; so take care about what you think.
3. You cannot believe in God until you believe in yourself.
4. By the study of different religions we find that in essence they are one.
Section-B (125 marks)
Write any one of the following essay in 1000-1200 words.
1. It is often in the name of cultural integrity as well as social stability and national security that democratic reforms based on human rights are resisted by authoritarian governments.
2. Politicians often claim secrecy is necessary for good governance or national security.
3. Problems cannot be solved at the same level of awareness that created them.
4. The War on Terror is one of the most critical national security efforts in our history.