UPSC CSE Mains 2022 GS 3 (Paper 4) Question Paper PDF 18 September

UPSC CSE Mains 2022 GS 3 (Paper 4): UPSC Mains 2022 GS 3 (Paper 4) was successfully conducted on 18 September 2022 by UPSC. This Paper comprises 20 questions of 250 marks. The duration of the exam is 3 hours. You can download question paper pdf given below. Click here to Join Telegram study group 

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GS 3 (Paper 4) Questions

Q1. Why is Public Private Partnership (PPP) required in infrastructural projects? Examine the role of PPP model in the redevelopment of Railway Stations in India. (Answer in 150 words) – 10 Marks

Q2. Is inclusive growth possible under market economy? State the significance of financial inclusion in achieving economic growth in India. (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q3. What are the major challenges of Public Distribution System (PDS) in India? How can it be made effective and transparent ? (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q4. Elaborate the scope and significance of the food processing industry in India. (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q5. The increase in life expectancy in the country has led to newer health challenges in the community. What are those challenges and what steps need to be taken to meet them? (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q6. Each year a large amount of plant material, cellulose, is deposited on the surface of Planet Earth. What are the natural processes this cellulose undergoes before yielding carbon dioxide, water and other end products? (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q7. Discuss in detail the photochemical smog emphasizing ita formation, effecta and mitigation. Explain the 1999 Gothenburg Protocol. (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q8. Explain the mechanism and occurrence of cloudburst in the context of the Indian subcontinent. Discuss two recent examples. (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q9. Discuss the types of organised crimes. Describe the linkages between terrorists and organised crime that exist at the national and transnational levels. (Answer in 150 words) -10 Marks

Q10. What are the maritime security challenges in India? Discuss the organisational, technical and procedural initiatives taken to improve the maritime security. (Answer in 150 words) – 10 Marks

Q11. “Economic growth in the recent past has been led by increase in labour productivity. Explain this statement. Suggest the growth pattern that will lead to creation of more jobs without compromising labour productivity. (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q12. Do you think India will meet 50 percent of its energy needs from renewable energy by 2030 7 Justify your answer. How will the shift of subsidies from fissil fuels to renewables help achieve the above objective? Explain. (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q13. What are the main bottlenecks in upstream and downstream process of marketing [of agricultural products in India ? (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q14. What is Integrated Farming System? How is it helpful to small and marginal Farmers in india? (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q15. Launched on 25th December, 2021, James Webb Space Telescope has been much in the news since then. What are its unique features which make it superior to its predecessor Space Telescopes? What are the key goals of this mission? What potential benefits does it hold for the human race? (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q16. What is the basic principle behind vaccine development? How do vaccines work? What approaches were adopted by the Indian vaccine manufacturers to produce COVID-19 vaccines? (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q17. Discuss global warming and mention its effects on the global climate. Explain the control measures to bring down the level of greenhouse gases which cause global warming, in the light of the Kyoto Protocol, 1997. (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q18. Explain the causes and effects of coastal erosion in India. What are the available coastal management techniques for combating the hazard? (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q19. What are the different elements of cyber security? Keeping in view the challenges in cyber security, examine the extent to which India has successfully developed a comprehensive National Cyber Security Strategy. (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

Q20. Naxalism is a social, economic and developmental issue manifesting as a violent internal security threat. In this context, discuss the emerging issues and suggest a multilayered strategy to tackle the menace of Naxalism. (Answer in 250 words) – 15 Marks

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UPSC Mains Exam Pattern 2022

PaperSubjectDurationIAS Total marks
Paper ACompulsory Indian language3 hours300
Paper BEnglish3 hours300
Paper IEssay3 hours250
Paper IIGeneral Studies I3 hours250
Paper IIIGeneral Studies II3 hours250
Paper IVGeneral Studies III3 hours250
Paper VGeneral Studies IV3 hours250
Paper VIOptional I3 hours250
Paper VIIOptional II3 hours250
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