Insights Secure Prelims – 2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 8 May 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to  Perpetual Non-Cumulative Preference Shares (PNCPS), consider the following statements These are  type of preferred stock that has no maturity date Recently union cabinet agreed to convert these shares held by India in various public sector banks into equities Converting them to equity ensures adequate Tier-I capital in public …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events and General Studies

ARCHIVES 09 May 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on the rights issue involved in Supreme Court’s recent judgement upholding the constitutional validity of the provision in the Right to Education Act reserving 25 percent seats in private schools for economically disadvantaged students. Business Standard The Hindu 2. Compare and contrast the measures taken …

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY Question Comment on marine heat budget and the oceanic circulation system. (200 words/CSM 2009) Next Topic PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY – OCEANOGRAPHY

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: WORLD HISTORY – Industrial Revolution Question The period 1500 to 1700 in Europe has been called ‘the heyday of the Commercial Revolution.’ Explain the causes that led to this Revolution & examine its impact on society. (200 words) Next Topic WORLD HISTORY – Industrial Revolution

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Development Dynamics – ‘Antidevelopment thesis’ Question ‘The anti-development’ thesis… reduces development to an idea without history, impervious to change’, but ‘fails to take account of the fact for its faults development could be empowering.’ Discuss.[CSM 2012/150 Words] Next Topic Development Dynamics – Bureaucracy and development