SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 34(Geography)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 34(Geography)                                                  The farthest point from center of Earth is a) Mount Kenya. b) Mount Everest. c) Mount Chimborazo. d) Mauna Kea …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 24 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Inter-country removal & retention of children   Context: Committee headed by Justice Rajesh Bindal has submitted its report on legal issues related to Inter-country removal …

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018: Western tragopan (western horned tragopan ) and Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC)

PRELIMS BOOSTERS – 2018 Western tragopan (western horned tragopan ) and Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) western tragopan (western horned tragopan ) Vulnerable (VU) — IUCN state bird of Himachal Pradesh Local Lame – Jujurana (king of birds) western tragopan is mostly arboreal but feeds on the ground Habitat …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 April 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 April 2018 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 April 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 April 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 1     Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity …

6)Code of conduct rules reduce the domain of ethics to mere legalism. Critically comment.(250 words)

Topic :  Information sharing and transparency in government, Right to Information, Codes of Ethics, Codes of Conduct, Citizen’s Charters, Work culture, Quality of service delivery, Utilization of public funds, challenges of corruption. Case Studies on above issues. 6)Code of conduct rules reduce the domain of ethics to mere legalism. Critically comment.(250 words) Reference Reference Reference …

5)Discuss how rating agencies impact the economy of any country. In this backdrop, analyze whether moving away from Western dominated rating agencies would be beneficial for India.(250 words)

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. Inclusive growth and issues arising from it. 5)Discuss how rating agencies impact the economy of any country. In this backdrop, analyze whether moving away from Western dominated rating agencies would be beneficial for India.(250 words) The Hindu   Why this question …

4)Discuss the role  India can play in the commonwealth of nations and also, discuss why an egalitarian and an inclusive migration policy is vital for increasing the relevance of the organization.(250 words)

TOPIC: India and its neighborhood- relations 4)Discuss the role  India can play in the commonwealth of nations and also, discuss why an egalitarian and an inclusive migration policy is vital for increasing the relevance of the organization.(250 words) The Hindu The Hindu   Why this question Recently India participated, after a decade, with huge enthusiasm …

3)Increasing incidents of rape crime is not necessarily due to lacunae in law but due to poor implementation of law. Critically examine.(250 words)

  Topic – Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 3)Increasing incidents of rape crime is not necessarily due to lacunae in law but due to poor implementation …

2)Reduced fertility and mortality rate leading to a rapid increase in working age population poses several challenges. Discuss while suggesting a way forward.(250 words)

  Topic: Topic – Population and associated issues 2)Reduced fertility and mortality rate leading to a rapid increase in working age population poses several challenges. Discuss while suggesting a way forward.(250 words)   Why this question Reaping the demographic dividend remains one of the foremost objective of Indian state. The change in population structure will …

1)Despite huge voter turnout of females in India, their political participation remains appallingly low, and needs to be increased. Critically analyze.

  Topic: Salient features of Indian Society, Diversity of India. Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Effects of globalization on Indian society Social empowerment, communalism, regionalism & secularism. 1)Despite huge voter turnout of females in India, their political participation remains appallingly low, …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 33 (Art and Culture)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 33 (Art and Culture)     Which of the following statement is/are NOT correct? Karachi session is memorable for its resolution on Fundamental Rights and National Economic Programme. The Communal Award 1932, provided for a separate electorate only for the depressed classes. Select the correct …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 April 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 23 April 2018   Paper 2: Topic: Statutory, regulatory and various quasi-judicial bodies.   National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Context: The National Commission for Minorities (NCM) has decided to approach the government for granting it Constitutional status to protect the rights of minority communities more effectively.   Need for Constitutional status: …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 April 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 23 April 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Tests   General Studies – 1     Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient …

6) India will get buried under mountain of debris if it doesn’t address its solid waste management issues. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and ways to address it keeping global best practices in mind.

Topic – Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment ;  developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. 6) India will get buried under mountain of debris if it doesn’t address its solid waste management issues. Discuss the magnitude of the problem and ways to address it keeping global best practices in mind. Reference …