SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 62(Polity)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 62(Polity)   1)Rajya Sabha Chairman is the President of the following Parliamentary Forum Parliamentary Forum on Youth Parliamentary Forum on Population and Public Health Parliamentary Forum on Global Warming and Climate Change Parliamentary Forum on Water Conservation and Management   Select from the codes below …

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018: Large Rock Rat (Elvira Rat) and United Nations Security Council (UNSC)

PRELIMS BOOSTER 2018 Large Rock Rat (Elvira Rat) and United Nations Security Council (UNSC) Large Rock Rat (Elvira Rat) Critically endangered — IUCN nocturnal and burrowing rodent endemic to India   Habitat Tropical dry deciduous shrubland forest, seen in rocky areas   Distribution Known only from Eastern Ghats of Tamil Nadu   Threats habitat loss …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 May 2018

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 22 May 2018   Paper 1: Topic: Women related issues.   INSV Tarini Context: INSV Tarini has completed a historic global Circumnavigation. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew.   Significance: The expedition titled ‘Navika Sagar Parikrama’ is in consonance with the National policy to …

Insights into Editorial: The ease of doing business: A confusing and difficult problem

Insights into Editorial: The ease of doing business: A confusing and difficult problem   Introduction: The World Bank’s Doing Business (DB) rankings for 2018, India has made a very significant jump, improving its rank from 130th in 2017 to 100th. Not only has India improved its position in terms of rankings, which is relative, it …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 22 MAY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 22 MAY 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: Modern Indian history from about the middle of …

7) Virtue theory of ethics is one of the oldest normative traditions in Western philosophy, having its roots in ancient Greek civilization. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7) Virtue theory of ethics is one of the oldest normative traditions in Western philosophy, having its roots in ancient Greek civilization. Discuss.(250 words) Reference   Why this question This question is related to GS 4 syllabus under the following heading- Contributions of moral thinkers …

6) Discuss the objectives of the Draft National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. Also discuss how it aims to achieve the objective of digital sovereignty.(250 words) 

Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nanotechnology, biotechnology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 6) Discuss the objectives of the Draft National Digital Communications Policy, 2018. Also discuss how it aims to achieve the objective of digital sovereignty.(250 words)  Livemint Reference Why this question Growth of digital technologies, and their …

5)Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana requires an urgent fix. Discuss. (250 words)

Topic: transport and marketing of agricultural produce and issues and related constraints 5)Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana requires an urgent fix. Discuss. (250 words) Financial express Indian express   Why this question PMFBY was initiated with much fanfare and was expected to resolve the problems related to agricultural insurance in India. However, the experience so …

4) Discuss the impact that fluctuations in oil prices have on economy. Also, suggest steps on how should India prepare itself to deal with fluctuations in oil prices?(250 words)

TOPIC: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development 4) Discuss the impact that fluctuations in oil prices have on economy. Also, suggest steps on how should India prepare itself to deal with fluctuations in oil prices?(250 words) dnaindia Why this question The Goldilocks phase of Indian economy is under threat …

3)The informal summit at Wuhan has not managed to achieve much in concrete terms. Critically analyze. (250 words)

Topic: India and its bilateral relationship 3)The informal summit at Wuhan has not managed to achieve much in concrete terms. Critically analyze. (250 words) The hindu Why this question The informal summit at Wuhan was an opportunity for India and China to reset their ties through a novel diplomatic method. A critical analysis of the …

2)Examine how organisational barriers and court processes that contribute to case delay in India, could be resolved. (250 words) 

Topic:Separation of powers between various organs dispute redressal mechanisms and institutions. 2)Examine how organisational barriers and court processes that contribute to case delay in India, could be resolved. (250 words)  The hindu   Why this question Indian courts suffer from huge pendency of cases and various attempts to resolve the same have not been largely …

1) Compare and contrast Gandhi and Bose’s view on the future of the nation in general and national movement in particular?(250 words)

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 1) Compare and contrast Gandhi and Bose’s view on the future of the nation in general and national movement in particular?(250 words) Reference Key demand of the question The question expects us to highlight the following …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 61(Environment and General science)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 61(Environment and General science)   Which of the statements are correct with respect to Conservation International (CI)? It is an intergovernmental Organization. Its goal is to protect nature as a source of food, fresh water, livelihoods and a stable climate. Select the correct answer using the codes below: …