QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,25 July 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 25 July 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 …

ETHICS – Insights 70 Days Plan: Day – 26

ETHICS – Insights 70 Days Plan Day – 26 Read about 70 Days Ethics Plan Here   1.Define: a) Utilitarianism b) Deontology c) Virtue ethics d) Eudaimonia   2.Discuss briefly contribution of following philosophers to moral philosophy: a) David Hume b) John Locke c) Francis Bacon d) Thomas Hobbes   3) “Happiness or well-being (eudaimonia) is …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 JULY 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 25 JULY 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) General Studies – 1 Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, …

7) Do you think politics based on identity is gaining prominence world over? How can the attitude of people be changed towards different races?(250 words)

Topic– Ethics and Human Interface 7) Do you think politics based on identity is gaining prominence world over? How can the attitude of people be changed towards different races?(250 words) hindustantimes Why this question Mesut Ozil’s retirement again brings to the forefront the simmering racial tension in European societies. Racial discrimination has dominated news headlines …

6) What do you understand by logical positivism. Discuss the association of logical positivism with the ethics.(250 words)

Topic– Ethics and Human Interface: Essence, determinants and consequences of Ethics in human actions; dimensions of ethics; ethics in private and public relationships. 6) What do you understand by logical positivism. Discuss the association of logical positivism with the ethics.(250 words) Reference Reference Key demand of the question. The question wants us to to simply …

5) Africa is at a critical juncture and India could play many roles in its growth story. Examine the above statement and discuss the challenges for India vis a vis China?(250 words)

Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 5) Africa is at a critical juncture and India could play many roles in its growth story. Examine the above statement and discuss the challenges for India vis a vis China?(250 words) hindustantimes Why this question With PM Modi’s 3 …

4) Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018  has been designed not to punish corrupt officials but to let them get away. Critically comment.(250 words)

Topic-Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability, e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; citizens charters, transparency & accountability and institutional and other measures. Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation. 4) Prevention of Corruption (Amendment) Bill, 2018  has been designed not to punish …

3) Examine the opportunities and threats in India’s maritime partnership with ASEAN?(250 words) 

Topic – Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Examine the opportunities and threats in India’s maritime partnership with ASEAN?(250 words)  dnaindia Why this question China’s enhancement of its naval power, and its growing strategic presence in Indian ocean has led India to out special emphasis on maritime …

2) Discuss the role that Finance Commission and Inter state commission play in improving centre state administrative relations?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “centre state executive relations” 2) Discuss the role that Finance Commission and Inter state commission play in improving centre state administrative relations?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects us to mention in brief about FC and iSC, the nature of centre state …

1) Discuss how gender inequality came to be recognised as inequality in the Indian context, and the kinds of responses that this recognition produced.(250 words)

Topic– Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) Discuss how gender inequality came to be recognised as inequality in the Indian context, and the kinds of responses that this recognition produced.(250 words) NCERT Why this question Gender inequality is an important issue and …