Intelligent Guessing – UPSC Civil Services Prelims

  Intelligent Guessing – UPSC Civil Services Prelims     Background The conventional guessing techniques, that most aspirants are familiar with, are based on: Pure option-based elimination, when options are designed so that even a single easy/incorrect statement leads you to the right answer. Statement based elimination, when you encounter extreme (such as ‘only’, ‘completely’, …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims, July 06, 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 63

QUESTIONS: DAY – 63 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-III, Topics: pressure groups and formal/informal associations and their role in the Polity;  Parliament – powers & privileges and issues arising out of these; Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes) “Although individuals within a representative democracy possess rights, allowing them …

Insights Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 59

QUESTIONS: DAY – 59 (GENERAL STUDIES PAPER II, Topics: Industrial Revolution; World Wars) “In western Europe, economic change produced massive social consequences during the first half of the 19th century. ” Elaborate. (250 Words) “The Holocaust also shows us how a combination of events and attitudes can erode a society’s democratic values.”  Examine the events …