Daily Archive: December 19, 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 19 DECEMBER 2017 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 exam 2018. It...

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 December 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 19 December 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:  The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  1) Critically analyse Madan Mohan Malaviya’s contribution to India’s struggle for independence. (250 Words) The Hindu   Topic:  Urbanisation...

8) “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” Do you agree with the statement? Justify.

Topic:  Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world.  8) “The hottest places in hell are reserved for those who, in times of great moral crisis, maintain their neutrality.” Do you agree with the statement? Justify. (150 Words) General

7) Many of the greatest scientists that independent India has produced are little known, like hidden figures in their own homeland. Briefly discuss contributions of such scientists.

Topic:  Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology 7) Many of the greatest scientists that independent India has produced are little known, like hidden figures in their own homeland. Briefly discuss contributions of such scientists. (250 Words) The Hindu

6) According to the Internal Security Threat Report of 2017 by Symantec India is the fifth most vulnerable country in the world in terms of cybersecurity breaches. Do you think it’s time to integrate cybersecurity in every aspect of policy and planning? Discuss.

Topic:  Basics of cyber security; 6) According to the Internal Security Threat Report of 2017 by Symantec India is the fifth most vulnerable country in the world in terms of cybersecurity breaches. Do you think it’s time to integrate cybersecurity in every aspect of policy and planning? Discuss. (250 Words) The Hindu