Category: SECURE-2014

Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 20 December 2014

ARCHIVES 20 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) What do you understand by real effective exchange rate (REER)? Some economists say that the rupee is overvalued. What do understand by this and why, in their opinion, is rupee overvalued? Examine. Business Standard 2) Examine how the Russian economy has grown post the break up of erstwhile...

Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 18 December 2014

ARCHIVES 18 December 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words: 1) “The USA’s isolation of Cuba was one of the most misguided chapters in American foreign policy.” Critically comment in the light of recent developments in relations between two countries. The New York Times 2) Critically examine how countries and different groupings of countries are divided over climate...

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 17 December 2014

ARCHIVES 17 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine why methane is considered as vital for presence of life on planets such as Mars? Explain in the light of recent findings by NASA’s Curiosity rover. The New York Times 2) Recently the Russian central bank raised interest rates steeply to prevent the weakening of Rouble. Examine...

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 16 December 2014

ARCHIVES 16 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) The world has already warmed by almost one degree Celsius since the Industrial Revolution. Do you think the target of 2 Degree Celsius which is set as upper limit for the warming planet ( above the global average temperature at the beginning of the Industrial Revolution) is...

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 15 December 2014

ARCHIVES 15 December 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) Examine the possible roadblocks that recently launched Payment Banks might face in their functioning. Business Standard 2) Write a note on the location factors of cement industry in India and also examine problems faced by the industry. Business Standard 3) The Union Cabinet recently cleared some changes...