MOTIVATION : What questions do you ask about UPSC?

~V.Nagaraju – Inspire99.com Sometimes the questions are complicated and the answers are simple. ~Dr.Seuss  What is the most complicated thing when it comes to this exam? Is it time, hard work, guidance, competition… Take your pick. I would say it is about asking the right question. For instance if you are asking yourself – CAN …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES 26 April 2014 Today’s Questions 1. With reference to deep sea mining, consider the following statements Sulfide deposits which are found near hydrothermal vents are rich in Iron, Manganese and Aluminium ores Polymetallic nodules, which are rich in zinc, silver and gold deposits are found in abyssal plains of oceans Till today no company has …

Insights Mock Exams (Preliminary) – Complete Schedule

SCHEDULE -INSIGHTS MOCK PRELIMINARY EXAMS  Following next Hundred Days are very crucial in your exam preparation. From now onward, your entire focus should be on Preliminary exam preparation. Fortunately, the new pattern of Mains exam demands from you the reading of same set of books which must be read for Preliminary exam too. Hence, next …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 26 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Write a note on human pluripotent stem cells (iPSC). How these cells are different from  human embryonic stem cells (hESC)? Examine. The Hindu 2. Explain the differences between estuary and delta. Give examples with reference to India and explain why certain rivers form estuary …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 25 April 2014 Topic: World History – World Wars Question: Briefly analyze Muslim and Hindu fundamentalist ideologies of the 1990’s and comment whether or not they resemble ideologies of the 1920’s and 1930’s such as Nazism and Fascism? (200 Words) Reference Norman Lowe – Modern World History Topic: Science and Technology Question What do you mean …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: MCQs On Current Events

ARCHIVES Today’s Questions 1. With reference to Electronic Voting Machine, consider the following statements A new section 61A was inserted through an amendment in the Representation of the People Act, 1951 empowering the Commission to use voting machines. Program which controls the functioning of the control unit is burnt into a micro chip on a “one …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 25 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Critically comment on various problems faced by women at workplaces and social constraints that hinder their career growth. Business Standard 2. What were the underlying reasons for colonialism? Do you think policies of developed countries vis-a-vis developing and poor countries reflect those …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Public Choice Approach, New Public Management  Question  “The advent of the concept of “roll back of the state” since the nineteen eighties has been altering the role of Public Administration but certainly not diminishing its central place in human society.” Discuss. (200 words) Next Topic Development Dynamics: Concept of development