Insights Secure PRELIMS-2014: Important Questions from Previous Years

Sometimes 10 to 12 questions from past years are repeated by the UPSC in recent exams. They are either modified or repeated as it is. This happens mostly in questions belonging to static portion of the syllabus such as ancient history, basic science and polity. So, from today, we will post 20 previous year questions every …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 25 July 2014

ARCHIVES 25 July 2014 You are posted as Superintendent of Police (SP) to a district which has history of communal clashes. You are married to a lady belonging to a particular minority community which has a significant presence in the district. You are cordial with everyone irrespective of their religion and caste.  Unfairly you have …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY – Answer Writing Challenge, 24 July 2014

ARCHIVES 24 July 2014 Recently you were appointed as Panchayat Secretary. Block Development Officer has called you and other Panchayat Secretaries for a meeting. The meeting is headed by local MLA. In the meeting while taking note of different development activities, he tells everyone to contribute Rs 20,000/- towards building a community hall in nearby …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 24 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 24 July 2014 1) Population is not just a denominator to deflate aggregates. It is determined by the level and pattern of economic development” Comment. (250 words)  2) Why are trading blocks formed? Explain the welfare impact of such trading blocks for non-member countries? (200 words)

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 23 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 23 July 2014 1) Explain why in spite of economic planning income-distribution has turned more unequal through time? (200 Words)  2) “Transaction demand for money is interest rate elastic”. Explain in reference to the post Keynesian theories of demand for money? (200 words)

[UPSC MAINS 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 23 July 2014

ARCHIVES 23 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically examine the Permanent Court of Arbitration verdict on the India-Bangladesh maritime dispute and its implications for India in future. Business Standard 2) Critically comment on the trend of adult and child ratio in India since 2000 and examine the causes and consequences …