[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 15 July 2014

ARCHIVES 15 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) How did apartheid start in South Africa and how was it ended. Critically comment. The Hindu 2) Do you agree with the view that Israel is using extreme violence against Palestine in self-defence? Critically comment. The Hindu The Hindu 3) Examine why a civil …

[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims, 02 July 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’ …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 14 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 14 July 2014 1) Explain Chamberlain’s concept of excess capacity.What according to him is responsible for emergence of excess capacity under monopolistic competition? ( 200 words)  2) Suppose the goods, financial, current account and foreign exchange markets are initially in equilibrium . The economy has low or imperfect capital …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 14 July 2014

ARCHIVES 14 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Comment on the strategy used by the Government and RBI to increase financial inclusion in the country. Business Standard 2) What do you understand by capital gains tax? Write a note on the capital gains account scheme. Business Standard The Hindu The Indian Express …

ETHICS and INTEGRITY: Answer Writing Challenge, 12 July 2014

ETHICS and INTEGRITY: Answer Writing Challenge, 12 July 2014 1) You have been shortlisted for the UPSC Civil Services Personality Test i.e. Interview.  On the day of your interview, when your turn comes you enter the interview hall with a calm and confident composure. On entering the board you immediately notice that a lady sitting …

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 12 July 2014

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge, 12 July 2014 1) ” He skates on thin ice who identifies profit with monopoly and monopoly with profit” Explain? (200 words)  2) Under Bertrand price competition with homogenous products in an oligopoly demonstrate how is the equilibrium price that will prevail arrived at? (300 words) 3) Expand on …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 12 July 2014

ARCHIVES 12 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on Foldcope. Explain its significance to science education. Business Standard 2) What do you understand by Replacement fertility? Do you think it’s desirable to have rates below-Replacement fertility? Comment. The Hindu Reference 3) Critically comment on the role of NGOs …