Insights Daily Debates, Day – 31: Is It Possible to End Manual Scavenging in India?

Insights Daily Debates: Day – 31 07 September 2015 Archives Today’s Topic   Is It Possible to End Manual Scavenging in India? Human Rights Watch UNO Navsarjan Firstpost Why is manual scavenging still in practice despite government’s efforts to ‘end’ it? What is the role of caste factor in continuation of manual scavenging? Is legislation an …

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 1 (General Studies Paper – 1)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 1 (General Studies Paper – 1) TIMETABLE NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same Test HERE. The Timetable is HERE. Those …

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 1 (General Studies Paper – 1)

MAINS SELF STUDY GUIDE: Insights Mock Test – 1 (General Studies Paper – 1) TIMETABLE   NOTE: Those who want to write in notebook should treat this as a Real Exam and try to complete the paper within One and Half Hours. You can download PDF copy of the same Test HERE. The Timetable is HERE. …

Q15. The founding and settling of hill stations was a distinctive feature of colonial urban development. Examine why they were founded and how they helped the British in India.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q15. The founding and settling of hill stations was …

Q14. It is said that for Indian women, the Civil Disobedience movement of 1930-31 was the most liberating experience to date and truly marked their entry into the public space. Discuss why.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q14. It is said that for Indian women, the …

Q13. Critically examine the role played by underground networks during the Quit India Movement.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q13. Critically examine the role played by underground networks …

Q11. Was the attack by China on India in 1962 was the result of India’s own mistakes? Critically examine.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q11. Was the attack by China on India in …

Q12. Briefly discuss the history of Naga Movement and India’s response to it.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q12. Briefly discuss the history of Naga Movement and …

Q10. One of the primary causes of World War II was the rise of Adolph Hitler in Germany. Examine the factors that led to his rise to prominence in Germany.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q10. One of the primary causes of World War …

Q9. Why were Stupas built and why did Sanchi Stupa survive while Amaravati did not? Examine.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q9. Why were Stupas built and why did Sanchi …

Q8. Taxila was considered as a significant asset by ancient empires and kingdoms starting from 6th century BCE. Examine why it was given such importance and what contribution did it make to economy and culture of ancient India.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q8. Taxila was considered as a significant asset by …

Q7. “In some ways decolonization can be seen more as a transition from formal to informal colonial control.” Critically comme

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q7. “In some ways decolonization can be seen more …

Q6. “The First World War was the first modern industrial war.” Elaborate.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q6. “The First World War was the first modern …

Q5. The knitting together of a modern Vietnamese nation that brought the different communities together was in part the result of colonisation but, as importantly, it was shaped by the struggle against colonial domination. Discuss.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q5. The knitting together of a modern Vietnamese nation …

Q4. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a high point of what came to be known as the Cold War. Examine what events led to this Crisis and what consequences it had on the countries involved.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015   Q4. The Cuban Missile Crisis was a high point of what came to be known as the Cold War. Examine what events led to this Crisis and what consequences it had on the countries involved.

Q3. Do the art objects that have survived tell us about the daily life of the people of the Indus Valley Civilization? Discuss.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q3. Do the art objects that have survived tell …

Q2. Compare and contrast the features of Sangam Literature and the literature of Bhakti movement.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. Q2. Compare and contrast the features of Sangam Literature …

Q1. “Buddhist monasteries like Nalanda were prolific centers of art production that had a decisive impact on the arts of all Buddhist countries in Asia.” Discuss.

Insights Mains Offline Test Series 2015 General Studies Paper – 1 Mock Test – 1                                                                                                              07 September 2015     Answer ALL the questions in NOT MORE THAN 150 words each. Contents of the answers are more important than its length. All questions carry equal marks. (10×15 = 150) Q1. “Buddhist monasteries like Nalanda were …

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 September 2015

Insights Daily Current Events, 07 September 2015 Archives Paper 2 Topic: Important aspects of governance, transparency and accountability. Three model ration shops on anvil in Tiruchi district To enhance the customer satisfaction, the Co-operative Department of Tamil Nadu state government has planned to set up three model ration shops in rural areas of Tiruchi district. …