QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz- 132 – July 4

 Insights Current Affairs Quiz (2016)  – 132 04 July  2016 Archives The following quiz will have 5-10 MCQs . The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu  and PIB news articles. This quiz is intended to introduce you to concepts and certain important facts relevant to UPSC IAS civil services preliminary exam 2016. It is not a …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 July 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 04 July  2016 Archives – Secure 2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. PRELIMS REVISION PROGRAM TIMETABLE (CLICK HERE) Prelims Revision Tests General Studies – 1; Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Megaliths are the …

6) Discuss the significance of the World Bank’s agreement with the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to help it mobilise a trillion dollars in investments by 2030 and its billion-dollar programme to support Indian initiatives for expanded solar generation.

Topic: Infrastructure – energy 6) Discuss the significance of the World Bank’s agreement with the India-led International Solar Alliance (ISA) to help it mobilise a trillion dollars in investments by 2030 and its billion-dollar programme to support Indian initiatives for expanded solar generation. (200 Words) The Hindu

5) Critically discuss the provisions of consultation paper on adoption of cloud computing services by government departments released from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in view of the National Telecom Policy 2012

Topic: e-governance- applications, models, successes, limitations, and potential; 5) Critically discuss the provisions of consultation paper on adoption of cloud computing services by government departments released from the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) in view of the National Telecom Policy 2012. (200 Words) Livemint

4) It is said that Brexit and India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) would significantly impact the evolving global order and India’s role in it. Examine why.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests  4) It is said that Brexit and India’s entry into the Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) would significantly impact the evolving global order and India’s role in it. Examine why. (200 Words) Livemint

3) In Bangladesh, there has been a rise in religious intolerance and targeted violence against secularist and rational voices. Are these isolated events less significant to Bangladesh’s and India’s security concerns? Critically examine

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) In Bangladesh, there has been a rise in religious intolerance and targeted violence against secularist and rational voices. Are these isolated events less significant to Bangladesh’s and India’s security concerns? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Hindu The Hindu

2) Do you think India figures prominently in the West Asian countries’ security and strategic plans? Does developing Chabahar port give India strategic advantage in Iran and the region? Critically examine.

Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations 2) Do you think India figures prominently in the West Asian countries’ security and strategic plans? Does developing Chabahar port give India strategic advantage in Iran and the region? Critically examine. (200 Words) The Hindu

1) Megaliths are the most strikingly common features of prehistoric cultures, from the icy fjords of Norway to the tropical plains of Tamil Nadu. Examine the features and cultural significance of megaliths in India

Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, Literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Megaliths are the most strikingly common features of prehistoric cultures, from the icy fjords of Norway to the tropical plains of Tamil Nadu. Examine the features and cultural significance of megaliths in India. (200 Words) Livemint