QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 20 October 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 19 October, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 20 October, 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 …

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 19 October 2016

QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 19 October, 2016 QUIZ – 2016: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 19 October, 2016 Archives Clarifications:   Q2, Quiz, 18th October (Click Here): Regarding members common to BIMSTEC and ASEAN – A typo; The explanation makes it clear that the answer must be option ‘c’, not ‘b’. That is, both, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 October 2016

    Insights Daily Current Affairs, 20 October 2016   Paper 2 Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests.   India, Algeria mull fertilizer JV   India is keen to join hands with Algeria to explore the possibilities of setting up a multi-billion dollar fertilizer project, bearing in …

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October 2016

[Insights Secure – 2016] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 20 October  2016 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic: Resources; Critical changes to geographical features 1) India started its Antarctic expeditions in early 1980s. What compelled India to start these expeditions? Analyse the role played by India in protecting its and …

6) The government periodically intervenes in the agricultural sector, especially in the foodgrain market, by directly procuring grain from farmers to create a buffer grain stock. What are the objectives of this move? How does it affect economy? Examine.

Topic: Issues of buffer stocks and food security; 6) The government periodically intervenes in the agricultural sector, especially in the foodgrain market, by directly procuring grain from farmers to create a buffer grain stock. What are the objectives of this move? How does it affect economy? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint

6) The government periodically intervenes in the agricultural sector, especially in the foodgrain market, by directly procuring grain from farmers to create a buffer grain stock. What are the objectives of this move? How does it affect economy? Examine.

Topic: Issues of buffer stocks and food security; 6) The government periodically intervenes in the agricultural sector, especially in the foodgrain market, by directly procuring grain from farmers to create a buffer grain stock. What are the objectives of this move? How does it affect economy? Examine. (200 Words) Livemint

3) A global regime to manage the use of drones is slowly being put into place. Examine why this regime is necessary? What’s the role that India should be playing in putting this regime in place? Analyse.

Topic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 3) A global regime to manage the use of drones is slowly being put into place. Examine why this regime is necessary? What’s the role that India should be playing in putting this regime in place?  Analyse. (200 Words) Livemint

1) India started its Antarctic expeditions in early 1980s. What compelled India to start these expeditions? Analyse the role played by India in protecting its and other third world countries’ interests under the Antarctic Treaty

Topic: Resources; Critical changes to geographical features 1) India started its Antarctic expeditions in early 1980s. What compelled India to start these expeditions? Analyse the role played by India in protecting its and other third world countries’ interests under the Antarctic Treaty. (200 Words) Livemint