QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 04 March 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  04 March  2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 …

Insights Secure + Static: Ethics Revision test

  Answer ALL the questions in about 150 words: (10×10=100)   “Corruption is an important manifestation of the failure of ethics.” Comment. “A factor which increases corruption is over-centralization.” Do you agree? Substantiate. Some significant efforts have been made over the last two decades to bring about meaningful electoral reforms in India. Discuss these reforms. …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 March 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 March 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) In recent times, Aurangzeb has been the focus of …

6) In Astaranga, 60 km east of Puri in Odisha, a community led initiative has provided the endangered Olive Ridley turtles a new nesting ground. Examine how local communities have been instrumental in protecting these endangered species and how the same model can be replicated to save other endangered species.

Topic: Conservation 6) In Astaranga, 60 km east of Puri in Odisha, a community led initiative has provided the endangered Olive Ridley turtles a new nesting ground. Examine how local communities have been instrumental in protecting these endangered species and how the same model can be replicated to save other endangered species. (200 Words) Down …

4) Russia’s decision to side with the Taliban and Islamabad has fundamentally changed the peace building efforts in Afghanistan. Examine why it has sided with Taliban and Pakistan, and what implications will it have on India

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) Russia’s decision to side with the Taliban and Islamabad has fundamentally changed the peace building efforts in Afghanistan. Examine why it has sided with Taliban and Pakistan, and what implications will it have on India. (200 Words) IDSA

3) Recently a Taiwanese delegation which included three parliamentarians among others visited India in February 2017. How did China react to this and what was India’s response to China’s reaction? Also comment on significance of India’s growing proximity to Taiwan.

Topic: Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Recently a Taiwanese delegation which included three parliamentarians among others visited India in February 2017. How did China react to this and what was India’s response to China’s reaction? Also comment on significance of India’s growing proximity to Taiwan. (200 Words) …

1) In recent times, Aurangzeb has been the focus of sociopolitical discourse and animated discussions in academic circles. Critically examine the revelations made by academicians in recent studies on Aurangzeb’s life and contributions.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues 1) In recent times, Aurangzeb has been the focus of sociopolitical discourse and animated discussions in academic circles. Critically examine the revelations made by academicians in recent studies on Aurangzeb’s life and contributions. (200 Words) Frontline