QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 01 April 2017

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Insights Daily Current Affairs, 1 April 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Insights Daily Current Affairs, 1 April 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Important International institutions, agencies and fora, their structure, mandate.   Cabinet approves signing of Agreement for CIRDAP establishment Centre in Hyderabad The Union Cabinet has given its approval for signing of an Agreement …

SECURE SYNOPSIS: 01 April 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   SECURE SYNOPSIS: 01 April 2017 NOTE: Please remember that following  ‘answers’ are NOT ‘model answers’. They are NOT synopsis too if we go by definition of the term. What we are providing is content that both meets demand of the question and at the …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 April 2017

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 01 April 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. STATIC Syllabus Timetable General Studies – 1; Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such …

9) What is the good life according to Plato? Also discuss briefly his ideas on ethics.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 9) What is the good life according to Plato? Also discuss briefly his ideas on ethics. (150 Words) Reference

8) Examine the impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on financial inclusion.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Inclusive growth and issues arising from it 8) Examine the impact of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme on financial inclusion. (200 Words) EPW

7) Discuss the main features and significance of the Udan scheme.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Infrastructure – airports; 7) Discuss the main features and significance of the Udan scheme. (200 Words) The Hindu

6) “The US Seventh Fleet was once a threat to India; now it is deemed to be an opportunity in more than one sense.” Elaborate.

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5) Examine the objectives of the Alma-Ata declaration and its significance for India.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 5) Examine the objectives of the Alma-Ata declaration and its significance for India. (200 Words) EPW

4) What do you understand by continuous and comprehensive evaluation and no-detention policy? Do you think current no-detention policy will help bring reforms in school education in India? Critically comment.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Education 4) What do you understand by continuous and comprehensive evaluation and no-detention policy? Do you think current no-detention policy will help bring reforms in school education in India? Critically comment. (200 Words) EPW

3) What are the salient features of the Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients Bill, 2016? Discuss the significance of this Bill to the euthanasia debate.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health 3) What are the salient features of the Treatment of Terminally Ill Patients Bill, 2016? Discuss the significance of this Bill to the euthanasia debate. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Critically analyse the nature of geopolitical and economic ambitions pursued by the USA, Russia and China in the post – Cold War era. Also examine where does India’s ambition fit.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  History of the world will include events from 18th century  2) Critically analyse the nature of geopolitical and economic ambitions pursued by the USA, Russia and China in the post – Cold War era. Also examine where does India’s ambition fit. (200 Words) EPW

1) Discuss various ways by which afforestation initiative can be effectively implemented with good results in reserve forest and government revenue land where forests have been destroyed.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 1) Discuss various ways by which afforestation initiative can be effectively implemented with good results in reserve forest and government revenue land where forests have …