PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 07

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 07 Please consider negative marking and convert your score for 200 marks. It is just to guess your probable cutoff marks. Though not prefect this will help you gauge your progress Share Your Scores in the comment box

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 May 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 10 May 2017   Paper 1 Topic: Role of women and women’s organization, population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Measurement of Liveability Index   Ministry of Urban Development is planning to launch measuring of Liveability Index of cities based on indigenously …

Insights into Editorial: India’s solar mission can cause new debt problems

    Insights into Editorial: India’s solar mission can cause new debt problems     Summary: Viability of solar power projects in India has become a serious cause for concern. The recent decision of the Supreme Court not to allow a revision of the tariff charged by Tata Power Co. Ltd and Adani Power Ltd …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 10 May 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  10 May  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 – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 May 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 10 May 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms …

7) Discuss the ethical issues involved in sentencing of Justice C.S. Karnan of the Calcutta High Court to six months of imprisonment on the charges of contempt of court.

Topic:   Public/Civil service values and Ethics in Public administration: Status and problems; ethical concerns and dilemmas in government and private institutions 7) Discuss the ethical issues involved in sentencing of Justice C.S. Karnan of the Calcutta High Court to six months of imprisonment on the charges of contempt of court. (150 Words) The Hindu

4) SPARK (Sustainable Progress through Application of Research and Knowledge) is a proposed initiative to synergise science activity in India. Critically comment on the objectives of this initiative.

Topic: Achievements of Indians in science & technology; indigenization of technology and developing new technology. 4) SPARK (Sustainable Progress through Application of Research and Knowledge) is a proposed initiative to synergise science activity in India. Critically comment on the objectives of this initiative. (200 Words) The Hindu

3) Recently the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague stayed death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former naval officer sentenced to death in Pakistan. What’s the composition, mandate and jurisdiction of ICJ? Also discuss significance of this stay order for India.

Topic:  Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate. 3) Recently the International Court of Justice (ICJ) at The Hague stayed death sentence of Kulbhushan Jadhav, the former naval officer sentenced to death in Pakistan. What’s the composition, mandate and jurisdiction of ICJ? Also discuss significance of this stay order for India. (200 Words) The Hindu

2) Five years after India’s official statistics recorded a sharp decline in the share of women in India’s labour force, a new large-scale survey conducted in 2016 shows that the proportion of working women in the country has barely improved. Discuss the findings.

Topic: Role of women 2) Five years after India’s official statistics recorded a sharp decline in the share of women in India’s labour force, a new large-scale survey conducted in 2016 shows that the proportion of working women in the country has barely improved. Discuss the findings. (200 Words) Livemint

1) How did the end of Second World War shape Japanese Constitution? Japan wants to revise the country’s Constitution by 2020. Examine why.

Topic:  History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal of national boundaries, colonization, decolonization, political philosophies like communism, capitalism, socialism etc.- their forms and effect on the society 1) How did the end of Second World War shape Japanese Constitution? Japan wants to revise the country’s Constitution …