PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 15

PRELIMS 2017 REVISION TEST 15 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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 18 May 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz –  18 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 into Editorial: Gender discrimination defines India’s economy

    Insights into Editorial: Gender discrimination defines India’s economy     Summary: It has now widely been accepted that a country cannot fully realise its potential without ensuring the participation of women workforce. This remains a serious concern in India’s case. Despite its recent economic advances, India’s gender balance in labour force participation, entrepreneurship, …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 May 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 18 May 2017   Paper 2 Topic: Government policies and interventions for development in various sectors and issues arising out of their design and implementation.   Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program   The Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program …

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 May 2017

[Insights Secure – 2017] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 18 May 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1; Topic:  Art and culture 1) The state-funded cultural institutions have been asked to generate revenue amounting to 25-30 per cent of their budget initially and “eventually” achieve “self-sufficiency”. Critically discuss the role …

7) For the first time in 11 years, in 2015-16 the combined fiscal deficit of India’s 29 States as a proportion of the size of their economies breached the 3% threshold recommended as a fiscally prudent limit by successive Finance Commissions. What are the causes? What should be the role of centre in addressing this problem? Examine.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment 7) For the first time in 11 years, in 2015-16 the combined fiscal deficit of India’s 29 States as a proportion of the size of their economies breached the 3% threshold recommended as a fiscally prudent limit by successive Finance …

3) Why do you think Russia, USA and India’s neighbours are taking keep interest in China’s Belt and Road Initiative? Does India stand isolated? In terms of geopolitics, examine whether India’s stance vis a vis BR initiative is justified or not.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 3) Why do you think Russia, USA and India’s neighbours are taking keep interest in China’s Belt and Road Initiative? Does India stand isolated? In terms of geopolitics, examine whether India’s stance vis a vis BR initiative is justified or not. …

1) The state-funded cultural institutions have been asked to generate revenue amounting to 25-30 per cent of their budget initially and “eventually” achieve “self-sufficiency”. Critically discuss the role of these institutions in preserving culture and the kind of support they need from government.

Topic:  Art and culture 1) The state-funded cultural institutions have been asked to generate revenue amounting to 25-30 per cent of their budget initially and “eventually” achieve “self-sufficiency”. Critically discuss the role of these institutions in preserving culture and the kind of support they need from government. (200 Words) The Indian Express