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

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 04 DECEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 services …

AIR spotlight summary: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

AIR spotlight summary: Global Entrepreneurship Summit   Context: Global Entrepreneurship Summit recently held in Hyderabad. It is an important step in deepening the ties between India and US. New US ambassador to India said, security relations between the two countries will reinforce each other to make this kind of interaction more meaningful. Many leading entrepreneurs …

Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 December 2017

  Insights Daily Current Affairs, 04 December 2017   GS Paper 1: Topic: Urbanization, their problems and their remedies.   Green habitat   Context: The Kerala government is considering promoting a ‘green habitat’ concept giving thrust to eco-friendly and reusable building materials, natural water storage and solid waste management. The objective of the concept is …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 DECEMBER 2017

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 03 DECEMBER 2017 QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz 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 services …

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 December 2017

[Insights Secure – 2018] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Affairs: 04 December 2017 Click on EACH question to post/read  answers. General Studies – 1     Topic:   World geography 1) Why does the Bay of Bengal witness more cyclones than the Arabian Sea? Why the recent occurrence of cyclone Ockhi is termed strange and unusual?  Examine. (250 Words) …

8) In the light of the dizzying increase witnessed in the value of cryptocurrencies, critically examine various issues associated with its acceptance as medium of currency to exchange goods and services.

Topic:   Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life 8) In the light of the dizzying increase witnessed in the value of cryptocurrencies, critically examine various issues associated with its acceptance as medium of currency to exchange goods and services. (150 Words) The Hindu

6) The National Crime Records Bureau data for 2016 on two important aspects, violent crime and crime against women, should prompt State governments to make a serious study of the underlying causes. Discuss.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections 6) The National Crime Records Bureau data for 2016 on two important aspects, violent crime and crime against women, should prompt State governments to make a serious study of the underlying causes. Discuss. (250 Words) The Hindu

5) In 1992, the United Nations announced that December 3 would be observed every year as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Comment on the advances made in legislation on disability over the years.

Topic:  Mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 5) In 1992, the United Nations announced that December 3 would be observed every year as International Day of Persons with Disabilities. Comment on the advances made in legislation on disability over the years. (250 Words) The Hindu

4) What were the principles proclaimed at the Alma Ata declaration on “Health for All” in 1978? It is said that these principles are very much relevant to India today. Examine why.

Topic: Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health,  4) What were the principles proclaimed at the Alma Ata declaration on “Health for All” in 1978? It is said that these principles are very much relevant to India today. Examine why. (250 Words) The Indian Express

2) Gandhiji declared himself  that he was a sanatan Hindu, yet he was castigated as working against hinduism. Discuss critically Gandhiji’s views on hinduism and religion in general.

Topic:  Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues  2) Gandhiji declared himself  that he was a sanatan Hindu, yet he was castigated as working against hinduism. Discuss critically Gandhiji’s views on hinduism and religion in general. (250 Words) The Indian Express