[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 March 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 24 March 2018 Click on EACH question to post/upload you answers. How to Follow Secure Initiative? How to Self-evaluate your answer?  LIST of TOPICS (Static) REVISION TIMETABLE FOR PRELIMS – 2018  Revision Test – 2 From MONDAY we will resume posting detailed directions for each question …

4) A unique initiative by the governments of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar, “border haats” have been introduced to facilitate cross-border trade. Analyse the impact of this initiative.

Topic:  Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) A unique initiative by the governments of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar, “border haats” have been introduced to facilitate cross-border trade. Analyse the impact of this initiative. (250 Words) EPW

3) The transformation of tribals’ relationship with their forests under the influence of colonialism was the root cause for their uprisings against the British in colonial India. Analyse.

Topic: The Freedom Struggle – its various stages and important contributors /contributions from different parts of the country.  3) The transformation of tribals’ relationship with their forests under the influence of colonialism was the root cause for their uprisings against the British in colonial India. Analyse. (250 Words) Bipan Chandra India’s Struggle for Independence, Page 41, …

2) The 2018 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2018) seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and outside the water community, about the potential of nature-based solutions (NBS) to address contemporary water management challenges.  What are these nature-based solutions (NBS)? What is their potential? Examine.

Topic: Distribution of key natural resources across the world (including South Asia and the Indian subcontinent); Changes in critical geographical features (including waterbodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes 2) The 2018 edition of the World Water Development Report (WWDR 2018) seeks to inform policy and decision-makers, inside and …

1) Why does Kosi river cause devastating floods so often? Also examine the consequences of these frequent floods and measures taken to mitigate these floods.

Topic: Physical geography of India 1) Why does Kosi river cause devastating floods so often? Also examine the consequences of these frequent floods and measures taken to mitigate these floods. (250 Words) Down to Earth   From MONDAY we will resume posting detailed directions for each question as usual. We are NOT stopping it. We …

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 March 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 24 March 2018 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 preliminary …

SOLUTIONS: Insights Revision Test for Prelims 2018- DAY – 2

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 2   1) Which of the following statements is/are correct regarding Monetary Transmission? It refers to the process by which a central bank’s monetary policy decisions are passed on to the financial markets Rising Non-Performing Assets (NPAs) and higher returns on small savings schemes may …