QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz,28 August 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 28 August 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 …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 AUGUST 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 28 AUGUST 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) General Studies – 1 Topic-History of the world will include events from 18th century such as industrial revolution, world wars, redrawal …

7) What are human values. Discuss. Also discuss some the human values having a universal relevance.(250 words)

Topic-Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; role of family, society and educational institutions in inculcating values. 7) What are human values. Discuss. Also discuss some the human values having a universal relevance.(250 words) Lexicon Ethics Book; Chapter- Ethics and Human interface. Reference Directive word Discuss- Discuss- …

6) Discuss the concept of air mass and explain its role in macro-climatic changes?(250 words)

Topic – Part of static series under the heading – “air masses” 6) Discuss the concept of air mass and explain its role in macro-climatic changes?(250 words) Key demand of the question The question expects us to answer by explaining what air masses are, essential conditions for the formation of an air mass, and how …

5) There is a need to strengthen the EIA procedures and norms to make ourselves less vulnerable to the vagaries of nature. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic– Environmental Impact Assessment 5) There is a need to strengthen the EIA procedures and norms to make ourselves less vulnerable to the vagaries of nature. Analyze. (250 words) Hindustantimes Why this question The frequency of natural disasters is on the rise not only in India but across the world. In India, however , as …

4) Insurance based health schemes are unlikely to succeed unless supplemented with improvements in primary healthcare. Discuss.(250 words)

Topic– Issues related to health 4) Insurance based health schemes are unlikely to succeed unless supplemented with improvements in primary healthcare. Discuss.(250 words) Livemint Why this question PM has announced the intention of the government to come out with a health insurance scheme that deals with the problem of rising OoPE wrt healthcare. The article …

3) If there was any real benefit in having a Legislative Council, all States in the country should, and arguably would, have a second chamber. Evaluate.(250 words)

Topic– Parliament and State Legislatures – structure, functioning, conduct of business, powers & privileges 3) If there was any real benefit in having a Legislative Council, all States in the country should, and arguably would, have a second chamber. Evaluate.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The article discusses the debates surrounding the creation of …

2) Article 35A is at the heart of Indian federation and any attempt to hold it otherwise will have negative consequences. Comment.(250 words)

Topic–  Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2) Article 35A is at the heart of Indian federation and any attempt to hold it otherwise will have negative consequences. Comment.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The SC is presently hearing a PIL challenging the constitutional validity of article 35A. …

1) After getting independence from the colonial powers African countries suffered from several shared problems. Discuss.(250 words)

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) After getting independence from the colonial powers African countries suffered from several shared problems. Discuss.(250 words) Mastering Modern …