QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12 September 2018

QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 12 September 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 into Editorial: Cloudy forecast: on climate change

Insights into Editorial: Cloudy forecast: on climate change     Context: The conference of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Bangkok last week, that was to draft a rulebook for the Paris Agreement ahead of a crucial international conference in Poland in December, ran into predictable difficulties over the issue of raising funds …

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 SEPTEMBER 2018

[Insights Secure – 2018] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 12 SEPTEMBER 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 – 2 Topic– Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 1) What are …

7) Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do. Comment.(250 words)

Topic- Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 7) Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do. Comment.(250 words) Reference Directive word Comment- here we have to express our knowledge and understanding of the issue and form …

6) Explain the factors that impact the formation of coral reefs? Also, distinguish between fringing reef, barrier reef and atoll?(250 words)

Topic– Part of static series under the heading – “Coral reef and marine ecosystem” 6) Explain the factors that impact the formation of coral reefs? Also, distinguish between fringing reef, barrier reef and atoll?(250 words)   Key demand of the question The question expects to bring out the various factors such as temperature, salinity etc …

5) Besides the economic management, the politics of a weaker rupee will also need careful handling. Analyze. (250 words)

Topic – Indian economy : issues 5) Besides the economic management, the politics of a weaker rupee will also need careful handling. Analyze. (250 words) Livemint Why this question The sharp decline seen in INR has been in the news headlines off late. The reasons behind the decline, and the impacts of it need to …

4) India’s GDP growth continues to be powered by consumption which raises several concerns. Analyze in the context of the recent GDP estimates for the Indian economy.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 4) India’s GDP growth continues to be powered by consumption which raises several concerns. Analyze in the context of the recent GDP estimates for the Indian economy.(250 words) The hindu Why this question The GDP estimates for the first quarter …

3) Examine how US actions are undermining the mandate of WTO? Discuss the impact of lessening importance of WTO for India?(250 words) 

Topic – Important International institutions, agencies and fora- their structure, mandate; Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests 3) Examine how US actions are undermining the mandate of WTO? Discuss the impact of lessening importance of WTO for India?(250 words)  Financial express Why this question The article explains the …

2) Divyang-friendly measures need to be integrated at planning stage for ensuring inclusive growth in smart cities in India. Discuss.(250 words) 

Topic-Welfare schemes for vulnerable sections of the population by the Centre and States and the performance of these schemes; mechanisms, laws, institutions and Bodies constituted for the protection and betterment of these vulnerable sections. 2) Divyang-friendly measures need to be integrated at planning stage for ensuring inclusive growth in smart cities in India. Discuss.(250 words)  …

1) What are the different clemency provisions available in India. Discuss. Also discuss what precautions should be taken in deciding the questions of granting clemency to convicts.(250 words)

Topic– Indian Constitution- historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 1) What are the different clemency provisions available in India. Discuss. Also discuss what precautions should be taken in deciding the questions of granting clemency to convicts.(250 words) The hindu Reference Why this question The Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has again been …