Insights Static Quiz -405, 2019–Economy

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QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   QUIZ – 2017: Insights Current Affairs Quiz, 03 October 2019 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 …

Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 October 2019

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Affairs + PIB: 03 October 2019 Table of contents:   GS Paper 2: ‘Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report. ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative. India, Hyderabad Nizam heirs win UK court battle with Pakistan for £35m. Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA).   GS Paper …

Ban on single-use plastic

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Conservation related issues. Ban on single-use plastic   What to study? For Prelims: What are single use plastics? For Mains: Why ban them? Concerns, need for alternatives.   Context: The government has launched massive campaigns against single-use, or disposable, plastic products, as part …

Exchange Traded Funds

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment.   Exchange Traded Funds   What to study? For Prelims and Mains: What are ETFs, benefits and significance?   Context: The Further Fund Offer 2 (FFO 2) of Bharat …

Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA)   What to study? For Prelims: About s- 400 missile systems, CAATSA- provisions and brief overview. For Mains: Issues associated …

India, Hyderabad Nizam heirs win UK court battle with Pakistan for £35m

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India’s interests, Indian diaspora.   India, Hyderabad Nizam heirs win UK court battle with Pakistan for £35m   What to study? For Prelims: Accession of Hyderabad into India. For Mains: What was …

Village Secretariat programme

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   Village Secretariat programme   What to study? For Prelims: Key features of the programme. For Mains: Significance and the need for …

‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Role of civil services in a democracy.   ‘Mo Sarkar’ initiative   What to study? For Prelims and mains: Key features and significance of the initiative.   Context: Odisha has launched a new governance initiative- ‘Mo Sarkar’- on the occasion of Gandhi Jayanti …

‘Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topics Covered: Development processes and the development industry the role of NGOs, SHGs, various groups and associations, donors, charities, institutional and other stakeholders.   ‘Stations’ Cleanliness Survey Report   What to study? For Prelims: Key findings of the survey, top performers. For Mains: Efforts by …

[Insights Secure – 2020] Daily UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice: 03 October 2019

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7) What do you understand by quantum supremacy? How are quantum computers different from regular personal computers? How will it impact the technology world? Elaborate.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Awareness in the fields of IT, Space, Computers, robotics, nano-technology, bio-technology and issues relating to intellectual property rights. 7) What do you understand by quantum supremacy? How are quantum computers different from regular personal computers? How will it impact the technology world? Elaborate.(250 words) …

6)  Indian economy is going through the demand drought phase, discuss the factors that have contributed to it and suggest what can be done to revive the demand.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 6)  Indian economy is going through the demand drought phase, discuss the factors that have contributed to it and suggest what can be done to revive the demand.(250 words) The hindu …

5) Do you agree that creating jobs along with infrastructure investment will aid the government to create more quality employment opportunities? Analyse. (250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization of resources, growth, development and employment. 5) Do you agree that creating jobs along with infrastructure investment will aid the government to create more quality employment opportunities? Analyse. (250 words) Reference Why this question: The article …

4) India’s links with Bangladesh are civilizational, cultural, social and economic. Discuss the present areas of co-operation along with the associated concerns.Also explain where should the future focus lie?(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:India and its neighborhood- relations. Bilateral, regional and global groupings and agreements involving India and/or affecting India’s interests 4) India’s links with Bangladesh are civilizational, cultural, social and economic. Discuss the present areas of co-operation along with the associated concerns.Also explain where should the future …

3) Internal migration is recurrently associated with the growing anti-migrant politics. Discuss with suitable examples.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  population and associated issues, poverty and developmental issues, urbanization, their problems and their remedies. Issues relating to development and management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health, Education, Human Resources. 3) Internal migration is recurrently associated with the growing anti-migrant politics. Discuss with suitable examples.(250 …

2) Describing the significance of Stupas, trace its evolution under Ashoka and later rulers.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic:  Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 2) Describing the significance of Stupas, trace its evolution under Ashoka and later rulers.(250 words)  Indian Art and culture by Nitin Singhania Why this question: The …

1) Coins form an invaluable source in reconstruction of India past. Explain with examples from ancient India.(250 words)

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: Indian culture will cover the salient aspects of Art Forms, literature and Architecture from ancient to modern times. 1) Coins form an invaluable source in reconstruction of India past. Explain with examples from ancient India.(250 words) Reference Indian Art and culture by Nitin Singhania …