UPSC Editorials Quiz : 6 June 2024

  Introducing QUED – Questions from Editorials (UPSC Editorials Quiz) , an innovative initiative from InsightsIAS. Considering the significant number of questions in previous UPSC Prelims from editorials, practicing MCQs from this perspective can provide an extra edge. While we cover important editorials separately in our Editorial Section and SECURE Initiative, adding QUED (UPSC Editorials …

UPSC Mains Answer Writing Practice – Insights SECURE: 6 June 2024

The Insights IAS Secure Initiative for UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice enables you to practice daily answer writing, enhancing your skills and boosting your scores with regular feedback, expert tips, and strategies. Let consistency be the hallmark of your preparation and utilize UPSC Mains Answer Writing practice initiative wisely   Click on EACH question to post/upload …

The nature of virtues encompasses both innate and learned aspects. Analyse.

Topic: Contributions of moral thinkers and philosophers from India and world. 7. The nature of virtues encompasses both innate and learned aspects. Analyse. (150 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: plato.stanford.edu Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies paper – 4. Key Demand of the question:  write about the …

Focusing on the process means giving full attention to the present activity, ensuring that every step taken is done with care, diligence, and mindfulness. Elaborate.

Topic: Human Values – lessons from the lives and teachings of great leaders, reformers and administrators; 6. Focusing on the process means giving full attention to the present activity, ensuring that every step taken is done with care, diligence, and mindfulness. Elaborate. (150 Words) Difficulty Level: Moderate Why the question: The question is part of …

The warming of oceans poses a significant threat to aquatic ecology, with far-reaching consequences for marine species, ecosystems, and human societies. Analyse.

Topic: Conservation, environmental pollution and degradation, environmental impact assessment. 5. The warming of oceans poses a significant threat to aquatic ecology, with far-reaching consequences for marine species, ecosystems, and human societies. Analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Down to Earth , Insights on India Why the question: UNESCO’s State of Ocean Report highlights key knowledge …

What is Inflation? Moderate inflation is a normal aspect of a growing economy, but when inflation is too high or too low, it can have serious economic consequences. Examine.

Topic: Indian Economy and issues relating to planning, mobilization, of resources, growth, development and employment. 4.  What is Inflation? Moderate inflation is a normal aspect of a growing economy, but when inflation is too high or too low, it can have serious economic consequences. Examine. (250 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Live Mint , Insights on …

The issues surrounding Special Category Status in India highlight the complexities of federalism, regional development, and fiscal policy. Critically analyse.

Topic: Functions and responsibilities of the Union and the States, issues and challenges pertaining to the federal structure, devolution of powers and finances up to local levels and challenges therein. 3.  The issues surrounding Special Category Status in India highlight the complexities of federalism, regional development, and fiscal policy. Critically analyse. (250 words) Difficulty level: …

Money bills and financial bills in India have distinct characteristics and implications for the legislative process. Compare and contrast.

Topic: Indian Constitution—historical underpinnings, evolution, features, amendments, significant provisions and basic structure. 2. Money bills and financial bills in India have distinct characteristics and implications for the legislative process. Compare and contrast. (250 words) Difficulty level: Moderate Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part of the static syllabus of General studies …

The Vaikom Satyagraha was a pioneering effort in the fight for civil rights and social justice in India. Discuss.

Topic: Modern Indian history from about the middle of the eighteenth century until the present- significant events, personalities, issues. 1. The Vaikom Satyagraha was a pioneering effort in the fight for civil rights and social justice in India. Discuss. (150 words) Difficulty level: Easy Reference: Insights on India Why the question: The question is part …