[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Questions, 04 August 2014

ARCHIVES 04 August 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Write a critical note on the importance and methods of evaluating government schemes that are funded by the taxpayers’ money. Business Standard 2) Write a note on ‘3P India’, announced in the 2014 General Budget. Business Standard 3) Examine the World …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure Mains, 01 August 2014

ARCHIVES 01 August 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) In recent years, even generic drug companies are penalised for delaying manufacture of important drugs. Critically examine why these delays are caused, who penalises these companies and the consequences of these delays. Business Standard 2) “Given these practical problems, merely scrapping APMC …

Insights Secure PRELIMS-2014: Important Questions from Previous Years

Sometimes 10 to 12 questions from past years are repeated by the UPSC in recent exams. They are either modified or repeated as it is. This happens mostly in questions belonging to static portion of the syllabus such as ancient history, basic science and polity. So, from today, we will post 20 previous year questions every …

[UPSC MAINS 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events, 23 July 2014

ARCHIVES 23 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically examine the Permanent Court of Arbitration verdict on the India-Bangladesh maritime dispute and its implications for India in future. Business Standard 2) Critically comment on the trend of adult and child ratio in India since 2000 and examine the causes and consequences …

[UPSC PRELIMS 2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 09 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

[UPSC PRELIMS – 2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 07 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 18 July 2014

ARCHIVES 18 July 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the APMC Act and examine why its reform is necessary for the Indian economy. Business Standard 2) Critically analyse the important features of Indo-US nuclear deal. Business Standard 3) Do you think the doctrine of South – South cooperation …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – 2014: Questions on Current Events, 17 July 2014

ARCHIVES 17 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically evaluate the idea of BRICS Bank and its significance to India. Business Standard 2) Explain the factors that determine the growth of exports in India. Business Standard 3) Critically comment on the changing role of women in Indian families and society …

[UPSC Prelims 2014] Insights Secure Prelims 2014, 04 July 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, 15 July 2014

ARCHIVES 15 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) How did apartheid start in South Africa and how was it ended. Critically comment. The Hindu 2) Do you agree with the view that Israel is using extreme violence against Palestine in self-defence? Critically comment. The Hindu The Hindu 3) Examine why a civil …

[UPSC MAINS 2014] Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events, July 09

ARCHIVES 09 July 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) What are the objectives and  uses of estimation of poverty line? Do you think these estimations have helped to meet those objectives effectively? Critically comment. Business Standard 2) Critically analyse the reasons behind crises in the power sector in India. Business Standard …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC MAINS Questions from Current Events June 20

ARCHIVES June 20, 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.In the light of recent controversy over import of cheap solar modules, critically examine the various issues involved and concerns raised by different parties. Business Standard 2.What do you understand by ‘forward guidance’ and ‘quantitative easing’? When and why do central banks resort …

Insights Secure PRELIMS-2014: UPSC Prelims Questions on Current Events June 20

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events and General Studies for UPSC Mains, June 17, 2014

ARCHIVES 17 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Comment on the recommendations of Parthasarathi Shome panel on reforms in tax administration. Business Standard The Hindu 2.Examine the major recommendations of the National Transport Development Policy Committee headed by Rakesh Mohan. Business Standard 3.Recent reports suggest that India is moving towards adopting ‘supply …

Insights Secure Prelims-2014: UPSC Practice Questions, June 13, 2014

Time limit: 0 Quiz-summary 0 of 5 questions completed Questions: 1 2 3 4 5 Information Welcome to Insights Secure Prelims – 2014 initiative. The following questions are based on current events that appear in PIB (Public Information Bureau) and from some important newspapers. To view Solutions, follow these instructions: Click on – ‘Start Quiz’ …

Insights Secure-2014: UPSC Questions On Current Events and General Studies, June 16, 2014

ARCHIVES 16 June 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1.Critically examine the measures taken by the government to ensure safety for workers in industries. Business Standard 2.Do you agree with the view that centralisation of decision-making powers and concentration of more powers with the Prime Minister would eventually lead to an authoritarian …