[UPSC PRELIMS-2014] Insights Secure Prelims-2014, 05 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’ …

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

ARCHIVES 25 April 2014 Topic: World History – World Wars Question: Briefly analyze Muslim and Hindu fundamentalist ideologies of the 1990’s and comment whether or not they resemble ideologies of the 1920’s and 1930’s such as Nazism and Fascism? (200 Words) Reference Norman Lowe – Modern World History Topic: Science and Technology Question What do you mean …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 21 April 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1. Do you think establishing a separate fund such as National Investment Fund would help the infrastructure sector grow? If yes, examine how it should be governed and from where funds can be mobilized. Business Standard 2. What were Kirit Parikh Committee‘s recommendations related …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions on Current Events

ARCHIVES 05, April 2014 Answer ALL the following questions in about 200 words 1.  What were the important recommendations of  Narasimham committee (1991) on banking reforms? Have those recommendations been implemented so far? Examine. The Indian Express 2. Critically evaluate the efforts taken by the international community and Israel – Palestine themselves to resolve their …

Insights Secure-2014- Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 14, January 2014 C3,C4 “Aadhaar is the biggest anti-corruption platform.” Do you agree with this view? Substantiate. (200 Words) The Hindu C5,C6  What are the advantages and disadvantages of allowing FDI in retail sector in India? Do you think arguments made against it are justified? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu C7,C8 LEADERS Discuss the …

Insights Secure-2014 – Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 05, January 2013 H5, H6 LEADERS Compare and contrast India’s and China’s achievements in space exploration and technology. Are they complimentary? Comment. (200 Words) The Hindu H7, H8 What do you understand by electoral reforms? What were the recommendations of the Election Commission on electoral reforms? Analyze. (200 Words) The Hindu H9, H10 Some …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 27,December 2013 1. Define honesty and integrity. Explain the importance of these qualities for a public servant. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. What is the composition and functions of proposed Judicial Appointments Commission (JAC) ? Explain why is it being introduced. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. Microsoft ‘Guardian’ (50 Words) The Hindu 4. What  are the …

Ethics Case Study – 12: Emotional Intelligence

Ethics Case Study – 12: Emotional Intelligence Mukul was a hard working policeman. He married a beautiful girl from his village. Both of them stayed in a house at police quarters. Mukkul’s boss, Sub-Inspector Sandeep was an arrogant and flirtatious officer. He did not treat his subordinates well. He had an eye on Mukul’s wife ever …

Secure – 2014: Daily Questions On Current Events (From The Hindu)

Starting from coming Monday, every day, Insights will post varying number of questions on current events. Questions will be picked form important articles that appear  in The Hindu. Reading The Hindu with questions in mind will help in increasing keenness. For this to happen, questions should be thought provoking. I will try to take care …