Category Archives: Current Affair

GS Test Series- 2/2017 for IAS Prelims-2017: Current Affairs based

1. Resource Curse

  1. Is distinctly visible in India as states with large reserve of resources are poor
  2. Is not distinctly visible in India as only some states with large reserve of resources are poor.
  3. Is not visible in India as

Mock Test for IAS Prelims-2017: Polity

Q.1. Disqualification on ground of defection does not apply in the case 

  1. Of merger provided not less than two-thirds of the members of the legislature party concerned have agreed to such merger.
  2. Some members do not accept the merger and

Mock Test for IAS Prelims-2017: Geography

Q.1. Based on the following descriptions, name the region that correctly match with them:

  1. Soil of the area is mainly laterite.
  2. Vegetation is evergreen.
  3. Herbivores are generally not found in the area.
  1. Savanna of Africa
  2. Java island of Indonesia
  3. Vancouver

Economic Survey 2017 Series-6: Two India- White Tigers and Non-White Tigers

TWO INDIA: White Tigers and others

“….an India of Light and an India of Darkness………..Every place on map of India near Oceans is well off. But the rivers bring darkness to India.”  The White Tiger by Arvind Adiga

The above …

Geography Series-1/30 for IAS Prelims-2017: Small rivers in news

Small rivers of India in news

  1. Torsa River: origin-Chumbi valley in Tibet as Machu, flows into Bhutan as Amo Chu and enters West Bengal. It passes through Jaldapara National Park in West Bengal. Torsa meets Kaljani and Kaljani meets Jamuna

Science & Technology Series-1/30 for IAS-2017: Chandrayan-1 rediscovered

NASA’S Jet Propulsion Laboratory has found India’s lost Chandrayan-1 orbiting moon.

Facts about Chandrayan-1:

  1. Launched on 22nd October, 2008 on PSLV-XL-C11 rocket.
  2. ISRO lost communication with Chandrayan-1 on August 29.2009.
  3. It operated for only 312 days, against the targeted

Economic Survey 2017 Series-5: Vulnerables and Inclusive growth

Inclusive growth can never be achieved without the development of all sections of societies, particularly the vulnerable sections. Several steps and schemes have been launched since independence to promote development of weaker sections of society.

Schemes for Minority 

  1. Nai Roshni

Mock Test for IAS Prelims- 2017: Economics

Q.1. Which of the following are the advantages of SCO for India?

  1. Energy Security
  2. Counter-terrorism
  3. Balancing Act against Pro-US image
  1. Only 1
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1,2 & 3

Q.2. According to SIT, Participatory Note are safe tool …

Economic Survey 2017 Series-4: UNIVERSAL BASIC INCOME

Universal Basic Income has three components:

  1. Universality
  2. Unconditionality
  3. Agency (by providing support in the form of cash transfers to respect, not to dictate the recipients).

Objectives of UBI:

  1. To achieve social justice: minimum income assures guarantee of a minimum decent

GS Test Series-1/2017 for IAS Prelims-2017

Q.1. The Model Agricultural land Lease Act 2016 provides for legal lease for agriculture & allied activities which include

  1. Agro forestry
  2. Agro-processing
  3. Stock breeding
  1. All
  2. 1 & 2
  3. 2 & 3
  4. 1 & 3

Q.2. Which of the following are …

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