Mains Marathon Daily Current Affairs Questions and Answer Writing – October 18, 2018

Read the following questions and answer them by clicking on the links in not more than 200 words

Time: 30 Minutes

Kindly review each others answers

Q.1) Discuss the recent liquidity crises that the NBFCs are facing and its impacts on various financial institutions in the economy. Discuss the steps taken by the government in this regard and the way forward  address structural problems that contributed to the crisis.

Q.2) Describe the concept of ‘Charter Cities’ as championed by the Nobel Laureate Paul M. Romer. Discuss the importance and concerns regarding Charter Cities and viability for India to build these cities.

Q.3) What do you mean by Human capital? Highlight the causes of India’s poor performance in the Human Capital Index, 2017 released by World Bank. Suggest measures to address the gaps and barriers to human capital within the country

Q.4) Species are classified by the Red List of the International Union for Conservation of Nature into nine groups according to their level of vulnerability. Explain this nine-fold species classification. What are the criterions for an animal to be categorised ‘endangered’?

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