​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​1. Consider the following statements about De-Dollarisation.
​A. It refers to reducing the dollar’s dominance of global markets.
B. De-Dollarisation refers to US stance to link aid / loan with repayment in dollars only.
C. It could result in exclusion from SWIFT.
Which of the above statements are correct?   
1. A & B     2. B & C   3. A & C      4. All Above 

​2. Which of the following statements are correct about 'Green Hydrogen Policy'?
​A. Green Hydrogen or Ammonia manufacturers will be allowed to purchase renewable power from the power exchange. 
B. The manufacturers will be given the facility for 'Open access'. 
C. The Green Hydrogen or Ammonia manufacturer can bank his unconsumed renewable power, up to 30 days with distribution company and take it back when required.
​1. A Only     2. B & C    3. A & B      4. All Above



​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​IAS/CSE Mains: Weekly Practice Questions
(Answers may be sent to rakukh54@rediff.com for Free Review / Comments)       
Essay:  Cooperative federalism is the horizontal relationship between union and states. (1200-1500 words)
GS 1: What were main tenets of Ashoka’s Dhamma policy?  (150 words)

GS 2: What you understand by ‘special majority ‘ procedure? Give examples under which it could be applied?  (200 words)
​GS 3: Discuss the journey ISRO has travelled - its successes and sometimes setbacks. Evaluate India's preparedness to launch Its First Space Station By 2030. (250 words)
GS 4: “Justice” and “fairness” are not the same thing - Explain.  (150 words)​

Important Terms

Initial Public Offering​: When a private company first sells shares of stock to the public, this process is known as an initial public offering;  it means that a company's ownership is transitioning from private ownership to public ownership; sometimes referred to as "going public."; IPO can be by a company owned by the government such as LIC, raises funds by offering shares to the public or to new investors. An IPO allows a company to raise capital from public investors; it is typically underwritten by one or more investment banks; IPO shares can be listed on one or more stock exchanges.

AVGC Sector: ‘Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics’ Sector; it plays a larger role in meeting global demand; it will prepare India to play a larger role in building Metaverse (a network of 3D virtual worlds); Some of the issues are - regulatory and lack of formalisation; In the Union Budget the government announced to set up ‘Animation, Visual Effects, Gaming and Comics’ (AVGC) task force which aim at building domestic capacity to serve Indian markets and global demand.



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The Civil Services Examination (CSE) is the most prestigious competitive examination in India for recruitment to various civil services. To succeed in this examination, it require proper planning, systematic preparation and appropriate resource materials.

roadtoias.com is the online free coaching portal to help the civil services aspirants to prepare for the competitive examination. All the services and materials made available are free. The online coaching will be imparted by an Indian Administrative Service Officer, retired as Additional Chief Secretary.  

The website will concentrate on preparation of CSE (Preliminary & Main Examinations) and Interview.


Topics of Importance section has been designed to help the students to gain knowledge on the relevant topics and to appreciate the issues involved therein. in fact, this section will help the students not only for Prelims but alsofor main examination and interview operation.

A special feature of this endeavour is also aimed at mentoring the students to face the interview for civil services and also for other competitive examinations. The student can ask any question through email and efforts will be made to give responses early. The students based in Chennai can directly contact for free mock interviews and mentorship.

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The section on Current Affairs will cater the need to update the knowledge on the current issues both national and international importance and this will be presented in easy to remember pattern.

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