Cryptocurrency Question in IAS Competitive Exam - #indiaunited Writing Contest (Rewards : 10HBD + Ecency Points)

Contest Details at Bottom.

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Amidist all the rumors of crypto regulation and acceptability in Indian economy. Crypto related question has started featuring in India's prominent examination. In todays UPSC IAS MAINS EXAM 2021, the GENERAL STUDIES subject have a question related with crypto currency.

What is Cryptocurrency? How does it affect global society? Has it been affecting Indian society also?

Here is the snapshot of the question paper and the sourced link mentioned to check the authenticity of the question.


In this 15 marks question candidates are supposed to answer the question in 250 words. Not sure how many candidates would be answering this question but for sure, it again put the crypto into limelight.

Giving a little background about UPSC-IAS..

Union Public Service Commision (UPSC) exam are considered to be one of the toughest exam to Crack. The exam is conducted by the central agency to choose the suitable candidate for the CIVIL Services in India. Indian Adminsitrative Service (IAS) is one of the prestigious services in Government of India. It has two rounds of paper Prelims & Mains followed by personal interview.

And this question festured in today's MAINS examination paper.

This is certainly a big deal. Question related to crypto topic is very exciting. At least we can say Cryptocurrency started to gain some attention and soon get some momentum too.

Posting this question into #Hive, I thought to make it a little writing contest for all.

I would love to put up a challenge to all communities / user on hive to answer this question and earn big rewards.

Terms & Condition

  • Contest open to all Hive users.

  • Write answer in 250 or more words.

  • 250 words must adhere to answering the topic. Unrelated words were not counted

  • Write answer in @leofinance community.

  • Make use of #iucontest as first hashtag.

  • Mention this contest post link in your content.

  • For Contest entry, please add your post link into comment section below.

  • Avoid Plagiarism.

  • The third part of question you can make your own country specific.

What is Cryptocurrency? How does it affect global society? Has it been affecting Indian society also?

Rewards 10 HBD + Ecency Points

I started the contest with 5 HBD from my pocket , but @bhattg jumps in and contributed 5 HBD more. Total 10 HBD

@bhattg also sponsoring 100 ecency points from his pockets to every contestant.

The reward will be be distributed as 50:30:20 to top 3 entry.


We are open to accept Donation for the contest. Any contribution to increase the contest reward pool would be highly appreciated.

Please comments on this post with your contribution amount. It will added in the reward pool.

Contest Timeline

Till the post payout.

Contest Judges:

Big hand to #Bhattg for handling the additional judge responsibility alongside me.

Crack the question at your best. We all are good masters in writing Crypto content. So why not putting your best thought to answer this competitive question.

Peace !!

Namaste @steemflow

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