PHILOSOPHY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Social & Political Ideals Question 1  Explain and evaluate Aristotle’s conception of Justice. (250 words/UPSC-2013) Question 2 “Equality stands for equal treatment with equals and unequal treatment with unequals”- Aristotle. Comment. (250 words) Next Topic:  Social & Political Ideals

ECONOMICS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  What according to Arrow, are the axioms required for translating individual preference into social preferences? Why is it impossible to construct social preferences satisfying those axioms? (200 words/ CSM-2009) Question 2 “Subjective approach to taxation leads to least aggregate sacrifice principle”. Elucidate. Also give the limitations of this principle.(200 words/ CSM-2009)

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Write about Social mobility in open and closed systems. [IAS 2008][200 words] Question 2 In the context of the caste system, critically examine Louis Dumont’s concept of purity and pollution.[IAS 2009][300 words]

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 All big organizations tend to develop a bureaucratic structure which ruled out the possibility of internal democracy. Do you agree? [200 Words] Question 2 “…[Bureaucracy].. offers for carrying through the principle of specializing administrative functions according to purely objective considerations” . Comment [200 Words] Next Topic: Post Weberian developments

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  India wants to mobilize resources to the tune of one trillion dollars during the next five years for investment in the infrastructure sector. How it can be done? What are the sources of funding? Analyze. (300 Words) Question 2  Examine the role of Infrastructure in Inclusive Development. (300 Words) Question 3 What is PPP? …

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Trace the rise of Magadhan imperialism up to the times of the Nandas with particular reference to its policy towards the non-monarchical state. Discuss the factors that contributed to its success. (200 words) Question 2 Give an account of the republics in the pre-Maurya period. Discuss the factors which contributed to their decline. (200 words) Next …