SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Question 1 What is “Net Neutality” and why was it in news recently? Comment on the significance of net neutrality. Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2014-01-15/internet/46223604_1_net-neutrality-rules-broadband-providers-open-internet-rules http://www.gizmodo.in/news/The-Grim-Future-of-a-World-Without-Net-Neutrality/articleshow/28807656.cms http://www.technologyreview.com/news/523736/around-the-world-net-neutrality-is-not-a-reality/ Question 2 “Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.” Elaborate. Source: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/blogs/blog-datadelve/article5380106.ece

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Highlight the problem of objectivity and value-neutrality in Social Research. Elaborate, with suitable examples, the limitations associated with the tools of measurements in Social Science Researches. (200 words/ CSM 2003) Question 2 Examine the conceptual distinction between social inequality and social stratification. How do the nature and forms of the social stratification system determine the patterns of social mobility? (200 words/ CSM 2003)

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “Organizations are willing to pay high wages and provide adequate seniority if mature adults will behave in a less than mature manner”. Comment. [200 Words] Question 2 “Self-actualization is a utopia, without any precise operational indicators”. Comment [200 Words] Next Topic:  Participative management (R.Likert, C.Argyris, D. Mc Gregor)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss the nature of Ashoka’s Dhamma. Was it responsible for the downfall of his empire? (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the sources for the study of Mauryan dynasty. How are they useful in understanding the Mauryan administration? (200 words) Next Topic: Mauryan Empire