Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 7

ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 1) Distinguish between fiscal federalism and political federalism. How has fiscal federalism been evolving in relation to special category states in particular and other states in general? (250 words) 2) Is rent a surplus? Give reasons in support of your assertion and point out the difference between “rent” and “quasi rent”? …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 08 September 2014

ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Q1. What do you understand by Ocean Acidification? Why it is one of the major causes of concern among environmentalists? http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/02/ocean-acidification-from-domestic-to-international/ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/arctic-oceans-acidification-sparks-alarm/article4693970.ece Q2. “Nano-science is one of the significant areas of interest among researchers and has potential to groom science as a whole”. What are the ways through which Indian government …

Sociology -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 5

ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer in 400 words each: 1) What do you mean by empiricism? Examine the significance of empirical confirmation  in building sociological theory. 2) “Participant observation in many situations is nothing more than a case study.”  Comment. 3) Explain the basic features of the ex post facto research design and assess its …