General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country 1) Critically evaluate the main objectives, nature and outcome of the Bhoodan and Gramdan movements. (200 Words) Reference 2) Critically comment on the contribution of Jayaprakash Narayan to post-Independent India. Also critically examine the influence of Gandhian principles on his ideology. Reference

Science and Technology -2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge –

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014   Answer in 200 Words: ‘The recent outbreak of ‘Ebola Virus’ has wider implications for national security of a country’. One of the questions that need to be addressed is the preparedness of a country for such epidemic. Do you think India is prepared for such outbreaks? Source-1 Source – 2 …

Management -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 2

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1)  what is the difference between franchising and licensing? Explain with example. 2) Explain the R&D management. Why it is important in today’s world? Examine the trained of  R & D in India. 3) What is the difference between selling  and marketing? Explain with example

Geography-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in about 400 words: 1) Discuss the nature and composition of earth’s atmosphere. 2) Make a comparative study of the tropical and temperate cyclones. 3)  Discuss the distribution of precipitation in the world.  

Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) Distinguish between tribe and caste bringing out the implications of the difference for  settlement pattern and community living. 2) Enumerate and explain the factors conducive to joint family and comment on its  prevalence/disappearance in rural India. 3)  Enumerate the forces affecting the jajmani system and examine …

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Q1) How is warranted growth different from natural rate of growth? Explain why Harrod’s growth model is called “knife edge”? (200 Words) Q2) What are the negative externalities of high energy coefficient? (200 words)  

Psychology -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Development of Human Behavior Q1.Discuss the role of Genetic and environmental factors in determining human behavior. cite  findings of related studies in support to your answer.(250 words) Work Psychology and Organizational Behavior Q2.Evaluate the applications of  Porter -Lawler theory and Adam Equity theory in modern organization?(200 words)  

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Topic – “New Public Administration” (Challenge 8) Answer in 250 words:   1. New public administration is less generic more public, less descriptive more normative, less initiation oriented and more client impact oriented and yet it is no less scientific” – Frederickson. Discuss.  2. Under Minnowbrook conference II the specifics of what government should …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – Questions On Current Events, 11 September 2014

ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on important citizen-centric e-governance initiatives of the Union government. Also suggest how latest internet technologies can be used to make it easy for citizens to access government services. Business Standard 2) Examine the implications of large trade blocks such …