Psychology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 47

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 1) Point out the main differences in the approaches of Western and  Vedantic theories of personality (150 Words) 2) The same fire which melts butter hardens steel! Explain this  phenomenon in the Context of frustration and stress resolution in  personality development with examples (200 Words)

Insights Current Events: 03 November 2014

Indian-built Scorpene to carry critical DRDO system India’s defence establishment will be fully responsible for a DRDO-developed critical propulsion system that will go into the last two of the six Scorpene submarines being built under technology transfer at Mazagon Dock, Mumbai, say the original makers of the submarine. The system, called air-independent propulsion (AIP), enhances …

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure Questions on Current Events, 03 November 2014

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) “The Planning Commission’s importance gradually reduced over the years as India moved from a Soviet-style controlled economy to a more market-driven one.” Comment. Business Standard 2) Analyse the effect of falling crude prices on various stakeholders in the Indian economy. Business Standard 3) …

Commerce and Accountancy – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 18

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 1) What IS revaluation reserve and how it is created? Discuss also the merits and demerits of such action. 2) Discuss contingent liabilities with examples. Where would these items feature in the financial statements of a firm ? What happens when bills are discounted by a firm ? Show the journal entries for such transactions. …

Geography-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 28

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 1) Classify airmass and explain how ‘ cP ‘ airmass affects global climate (400 words) 2) Write a short note on Methods (Scientifically sound) of bathymetry and account of bottom topography of Atlantic Ocean. (200  Words)

Anthropology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 18

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 Where do you situate the “live-in” relationship within the institution of marriage? 250 words Discuss the impact of urbanization and feminist movement on family. 250 words Do you agree with the view that family is a “universal association”. Critically examine. 250 words Critically comment on the forces and factors that have …

General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 51

ARCHIVES 03 November 2014 1) Critically examine the impact of globalization on agricultural development in India. (200 Words) Reference 2) “In India, the two-child norm seeks to reward, rather than force, family planning.” Comment vis a vis China’s policy on the same issue. (200 Words) Reference 3) In your opinion which is the major issue …