Topic: Attitude: content, structure, function; its influence and relation with thought and behaviour; moral and political attitudes; social influence and persuasion.
8) How do the virtues of honesty and courage get demonstrated in public service? Explain with examples.(250 words)
Why this question:
The question is about the virtues of Honesty, truthfulness and courage, fortitude that are essential in public services.
Key demand of the question:
The answer must define the virtues of Honesty and courage clearly and bring out their significance in public services.
Explain – Clarify the topic by giving a detailed account as to how and why it occurred, or what is the particular context. You must be defining key terms where ever appropriate, and substantiate with relevant associated facts.
Structure of the answer:
Explain briefly the importance of virtues.
Discuss what you understand by Honesty, truthfulness, courage , fortitude. Why they are important. Quote examples of public servants who have demonstrated exemplary evidences of following honesty and courage as key virtues. Such questions are best explained only through examples. One can quote personalities from history or even the contemporary ones who have demonstrated such virtues.
Signify the importance of the virtues in public services .