GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Polity – Council of Ministers and Parliament Question 1  It is said that the image and influence of the Indian Parliament have suffered a serious decline in recent years. How far do you agree with this view-point?  (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the role of Prime Minister in the era of coalition government. (200 words) Next Topic …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Polity – Council of Ministers and Parliament Question 1  In principle the Cabinet is the chief governing authority of the country. Comment  (200 words) Question 2 What type of electoral system is adopted in the election of members of the Parliament? Is it truly representing the democratic architecture of the country? Justify. (200 words) Next Topic Polity – …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: World Physical Geography Source: NCERT class XI – Fundamentals of Physical Geography Question 1  Rocks are classified on the basis of their formation into different families. What are they? Explain their characteristics with examples. (400 words) Question 2 What is precipitation and how is it caused?  Discuss the salient features of the world distribution of precipitation. (400 …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: World Physical Geography  Question 1  How is Tusnami caused? Explain.  (200 words) Question 2 What are ‘ocean currents’? Briefly explain the reasons behind their formation and their importance to mankind.  (400 words) Next Topic: World Physical Geography 

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: World Physical Geography  Question 1 What do you understand by plate tectonics? With example explain any one natural phenomenon that you observe around the world that is related to the concept of plate tectonics . (200 words) Question 2 Explain the origin and characteristics of an extra-tropical cyclone. Explain its significance to India.  (200 words) Next Topic: …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Growth; Development; Employment; Inclusive growth and issues associated with it; and Government Budgeting Question 1 Why have some of our South Asian neighbours, despite similar levels of political development and even lower levels of per capita income, outperformed us in almost every social indicator? (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the major components of Fiscal Deficit …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 13, February 2014 1. What do you understand by corporate governance? In your opinion what should be the ideal code of corporate governance for Indian companies? Explain. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/markets/sebi-to-consider-new-corporate-governance-code-tomorrow-114021201017_1.html) 2. “In Indian Railways, more worrying is the state of railway safety, which in the long run is clearly linked to the …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Growth; Development; Employment; Inclusive growth and issues associated with it; and Government Budgeting Question 1  Though the government claims that higher rate of growth, increase in agricultural production, providing employment in rural areas and economic reform packages introduced in the 1990s have resulted in a decline in poverty levels, economists raise doubts about the government’s …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Growth; Development; Employment; Inclusive growth and issues associated with it; and Government Budgeting Question 1 In the light of ongoing speedy disinvestment in the PSUs, do you think selling a part of the properties of government companies is the best way to improve their efficiency and bridge the fiscal deficit? What are the alternatives available …

GENERAL STUDIES – Answer Writing Challenge

Topics: Growth; Development; Employment; Inclusive growth and issues associated with it; and Government Budgeting   1. In the normal course of economic development of a country, the primary and the secondary sector provide a base for the services or tertiary sector to grow. However, in India, on the contrary, the services sector has ‘outperformed’ all …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 No system of federalism can be successful unless both the Union and the States have at their disposal adequate financial resources to enable them to discharge their respective responsibilities under the Constitution. In this context, discuss the various mechanisms by which the centre provides financial assistance to the States and other financial resources …

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 09, February 2014 1. Analyze the trends in the growth of microfinance industry in India in last ten years. (200 Words) Business Standard (www.business-standard.com/article/finance/microfinance-industry-coming-back-to-life-114020800728_1.html) 2. What were the effects of Fukushima nuclear accident on the world nuclear commerce and nuclear policies around the world? Do you support ban on nuclear reactors for generating power? …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Article 356 has become one of the most controversial and most criticised provision of the Constitution. Comment. (200 words) Question 2 All India Services violate the principle of federalism. Comment. (200 words) Question 3 The constitution of India has deviated from the traditional federal system and incorporated a large number of unitary or non-federal features. …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 How did the British established their control over Bengal till 1765, and why did the challenge of Nawabs collapsed automatically. (200 words) Question 2 Absentee landlordism was a consequential feature of permanent settlement system. comment  (200 words) Question 3 Bring out the pattern of the commercialization of Indian agriculture during 19th century, was it a forced …

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “British conquered India in a fit of absent mindedness” –  critically examine the statement (200 words). Question 2 “Battle of plassey was not a great battle but a great betrayal”.  comment (200 words). Question 3 Examine the essential features of subsidiary alliance system, how far did it contribute in making British company  a sovereign political authority …