Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 22

QUESTIONS: 09/11/2013  “The headquarters-field relationship is fraught with complexities. To arrive at a general principle, thus, is nearly impossible. Therefore, this should be more of a practitioner’s domain rather than of academician’s.” Comment. (250 words) Do you agree with the view that in the wake of increasing role of local bodies, the District Collector be …

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu, 08 November 2013 1. Duty Drawback Scheme (50 Words) Link Reference 2. Critically analyze the events that led to the accession of Kashmir to India post-Independence. (200 Words) Link 3.” The reassertion of the importance of historical emissions in the new climate agreement by the developing countries has put …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 17

QUESTIONS: 08/11/2013 What is cultural Eutrophication? Discuss its effects on species diversity. (150 Words) Describe different types of Water Footprints? How it is measured. (150 Words) What is Earth’s Overshoot Day? (100 Words) “Ecological Deficit is much more alarming than Fiscal deficit”. Comment (200 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link Question 2 Link Question 3 …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 19

QUESTIONS: 06/11/2013 Make a critical assessment of Dicey’s understanding of the Rule of Law Droit Administratif.(2011/150 words) Analyse McGregor’s Theory X and Theory Y. Do you agree with the view that with every passing year, his message has become more relevant and more important? Substantiate your answer. (2007/300 words) “Community policing has become a victim …

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 13

QUESTIONS: 06/11/2013    Write short note: Limitations of questionnaire as a technique of data collection.(200 Words)    Utility of Reliability and Validity in Social Research. (200 Words)   What is the importance of sampling in sociological studies? Distinguish between simple random sampling and stratified random sampling. (300 Words)   Write short note: Importance and sources …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 18

QUESTIONS: 05/11/2013  Critically comment on the recent Supreme Court directive on fixed tenure for Bureaucrats. (200 words)  Simon’s decision-making theories and techniques are of little use to Public Administration. Critically Examine.(250 words) “Laxity in monitoring and evaluation can render even best policies infructuous.” Discuss. (Mains 2008/ 200 words) The period of British rule generated most of …

Science and Technology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 14

QUESTIONS: 05/11/2013 What is Minamata Convention? Discuss on the backdrop of the related disaster.(150 Words) What is the difference between TFR and NFR? (100 Words) What is Cable TV Digitization? Discuss its implications on consumers, industry and Government. (150 Words) ARCHIVES REFERENCES Question 1 Link 1 Link 2 Question 2 Link Question 3 Link  

General Studies – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 95

QUESTIONS: 02/11/2013 “Child marriages perpetrate violence on children and lead to more violence as the girl grows into womanhood.” Critically comment in the light of prevalence of child marriages across India. (250 Word) “India’s deep sea mining interests and initiatives are driven by strategic and geopolitical aspirations part from mineral needs.” Comment (150 Words) Write …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 14

QUESTIONS: 31/10/2013 (Paper I and II)  “The prismatic model of Riggs is equally applicable to developing as well as developed society.” Comment. (2010/200 words)  “The real problem of administrative reforms in India at the state and local levels in that they are imposed from above.” Comment. (2011/300 words) ARCHIVES

Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES DOWNLOAD PDF Questions From The Hindu 29/10/2013 1. Do you think linking of rivers is a feasible solution for bringing water security to the water deficient regions? Suggest alternative methods for water conservation and utilization in dry regions. (250 Words) Link 2. What are the socio-economic constraints faced in the preservation of the Sundarbans …

Ethics Case Study – 22

Question category – Decision making, impartiality and non-partisanship, tolerance and compassion towards weaker section, emotional intelligence, dilemma You are the DM of a hill district of an Indian state which has poor civil infrastructure. The Home Minister of the state has same place his constituency. Unfortunately there is a clash continuing between two group of …

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day-11

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013 (Paper-II – 2009 questions) “Bureaucracy developed by the British stifled the village self-rule.” Comment (200 Words) “There is no basic contradiction between civil service neutrality and civil service activism.” Comment. (200 Words) Do State Services suffer in comparison with the All India and Central Services? Suggest measures for enhancing the role, competence and …

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 90!!!!

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013(Topics:  Land reforms in India; Food security; Impact of schemes) Evaluate the track record of land reform in India in its various aspects, bringing out inter state differences. How would you interpret this record? (250 Words) What do you think has been the impact of Targeted Public  Distribution System in India on food security for the poor? …

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS: 28/10/2013  “Hydrogen as a fuel offers huge potential for an energy deficient country like India”. Critically comment. (150 Words) “Doping remains greatest threat to sports integrity.”Comment on the statement explaining various forms of doping. (200 Words) Compare and contrast Cloud computing and Grid computing? What are the issues involved with them? (200 Words) What …

Sociology – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 4

QUESTIONS:26/10/2013 (Paper-I) Examine the social dimensions of religious revivalism and fundamentalism in the context of globalization. (300 Words) Examine the social dimensions of displacement induced by development (150 Words)  Analyze the social impact of market economy on traditional societies. (150 Words) ARCHIVES  

Public Administration – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 10

QUESTIONS:26/10/2013 (Paper II and I )  What are the two biggest challenges in the coming years for Indian Administration? Justify your position. (200 words)  Piffner point out that the constitution of a country is a plan. Every planning and purposeful activity is preceded by preparation for action. Do you agree with the assessment of Piffner …