Insights Secure – 2014: Questions On Current Events

DOWNLOAD PDF ARCHIVES Questions From The Hindu 26/10/2013 1. Explain the importance of gender equality in politics. (150 Words) Link 2. How many power grids are there in India? Sometimes they fail. What causes their failure? (200 Words) Link Reference 3. “13th Amendment is like a vessel with a hole and seems good for nothing,” …

Why The Future Doesn’t Need Us – Bill Joy

  Our most powerful 21st-century technologies – robotics, genetic engineering, and nanotech – are threatening to make humans an endangered species. By Bill Joy From the moment I became involved in the creation of new technologies, their ethical dimensions have concerned me, but it was only in the autumn of 1998 that I became anxiously …

History – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS: 26/10/2013 “The Charter Act of 1833 rung down the curtain on the Company’s trade and introduced a new form of government in India.” Substantiate. (200 Words) “The Vernacular press in nineteenth century India served not just as newspapers, but more importantly as views-papers.” Comment. (200 Words) “Whoever say Industrial Revolution, says cotton.” Comment. (200 …

Geography – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 7

QUESTIONS:26/10/2013 (Paper-I) Write a short note on the relevance of Distance Decay principle in India cities. (150 Words) “Though 70% of Indian population is rural, urban planning is crucial for the development of India.” Discuss (300 Words) Write a note on the effect of above normal Monsoon rainfall in the Eastern Himalayan Agro Climatic region. …

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  

Political Science – Daily Answer Writing Challenge – Day 6

QUESTIONS: 26/10/2013 (Topics: Equality: Social, political and economic; Rights: Meaning and theories) 1. Elucidate the concept of Liberty and Equality and examine the view that the two cannot be reconciled in modern state. (300 Words) 2.  Discuss the evolution of the theories of human rights from natural rights to collective and environmental rights. (300 Words) ARCHIVES

GS – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 89

QUESTIONS: 26/10/2013  Critically assess the impact of urbanization on the socio-economic situation in India (150 Words) Critically examine the impact of New Industrial policy initiated in 1991 in India. (150 Words) Distinguish between cooperative, contractual and corporate farming. Which of these is best suited for India and why? (250 Words) Explain why in spite of …

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 …

S&T, Environment – Daily Answer Writing Challenge Day – 6

QUESTIONS:26/10/2013 (Biodiversity and Environment) What are the specific provisions contained in the environment related international instruments regarding Transfer of Technology? Discuss the tussle between developed and developing nations for TOT.  (250 Words) “The lack of scientific certainty should not be a reason to postpone cost effective measures to prevent climate change”. Critically comment. (200 Words) …