SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, ENVIRONMENT, BIODIVERSITY

Question 1 What is “Net Neutality” and why was it in news recently? Comment on the significance of net neutrality. Source: http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2014-01-15/internet/46223604_1_net-neutrality-rules-broadband-providers-open-internet-rules http://www.gizmodo.in/news/The-Grim-Future-of-a-World-Without-Net-Neutrality/articleshow/28807656.cms http://www.technologyreview.com/news/523736/around-the-world-net-neutrality-is-not-a-reality/ Question 2 “Creative Commons licenses are not an alternative to copyright. They work alongside copyright and enable you to modify your copyright terms to best suit your needs.” Elaborate. Source: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/blogs/blog-datadelve/article5380106.ece

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Highlight the problem of objectivity and value-neutrality in Social Research. Elaborate, with suitable examples, the limitations associated with the tools of measurements in Social Science Researches. (200 words/ CSM 2003) Question 2 Examine the conceptual distinction between social inequality and social stratification. How do the nature and forms of the social stratification system determine the patterns of social mobility? (200 words/ CSM 2003)

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “Organizations are willing to pay high wages and provide adequate seniority if mature adults will behave in a less than mature manner”. Comment. [200 Words] Question 2 “Self-actualization is a utopia, without any precise operational indicators”. Comment [200 Words] Next Topic:  Participative management (R.Likert, C.Argyris, D. Mc Gregor)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss the nature of Ashoka’s Dhamma. Was it responsible for the downfall of his empire? (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the sources for the study of Mauryan dynasty. How are they useful in understanding the Mauryan administration? (200 words) Next Topic: Mauryan Empire

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Settlement Question 1 Hierarchical pattern of Indian towns. (200 words/CSM 1999) Question 2 Write short note: Land use characteristics of the rural-urban fringe in India. (200 words/ CSM 1995) Next Topic: Settlement

Insights Secure-2014: Questions On Current Events

ARCHIVES 08, February 2014 1. Throw light on the attempts made so far by India and China in resolving their border issues. (200 Words) The Hindu 2. Write a note on the Bangladesh-China-India-Myanmar (BCIM) corridor plan. (200 Words) The Hindu 3. ““Cyber security is our biggest security challenge and requires a new paradigm in purchase processes. …