Political Science – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 1

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 MARX: Q1.Comment on productive forces and production relations.(200 words) Q2.Marx turns Hegel upside down.Comment on the basis of what Marx appropriates from Hegel and what difference Marx has with Hegel.(200 words)

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 7

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 1) Distinguish between fiscal federalism and political federalism. How has fiscal federalism been evolving in relation to special category states in particular and other states in general? (250 words) 2) Is rent a surplus? Give reasons in support of your assertion …

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 08 September 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Q1. What do you understand by Ocean Acidification? Why it is one of the major causes of concern among environmentalists? http://newswatch.nationalgeographic.com/2014/09/02/ocean-acidification-from-domestic-to-international/ http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-in-school/arctic-oceans-acidification-sparks-alarm/article4693970.ece Q2. “Nano-science is one of the significant areas of interest among researchers and has potential to groom science as …

Sociology -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 5

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer in 400 words each: 1) What do you mean by empiricism? Examine the significance of empirical confirmation  in building sociological theory. 2) “Participant observation in many situations is nothing more than a case study.”  Comment. 3) Explain the basic features …

History – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 5

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: Sir Charles Napier said, “We have no right to seize Sind, yet we shall do so, and a very advantageous, useful, humane piece of rascality it will be”. Comment [200 words;2000,1990,1984] The Bristish conquest of Sind was …

Geography-2014 – Answer Writing Challenge – 7

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 1) Explain how Bosche and Haldenhang lead to the Theory of Slope Replacement. (400 Words) 2) Characteristics of the standard epigene cycle of erosion. (250 words) 3)  Programmes initiated by the International Council of Science on Earth System Studies. (250 words)

Anthropology-2014 – Answer Writing Challenge – 7

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 1) Distinguish between major categories of Australopithecines. How are Australopithecines different from Apes? (30 Marks – 2009) 2) The upper Paleolithic period provides evidence of their co-existence with modern man. Discuss. (30 Marks – 2008)

Psychology – 2014 -Answer Writing Challenge – 5

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Methods of psychology Q.how focused group discussion differs from grounded theory approach and brain storming?(200 words) Psychological well being and mental disorders Q.what do you mean by positive health? Suggest some important factors responsible for it?(250 words)  

General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 World History (From History Optional) Critically examine the following statements in about 250 words each “The European Union is the new sick man of Europe.” Critically evaluate. “There must be an end to white monopoly on political power, and a fundamental …

Public Administration – Answer Writing Challenge – 5

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer in 250 Words: 1. Public Administration is more philosophical than management and more technical than political science. Explain   2. “Physical science is an objective study of only objective things. While on other hand, Social science is an objective study …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events – 08 September 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 08 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words: 1) In India, which and why some government posts are barred from seeking appointments to new posts post-retirement? In your opinion what other posts should be brought under this rule and why? Explain. …