General Studies-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Terrorism and Strategic Issues: 1) What do you understand by Nuclear Terrorism? Critically discuss its possible origins and threats to India. (200 Words) Reference – IDSA (Introduction and Page 45) 2) It is said that USA is inching towards energy independence. Discuss it geopolitical implications, especially on India. (200 Words) Reference – IDSA …

Management-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 1

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Q1. Explain the concept of core competitiveness. And its importance in the current cooperate world. (400 Words) Q 2. How the management planning is different from strategic management plaining? Explain with suitable example. (250 Words) Q3. Describe the following: (200 Words Each) SWOT Analysis PEST Analysis BCG Matrix .

Geography – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 9

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Answer in 400 words: 1) Explain and illustrate the life-cycle of a temperate cyclone and also describe the weather   associated with it. 2) Define air masses. How do they originate? Classify them and state the characteristics of any one type.

History-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 7

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 ‘If monarchical misrule ignited the French Revolution, lofty ideas both inspired and sustained it’[200 words;1997,2002] “The writings of the philosophers had a tremendous influence on the minds of the people and created a revolutionary awakening in their minds and formed the intellectual creed of the French Revolution”[200 words;1983,2005]  

Anthropology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 9

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Answer in 400 words: 1. Describe the range of locomotive behavior of contemporary non human primates and state how does this help in understanding the Structural – functional correlations of their limb structure. 2. Discuss the relationship of Anthropology with psychology and medicine.

Science and Technology-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 10

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Q11. Write a note on Ethanol Blending Program of India. What are the advantages and disadvantages of EBP? http://mrunal.org/2012/10/economy-ethanol-blending-in-petrol.html http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/editorial/revving-up-on-ethanol/article4262648.ece http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/cabinet-to-soon-decide-on-10-pc-ethanol-blending-pradhan/article6209292.ece Q12. What are the possible environmental and health impact of biomedical wastes? Mention the steps taken by government to deal with the problem of accumulating biomedical waste. http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Coimbatore/dumping-of-biomedical-waste-can-cause-disease-outbreak-official-x/article6368539.ece http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Tiruchirapalli/hospitals-nursing-homes-cautioned-on-handling-biomedical-waste-in-tiruchirapalli/article6248514.ece  

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, – 10 September 2014

ARCHIVES 10 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Critically comment on the functioning of the National Disaster Management Authority and post-calamity relief and rehabilitation mechanism existing in India.  Business Standard 2) In your opinion, why does India lag behind in research and development in science and technology sector? Critically examine.  Business Standard …