Current Events : September 11, 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Note: This feature is being started keeping in mind the requirements of 2015 aspirants. This is an experimental post. Please give your feedback. We will try to cover important events published in The Hindu and the PIB. Our main focus will be on covering important …

Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 38

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 1)  You are in charge of rescue operations in a severely flood hit area. Thousands of people are stranded in deep waters in their homes without food and drinking water for 3-4 days. Because of rough topography and heavy rainfall, the …

General Studies – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Post-independence consolidation and reorganization within the country 1) Critically evaluate the main objectives, nature and outcome of the Bhoodan and Gramdan movements. (200 Words) Reference 2) Critically comment on the contribution of Jayaprakash Narayan to post-Independent India. Also critically examine the influence of Gandhian …

Science and Technology -2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge –

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014   Answer in 200 Words: ‘The recent outbreak of ‘Ebola Virus’ has wider implications for national security of a country’. One of the questions that need to be addressed is the preparedness of a country for such epidemic. Do you think …

History-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 What were the ideals of the French Revolution of 1789? How far is it correct to say that it overthrew mercantilism and the surviving relics of feudalism and contributed to the political supremacy of the middle class? (250 Words) “The writings …

Mathematics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 1

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014   1) Which of the following sets of vectors α=(a1 ,a2,a3,…….,an) in Rn are subspaces of Rn (n≥3)? All α such that a1≤0; All α such that a3 is an integer; All α such that a2+4a3=0; All α such that a2 …

Management -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 2

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1)  what is the difference between franchising and licensing? Explain with example. 2) Explain the R&D management. Why it is important in today’s world? Examine the trained of  R & D in India. 3) What is the …

Geography-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in about 400 words: 1) Discuss the nature and composition of earth’s atmosphere. 2) Make a comparative study of the tropical and temperate cyclones. 3)  Discuss the distribution of precipitation in the world.  

Anthropology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 1) Describe any chalcolithic site in India with particular reference to industry and town planning  (200 Words) 2) ‘Neolithic  is a self – sufficient food producing economy’ critically examine this expression. (200 Words)

Sociology-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) Distinguish between tribe and caste bringing out the implications of the difference for  settlement pattern and community living. 2) Enumerate and explain the factors conducive to joint family and comment on its  prevalence/disappearance in rural India. …

Economics-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 10

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Q1) How is warranted growth different from natural rate of growth? Explain why Harrod’s growth model is called “knife edge”? (200 Words) Q2) What are the negative externalities of high energy coefficient? (200 words)  

Psychology -2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Development of Human Behavior Q1.Discuss the role of Genetic and environmental factors in determining human behavior. cite  findings of related studies in support to your answer.(250 words) Work Psychology and Organizational Behavior Q2.Evaluate the applications of  Porter -Lawler theory and Adam …

Public Administration-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 8

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Topic – “New Public Administration” (Challenge 8) Answer in 250 words:   1. New public administration is less generic more public, less descriptive more normative, less initiation oriented and more client impact oriented and yet it is no less scientific” – Frederickson. Discuss.  2. …

[UPSC MAINS-2014] Insights Secure – Questions On Current Events, 11 September 2014

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ARCHIVES 11 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words 1) Write a note on important citizen-centric e-governance initiatives of the Union government. Also suggest how latest internet technologies can be used to make it easy for citizens to access government services. Business …