Ethics and Integrity – Answer Writing Challenge – 43

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 You are a senior police officer working at the state police headquarters. Your wife is a Commissioner in the Higher Education Department. Recently an RTI activist has filed an RTI application seeking all the information related to purchases made by the department for the government colleges. At the behest of the …

Economics-2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 15

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Q1) How does the burden of tax distribution between buyers and sellers in the ratio of elasticity of demand and that of supply takes place? (200 words) Q2) What are the ways in which a perfectly competitive market may become imperfect? Examine whether advertisement helps an imperfectly competitive market become a …

Commerce and Accounting-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 5

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Paper 1 : Financial Accounting Topic : Accounting Standards Write a short note on the following in about 150 words each : 1. Intangible assets and their treatment in the books of accounts of a firm (2013 Mains) 2. Provisions of Indian Accounting standards regarding treatment in the books of accounts …

General Studies -2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Population and Related Issues 1) “The ever increasing world population is a huge challenge, but is also an opportunity.” Critically comment. (200 Words) UN Guardian 2) “Population growth has a staggering effect on gender inequality, which in turn affects economies and national development.” Critically examine. (200 Words) Reference  

[UPSC Mains-2014] Insights Secure: Questions On Current Events, 19 September 2014

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Answer ALL the questions in about 200 words each: 1) It is said that ‘swap lines’ should be considered by G-20 countries to mitigate impact of US Federal Reserve’s stimulus rollback. What do you  understand by ‘swap lines’? How does Federal Reserve’s rollback affect India’s economy? Examine. Business Standard 2) Examine …

Science and Technology – 2014: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 18

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Answer each in 200 words: 1) What is the importance of Ku and C-bands in space technology? Source-1 Source – 2 2) What is ‘BARC I-125 Ocu-Prosta seed’ technology? Mention its significance. Source – 3) “Robotics is future of the world and has potential to transform the science beyond human capability”. Comment …

History-2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 14

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 Answer in 250 words: 1) ‘The Napoleonic Empire was doomed because of its inherent and self-defeating contradictions’. Elucidate. 2) ‘The French Revolution attacked privileges and not property’. Comment. 3) ’What were the factors that worked in the drafting of the American Constitution? Do you agree with Beard’s view of the constitution …

Anthropology – 2014: Answer Writing Challenge – 12

ARCHIVES 19 September 2014 1) Discuss the geographic distribution and taxonomic issues concerning early hominids. Elucidate evidence in support of alternative positions. (250 Words) 2) Discuss primate locomotion with special reference to adaptation to arboreal life. (250 Words)