Insights Daily Current Events, 21 September 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Science and Technology- developments and their applications and effects in everyday life Achievements of Indians in science & technology. Hydroponic fodder to revitalise dairy sector Kerala Dairy Development Department (KDDD), in Kannur and Thrissur districts, under its Integrated Dairy Development Project, has recently introduced […]
Insights Daily Debates: Day – 42 22 September 2015 Archives Today’s Topic Can Direct Cash Transfers to Poor Help Eradicate Poverty in India? NYT Livemint The Hindu The Hindu Transferring cash to poor is said to be an effective way to address poverty. Some say that it’s a lazy short cut on part of […]
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ENGLISH LITERATURE- 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 Archives What relevance does The Doll’s House have to cotemporary life in the 21st century? Give your views. Gulliver’s Travels and Huckleberry Finn are known as children’s classics. What appeal do they hold for adult reader? Discuss. “The tale is that of the manhunt”. Do you […]
PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 6 Archives Write a short critical essay on spinoza’s conception of freedom of an individual. Explain Descarte’s method of doubt. Can this method be used to justify his belief in the existence of God ? Argue your case. Give a critical account of Leibnitz’s principle of the identity of indiscernibles .
MEDICAL SCIENCE-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 9 Archives Describe the structures forming the floor of fourth ventricle of brain. (2006) Describe the ventricles of brain. add a note on the circulation of csf. mention the usual site of collection of csf and state the anatomical reason for selecting this site. 14+4+2=20 (2010)
POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES Explain the phenomenon of ethnic politics in India in recent times. Analyse the significance of Article 32 of the Indian Constitution. Examine the role of Supreme Court as the final interpreter of the Indian Constitution.
PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 13 ARCHIVES 1. What do you understand by attitudes, values and interests. Trace the link between them with examples. 2. Explain the characteristics of the source of message that strongly affects ones response to an attempt at changing attitudes. 3. Explain the role of mental set and […]
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 12 Archives Timetable Question 1 – “Describe the major challenges in front of Public Sector Undertakings and recommendations of S.K. Roongta committee to confront them”. Question 2 – “From Taylorims to Mayoism the organization theory has travelled a long road in quest of Organisational Effectiveness.” Comment
SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES Topic:- Sociological Thinkers: Talcott Parsons (1) Talcott Parsons idea of “Mooving Equilibrium”. (200 words) (2) Give conceptual meaning of “Social System”.What is cognitive consonance between “Pattern Variables” and “Paradigm”? (250 words). (3) Examine the Relevance of Parsonian Social system in the present society. (250 words) (4) Relevant […]
ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 Archive 1) “Monotheism and Polytheism are not distinct but a part of a larger continuum”. Explain 30 2) Sacred VS Profane 30 Marks 3) What is religion? Describe the various forms of religion found in tribal and peasant societies.
ECONOMICS-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 Archives 1) Point out the critical elements in typical PPP agreements in infrastructure projects to safeguard the interests of the public. 2) Explain the Lewis model of structural change from an agricultural economy to a modern industrial economy. State three major criticisms of the Lewis model. 3) Explain […]
GEOGRAPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES 1) Discuss the different bases for classifying the ocean deposits and give a detailed account of pelagic deposits of the oceans. 2) Describe the ideal conditions for coral reef formation and discuss the glacial control theory of coral reef formation. 3) Answer in 200 words: (a)Examine economic significance […]
HISTORY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES 1) What are the salient features of the administrative system of the Guptas ? 2) Describe the expansion of the Gupta Empire under Samudragupta. 3) Throw light on the condition of common man in the Gupta period. 4) Give an account of the use of gold coins […]
LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES 1) New frontiers of criminal justice have been spelt out from A.21 which provides that no person shall be deprived of his right to life and personal liberty except according to procedure established by law. Discuss with reference to case law. 2) Critically examine the role of […]
MANAGEMENT – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 14 ARCHIVES What is the difference between HRM and HRD? What functions HRM covers and then discuss the challenges in each identified function. What are the critical issues in implementing a 360 degree appraisal in a government system? Innovation Management in organizations.
Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 18 22 September 2015 Archives From today onwards, we will be starting current events quiz. The quiz will have 5-10 MCQs every day. The questions are mainly framed from The Hindu news articles. Hope you enjoy this quiz. If you like it, then please share it. Thank you. Note: Please […]
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Topic: Social influence and persuasion; 8) You are working as a Group C government employee. Your salary can help you lead a reasonably good life but you are not able to save any money at the end of the month. Your parents had persuaded your wife to leave her job where she was earning as […]
Topic: Awareness in Space 7) Write a note on NASA’s Asteroid Redirect Mission (ARM). (200 Words) The Hindu NASA