OPTIONAL Subjects Answer Writing Challenges: 14 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Please Click on Your Optional Subject Link below to Check Today’s (October 14) Optional Answer Writing Challenge. We will be posting Optional Questions Monday to Friday at 10.30 pm .  We will be able to post questions 4-5 days a week only. Thank you ANTHROPOLOGY …

PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) PSYCHOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES  Motivation and Emotion 1. Discuss the role of cognition in experiencing emotion in light of various experimental studies. 2. Is it correct to state that the theoretical conceptualization of achievement motivation is not adequate enough …

SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) SOCIOLOGY – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES Topic:Paper-I,Works and Economic Life. (1) What are the distinctive features of social organisation of work in slave society? How is it different from feudal society?(200 words) (2) What is formal organisation? ” The growth of bureacracy …

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 23 Archives Question 1 – “State and District planning bodies in India have not been effective in achieving their goals.” Comment Question 2 – Compare Abraham Maslow’s theory of motivation and Herzberg’s motivation – hygiene theory. …

POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) POLITICAL SCIENCE – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 ARCHIVES Transnational actors have become driving forces of global politics’. Elaborate. ‘A minimal State ensures maximum of Individual Liberty’. Examine the concept of Minimal State. ‘Collective Security and Collective Defense are the institutional and State …

PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) PHILOSOPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 17 Archives Hume’s Phenomenalism. Short Notes.                                                                   …

MEDICAL SCIENCE-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) MEDICAL SCIENCE-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 20 Archives Define menstrual cycle. what changes occur in the uterus during the cycle? name the common disorders of the menstrual cycle. Describe the morphological characteristics of platelets and their functions. what will happen in their deficiency? List the …

MANAGEMENT – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) MANAGEMENT – 2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES job shop incurs different costs per day, for processing 5 different jobs in the shop on a single machine. All jobs are available at time t = 0. The data for the jobs is given …

LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) LAW-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES “Plea bargaining, which was considered unconstitutional, illegal and tending to encourage complaint, collusion and pollution of the pure punt of justice, is now a part of sentencing under the Indian Criminal Law.” Comment Q refused to marry …

HISTORY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) HISTORY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES Identify the main factors that sustained the expansion of urban economy in the Delhi Sultanate. Examine critically the agrarian and economic reforms of Alauddin Khalji. How did it strengthen the Sultanate? What is your assessment of Ibn …

GEOGRAPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) GEOGRAPHY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 25 ARCHIVES Explain the levels of Noise pollution and the legislative measures to control it. (400 words)  “Urban Solid Waste Management poses the greatest challenge in Metropolitan planning.” Elaborate. (250 words) Enumerate the major causes of increasing degradation of …

ECONOMICS-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge -24

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ECONOMICS-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 Archives Explain the conditions under which complete specialisation will be possible for two nations in case of comparative advantage. Suppose productivity per unit of labour for two antions, India and UK, is given as under:   India                UK …

ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) ANTHROPOLOGY-2015: Daily Answer Writing Challenge – 24 Archive Natural Selection  Homology and Analogy  Adaptive Radiation in Primates

QUIZ: Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 37

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)  Insights Current Affairs Quiz – 37 14 October 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 …

India’s World – Indian concern over a US-Pak Nuclear deal

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) India’s World – Indian concern over a US-Pak Nuclear deal Archives Summary: India has voiced concern over reports that the US is considering a nuclear agreement with Pakistan on lines of India US civil nuclear cooperation deal. The outlines of a potential nuclear agreement between …

Insights Daily Debates, Day – 58: Are NGOs in India Unfairly Targeted Under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, (FCRA)?

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Debates: Day – 58 14 October 2015 Archives Today’s Topic     Are NGOs in India Unfairly Targeted Under the Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010, (FCRA)? The Hindu Business Standard Indian Express Reference Is government unfairly targeting few NGOs under FCRA act because they are …

Insights into Editorial: It is Time to Render Sedition (Section 124A of IPC) Unconstitutional

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE)   Insights into Editorial: It is Time to Render Sedition (Section 124A of IPC) Unconstitutional 14 October 2015 Some state governments in India have been using ‘Sedition’ as a tool to silence or discipline critics. What is sedition? ‘Sedition’ is an offence incorporated into the …

Insights Daily Current Events, 14 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Insights Daily Current Events, 14 October 2015 Archives Paper 3 Topic: Awareness in the fields of IT. Cyberdome to become operational next month Cyberdome, the hi-tech centre for cybersecurity being set up by the Kerala Police, is expected to become operational by mid-November this year. …

[Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 October 2015

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) [Insights Secure – 2015] UPSC Mains Questions on Current Events: 14 October  2015 Archives – Secure 2015 If facing problem in loading of Disqus Comments, please clear Cache and Cookies in your Browser and then reload the page. This will solve the problem. Alternatively you …

ETHICS CASE STUDY: Discuss the ethical issues present in this case and examine what options are available to you in this situation. Which option will you choose? Justify.

Countdown – Next STEP-UP All India Free Mock (Click HERE) Topic: ethical concerns and dilemmas in private institutions 8) You are a board member of a multinational food processing company. You also own significant shares in the company. Recently the company is reeling under huge debt and looking forward to launch a product to make profits. …