ANTHROPOLOGY – DAILY ANSWER WRITING CHALLENGE

2015 

2015 Mains Challenge – 1 – Sept 04

2015 Mains Challenge – 2 – Sept 05

2015 Mains Challenge – 3 – Sept 07

2015 Mains Challenge – 4 Sept 08

2015 Mains Challenge – 5 Sept 09

2015 Mains Challenge – 6  Sept 10

2015 Mains Challenge – 7:  Sept 11

2015 Mains Challenge-8: Sept 14

2015 Mains Challenge-9: Sept 15

2015 Mains Challenge-10: Sept 16

2015 Mains Challenge-11: Sept 17

2015 Mains Challenge-12: Sept 18

2015 Mains Challenge-13: Sept 21

2015 Mains Challenge-14: Sept 23

2015 Mains Challenge-15: Sept 26

2015 Mains Challenge-16: Sept 28

2015 Mains Challenge-17: Sept 29

2015 Mains Challenge-18: Sept 30

2015 Mains Challenge-19: October 06

2015 Mains Challenge-20: October 07

2015 Mains Challenge-21: October 08

2015 Mains Challenge-22: October 09

2015 Mains Challenge-23: October 12

2015 Mains Challenge-24: October 14

2015 Mains Challenge-25: October 15

2015 Mains Challenge-26: October 16

2015 Mains Challenge-27: October 19

2015 Mains Challenge-28: October 20

2015 Mains Challenge-29: October 21

2015 Mains Challenge-30: October 22

2015 Mains Challenge-31: October 26

2015 Mains Challenge-32: October 27

2015 Mains Challenge-33: October 29

2015 Mains Challenge-34: October 31

 

 

 

 

 

2014

2014 Mains Challenge – 1

2014 Mains Challenge – 2

2014 Mains Challenge – 3

2014 Mains Challenge – 4

2014 Mains Challenge – 5

2014 Mains Challenge – 6

2014 Mains Challenge – 7

2014 Mains Challenge – 8

2014 Mains Challenge – 9

2014 Mains Challenge – 10

2014 Mains Challenge – 11

2014 Mains Challenge – 12

2014 Mains Challenge – 13

2014 Mains Challenge – 14

2014 Mains Challenge – 15

2014 Mains Challenge – 16

2014 Mains Challenge – 17

2014 Mains Challenge – 18

2014 Mains Challenge – 19

2014 Mains Challenge – 20

2014 Mains Challenge – 21

2014 Mains Challenge – 22

2014 Mains Challenge – 23

 

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JANUARY

 Challenge 1

Write short notes on the following (200 words)

1)        Social structure.

2)        Social organization.

3)        Community.

4)        Society.

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 Challenge 2

Write short notes on the following  (200 words)

1)        Institutions.

2)        Associations.

3)        Social group.

4)        Band and tribe.

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Challenge 3

Write short notes (200 words)

  1. Social norms.

  2. Social values.

  3. Social stratification

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Challenge 4

Write Short Notes (200 words)

  1. Culture

  2. Civilization

  3. Social changes

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Challenge 5

Topic: The biological basis of life (PAPER-I)

Question

Explain dna structure and dna replicationand throw some light on new trends in dna replication? (200 words)

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Challenge 6

 Topic: The biological basis of life (PAPER-I)

Question

Write a short notes on gene mutation and its classification? (200 words)

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Challenge 7

Topic: The biological basis of life (PAPER-I)

Question 

write notes on the  (100 words each)
        (a) protein synthesis
        (b) chromosomal abberations
        (c) cell division

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Challenge 8

Topic: The biological basis of life (PAPER-I)

Question 

write short notes on  (100 words each)
                  (a) structural abberations
                  (b) numerical abberations 

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Challenge 9

Topic: 9.4 Chromosomes and chromosomal aberrations in man, methodology.(PAPER-I)

Question 

write notes on the following  (200 words)
 (a)gene mapping 
 (b) genome study

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Challenge 10

 Topic:  9.4 – Chromosomes and chromosomal aberrations in man, methodology.(PAPER-I)

 Question

what is genetic counselling? Discuss its relevance in the present day context?  (200 words)

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Challenge 11

Topic:  9.4 – Chromosomes and chromosomal aberrations in man, methodology.(PAPER-I)

Question

Discuss different types of sex chromosomal abnormalities? (200 words)

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Challenge 12

Topic: 9.1 – Human Genetics (Paper -I)

Question

Explain pedigree analysis and how it is helpful in medical sciences? (200 words)

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Challenge 13

Topic: 9.1 – Human Genetics (Paper -I)

Question 

write notes on the following  (100 words each)
              (a) Twin method
              (b) Co-Twin method

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Challenge 14

Topic: 9.1 – Human Genetics (Paper -I)

Question

what is dna recombinant technology? Discuss its application s in the present day context? (200 words)

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Challenge 15

Topic: 9.1 – Human Genetics (Paper -I)

Question

write notes on the following (100 words each)
a. Cytogenetic method
b.Chromisomal and karyotype anlysis
c . Biochemical methods
d. Immunological method

ANSWERS

Challenge 16

Topic: 9.5 – Biological basis of Race

Question

write notes on the  (100 words each)
a. Racial criteria
b.Racial traits in relation to heredity and environment
c.Racial classification

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Challenge 17

Topic: 9.5 – Biological basis of Race

Question

Is Risley’s racial classification of indian population valid? Critically discuss with the help of suitable examples? (200 words)

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Challenge 18

Topic:  9.5 – Biological basis of Race

Question

Enumerate and discuss the factors responsible for race formation? (200 words)

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Challenge 19

Topic: 9.5 – Biological basis of Race

Question

Discuss the racial classification of indian polpulation as per B.S.Guha.Mention the criticism propounded by other anthropologists? (200 words)

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Challenge 20

Topic: Relationship with other disciplines

Question

Discuss the Relation of Anthropology to Social Sciences. (200 words)

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Challenge 21

Topic: Relationship with other disciplines

Question 

Elucidate Relation of Social Anthropology to History. (200 words)

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Challenge 22

Topic: Relationship with other disciplines

Question

Discuss the Pre-historic Anthropology & its relation to other sciences. (200 words)

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Challenge 23

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Describe Major Skeletal similarities and differences  between  Homo Erectus & Homo Sapiens. (200 words)

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Challenge 24

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Describe the structural similarities between Homo Erectus & Homo Sapiens. (200 words)

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Challenge 25

 Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Critically examine the synthetic theory of Human evolution ? (200 words)

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Challenge 26

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

What are the major Cranio-facial changes that occurred during Hominid evolution? Discuss. (200 words)

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Challenge 27

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Discuss the geographic distribution and taxonomic issues concerning early hominids. Elucidate evidence in support of alternate positions.  (300 words)

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Challenge 28

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Discuss the modern theory of evolution with special reference to the concept of gradualism and Punctualism. (200 words)

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Challenge 29

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

Question

Discus the single source versus multi-source of the origin of Homo-sapiens. Which of the two hypotheses do you think is more tenable.? Give reasons to support your answer. (200 words)

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Challenge 30

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

 Question

How does Darwinism differ from scientific theory of evolution?  (200 words)

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Challenge 31

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

 Question

What is synthetic theory of evolution? Discuss how it helps us in understanding the evolutionary mechanism. (200 words)

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Challenge 32

Topic: Human Evolution and emergence of Man

 Question

What is organic evolution ? Give evidences for human evolution. (200 words)

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Challenge 33

  1. Write a note on Micro Evolution (200 Words)
  2. Give an account of the processes of organic evolution and explain how they contribute to speciation. (300 Words)
  3. Give the outline of Theory of Organic Evolution (300 Words)

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