PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Critically evaluate Chris Argyris views on human personality and its impact on the working of organization.  [200 Words] Question 2 The theory of ‘organizational incompetence’ has two separate and distinct faces. Examine Chris Argyris’ view on this. [CSM 2013/150 Words] Next topic: Multiple thinker’s & latest trends of UPSC

POLITICAL SCIENCE – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Comment on the following in 200 words Question 1  Locke is regarded as the pioneer of individualism which later developed into liberalism.  (Source: Sabine’s History of political theory) Question 2 Equality of resources  (Source: Ronald Dworkin’s conception of equality)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Mauryan Empire Question 1 Bring out the elements of change and continuity in the domestic and foreign policies of Ashoka.  (200 words) Question 2 Do you think that the economic factors were alone responsible for the disintegration of the Mauryan Empire?  (200 words) Next topic: Mauryan Empire

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Settlement Question 1  Write short note : internal structure of an Indian city. (200 words/ CSm 1995) Question 2 Write short note: Function, classification and hierarchy of urban settlement. (200 words/ CSm 1990) Next Topic: Settlement

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 No system of federalism can be successful unless both the Union and the States have at their disposal adequate financial resources to enable them to discharge their respective responsibilities under the Constitution. In this context, discuss the various mechanisms by which the centre provides financial assistance to the States and other financial resources …

SOCIOLOGY– Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Highlight the problem of objectivity and value-neutrality in Social Research. Elaborate, with suitable examples, the limitations associated with the tools of measurements in Social Science Researches. (200 words/ CSM 2003) Question 2 Examine the conceptual distinction between social inequality and social stratification. How do the nature and forms of the social stratification system determine the patterns of social mobility? (200 words/ CSM 2003)

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  “Organizations are willing to pay high wages and provide adequate seniority if mature adults will behave in a less than mature manner”. Comment. [200 Words] Question 2 “Self-actualization is a utopia, without any precise operational indicators”. Comment [200 Words] Next Topic:  Participative management (R.Likert, C.Argyris, D. Mc Gregor)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Discuss the nature of Ashoka’s Dhamma. Was it responsible for the downfall of his empire? (200 words) Question 2 Critically examine the sources for the study of Mauryan dynasty. How are they useful in understanding the Mauryan administration? (200 words) Next Topic: Mauryan Empire

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Settlement Question 1 Hierarchical pattern of Indian towns. (200 words/CSM 1999) Question 2 Write short note: Land use characteristics of the rural-urban fringe in India. (200 words/ CSM 1995) Next Topic: Settlement

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION – Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Examine the evolution of conflict management from integration approach of M.P. Follett to remedial approach of participative management. [200 Words] Question 2 “The managerial cosmology meaningfully addresses the understanding of manager and his role perceptions.” Explain. [200 Words] Next Topic: Participative management (R.Likert, C.Argyris, D. Mc Gregor)

HISTORY – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1 Assess the importance of Jain tenets and their relevance to humanity. (200 words) Question 2 Sites (50 words Each) 1. Chirand 2. Vaishali 3. Sravasti 4. Ayodhya 5. champa 6. Nalanda 7. Pataliputra 8. Rajagriha/Girivraja 9. Gaya 10. Saketa 11. Kasi 12. Prayaga 13. Kausambi 14. Kusinara Next Topic: Mauryan Empire

GEOGRAPHY – Answer Writing Challenge

Topic: Settlement Question 1  Explain the morphology of Indian cities in the background of excisting morphological models. (200 words) Question 2 Provide the geographical background and characteristics of the distribution of Hill Stations of India. (200 words) Next Topic: Settlement

GENERAL STUDIES – Daily Answer Writing Challenge

Question 1  Article 356 has become one of the most controversial and most criticised provision of the Constitution. Comment. (200 words) Question 2 All India Services violate the principle of federalism. Comment. (200 words) Question 3 The constitution of India has deviated from the traditional federal system and incorporated a large number of unitary or non-federal features. …