Daily AWE

23rd March 2022| Daily Answer Writing Enhancement(AWE)

Topics for Today’s questions:

GS-1        Important Geophysical phenomena such as earthquakes, Tsunami, Volcanic activity, cyclone. etc., geographical features and their location-changes in critical geographical features (including water-bodies and ice-caps) and in flora and fauna and the effects of such changes.

GS-2        Civil Service

GS-3        Intellectual Property Rights

GS-4        Probity in Governance

Question 1)


Q.1 Explain how natural greenhouse effect helps in maintaining Earth’s heat budget. What are the possible implications of rising concentration of greenhouse gases (GHGs) in atmosphere on Earth’s heat budget? (15 Marks)


Question 2)

Q.2 What is the rationale behind having a mandatory ‘cooling-off’ period for retired civil servants? In light of numerous instances of violation of this provision, do you think there is a need to have a relook at Civil Services Conduct Rules? (10 Marks)

Question 3)

Q.3 What were the objectives of seeking a temporary waiver on Covid treatment-related products from certain obligations under the Agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS)? How waiver is different from compulsory licencing proposed by the European Union? (10 Marks)

Question 4)  

Q.4 Transparency in government organisations is an essential pre-condition for good governance. Elucidate. (10 Marks)



  1. Daily 4 questions from General studies 1, 2, 3, and 4 will be provided to you.

  2. A Mentor’s Comment will be available for all answers. This can be used as a guidance tool but we encourage you to write original answers.

  3. You can write your answer on an A4 sheet and scan/click pictures of the same.

  4.  Upload the scanned answer in the comment section of the same question.

  5. Along with the scanned answer, please share your Razor payment ID, so that paid members are given priority.

  6. If you upload the answer on the same day like the answer of 11th  February is uploaded on 11th February then your answer will be checked within 72 hours. Also, reviews will be in the order of submission- First come first serve basis

  7. If you are writing answers late, for example, 11th February is uploaded on 13th February , then these answers will be evaluated as per the mentor’s schedule.

  8. We encourage you to write answers on the same day. However, if you are uploading an answer late then tag the mentor like @Staff so that the mentor is notified about your answer.

*In case your answer is not reviewed, reply to your answer saying *NOT CHECKED*. 

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