Essay Presentation Skill Improvement Programme

Test – 1

Environment related issues

– 3 hrs. Marks –250

 Write one essay from each section.

 Use a series of A4 papers or a white paper booklet with UPSC prescribed margins on the right

 Word limit in questions, wherever specified, should be adhered to.

 After you complete the test, scan your A4 pages in the correct order and create a PDF document using the CAM Scanner App [available both for Android/ iOS]

 After scanning, please email the document to [email protected]

 You will get a personal feedback within 7 days of your submission from ensemble[email protected]

 Note: Please send the email with subject – Your Name | APSIP Essay | TS1

Write one essay from each section in 1000-1200 words. Contents of answer are more important than their length. All questions carry equal 125 marks.

Section A

  1. Growth with change may be progress, but growth without development is destruction
  2. Better ecology is better economics

Section B

  1. The birds wings are clogged with filth, the fish gasp for oxygen, is this what we call civilization
  2. Our culture, civilization and notions of development are enshrined in our nomenclature and perceptions of nature and natural events