Answer Presentation Skill Improvement Programme


Test – 4

Abstract topics

– 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] and also CC it to [email protected]
  • You will get a personal feedback within 7 days of your submission from [email protected]
  • Note: Please send the email with subject – Your Name | APSIP Essay TS4



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. Action may not always bring happiness, but there is no happiness without action
  2. Learning without thought is labour lost, thought without learning is perilous

Section B

  1. There are no accidents… there is only some purpose that we haven’t understood
  2. Ability is what you are capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it