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How do movies or television influence people’s behavior? Use reasons and specific examples to support your answer.
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Movies and television create an environment around viewers. The personality depends on the kind of environment one lives in. And the proven fact is that movies and television shows have a very strong impact on the minds of the viewers.

Depending upon the type and quality of the movies and television shows the impact may be good or bad. For example if the movies or shows are Education, Training and Development related or Religious ones the impact on viewers will be positive and good. In contrast if movies and shows are full of Horror, Fiction, Crime and Sexuality, the impact shall be negative and bad.

In a case one 14 year school girl became pregnant due to her affair with a school boy of her own school. When the boy realized the forthcoming dangers, he bribed the doctor who attempted an abortion in the advanced stage of the pregnancy and in the process the girl died. The boy and the doctor have been arrested by the police.

Another case has come to light where a student shot dead fellow student in the university campus itself during college hours.

On the brighter side, numerous people with obesity, hypertension, anxiety, depression and many other ailments have been benefited by watching and practicing “Yoga” through television programs. Many TV shows pertaining to Nature, Wildlife, Life under water and many more that enhances the knowledge and creativity that is most useful for students. Additionally Quiz programs increase IQ of the viewers.

In conclusion movies and television shows have a strong impact on the minds of the viewers and especially younger generation. Hence in the interest of a sound mental health viewers must refrain from watching harmful movies and shows.

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What do you consider to be the most important room in a house? Why is this room more important to you than any other room? Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
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I am a retired person and a freelancer. I find my bedroom to be the most important room in my house. I spend major portion of my available time here. I have my personal computer; a laptop, with a broad band internet connection together with a telephone. I do have a color printer connected to my personal computer.

I have also provided a television set in this room. I monitor the stock market movement from Monday to Friday between 1000 Hours to 1600 Hours because I trade in equities. Saturdays and Sundays, I visit websites as I am fond of netsurfing. Every night before sleeping I watch my favorite television soaps and the news.

Music is my hobby and I am a good Harmonica player. I have a collection of Harmonicas in my bedroom. In my leisure time I play my favorite songs. In addition to that, I listen to newer songs on my DVD player and try to practice and play new songs for recital on my Harmonica. In addition to this I have a beautiful Paddle Harmonium gifted to me by my father. This an antique piece and it resembles to a Piano. Whenever I feel like, I play this instrument and cherish sweet memories of my good old school days.

Also I do relaxation and meditation in this room. Obviously I spend considerably good number of hours in my bedroom.

In conclusion, bedroom is the most important room in my hose and I like it the most and I spend my maximum time in my bedroom.

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In your opinion, what is the most important characteristic (for example, honesty, intelligence, and a sense of humor) that a person can have to be successful in life? Use specific reasons and examples from your experience to explain your answer. When you write your answer, you are not limited to the examples listed in the question.
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I opine that to be successful in life a person must have strong desire for success. So long as other characteristics are concerned, a successful person may have some traits that I will discuss in this essay.

Successful people have a dream, desire, ambition and a strong motivation towards achievement. Besides, they are well focused towards goal and have ability to get the things done. Furthermore successful people take full responsibility for their actions and they are strong decision makers. Over and above, successful people find solutions to problems. Those people have the courage to admit honestly if they’ve made a mistake and they are self-reliant. Successful people have specific knowledge, intelligence, training, skills and talents. Those people work with and cooperate with other team members and last but not least they are enthusiastic.

Humor is the ability or quality of a person to evoke feelings of amusement in other people. A sense of humor is the ability to experience humor, a quality which all people share, however the extent depends upon an individual. Sense of humor is not a prerequisite for a man to be successful, but if one possesses this trait shall be an added qualification.

To conclude, some humorous quotes: –

• I was always unlawful; I broke the law when I was born because my parents weren’t married. — George Bernard Shaw
• A government that robs Peter to pay Paul can always depend on the support of Paul. — George Bernard Shaw
• The first man to compare the cheeks of a young woman to a rose was obviously a poet; the first to repeat it was possibly an idiot. — Salvador Dali
• Young men want to be faithful, and are not; old men want to be faithless, and cannot. — Oscar Wild

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What is the most important animal in your country? Why is the animal important? Use reasons and specific details to explain your answer.
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Bovine is the category of animal that is most important in India. Bovine includes cattle, cow, ox, buffalo etc. Reasons for their importance are elaborated in following paragraphs.

Animals were used to help mankind do work long before we had machines. Without these animals perhaps civilizations would not rise. Animals help the people in India for transportation of heavy goods across the deserts. Animals give food, meat and milk, etc; besides animal skins and fur were used for clothing. In the absence of those animals perhaps the civilization of India could not have risen.

The cow is considered to be a most sacred, holy and well respected animal in India even today. Since ages mankind consumes cow-milk as a food. Long ago in India’s early history the cow provided food for the family and was a symbol of wealth. Oxen are employed for transportation; pulling carts and cultivating the fields for raising crops and allied agricultural purposes. Even today the Hindu religion especially protects the sacred cow. No Hindu would ever eat cow meat; on the contrary Hindus would support the need to carefully protect them as important symbols in Indian society.

In some parts of India like Rajasthan and Kutch there are large desserts. The inhabitants there employ camels for transportation of men and materials. Elephants were born in the wild, but sometimes men caught and tamed them. These elephants pulled trees for building houses, carried heavy loads.

Summarizing, the cow is considered most sacred and important animal in India. Its protection is a paramount theme. Most Hindus respect the cow as a motherly figure for her gentle qualities and providing nurturing milk and its products for a largely vegetarian diet. It holds an honored place in society.

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Only people who earn a lot of money are successful. Use specific reasons and examples to support your answer.
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Certainly money is vital. But to say only those people who earn a lot of money are successful is not right. In my opinion those who know how to retain money for long periods and how to multiply money are the successful people. Additionally successful people know how to make money work for them.

There is a direct relationship between innovation and the money. More innovative a person is more successful he or she is. Assertiveness is a quality that is very important in achieving one’s goals. In order to get what one wants in life one has to try hard and develop all these qualities. Another important step in becoming successful is having a career planning. Networking greatly helps in career planning. Through networking and developing maximum number of contacts, one brightens his or her chances of success.

Innovation, assertiveness, career planning, networking, communication skills and relation building lead to “success” resulting into high money inflow but the converse may not be true. To achieve the common goal of success it is necessary to use all of the preceding ideas. By learning to build relationships one learn to deal with different types of people in different situations and therefore enable himself or herself to thrive well in working situations and in everyday life.

In conclusion, although with a great deal of money things can move forward with one’s development. Money is important to be able to carry out plans; however more money doesn’t always lead to greater success. Hence neither money can buy success nor can money be equated with success.

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Some people believe that it harms a friendship when one borrows money from a friend.

Do you agree or disagree with this opinion and why? Use specific reasons and details to support your view.
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I strongly agree to the above. In this essay I shall elaborate my view point.

First of all in this time of money crises every one is under great pressure. None has spare money to lend. Secondly everyone must plan expenses in proportion to one’s earnings. In bare necessity one can take loan from banks. People do not want to borrow from money lenders and banks because of three reasons: – (a) Payment of high interest rate, (b) Time bound repayment, (c) Failure to repay results into penal interest and legal litigations and court cases. When one borrows from a friend there is no payment of interest, borrower is least bothered about time bound payment because lender friend shall not resort to legal action though he suffers money hardships. Asking a friend to lend money reflects sheer selfish motive of the borrower. “Selfishness & Friendship can’t go together”. In light of friendship lender friend may not remind for returning money thus relations may be strained.

Also money is the root of all evils. Any hot argument in connection with, return of money between two friends may result into offences like stabbing or killing thereby resulting into miserable consequences for rest of the life.

Summarizing, I strongly opine that one should always “cut according to cloth” and spend in proportion to ones income. Secondly one must save regularly in order to meet with any contingencies. After all a friend also have his own expenses and responsibilities towards his or her family. It is not at all justified to borrow money from friends and any such borrowing money may harm the friendship.

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Do you agree or disagree with the following statement? Modern technology is creating a single world culture. Use specific reasons and examples to support your opinion.
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Globalization imposes dramatic changes in the world’s economic and social structure, and environment especially ways of living. How technology has resulted into a single culture is elaborated here below.

Globalization, sciences and information technology have caused dramatic changes in social structure and made a great impact on cultures and way of living especially for youth. Any country that could adjust itself to advance technology and, at the same time, maintain its culture will be able to survive. Modern technology is rapidly changing the world’s living standards that results in creating a single world culture. New technologies including Internet, television, electronic media, cellular telephony, means of transportation, etc have a great impact on creating an identical culture around the globe.

First of all, Internet and e-mail have changed the way people communicate to each other. Internet brought many benefits. It is a new means of communication, a fast access to information and news. People communicate with each other, share their ideas, happiness and difficulties. Greeting cards for New Year, Christmas, Get well and almost all pleasant and unpleasant happenings. Now alone cell phones are used for communication. Using fixed land line phones are obsolete now and this hold good globally.

Many people migrate during their lives. Some of them are looking for a better place to live; others want to get new experience and knowledge or just pleasure. So, many families have been created between people from different nations. This can be defined as Global Integration.

To sup up, modern technology has a great impact on the way people live now. It is creating a new single world culture of global integration and conventional traditions and distances are no longer significant.

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