Daily Five Feb 24 2017

Daily Five Feb 24 2017


Date: 24/02/2017
1. Today’s Tips/Tricks
2. Today’s Prelims Questions
3. Today’s QuickBytes
4. Today’s RAG topics
5. Today’s Mains Questions

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1. Today’s Tips/Tricks

Solve the mains questions in a group of 2 to 4 aspirants. Discuss the answers after solving them. You will get different perspectives to the same question also discussion will help you to retain the answer for long time


2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority works under which ministry?
a. Ministry of Health
b. Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers
c. Ministry of Commerce
d. None

2. What are exoplanets?
a. These are the planets bigger than earth
b. These are farthest planets in our solar system
c. Planets which might have life
d. None
Answers:
1. B
The NPPA works under the DoP (Department of pharmaceuticals), which comes under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.
2. D
Exoplanet: a planet which orbits a star outside the solar system.
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/science/what-are-exoplanets/article17347465.ece


3. Today’s QuickBytes (Use these quotes/figures/facts in your Mains Exam)


4. Today’s RAG topics

1. Fallout of US leaving TPP
SOURCE

2. Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan
SOURCE


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. What are the strategic consequences of US abandoning TPP?
2. Digital literacy is core to success of governments push towards cashless transactions. Elaborate

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