Daily Five Apr 03 2017

Daily Five Apr 03 2017


Date: 03/04/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
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1. Tips/Tricks

Mnemonic for writs


2. Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following sports is related to Deodhar Trophy in India?
a. Football
b. Cricket
c. Hockey
d. Tennis

2. The ice floating in the Arctic Ocean grows and shrinks on a seasonal cycle, reaching its largest size and smallest in which of the following months (respectively)?
a. March and September.
b. October and February.
c. June and December.
d. March and July.
Ans:
1. B
The Deodhar Trophy is a List A cricket competition in Indian domestic cricket. It is named after Prof. D. B. Deodhar (known as the Grand Old Man of Indian cricket) and is a 50-over knockout competition played on an annual basis among the 5 zonal teams – North Zone, South Zone, East Zone, West Zone and Central Zone.

2. A
The ice floating in the Arctic Ocean grows and shrinks on a seasonal cycle, reaching its largest size in March and its smallest at the end of the summer melt in September.
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-national/sea-ice-hits-record-winter-low/article17625496.ece


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

India needs a Comprehensive, Cooperative, Collaborative, Competitive, Consensual and Compassionate Federalism


4. RAG topics

1. Disaster Management (Heat wave)
SOURCE
2. Bharat Stage emission standards
SOURCE


5. Mains Questions

1. If you were a District Collector, list out the steps you would take to prevent deaths due to heat wave in your district.
2. What are salient features of Auto Fuel Vision and Policy 2025?
http://pib.nic.in/newsite/printrelease.aspx?relid=119754

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