Daily Five Apr 15 2017

Daily Five Apr 15 2017

Date: 15/04/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
All the below notes will also be updated in the ARISE IAS RAG List for systematic revision.
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1. Tips/Tricks

UPSC civils exam wants you to be curious.Follow 5 Wives and 1 Husband technique.

Wondering, who the 5 Wives and 1 Husband are?
They are

What
When
Where
Who
Why
How


2. Prelims Questions

1. Reunion island in Indian ocean belongs to which country?
A. United states
B. France
C. England
D. None

2. Which of the following state has border with golden triangle countries (opium producing areas)
A. Gujarat
B. Manipur
C. Punjab
D. Sikkim
(Both were in news recently)
Ans:
1. B
http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/till-the-next-port-of-call/article17915420.ece
2. B
https://scroll.in/article/736924/indias-soaring-drug-problem-455-rise-in-seizures


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

The Golden Crescent is the name given to one of Asia’s two principal areas of illicit opium production (with the other being the Golden Triangle that overlaps the mountains of three countries of Southeast Asia: Myanmar, Laos and Thailand.), located at the crossroads of Central, South, and Western Asia. This space overlaps three nations, Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan, whose mountainous peripheries define the crescent.


4. RAG topics

1. Aadhaar and privacy
SOURCE
2. India-China and Arunachal Pradesh
SOURCE


5. Mains Questions

1. Benefits of Aadhaar are real but so are fears of biometric theft.
Discuss
2. Any reference to Arunachal Pradesh (‘Southern Tibet’ as China prefers to call it), in context or out of context, has the effect of raising temperatures in Beijing. What is the dispute with respect to Arunachal Pradesh and how to resolve it?

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