Daily Five Apr 20 2017

Daily Five Apr 20 2017


Date: 20/04/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
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1. Tips/Tricks

You must keep the mind fixed on one object, like an unbroken stream of oil. This is how one can gain and retain the knowledge


2. Prelims Questions

1. Srimanta Sankardeva
is credited for Bhakti Movement in Assam. He is associated with which of the following dance forms
a. Manipuri
b. Sattriya
c. Mohiniyattam
d. Kuchipudi

2. Which part of the eye can be donated for transplantation to other person?
a. Only Cornea
b. Only Retina
c. Both
d. Complete eye can be transplanted
Ans:
1. B
Sankaradev is widely credited for developing new forms of music (Borgeet); theatrical performances (Ankia Naat, Bhaona); dance form (Sattriya), and literary language namely Brajavali. In addition, the Bhagavatic religious movement started by him had influenced two medieval kingdoms-Koch and Ahom.

2. A
As it turns out, only one part of the eye can be transplanted. Medical science has no way to transplant whole eyes. When someone receives an “eye transplant,” they are being given a donor cornea, the clear front part of the eye.


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


4. RAG topics

1. World Health Day 2017 (Depression: Lets Talk) –
SOURCE
2. Degree Disease
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5. Mains Questions

1. Though depression affects all demographic groups, it is more common among adolescents and youths, women of childbearing age (particularly following childbirth), and those above the age of 60. Discuss the causes, signs and symptoms of depression along with remedial measures

2. Accumulation of degrees without much opportunity for employment is a typical problem with many Indian universities. How to ensure that students not only receive good education but also find themselves capable of having the skills for employment? Discuss

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