Daily Five Apr 21 2017

Daily Five Apr 21 2017


Date: 21/04/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
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1. Tips/Tricks


2. Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following may be the reason for “River Piracy”?
a. Tectonic earth movements
b. Glacial Retreat
c. Landslide
d. All the above

2. Which of the following are capable of photosynthesis
i. Plants
ii. Bacteria
iii. Fungi

Choose right option
a. i and ii
b. Only i
c. i and iii
d. i, ii and iii
Ans:
1. D
it was in news
http://www.nature.com/ngeo/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/ngeo2932.html

2. A
Cyanobacteria are capable of Photosynthesis. Fungi are unlike algae in that they are heterotrophic. This means that they rely on food from their environment to obtain energy. Fungi, like animals do not carry out photosynthesis


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

River Piracy: Stream capture, river capture, river piracy or stream piracy is a geomorphological phenomenon occurring when a stream or river drainage system or watershed is diverted from its own bed, and flows instead down the bed of a neighbouring stream.


4. RAG topics

1. [Ethics] Professionalism
SOURCE
2. Glass Ceiling for women in Judiciary
SOURCE


5. Mains Questions

1. We know that it’s essential to be professional if we want to be a success. But what does “being professional” actually mean and what are its attributes?
2. The glass ceiling in the judiciary seems very hard to break for women. Discuss

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