Daily Five Feb 15 2017

Daily Five Feb 15 2017

Date: 15/02/2017
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

Do not attempt the prelims question if you cannot eliminate the at least two options. Negative marking in prelims turn out to be more costly if proper care is not taken while marking the answers

2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following is/are correct statements

1) bt cotton seeds can be used for future sowing.
2) the cotton hybrids containing bt genes can produce their own toxin for ballworm attack thus decreasing chemical insecticide usage

A) 1
D) None

2. Recently WHO declared India free of which of the following diseases?
1. Yaws
2. Maternal and neonatal tetanus
3. Measles
4. Rubella
a. 1,2,3
b. Only 2
c. 1 and 2
d. 2 and 4


BT cotton use Terminator Seeds Technology which makes their seeds useless

2. C

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

4. Today’s RAG topics

1. Ethical Corporate Governance: Link:  SOURCE

2. Merging state run oil firms. Link:  SOURCE

5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. An analysis by Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) shows that the corporate sector in India is lagging behind and has a long way to go before it can claim to have a culture rooted in ethical practices. Analyze the current scenario in India with examples
2. Critically analyse how  the recent move to merge public oil firms will help Indian energy security.

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