Daily Five Feb 18 2017

Daily Five Feb 18 2017


Date: 18/02/2017
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

Turkey is located between (2014)

a. Black Sea and Caspian Sea
b. Black Sea and Mediterranean Sea
c. Gulf of Suez and Mediterranean Sea
d. Gulf of Aqaba and Dead Sea
Solution (b)
Mnemonic: MTB (remember Hero MTB Mountain Bikes?)
M- Mediterranean Sea
T- Turkey
B – Black Sea
So T is located between M and B


2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. Governments Indradhanush 2.0 is related to
a. a health mission of the government of India.
b. a comprehensive plan for recapitalisation of public sector lenders
c. Both a & b
d None

2. Which capital city is known as bridge between Europe and Asia?
a. Mumbai
b. Istanbul
c. Tokyo
d. London
Answers:
1. b
http://www.moneycontrol.com/news/economy/why-indradhanush-20-might-not-be-enough-to-bail-banks_8484941.html
2. b (Turkey)


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

Quote: The only definition that can be given of morality is this: That which is selfish is immoral, and that which is unselfish is moral. (Swami Vivekananda)
Use in #Ethics paper


4. Today’s RAG topics

1. Indradhanush 2.0 SOURCE

2. Middle Income Group Scheme SOURCE



5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. What does recapitalization of public banks mean? Does it help in economic recovery of our country?
2. Critically examine the benefits of Middle Income Group Scheme, introduced by the Supreme Court of India.

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