Daily Five Feb 21 2017

Daily Five Feb 21 2017


Date: 21/02/2017
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

Listening to AIR spotlight news analysis will help you to get broad picture about the current issues. Its available for free on sound cloud
https://soundcloud.com/allindiaradionews


2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following are called as “bretton woods” twins

A) IMF & ADB
B) IMF & WTO
C) WTO & IBRD
D) None

2. Which of the following is correct about election petition
a. An election petition can be filed by any candidate, or an elector
b. Only the Election commission have the original jurisdiction on deciding on election petitions
c. Both
d. None

Answers:
1. D
Its IMF and IBRD (World Bank)
2. A
https://adrindia.org/sites/default/files/FAQ on What is an election petition_English.pdf


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

The Four Pillars Of Democracy are basic guidelines that help govern how democracy works. The Four Pillars are: Equity, Representation, Freedom and Justice.



4. Today’s RAG topics

1. Article 371 (A) and Nagaland women rights
SOURCE
2. Compulsory voting
SOURCE


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. Article 371 (A) of Indian constitution protects Naga customary law. But the recent issue of 33% reservation of women in urban local bodies has been opposed as it is considered against the local customs. Do you think the time has come to amend constitution to give explicit precedence to fundamental rights over Article 371 (A)? Discuss

2. A number of countries around the world make it mandatory for citizens to vote. Does compulsory voting in India improve the functioning of democracy? Elaborate

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