Daily Five Feb 28 2017

Daily Five Feb 28 2017


Date: 28/02/2017
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

While reading newspaper, keep a track of important news pertaining to your home state or birth place. Many interview questions can come up regarding news items related to these areas


2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following colors are absorbed by plants chlorophyll for the purpose of photosynthesis
A. Red and blue
B. Green and red
C. Blue and green
D. None

2. A “mixed” world heritage site is a
A. Mix of both government and private property
B. Mix of natural and super natural criteria
C. Mix of art and science
D. None
Answers:
1.a
Plants absorb blue and red light, reflecting green light almost entirely. Blue light contributes to leaf growth and, in concert with red light, aids flower developmen
[SCS]: Any object gets only that color which it reflects. If plant absorbs green than it cannot be green in color. SO eliminate green. Only a remains

2. d
Mixed heritage sites contain elements of both natural and cultural significance.
Revision: Khangchendzonga National Park (KNP) in Sikkim has been named a world heritage site by the World Heritage Committee (WHC) of UNESCO. The KNP is the first ‘mixed’ heritage site from India to make it to the list


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


4. Today’s RAG topics

1. NOTA and the Indian voter
SOURCE

2. New Model bilateral investment treaty of India
SOURCE


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. What are the merits seen in employing NOTA button in Indian elections? Is it the right time to introduce “Right to reject”? Discuss
2. India was one of the most sued countries in 2015-16. Will the country’s new model bilateral investment treaty attract and safeguard foreign investment more effectively? Analyse

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