Daily Five Jul 01 2017

Daily Five Jul 01 2017

Date: 01/07/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions

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1. Tips/Tricks

Practice drawing India map. Make use of map for resource allocation or similar questions

2. Prelims Questions

1. According to the seventh schedule of the constitution, agriculture is in
a. State list
b. Union list
c. Concurrent list
d. None

2. Which of the following is true ?
1. Transgenic animals are animals that have had a foreign gene deliberately inserted into their genome.
2. The Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety is related to Genetically Modified organism.
Choose the correct option
a. Only 1
b. Only 2
c. Both
d. None

1. A
2. C

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

Economic survey:
It said agriculture requires a “new paradigm” shift by focusing on raising yields with less inputs, prioritising cultivation of less water intensive crops, especially pulses and oilseeds, supported by favourable MSP regime and backed by better procurement system and research. Pointing out deep segmentation in agri-market, the survey said unified national market would boost farmers’ income.

4. RAG topics

1. Loan waiver by sushmita

2. GM crops by Rashid

5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. The loan waiver will surely give relief to the farming community. But what the farm sector needs is a permanent support system. Critically analyse
2. Indian agriculture, in a way, a victim of its own past success — especially the green revolution. Comment

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