Daily Five Jul 05 2017

Daily Five Jul 05 2017

Date: 05/07/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
All the below notes will also be updated in the ARISE IAS RAG List for systematic revision.
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1. Tips/Tricks

Now that you have decided to take the exam, Give it your 100%. Every year serious aspirants refer almost the same sources and otherwise also the information about polity, economy, geography, history is same. The difference is how well you read these. How you use what you read in writing answers. Believe in yourself and work hard, there is no substitute for it. Namami Bansal (AIR 17)

2. Prelims Questions

1. Who among the following is known as guardian of constitution?
a. President
b. Supreme Court
c. Prime minister
d. Cabinet Secretary

2. Which of the following is not a goal of National Water Mission.?
a. comprehensive water data base in public domain and assessment of impact of climate change on water resource;
b. promotion of citizen and state action for water conservation, augmentation and preservation
c. increasing water use efficiency by 50%
d. promotion of basin level integrated water resources management.
1. B
The President can reject the bill the first time, but cannot do much more than that. It is the Supreme Court that can declare a law or any other act unconstitutional. In India, Supreme Court is the final arbiter in deciding whether any action abides by the Constitution or not.

2. C
Increasing water use efficiency by 20%. (50% is too much)

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

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowl lines, sail away from the safe harbor, and catch the trade winds in your sails. EXPLORE, DREAM, DISCOVER!

4. RAG topics

1. Presidents Election – Roma


2. National Water Commission – Keerthi


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. Should the president be allowed greater flexibility in uncertain times? Discuss the role of president in upholding the constitutional principles in India.

2. The proposed National Water Commission (NWC) subsumes the Central Water Commission (CWC) and Central Ground Water Board (CGWB). How specifically does it improve national water management?

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