Daily Five Jul 15 2017

Daily Five Jul 15 2017

1. Tips/Tricks

Never mind the struggles, the mistakes. I never heard a cow tell a lie, but it is only a cow — never a man. So never mind these failures, these little backsliding; hold the ideal thousand times, and if you fail a thousand times, make the attempt once more. – Swami Vivekananda


2. Prelims Questions

1) Who among the following is responsible for transaction of business and allocation of business rules for the Government of India?
A) Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
B) Cabinet secretariat
C) President of India
D) Attorney general of India

2) In which of the following cases does the Rajya sabha has equal status with that of Loksabha?
1) Introduction and passing of financial bills involving expenditure form consolidated fund of India
2) Approval of ordinance by the president
3) Enlargement of jurisdiction of the Supreme Court

Which of the above statements are correct?
A) 2 and 3 only
B) 2 only
C) 1 and 2only
D) All the above

3) Consider the following about aerosols:
1) Aerosols are very important in the formation of clouds.
2) Natural sources of aerosols include forest fires and volcanic dust
Which of the above statements are incorrect
A) 1 only
B) 2 only
C) Both
D) None
Ans:
1. B
http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/economy/policy/pm-modi-puts-his-stamp-on-rules-for-governments-allocation-and-transaction-business/articleshow/47534583.cms
2. D
http://www.importantindia.com/2088/loksabha-and-rajyasabha-differences/
3. D
http://www.thehindu.com/sci-tech/energy-and-environment/aerosols-shrinking-indias-monsoon/article19199289.ece


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

10 irritants in India-China relation
1. BORDER DISPUTES
2. BORDER TRESPASSES
3. THE DALAI LAMA AND TIBET
4. ARUNACHAL PRADESH AND STAPLED VISA
5. BHUTAN AND NEPAL
6. STRING OF PEARLS
7. RIVER WATER DISPUTE
8. NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS GROUP
9. TERRORISM
10. CPEC


4. RAG topics

A. India and its neighbourhood relations (GS-2)
B. Challenges to internal security (GS-3)
C. issues relating to development in health (GS-2)


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. Indo-China differences by now have acquired so many dimensions, thus relations have become multifaceted. Elaborate.
{Ans. Indicator: Elaborate- you need to give detailed information in well organised way.
You can mention water issues, Boundary issues, Chinese investments in Gilgit Baltistan region, support to Pakistan, NSG, SCS oil explorations issues, stapled visas in NE India, ever widening trade deficits, string of pearl policy, Tibet- Dalai Lama issue. }
2. India’s “Act East Policy” will gain traction only if there is a committed road map for withdrawing AFSPA. Critically comment.

{Ans. Indicator: Analysis+ Evaluation. Give your opinion with due justification.}

3. Annual TB Report 2017 released recently shows a rise in the number of MDR TB cases among children in India. What do you understand by the term “Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis”? What measures would you advocate for its containment and what are the implications of its spread among children?
{Ans. Indicator: define MDR – TB and reasons behind rise in number of cases among children, its implications, mention Revised National TB programme, WHO’s new advice regarding Xene Xpert MTB/RIF, other eradication measures}


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