Daily Five Jul 19 2017

Daily Five Jul 19 2017

1. Tips/Tricks

The functions of the administrative officer (I.A.S.) are undefined and unlimited. Prepare yourself for this “always ready” mentality.


2. Prelims Questions

1. Microbeads frequently in news, is used in
A. Toothpastes
B. Printing
C. Textiles
D. All the above

2. Permaculture is related to
A. Growing crops with less water
B. Growing crops with no fertilizers
C. Growing crops without soil
D. None
Ans:
1. D
http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/plastic-realities/article19309615.ece

2. D
Permaculture is a system of agricultural and social design principles centered around simulating or directly utilizing the patterns and features observed in natural ecosystems


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

According to the 2030 Water Resources group (WRG) report, by 2030, India will be able to meet only 50 per cent of its projected demand of water.


4. RAG topics

1. Per drop more crop
http://m.thehindubusinessline.com/opinion/time-to-focus-on-more-crop-per-drop/article9778971.ece
2. Cashless economy
http://www.livemint.com/Opinion/6SKlYw4pq9g6K7GtOx3EMP/Chinas-cashless-revolution-is-likely-to-spread.html


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. India uses more drop per crop than most other countries. Suggest measures to reverse this trend.
2. How to make cashless transactions a reality in India. Explain with examples


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