Daily Five Jul 27 2017

Daily Five Jul 27 2017

1. Tips/Tricks

Raise your words, not voice. It is rain that grows flower, not thunder

2. Prelims Questions

1) The acidification of oceans is increasing, why is this phenomenon a cause of concern?
1) The growth and survival of calcareous phytoplankton will be adversely affected
2) The growth and survival of coral reefs will be adversely affected
3) The survival of some animals that have phytoplanktonic larvae will be adversely affected
4) The cloud seeding and formation of clouds will be adversely affected
Which of the statements given above is/are correct?
A) 1, 2 and 3 only
B) 2 only
C) 1 and 3 only
D) 1, 2,3and 4

2) Secondary circulation in atmosphere consists of
1) Polar easterlies
2) Temperate cyclones
3) Mountain winds
4) Monsoon
5) Sea breezes
Select the correct answer using the codes given below
A) 1 only
B) 2, 4 and 5 only
C) 2 and 4 only
D) 3 and 5 only
1) D
2) C

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

4. RAG topics

A. Indo – Japan
B. Crypto currencies
C. Indo- AUS

5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. India – Japan alliance is a game changer in Asian Geopolitics. Comment.
{Ans. Indicator: Give your opinion, with justification.
Catch examiner’s eye by mentioning about Civil nuclear deal ( despite India’s non membership of NPT ) , Malabar naval exercise, Japan has joined India in chabahar port project , Abe’s ” security diamond ” and Modi’s “Act East Policy ” as complementary , Members of G4 nations , cooperation in Africa— all cemented a geopolitical alliance in Asia}
2. We have seen the times of changing from Gold and Silver minting of coins to Fiat currency. The world now stands at the cusp of digital revolution in the form of Bit-Coins. Critically analyse the strength of crypto currencies.
{Ans. Indicator: http://www.thehindu.com/opinion/op-ed/bitcoins-missing-the-real-revolution/article5535348.ece
3. The time is ripe for the torchbearers of democracy: India and Australia to unite in favour of maritime security and freedom of navigation in Indo-pacific region. Explain.
{Ans. Indicator: http://www.thehindu.com/todays-paper/tp-opinion/partners-in-regional-security-and-prosperity/article19304638.ece
Also do mention about Asia’s Quad – India- Japan-Aus-USA, and importance of AUS’s participation in Malabar exercise}

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