Daily Five Mar 01 2017

Daily Five Mar 01 2017


Date: 01/03/2017
1. Today’s Tips/Tricks
2. Today’s Prelims Questions
3. Today’s QuickBytes
4. Today’s RAG topics
5. Today’s Mains Questions

All the below notes will also be updated in the ARISE IAS RAG List for systematic revision.
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1. Today’s Tips/Tricks

When you write a practice answers in UPSC answer sheet, count on an average how many words you write in a page. This will help you to avoid violating the word limit prescribed by UPSC in mains exam.


2. Today’s Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following is a invasive alien species in india
a. Mangifera indica
b. Prosopis juliflora
c. Both
d. None
(It was in news a week back)

2. Which of the following river originates in the territory of India?

A) Brahmaputra
B) indus
C) kosi
D) chambal
Answers:
1. b
An invasive species is a plant, fungus, or animal species that is not native to a specific location (an introduced species), and which has a tendency to spread to a degree believed to cause damage to the environment, human economy or human health.
Mangifera indica is a scientific name of Mango
News: HC orders removal of juliflora from 13 districts
http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/madurai/hc-orders-removal-of-juliflora-from-13-districts/articleshow/56099657.cms
2 d
Brahmaputra and Indus have origin in Tibet
Kosi from Nepal and Chambal from Madhya Pradesh


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

Agreements make headlines but implementation is what changes lives


4. Today’s RAG topics

1. Problem of invasive species in India
SOURCE
2. Administrative reforms: Trust and verify model
SOURCE


5. Today’s Mains Questions

1. What are invasive species? Give few examples of invasive species in India. Discuss conservation and well being challenges posed by invasive species in India.
2. Illustrate with examples some of the steps taken by government towards achieving the goal of maximum governance, minimum government.

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