Daily Five Mar 07 2017

Daily Five Mar 07 2017

Date: 07/03/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
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1. Tips/Tricks

Researchers now hypothesize that slow-wave sleep (SWS), which is deep, restorative sleep, also plays a significant role in declarative memory by processing and consolidating newly acquired information. Lack of adequate sleep affects mood, motivation, judgment, and our perception of events.

2. Prelims Questions

1. Which of the following is true about National Family Health Survey (NFHS)
A. 2015-16 survey is the fourth round of NFHS since it started
B. This survey provides data about household expenditure.
C. Both
D. None

2. Which of the following decreases inflation
A. High international crude price
B. High minimum support price
C. High government expenditure
D. High repo rate
1. A
The survey provides state and national information for India on fertility, infant and child mortality, the practice of family planning, maternal and child health, reproductive health, nutrition, anaemia, utilization and quality of health and family planning services. Each successive round of the NFHS has had two specific goals: a) to provide essential data on health and family welfare needed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and other agencies for policy and programme purposes, and b) to provide information on important emerging health and family welfare issues.
2. D

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

“Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) declined from 57 to 41 per 1,000 live births between NFHS-3 (2005-06) and NFHS-4.

4. RAG topics

1. Centre’s promise of doubling farmer income
2. Western Ghats and ecologically sensitive zone

5. Today’s Mains Questions

a. Discuss what are obstacles faced by government in fulfilling its promise of doubling farmers income by 2020.
b. What is a ecological sensitive zone? How it differs from other conservative setups like national parks and sanctuaries? What are the benefits of declaring western ghats as ecologically sensitive zone.

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