Daily Five Mar 15 2017

Daily Five Mar 15 2017


Date: 15/03/2017
1. Tips/Tricks
2. Prelims Questions
3. QuickBytes
4. RAG topics
5. Mains Questions
All the below notes will also be updated in the ARISE IAS RAG List for systematic revision.
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1. Tips/Tricks

Follow PIB regularly to avoid missing important government schemes and analysis of government on various issues


2. Prelims Questions

1. Hyperloop was frequently in news. What is it?
a. It is a name of computer virus
b. Its an autonomous car
c. futuristic transportation system
d. Futuristic drone weapon

2. Wheat blast disease was spotted in border areas of eastern India. This disease is caused by
a. Virus
b. Fungus
c. Bacteria
d. Insects
Ans:
1.  C
http://www.thehindu.com/business/Industry/what-is-hyperloop-when-can-we-see-it/article17452570.ece

2.  B
http://www.hindustantimes.com/kolkata/deadly-wheat-blast-symptoms-enters-india-through-the-bangladesh-border-bengal-govt-burning-crops-on-war-footing/story-3zoWQ0H7sdMU4HxQyzWUsN.html


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

Hyperloop is a system where magnetically levitating capsules are sent at high speeds through low-pressure tubes, thereby potentially reducing transport time — of people and goods — by more than 80%.


4. RAG topics

1. Rights of Persons with Disabilities Bill, 2016
SOURCE

2. Multi-modal programme
SOURCE


5. Mains Questions

1. The success of Accessible India Campaign mainly depends on attitudnal changes among the public. Comment
2. Enumerate the benefits of multi-modal logistics parks for India.

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