Daily Five Mar 21 2017

Daily Five Mar 21 2017

Date: 21/03/2017
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

Start your answers with good statements like
“Natural resources are finite and mankind’s needs are boundless”
“Consumerism takes, makes and wastes”

2. Prelims Questions

1. Among the following states, which one has the most suitable climatic conditions for the cultivation of a large variety of orchids with minimum cost of production, and can develop an export oriented industry in this field ?

(a) Andhra Pradesh.

(b) Arunachal Pradesh.

(c)Madhya Pradesh.

(d)Uttar Pradesh.

2. Which one of the following is not a site for insitu method of conservation of flora ?

(a)Biosphere reserve.

(b)Botanical garden.

(c)National park.

(d)Wildlife sanctuary.
1. b

Arunachal Pradesh is considered to be the “nature’s treasure trove” and home to orchids, known for their exquisitely beautiful blooms, from one of the dominant taxa with more than six hundred species, occurring in varying elevations and climatic conditions throughout the state. This particular gift of nature offers great opportunity to promote “nature tourism” in Arunachal Pradesh . The state has a wonderful world of orchids that have adorned the forests making the state an “Orchid Paradise” of our country. Arunachal Pradesh, which is considered to be the “nature’s treasure trove” has a great potential in promoting nature tourism and orchids have a greater role to play as far as Arunachal Pradesh is concerned.

2. b
In-situ conservation is the on-site conservation or the conservation of genetic resources.(Ex: National Parks) Ex situ conservation literally means, “off-site conservation”. (Ex: Zoo)
Gardens also conserved species of rare wild plants (or ex situ conservation, meaning outside of the species’ natural habitat)

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

Definition: Non revenue water (NRW) is water that has been produced and is “lost” before it reaches the customer.

4. RAG topics

1. Census in pakistan
2. Privacy in internet

5. Mains Questions

1. Pakistan’s decision to launch a national census is crucial for its own development agenda. Comment.
2. If consumers lose faith in Internet , the government’s efforts to promote technology and innovation are certain to struggle. Examine the importance of privacy and security in a digital India.

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