Daily Practice Sheet 11 October 2020
- October 11, 2020
- Posted by: admin1
- Category: DPS
Daily Prelims Topic
- RERA Act
- Tawang – map
- Winged infiltrators
- Folk Dances in India
- CRISPER/Cas 9
- Black Holes
- ESO Very large Telescope
- Taiwan Strait
- There is more than enough food produced in the world to feed everyone on the planet.
- About 690 million people worldwide go to bed hungry each night.
- Small farmers, herders, and fishermen produce about 70 percent of the global food supply, yet they are especially vulnerable to food insecurity – poverty and hunger are most acute among rural populations.
- Conflict is a major driver of hunger: The UN estimates that 122 million of 144 million stunted children live in countries affected by conflict.
- An estimated 14 million children under the age of five worldwide suffer from severe acute malnutrition, also known as severe wasting, yet only 25 percent of severely malnourished children have access to lifesaving treatment.
Daily Mains Mantra
GS 1: History
- Indian folk and tribal dances are product of different socio-economic set up and traditions evolved over ages. Discuss the folk dances of India. [Reference: Indian Express, Cultural India]
GS 2: Governance
- What do you understand by TRP? What it is calculated? [Reference: Indian Express]
- What is the state of hunger in India? Critically examine why public distribution system has not been able to solve the problem of hunger in India?
GS 2: IR
GS 3: Economy
- PDS system has to re-orient to give better deal economically vulnerable consumers at a low cost and in a financially sustainable manner.
GS 3: Science
- What is CRISPR /Cas9? How can it be used to edit genome? What are its possible applications? [Reference: The Hindu]
- What are black holes? Why are they so mysterious? [Reference: The Hindu]
GS 4: Ethics