01st December, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 51 to 60]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q51. The ‘Festival of India’ has been held in :

1. U.S.A.

2. U.K.

3. U.S.S.R.

4. France

5. China

(a) 2, 3 & 4

(b) 1, 3 & 5

(c) 1, 2 & 3

(d) 1, 3 & 4


Q52. Population of cells derived from a single parent cell is called

(a) Haploid

(b) Diploid

(c) Symmetrical cell

(d) Clone


Q53. The Ministry of Industries takes the administrative advice regarding the improvement of the performance of public enterprises from

(a) Bureau of Public Enterprises

(b) MRTP Commission

(c) Estimates Committee

(d) Planning Commission


Q54. Cognizable offence refers to an offence where

(a) Arrests can be made without warrant.

(b) Arrests can be made with warrant.

(c) It is under the jurisdiction of a court.

(d) Police can register a case without formal complaint.


Q55. Heat from the sun is received by the earth through

(a) Conduction

(b) Convection

(c) Radiation

(d) None of the above


Q56. No money bill can be introduced in the legislative assembly without the recommendations of the

(a) Speaker

(b) Governor

(c) Chief Minister

(d) Finance Minister


Q57. Which of the following iron & steel plants is closer to coal deposits than ironore deposits?

(a) Bhilai & Bokaro

(b) Jamshedpur & Bhadrawati

(c) Burnpur & Hirapur

(d) Durgapur & Rourkela


Q58. ‘Blackholes’ refers to

(a) Holes occurring in heavenly bodies.

(b) Bright spots on the sun.

(c) Collapsing object of high density.

(d) Collapsing object of low density.


Q59. The first Trade Union in India was

(a) Madras Labour Union

(b) Bombay Postal Union

(c) Printers Union of Calcutta

(d) All India Trade Union Congress


Q60. The ‘Interest Rate Policy’ is a component of

(a) Fiscal Policy

(b) Monetary Policy

(c) Trade Policy

(d) Direct Control

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 41-50] refer yesterday’s post.

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