01st January, 2017 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 61 to 70]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q61. Ilbert Bill was prepared for abolishing judicial disqualification based on racial distinction. The bill was vehemently criticised by the Europeans living in India. Who was the Governor-General at that time ?

(a) Lord Ripon

(b) Lord Dalhousie

(c) Lord Curzon

(d) Lord Chelmsford


Q62. Who among the following Sultans declared himself as a lieutenant of Caliph ?

(a) Balban

(b) Iltutmish

(c) Ferozeshah Tughlaq

(d) Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq


Q63. Lord Cornwallis introduced

(a) Zamindari system

(b) Mahalwari system

(c) Mansabdari system

(d) None of the above


Q64. Who among the following accepted Din-i-Ilahi ?

(a) Raja Man Singh

(b) Birbal

(c) Raja Tansen

(d) Raja Todarmal


Q65. The court language of Mughals was

(a) Urdu

(b) Arabic

(c) Persian

(d) Turkish


Q66. Metals known to Indus Valley Civilisation were

(a) Gold, copper, silver but not iron

(b) Silver, iron, bronze but not gold

(c) Iron, copper, gold but not silver

(d) Zinc, silver, iron but not gold.


Q67. Write the correct chronological order of the following ?

(A) Pitt’s India Act

(B) Rowlatt Act

(C) Regulating Act

(D) Indian Councils Act

(a) A, C, D, B

(b) B, A, C, D

(c) C, A, D, B

(d) D, B, A, C


Q68. Foetus development in women’s womb can be ascertained by

(a) CAT scanning

(b) Ultrasound

(c) PTT scanning

(d) Co-27 experiment


Q69. The fuel used in Fast Breeder Test Reactor at Kalpakkam is

(a) Enriched Uranium

(b) Thorium

(c) Plutonium

(d) None of the above


Q70. Which of the following groups of instruments is required to have communication line between two television relay centres ?

(a) Microwave link, telephone, booster relay, satellite

(b) Radio telescope, microwave link, booster relay, telephone

(c) Microwave link, booster relay, satellite

(d) None of the above

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 51-60] refer yesterday’s post.

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