01st November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Todays 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 51 to 60]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q51 The largest contribution to the central exchequer comes from

(a) Customs duties

(b) Income tax

(c) Central excise

(d) Estate duty

 

Q52 Match : List I (Political parties) List II (Personalities)

A. Communist Party of India 1. C. R. Das

B. Socialist Party 2. Ram Manohar Lohia

C. Swaraj Party 3. V. D. Savarkar

D. The Hindu Maha Sabha 4. P. C. Joshi

A B C D

(a) 4 2 1 3

(b) 4 2 3 1

(c) 1 4 3 2

(d) 4 3 2 1

 

Q53 Match : List I List II

A. George Orwell 1. Asian Drama

B. Gunnar Myrdal 2. Descent of Man

C. Charles Darwin 3. Lokayata

D. Debiprasad Chattopadhaya 4. Animal Farm

A B C D

(a) 4 1 2 3

(b) 2 4 1 3

(c) 2 4 3 1

(d) 3 1 2 4

 

Q54 Match : List I List II

A. Deforestation 1. Vacuoles

B. Cellular structure 2. Maize

C. Cross pollination 3. Soil erosion

D. Nitrogen fixation 4. Legumes

A B C D

(a) 3 1 2 4

(b) 1 2 4 3

(c) 4 1 2 3

(d) 2 3 4 1

 

Q55 Match : List I (Metal extracted) List II (Location of site)

A. Copper 1. Jaduguda

B. Uranium 2. Jhawar

C. Nickel 3. Malanjkhand

D. Lead 4. Sukhinda

A B C D

(a) 2 4 1 3

(b) 4 3 1 2

(c) 3 1 2 4

(d) 3 1 4 2

 

Q56 Match : List I (Vitamins) List II (Deficiency diseases)

A. B1 1. Haemorrhage

B. D 2. Skin diseases

C. K 3. Vascular abnormalities

D. E 4. Rickets

5. Beriberi

A B C D

(a) 5 4 1 3

(b) 5 3 1 2

(c) 2 4 5 1

(d) 4 1 3 2

 

Q57 Match : List I List II

A. Fodder 1. Manure

B. Compost 2. Jowar

C. Food crop 3. Linseed oil

D. Edible oil 4. Straw

5. Groundnut oil

A B C D

(a) 2 4 3 1

(b) 2 1 5 3

(c) 4 3 2 5

(d) 4 1 2 5

Q58 Match : List I (Measuring instruments) List II (Which measure)

A. Anemometer 1. Motor power

B. Tachometer 2. Wind speed

C. Dynamometer 3. Revolutions per minute

D. Barometer 4. Atmospheric pressure

5. Current from a dynamo

A B C D

(a) 1 3 5 4

(b) 2 1 3 4

(c) 2 3 1 4

(d) 1 3 5 2

 

Q59 Consider the following two statements called Assertion (A) and Reason (R) and answer by using the codes given below the statements.

Assertion (A) : The Quit India Movement of 1942 marked the culmination of the Indian Freedom Movement.

Reason (R): After the Quit India Movement it was only a Q of time and determining the actual mechanics of the transfer of power.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not an explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q60 Assume that

Numeral 0 : Represents a tautological statement – which is repetition of a statement in different words.

Numeral 1 : Represents a statement which is not tautological but the cause-effect relationship between the variables is not exhibited.

Numeral 2 : Represents a statement in which the cause-effect relationship between variables is exhibited.

In the above context, contemplate the following statements :

(i) Germany has adopted a diversified and vocational oriented education policy for its progress.

(ii) Intelligent people are intelligent because they possess a high I.Q. (Intelligent Quotient).

(iii) Generally it is found that, the more less developed a society is, the more numerous and dogmatic are the religious beliefs of the members of that society.

(iv) The poor remain poor because their income is less.

The correct sequence of describing the above statements is

(a) 2010

(b) 2210

(c) 1212

(d) 1020

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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