03rd December, 2016 (Prelims)

Revise 10 questions everyday from Prelims Past Papers (2015 to 1979)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 71 to 80]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q71. Which of the following is located in Aurangabad ?

(a) Shahjehan’s tomb

(b) Tomb of Aurangzeb’s queen

(c) Akbar’s tomb

(d) Babur’s tomb


Q72. Punjab and Haryana receive rainfall from

(a) Westerly disturbances

(b) Cyclones in Bay of Bengal

(c) Both of the above

(d) None of the above


Q73. Which of the following award winning films has no dialogues ?

(a) “Pushpak”

(b) “Daasi”

(c) “Salaam Bombay”

(d) “Chetak”


Q74. “Operation Black Board” implies

(a) Essential minimum education up to the age of 14 years

(b) Rural education

(c) Adult education

(d) Provision of black boards in schools


Q75. Which among the following pairs has been correctly matched ?

(a) Nehru Trophy — Table Tennis

(b) Holkar Trophy — Bridge

(c) B. C. Roy Trophy — Lawn Tennis

(d) Ruia Trophy — Kabaddi


Q76. Which among the following is not a part of electoral reforms ?

(a) Registration of political parties

(b) Disqualifying the offenders

(c) Installation of electronic voting machines

(d) Appointment of the Election Commissioner


Q77. “Mitakshara” is associated with

(a) Yajnawalkya

(b) Poetics

(c) Drama

(d) Grammar


Q78. Railway and Telegraphy systems were introduced in India by

(a) Lord Dalhousie

(b) Lord Cornwallis

(c) Lord Bentinck

(d) Lord Wellesley


Q79. All India Services can be created by the

(a) President

(b) U.P.S.C.

(c) Prime Minister

(d) Parliament


Q80. Which of the following are fed to cattle ?

1. Sugarcane tops

2. Sugarcane leaves

3. Sugarcane bagasse

4. Sugarcane jaggery

(a) 1, 2, 3 & 4

(b) 1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d) 1, 2 & 3

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 61-70] refer yesterday’s post.

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  • Balaji Ganesan

    Thanks a lot Sir. Please post expected questions as well out of concepts from previous years.