03rd January, 2017 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 81 to 90]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q81. A biogas plant works to its maximum capacity when

(a) Conditions are aerobic and temperature 40°C.

(b) Conditions are unerobic and temperature 40°C.

(c) Conditions are aerobic and sewage is supplied.

(d) Conditions are unaerobic and sewage is supplied.


Q82. Radioactive element which has been found to have large reserves in India is

(a) Thorium

(b) Uranium

(c) Radium

(d) Plutonium


Q83. Mixed cropping is useful when

(a) Crops with varying maturity periods are sown together.

(b) Crops with same maturity period are sown together.

(c) Different soils are used for the same crops.

(d) Crops with different nutritional requirements are grown.


Q84. Largest allocation in the Seventh Five- Year Plan has been given to

(a) Agriculture

(b) Transport

(c) Education

(d) Energy


Q85. Deficit Financing means

(a) Difference of total expenditure and income by revenue from all sources.

(b) Government spends in excess of revenues so that a budget deficit is incurred which is financed by the borrowings.

(c) Difference in borrowing and external and internal resources.

(d) Capital expenditure on items of public construction, public enterprises and public borrowings.


Q86. Which of the following is the correct group of Kharif crops ?

(a) Rice, Millet, Maize, Cotton

(b) Groundnut, Bajra, Barley, Sorghum, Wheat

(c) Jowar, Bajra, Rice, Cotton, Jute, Gram

(d) Wheat, Barley, Gram, Mustard


Q87. Distribution of electric power from one place to another is done at high A.C. voltage because

(a) Wastage of electricity is minimised

(b) Stealing of electric wires is prevented

(c) Electricity spreads in very short time

(d) It adds brightness.


Q88. Which of the following is true ?

(a) Physical planning is more important than financial planning

(b) Financial planning is more important than physical planning

(c) Physical planning and financial planning are equally important

(d) Physical planning and financial planning are complementary.


Q89. Which of the following is the correct ascending order of contribution to domestic savings ?

(a) Household sector, Corporate sector, Private sector, Public enterprises

(b) Corporate sector, Household sector, Public enterprises, Government and Public enterprises

(c) Government and Public enterprises, Public enterprises, Household sector, Corporate sector

(d) Public enterprises, Corporate sector, Government and Public enterprises, Household sector.


Q90. Currency of a European country which was not revalued at the European Economic Summit was

(a) Dutch Guilder

(b) German Mark

(c) French Franc

(d) Danish Kroner

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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  • king

    sir don’t give answers directly in the multiple choice, that slows down
    our thinking put questions today, give correct answers for those
    mean while we will post in comment