03rd November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 71 to 80]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q71 Jupiter completes one circuit of the Sun in

(a) 13 years

(b) 12 years

(c) 16 years

(d) 10 years


Q72 In his works, Kalidasa exhibits a particular leaning towards the worship of

(a) Vishnu

(b) Shiva

(c) Durga

(d) Ganesha


Q73 If the capital stock was everlasting, then the rate of depreciation would be

(a) High

(b) Low

(c) Infinite

(d) Zero


Q74 Kalhana’s Rajatarangini (twelfth century) contains

(a) A collection of stories preaching morals

(b) The history of the dynasties of Kashmir

(c) The history of early Muslim rule in India

(d) An account of the early Indian voyages


Q75 The fifth district that achieved hundred per cent literacy in India is

(a) Satara in Maharashtra

(b) Shimoga in Karnataka

(c) Burdwan in West Bengal

(d) Thanjavur in Tamil Nadu


Q76 Inflation tends to reduce the share of labour in the GNP (Gross National Product) because

(a) Wages lag behind prices

(b) Prices lag behind wages

(c) Profits lag behind prices

(d) Profits lag behind wages


Q77 Barkhan is a

(a) Crescent shaped sand-dune

(b) Depositional bar, separated by water from the coast

(c) Dark coloured, fine grained rock

(d) Glacial erosional feature


Q78 The continental shelf surrounding the Indian Coast is widest off the

(a) Hooghly Coast

(b) Coromandel Coast

(c) Konkan Coast

(d) South Gujarat Coast


Q79 Which of the following were the causes for the rapid dissolution of the Mughal empire?

I. Degeneration of the Mughal nobility

II. The absence of the Law of Succession

III. Foreign invasion

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) II and III only

(b) I and III only

(c) III only

(d) I, II and III


Q80 Which one of the following oils is having maximum content of Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids (PUFA) ?

(a) Soyabean oil

(b) Cottonseed oil

(c) Coconut oil

(d) Sunflower oil

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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