04th 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 81 to 90]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q81. Brahmaputra is an example of _______ drainage.

(a) Annular

(b) Antecedent

(c) Superimposed

(d) Radial


Q82. ‘Greenhouse effect’ means

(a) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric carbon dioxide

(b) Trapping of solar energy due to atmospheric oxygen

(c) Pollution in houses in tropical region

(d) None of the above


Q83. Who among the following Indians mostly encouraged the remarriage of the widows ?

(a) Jaisingh

(b) Ahilya Bai

(c) Sarfoji

(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Q84. Which sector of development has the highest percentage of the total outlay in the public sector ?

(a) Agriculture

(b) Industry

(c) Energy

(d) Defence


Q85. Angora wool is obtained from a breed of

(a) Sheep

(b) Rabbit

(c) Fox

(d) Cat


Q86. The 1988 Geneva Agreement of Afghanistan provides for

(a) Permanent stationing of Soviet troops in Afghanistan

(b) Gradual withdrawal of Soviet troops from Afghanistan

(c) Establishment of UN trusteeship

(d) None of the above


Q87. Which of the following is not an alloy ?

(a) Brass

(b) Bronze

(c) Steel

(d) Zinc


Q88. Swaraj as a national demand was first made by

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(b) Dadabhai Naoroji

(c) Jawaharlal Nehru

(d) Chitaranjan Das


Q89. Which of the following stream systems dissects Aravalli range ?

(a) Narmada, Son

(b) Banas, Luni

(c) Betwa, Koina

(d) Ganga, Saraswati


Q90. The highest grade of coal, whose surface is shining and has the highest calorific value, is

(a) Lignite

(b) Peat

(c) Bituminous

(d) Anthracite

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 71-80] refer yesterday’s post.

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