04th January, 2017 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 91 to 100]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q91. The long-term fiscal policy formulated in the context of Seventh Five-Year Plan lays emphasis on

(a) Tackling the problems of deep-seated poverty and unemployment

(b) Reforming taxing system

(c) Capital formation by increasing money income and reducing real consumption

(d) Making taxes easily comprehensible to the tax payers


Q92. Opium is obtained from

(a) Tablet type latex

(b) Latex juice

(c) Seed capsule of opium poppy

(d) Poppy leaves


Q93. Seismic waves that vibrate perpendicular to the direction of their path

(a) Travel through the solid parts of the earth only

(b) Travel through the solid as well as other parts of the earth

(c) Spread on the surface of the earth

(d) None of the above


Q94. Physiological population density is the ratio of

(a) Total population to total area

(b) Total population to total irrigated land area

(c) Total population to urban land area

(d) Total population to rural land area


Q95. Which of the following are known as coastlines of submergence ?

(a) Uplifted lowland

(b) Ria Coasts

(c) Emergent upland

(d) None of the above


Q96. A Parliamentary bill passed by the Lok Sabha is sent to the President for assent. The President sends it back to Lok Sabha for reconsideration. If the Lok Sabha again sends it back to the President without making any changes, the President

(a) Must give his assent to it

(b) Can again send the bill for reconsideration

(c) Can take help of the Supreme Court

(d) Can arrange referendum


Q97. The Institute of Ombudsman was first established in

(a) Norway

(b) Sweden

(c) Finland

(d) Denmark


Q98. India is a federal state because of

(a) Dual Citizenship prevalent here

(b) Dual judiciary

(c) Share of power between the Centre and the States

(d) Written Constitution


Q99. Governor of which State has been entrusted with the special powers for the administration of tribal areas ?

(a) Bihar

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Assam

(d) Arunachal Pradesh


Q100. Representation of any State in Rajya Sabha, is according to

(a) Population of the State

(b) Area of the State

(c) Fixed number of candidates for each State

(d) Number of representation in Lok Sabha from that State

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions.

To revise [Questions 81-90] refer yesterday’s post.

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