05th 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 91 to 100]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q91. ‘Mattavilasa’ is written by

(a) Harsha

(b) Rajashekhara

(c) Somadeva

(d) Mahendravarman I


Q92. Which of the following has the highest calories per gram ?

(a) Proteins

(b) Fats

(c) Sugar

(d) Glucose


Q93. Shifting cultivators normally grow

(a) A single crop which is mainly consumed

(b) The major crop along with cereals

(c) Cash crops along with fodder

(d) Grains, vegetables and tubers in rotation


Q94. Moderates and extremists of the Indian National Congress differed mainly on the issue of

(a) Swaraj

(b) Swadeshi

(c) Boycott

(d) National education


Q95. Atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to the

(a) Rotation of earth

(b) Revolution of earth

(c) Gravitational pull

(d) Uneven heating of earth


Q96. Which among the following is a folk dance of India ?

(a) Manipuri

(b) Garba

(c) Kathakali

(d) Mohiniattam


Q97. Guinea pigs used in medical research are

(a) Rodents

(b) Black swine

(c) Stocky and brown in colour

(d) Found in Asia only


Q98. Copper deposits in India are found in

(a) Singhbhum

(b) Kolar

(c) Salem

(d) Karanpura


Q99. The Brahmo Samaj is based on the principles of

(a) Monotheism

(b) Polytheism

(c) Atheism

(d) Monism


Q100. ‘Lathyrism’ is a crippling disease caused by

(a) Tinned fish

(b) Chick pea and pulses

(c) Meat

(d) Adulterated oil

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions.

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

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