05th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 91 to 100]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q91 On a half-moon night the angle between the moon and the sun when measured from earth is about

(a) 45°

(b) 60°

(c) 90°

(d) 180°


Q92 Which one of the following industries is expanding most in the cooperative sector in recent years ?

(a) Cotton textile

(b) Jute

(c) Sugar

(d) Cement


Q93 Federation, Indian responsibility, reservation and safeguards were the three lynchpins of

(a) Gandhi-lrwin Pact

(b) Macdonald Award

(c) Poona Pact

(d) Radcliffe Award


Q94 Significantly higher level of urea in the blood is the indication of

(a) Liver damage

(b) Kidney damage

(c) Heart attack

(d) Spleen damage


Q95 Kurds who have been fighting for a separate homeland live mainly in Iraq,

(a) Iran and Turkey

(b) Iran, Turkey and Jordan

(c) Iran, Jordan and Saudi Arabia

(d) Turkey and Jordan


Q96 The medicines which are used to treat diseases caused by allergy are known as

(a) Analgesics

(b) Antihistamines

(c) Antipyretics

(d) Allergens


Q97 The main source of financing the implementation of development programmes is

(a) Internal resources from taxes and other measures

(b) External finance as borrowings/loans from foreign governments

(c) External finance as loans from international finance agencies

(d) External finance as loans from foreign governments and international finance agencies


Q98 Malaria fever is caused

(a) Immediately after mosquito bite

(b) Upon disintegration and bursting of red blood cells

(c) When the malaria causing germs reach the liver

(d) Upon release of toxins into blood


Q99 On whose recommendation was the Constituent Assembly formed?

(a) Mountbatten plan

(b) Cripp’s Mission

(c) Cabinet Mission Plan

(d) Government of India Act, 1935


Q100 Through the general elections in March 1991 which of the following countries has become a democratic country?

(a) Nepal

(b) Burma

(c) Bangladesh

(d) Albania

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions.

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

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