06th December, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 101 to 110]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q101. HUDCO aims at providing

(a) Low cost sanitation

(b) Loan finance for housing and urban development

(c) Rural development

(d) Urban development


Q102. Banaras Hindu University was founded by

(a) Dadabhai Naoroji

(b) Gopalakrishna Gokhale

(c) Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya

(d) Bal Gangadhar Tilak


Q103. Which of the following committees was appointed for investigating into the Delhi riots in November 1984 ?

(a) Sarkaria Commission

(b) Ranganath Mishra Commission

(c) Thakkar-Natarajan Commission

(d) Santhanam Commission


Q104. The system of ‘Dyarchy’ was first introduced by

(a) Montague-Chelmsford Reforms

(b) Minto-Morley Reforms

(c) Government of India Act, 1935

(d) None of the above


Q105. Which of the following is not true about Gujarat ?

(a) It is the largest producer of salt

(b) It is the largest producer of milk products

(c) it is the largest producer of tobacco

(d) It is the largest producer of groundnut


Q106. A small weight put on the pressure cooker increases the pressure of steam because

(a) It is air tight

(b) Area of contact is very small

(c) Density of metal is very high

(d) Pressure builds up irrespective of the weight placed


Q107. Who among the following is a famous economist ?

(a) Max Muller

(b) Macaulay

(c) Gunnar Myrdal

(d) Henry Francis Carry


Q108. On whose recommendations was the Constituent Assembly formed ?

(a) Mountbatten

(b) Cripps’ Mission plan

(c) Cabinet Mission plan

(d) Government of India Act, 1935


Q109. The largest reserve of ‘Sal’ forests is found in

(a) Nilgiri hills

(b) Dehradun valley

(c) The Aravallis

(d) Eastern Peninsula


Q110. Deforestation results in

(1) Flora destruction

(2) Fauna destruction

(3) Ecological disbalance

(a) 1, 2 & 3

(b) 1 & 2

(c) 1 & 3

(d) 2 & 3

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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