06th January, 2017 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 111 to 120]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q111. Which of the following pairs is correct ?

(a) Surdas – Sahitya Lahari

(b) Somesgara – Charu Chintamani

(c) Kalhana – Ashtadhyayi

(d) Satyanarayana – Mahabharata


Q112. To a person on the moon, the sky appears

(a) White

(b) Black

(c) Blue

(d) Orange


Q113. Dronacharya Award is given for

(a) Outstanding performance in sports

(b) Excellent performance in archery

(c) Coaching the sports persons in various sports and games, who achieve excellence and bring glory to the country

(d) Marathon winners in National games


Q114. “Monalisa”- the famous painting was recently in the news because

(a) Its fifth centenary was celebrated

(b) The colour of the painting changed due to chemical preservatives

(c) It was auctioned at high prices

(d) It was stolen from the museum where it was placed.


Q115. Find the correct order of the inception

(1) IRDP

(2) Nationalisation of 14 banks

(3) Cooperative Banking

(4) Land reforms

(a) 3, 4, 2, 1

(b) 4, 3, 2, 1

(c) 3, 2, 4, 1

(d) 4, 2, 3, 1


Q116. In the Sixth Five-Year Plan, priority was given to

(a) Strengthen the infrastructure for agriculture and industry both.

(b) Removal of poverty and attainment of economic self-reliance

(c) Socialist pattern of society

(d) Petroleum production


Q117. The World Bank provides loans to the underdeveloped countries at the rate of

(a) 6.1 %

(b) 2.5 %

(c) 5.5 %

(d) 5.2 %


Q118. Death penalty for drug smuggling is given in

(a) Thailand

(b) Singapore

(c) Malaysia

(d) Bangladesh


Q119. In the third International Film Festival, an award for best direction for an Indian film was given to

(a) Mrinal Sen

(b) Ramesh Sippy

(c) Utpalendu Chakraborty

(d) None of these


Q120. National income of India during 1985-86 increased by

(a) 2.5 %

(b) 3.8%

(c) 5.1 %

(d) 4.2 %

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 101-110] refer yesterday’s post.

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