07th November, 2016 (Prelims)

Revise 10 questions everyday from Prelims Past Papers (2015 to 1979)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 111 to 120]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q111 Pyrilla is a

(a) Disease of teeth and gums

(b) An insect pest

(c) A character of ancient Greek mythology

(d) A building heated by solar energy

Q112 The most poisonous snakes found in India are

(a) Cobra, Viper, Banded kraits

(b) King Cobra, Grass snake, Banded kraits, Cobra

(c) Cobra, Python, Banded kraits, Rat snake

(d) Cobra, Grass snake, Kraits, Rat snake


Q113 As the GNP (Gross National Product) of a nation increases, the share of the tertiary sector in the total GNP

(a) Decreases

(b) Increases

(c) Remains same

(d) None of the above


Q114 Atoms of the same element having the same atomic number but different atomic weight are called

(a) Isobars

(b) Isotopes

(c) Polymers

(d) Isomers


Q115 Based on the ideals of Supportive Economic Increment, complete nationalisation based planning was first adopted by

(a) China

(b) USSR

(c) Poland

(d) Cuba


Q116 Which of the following groups is opposed to the plantation of Eucalyptus trees?

(a) Environmentalists

(b) Wildlife Protection group

(c) Paper manufacturers

(d) Matches manufacturers


Q117 Who is the well-known collector of artifacts and curios?

(a) Salar Jung

(b) Wadeyar

(c) Rabindranath Tagore

(d) Motilal Nehru

Q118 Of the following forest regions, the most suitable wood for paper pulp is available from

(a) Hot and humid regions of Amazon

(b) Savanna

(c) Equatorial forests of Congo basin

(d) Forests of Burma


Q119 The Upanishads are collectively known as

(a) Vedangas

(b) Vedanta

(c) Sruti

(d) Smriti


Q120 Angora wool is obtained from a breed of

(a) Rabbit

(b) Sheep

(c) Goat

(d) Fox

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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

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