08th December, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 121 to 130]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q121. Match the following :

(A) A person with maximum number of votes gets elected (i) List system

(B) A person votes for the party not for the candidate (ii) Limited vote plan

(C) 1 candidate = 1 vote (iii) Single transferable vote

(D) 1 elector = many votes (iv) Relative majority

(v) Cumulative vote

 

A   B   C  D

(a) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

(b) (iv) (i) (ii) (v)

(c) (v) (iv) (ii) (i)

(d)(ii) (v) (i) (iii)

 

 

 

Q122. Match the following :

(A) Jharia (i) Copper

(B) Ankleshwar (ii) Iron

(C) Bailadilla (iii) Coal

(D) Mulkigunj (iv) Oil

A   B   C   D

(a) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

(b) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

(c) (iv) (iii) (ii) (i)

(d) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

 

Q123. Match the following :

(A) Ravi Verma (i) Modern Art

(B) Amrita Shergil (ii) Music

(C) Jamini Roy (iii) Folk lore

(D) Ravi Shankar (iv) Medical Practitioner

A   B   C   D

(a) (i) (ii) (iii) (iv)

(b) (ii) (i) (iv) (iii)

(c) (iii) (iv) (ii) (i)

(d) (iv) (iii) (i) (ii)

 

Q124. Match the following :

(A) Vikram Seth (i) Photographer

(B) Raghu Raj (ii) Film Director

(C) Charles Correa (iii) Writer

(D) Mira Nair (iv) Architect

A   B   C   D

(a) (i) (iii) (iv) (ii)

(b) (iii) (iv) (i) (ii)

(c) (iv) (i) (iii) (ii)

(d)(iii) (i) (iv) (ii)

 

Q125. Assertion (A): Most of the hot deserts are present on the western margin of the continents close to the zones of trade winds.

Reason (R): Zones of trade winds are characterised by seas having reversal of planetary wind direction.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q126. Assertion (A): The form of government in Rigvedic period was monarchy

Reason (R): Priest enjoyed both social and political status and influenced administration

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q127. Assertion (A): A Rainfall is scanty on the east of Western Ghats.

Reason (R): The east of Western Ghats is on the lee side.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q128. Assertion (A): Insects are not affected by pesticides.

Reason (R): Insects are killed by pesticides.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q129. Assertion (A): Finance Commission aims to safeguard the fiscal autonomy ofthe States.

Reason (R): Finance Commission is constituted every fifth year.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not the correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q130. (1) A school admits only mentally retarded children.

(2) Only the students of this school are invited to attend a party hosted by the mayor.

(3) I.Q. of mentally retarded persons is less than 60.

What conclusion can be drawn from the above?

(a) All those who attended the party had an I.Q. less than60

(b) All the students who attended the party had an I.Q. less than 60

(c) Some gentlemen were also invited to the party

(d) None of the above

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 111-120] refer yesterday’s post.

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