08th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 121 to 130]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q121 Tomahawk, a cruise missile was used in

(a) World War II

(b) Iran-Iraq War

(c) Gulf War

(d) World War I

 

Q122 Superconductors are so called because they

(a) Efficiently conduct heat from one hot body to another

(b) Offer no resistance to conduction of heat at high temperatures

(c) Offer no resistance to conduction of electricity at low temperatures

(d) Produce high temperatures while conducting electricity

 

Q123 Which one of the following winds is not a planetary wind?

(a) Trade

(b) Westerly

(c) Polar Easterly

(d) Monsoon

Q124 In solar heaters, in which adequate sunlight can be used to provide safe drinking water in far off areas, the water to be purified is contained in a black tray. The lid of the tray is made of glass. Water gets converted into steam/vapours, which condense on the glass, slides to the sides/edges of the glass plates and drops into another container and is collected.

The most appropriate shape of the glass lid could be

1991-5

Answer

(a)

(b)

(c)

(d)

 

Q125 Of the various wildlife and forest observation schemes undertaken with world aid funds in India, which one has been the most successful project?

(a) Project Tiger

(b) Mangroves arid land development

(c) Development of national parks

(d) protection/conservation of forests in Terai region

 

Q126 Match : List I – List II

A. Classical music 1. Lata Mangeshkar, Mukesh, Manna Dey

B. Light classical music 2. Bade Gulam Ali Khan, Amir Khan, Jasraj

C. Light music 3. Siddeswari Devi, Rasodan Bai, Girija Devi

D. Folk music 4. Teejan Bai, Sheikh Gulab, Poorna Das

A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 3 1 4

(c) 3 1 2 4

(d) 1 3 2 4

 

Q127 Match : List I – List II

A. Fissure eruption 1. Alluvial soils

B. Anticlinorium belt 2. Black soils

C. Sea of Tethys 3. Himalayan mountain chain

D. Tsangpo 4. Brahmaputra

5. Ganga

A B C D

(a) 2 1 5 4

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 2 1 3 4

(d) 3 2 4 1

 

Q128 Match : List I – List II

A. Damascus 1. Taiga

B. Cassava 2. City in Syria

C. Pine forest 3. West Indian Tribe

D. Insequent valley 4. Wanganui in New Zealand

A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 3 1 4

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 2 1 4 3

 

Q129 Match: List I – List II

A. Mushroom Rocks 1. Fold type

B. Cape Verde 2. Low latitude desert

C. Thar 3. Volcanic

D. Vosges 4. Wind erosion

A B C D

(a) 3 4 1 2

(b) 3 2 4 1

(c) 2 4 1 3

(d) 4 3 2 1

 

Q130 Match : Branches of Science – Details of study

A. Taxonomy 1. Functional movements

B. Mycology 2. Classification

C. Morphology 3. Shape and Structure

D. Physiology 4. Fungus

A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 2 4 3 1

(c) 2 3 1 4

(d) 3 4 2 1

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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

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