09th December, 2016 (Prelims)

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

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Today’s 10 questions from 2008 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 131 to 140]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q131. What is the area of the shaded region?


(a) 32- 4p

(b) 32 – 8p

(c) 16 – 4p

(d)16 – 8p


Q132. MILD: NKOH :: GATE : ?

(a) HCWI

(b) HCWT

(c) HWCT

(d) EYRC


Q133. The following figure corresponds to the heights of men and women of four different countries with standard deviation. Which of the following is true?


(a) All the women in U.K. are taller than the men in U.S.A.

(b) All the men in Thailand are shorter than the men in India.

(c) All the men in U.K. are taller than the men in U.S.A.

(d) Most men in U.K. are taller than the men in India.


Q134. What is wrong about the following cumulative production graph?


(a) No error

(b) Curve should be smooth

(c) Large variations are not possible

(d) Negative slope is not possible in cumulative data graphs


Q135. In the following figure curve A represents economic growth and curve B represents population growth. In which of the given periods below has the country experienced a severe economic instability?


(a) 1985-1995

(b) 1995-2005

(c) 2005-2015

(b) None of the above


Q136. The figure in place of ‘?’ should be



Answer: (a)


Q137. Seen through a mirror, the arms of a clock show 9.30. What is the actual time?

(a) 2.30

(b) 3.30

(c) 6.30

(d) 6.10


Q138. There are 5 bus stops A, B, C, D and E at equal intervals. C is not the middle stop. A and E are not terminal stops. C comes twice as many stops before D in upward journey as B comes after A. D is the first stop in downward journey. Give the correct sequence of the stops in downward journey.






Q139. (A) All teachers are creative.

(B) All creative men are sentimental.

What can be inferred from the above two statements?

(a) All teachers are sentimental

(b) All male teachers are sentimental

(c) All female teachers are non-sentimental

(d) None of the above


Q140. The number opposite to 3 is


(a) 2

(b) 3

(c) 4

(d) 6

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 121-130] refer yesterday’s post.

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