09th January, 2017 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 141 to 150]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q141. ‘Lushai’ is the name given to tribal population living in

(a) Nagaland

(b) Manipur

(c) Tripura

(d) Meghalaya


Q142. If x = 10 and y = 0.1, which of the following is the greatest ?

(a) x2 + y2

(b) x2 – y2

(c) x2 × y2

(d) x2 / y2


Q143. Assertion (A) : Five-Year Plans form the basis of Indian economic planning.

Reason (R) : India follows Soviet pattern of planning.

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

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

(c) A is correct but R is incorrect

(d) A is incorrect but R is correct


Q144. The Narimanam oil field is located in

(a) Mahanadi delta

(b) Krishna delta

(c) Cauvery delta

(d) Godavari delta


Q145. ‘Khaira’ is a plant disease caused due to the deficiency of

(a) Iron

(b) Carbon

(c) Zinc

(d) None of the above


Q146. The Reserve Bank of India was established in

(a) 1935

(b) 1947

(c) 1952

(d) 1969


Q147. Azolla gives a good biofertilizer when mixed with

(a) Blue-green algae

(b) Cow dung

(c) Bone-meal

(d) Urea


Q148. The Buddhist sculpture and art is found at

(a) Mahabalipuram

(b) Kanchi

(c) Vijayanagar

(d) Amravati


Q149. Why DDT is banned in western countries ?

(a) It remains in environment for a long time

(b) The insects are immunised

(c) It is a highly poisonous insecticide

(d) None of the above


Q150. Those who have binoculars can be members of “Bird-watcher Club”. Some members of the club have cameras. Those who have cameras can take part in the photo exhibition. Which of the following conclusions can be drawn from the above statements ?

(a) Only those who have cameras, are members of the club

(b) Only those who have binoculars can take part in the photo exhibition

(c) Those who participate in photo exhibition have binoculars

(d) Only some of the members of the club can take part in photo exhibition

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions from 1986 paper.

To revise [Questions 131-140] refer yesterday’s post.

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