09th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1991 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 131 to 140]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q131 Match : List I – List II

A. Chandragupta Maurya 1. The great council of Prayag

B. Samudragupta 2. Jainism

C. Harsha Vardhan 3. Gangaikonda Cholapuram

D. Rajendra Chola 4. Allahabad Pillai


(a) 1 4 2 3

(b) 2 3 4 1

(c) 3 2 1 4

(d) 2 4 1 3


Q132 Match : List I – List II

A. Khajuraho temple 1. Hoysala style

B. Brihadeshwar temple 2. Pallava style

C. Hoyalesvara temple 3. Chandel

D. Seven Pagodas 4. Chola

5. Chedi


(a) 5 1 3 2

(b) 2 3 1 5

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 3 4 5 1


Q133 Painted greyware is attributed to

(a) Vedic period

(b) Guptas

(c) Mauryas

(d) Indus valley civilization


Q134 Roman settlement in India is found at

(a) Ujjain

(b) Kshudrakas

(c) Arikmedu

(d) Koshambi


Q135 Growth rate of GDP in last decade was approximately

(a) 3%

(b) 4%

(c) 5%

(d) 6%


Q136 Which of the following statements about the monsoon in India is incorrect?

(a) South-West monsoon are on-shore winds

(b) North-East monsoon are off-shore winds

(c) The monsoons retreat gradually

(d) The onset of the monsoon is from West Bengal only


Q137 Swamps are seen in the Siberian rivers because

(a) Freezing of the river near the mouth prevents water to flow to the sea

(b) Rivers are too narrow

(c) Rivers are heavily drained by the large network of canals

(d) Railway bridges built across the rivers obstruct the flow


Q138 Which of the following country is relatively industrially developed?

(a) India

(b) Pakistan

(c) Bangladesh

(d) Thailand


Q139 Communist Manifesto was written by Marx and

(a) Lenin

(b) Stalin

(c) Engels

(d) Trotsky


Q140 Who is the pioneer of ‘White revolution’ in India?

(a) Dhiru Bhai Ambani

(b) Verghese Kurien

(c) Swaminathan

(d) S.K. Birla

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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

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