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**Today’s 10 questions from 1988 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 01-10]**

Q1. The cumulative expenditure on food and other items for a family during January- May in a year is plotted in the following graph :

From the graph one can conclude that the maximum total expenditure for both the items occurred in the month of

(a) February

(b) March

**(c) April**

(d) May

Q2. The following graph illustrates the paths of two motorists A and B in driving from P to Q. From this graph we can conclude that

(a) Average speed of A is greater than that of B.

**(b) Average speed of B is greater than that of A.**

(c) Average speed of A is same as that of B.

(d) Speed of A is always greater than that of B.

Q3. If n is an integer between 20 and 80, then any of the following could be n + 7 except

(a) 47

(b) 58

(c) 84

**(d) 88**

Q4. In the following figures the area of the triangle ABC is 1 sq unit. Then the area of the hexagon DEFGHI is

(a) 3

(b) 4

(c) 5

**(d) 6**

Q5. Below is the time-velocity graph of two vehicles A and B starting at the same time from the rest. Which one of the following statements can be deduced from this graph ?

**(a) Acceleration of A is higher than that of B.**

(b) Acceleration of B is higher than that of A.

(c) Acceleration of A is increasing at a slower rate thanthat of B.

(d) Velocity of B is higher than that of A.

Q6. The following diagram shows a box tied with a ribbon. Taking an extra 10 cm of ribbon for tying the knot, the minimum length of the ribbon required to tie the following box would be

(a) 200 cm

**(b) 190 cm**

(c) 180 cm

(d)160 cm

Q7. A grocer bought 10 kg of apples for Rs. 81 out of which one kg was found rotten. If he wishes to make a profit of 10%, at what rate per kg. he should sell it?

(a) Rs. 9.00

**(b) Rs. 9.90**

(c) Rs. 10.10

(d) Rs. 10.20

Q8. In the following figure, ABCD is a rectangle in a horizontal plane. E and F are vertically above D and C respectively.

Q9. A sheep S is tied by two ropes each 15 long to two points P and Q 20 metres apart.

Which one of the following illustrates the region over which the sheep can move ?

Answer: **(c)**

Q10. A wheel that has 6 cogs is meshed with a larger wheel of 14cogs. When the smaller wheel has made 21 revolutions, the number of revolutions made by the larger wheel will be

(a) 12

(b) 49

**(c) 9**

(d) 4

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