11th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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

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Todays 10 questions from 1990 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 01-10]

Q1. Who among the following was a revolutionary who later turned into a yogi and philosopher ?

(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak

(b) Aurobindo Ghosh

(c) Lala Lajpat Rai

(d) Agarkar


Q2. In 1989, Bahadur Prasad broke a two- decade old national athletics record established earlier by

(a) Milkha Singh

(b) Edward Sequeira

(c) Shriram Singh

(d)Shivnath Singh


Q3. Matriarchical system obtains among the

(a) Nagas, Nairs and Meenas

(b) Nairs and Khasis

(c) Bhils, Nairs and Khasis

(d) Nagas and Khasis


Q4. Who among the following was not a ‘no changer’ ?

(a) Dr. Ansari

(b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad

(c) Sardar Patel

(d) Motilal Nehru


Q5. The conversion of electrical energy into chemical energy is observed in

(a) Fan

(b) Heater

(c) Incandescent bulb

(d)Storage battery


Q6. Identify the leader of the Opposition in the 8th Lok Sabha :

(a) V.P. Singh

(b) Madhu Dandavate

(c) Rajiv Gandhi

(d)None of the above


Q7. Consider the following events :

1. Economic Integration of Europe.

2. Transfer of Hong Kong to China.

3. U.S. Presidential Election.

4. NAM Summit

The events expected to take place in1991 include

(a) 1, 3 and 4

(b) 1, 2 and 4

(c) 2, 3 and 4

(d)1, 2 and 3


Q8. Stock-farming refers to

(a) Accent on agricultural production to build a buffer stock.

(b) Cooperative farming.

(c) Farming concentrating on the rearing of cattles and sheep.

(d)Large scale capital-intensive commercial farming.


Q9. Given below are colours of the visible spectrum. Identify the correct sequence in order of Increasing wavelengths.

(a) Red, Yellow, Blue, Violet

(b) Violet, Yellow, Blue, Red

(c) Blue, Yellow, Red, Violet

(d) Violet, Blue, Yellow, Red


Q10. The I.N.A. was organised by Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at

(a) Rangoon

(b) Singapore

(c) Taiwan


Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 141-150 (2008 paper)] refer yesterday’s post.

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