12th 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 11-20]

To revise [Questions 01-10] refer yesterday’s post.

Q11. Which one of the following is the main cause of the low productivity of rice in India?

(a) Low yielding varieties

(b) High incidence of pests

(c) Low fertility of soils

(d) Low market price

 

Q12. The maturity of a river course is recognised by the presence of

(a) V-shaped valley

(b) Meanders

(c) Gorges

(d) High denudational power

 

Q13. Which one of the following is not a satellite of Jupiter ?

(a) Io

(b) Callisto

(c) Europa

(d)Titan

 

Q14. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them :

List I (Social Reformers of Modern India) – List II (Their contributions)

A. Kesab Chandra Sen 1. Young Bengal Movement

B. Henry Vivian Derazio 2. Param Hansa Mandali

C. Gopal Hari Deshmukh 3. Sadharan Brahma Samaj

D. Devendranath Tagore 4. Tatvabodhini Sabha

A B C D

(a) 3 2 4 1

(b) 1 2 3 4

(c) 4 2 1 3

(d)3 1 2 4

 

Q15. G-7refers to a group of

(a) Less-developed countries within the UNCTAD.

(b) Developed countries within the World Bank.

(c) Developed countries within the IMF.

(d)Less-developed countries within the UN.

 

Q16. The evidence for the rotation of stars comes mainly from the

(a) Doppler effect

(b) Photoelectric effect

(c) Stark effect

(d) Zeeman effect

 

Q17. Consider the following pairs :

Person – Field of activity

1. Subramania Bharati – Literature

2. Mokshagundan Visvesvaraya – Medicine

3. Jamsetji Tata Nusserwanji – Engineering and Planning

4. Rabanindra Nath Tagore – Painting

Of these pairs

(a) 1, 2, 3, 4 are correctly matched.

(b) 1 and 2 are correctly matched.

(c) 1 and 4 are correctly matched.

(d)2, 3 and 4 are correctly matched.

 

Q18. Consider the following sessions of the Indian National Congress :

The session in which

1. The Muslim League and the Indian National Congress met jointly.

2. The Indian National Congress divided into two groups.

3. The resolution for “Complete Independence” was passed.

4. The Non-cooperation resolution was passed.

The correct chronological sequence of these sessions is

(a) 3 — 4 — 1 — 2

(b) 2 — 1 — 4 — 3

(c) 1 — 2 — 4 — 3

(d)1 — 2 — 3 — 4

 

Q19. Caldera is a feature associated with

(a) Volcanoes

(b) Earthquakes

(c) Folding of rocks

(d)Faulting of mountains

 

Q20. Consider the following events in Indian Freedom Movement :

1. Singh Sabha Movement

2. Quit India Movement

3. Dandi March

4. Gurdwara Reform Movement

The correct chronological sequence of these events is

(a) 1 — 4 — 3 — 2

(b) 4 — 1 — 2 — 3

(c) 2 — 3 — 4 — 1

(d)3 — 2 — 1 — 4

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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  • BHARAT CHANDAK

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