13th December, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1988 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 21 to 30]

To revise [Questions 11-20] refer yesterday’s post.

Q21. Match the columns :

List I (Names of instruments) List II (The quantities they measure)

A. Anemometer 1. Speed of rotation

B. Ammeter        2. High temperatures

C. Tachometer   3. Wind speed

D. Pyrometer     4. Electric current

5. Pressure difference

A B C D

(a) 4 3 1 5

(b) 3 4 1 2

(c) 3 5 2 1

(d)1 4 5 2

 

Q22. Match the columns :

List I List II

A. Bauxite 1. Lead

B. Haematite 2. Thorium

C. Galene 3. Aluminium

D. Monazite 4. Computer memory

A B C D

(a) 3 4 1 2

(b) 4 2 1 3

(c) 3 1 4 2

(d)2 4 3 1

 

Q23. Out of the following industries in India, the maximum number of workers are employed in

(a) Jute

(b) Sugar

(c) Textiles

(d) Iron and Steel

 

Q24. The rate of exchange of Indian rupee is linked with

(a) Dollar

(b) Sterling/Pound

(c) A basket of foreign currencies

(d) Yen

 

Q25. The Indian Air Force has MIG planes. The most advanced version of MIG at present is called

(a) MIG 25

(b) MIG 27

(c) MIG 29

(d) MIG 31

 

Q26. Which one of the following bodies finalises the Five-Year Plans proposals ?

(a) Planning Commission

(b) Union Cabinet

(c) National Development Council

(d) Ministry of Planning

 

Q27. Neutron was discovered by

(a) Ouo Hahn

(b) Enrico Fermi

(c) Lise Meitner

(d) James Chadwick

 

Q28. Match the columns :

List 1 List 2

A. Land of Rising Sun     1. Korea

B. Land of Midnight Sun 2. Finland

C. Land of Thousand       3. Japan Lakes

D. Land of Thunderbolt   4. Norway

5. Bhutan

A B C D

(a) 2 4 1 5

(b) 3 4 2 5

(c) 1 3 2 4

(d) 3 1 4 2

 

Q29. Which of the following is/are correctly matched ?

Persons / Events

1. Keshab Chandra Sen – Prarthana Samaj

2. Mahadev Govind Ranade – Brahmo Samaj

3. Swami Vivekanand – Ramakrishna Mission

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 1 only

(d) 3 only

 

Q30. By sex ratio, we mean

(a) The number of females in the population per 1000 male population.

(b) The number of males in the population per 1000 female population.

(c) The number of married females in the population per 1000 male population.

(d) The number of married males in the population per 1000 female population.

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 11-20] refer yesterday’s post.

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