14th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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

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Today’s 10 questions from 1990 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 31 to 40]

To revise [Questions 21-30] refer yesterday’s post.

Q31. Which of the following is a cash crop ?

(a) Groundnut

(b) Wheat

(c) Rice

(d) Gram

 

Q32. Consider the following pairs :

Vaisnava Saints Region of strong following

1. Ramanujacharya — South India

2. Chaitanya — Central India

3. Vallabhacharya — Gujarat and Brajarea

4. Ramanand — North India

Of these pairs :

(a) 1, 2 and 3 are correctly matched

(b) 2, 3 and 4 are correctly matched

(c) 1 and 4 are correctly matched

(d) 1, 3 and 4 are correctly matched

 

Q33. Consider the following public sector undertakings :

1. Oil and Natural Gas Commission

2. Indian Oil Corporation

3. Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.

4. Steel Authority of India Ltd.

The correct decreasing order of the sales of these undertakings for the year 1988 is

(a) 1 — 2 — 3 — 4

(b) 4 — 3 — 2 — 1

(c) 2 — 1 — 4 — 3

(d) 3 — 4 — 1 — 2

 

Q34. Who among the following was not a writer of legal texts ?

(a) Yajnavalkya

(b) Manu

(c) Narada

(d) Bharavi

 

Q35. The first country in the Eastern Bloc to have a popularly elected government in 1989 was

(a) Bulgaria

(b) Czechoslovakia

(c) Hungary

(d) Poland

 

Q36. At present, India’s share of the world exports of tea is

(a) More than 40%.

(b) Between 30% and 35%.

(c) Between 10% and 20%.

(d) About 10% or less.

 

Q37. Consider the following European missions during the Mughal period :

1. Thomas Roe

2. Tavernier

3. Rudolf Acquaviva

The correct chronological order of their visits is

(a) 1 — 2 — 3

(b) 2 — 3 — 1

(c) 2 — 1 — 3

(d) 3 — 1 — 2

 

Q38. The following figure represents atmospheric pressure in millibars. It is an example of

(a) Anticyclone

(b) Cyclone

(c) Cold front

(d) Warm front

 

Q39. MatchList I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them :

List I (Works) – List II (Authors)

A. Dayabhaga – 1. Harsha

B. Mitakshara – 2. Jimutavahana

C. Nagananda – 3. Krittivasa

D. Ramayana – 4. Vijnanesvara

A B C D

(a) 2 3 1 4

(b) 2 4 1 3

(c) 4 2 3 1

(d)4 1 2 3

 

Q40. The Second Round Table Conference was held in

(a) 1930

(b) 1931

(c) 1932

(d) 1935

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 21-30] refer yesterday’s post.

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