15th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1990 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 41 to 50]

To revise [Questions 31-40] refer yesterday’s post.

 Q41. Thecoal mining areas of the Damodar Valley region include

(a) Korba, Sonhat and Raigarh

(b) Singareni, Tandur and Sasti

(c) Raniganj, Jharia and Giridih

(d) Talcher. Ghanda and Sambalour

 

Q42. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them :

List I – List II

A. Nagarjuna 1. Founder of Kalmukha Sect

B. Lakulisho 2. Founder of Vira Saivism

C. Sankara 3. Founder of Advaita philosophy

D. Basava 4. Founder of Madhyamika

5. Propagator of Pasupata Sect

A B C D

(a) 4 5 3 2

(b) 3 1 5 4

(c) 2 1 4 3

(d) 1 2 3 4

 

Q43. Consider the following commodities :

1. Tea

2. Cotton cloth

3. Cereals

4. Edible oils

5. Sugarcane

Among these, whose per capita availability has remained more or less static between 1980-81 and 1987-88 in India ?

(a) 1, 2 and 3

(b) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(c) 1, 4 and 5

(d) 2, 3, 4 and 5

 

Q44. Consider the following film personalities :

1. Jamuna

2. Vyjayantimala

3. Sunil Dutt

4. G. Krishna Reddy

Among these, who were successful in the1981 Lok Sabha elections ?

(a) 2 and 3 on Congress (I) ticket and1 and 4 on Telugu Desam ticket

(b) 1,2 and 3 on Congress (I) ticket and 4 on Telugu Desam ticket

(c) 1,2 and 4 on Congress (I) ticket and 3 on Janata Dal ticket

(d) 1. 2, 3 and 4 on Congress (I) ticket

 

Q45. Consider the following pairs :

Constitutional Amendment – Subject

1. 52nd – Anti-Defection Law

2. 56th – Statehood for Goa

3. 59th – Emergency in Punjab

4. 62nd – Reservation for Scheduled Castes and Tribes in services

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

(b) 3 and 4 are correctly matched.

(c) 1, 2 ,3 and 4 are correctly matched.

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

 

Q46. Important oilfields of the Brahmaputra Valley include

(a) Digboi and Kilboi

(b) Lunej and Ankhleshwar

(c) Badarpur and Masimpur

(d) Naharkatia and Moran

 

Q47. Assertion (A) : India is one of the leading fishing countries in the world.

Reason (R) : India has a long coastline and a large fish-eating population.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is nota correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q48. Assertion (A) : A tennis ball will bounce higher in Calcutta than it would in Shimla.

Reason (R) : The downward pull due to gravity is less and air is more rarefied in Shimla than in Calcutta.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q49. Assertion (A) : The Panamanian dictator General Noriega was ousted by the Bush Administration.

Reason (R) : General Noriega was secretly negotiating with the Soviet Union for setting up defence installations.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q50. Assertion (A) : When a ship moves from the sea water into fresh water of a river, the ship will relatively sink.

Reason (R) : The density of sea water is higher than that of the fresh water.

(a) Both A and R are true and R is the correct explanation of A

(b) Both A and R are true but R is not a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 31-40] refer yesterday’s post.

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