17th October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 51 to 60]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q51 The Indian National Congress was founded in 1885 by

(a) Dadabhai Naoroji

(b) Henry Cotton

(c) Badruddin Tyabji

(d) A. O. Hume


Q52 Consider the map given below:


In which one of the following areas is the Indian Ocean located on the map?

(a) 90° E – 180°

(b) 0 – 90° W

(c) 0 – 90° E

(d) 90° W – 180°


Q53 Consider the graph given below:


The above graph represents the temperature and rainfall regime at

(a) Madras

(b) Bhopal

(c) Guwahati

(d) Chandigarh


Q54 Which one of the following schemes was intended to tap the black money?

(a) UTI Bonds

(b) India Development Bonds

(c) Long term operations scheme

(d) SBI Deposit scheme


Q55 Which one of the following is correctly matched?

Ethnic Indians -President/ Prime Minister of

(a) Sir Aneerood Jugnauth – Fiji

(b) Ramsevak Shankar – Suriname

(c) Sir Veeraswamy Ringadoo – Guyana

(d) Dr. Thimoa Bavadra – Mauritius


Q56 Which one of the following does not constitute part of the Veda?

(a) Nirukta

(b) Upanishad

(c) Brahmana

(d) Samhita


Q57 The share of village and small-scale industries in the total output of the manufacturing sector is nearly

(a) 49%

(b) 35%

(c) 25%

(d) 15%


Q58 German silver is an alloy of

(a) copper, zinc and nickel

(b) copper, iron and tin

(c) iron, chromium and nickel

(d) copper, aluminium and nickel


Q59 Which one of the following is not in the State List under the Constitution of India?

(a) Fisheries

(b) Agriculture

(c) Insurance

(d) Betting and Gambling


Q60 Which one of the following institutions providing finance to the industrial sector was the first to be set up?

(a) Industrial Reconstruction Corporation of India

(b) Industrial Finance Corporation of India

(c) Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India

(d) Industrial Development Bank of India

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 41-50] refer yesterday’s post.

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