18th 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 71 to 80]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q71. The human immuno deficiency virus (HIV) is a living entity because it can

(a) Excrete in human serum

(b) Disturb host cell respiration

(c) Undergo auto-reproduction

(d) Move from one cell to another

 

Q72. The country which has the largest foreign debt at present is

(a) Argentina

(b) Brazil

(c) Chile

(d) Mexico

 

Q73. In which one of the following inscriptions is Ashoka mentioned by name ?

(a) Major Rock edict at Girnar

(b) Minor Rock inscription at Maski

(c) Bairat inscription

(d) Lamghan inscription

 

Q74. The process of retting in jute is

(a) Purely physical

(b) Purely chemical

(c) Microbiological

(d) Physico-chemical

 

Q75. The value of a vote of a member of the Parliament for the election of the President of India is determined by dividing the

(a) Nation’s population as per the latest census by the number of Lok Sabha members.

(b) Population as per the latest census by the total strength of the two Houses of the Parliament.

(c) The total value of votes of the members of all the State Legislative Assemblies by the elected members of the two Houses of the Parliament

(d) Particular State’s population as per the latest census by the number of members of Parliament elected from that State

 

Q76. Mycorrhiza is a symbiotic association between

(a) Bacteria and roots of higher plants

(b) Algae and roofs of orchids

(c) Fungi and roots of higher plants

(d) Protozoa and roots of higher plants

 

Q77. Which one of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

(a) Bhaskaracharya—Ashtanga Sangraha

(b) Bhatti — Sisupala Vadha

(c) Hemachandra — Kathasaritsagara

(d) Sri Harsha — Naishadha Charita

 

Q78. Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the codes given below them :

List I (Pulse) List II (Protein %)

A. Cow pea 1. 22.9

B. Rajmah 2. 43.2

C. Soybean 3. 24.1

D. Dry peas 4. 19.7

A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 1 4 3 2

(c) 3 1 2 4

(c) 4 3 1 2

 

Q79. What is the correct sequence in order of size of the following States in India (from largest to smallest) ? Select the correct answer using the codes given below :

1. Uttar Pradesh

2. Madhya Pradesh

3. Maharashtra

4. Andhra Pradesh

(a) 2, 3, 1, 4

(b) 1, 2, 3, 4

(c) 3, 2, 1, 4

(d) 2, 3, 4, 1

 

Q80. Consider the following statements regarding blood pressure :

1. It is the pressure exerted by the blood on the walls of any vessel

2. It decreases in the arteries as the distance from the heart increases

3. It is lower in the capillaries than in the arteries

4. It is usually lower in women than in men.

Of these statements

(a) 1 and 4 are correct

(b) 2, 3 and 4 are correct

(c) 1, 2 and 3 are correct

(d) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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  • Prakhar Verma

    Sir, Ques.75 answer should be C, since Total value of votes of elected MPs= Total value of votes of elected MLAs