18th October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 61 to 70]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q61 Consider the figure given below:


The above figure contains, calories required per day by boys and girls. It can be inferred from the graph that in general calorie requirement for boys and girls

(a) Reaches a peak value at about the same age

(b) Increases nearly at the same rate till the age of 13

(c) Is quite different at all ages

(d) Is similar till the age of 17


Q62 The birth rate and death rate of a country are shown in the graph given below:


Looking at the graph it can be interred that in the last ten years

(a) Population growth-rate shows no trend

(b) Growth-rate of population has remained stable

(c) Population growth-rate has decreased

(d) Population growth-rate has increased


Q63 A man proceeding to the north turns to the right. After some time he takes a turn to the left and again to the left. Then he goes to his right and after some distance again turns towards his right. The direction in which he is now moving is

(a) West

(b) South

(c) North

(d) East


Q64 Consider the diagram given below:

What is the minimum number of colours required to fill the spaces in the diagram without the adjacent sides having the same colour?


(a) 6

(b) 5

(c) 4

(d) 3


Q65 Which one of the following justifies the statement ‘Man cannot be trusted because he is not truthful’?

(a) Those who are not truthful cannot be trusted

(b) Truthful people try to be trust-worthy

(c) Trusted people tend to be truthful

(d) All truthful men can be trusted


Q66 19 boys turn out for hockey. Of these 11 are wearing hockey shirts and 14 are wearing hockey pants. There are no boys without one or the other. The number of boys wearing full uniform is

(a) 3

(b) 8

(c) 5

(d) 6


Q67 Study the following graph showing export of a commodity from 1985 to 1991


In which of the following pairs of years was the average export of the commodity around 6 crore?

(a) 1985 and 1986

(b) 1985 and 1991

(c) 1986 and 1987

(d) 1987 and 1988


Q68 The following table gives the marks obtained by a student in the first and second semester examinations in four subjects in a given year

Subjects 1st Semester 2nd Semester Maximum Marks
Physics 35 30 50
Chemistry 30 25 50
Mathematics 65 45 100
Social Science 80 85 100

The aggregate percentage of marks obtained by the student in the given year is nearly

(a) 66

(b) 64

(c) 56

(d) 61


Q69 In a class there are 18 boys who are over 160 cm tall. If these constitute three- fourths of the boys and the total number of boys is two-thirds of the total number of students in the class, what is the number of girls in the class?

(a) 24

(b) 6

(c) 12

(d) 18


Q70 A quantity is found to vary in the order 9, 16, 25, 36, 49. What will be the next number in the order?

(a) 57

(b) 64

(c) 68

(d) 61

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 51-60] refer yesterday’s post.

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