20th October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 81 to 90]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q81 The All India Muslim League was formed in 1906 at

(a) Aligarh

(b) Dhaka

(c) Delhi

(d) Karachi


Q82 Which of the following crops are most suitable for cultivation under scanty rainfall conditions?

1. Horse gram

2. Rice

3. Mustard

4. Wheat

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 2 and 4

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1 and 3


Q83 Which one of the following is a historical work by Hemachandra?

(a) Dvasraya-kavya

(b) Prabandhachintamani

(c) Kamatakabhasabhushana

(d) Samaranganasutradhara


Q84 In which one of the following places the ‘boiling point’ of water is the highest?

(a) Dead Sea

(b) Mt. Everest

(c) Nile delta

(d) Sunderban delta

Q85 The objective of the Morley-Minto Reforms was to

(a) Establish dyarchy in Provinces

(b) Abolish the post-of Secretary of State for India

(c) Extension of Provincial Assemblies

(d) Give more powers to local government


Q86 Assertion (A): Minimum wages in India are fixed in accordance with the levels of living and the labour participation ratios.

Reason (R) : All workers covered by the Minimum Wages Acts are above the poverty line.

Of these statements

(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 the correct explanation of A

(c) A is correct while R is wrong

(d) A is wrong while R is correct


Q87 In which type of rocks are metals like gold and copper mostly found?

(a) Old igneous

(b) Old metamorphic

(c) Old sedimentary

(d) New metamorphic


Q88 One of the major towns in the Satavahana kingdom was

(a) Arikkamedu

(b) Pratishthana

(c) Korkkai

(d) Maski


Q89 Which one of the following will take place when a watch based on oscillating spring is taken to a deep mine?

(a) It will become slow

(b) it will become fast

(c) It will indicate the same time as on earth

(d) It will stop working


Q90 Akbar’s mausoleum is situated at

(a) Sasaram

(b) Sikandraa

(c) Agra

(d) New Delhi

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 71-80] refer yesterday’s post.

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