21st October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 91 to 100]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q91 Thillana is a format of

(a) Kathak

(b) Kuchipudi

(c) Odissi

(d) Bharatnatyam


Q92 A body is attached to a spring balance suspended from a stand. The reading on the balance is 0.5 kg. The two together are detached from the stand and allowed to fall through a height. While falling the reading in the balance will be

(a) Zero

(b) Less than 0.5 kg but not zero

(c) More than 0.5 kg depending on the height

(d) 0.5 kg


Q93 A person stood alone in a desert on a dark night and wanted to reach his village which was situated 5 km east of the point where he was standing. He had no instruments to find the direction but he located the polestar. The most convenient way now to reach his village is to walk

(a) In the direction facing the polestar

(b) In the direction opposite to the polestar

(c) In the direction keeping the polestar to his left

(d) In the direction keeping the polestar to his right


Q94 Which one of the following pairs of famous sayings and their sources is correctly matched?

(a) Vasudhaiva Kutumbhakam : Artha Sastra

(b) Yogakshemam vahamyaham : Rig Veda

(c) Satyamevajayate : Mundaka Upanishad

(d) Satyam Shivam Sundaram : Bhagavat Gita


Q95 In which one of the South Asian countries twelve years of Civil War came to an end recently?

(a) Cambodia

(b) Thailand

(c) Philippines

(d) Bangladesh


Q96 In ancient India the territorial name Tosali referred to

(a) The region between the rivers Jhelum and Chenab

(b) The basin of the river Son

(c) The delta of the river Cauvery

(d) The area of the river Mahanadi


Q97 Gen. Suchinda Kraprayoon belongs to which of the following countries?

(a) Tanzania

(b) Zimbabwe

(c) Thailand

(d) Japan


Q98 Gupta architecture is represented by many brick temples and the temple of Bhitargaon is most notable for its well preserved and moulded bricks of excellent design, this temple has

(a) A tall Gopuram

(b) A Pyramidal roof

(c) An Apsidal plan

(d) Double basement


Q99 The well known painting, ‘Bani Thani’ belongs to the

(a) Kangra School

(b) Kishangarh School

(c) Bundi School

(d) Jaipur School


Q100 Man cannot digest cellulose whereas cows can do so because

(a) Their gut contains certain bacteria capable of digesting cellulose

(b) They have a many-chambered stomach

(c) They have efficient grinding molars

(d) They produce an enzyme cellulose which can digest cellulose

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions.

To revise [Questions 81-90] refer yesterday’s post.

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  • @li

    thanq very much sir