22nd October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 101 to 110]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q101 The variation of temperature with heating of a solid substance, heated at constant rate, is shown in the following figure:


Which portion of the above graph represents melting change from solid to liquid?

(a) AB

(b) BC

(c) CD

(d) DE


Q102 Invisible trade is a trade

(a) Of corporate and financial institutions with government

(b) Of government with public institutions

(c) Of government with other countries

(d) Of the services like the banks, marine companies and shipping companies


Q103 Among the following Mughal rulers who was the founder of Mansabdari System?

(a) Akbar

(b) Jahangir

(c) Shahjahan

(d) Aurangzeb


Q104 Who among the following won a Nobel Prize for literature?

(a) Ralph Bunche

(b) Phillip Noel-Baker

(c) Linus Pauling

(d) Samuel Beckett


Q105 Galvanising of sheet iron is done by dipping the sheet metal into molten

(a) Mercury

(b) Cadmium

(c) Lead

(d) Zinc


Q106 Which one of the following correctly reflects the position of the Upper House of the State legislature as compared to the position of the Upper House of the Parliament?

(a) While one-third of the members of the Rajya Sabha retire every second year, one-fourth of the members of the Legislative Council retire every eighteen months

(b) There is no provision for a joint sitting of the Legislative Assembly and the Legislative Council in the States for resolving deadlocks while there is such a provision in the case of the two Houses of Parliament

(c) While no Bill other than a Money Bill can originate in the State Legislative Council, no Bill can originate in the Rajya Sabha

(d) While Rajya Sabha has twelve nominated members, the State Legislative Council has none


Q107 Which one of the following is not true regarding the trends during and after the Seventh Five-Year Plan process in India?

(a) During this period, gross domestic product (GNP) grew at an average rate of 5.6 per cent per year

(b) Foodgrain production grew by 3.23 per cent

(c) To reduce unemployment and consequently the incidence of poverty, special programmes like Jawahar Rojgar Yojana was initiated

(d) Major objectives of the plan were to achieve self-reliance and adopt measures for raising consumption standard of people living below the poverty line


Q108 The Constitution of India borrowed the scheme of Indian Federation from the Constitution of

(a) USA

(b) Canada

(c) Ireland

(d) UK


Q109 The Russian traveller who visited the Deccan during the medieval period of Indian history was

(a) Rastyannikov

(b) Shirokov

(c) Pavlov

(d) Nikitin


Q110 A Voice of Freedom is a book written by

(a) Benazir Bhutto

(b) Corazon Aquino

(c) Aung San Suu Kyi

(d) Nayantara Sahgal

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