23rd December, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1988 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 121 to 130]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q121. Match the columns :

List 1 List 2
A. Maharashtra 1. Alluvial
B. Karnataka 2. Lateritic
C. Uttar Pradesh 3. Red
D. Assam 4. Black

A B C D

(a) 4 2 1 3

(b) 4 3 1 2

(c) 3 1 4 2

(d) 2 3 4 1

 

Q122. Match the columns :

List 1 List 2
(Industry) (Places)
A. Pottery 1. Firozabad
B. Bangles  2. Trivandrum
C. Wooden carvings 3. Bhagalpur
D. Silk 4. Mirzapur

A B C D

(a) 4 1 2 3

(b) 3 4 2 1

(c) 2 1 3 4

(d) 4 2 1 3

 

Q123. Match the columns :

List 1 List 2
(Artiste) (Instrument)
A. Ali Akbar Khan 1. Flute
B. Yehudi Menuhin 2. Sarod
C. Ravi Shankar 3. Sitar
D. H. P. Chaurasia 4. Santoor
5. Violin

A B C D

(a) 4 3 1 5

(b) 1 2 4 3

(c) 2 3 4 1

(d)2 5 3 1

 

Q124. Assertion (A): In the ancient period of Indian history, urbanisation was followed by pastoral life.

Reason (R): The Harappan Culture was an urban one.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q125. Assertion (A): Earthworms are useful to man.

Reason (R): Earthworms help in Nitrogen Fixation in plants.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q126. Assertion (A): The Indian Constitution closely follows the British parliamentary model.

Reason (R): In India the Upper House of the Parliament has judicial powers.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q127. Assertion (A): The Zamindari Settlement was introduced by Lord Cornwallis.

Reason (R): The British desired to create a landed class in India for support.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q128. Assertion (A): A dry cell cannot be recharged.

Reason (R): The chemical reaction in a dry cell is reversible.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q129. Assertion (A): Detergents can easily remove oil and dirt from soiled garments.

Reason (R): Detergents increase the surface tension of water.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

 

Q130. Assertion (A): In the 19th century, India became a victim of colonialism.

Reason (R): Industrial Revolution resulted in the need for more and more markets.

(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 a correct explanation of A

(c) A is true but R is false

(d) A is false but R is true

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 111-120] refer yesterday’s post.

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