23rd October, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1992 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 111 to 120]

For previous questions refer yesterday’s post.

Q111 Which of the following are correctly matched?

1. Medha Patkar Environment Activist

2. Jamini Roy Painter

3. Bhuvaneshvari Squash player Kumari

Choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

(a) 1 and 2

(b) 1 and 3

(c) 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3


Q112 Which one of the following has been recently added to the list of exports items in India?

(a) Rubber

(b) Sugar

(c) Coffee

(d) Rice


Q113 India’s third largest trading partner during 1989-90 was

(a) Australia

(b) Japan

(c) Malaysia

(d) Zaire


Q114 India possesses more than half the total number of the world’s

(a) Cattle

(b) Buffaloes

(c) Goats

(d) Sheep


Q115 Which one of the following was worshipped as a heavenly God by ancient Indians?

(a) Surya

(b) Angaraka (Mangala)

(c) Sukra

(d) Sani


Q116 Gypsum is added to cement clinker to

(a) Increase the tensile strength of the cement

(b) Bind the particles of calcium silicate

(c) Decrease the rate of setting of cement

(d) Facilitate the formation of colloidal gel


Q117 ‘Terms of trade’ between agriculture and industry has reference to

(a) Relative price movements between the two sectors

(b) Relative quantities of production in the two sectors

(c) The extent of trade existent between the two sectors

(d) Relative international valuation of the agricultural produce in contrast to the industrial produce


Q118 In which one of the following the Gandhara sculptures of the Buddha are typically Indian and not Greek or Roman?

(a) In the treatment of the robe

(b) In the rendering of the physiognomy

(c) In the iconography

(d) In the style


Q119 ‘Interest Rate Policy’ is a component of

(a) Fiscal Policy

(b) Monetary Policy

(c) Trade Policy

(d) Direct Control


Q120 Of the total population of India, Christians comprise about

(a) Four per cent

(b) Two-and-a-half per cent

(c) Five per cent

(d) Six per cent

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 101-110] refer yesterday’s post.

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