27th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 11-20]

To revise [Questions 01-10] refer yesterday’s post.

Q11. Jainism differed from Buddhism in which of the following aspects ?

(a) Faith in Karma

(b) Doctrine of Ahimsa

(c) Belief in fasting

(d) Rejection of Yagna


Q12. A chair is tilted about two of its legs and then left. It would return to its original position if

(a) Its centre of gravity falls outside the base.

(b) Its centre of gravity falls within the base.

(c) It is tilted through an angle of 60°.

(d) None of the above


Q13. In the estimation of expenditure charged on the Consolidated Fund of India, the Parliament has

(a) No power to discuss.

(b) Full power to discuss.

(c) Full power to discuss during financial emergency.

(d) None of the above


Q14. Which of the following is not a feature of Gandhara School of Art ?

(a) It was patronised by Sakas and Kushanas

(b) It has Indian and Greek influence

(c) It resulted in the origination of Hinayanism

(d) It portrayed human figures exactly


Q15. The international air route from West Europe to East Asia passes through India because

(a) It is the shortest route.

(b) India is the only country in Asia providing refuelling capacity.

(c) India is a busy centre situated between the two places.

(d) None of the above


Q16. Which of the following is cold ocean current ?

(a) Labrador

(b) Gulf Stream

(c) Kuro Shio

(d) None of these


Q17. Which of the following countries is rich in oil ?

(a) Singapore

(b) Thailand

(c) Pakistan

(d) Indonesia


Q18. Recently India suffered unfavourable balance of trade due to

(a) Import of oil and minerals.

(b) Import of oil and foodgrains.

(c) Import of oil and machines.

(d) Import of oil and fertilisers.


Q19. Dinosaur is

(a) A reptile

(b) An amphibian

(c) A mammal

(d) A bird


Q20. If the Speaker of the State Legislative Assembly decides to resign, he should submit his resignation to the

(a) Chief Minister

(b) Governor

(c) Judge of the High Court

(d) President

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 01-10] refer yesterday’s post.

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