29th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 31 to 40]

To revise [Questions 21-30] refer yesterday’s post.

Q31. The leading producer of silver is

(a) U.S.A.

(b) U.S.S.R.

(c) Mexico

(d) South Africa


Q32. Which of the following agricultural holdings have a largest percentage in India?

(a) Marginal holdings

(b) Small holdings

(c) Medium holdings

(d) Large holdings


Q33. Bandipur is known for

(a) Wildlife sanctuary

(b) Museum

(c) Waterfalls

(d) Nuclear plant


Q34. Which of the following is a block mountain ?

(a) Alps

(b) Vosges

(c) Rocky

(d) Andes


Q35. Who among the following included his rival in his cabinet ?

(a) Henry Kissinger

(b) Shevardnaze

(c) Margaret Thatcher

(d) Robert Mugabe


Q36. Fertility of soil can be improved by

(a) Removing dead earthworms

(b) Adding dead earthworms

(c) Adding living earthworms

(d) Removing living earthworms and adding dead earthworms


Q37. Dada Saheb Phalke Award is given for outstanding contribution in the field of

(a) Cinema

(b) Literature

(c) Music

(d) Medicine


Q38. Zero-Based Budgeting (ZBB) lays emphasis on

1. Unlimited deficit financing.

2. Preparing new Budget, right from the scratch.

3. Preparing the Budget neglecting history of the expenditure.

(a) 1, 2 & 3

(b) 1 & 3

(c) 2 & 3

(d) 1 & 2


Q39. “Asiatic Society of Bengal” was founded by

(a) Sir William Jones

(b) Annie Besant

(c) Lord William Bentinck

(d) Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Q40. Mahmud Gawan was the Prime Minister in

(a) Gujarat kingdom

(b) Kingdom of Kashmir

(c) Bahmani kingdom

(d) Kingdom of Mysore

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 21-30] refer yesterday’s post.

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