30th December, 2016 (Prelims)

Revise 10 questions everyday from Prelims Past Papers (2015 to 1979)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1987 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 41 to 50]

To revise [Questions 31-40] refer yesterday’s post.

 Q41. Oil Refinery located near the oil field is

(a) Mathura

(b) Barauni

(c) Visakhapatnam

(d) Nunmati


Q42. Crude oil was exported from India in 1985 because

(a) Of production surplus.

(b) Alternative source of energy has been developed in India.

(c) Import of petroleum products was much cheaper in comparison to the refined oil in India.

(d) Of insufficient refining capacity in India.


Q43. ‘Khasi’ and ‘Garo’ tribes mainly live in

(a) Kerala

(b) Meghalaya

(c) Chota Nagpur

(d) Tamil Nadu


Q44. ‘Blight’ – the disease of potato can be cured by

(a) Diathane

(b) Bordeaux mixture

(c) Dionine T-4

(d) Agrimycin and Ceresan


Q45. The largest producer of woodpulp is

(a) Canada

(b) U.S.S.R.

(c) U.S.A.

(d) Japan


Q46. India’s indigenous pigs generally give birth to young ones at a time?

(a) 2-4

(b) 4-6

(c) 6-8

(d) 8-10


Q47. Blood grouping was discovered by

(a) Landsteiner

(b) Robert Koch

(c) William Harvey

(d) Louis Pasteur


Q48. Main constituents of Biogas are

(a) Methane and Carbon dioxide

(b) Ethylene and Carbon dioxide

(c) Butane and Carbon monoxide

(d) Methane and Carbon monoxide


Q49. Urea is prepared by the chemical reaction of

(a) Ammonia and Carbon dioxide

(b) Ammonium sulphate and calcium chloride

(c) Acetamide and ethyl alcohol

(d) Chlorine and water


Q50. A good source of Vitamin A is

(a) Carrot

(b) Potato

(c) Rice

(d) Tomato

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

To revise [Questions 31-40] refer yesterday’s post.

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