30th November, 2016 (Prelims)

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Today’s 10 questions from 1989 GS-1 Prelims Paper [Questions 41 to 50]

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

 Q41. The distance between the two successive nodes of a standing wave is

(a) λ

(b) λ /2

(c) 3 λ /4

(d) λ /4


Q42. The first Leader of the opposition to get recognition in the Indian Parliament was

(a) Y. B. Chavan

(b) Ram Subhag Singh

(c) A. K. Gopalan

(d) C. M. Stephen


Q43. Mansabdari system was introduced by

(a) Akbar

(b) Jehangir

(c) Sher Shah

(d) Balban


Q44. Insolation refers to

(a) Restraining the flow of electric current

(b) Restraining the flow of water

(c) Exposure to the rays of sun

(d) Exposure to the light


Q45. Which of the following is true ?

(a) Sound waves exhibit interference.

(b) Light waves exhibit interference.

(c) Both the light and sound waves exhibit interference.

(d) Neither sound waves nor light waves exhibit interference.


Q46. The structural changes in exports means

(a) Change in the commodities of export.

(b) Increasing exports along with the imports.

(c) Increasing imports.

(d) Change in the commodities of imports.


Q47. Which of the following is true about the Bats ?

1. Bats are mammals.

2. Bats have wings which are actually the modified forelimbs.

3. Bats are nocturnal in habit.

(a) 1, 2 & 3

(b) 2 & 3

(c) 1 & 3

(d)1 & 2


Q48. Absolute majority means ______ per cent of votes.

(a) 50

(b) 66

(c) 75

(d) 80


Q49. Which of the following introduced a measure of provincial autonomy ?

(a) Minto-Morley reforms

(b) Montague-Chelmsford reforms

(c) Cripps’ Mission

(d) Government of India Act, 1935


Q50. Which of the following pairs is correctly matched ?

(a) T. N. Kaul — Diplomat

(b) Astral Deboo — Cartoonist

(c) M.S. Swaminathan — Nuclear Scientist

(d) Ganga — Dancer

Tomorrow: Next 10 questions

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

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