31st May 2020 is the D-day for all civil service aspirants.
“Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the ax.”
This quote by Abraham Lincoln sums up how one should prepare for that day. So before entering the battlefield alone should have enough practice. Our Prime Prelims Test series which shall enrich you to acquaint yourself with the pattern of CSE-2020, assess your abilities, rectify your mistakes and make you confident to appear on the examination day.
Our Prime Prelims Test Series follows the same approach as that adopted by UPSC. Our team of experts is quite enriched with the UPSC pattern and focal point of the questions and hence creates more chances for the aspirants to crack civil service examination by appearing our Test Series.
The key philosophy of our prelims TS is Evidence-based question making: The 3600 questions you face in our mocks have their relevance established in UPSC’s trend analysis. We focus on themes that are important as per UPSC so that we maximize your chances of questions overlap with the actual UPSC Prelims.
Nothing speaks more than the facts itself rather than a mere jargon. Here is a list of 5 sample questions from the upcoming test which will help you in identifying the standards and approach we follow. (you can skip this if you want to attempt these directly in the test).
Noone but only you can assess how it will help you in being the top percentile of aspirants. You have to practice ruthlessly and civils Daily provides you with a platform to hone your skills.
Q.1) Consider the following pairs:
- Global Economic Prospects — EU
- World Economic Situation and prospects — World Bank
- Government e-Payments Adoption Ranking (GEAR) — Economics Intelligence Unit
- ECOWRAP — State Bank of India
- Reinvigorating Trade & Inclusive Growth Report — Joint Report of WB, IMF & WTO
Which of the above pairs are correctly matched?
a. 3, 4 and 5 only
b. 1, 2 and 5 only
c. 1, 2, 4 and 5 only
d. All of them
Q.2) With reference to The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), consider the following statements:
- India is a member country of OECD.
- It was established under the Marshall Plan.
- Most OECD members are located in the Asia & Africa continent.
- ITF, International Energy Agency are established under the OECD framework.
Which among the above statements are NOT correct? Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
a. 1 and 4 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 3 only
d. None of them
Q.3) Which among the following statements is correct about ‘Financial Action Task Force (FATF)’?
a. Financial Action Task Force (FATF) works under the aegis of the UN.
b. It aims to combat money laundering and the financing of terrorism and proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.
c. Its recommendations are binding in nature.
d. None of the above
Q.4) If a wetland of international importance is brought under the ‘Montreux Record’, what does it imply?
a. Changes in ecological character have occurred, are occurring or are likely to occur in the wetland as a result of human interference.
b. The country in which the wetland is located should enact a law to prohibit any human activity within five kilometers from the edge of the wetland
c. The survival of the wetland depends on the cultural practices and traditions of certain communities living in its vicinity and therefore the cultural diversity therein should not be destroyed
d. It is given the status of ‘World Heritage Site’
Q.5) Which among the following is NOT part of ‘The New Delhi Declaration on Asian Rhinos 2019’?