Get ready for the upcoming Geography Advanced Prelims Test on 18th January- sample questions highlighting our methodology

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Dear students,

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 axe.”

This quote by Abraham Lincoln clearly 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.

This Ancient and Medieval History test contains questions from the following themes:

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 rivers:

  1. Indus
  2. Teesta
  3. Sone

Which of the above rivers are Himalayan rivers?

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. All of them

 

Q.2) Consider the following statements with reference to time zones:

  1. Antarctica does not have a fixed time zone as every line of longitude passes through it.
  2. The International Date Line perfectly coincides with the 180-degree meridian.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both of them

d. Neither of them

 

Q.3) Consider the following statements with reference to the Earth’s Revolution around the Sun:

  1. The seasons arise from the Earth’s revolution around the Sun and the tilt of the Earth’s axis.
  2. At the winter solstice, the northern hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun.
  3. At the summer solstice, the southern hemisphere is tilted toward the Sun.
  4. On the day of the equinox, day and night are of equal length everywhere on the globe.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. 1 and 4 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 2,3 and 4 only

d. All of them

 

Q.4) Which of the following statements characterize convectional rainfall?

  1. It occurs daily in the equatorial region in the afternoon.
  2. It is generally of short duration
  3. It is generally associated with rain-bearing cirrostratus clouds.

Select the correct option from the codes given above:

a. 1 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. All of the above

 

Q.5) Salinity is lower in the Bay of Bengal than in the Arabian Sea. Which of the following statements support this fact?

  1. Net precipitation in the Bay of Bengal is higher than in the Arabian Sea.
  2. Rate of evaporation is higher in the Arabian Sea than the Bay of Bengal.
  3. Circulation of water mass from the Bay of Bengal to the Arabian Sea and vice-versa.
  4. The Bay of Bengal receives more freshwater from rivers than the Arabian Sea.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 3 and 4 only

c. 1, 2 and 4 only

d. All of them

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