Get ready for upcoming 5th Full Length Prelims Test (Full Syllabus) on 2nd May – 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 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.

This is the time where you must have done most of your revision and are ready to face the UPSC CSP with all the josh. Thus, what better exercise would you need than the full syllabus Mock Test. This is the 1st among the four Full-Length Tests covering the whole syllabus and we have curated it as per the trend of previous 5 years of UPSC CSP.  You see, since 2015, this has been the general weightage of various subjects in UPSC CSP:


Subjects Question Distribution in the year 2019 Question Distribution in the year 2018 Question Distribution in the year 2017 Question Distribution in the year 2016 Question Distribution in the year 2015
Economy 14 16 8   8 13
Current Affair

(including IR)

22 28 34   27 29
History, Modern India, Indian National Movements, Art and Culture 17 15 14   15 14
Geography 14 8 7   7 14
Polity 15 13 22   7 13
Science & Technology 7 7   4   8 7
Environment 11 13   11   18 10

This is reflected in our mock test as well. (Current affairs has been amalgamated in the various subject list)

History, Art & Culture: 20

Polity and Governance: 19

Economics: 16

Geography: 18

Environment: 17

Science and Tech: 10

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.

Q1. In India, which of the following review the independent regulators in sectors like telecommunications, insurance, electricity, etc.?

1. Ad Hoc Committees set up by the Parliament

2. Parliamentary Department Related Standing Committees

3. Finance Commission

4. Financial Sector Legislative Reforms Commission

5. NITI Aayog

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 1,3 and 5 only

c. 2, 4 and 5 only

d. 3, 4 and 5 only


Q2. Consider the following factors:

1. Differences in Density

2. The Earth’s Rotation

3. The Planetary Winds

The origin and the nature of ocean currents depend on which of the above?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them


Q3. Which of the following statements are correct regarding the Phylum Porifera?

1. Members of this phylum are commonly known as sponges.

2. They are generally marine and symmetrical in nature.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both of them

d. Neither of them


Q4. Consider the following statements regarding the Minars built during medieval India:

1. The primary use of Minars was for Azaan, but its great height symbolised the might and power of the ruler.

2. The Chand Minar was built at Delhi and is one of the most striking Minars of the medieval times.

Which of the statements given above is/ are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both of them

d. Neither of them


Q5. Consider the following statements:

1. W.C. Bonnerjea was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament.

2. Satyendra Prasad Sinha was the first Indian to become a member of Viceroy’s Council.

3. G.V. Mavalankar was the first Speaker of the Central Legislative Assembly.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

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preksha p
4 months ago

What about the open tests ? Have they been re scheduled? This is the third time I am asking about them. Yet no clear cut response.