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Get ready for upcoming 6th Full Length Prelims Test (Full Syllabus) on 9th 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.

History, Art & Culture: 16

Polity and Governance: 15

Economics: 12

Geography: 15

Environment: 14

Science and Tech: 10

International Organizations, Maps and Current Affairs: 18

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. With regard to the Charter Act of 1833, consider the following statements:

1. After the Charter Act of 1833, the East India Company ceased to be a commercial agency in India.

2. The Charter Act of 1833 debarred those Indians from entering the public services who had not been educated in England.

Chose the correct statements from the codes given below:

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both of them

d. Neither of them

 

Q2. Which of the following rivers does have their origin in the Aravallis?

1. Banas

2. Sakhi

3. Mahi

4. Luni

Which of the following statements are correct?

a. 1, 2 and 3 only

b. 1, 2 and 4 only

c. 3 and 4 only

d. 1 and 3 only

 

Q3. Consider the following statements about Low Earth Orbit (LEO).

1. It is an Earth-centered orbit with an altitude of 2,000 km or less.

2. The International Space Station conducts operations in LEO.

3. A major disadvantage of low Earth orbit is that it requires a high amount of energy for satellite placement.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

 

Q4. Which of the following provisions are enshrined the constitution of India for protection of the rights of linguistic minorities?

1. A person can submit a representation for redressal of grievances to any authority of the state in any language used in the state.

2. Any citizen having a distinct language or script has the right to conserve it.

3. Instruction in the mother tongue at the primary stage of education.

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 2 and 3 only

c. 1 and 3 only

d. All of them

 

Q5. With reference to Statutory Grants under Article 275 of the Indian Constitution, consider the following statements:

1. It empowers the Parliament to make grants to each and every state of India.

2. It is given to states on the recommendation of Finance Commission.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither of them

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