Get ready for upcoming 7th Full Length Prelims Test (Full Syllabus) on 16th 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: 15

Polity and Governance: 15

Economics: 15

Geography: 15

Environment: 15

Science and Tech: 10

International Organizations, Maps and Current Affairs: 15

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 reference to the impacts of forest fires, which of the following statements are correct?

1. Glacier melting due to black carbon and global temperature rise.

2. Increased rainwater runoff.

3. Increased infiltration of water.

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

 

Q2. With reference to the Anti-microbial resistance, consider the following statements:

1. Antimicrobial resistance, which is also referred to as drug resistance, results in the formation of Superbugs.

2. It happens when microorganisms change when they are exposed to antimicrobial drugs used to treat the infections they cause.

Which of these statements given above are correct?

a. 1 Only

b. 2 Only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither of them

 

Q3. The practice of ‘Muraqaba’ in Sufism is synonymous to:

a. Meditation in Hinduism

b. Pilgrimage in Hinduism

c. Chanting of holy texts in Christianity

d. Baptism in Christianity

 

Q4. Consider the following statements:

1. Fa-Hien was the first Chinese pilgrim to visit India.

2. Hiuen-Tsang left an account on Indian society during the reign of Harshavardhana.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both 1 and 2

d. Neither of them

 

Q5. With reference to Dryland Farming, consider the following statements.

1. The main crops grown in the land areas are Rice and Wheat.

2. Both Intercropping and double cropping is practised in dryland farming.

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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