# Get ready for upcoming August Current Affairs Prelims Test on 28th September- sample questions highlighting our methodology

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 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) Regarding the Mars solar conjunction, consider the following statements:

1. During Mars solar conjunction, Mars and Earth will be on opposite sides of the Sun.

2. It occurs every two years.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only

b. 2 only

c. Both of them

d. Neither of them

Q.2) Which of the following have been declared as renewable energy sources in India?

1. Ocean energy projects

2. Solar projects

3. Wind power projects

4. Large hydropower projects

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. 1 and 2 only

b. 3 and 4 only

c. 1, 2 and 3 only

d. All of them

Q.3) The power to increase the number of Judges in the Supreme Court of India is vested in:

a. President of India

b. Chief Justice of India

c. Prime Minister

d. Parliament

Q.4) Which of the following countries are the members of MEKONG GANGA COOPERATION (MGC)?

1. Cambodia

2. Vietnam

3. Laos

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

a. 1 and 4 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 3 and 4 only

d. 1, 2 and 3 only

Q.5) Concerning “Know India Programme”, consider the following statements:

1. Its objective is to make Indian origin youth aware about India, its cultural heritage, art and to familiarize them with various aspects of contemporary India.

2. Under this Scheme, preference is given to PIOs from Girmitiya countries.

3. It is implemented by the Union Ministry of Home Affairs.

Which of the above-given statements is/are correct?

a. 1 and 3 only

b. 1 and 2 only

c. 2 and 3 only

d. All of them

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