Get ready for upcoming Indian Geography Prelims Test on 21st September- 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.

Thus Indian Geography test contains questions from the following themes:

Indian Physiography; Location (Latitude and Longitude); Northern Mountains; Plains, Peninsular India; Islands of India- 23

Climatic Regions of India and Indian Climate – 18

Agriculture – 9

Classifications of Soils and Problems of Soil and Conservation – 6

Indian Monsoon, Drainage System and Irrigation – 21

Mineral Resources – 5

Vegetation – 9

Wildlife Sanctuaries and National Parks – 9


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 statements:

1. Kashmir valley lies between Great Himalayas and Ladakh range.
2. Jhelum river flows through Kashmir valley.
3. Tsomoriri and Pangong Tso are saltwater lakes found in Ladakh.

Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

a. 2 Only
b. 1 and 3 only
c. 2 and 3 Only
d. All of them


Q.2)  Consider the following statements regarding soil formation:

1. Red and yellow soils show strong links to the parent rock.
2. In general, if we travel from the equator towards the pole, we will find an increasing depth of soil profile.

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)  The break in the monsoon in various regions of India is due to which of the following reasons?

1. Winds blowing parallel to the west coast.
2. Withdrawal of westerly jet streams from the northern plains.
3. Development of anticyclonic conditions over the northern plains.

Select the correct answer using the code given below

a. 1 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 2 only
d. All of them


Q.4)  Consider the locations of the following hills in India:

1. Satmala hills
2. Rajmahal hills
3. Maikala hills
4. Ramgarh hills

Which of the following is the correct sequence of above hills from east to west?

a. 2-4-3-1
b. 3-4-2-1
c. 1-2-4-3
d. 2-1-3-4


Q.5) Consider the following crops of India:

1. Groundnut
2. Sesamum
3. Pearl millet
4. Barley

Which of the above are predominantly dryland crops?

a. 1 and 4 only
b. 1, 2 and 3 only
c. 2, 3 and 4 only
d. All of them

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