Get ready for upcoming Physical and World Geography Prelims Test on 7th 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 Physical and World Geography test contains questions from the following themes:

Geomorphology – 20

Oceanography – 13

Climatology – 25

Biogeography – 17

Basics – 7

Map Based – 18


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) With reference to the landform ‘Cape’, consider the following statements:

1. It is a headland of a large size extending into a body of water.
2. It is prone to tidal erosion.
3. Cape Comorin lies at the junction of Bay of Bengal and Strait of Malacca.

Which of the statements given above are correct?

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


Q.2) The atmospheric pressure exerted on earth is due to :

1. Revolution of Earth
2. Gravitational Pull
3. Uneven heating of Earth

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

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


Q.3) Generally, airplanes and jets fly in the stratosphere or upper troposphere. What could be the possible reasons behind it?

1. The amount of air turbulence that flights experience is very less in this region.
2. The vertical flow of winds is less in this region.
3. More stability of the plane as wind speed is very low.

Select the correct answer using the codes given below.

a. 1 only
b. 2 and 3 only
c. 1 and 2 only
d. 3 only


Q.4)  Consider the following statements:

1. El Nino Modoki causes warm moist conditions in the Central Pacific and dry cold conditions in Eastern and Western Pacific.
2. El Nino Modoki is conducive to the formation of cyclones in the Bay of Bengal.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. 1 only
b. 2 only
c. Both of them
d. Neither of them

Q.5) With reference to Earthquake consider the following statements:

1. It occurs due to the release of energy that has been built up during the stress of increasing the deformation of rocks.
2. Highest concentration of earthquake is found along the convergent boundary zone of the Himalayan belt.
3. Earthquake waves can get amplified when they pass through soft ground or soil.

Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?

a. 1 and 3 only
b. 1 and 2 only
c. 1 only
d. 2 and 3 only

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