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UPSC Previous year Question papers

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UPSC Previous year Question papers

Question 1) Which of the following is/are tributary tributaries of Brahmaputra?

  1. Dibang
  2. Kameng
  3. Lohit

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

  1. 1 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Answer. 4    

Question 2) Who is selected as the 14th President of India?

  1. Ram Nath Kovind
  2. Suresh Kumar
  3. Rajesh kumar
  4. Meira kumar

Answer: 1

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Question 3) Which ministry launched the Talent Hunt for artists and give them a platform to showcase their talent on the national stage?

  1. Minister of Environment and climate change
  2. Ministry of culture and tourism
  3. Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship
  4. Ministry of Labour and Employment

Answer: 2

Question 4) Who approves 20 lakh houses for urban poor approved under PM Awas Yojna recently?

  1. Shri Venkaiah Naidu
  2. Shri Arun Jaitley
  3. Shri Naveen Patnaik
  4. Shri Suresh Menon

Answer: 1

Question 5) Which ministry bans the cattle slaughter Across India?

  1. Ministry of Environment
  2. Ministry of Civil Aviation
  3. Ministry of Human Resource Development
  4. Ministry of agriculture and Farmer welfare

Answer: 1

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Question 6) Which app is launched by the Union Minister Piyush Goyal to monitor the coal dispatch?

  1. URJA
  2. Vidhyut Pravah
  3. SEVA
  4. GARV-II

Answer: 3

Question 7) This country submits document to oppose e-commerce talks at WTO recently..

  1. Kenya
  2. Denmark
  3. Georgia
  4. India

Answer: 4

Question 8) India has signed how much amount of loan agreement with the World Bank (WB) for Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity (OHEPEE) Project?

  1. $111 million
  2. $119 million
  3. $131 million
  4. $122 million

Answer: 2

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Question 9) Which committee has been constituted by the Central Government to probe into NTPC’s Unchahar Thermal Power Plant incident?

  1. PD Siwal committee
  2. Subir Chakraborty committee
  3. Dhawal Prakash Antapurkar committee
  4. D. Papney committee

Answer: 1

Question 10) Which rice got the geographical indication (GI) status recently?

  1. Aromatic rice
  2. Japonica Rice
  3. Thai Fragrant Rice
  4. Gobindobhog rice

Answer: 4

Question 11) Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Ministry will celebrate Sankalp to Siddhi – New India Manthan from __________.

  1. Aug 15th to 20th
  2. Aug 19th to 30th
  3. Aug 20th to 30th
  4. Aug 22nd to 29th

Answer: 2

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Question 12) Which online facility has been launched by the Union Government to provide direct solution to problem of agriculture sector?

  1. e-Krishi Samasya
  2. e-Krishi Samvad
  3. e-Krishi Samveda
  4. e-Krishi Solution

Answer: 2

Question 13) Ashok Mehta Committee recommended for the establishment of—

  1. Nagar Panchayat
  2. Panchayat Samiti
  3. Mandal Panchayat
  4. Gram Panchayat

Answer: 3

Question 14) The first municipal corporation in India was set-up at Madras in the year—

  1. 1767
  2. 1687
  3. 1667
  4. 1678

Answer: 2

Question 15) Who among the following is known as ‘the father of local selfgovernment’ in India ?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Lord Canning
  3. Lord Ripon
  4. Lord Wellesley

Answer: 3

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Question 16) Which among of the following is not considered as part of the Civil Society ?

  1. Non-Government Organisations
  2. Caste associations
  3. Legislature
  4. Family

Answer: 3

Question 17) The State Election Commission conducts, controls and supervises municipal elections under

  1. Article 240(1)
  2. Article 241(2)
  3. Article 243(K)
  4. Article 245(D)

Answer: 3

Question 18) Which of the following states does not have Panchayati Raj Institution at all?

  1. Assam
  2. Tripura
  3. Kerala
  4. Nagaland

Answer: 4

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Question 19) Village Panchayat is accountable to the—

  1. Panchayat Samiti
  2. Zila Parishad
  3. Chairman of the Village Panchayat
  4. None of the above

Answer: 4

Question 20) Under which of the Article of the Constitution of India did the District Planning Committee come into existence?

  1. 243 ZD
  2. 243 ZE
  3. 244 ZD
  4. 242 ZD

Answer: 1

UPSC Exam Pattern 2018

UPSC prelims Exam Pattern:

Prelims PaperDurationQuestionsMarks
Paper I – General Studies2 Hours100200
Paper II – Aptitude2 Hours80200

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UPSC Mains Exam pattern:

Paper A(One of the Indian languages listed below, to be selected by the candidate (from the languages listed in the Eighth Schedule to the Constitution of India) (Qualifying)300
Paper BEnglish (Qualifying)300
Paper IEssay250
Paper IIGeneral Studies I (Indian heritage and culture, history and geography of the world and society)250
Paper IIIGeneral Studies II (Governance, constitution, polity, social justice, and international relations)250
Paper-IVGeneral Studies III (Technology, economic development, biodiversity, environment, security and disaster management)250
Paper VGeneral Studies-IV(ethics, integrity, and aptitude)250
Papers VI, VIITwo papers on subjects to be selected by the candidate from the list of optional subjects below (250 marks for each paper)500

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