Prelims MCQs Quiz 49 : Polity

1.Article 16 provides that No citizen can be discriminated against or be ineligible for any employment or office under the State on grounds of only 1. descent 2. language 3. place of birth 4. race Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1, 2 and 3 only b) 1, 3 and 4 only c) 2, 3 and 4 only d)3 and 4 only 2. If both speaker and deputy speaker of Lok Sabha is absent from a joint sitting, then who presides… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 48

These questions are from our GS prelims test series 2018.  1.Entanglement is a key principle of quantum physics. It means a) a quantum bit can be 0 or 1 at the same time. b) quantum bits can be correlated with each other. c) it is not possible to determine position of quantum bit with accuracy. d) none of the above. 2.Arrange the following in descending order of their tenure. 1. Law Commission 2. Chairman of UPSC 3. President of India 4. Public Accounts Committe. Select… Continue Reading »

UPSC CSE 2015 prelims official answer key and disputed questions

UPSC has released the official answer key for the Civil services examination held in 2015. It can be viewed at the following link – Official ans key prelims 2015. Here we look at the disputed questions that became a point of debate. The answer given here is the one provided by UPSC.   1. Who/Which of the following is the custodian of the Constitution of India? (a) The President of India (b) The Prime Minister of India (c) The Lok Sabha Secretariat (d) The Supreme… Continue Reading »

UPSC Civil Services Examination 2015 Cut off marks

UPSC has declared the cutoff marks for Civil services examination, 2015.       SelfStudyIAS GS Prelims Mock Test Series 2018 – 10 Full length tests at Rs 800 only. Click here for more information. Please read these important articles about prelims preparation 1. How UPSC asks current affairs in GS Prelims 2. How to practice prelims MCQs for UPSC 3. Applying logic in UPSC General Studies Prelims   ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————

UPSC Civil Services Notification 2016 Simplified

  UPSC released the notification for Civil Services Examination 2016. The full notification can be viewed here. In this post we are giving important points, highlights and summary of the notification. We are also including a FAQs to help the aspirants know about the application process and other requirements.   Highlights & Summary   1. Important dates  a) Date of prelims exam – 7 August 2016 b) Starting date of online application – 27 April 2016 c) Last date of online application – 27 May… Continue Reading »

UPSC Mains 2015 : General Studies 4 question paper

Answer questions in NOT MORE than the word limit specified for each in the parenthesis. Content of the answer in more important than its length.   SECTION-A   Q1. (a) What in meant by ‘environmental ethics? Why is it important to study? Discuss any one environmental issue from the viewpoint of environmental ethics. (150 words) (10) (b) Differentiate between the following (200 words)  (10) (1) Law and Ethics (2) Ethical management and Management of ethics (3) Discrimination and Preferential treatment (4) Personal ethics and Professional… Continue Reading »

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