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1000 Prelims MCQs with detailed explanation @ Rs 350

The 1000 MCQs with detailed explanation contains all the 10 mock tests and their solutions provided in the GS Prelims Test Series 2015. This is being now provided at a discounted price of only Rs 350. The MCQs are still relevant for the upcoming UPSC Prelims exam and will provide the necessary practice and revision. You can go through this link containing prelims MCQs to get an idea about the standard and quality of questions.   How to buy You need to make the payment… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 40 : Culture

1. Western classical elements can be seen in the Gandhara School of Art as reflected in the Buddha’s 1. usina, urna and elongated ears. 2. head 3. heavy folds of the robe. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. One could attain salvation by performing the Vedic sacrifices with all their rituals which needed the services of the priests. This was the belief of… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 32 : History

1. Which of the following saints belong to the nirguna sect? 1. Tulsidas 2. Raidas 3. Kabir Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. The objective of the Public Safety bill, 1928 was to a) provide security to people. b) eradication of diseases. c) regulate hazardous industries. d) curb the activities of communist. 3. Which of the following is/are true about the Mauryan period?… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQS Quiz 23 : History

1. The Young Bengal Movement, started by Henry Vivian Derozio: 1. took up the peasant’s cause 2. advocated women’s rights 3. attacked old and decadent customs Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. The Tanjore paintings are called ‘panel paintings’. This means that Tanjore paintings are a) made on cloths b) made on solid wood planks c) made on plastered walls d)… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 17 : History

1. Raja Ram Mohan Roy was a central figure of the social and cultural awakening in the first half of the 19th century. Which of these is/are correct about him? 1. he was opposed to worship of idols. 2. he was against monotheism. 3. he opposed the prevalence of meaningless rituals. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 and 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. The British government sent… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 10 : History

1. With reference to Regulating Act, 1773, Consider the following statements : 1. It completely subjected the activities of the East India Company to the supervision of the British Government. 2. It established a board of control. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1 and 2 d) Neither 1 nor 2 2. Various events of Buddha’s life are represented by different objects. Which of the following pairs is/are correctly matched ? 1. Buddha’s birth… Continue Reading »