Category Archives : Prelims MCQs


Prelims MCQs Quiz 44 : Environment

1. The non-point pollution of river water involves discharge of pollutants through a) urban sewage drains b) industrial effluents c) agricultural fields d) both (a) and (b) 2. Man causes soil erosion through 1. use of improper ploughing methods. 2. leaving roots of crop in the field after harvest. 3. practicing trash farming. 4. use of heavy machines. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1, 2 and 3 only b) 1 and 4 only c) 1, 3 and 4 only d) 1, 2,… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 43 : Polity (revising Laxmikanth)

1. The Supreme Court is a court of record. This means 1. its judgements are recorded for perpetual memory. 2. it can punish for contempt of Supreme court. 3. it can punish for contempt of High court. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 2 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. With reference to the Committee on Public Undertakings consider the following statements: 1. Only a Lok Sabha member can become its chairman. 2. Unlike… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 42 : Science

1.Which of the following is/are cross-linked polymer? 1. polythene 2. nylon 3. Bakelite Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 3 only b) 3 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1, 2 and 3 2. With reference to Low Earth Orbits (LEO), consider the following statements: 1. Satellites in LEO suffer high atmospheric drag compared to those in geostationary orbit. 2. Satellites in LEO have high dwell time over a particular area. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?… Continue Reading »


Prelims MCQs Quiz 41 : International Relations

International Relations (IR) comprises of global affairs, relations between nation-states (with an emphasis on India’s relation with other countries), important global and regional agreement, bodies and issues. In 2014, UPSC asked few questions from IR. With the Indian PM having visited nearly all the major countries in last one year, it is hoped that questions from IR will also be asked this time in UPSC prelims. Here we are giving some questions on IR from our GS Prelims Mock Test Series 2015 to provide an… 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 39 : Government Schemes

1. The Kudumbashree program by the Kerala government works in the area of 1. reducing maternal mortality 2. providing micro credit 3. enhancing entrepreneurship 4. providing housing Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 and 2 only b) 1 ,3 and 4 only c) 2 and 3 only d) 1 ,2, and 4 only 2. The Price stabilization fund will support the procurement of 1. onion 2. groundnut 3. potato 4. rice Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a)… Continue Reading »


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