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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 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 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 36 : Polity

In our previous post, we read about application based questions in polity for UPSC Prelims. We tried to illustrate it with examples from Mock Test 2 of our GS Prelims Mock Test Series 2015. In this post, we are providing answers and explanations to those example questions from Mock Test 2.   1. The Supreme Court quashed section 66A of the IT act. It did so on which of the following basis? 1. the punishment prescribed was extreme. 2. expressions in the section were vague.… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 25 : Polity

1. The jurisdiction of UPSC can be extended by – a) Government via a resolution b) President c) Parliament d) (b) or( c) depending on the type of extension. 2. With reference to Finance Commission (FC), consider the following statements : 1. As the FC is a constitutional body, its recommendations are binding on the government. 2. The chairman of a FC is not eligible for reappointment. Which of the statements given above is/are correct ? a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both 1… Continue Reading »

Prelims MCQs Quiz 19 : Polity

1. The Election Commission of India consists of Chief Election Commissioner (CEC) and two election commissioners (EC). With regard to these two officials, which of the following is/are correct? 1. CEC and EC receive equal salary. 2. CEC and EC are provided with security of tenure. 3. In case of difference of opinion amongst them, the view of CEC prevails. Select the correct answer using the codes given below. a) 1 only b) 1 and 2 only c) 1 and 3 only d) 2 and… Continue Reading »

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