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10 Most Probable Questions for the 2017 Prelim exam.

By April 15, 2017 10 Comments

The prelim exam is fast approaching. And it is time for you to revise and solve as many questions as possible.
Here are 5 new questions for you to solve. The aim is to revise your syllabus thoroughly through these questions and ensure that whatever you might have left unattended or deliberately ignored doesn’t become a hindrance for you in your endeavour to crack the Preliminary exam.
Today’s test is based on the following topics:
Indian economy, India’s freedom struggle, latitudes and Forests in India.
Questions: 

  1. The decrease in the tax to GDP ratio indicates which of the following?
    a. Slowing economic growth rate
    b. Less equitable distribution of income
    c. Both a and b
    d. None of the above.
  2. What was the main reason for the Congress to accept the Dominion Status as suggested initially by the Mountbatten Plan? 
    a. To keep intact the defence partnership and economic relation with the British.
    b. Congress wanted India to be a part of the commonwealth.
    c. Congress wanted to assume power immediately to control the explosive situation.
    d. Congress wasn’t in a position to provide a strong leadership to the nation at that stage
  3. In the South Atlantic and South-Eastern Pacific regions in tropical latitudes, cyclone does not originate. What is the reason?
    a. Sea surface temperatures are low
    b. Inter-tropical convergence seldom occurs
    c. Coriolis force is too weak
    d. Absence of land in those regions.
  4. The area known as ‘Golan Heights’ sometimes appears in the news in the context of the events related to –
    a. Middle East
    b. Central Africa
    c. Central Asia
    d. Southeast Asia
  5. Which one of the following regions of India has a combination of mangrove forest, evergreen forest and deciduous forest?
    a. Coastal Andhra Pradesh
    b. Southwest Bengal
    c. Himachal Pradesh
    d. Andaman and Nicobar islands

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Akshay Palande

Author: Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

Akshay Palande

Author Akshay Palande

Akshay Palande is a passionate teacher helping hundreds of students in their UPSC preparation. With a degree in Mechanical Engineering and double masters in Public Administration and Economics, he has experience of teaching UPSC aspirants for 5 years. His subject of expertise are Geography, Polity, Economics and Environment and Ecology.

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