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UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis : Prelims 2017 GS Paper I

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UPSC previous year paper analysis is a very important step in the UPSC preparation strategy. UPSC previous year paper analysis exercise gives you an idea about the structure and pattern of UPSC questions. This, in turn, will help you in formulating your UPSC preparation strategy and UPSC notes to manner suitable for UPSC Question papers. UPSC Previous Year paper analysis also helps in identifying how much effort needs to be put in by an individual candidate in his/her strong and weak areas of UPSC syllabus.

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UPSC previous year paper analysis: Prelims 2017 GS Paper I 

UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis – Subject wise questions.
Subject Sub sections No. of questions Total
Economics Basic Economics 4 24
Fundamental (core economics) 3
Current affairs related 17
Environment Organisations 4 14
Biodiversity 6
Climate change/pollution 4
Geography Human/Economical Geography 1 8
Physical Geography 3
Map 4
History Ancient/Medieval 2 13
culture 5
Modern 6
International relations International Organisations 4 9
Bilateral and multilateral relations 5
Polity Bills and Acts 1 24
Government, parliament and other bodies 7
Basic features of constitution 16
Science and Tech Current affairs related 6 8
Basics 2

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UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis –Example of Geography Question

Mediterranean Sea is a border of which of the following countries?

  1. Jordan
  2. Iraq
  3. Lebanon
  4. Syria

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

Answer. C

 

UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis –Example of Science Question

Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) is a standard criterion for

(a) Measuring oxygen levels in blood

(b) Computing oxygen levels in forest ecosystems

(c) Pollution assay in aquatic ecosystems

(d) Assessing oxygen levels in high altitude regions

Answer. c

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UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis – Example of History Question
  1. Which of the following is/are famous for Sun temples?
  2. Arasavalli
  3. Amarakantak
  4. Omkareshwar

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

Answer. a

 

UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis –Example of Polity Question

Consider the following statements:

  1. In the election for Lok Sabha or State Assembly, the winning candidate must get at least 50 percent of the votes polled, to be declared elected.
  2. According to the provisions laid down in the Constitution of India, in Lok Sabha, the Speaker’s post goes to the majority party and the Deputy Speaker’s to the Opposition.

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

Answer. d

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UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis – Example of Economics Question

Consider the following statements:

  1. National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) helps in promoting the financial inclusion in the country.
  2. NPCI has launched RuPay, a card payment scheme.

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

Answer. C

 

UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis – Example of Environment question

The term ‘M-STrIPES’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of

(a) Captive breeding of Wild Fauna

(b) Maintenance of Tiger Reserves

(c) Indigenous Satellite Navigation System

(d) Security of National Highways

 

UPSC Previous Year Paper Analysis – Example of International relations question

‘Broad-based Trade and Investment Agreement (BTIA)’ is sometimes seen in the news in the context of negotiations held between India and

(a) European Union

(b) Gulf Cooperation Council

(c) Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development

(d) Shanghai Cooperation Organization

Answer. a

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