SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 57(Economy)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 57(Economy)   1. Consider the following about girl’s education in India: Digital Gender Atlas for Advancing Girls’ Education has been made with the support of UNICEF Shagun portal has been specifically designed around the progress made around the atlas Which of the above statements is/are …

CORRECTIONS: Insights PT (Exclusive) 2018 Revision Modules

  CORRECTIONS Insights PT (Exclusive) 2018 Revision Modules   In the following document we have corrected few mistakes that were found in revision modules. We understand that an incorrect fact will cost heavily in actual exam if a question on it appears there. We are carefully preparing these modules. However, due to mismatch in some …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 56(Geography)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 56(Geography)              Cyclones or hurricanes do not develop within about 5° N and S of the equator because the (a) Pressure gradient is weak (b) Trade winds converge  (c) Ocean surface temperature is high  (d) Coriolis force is very weak …

Intelligent Guessing – UPSC Civil Services Prelims

  Intelligent Guessing – UPSC Civil Services Prelims     Background The conventional guessing techniques, that most aspirants are familiar with, are based on: Pure option-based elimination, when options are designed so that even a single easy/incorrect statement leads you to the right answer. Statement based elimination, when you encounter extreme (such as ‘only’, ‘completely’, …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 55(Geography)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 55(Geography)   Which one of the following rivers has a bird’s-foot delta   a) Ganga b) Mississippi c) Amazon d) Nile Answer: (b) Justification: The Mississippi has a bird’s-foot delta, with several main branches like the foot of a bird extending into the Gulf of …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 54(Geography)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 54(Geography)                                   The collision between a continental lithospheric plate and an oceanic lithospheric plate leads to formation of   a) A Volcanic Island arc b) A chain of coastal …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 52(History)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 52(History)     The term “Pahi-kastha”used in Medieval times is related to a) A type of cultivation b) A type of Agricultural labourer. c) A kind of trading community d) A type of irrigation. Solution: b Justification: The term which Indo-Persian sources of the Mughal …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 51(History)

SOLUTIONS  INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 51(History)   In 1720, the British government enacted the Calico Act. What is it related to? a) Disallowing Indians from entering Civil Services b) Compulsory use of English language in Company affairs c) Banning the use of printed cotton textile, imported from India. d) Barring …

SOLUTIONS – INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 50(Polity)

SOLUTIONS INSIGHTS REVISION TEST for Preliminary Exam 2018: Test – 50(Polity) 1)Consider the following about Interstate Council It meets regularly atleast twice a year. Standing Committee of the Council has different composition from the composition of the Council itself. Select from the codes below a) 1 only b) 2 only c) Both d) None   …