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The UPSC is responsible for appointments to and examinations for All India services and group A & group B for Central services. If you wish to be given a scholarship you must prove that you know the commission and why you...

Questions: 517  |  Attempts: 2571   |  Last updated: Jan 29, 2019
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    How many times the preamble of the Constitution has been amended?

SP/CSE/ST/01 - Ancient, Medieval, Modern History and Art and Culture

Questions: 101  |  Attempts: 624   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2018
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    Consider the following Statements:1. The revolt of 1857 was driven by spirit of nationalism that brought together discontented sections of society against British rule.2. The revolt was sudden uprising among the otherwise disciplined sepoys.3. Definite leadership was provided by Mughal King Bahadur Shah Zafar.4. The events of 1857 demonstrated that the people and politics of India was not basically communal before 1858.Which of the above statements are NOT correct?निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार कीजिये :1857 का विद्रोह राष्ट्रवाद की भावना से संचालित था जिसने समाज के  असंतुष्ट वर्गों  को ब्रिटिश शासन के खिलाफ एकत्रित किया था ।यह विद्रोह अनुशासित सिपाहियों के बीच में अचानक उपजे विद्रोह के कारण हुआ।एक निश्चित नेतृत्व मुगल राजा बहादुर शाह जफर द्वारा प्रदान किया गया।1857 की घटना से यह झलक मिलती है कि 1858 से पहले भारत की जनता और राजनीति नहीं मूल रूप से सांप्रदायिक नहीं थी । उपयुक्त में से कौन से कथन सत्य नहीं हैं? 

Upsc Quiz on Current Affairs

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 112   |  Last updated: Oct 29, 2018
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    Name the NGO which has filed a petition in the Supreme Court expressing grave concern over the recent spurt of hoour killings carried out at the instance of khap panchayats.

Civil Services exam is one of the most reputed and toughest exams in India.UPSC stands for Union Public Service Commission which is India's central agency for conducting various exams like Civil Services, IFS, NDA,...

Questions: 13  |  Attempts: 98   |  Last updated: Jun 23, 2019
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    Arrange the following functionaries in ascending order of their positions in the Table of Precedence  i. Holders of Bharat Ratna decoration ii. Chief Election Commissioner iii. Attorney General of India iv. Chief Justice of India v. Former President

Take this quiz to test your grasp over UPSC Sociology syllabus.

Questions: 10  |  Attempts: 18   |  Last updated: Jul 11, 2017
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    Which of the followings is a topic under "Sociology - The Discipline" in UPSC Sociology syllabus?




UPSC Questions and Answers


  • How many times the preamble of the Constitution has been amended?
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  • For the first time in 1934, the idea of a Constituent Assembly for India was put forward by which of the following eminent?
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  • Elections for the Constituent Assembly were held for the first time under which plan?
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  • Consider the following Statements:1. The revolt of 1857 was driven by spirit of nationalism that brought together discontented sections of society against British rule.2. The revolt was sudden uprising among the otherwise disciplined sepoys.3. Definite leadership was provided by Mughal King Bahadur Shah Zafar.4. The events of 1857 demonstrated that the people and politics of India was not basically communal before 1858.Which of the above statements are NOT correct?निम्नलिखित कथनों पर विचार कीजिये :1857 का विद्रोह राष्ट्रवाद की भावना से संचालित था जिसने समाज के  असंतुष्ट वर्गों  को ब्रिटिश शासन के खिलाफ एकत्रित किया था ।यह विद्रोह अनुशासित सिपाहियों के बीच में अचानक उपजे विद्रोह के कारण हुआ।एक निश्चित नेतृत्व मुगल राजा बहादुर शाह जफर द्वारा प्रदान किया गया।1857 की घटना से यह झलक मिलती है कि 1858 से पहले भारत की जनता और राजनीति नहीं मूल रूप से सांप्रदायिक नहीं थी । उपयुक्त में से कौन से कथन सत्य नहीं हैं? 

  • Consider the following factors:1) Rifle cartridges greased with beef and pig fat. 2) Annexation of Awadh 3) Perception of threat to religion. 4) Grievances over emoluments and foreign service allowances. 5) Destructive economic consequences of British rule on rural population. Which of the above can be cited as reasons that led to the 1857 sepoy mutiny?निम्नलिखित कारकों पर विचार कीजिये : राइफल के कारतूस में गोमांस और सुअर की चर्बी का प्रयोग |अवध का विलय |धर्म के लिए खतरा होने की धारणा |परिलब्धियां और विदेश सेवा भत्ते को लेकर शिकायतों |ग्रामीण आबादी पर ब्रिटिश शासन के विनाशकारी आर्थिक परिणाम | ऊपर लिखे कारणों में से किसे 1857 सिपाही विद्रोह के लिए जिम्मेदार माना जा सकता है? 

  • Indian National Congress (INC) was formed in 1885 in Bombay. Which of the following statement(s) is correct about INC initial phase (1885­1905).1. INC was the first organised expression of Indian nationalism on an all India scale.2. INC was a spontaneous response to the oppressive policies of the colonial rule.3. INC’s aim was to create an anti­colonial mass movement with participation from all sections of Indian society.4. Early nationalists’ political work was based on hard realities and not on religious sentiments. भारतीय राष्ट्रीय कांग्रेस (आईएनसी) का गठन  1885 में मुंबई में किया गया था। निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा/से कथन आईएनसी के प्रारंभिक चरण  (1885 - 1905)के बारे में सही है |आईएनसी, अखिल भारतीय स्तर पर भारतीय राष्ट्रवाद की पहली संगठित अभिव्यक्ति थी।आईएनसी, औपनिवेशिक शासन की दमनकारी नीतियों के प्रति एक सहज प्रतिक्रिया थी।आईएनसी का उद्देश्य भारतीय समाज के सभी वर्गों की भागीदारी के साथ एक उपनिवेशवाद विरोधी जन आंदोलन शुरू करने का था |प्रारंभिक राष्ट्रवादियों का राजनीतिक कार्य धार्मिक भावनाओं की जगह कठिन वास्तविकताओं पर आधारित था |

  • Name the NGO which has filed a petition in the Supreme Court expressing grave concern over the recent spurt of hoour killings carried out at the instance of khap panchayats.

  • Name the a guided missile frigate of the Talwar class, will be launched next week at a Russian shipyard that is constructing the warship for the Indian Navy.

  • Name the Swedish princess who recently married her former trainer?

  • Arrange the following functionaries in ascending order of their positions in the Table of Precedence  i. Holders of Bharat Ratna decoration ii. Chief Election Commissioner iii. Attorney General of India iv. Chief Justice of India v. Former President

  • Which of the following items is part of the Concurrent List in the Indian Constitution?

  • The present system of recruitment to All-India Services and some of the higher Central Services is based on the recommendations of i. Kothari Committee ii. Satish Chandra Committee iii. Gore Committee iv. Charles Correa Committee v. Macaulay Committee