Home » UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D

UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D

2018-05-19T12:10:57+00:00Categories: UPSC|

UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D

UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D -The official UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2017 is now available. UPSC released the official key almost 11 months after Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2017. Prelims 2017 was conducted on June 18th, 2017.UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D

UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC - Set A,B,C,D

UPSC PRELIMS 2017 Official Answer Key Out By UPSC – Set A,B,C,D

Know the UPSC’s Official Answers to Some of the Controversial or Ambiguous Questions in Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2017

Qn 1) With reference to the difference between the culture of Rigvedic Aryans and Indus Valley people, which of the following statements is/are correct?

  1. Rigvedic Aryans used the coat of mail and helmet in warfare whereas the people of Indus Valley Civilization did not leave any evidence of using them.
  2. Rigvedic Aryans knew gold, silver, and copper whereas Indus Valley people knew only copper and iron.
  3. Rigvedic Aryans had domesticated the horse whereas there is no evidence of Indus Valley people having been aware of this animal.

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

Correct Answer: C. 1 and 3 only

Qn) Due to some reasons, if there is a huge fall in the population of species of butterflies, what could be its likely consequence/consequences?

  1. Pollination of some plants could be adversely affected.
  2. There could be a drastic increase in the fungal infections of some cultivated plants.
  3. It could lead to a fall in the population of some species of wasps, spiders and birds.

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

Correct Answer: C. 1 and 3 only

Qn). Which of the following statements is/are true of the Fundamental Duties of an Indian citizen?

  1. A legislative process has been provided to enforce these duties.
  2. They are correlative to legal duties.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: D. Neither 1 nor 2

Qn). Consider the following in respect of ‘National Career Service’:

  1. National Career Service is an initiative of the Department of Personnel and Training, Government of India.
  2. National Career Service has been launched in a Mission Mode to improve the employment opportunities to uneducated youth of the country.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

A. 1 only
B. 2 only
C. Both 1 and 2
D. Neither 1 nor 2

Correct Answer: D. Neither 1 nor 2

Qn). Which of the following practices can help in water conservation in agriculture?

  1. Reduced or zero tillage of the land
  2. Applying gypsum before irrigating the field
  3. Allowing crop residue to remain in the field

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

A. 1 and 2 only
B. 3 only
C. 1 and 3 only
D. 1, 2 and 3

Correct Answer: C. 1 and 3 only

Qn) Consider the following statements:

  1. Tax revenue as a percent of GDP of India has steadily increased in the last decade.
  2. Fiscal deficit as a percent of GDP of India has steadily increased in the last decade.

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

Correct Answer: D. Neither 1 nor 2

Q19. At one of the places in India, if you stand on the seashore and watch the sea, you will find that the sea water recedes from the shore line a few kilometres and comes back to the shore, twice a day, and you can actually walk on the sea floor when the water recedes. This unique phenomenon is seen at

  1. Bhavnagar
  2. Bheemunipatnam
  3. Chandipur
  4. Nagapattinam.

Official Answer key – Ans C

Q3. Recognition of Prior Learning Scheme’ is sometimes mentioned in the news with reference to

  1. Certifying the skills acquired by construction workers through traditional channels.
  2. Enrolling the persons in Universities for distance learning programmes.
  3. Reserving some skilled jobs to rural and urban poor in some public sector undertakings.
  4. Certifying the skills acquired by trainees under the National Skill Development Programme.

Official Answer Key – Ans A

Leave A Comment

This website uses cookies and third party services. Ok