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1.3 - Question 16-29 : Detailed analysis, answer key, explanation of UPSC CSE Prelims / CSAT paper 1 (2016)
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In this lesson, Roman continues to solve the Prelims 2016 paper 1 and has covered questions from 16-29 of Booklet Code "A". Do watch the lesson as it is the most authentic answer key on internet.

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nathu la(sikkim), shipkila(himachal) and lipulekh (uttarakhand)
i have doubt in question 25 that artical 168 says posting ,transfer, promostion done by on the name of governer please help me thank you
Hello Roman, for Que. 19), While discussing "Contemporary affairs" You have clearly quoted that "UPSC may ask that ROHINGYA muslims is found in which country--(ans is Myanmar)" under the "International relations and Defence section"...... Thank u so much for putting great efforts to help the students!!! Salute u Roman
Rishabh RAJ
3 years ago
Hey bro, can u tell me where is this ROHINGYA video and which video roman sir is talking about which he has made 10 days before, I cannot find it on the website under Roman Saini's sir collection? Kindly help or give me the link. Thanks
Kishna Senwar
3 years ago
@RISHABH RAJ...Plz go to this mentioned link (@slide No. 31, he explained....)
Q.23. NGRBA chairman- prime minister ( not lower authority as u told sir)
Hi, I guess the answer for Q-26 is (a) 1 only. "Stand Up India Scheme" was launched by IDBI bank on the occasion of the 125th birth anniversary of Dr. BR Ambedkar on April 14, 2016. SIDBI is not correct.
Upsc 2501
3 years ago point IV SIDBI will refinance
Karishma sahu
3 years ago
It was not done by IDBI... I can bet my life on that..that was just a project that was launched..SIDBI is the right answer.
Q.25 Chief secretaries are appointed by Governor...u can see in the attached link..
Varun Kumar
3 years ago
No, they are appointed by CM of state
Shubhank Garg
3 years ago
recently chief secretary of Himachal was appointed and the official notification .... Government of Himachal Pradesh Department of Personnel Appointment-I ***** No.Per(A-I}-B(2)-1/2001-Part, Dated Shimla-171 002, the NOTIFICATION 3pt May, 2016. The Governor, Himachal Pradesh, is pleased to appoint Shri Vidya Chander Pharka, lAS (HP:1983), Additional Chief Secretary-cum-Principal Secretary to Chief Minister, Himachal Pradesh and Additional Chief Secretary (Tourism & Civil Aviation, Tribal Development and Information & Public Relations) to the Government of Himachal Pradesh, as Chief Secretary to the Government of Himachal Pradesh, with immediate effect, in the public interest.
Chief secy is NOT appointed by the Guv though the appointment is made in his name as state's executive authority is vested in him. Every executive action of state is taken on governor's name.
  1. Detailed analysis, solution, explanation of UPSC CSE Prelims 2016 1.3 Questions 16-29 Presented by Dr. Roman Saini

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  3. .16) Rashtriya Garima Abhiyaan' is a national campaign to 16) Rashtriya Garima (a) rehabilitate the homeless and destitute persons and provide them with suitable sources of livelihood (b) release the sex workers from their practice and provide them with alternative sources of livelihood (c) eradicate the practice of manual scavenging and rehabilitate the manual scavengers . .(d) release the bonded labourers from their bondage and rehabilitate them Answer.c

  4. 17) With reference to the cultural history of medieval India, consider the following statements: 1. Siddhas (Sittars) of Tamil region were monotheistic and condemned idolatry 2. Lingayats of Kannada region questioned the theory of rebirth and rejected the caste hierarchy. 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.a

  5. 18) Which of the following best describes the term 'import cover', sometimes seen in the news? (a) It is the ratio of value of imports to the Gross Domestic Product of a country (b) It is the total value of imports of a country in a year (c) It is the ratio between the value of exports and that of imports between two countries (d) It is the number of months of imports that could be paid for by a country's . international reserves Answer.o

  6. 19) Consider the following pairs Community sometimes In the affairs of mentioned in the news . 1. Kurd : Bangladesh .2. Madhesi Nepal 3. RohingyaMyanmar Which of the pairs given above is/are correctly matched? .(a) 1 and 2 . (b) 2 only (c) 2 and 3 .(d) 3 only Answer.c

  7. 20) With reference to 'Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW)', consider the following statements: 1. It is an organization of European Union in working relation with NATO and WHO. . 2. It monitors chemical industry to prevent new weapons from emerging . 3. It provides assistance and protection to States (Parties) against chemical weapons threats. . Which of the statements given above is/are correct? .(a) 1 only (b) 2 and 3 only .(c) 1 and 3 only .(d) 1, 2 and 3 Answer.b

  8. 21) With reference to 'Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana', consider the following statements: 1 . Under this scheme, farmers will have to pay a uniform premium of two percent for any crop they cultivate in . any season of the year 2. This scheme covers post-harvest losses arising out of cyclones and unseasonal rains. 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.b

  9. 22) In which of the following regions of India are you most likely to come across the Great Indian Hornbill' in its natural habitat? (a) Sand deserts of northwest India .(b) Higher Himalayas of Jammu and Kashmir .(c) Salt marshes of western Gujarat (d) Western Ghats .Answer.d

  10. 23) Which of the following are the key features of 'National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA)? .1. River basin is the unit of planning and management . 2. It spearheads the river conservation efforts at the national level 3. One of the Chief Ministers of the States through which the Ganga flows becomes the Chairman of NGRBA on rotation basis Select the correct answer using the code given Below. (a) 1 and 2 only (b) 2 and 3 only .(c) 1 and 3 only .(d) 1, 2 and 3 .Answer.a

  11. 27) The FAO accords the status of 'Globally Important Agricultural Heritage System (GIAHS)' to traditional agricultural systems. What is the overall goal of this initiative? GIAHS so as to greatly enhance their agricultural productivity 2. To identify and safeguard eco-friendly traditional farm practices and their associated landscapers, agricultural biodiversity and 1. To provide modern technology, training in modern farming methods and financial support to local communities of identified knowledge systems of the local communities 3. To provide Geographical Indication status to all the varieties of agricultural produce in such identified GIAHS Select the correct answer using the code given below. .(a) 1 and 3 only (b) 2 only . (C) 2 and 3 only (d) 1, 2 and 3 . Answer. b