100+ Marks worth Prelims 2017 Questions from ClearIAS Tests and Notes

Good news for ClearIAS followers and students! More than 100 marks worth UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 Questions could have been answered from ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2017 and online study materials. Details are given in this post. If you are preparing for UPSC CSE Prelims 2018, we suggest you enroll for ClearIAS Prelims Online Test Series 2018, at the earliest to score high.

UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 was the toughest Prelims in last 3-4 years

As per the feedback from the candidates, UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2017 was one of the toughest Prelims in last 3-4 years. Prelims 2017 Questions (General Studies Paper 1) were a mix of analytical and factual, but most coaching institutes missed this latest trend.

But students of ClearIAS.com had many familiar questions – which added crucial marks into their kitty. Yes, rough waters are truer tests of leadership. In calm water, every ship has a good captain.

Questions in UPSC CSE  Prelims 2017 That Could Have Been Answered from ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2017

UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 Questions

No. UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 Question Topic ClearIAS Prelims Test Series (Exam Number)
1 Recognition of prior learning Current Affairs Test – 310P
2 Border with Mediterranean Current Affairs Test – 310P
3 Chabahar Port 309P, 304P and 109P
4 National Agricultural Market 308P and 304P
5 Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets (S4A) 308P
6 Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) 308P and 113P
7 National Investment and Infrastructure Fund 308P
8 Unified Payments Interface (UPI)  308P, 304P, 112P and ClearIAS notes on UPI
9 Indian Association/Madras Mahajan Sabha 307P
10 Biological Oxygen Demand (BOD) 302P
11 Objectives in the Preamble  112P and ClearIAS notes about the Preamble
12 Rupay/NPCI 112P, 113P, and110P
13 Election Commission 112P
14 DPSP – 42nd amendment 305P, 110P
15 Dengue and Zika 109P (even similar 2nd statement), 306P and 114P
16 Global Gender report 113P, ClearIAS note about Reports
17 UN-Habitat 115P
18 Ryotwari Settlement 115P (only mentions about Alexander Read)
19 TRAFFIC  111P
20 Wildlife Protection Act-1972, Schedule I 105P and 108P
21 Judicial Review 108P and 101P
22 MP candidate should be an elector in a constituency 107P (learning zone)
23 Private member bill 106P
24 Soil Health Card 104P
25 Butler Committee 103P
26 Bio-Remediation 306P (Science and Tech Test )
27 GST  308P and ClearIAS notes on GST
28 BIS Mark 308P (Economics Mock Test)
29 Share of agriculture in GDP 308P(Economics Mock Test)
30 Parliamentary Form  305P
31 Presidents Rule 305P and 109P
32 National Intellectual Property Rights Policy 304P
33 Indus Valley 115P
34 Extend of Himalayas 105P
35 Laser Interferometer Space Antenna (eLISA) 109P, ClearIAS notes on Gravitational Waves
36 Gharials 111P
37 Indian Federation 305P
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No, not over! Many Prelims 2017 questions could have been answered from ClearIAS notes (FREE) and ClearIAS Email Program (FREE)

No. UPSC CSE Prelims 2017 Question Topic ClearIAS Study Material
1 The painting of Bodhisattva Padmapani Post-Mauryan Art and Architecture
2 Manipuri Sankirtana Classical Dances
3 Unnat Bharat Abhiyan Most Probable Questions – Set 3
4 Rights as claim of individuals Fundamental Rights
5 Local Self-Government Local Self-Government
7 Teesta River Teesta River Dispute
8 Fundamental Duties  Fundamental Duties
9 Principle of Dyarchy Historical Background of Indian Constitution
10 Right against Exploitation Must Know Articles of Indian Constitution
11 Indian Federalism  Indian Federalism – Challenges
12 Trade Facilitation Agreement  TFA
13 Standard Model  Standard Particle Model
14 Modern History Chronology  Indian History Chronology

About 100 marks!

100+ marks worth question from ClearIAS Test Series and Study Materials

We are pleased to claim that about 100 marks worth questions could have been easily answered if one follow ClearIAS materials regularly. You may note the importance of each mark in a low-scoring exam like this year, where the cut-offs could linger around 100.

“Every single mark matters! It can change your life forever!”

Note: ClearIAS had released around 25 tests (full-topic and subject specific tests) for UPSC CSE Prelims 2017. UPSC CSE Previous Year Questions Re-take tests were extra.

More from less: The fast-to-learn approach from ClearIAS

“More from less” – is always the core philosophy of ClearIAS. We don’t over-supply study materials or cut-copy-paste everything on Newspapers/Yojana/KurukshetraPIB/Rajya SabhaTV and claim that many questions came from our resources.

We provide only the most important notes. We focus on fast-learning. Our study materials are short and simple. ClearIAS mock tests can be revised in less than 2 hours. Our focused approach once again has fetched valuable return for our students in a limited time.

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We focus on equipping candidates with exams of any difficulty standards

Having repeatedly come up with many questions which asked in UPSC (in 2016, 14 questions came from a single current affairs mock test of ClearIAS), our team’s perception is different. The parameter for determining the success of any test series should not be just the number of questions asked from the same in actual UPSC exam. Yes, that is important, but what is more important is equipping aspirants to deal with any situation in UPSC exam hall. This year exam proves that what matters is not spoon-feeding, but a thorough understanding of basic concepts.

Constant practice is needed to train your mind to deal with multiple choice questions with multiple statements involving negative marking. Testimonials from successful candidates prove that ClearIAS methodology is easy to follow and results in big returns.

ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2018 now available

ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2018

ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2018 will have more than 33 tests with different combinations of most probable questions for Prelims 2018. If you are attempting Prelims 2018, enroll now for ClearIAS Prelims Test Series 2018 to get an early advantage.

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