## IAS Sample Papers and Previous Year Question Papers PDF Free Download 2014

IAS Sample Papers and Previous Year Question Papers PDF Free Download 2014 (Prelims, Mains Exam) : 1. Indian Administrative Services is among the most reputed sectors which offers different government jobs. Huge number of candidates appear for this exam and gets recruited every year. Hence the competition is very high and one must work very hard to succeed in this exam and crack it with utmost ease.

2. To assist all the appear-ants of this exam, we have published the list of sample questions that can be expected in both prelims and mains exams.

3. Go through the guidelines and tips to perform well in the test

4. Some Previous Year questions and answer are given below

1. With reference to the history of Indian rock-cut architecture, consider the following statements:

1. The caves at Badami are the oldest surviving rock-cut caves in India.
2. The Barabar rock-cut caves were originally made for Ajivikas by Emperor Chandragupta Maurya.
3. At Ellora, caves were made for different faiths.

2. Which of the statements given above is/are correct?

(a) 1 only
(b) 3 only
(c) 2 and 3 only
(d) 1, 2 and 3

Ans. C.

3. A sum of Rs. 700 has to be used to give seven cash prizes to the students of a school for their overall academic performance. If each prize is Rs. 20 less than its preceding prize, what is the least value of the prize?

(a) Rs. 30
(b) Rs. 40
(c) Rs. 60
(d) Rs. 80

Ans. B.

4. A person can walk a certain distance and drive back in six hours. He can also walk both ways in 10 hours. How much time will he take to drive both ways?

(a) Two hours
(b) Two and a half hour
(c) Five and a half hour
(d) Four hours

Ans. A.

5. A gardener has 1000 plants: He wants to plant them in such a way that the number of rows and the number of columns remains the same. What is the minimum number of plants that he needs more for this purpose?

(a) 14
(b) 24
(c) 32
(d) 34

Ans. B.

6. What is the central focus of this passage?

(a) Illegal mining in forests
(b) Extinction of wildlife
(c) Conservation of nature
(d) Disruption of habitat

Ans. D.

7. In a garrison, there was food for 1000 soldiers for one month. After 10 days, 1000 more soldiers joined the garrison. How long would the soldiers be able to carry on with the remaining food?

(a) 25 days
(b) 20 days
(c) 15 days
(d) 10 days

Ans. D.

8. The tank-full petrol in Arun's motor-cycle lasts for 10 days. If he starts using 25% more every day, how many days will the tank-full petrol last?

(a) 5
(b) 6
(c) 7
(d) 8

Ans. D.

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Civil Services (Preliminary) Exam Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF Download 2012

General Studies Paper 1 English, Hindi PDF - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSP12/pap1a.pdf

General Studies Paper 2 English, Hindi PDF - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSP12/pap2a.pdf

General Studies Paper II (X Series) English, Hindi PDF - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSP12/pap2vha.pdf

Civil Services (Main) Exam, Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF DOwnload 2012

General Studies Paper 1 - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/G.%20STUDIES-1.pdf

General Studies Paper 2 - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/G.%20STUDIES-2.pdf

English Language (Compulsory) - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/English.pdf

Indian Languages (Compulsory)

Assamese - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/ASSAMESE%20COMPULSORY.pdf
Bengali - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/BENGALI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Bodo - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/BODO%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Dogri -
www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/DOGRI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Gujarati - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/GUJRATI%20COMPULSORY.pdf
Hindi - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/GUJRATI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Kashmiri - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/KASHMIRI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Konkani - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/KONKANI%20COMPULSORY.pdf
Maithili - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/MAITHILI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Manipuri - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/MANIPURI%20COMPULSORY.pdf
Malayalam - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/MALAYALAM%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Marathi - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/MALAYALAM%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Nepali - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/NEPALI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Oriya - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/ORIYA%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Punjabi - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/ORIYA%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Sanskrit - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/ORIYA%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Santhali -
http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/SANTALI%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Sindhi (Arabic) - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/SINDHI%20ARABIC%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Sindhi (Devanagiri) - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/SINDHI%20ARABIC%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Tamil - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/TAMIL.pdf
Telugu - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/TELUGU%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Urdu - www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012/CSM12/COMPULSORY/TELUGU%20COMPULSORY.pdf

Optional Subjects for Main Examination

Agriculture Paper I
Agriculture Paper II
Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science Paper I
Animal Husbandary & Veterinary Science Paper II
Anthropology Paper I
Anthropology Paper II
Botony Paper I
Botony Paper II
Chemistry Paper I
Chemistry Paper II
Civil Engineering Paper I
Civil Engineering Paper II
Commerce & Accountancy Paper I
Commerce & Accountancy Paper II
Economics Paper I
Economics Paper II
Electrical Engineering Paper I
Electrical Engineering Paper II
Geography Paper I
Geography Paper II
Geology Paper I
Geology Paper II
History Paper I
History Paper II
Law Paper I
Law Paper II
Management Paper I
Management Paper II
Mathematics Paper I
Mathematics Paper II
Mechanical Engineering Paper I
Mechanical Engineering Paper II
Medical Science Paper I
Medical Science Paper II
Philosphy Paper I
Philosphy Paper II
Physics Paper I
Physics Paper II
Political Science & Internation Relations Paper I
Political Science & Internation Relations Paper II
Psychology Paper I
Psychology Paper II
Sociology Paper I
Sociology Paper II
Statistics Paper I
Statistics Paper II
Zoology Paper I
Zoology Paper II

Literature Subjects for Main Examination

Assamese Paper I
Assamese Paper II
Bengali Paper I
Bengali Paper II
Bodo Paper I
Bodo Paper II
Dogri Paper I
Dogri Paper II
English Paper I
English Paper II
French Paper I
French Paper II
Gujarati Paper I
Gujarati Paper II
Hindi Paper I
Hindi Paper II
Konkani Paper I
Konkani Paper I
Manipuri Paper I
Manipuri Paper II
Maithili Paper I
Maithili Paper II
Malayalam Paper I
Malayalam Paper II
Marathi Paper I
Marathi Paper II
Oriya Paper I
Oriya Paper II
Pali Paper I
Pali Paper II
Persian Paper I
Persian Paper II
Punjabi Paper I
Punjabi Paper II
Russian Paper I
Russian Paper II
Sanskrit Paper I
Sanskrit Paper II
Santali Paper I
Santali Paper II
Sindhi (Devanagari) Paper I
Sindhi (Devanagari) Paper II
Tamil Paper I
Tamil Paper II
Telugu Paper I
Telugu Paper II
Urdu Paper I
Urdu Paper II

Check given URL to all above given papers - http://www.upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2012.htm

UPSC PREVIOUS YEARS QUESTION PAPERS 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/

UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR SO's/STENO's (GR B/GR I) LDCE 2006,2007 & 2008 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/so060708.htm#PageTop

UPSC QUESTION PAPERS FOR THE EXAMINATIONS HELD IN THE YEAR 2009 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2009.htm#PageTop

Civil Services (Preliminary, Main) Exam Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF DOwnload 2009 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2009.htm#PageTop

Civil Services (Preliminary, Main) Exam Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF DOwnload 2010 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2010.htm#PageTop

Civil Services (Preliminary, Main) Exam Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF DOwnload 2011 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2011.htm#PageTop

Civil Services (Preliminary, Main) Exam Previous Question papers English, Hindi Free PDF DOwnload 2013 - http://upsc.gov.in/questionpaper/2013.htm#PageTop
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