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Hello all,

just completed the test , i am getting below score.. please others also share how much you got

Score 93 out of 200.
Correct 54 and not correct 22 , did not attempt 24
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  • 54 correct , 43 wrong
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  • edited January 2016
    59 correct , 41 wrong...score - 90.67
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  • 60 correct, 30 wrong... score- 100
    Stay Humble.
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  • 61 correct 20 wrong
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  • 51 correct 32 wrong, score 80.56....dimag me Jung lag gaya hai BC! Padhna padega!
    pre - 2, mains - 1*
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  • Only 84 :disappointed:
    Isse zyada toh upsc me aa rhe the..
    Desperately need revision n one more mock to rebuild the confidence ...
    सर झुकाओगे तो पत्थर देवता हो जाएगा
    इतना मत चाहो उसे, वो बेवफ़ा हो जाएगा |

    हम भी दरिया हैं, हमें अपना हुनर मालूम है
    जिस तरफ भी चल पड़ेंगे, रास्ता हो जाएगा ||
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  • 50 correct 30 incorrect. casual attitude paid it
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  • 57 Correct.36 incorrect. Score- 90.
    Pdna pdega Bhai :#
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  • 61 R 26 W scr-104
    History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
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  • 96.54--61r /38w long way to go..
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  • what about the contempt of court question.
    The question says the constitution defines but the constitution just mentions it and not define it
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  • Mistral waala bhi galat hai ..

    Mistral blows from the Alps towards south in France .. Rhine valley lies north of Alps in Germany..

    They should have given "Rhone Valley" as the option instead ..

    https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistral_(wind)

    Just see the wiki link .. search Rhone (11 mentions) .. search Rhine (0 mentions).

    @Pagalmadmax @Geog waali junta, can you please opine?
    बने पुजारी प्रेमी साकी, गंगाजल पावन हाला,
    रहे फेरता अविरत गति से मधु के प्यालों की माला'
    'और लिये जा, और पीये जा', इसी मंत्र का जाप करे'
    मैं शिव की प्रतिमा बन बैठूं, मंदिर हो यह मधुशाला ।
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  • total rank 2200 se 3200 kaise ho gae?
    इस बात पर मुझे हँसना चाहिए।

    Hobbies: Reading and Writing | Listening to Ghazals
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  • Indroop said:

    what about the contempt of court question.
    The question says the constitution defines but the constitution just mentions it and not define it

    contempt of court is there mentioned in constitution and i think that line is exactly picked up from laxmikant, and constitution also allows courts to "exercise power for punishment for contempt" of court. In my opinion - the solution is correct.

    see the two articles -

    Article 129 - http://indiankanoon.org/doc/927019/

    Article 215 - http://indiankanoon.org/doc/207538/

    not sure beyond that.
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  • question on LAF seems doubtful.

    Question:
    Consider the following terms:
    1. Repo rate
    2. Marginal Standing Facility
    3. Bank Rate
    4. Reverse Repo Rate
    5. Statutory Liquidity Ratio
    Which among the above is/are varied under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)?
    Options:
    a
    1 and 3 only
    b
    1, 2 and 4 only
    c
    1 and 4 only
    d
    1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
    Correct Answer c

    In my opinion answer should be 1,2 and 4 only

    Someone please clarify!

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  • This questions is also wrong.... no correct choice is here.. all are fundamental duties

    Question:
    According to the Constitution of India, which one of the following is NOT a fundamental duty?
    Options:
    a
    To render national service when called upon to do so
    b
    To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture
    c
    To safeguard private property and to abjure violence
    d
    To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.
    Correct Answer c

    Answer should be ''none"
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  • VivekJ2 said:

    This questions is also wrong.... no correct choice is here.. all are fundamental duties

    Question:
    According to the Constitution of India, which one of the following is NOT a fundamental duty?
    Options:
    a
    To render national service when called upon to do so
    b
    To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture
    c
    To safeguard private property and to abjure violence
    d
    To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.
    Correct Answer c

    Answer should be ''none"

    This is right because the question says private property instead of public property
    VivekJ2 said:

    Indroop said:

    what about the contempt of court question.
    The question says the constitution defines but the constitution just mentions it and not define it

    contempt of court is there mentioned in constitution and i think that line is exactly picked up from laxmikant, and constitution also allows courts to "exercise power for punishment for contempt" of court. In my opinion - the solution is correct.

    see the two articles -

    Article 129 - http://indiankanoon.org/doc/927019/

    Article 215 - http://indiankanoon.org/doc/207538/

    not sure beyond that.
    Defining and Mentioning are very different things. Check the answer key, the answer key mentions the Acts and not the Constitutional Articles,
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  • VivekJ2 said:

    This questions is also wrong.... no correct choice is here.. all are fundamental duties

    Question:
    According to the Constitution of India, which one of the following is NOT a fundamental duty?
    Options:
    a
    To render national service when called upon to do so
    b
    To value and preserve the rich heritage of our composite culture
    c
    To safeguard private public property and to abjure violence
    d
    To strive towards excellence in all spheres of individual and collective activity.
    Correct Answer c

    Answer should be ''none"

    बने पुजारी प्रेमी साकी, गंगाजल पावन हाला,
    रहे फेरता अविरत गति से मधु के प्यालों की माला'
    'और लिये जा, और पीये जा', इसी मंत्र का जाप करे'
    मैं शिव की प्रतिमा बन बैठूं, मंदिर हो यह मधुशाला ।
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  • http://forumias.com/portal/newspaper-must-read-articles-of-the-day-9-december-2015/

    Dear Forumias,

    Question on Glactoseismology was asked since news of 9th jan in Hindu discussed it. However the article http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/indianamerican-professor-develops-method-to-hunt-dark-matter/article8085831.ece

    was conveniently left out from "must read articles" of same date. -http://forumias.com/portal/newspaper-must-read-articles-of-the-day-9-january-2016/

    Please don't do this. Try to include all relevant article.
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  • http://forumias.com/portal/newspaper-must-read-articles-of-the-day-9-december-2015/

    Dear Forumias,

    Question on Glactoseismology was asked since news of 9th jan in Hindu discussed it. However the article http://www.thehindu.com/news/international/indianamerican-professor-develops-method-to-hunt-dark-matter/article8085831.ece

    was conveniently left out from "must read articles" of same date. -http://forumias.com/portal/newspaper-must-read-articles-of-the-day-9-january-2016/

    Please don't do this. Try to include all relevant article.
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  • VivekJ2 said:

    question on LAF seems doubtful.

    Question:
    Consider the following terms:
    1. Repo rate
    2. Marginal Standing Facility
    3. Bank Rate
    4. Reverse Repo Rate
    5. Statutory Liquidity Ratio
    Which among the above is/are varied under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)?
    Options:
    a
    1 and 3 only
    b
    1, 2 and 4 only
    c
    1 and 4 only
    d
    1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
    Correct Answer c

    In my opinion answer should be 1,2 and 4 only

    Someone please clarify!

    Bhai LAF is Repo+Reverse Repo only quite basic banking question this!MSF is simply an emergency avenue for funds when the LAF window is exhausted. MSF rate is sometimes called as penal rate because it is Repo+1%.

    History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
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  • Not satisfied with mock test, seems solution is prepared by fledglings.

    1. Mistral blows in Rhone valley not in Rhine valley. As mistral blows down to the valley south to Alps and Rhine flows northward.https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistral_(wind)

    2. Ice formation increases salinity. http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_currents/05conveyor1.html

    3.DBT help in reducing fiscal deficit. Even solution accept this but in long term.

    4.GST will bring inflation down by removing the cascading effect of taxes. http://www.livemint.com/Money/ZBV1v5fDFpLM6RlXil8giO/Will-GST-make-things-costlier-or-cheaper.html

    5. Air mass is formed in stable conditions. No convergence but may be divergence to keep air mass confined but large scale divegence(due to sinking air) is not conducive.



    However, some questions are really good. I appreciate their efforts.
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  • Xe said:

    Not satisfied with mock test, seems solution is prepared by fledglings.

    1. Mistral blows in Rhone valley not in Rhine valley. As mistral blows down to the valley south to Alps and Rhine flows northward.https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mistral_(wind)

    2. Ice formation increases salinity. http://oceanservice.noaa.gov/education/tutorial_currents/05conveyor1.html

    3.DBT help in reducing fiscal deficit. Even solution accept this but in long term.

    4.GST will bring inflation down by removing the cascading effect of taxes. http://www.livemint.com/Money/ZBV1v5fDFpLM6RlXil8giO/Will-GST-make-things-costlier-or-cheaper.html

    5. Air mass is formed in stable conditions. No convergence but may be divergence to keep air mass confined but large scale divegence(due to sinking air) is not conducive.



    However, some questions are really good. I appreciate their efforts.

    Thank you for the genuine feedback.

    We will make amends if there are errors.

    Best of luck!
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  • VivekJ2 said:

    question on LAF seems doubtful.

    Question:
    Consider the following terms:
    1. Repo rate
    2. Marginal Standing Facility
    3. Bank Rate
    4. Reverse Repo Rate
    5. Statutory Liquidity Ratio
    Which among the above is/are varied under Liquidity Adjustment Facility (LAF)?
    Options:
    a
    1 and 3 only
    b
    1, 2 and 4 only
    c
    1 and 4 only
    d
    1, 2, 3, 4 and 5
    Correct Answer c

    In my opinion answer should be 1,2 and 4 only

    Someone please clarify!

    Bhai LAF is Repo+Reverse Repo only quite basic banking question this!MSF is simply an emergency avenue for funds when the LAF window is exhausted. MSF rate is sometimes called as penal rate because it is Repo+1%.

    I got this question wrong maybe.

    But usually monetary Policy report only changes repo rate and the whole range shifts along with that. But there are times when this band is increased like in july 2013. MSF rate was increased from existing repo rate +1% to repo rate +3%. The LAF was adjusted by changnging the MSF.

    So, the asnwer should be B. IMO
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  • And this question

    Question:
    The primary purpose of National Food Security Mission is
    Options:
    a
    To ensure food delivery to the poorest of the poor
    b
    To increase production and productivity of wheat, rice and pulses on a sustainable basis
    c
    To enable India to be a global exporter of food items
    d
    To guarantee certain amount of wheat and rice to every citizen through Right to Food legislation
    Correct Answer is B - is incorrect.

    National food security mission purpose is ensure that there is food security for all.
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