ANSWER KEY: UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Exam 2016 General Studies Paper – 1

Answer Key UPSC 2017 Prelims GS Paper I will be made available very soon.

 

The UPSC 2016 Prelims Answer Key for Civil Services Examination was announced on 7th August 2016 immediately after the exam. Feedback from students is that our key is the best and we expect it to be closest to the official UPSC civil services 2016 answer key. However, all students are advised to verify questions for yourself, since your future preparation plans will depend on your scores.

The much awaited UPSC Prelims Exam 2016-17 is finally over. Here we bring the answer key for the UPSC Civil Services Preliminary Examination Paper-I (All sets). If you have marked your answers on the question paper in order to assess your score then hope that you will find this answer key exercise useful. After the process of the UPSC Civil Services Examination, 2016-17 is over; the official answer key of the civil services prelims examination 2016 for General Studies Paper-I and CSAT Paper II would be provided.

Please note that no answer keys can claim to have a complete accuracy with respect to the official UPSC key. But our team believes this is the best answer key and you can plan your preparation with confidence based on this.

In an attempt to meet the demands and needs of the students and render significant and useful guidelines for the students, we have also come up with a detailed question-by-question Solved Paper For Detailed Analysis of each question, click the below link to see the same.

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 Find below the Answer Key for BOOKLET  ‘A’, ‘B’, ‘C’, and ‘D’ for UPSC Civil Services Prelims Exam 2016:   Booklet Series ‘A’

 

Examination Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016
Series A   Subject GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-I
Maximum Marks 200   No of Items 100      
No of items to be taken for Scoring 100  No. of Items dropped NIL      
1 B 16  C 31  B 46 C 61 A 76 C 91 C
2 C 17 C 32 A 47 A 62 B 77 B 92 B
3 C 18  D 33 C 48 A/C 63 D 78 D 93 D
4 B 19 C 34  C 49 A 64 D 79 D 94 C
5 C 20 B 35  B 50 B 65 B 80 B 95 D
6 B 21 B 36  A 51 B 66 B 81 A 96 D
7 D 22 D 37 C 52 C 67 B 82 B 97 B
8 C 23 A 38  D 53 A 68 D 83 C 98 B
9  C 24 B 39 B 54 D 69 B 84 C 99 A
10  B 25 D 40 B 55 A 70 A 85 B 100 B
11 A 26 C 41 D 56 C 71 C 86 B    
12  D 27 B 42 A 57 A 72 D 87 D    
13 C 28 D 43 C 58 C 73 A 88 C    
14 D 29 A 44 A 59 D 74 D 89 D    
15 C 30  C 45 A 60 B 75 B 90 D    

To download the UPSC prelims 2016 answer key PDF Series ‘A’ click here.   UPSC CSE 2016 Answer Key Booklet Series ‘B’

Examination

Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016

Series   Subject GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-I
Maximum Marks 200   No of Items 100      
No of items to be taken for Scoring 100 No. of Items dropped NIL      
1  C 16  C 31  B 46 B 61 A 76 B 91 B
2  B 17  B 32  D 47 D 62 C 77 C 92 B
3  D 18  D 33  C 48 A 63 D 78 A 93 D
4  D 19  C 34  C 49 B 64 B 79 D 94 B
5  B 20  D 35  B 50 D 65 B 80 A 95 A
6  A 21  D 36  A 51 C 66 D 81 C 96 C
7 22  B 37  D 52 B 67 A 82 A 97 D
8  C 23  B 38  C 53 D 68 C 83 C 98 A
9  C 24  A 39  D 54 A 69 A 84 D 99 D
10  B 25  B 40  C 55 C 70 A 85 B 100 B
11  B 26  B 41  C 56 B 71 C 86 A    
12  D 27  C 42  C 57 A 72 A 87 B    
13  C 28  C 43  D 58 C 73 A/C 88 D    
14  D 29  B 44  C 59 C 74 A 89 D    
15  D 30  C 45  B 60 B 75 B 90 B    

To download the PDF of the Question Paper of Series ‘B’ click here.   Booklet Series ‘C’

Examination Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016
Series C   Subject GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-I
Maximum Marks 200   No of Items 100      
No of items to be taken for Scoring 100 No. of Items dropped NIL      
1 16 B 31 A 46 D 61 A 76 C 91 D
2 C 17 B 32 B 47 B 62 D 77 B 92 A
3 A 18 D 33 C 48 B 63 C 78 D 93 C
4 D 19  B 34  C 49 A 64 D 79 A 94 A
5 A 20 A 35  B 50 B 65 C 80 C 95 A
6 C 21 C 36 B 51 B 66 C 81 B 96 C
7 A 22 D 37  D 52 C 67 C 82 A 97 A
8  C 23 A 38  C 53 C 68 D 83 C 98 A/C
9 D 24 D 39  D 54 B 69 C 84 C 99 A
10  B 25  B 40 D 55 C 70 B 85 B 100 B
11 A 26 C 41  C 56 B 71 B 86 A    
12 27 B 42 B 57 D 72 D 87 C    
13 D 28 D 43  D 58 C 73 A 88 D    
14  D 29 D 44 C 59 C 74 B 89 B    
15 30 B 45 D 60 B 75 D 90 D    

To download the PDF of the Question Paper of Series ‘C’ click here.   Booklet Series ‘D’

Examination Civil Services (Preliminary) Examination 2016
Series D   Subject GENERAL STUDIES PAPER-I
Maximum Marks 200   No of Items 100      
No of items to be taken for Scoring 100 No. of Items dropped NIL      
1  C 16 D 31 C 46 C 61 B 76 B 91 C
2  B 17 A 32 A 47 D 62 D 77 C 92 C
3  D 18 C 33 C 48 A 63 C 78 C 93 D
4 A 19 A 34 D 49 D 64 D 79 B 94 C
5 C 20 A 35  B 50 B 65 D 80 C 95 B
6 21 C 36  A 51 C 66 C 81 B 96 B
7 A 22 A 37 B 52 B 67 B 82 D 97 D
8  C 23  A/C 38 D 53 D 68 D 83 C 98 A
9  C 24  A 39  D 54 D 69 C 84 C 99 B
10  B 25  B 40 B 55 B 70 D 85 B 100 D
11 A 26 B 41 B 56 A 71 D 86 A    
12 C 27  C 42 B 57 B 72 B 87 D    
13  D 28 A 43  D 58 C 73 B 88 C    
14 29 D 44 B 59 C 74 A 89 D    
15 30 A 45 A 60 B 75 B 90 C    

To download the PDF of the Question Paper of Series ‘D’ click here.   UPSC Prelims 2016 Paper-I Score Calculator         In case your score is low, don’t loose heart. Try, try, try again, until you succeed. All the Best to everyone! We are here to help you in any way you want! Click here for the UPSC Prelims 2016 question paper with answers analysis and explanation.

Byju’s will upload the official UPSC IAS 2016 answer key as soon as it is provided after the entire process of 2016-17 UPSC Civil Services Examination is completed. The board will publish the UPSC answer key 2016 paper 1 & 2 after the entire IAS exam process for the year is completed.

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