The first stage of the Civil Services exam is the Prelims. In IAS prelims, questions are of objective type (MCQ) which also carry negative marks for wrong answers. We have compiled a list of UPSC MCQ to give aspirants an idea about the intricacies of the IAS Prelims. In the list of UPSC MCQ, we have modelled the questions as per the UPSC prelims syllabus. The UPSC MCQ will be regularly updated and more categories will be added so do keep checking regularly.

The download link for UPSC MCQ / UPSC Quiz on GK (with answers) can be found below. To ascertain your preparation level for IAS prelims, you can refer the sample questions in the article.


UPSC 2019 GK MCQ’s:-Download PDF Here

Q. With respect to Horizon 2020, consider the following statements

1) Horizon 2020 is the biggest EU Research and Innovation Programme ever

2) It is helping us understand worlds at the edge of our solar system by making the first reconnaissance of the dwarf planet Pluto

Select the correct answer using the code given below.

    1. Only 1
    2. Only 2
    3. All of the above
    4. None of the above

Q. Consider the following statements regarding visa types

1) H1 can be transferred from 1 company to other company

2) L1B visa – It is intra-company transfer visa to work in USA

Which of the statements given above are correct?

    1. a) Only 1
    2. b) Only 2
    3. c) All of the above
    4. d) None of the above

Q. The mutual legal assistance treaty in news is related to

  1. Nuclear agreement between countries for effective transfer for civil purposes
  2. Agreement between India and USA for Homeland security
  3. Gathering and exchanging information in an effort to enforce public or criminal laws
  4. Extradition treaty signed foreign countries

Q. With respect to International Criminal Court, consider the following statements

1) It is a UN body to ensure the perpetrators are held accountable for their crimes

2) Its jurisdiction is over all UN nation states

Select the correct answer using the code given below

    1. Only 1
    2. Only 2
    3. All of the above
    4. None of the above

Q. The term Troika had been frequently used during the Greek Crisis. This does not include

  1. European Commission (EC)
  2. European Central Bank (ECB)
  3. World bank
  4. International Monetary Fund (IMF)

For answers to the above questions and more UPSC MCQ on miscellaneous topics for IAS prelims, you can download the UPSC MCQ – GK pdf. If your target is to become an IAS officer, check our Target UPSC Prelims 2019 page.

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