Current Affairs Questions & Answers for UPSC

Current Affairs is the most dynamic section of both UPSC Prelims and Mains. Since 2014, the relevance of the current affairs to the UPSC preparation has increased significantly. However, the questions in the Static part of General Studies is becoming challenging in the recent years, the questions from current affairs also has become tricky and challenging.

Benefits of Current Affairs Questions for IAS Exam

The IAS Exam aspirants can get the following benefits while going through the below-mentioned current affairs questions:

  • Stay updated – The following questions will help the IAS aspirants to stay updated with the events of national and international importance.
  • Revision made easy – Even though the aspirants go through daily newspaper and various magazines, the question and answer format will make the concepts more clear and the revision is also made effortless.
  • Answered by UPSC Experts – The questions are answered by UPSC aspirants who have experience in the subject for at least more than 3 years.
  • Stay Ahead – These questions will make the UPSC/IAS aspirant ‘practised’ in the current affairs, which will give a huge leverage to the practised aspirants among others in the exam.
  • Covers All – This section is inclusive of current affairs questions in national and international level, also includes questions from the latest events in Economy, Science & Technology, Environment, Polity, Art & culture, various government initiatives and schemes and other miscellaneous topics.
  • Productive – These questions are very essential in the point of UPSC Prelims and also very relevant to the UPSC Mains. The aspirants of other government exams can also find it very helpful for the above-mentioned reasons.
Lothal is a combination of two words; Loth and thal, which in Gujarati means ‘the mound of the dead.’ Further Reading: Major Sites In Indus...
Lothal is one of the most prominent cities of the ancient Indus valley civilization. It is located between the Bhogavo and Sabarmati rivers near...
Unlike other Harappan cities which were divided into two parts, Dholavira was divided into three. There were massive stone walls around each...
Lothal is famous for the discovery of several ruins of Indus Valley Civilization. Excavation was carried out at Lothal between 1955 and 1962....
The Ramappa temple is known for its elaborate carvings that speak volumes about the dexterity of craftsmen.  The temple was named after...
The Ramappa temple was constructed during the rule of Kakatiya King Ganapati Deva. It was built under the supervision of Chief Commander Recherla...
The Ramappa temple dates back to 1213 AD and was constructed during the rule of Kakatiya King Ganapati Deva. It was built under the supervision...
The Ramalingeswara Temple which is popularly known as the Ramappa temple is one such amazing piece of art that stands as a testimony of the royal...
Archaeologist S.R. Rao discovered a number of Harappan sites including Lothal. Lothal was first excavated in 1957. It is a small mature Harappan...
Lothal was inhabited during 3700 BCE while Dholavira was occupied around 2600 BC. So Lothal is older than Dholavira.  Further Reading:...
Eight goals were set by the United Nations as the Millennium Development Goals. These include: Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger  Achieve...
The Global Methane Pledge is a US-EU led effort to cut methane emissions by a third by the end of this decade. The Global Methane Pledge was...
Various philanthropists and organisations fund the Earthshot prize including: Aga Khan Development Network,  Bloomberg...
The Earthshot Prize is a prize awarded annually from 2021 to 2030, to five winners each year whose solutions substantially help the...
The Pandora Papers reveal through 11.9 million confidential documents that various heads of state, billionaires and celebrities use offshore...
The Pandora Papers gets its name from ‘Pandora’ of Greek Mythology who unleashed calamity and sorrow on the human race when she...
India joined along with Pakistan in SCO when both signed the memorandum of obligations in June 2016 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, thereby starting the...
India joined along with Pakistan in SCO when both signed the memorandum of obligations in June 2016 in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, thereby starting the...
The purpose of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization is to ensure security and maintain stability across the vast Eurasian region, join forces to...
Turkmenistan made a formal declaration of ‘Permanent Neutrality’ in the United Nations in 1995. The UN accepted its declaration and...

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  1. DAVID LALZARA FANAI

    Excellent and effective

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