Current Affairs Questions & Answers for UPSC

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.
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