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UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers (2016)

UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers will help candidates to understand the type of Questions asked in UKPSC Prelims Exam. Further, the detailed Solution will be helpful to enhance the score in the exam as few question get repeated.

#1. Which is the lowest layer of the Atmosphere?

(a) Stratosphere

(b) Ozonosphere

(c) Ionosphere

(d) Troposphere

Ans: (d)

Solutution: Troposphere is the lowest layer of Earth’s atmosphere. Moreover, it extends from about 7 km to 20 km above sea level. Further, all weather occurs in this layer. In continuation, it is thick at the equator and is thin at the Poles.


Because of the centrifugal force of the Earth generated due to rotation on it’s own axis.

#2. Which of the following National Parks of Uttrakhand has been included in Project Tiger Scheme in 2016?

(a) Govind National park

(b) Gangotri National Park

(c) Rajaji National Park

(d) Corbet National Park

Ans: (c)

Solution: Rajaji National Park of Uttarakhand was included in Project Tiger Scheme in the year 2016.

Project Tiger: The scheme was launched in the year 1973 amidst a falling population of tigers.

Further, the aim was to- 
(i) Conservation of the endangered species and
(ii) Harmonizing the rights of tribal people living in and around tiger reserves Tiger reserve is the area notified for the protection of tiger and it’ prey.

Again, these areas are notified by the State Government. However, the state government declares a region as tiger reserve on the recommendation of National Tiger conservation authority.

#3. Which of the following is considered a hot-spot of biodiversity in India?

(a) Aravalli hills

(b) Indo-Gangetic plan

(c) Eastern Ghats

(d) Western Ghats

Ans: (d)

Solution: Western Ghat is considered a ‘hot-spot’ of biodiversity hot spot region in India. Further, it is also known as Sahyadri hills.

‘Biodiversity hotspots’ are the regions with very high levels of species richness and high degree of endemism (that is, species confined to that region and not found anywhere else). In continuation, the threat to the species due to habitat loss as a result of anthropogenic activities is also a criterion (Threat Perception). More importantly, Of the 34 globally identified biodiversity hotspots, India harbors two hotspots, i.e., Eastern Himalayas, Western Ghats.

#4. As per Koppen s classification of climate, which one of the following is the suitable description of North-East India including North Bengal?

(a) Tropical monsoon rainforest (Amw)

(b) Sub-tropical monsoon rainforest (Am)

(c) Tropical wet and dry climate (Monsoon Savannah) (Aw)

(d) Humid sub-tropical climate with dry winter (Cwg)

Ans: (d)

Solution: As per Koppen’s classification of climate, North East India has the climate ” Humid subtropical climate with dry winter (Cwg)”.

Option 1: This is the climate region having warm climate all the year. But in the North East this is not the case. It has warm and cold climate.

In the same way, 

Option2: This option is incorrect as the North East Region experiences rain most of the year.

In the same way, 

Option 3: This option is incorrect as the winter season in the North East is not dry.

In the same way, 

Option 4: The region has climate “Humid subtropical climate with dry winter (Cwg)”. The region has climate of sub tropics, experience rains in the Monsoon months. Winter has considerably low rainfall.

#5. James Andrew Ramsay was the real name of which Governor-General of India?

(a) Lord Dalhousie

(b) Lord Canning

(c) Lord North

(d) Lord Curzon

Ans: (a)

Solution: The real name of Lord Dalhousie was James Andrew Ramsay.

Further, Dalhousie consolidated the British Indian Empire and gave a boost to the infrastructure development in India. Also, he introduced the process of modernization in India.

#6. Hindustan Socialist Republican Army was formed in the year (UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers)

(a) 1919

(b) 1927

(c) 1916

(d) 1928

Ans: (d)

Hindustan Republic Association emerged at a historic meeting in the ruins of Ferozshah Kotla in Delhi (September 1928). The participants included Bhagat Singh, Sukhdev, Bhagwaticharan Vohra from Punjab, and Bejoy Kumar Sinha, Shiv Verma, and Jaidev Kapur from UP.

Further, the HSRA decided to work under collective leadership and adopted socialism as its official goal.


What is socialism? Explore more from the standard book.

Further, See complete UKPSC Previous Year Solved Paper 2016

UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers (2012)

#1. A telegram was sent from Greenwich at 12.00 Noon. The time for transmission was 12 minutes. It reached a town at 6.00 p.m. The longitude of the town will be

(a) 97° E

(b) 87° E

(c) 87° W

(d) 97° W

Ans: (c)

Solution: We know that if we travel 15 Degrees, 1 hour will be the difference in time between the new position and the reference position.
Now, to create a difference of 6 hours, one must have to travel 6X15 = 90 Degrees.

But, there is a transmission delay of 12 Minutes, so it will result in (12/60)X15 = 3 Degrees.

So, Net difference will be 90-3 = 87 Degrees.

Now, what about East / West?
The Position will be East of the Old Position as the Time is 6PM and it is passed the 12 Noon Time.

So, 87 Degree East.

#2. Which of the following is not properly matched?

(a) Similipal – Odisha

(b) Nokrek – Meghalaya

(c) Agasthyamalai – Kerala

(d) Kanchenjunga – Himachal Pradesh

Ans: (d)

Solution: Kanchenjunga is the world’s third highest mountain. It is situated in the eastern Himalayas on the border between Sikkim and Nepal. Similarly, Agasthyamalai Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve located in the southernmost end of the Western Ghats in Kerala and Tamil Nadu.

Further, Nokrek National Park is in Meghalaya it is famous for Red Panda and Wild Orange.

#3. When did the Protection of Human Rights Act come into force in India?

(a) 1990

(b) 1991

(c) 1992

(d) 1993

Ans: (d)

Solution: The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) of India was established on 12 October, 1993.

#4. Under which agreement International Monetary Fund was established? (UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers)

(a) Bretton Woods Agreement

(b) Bretton Stone Agreement

(c) S. Woods Agreement

(d) U. Thant Agreement

Ans: (A)

Solution: The Bretton Woods Agreement established a system through which a fixed currency exchange rate could be created using gold as the universal standard. Further, the agreement involved representatives from 44 nations and brought about the creation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.

Further, See UKPSC Previous Year Solved Papers (2012)

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Thirdly, and most importantly, it is said that people tend to remember only 10-20% of what they read or hear. Moreover, that number rises to as much as 90% when you put theory to practice. In conclusion, following up explanation with practice is key to mastering a skill and scoring good marks in the Exam. 

In short, Candidates should focus more on the Practice Part compared in order to boost the score in the exam. 

UKPSC 2022 Detail

The commission released the dates of UKPSC Exam 2022 Dates. Accordingly,  the the prelim examination exam date is 03 April 2022. Further, The official notification for Uttarakhand Combined State Civil Service (PCS) (Preliminary) Examination -2021 came on 10 August 2021.

Uttarakhand  PCS has re-opened the prelims application form 2022 from 13 January 2022. But, as per the official dates, the last date to apply online for the prelims exam is 02 February 2022. 

Further, candidates must note that there is a provision of age relaxation of 04 years and 01 year in the upper age limit and keeping all the conditions as they are for other posts. 

Again, candidates preparing for the UKPSC Prelims exam 2022 must note the latest exam dates.

Finally, the UKPSC prelims exam 2022 will be conducted for the increased vacancy of 318 posts. 


It is the public service commission for the state of Uttarakhand. Further, the concerned conducting body is responsible for organizing state-level civil service exams. And, the exams are for the recruitment of different governmental posts in the state.

Moreover, UKPSC conducts a huge number of competitive exams every year in the Uttarakhand state. Finally, all the official notifications and announcements are made available on the official website of the commission

Furthermore, all the announcements would be updated here as well. Candidates can keep a regular check on the article.

Moreover, when the notifications would be out, we would be providing the direct links for your easy access. The UKPSC recruitment notification for all positions will be made available on the organization’s website. For instance, candidates who wish to work for Uttarakhand  Government can sit for the exam. Moreover, once the commission has released the exam dates, applicants can apply. Furthermore,  they should constantly keep checking the official website for more information.  Most importantly, applicants applying for various positions must meet all of the PPSC’s basic eligibility requirements.