MPPSC Prelims 2012: General Studies Paper 1 Detailed Analysis

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MPPSC Prelims 2012: General Studies Paper 1 Detailed Analysis

MPPSC Prelims 2012 General Studies Paper 1 Detailed Analysis: The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) is conducted every year across the state of Madhya Pradesh. Recently, The Madhya Pradesh Public Service Commission released MPPSC Recruitment notification for State Service and State Forest Examination 2017. Please note that, the last date to apply online and payment of fees through online mode is January 8, 2017.

Following our previous blogs, we are going to analyse MPPSC Prelims 2012 General Studies Paper 1. This article on MPPSC Prelims 2012 General Studies Paper 1 Exam Analysis will help aspirants to get a flavour of the nature of the questions asked in MPPSC Prelims 2012 examination.

 

MPPSC Prelims Exam Topics 2012

For this exam, it is mandatory for the candidates to clear 2 stages which are namely, (i) Preliminary Exam, (ii) Mains Exam. Only the candidates who will be able to qualify in both these exams (as per the cut-off) will be eligible to apply for the interview.

Hence, it becomes very important for the candidates who have applied for the MPPSC exam this year to have a detailed knowledge about previous year’s exam papers so as to attain a better understanding about which topics are important and are more frequently asked. By doing this, they can lead their preparation in the right order and direction. Therefore, to help you with this and save your valuable time, we are going to analyze the MPPSC Prelims organized in 2012 in detail. Firstly, let us take a look at the topics around which the prelims exam was based,

  • History
  • Indian Polity
  • Geography
  • General Science
  • Mathematics
  • Madhya Pradesh GK
  • Reasoning
  • Current & Static Affairs

 

MPPSC Prelims 2012 General Studies Paper 1: Exam Analysis

The MPPSC Preliminary Exam comprised a total of 100 questions and the questions were distributed among various topics. The distribution of questions specific to each topic has been discussed by the medium of this bar chart below.MPPSC Analysis

Here, it becomes very clear that maximum number of questions were put up from Madhya Pradesh State Knowledge. Generally, a candidate appearing for state exams is expected to be familiar with the historical and geographical features of the particular state. Most of the questions from geography and history section were specific to the state of Madhya Pradesh. Also, note that a good deal of questions was asked from Current Affairs and General Science. Almost half the paper comprised of questions from these 3 topics. By observing this trend, we can easily deduce that these are extremely important subjects from examination point of view.

Now, we are going to shift our focus to the section-wise distribution to analyze the number of questions asked from each topic of the concerned subject. As the maximum number of questions was asked from Madhya Pradesh State Knowledge, we will begin with this topic:

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Madhya Pradesh GK

A total of 23 questions were asked from this section which is the highest among all the other subjects. This topic constitutes to be one of the crucial subjects in the MPPSC Prelims exam.

Generally, a candidate appearing for state exams is expected to be familiar with the historical and geographical features of the particular state. Most of the questions from geography and history section were specific to the state of Madhya Pradesh.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Current & Static Affairs

Current & Static Affairs Knowledge is not far behind in the run for the most number of questions. One can always expect a good deal of questions from this subject. In the MPPSC Prelims 2012, 17 questions were asked from topics like International Events, National Events, Sports, Awards. Let us see the section-wise distribution through a pyramid graph:MPPSC CurrentThe questions were more inclined towards international current affairs and sports events.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Indian History

The number of questions from this section were 10. This subject is further divided into 3 sections- Ancient India, Medieval India, Modern India. The topics of these sections will be highlighted in the char below.MPPSC AnalysisMost of the questions were asked from Modern History specific to the Freedom Struggle.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Indian Polity

A total of 10 questions appeared in the question paper which were exclusively based on these 4 sections:

Name of Topic Number of Questions
Constitutional History 2
Indian Parliament 2
Bills & Acts 6

More than 50% of the questions were asked from Bills and Acts section. Moving further,its time to analyse other subjects.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: General Science

A total of 13 questions were asked from General Science subject. The topics included under this subject mainly are, Science & Technology, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.MPPSC AnalysisThe above Pie chart shows the domination of Science & Technology section in General Science subject.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Geography

The number of questions from this section were 12. Let us break down the topics:MPPSC AnalysisThis subject was divided into various sections containing questions from both, Indian and World geography.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Indian Economy

A total of 5 questions were asked from Indian Economy. Let us go through the topics covered:

  Name of Topic Number of Questions
Banking and Current Affairs 2
Basics of Indian Economy 1
Economical Planning 1
 Industries and Mineral Resources 1

A little portion of the exam was covered by Indian Economy section. Let us now step further to conclude MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis.

MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis: Miscellaneous

As the name suggests, miscellaneous section covered mixed questions. Ten questions were seen in the prelims exam which were of easy difficulty level.  There were various questions from different topics except Mathematics and Reasoning problems.

Generally, pattern of a previous year’s exam gives us a brief insight on what to expect during the actual exam.

So, here we conclude our article on MPPSC Prelims 2012 Exam Analysis. If you have any queries/ doubts, post them in the comment section below.

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