UPSC Prelims 2021 Question Paper with Solutions

This is a preliminary answer key. Some questions are to be reconfirmed. We will share an updated answer key after rechecking.


Q8. Consider the following statements in respect of the Laureus World Sports Award which was instituted in the year 2000

1. American golfer Tiger Woods was the first winner of this award.

2. The award was received mostly by ‘Formula One players so far.

3. Roger Federer received this maximum number of compared to others

Which of the above statement are correct?

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

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Q9.Consider the following statement in respect of the 32nd Summer Olympics:

1. The Official motto for this Olympics is ‘A New World’.

2. Sport Climbing, Surfing Skateboarding, Karate and Baseball are included in this Olympics.

Which of the above statement is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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Q10. Consider the following statements in respect of the ICC World Test Championship:

1. The finalists were decided by the number of matches they won.

2. New Zealand was ranked ahead of England because it won more matches than England.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

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