UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2024 Out for GS Paper 1 and CSAT Exam

Civil Services Examination in India is a national competitive examination conducted by Union Public Service Commission for recruitment into higher Civil Services of Government of India. As the General Studies (GS) paper has concluded, our faculty have provided UPSC GS Answer Key 2024 for Set B and in this article they discuss this with candidates so they may compare their marked responses with our faculty’s responses in order to gain an idea of approximate correct answers.

UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2024

As the UPSC Prelims Exam for Civil Services was held on 16th June 2024 over two shifts – morning and evening shifts – our faculty experts have created the UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2024. Applicants taking part in this year’s examination can use it to cross-check & evaluate their responses using unofficial answers given in today’s UPSC Prelims Examinations. Stay connected with us to obtain accurate solutions to today’s questions asked in today’s UPSC Prelims Examinations.

UPSC 2024 Answer Key for General Studies Paper

With the UPSC IAS Prelims Answer Key, candidates can identify which questions they answered correctly in GS Paper 1. Each incorrect response in this test will cause 0.66 marks to be subtracted for incorrectness; please see table below for further information on UPSC Answer Key 2024.

UPSC Prelims 2024 Answer Key
OrganizationUnion Public Service Commission (UPSC)
Name of ExamUPSC IAS Exam 2024
Vacancies1206
PostsIAS, IPS, IFS, IRS, etc.
UPSC Prelims Exam Date16th June 2024
UPSC Answer Key 2024 [Unofficial]16th June 2024
No. of QuestionsPaper 1- 100
Paper 2- 80
Marking SchemePaper 1- 2 marks
Paper 2- 2.5 marks
Negative MarkingPaper 1- 0.66
Paper 2- 0.83
Selection processPrelims, Mains, Interview
Official websitehttps://www.upsc.gov.in/

UPSC Prelims 2024 Answer Key

UPSC Prelims Answer Key 2024 will assist applicants in understanding their correct and incorrect responses and estimating marks they will achieve in the Prelims examination. After recruitment processes have concluded, an official UPSC 2024 Answer Key will be posted online; until that time, however, you can access our unofficial UPSC Prelims Question Paper Answer Key which has been prepared by experts and posted here for viewing.

UPSC Prelims GS Answer Key & Solutions [SET B]

Below table depicts the solutions to the questions that have been asked in the SET B of UPSC CSE Prelims Question Paper today.

QuestionsAnswersQuestionsAnswersQuestionsAnswersQuestionsAnswers
1D26B51A76D
2C27D52D77A
3D28 53A78C
4D29 54B79B
5B30 55C80A
6C31D56C81A
7C32A57D82C
8C33D58D83 
9B34A59 84 
10A35C60B85 
11B36B61 86A
12D37A62D87B
13A38B63C88B
14B39B64B89A
15D40B65B90C
16D41C66D91D
17D42A67B92A
18C43D68 93B
19D44A69 94D
20C45A70 95 
21A46A71 96D
22A47D72 97D
23A48D73 98C
24C49C74 99A
25D50A75 100 

UPSC Prelims CSAT Answer Key & Solutions

The solutions to the CSAT Paper will be discussed here after the completion of the exam at 4:30 pm. Stay tuned with us to get updated.

UPSC Prelims GS Answer Key [SET A]

Following are some of the questions asked in UPSC Prelims Exam [SET A] held on 16th June 2024.

Q1. Consider the following statements:

Statement- I: The atmosphere is heated more by incoming solar radiation than by terrestrial radiation.

Statement- II: Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in the atmosphere are good absorbers of long wave radiation.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?

(a) Both Statement-I and II are correct and Statement-II explains statement-I.

(b) Both Statement-I and II are correct, but Statement-II does not explain Statement-I.

(c) Statement I is correct, but Statement-II is incorrect.

(d) Statement II is correct, but Statement-I is incorrect.

Q2.Consider the following statements:

Statement- I: Thickness of the troposphere at he equator id much greater as compared to poles.

Statement- II: At the equator, heat is transported to great heights by strong conventional currents.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?

(a) Both Statement-I and II are correct and Statement-II explains statement-I.

(b) Both Statement-I and II are correct, but Statement-II does not explain Statement-I.

(c) Statement I is correct, but Statement-II is incorrect.

(d) Statement II is correct, but Statement-I is incorrect.

Q3. Consider the following- 

  1. Pyroclastic debris
  2. Ash and dust
  3. Nitrogen compounds
  4. Sulpher compounds

How many of the above are products of volcanic eruptions?

(a) Only one

(b) Only two

(c) Only three

(d) All Four

Q4. Which one of the following is/are correct inference/inferences from isothermal maps in the month of January?

  1. The isotherms deviate to the north over the ocean and to the south over the continent.
  2. The presence of cold ocean currents, Gulf Stream and North Atlantic Drift make the North Atlantic Ocean colder and the isotherms bend towards the north.

Select the answer using the code given below-

(a) 1 only

(b) 2 only

(c) Both 1 and 2

(d) Neither 1 nor 2

Q5. Which of the following countries are well known as the two largest cocoa producers in the world?

(a) Algeria and Morocco

(b) Botswana and Namibia

(c) Cote d’Ivoire and Ghana

(d) Madagascar and Mozambique

Q6. With reference to the Himalayan rivers joining the Ganga downstream of prayagraj from West to East, which one of the following sequences is correct?

(a) Ghaghara- Gomati- Gandak- Kosi

(b) Gomati- Ghaghara- Gandak- Kosi

(c) Ghaghara- Gomati- Kosi- Gandak

(d) Gomati- Ghaghara- Kosi- Gandak

Q7. Consider the following statements:

Statement I- Rainfall is one of the reasons for weathering of rocks

Statement II- Rain water contains carbon dioxide in solution.

Statement III- Rain water contains atmospheric oxygen.

Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?

(a) Both Statement II and III are correct and both of them explain Statement-I

(b) Both Statement II and Statement III are correct but only one of them explains Statement-I

(c) Only one of the Statements II and III is correct and explains Statement-I

(d) Neither Statement II nor Statement III is correct.

Q8. Consider the following countries:

  1. Finland
  2. Germany
  3. Norway
  4. Russia

How many of the above countries have a border with the North Sea?

(a) Only one

(b) Ony two

(c) Only three

(d) All four

UPSC Prelims 2024 Answer Key- Marking Scheme

Aspirants for Union Public Service Commission Preliminary Exam can calculate their approximate marks using the UPSC Answer Key 2024 according to its marking scheme. UPSC CSE exam comprises 400 marks; 2 marks will be awarded for every correct answer in Paper-1 and 2.5 marks in Paper-2 respectively, with 0.66 markings or 1/3rd mark deducted per incorrect answer given. Please refer below for the marking scheme details.

ParticularsPaper-1Paper-2
Correct Answer+2+2.5
Incorrect Answer-0.66-0.83
Unanswered00
No. of Questions10080
Total Marks200200

 

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