UPSC Mains GS 1 Paper 2022 PDF [General Studies Paper-1]

UPSC GS 1 Paper 2022 PDF: The UPSC Mains 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on the 16th, 17th, 18th, 24th, and 25th of September 2022. The GS 1 (General Studies 1) paper was conducted on 17th September 2022 in the forenoon session (9 AM to 12 PM).

General Studies Question Paper 1 covers topics like Indian Heritage and Culture, History of the World and Society, and Geography. This question paper consists of a total of 20 questions and the paper is allotted a total of 250 marks and a duration of 3 hours. The thing to keep in mind in this question paper is that all the questions are compulsory.

UPSC Mains 2022 GS 1 Question Paper

  1. How will you explain that medieval Indian temple sculptures represent the social life of those days
  2. Why did the armies of the British East India Company – mostly comprising of Indian soldiers win consistently against the more numerous and better equipped armies of the then Indian rulers ? Give reasons
  3. Why was there a sudden spurt in famines in colonial India since the mid-eighteenth century
  4. Describe the characteristics and types of primary rocks
  5. Discuss the meaning of colour-coded weather warnings for cyclone prone areas given by India Meteorological Department
  6. Discuss the natural resource potentials on Deccan Trap
  7. Examine the potential of wind energy in India and explain the reasons for their limited spatial spread
  8. Explore and evaluate the impact of Work From Home’ on family relationships
  9. How is the growth of Tier 2 cities related to the rise of a new middle class w an emphasis on the culture of consumption
  10. Given the diversities among tribal communities in India, in which specific contex should they be considered as a single category
  11. The political and administrative reorganization of states and territories has bee commucus ongoing process since the mid-nineteenth century. Discuss examples
  12. Discuss the main contributions of Gupta period and Chola period to Indian heritage and culture
  13. Discuss the significance of the lion and bull figures in Indian mythology, art and 15 architecture
  14. What are the forces that influence ocean currents? Describe their role in fishing industry of the world
  15. Describing the distribution of rubber producing countries, indicate the major environmental issues faced by them
  16. Mention the significance of straits and isthmus in international trade
  17. Troposphere is a very significant atmospheric layer that determines weather processes. How
  18. Analyse the salience of ‘sect’ in Indian society vis-a-vis caste, region and religion
  19. Are tolerance, assimilation and pluralism the key elements in the making of an 19. Indian form of secularism ? Justify your answer
  20. Are tolerance, assimilation and pluralism the key elements in the making of an 19. Indian form of secularism ? Justify your answer

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