MPPSC Prelims 2010: General Studies Paper 1 Detailed Analysis

MPPSC Prelims 2010: General Studies Paper 1 Detailed Analysis

MPPSC Prelims 2010 General Studies Paper 1 Exam 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. The last date to apply online and payment of fees through online mode is January 8, 2017.

MPPSC had conducted the same examination in the year 2010. This article on MPPSC Prelims 2010 General Studies Paper 1 Exam Analysis will help aspirants to get a flavour of the nature of the questions asked in MPPSC Prelims 2010 examination.


MPPSC Prelims Exam Topics 2010

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 2010 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 2010 General Studies Paper 1: Exam Analysis

The MPPSC Preliminary Exam comprised a total of 150 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 Bar GraphHere, it becomes very clear that maximum number of questions were put up from General Science. Otherwise too, General Science serves as a crucial part in various state-level government entrance exams. Also, note that a good deal of questions was asked from geography and Indian Polity. 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. 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 General science, we will begin with this topic:

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: General Science

A total of 34 questions were asked from  this subject which is the highest among all the other subjects. The topics included under this subject mainly are, Physics, Chemistry and Biology.MPPSC PieBy referring to the pie chart above, we can conclude that the most number of questions were asked from biology i.e. 16, followed by Science and Technology.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: Madhya Pradesh GK

Madhya Pradesh General Knowledge is not far behind in the run for the most number of questions. This topic constitutes to be one of the crucial subjects in the MPPSC Prelims exam. A total of 28 questions appeared in the exam related to state-based knowledge.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: Current & Static Affairs

One can always expect a good deal of questions from this subject. In the MPPSC Prelims 2010, 25 questions were asked from topics like International Events, National Events, Sports, Awards. Let us see the section-wise distribution through a pyramid graph:MPPSC GKThe questions were more inclined towards the international current affairs, sports events and famous awards & honours.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: Geography

The number of questions from this section were 24. Let us break down the topics:MPPSC PieThis subject was divided into various sections containing questions from both, Indian and World geography.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: Indian Polity

A total of 20 questions appeared in the question paper which were exclusively based on these 4 sections:

Name of Topic Number of Questions
Constitutional History 7
Indian Parliament 9
Articles in Constitution 1
Miscellaneous 3

Moving further,its time to analyse other subjects.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: History

The number of questions from this section were 14. 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 HistoryMost of the questions were asked from Modern History specific to the Freedom Struggle.

MPPSC Prelims 2010 Exam Analysis: Mathematics & Reasoning

A total of 5 questions was seen in the prelims exam which were of easy difficulty level. Separating both, there was a single question in mathematics subject from Percentage topic. Rest 4 were relatively easier questions from Reasoning topics.

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 2010 Exam Analysis. If you have any queries/ doubts, post them in the comment section below.

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