RPSC RAS Exam Analysis: Rajasthan Public Service Commission conducted RAS 2012 Preliminary Examination on 14 June 2012. It is regarded as one of the toughest state-level examinations in Rajasthan and a candidate can learn a lot from its proper exam review. To cater to that need, we present a detailed RPSC RAS Exam Analysis of Prelims Examination 2012.
We hope this article provides you with a rough idea on how to attempt RPSC RAS Prelims Exam 2016 and eventually crack it.
RPSC RAS Exam Analysis of Prelims 2012
For written examination, a total of 100 questions were asked in the RPSC RAS Prelims 2012. The following graph displays the section-wise breakup of questions asked in RAS Preliminary Examination conducted in 2012.
Referring to the data mentioned above, we can clearly see that Geography was the most question-intensive section, followed by Science and Environment. Let us go section and section and gain more insights through RPSC RAS Exam Analysis of Prelims 2012 Paper.
Geography: RAS Exam Analysis (Prelims 2012)
As evident from the Pie-Chart above, there were a lot of questions from Geography. Also as expected, questions on Geography were Rajasthan Centric.
A total of 8 questions were asked straight from the Geography of Rajasthan. Let us see the topic wise breakup of Geography in RAS Pre 2012 Examination.
There were good questions from agricultural scenario in Rajasthan under the Ambit of Geography in RAS Pre 2012. Let us take a look at some of those questions
Question: According to 2007 Livestock Census, the total number of livestock in Rajasthan is
- 491 lakh
- 547 lakh
- 579 lakh
- 484 lakh
Question: The production of food grains in Rajasthan in the year 2010-11 was highest after independence. It was.
- 250 lakh tons
- 235 lakh tons
- 210 lakh tons
- 192 lakh tons
Polity: RAS Exam Analysis (Prelims 2012)
There were a total of 11 questions from Political Affairs and Government Schemes in RAS Pre 2012 Examination. Surprisingly, not a lot of them were Rajasthan Specific.
History: RAS Exam Analysis (Prelims 2012)
There were only 7 questions from various aspects of History. However, most of them were Rajasthan Specific.
Arts and Culture: RAS Exam Analysis (Prelims 2012)
Another important topic in RAS Pre 2012 Examination was art and culture. There were 13 questions in total; most of them were Rajasthan specific.
Let’s take a look at some of the questions from this section.
Question: Identify the incorrect pair about the dialects of Rajasthan and the area of their prevalence:
- Tonk: Dhoondhari
- Fall : Bagadi
- Baran : Hadoti
- Karauli : Mewati
Question: Who is the author of ‘Prithviraja Vijaya’?
- Chand Bardai
- Prithviraj Chauhan
- Nayachand Suri
Question: Which category of Rajasthani literature is related to the story or narrative genre?
Apart from these, there were questions on Economy, Science and Tech, International Affairs and Person in News. All in all, it was well designed question paper. Of all the questions, approximately 42 % of them were based strictly on the State of Rajasthan.
Hence, it is evident that for RAS Examination you need to be very careful while studying. Do not go deep into National level topics but don’t ignore it as well. Be well informed of the events happening around the state of Rajasthan.
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