List of weirdest questions asked in UPSC interviews

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15 Oct 2018

UPSC: Weirdest ever questions asked in interviews

The UPSC Civil Services exam is divided into three stages- Prelims, Mains, and the Interview round.

Talking about the final round, ie. Personal Interview- it can make or break your result.

The candidate must be knowledgeable, spontaneous and creative with his answers so to impress the judging panel.

Here, we list some of the weirdest questions ever asked in the IAS interviews.

Questions (1)

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 1

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 1

Q: What will you do if I run away with your sister?

Candidate answer: I won't find a better match for my sister than you sir.

Q: Adarsh and Anupam (Twins) were born in May, but their birthday is in June. How is it possible?

A: May is the name of the place.

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Questions (2)

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 2

Q: How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it?

A: Concrete floors are too hard to crack.

Q: What looks like half apple?

A: The other half of it.

Q: If two is company, and three is crowd, what is four and five?

A: Four and five is nine.

Questions (3)

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 3

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 3

Q: A cat had three kittens: January, March and May. What was the mother's name?

A: The mother's name, as stated, was 'What.'

Q: Can you name three consecutive days without using the words- Wednesday, Friday and Sunday?

A: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow.

Q: Peacocks don't lay eggs. How do they get baby peacocks?

A: Because the peahens lay eggs.

Questions (4)

Weirdest ever questions asked in UPSC interviews: Part 4

Q: How can you lift an elephant with one hand?

A: You'll never find an elephant with one hand.

Q: How can a man go eight days without sleep?

A: By sleeping at nights.

Q: James bond was pushed out of an airplane without any parachute. He survived. How?

A: The plane was on the runway.

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Suggest the book list for Pre and Mains.

Asked 2018-10-16 13:09:57 by vedika chandrakar

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Books you should read to prepare for the IAS exam are (1) NCERT of class 6th-12th, (2) India Since Independence by Bipin Chandra, (3) Indian Economy by Ramesh Singh, (4) Geography of India by Majid Hussain, (5) Manorama yearbook, and (6) Mocks and previous years question paper by Arihant publications and Disha Publications.

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