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UPSC NDA I Exam 2017: Expected Questions

Apr 21, 2017 18:35 IST

    The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) is going to conduct the National Defence Academy (NDA) & Naval Academy (NA) (I) Exam on 23 April 2017. For the benefit of  students who are appearing in the exam, Jagran Josh is presenting you the list of the most important areas.

    Most Important Questions UPSC NDA (I) Exam

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    The Paper II will have two major sections – English and General Knowledge. There will be 150 questions in total that will fetch you maximum 600. While the English section will have 50 questions, the Genearl Knowledge section will have 100 questions.

    The important topics for the upcoming exam are -

    Part A -  English

    Sentence Improvement

    • Ordering of Sentences

    • Selecting words


    • Antonyms

    • Passage

    • Spotting Errors

    NDA Exam Question Papers


    Section A (Physics)

    • Static and Current Electricity

    Modes of transference of Heat

    • Rectilinear propagation of Light

    • Sound waves and their properties

    • Natural and Artificial Magnets

    • Spherical mirrors and Lenses

    Section B (Chemistry)

    • Physical and Chemical changes

    Fertilizers—Natural and Artificial

    • Materials used in the preparation of substances like Soap, Glass, Ink, etc

    • Properties of Air and Water

    Section C (General Science)

    Basis of Life—Cells, Protoplasms and Tissues

    • Food—Source of Energy for man

    • Growth and Reproduction in Plants and Animals

    • Elementary knowledge of Human Body and its important organs

    • Constituents of food, Balanced Diet including vitams

    Section D (History, Freedom Movement etc.)

    • Indian History, with emphasis on Culture and Civilisation

    • Elementary knowledge of Five Year Plans of India

    Freedom Movement in India

    Indian Constitution that includes Basic Structure, Fundamental Rights, Important Amendments, etc.

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    Section E (Geography)

    • Movements of Earth and their effects

    • Weathering—Mechanical and Chemical, Earthquakes and Volcanoes

    Temperature and Atmospheric Pressure, Planetary Winds, Cyclones and Anti-cyclones

    • Regional Geography of India—Climate, Natural vegetation

    • Mineral and Power resources

    Location and distribution of agricultural and Industrial activities

    • India’s Imports and Exports

    • Important National Parks

    Section F (Current Events)

    • Important Personalties in News

    Awards and Honours

    • Sports News

    • Books in News

    • Important International Days

    • India’s recent achievements in Science and Technology

    For important Current Affairs related topics..click here.

    Please note that highlighted topics in the above list are the most important areas. Hence, the candidates should prepare them well in advance. And, adequate care should be taken while answering a question as incorrect answers attract negative marks.

    All the best from Team Jagran Josh!!!!

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