Insight IAS Prelims 2021 test 5 with solutions


Insight IAS Prelims 2021 test 5 Exam Date

12th November 2020,

Thursday


Insight IAS Prelims 2021 test 5 Subject

General Studies: 

Geography

(World 

Geography)


Insight IAS Prelims 2021 test 5 syllabus

Physical Geography of the world

• Origin and evolution of Universe 

Solar system

 Geological History of the 

Earth

 Geological Time scale 

Latitude and Longitude 

including important 

Parallels and Meridians

 Motions of the Earth and 

their effects Inclination of 

the Earth’s Axis and its 

effects

 Local and Standard Time 

and the International Date 

Line, Calendar

 Eclipses - Solar, Lunar

• Geomorphology 

 Interior structure of the 

earth

 Rock

 Landform Development 

 First order (continental drift 

theory, sea floor spreading, 

plate tectonics theory)

 Second order (Mountains, 

Plateaus, Plains & other 

landforms)

 Internal forces & their 

impact - Volcanoes, 

Earthquakes,

 Folding, Faulting, Isostasy

 External forces & their 

impact - Weathering, Erosion 

& landforms thus developed

• Climatology 

 Structure, Composition of 

atmosphere

 Weather & Climate

 Heat & temperature

o Insolation

o Heat Budget

o Distribution of 

temperature

o Temperature Inversion

 Pressure and Pressure belts

 Winds 

o Planetary winds

o Seasonal winds 

o Local winds

 Precipitation-Forms & Types, 

Distribution of rainfall

 Air Masses

 Cyclones and anti-cyclones

 World Climatic regions

• Oceanography 

 Bottom relief Features

 Ocean waves, currents, 

tides & Tsunamis

 Temperature distribution

 Salinity distribution

 Marine resources

• Biogeography

 Soils 

o Classification

o Distribution

o Erosion & 

Conservation

 Biomes

World Economic and Human 

Geography:

• Natural resources and mineral 

resources and distribution of key 

natural resources across the 

world

• Agriculture and agro-climatic 

regions

• Industry and location factors

• Infrastructure

• World Population, density &

distribution, races & tribes,

• settlements & migration

Continents - Major physical

features, natural resources


Insight IAS Prelims 2021 test 5 Reference Books

 Fundamentals of 

Physical 

Geography (NCERT 

Class XI)

 Fundamentals of 

Human Geography 

(NCERT Class XII)

 Goh Cheng Leong -

Certificate Physical 

and Human 

Geography

 Mapping - World

Current Affairs: 

(1/6/2020-16/9/2020)

from the below sources.

 I-CAN (Current Affairs 

& News Analysis)

 INSIGHTSIAS Current 

Affairs Quiz.

 INSIGHTSIAS Current 

Affairs.

 INSIGHTS REVISION 

THROUGH MCQs


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