IAS Prelims General Studies Model Test Paper is a unique model test paper because of its questions and the approach to the answers with explanations. In this Model Test Paper, we have tried to incorporate the perspective of UPSC in resolving the answer of the questions. In this model test paper we have given the answers with most appropriate and relevant explanation. The explanations cover all the important and relevant Socio-Economic dimensions of the topics. The IAS Prelims exam has a very huge syllabus and it is very difficult to cover all the aspects of the given topics in the stipulated time. Moreover the syllabus is not explained comprehensively in the IAS Notification, which needs to be explored in its entirety in order to qualify the Civil Services (IAS) Prelims Exam. The IAS Prelims Exam tests the belief and confidence of the aspirants. It is the test of the study material they purchase and study for the exam. UPSC check the conceptual clarity associated with the fundamental issues and the understanding of the aspirant to interrelate the issues with socio-economic and legal fabric of the society. The questions are taken from the most probable areas of the current events of national and International importance having direct and indirect relation with the fundamental issues of the Indian Society. The explanations provided are the most updated and authenticated subject matter from the most valuable sources. In the recent IAS Prelims General Studies Paper I, the contribution of Current Affairs has been on rise though indirectly and most of the questions have been asked from the background of the National and International Events. The proportion of traditional section is increasing but with a new veil. The questions from the traditional sections is now oriented in multi-disciplinary direction and can be solved only when the Candidates study in a composite manner. The Questions asked in the previous year exams are more analytical in its orientation. The Questions in this model test paper is taken from all the sections of Syllabus and with the utmost care that the standard and the pattern align with the IAS Prelims Question Paper. The IAS Prelims General Studies Model Test Paper consists of 100 questions based on the latest trend and pattern of the IAS Prelims Exam. The explanations are taken from the most authenticated standard books and research papers which have the high probability to be asked in the IAS Prelims Exam 2016. This Model Test Paper is designed in view of incorporating such type of questions for IAS Prelims Exam General Studies Paper I.