Are you seriously preparing for the UPSC exams? Then this is wholly dedicated to you people. Apart from technical things, you will have to encounter some logical questions as well which need some lateral thinking and most of the people flunk in this part just because they lack the X factor for lateral thinking. For lateral thinking requires presence of mind and a good amount of self confidence. There are a plethora of coaching centres and websites where you could learn the UPSC stuffs.But here i would like to post some of the questions which you might not have come across and it will give you an idea of facing the questions. Here we go
Q.How can you drop a raw egg onto a concrete floor without cracking it?
A. Concrete floors are very hard to crack! (UPSC Topper)
Q.If it took eight men ten hours to build a wall, how long would it
take four men to build it?
A. No time at all it is already built. (UPSC 23 rd Rank Opted for IFS)
Q.If you had three apples and four oranges in one hand and four
apples and three oranges in the other hand, what would you have?
A. Very large hands.(Good one) (UPSC 11 Rank Opted for IPS)
Q. How can you lift an elephant with one hand?
A. It is not a problem, since you will never find an elephant with
one hand. (UPSC Rank 14 Opted for IES)
Q. How can a man go eight days without sleep?
A. No Probs, He sleeps at night. (UPSC IAS Rank 98)
Q. If you throw a red stone into the blue sea what it will become?
A. It will Wet or Sink as simple as that. (UPSC IAS Rank 2)
Q. What looks like half apple?
A : The other half. (UPSC - IAS Topper)
Q. What can you never eat for breakfast?
A : Dinner.
Q. What happened when wheel was invented?
A : It caused a revolution.
Q. Bay of Bengal is in which state?
A : Liquid state(UPSC 33 Rank)
All the very best. Also you are most welcome to post here if you have some question like this. Not Surprising if your comments helps some one top the rankings!!!