11 trick questions asked in IAS interview. Can you crack these?

First Published Dec 3, 2020, 3:10 PM IST

After clearing the civil service main examination, a person has to face the personality test or the interview. There are three stages of this examination. Preliminary exam is done in the first stage. The second stage is the main examination. This exam consists of nine papers. The third stage of the exam is the Personality Test where the thinking, reasoning and ability of the candidate is tested. Here are some complicated questions that may make you sweat

<p>Answer: There are a total of 10 people, including a woman and 9 children. Out of them 5 are boys and 5 are girls.</p>

Answer: There are a total of 10 people, including a woman and 9 children. Out of them 5 are boys and 5 are girls.

<p>Answer: The candidate replied, 'Sir, people think that Punjabi girls are much taller. But according to a research, women in Jammu and Kashmir were found to be the tallest. The women there may be more than 154 cm tall. Women from Haryana rank second while girls from Punjab and Rajasthan were ranked at number four'. The interviewers were also stunned by this answer.<br />
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Answer: The candidate replied, 'Sir, people think that Punjabi girls are much taller. But according to a research, women in Jammu and Kashmir were found to be the tallest. The women there may be more than 154 cm tall. Women from Haryana rank second while girls from Punjab and Rajasthan were ranked at number four'. The interviewers were also stunned by this answer.
 

<p>Answer: V9द -- Vinod is a name that can be written simultaneously in Hindi, English and Mathematics.</p>

Answer: V9द -- Vinod is a name that can be written simultaneously in Hindi, English and Mathematics.

<p>Answer: Tuatara. It has 3 eyes. It is found only in New Zealand. The Tuatra has a third eye on its head called the parietal eye (photosensory organ connected to the pineal body). This eye has a retina, lens, cornea and nerve endings, but is not used for viewing. The parietal eye appears only in the hatching, as it is covered in flakes after four to six months.</p>

Answer: Tuatara. It has 3 eyes. It is found only in New Zealand. The Tuatra has a third eye on its head called the parietal eye (photosensory organ connected to the pineal body). This eye has a retina, lens, cornea and nerve endings, but is not used for viewing. The parietal eye appears only in the hatching, as it is covered in flakes after four to six months.

<p>Answer: The insects found on the corpse reveal when the death took place in the post mortem. The doctors also investigate the cause of death by examining it deeply.</p>

Answer: The insects found on the corpse reveal when the death took place in the post mortem. The doctors also investigate the cause of death by examining it deeply.

<p>Answer: Shri Stambheshvar Mahadev temple. The temple, situated between the shores of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Cambay in Gujarat, gets submerged in water during high tide hours and again reappears when the tide level comes down.</p>

Answer: Shri Stambheshvar Mahadev temple. The temple, situated between the shores of the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Cambay in Gujarat, gets submerged in water during high tide hours and again reappears when the tide level comes down.

<p>Answer: Many people will think that the answer is police. But a sensible person will call the ambulance. Apart from this, to save an unconscious person's life, he should be given artificial breath as first aid on the spot.</p>

Answer: Many people will think that the answer is police. But a sensible person will call the ambulance. Apart from this, to save an unconscious person's life, he should be given artificial breath as first aid on the spot.

<p>Answer: Mother's husband = father, father's mother = grandmother, grandmother's daughter = father's sister, father's sister = aunt, so that woman is Ram's aunt.</p>

Answer: Mother's husband = father, father's mother = grandmother, grandmother's daughter = father's sister, father's sister = aunt, so that woman is Ram's aunt.

<p>Answer: Barber</p>

Answer: Barber

<p>Answer: To buy a hundred animals for a hundred rupees, we can spend Rs 9 on 72 hens, Rs 21 on 21 goats and Rs 70 on 7 buffalos</p>

Answer: To buy a hundred animals for a hundred rupees, we can spend Rs 9 on 72 hens, Rs 21 on 21 goats and Rs 70 on 7 buffalos

<p>Answer: Sister</p>

Answer: Sister

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