Indian Air Force is conducting the Air Force Common Admission Test (AFCAT) 2020 on February 22 & 23, 2020, which is Saturday and Sunday. Candidates clearing the AFCAT exam are going to be recruited as the Gazetted Officers of Group A, in ground duty and flying, for both non-technical and technical branch.
For the exam, IAF has already released admit card, after downloading which, full focus should be on revision and preparation. We are going to share some very important tips and tricks to prepare for General Awareness. Relax! We are not here to suggest new books and sources of preparation. Instead, we will quickly tell, how to remember and revise what is learned and read till date.
Preparation Tips for GS Paper of AFCAT 2020
Tip 1# Reading is the key when it comes to the preparation of General Awareness. Read as much as possible, incorporate the habit of reading and make it a part of your daily routine.
Trick: Learn to differentiate between READING and CRAMMING. Latter one will only create burden and confusion.
Tip 2# Newspapers are the best source to know what is happening around the world, in the nation, or in a particuar region. Not just that, newspaper also keep a person updated about the latest developments in sports and politics.
Trick: Candidates can read The Hindu, install some apps from playstore, to remain updated of their surroundings.
Tip 3# Learn while socializing. Candidates should engage themselves in informative and intelligent conversations with their colleague, friends and professors. Mark my words, whatever is learned through such discussions is going to stay with a person forever.
Tip 4# Listen to audio books. All a person has to do is, plug-in their earphones, and listen to the important topics, while travelling, walking or doing some other work. It doesn’t require any special arrangements or a time table.
Tip 5# Clarity on what to learn, how to learn and what not to learn, can help a cadidate to get the desirable results. GS comprises of many topics such as Politics, Civics, Geography, History, Current Affairs, Basic Science, Environment, Defence, Culture, Art, Sports, Culture etc. Now it is very important for a candidate to understand the weightage of each topic and do the preparation accordingly.
Tricks: Check previous year’s question papers of AFCAT and understand the pattern, accordingly proceed with the preparation.
10 General Awareness Questions That Were Asked In Previous AFCAT Exams
Questions Asked in the year 2018
Q1# What is the cholera causing germ?
Q2# Who built the Vijay Stambha tower of victory in Chittorgarh?
Q3# Reslution of Purna Swaraj was passed on 26 January 1930 at?
Questions Asked in the year 2015
Q4# The book ‘Born Again on the Mountain’ is authored by?
Q5# The branch of science that studies cells is called?
Questions Asked in the year 2014
Q6# The right to vote in the national elections in India is based on the principle of?
Q7# 38th parallel is a boundary line between….?
Questions Asked in the year 2013
Q8# NREGA stands for?
Q9# Limonitic ore is the ore of which metal?
Questions Asked in the year 2011
Q10# The winner of highest number of gold medals in an Olympic game is?