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UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2005 General Studies I Question Paper

Sep 6, 2016 08:53 IST

    UPPCS, the Combined Upper Subordinate Exam of UPPSC is one of the coveted Exams of the state Uttar Pradesh. To know the importance of Previous Year Question Papers of UPPCS Mains Exam is a necessary thing for the UPPCS aspirants of any Exam because the Previous Year Question Papers gives an insight of the Pattern of asking questions. Likewise we use to provide Previous Year Question Papers of UPSC IAS and other State PCS Exams.

    If the aspirants have concrete idea of the pattern of asking Questions then they can prepare the respective papers according to that pattern and hence they have greater chance of getting maximum marks. For the convenience of UPPCS aspirants, here we are providing the Previous Year Question Paper of General Studies I of UPPCS Mains Examinations 2005.

    U.P.P.C.S. (Main) EXAMINATION - 2005
    GENERAL STUDIES
    (FIRST PAPER)

    [ Time 2 hours, M.M 150]

    1.    Vikramshila Maha Vihar was established by the ruler of
    (a) Pushyabhuti Dynasty    
    (b) Barman Dynasty
    (c) Sen Dynasty    
    (d) Pal Dynasty

    2.    Which one of the following books Is associated with the rise of national movement in India ?
    (a) Gitanjali    
    (b) Anandmath
    (c) Satyarth Prakash    
    (d) Gita Rahasya

    3.    Megaliths have been identified as
    (a) Caves for hermits    
    (b) Burial sites
    (c) Temple sites    
    (d) None of the above

    UPPCS Mains Exam 2006 General Studies I Question Paper

    4.    Daskumar Charttam was composed by
    (a) Surdas    
    (b) Dandin
    (c) Tulsidas    
    (d) Kalidas

    5.    The capital of Kadamba Kings was
    (a) Tanjore    
    (b) Vanavasi
    (c) Kanchi    
    (d) Badami

    6.    Arrange the following In the correct chronological order :
    1. Chhatrapati Shahu Ji    
    2. Raja Rarn Ji
    3. Shambha    
    4. Shivaji II

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    3,    2,    1,    4
    (b)    3,    2    4,    1
    (c)    2,    3,    1,    4
    (d)    1,    2    3,    4

    7.    The Ancient Monument Protection Act was enacted during the Governor Generalship of
    (a) Lord Minto    
    (b) Lord Linlithgow
    (c) Lord Curzon    
    (d) Lord Canning

    8.    Who of the following did not adorn the court of Kanishka I ?
    (a) Bhawaghosha    
    (b) Parshva
    (c) Vasumitra    
    (d) Vishakhadatta

    9.    Which of the following South Indian Kingdoms is not mentioned in the Ashokan inscriptions ?
    (a) Chola    
    (b) Pandya
    (c) Satiyaputo    
    (d) Satvahan

    10.    Match the following :
    A.    1192    1. Third Battle of Panipat
    B.    1707    2. Second Battle of Tarain
    C.    1761    3. Death of Akbar
    D.    1605    4. Death of Aurangzeb

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Code :
        

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    2    4    1    3
    (d)    2    4    3    1

    11.    A ploughed Field was discovered at
    (a) Mohanjodaro    
    (b) Kalibanga
    (c) Harappa    
    (d) Lothal

    12.    Who was the founder of the city of Agra ?
    (a)    Firoz Tughlaq
    (b)    Mohammad Bin Tuglaq
    (c)    Alauddin Khilji
    (d)    Sikander Lodi

    13.    The word Gotra occurs for the first time in
    (a) Atharva Veda    
    (b) Rig Veda
    (c) Sama Veda    
    (d) Yajur Veda

    14.    The cultivation of cereals first started in
    (a) Neolithic Age    
    (b) Mesolithic Age
    (c) palaeolithic Age    
    (d) Proto-Historic Age

    15.    The Bharatiya Klsan Union was established in
    (a) 1975    
    (b) 1980
    (c) 1985    
    (d) 1990

    16.    Which dynasty constructed the Ellora Kailash Temple ?
    (a) Rashtrakuta    
    (b) Satvahan
    (c) Maurya    
    (d) Pulkasya

    17.    The Luxman Era was started by which of the following dynasty ?
    (a) Pratiharas    
    (b) Pals
    (c) Chauhans    
    (d) Sens

    18.    Who among the following witnessed the reign of Seven Sultans of Delhi ?
    (a)    Amir Khusrau
    (b)    Shaikh Nizamuddin Aulia
    (c)    Khwaja Moinuddin Chisti
    (d)    None of the above

    19.    Assertion     (A) :    Alauddin Khilji introduced price control in Delhi.
    Reason    (R) :    He wanted to pay lower wages to the artisans building his palaces in Delhi.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    20.    Arrange the following Saints in their chronological order :
    1. Kabir    
    2. Namdev
    3. Mirabai    
    4. Nanak

    Codes :
    (a) 1, 2, 3, 4    
    (b) 4, 3, 2, 1
    (c) 1, 4, 2, 3    
    (d) 4, 1, 3, 2

    21.    The Bahmani Kingdom was founded in the year
    (a) 1336    
    (b) 1338
    (c) 1347    
    (d) 1361

    22.    Siraj-ud-Daula was defeated by Lord Clive in the battle of
    (a) Plassey    
    (b) Buxer
    (c) Munger    
    (d) Bandiwash

    23.    Match List-I with Llst-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
          List-I (Emptors)    List-II (Tombs)

    A.    Babar                     1. Lahore
    B.    Akbar                     2. Agra
    C.    Jehangir                 3. Kabul
    D.    Shahjehan              4. Sikandara

    Code : 

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    3    4    1    2
    (d)    2    1    3    4

    24.    Who among the following was the daughter of Emperov Aurangzeb ?
    (a) Janan Ara    
    (b) Roshan Ara
    (c) Gauhar Ara    
    (d) Mehmnnisa

    25.    The Mughal Emperor who prohibited the use of tobacco was
    (a) Akbar    
    (b) Babar
    (c) Jehangir    
    (d) Aurangzeb.

    26.    Who among the following decided to launch the Independent Party on 16 December, 1922 ? Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
    1.    Lala Har Dayal
    2.    Madan Mohan Malviya
    3.    Mohammed Ali Jinnah
    4.    Moti Lai Nehru Codes :

    (a) I and 2    
    (b) 2 and 3
    (c) 3 and 4    
    (d) 2 and 4

    27.    The leading light of the renaissance movement in India was
    (a)    Debendra Nath Tagore
    (b)    Keshav Chandra Sen
    (c)    Ishwar Chandra Vidya Sagar
    (d)    Ram Mohan Roy

    28.    Which of the following statements are true about the Simon Commission ? Select the correct answer from the codes given below the statements :
    1.    It was appointed to enquire into the working of the 1919 Act.
    2.    I was headed by Sir John Simon.
    3.    It recommended a Federal Form of Government.
    4.    It was opposed by the Indian leaders.

    Codes :
    (a) 1 and 2 only    
    (b) 1,2 and 3 only
    (c) 2, 3 and 4 only    
    (d) All the above

    29.    Who one of the following had vigorously advocated for religious education in the Indian Universities ?
    (a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak    
    (b) Swami Vivekanand
    (c) Mahatma Gandhi    
    (d) Madan Mohan Malviya

    30.    Assertion    (A) :   The Poona Pact defeated the purpose of communal award.
    Reason    (R):    It paved the way for reservation of seats in the Parliament and the State Assemblies for the SC and ST people.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    31.    Select the correct chronological order of the following events from the codes given below :
    1. Poona Pact    
    2. Quit India Movement
    3. Cabinet Mission    
    4. Simla Conference

    Codes :
    (a) 1, 2, 3, 4    
    (b) 4, 3, 2, 1
    (c) 3, 4, 1, 2    
    (d) 2, 3, 4, 1

    32.    Which of the following institutions were founded during the Non-Cooperation Movement (1920-22) ?
    1.    Kashi Vidyapeeth
    2.    Gujarat Vidyapeeth
    3.    Jamia Milia
    4.    Kashi Hindu Vishva Vidyalaya

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a) 1 and 2 only    
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1, 2 and 3 only    
    (d) Ail the above

    33.    Who is credited with the Introduction of permanent settlement in Bengal and Bihar ?
    (a) Lord Curzon    
    (b) Lord Cornwalis
    (c) Lord Ripon    
    (d) Lord Wellesley

    34.    Buddha attained Mahaparinirvan in the Republic of the
    (a) Mallas    
    (b) Lichhavis
    (c) Sakyas    
    (d) Palas

    35.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
           List-I (Symbols)    List-H (Meaning)

    A.    Birth                        1. Bodhi Tree
    B.    First Sermon            2. Dharma Chakra
    C.    Mahabodhi               3. Horse
    D.    Renunciation            4. Lotus

    Code :    

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    3    4    1    2
    (d)    4    2    1    3

    36.    ShivaJI defeated the Mughals in the battle of
    (a) Purandhar    
    (b) Raigarh
    (c) Salhar    
    (d) Shivner

    37.    The capital of the Satavahanas was located at
    (a) Amravati    
    (b) Nanded
    (c) Naldurg    
    (d) Durg

    38.    The Wings of Fire; an autobiography’ is written by
    (a) Rajendra Prasad    
    (b) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
    (c) K.R.A. Narayanan    
    (d) R. Venkatraman

    39.    Which of the following tribes practiced polyandry ?
    (a) Kadar    
    (b) Lodha
    (c) Mnnda    
    (d) Toda

    40.    Nuclear family can be regarded as
    (a)    an economic unit of persons
    (b)    a primary group
    (c)    a secondary group
    (d)    a powerful institution

    41.    Sulah-kul Festival is organised at
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Aligarh
    (c) Etawah    
    (d) Barabanki

    42.    Which one of the following is the distinctive features between a nastika and astika system in India ?
    (a)    Belief in ;he existence of God
    (b)    Belief in the doctrine of re-birth
    (c)    Belief in the authenticity of the Vedas
    (d)    Belief in the existence of heaven and hell

    23.    Nyaya Darshan was propagated by
    (a) Gautam    
    (b) Kapil
    (c) Kanada    
    (d) Jaimini

    43.    Which one of the following is correctly matched ?
    (a)    Advaitvad             - Ramanujam
    (b)    Vishistadwaitvad    - Sankaracharya
    (c)    Dwaitvad               - Madhavacharya
    (d)    Dwaitadwaitvad      - Vallabhacharya

    45.    Which one of the following gives equal Importance to Janma. Karma and Bhakti as a means of liberation ?
    (a)    Advait Vedant
    (b)    Vishista Dwaitvad Vedant
    (c)    Bhagvad Gita
    (d)    Mimansa

    46.    Which one of the following Indian birds is a highly endangered species ?
    (a) Golden Oriole    
    (b) Great Indian Bustard
    (c) Indian Famail Pigeon    
    (d) Indian Sunbird

    47.    The Chinar Wild Life Sanctuary is located in
    (a) Jammu & Kashmir    
    (b) Kerala
    (c) Sikkim    
    (d) Tamil Nadu

    48.    Which one of the following statements is true ?
    (a)    As per 2001 census the population density of India is 354 persons/Km2.
    (b)    Bihar is the most densely populated State of India
    (c)    Uttar Pradesh has more than twice the population density of India.
    (d)    Sikkim is the least densely populated State of the country.

    49.    The “Cloud Goats” of the Nilgilri are found in
    (a)    Eravikulam National Park
    (b)    Mann Van
    (c)    PedyV Reserve
    (d)    Silent Valley

    50.    Assertion (A) : Egypt is the Gift of the Nile. Reason (R): It is an oasis of the Sahara desert. Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and,(R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    51.    As per 2001 Census which one of the following is not a Megacity of India ?
    (a) Ahmedabad    
    (b) Chennai
    (c) Bangalore    
    (d) Hyderabad

    52.    As per 2001 Census the largest number of Million cities are in the State of
    (a) Maharashtra    
    (b) Tamil Nadu
    (c) Uttar Pradesh    
    (d) West Bengal

    53.    The author of ‘Tomorrow’s Biodiversity’ is
    (a) Vandana Sharma    
    (b) V. K. Sharma
    (c) M. S. Swaminathan    
    (d) Medha Patkar

    54.    A Bio-Technology Park has been set up at
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Ghaziabad
    (c) Lucknow    
    (d) Sarnath

    55.    At present the forest area in Uttar Pradesh is only
    (a) 2.56%    
    (b) 4.46%
    (c) 9.50%    
    (d) 11.60%

    56.    Assertion    (A) :    T. B. kills more adults than any other disease in India.
    Reason    (R):    Most T. B. cases are in the age group 15-59 years. Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    57.    Dragon Fly’ is the nick name of a machine that extracts
    (a)    moisture from the air to produce drinking water
    (b)    usable hydrocarbons from automobile exhaust
    (c)    edible oil from oil cake waste
    (d)    fibre from wood waste for use in textile industry

    58.    The four most populous State of India are
    (a)    UP, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Gujarat
    (b)    Maharashtra, Karnataka, M.P., Tamil Nadu
    (c)    U.P, Bihar, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu
    (d)    Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal

    59.    Which one of the following countries is most densely populated ?
    (a) Bangladesh    
    (b) China
    (c) India    
    (d) Maldives

    60.    In India the highest decline in sex ratio during 1991-2001 has been observed In
    (a) Haryana    
    (b) Himachal Pradesh
    (c) Dadra And Nagar Haveli    
    (d) Daman and Diu

    61.    The National Environmental Research Institute is located at
    (a) Dehradun    
    (b) Jaipur
    (c) Nagpur    
    (d) New Delhi

    62.    The Green Building Congress-2005 was held at
    (a) Chennai    
    (b) Hyderabad
    (c) New Delhi    
    (d) Roorki

    63.    In terms of Human Development the most developed State of India is
    (a) Kerala    
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    64.    In India the highest concentration of slum population is in the State of
    (a) Andhra Pradesh    
    (b) Maharashtra
    (c) Uttar Pradesh    
    (d) West Bengal

    65.    As per 2001 Census the female literacy rate was the highest in the State of
    (a) Goa    
    (b) Himachal Pradesh
    (c) Kerala    
    (d) Mizoram

    66.    Assertion (A) : Most of the Mega Cities of the world
    are located in coastal areas.

    Reason (R): They are the gateways to international ocean routes. Select the correct answer trom the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    67.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    China           -     Shanghai
    (b)    Canada         -    Ottawa
    (c)    Australia        -    Canberra
    (d)    Russia           -    Moscow

    68.    During the last 3Q.years Delhi has received the highest number of migrants from
    (a) Haryana    
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Rajasthan    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    69.     Match Llst-I with Llst-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
            List-I (Tribe)    List-II (Country)

    A.    Bushman             1. Congo
    B.    Bedouims            2. Namibia
    C.    Pigmies               3. Saudi Aradia
    D.    Masais                 4. Kenya

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    2    3    1    4
    (d)    4    3    1    2

    70.    Which one of the following is not correct matched ?
    (a)    Vembanad    -    Kerala
    (b)    Loktak         -    Meghalaya
    (c)    Dal              -    Kashmir
    (d)    Pulicat         -    Andhra Pradesh

    71.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
             List-I (Centre)    List-II (Industry)

    A.    Pittsburgh    1. Ship building
    B.    Shanghai     2. Iron and Steel
    C.    Dhundee     3. Cotton textile
    D.    Leningrad    4. Jute textile

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    2    3    4    1
    (d)    4    3    1    2

    72.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
              List-I          List-II

    A.    Australia         1. Hurricanes
    B.    China             2. Willy-Willy
    C.    India              3. Typhoons
    D.    U.S.A.            4. Cyclones

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    2    3    4    1
    (c)    3    2    1    4
    (d)    4    3    2    1

    73.    Who have been identified as marginal farmers in Uttar Pradesh ?
    (a)    Who own less than one acre of land.
    (b)    Who own less than one hectare of land
    (c)    Who own less than 2 hectares of land.
    (d)    Who own less than 2.5 hectares of land

    74.    The limit of the territorial water of India extends upto
    (a)    3 nautical miles from the coast
    (b)    6 nautical miles from th coast
    (c)    12 nautical miles from the coast
    (d)    24 nautical miles from the coast

    75.    The North-Western Region of the Indian Sub-continent is susceptible to earthquake activity because of
    (a)    Volcanic activity
    (b)    plate tectonic activity
    (c)    coral formation activity
    (d)    All of the above

    76.    Which one of the following is the correct ascending order of the States in terms of urban population as per 2001 Census ?
    (a)    West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, U.P. and Maharashtra
    (b)    Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, U.P. and West Bengal
    (c)    Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, U.P., and West Bengal
    (d)    Maharashtra, Gujarat, U.P. and West Bengal

    77.    Which one of the following is a ‘World Heritage’ site ?
    (a)    Nanda Devi Biosphere Reserve
    (b)    Corbett National Prak
    (c)    Rajaji National Prak
    (d)    Gir Forest

    78.    Which one of the following continents has no landlocked State ?
    (a) Africa    
    (b) Asia
    (c) Europe    
    (d) North America

    79.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
         List-I           List-II

    (Minerals)          (Areas of Production)
    A.    Iron Ore     1. Khetri
    B.    Copper       2. Keonjhar
    C.    Coal           3. Kodarma
    D.    Mica           4. Korba

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    2    1    4    3
    (d)    3    2    4    1

    80.    The four layers of the atmosphere are
    1. Ionosphere    
    2. Mesosphere
    3. Stratosphere    
    4. Troposphere

    Their correct ascending order in terms of height is
    Codes :

    (a) I, 2, 3, 4    
    (b) 2, 1, 4, 3
    (c) 4, 3, 2, 1    
    (d) 3, 4, 1, 2

    81.    About one-third of the world’s production of natural rubber conies from
    (a) India    
    (b) Indonesia
    (c) Malysia    
    (d) Thailand

    82.    The leading producer of cotton textiles in the world is
    (a) China    
    (b) India
    (c) U.S.A.    
    (d) Russia

    83.    The international boundary between North Korea and South Korea runs along
    (a) 25: iv Lat.    
    (b) 33” N. Lat.
    (c) 38” N. Lat.    
    (d) 48” N. Lat.

    84.    Strait of Hormuz lies between
    (a)    Black Sea and Marmara Sea
    (b)    Persian Gulf and Gulf of Oman
    (c)    Arabian Sea and Red Sea
    (d)    Red Sea and Mediterranean Sea

    85.    Which city of Turkey is known as the ‘Gateway to the Wesf ?
    (a) Adana    
    (b) Ankara
    (c) Istanbul    
    (d) Izmir

    86.    The Nagarjun Dam is located on the
    (a) Godavari    
    (b) Kaveri
    (c) Krishna    
    (d) Narmada

    87.    Which one of the following pairs Is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Shivsamudram Waterfall    -    Kaveri
    (b)    Chulia Waterfall                -    Chambal
    (c)    Jog. Waterfall                    -    Krishna
    (d)    Dhuandhar Waterfall          -    Narmada

    88.    India is self-sufficient in the supply of %
    (a) Uranium    
    (b) Radium
    (c) Iridium    
    (d) Thorium

    89.    Assertion    (A) :    The Narmada forms a delta at its mouth.
    Reason    (R) :    It flows through a rift valley.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    90.    Which one of the following mountain peaks is not located in India ?
    (a) Gosain Than    
    (b) Kamat
    (c) Nanda Devi    
    (d) Trishul

    91.    When is the National Journalism Day celebrated ?
    (a) 16th November    
    (b) 24th November
    (c) 26th November    
    (d) 16th December

    92.    The President of Sri Lanka is
    (a)    Chandrika Kumartunga
    (b)    Mahindra Rajapakse
    (c)    Ratnashri Vikramnayake
    (d)    Rani Wickermasinghe

    93.    Which sports person has been designated by India’s Ministry of Health as Goodwill Ambassador for “Save the Girlchild” campaigan ?
    (a) P. T. Usha    
    (b) Anju Bobby George
    (c) Sania Mirza    
    (d) Anjali Bhagwat

    94.    The Chairman of the National Knowledge Commission is
    (a) Rahul Gandhi    
    (b) Rahul Bajaj
    (c) M. S. Swaminathan    
    (d) Sam Pitroda

    95.    Indian Railways have decided to celebrate the ycar-2006 as the year of
    (a)    Passenger Service with Smile
    (b)    Stop Accidents and Save Passengers
    (c)    New Technology and Passengers Convenience
    (d)    Railway Information Technology

    96.    Which of the following statements are true regarding the members of the Asia Pacific Partnership ?
    1.    The account for 45% of the world’s population
    2.    They consume the world’s 48% of energy
    3.    They contribute nearly 48% of the world’s green house gases
    4.    They intend to complement to the Kyoto Protocol.

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a) 1 and 2 only    
    (b) 1, 2 and 3 only
    (c) 2, 3 and 4 only    
    (d) All of the above

    97.    The headquarters of the Green Peace International are located at
    (a) Amsterdam    
    (b) Canberra
    (c) Ottawa    
    (d) Nagasaki

    98.    The second largest economy in the world next to USA. is :
    (a) China    
    (b) Germany
    (c) Japan    
    (d) U. K.

    99.    Which one of the following is not a cold current ?
    (a) Brazil current    
    (b) Benguela current
    (c) Peru current    
    (d) Labrador current

    100.    According to the World Development Report, 2006 * the poorest country in South Asia is
    (a) Bangladesh    
    (b) India
    (c) Pakistan    
    (d) Sri Lanka

    101.    During 2005-06 the GDP growth rate of India was
    (a) 7.5%    
    (b) 8.1%
    (c) 8.4%    
    (d) 8.8%

    102.    In terms of PPP the Indian economy’s rank in the world is
    (a) 2nd    
    (b) 4th
    (c) 6th    
    (d) 10th

    103.    The main threats to the rising market in India are
    1.    Rising oil Prices
    2.    Confusion over economic reforms
    3.    F1I outflows
    4.    Coalition problems

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a) 1 and 2    
    (b) 1, 2 and 3
    (c) 2, 3 and 4    
    (d) All the above

    104.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
           List-I (Centre)    List-II (Industry)

    A.    Anshan       1. Cutlery
    B.    Glassgow    2. Paper
    C.    Ottawa       3. Ship building
    D.    Sheffield     4. Iron and Steel

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    4    3    2    1
    (c)    3    4    1    2
    (d)    2    3    1    4

    105.    Kerry Packer who is credited with the current version of one-day cricket matches belonged to
    (a) Australia    
    (b) England
    (c) New Zealand    
    (d) South Africa

    106.    The targets set for achievements under the Bharat Nirman Yojna are to be realised by the end of
    (a) 2007    
    (b) 2008
    (c) 2009    
    (d) 2010

    107.    The Chairman of the National Commission for Enterprises in the Unorganised Sector is
    (a)    Arjun Sengupta
    (b)    K. Chandra Shekhar Rao
    (c)    P. R. Das Munshi
    (d)    K. Natwar Singh

    108.    Assertion (A) : Commercial Viticulture is specific to the Mediterranean Region of Europe. Reason (R): 85% of its grapes go to wine making. Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but.^R) is true.

    109.    Rourkela Steel Plant gets its supplies of iron ore from
    (a) Keonjhar    
    (b) Dalli-Rajhara
    (c) Kamangundi    
    (d) Mayurblteoj

    110.    The Ozone layer lies in the
    (a) Troposphere    
    (b) Tropopause
    (c) Stratosphere    
    (d) Photosphere

    111.    The new name for Dabhol Power Company is
    (a)    Dabhol Power Group
    (b)    Dabhol Venture
    (c)    Ratnagiri gas and Power Private Ltd.
    (d)    d) Ratnagiri Dabhol Gas

    112.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
    (a)    Josh                             - Malihabad
    (b)    Raghupati Sahai Firaq    - Kanpur
    (c)    Jigar                             - Moradabad
    (d)    Chakbast                      - Lucknow

    113.    The Commonwealth Games-2010 will be held at
    (a) Canberra    
    (b) Delhi
    (c) London    
    (d) Toronto

    114.    “Global-500” Awards are given for achievements in
    (a)    Population Control
    (b)    Campaign against Terrorism
    (c)    Protection of Environment
    (d)    Campaign against Drugs

    115.    Who won the first Gold Medal for India at Melbourne Commonwealth Games-2006 ?
    (a)    Sushma Singh
    (b)    Kunju Rani Devi
    (c)    Rajvardhan Singh Rathore
    (d)    Anjali Bhagwat

    116.    In the Union Budget 2005-06 the largest source of revenue was
    (a) Corporate Tax    
    (b) Customs Tax
    (c) Excise Tax    
    (d) Income Tax

    117.    Which one of the following institutions is related to export financing and insurance ?
    (a) ECGC    
    (b) GAIL
    (c) CBDT    
    (d) 1DBI

    118.    The EXIM Bank of India was established in
    (a) 1964    
    (b) 1976
    (c) 1980    
    (d) 1982

    119.    Kalyana Sona is a variety of
    (a) Rice    
    (b) Maize
    (c) Wheat    
    (d) Jowar

    120.    Stock Farming is
    (a)    Growing of 2-3 crops at the same time
    (b)    Breeding of animals
    (c)    Crop rotation
    (d)    None of the abive

    121.    In India IRDA regulates
    (a) Banking business    
    (b) Insurance Business
    (c) Capital Market    
    (d) Issue of Shares

    122.    Select the places where Special Economic Zones are being set up in Uttar Pradesh.
    1. Agra    
    2. Kanpur
    3. Moradabad    
    4. Varansai

    Codes :
    (a) I and 2    
    (b) 2 and 3
    (c) 3 and 4    
    (d) 1 and 4

    123.    The archaeological finds from Alamgirpur in Ghaziabad district reflected the
    (a) Harappa Culture    
    (b) Vedic Culture
    (c) Mauryan Culture    
    (d) Gupta Period Culture

    124.    Amir Khusro, the “Parrot of India”, was born at
    (a) Patti    
    (b) Patli
    (c) Patiali    
    (d) Patiala

    125.    Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum is located at
    (a) Allahabad    
    (b) Lucknow
    (c) Mathura    
    (d) Varanasi

    126.    A minority educational institution named the “Maulana Mohammad Ali Jauhar University” is being established at
    (a) Azamgarh    
    (b) Meerut
    (c) Rampur    
    (d) Varanasi

    127.    The largest source of revenue of U.P. Government is
    (a)    Land Revenue
    (b)    Service Tax
    (c)    Trade Tax
    (d)    Share of Excise Duty from the Centre

    128.    Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar is located in the district of
    (a) Bulandshahar    
    (b) Lalitpur
    (c) Mirzapur    
    (d) Sonbhadra

    129.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
          List-I (Centre)    List-II (Industry)

    A.    Aonla                  1. Polyfibre
    B.    Modinagar           2. Fertilizer
    C.    Barabanki           3. Rubber
    D.    Kanpur               4. Expoives

    Code :

            A    B    C    D
    (a)    1    2    3    4
    (b)    2    3    1    4
    (c)    3    2    4    1
    (d)    4    3    2    1

    130.    Kisan Mitra Yojna was started in U.P. on
    (a) 18th June, 2004    
    (b) 18th June, 2003
    (c) 18th June, 2002    
    (d) 18th June, 2001

    131.    The decadal growth rate of population in U.P. was the highest during
    (a) 1961-71    
    (b) 1971-81
    (c) 19si_!ii    
    (d) 1991-2001

    132.    In terms of area the largest districts of U.P. is
    (a) Bahraich    
    (b) Kheri
    (c) Sonbhadra    
    (d) Varanasi

    133.    As per 2001 Census the most densely populated and the least densely populated districts of U.P. are respectively
    (a)    Allahabad and Mahoba
    (b)    Ghazibad and Bagpat
    (c)    Kanpur Nagar and Sonbhadra
    (d)    Varanasi and Lalitpur

    134.    Which of the following district of U.P. has the highest sex ratio ?
    (a) Azamgarh    
    (b) Jaunpur
    (c) Deoria    
    (d) Mau

    135.    Which one of the following pairs is not correct matched ?
                District            Female Literacy

    (a)    Kanpur Nagar   -    72.50%
    (b)    Lucknow           -    61.22%
    (c)    Ghaziabad         -    60.69%
    (d)    Ethawah            -    58.49%

    136.    Assertion    (A) :    Uttar Pradesh is essentially a rural State.
    Reason    (R):    Only 20.70% of its population lives in towns. Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    137.    The correct sequence of the following Million Cities of U.P. in terms of their population (2001) is
    (i) Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi and Agra
    (b)    Kanpur, Lucknow, Agra and Varanasi
    (c)    Lucknow, Kanpur, Agra and Varanasi
    (d)    Lucknow, Kanpur, Varanasi and Agra

    138.    Kisan Diwas is celebrated on
    (a) 19th November    
    (b) 23rd November
    (c) 11th December    
    (d) 23 rd December

    139.    Assertion (A) : Antarctica is a scientific paradise. Reason

    (R) : Its ice core archives the history of the past climaie.

    Select lie correct answer from the code) given below :

    Codes :
    (a)    Both (A) and (R) are (rue and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
    (b)    Both (A) and (R) are true but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).
    (c)    (A) is true but (R) is false.
    (d)    (A) is false but (R) is true.

    140.    Which one of the following States is the pioneer in introducing contract farming in India ?
    (a) Haryana    
    (b) Punjab
    (c) Tamil Nadu    
    (d) Uttar Pradesh

    141.    The Union Budget 2006-07 has increased the service tax from 10% to
    (a) 11%    
    (b) 12%
    (c) 13%    
    (d) 15%

    142.    Which of the following districts arc benefitted by the Middle Ganga Canal ?
    1. Agra    
    2. Mathura
    3. Aligharh    
    4. Hathras

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a) 1 and 2 only    
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1,2 and 3 only    
    (d) 2, 3 and 4 only

    143.    Who of the following is the recipient of the Sahitya Akadami Award-2005 for Hindi language ?
    (a) Krishna Singh    
    (b) Jabir Hussain
    (c) Manohar Shyam Joshi    
    (d) Suresh Dalai

    144.    Who of the following are associated with the ‘Banaras Gharana’ ?
    1. Begam Akhtar    
    2. Moti Bai
    3. Rasoolan Bai    
    4. Siddheshwari Devi

    Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
    Codes :

    (a) 1 and 2 only    
    (b) 2 and 3 only
    (c) 1, 2 and 3 only    
    (d) 2, 3 and 4 only

    145.    The contribution of the primary sector to the SGDP of UP. is
    (a) 19.0%    
    (b) 30.4%
    (c) 34.9%    
    (d) 46.1%

    U.P.’s first Open University is located in
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Gorakhpur    
    (d) Jhansi

    147.    Which one of the following places was called “Shiraz of India” ?
    (a) Agra    
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Jaunpur    
    (d) Lucknow

    148.    ‘Karma’ is folk dance of the region comprising the district of
    (a) Kheri    
    (b) Mahoba
    (c) Mathura    
    (d) Sonbhadra

    149.    Who is the recipient of the Ceat International Award of the year (2005-116) ?
    (a) Mohammad Kail    
    (b) Pravecn Kumar
    (c) R. P. Singh    
    (d) Suiesh Rains

    150.    The Buddha Circuit Express has been launched by the Indian Railways with the co-operation of
    (a) U.P. and Bihar    
    (b) U. P. only
    (c) Bihar only    
    (d) Japan

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