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UPPSC UPPCS Mains Exam 2010 General Studies I Question Paper

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U.P.P.C.S. (Main) Examination - 2010
GENERAL STUDIES (FIRST PAPER)

[Time 2 hours]                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  [M .M. 150]

1.    Louis Fischer, the biographer of Mahatma Gandhi, was associated with the movement of
(a)    Civil Disobedience
(b)    Individual Satyagraha
(c)    Non-co-operation
(d)    Quit India

2.    Jawahar Lal Nehru wrote the 'Discovery of India' in:
(a) Ahmadnagar Fort Jail    (b) Alipur Central Jail
(c) Mandalay Jail               (d) Yervada Jail

3.    Which one of the following statements is not correct about Mahatma Gandhi's Dandi March ?
(a)    It was an altogether a pedestrian march.
(b)    It started from Sabarmati Ashram and ended at Dandi
(c)    The entire march from Sabarmati was covered in 24 days
(d)    The march was started on 15 March, 1930

UPPCS Main Exam 2011 General Studies I Question Paper

4.    The pamphlet entitled ‘Why I am an atheist?' was written by
(a) B.K. Dutt                     (b) Bhagat Singh
(c) Rajguru                       (d) Yashpal

5.    Indian National Congress was founded in the year
(a) 1885                          (b) 1886
(c) 1887                           (d) 1888

6.    The statement "The so-called first national war of independence was neither first, nor national, nor a war of independence" is associated with
(a) R.C. Majumdar            (b) S.N. Sen
(c) Tarachand                   (d) V.D. Sawarkar

7.    The President of the Lucknow Session of the Indian National Congress was
(a) A.C. Majumdar             (b) Balgangadhar Tilak
(c) Lala Lajpat Rai             (d) Motilal Nehru

8.    The book 'India's Struggle for Independence' was authored by
(a) Tarachand                   (b) S.N. Sen
(c) R.C. Majumdar             (d) Bipan Chandra

9.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011 the percentage of India's population to the world population is
(a) 16                             (b) 16.5
(c) 17.5                           (d) 18

10.    Based on the provisional figures of Census 2011 the correct descending order of the four States having the largest population is
(a)    Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Bihar, West Bengal
(b)    Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Maharashtra, West Bengal
(c)     Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal, Maharashtra, Bihar
(d)     Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Bihar

11.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their population density, as per the provisional figures of 2011 Census and select the correct answer from the code given below :
1. Bihar                2. Kerala
3. Uttar Pradesh    4. West Bengal

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

12.    According to the provisional figure of Census 2011 the district having the highest sex-ratio in India is
(a) Almora (Uttarakhand)            (b) Akola (Maharashtra)
(c) Idukki (Kerala)                      (d) Mahe (Puducherry)

13.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011 the sex-ratio of children in the age group of 0-6 years in India is
(a) 912                                     (b) 913
(c) 914                                     (d) 915

14.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011 the district having the highest literacy rate in India is
(a) Aizawal (Mizoram)                 (b) Bidar (Karnataka)
(c) Malappuram (Kerala)             (d) Serchhip (Mizoram)

15.    Based on the provisional figures of Census 2011 the correct ascending order of the four States of India having the lowest literacy rate is
(a)    Bihar, Rajasthan, Arunachal Pradesh, Jharkhand
(b)    Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Rajasthan
(c)    Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh, Rajasthan, Jharkhand
(d)    Rajasthan, Bihar, Jharkhand, Arunachal Pradesh

16.    According to the provisional figures of Census 2011 the gap between male literacy rate and female literacy rate in India is that of
(a) 16.38 percent                       (b) 16.68 percent
(c) 17.38 percent                       (d) 17.68 percent

17.    As per the WHO the safe noise level for a city is
(a) 45 db                                  (b) 50 db
(c) 55 db                                  (d) 60 db

18.    National Ganga River Basin Authority has been constituted in
(a) October 2008                       (b) February 2009
(c) October 2009                       (d) March 2010

19.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
Tiger reserve      -    State
(a) Buxa            -    Bihar
(b) Dampha       -    Mizoram
(c) Nameri         -    Assam
(d) Namdapha   -    Arunachal Pradesh

20.    Assertion (A)    : The areas of low density of population are often over populated
Reason (R)    : Their carrying capacity is low

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
(a)    Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b)    Both (A) and (R) arc 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.

21.    The headquarters of the UNEP are located at
(a) Geneva                               (b) Kathmandu
(c) Nairobi                                (d) New Delhi

22.    Assertion (A)    : Ozone is essential for biotic life
Reason (R)    : The ozone layer protects the earth's surface from high energy radiation.

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
(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.

23.    Which one of the following atomic plants of India is located into the IV Seismic Zone ?
(a) Kaiga                               (b) Kalpakkam
(c) Narora                              (d) Tarapur

24.    Which one of the following States is called "the Ethiopia of India" because the excessive malnutrition?
(a) Bihar                               (b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Jharkhand                        (d) Orissa

25.    The 16th Biosphere Reserve of India 'Cold Desert' lies in
(a) Arunachal Pradesh             (b) Himachal Pradesh
(c) Jammu and Kashmir          (d) Uttarakhand

26.    Match List-I with List-ll and select the correct answer from the code given below :
     List-I                                    List-II
(Critically Polluted area)      (State)
A.    Chembur                    1. Punjab
B.    Govindgarh                 2. Kerala
C.    Sukinda                     3. Maharashtra
D.    Udyog Mandal            4. Orissa

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

27.    Which one of the following cities of Uttar Pradesh does not have a municipal corporation ?
(a) Aligarh                             (b) Faizabad
(c) Moradabad                       (d) Saharanpur

28.    Assertion (A)    : The Asian cities are over- urbanised.
Reason (R)    : Their growth has out spaced their economic development

Select the correct answer from the code given below:
(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.

29.    Assertion (A)    : Roots of urban poverty in India lie in rural areas.
Reason (R)    : Rural areas have low level of literacy

Select the correct answer from the code given below :
(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.

30.    The most urbanised continent is
(a) Africa                                (b) Australia
(c) North America                     (d) Europe

30.    The most urbanised continent is
(a) Africa                                (b) Australia
(c) North America                     (d) Europe

31.    The headquarters of the European Union are located at
(a) Brussels    (b) Helsinki
(c) Paris    (d) Rome

32.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Budapest         -    Hungary
(b)    Kinshasa          -    Zaire
(c)    Nairobi             -    Kenya
(d)    Christ Church    -    New Zealand

33.    Which of the following climates are associated with the shifting of the pressure belts ? "

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
1. Equatorial climate    2. Mediterranean climate
3. Monsoon climate     4. Western European climate

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

34.    Match List-I with List-ll and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
    List-I                    List-II
(Minerals)    (Important centres)
A. Copper            1. Butte
B. Diamond          2. Katanga
C. Gold                3. Kimberley
D. Silver               4. Witwatersrand

Codes :
        A    B    C    D
(a)    2    4    3    1
(b)    2    3    4    1
(c)    1    3    2    4
(d)   3    1    4    2
35.    Which one the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Berber      -    Morocco
(b)    Inuits       -     Canada
(c)    Semangs   -    Indonesia
(d)    Veddas     -    Sri Lanka

36.    Which one of the following African countries does not border with the Mediterranean Sea ?
(a) Algeria                            (b) Chad
(c) Morocco                           (d) Tunisia

37.    Which one of the following rivers of Asia flows towards the South ?
(a) Amur                              (b) Lena    
(c) Ob                                  (d) Salween

38.    Strait of Dover connects
(a)    Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia
(b)    Bay of Biscay and the English Channel
(c)    English Channel and the North Sea
(d)    Celtic Sea and the Irish Sea

39.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
     List-I              List-I I
(Mountain)      (Country)
A. Allegheny      1. Canada
B. Cantabrian    2. Iran
C. Elburz           3. Spain
D. Mackenzie     4. U.S.A.

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

40.    Two largest producers of sugar beet in the world are
(a)    Belgium and China
(b)    France and Russia
(c)    Germany and the U.S.A.
(d)    Turkey and Ukraine

41.    Which one of the following is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Muri              -    Jharkhand
(b)    Alwaye           -    Kerala
(c)    Dharmapuri    -    Orissa
(d)    Koyali            -    Gujarat

42.    Neemrana, a model of sustainable economic development, is located in
(a) Haryana                         (b) Punjab
(c) Rajasthan                       (d) Uttar Pradesh

43.    Assertion (A)    : The dry zone of India has a predominantly agrarian economy.
Reason (R)    : It has large potential for second Green Revolution.

Select the correct answer from the code given below:
(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.

44.    The most primitive tribe of India is
(a) Gonds                           (b) Jarwas
(c) Juangs                           (d) Lepchas

45.    The Indian Standard Time meridian does not pass through
(a) Andhra Pradesh             (b) Chhattisgarh
(c) Maharashtra                  (d) Uttar Pradesh

46.    Uran is a gas based power project in
(a) Gujarat                         (b) Karnataka
(c) Maharashtra                  (d) Tamil Nadu

47.    Which one of the following places has the lowest annual rainfall ?
(a) Bellary                         (b) Jaisalmer
(c) Jodhpur                        (d) Leh

48.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their coal reserves and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
1. Chhattisgarh           2. Jharkhand
3. Madhya Pradesh      4. Orissa
Codes :
(a) 2, 4, 1, 3                    (b) 2, 1, 4, 3
(c) 1, 4, 3, 2                    (d) 3, 2, 1, 4

49.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
       List-I                        List-II
(Aluminium plant)     (State)
A. Alupuram             1. Chhattisgarh
B. Angul                  2. Kerala
C. Belgaum             3. Orissa
D. Korba                 4. Karnataka

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

50.    Arrange the following States of India in descending order of their maize production and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
1. Andhra Pradesh         2. Bihar    
3. Karnataka                 4. Rajasthan

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

51.    Konkan Railway does not connect:
(a) Belgaum                        (b) Madgaon
(c) Ratnagiri                        (d) Udupi

52.    Who amongst the following has been selected for the Dada Saheb Phalke Award for the year 2010 ?
(a) K. Balachander               (b) Manna De
(c) Tapan Sinha                   (d) V.K. Murthy

53.    Which of the following two members of the ASEAN are having border dispute over an area surrounding an ancient Hindu Khmer temple as discussed in the I8th Summit held in May 2011 ?
(a)    Cambodia    -    Laos
(b)    Cambodia    -    Vietnam
(c)    Thailand       -    Cambodia
(d)    Thailand       -    Laos

54.    Who amongst the following has been named for the prestigious Man Booker International Award for the year 2011 ?
(a) Alice Munro                  (b) Chinua Achebe
(c) Ismail Kadare               (d) Philip Roth

55.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
      List-I                                 List-II
(Winners of Azlan Shah      (Year)
Hockey Tournament)
A. Argentina                      1. 2006
B. Australia                       2. 2008  
C. India                           3. 2009
D. Netherlands                  4. 2011

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

56.    The ambitious scheme launched in June 2011 by the Government of India to provide free health care facilities to pregnant women and infants has been named as:
(a)    Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojna
(b)    Janani Suraksha Yojna
(c)    Janani-Shishu Suraksha Karyakram
(d)    Integrated Child Development Scheme

57. India's advanced communication satellite GSAT-8 was launched on May 21, 2011 from
(a) Hassan                             (b) Kourou
(c) Sriharikota                         (d) Thiruvananthapuram

58.    Which one of the following statements regarding the Emission Reduction Purchase Agreement signed with the World Bank in May 2011 is not correct ?
(a)    The agreement has been signed between the World Bank and the Government of India.
(b)    The agreement shall be valid for the 10 years.
(c)    The agreement is for securing carbon credits for a project of Himachal Pradesh.
(d)    As per the agreement, one tonne of Carbon-di¬oxide will be equivalent to one credit unit.

59.    Which one of the following schemes has been restructured as National Rural Livelihood Mission, launched in June 2011 by the Government of India ?
(a)    Grameen Rozgar Yojana
(b)    Prime Minister's Rozgar Yojana
(c)    Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana
(d)    Training of Rural Youth for self Employment (TRYSEM)

60.    In February 2011 Time Magazine released its “25 Political Icons of All Time” world list. Who of the following tops the list ?
(a) Alexander the Great           (b) Emperor Akbar
(c) Mao Zedong                      (d) Mahatma Gandhi

61. The 'Nano humming bird' is
(a)    A new species of hitherto undiscovered humming bird.
(b)    An extremely small electric car that can take 360° turn.
(c)    A pocket sized unmanned spy plane developed in the U.S.A.
(d)    A new variety of honey bee.

62.    As per the 'Educational Development Index' (February 2011) the four top most State of India are.
(a)    Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Delhi
(b)    Kerala, Delhi, Haryana, Punjab
(c)    Kerala, Delhi, Gujarat, Maharashtra
(d)    Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, Karnataka

63.    In the Union Budget 2011-12 the largest outlay has been allocated to
(a) Rural Development            (b) Energy
(c) Transport                          (d) Social services (excluding rural housing)

64.    How many seats the Trinamool Congress won in the recently held West Bengal Assembly Elections?
(a) 180                                (b) 182
(c) 184                                (d) 186

65.    The first Investment and Manufacturing Zone of the country is going to be set up in
(a) Andhra Pradesh               (b) Haryana
(c) Maharashtra                    (d) Rajasthan

66.    The 37th Summit of G-8 was held in France on 26-27 may 2011 at
(a) Bordeaux                       (b) Deauville
(c) Toulouse                        (d) Versailles

67.    Which one of the following statements is not correct about Astra missile?
(a)    It is an air-to-air ballistic missile
(b)    It has been indigenously built by The DRDO
(c)    It was successfully test-fired on 20 may, 2011 from Chandipur
(d)    It has the capacity to destroy the enemy plane upto a distance of 90 km

68.    The winners of the 58th National Film Awards were announced in May 2011. Match List -1 (Best films) and List-II (Category) and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
         List-I                               List-II

A. Champions                   1. Best feature film
B. Do Dooni Char              2. Best popular film
C. Dabang                       3. Best Hindi film
D. Adaminte Makan Abu    4. Best film on social issues

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

69.    At the 64th Cannes Film Festival held in May 2011 the prestigious "Palme d' or" was given to
(a) Drive                         (b) Melancholia
(c) The Artist                   (d) The tree of Life

70.    M.F. Hussain, the famous painter who died recently, was buried in a cemetery in
(a) Hampshire                 (b) Kent
(c) London                      (d) Surrey

71.    In May 2011 the Fourth United Nations Conference on the World's Least Developed Countries was held in
(a) Istanbul                    (b) Harare
(c) Kathmandu                (d) Nairobi

72.    Who of the following has been selected for Saraswati Samman 2010 ?
(a) Amarkant                  (b) Hemant Ghosh
(c) Kailash Vajpayee        (d) S.L. Bhairappa

73.    Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh attended the Second India-Africa Forum Summit held in Addis Ababa on May 24, 2011. Which of the following financial commitments to Africa were announced by him there?
1.    5 billion dollars under 'lines of credit' in the next three years.
2.    700 million dollars to establish new institutions and training programmes.
3.    300 million dollars to support the development of a new Ethio Djibuti railway line.
4.    4 million dollars for African Union Mission in Somalia

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:
Codes :
(a) 1 and 2 only             (b) 1 and 3 only
(c) 1, 2 and 3 only          (d) 1, 2, 3 and 4

74.    Headquarters of the World Meteorological Organisation is located at
(a) Geneva                    (b) Rome
(c) Sydney                     (d) Tokyo

75.    The native place of groundnut is
(a) Australia                  (b) Brazil
(c) China                      (d) South Africa

76.    Kisan Day is celebrated on
(a) 23rd march             (b) 23rd June
(c) 23rd September       (d) 23rd December

77.    Central Institute of Sub-tropical Horticulture is located at
(a) Bangalore               (b) Chandigarh
(c) Lucknow                  (d) Nagpur

78.    National Research Centre of Agro forestry is, located at
(a) Hyderabad               (b) Jhansi
(c) Nasik                       (d) Patna

79.    Blue green algae is used to supply nitrogen to
(a) Bajra                      (b) Maize
(c) Paddy                     (d) Wheat

80.    'Dapog' method of rice nursery was developed in
(a) China                     (b) Indonesia
(c) Japan                     (d) Philippines

81.    First dwarf rice variety developed in India was
(a) IR-8                      (b) Jaya
(c) Padma                   (d) Ratna

82.    Pink Revolution is related to
(a) Cotton                   (b) Garlic
(c) Grapes                   (d) Onion

83.    White tip of maize leaves indicates the deficiency of
(a) Fe                         (b) Mn
(c) N                           (d) Zn

84.    National income indicators in India are estimated by:
(a) C.S.O.
(b) N. S. S. O.
(c)    Planning Commission
(d)    Reserve Bank of India

85.    In India the decimal coinage system was introduced in the year
(a) 1951                     (b) 1955
(c) 1957                     (d) 1960

86.    In India regional rural banks were established in the year
(a) 1969                    (b) 1975
(c) 1980                    (d) 1982

87.    In India 'Money and Credit' is controlled by the
(a) Central Bank of India
(b)    Industrial Development Bank of India
(c)    Reserve Bank of India
(d)    State Bank of India

88.    The Finance Commission is constituted for a period of
(a) 4 years                (b) 5 years
(c) 7 years                (d) 10 years

89.    The buyers' market is known where
(a) supply is more than the demand
(b)    demand is more than the demand
(c)    demand is equal to the supply
(d)    None of the above

90.    Seed that is changed every year is known as
(a) Breeder seed         (b) Certified seed
(c) Foundation seed     (d) Hybrid seed

91.    Which one of the following is the most valuable item in the agricultural export of India?
(a) Oil cakes                (b) Raw cotton
(c) Rice                       (d) Spices

92.    The largest part of India's import (in value) goes to
(a) China                       (b) Saudi Arabia
(c) United Arab Emirates  (d) U.S.A.

93.    The largest part of India's export (in value) goes to
(a) China
(b) Singapore
(c)    United Arab Emirates
(d)    United Sate of America

94.    Based on the provisional figures of the Census 2011 consider the following statements about Uttar Pradesh and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
I.    It is the fourth largest State of India in area.
II.   It contributes 16.5 percent of the country's population.
III.  Its sex ratio is higher than the national average.
IV.  Its literacy rate is lower than the national average.

Codes :
(a) I and II                         (b) II and III
(c) II and IV                        (d) III and IV

95.    The current sequence of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh from North to South is
(a)    Sant Kabir Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar, Siddharth Nagar, Sant Ravidas Nagar
(b)    Siddharth Nager, Sant Kabir Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar, Sant Ravidas Nagar
(c)    Ambedkar Nagar, Siddharth Nagar, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar
(d)    Sant RavidasNagar.Siddharth Nagar, Sant Kabir Nagar, Ambedkar Nagar

96.    Which one of the following Scheduled Tribes resides in Bijnor district ?
(a) Baiga                          (b) Kharwar
(c) Mahigir                        (d) Tharu

97.    Motilal Nehru Children Museum is located in
(a) Agra                            (b) Allahabad
(c) Lucknow                       (d) Varanasi

98.    The main crop of Uttar Pradesh is
(a) Maize                          (b) Paddy
(c) Sugarcane                    (d) Wheat

99.    Kanhaiya Lai Manik Lal Kendriya Hindi Sansthan is located in
(a) Agra                           (b) Bareilly
(c) Gorakhpur                   (d) Meerut

100.    Dhuria is a folk dance of
(a) Avadh                         (b) Bundelkhand
(c) Purvanchal                   (d) Rohikhand

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101.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched.?
(a)    Alha      -    Bundelkhand
(b)    Birha     -    Purvanchal
(c)    Chaiti    -    Rohilkhand
(d)    Kajri      -    Avadh
102.    Assertion (A)    : Uttar Pradesh, the most populous State of India, is economically a backward State.
Reason (R)    : There is marked disparity in the development levels in different parts of the State.

Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:
(a)    Both (A) and (R) are true, but (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

103.        As per the provisional figures of 2011 Census which one of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh has the lowest female literacy ?
(a) Ballia                             (b) Deoria
(c) Gorakhpur                      (d) Rampur

104.    The first Governor of Uttar Pradesh was
(a) B.G. Reddy                     (b) K.M. Munshi
(c) Sarojini Naidu                  (d) V.V. Giri

105.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists:
       List-I                             List-H
(Newspaper)                   (Founder)
A. Dainik Aaj                  1. George Allen
B. The Leader                2. Jawahar Lai Nehru
C. The National Herald    3. Madan Mohan Malviya
D. The Pioneer              4. Shiv Prasad Gupta

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

106.    Among the State the contribution of Uttar Pradesh to India's total GDP in the financial year 2010-11 was
(a) largest                          (b) Second largest
(c) third largest                   (d) fourth largest

107.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
        List-I                        List-II
(Traditional Fair/          (Place where organised)
Festival organised by
UP. by Tourism)
A. Cattle Fair                1. Allahabad
B. Dhrupad Mela           2. Ambedkar Nagar
C. Govind Saheb Mela   3. Bateshwar
D. Magh Mela               4. Varanasi

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

108.    Which one of the following is not a World Heritage Site?
(a) Agra Fort                         (b) Fatehpur Sikri
(c) Taj Mahal                         (d) Tomb of Akbar

109.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
     List-I                     List-II
(Industrial Centre)  (Main industry)
A. Agra                  1. Leather goods
B. Kanpur               2. Sports goods
C. Meerut               3. Metal ware
D. Moradabad         4. Tourism

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

110.    Which one of the following stretches of river Ganga has been declared as National Water Way ?
(a)    From Allahabad to Haldia
(b)    From Haridwar to Kanpur
(c)    From Kanpur to Allahabad
(d)    From Narora to Patna

111.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :
       List-I                                     List-II

(Traditional                          (Place with which associated)
Art / Craft)
A. Ceramics Pottery               1. Bareilly
B. Wood carving                    2. Khurja
C. Wooden Footwear              3. Pilibhit
D. Zari                                 4. Saharanpur

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

112.    Which one of the following does not form part of the Buddhist circuit in Uttar Pradesh ?
(a) Kapilvastu                       (b) Kushinagar
(c) Sankisa                           (d) Shravasti

113.    Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists :
List-I                            List-II
(Place)                   (Monuments/Ruins)
A. Kaushambi          1. Dhamek Stupa
B. Kushinagar          2. Ghositarama Monastery
C. Sarnath               3. Ranabhar Stupa
D. Shravasti             4. Sacheth Maheth

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

114.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
          City/Town          River
(a)    Bithoor        -    Ganga
(b)    Gorakhpur   -    Rapti
(c)    Jaunpur       -    Sai
(d)    Kaushambi  -    Yamuna

115.    Narsingh Yadav of Uttar Pradesh won Gold Medal in recent Commonwealth Games for
(a) Boxing                           (b) Shooting
(c) Weight lifting                  (d) Wrestling

116.    The Archaeological Survey of India was established during the period of
(a) Lord Curzon                   (b) Lord Wellesley
(c) Lord William Bentinck      (d) Warren Hastings

117.    Evidence of an advanced water management system has been found at
(a) Alamgirpur                     (b) Dhoulavira
(c) Kalibangan                     (d) Lothal

118.    The largest number of the Mantras in Rigveda belongs to
(a) Agni                              (b) Varuna
(c) Vishnu                           (d) Yama

119.    The first inscriptional evidence of the Satipratha has been found from
(a) Eran                             (b) Junagarh
(c) Mandsaur                      (d) Sanchi

120.    From which one of the following sites bone implements have been found ?
(a) Chopani- Mando            (b) Kakoria
(c) Mahadaha                     (d) Sarai Nahar Rai

121.    The earliest evidence of agriculture in the Indian Sub-continent has been obtained from
(a) Brahmagiri                    (b) Burzahom
(c) Koldihwa                        (d) Mehrgarh

122.    Dhoulavira is located in the State of
(a) Gujarat                         (b) Haryana
(c) Punjab                          (d) Rajasthan

123.    The first Buddhist Council was held during the reign of    
(a) Aniruddha                     (b) Ajatsatru
(c) Bimbisara                      (d) Udayabhadra

124.    Who of the following was the first Gupta ruler to issue coins ?
(a) Chandragupta I             (b) Ghatotkacha
(c) Samudragupta               (d) Srigupta

125.    Which one of the following Sultans Delhi was the first to levy the irrigation tax ?
(a) Alauddin Khalji
(b) Balban
(c) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(d) Mohammad bin Tughlaq

126.    Who among the following Saints of the medieval India was born at Prayag ?
(a) Kumbhan Das               (b) Ramanand
(c) Raidas                          (d) Tulsidas

127.    Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?
(a)    Abdur Rehman     -    Hamir Raso
(b)    Chand Bardai       -    Prithvi Raj Raso
(c)    Jagnik                 -    Alha-Khand
(d)    Narpati Nalh         -    Bisal Deo Raso

128.    Which one of the following Kings of the medieval India began the 'Public Distribution System' ?
(a)    Alauddin Khalji
(b)    Balban
(c)    Firoz Shah Tughlaq
(d)    Mohammad-bin Tughlaq

129.    Which one of the following Mughal emperors abolished the Persian custom of 'Sijda'?
(a) Akbar                          (b) Aurangzeb
(c) Jahangir                       (d) Shahjahan

130.    Who among the following was personally killed by Akbar ?
(a) Adham Khan                (b) Bairam Khan
(c) Baz Bahadur                 (d) Pir Muhammad Khan

131.    At which of the following places in India did the Portuguese build their first fortress ?
(a) Anjidiv                         (b) Cannanore
(c) Cochin                         (d) Goa

132.    Anglo-Nepal War took place during the regin of
(a) Lord Cornwallis              (b) Lord Hastings
(c) Lord Wellesley               (d) Warren Hastings

133.    The last King of the Sikh Kingdom was
(a) Daleep Singh                (b) Naunihal Singh
(c) Ranjeet Singh                (d) Sher Singh

134.    In which of the following Acts the provision was made for the establishment of Supreme Court at Calcutta ?
(a) Regulating Act, 1773     (b) Pitt's India Act, 1784
(c) Charter Act, 1813          (d) Charter Act, 1833

135.    Avadh was amalgamated into the British dominion in the year
(a) 1853                           (b) 1854
(c) 1855                            (d) 1856

136.    The ruler of England at the time of the formation of the East India Company was
(a) Charles I                     (b) Elizabeth I
(c) James I                       (d) James II

137.    Who of the following was not the member of the Interim National Government formed in August 1946 A.D.?
(a) C. Rajagopalachari       (b) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
(c) Dr. S. Radhakrishnan    (d) Jagjiwan Ram

138.    Permanent Settlement of Lord Cornwallis was introduced in the year .
(a) I787A.D.                     (b) 1789 A.D.
(c) I790A.D.                      (d) 1793 A.D.

139.    'Sankhya' Philosophy is propounded by
(a) Gautam                       (b) Jamini
(c) Kapil                            (d) Patanjali

140.    The originator of the jain religion is
(a) Arya Sudharma             (b) Mahavir Swami
(c) Parshwanath                 (d) Rishabh Deo

141.    Who among the following is known as the 'Light of Asia' ?
(a) Gautam Buddha            (b) Mahatma Gandhi
(c) Mahavir Swami              (d) Swami Vivekanand

142.    Who of the following called Ghandhiji Mahatma for the first time ?
(a)    Jawahar Lal Nehru
(b)    Madan Mohan Malviya
(c)    Rabindra Nath Tagore
(d)    Subhash Chandra Bose

143.    Which one of the following is not true about the First Round Table Conference ?
(a) It was held in 1930.
(b) It was to discuss the Report of the Simon Commission.
(c)    it was held in London
(d)    It was attended by the Congress delegation

144.    Who among the following ladies was the first to unfurl the Indian Tricolour ?
(a) Aruna Asaf Ali
(b) Bhikaji Cama
(c) Durga Bhabhi
(d) Kamla Devi Chattopadhyay

145.    The famous 'Lucknow Pact' was signed between the Indian National Congress and the Muslim League din
(a) 1912                             (b) 1914
(c) 1916                              (d) 1918

146.    The tenure of the Congress Ministries formed in the elections of 1937 after the Act of 1935 was
(a) 20 months                     (b) 22 months
(c) 24 months                     (d) 28 months

147.    Assertion (A)    : The Congress Boycotted the Simon Commission.
Reason (R)    : The Commission did not have a single Indian member.

Codes :
(a)    Both (A) and (R) are correct and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b)    Both (A) and (R) are correct, 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

148.    Annie Besant is mostly associated with
(a)    Civil Disobedience Movement
(b)    Home Rule Movement
(c)    Khilafat Movement
(d)    Non-Co-operation Movement

149.    Who among the following took the burning of the foreign clothes as the 'insensate waste' during the Non-Co-operation Movement ?
(a) C.R. Das                     (b) Motilal Neharu
(c) Rabindranath Tagore    (d) Vallabhbhai Patel

150. "Attainment of Swaraj within a year" was the motto of
(a)    Civil Disbedience Movement
(b)    Home Rule Movement
(c)    Khilafat Movement
(d)    Non-Co-operation Movement

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