Current (Uttar Pradesh)

1. Ministry of Culture, Government of India as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav celebrated the birth anniversary of Shaheed Ram Prasad Bismil in June 2021 at which one of the following places in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Chauri Chaura
(b) Shahjahanpur
(c) Rampur
(d) Ballia

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


2. With reference to the ‘Uttar Pradesh Population Control, Stabilization and Welfare’ Bill, 2021 which of the following(s) is/are correct?
1. This Bill aims to bring the birth rate down to 2.1 per thousand population by 2026.
2. At present, the fertility rate in the State is 2.7 per thousand.
Select the correct answer using the codes given below.
Codes :

(a) Only 1
(b) Only 2
(c) Both 1 and 2
(d) Neither 1 nor 2

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


3. In which year “Kisan Samridhi Aayog” was established in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) 2016
(b) 2017
(c) 2018
(d) 2019

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O (Re-Exam) (Pre) 2016]


4. How many districts of Uttar Pradesh have been covered under the Aspirational District Programme run by NITI Aayog, up to June 2021?

(a) 4
(b) 6
(c) 8
(d) 10

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


5. Which of the following Ramsar sites is NOT situated in Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Sur Sarovar
(b) Samaspur Bird Sanctuary
(c) Sarsai Nawar Jheel
(d) Surinsar-Mansar Lakes

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


6. How many more ‘Ramsar Sites’ were added to Uttar Pradesh in January 2020?

(a) 3
(b) 6
(c) 9
(d) 12

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2020]


7. The first ‘travel mart’ to promote tourism in Uttar Pradesh was organized in 2015 at

(a) Lucknow
(b) Kanpur
(c) Agra
(d) Varanasi

U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2016


8. Which of the following Schemes in Uttar Pradesh were introduced in Budget of 2021-22?
I. Atma Nirbhar Krishak Samanvit Vikas Yojna
II. Mukhya Mantri Saksham Suposhan Yojna
III. Mukhya Mantri Pravasi Shramik Udyamita Vikas Yojna
IV. Yuva Udyamita Vikas Abhiyan
Select the correct answer from the codes given below.
Codes :

(a) I, II and III
(b) II, III and IV
(c) I, II and IV
(d) I, III and IV

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2021]


9. In which of the following districts of Uttar Pradesh a 112 year-old woman (Nauroji Devi) has been elected as village Pradhan?

(a) Mau
(b) Gazipur
(c) Azamgarh
(d) Jaunpur

[U.P. P.C.S. (Pre) 2016]


10. Women Power Line – 1090 Yojna” was started on

(a) 12-12-2012
(b) 15-11-2012
(c) 16-11-2013
(d) 20-11-2014

[U.P. P.C.S. (Mains) 2017]


11. In Uttar Pradesh, a Rail Coach factory is going to be set up at :

(a) Meerut
(b) Noida
(c) Rae Bareli
(d) Varanasi

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2006, 2012]


12. The construction work of an international cricket stadium in U.P. has been started recently in October, 2014 in–

(a) Lucknow
(b) Varanasi
(c) Noida
(d) Agra

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2014]


13. Recently Uttar Pradesh government took the decision to celebrate the year 2015-16 in which form?

(a) Youth year
(b) Women’s security year
(c) Farmer year
(d) Environment protection year

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Pre) 2014]


14. The total number of Urban Local Bodies, for which elections were held in Uttar Pradesh in November 2017 is:

(a) 653
(b) 652
(c) 651
(d) 650

[U.P.P.S.C. (GIC) 2017]


15. Which district of undivided U.P. is being branded as a “breeding ground of terrorists.” ?

(a) Azamgarh
(b) Aligarh
(c) Pithoragarh
(d) Pratapgarh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl.) (Pre) 2008]


16. In the recent epidemics of the Japanese Encephalitis the most afflicted district in Uttar Pradesh was :

(a) Basti
(b) Gonda
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) Kanpur Nagar

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2005]


17. U.P. Govt. has decided to provide eco-friendly Green power to the Taj Trapezium zone. What is the green Power ?

(a) Bagasse-based cogeneration of power
(b) Yamuna water-based hydroelectric power
(c) Windmill power generation
(d) None of the above

[U.P.P.C.S. (Spl.) (Mains) 2004]


18. Uttar Pradesh Janhit Guarantee Act, 2011 provisions to make available the daily necessities and related services to people
1. In an unstrained way
2. In a time-bound way
3. Of 13 identified services
4. On the brake-evin economic principle
Select the correct answer from the code given below –
Code :

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

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2010]


19. Which one of the following is covered under the “Victim Compensation Scheme” of the Uttar Pradesh Government notified in February 2013?
1. Victims of murder
2. Victims of sexual assaults
3. War victims
4. Victims of acid attack
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :
Code :

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

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2013]