Miscellaneous (Uttar Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. According to Herbert Risley (1901), Uttar Pradesh is the residential area of –

(a) Indo-Aryan species
(b) Arya-Dravidian
(c) Mongoloid
(d) Scytho-Dravidian

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


2. Who among the following was the chairman of the fourth state finance commission of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) J.L. Bajaj
(b) S.A.T. Rizvi
(c) T.N. Dhar
(d) Atul Gupta

[U.P.P.C.S.(Pre) 2015]


3. Who is the founder of the ‘Gulabi Gang Movement’?

(a) Jaya Tiwari
(b) Sampat Pal
(c) Kamla Bhasin
(d) Vandana Shiva

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O (Mains) 2016]


4. Who among the following was the first Lokayukta of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Justice K.N. Goyal
(b) Justice Vishambhar Dayal
(c) Justice Murtaza Hussain
(d) Justice N.K. Mehrotra

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


5. The first milk cooperative society in Uttar Pradesh was established in –

(a) Saharanpur
(b) Varanasi
(c) Lucknow
(d) Allahabad

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O. (Mains) 2013]


6. In which district of Uttar Pradesh, the first Police Museum of the country was established?

(a) Allahabad
(b) Agra
(c) Ghaziabad
(d) Lucknow

[U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2006]


7. In which of the following districts of U.P. is Aryabhatta Planetarium situated?

(a) Allahabad
(b) Lucknow
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) Rampur

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


8. The planetarium named Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar is situated in –

(a) Rampur
(b) Lucknow
(c) Allahabad
(d) Gorakhpur

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2015]


9. In U.P. Jawahar Planetarium is situated at –

(a) Lucknow
(b) Kanpur
(c) Allahabad
(d) Gorakhpur

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Mains) 2015]


10. Consider the following statements :
1. The third rail coach factory is being established at Amethi in U.P.
2. Firozabad in the U.P. is famous for the pottery industry.
3. U.P. DESCO is a corporation under the Electronics Department.
4. The first polyester fibre factory in U.P. has been set up at Barabanki.
Of these statements :

(a) Only 1 and 2 are correct
(b) Only 2 and 3 are correct
(c) Only 3 and 4 are correct
(d) None of the above is correct.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2009]


11. In which one of the following States do 82 percent of India’s total polio-affected population reside?

(a) Bihar
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Rajasthan
(d) Uttar Pradesh

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2002]


12. Identify a district in which there is no polyclinic for animals.

(a) Lucknow
(b) Jhansi
(c) Muzaffarnagar
(d) Gorakhpur

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2009]


13. Which of the following is ‘Satellite City’?

(a) Moradabad
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Ghaziabad
(d) Ahmedabad

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


14. ‘NOIDA’ is located in which district of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Gautam Buddha Nagar
(b) Ghaziabad
(c) Meerut
(d) Shahjahanpur

[U.P. RO/ARO (Pre)-2017]


15. Uttar Pradesh Zamindari Abolition and Land Reforms Act 1950 is included in –

(a) Fifth Schedule
(b) Seventh Schedule
(c) Ninth Schedule
(d) Eleventh Schedule

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2013]


16. The famous tomb of the wife of Nawab Shuzauda ullah, ‘Bahu Begam Tomb’ is situated at which of the following places?

(a) Azamgarh
(b) Lucknow
(c) Prayagraj
(d) Faizabad

[U.P.R.O./A.R.O (Mains) 2016]


17. Which of the following works is not included in the works of the cultural department founded for looking after the historical/archaeological and artistic treasures of Uttar Pradesh?

(a) Its conservation and exhibition
(b) Its publication
(c) Its documentation
(d) Its sell

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2010]


18. Which of the following communities in Western Uttar Pradesh has a traditional social organization called ‘Khap Panchayat System’?

(a) Rajputs
(b) Gujjars
(c) Jats
(d) Jatav

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


19. Consider the following statements about U.P. –
1. The government is striving hard to achieve the goal of mass education.
2. It has decided to extend the scheme of ‘Shiksha Mitra Yojana’ to Urban areas.
3. The Shiksha Mitra in Urban areas will receive a monthly honorarium of Rs. 2400/-.
4. They will be recruited from persons receiving unemployment allowance.

(a) 1, 2, 3 and 4 are correct.
(b) 1, 3 and 4 are correct.
(c) 1, 2 and 4 are correct.
(d) 1, 2 and 3 are correct.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2006]


20. Which of the following is not correctly matched?

(a) Oldest university of Uttar Pradesh University. – Allahabad
(b) Nauchandi Mela – Meerut
(c) Bharat Kala Bhavan – Varanasi
(d) Chaurasia dance – Gorakhpur

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


21. The age group to which the Uttar Pradesh government is granting high priority to make the availability of primary education?

(a) up to 5 years
(b) up to 7 years
(c) up to 12 years
(d) up to 14 years

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


22. Which one of the following areas of Uttar Pradesh had been included in the 22 critically polluted areas of India?

(a) Firozabad
(b) Kanpur
(c) Noida
(d) Singrauli

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


23. Which district of Uttar Pradesh has the largest concentration of minority communities?

(a) Bijnor
(b) Moradabad
(c) Lucknow
(d) Rampur

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


24. Which one of the following statements is NOT correct?

(a) Yamuna River passes through Etawah.
(b) Dr. Ambedkar University is located in Lucknow
(c) Sri T.V. Rajeshwar became Governor of U.P. in August 2004.
(d) I.I.I.T. happens to be in Allahabad

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2003]


25. Among the following states which state does not form its boundary with Bangladesh?

(a) Assam
(b) Nagaland
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Mizoram

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


26. Which one of the following was the last Governor of Bengal appointed by the Mughal emperor?

(a) Sarfaraz Khan
(b) Murshid Quli Khan
(c) Alivardi Khan
(d) Shujauddin Muhammad Khan

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013]