Plans / Projects (Uttar Pradesh)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. On May 1, 2016, Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in which district of Uttar Pradesh Prime Minister launched this Yojana?

(a) Varanasi
(b) Lucknow
(c) Ballia
(d) Ghaziabad

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


2. In Uttar Pradesh, ‘Kisan Bahi Yojana’ was started in the year –

(a) 2002
(b) 1992
(c) 1982
(d) 1972

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


3. Kisan Mitra Yojana was started in U.P. on –

(a) June 18, 2004
(b) June 18, 2003
(c) June 18, 2002
(d) June 18, 2001

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


4. In Uttar Pradesh ‘Kalpa-Yojana’ is related to –

(a) Primary Education
(b) Secondary Education
(c) Higher Education
(d) Technical Education

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011]


5. Lucknow Plan relates to

(a) Housing development
(b) Transport development
(c) Spreading education
(d) Food security

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


6. In how many districts of Uttar Pradesh Mukhya Mantri Mahamaya Mobile Hospital Scheme was launched in the first phase?

(a) 12
(b) 15
(c) 20
(d) in only ‘Kaval’ cities

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2009]


7. Which of the following cities of the state Uttar Pradesh has been included under ‘Utkrisht Sahar’ Yojana?

(a) Kanpur
(b) Moradabad
(c) Aligarh
(d) Agra

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


8. ‘Taleem’ is a scheme of U.P. State to :
1. Impart education to rural areas through TV.
2. Impart computer education to students of Universities and Degree Colleges
3. Impart training of sports to selected candidates
4. Acquaint all students with Urdu language at the primary stage
Select the correct answer from the codes given below :

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

[U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2003, U.P. U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2002, U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2002]


9. The Kishori Shakti Yojana was recently launched in –

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

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


10. In Uttar Pradesh, Nuclear Energy Centre is established at –

(a) Mathura
(b) Singrauli
(c) Narora
(d) Aligarh

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


11. In Uttar Pradesh, at which of the following places a Nuclear Energy project is situated?

(a) Obra
(b) Panki
(c) Naraura
(d) Harduaganj

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


12. A 600 MW Thermal power plant is going to be installed by the Birla Group at –

(a) Harduaganj
(b) Parichha
(c) Pratappur
(d) Rosa

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


13. Which of the following power plants is gas-based?
1. Auraiya
2. Dadri

3. Tanda
4. Unchahar

Select the correct answer from the code given below –
Code :

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

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


14. Which one of the NTPC plants is not gas-based?

(a) Auraiya
(b) Aonla
(c) Dadri
(d) Tanda

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


15. Which of the following plans implemented in Uttar Pradesh is not a central government scheme?

(a) Ganga Expressway
(b) Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act Programme
(c) Rural Health Mission
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission.

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


16. Given below are two statements –
Assertion (A): In Uttar Pradesh, Shiksha Mitra Yojana provides an opportunity to village youth force to serve by their own village education.
Reason (R): Its purpose is to maintain the teacher-student ratio as per norms.
In the context of the above which of the following is correct?
Code :

(a) (A) and (R) both are true and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).
(b) (A) and (R) both 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.

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2012, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2009]


17. In Uttar Pradesh, the ‘Mid-day-Meal’ programme was launched in the year –

(a) 1985
(b) 1990
(c) 1995
(d) 1997

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


18. Under Kanya-Vidya-Dhan Yojana after passing which of the following classes, a girl student is proposed to be given Rs 20000 for further studies?

(a) Fifth
(b) Eighth
(c) Tenth
(d) Twelfth

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


19. In Uttar Pradesh, when was ‘School Chalo Abhiyan’ launched for primary education?

(a) in the year 1999
(b) in the year 2000
(c) in the year 2001
(d) in the year 2002

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


20. The HINDALCO at Renukoot in Uttar Pradesh owes its location mainly due to the proximity of –

(a) Cheap labour
(b) Raw material
(c) Market
(d) Source of power

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2011, U.P.P.C.S. (Spl.) (Mains) 2008]


21. Govind Ballabh Pant Sagar is located in the district of-

(a) Bulandshahar
(b) Lalitpur
(c) Mirzapur
(d) Sonbhadra

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


22. Hindalco is established in –

(a) Modinagar
(b) Robertsganj
(c) Renukut
(d) Gonda

[U.P.P.C.S. (Mains) 2013, U.P.P.C.S. (Pre) 2007]


23. The Operation Green Project was Launched in the U.P. in –

(a) 1952
(b) 1995
(c) 2001
(d) 2005

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


24. ‘Operation Green’ was launched in Uttar Pradesh on –

(a) July 1, 2001
(b) October 2, 2001
(c) July 1, 2005
(d) June 6, 2006

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


25. Consider the following objectives of ‘Single Window Clearance department’ in U.P. and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
1. Industrial waste management
2. Industrial approval

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

[U.P. RO/ARO 2017]


26. Consider the following in relation to the Single Window Clearance Department in U.P. and select the correct answer from the codes given below:
1. Industrial Services
2. Industrial Acceptance
3. Industrial Approval
4. Industrial Solid Waste management

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

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


27. The Centre for CAD- “Computer Aided Designing” Project in Uttar Pradesh is located at –

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

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


28. In Uttar Pradesh a pilot project of Gasohol was launched in–

(a) Aonla
(b) Bareilly
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) Muzaffarnagar

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2003]


29. For Sodic Lands Reclamation project-II financially sponsored by the World Bank which of the following districts is not selected?

(a) Allahabad
(b) Aligarh
(c) Sitapur
(d) Raebareli

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


30. Which one of the following is not a major upcoming investment project of Uttar Pradesh Industrial Development Corporation?

(a) Theme Park, Agra
(b) Mega Food Park, Bareilly
(c) Textile Park, Varanasi
(d) Defence Park, Shahjahanpur

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


31. The Development Centre Project was introduced in Uttar Pradesh in –

(a) October, 2001
(b) September, 2005
(c) December, 2005
(d) February, 2006

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