Political Scenario (Uttarakhand)– Old Year Questions and Answers

1. The commission constituted by the state government to select the place for the permanent capital of the State of Uttarakhand is –

(a) Pant Commission
(b) Liberhan Commission
(c) Dixit Commission
(d) Banerjee Commission

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


2. At the time of formation, the State of Uttaranchal was given the following status by the ‘Eleventh Finance Commission’.

(a) Poor hill State
(b) Undeveloped State
(c) Special category Stab
(d) None of the above

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


3. Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?

(a) Narain Dutt Tiwari
(b) Nityanand Swami
(c) Bhagat Singh Khoshiari
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2007]


4. Which political party had the government in the center at the time of the formation of the state of Uttarakhand?

(a) Janta Dal
(b) National Democratic Alliance
(c) United Progressive Alliance
(d) Communist Party of India

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


5. Who was the first Governor of Uttaranchal (now Uttarakhand)?

(a) Smt. Margret Alva
(b) Shri Sudarshan Agarwal
(c) Shri B.L. Joshi
(d) Shri Surjit Singh Barnala

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


6. Which, among the following, is not a district of the Garhwal division of Uttarakhand?

(a) Haridwar
(b) Uttar Kashi
(c) Rudra Prayag
(d) Champawat

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Mains) 2006]


7. In Uttaranchal, a Gram Sabha is constituted by –

(a) Commissioner of the division
(b) Magistrate of District
(c) Zila Panchayat
(d) State Government

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


8. The number of Cities in Uttaranchal having municipal corporations is –

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

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003, 2007]


9. How many members of Lok Sabha are elected from Uttarakhand?

(a) 4
(b) 5
(c) 6
(d) 7

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


10. How many nominated members are there in the Legislative Assembly of Uttarakhand (2016)?

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

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


11. Municipal head of any municipal corporation in Uttaranchal is –

(a) Appointed by State Government
(b) Nominated by the Governor
(c) Elected by the local residents
(d) Elected by the councillors

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2003]


12. The number of Lok Sabha constituencies in Uttarakhand is –

(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 10

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


13. Given below are two statements–
Assertion (A): There are a total 70 members in the legislature of the state of Uttaranchal.
Reason (R): There is a bicameral legislature in the state.
Which one of the following is correct in the context of the above statements:

(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.

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


14. Which community is given a nominated seat in the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly?

(a) Buddhist
(b) Garwalis
(c) Anglo-Indian
(d) Muslims

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


15. In the Uttaranchal Legislative Assembly one member is nominated from –

(a) Christian Community
(b) Muslim Community
(c) Anglo-Indian Community
(d) Parsi Community

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


16. One member of the Uttarakhand Legislative Assembly is nominated from the –

(a) Christian Community
(b) Anglo-Indian Community
(c) Bhotia Community
(d) Muslim Community

[Uttarakhand Lower Sub. (Pre) 2010]


17. Who was the first Chairman of ‘Uttarakhand Kranti Dal’?

(a) D.D. Pant
(b) Badri Dutt Pande
(c) Diwakar Bhatt
(d) Mathura Prasad Bamrada

[Uttarakhand P.C.S. (Pre) 2012]


18. The State flower of Uttaranchal is–

(a) Burans
(b) Lotus
(c) Brahma Kamal
(d) None of the above

[Uttarakhand U.D.A./L.D.A. (Pre) 2003]


19. Which one of the following pairs is NOT correctly matched?

(a) Hem or lace work – Lucknow and Varanasi
(b) Brass Idol/statue – Mathura
(c) Locks – Aligarh
(d) Cane and sticks – Varanasi

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


20. Brahma Kamal is naturally found in –

(a) Kaziranga forests
(b) Nilgiri Forests
(c) Silent Valley
(d) Valley of Flowers

[U.P. Lower Sub. (Pre) 2004]


21. Which of the following birds is the State bird of Uttaranchal?

(a) Godavasan
(b) Quail
(c) Monal
(d) Pigeon

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


22. The pet food of the state bird- Monal is :

(a) Corn
(b) Wheat
(c) Potato
(d) Groundnut

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

Ans. (c) Potato

  • The Monal is the state bird of Uttarakhand.
  • It is also called the Himalayan Peacock because of its beauty.
  • Its scientific name is Lophophorus Impejanus.
  • This bird is found in the snowy mountains of the Himalayas and is the national bird of Nepal.
  • Monals love to eat potatoes.