UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010: UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

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UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010 was conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). Here, I’m sharing the main exam paper (2010) of UPPCS. I hope, it will help you to understand the main exam paper (General Study -I) of UPPCS.

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UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • Mahatma Gandhi’s biographer Louis Fischer was associated with the movement of
    (a) Civil Disobedience
    (b) Individual Satyagraha
    (c) Non-co-operation
    (d) Quit India
  • In which jail Jawahar Lal Nehru wrote the ‘Discovery of India’.
    (a) Ahmadnagar Fort Jail (b) Alipur Central Jail
    (c) Mandalay Jail (d) Yervada Jail
  • Which one of the given below statements is not right about Mahatma Gandhi’s Dandi March?
    (a) It was an altogether a pedestrian march.
    (b) Dandi march started from Sabarmati Ashram and ended at Dandi
    (c) In 24 days the entire march from Sabarmati was covered.
    (d) On 15 March 1930, the march was started.
  • The pamphlet entitled ‘Why I am an atheist?’ was written by
    (a) B.K. Dutt (b) Bhagat Singh
    (c) Rajguru (d) Yashpal
  • Indian National Congress was founded in the year
    (a) 1885 (b) 1886
    (c) 1887 (d) 1888
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  • With which person the statement “The so-called first national war of independence was neither first, nor national, nor a war of independence” is linked.
    (a) R.C. Majumdar (b) S.N. Sen
    (c) Tarachand (d) V.D. Sawarkar
  • Name of the person who was the President of the Lucknow Session of the Indian National Congress.
    (a) A.C. Majumdar (b) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    (c) Lala Lajpat Rai (d) Motilal Nehru
  • The name of the author who wrote the book ‘India’s Struggle for Independence’ was.
    (a) Tarachand (b) S.N. Sen
    (c) R.C. Majumdar (d) Bipan Chandra

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • As par the provisional figures of Census the 2011 Census the percentage of India’s population to the world population is
    (a) 16 (b) 16.5
    (c) 17.5 (d) 18
  • Based on the provisional figures of Census 2011 the right 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
  • Arrange the given below the States of India in descending order of their population density, as per the provisional figures of 2011 Census and choose the right answer from the code given below :
    1. Bihar                           2. Kerala
    3. Uttar Pradesh           4. West Bengal

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

  • As par the provisional figure the 2011 Census the district having the highest sex-ratio in India is
    (a) Almora (Uttarakhand) (b) Akola (Maharashtra)
    (c) Idukki (Kerala) (d) Mahe (Puducherry)
  • As par the provisional figures the 2011 Census the sex-ratio of children in the age group of 0-6 years in India is
    (a) 912 (b) 913
    (c) 914 (d) 915
  • As par the provisional figures the 2011 Census the district having the highest literacy rate in India is
    (a) Aizawal (Mizoram) (b) Bidar (Karnataka)
    (c) Malappuram (Kerala) (d) Serchhip (Mizoram)

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • Based on the provisional figures of Census 2011 the right 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
  • As par the provisional figures the 2011 Census 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
  • According to the WHO, the safe noise level for a city is
    (a) 45 dB (b) 50 dB
    (c) 55 dB (d) 60 dB
  • Year when the National Ganga River Basin Authority has been constituted.
    (a) October 2008 (b) February 2009
    (c) October 2009 (d) March 2010
  • Which one of the given below pairs is not correctly matched?
    Tiger reserve – State
    (a) Buxa – Bihar
    (b) Dampha – Mizoram
    (c) Nameri – Assam
    (d) Namdapha – Arunachal Pradesh
  • Assertion (A): Low-density population area are often overpopulated
    Reason (R): Their carrying capacity is low

Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes :
(a) Here both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the appropriate explanation of (A).
(b) Here both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the appropriate explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

UPPCS Question

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • The headquarters of the UNEP is located at
    (a) Geneva (b) Kathmandu
    (c) Nairobi (d) New Delhi
  • Assertion (A): Ozone is important for biotic life
    Reason (R): The ozone layer protects the surface of the earth from high energy radiation.

Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes :
(a) Here both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the appropriate explanation of (A).
(b) Here both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not an appropriate explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true

  • Which one of the given below atomic plants of India is located into the IV Seismic Zone?
    (a) Kaiga (b) Kalpakkam
    (c) Narora (d) Tarapur
  • Which one of the given below States is called “the Ethiopia of India” because of the excessive malnutrition?
    (a) Bihar (b) Madhya Pradesh
    (c) Jharkhand (d) Orissa
  • In India the 16th Biosphere Reserve ‘Cold Desert’ lies in
    (a) Arunachal Pradesh (b) Himachal Pradesh
    (c) Jammu and Kashmir (d) Uttarakhand
  • Match List-I with List-ll and choose the right 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

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • Which one of the given below cities of Uttar Pradesh does not have a municipal corporation?
    (a) Aligarh (b) Faizabad
    (c) Moradabad (d) Saharanpur
  • Assertion (A): Asian cities are over- urbanized.
    Reason (R): Because of their growth has out spaced their economic development

Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes
(a) Here both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the appropriate explanation of (A).
(b) Here both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the appropriate explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

  • Assertion (A): Urban poverty roots in India lie in rural areas.
    Reason (R): Because of rural areas have a low level of literacy

Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes
(a) Here Both (A) and (R) are right and (R) is the appropriate explanation of (A).
(b) Here Both (A) and (R) are right, but (R) is not the
appropriate explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

  • The most urbanized continent is
    (a) Africa (b) Australia
    (c) North America (d) Europe
  • The most urbanized continent is
    (a) Africa (b) Australia
    (c) North America (d) Europe
  • The European Union headquarters are located at
    (a) Brussels (b) Helsinki
    (c) Paris (d) Rome
  • Which one of the given below pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a) Budapest – Hungary
    (b) Kinshasa – Zaire
    (c) Nairobi – Kenya
    (d) Christ Church – New Zealand

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • Which of the given below climates are associated with the shifting of the pressure belts? “

Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes
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

  • Match List-I with List-ll and choose the correct answer by using given below codes the lists :
                        List-I                                               List-II
                    (Minerals)                              (Important centers)
    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

  • Which one the given below pairs is not correctly matched?
    (a) Berber – Morocco
    (b) Inuits – Canada
    (c) Semans – Indonesia
    (d) Veddas – Sri Lanka
  • Which one of the given below African countries does not border with the Mediterranean Sea?
    (a) Algeria (b) Chad
    (c) Morocco (d) Tunisia
  • Which one of the given below rivers of Asia flows towards the South?
    (a) Amur (b) Lena
    (c) Ob (d) Salween
  • Strait of Dover connects
    (a) Baltic Sea and the Gulf of Bothnia
    (b) The Bay of Biscay and the English Channel
    (c) The English Channel and the North Sea
    (d) The Celtic Sea and the Irish Sea

UPPCS Questions

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • Match List-I with List-II and choose the appropriate answer from the codes given below codes :
             List-I                                        List-II
       (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

  • 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
  • Which one of the given below is not correctly matched?
    (a) Muri – Jharkhand
    (b) Alwaye – Kerala
    (c) Dharmapuri – Orissa
    (d) Koyali – Gujarat
  • Neemrana, which is a model of sustainable economic development, is located in
    (a) Haryana (b) Punjab
    (c) Rajasthan (d) Uttar Pradesh
  • Assertion (A): India’s dry zone has a predominantly agrarian economy.
    Reason (R): Because it has a large potential for the second Green Revolution.

Choose the appropriate answer from the given below codes:
(a) Here both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the appropriate explanation of (A).
(b) Here both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the appropriate explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2010

UPPCS 2010 (General Studies- I)

  • The most primitive tribe of India is
    (a) Gonds (b) Jarwas
    (c) Juangs (d) Lepchas
  • Name of the state from where the Indian Standard Time meridian does not pass
    (a) Andhra Pradesh (b) Chhattisgarh
    (c) Maharashtra (d) Uttar Pradesh
  • Uran is a gas-based power project in
    (a) Gujarat (b) Karnataka
    (c) Maharashtra (d) Tamil Nadu
  • Which one of the given below places has the lowest annual rainfall?
    (a) Bellary (b) Jaisalmer
    (c) Jodhpur (d) Leh
  • Arrange the given below the States of India in descending order of their coal reserves and right the right answer from the codes given below :
    1. Chhattisgarh 2. Jharkhand
    3. Madhya Pradesh 4. Orissa
    Codes :
    (a) 2, 4, 1, and 3 (b) 2, 1, 4, and 3
    (c) 1, 4, 3, and 2 (d) 3, 2, 1, and 4

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