UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011: General Studies- I

By | January 19, 2020

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011 was conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). Here, I’m sharing the main exam paper (2011) of UPPCS. I hope, it will help you to understand the main exam paper (General Study -I) of UPPCS.

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

Mains (General Studies- I)

(Ques. 01 – 50)

  • In India, the Finance Commission is constituted for
    (a) 4 years
    (b) 5 years
    (c) 6 years
    (d) 7 years
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  •  The exporters who are registered and whose export performance in several years is of high quality are known as
    (a) Export Houses
    (b) Trading Houses
    (c) Star Trading Houses
    (d) None of the above
  • Import procedure begins with
    (a) Mate’s receipt
    (b) Marine insurance
    (c) Indent
    (d) Shipping bill
  • Duty-Draw-Back implies
    (a) Excess rate, of import duty
    (b) Refund of import duty to exporters
    (c) Obstacles in the matter of exports
    (d) Refund of export duty to exporters
  • The biggest LNG supplier to India is
    (a) Iran
    (b) Kuwait
    (c) Qatar
    (d) Saudi Arabia
  • Which one of the given below pairs is correctly matched?
    (a) DP. Mishra – Living an Era
    (b) Jawaharlal Nehru – India Divided
    (c) Rajendra Prasad – Discovery of India
    (d) Subhas Chandra Bose – Freedom at Midnight
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  • Who among the given below played the leading role in getting the Native Marriage Act passed in 1872?
    (a) Devendra Nath Tagore
    (b) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
    (c) Keshab Chandra Sen
    (d) Shyam Chandra Das
  • In India, most of the production of Natural gas comes from
    (a) Andhra Pradesh Coast
    (b) Gujarat Coast
    (c) Bombay High
    (d) Tamil Nadu Coast
  • Which one of the given below is the port city of Andhra Pradesh?
    (a) Kakinada
    (b) Nellore
    (c) Ongole
    (d) Vizianagaram

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

  • Match List-I with List-II and choose the appropriate answer by using given below codes the lists:
    List-I                                                           List-II
    (Institute)                                                  (Place)
    A. Central Drug Institute                   1. Allahabad
    B. Central Leprosy Institute             2. Kanpur
    C. Motilal Nehru National                3. Agra Institute of Technology
    D. Indian Institute of Sugar             4. Lucknow Technology
    A B C D
    (a) 1 2 3 4
    (b) 3 1 4 2
    (c) 4 7 1 2
    (d) 2 4 3 1
  • Which one of the given below was the first to be declared as a Central University?
    (a) Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh
    (b) Dr. Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow
    (c) Banana Hindu University. Varanasi
    (d) University of Allahabad
  • Hindustani Academy is founded for the protection and development ‘if Indian Languages, is situated in
    (a) Agra
    (b) Allahabad
    (c) Lucknow
    (d) Varanasi
  • As par Census 2011 the provisional figures in Uttar Pradesh the district having the highest literacy rate is
    (a) Gautam Buddha Nagar
    (c) Kanpur Nagar
    (d) Varanasi
  • According to the 2011 Census the provisional figures of which one the given below districts of U.P. has the lowest population?
    (a) Chitrakoot
    (b) Hamirpur
    (c) Mahoba
    (d) Sravasti
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  • Name of the district of Uttar Pradesh which is most affected by gully erosion?
    (a) Etawah
    (b) Gorakhpur
    (c) Farrukhabad
    (d) Meerut
  • ‘Kalpa-yojana’ in Uttar Pradesh is related to
    (a) Primary education
    (b) Secondary education
    (c) Higher education
    (d) Technical education

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

  • Hindalco was established in Sonbhadra owing to
    (a) the proximity of raw materials
    (b) availability to cheap labor
    (c) Linking the good transport with other parts of the country
    (d) availability of cheap hydel power
  •  The highest production of Aonla in Uttar Pradesh comes from:
    (a) Rae Bareilly
    (b) Pratapgarh
    (c) Sultanpur
    (d) Jaunpur
  • For 2011, ICC Cricketer of the Year award was given to
    (a) Alastair Cook
    (b) Jonathan Trott
    (c) Kumar Sangakkara
    (d) M.S. Dhoni
  • Thumri Singer Girja Devi belongs to
    (a) Benaras Gharana
    (b) Jaipur Gharana
    (c) Lucknow Gharana
    (d) Rampur Gharana
  • Parharia tribe lives in
    (a) Bahraich
    (b) Lalitpur
    (c) Pilibhit
    (d) Sonbhadra
  • ‘Knowledge Park’ is being set up in Uttar Pradesh at
    (a) Lucknow
    (b) Noida
    (c) Greater Noida
    (d) Varanasi
  • Syed Salar Mela is held in
    (a) Bahraich
    (b) Barabanki
    (c) Fathepur Sikri
    (d) Gonda
  • Match List-I with Lisi-II and choose the appropriate answer by using the given below codes the lists:
    List-I                                                                                   List-II
    (Traditional fair/Festival organized by U.P. Tourism)            (Place where organized)

A. Cattle Fair                                                                                    1. Allahabad
B. Dhrupad Mela                                                                            2. Ambedkar Nagar
C. Govind Saheb Mela                                                                   3. Beteshwar
D. Magh Mela                                                                                  4. Varanasi


     A B C D
(a) 3 4 2 1
(b) 2 4 3 1
(c) 3 1 4 2
(d) 1 2 3 4

  • The pit dwelling evidence has been obtained from
    (a) Burzahom
    (b) Koldihwa
    (c) Brahmagiri
    (d) SangankalluIn the Rigveda
  • who among the given below is regarded as War-God?
    (a) Agni
    (b) Indra
    (c) Surya
    (d) Varuna

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

  • Which one of the given below places is famous for Pre-historic paintings?
    (a) Bagh
    (b) Ajanta
    (c) Amaravati
    (d) Bhimbetka
  • In sixth century B.C. Suktimati was the capital of
    (a) Panchala
    (b) Kuru
    (c) Chedi
    (d) Avanti
  • The site of stupa not related with any incident of Buddha’s life is
    (a) Sarnath
    (b) Sanchi
    (c) Kushinagar
    (d) Bodhgaya
  • The inscri ption of which one of the given below kings gives the information that Sakyamuni Buddha was born at Lumbini ?
    (a) Asoka
    (b) Kanishka
    (c) Harsha
    (d) Dharmapala
  • Which ancient city remains have been found at the Kumrahar site?
    (a) Vaisali
    (b) Pataliputra
    (c) Kapilavastu
    (d) Sravasti
  • Who among the given below had performed four Asvamegha sacrifices?
    (a) Pusymitra Sunga
    (b) Pravarasena I
    (c) Samudragupta
    (d) Kumaraguptal
  • Which one of the given below caves is famous for ‘Trimurti’?
    (a) Ajanta
    (b) Bhaja
    (c) Elephanta
    (d) Ellora
  • Which of the given below Rath temples is the smallest?
    (a) Draupadi Rath
    (b) Bhima Rath
    (c) Arjun Rath
    (d) Dharmaraj Rath
  • The Kirti-Stambha at Chittor was built by
    (a) RanaSanga
    (b) Rana Kumbha
    (c) Rana Pratap
    (d) Rana Udaya Singh
  • Who among the given below introduced Vaishnavism in Assam and Kuch Bihar?
    (a) Chaitanya
    (b) Madhva
    (c) Sankaradeva
    (d) Vallabhacharya
  • Which Delhi sultan was the first to charge ‘Ghari’ or House-tax?
    (a) Balban
    (b) Alauddin Khalji
    (c) Mohammad bin Tughlaq
    (d) Firoz Shah Tughlaq

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

  • Which one of the given below European trading companies was the first to establish its factory at Surat?
    (a) The Dutch
    (b) The English
    (c) The French
    (d) The Portuguese
  • Some coins with figures of Rama and Slta and Devanagari legend ‘Rama-Siya’ are issued in which ruler?
    (a) Bhoja
    (b) Siddharaja Jayasimha
    (c) Jain UI Abidin
    (d) Akbar
  • Who has the credit in medical ruler for founding the city of Agra and making it the capital of the Sultanate.?
    (a) Iltumish
    (b) Mohammad bin Tughlaq
    (c) Firoz Shah Tughlaq
    (d) SikandarLodi
  • From Jaunpur against which Mughal Emperor was a ‘Fatwa’ issued?
    (a) Humayun
    (b) Akbar
    (c) Shahjahan
    (d) Aurangzeb
  • Match List-I with List-II and choose the appropriate answer by using the given below codes the lists:
    List-I                                                                 List-II
    (Builder)                                                      (Monument)
    A. Babar                                                       1. Jama Masjid (Sambhal)
    B. Humayun                                               2. Din Panah
    C. Akbar                                                      3. Jahangiri Mahal
    D. Jahangir                                                4. Akbar’s Mausoleum’s completion

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

  • Name of the given below person who was the founder of Independent Kingdom of Hyderabad?
    (a) Qamaruddin Khan
    (b) Mohammad Amin Khan
    (c) Asad Khan
    (d) Chin Qilich Khan
  • The Tomb of Lord Cornwallis is situated at
    (a) Ghazipur
    (b) Ballia
    (c) Varanasi
    (d) Gorakhpur
  • English education introduced in whose reign in India.
    (a) Lord William Cavendish Bentinck
    (b) Lord Hardinge
    (c) Lord Minto
    (d) Lord Dal housie

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2011

  • Name of the Governor General who had abolished slavery in India ?
    (a) Lord Cornwallis
    (b) Lord Ellenborough
    (c) Sir John Shore
    (d) Lord William Bentinck
  • Subsidiary alliance was implemented during the reign of
    (a) Lord cornawallis
    (b) Lord Wellesley
    (c) Sir John Shore
    (d) Lord Auckland
  • Who was the Governor-General who partitioned Bengal?
    (b) Cunning
    (c) Minto
    (d) Mayo
  • Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of
    (a) BahlolLodi
    (b) Firoz Tughlaq
    (c) Ghayasuddin Tughlaq
    (d) Mohammad bin Tughlaq
  • Who among the given below formulated and implemented the ‘Doctrine of Lapse’?
    (a) Wellesley
    (b) Hastings
    (c) Dalhousie
    (d) Clive

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