UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012: General Studies- I

By | January 19, 2020

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012 was conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC). Here, I’m sharing the main exam paper (2012) of UPPCS. I hope, it will help you to understand the main exam paper (General Studies- I) of UPPCS.

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012


1. In Panipat, the first battle was fought between :
(a) Babar and Ibrahim Lodi
(b) Babar and Rana Sanga
(c) Sher Shah Suri and Akbar
(d) Humayun and Ibrahim Lodi

2. Todar Mai was associated with
(a) Law
(b) Land Revenue Reforms
(c) Literature
(d) Music

3. Who among the given below gave up the title of ‘Sir’ in protest against Jullianwala Bagh incident?
(a) Mahatama Gandhi
(b) Jawaharlal Nehru
(c) Rabindranath Tagore
(d) Tej Bahadur Sapru

4. Which of the given below Mauryan officers was in-charge of weights and measures?
(a) Pautavadhyaksha
(b) Panyadhyaksha
(c) Sitadhyaksha
(d) Sunadhyaksha

5. In Panipat, in the third Battle Marathas were defeated by :
(a) Mughal
(b) Afghans
(c) Britishers
(d) Rohillas

6. The archaeological site of Lothal represents Harappan city was situated on the river
(a) Narmada
(b) Mahi
(c) Bhargava
(d) Bhima

7. Match List-I with List-II and select the right answer from the code given below the lists :
                List-I                                   List-II
A. Battle of Haldighai                    1. Babar
B. Battle of Bilgram                       2. Akbar
C. Revolt of Khusro                       3. Humayun
D. Battle of Kanwah                      4. Jahangir

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

8. Who among the given below was the 1st Law Minister of India?
(a) Jawahar Lai Nehru
(b) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
(c) Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
(d) T.T. Krishnamachari

9. Bal Gangadhar Tilak was given the epithet Lok-Manya during :
(a) Swadeshi Movement
(b) Revolutionary Movement
(c) Home Rule Movement
(d) Quit India Movement

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Questions (10-19)

10. In which order did the given below dynasties rule Delhi? Choose the appropriate answer from the given below codes:
1. Khalji 2. Lodi
3. Sayyid 4. Slave
Codes :
(a) 1,2,4,3
(b) 1,2,3,4
(0 2,3,4,1
(d) 4,1,3,2

11. Which one of the given below is considered to be the most significant battle in the establishment of British Supremacy in India?
(a) Buxar
(b) Plassey
(c) Seringapattam
(d) Wandiwash

12. In the year, when did Gandhiji give the slogan of ‘Swaraj’?
(a) During Dandi March
(b) During the Non-Cooperation Movement
(c) During the Civil Disobedience Movement
(d) During Round Table Conference

13. Court Language during Mughal period was
(a) Arabic
(b) Turki
(c) Persian
(d) Urdu

14. The Arthashastra of Kautilya is a
(a) A play about Chandragupta Maurya
(b) Biography
(c) History of Chandragupta Maurya
(d) Book on Principles of Government

15. After Aurangzeb’s death, who succeeded in 1707 A.D.?
(a) Bahadur Shah I
(b) Jahandar Shah
(c) Mohammad Shah
(d) Akbar II

16. The Chinese Traveller Hiuen-Tsang visited India in whose region period?
(a) Chandragupta II
(b) Harsh
(c) Dhandev
(d) Skandgupta

17. Which of the given below temples is an example of rock-cut architecture?
(a) Shore temple, Mamallapuram.
(b) .Rajarajeswara temple, Thanjavur.
(c) Kailasa temple, Ellora.
(d) Jagannatha temple, Puri,

18. Who was defending Aurobindo Ghosh in the Alipur conspiracy case?
(a) Chitta Ranjan Das
(b) W, C. Bannerjee
(c) Motilal Nehru
(d) Tej Bahadur Sapru

19. ‘Treaty of Bassein’ signed between in 1802.
(a) English and Bajirao I
(b) English and Bajirao II
(c) French and Bajirao 1
(d) Dutch and Bajirao II

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Questions (20-27)

20. Name of the most learned ruler in Delhi Sultanate, who was well versed in various branches of learning including Astronomy, Mathematics, and Medicines was:
(a) Itutmish
(b) Aladdin Khalji
(c) Muhammad bin Tughlaq
(d) Sikandar Lodi

21. The Sindh conquest by the British was completed during the period of
(a) Lord Ellenborough
(b) Lord Hardinge
(c) LordAukland
(d) Lord Amherst

22. In India, who compared Curzon’s administration to that of Aurangzeb?
(a) B.G. Tilak
(b) G.K. Gokhale
(c) Dadabhai Naoroji
(d) Annie Besant

23. Who among the given below established Delhi as a Capital of Sultanate?
(a) Muizzuddin Muhammad Gori
(b) Qutubuddin Aibak
(c) Iltutmish
(d) Aram Shah

24. In which session, Indian Congress got divided into two wings- moderates and extremists?
(a) Surat Session 1907
(b) Lahore Session 1909
(c) Calcutta Session 1911
(d) Karachi Session 1913

25. The important event immediately preceded the Jallianwala Bagh massacre?
(a) Non-Cooperation Movement
(b) Enactment of Rowlett Act
(c) Communal Award
(d) The arrival of Simon Commission

26. What is the right sequence of the given below movements?
I. Civil Disobedience Movement
II. Khilafat Movement
III. Home-Rule Movement
IV. Quit India Movement

Choose the right answer from the given below codes:

Codes :
(a) I, IV. 111, 11
(b) IV, I, 11,111
(c) III, II, I, IV
(d) II, IV, I, III

27. In Indian history, the date April 6, 1930, is known for:
(a) First Round Table Conference in London.
(b) Non-Cooperation Movement.
(c) Gandhi-Irwin Pact
(d) Breaking law of Mahatma Gandhi by making salt during Salt Satyagrah.

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Questions (28-39)

28. In which Chisti Saint’s Mausoleum (Dargah) was most visited by Akbar ?
(a) Moinuddin Chisti
(b) Sheikh Nasimuddin Chirag Dehalvi
(c) Qutubuddin Bakhtiyar Qaki
(d) SheikhFarid Sanj-ai Shakar

29. Which one of the given below parties was in power in U.K. when India got independence?
(a) Conservative Party
(b) Labour Party
(c) Liberal Party
(d) Socialist Party

30. Name of the first Lady President of the Indian National Congress is
(a) Nalini Sen Gupta
(b) Sarojini Naidu
(c) Annie Besant
(d) Kadambini Bose

31. Annual Session of Muslim Leagues which gave effect to Jinnah’s Two Nation Theory was held in
(a) Lahore
(b) Karachi
(c) Bombay
(d) Lucknow

32. Who among the given below Sufis regarded Krishna among the Auliya ?
(a) Shah Abdul Azeez
(b) Shah Waliullah
(c) Shah Kalimullah
(d) Muhammad Ghaus

33. For the first time, the Muslim League demanded separate Pakistan in the year :
(a) 1939
(b) 1940
(c) 1941
(d) 1942

34. Mahodaya in an old name of :
(a) Allahabad
(b) Khajuraho
(c) Kannauj
(d) Patna

35. Mughal Style of painting was started by :
(a) Jahangir
(b) Akbar
(c) Shabjaftan
(d) Humayun

36. Who among the given below is known as the ‘Father of Hindi Khadi Boli’ ?
(a) Amir Khusru
(b) Malik Muhammad Jaisi
(c) Kabir
(d) Abdul Rahim-Khan-i-Khanan

37. Who among the given below prominently fought for and got widow remarriage legalised ?
(a) Annie Besant
(b) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar
(c) M.G. Ranade
(d) Raja Ram Mohan-Roy

38. The Indian National Congress was created during Governor Generalship of:
(a) Lord Ripon
(b) Lord William Bentinck
(c) Lord Dafrerin
(d) Lord Curzon

39. Gandhiji’s Champaran Movement was for
(a) The Security of the rights of Harijans
(b) Civil Disobedience Movement
(c) Maintaining of unity of Hindu Society
(d) Solving the problems of Indigo worker

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012

Questions (40-50)

40. Who took place as leader of the movement, when Gandhiji was arrested in Salt Satyagrah?
(a) Abbas Tyabji
(b) Abul Kalam Azad
(c) Jawahar Lai Nehru
(d) Sardar Patel

41. At Delhi the education centre Called Madrasah-i-Begam was established by :
(a) Gulbadan Begam
(b) Maham Anaga
(c) Zia-un-nisa
(d) Zinat-un-nisa

42. Sati system was abolished by
(a) Lord Warren Hastings
(b) Lord Wellesley
(c) Lord William Bentinck
(d) Lord Ripon

43. Place where Mahatma Gandhi was arrested in connection with Quit India Movement?
(a) Bombay
(b) Madras
(c) Calcutta
(d) New Delhi

44. When 1857 Revolt broke out, Governor General was:
(a) Dalhousie
(b) Canning
(c) Laweience
(d) Curzon

45. The English Newspaper ‘Independent’ was associated to :
(a) Mahatma Gandhi
(b) C.R. Das
(c) Jawahar Lai Nehru
(d) Moti Lai Nehru

46. Which of the given below States of India does not have common border with Myanmar?
(a) Assam
(b) Nagaland
(c) Arunachal Pradesh
(d) Mizoram

47. Which of the given below is correctly matched ?
(a) Eskimo – Amazon Basin
(b) Pigmy – lrawadi Basin
(c) Bundu – Sahara
(d) Bushman – Kalahari

48. Afghanistan does not have common border with?
(a) Uzbekistan
(b) Tajikistan
(c) Russia
(d) Turkmenistan

49. Which one of the given below statements is the right?
(a) In world, Greenland is the second largest (area) island.
(b) Nuuk is a small town of Green-land
(c) The Nuuk height, above the sea level is 3 metre.
(d) Greenland belongs to U.S.A.

50. Which one of the given below pairs is correctly matched ?
Country City
(a) Venezuela – Bogota
(b) New Zealand – Caracas
(c) Colombia – Wellington
(d) Cyprus – Nicosia

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Questions (51-62)

51. World’s longest Rail-road tunnel Seikan is in
(a) China
(b) South Korea
(c) Japan
(d) Malaysia

52. Which of the given below Islands of the Pacific Ocean belongs to the Melanesia group of Islands?
(a) Soloman island
(b) Gilbert island
(c) Society island
(d) Marshall island

53. In which one of the given below countries are Pampas Grasslands located?
(a) Paraguay
(b) Bolivia
(c) Argentina
(d) Uruguay

54. Which of the given below areas of India receives winter rainfall?
(a) North-West
(b) South-West
(c) North-East
(d) South-East

55. Name of the area which is known as ‘Jangal Mahal’ situated at?
(a) West Bengal
(b) Jharkhand
(c) Assam
(d) Bihar

56. Which of the given below is a specific example of ‘Out Port’?
(a) Porbandar
(b) Haldia
(c) Panaji
(d) Vishakhapatnam

57. The famous Tiger Reserve ‘Sariska’ is situated in which of the given below States?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Rajasthan
(c) Uttarakhand
(d) Madhya Pradesh

58. The most controversial ‘Babli Project’ is situated in which of the given below States?
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Gujarat
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra

59. The first Nuclear reactor of India is named:
(a) Apsara
(b) Kamini
(c) Rohini
(d) Urvashi

60. The biggest producer of spices in India is
(a) Gujarat
(b) Kerala
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Punjab

61. Name of the country which is the largest milk producer in the world?:
(a) Canada
(b) Denmark
(c) England
(d) India

62. The Earth is located between
(a) Venus and Mars
(b) Mars and Jupiter
(c) Venus and Jupiter
(d) Mercury and Venus

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Questions (63-70)

63. Which of the given below mountains is located in Germany?
(a) Black Forest
(b) Atlas
(c) Pyrenees
(d) Apennines

64. Which of the given below countries is- called ‘Garden of Lakes’?
(a) Poland
(b) Finland
(c) Netherland
(d) Switzerland

65. Which of the given below systems of rocks in India contain major deposits of Iron-ore ?
(a) Gondwana System
(b) Cuddapah System
(c) Dharwar System
(d) Vindhyan System

66. Which one of the given below rivers cuts across all the three ranges of the Himalayas ?
(a) Ravi
(b) Sutlej
(c) Chenab
(d) Jhelum

67. Tsunami Warning Center in India is located in:
(a) Chennai
(b) Vishakhapatnam
(c) Hyderabad
(d) Port Blair

68. Which one of the given below Tiger reserves of India is located in Mizoram ?
(a) Melghat
(b) Buxa
(c) Dampha
(d) Bhadra

69. As par Census of 2011, the State having the highest density of population is
(a) Bihar
(b) Kerala
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) West Bengal

70. According to Population Census 2011, which of the given below states of India has lowest percentages of Urban population to its total population?
(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Odisha
(c) Jharkhand
(d) Rajasthan

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Questions (71-78)

71. According to Census 2011, which of the given below statements about Uttar Pradesh are the right?
1. The district Shravasti has the lowest literacy rate.
2. The district Deoria has the highest sex-ratio.
3. The district Lalitpur has the lowest density of population.
4. The most populated city in the State is Kanpur, on the basis of the Nagar Nigam area population.

Choose the right answer using the code given below:
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 1 and 3
(c) 2 and 4
(d) 3 and 4

72. In India, the ‘Hot Spots’ (in the context of the environment) found in
(a) Eastern Ghat, Western Ghat
(b) Vindhyan Range, Eastern Ghat
(c) Eastern Himalayan Range, Western Ghat
(d) Shivalik Range, Eastern Ghat

73. Name of the State of India which recorded the negative growth- rate of population during 2001-2011?
(a) Goa
(b) Kerala
(c) Karnataka
(d) Nagaland

74. As par to the 2011 Census, the most urbanized State of India is
(a) Kerala
(b) Maharashtra
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal

75. As par to the 2011 Census, which of the given below States has the lowest density of population?
(a) Nagaland
(b) Arunachal Pradesh
(c) Sikkim

76. According to the Population Census 2011, which of the given below States has the largest number of females per thousand males?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Manipur
(c) Meghalaya
(d) Kerala

77. As per the 2011 Census, the most literate district of U.P. is
(a) Gautam Buddha Nagar
(b) Ghaziabad
(c) Kanpur Nagar
(d) Lucknow

78. Name of the State of India which has the largest percentage of its area under forest cover.
(a) Arunachal Pradesh
(b) Meghalaya
(c) Mizoram
(d) Nagaland

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Questions (79-87)

79. The population decadal growth rate in India has been lowest during.
(a) 1961-1971
(b) 1981-1991
(c) 1991-2001
(d) 2001-2011

80. Which of the given below has been designated by the U N.O. as a decade for 2011-2020?
(a) Natural disaster decade
(b) Bio-diversity decade
(c) Climate-change decade
(d) Environment decade

81. The population decadal growth was the lowest in 2011 in the State of:
(a) Andhra Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Tamil Nadu
(d) West Bengal

82. According to Census 2011, the right descending order districts of Uttar Pradesh having the highest literacy rate is:
(a) Ghaziabad, Kanpur City. Gautam Buddh Nagar. Auraiya.
(b) Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Kanpur City, Auraiya.
(c) Ghaziabad, Gautam Buddh Nagar, Auraiya Kanpur City.
(d) Ghaziabad, Kanpur City, Auraiya, Gautam Buddh Nagar.

83. The World Cup Cricket 2011 final match played at,
(a) Delhi
(b) Kolkata
(c) Mumbai
(d) Mohali

84. Name of the person who gets 22nd Rajiv Gandhi National Sadbhawna Award.
(a) D.R. Mehta
(b) Gautam Bhai
(c) Maulana Waheeduddin Khan
(d) Nirmala Deshpande

85. The 9th ‘Work Hindi Conference was held in
(a) Chicago
(b) Johannesburg
(c) London
(d) New York

86. Name of the country where in July 2012 Enrique Pena Nieto was elected as President.
(a) Bolivia
(b) Colombia
(c) Honduras
(d) Mexico

87. Name of the country who proposed FIFA-2014 World Cup to be held
(a) Argentina
(b) Spain
(c) Italy
(d) Brazil

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Questions (88-95)

88. Name of the two Indian sisters, who won medals in September 2012 in the World Wrestling Championship held in Edmonton, Canada.
Choose the appropriate answer from given below codes :
1. Aika 2. Babita
3. Geeta 4. SakshiCodes :
(a) 1 and 2
(b) 2 and 3
(c) 2 and 4
(d) 1 and 4

89. GSAT-10 which is an Indian Satellite was successfully launched on 29-9-2012 from
(a) Baikonur
(b) Kiruna
(c) Kourou
(d) Vandenberg

90. In London Olympic 2012 India won
(a) 1 Silver and 5 Bronze Medals
(b) 2 Silver and Bronze Medals
(c) 3 Silver and Bronze Medals
(d) 4 Silver and Bronze Medals

91. Match List-I (2012 Nobel Prize Winners) List-II (Category),

select the right answer from the given below the lists.
               List-I                                                    List-II
A. Moyan                                                         1. Chemistry
B. Robert                                                         2. Medicines
C. Serge Haroche                                           3. Literature
D. Shinya Yamanaka                                     4. Physics

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

92. India has signed Social security Agreement in June -2012 with which country?
(a) Estonia
(b) Finland
(c) Norway
(d) Sweden

93. Name of the Winner who won Golden Boot award in Euro-Cup 2012 was
(a) Cristiana Ronaldo
(b) Fernando Torres
(c) Mario Balotelli
(d) Mario Gomez’

94. Name of the person Who was India’s flag bearer at the London Olypmpics 2012 ?
(a) Mary Kom
(b) Saina Nehwal
(c) Sushil Kumar
(d) Vijaj Kumar

95. Who among the given below is the 29th Grand Master in India ?
(a) Deep Sen Gupta
(b) M.R. Lalit Babu
(c) M.R. Venkatesh
(d) Sahaj Grover

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Questions (96-103)

96. Which one of the given below statements is not true about GSAT-10?
(a) It was successfully launched from French Guiana on 29th September, 2012
(b) The weights about it 3400 kg.
(c) It carries 25 communication transponders.
(d) An operational life of it about 15 years.

97. In which country FIFA-2010 World Cup was held?
(a) Argentina
(b) Spin
(c) Brazil
(d) South africa

98. Name of the country who won Gold Medal in Men’s Hockey in London Olympics 2012?
(a) Australia
(b) Britain
(c) Germany
(d) Netherlands

99. Name of the person who has been named the ‘ODI Cricketer of the year’ ar the ICC Annual Awards function held in September, 2012 ?
(a) Kumar Sangakara
(b) Michael Clarke
(c) M.S. Dhoni
(d) Virat Kohli

100. Name of the two States which have banned in July 2012,the Production, distribution and sale of ‘Gutka and Panmasala ?
(a) Bihar and Rajasthan
(b) Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh
(c) Haryana and Jharkhand
(d) Punjab and Karnataka

101. Who among the given below has been given Ramon Magsaysay Award for the year 2012 ?
(a) Anupum Mishra
(b) Dr. Binayak Sen
(c) Kulandei Francis
(d) R.K. Pachauri

102. Name of the country which has granted political asylem to Wikileaks Chief, Julian Assange ?
(a) Bolivia
(b) Colombia
(c) Ecuador
(d) Guyana

103. Number of Foreign Satellites which are proposed to be launched in the ISRO’s next PSLV stated for December 2012
(a) 3
(b) 4
(c) 5
(d) 6

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Questions (104-114)

104. Government of India recently started ‘Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan’ which is related to:
(a) Making the Ganga, pollution free
(b) Making the Environment country pollution free
(c) For making the country’s Urban area pollution free
(d) Ending the Open Latrine System in-Rural areas.

105. ‘Yellow Revolution’ is related with
(a) Flori culture
(b) Fish culture
(c) Rape seed-Mustard production
(d) Wheat production

106. ‘Lalit’ is an improved variety of
(a) Mango
(b) Guava
(c) Banana
(d) Strawbery

107. Place where National Academy of Agricultural Research Management (NAARM) is situated:
(a) New Delhi
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Nagpur
(d) Nainital

108. Crop Insurance Scheme in India was started in:
(a) 1945
(b) 1980
(c) 1985
(d) 1988

109. Preferred variety of Mango for export is
(a) Dashahri
(b) Langra
(c) Alphanso
(d) Amrapali

110. Which of the given below controls the working of share market in India?
(a) FEMA
(b) SEBl
(c) MRTP Act
(d) None of the above

111. Term ‘Balance of Payment’ is used in relation to which of the given below?
(a) Annual sale of a factory
(b) Tax collection
(c) Exports & Imports
(d) None of the above

112. ‘Dalai Street’ is situated at
(a) New Delhi
(b) London
(c) Mumbai
(d) Paris

113. The Public Sector undertaking included in ‘Navratna’ is
(a) SAIL
(b) GAIL
(c) MTNL
(d) All of the above

114. The descending order of the given below states from the point of view of wheat production in the country is:
(a) Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Bihar.
(b) Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar
(c) Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Haryana
(d) Haryana, Rajasthan, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh

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Questions (115-127)

115. Which one of the given below crops can be grown in all the three seasons of the year?
(a) Sunflower
(b) Safflower
(c) Mustard
(d) Linseed

116. First Agricultural University in India was established at:
(a) Pantnagar
(b) Ludhiana
(c) Jabalpur
(d) Kanpur

117. Central Food Technological Research Institute is located at
(a) Bangalore
(b) Mysore
(c) Chennai
(d) Hyderabad

118. Name of the largest area in India for Saline soil is found in the State of
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Haryana
(c) Gujarat
(d) Maharashtra

119. The average cropping intensity of India is about
(a) 110 percent
(b) 135 percent
(c) 160 percent
(d) 185 percent

120. At current the contribution of agriculture in National G.D.P. is approximately.
(a) 18%
(b) 23%
(c) 25%
(d) 28%

121. Which one of the given below States has largest area under Soyaben cultivation?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Bihar
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Maharashtra

122. Hand book of Agriculture is published from
(a) I.A.R.I.
(b) I.C.A.R.
(c) U.P.C.A.R
(d) I.C.S.I.R.

123. Rourkela Steel Plant was established In collaboration with:
(a) United Kingdom
(b) Russia
(c) U.S.A
(d) Germany

124. VAT is imposed
(a) On first stage of production.
(b) Directly on Consumer.
(c) Between on all stages production and final sale
(d) On final stage of production.

125. Indian Meterological Department is established at:
(a) New Delhi
(b) Nagpur
(c) Jodhpur
(d) Pune

126. The first Viklang Viswa Vidyalaya has been established in Uttar Pradesh at
(a) Banda
(b) Kanpur
(c) Chilrakoot
(d) Sonbhadra

127. Mid-day-meal programme in Uttar Pradesh was startedin the year:
(a) 1985
(b) 1990
(c) 1995
(d) 1997

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Questions (128-134)

128. ‘Rani Laxmibai Dam Project’ in Uttar Pradesh has been constructed on the river
(a) Ghagra
(b) Betwa
(c) Sone
(d) Chambal

129. Kanhaiyala Maniklal Central Hindi Institute is situated at
(a) Agra
(b) Bareily
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) Meerut

130. Name of the person who has unanimously been elected speaker of the 16th Uttar Pradesh Assembly?
(a) Sukhdeo Rajbhar
(b) Mata Prasad Pandey
(c) Syed Ahmad Bukhari
(d) Naresh Uttam

131. Who among the given below acted us President of Indian National Congress for six consecutive years ?
(a) Badabhai Jaoroji
(b) Abul Kalam Azad
(c) Gopal Krishna Gokhale
(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

132. Among the given below, which area of Uttar Pradeswh is maximum flood affected?
(a) Western area
(b) Eastern area
(c) Middle area
(d) Northern area

133. Consider the given below statements and And out the the right answer using the code given below:
Assertion (A) : ‘Shiksha Mitra Yojna’ in Uttar Pradesh provides an opportunity to village youth force to serve by their own village-education.
Reason (R): To maintain a teacher-student ratio according to norms is the purpose of this.Codes:
(a) Both (A) and (R) are true and (R) is the right explanation of (A).
(b) Both (A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not the right explanation of (A).
(c) (A) is true, but (R) is false.
(d) (A) is false, but (R) is true.

134. “Go to School Campaign” for primary education in Uttar Pradesh was started?
(a) In the year 1999
(b) In the year 2000
(c) In the year 2001
(d) In the year 2002

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012

Questions (135-141)

135. The maximum percentage of workers are engaged in Uttar Pradesh in:
(a) Agriculture field
(b) Industry field
(c) Service field
(d) Industry and Service field

136. Which one the given below is not correctly matched?
(a) Tourist Place of sacred of Kabir Panthi – Maghar
(b) Eternal happiness place of Lord Buddha – Kushinagar
(c) Sufi Sant Hazi Waris Ali Shah grave – Deva Sharif
(d) Devotion place of 88 thousand Rishis – Sankisa

137. G. T. Road does not pass from
(a) Allahabad
(b) Agra
(c) Aligarh
(d) Mughal Sarai

138. Which State in India has the largest representation in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha?
(a) Uttar Pradesh
(b) Madhya Pradesh
(c) Maharashtra
(d) Andhra Pradesh

139. According to 2011 Census figures, which among the given below Districts in Uttar Pradesh has the lowest female literacy?
(a) Ballia
(b) Deoria
(c) Gorakhpur
(d) Rampur

140. Famous ‘Chirkula’ dance is associated with :
(a) Avadh
(b) Bundelkhand
(c) Brij Bhumi
(d) Ruhelkand

141. The main Commercial Crop of Uttar Pradesh is
(a) Oilseeds
(b) Cotton
(c) Sugarcane
(d) Jute

UPPCS Mains Question Paper 2012

Questions (142-150)

142. On the occasion of Holi festival in Uttar Pradesh ‘Latthmar Holi’ is celebrated at:
(a) Brindavan
(b) Barsana
(c) Mathura
(d) Gokul

143. Match List-I with List-II and select the right answer from the code given below the lists :
List-I                                                       List-II
(Lok Geet)                                                (Area)
A. Birha                                                      1. Brij Bhumi
B. Rasia                                                      2. Bundelkhand
C. Alha                                                        3. Poorvanchal
D. Kajari                                                     4. Awadh

(a) 1 2 3 4
(b) 4 3 1 2
(c) 3 1 2 4
(d) 2 4 1 3
144. The highest production of’ Aonla’ comes in Uttar Pradesh from:
(a) Rae Bareli District
(b) Pratapgarh District
(c) Sultanpur District
(d) Faizabad District

145. In Uttar Pradesh Railway Coach factory is being established at:
(a) Rae Bareli
(b) Noida
(c) Kanpur
(d) Amethi

146. Yamuna Expressway runs between
(a) Noida to Greater Noida
(b) Greater Noida to Agra
(c) Lucknow to Agra
(d) Agra to Allahabad

147. Which one of the given below is not correctly matched?
(a) Biotechnology Park – Lucknow
(b) Tronica City – Noida
(c) Plastic City – Kanpur
(d) Leather Technology Park – Unnao

148. Grassland of India and Forest Research Institute is located at
(a) Bahraich
(b) Ranchi
(c) Jhansi
(d) Patna

149. Which one of the given below is not correctly matched?
(a) Amir Khusro – Etah
(b) Mirza Galib – Agra
(c) Josh – Malihabad
(d) Jigar – Gorakhpur

150. Begam Samru built a very famous Church in:
(a) Mount Abu
(b) Nainital
(c) Sardhana
(d) Kanpur

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