UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017: Prelims (General Study-1)

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UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017: On 24th September, UPPCS (Pre) exam conducted by Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission.

UPPCS Previous Year Paper - 2017

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017

1) Government of India does not include in Swadesh Darshan Scheme in development of which tourist circuit.

(a) Heritage circuit

(b) Sufi circuit

(c) Ramayan circuit

(d) Coastal circuit

2) The minimum wage for unskilled labour in Uttar Pradesh which is affected from 1 April, 2017 has been fixed at  :

(a) Rs.7000 per month

(b) Rs.7400 per month

(c) Rs.7800 per month

(d) Rs.8200 per month

3) Which state is ranked economically at the top but lowest on the basis of sex ratio?

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Maharashtra

(c) West Bengal

(d) Haryana

4) In National Family Health Survey 3, the private medical sector is the primary source of health care in India for :

(a) 50% households in urban areas

(b) 60% households in urban areas

(c) 70% households in urban areas

(d) 80% households in urban areas

5) Which among the statements are right about ‘Urja Ganga’ project?

  1. This is a gas pipeline project
  2. It was launched in October 2016
  3. It runs from Iran to India

Choose right answer from the code given below :

Codes :

(a) Only 2 and 3 are correct

(b) Only 1 and 2 are correct

(c) Only 1 and 3 are correct

(d) All 1, 2 and 3 are correct

6) By Matching Both List select the correct answer from the given codes

List I [Industry]

  1. Sports goods
  2. Match box
  3. Brass ware
  4. Wood carving

List II [Centre]

  1. Moradabad
  2. Saharanpur
  3. Meerut
  4. Bareilly

Codes :

      A B C D

(a)  2 4 1 3

(b)  3 4 1 2

(c)  1 2 3 4

(d)  3 4 2 1

7) The year when UNO adopted a definition of absolute poverty.

(a) 1994

(b) 1995

(c) 1996

(d) 1997

8) Which among is not a parameter for estimating Global Gender Gap Index of World Economic Forum?

(a) Health

(b) Education

(c) Economy

(d) Leisure

9) The place where the first world summit on social development under the aegis of UNESCO held on.

(a) London

(b) New York

(c) Paris

(d) Copenhagen

10) Which among service is not provided under the Integrated Child Development Services [ICDS] scheme?

(a) Supplementary feeding

(b) Immunisation

(c) Distribution of freebooks and school dress to the children

(d) Related to Health and Nutrition Education to 3-6 year old children

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (11-20)

11) Which is not correctly matched?

    Scheme                                     Aim

(a) UDAY – It is related to Improving finances of power distribution companies

(b) HRIDAY – preserving and revitalizing heritage cities

(c) AMRUT – It is related to Improving basic urban infrastructure in cities

(d) Swachch Bharat Mission – Safe drinking water

12) According to Economic Survey 2015 – 16, which one has been constructed as the Chakravyuha Challenge of the Indian economy?

(a) It is related to the Movement of Indian Economy from socialism to capitalism

(b) It is related to Movement of Indian Economy from socialism with limited entry to marketism with exit

(c) Related with Movement of Indian Economy from socialism with limited entry to marketism without exit

(d) Related with Movement of Indian Economy from a mixed economy to capitalism

13) Consider all schemes and arrange all in chronological order of their launching :

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana
  2. Digital Gender Atlas related to Advancing Girls Education in India.
  3. Pradhan Mantri Suraksha Bima Yojana.
  4. Mudra Bank Yojana

Choose right answer from the codes given below :

(a) 1, 2, 4 and 3

(b) 3, 2, 1 and 4

(c) 2, 1, 3 and 4

(d) 3, 1, 2 and 4

Which country joined India and USA in the Malabar naval exercise held in July 2017?

(a) Japan

(b) South Korea

(c) France

(d) Philippines

The rank of India in the 2017 Sustainable Development Goal Index was.

(a) 116th

(b) 125th

(c) 108th

(d) 95th

16) India’s first DEMU train with solar-powered coaches was launched on 14th July 2017 at :

(a) Sarai Rohilla Railway Station

(b) New Delhi Railway Station

(c) Safdarjung Railway Station

(d) Delhi Cantt. Railway Station

17) Who among Indian scientist was awarded the 2017 Dan David prize in ‘future’ category?

(a) Dronamraju K.Rao

(b) Biman Bagchi

(c) C.N.R. Rao

(d) Shrinivas Kulkarni

18) Which country was the winner of FIFA confederations cup 2017?

(a) Chile

(b) Germany

(c) Mexico

(d) Portugal

19) Consider all statements regarding G-20 summits :

  1. In Germany, the 12th G-20 summit was held on.
  2. In China, the 13th G-20 summit will be held on.
  3. In Japan, the 14th G-20 summit will be held on.

Which of the above right statements are :

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 1 and 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1, 2 and 3

20) Consider all statements regarding the performance of Mithali Raj in women’s One Day International Cricket :

  1. More than 6000 runs to score first-ever achieved by her.
  2. She scored a century on her debut.
  3. She holds the record for scoring 7 consecutive half-centuries.
  4. She holds the world record for scoring the highest number of centuries.

Which of the above, right statements are :

(a) 1, 2 and 3 only

(b) 2, 3 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2 and 4 only

(d) 3 and 4 only

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (21-30)

21) In May 2017 is around, the length of the Dhola – Sadia bridge inaugurated

(a) 12.15 km

(b) 11.15 km

(c) 10.15 km

(d) 9.15 km

22) ‘Tejas’ which is a India’s first semi-high speed train will run between.

(a) Dadar and Kamthe

(b) Thane and Kolad

(c) Mumbai and Karmali

(d) Mumbai and Pune

23) India, was inducted in the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit  as a full member was held at

(a) Ufa

(b) Dushanbe

(c) Tashkent

(d) Astana

24) 9th BRICS summit is hosted in :

(a) China

(b) Russia

(c) Brazil

(d) South Africa

25) Which citie was ranked the dirties by the Urban Development Ministry in a list released in May 2017?

(a) Meerut

(b) Ghaziabad

(c) Gonda

(d) Shahjahanpur

26) Who among has been honoured with the 2016 ‘Saraswati Samman’?

(a) Padma Sachdev

(b) Govind Mishra

(c) Surjit Paatar

(d) Mahabaleshwar Sail

27) What was the theme of the 2017 World Population Day?

(a) Be counted : Say what you need

(b) Investing in teenage girls

(c) Vulnerable population in emergency

(d) Family planning : Empowering people, Developing Nations

28) A Japanese Encephalities Research Centre is to be set up in :

(a) Madhya Pradesh

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c) Rajasthan

(d) Punjab

29) India’s biggest Global skill park was laid on July 2017, the park whose foundation is claimed is

(a) Lucknow

(b) Bengaluru

(c) Bhopal

(d) Jaipur

30) Who heads the panel on National Education Policy constituted in June 2017 by the Human Resource Development Ministry?

(a) K.J.Alphonse

(b) Ram Shankar Kureel

(c) K.Kasturiranjan

(d) M.K.Shridhar

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (31-40)

31) Who is the first Indian to win the Australian Open Badmintor superseries title in men’s singles?

(a) S.Preenath

(b) K.Srikanth

(c) H.S.Prannoy

(d) P.Padukone

32) Match List I with List II and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists :

List – I [Institute]

  1. Forest Research Institute
  2. Indian Grassland and Fodder Research Institute
  3. Central Arid Zone Research Institute
  4. Indian Agricultural Research Institute

List – II

  1. Jodhpur
  2. New Delhi
  3. Dehradun
  4. Jhansi

Codes :

      A  B  C  D

(a)  2  4  1  3

(b)  3  4  1  2

(c)  1  3  2  4

(d)  4  2  3  1

33) The government which launched the web-based platform ‘Pratibimba’ to project the government’s achievements in March 2017.

(a) Maharashtra

(b) Madhya Pradesh

(c) Karnataka

(d) Tamil Nadu

34) The report which is published by the World Happiness Report published by the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network in 2017, which is the overall happiest country in the world?

(a) Iceland

(b) Denmark

(c) Switzerland

(d) Norway

35) Which is not included in the ten main themes of the Union budget for the financial years 2017-18?

(a) Export performance

(b) The poor and the underprivileged

(c) Youth

(d) Rural population

36) Place, where International Conference for Peace talks between Israel and Palestine held in 2017 was

(a) Geneva

(b) Washington

(c) Paris

(d) Berlin

37) Respirable Suspended Particulate Matter [R.S.P.M] size in the air is :

(a) more than 7 μm [microne]

(b) more than 6 μm [microne]

(c) more than 5 μm [microne]

(d) less than 5 μm [microne]

38) In Uttar Pradesh agro-climatic, the number of zones is found

(a) 3

(b) 6

(c) 9

(d) 12

39) Given below are two statements :

Assertion [A]: Changing in Climate is leading to increasing social tension in India.

Reason [R]: The frequency and intensity of the extreme weather events will have serious repercussions on food security.

Choose right answer from the code given below :

Codes :

(a) Here, both [A] and [R] are the true answer and [R] is the correct reason of [A]

(b) Here, both [A] and [R] are the true answer and [R] is not the correct reason of [A]

(c) [A] is true but [R] is false

(d) [A] is false but [R] is true

40) Which is the First National Park established in India?

(a) Chandoli National Park

(b) Jim Corbett National Park

(c) Gir Forest National Park

(d) Dudhwa National Park

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (41-50)

41) Which is the correct order of biological organization ranging from organism to biosphere?

(a) Population → Ecosystem → Community → Landscape

(b) Landscape  → Community → Ecosystem → Population

(c) Population → Community → Ecosystem → Landscape

(d) Population → Landscape → Community → Ecosystem

42) Which is not correctly matched?

Green House Gas – Source

(a) Carbon dioxide – Thermal Power Stations

(b) Chloro Fluro carbon – Automobile

(c) Nitrous Oxide – Waterlogged Paddy fields

(d) Sulphur dioxide – Brick Kilns

43) Which atmospheric changes take place due to the greenhouse effect?

(a) Increase in carbon dioxide concentration in the atmosphere

(b) Increase in humidity in the atmosphere

(c) Increase in a biological population

(d) Increase in wind speed

44)The country which is the initiative for ‘The Decade of Sustainable Energy for All’

(a) United Nations

(b) India

(c) Germany

(d) World Bank

45) The cause of Bhopal Gas Tragedy took place due to the leakage of :

(a) Methyl Isocynate

(b) Nitrogen dioxide

(c) Sulphur dioxide

(d) Carbon monoxide

46) Which is not correctly matched?

Pollutant – Disease caused

(a) Mercury – Minamata disease

(b) Cadmium – Itai – Itai disease

(c) Nitrate Ion – Blue baby syndrome

(d) Fluoride Ion – Indigestion

47) Which is considered to be the optimum concentration of carbon dioxide for natural balance in the atmosphere?

(a) 0.02 %

(b) 0.03%

(c) 0.04%

(d) 0.05%

48) Amount of rain depends on :

(a) Air pressure

(b) Humidity in atmosphere

(c) Water cycle 

(d) Temperature

49) Which one is not correctly matched?

(a) World Environment Day – 5th June

(b) Earth Day – 22nd April

(c) Anti-tobacco day – 5th May

(d) Ozone day – 16th September

50) Biodiversity has maximum danger from

(a) destruction of natural habitats and vegetation

(b) Improper agricultural operations

(c) Climate change

(d) Water pollution

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (51-60)

51) Which are the primary causes of climate change?

  1. Excessive burning of fossil fuels
  2. Exploding numbers of automobiles driven by oil
  3. Increasing solar flares
  4. Heavy deforestation

Choose right answer using the code given below :

(a) 2 and 3 only

(b) 1, 2 and 4 only

(c) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(d) 1 and 4 only

52) Which one is not correctly matched?

 Nitrogen-fixing agent – Crop

(a) Blue-green algae –  Paddy

(b) Rhizobium Leguminisarum – Pea

(c) Azotobacter – Wheat

(d) Azolla – Maize

53) Which ecosystems has maximum plant bio-mass?

(a) Tropical deciduous forest

(b) Tropical rain forest

(c) Temperature deciduous forest

(d) Desert shrubs

54) In which year, the Government of India enacted the Forest Conservation Act :

(a) 1976

(b) 1980

(c) 1983

(d) 1988

55) By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes:

List – I

  1. Tropical forest
  2. Conifer forest
  3. Mangroves
  4. Deciduous forest

List – II

  1. Sunderbans
  2. Himachal Pradesh
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Silent Valley

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 2 4 3

(b) 2 1 4 3

(c) 1 4 2 3

(d) 4 2 1 3

56) For Lok Sabha meeting, the quorum to constitute should be :

(a) 1/6 of the total members of the House

(b) 1/10 of the total members of the House

(c) 1/4 of the total members of the House

(d) 1/3 of the total members of the House

57) By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes:

  1. Curtailment of the power judicial review
  2. Abolition of Right to the property as a fundamental right
  3. It related to lowering the voting age from 21 to 18
  4. It related to the Addition of the word secular in the preamble

List II

  1. 61st Amendment
  2. 42nd Amendment
  3. 38th Amendment
  4. 44th Amendment

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 2 4 3

(b) 2 4 1 3

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 4 1 3 2

58) Which political features is/are common to India and the USA.

  1. Residuary powers vested in the centre.
  2. Residuary powers vested in the states.
  3. President has the power of pocket veto.
  4. The upper house has some nominated members.

(a) 3 only

(b)  3 and 4 only

(c) 2, 3 and 4 only

(d) 1, 3 and 4 only

59) ‘A Union of States in the Indian Constitution” concept has been taken from :

(a) The American Declaration of Independence

(b) The Australian Constitution

(c) The British North – American Act

(d) The Swiss Constitution

60) Given below are two statements :

Assertion [A]: In India, the scope of judicial review is limited.

Reason [R]: Some borrowed items present in the Indian constitution.

Choose right answer from the code given below :

(a) Here, both [A] and [R] are correct answer and [R] is the right explanation of [A]

(b) Here, both [A] and [R] are correct answer but [R] is not the correct explanation of [A]

(c) [A] is correct, but [R] is wrong.

(d) [A] is wrong, but [R] is correct.

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (61-70)

61) Who was a member of the Sarkaria Commission?

(a) V.Shankar

(b) K.Hanumanthaiah

(c) Dr S.R.Sen

(d) O.V.Algesan

62) By Matching Both List select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [States]

  1. Gujarat
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. Odisha

List II [ No. of members in Rajyasabha]

  1. 9
  2. 11
  3. 12
  4. 10

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 4 3 2

(b) 3 2 4 1

(c) 2 3 1 4

(d) 1 2 3 4

63) Given below are two statements :

Assertion [A]: Political parties follow model code of conduct as soon as an election is announced.

Reason [R]: Parliament enacted Mode code of conduct.

Choose appropriate answer from the code given below :

Codes :

(a) Here, both (A) and (R) are the true answer and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) Here, both (A) and (R) are the true answer, 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.

64) Year when Rajya Sabha was constituted for the first time.

(a) 1950

(b) 1951

(c) 1952

(d) 1953

65) Who is empowered to establish the inter state council?

(a) Parliament

(b) President

(c) Speaker of Loksabha

(d) Prime Minister

66) Which one is not correctly matched?

(a) Policy cut Motion – It is related to budget demand be reduced to Rs.one

(b) Economy cut motion – It is related to budget demand be reduced by a specified amount.

(c) Token cut Motion – In this budget, demand is reduced by rupees one hundred

(d) Vote on Account – It is related to the parliamentary sanction of all budgetary demands for grants in a financial year.

67) Which are enshrined in the third schedule of the Indian Constitution?

  1. It is the form of oath of office for a Minister for the Union.
  2. It is the form of oath to be made by the Chief Justice of Supreme Court.
  3. Oath’s form of office for the President of India.
  4. It is the form of oath to be made by a Member of Parliament.

Choose right answer using the code given below :

Codes :

(a) 1, 2, 3

(b) 2, 3, 4

(c) 1,2,4

(d) 1,2,3,4

68) Protem Speakers are generally appointed as

(a) The speaker of the outgoing Loksabha

(b) The Dy.Speaker of the outgoing Loksabha

(c) One of the senior-most members of the newly elected Loksabha

(d) Opposition party’s leader in the outgoing Loksabha

69) What is Bullock – Capitalist?

(a) Farmers who are poor

(b) Farmers who are rich

(c) It is related to those farmers who have some resources but are not rich

(d) Farmers who are big Zamindars

70) Which one not fall within the purview of Article 21 of the Constitution?

(a) Medical aid to injured by a doctor

(b) Sexual Harassment of Women at the workplace

(c) Pollution of the quality of water

(d) Capital punishment

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (71-80)

71) Which one is not a feature of a zonal council?

(a) It is a constitutional body

(b) Under the States Reorganization Act, 1956,  five Zonal Councils have set up.

(c) Zonal Council, not included Chandigarh as a state

(d) It is an Advisory body

72) Consider all statements and choose right answer by using the codes given below :

Assertion [A]: India is a democratic country.

Reason [R]: India has its own constitution

Codes :

(a) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer and (R) is the correct explanation of (A

(b) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(c) [A] is true but [R] is false

(d) Both [A] and [R] are false

73) Which one is not a collective privilege of the members of  Parliament?

(a) Freedom of debates and proceedings

(b) It has the right to regulate the internal matters of the Parliament

(c) Freedom from attendance as Witness

(d) It is related to the privilege of excluding strangers from the house

74) Consider all statements and choose the answer from the codes given below :

  1. For appointing the judge of a State High court., the Governor does not have the power.
  2. He is not a part of the Legislature.
  3. He has the power to nominate some members of the Legislative Council.
  4. He has no judicial powers.

Codes :

(a) 1 and 2 are correct

(b) 1 and 3 are correct

(c) 2 an 4 are correct

(d) All are correct

75) In many passages of the Rig Veda, the name ‘Aghanya’ stands for :

(a) Priest

(b) Women

(c) Cows

(d) Brahmanas

76) Rock-cut caves eleven headed Bodhisattva image is depicted in

(a) Ajanta

(b) Ellora

(c) Kanheri

(d) Karle

77) Consider all statements :

  1. Rock cut in the early chaityagri has and viharas of Guntuphalli in West Godavari district.
  2. Usually, rock-cut in the chaityas and viharas of Eastern Deccan.

Of these statements :

(a) Only 1 is correct

(b) Only 2 is correct

(c) Both 1 and 2 are correct

(d) Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

78) A resolution passed by the Rajya Sabha under Article 249 of the constitution empowering Parliament to legislate on a state subject in national interest remains in force for a period.

(a) Not exceeding six months

(b) Not exceeding two years

(c) Not exceeding one year

(d) of unlimited time

79) Which system of levying land revenue in Deccan was prevalent during the reign of Akbar?

(a) Kankut

(b) Number of ploughs

(c) Zabt

(d) Ghallabakshi

80) Who foreign traveller visited India during the reign of Jahangir?

(a) Father Anthony Monserate

(b) Francisco Pelsaert

(c) Niccolo Manucci

(d) Francois Bernier

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (81-90)

81) Consider all statements and choose right answer from the codes given below the statements :

Assertion [A]: During the British rule, India generally had a favourable balance of trade.

Reason [R]: Unrequited exports form is the drain of wealth took.

Codes

(a) Here, both [A] and [R] are true answer and [R] is the correct explanation of [A]

(b) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(c) [A] is true but [R] is false

(d) Both [A] and [R] are false

82) The last ruler of ‘Jaunpur state’ was

(a) Mohammed Shah

(b) Hussain Shah

(c) Mubarak Shah

(d) Ibrahim Shah

83) Which airs is not correctly matched?

(a) Hector Munro – Related to Battle of Buxar

(b) Lord Hastings – Anglo – Related to Nepal War

(c) Lord Wellesley – Fourth Anglo – Related to Mysore War

(d) Lord Cornwallis – Third Anglo – Related to Maratha War

84) By Matching Both List select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [Tirthankara]

  1. Adinatha
  2. Mallinatha
  3. Sambhavnatha

List II [Cognizance]

  1. Bull
  2. Horse
  3. Snake
  4. Water Jar

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 4 3 2

(b) 1 3 2 4

(c) 2 4 3 1

(d) 3 1 4 2

85) Which one is not true about the Barabar hill caves?

(a) In Barabar hill four caves are present.

(b) Inscriptions of Ashoka are found on the walls of three caves

(c) For informing us by these inscriptions about the dedication of these caves to the Ajivikas.

(d) These inscriptions date back to 6th century BC.

86) The place where Matsya Mahajanapada of 6th century B.C was located in :

(a) Western Uttar Pradesh

(b) Rajasthan

(c) Bundelkhand

(d) Rohilkhand

87) By Matching Both List select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I

  1. Gandhar Art
  2. Junagarh Rock inscription
  3. Milinapanho
  4. Taxila inscriptions

List II

  1. Menander
  2. Patika
  3. Kushanas
  4. Rudradaman I

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 3 4 2

(b) 2 4 3 1

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 2 1 3 4

88) Which one pairs is not correctly matched?

Revolt                             Year

a) Prabna revolt            1873

(b) Deccan Kisan revolt      1875

(c) Sanyasi revolt             1894

(d) Kol uprising                 1870

89) Which one social reformer strongly opposed the Jury Act of 1826?

(a) Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar

(b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

(c) Mahadev Govind Ranade

(d) Rajnarayan Basu

90) In which places the Dutch established their trading centres in India?

(a) Nagappattinam, Chinsura, Machilipatnam

(b) Surat, Bharuch, Agra

(c) Cochin, Ahmedabad, Patna

(d) All the above

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (91-100)

91) Who supported the Swaraj Party in Central Legislative Assembly in pre-independent India?

(a) M.A.Jinnah

(b) Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad

(c) Dr.Rajendra Prasad

(d) Jawaharlal Nehru

92) Year, when Gopal Krishna Gokhale founded ‘Servants of India Society’.

(a) 1902

(b) 1903

(c) 1904

(d) 1905

93) In which year the Jatiya Sarkar was formed in the Midnapur district of Bengal?

(a) 1939

(b) 1940

(c) 1941

(d) 1942

94) Which trial attracted world-wide publicity and drew sympathetic comments from Albert Einstein, H.G.Wells, Harold Laski and Roosevelt in favour of the convicts?

(a) INA trial

(b) Lahore conspiracy case

(c) Meerut conspiracy case

(d) None of the above

95) The name of the person who remarked about the East India Company that “The Company is an anomaly but it is part of a system where everything is an anomaly”?

(a) Warren Hastings

(b) G.B.Macaulay

(c) Lord Clive

(d) Henry Dundas

96) Which one state has the lowest percentage of Scheduled Tribes population as a percentage of its total population according to Census 2011?

(a) Uttar Pradesh

(b) Bihar

(c) Tamil Nadu

(d) Kerala

97) Which is not a cold ocean current?

(a) Canaries

(b) Humboldt

(c) Oyashio

(d) Agulhas

98) Which is not correctly matched?

Mountain pass          State

(a) Sipkila –      Himachal Pradesh

(b) Bomdila –    Arunachal Pradesh

(c) Nathula –    Meghalaya

(d) Zojila –       Jammu & Kashmir

99) Which city is known as the oil capital of Europe?

(a) Belfast

(b) Aberdeen

(c) Leeds

(d) Liverpool

100) Which group of countries share a border with Israel?

(a) Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Egypt

(b) Egypt, Turkey, Jordan, Cyprus

(c) Lebanon, Syria, Turkey, Jordan

(d) Turkey, Syria, Iraq, Yemen

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (101-110)

101) Which one following is the Largest plateau?

(a) Coconino

(b) Aquarius

(c) Colorado

(d) Columbia

102) Arrange all events in correct chronological sequence using the code given below

  1. Satyagraha against the Rowlatt Act
  2. Champaran Satyagraha
  3. Kheda Peasant struggle
  4. Ahmedabad Mill Strike

Codes

(a) 2,4,3,1

(b) 1,2,3,4

(c) 2,1,4,3

(d) 3,2,4,1

103) Which army was defeated by the army of Kakatiya rulers in 1303 at Warangal?

(a) of Iltutmish

(b) of Balban

(c) of Alauddin Khalji

(d) of Muhammad Tughlaq

104) India’s deepest port is :

(a) Kandla

(b) Cochin

(c) Paradip

(d) Marmagoa

105) Which is the largest glacier?

(a) Sasaini

(b) Gangotri

(c) Zemu

(d) Siachin

106) Which iron and Steel plant is not close to raw material area?

(a) Jamshedpur

(b) Rourkela

(c) Durgapur

(d) Salem

107) Red sea is an example of :

(a) Volcanic valley

(b) Eroded valley

(c) Axial trough

(d) U-shaped valley

108) The Tropic of cancer passes through which of the following states?

Choose right answer from the codes given below:

  1. Gujarat
  2. Chattisgarh
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Jharkhand

Codes :

(a) 1,2 and 4

(b) 1,2,3 and 4

(c) 1,3 and 4

(d) 2, 3 and 4

Choose appropriate west to east sequence of the following Hilly Castes?

(a) Khasi – Garo – Naga – Jaintia

(b) Naga – Jaintiya – Khasi – Garo

(c) Garo – Khasi – Jaintia – Naga

(d) Jaintiya – Naga – Garo – Khasi

110) Which pairs are correctly matched?

  1. Idukki: Thermal Power Station
  2. Sabarigiri: Hydroelectric project
  3. Ghatprabha: an Irrigation project
  4. Ramganga: Multipurpose project

(a) 2, 3 and 4

(b) 1, 2, 3 and 4

(c) 3 and 4

(d) 1 and 2

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (111-120)

111) By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [Waterfall]

  1. Dudhsagar
  2. Duduma
  3. Gokak
  4. Jog

List II [River]

  1. Ghatprabha
  2. Machhkund
  3. Sharavati
  4. Mandavi

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 4 2 1 3

(b) 4 2 3 1

(c) 2 4 1 3

(d) 2 3 4 1

112) Which rock systems provide over 90% of the coal of India?

(a) Vindhyan system

(b) Dharwar system

(c) Tertiary system

(d) Gondwana system

113) By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [Area]

  1. Western Ghat
  2. South-east Rajasthan
  3. North-east India
  4. Madhya Pradesh and Chattisgarh

List II [Shifting Cultivation]

  1. Dahiya
  2. Waltre
  3. Jhum
  4. Kumari

Codes :

A B C D

(a) 4 2 3 1

(b) 4 3 2 1

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 3 2 1 4

114) By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [Aluminium company]

  1. Balco

B.Hindalco

  1. Indian Aluminium company
  2. NALCO

List II [Location]

  1. Hirakud
  2. Korba
  3. Koraput
  4. Renukut

Codes :

      A B C D

(a) 3 1 4 2

(b) 2 4 1 3

(c) 3 4 1 2

(d) 2 1 4 3

115)  By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes.

List I [City]

  1. Khartoum
  2. Brazzaville
  3. Rotterdam
  4. Paris

List II [River]

  1. Zaire
  2. Nile
  3. Seine
  4. Rhine

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 2 1 4 3

(b) 1 2 3 4

(c) 4 3 2 1

(d) 3 4 1 2

116) Which canal is used as an inland waterway in Southern Germany?

(a) Volga-Don Canal

(b) Sault – Sainte Marie Canal

(c) Ludwigs Canal

(d) White Sea Canal

117) Large coffee plantations in Brazil are called

(a) Estate

(b) Estancias

(c) Kalkhozes

(d) Fazendas

118) Which pairs is not correctly matched?

Country Capital

(a) Guinea Bissau – Bissau

(b) Taiwan – Taipei

(c) Nicaragua – Managua

(d) Maldives – Malabo

119) In which animal hooves are not found?

(a) Deer

(b) Jackal

(c) Zebra

(d) Horse

120) The sweet taste present in fruits due to :

(a) Maltose

(b) Ribose

(c) Lactose

(d) Fructose

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (121-130)

121) Natural polymer is

(a) Bakelite

(b) Silk

(c) Kevlar

(d) Lexan

122) Which one pairs is not correctly matched?

    Hormone             Function

(a) Insulin – Regulation of blood glucose

(b) Melatonin – Regulation of sleep

(c) Oxytocin – It working for Releasing of milk from mammary glands

(d) Gastrin – Regulation of blood pressure

123) Urea is

(a) Nitrogen-containing an organic compound

(b) A nitrogen-containing in an organic compound

(c) A plant hormone

(d) An Endergonic compound

124) Rani Jhansi maritime National Park was founded in :

(a) 1994

(b) 1995

(c) 1996

(d) 1997

125) The stench due to leakage from LPG cylinder is due to :

(a) Methane

(b) Propane

(c) Butane

(d) Ethyl mercaptan

126) Given below are two statements :

Assertion [A]: Human body is incapable of digesting cellulose.

Reason [R]: In the human body, starch degrading enzyme, diastase, are found.

Choose right answer from the code given below :

Codes

(a) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(c) [A] is true but [R] is false

(d) Both [A] and [R] are false

127) Which one organ will not feel any pain on being pricked by a needle?

(a) Skin

(b) Brain

(c) Heart

(d) Eye

128) Deficiency of Iodine causes :

(a) Night Blindness

(b) Cancer

(c) Goitre

(d) Osteoporosis

129) Which one organic acid is abundant in grapes, tamarind and banana?

(a) Acetic acid

(b) Citric acid

(c) Lactic acid

(d) Tartaric acid

130) Which fuel would produce minimum environmental pollution?

(a) Hydrogen

(b) Diesel

(c) Kerosene

(d) Coal

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (131-140)

131) Which has the largest brain in proportion to its body size?

(a) Ant

(b) Elephant

(c) Dolphin

(d) Human Being

132) Which is used for tracking an artificial satellite very precisely from the earth

(a) Doppler effect

(b) Radar

(c) Sonar

(d) Pulsar

133)In a tunnel five bulbs each of 100-watt capacity are illuminated continuously for twenty hours. The consumption of electricity will be :

(a) One unit

(b) Two units

(c) Ten units

(d) Twenty units

134) If an unsaturated sugar solution is prepared by mixing 100 grams of sugar with a half litre of water, which of the following physical quantities will not change?

(a) mass

(b) density

(c) concentration

(d) volume

135) A mobile phone charger is

(a) An inverter

(b) A UPS

(c) A step-up transformer

(d) A step-down transformer

The stones present in the gall bladder affect the digestion of :

(a) Protein

(b) Fat

(c) Carbohydrate

(d) Nucleic acid

137) Which one is not a genetic disease?

(a) Night blindness

(b) Albinism

(c) Haemophilia

(d) Colour blindness

138) Which one pairs is not correctly matched?

      Vitamin                 Role

(a) Vitamin B12 – anti anaemic factor

(b) Vitamin C – antiscorbutic factor

(c) Vitamin D – anti sterility factor

(d) Vitamin K – antihaemorrhagic factor

139) Given below are two statements :

Assertion [A]: By the report of the World Health Organization [WHO] in 1993, there were 16.5 million deaths due to infectious diseases worldwide.

Reason [R]: Without health planning, urbanisation leads to the spread of such diseases.

Choose right answer from the codes given below :

Codes :

(a) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer and (R) is the correct explanation of (A).

(b) Here, both (A) and (R) are true answer, but (R) is not the correct explanation of (A).

(c) [A] is true but [R] is false

(d) [A] is false but [R] are true

140) A cut diamond shines brilliantly due to

(a) some inherent property

(b) total internal reflection

(c) its molecular structure

(d) absorption of light

UPPCS Previous Year Paper – 2017 / Question From (141-150)

141)  By Matching Both Lists select the correct answer from the given codes

List I [Product]

  1. Opium
  2. Hing
  3. Rubber

D.Quinine

List II [Source]

  1. Bark
  2. Root
  3. Fruit
  4. Stem

Codes :

     A B C D

(a) 1 2 3 4

(b) 3 2 4 1

(c) 4 2 1 3

(d) 2 4 3 1

142) Dish antenna is used by Television viewers to receive satellite signals do not receive signals during rain:

  1. Because of the small size of the antenna.
  2. Because of rain droplets absorb the energy of radio waves.
  3. Droplets of rain disperse the energy of radio waves from their original direction.

Which of the above statements are correct?

(a) Only 1

(b) Only 1 and 2

(c) Only 2 and 3

(d) 1, 2 and 3

143) According to the 2011 Census which one states have recorded a decrease in population?

(a) Nagaland

(b) Manipur

(c) Tripura

(d) Sikkim

144) The bank which has been established in China by BRICS countries.

(a) New Industrial Development Bank

(b) New Agricultural Development Bank

(c) New Development Bank

(d) New Commercial Bank

145) Arrange all scheme launched by Government of India in chronological order and choose the correct answer from the codes given below :

  1. Sukanya Samriddhi Yojana
  2. Atal Pension Yojana

III. Make in India

  1. Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana

Codes :

(a) IV, III, II and I

(b) I, II, III and IV

(c) III, II, I and IV

(d) IV, I, II and III

146) Under Social Security Act 2008, Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana launched that covers :

(a) only organized sector workers

(b) only rural workers

(c) only unorganized sector workers

(d) all category of workers

147) During the eleventh plan period, the targets to reduce Infant Mortality Rate [IMR] was kept at

(a) 27 per 1000 live birth

(b) 28 per 1000 live birth

(c) 29 per 1000 live birth

(d) 30 per 1000 live birth

148) Saksham project which is approved by the Govt  of India is related to

(a) Skill development of SC and ST population

(b) A military unit for effective disaster management

(c) A new indirect tax network

(d) Creating self-confidence among ‘Divyang’ youth.

149) The specific requirements of the ‘start-ups’ can be fulfilled through :

(a) Angel Investors

(b) Venture capital

(c) Crowdfunding

(d) All the above

150) By which ministry SEZ India mobile app has been launched in January 2017 :

(a) Ministry of Labour and Employment.

(b) Ministry of Finance

(c) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

(d) Ministry of Corporate Affairs.

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