UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 GS Test 1-A

UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 General Studies Test 1-A in English: UPHESC Assistant Professor Recruitment 2021- Uttar Pradesh Higher Education Services Commission has started accepting online application form for 2003 vacancies for Assistant Professor Posts on its official website @uphesconline.org from 27th February 2021. The notice includes the dates and events for UPHESC recruitment.

UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 Test Series for General studies

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1. Which state government recently approved Ground water Act, 2020, to improve groundwater level?

[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Jharkhand
[D] Rajasthan

2. Who was recently named as the nominee for the proposed Delimitation Commission for Jammu and Kashmir?

[A] Sunil Arora
[B] Sushil Chandra
[C] Om Prakash Rawat
[D] A K Jyoti

3. Which state has recently reduced the retirement age of government employees to 58 years?

[A] Odisha
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Punjab
[D] Andhra Pradesh

4. Which state launched an initiative called ‘Safe homes’ to provide safe accommodation to inter-caste and inter-religious couples?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Kerala
[C] Karnataka
[D] Tamil Nadu

5. An initiative of ‘Arogya Setu Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) service’ has been launched by the Centre in association with which state government?

[A] Odisha
[B] Rajasthan
[C] Kerala
[D] Tamil Nadu

6. National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL), that has ‘Swasth Vayu’ ventilator, is an aerospace laboratory of which organisation?

[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
[B] Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
[C] Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
[D] Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL)

7. National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) has signed a MoU with which foundation to telecast e-learning content for school children?

[A] Rotary India
[B] Child Rights and You
[C] Smile Foundation
[D] Akshay Patra Foundation

8. Which Indian security force has launched a robot named ‘Captain Arjun’ to perform medical screening?

[A] Railway Protection Force
[B] Central Industrial Security Force
[C] Central Reserve Police Force
[D] Border Security Force

9. Which organisation has received a patent for its Liquid Cooling and Heating Garment (LCHG)?

[A] Defence Research and Development Organisation
[B] Indian Space Research Organisation
[C] Indian Navy
[D] Hindustan Aeronautical Ltd

10. Which Indian state/UT became the first to operationalised rail coaches converted into isolation units for Covid-19?

[A] New Delhi
[B] Madhya Pradesh
[C] Uttar Pradesh
[D] Gujarat

11. ‘SPANDAN’ is a campaign launched by which Indian state/UT?

[A] Odisha
[B] Chhattisgarh
[C] New Delhi
[D] Uttarakhand

12. Which Indian state/UT has launched mobile based surveillance application named ‘Ghar Ghar Nigrani’?

[A] West Bengal
[B] Odisha
[C] Punjab
[D] Rajasthan

13. Which Indian state/UT has launched Poultry Policy, 2020 and announced subsidy for poultry related activities?

[A] Tamil Nadu
[B] Jammu and Kashmir
[C] Himachal Pradesh
[D] Sikkim

14. Which Indian state/UT is set to launch a new initiative for school students named ‘Ektu Khelo, Ektu Padho’?

[A] Odisha
[B] Tripura
[C] Assam
[D] Sikkim

15. Which Indian state/UT has launched ‘Weavers Samman Yojana’?

[A] Madhya Pradesh
[B] Karnataka
[C] Odisha
[D] Gujarat

16. Which is the first Indian state to provide LPG connections to all its households?

[A] Gujarat
[B] Himachal Pradesh
[C] Andhra Pradesh
[D] Odisha

17. Which state has become the first to use Space Technology to safeguard Government Lands?

[A] Telangana
[B] Odisha
[C] Rajasthan
[D] Punjab

18. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan centre of which institution has partnered with CSIR and Vijnana Bharti for promoting rural development?

[A] IIT Madras
[B] IIT Delhi
[C] IIT Kharagpur
[D] IIT Guwahati

19. Which initiative launched under the Ayushman Bharat (AB-HWCs) programme has provided over 1 lakh consultations?

[A] eSanjeevani
[B] Eat right Tool kit
[C] My Life My Yoga
[D] NCD Screening

20. Jammu and Kashmir has launched an e-auction portal to promote trade of ‘Kashmir Saffron’, along with which organisation?

[B] Centre for Development of Advanced Computing
[C] National Informatics Centre
[D] National Institute of Electronics & Information Technology

21.”Faith is a Battle” is the biographical work on which of the following personalities?

[A] Mohammad Ali Jinnah
[B] Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
[C] Maulana Abul Kalam Azad
[D] None of them

22. The term “Bleeding Madras” is related to which among the following?

[A] An event during the First war of Independence
[B] A Newspaper published in British Era
[C] A type of Cloth
[D] A type of Plant

23. The “Chai Taret Khuntakpa” is a period ranging from 1817-1826, which the Manipuri’s remember it as 7 years of devastation. In this context consider the following statements: 

  1. During this period, the rule of Assam and Manipur had gone into hands of the Burmese
  2. The “Chai Taret Khuntakpa” ended with the Treaty of Yandabu

Which among the above statements is / are correct?

[A] Only 1 is correct
[B] Only 2 is correct
[C] Both 1 & 2 are correct
[D] Neither 1 nor 2 is correct

24. Who started first Marathi newspaper Bombay Darpan in 1832?

[A] Jagannath Sheth
[B] Vishnu Shastri Bapat
[C] Krishna Shastri Chaplunkar
[D] Balashastri Jambhekar

25.At which among the following places, Jayaprakash Narayan had convened the first All India Congress Socialists Conference in 1934?

[A] Lucknow
[B] Patna
[C] Gaya
[D] Kolkata

26. Who among the following was the head of the Arbital Tribunal set up at the time of India’s independence?

[A] C Radcliffe
[B] William Patrick Spens
[C] Edward Percy Smith
[D] William Lloyd Roots

27. Who among the following gave the safety valve theory for Indian National Congress?

[A] Bal Gangadhar Tilak
[B] Lala Lajpat Rai
[C] Bipinchandra Pal
[D] MN Roy

28. in the tenure of which Governor-General an attempt was made for the first time to codify Hindu and Muslim customary laws?

[A] Lord Cornwallis
[B] Warren Hastings
[C] William Bentinck
[D] Charles Metcalfe

29. Who among the following leaders led the Revolt of 1857 in Kanpur?

[A] Nana Sahab
[B] Tantiya Tope
[C] Azimullah Khan
[D] All of the above

30.Who was the first Governor-General of Independent India?

[A] Lord Wavell
[B] General Kodandera Madappa
[C] Chakravarti Rajgopalachari
[D] Lord Mountbaten

31.Which of the following tree species in the Himalayan region is many a times held responsible for frequent forest fire in the region?

[A] Sugar Pine
[B] Teak
[C] Chir Pine
[D] Sissoo

32.Consider the following comparisons of Eastern and Western Ghats:

  1. Average elevation of Eastern Ghats is lower in comparison to Western Ghats
  2. The coastal area of Eastern Ghats is narrower in comparison to Western Ghats

Which among the above is / are correct statements?

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

33.Consider the following rivers:

  1. Son
  2. Chambal
  3. Betwa

 Which of the above is/are tributary/tributaries of Yamuna?

[A] 1 & 2 Only
[B] 3 Only
[C] 2 & 3 Only
[D] 1, 2 & 3

34.Which of the following regions of India is best suited to cotton cultivation?

[A] Deccan Plateau
[B] North East India
[C] Indo-Gangetic Plain
[D] East Coastal Plains

35.Which of the following forest types occupies the maximum area in India?

[A] Tropical moist deciduous
[B] Montane wet temperate forest
[C] Tropical wet evergreen
[D] Tropical rainforest

36.  Consider the following statements about sugarcane cultivation in India:

  1. Tropical climate is best suited for sugarcane cultivation
  2. The area under sugarcane cultivation is increasing in peninsular region

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] 1 Only
[B] 2 Only
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 nor 2

37.Omkareshwar Hydroelectric Power Project is associated with which of the following rivers?

[A] Luni
[B] Narmada
[C] Chambal
[D] Sabarmati

38.Consider the following rivers:

  1. Damodar
  2. Subarnarekha
  3. Chambal
  4. Banas

Which of the above have superimposed drainage?

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 2, 3 & 4 Only
[C] 1, 2 & 4 Only
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

39.  Krishi Karman Awards are given for the production of which of the following crops?

  1. Rice
  2. Wheat
  3. Pulses
  4. Cotton

 Select the correct option from codes given below:

[A] 1, 2 & 3 Only
[B] 1, 2 & 4 Only
[C] 3 & 4 Only
[D] 1 & 2 Only

40.Consider the following statements about the Primary Agricultural Co-Operative Society (PACS):

  1. They function under the district central cooperative banks (DCCBs)
  2. They are registered under the Co-operative Societies Act and regulated by the RBI
  3. They provide loans to their members only

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

[A] Only 1 & 2
[B] Only 1 & 3
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] 1, 2 & 3

41.In which of the following cases the Supreme Court has used its power of judicial review?

[A] Kesavananda Bharati case (1973)
[B] Privy Purses Abolition case (1971)
[C] Minerva Mills case (1980)
[D] All of the above

42. What is the judgement of I.R. Coelho case (2007) on the power of judicial review?

[A] Immunity from judicial review for acts under Ninth Schedule
[B] No blanket immunity from judicial review for acts under Ninth Schedule
[C] Judicial review is not a basic feature of Constitution
[D] None of the above

43. Which article of the Indian Constitution enumerates the residuary powers of legislation?

[A] 247
[B] 248
[C] 249
[D] 250

44. Who appoints the judges of a state high court?

[A] President
[B] Prime Minister
[C] Governor
[D] President in consultation with the Chief Justice of India and the governor of the state

45. Which of the following Article of the Constitution deal with Centre-state financial relations?

[A] Article 293 to 111
[B] Article 258 to 268
[C] Articles 268 to 293
[D] None of the above

46. Who is empowered to constitute a GST Council?

[A] The Parliament
[B] The President
[C] the Prime Minister
[D] the Rajya Sabha

47. Where was the President’s Rule imposed for the first time under Article 356?

[A] Bihar
[B] Uttar Pradesh
[C] Travancore-Cochin

48. Which of the following Articles have never been implemented in India?

[A] Article 352
[B] Article 260
[C] Article 360
[D] Article 60

49. Which of the following statements are correct about judicial activism?

[A] It is the process of lawmaking by judges
[B] It is the practice in the judiciary of protecting individual rights
[C] Judges depart from strict adherence to judicial precedents
[D] All of the above

50. In which of the following cases the governor has situational discretion?
1. Appointment of chief minister when no party has a clear-cut majority.
2. Dismissal of the council of ministers when it cannot prove the confidence of the state legislative assembly.
3. Dissolution of the state legislative assembly even if the council of ministers has majority.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 1 & 2
[C] Only 2 & 3
[D] All of the above

51. What is the percentage decrease in forest cover in the northeast region in the last 2 years?

[A] 2.3%
[B] 0.45%
[C] 1.3%
[D] None of the above

52. Which is the largest bamboo producing country in the world?

[A] China
[B] India
[C] Japan
[D] Vietnam

53. Which of the following is the major source of irrigation in India?

[A] Canals
[B] Wells and Tube wells
[C] Tanks
[D] None of the above

54.What is the limit of trans fat content in fats and oils?

[A] 10%
[B] 5%
[C] 25%
[D] 19%

55.How may cultivated species contribute to food production globally?

[A] 200
[B] 400
[C] 1000
[D] 900

56.Which crop is paid Fair and remunerative price?

[A] Sugarcane
[B] Copra
[C] Wheat
[D] Coffee

57.Which Industrial policy was regarded as the “Economic constitution of India”?

[A] Industrial Policy 1948
[B] Industrial Policy 1956
[C] Industrial Policy 1991
[D] Industrial Policy 1973

58.Which state is the largest e-waste producer in India?

[A] Telangana
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] Karnataka

59.Which among the following is an Industrial corridor planned in India?
1. Delhi-Mumbai Industrial Corridor (DMIC)
2. Amritsar-Kolkata Industrial Corridor (AKIC)
3. Bengaluru-Mumbai Economic Corridor (BMEC)
4. Chennai-Bengaluru Industrial Corridor (CBIC)
5. Vizag-Chennai Industrial Corridor (VCIC)
Choose the correct option from the choices given below:

[A] 1,2 and 5 only
[B] 1,2,3 and 5 only
[C] 2,3,4 and 5 only
[D] 1,2,3,4 ad 5

60.What is the increased export incentive to MSME under the Mid-Term Review of Foreign Trade Policy (2015-20)?

[A] 2%
[B] 3%
[C] 2.4%
[D] 1,5%

61.Which Indian football player is known as “Kalo Harin”?

[A] Pradip Kumar Banerjee
[B] I M Vijayan
[C] Bhaichung Bhutia
[D] Anirudh Thapa

62.Which country houses the largest tennis stadium in the world “Arthur Ashe Stadium”?

[A] Netherlands
[B] United States of America
[C] France
[D] Australia

63.In which Summer Olympics, tennis got returned as a full medal sport, when it was dropped after the 1924 Summer Olympics?

[A] 1976 Summer Olympics
[B] 1980 Summer Olympics
[C] 1984 Summer Olympics
[D] 1988 Summer Olympics

64.Which are the tennis players that won the gold medal in men’s doubles at the 2016 Summer Olympics?

[A] Robert Bryan and Michael Bryan
[B] Roger Federer and Stanislas Wawrinka
[C] Andy Murray and Stanislas Wawrinka
[D] Marc Lopez and Rafael Nadal

65.Who is Rafael Nadal?

[A] An American tennis player
[B] A French tennis player
[C] A Spanish tennis player
[D] A Canadian tennis player

66.Which badminton player won the BWF World Championships most number of times in the women’s singles category?

[A] Lin Ying
[B] Gao Ling
[C] Carolina Marin
[D] Yu Yang

67.Who became the second Indian badminton player to have won the All England Open Badminton Championships?

[A] Prakash Padukone
[B] Parupalli Kashyap
[C] Pullela Gopichand
[D] Chetan Anand

68.Which sport’s competition is known as the “BWF Super Series”?

[A] Hockey
[B] Tennis
[C] Golf
[D] Badminton

69.What is Kento Momota famous for?

[A] A Japanese tennis player
[B] A Japanese basketball player
[C] A Japanese badminton player
[D] A Japanese baseball player

70.Who won the gold medal in badminton men’s singles in the 2016 Summer Olympics?

[A] Lee Chong Wei
[B] Chen Long
[C] Lin Dan
[D] Viktor Axelsen

71.Which of the following refers to udaka-bhaga?

[A] Tax on irrigated land
[B] Tax on fertile land
[C] Tax on trade
[D] Tax on production

72.Which of the following empire assigned a sub-caste to the foreigners?

[A] Gupta Empire
[B] Kushana Empire
[C] Maurya empire
[D] Magadha Empire

73.During which of the following period, social and economic status of the Shudras improved?

[A] Maurya empire
[B] Gupta Empire
[C] Magadha Empire
[D] Kushana Empire

74.Which of the following foreign travelers mentions in his memoirs that the Chandalas lived outside the village and had to maintain distance from the upper castes?

[A] Hiuen-Tsang
[B] Fa-Hien
[C] Ptolemy
[D] I-tsing

75.The Muktesvara temple of  Orissa was built in which of the following centuries?

[A] 6th century AD
[B] 8th century AD
[C] 9th century AD
[D] 10th century AD

76.Which of the following authors wrote Kadambarikathasara?

[A] Rajanaka Ratnakar
[B] Jinasena
[C] Sanmitracharita
[D] Abhinanda

77.Which of the following was the author of Dhatupradipa?

[A] Bhavabhuti
[B] Saktibhadra
[C] Maitreyarakshita
[D] Hastimalla

78.Which of the following was the author of Rajamartanda?

[A] Bhoja
[B] Jayanta
[C] Nathamuni
[D] Yamunacharya

79.In Sufi philosophy, the term Wali’ refers to which of the following?

[A] Teacher
[B] Beloved
[C] Friend
[D] Servant

80.Khwaja Muinuddin Chishti travelled to which of the following places?
1) Bukhara
2) Samarqand
Select the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] Only 1
[B] Only 2
[C] Both 1 & 2
[D] Neither 1 & 2

81.Which of the following pairs are correctly matched?
1. Alluvial soil — Uttar Pradesh
2. Regur soil— Maharashtra
3. Laterite soil— Karnataka
4. Red and yellow soil — Chhattisgarh
Choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

82.Arrange the following soil as per the descending order of their percentage of area cover?
1. Black Soil
2. Laterite Soil
3. Red Soil
4. Alluvial Soil
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 4, 3, 1, 2
[B] 2, 3, 1, 4
[C] 3, 2, 1, 4
[D] 4, 1, 3, 2

83.Which among the following matches of National parks and their states are correct?
1. Bandipur- Karnataka
2. Rajaji- Uttarakhand
3. Simlipal- Odisha
4. Pin Valley- Jammu & Kashmir
choose the correct option from the codes given below:

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 1, 2 & 3
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

84. As per the India State of Forest Report (ISFR) 2019, what percent of the total geographical area of India is covered with forest?

[A] 21.67%
[B] 25.32%
[C] 28.19%
[D] 31.23%

85.Which of the following type of rocks in India produces manganese?

[A] Gondwana
[B] Tertiary
[C] Dharwar
[D] Vindhya

86.Himalayan region is poor in mineral resources for which of the following reason?

[A] The climatic conditions are not suitable for exploration of minerals
[B] The rugged terrain makes exploration of minerals difficult and costly
[C] Himalayan region is made up of crystalline rocks
[D] Displacement of rock strata has disturbed the arrangement of rocks and made it complex

87.The iron ore of Bailadila is mainly transported to Japan through which of the following ports?

[A] Jawaharlal Nehru Port
[B] Visakhapatnam Port
[C] Mangalore Port
[D] Haldia Port

88.Arrange the following coal mines of India from east to west
1. Bokaro
2. Adilabad
3. Raniganj
4. Bishrampur
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 3, 2, 1, 4
[B] 2, 1, 4, 3
[C] 3, 1, 4, 2
[D] 2, 3, 1, 4

89.The maximum pollutant emission from fuel sources in India is caused by which of the following?

[A] Vegetable waste
[B] Coal
[C] Firewood
[D] None of the above

90.Which among the following state of India has the largest coal reserve?

[A] Andhra Pradesh
[B] Jharkhand
[C] West Bengal
[D] Madhya Pradesh

91.India is expected to be the world’s most populous country by which of the following year?

[A] 2022
[B] 2024
[C] 2028
[D] 2030

92.What percent of the population of India is below the age group of 25?

[A] 50%
[B] 42%
[C] 35%
[D] 16%

93.Which among the following is the most educated and wealthy religious community of India?

[A] Muslim
[B] Sikh
[C] Jain
[D] Buddhist

94.While calculating the Child Sex ratio which of the following age group is taken into account?

[A] 1-5 months
[B] 1-6 years
[C] 0-5 months
[D] 0-6 years

95.Which of the following regions is the source of origination of the ‘Toda Tribe’?

[A] Khasi Hills
[B] Nilgiri Hills
[C] Garo Hills
[D] Jaunsar Hills

96.Which among the following is the largest tribal group of India?

[A] Gonds
[B] Bhils
[C] Santhals
[D] Nagas

97.Which of the following is the official language of Andaman and Nicobar island?

[A] Hindi
[B] Tamil
[C] Telegu
[D] Bengali

98.Which among the following are the classical languages of India?
1. Tamil
2. Sanskrit
3. Kannada
4. Telegu
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 4
[C] 1, 2 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4

99.The concentration of the Urban population is highest in which of the following states of India?

[A] Uttar Pradesh
[B] Maharashtra
[C] Tamil Nadu
[D] West Bengal

100.Which among the following pairs of cities and the local name of slums are correct?
1. Kolkata- Bastees
2. Chennai- Chei
3. Mumbai- Jhopadpatti
4. Delhi- Jhuggi Jhopri
Choose the correct option from the codes given below :

[A] 1 & 2
[B] 2 & 4
[C] 1, 3 & 4
[D] 1, 2, 3 & 4


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