UPPSC Test Series (Free Notes) 1

Sir Syed Ahmed khan started Aligarh Movement which aimed at >raising the Muslims from their life long backwardness.

>He advocated English education for the Muslims of India. 

“Tiger of Balia”
Chittu Pandey

Vesara school of architecture in India
started by Chalukyas of Badami

The char-bagh style in architecture emerged during
Mughal Period

*who founded “Social service League
Narayan Malahar Joshi

*Advaita philosophy
propagator~Adi Shankaracharya

>Vallabhacharya belonged to Dvaitadvaita.

>Madhavacharya belonged to Dvaita philosophy.

Mansabdari System introduced by Akbar.
>Salary of Mansab was fixed but was not given in cash. 

>They were paid through revenue assignments as a jagir.

written during Gupta period
1) Raghuvamsa by Kalidas

2) Panchatantra by  by Vishnu Sharma

3) Mudrarakshasa by Vishakhadatta

 Mauryan period
Worship of Yakshas & Mother Goddess was prevalent.

Sudama & Lomas Rishi Caves architecture belong to:
Mauryan period

Sutta Pitaka~ principles of religion

Syadvada philosophy is associated with 

by RS Bisht in Gujarat in Rann of Kutchchh.
Advance water management system

Sandstone statues of Human anatomy, Bullock carts, Granaries, Coffin burials, remains of well.

Who held office of both President and Vice President of India?
1) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
2) V.V. Giri
3) Dr. Zakir Husain
4) K.R. Narayanan

institutions of Panchayati raj
Article 40 

Article 41_Right to work, education & public assistance in certain cases.

Article 42 _ providing just and humane conditions of work.

Article 48 _to organize agriculture and animal husbandry

Which state is taking census of otters in its protected areas for first time?
Uttar Pradesh

Which state will host DefExpo India- 2020?
 Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

Which super earth planet_discovered by NASA’s Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS) mission
GJ 357 d

joint naval exercise “Varuna 2019
France & India

India’s ranking in Global Innovation Index 2019?

missile, Agni–V
intercontinental range missile with a range of 5500 – 5800 km.

Agni – III is an intermediate range missile with a range of 3500 km.

book “On the Origin of Species” deals with theory of evolution & natural selection?
Charles Darwin

 invention of induction motor?
 Nikola Tesla 

Which theory states that continents are continuously moving?
Continental drift theory

Which Indian Union Territory has lowest literacy rate, according to 2011 census?
Dadra and Nagar Haveli

negative population growth rate, according to 2011 census?

Siberian Crane, a migratory bird is known to spend its winter in which national parks?
Keoladeo National Park

Basel Convention deals with {Hazardous Wastes and their Disposal}

Rio Earth Summit 1992: convention on Biological Diversity.

Conservation programme MIKE is related to which species

MIKE: Monitoring of Illegal Killing of Elephants, 

Operation Kachhapa  -for the conservation of the Olive Ridley Sea Turtle

Which national park is a UNESCO mixed World Heritage Site?
Khangchendzonga National Park

IRENA(International Renewable Energy Agency) is headquartered at
Abu Dhabi

Which air pollutant measured by AQI?
 AQI considers eight pollutants - PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3 and Pb.

CO2 is not measured by AQI.

La Nina~ a phenomenon that describes cooler than normal ocean surface temperatures in Eastern & Central Pacific Ocean

Amongst all the states and Union territories
Daman and Diu has the lower sex ratio in India (618/1000) according to the 2011 census.

Haryana’s sex ratio is 879/1000. It is lowest amongst all the states.

Kerala has the highest sex ratio (1084 females per 1000 males) 

Jhatpat scheme of UP government is related to 
 electricity connection

Vote on Account
process by which an incumbent government obtains votes from Parliament to draw money from the Consolidated Fund of India.

Lorenz curve~ a graphical representation of income distribution in society.
>to analyze inequality prevailing in the population.

Laffer curve~ represents relationship b/w tax collection & levied tax rates by state authorities.

Phillips curve- there is an inverse and stable relationship b/w inflation & unemployment. As one falls, other increase.

 Recently govt formed a committee to review Economic Capital Framework (ECF) of RBI. Committee is headed by
Bimal Jalan

Three famous holy sites for Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus) are the Martand Sun Temple, Amarnath temple and Sharda Peeth.

Recently launched SWAYATT initiative is related to
to promote Start-ups

How many states are participants in Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project?
six states
- Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Delhi, Rajasthan and Uttarakhand.

essential condition for 'Eklavya Model Residential School' under Eklavya school scheme?
more than 50% ST population and at least 20,000 tribal persons

Which country became a member of Financial Action Task Force (FATF)?

For which literary work, Chitra Mudgal won Sahitya Akademi Award 2018?

Post Box No. 203- Naala Sopara.

Where was first international conference on Sustainable Water Management organized?
Mohali, Punjab.

At which place, first Municipal Corporation of India was set up?
>in 1688 by the British East India Company.

106th Indian Science Congress held at Jalandhar?
theme for ISC-2019-
{Future India-Science and Technology'}

hosted by the Lovely Professional University (PLU)

Atacama Desert is one of driest deserts of world. 
>ocean current, which has made it a driest desert.

>Peruvian Current (also known as Humboldt)

Which economist has coined the words Micro and Macro in economics?
Ragnar Frisch 

India’s first 3-D traffic signal has been launched in which city?

Which is a consequence of sand mining?
1. Causes Erosion
2. Harms Local Wildlife
3. Destroys Aquatic Ecosystems
4. Makes Areas More Prone to Flooding

Advantage of fly ash {byproduct of burning pulverized coal}
1.It can replace cement.
2. Fly ash bricks are light in weight and offer high strength and durability.
3. It is a better fill material for road embankments and in concrete roads.
4. It can increase the crop yield and it also enhances water holding capacity of the land.

Which Organisation released World Investment Report 2019?
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development

Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)_on which river?
National Waterway-1

founder of Anushilan Samiti?
P Mitra


Part 2 (Wrong Questions)

Champaran 1917~ Indigo planters
>Ahmedabad Mill strike (1918)
>Kheda Satyagraha of 1918~first Non-cooperation movement of Gandhi.

Which dynasty ruled for shortest period of time?
Khilji dynasty ~ruled only for 30 years

Which Hindu rulers embraced Buddhism at later stage of his life?

In which case of Supreme Court, Right to Privacy is considered a fundamental right?
Puttaswamy case

Which Ministry launched e-Dharti app to effectively manage properties?
Union Housing and Urban Affairs ~Minister Hardeep Puri 

Which country has been designated as “currency manipulator” by United States recently?

 book ‘Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly’?
 Anupam Kher

Plant growth inhibiting hormone?

passes in the Western Ghats?
• Thal Ghat
• Thul Ghat
• Bhor Ghat
• Amba ghat

• Naneghat
• Malshej ghat

>Bomdila pass_ located at Arunachal Pradesh.

overall unemployment rate as per Economic Survey 2018-19?

Who_ appointed as Convenor of Task Force of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) that is drafting New Direct Tax Legislation (Law)?
 Akhilesh Ranjan

Panchamirtham Prasadam ~Tamil Nadu ~ granted GI tag.
Sirsi Supari of Karnataka

Operation Digital Board is related to

Main reason for peninsular rivers to flow towards east?

>Slight tilting of peninsular block from northwest to south-eastern direction.


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