UPPSC Test Series (Free Notes) 1

Sir Syed Ahmed khan= Aligarh Movement
>raising Muslims from their life long backwardness.

>He advocated English education for Muslims of India. 

Tiger of BaliaChittu Pandey

Vesara school of architecture = started by Chalukyas of Badami

Char-bagh style in architecture = Mughal Period

*Narayan Malahar Joshi founded “Social service League

*Advaita philosophy= Adi Shankaracharya

>Vallabhacharya belonged to Dvaitadvaita.

>Madhavacharya belonged to Dvaita philosophy.

Mansabdari System = 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 Vishnu Sharma

3) Mudrarakshasa by Vishakhadatta

Mauryan period Worship of Yakshas + Mother Goddess

Sudama + Lomas Rishi Caves architecture= Mauryan period

Sutta Pitaka= principles of religion

Syadvada philosophy =Jainism

Dholavira= RS Bisht in Gujarat (in Rann of Kutchch).
>Advance water management system

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

Office of both President + Vice President.
1) Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma
2) V.V. Giri

3) Dr. Zakir Husain
4) K.R. Narayanan

Panchayati raj= Article 40 

Article 41= Right to work, education + public assistance in certain cases.

Article 42 = just and humane conditions of work.

Article 48= to organize agriculture + animal husbandry

Uttar Pradesh is taking census of otters for first time?

DefExpo India- 2020= Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.

GJ 357 d =Super earth planet_discovered by NASA.

Varuna 2019= France India

Global Innovation Index 2019= India: 52nd 

Agni–V= intercontinental range missile= range 5500 – 5800 km.

Agni – III= intermediate range missile= range 3500 km.

Book On the Origin of Species= theory of evolution & natural selection.= Charles Darwin

Invention of induction motorNikola Tesla 

Continental drift theory= continents are continuously moving.

Dadra and Nagar Haveli = lowest literacy rate.

negative population growth rateNagaland

Siberian Crane, a migratory bird =spend winter in Keoladeo National Park

Basel Convention = Hazardous Wastes & their Disposal.

Rio Earth Summit 1992= Biological Diversity.

Conservation programme MIKE is related= Elephant

>MIKE: Monitoring of Illegal Killing of Elephants, 

Operation Kachhapa = conservation of Olive Ridley Sea Turtle.

Khangchendzonga National Park= UNESCO mixed World Heritage Site.

IRENA (International Renewable Energy Agency).
HQ= Abu Dhabi

AQI considers 8 pollutants = PM10, PM2.5, NO2, SO2, CO, O3, NH3, Pb.

>CO2 is not measured by AQI.

La Nina= cooler than normal ocean surface temperatures in Eastern & Central Pacific Ocean.

Daman and Diu = lower sex ratio in India (618/1000)

Haryana’s sex ratio= 879/1000= lowest.

Kerala = highest sex ratio (1084 females per 1000 males) 

Jhatpat scheme of UP= electricity connection

Vote on Account =to draw money from the Consolidated Fund of India.

Lorenz curve= income distribution in society.
>to analyze inequality prevailing in population.

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

Phillips curve= inverse and stable relationship b/w inflation & unemployment = As one falls, other increase.

Comittee_ Review Economic Capital Framework of RBI= Bimal Jalan

3 famous holy sites for Kashmiri Pandits (Hindus)= Martand Sun Temple, Amarnath temple, Sharda Peeth.

SWAYATT initiative = to promote Start-ups

6 states =Renukaji Multipurpose Dam Project.

=UP, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Haryana + Himachal Pradesh, Rajasthan. 

Eklavya Model Residential School
>more than 50% ST population + at least 20,000 tribal persons

Israel = member of Financial Action Task Force.

Sahitya Akademi Award for English, 2019= An Era of Darkness = Shashi Tharoor

First Municipal Corporation of India set up= Madras
>in 1688 by British East India Company.

106th Indian Science Congress=Lovely Professional University, Jalandhar.

Theme: Future India-Science and Technology

Atacama Desert= one of driest deserts.
>ocean current, made it a driest desert.

>Peruvian Current=also known as Humboldt.

Ragnar Frisch = coined words Micro + Macro in economics.

India’s first 3-D traffic signal launched =Mohali

Consequence of sand mining
1. Causes Erosion
2. Harms Local Wildlife

3. Destroys Aquatic Ecosystems
4. Makes Areas More Prone to Flooding

Fly Ash= byproduct of burning coal.
1.It can replace cement.

2. Bricks= light + high strength & durability.

3. better fill material for road embankments.

4. increase crop yield + enhances water holding capacity.

UNCTAD released= World Investment Report 2019.

>United Nations Conference on Trade & Development

Jal Marg Vikas Project= Ganga river

>National Waterway-1

Anushilan Samiti= Satish Chandra Basu + P Mitra


Part 2 (Wrong Questions)

*Champaran 1917= Indigo planters

**>Ahmedabad Mill strike 1918

>Kheda Satyagraha 1918= first Non-cooperation movement of Gandhi.

Khilji dynasty ruled for= shortest period of time.
>ruled only for 30 years

Harshavardhana= embraced Buddhism.

Puttaswamy case of Supreme Court= Right to Privacy is fundamental right.

e-Dharti app =to effectively manage properties
= Union Housing and Urban Affairs ~Minister Hardeep Puri 

 book ‘Lessons Life Taught Me Unknowingly’= Anupam Kher

Plant growth inhibiting hormone= Ethylene

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

• Naneghat
• Malshej ghat

>Bomdila pass= Arunachal Pradesh.

Panchamirtham Prasadam=Tamil Nadu
Sirsi Supari = Karnataka

Main reason for peninsular rivers to flow towards east?

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