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 
Jainism



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


Harappa:
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?
52nd 



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?
Nagaland




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
Elephant

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)?
Israel



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?
Madrass
>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?
 Mohali



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?
 UNCTAD
United Nations Conference on Trade and Development



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




founder of Anushilan Samiti?
P Mitra



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Part 2 (Wrong Questions)
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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?
Harshavardhana



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?
 China




 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_ located at Arunachal Pradesh.



overall unemployment rate as per Economic Survey 2018-19?
6.1%



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
Education



Main reason for peninsular rivers to flow towards east?

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

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