Practice Test-UPPCS

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1. Match List-1 with List-2 and select the correct answer from the code given below the lists.
  List-1 (Committee) List-2 (Year of Appointment)
  (A) Balwant Rai Mehta Committee (1) 1957
  (B) Ashok Mehta Committee (2) 1977
  (C) L. M. Singhvi Committee (3) 1986
  (D) P. K. Thungun Committee (4) 1988
  (a) A-(3), B-(4), C-(2), D-(1)
  (b) A-(1), B-(2), C-(3), D-(4)
  (c) A-(2), B-(3), C-(1), D-(4)
  (d) A-(4), B-(1), C-(2), D-(3)
2. Dichloro-diphenyl-trichloroethane (DDT) is a
  (a) Biochemical pollutant (b) Non-biodegradable pollutant
  (c) Biodegradable pollutant (d) Non-pollutant
3. Which one of the following is the main constituent of LPG?
  (a) Haxane (b) Pentane
  (c) Butane (d) Methane
4. Which of the following pairs is not correctly matched?
  (a) Bandipur National Park - Karnataka
  (b) Manas Wildlife Sanctuary - Assam
  (c) Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary - Kerala
  (d) Simlipal National Park - Madhya Pradesh
5. Which of the following is the first State in India formed on the basis of languages?
  (a) Kerala (b) Madhya Pradesh
  (c) Andhra Pradesh (d) Uttar Pradesh
6. In which year, National Clean Air program was launched?
  (a) 2018 (b) 2019
  (c) 2020 (d) 2021
7. Which one of the compound used as a sedative?
  (a) Ethyl alcohol (b) Calcium chloride
  (c) Potassium bromide (d) Phosphorus trichloride
8. Match List-1 with List-2 and select the correct answer?
  List-1 (Disease) List-2 (Cause)
  (A) Marasmus (1) Prolonged Starvation
  (B) Kwashiorkor (2) Protein Deficiency
  (C) T.B. (3) Bacterial Infection
  (D) Hepatitis B (4) Viral Infection
  (a) A-1, B-1, C-3, D-4
  (b) A-2, B-1, C-3, D-4
  (c) A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1
  (d) A-3, B-2, C-4, D-1
9. R.B.I headquarter situated at
  (a) Mumbai (b) Chennai
  (c) Kolkata (d) Delhi
10. Match the List-1 with List-2 and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists:
  List-1 List-2
  (A) Article 14 (1) Amendment procedure
  (B) Article 36 (2) Council of Ministers
  (C) Article 74 (3) Right of Equality
  (D) Article 368 (4) Directive Principle
  (a) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
  (b) A-4, B-1, C-3, D-2
  (c) A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
  (d) A-3, B-4, C-2, D-1
11. Match list-1 with list-2 and select the correct answer using the code given below:
  List-1 List-2
  (A) Article 267 (1) Finance Commission
  (B) Article 280 (2) Contigency fund of India
  (C) Article 300 A (3) Gram Sabha
  (D) Article 243 A (4) Right to Property
  (a) A-2, B-1, C-4, D-3
  (b) A-1, B-2, C-4, D-3
  (c) A-1, B-2, C-3, D-4
  (d) A-4, B-3, C-1, D-2
12. What is the theme of G20 summit 2024?
  (a) People, Planet, Prosperity
  (b) Recover Together, Recover Stronger
  (c) One Earth, One Family, One Future
  (d) Building a Just World and a Sustainable Planet
13. What is the rank of India in Global hunger Index 2023?
  (a) 110 (b) 111
  (c) 112 (d) 113
14. Use of polished rice in food cause following diseases.
  (a) Rickets (b) Anemia
  (c) Goitre (d) Beriberi
15. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
  (a) Article 39A - Equal Justice and free legal aid
  (b) Article 40 - Organisation of Village Panchayats
  (c) Article 44 - Uniform Civil Code
  (d) Article 48 - Separation of Judiciary from Executive
16. Largest saline water lake in India is
  (a) Chilka (b) Sambhar
  (c) Lonar (d) Wullar
17. In India the First Municipal Corporation was set up in which one among the following places?
  (a) Calcutta (b) Madras
  (c) Bombay (d) Delhi
18. Which Article explain the function of Election Commission?
  (a) Article 322 (b) Article 323
  (c) Article 324 (d) Article 325
19. A non-renewable source of energy is
  (a) Petroleum (b) Biogas
  (c) Wind energy (d) Solar energy
20. Match the List-1 with List-2 and select the correct answer using the code given below the lists.
  List-1(State of India) List-2(Highest Peak)
  A. Tamil Nadu 1. Dhupgarh
  B. Rajasthan 2. Saramati Peak
  C. Nagaland 3. Gurushikhar Peak
  D. Madhya Pradesh 4. Dodda Betta Peak
  (a) A-3, B-2, C-1, D-4
  (b) A-1, B-4, C-3, D-2
  (c) A-4, B-2, C-3, D-1
  (d) A-4, B-3, C-2, D-1
21. Which country will host G20 Summit, 2024?
  (a) Canada (b) Australia
  (c) United States (d) Brazil
22. Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan is associated with
  (a) Disabled Persons (b) Child Health Care
  (c) Women Empowerment (d) Under Privileged People
23. Which of the following Vitamins is essential for normal vision?
  (a) Folic Acid (b) Riboflavin
  (c) Niacin (d) Retinol
24. Given below are two statements one is labelled as Assertion(A) and other as Reason(R):
Assertion (A):The Council of Minister in India is collectively responsible to both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha.
Reason(R):Members of both Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha are eligible to become MInisters in Union Government.
  (a) Both(A) and (R) are true and (R) is correct explanation of (A)
  (b) Both(A) and (R) are true, but (R) is not correct explanation of (A)
  (c) (A) is true, But (R) is false
  (d) (A) is false, but (R) is true
25. Which among the following districts of Uttar Pradesh is smallest in terms of area?
  (a) Hamirpur (b) Hardoi
  (c) Hathras (d) Hapur
26. Which of the following types of glass can cut off ultraviolet rays?
  (a) Soda glass (b) Pyrex glass
  (c) Jena glass (d) Crookes glass
27. Which of the following is NOT mosquito borne disease?
  (a) Dengue fever (b) Filariasis
  (c) Sleeping sickness (d) Malaria
28. Botulism is
  (a) Food-borne infection
  (b) Food-borne intoxication
  (c) Water-borne infection
  (d) Water-borne intoxication
29. What can be the maximum representation from the Union Territories to the Lok Sabha?
  (a) 15 (b) 20
  (c) 25 (d) None of the above
30. When did the Government of India establish the independent Ministry for "Women and Child Development"?
  (a) 1982 (b) 1983
  (c) 1984 (d) 1985
31. What is the rank of India in Global Peace Index, 2023?
  (a) 122 (b) 124
  (c) 126 (d) 128
32. Which among the following organisations released World Population Report, 2023?
  (a) International Monetary Fund
  (b) United Nations Population Funds
  (c) World Health Organisation
  (d) United Nations Development Programme
33. In which of the following place the Bio-Technology park is located in Uttar Pradesh?
  (a) Ghaziabad (b) Lucknow
  (c) Greater Noida (d) Agra
34. Which of the following vitamins is mainly responsible for blood coagulation in human body?
  (a) Vitamin E (b) Vitamin C
  (c) Vitamin K (d) Vitamin D
35. Which Article of The Indian Constitution is for the election of both the Speaker and the Deputy Speaker?
  (a) Article 91 (b) Article 92
  (c) Article 93 (d) Article 94
36. Which of the following methods used to estimate poverty in India?
  (a) Head Count Ratio
  (b) Per Capita Income
  (c) Household Consumption Expenditure
  (d) Calorie intake
37. Which of the following State has the Lowest density of population as per the Census of 2011?
  (a) Meghalaya (b) Mizoram
  (c) Arunachal Pradesh (d) Assam
38. Which of the following is indicator of Air Pollution?
  (a) Puffballs (b) Moss
  (c) Lichen (d) Algae
39. The Government of India enacted the Forest Conservation Act in the year.
  (a) 1980 (b) 1986
  (c) 1992 (d) 1998
40. Which of the following gases is not a green house gas?
  (a) CO2 (b) NO2
  (c) CH4 (d) O2
41. The velocity of wind is measured by
  (a) Anaemometer (b) Barometer
  (c) Hydrometer (d) Wind Vane
42. 'Big-bang theory' explains the origin of
  (a) Mammals (b) Ice-age
  (c) Universe (d) Ocean
43. Which of the following is an important source of Vitamin-E?
  (a) Castor oil (b) Mustard oil
  (c) Palm oil (d) Wheat germ oil
44. Consider the following Committees on Panchayati Raj and arrange these in chronological order:
  1. Ashok Mehta Committee
  2. L.M. Singhvi Committee
  3. B.R. Mehta Committee
  4. G. K. V. Rao Committee
Select the correct answer from the codes given below. Codes:
  (a) I, II, III, IV (b) III, I, IV, II
  (c) II, I, III, IV (d) III, II, IV, I
45. Which of the following Provision is a part of both Directive Principles of State Policy and Fundamental Duties?
  (a) Participation of workers in management of industries
  (b) Protection of environment
  (c) Guardians to provide opportunity for education to children
  (d) Uniform Civil Code
46. Which of the following is not a sustainable development goal targeted to be achieved by 2030?
  (a) Zero Hunger
  (b) Gender Equality
  (c) No Poverty
  (d) Reduction of Global warming
47. "Agenda - 21" is related to
  (a) Preservation of ozone layer (b) Sustainable Development
  (c) Global Warming (d) Environmental education
48. The State Finance Commission is a
  (a) Constitutional body (b) Legal body
  (c) Non-statutory body (d) None of the above
49. The Panchayati Raj System was adopted to
  (a) Make people aware of politics
  (b) Educate the peasants
  (c) Decentralize the power of democracy
  (d) None of the above
50. For human blood transfusion, which blood group is known as universal donor?
  (a) B+ (b) O
  (c) AB (d) A+