UPPSC Prelims 2018 – General Studies: Questions with Solution [Part 2]
Q.26 The book ‘A Brief History of Time’ has been written by whom?
(a) Stephen Hawking
(b) J.V. Narlikar
(c) C. V. Raman
(d) S. Bose
Q.27 Which of the following is the richest source of Vitamin C?
Q.28 Which of the following planets may be suitable for existence of life?
Q.29 Einstein was awarded Noble Prize for his theories
(a) Theory of relativity
(b) Theory of photo electricity
(c) Theory of specific heats
(d) Theory of Brounian motion
Q.30 Which of the following energy sources produces NO atmospheric pollution?
(a) Nuclear energy
(b) Solar energy
(c) Petroleum energy
(d) Coal energy
Ans: a (may be b)
Q.31 The Directive principles of State Policy may be classified in to which of the following parts for the sake of convenient study?
(b) Liberal intellectualistic
(d) All of the above
Q.32 Which of the following was called as Economic cabinet of India by Ashok Chandra?
(a) Planning Commission
(b) Finance Commission
(c) Central Cabinet
(d) Administrative Reform Commission
Q.33 Who was the Chief Justice of India when Public Interest litigation was introduced in the Indian Judicial system?
(a) M. Hidayatullah
(b) A.M. Ahmedi
(c) P.N. Bhagwati
(d) A.S. Anand
Q.34 Who is the author of the book “The Accidental Prime Minister”?
(a) Rajdeep Sadesai
(b) Karan Thapar
(c) Kuldeep Nayar
(d) Sanjaya Baru
Q.35 Mention the correct date of the last meeting of the Constituent Assembly of India?
(a) 26 Nov. 1949
(b) 5 Dec. 1949
(c) 24 Jan. 1950
(d) 25 Jan. 1950
Q.36 Which of the following CAN NOT be dissolved but abolished?
(a) House of People
(b) Council of State
(c) Legislative Assembly
(d) Legislative Council
Q.37 When did the Government of India establish the independent Ministry for ‘Women and Child Development’?
Q.38 What can be the maximum representation from the Union Territories to the Lok Sabha?
(d) None of the above
Q.39 How many teams participated in FIFA World Cup organised in Russia from 14 June – 15 July 2018?
Q.40 In which of the following countries did Prime Minister Modi start ‘Ramayana Circuit’ on May 11, 2018?
(a) Sri Lanka
Q.41 ‘Purvanchal Express Way’ in Uttar Pradesh will not pass through which of the following cities?
Q.42 According to United Nation’s E-Government Index, 2018, India ranks at which place?
Q.43 Which of the following States was in the news for the outbreak of Nipah virus disease in May-June, 2018?
Q.44 In which city the Indian National Digital Library was dedicated to the nation in June 2018 by Prakash Javadekar?
Q.45 What is the rank if India in the world as per Global Peace Index (GPI), 2018?
Q.46 15th Pravasi Bhartiya Diwas in January 2019 will be held in which city?
Q.47From 4th July 2018 the Minimum Support Price (MSP) during 2018-19 for paddy per quintal is
(a) Rs. 1,550
(b) Rs. 1,650
(c) Rs. 1,750
(d) Rs. 1,950
Q.48 Who among the following won the Pakistan’s Parliamentary Election in July 2018 and became the Prime Minister?
(a) Nawaz Sharif
(b) Imran Khan
(c) Bilawal Bhutto
(d) Reham Khan
Q.49 Which of the following won the Magsaysay Award, 2018?
(a) Bharat Vatwani
(b) Sonam Wangchuk
(c) Both (a) and (b)
(d) None of the above
Q.50 The 10th ‘BRICS’ Summit 2018 was held in which of the following countries?
(b) South Africa