UPHESC Assistant Professor Exam 2021 General studies Test 8 in English

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1. The term SPARMVs, sometimes seen in news, is most closely related to which organization?



(C) Indian Railways

(D) Indian Army

2. Which organisation is set to develop the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP)?

(A) Ministry of Statistics and Program Implementation

(B) NITI Aayog

(C) Finance Commission

(D) National Development Council

3. The Government of India and the state government of Assam recently signed a tripartite agreement with which tribal group?

(A) Bodo

(B) Kuki

(C) Adi

(D) Nishi

4. India’s 13th major port is set to be established in which state, as per the recent Cabinet approval?

(A) Gujarat

(B) Kerala

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Tamil Nadu

5. Jammu & Kashmir, led by its Lieutenant Governor signed Rs 2100-cr worth MoUs during investment summit road-show in Mumbai. Who is the Lieutenant Governor of J&K?

(A) Girish Chandra Murmu

(B) R K Mathur

(C) Vijay Kumar

(D) Sylendra Babu

6. Which state has recently reduced the retirement age of government employees to 58 years?

(A) Odisha

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Punjab

(D) Andhra Pradesh

7. Which state/Ut has recently launched a school health education plan called ‘Student Health Card’?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Jammu & Kashmir

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Rajasthan

8. The YUKTI (Young India Combating COVID with Knowledge, Technology and Innovation) web portal is an initiative of which Union Ministry of India?

(A) Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology

(B) Ministry of Human Resource Development

(C) Ministry of Science and Technology

(D) Ministry of Home Affairs

9. The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) comprises of how many members, excluding the Chairman?

(A) Four

(B) Six

(C) Eight

(D) Ten

10. The All India Institute of Ayurveda (AIIA), under Ministry of AYUSH organised a programme called AYURAKSHA, in collaboration with the Police Department of which state/UT?

(A) Karnataka

(B) Uttar Pradesh

(C) New Delhi

(D) Gujarat

11. Which city, under Smart Cities Mission, has developed a mobile application called ‘Saiyam’, which aims at tracking home-quarantined people?

(A) Mumbai

(B) Pune

(C) Chennai

(D) Hyderabad

12. What is the name of the new private-public partnership initiative available on Aarogya Setu app that will offer free online Covid-19-related consultation?

(A) Aarogya for you

(B) Aarogya Setu Mitra

(C) Aarogya Tele-Medicine

(D) Aarogya Setu Medico

13. Telia Rumal handloom cloth, that recently received G.I tag, is associated with which state/UT?

(A) Jammu &Kashmir

(B) Himachal Pradesh

(C) Telangana

(D) Karnataka

14. Which institution published the corona studies series titled “Psycho-Social impact of pandemic & lockdown and how to cope with”?

(A) NCERT- National Council of Education, Research and Training

(B) CBSE- Central Board of Secondary Education

(C) NBT- National Book Trust

(D) IGNOU- Indira Gandhi National University

15. What is the name of the Video Blogging Contest, associated with International Yoga Day that was recently announced?

(A) Yoga with Family

(B) My Life – My Yoga

(C) Yoga fights Covid-19

(D) Yoga for the world

16. India recently signed a MoU with which country for developing co-operation in the power sector?

(A) France

(B) Saudi Arabia

(C) Denmark

(D) New Zealand

17. NITI Aayog has advised which telecom operator to use an indigenously designed, developed and manufactured (IDDM) solution for its 4G network?

(A) Bharat Sanchar Nigam Ltd (BSNL)

(B) Reliance Jio

(C) Bharti Airtel

(D) Vodafone Idea

18. As per the consolidated guidelines released by the MSME Ministry, the MSMEs would be known by which name?

(A) Udyog

(B) Udyam

(C) Upakram

(D) Sangatan

19. Which sports body has adopted a new visual identity, after it has completed 100 years of participation at the Summer Olympics?

(A) Hockey India

(B) All India Football Federation

(C) All India Tennis Association

(D) Indian Olympic Association

20. What is the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) in India in 2016-18, as per the Sample Registration System (SRS)?

(A) 122

(B) 119

(C) 117

(D) 113

21. Which Indian state has set up a high-level committee to constitute new districts with Lok Sabha constituency as base?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Karnataka

22. A new helicopter service has been unveiled in which state under UDAN scheme and is to be operated by Pawan Hans Limited?

(A) Bihar

(B) Gujarat

(C) Uttarakhand

(D) Maharashtra

23. The Indian Railways is to transport denim and dyes to which neighbouring country?

(A) Bangladesh

(B) Myanmar

(C) Thailand

(D) Nepal

24. Which Union Ministry launched ‘Minimum Standards of Architectural Education Regulations’?

(A) Ministry of Culture

(B) Minimum of Tourism

(C) Ministry of Education

(D) Ministry of External Affairs

25. Union Defence Minister approved to expand which youth service wing to cover border and coastal districts?

(A) National Service Scheme

(B) National Cadet Corps

(C) Bharat Scouts and Guides

(D) Friends of Police

26. The Union Government has proposed to introduce how many ordinances in the upcoming monsoon session of Parliament?

(A) 2

(B) 5

(C) 8

(D) 11

27. What is the new name of Indian Civil & Administrative Association?

(A) ICS Association

(B) IAS Association

(C) Indian Association

(D) IAS Welfare Association

28. A committee has been formed by which Union Ministry for study on origin of Indian culture?

(A) Ministry of Home Affairs

(B) Ministry of Culture

(C) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

(D) Ministry of Environment

29. The Lok Sabha has passed ‘Salary, Allowances and Pension of MPs’ Bill which seeks to reduce the salaries of MPs by what per cent?

(A) 10%

(B) 20%

(C) 25%

(D) 30%

30. Indian Sign Language Research and Training Center (ISLRTC) functions under the aegis of which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Education

(B) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

(C) Ministry of Women and Child Development

(D) Ministry of Communication

31. The Election Commission has issued instructions for postal ballot facilities for elderly people above what age?

(A) 65

(B) 70

(C) 75

(D) 80

32. Where is the headquarters of Broadcast Audience Research Council (BARC) located?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Mumbai

(C) Gurugram

(D) Hyderabad

33. Which draft bill has been recently released by the Union Shipping Ministry?

(A) Coastal Shipping Bill

(B) Aids to Navigation Bill

(C) Major Port Authorities Bill

(D) National Waterways Bill

34. The Union Cabinet has approved an MoU with which country in the field of health and medicine?

(A) Russia

(B) Ireland

(C) Norway

(D) Israel

35. Which state is set to organise first ever migratory bird festival this year?

(A) Assam

(B) Meghalaya

(C) Sikkim

(D) Bihar

36. Digital Saksham, which was seen in the news recently, is a capacity building initiative for which sector?

(A) Banking


(C) Education

(D) Tele-Medicine

37. The book titled ‘The Shaurya Unbound’, which was released recently, is about which incident?

(A) 2001 Indian Parliament attack

(B) 2005 Delhi blast

(C) 2008 Mumbai Attacks

(D) 2016 Pathankot Attack

38. Who is the head of Defence Acquisition Council?

(A) Prime Minister

(B) National Security Advisor

(C) Defence Secretary

(D) Union Defence Minister

39. National Film Development Corporation (NFDC), which was making news recently, is based at which city?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Mumbai

(C) Ahmedabad

(D) Pune

40. Who was the Chairperson of a Committee set up by the Centre to review the guidelines on television rating agencies?

(A) Amitabh Kant

(B) Shashi S Vempati

(C) Prakash Javadekar

(D) Salim Varma

41. Which organisation has recorded its highest ever freight loading recently?

(A) Air India

(B) Indian Railways


(D) Shipping Corporation of India

42. Which Indian state/UT has approved to constitute its own school education board?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Odisha

(D) New Delhi

43. What is the name of the All-Women’s Art Exhibition inaugurated by the Minister of Culture and Tourism?

(A) Nari Shakti

(B) Akshya Patra

(C) Shakti Kala

(D) Nari Samriddhi

44. Which Ministry has launched the convergence of the ESI scheme with PM JAY?

(A) Ministry of Home Affairs

(B) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(C) Ministry of Labour and Employment

(D) Ministry of Social Justice

45. ISRO has partnered with which country’s space agency for air quality monitoring using satellite data?


(B) Japan

(C) France

(D) Russia

46. Which body has submitted its recommendations to the Government of India for privatization of 12 public sector undertakings?

(A) Planning Commission

(B) NITI Aayog


(D) Reserve Bank of India

47. Indian Information technology (IT) majors have collaborated with their counterparts of which country, to develop 5G and 6G technologies?

(A) Sweden

(B) Japan

(C) Finland

(D) Germany

48.Which Indian state has been reported to have been affected by the second wave of bird flu?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Madhya Pradesh

(C) Himachal Pradesh

(D) Assam

49. National Cooperative Development Corporation has signed a Euro 68.87 million loan agreement which Bank?

(A) State Bank of India

(B) Bank of America

(C) Bank of England

(D) Deutsche Bank

50. Refusal to work in essential services is prohibited under which act?

(A) Essential Services Maintenance Act (ESMA)

(B) Disaster Management Act

(C) Epidemic Diseases Act

(D) Pandemic Conditions Act

51. What is the annual financial assistance given to eligible farmers under the PM-KISAN scheme?

(A) Rs. 10000

(B) Rs. 8000

(C) Rs. 6000

(D) Rs. 5000

52.The ‘APNA UREA – Sona Ugle’ brand of Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited (HURL) was recently launched by which Union Minister?

(A) Ramvilas Paswan

(B) D.V. Sadananda Gowda

(C) Harsimrat Kaur Badal

(D) Harsh Vardhan

53.‘Tilhan Mission’, which was making news recently, is associated with production of which agricultural product?

(A) Pulses

(B) Millets

(C) Oil seeds

(D) Palm Oil

54. NITI Aayog has selected which Union Territory for first pilot project on Sustainable Developmental Goals?

(A) Jammu and Kashmir

(B) Goa

(C) Lakshadweep

(D) Chandigarh

55. The recently launched ‘Mahatma Gandhi National Fellowship programme’ is a part of the SANKALP scheme of which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Science and Technology

(B) Ministry of Human Resource Development

(C) Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

(D) Ministry of Labour and Employment

56. According to the recent announcement of the Health Ministry, about 50 Crore citizens will be eligible for free COVID-19 testing and treatment under which scheme?

(A) Ayushman Bharat- Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana- PMJAY

(B) Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana

(C) Rashtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana

(D) Pradhan Mantri Poshan Abhiyan

57.‘Bank of Schemes, Ideas, Innovation and Research portal’, which was seen in news, has been launched by which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Health and Family welfare

(B) Ministry of MSME

(C) Ministry of Human Resource Development

(D) Ministry of Science and Technology

58.Birsa Harit Gram Yojna, Neelambar Pitambar Jal Sammridhi Yojana, and Poto Ho Khel Vikas Yojana, which were in news recently, were the schemes launched by which state government?

(A) Madhya Pradesh

(B) Odisha

(C) Jharkhand

(D) Chhattisgarh

59. ‘Nigah’ is a new initiative of which state government that aims to impart awareness among the family members of people coming from other states?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Himachal Pradesh

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Odisha

60. Pradhan Mantri Bharatiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJK) has started to accept orders for medicines on WhatsApp. PMBJK functions under which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises

(B) Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

(C) Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers

(D) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

61. Which Indian state/UT has launched a mobile application to give real-time information on number of hospital beds?

(A) Goa

(B) New Delhi

(C) Odisha

(D) Kerala

62. Vahana Mitra scheme is an initiative of which Indian state/UT?

(A) Karnataka

(B) Andhra Pradesh

(C) Odisha

(D) New Delhi

63. The corporation of which state/UT has launched ‘Mission Zero’ plan to combat ‘COVID-19’?

(A) New Delhi

(B) Maharashtra

(C) Tamil Nadu

(D) Gujarat

64. Which Union Ministry has launched “Nasha Mukt Bharat: Annual Action Plan (2020-21)”?

(A) Ministry of Human Resources and Development

(B) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

(C) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare

(D) Ministry of Women and Child Development

65. What is the name of the project announced by Kerala, for rehabilitation of its people returning from abroad?

(A) Welcome Back

(B) Dream Kerala

(C) God’s Own Country

(D) Winning Covid

66. Who are the beneficiaries of the state agency ‘APCOS’, launched by the government of Andhra Pradesh?


(B) Outsourcing staff

(C) Farmers and Fishermen

(D) School Students

67.‘Mission Vriksharopan’ is a plantation initiative of which Indian state?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Bihar

(C) West Bengal

(D) Chhattisgarh

68. Which Indian state has provided about Rs 23,848 crore to its Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Urban Local Bodies (ULBs)?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Telangana

(C) Odisha

(D) Kerala

69.Which Indian state has approved the ‘One-stop shop’ scheme, to fast-track investments?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Punjab

(D) Kerala

70. ‘Indira Rasoi Yojana’ is a welfare scheme of which Indian state?

(A) Punjab

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Chhattisgarh

(D) Mizoram

71. As of July 2020, which state has topped the in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Street Vendors Atma Nirbhar Nidhi-PM SvaNidhi scheme?

(A) Gujarat

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Punjab

72. Which Indian state has announced its Renewable Energy Export Policy?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Karnataka

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Rajasthan

73.How many States/UTs implement the ‘One Nation One Ration Card scheme’, as on August 4, 2020?

(A) 15

(B) 20

(C) 24

(D) 29

74.Which initiative launched under the Ayushman Bharat (AB-HWCs) programme has provided over 1 lakh consultations?

(A) eSanjeevani

(B) Eat right Tool kit

(C) My Life My Yoga

(D) NCD Screening

75.What is the name of the platform unveiled by the Prime Minister as a part of taxation reform?

(A) Honest Tax Payer Dashboard

(B) Transparent Taxation–Honoring the Honest

(C) Faceless assessment Yojana

(D) PM Transparency

76. Which state / UT has entered into an agreement with Siemens and GIZ for vocational education in Industrial Training Institutes (ITIs)?

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Kerala

(D) Goa

77. Which Union Ministry launched ‘National GIS-enabled land bank system’?

(A) Ministry of Agriculture

(B) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

(C) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

(D) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

78. Which Government scheme has recently completed six years since inception?

(A) Atal Pension Yojana

(B) PM Jan Dhan Yojana

(C) PM Jeevan Jothi Bima Yojana

(D) Atal Bujal Mission

79. Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has launched a new Logo of which Government scheme?

(A) National Bamboo Mission

(B) National Bee-keeping Mission

(C) National Horticulture Mission

(D) National Animal Husbandry Mission

80. What is the name of the new platform launched by the Prime Minister, for managing Livestock?

(A) e-Gopala App

(B) e- Livestock App

(C) e-Gau mata App

(D) e-Animal Info

81. SARDP-NE, which was in news recently, is implemented by which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Road Transport and Highways

(B) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

(C) Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs

(D) Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare

82. Which Union Ministry of India has launched ‘KAPILA’ campaign?

(A) Ministry of Culture

(B) Ministry of Tourism

(C) Ministry of Education

(D) Ministry of External Affairs

83. Which state government has launched ‘Dharani’ Portal for land & property registrations?

(A) Andhra Pradesh

(B) Telangana

(C) Tamil Nadu

(D) Kerala

84. ATAL Faculty Development Programmes, which were launched by the Education Minister, are organised by which institution?





85. What is the name of India’s doctrine of Maritime cooperation in the Indian Ocean region?





86. Which Department has launched a new initiative called ‘Jhatpat Processing’?

(A) Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade

(B) Department of Income Tax

(C) Department of Financial Services

(D) Department of Expenditure

87. Which state launched ‘Kisan Kalyan Mission’ to promote the income of farmers?

(A) Gujarat

(B) Uttar Pradesh

(C) Bihar

(D) Jharkhand

88. Which Indian state/UT launched a mobile application named ‘Satark Nagrik’?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Jammu & Kashmir

(C) Gujarat

(D) Bihar

89. ‘NISHTHA’ and ‘DIKSHA’ are the initiatives of which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of MSME

(B) Ministry of Education

(C) Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment

(D) Ministry of Commerce and Industry

90. Which Indian state announced free data card to college students for attending online classes?

(A) Kerala

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Andhra Pradesh

(D) Telangana

91. Over 55000 water structures were inaugurated under ‘Jalabhishekam’ water conservation campaign in which state?

(A) Maharashtra

(B) Gujarat

(C) Madhya Pradesh

(D) Karnataka

92. Which state government has signed an MoU with IBM for improving the education standards among girls?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Assam

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Uttarakhand

93. Which state has introduced a new centralised system for inspections at factories?

(A) Tamil Nadu

(B) Kerala

(C) Odisha

(D) Karnataka

94. Which state after Haryana has recently announced 75% reservation in private sector jobs for locals?

(A) Uttar Pradesh

(B) Rajasthan

(C) Uttarakhand

(D) Jharkhand

95. Which state has recently launched ‘Dial 112’ ERSS and State Emergency Response Centre?

(A) Karnataka

(B) Tamil Nadu

(C) Odisha

(D) Madhya Pradesh

96. The Jal Shakti Ministry has partnered with the UN for implementation of the Jal Jeevan mission in which state?

(A) Telangana

(B) Karnataka

(C) Maharashtra

(D) Uttar Pradesh

97. Which Ministry has set up an interdisciplinary team of experts for exploring Yoga as a productivity enhancing tool?

(A) Ministry of Health

(B) Ministry of Women

(C) Ministry of AYUSH

(D) Ministry of Defence

98.‘ DIKSHA’ web portal is associated with which Union Ministry?

(A) Ministry of Education

(B) Ministry of Labour and Employment

(C) Ministry of Skill Development

(D) Ministry of Agriculture

99. Which Ministry has invited research proposals with focus on female participation in economic activities?

(A) Ministry of Education

(B) Ministry of Social Justice

(C) Ministry of Women and Child Development

(D) Ministry of HRD

100. Which institution launched ‘Poshan Gyan’- a national digital repository on health and nutrition?

(A) Women and Child Development Ministry

(B) NITI Aayog

(C) National Commission on Women

(D) Finance Commission

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