Licchavi Lyceum


Licchavi Lyceum

UPPSC 2016 Solved Paper

Table of Contents


#1. Which community has the lowest sex ratio in India as disclosed in the additional data pertaining to Census 2011 released recently?

#2. The first woman recently elected to Local Council of Mecca in Saudi is

#3. Recently in news, Wendelstein 7x is related to

#4. How many countries of the world have adopted compulsory voting system?

#5. Which country recently rejected one child norm policy and allowed parents to have another child?

#6. Who among the following has been chosen Person of the Year 2015 by Times Magazine?

#7. "Seva Divas' has been proposed by Central Government to celebrate the birthday of

#8. In which of the following districts of U.P., a 112 year old woman (Nauroji Devi) has been elected Pradhan of a Village?

#9. Raghuvir Chaudhury, who was recently awarded Sahitya Academy Puraskar, enriched the literature in

#10. Supposing all Indian States as different countries of the world in terms of Human Development Index ranking match these states to concerned country's ranking and select correct option from codes given below: List-I (States) A. Kerala B. Gujarat C. Uttar Pradesh D. Maharashtra. List-II (Ranking Countries) 1. South Africa 2. Pakistan 3. Honduras 4. Maldives Codes: A B C D

#11. The book Kargil: Turning the Tide' is written by

#12. In the International Tennis Premier League (ITPL) 2015, matches held in India, Rafael Nadal played from the team

#13. A well planned racket has been unearthed in Indian Railways recently. The scam is related to

#14. Barak-8 Missile (next generation) has been developed by India in collaboration with which of the following countries?

#15. In which State the Nelong Valley is located?

#16. In which of the following countries women have been given voting rights for the first time and they won 13 seats in the election (2015) creating a history?

#17. Simply Click credit card scheme is launched by which of the following Banks?

#18. In the 64 Miss Universe Competition, the winner Pia Alonzo Wurtzback belongs to

#19. Arrange the following lakes in correct descending order of their area using the codes given below: 1. Great Bear 2. Baikal 3. Victoria 4. superior codes: A B C D

#20. Which of the following is not correct matched? (Ports; Country)

#21. Match the List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List - 1 (Mountain Pass) A. Mana B. Nathula C. Zozila D. Sipki La List-II (State) 1. Sikkim 2. Jammu Kashmir 3. Himachal Pradesh 4. Uttarakhand codes: A B C D

#22. Which of the following rock systems in India is the latest one?

#23. Which one of the following pairs is no' correctly matched?

#24. Which of the following passes leads to Leh?

#25. Match List-I with List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-1 (Grasslands) A. Lanos B. Steppe C. Praries D. Veld List-II (Continent) 1. North America 2. Africa 3. Europe 4. South America codes: A B C D

#26. Which one of the following countries is the largest exporter of tea in the world?

#27. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists: List-1 (Tribes) A. Khirghiz B. Bushman C. Ainu D. Badduin List-11 (Area) 1. Japan 2. Arab 3. Central Asia 4. Kalahari codes: A B C D

#28. Match List-I and List-Il and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-1 (Industrial Region) A. Kinki B. Canton C. Lorraine D. Belohorizontle List-II (Country) 1. China 2. Japan 3. Brazil 4. France codes: A B C D

#29. Match List-I and List-Il and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-1 (Centre) A. Makum B. Dallirajhara C. Koraput (D) Chitradurg List-II (Minerals) 1. Iron Ore 2. Coal 3. Manganese 4. Bauxite codes: A B C D

#30. The highest peak of Indian Peninsula is

#31. In which of the following States, the area under Tube-well irrigation is the highest?

#32. Which of the following States of India produces more than 70 percent coffee of the country alone?

#33. The cities which are included in 'Golden Triangle' of Indian Tourism, are

#34. The northern part of the Western Coastal Plain of India is also known as

#35. Tatipaka Oil Refinery is located in the State of

#36. Consider the following statements related to Integrated Low Cost Sanitation (LCS) scheme: I. The system is funded on sharing basis. II. Central subsidy is 75 percent. III. State subsidy is 25 percent. Of these, the correct statements are:

#37. Which one of the following places has the lowest rainfall during the South West Monsoon ?

#38. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched ?

#39. As per 2011 Census, which of the following States of India is most densely populated?

#40. Which one of the following is not a new scheme announced for the development of urban infrastructure?

#41. Who among the following was the Chairman of 14th Finance Commission ?

#42. In which of the following years, "National Land Records Modernization Programme' was launched?

#43. In India, inclusive education for the disabled at secondary stage" scheme launched in the year 2009-10 is being provided under

#44. Which one of the following is not the objective of financial inclusion ?

#45. Which one of the following pairs is not correctly matched? (Decade; Decadial growth rate of population (in percent))

#46. The Census Projection Report shows that India is one of the youngest nation in the world. In year 2020, the average age of Indians will be of

#47. Which one of the following segments of population is not included in the scheme of inclusive developments ?

#48. Share of U.P. in the exports from India in 2014-15 is in the range

#49. What is the effect of deficit financing on economy?

#50. Which among the following Panchayats, are included in the District Plan in U.P.? I. Nagar Panchayat II. Gram Panchayat III. Kshetra Panchayat Select the correct answer from the codes given below: Codes:

#51. Which one of the following age groups is eligible for enrolment under Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan?

#52. In which one of the following years Swavlamban Scheme' was launched?

#53. Which one of the following is not a component of Bharat Nirman scheme launched in 2005-06?

#54. The largest Sugar Mill of Asia is located at which of the following places in Uttar Pradesh?

#55. Consider the following events and. arrange these in chronological order: I. Garibi Hatao II. Bank Nationalization III. Beginning of Green Revolution. Select correct answer from the codes given below:

#56. Largest concentration of software and business process outsourcing industry in U.P. is at

#57. 'e-Biz' refer to

#58. The committee which has recommended abolition of Tax Rebates under Section - 88 of the Income Tax Act of India, is

#59. Time span of 'Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana' is

#60. Which one of the following is not an objective of National Food Security Mission (NFSM)?

#61. India's first National Action Plan on climate change was released in

#62. Which one of the following thermometers is known as pyrometer?

#63. "Dynamo' is a device, which converts

#64. The velocity of wind is measured by

#65. Which one of the following gases is not a green house gas?

#66. Match the List-1 with List-Il and select the correct answer from the codes given below the lists: List-I A. Viticulture B. Vegeculture C. Pisciculture D. Ofericulture List-II 1. Vegetable farming 2. Fish farming 3. Tree farming 4. Grapes farming Codes: A B C D

#67. The maximum biodiversity is found in

#68. The minimum distance of clear vision for a normal healthy eye of human being is supposed to be

#69. Indiscriminate use of fertilizers have led to

#70. Which of the following is an artificial ecosystem?

#71. The substance used as moderator and coolant both, in nuclear reactors is

#72. Which of the following air pollutants gets dissolved in haemoglobin of the blood more rapidly than oxygen ?

#73. Consider the following statements about haemoglobin:1. It carries oxygen in the blood. 2. It is iron containing compound. 3. It provides immunity against certain diseases 4. It imparts red colour to the blood. The correct statements out of these are:

#74. Big-Bang theory explains the origin of

#75. Photovoltaic cells are

#76. In wind power, which form of energy is converted into electrical energy?

#77. In a food chain, man is

#78. The main reason for the decrease in biodiversity is

#79. Which one of the following is an important source of Vitamin-E?

#80. The alkaloid caffeine is present in

#81. Einstein was honoured with Nobel Prize for

#82. National Dairy Research Institute is established at

#83. Smallest man-like ape is

#84. Quinine, the effective medicine in the treatment of malaria, is extracted from

#85. Change in the base sequence within the gene is called

#86. Which of the following Acts provides for protection to wild animals in India?

#87. The plants receive Nitrogen in form of

#88. Which one of the following pairs is incorrectly matched?

#89. Leukaemia is a type of cancer in which there is abnormal increase in the number of

#90. A man, who does not know when to stop eating, is suffering from

#91. For human blood transfusion, which blood group is known as universal donor?

#92. Which of the following is/are used as disinfectant of water?

#93. The brain is responsible for

#94. Indian Veterinary Research Institute is located at

#95. Pungency in chillies is due to the presence of

#96. Which materials contains all essential amino acids?

#97. The Earth's axis of rotation (polar axis) is always inclined at an angle of

#98. The accounts of Kalinga War is known to us by the

#99. Three human skeletons in a single grave were recovered at

#100. Which yeast is used for commercial production of ethanol ?

#101. Which one of the following gases, released from bio-gas plant is used as a fuel gas?

#102. Which one of the following is used in the treatment of blood cancer?

#103. Who was the founder of "Vikramshila Vihar"?

#104. Which city was founded by Krishna Deva Raya?

#105. Jahangir mainly patronised which of the one of the following food following arts ?

#106. Who was called 'a stave of a slave'?

#107. Which Mughal ruler out of the following learnt Hindu Music from Lala Kalavant?

#108. During the Mughal period, the Madarsa us by the which was specialized in the teaching of Muslim Jurisprudence, was located in

#109. In which year, did Babar defeat Sultan Ibrahim Lodi at the battle of Panipat?

#110. Sir Thomas Munro was Governor of Madras during years

#111. The 'Roots of Ancient india' was written by

#112. From which rock shelter of Vindhyas, maximum number of human skeletons have been found ?

#113. Prithiyyah Pratham Veer was the title of

#114. The last Sun of Indian glory has been used for

#115. Who among the following were prominent leaders of the 'khilafat Movement'?

#116. The Deoband Movement in U.P. (United Province) started in the year

#117. What was the name of the party formed by Motilal Nehru and C.R. Das in 1923 AD?

#118. Which of the following was first victim of Lord Dalhousie's 'policy of doctrine of lapse?

#119. Match List-I with List- and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: List-1 A. First Carnatic War B. Third Carnatic War C. Second Carnatic War D. First Mysore War List-II 1. Ended by Treaty of Paris 2. Britishers Lost 3. Inconclusive War 4. Ended by Treaty of Aix La Chapelle codes: A B C D

#120. The name of D.K. Karve of Western India figures in the context of which of the following?

#121. A money bill passed by Lok Sabha is deemed to have been passed by Rajya Sabha also when no action is taken by among the following within

#122. The constitutional authority, vested with the power of declaring castes and tribes as the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, is the

#123. What was the name of the movement started by Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan against British?

#124. Rabindra Nath Tagore gave up his Knighthood in protest to which one of the following?

#125. Match List-1 and List- and select the correct answer from the codes given below: List-1 A. Constitutional Amendment B. Finance Commission C. Financial Emergency D. All India Services List-II 1. Article 360 2. Article 312 3. Article 280 4. Article 368 codes: A B C D

#126. The Sarkaria commission was set-up for the review of relation between

#127. Internal Security Academy is located at

#128. The State Finance Commission is a

#129. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution, the Parliament can make laws on state list subject for giving effect to international agreements?

#130. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution, there is provision for the Election commission ?

#131. The Supreme Court of India enunciated the doctrine of 'Basic Structure of the Constitution' in

#132. A Resolution passed under clause(1) of the Article 249 shall remain in force for a period not exceeding

#133. Which part of the Constitution has the provisions for panchayati Raj System?

#134. The Panchayati Raj System was adopted to

#135. Who is considered as the "Architect of the Panchayati Raj" in india?

#136. Consider the following statements: Asservation (A) : Dr. Ambedkar had described Article 32 of the Constitution as the very soul of it. Reason (R) : Article 32 provides effective remedy against the violation of Fundamental Rights. Select the correct answer using the codes given below: codes:

#137. Reservation of seats in panchayat elections for scheduled castes shall not apply to the state of

#138. Who among the following is authorised to make provisions with respect to the composition of panchayats?

#139. A Bill for the purpose of creating a new State in india must be passed by

#140. In India, who is competent to amend Fundamental Rights of the citizens?

#141. Which Article of the Indian Constitution is related to Indian Foreign Policy?

#142. Match List-1 with List- and select the correct answer using the codes given below the lists: List-I (Institution) A. Comptroller and Auditor General of India B. Finance Commission C. Administrative Tribunal D. Union Public Service Commission List-II (Articles) 1. Article 31 2. Article 280 3. Article 148 4. Article 323(A) codes: A B C D5

#143. According to Article 243(2) of Indian Constitution the maximum number of directors of a cooperative society may be

#144. T. Kajita and A.McDonald, winner of year 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics belong to which of the following countries respectively?

#145. After confidential meeting between National Security Advisers of India and Pakistan in Bangkok, foreign minister Sushma Swaraj went to Pakistan to attend 'Heart of Asia Conference held in 2015 at

#146. The refugees and migrants in Europe reached which milestone mark recently as disclosed by the UNHCR?

#147. Which country of the world is building an alternate capital to save its citizens from natural disaster?

#148. Who among the following holds his/her office during pleasure of the President?

#149. The costliest metal of the world discovered recently, is

#150. Who among the following actresses is the brand ambassador of "Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan'?


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