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Question Paper | UPHJS (Main) 2009 | Uttar Pradesh Higher Judicial Service (Written) Exam- 2009

Uttar Pradesh Higher Judicial Service (Main Written) Examination- 2009

General Knowledge


1. "Kautilya" was the Prime Minister of which Ruler?

2. "Charak" was the Court Physician of which Ruler?

3. Kalidas lived during the reign of which Ruler?

4. Maharishi Patanjali is regarded expounder of which philosophy?

5. "Ayurveda" owes its origin to which Veda?

6. Who is the author of 'Mahabharata'?

7. Name one of the nine gems in the court of Akbar who was his revenue minister?

8. Which are the two planets of the solar system which have no satellites?

9. Which one of the planets in the solar system is known as "Morning Star"?

10. What is the approximate total surface area of the Earth in Square Kilometers?

11. Which is the world's largest desert?

12. The 44th amendment of the Indian Constitution withdrew which fundamental right?

13. The words "Satyamev Jayate" are borrowed from which religious book?

14. Name any two members of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?

15. What is the name of the border which seperates Pakistan from Afghanistan?

16. From which Constitution the concept of a 'Five Year Plan' was borrowed into the Indian Constitution?

17. What is the name of the book authored by Shri Jaswant Singh which is in the news presently?

18. Name the Chief minister, who recently died in a Helicopter crash.

19. Who was the President of the Constituent Assembly?

20. From which of the countries Constitution of India adopted fundamental duties?

21. Which paramilitary force of India has been setup to provide security to industrial undertakings owned by the Government?

22. When did Gandhiji launch the Quit India Movement?

23. The name 'Annie Besant' is associated with which society?

24. Which is the largest coffee growing country in the world?

25. Which is the world's largest diamond producing country?

26. What is the time taken by the sunlight to reach the Earth?

27. Hamas a militant organization is fighting against which country?

28. In which Battle Napolean was defeated?

29. Elementary education covers children in which age group?

30. Who was the first to develop the World Wide Web?

31. Who is the first indian to score a triple century in test matches?

32. Which metal is used in making an electric bulb filament?

33. Which special sheet is used for marking the answer of multiple choice questions so that they can be scanned?

34. Walt Disney is famous for which two cartoon characters?

35. The first man to travel in space was the Russian cosmonaut named.

36. The Thomas Cup is associated with which sport for men?

37. Who is the writer of famous book 'Adventures of Sherlock Holmes'?

38. The sphere of the earth where life exists is called.

39. Name two locations where atomic power plants are located in India.

40. Which living bird lays the world's largest egg?

41. Sepoy Mutiny of 1857 started from which district of our country?

42. The Amul Cooperative Dairy is located at which place in the State of Gujrat?

43. Which State of our country is the biggest producer of spices?

44. Which is the oldest mountain in India?

45. Which is the Union Territory most densely populated?

46. Name the scientist who first measured velocity of light.

47. Which Indian became the President of International Court of Justice?

48. International Court of Justice is located at?

49. How many members are there at present in the Security Council of the United Nation Organization?

50. Which is the oldest monarchy in the world?


Write a short note in about 50 words on the followings:-
51. Alternate Dispute Resolution

52. Mission Chandrayan

53. Darwin's Theory of Evaluation

54. Green House Effect

55. Internet

56. Doha round of talks between nations

57. Global Warming

58. Indus Valley Civilization

59. Planning Commission

60. Magna Carta

61. International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

62. Green Revolution

63. Cloning

64. National Emblem

65. India's Missile Programme

66. Swine Flu

67. Organic Farming

68. Hung Parliament

69. Operation Duryodhana

70. Electronic mail (e-mail)

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