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Latest Headlines Of MPPSC Current Affairs:
  • Congress MLA Ram Singh Yadav passes away
  • Naresh Kumar Gupta appointed as Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta
  • Alka Yagnik and Udit Narayan to get Lata Mangeshkar Award
  • Madhya Pradesh tops in digital initiatives: Report by Coeus Age Consulting
  • 1st community toilet for third gender inaugurated in Bhopal
  • Madhya Pradesh govt shelves plan to shift to Jan-Dec fiscal format
  • Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister launches Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana
  • Madhya Pradesh launches ‘Single Click Pension Delivery’ scheme
  • The New Development Bank approved $470 million loan for Madhya Pradesh’s Multi- Village Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme Project
  • Vijaya Bank opens self-employment training institute in Indore
  • MP CM Chouhan launches RSS website
  • Shala Siddhi Prohatsan Yojana started in 25,000 MP schools
  • Health Ministry holds 4th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations in Public Health Care Systems
  • Foundation stone of country’s biggest Global Skill Park laid by Rajeev Pratap Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Bhopal
  • Madhya Pradesh sets record with plantation of 6 cr saplings in day
  • Madhya Pradesh government launches farmers’debt relief scheme, allocates Rs 1,000 crore
  • India and ADB Sign $275 Million Loan for Upgrading Urban Services in 64 Small Towns in Madhya Pradesh
  • Indore India's first city to use robot to control unruly traffic
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MPPSC GK Quiz for Competitive Exam:

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Important Points about Madhya Pradesh:

Madhya Pradesh
Capital &Major Cities
Bhopal Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior, Ujjain, Rewa, Panchmarhi
Formed On
1 November 1956 In 1956, the states of Madhya Bharat, Vindhya Pradesh, and Bhopal were merged into Madhya Pradesh.
Official Language
Known  as/for
The homeland of the Indian poet,
Kalidasa One of the largest producers of soybeans in India
Physical Characteristics
The physiography is characterized by low hills, extensive plateaus, and river valleys as the state of Madhya Pradesh lies over a transitional area between Indo Gangetic plain (north) & the Deccan plateau (south)
Natural Vegetation
Sub tropical coniferous
Major Rivers
The Betwa river originates in the Kumra village in the
Raisen district of Madhya Pradesh andjoins Yamuna
in Hamirpur, Uttar Pradesh
The Chambal river originates from
the Janapav Near Mhow Mountain in the Vindhya Range, and flows northeast through Ujjain, Ratlam and Mandsau (all in Madhya Pradesh), before entering Rajasthan.
It reenters Madhya Pradesh after meandering through parts of Rajasthan
and touches Morena and Bhind.
The Son river originates in the Maikal Hills and joins Ganga The Narmada river originates in Amarkantak, the highest peak of the
Vindhya Range, it flows westward through Madhya Pradesh including Hoshangabad and Gujarat before finally ending its journey in the Gulf of Khambat
The Tapti (Tapi) river flows from Multai near Betul in Satpura Range to the Gulf of Khambhat
Major Regional Festivals
Kumbha in Ujjain known as Simhastha, Aalami Tableegi Ijtima, fair of
Ramlila, fair of Hira Bhumia, fair of Pir Budhan, fair of Nagaji, fair of Tejaji,
Major Art Forms
Painting – Lok chitrakar, Chitravan, Mandana, Sanjhi, Thapa, Pithora
Music – Relo, Gooning, Leja, Chait Parah, Dhankul Dance – Karma, Jawara, Tertali, Lehangi, Ahiri, Baredi, Gaur Maria, Drum, Matki, Grida, Phulpati
Paper milling, cement production, and the manufacture of heavy electrical items, microelectronics, and optical fibres, fertilizer, synthetic fibres, and chemicals, sugar, textiles (cotton, wool, silk, and jute), lumber, flour, and various seed and vegetable oils
Coal, iron ore, manganese ore, bauxite, limestone, dolomite, copper,
fireclay, and kaolin (china clay), diamond
The main cultivated areas are found in the Chambal River valley and
on the Malwa and Rewa plateaus.
The Narmada valley, covered with river-borne alluvium, is another fertile region. Major crops are wheat, sorghum (jowar), corn (maize), rice, and pulses (legumes such as peas, beans, or lentils), linseed, sesame, sugarcane, and cotton, as well as various millets
Geographical Indications
Chanderi Fabric, Leather Toys of Indore, Bagh Prints, Bell Metal Ware of Datia and Tikamgarh, Maheshwar Sarees & Fabrics, Ratlami Sev
State Animal
Swamp deer
State Bird
Asian paradise flycatcher
State Tree
World Heritage Sites
Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi, Khajuraho Group of Monuments, Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka
Ramsar Sites
Bhoj Wetlands
Bird Sanctuaries
National Parks
Bandhavgarh NP
Kanha NP
Madhav NP
Mandla Plant Fossils NP
Panna NP
Pench (Priyadarshini) NP
Sanjay NP
Satpura NP
Van Vihar NP
Biosphere Reserve
Pachmarhi is a hill station in
Madhya Pradesh. It is widely
known as Satpura ki Rani
(“Queen of Satpura”). It is also
a part of the World
Network of Biosphere
Reserves, based on the
UNESCO Man and the Biosphere
(MAB) Programme list.
Panna Biosphere Reserve
includes 3 Protected Areas
(i.e., Panna National Park,
Gangau & Ken-Gharial
Biosphere Reserve is the
most dramatic and ecologically
diverse landscape in the
Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh
Wildlife Sanctuaries
Bagdara WLS
Bori WLS
Gandhi Sagar WLS
Ghatigaon WLS
Karera WLS
Ken Gharial WLS
Kheoni WLS
Narsighgarh WLS
National Chambal WLS
Noradehi WLS
Orcha WLS
Pachmarhi WLS
Kuno WLS
Panna (Gangau) WLS
Panpatha WLS
Pench WLS
Phen WLS
Ralamandal WLS
Ratapani WLS
Sailana WLS
Sanjay Dubri WLS
Sardarpur WLS
Singhori WLS
Son Gharial WLS
Veerangna Durgawati
Tiger Reserve
Kanha, Pench, Bandhavgarh,
Panna, Satpura, Sanjay-Dubri

MPPSC GK Quiz for Competitive Exam:

Ques 1: Which of the following places is not located in Madhya Pradesh?

1.    Fort of asirgarh
2.    Ginnorgarh Fort
3.    Mangi-Tungi
4.    Garh Kundar

Answer: Mangi-Tungi

Ques 2:  Which of the following district is not included in course path of Narmada River?

1.    Mandla
2.    Dewas
3.    Khargone
4.    Vidisha

Answer: Vidisha

Ques 3:  Which of the following is not a UNESCO world heritage site of Madhya Pradesh?

1.    Khajuraho groups of monuments
2.    Rock shelters of Bhimbetka
3.    Buddhist monuments of Sanchi
4.    Udyagiri caves of vidisha

Answer: Udyagiri caves of vidisha

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Ques 4:  Which of the following rivers do not originate in Madhya Pradesh?

1.    Chambal
2.    Banas
3.    Wainganga
4.    Shipra

Answer: Banas

Ques 5: Which of the following districts of Madhya Pradesh do not touch any other state of India?

1.    Ashok Nagar
2.    Shivpuri
3.    Harda
4.    Khandwa

Answer: Harda

Ques 6: How many Biosphere Reserves situated in Madhya Pradesh are included in World Network of Biosphere Reserve based on UNESCO,Man and Biosphere Reserve program?

1.    Two
2.    Three
3.    Four
4.    Five

Answer: Two

Ques 7: ‘Malanjkhand mine’ located in Madhya Pradesh is associated with which mineral?

1.    Bauxite
2.    Copper
3.    Manganese
4.    Limestone

Answer: Copper

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Ques 8: ‘Bhagoria’ is a folk dance for which tribe of Madhya Pradesh?

1.    Bhil
2.    Gond
3.    Baiga
4.    Sahariya

Answer: Bhil

Ques 9: ‘Kumar Gandharva award’ of Madhya Pradesh is associated with?

1.    Music
2.    Dance
3.    Drama
4.    Literature

Answer: Music

Ques10: What is the India’s rank in the 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI)?

1.      53rd
2.      64th
3.      29th
4.      35th

Answer: 1 

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Question: 11. The Union government has recently launched “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” scheme in which state?

1.    Maharashtra
2.    Gujarat
3.    Madhya Pradesh
4.    Odisha

Correct Answer: 1 [Maharashtra]

Question: 12. Who has been appointed as the part-time member of the board of Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India (IRDA)?

1.    Sriram Taranikanti
2.    Ravi Mittal
3.    Maruthi Tangirala
4.    N S Rao

Correct Answer: 2 [Ravi Mittal]

Question: 13. Which Indian sportsperson has won bronze in the Under-7 rapid championship at the 2017 Asian Schools Chess Championship (ASCC)?

1.    Kuldeep Lohia
2.    T S Mani
3.    Aditya Patil
4.    Kiaan Agarwal

Correct Answer: 3 [Aditya Patil]

Question: 14. which country is the world’s largest exporter of beef, as per recenlty released OECD-FAO Agricultural Outlook 2017-2026 report?

1.    India
2.    Australia
3.    Pakistan
4.    Brazil

Correct Answer: 4[Brazil]

Question: 15. Which government agency has developed India’s first unmanned tank “Muntra”?

1.    Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO)
2.    Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)
3.    Defence Intelligence Agency (DIA)
4.    National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)

Correct Answer: 2 [Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO)]

Question: 16. K E Mammen, the noted Gandhian and freedom fighter has passed away. He hailed from which state?

1.    Karnataka
2.    Andhra Pradesh
3.    Kerala
4.    Tamil Nadu

Correct Answer: 3 [Kerala]

Question: 17. Which state government has recenltly banned use Of Liquid Nitrogen in Drinks & food items?

1.    Maharashtra
2.    Odisha
3.    Kerala
4.    Haryana

Correct Answer: 4 [Haryana]

Question: 18. Gaurav Bidhuri is associated with which sports?

1.    Chess
2.    Boxing
3.    Swimming
4.    Judo

Correct Answer: 2 [Boxing]

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Question: 19. What is the theme of the 2017 World Day against Trafficking i Persons?

1.    Protect rights of human trafficking victims
2.    Eliminate human trafficking
3.    Unite to eradicate human trafficking
4.    Act to protect and assist trafficked persons

Correct Answer: 4 [Act to protect and assist trafficked persons]

Question: 20. The Indravati National Park (INP) is located in which state?

1.    Chhattisgarh
2.    Karnataka
3.    Punjab
4.    Assam

Correct Answer: 1 [Chhattisgarh]

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