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Latest Headlines Of MPPSC Current Affairs:
  • In a first, ‘White tiger’ spotted in Nilgiris
  • Foundation stone of country’s biggest Global Skill Park laid in Bhopal
  • Madhya Pradesh Signs MoU with IIT-Kharagpur for Developing Happiness Index
  • Madhya Pradesh bans Sand Excavation in Narmada River
  • PM Launches Narmada Seva Mission for Conservation of Narmada
  • Madhya Pradesh becomes First State to Shift Financial Year to Jan-Dec Format
  • Government, NDB ink $350 million loan pact
  • Kanha tiger reserve becomes first in India get official mascot
  • India hosts world’s oldest algae fossil
  • Government announces expansion of rotavirus vaccine in 5 states
  • Madhya Pradesh Government launches Narmada Seva Yatra
  • Professor Raj Bisaria selected for Kalidas Samman
  • 2016 BRICS Convention on Tourism begins in Madhya Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh Government constitutes Food Commission
  • MP launches Shala Siddhi Prohatsan Yojana in 25000 government schools
  • Madhya Pradesh sets new record by planting 6 Cr saplings in 12 hours
  • Habibganj Railway Station to become India’s first private railway station
  • PM Modi launches Narmada river conservation project in MP
  • MP CM Shivraj Singh Chauhan inaugurates world level weapon production unit in Bhind distric
  • Madhya Pradesh becomes 1st state to shift to January to December financial year
  • MP Govt to launch a Yojana to provide subsidised food to the poor
  • Narmada Seva Yatra launched in Madhya Pradesh
  • Madhya Pradesh becomes first state to approve setting up of Happiness Department
  • MP Cabinet approved Madhya Pradesh Tax on Entry of Goods in Local Areas Amendment Bill, 2016

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:

Question: 1 what is the India’s rank in the 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI)?

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

Correct Answer: 1 [53rd]

Question: 2. which state government has launched “Apni Gaddi Apna Rojgar” scheme for jobless youth?

1.    Maharashtra
2.    Punjab
3.    Assam
4.    Haryana

Correct Answer: 2 [Punjab]

Question: 3.Who has won the 2017 Formula One Hungarian Grand Prix tournament?

1.    Valtteri Bottas
2.    Lewis Hamilton
3.    Sebastian Vettel
4.    Kimi Raikkonen

Correct Answer: 3 [Sebastian Vettel]

Question: 4. Which IIT institute has invented a low-cost dirt detector that alerts authorities when a place needs cleaning?

1.    IIT Bombay
2.    IIT Madras
3.    IIT Indore
4.    IIT Kharagpur

Correct Answer: 4 [IIT Kharagpur]

Question: 5. Sam Shepard, the Pulitzer-winning playwright passed away. He hailed from which country?

1.    United States
2.    France
3.    Germany
4.    Italy

Correct Answer: 1 [United States]

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Question: 6. Hussain Sayeeduddin Dagar, the noted Dhrupad Maestro passed away. He hailed from which state?

1.    Assam
2.    Rajasthan
3.    Madhya Pradesh
4.    Uttar Pradesh

Correct Answer: 2 [Rajasthan]

Question: 7. which city to host the 2024 Summer Olympics?

1.    Los Angeles
2.    London
3.    Paris
4.    New York

Correct Answer: 3 [Paris]

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Question: 8. who is the newly elected Prime Minister of Pakistan?

1.    Shahbaz Sharif
2.    Naveed Qamar
3.    Khaqan Abbasi
4.    Shahid Khaqan Abbasi

Correct Answer: 4 [Shahid Khaqan Abbasi]

Question: 9. Jeanne Moreau, the legendary film actress passed away. She hailed from which country?

1.    Italy
2.    Germany
3.    United States
4.    France

Correct Answer: 4 [France]

Question: 10. The Gangotri National Park (GNP) is located in which state?

1.    Chhattisgarh
2.    Bihar
3.    Uttrakhand
4.    West Bengal

Correct Answer: 3 [Uttrakhand]

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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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