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Uttar Pradesh (UP) Current Affairs 2018 Updated News, GK Quiz, Ques-Ans


Uttar Pradesh (UP) Current Affairs

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Uttar Pradesh (UP) Current Affairs

  • UP Government launches Prakash Hai to Vikas Hai Scheme.
  • UP inks MoU with South Korea in field of tourism, skill development, culture and farming.
  • Government planning to club two phases of Ken-Betwa River linking project.
  • Uttar Pradesh first State to endorse Centre’s triple talaq draft bill.
  • India’s first Blackbuck conservation reserve to come up in UP.
  • SC bans dirty pet-coke, furnace oil in Haryana, Rajasthan, UP.
  • India’s first STP under Hybrid Annuity Mode to come up in Haridwar and Varanasi.
  • NMCG approves Eight Projects under Namami Gange Programme.
  • Deendayal Hastkala Sankul: Government launches trade facilitation centre for handicrafts
  • Government launches nationwide Swachhta Hi Seva Campaign.
  • National Mission for Clean Ganga approves 10 projects.
  • UP Government launches Namami Gange Jagriti Yatra.
  • CRY Report: Uttar Pradesh ranks First in Number of Child Labourers.
  • UP Board to have NCERT Books from Next Academic Year.
  • Uttar Pradesh: An Ambulance Service for Cows Flagged-Off.
  • Uttar Pradesh cancels 15 government holidays.
  • Uttar Pradesh to establish 40 Yoga wellness centres.
  • Uttar Pradesh signs “Power for All” agreement with Union government.
  • Yogi Adityanath sworn in as 21st CM of UP.
  • India hosts world’s oldest algae fossil.
  • Election Commission announces dates for assembly elections in five states.
  • Government approves new projects under Namami Gange for Haridwar and Varanasi.
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Uttar Pradesh GK Questions and Answers

Provided UP Questions and Answers will help the individual to know Uttar Pradesh more in details. Also, from the list of questions UP Exams 2018 may also include any question from the given GK Questions of Uttar Pradesh.

1. Which country is to the north of Uttar Pradesh?

A.    Nepal
B.    Bangladesh
C.    Pakistan
D.   Bhutan

Ans: Nepal

2. Which is the capital of Uttar Pradesh?

A.    Kanpur
B.    Lucknow
C.    Sardhana
D.   Agra

Ans: Lucknow

3. Which is the official language of Uttar Pradesh?

A.    Santhali
B.    Dogri
C.    Hindi
D.   Pali

Ans: Hindi

4. When was Uttaranchal separated from Uttar Pradesh?

A.    14 March 1975
B.    12 April 1964
C.    7 July 1999
D.   8 November 2000

Ans: 8 November 2000

5. Who of the following prime ministers of India was not born in Uttar Pradesh?

A.    P. V. Narasimha Rao
B.    Lal Bahadur Shastri
C.    Charan Singh
D.   Chandra Shekhar

Ans: P. V. Narasimha Rao

6. Who of the following prime ministers of India was not born in Allahabad?

A.    Jawaharlal Nehru
B.    Indira Gandhi
C.    Vishwanath Pratap Singh
D.   Rajiv Gandhi

Ans: Rajiv Gandhi

7. Who was Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister in 1992?

A.    Ram Prakash Gupta
B.    Kalyan Singh
C.    Romesh Bhandari
D.   Rajnath Singh

Ans: Kalyan Singh

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8. How was Uttar Pradesh formerly known?

A.    Utkala
B.    Kalinga
C.    United Provinces
D.   Anga

Ans: United Provinces

9. When was Agra Presidency separated from Bengal Presidency?

A.    1776
B.    1792
C.    1833
D.   1858
Ans: 1833

10. When did the British annex Oudh?

A.    1864
B.    1856
C.    1824
D.   1799

Ans: 1856

11. Which Indian State has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for planting 10 lakh 
saplings in 10 locations in one day?

A. Madhya Pradesh

B. Karnataka

C. Uttar Pradesh

D. Chattishgarh

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

12. Which Indian state has declared its 50 states as drought-hit ?

A. Maharashtra

B. Tamil Nadu

C. Uttar Pradesh

D. West Bengal

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

13. Which state govt. has approved new guidelines for Begum Akhtar Award,which is given for 
achievement in singing ghazal, dadra, and thumri?

A. Madhya Pradesh

B. Haryana


D. Uttar Pradesh

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

14. Which University has been renamed as Dr.APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University as a tribute Dr. Kalam?

A. Gautam Budha Technical University

B. Mahamaya Technical University

C. Uttar Pradesh Technical University

D. Banaras Hindu University

Ans: Uttar Pradesh Technical University

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15. Akhilesh Yadav led Uttar Pradesh Government approved the Detailed Project Report (DPR) of 
which metro rail project?

A. Madhya Pradesh

B. Karnataka

C. Uttar Pradesh

D. Chattishgarh

Ans: Uttar Pradesh

16: Which power project is approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) that is 
erected in the state of Uttar Pradesh?

A. Windmill Power Plant

B. Thermal Power Plant

C. Geothermal Power Plant

D. Thermo Electric Power Plant

Ans: Thermal Power Plant

17. Who was Uttar Pradesh’s chief minister in 1992?

A. Ram Prakash Gupta

B. Kalyan Singh

C. Romesh Bhandari

D. Rajnath Singh

Ans: Kalyan Singh

18.  How was Uttar Pradesh formerly known?

A. Utkala

B. Kalinga

C. United Provinces

D. Anga

Ans: United Provinces

19. When was Agra Presidency separated from Bengal Presidency?

A. 1776

B. 1792

C. 1833

D. 1858

Ans: 1833

20. When did the British annex Oudh?

A. 1864


C. 1824

D. 1799

Ans: 1856

21. Who is appointed as new Chairperson of CFSI ( Children Film Society Of India) ?

A. Mukesh Khanna

B. Anil Kapoor

C. Salman Khan

D. Amitab bachann

Ans: Mukesh Khanna

22. Name the bank on which.RBI imposed ban for voilating KYC Norms.

A. SBI, YES Bank, DENA Bank

B. Bank of Maharastra,DENA bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce

C. SIDBI, YES bank, DENA bank


Ans: Bank of Maharastra,DENA bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce

23. What is min monthly pension approved by the government in perpetuity?

A. Rs 500

B. Rs 1000

C. Rs 800

D. Rs 300

Ans: Rs 1000

24. Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa scheme to how many more countries??

A. 34

B. 32

C. 31

D. 40

Ans: 31

25. Union Government extends e-Tourist Visa scheme to how many more countries??

A. 34

B. 32

C. 31

D. 40

Ans: 31

26. Name the Firm acquired by Filpkart recently

A. Capgemini

B. Red bus

C. Appiterate


Ans: Appiterate

27. World Dance day is observed globally with an aim to attract the attention of the wider public to the art of dance on…

A. April 23

B. April 25

C. April 26

D. April 29

Ans: D

28: Name the Winner of 5th Senior Men’s National Hockey championship.


B. Indian Railways


D. Supreme

Ans: Indian Railways

29. Name the Oscar-winning cinematographer passed away on 29 April ’15.

A. Andrew Lesnie

B. Julie moro

C. Steph Jackson

D. Mandy Nadal

Ans: Andrew Lesnie

30. Who is appointed as Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia by King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud?

A. Usmaam-ul-hamid

B. Mir-ul -Hamid

C. Mohammed bin Nayef

D. Ashraf Mohammed

Ans: Mohammed bin Nayef

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