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Chief Minister of Uttarakhand.
Question:- Who is the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand since 2017?
Answer:- Shri Trivendra Singh Rawat (From BJP Party) since 18 March 2017.
Question:- Who is currently the governor of Uttarakhand State?
Answer:- ‘Baby Rani Maurya’ since 26 August 2018.
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Question- (1) Where is the Bharat Heavy Electrical Limited situated?
(A) Haridwar, (B) Bhim-Tal, (C) Kotdwar, (D) Nainital
Question- (2) On which day is ‘Green-day’ celebrated in Uttarakhand?
(A) 3rd July, (B) 5th July, (C) 8th July, (D) 15th July
Question- (3) Uttarakhand have how many Polytechnic colleges in the state?
(A) 7, (B) 6, (C) 5, (D) 8
Question- (4) The proposed no. of Uttaranchal Vidhan Sabha members is-
(A) 60, (B) 70, (C) 75, (D) 80
Question- (5) Where is the agriculture universities in Uttarakhand?
(A) Pant Nagar (Nainital), (B) Pauri, (C) Rudra Prayag, (D) Roorkee (Haridwar)
Question- (6) Where has the wild life protection training centre been established in Uttarakhand?
(A) Almora, (B) Kalagarh, (C) Nainital, (D) Chamoli
Question- (7) Which of these is the Mini Switzerland according to Mahatma Gandhi?
(A) Almora (Kausani), (B) Nainital, (C) Badri Nath, (D) Pithoragarh Singh
Question- (8) The first leader of the country who owned the responsibility of poverty and backwardness of Uttarakhand was-
(A) Atal Behari Bajpai, (B) Lal Krishan Adwani, (C) Mrs. Indra Gandhi, (D) Pt. Jawahar Lal Nehru
Question- (9) What is Lansdowne?
(A) A tourist place, (B) An industrial area, (C) A recreational place, (D) None of these
Question- (10) Which one of the following cities is situated at river terraces?
(A) Dev Prayag, (B) Sri Nagar, (C) Pauri, (D) Chakarata
Question- (11) What is the main cause of the formation of Uttarakhand?
(A) Land and identity of hilly people, (B) Backwardness, poverty, inconvenience and migration, (C) Protection of hill peoples culture, (D) Political awareness of hilly people
Question- (12) The 2001-2011 decade increase in the population of Uttarakhand is-
(A) 20%, (B) 19.5%, (C) 19.17%, (D) 19 %
Question- (13) Among the High Courts of the country, the Uttarakhand High Court ranks-
(A) 18th, (B) 19th, (C) 20th, (D) 21st
Question- (14) Main source of income of Uttarakhand is-
(A) Energy, (B) Forest resources and tourism, (C) Industry, (D) Agriculture
Question- (15) How many districts are there in Uttarakhand?
(A) 10, (B) 12, (C) 13, (D) 15
Question- (16) Where is the Sahastradhara water fall?
(A) Badri Nath, (B) Mussoorie, (C) Pithoragarh, (D) Kedar-Nath
Question- (17) Tiger project is related with-
(A) Corbett National Park, (B) Dudhwa National Park, (C) Nanda Devi National Park, (D) Rajaji National Park
Question- (18) Which is the first state assembly to establish its separate website?
(A) Jharkhand, (B) Uttarakhand, (C) Chhattisgarh, (D) Manipur
Question- (19) When was the Kumaon Council formed?
(A) 1927, (B) 1928, (C) 1926, (D) 1925
Question- (20) Which of the following passes is in Uttarakhand?
(A) Mana, (B) Darma, (C) Kungri-Bigri, (D) Lipulekh
Question- (21) In which region of Uttarakhand is ‘Nagrik and Soyam forest development project’ launched?
(A) Kumaon region, (B) Garhwal region, (C) Both in (A) and (B), (D) Entire state
Question- (22) Where is the China peak situated?
(A) Chamoli, (B) Almora, (C) Uttar Kashi, (D) Nainital
Question- (23) Where is the maximum rice grown in Uttarakhand?
(A) Nainital, (B) Dehradun, (C) Uddham Singh Nagar, (D) Haridwar
Question- (24) The historic achievement of mountaineer ‘Bachhendri Pal’ is what?
(A) Comet and Gamin victory, (B) Mount Black victory, (C) Guide to new mountaineers, (D) Mount Everest victory
Question- (25) Who was the leader of Utthan-Parishad in Uttarakhand?
(A) Soban Singh Jeena, (B) Taradutt Pandey, (C) Badridatt Pandey, (D) Daya Krishna
Question- (26) Dr. Pitambar Dutt Badashwal prize 2000, was awarded by Uttar Pradesh Hindi Sansthan to which literary person?
(A) Sailesh Matiyani, (B) Himanshu Joshi, (C) Govind Chatak, (D) Dr. Dinesh Chand Baluni
Question- (27) Chandi Prasad the dignity of Uttarakhand, was awarded the international prize, what is that prize?
(A) Nobel prize, (B) Oskar prize, (C) Ramon Magsaysay Prize, (D) None of these
Question- (28) The capital (Temporary) of Uttarakhand is?
(A) Dehradun, (B) Gairsain, (C) Nainital, (D) Kalagarh
Question- (29) What is ‘Pindari’ in the Uttarakhand?
(A) A pass, (B) A mountainous range, (C) A river, (D) A Glacier
Question- (30) What is the cultivated land percentage in Uttarakhand is?
(A) 10.5%, (B) 12.5%, (C) 13.5%, (D) 14.5%
Question- (31) At which place does the Ganga enter the plains area?
(A) Haridwar, (B) Dehradun, (C) Moradabad, (D) Garh-Mukteshwar
Question- (32) The density of population of Uttarakhand according to 2011 is-
(A) 150, (B) 189, (C) 160, (D) 161
Question- (33) Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttarakhand?
(A) Nityanand Swami, (B) Surjeet Singh Barnala, (C) Govind Ballabh Pant, (D) Narain Dutt Tiwari
Question- (34) When did the earthquake occur in Uttar Kashi?
(A) In 1990, (B) In 1991, (C) In 1992, (D) In 1998
Question- (35) What is the percentage of total literacy in Uttarakhand?
(A) 70%, (B) 75%, (C) 71.6%, (D) 67.75%
Question- (36) The national poet Sumitra Nandan Pant was the resident of which place?
(A) Kausani (Almora), (B) Nainital, (C) Bageshwar, (D) Almora
Question- (37) Which one of the following is not the policy matter of New Industrial Policy of Uttarakhand?
(A) No Subsidy to new industries, (B) 2% rebate of interest at the loan of 2 lac, (C) Rehabilitation of handicrafts, handloom industries etc, (D) To exempt from tax upto five years
Question- (38) What is the total percentage of population having the age group of 0 to 6 in Uttarakhand?
(A) 15.56%, (B) 16.04%, (C)17.32%, (D) 14.15%
Question- (39) Kaushik Samiti recommended Uttarakhand capital appropriate for which place?
(A) Dehradun, (B) Gairsain, (C) Haridwar, (D) Haldwani
Question- (40) What is the altitude of Roopkund Lake (Chamoli District) in Uttarakhand?
Answer: 5,029 Meters (16,499 feet).
Question- (41) The origin of Pindar river is from which place?
(A) Milam, (B) Badri Nath, (C) Pindari Glacier, (D) Kedar Nath
Question- (42) Who was appointed the first Registrar General of Uttarakhand High Court?
(A) L.P. Nathani, (B) G.C.S. Rawat, (C) M.M. Ghandiyal, (D) Sudhansu Dhulia
Question- (43) Who is the first Chairman of the Public Service Commission of Uttarakhand?
(A) N.P. Nawani, (B) K. Arya, (C) Ajay Vikram Singh, (D) Ashok Kant Saran
Question- (44) Who said “Ranikhet is one of the beautiful hill stations of Uttarakhand”?
(A) Justice William C. Douglas, (B) Mahatma Gandhi, (C) Rajendra Prasad, (D) Sumitra Nandan Pant
Question- (45) Who presented the 1st budget (State Budget) 2001-2002, on 3rd May, 2001 in Uttarakhand Vidhan Sabha?
(A) Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, (B) Nitya Nand Swami, (C) Prakash Pant, (D) Matwar Singh Bhandari
Question- (46) Where has an I.I.T. in collaboration with I.I.T. Switzerland been opened?
(A) Dehradun, (B) Nainital, (C) Chamoli, (D) Almora
Question- (47) Who has the record of being Protem speaker for maximum period i.e. (46 days)?
(A) Dharam Singh (U. P. Assembly), (B) InderSinghNamdhari (Jharkhand Assembly), (C) Kazi Mohiuddin (Uttarakhand Assembly), (D) Rajendra Prasad Shukla (Chhattisgarh Assembly)
Question- (48) Who was the first Prime Minister to announce the formation of Uttarakhand state on indepences day?
(A) Atal Bihari Bajpai, (B) Rajeev Gandhi, (C) Chandrashekhar, (D) H.D. Devgowda
Question- (49) At which place does river Bhagirathi merge with Alakananda?
(A) Rudra Prayag, (B) Tehri, (C) Dev Prayag, (D) Rishikesh
Question- (50) Champawat district belongs to which Division of Uttarakhand?
Answer: Kumaon Division.
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