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Uttar Pradesh General Knowledge

Uttar Pradesh General Knowledge

Uttar Pradesh General Knowledge

 

Uttar Pradesh GK

 

CAPITAL : Lucknow (Gomti River)

ESTABLISHED : January 24, 1950

CHIEF MINISTER : Yogi Adityanath (As on Aug 2018)

GOVERNOR : Ram Naik (As on Aug 2018)

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RULING PARTY : BJP

HIGH COURT : Allahabad

DISTRICTS : 75

LANGUAGES : Hindi, Urdu, English, Awadhi, Bhojpuri, Bundeli, Bruj,

POPULATION : 19, 98, 12, 341 (1st)

[Male = 10, 44, 80, 510 & Female = 9, 53, 31, 831]

M : F = 1000 : 908

AREA : 2, 43, 286 sq km (4th)

Density: 820 per sq km

LITERACY : 67. 70%

ASSEMBLY : 403

Vidhanaparishath = 108

LOKSABHA : 80

RAJYASABHA : 31

BOUNDARY STATES: Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Delhi, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Bihar, Nepal,

STATE ANIMAL : Swamp Deer

STATE BIRD : Sarus Crane

STATE TREE : Ashoka Tree

STATE FLOWER : Palash

STATE DANCE : Kathak, Chapeli, Kajri, Karan, Nauthanki, Rasaleela, Kumavan, Jhora

TEMPLES : Ram Janmabhumi – Ayodhya, Kashi Viswanath Temple – Varanasi

FESTIVALS : Brahmostav, Ram navami, Sravana festival, Ban yatra, Dasara, Kans ka Mela, Kumbh Mela, Jhoola fair, Kartik Poornima, Cattle fair

RIVERS : Ganga, Yamuna, Gomati, Ramganga, Gagra, Sarayu, Saraswati, Varuna, Ashi, Betwa

POWER PLANTS : Narora Atomic Power Station, Rehand Hydro Power Plant, Singroli & Vobra Thermal Power Station, Dadri Thermal Power Station, Anpara Thermal Power Station, Auraiya Thermal Power Station

PROJECTS/ DAMS : Rihand dam

 

Uttar Pradesh General Knowledge NATIONAL PARKS & SANCTURIES 

Dudwa National Park (Tigers)

Chandra Prabha Wild Life Sanctuary

Hastinapur Wild Life Sanctuary

Ranipur Wild Life Sanctuary

Sohagibarwa Wild Life Sanctuary

Sur Sarovar Wild Life Sanctuary

National Chambal Wild Life Sanctuary

Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary – Kanpur

Sandi Bird Sanctuary – Hardoi

Samsapur Bird Sanctuary – Rae Bareli

INDUSTRIES : Edible Oil, Paper, Cement, Railway equipment, Chemical Industries, Handloom

MAIN CITIES

Allahabad

Madhura

Ayodhya (Sarayu River)

Agra (Yamuna River)

Almora

Sikindar

Kushi

Gorakhpur

Moradabad

Meerut

Kanpur (Ganga River)

Varanasi (Ganga River)

Ghaziabad

Bareilly

Aligarh

Bulandshahr

Faizabad

Mau, Rae Bareli

Sambhal

Shahjahanpur

Muzaffarnagar

Hapur

Jhansi

Moradabad

Sarsawa

Sitapur

Lucknow (Gomti River)

AIRPORTS : Kanpur, Allahabad, Agra, Jhansi, Barelly, Hindon, Gorakhpur, Sarsawa, Chaudhary Charan Singh Airport – Lucknow, Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport – Varanasi,

IMPORTANT PERSONS : Vijayalaxmi pandit, Patanjali, Sarojini Nayudu,

MISCELLANEOUS : Taj Mahal – Agra, Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri, Buland Darwaza – Fatehpur Sikri (The highest and biggest gateway of India near Agra built by Akbar), Anand Bhavan – Allahabad (Nehru family’s ancestral house),

Sugar bowl of India = UP

Police museum = Ghajiabad

Central Drug Research Institute = Lucknow

One day CM = Jagadambika pal

Indian Veterinary Science College = Ijjat Nagar

Indian Veternary Research Institute = Ijjat Nagar

Central Institute of Medicinal & Aromatic Plants = Lucknow

Industrial Toxicology Research Centre = Lucknow

National Botanical Research Institute = Lucknow

Chaudhery Charan Singh International Airport = Lucknow

K D Singh Babu Stadium (Multipurpose) = Lucknow

Green Park Cricket Stadium = Kanpur

Dhyan Chand Astroturf Hockey Stadium = Lucknow

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Indian States – GK 

ANDHRA PRADESH

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

ASSAM (ASOM)

BIHAR

CHATTISGARH

GOA

GUJARATH

HARYANA

HIMACHAL PRADESH

JAMMU & KASHMIR

JHARKHAND

KARNATAKA

KERALA

MADHYA PRADESH

MAHARASTRA

MANIPUR

MEGHALAYA

MIZORAM

NAGALAND

ODISHA

PUNJAB

RAJASTHAN

SIKKIM

TAMIL NADU

TELANGANA

TRIPURA

UTTARAKHAND

UTTAR PRADESH

WEST BENGAL

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

CHANDIGARH

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI

DELHI

DIU DAMAN

LAKSHA DWEEP

PUDUCHERRY

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