Top 5000 General Studies notes pdf in English for UPPSC

Top 5000 General Studies notes pdf in English for UPPSC

Top 5000 General Studies notes pdf in English for UPPSC

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General Studies is a wide-ranging subject that encompasses various fields of knowledge. It is often included as a subject in competitive exams and covers a broad range of topics. Here are some key areas typically covered in General Studies:


Ancient civilizations and empires
Medieval and modern Indian history
World history, including major events, revolutions, and wars

Physical geography: landforms, climate, vegetation, and natural resources
Indian geography: states, capitals, rivers, mountains, and major cities
World geography: continents, countries, oceans, and major landmarks
Indian Polity and Governance:

Constitution of India: features, preamble, fundamental rights, and duties
Structure and functioning of government: executive, legislative, and judiciary
Indian political system, elections, and key institutions

Basic concepts: demand and supply, inflation, fiscal and monetary policies
Indian economy: sectors, planning, budget, and major economic reforms
Global economy: international trade, organizations, and economic indicators
Science and Technology:

Basic principles of physics, chemistry, and biology
Recent scientific advancements and discoveries
Space technology, computers, information technology, and biotechnology
Environment and Ecology:

Environmental issues, conservation, and sustainable development
Biodiversity, ecosystems, and climate change
Environmental laws and initiatives
Current Affairs:

National and international news events
Government schemes and policies
Social, economic, and political developments
These topics serve as a general overview of what is typically covered in General Studies. It is important to stay updated with current affairs and developments in each of these areas to perform well in exams and have a well-rounded understanding of the world.

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Most Important General Studies Question Answer

1. Alpha-keratin is a protein present in which thing? Ans. Wool
2. Where was the first session of the Constituent Assembly held? Ans. New Delhi
3. Which of the following is used as ‘a moderator in nuclear reactor? Ans. Graphite
4. Which planet looks reddish in the night sky? Ans. Mars
5. What was the source of the blue gem stone, lapis lazuli, for the people of Harappan culture? Ans. Afghanistan

6. Sachin Tendulkar scored his 100th international century against which’ country? Ans. Bangladesh
7. In baseball, the two opposing teams consist of howmany players? Ans. 9 players each
8. The improper function of which results in condition ‘Myxedema’ in human beings? Ans. Thyroid gland
9. In 1610, Galileo Galilei discovered four moons of which planet? Ans. Jupiter
10. In the Vedic society, which was the term used to denote a group of families? Ans. Grama
11. Who was the Chairman’ of the Union Constitution Committee of the Constituent Assembly? Ans. Jawaharlal Nehru

12. Which element that does not occur in nature but can be produced artificially? Ans. Plutonium
13. When had India a plan holiday? Ans. After the drought of 1966

14. How are Latitude and Longitude? Ans. Perpendicular to each other
15. Which Philosophy holds that the world is created and maintained by Universal Law? Ans. Jain Philosophy
16. Which book is authored by V.S. Naipaul? Ans. A House for Mr. Biswas
17. Which can be used for biological control of mosquitoes? Ans. Gambusia
18. Which proclamation of National Emergency automatically suspends? Ans. Right to freedom
19. The latitude of a place is the same as which place? Ans. Celestial pole
20. What was the script used in the earliest Tamil inscriptions? Ans. Brahmi
21. In which technology do Cryogenic engines find applications? Ans. Rocket technology
22. Shovna Narayan is a reputed personality in which field? Ans. Classical dance
23. During which Plan did prices show a decline? Ans. First
24. Which instrument used for finding out wind-direction? Ans. wind vane
25. Which ports handled the north Indian trade during the Gupta period? Ans. Broach
26. Which vitamin is considered to be a hormone? Ans. D
27. On the basis of financial crisis howmany times has emergency been declared
by the President of India? Ans. Not even once
28. Which is the element found on the surface of the moon? Ans. Titanium
29. Why is ‘Beaufort Scale’ used? Ans. To measure wind velocity
30. Which Tomar ruler is credited to have established Delhi? Ans. Anangpal

1. ‘My Music, My Life’ is the autobiography of which person? Ans. Pt. Ravi Shankar
2. Which was the first talkie film of India? Ans. Alam Ara
3. Through which Translocation of food materials in plants takes place? Ans. Phloem
4. When does Relative humidity decreases? Ans. With increasedtemperature

5. Who was the Sultan of Delhi who is reputed to have built the biggest network of canals in India? Ans. Feroze Shan Tughlaq
6. What type of Party system has been evolved in India? Ans. Multi-Party
7. A man with a dark skin, in comparison with a man with a white skin, Whatwill experience? Ans. Less heat and less cold

8. Which bank is the Banker of the Banks? Ans. RBI
9. Where are a large number of species are found within a small unit of area? Ans. Wet evergreen equatorial forests

10. Krishnadeva Raya wrote a famous work, namely Amuktamalyada, in which language? Ans. Telugu
11. Folk painting ‘Madhubani’ is famous in which state? Ans. Bihar
12. Which is the tree requiring minimum water for its growth? Ans. Babul
13. Which post does the Constitution of India does not mention? Ans. The Deputy Prime Minister
14. Which country is the largest producer of Bauxite? Ans. Australia
15. Which Indian rulers was a contemporary of Akbar? Ans. Rani Durgawati
16. How are Oxygen and ozone? Ans. Allotropes
17. From where did India introduce cultivation of tobacco/tapioca/ pineapple? Ans. South America
18. When was the Reserve Bank of India taken over by the Government? Ans. 1948
19. Which is found on the western coast of continents between 30° and 40° latitudes? Ans. Mediterranean Climate Region
20. Which school of paintings developed independently during the Mughal Period? Ans. The Bijapur School

21. In which is ‘Foot and Mouth Disease’ found? Ans. Cattle
22. Who decides the number of Judges in a High Court? Ans. President
23. What denotes the smallest temperature? Ans. 1° on the Kelvin scale
24. In which latitudes largest quantities of bauxite is found? Ans. Tropical latitudes
25. Which was the first English ship that came to India? Ans. Red Dragon
26. Which tree, once very popular in social forestry, is now taken to be environmental hazard? Ans. Eucalyptus

27. Foot-and-Mouth disease in animals, a current epidemic in some parts of the world, By which is this caused? Ans. Bacterium
28. In which animal is respiration done by skin? Ans. Frog
29. The Ruhr-Westphalia region is a famous industrial region of which country? Ans. Germany
30. Which was the first newspaper to be published in India? Ans. Bengal Gazette

1. With which does the power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the High Court rest? Ans. With the Parliament
2. ‘Gobar gas’ contains mainly which gas? Ans. Methane
3. Which is the biggest Public Sector undertaking in the country? Ans. Railways
4. Which rocks is transformed into marble? Ans. Limestone
5. Which ‘Englishmen was fellow of Gandhiji in South Africa? Ans. Polak
6. By which number the quality of gasoline’ sample is determined? Ans. By its octane number
7. Due to bite of mad dog the disease hydrophobia is caused by which virus? Ans. Rabies virus
8. Who appoints the Chief Election Commissioner of India? Ans. President
9. What is the principal reason for the formation of metamorphic rocks? Ans. Extreme heat and pressure
10. Who said “I therefore want freedom immediately, this very night, before dawn if it can be had”? Ans. Mahatma Gandhi

11. A temperature at which both the Fahrenheit and the centigrade scales have the same value? Ans. -40°

12. With which is the ‘Tennis court oath’ associated? Ans. French Revolution
13. Which is the tax that takes away a higher proportion of one’s income as the income rises? Ans. Progressive tax
14. Where is the Sargasso sea located? Ans. North Atlantic Ocean
15. Who com merited that Cripps Mission was a postdated cheque on a crashing bank? Ans. Mahatma Gandhi
16. Medicine for epilepsy is obtain from which lichen? Ans. Parmelia
17. Up to howmuch age can the Members of the Union Public Service Commission function? Ans. 65 years
18. Which type of glass is used for making glass reinforced plastic? Ans. Quartz glass
19. Which is the greatest known ocean depth (which lies in the Pacific Ocean)? Ans. 11,033 m
20. At which one place did Mahatma Gandhi first start his Satyagraha in India? Ans. Champaran
21. With which country is “Orange’ Revolution” associated? Ans. Ukraine
22. With which field was Pandit Bhimsen Joshi associated? Ans. Music’s
23. What percentage of water is lost during transpiration? Ans. 99%
24. Which is the most populous city in the world? Ans. Tokyo
25. By which ruler was the practice of military governorship first introduced in India? Ans. Greeks
26. Which country has the briefest Constitution in the world? Ans. USA
27. When temperature is gradually decreased, what is the specific heat of substance? Ans. Decreased
28. What is the mean of Invisible Export? Ans. Export Services
29. Which is the country with the highest density of population in Europe? Ans. Netherlands
30. Bhakt Tukaram was a contemporary of which Mughal emperor? Ans. Jahangir

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