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The Planning Commission in Madhya Pradesh was established in which year?

A)

1972


B)

1980


C)

1960


D)

2000



Correct Answer :

1972


Explanation :

The State Planning Board of Madhya Pradesh was constituted on 24.10.1972. The Chief Minister is the Chairman of the State Planning Board.
Since 21-09-2007 State Planning Board is known as State Planning Commission.

Mark the appropriate reason for which the Kishore Kumar Award is given?

A)

For dancing


B)

For acting


C)

For story, direction and music composition


D)

Option 1 and 2 are correct



Correct Answer :

Option 1 and 2 are correct


Explanation :

Kishore Kumar Award was instituted in the year 1998 by MP Govt. The award is presented every year for outstanding works in the fields of film direction, acting, script writing and lyrics writing.
A programme is organised in Khandwa of Madhya Pradesh, which is the birth place of Kishore Kumar, for presenting this award to the recipients.

Madhya Pradesh was formed on the recommendation of?

A)

Pandit Nehru


B)

Sardar Patel


C)

State Reorganization Commission


D)

State Disintegration Commission



Correct Answer :

State Reorganization Commission


Explanation :

On 1st November 1956 on the bases of language Madhya Pradesh State came into existence due to the recommendation of States Reorganisation Commission consisted of Fazal Ali, K. M. Panikkar and H. N. Kunzru.

The correct statement about freedom fighters from Madhya Pradesh?

A)

Kunwar Chain Singh was the first martyr of battle of freedom.


B)

Rani Avanti Bai of Ramgarh, fought along Mandla army.


C)

Sindhiya of Gwalior and Nawab of Bhopal fought against British during 1857


D)

All of the above



Correct Answer :

All of the above

Laadli Lakshmi Scheme benefits are?

A)

Limited to 2 girl children only


B)

Limited to 3 girl children only


C)

Limited to 1 girl children only


D)

Limited to 4 girl child



Correct Answer :

Limited to 2 girl children only


Explanation :

"Ladli Laxmi Yojana" is an initiative of the Madhya Pradesh state government for improving the health and educational status of the girls in the State.

Under the scheme, on birth of a girl child,

  1. After the approval of the beneficiary, National Saving Certificates of Rs. 6000/- will be purchased continuously up to 5 years in the name of the beneficiary.
  2. Rs. 2000/- will be given on the admission of the beneficiary in 6 th class, Rs.4000/- on the admission in 9th class and remaining amount will be paid as lump sum on completion of 21 years of age and on appearing in the examination of 12th class, ensuring the condition that the girl has been married only after 18 years of age.

Madhya Pradesh’s first Wildlife Awareness Centre is at?

A)

Chhindwara


B)

Ralamandal, Indore


C)

Bohani, Narshingpur


D)

Khamariya, Jabalpur



Correct Answer :

Ralamandal,Indore

Identify the ruling areas of Holkar’s & Sindhiya’s ?

A)

Holkar’s established their rule in Gwalior & Sindhiya’s in Indore.


B)

Holkar’s established their rule in Gwalior & Sindhiya’s in Nagpur.


C)

Holkar’s established their rule in Indore & Sindhiya’s in Nagpur.


D)

Holkar’s established their rule in Indore & Sindhiya’s in Gwalior.



Correct Answer :

Holkar’s established their rule in Indore & Sindhiya’s in Gwalior


Explanation :

The Holkar dynasty was the Maratha ruler of Indore in India. The Holkar family was founded by Malhar Rao.

Scindia was a Hindu Maratha dynasty that ruled the Gwalior state. The Scindia dynasty was founded by Ranoji Scindia.

Tatya Tope was executed at which place?

A)

Indore, M.P.


B)

Jhansi U..P.


C)

Shivpuri M.P.


D)

Gwalior, M.P.



Correct Answer :

Shivpuri M.P.


Explanation :

Tantia Tope was a general in the Indian Rebellion of 1857 and one of its notable leaders. Tatya Tope was a follower of Nana Sahib.

Tope was betrayed by his trusted friend Man Singh and was defeated by general Napier’s British Indian troops. On April 18, 1859 the British government executed him at Shivpuri.

Which project is developed over Sone river and at which place?

A)

Baragi project Jabalpur.


B)

Rajghat project Lalitpur


C)

Bansagar project, Shahdol


D)

Halali project Vidisha



Correct Answer :

Bansagar project, Shahdol


Explanation :

Bansagar or Ban Sagar Dam is a multipurpose river Valley Project on Sone River situated in the Ganges Basin in Madhya Pradesh, India.
The Bansagar Dam across the Sone River was constructed near the Deolond village in the Shahdol district.

Arrange these local bodies in ascending order according of their rank?

A)

Nagar Palika, Nagar Nigam, Nagar Panchayat


B)

Nagar Panchayat, Nagar Nigam, Nagar Palika


C)

Nagar Panchayat, Nagar Palika, Nagar Nigam


D)

Nagar Nigam. Nagar Palika, Nagar Panchaya



Correct Answer :

Nagar Panchayat, Nagar Palika, Nagar Nigam

The great warrior Tatya Tope was betrayed by? / महान योद्धा तात्या टोपे को किसने धोखा दिया था?

Man singh / मान सिंह
Jeet singh / जीत सिंह
Raja Bhoj / राजा भोज
Karan Singh / करण सिंह


Correct Answer :Man singh / मान सिंह

Pranahita is famous as: / प्राणहिता प्रसिद्ध है?

A waterfall in Jabalpur./जबलपुर का एक जलप्रपात
Power project on the Chambal river ./चंबल नदी पर पावर परियोजना
Junction of Vardha and waniganga rivers ./वर्धा एवं वैनी गंगा नदियों का संगम
Old name of kshipra river./छिपरा नदी का प्राचीन नाम


Correct Answer :Junction of Vardha and waniganga rivers ./वर्धा एवं वैनी गंगा नदियों का संगम

Monsoon in Madhya Pradesh arrives from / मध्य प्रदेश में वर्षा होती है।

From the Bay of Bengal monsoon/बंगाल की खाडी के मानसून से
From the Arabian sea monsoon/अरब सागर मानसून से
From the Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea monsoon/बंगाल की खाड़ी और अरब सागर से
By cyclone/चक्रवात से


Correct Answer :From the Bay of Bengal and Arabian sea monsoon/बंगाल की खाड़ी और अरब सागर से

What is the reason for uneven distribution of rainfall in Madhya Pradesh./ मध्यप्रदेश में वर्षा के असमान वितरण का प्रमुख कारण है।

Density of vegetation/ वनस्पति की सघनता
The height of the Himalayas/हिमालय की ऊंचाई
Distance from the sea/ सागर तट की दूरी
Physical features/भौतिक बनावट


Correct Answer :Physical features/भौतिक बनावट

........is known as Soybean state./सोयाबीन राज्य के रूप में जाना जाता है।

Gujarat/ गुजरात
Maharashtra/ महाराष्ट्र
Madhya Pradesh/ मध्य प्रदेश 
Chhattisgarh / छत्तीसगढ़


Correct Answer :Madhya Pradesh/ मध्य प्रदेश 

The biggest source of manganese in Madhya Pradesh is?/ मध्य प्रदेश में मैंगनीज का सबसे बड़ा स्रोत है?

Balaghat/ बालाघाट
Chindwada / छिंदवाड़ा
Satna/ सतना
Seedhi/ सीधी


Correct Answer :Balaghat/बालाघाट

Pench hydropower project is a joint project of the states of ........./ पेंच जल विद्युत परियोजना ............राज्यों की संयुक्त परियोजना है।

Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan/ मध्यप्रदेश, राजस्थान
Madhya Pradesh, Gujarat/ मध्यप्रदेश, गुजरात
Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh/ मध्यप्रदेश, उत्तर प्रदेश 
Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra/ मध्यप्रदेश, महाराष्ट्र


Correct Answer :Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra/ मध्यप्रदेश, महाराष्ट्र

Madhya Pradesh's ...... percent of the population is dependent on agriculture./ मध्य प्रदेश की ......... जनसंख्या का प्रतिशत कृषि पर निर्भर है।

72.4
71.4
70.4
73.4


Correct Answer :72.4

The coal in MP is mainly found in ............... rocks / मध्य प्रदेश में कोयला मुख्य रूप से ............... चट्टानों में पाया जाता है?

Vindhyan/ विंध्य
Tertiary eon/ तृतीयक कल्प
Quartan eon/ चतुर्थक कल्प
Gondwana/ गोंडवाना


Correct Answer :Gondwana/ गोंडवाना

Bhagoriya dance form is the identity of .... tribe./ भगोरिया नृत्य शैली ...... जनजाति की पहचान है?

Panika/पनिका
Gaur/ गौड़
Bhil/ भील
Baigas/ बैगा


Correct Answer :Bhil/भील

In which tribe, ghotul practice is found?/ घोटुल प्रथा किस जन जाति मे पायी जाती है?

Bhil/ भील
Gond/ गोंड
Baigas/ बैगा
Korku/ कोरकू


Correct Answer :Gond/गोंड

On which of the following plateau the Bhopal is located./ भोपाल निम्नलिखित में से कौन से पठार पर स्थित है।

Malwa Plateau /मालवा का पठार
Makel plateau /मैकल का पठार
Baghelkhand plateau /बघेलखण्ड का पठार
Eastern plateau/ पूर्वी पठार


Correct Answer :Malwa Plateau /मालवा का पठार

Matki dance is mostly performed in?

A)

Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh


B)

Gwalior region of Madhya Pradesh


C)

Jabalpur region of Madhya Pradesh


D)

None of these



Correct Answer :

Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh


Explanation :

Matki dance is mostly done in India's Malwa region of Madhya Pradesh. It is a solo dance that is performed by women on special occasions such as weddings, birthdays or any special occasion.

Which department is known as Nodel department for the implementation of “Mukhya Mantri Yuva Engineer Contractor Yojana”?/ मुख्यमंत्री युवा इंजीनियर कांट्रेक्टर योजना के कार्यान्वयन के लिए कौन से विभाग को नोडल [प्रमुख] विभाग के रुप में जाना जाता है?

Water resources department/ जल संसाधन विभाग
Public work department/ लोक निर्माण विभाग
Mukhyamantri yuva department/ मुख्यमंत्री युवा विभाग
None of these/ इनमें से कोई नही।


Correct Answer :Public work department/ लोक निर्माण विभाग

According to “Atal Jyoti Abhiyan” for how much time electricity will be provided in rural areas? /"अटल ज्योति अभियान" के अनुसार, ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में कितने समय के लिए बजिली प्रदान की जाएगी?

Minimum 10 hours/ न्‍यूनतम 10 घंटे
Minimum 12 hours/ न्‍यूनतम 12 घंटे
Maximum 15 hours/ अधिकतम 15 घंटे
Maximum 10 hours/ अधिकतम 10 घंटे


Correct Answer :Minimum 10 hours/ न्‍यूनतम 10 घंटे

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