Madhya Pradesh GK & Current Affairs forMadhya Pradesh Public Service Commission (MPPSC) Examinations

Madhya Pradesh

1.

Adya Dhara niradhara, niralamba Saraswati, thus lamented a poet at the demise of which among the following Kings?
[A] Chahmana Visaladeva
[B] Chandela Kirtivarma
[C] Mihira Bhoja
[D] Bhoja Paramara

Bhoja Paramara

Explanation

Raja Bhoja Of Dhar was a philosopher king and polymath of medieval India. He was from the Paramara dynasty of Arya, who ruled the kingdom of Malwa in Centra India from about 1010 to 1060. On his demise, a poet lamented “Adya Dhara niradhara, niralamba Saraswati Panditah khanditah sarve Bhojraje divam gate”. This means that Saraswati is now helpless, ll learned people have scattered, because the support of Dhara (Kingdom) Raja Bhoj has gone”.
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2.

Which among the following cities of Madhya Pradesh is not included under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM) Phase-I?
[A]Gwalior
[B]Indore
[C]Bhopal
[D]Jabalpur

Gwalior

Explanation

Gwalior is not included under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM). JnNURM is a huge mission which relates primarily to development in the context of urban conglomerates focusing to the Indian cities. JNNURM aims at creating ‘economically productive, efficient, equitable and responsive Cities’ by a strategy of upgrading the social and economic infrastructure in cities, provision of Basic Services to Urban Poor (BSUP) and wide-ranging urban sector reforms to strengthen municipal governance in accordance with the 74th Constitutional Amendment Act, 1992.
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3.

Which among the following is the biosphere reserve is located in Madhya Pradesh?
[A]Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve
[B]Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve
[C]Nandadevi
[D]Great Nicobar Biosphere Reserve

Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve

Explanation

Pachmarhi Biosphere Reserve is a biosphere reserve in MP which was established in 1999 to protect and preserve the genetic diversity in the representative ecosystem.
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4.

The Son river in Madhya Pradesh rises from which among the following ranges of hills?
[A]Kaimur
[B]Aravalli
[C]Vindhyachal
[D]Amarkantak

Amarkantak

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5.

Central Bee Research and Training Institute is located at which among the following places?
[A]Mumbai
[B]Nagpur
[C]Pune
[D]Jabalpur

Pune

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6.

‘Mukhyamantri Yuva Swarojgar Yojna’ to motivate the youth to go for self- employment, is a scheme of ___:
[A]Uttar Pradesh
[B]Madhya Pradesh
[C]Bihar
[D]Rajasthan

Madhya Pradesh

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7.

The unique and world’s first cow sanctuary is to be established in which district of Madhya Pradesh?
[A]Shajapur
[B]Jabalpur
[C]Gwalior
[D]Bhind

Madhya Pradesh

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8.

Which two countries are collaborating in the Megatons to Megawatts Program?
[A]Russia and United States
[B]China and Russia
[C]United States and France
[D]United States and China

Russia and United States

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