General Awareness for Bank PO & Clerk – Static Awareness of UTTAR PRADESH (UP)
UTTAR PRADESH (UP) : Static Awareness forms the most important part of General Awareness section in mains examination. Earlier questions from banking section were mainly asked from this section but the trend has now changed & questions from Static Awareness portion is also asked in bulk.
Let us look at the Static Awareness of Uttar Pradesh:
Uttar Pradesh is also known as the Sugar Bowl of India.
Uttar Pradesh was established on 1st April 1937. Earlier, its name was United Provinces.
In 1950, it was renamed as Uttar Pradesh.
Capital city: Lucknow
Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath
Governor: Ram Naik
Number of Districts: 75(Highest Number of Districts among 29 states)
Uttar Pradesh shares its border with 5 states & 1 UT i.e., Bihar, Rajasthan, Delhi, Haryana, Uttarakhand, and Madhya Pradesh.
International Border: Nepal
High Court: Allahabad High Court
Uttar Pradesh is the most Populous state of India according to Census 2011.
There are 80 seats in Parliament from UP.
The specialty of State: Agricultural Produce
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Important National Parks in UP:
- Dudhwa National Park
- Pilibhit Tiger Sanctuary
- Mahavirswami Wildlife Sanctuary
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Important Airports in UP:
- Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport – Lucknow
- Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport – Varanasi
Important Temples/Archaeological Monuments/Sites:
- Taj Mahal – Agra
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple – Varanasi
- Triveni Sangam – Allahabad
- Agra Fort – Agra
- Victoria Memorial – Lucknow
- Fatehpur Sikri – Agra
- Banke Bihari – Temple Vrindavan
- Jhansi Fort – Jhansi
Nick Names of Cities:
- Agra – City of Taj
- Allahabad – Sangam City / Abode of God
- Kanpur – Leather City of the World/ Manchester of the East
- Lucknow – City of Nawabs
- Varanasi – Spiritual Capital of India/ Oldest city in the world
- Green Park Stadium – Kanpur
- Buddha International Circuit – Greater Noida
- Dhyan Chand Astroturf Stadium – Lucknow
- Ahir Dance
Rivers flowing through UP:
Ganga, Ramganga, Yamuna, Gomti, Ghagra, Chambal, Son, Gandak, Sarayu
- Rajghat Dam
- Rihand Dam
- Chandra Prabha Dam
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