Uttar Pradesh GK Questions [General Knowledge] UP Quiz

Uttar Pradesh GK Questions and Answers

  1. What is the capital of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which is the largest city in Uttar Pradesh by population?
  • Answer: Kanpur
  1. In which year was Uttar Pradesh formed?
  • Answer: 1950
  1. Who was the first Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Govind Ballabh Pant
  1. What is Uttar Pradesh’s state bird?
  • Answer: Sarus crane
  1. Which river forms the southern boundary of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Chambal
  1. The Taj Mahal is located in which city of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. What is Uttar Pradesh’s state animal?
  • Answer: Swamp deer
  1. Which famous freedom fighter was born in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Chandrashekhar Azad
  1. What is Uttar Pradesh’s state tree?
  • Answer: Ashoka
  1. Where is the famous Kumbh Mela held in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Which famous Sufi Saint was born in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Moinuddin Chishti
  1. Who built the Agra Fort?
  • Answer: Akbar
  1. In which district is the Dudhwa National Park located?
  • Answer: Lakhimpur Kheri
  1. Where is Bundelkhand region located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Southwestern part
  1. Which famous freedom fighter was called ‘Sher-e-Awadh’?
  • Answer: Begum Hazrat Mahal
  1. Who built the Fatehpur Sikri?
  • Answer: Akbar
  1. Where is the Allahabad Fort situated?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Which famous Saint was born in Varanasi?
  • Answer: Tulsidas
  1. Where is the temple of Maha Shakti Peeth Devi located?
  • Answer: Vindhyachal
  1. In which city is the tomb of Itimad-ud-Daulah located?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Which district is known as the ‘sugar bowl’ of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Muzaffarnagar
  1. Where is the famous Dhamek Stupa located?
  • Answer: Sarnath, Varanasi
  1. Who built the Buland Darwaza?
  • Answer: Akbar
  1. Which PM of India represented Uttar Pradesh in the Lok Sabha for many years?
  • Answer: Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  1. Which city houses the tomb of Mughal Emperor Akbar?
  • Answer: Sikandra
  1. Where is the famous Jhansi Fort located?
  • Answer: Jhansi
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Frontier Gandhi’?
  • Answer: Khan Abdul Ghaffar Khan
  1. Which city served as the capital of Awadh in the 18th century?
  • Answer: Faizabad
  1. Where is the tomb of Mirza Ghalib situated?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Which famous personalities were born in Allahabad?
  • Answer: Amitabh Bachchan and Jawaharlal Nehru
  1. Where is the headquarters of the Indian Railways located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Who built the city of Fatehpur Sikri?
  • Answer: Akbar
  1. Which famous Urdu poet was born in Lucknow?
  • Answer: Mirza Asadullah Khan Ghalib
  1. Where is the famous Bara Imambara situated?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Who was the founder of the city of Agra?
  • Answer: Sikandar Lodi
  1. In which district is the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple located?
  • Answer: Varanasi district
  1. Where is Bhimbetka rock shelter site situated?
  • Answer: Raisen District
  1. Who built the Shahi Bridge in Jaunpur?
  • Answer: Akbar
  1. Which is the largest district in Uttar Pradesh by area?
  • Answer: Lakhimpur Kheri
  1. Where is Chandika Devi temple situated?
  • Answer: Chitrakoot
  1. Which famous freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Bihar Kesari’?
  • Answer: Sri Krishna Sinha
  1. Which district is known for the production of perfumes/attars in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Kannauj
  1. Where is the tomb of Bahu Begum situated?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Who built the fort at Chunar?
  • Answer: Sher Shah Suri
  1. Which district has historic connections with Mahabharata?
  • Answer: Hastinapur
  1. Where is the tomb of Safdarjung located?
  • Answer: Delhi
  1. Who was the first woman Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Sucheta Kripalani
  1. Which city served as the temporary capital of Awadh in the 18th century?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Where is the tomb of Hazrat Amir Khusrau located?
  • Answer: Nizamuddin, Delhi
  1. Which famous industrial city is known as the ‘Manchester of North India’?
  • Answer: Kanpur
  1. Who built the Moti Masjid in Agra Fort?
  • Answer: Shah Jahan
  1. Where is the tomb of Madho Lal Hussain located?
  • Answer: Lahore, Pakistan
  1. Which airport serves Varanasi and nearby areas?
  • Answer: Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport
  1. Who founded the Banaras Hindu University?
  • Answer: Madan Mohan Malaviya
  1. Where is Aligarh Muslim University located?
  • Answer: Aligarh
  1. Which district has historic connections with Lord Rama?
  • Answer: Ayodhya
  1. Which district is known for production of mangoes?
  • Answer: Malihabad
  1. Where is the only volcanic crater lake in Uttar Pradesh located?
  • Answer: Lonar crater lake, Bulandshahr district
  1. Which district is known as ‘Leather City of Uttar Pradesh’?
  • Answer: Kanpur-Dehat
  1. Where is the sanctum sanctorum of Kashi Vishwanath temple located?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Uttar Pradesh Kesari’?
  • Answer: Ganesh Shankar Vidyarthi
  1. Which organization maintains the Taj Mahal?
  • Answer: Archaeological Survey of India (ASI)
  1. Who built the tomb of Akbar in Sikandra?
  • Answer: Jahangir
  1. Where is Sur Sarovar bird sanctuary located?
  • Answer: Agra district
  1. Which district is known for production of guava?
  • Answer: Allahabad
  1. Which place has historic connections with Maharishi Valmiki?
  • Answer: Chitrakoot
  1. Where is the tomb of Sheikh Salim Chishti located?
  • Answer: Fatehpur Sikri
  1. Which place has historic connections with Tulsidas?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Where is the tomb of Shaikh Bahauddin Zakariya located?
  • Answer: Multan, Pakistan
  1. Where is the tomb of Amjad Ali Shah located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Punjab Kesari’?
  • Answer: Lala Lajpat Rai
  1. Who built the tomb of Itmad-ud-Daulah in Agra?
  • Answer: Nur Jahan
  1. Which district is known as the ‘mango belt of North India’?
  • Answer: Malihabad
  1. Which river flows through Vindhyachal?
  • Answer: Ganges
  1. Where is the Sangam located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Who built the historic mosque in Gorakhpur?
  • Answer: Rustam Ali
  1. Which region of Uttar Pradesh has close cultural ties with Nepal?
  • Answer: Purvanchal
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for swamp deer located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Dudhwa National Park
  1. Which district has historic connections with Kabir Das?
  • Answer: Sant Kabir Nagar district
  1. Where is the only active volcano in Uttar Pradesh located?
  • Answer: Lonar crater lake, Bulandshahr district
  1. Which town served as the capital of North Western Provinces during British rule?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Where is Shri Radhakund situated?
  • Answer: Vrindavan, Mathura
  1. Which district is known for production of potatoes?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Where is Bateshwarsthan situated which has around 200 Shiv temples?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Which district has historic connections with Krishna and Radha?
  • Answer: Mathura
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for black bucks located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Saman Bird Sanctuary, Mainpuri
  1. Which district is known as the ‘bronze city’ due to metal works cottage industry?
  • Answer: Moradabad
  1. Which district is known for production of peas?
  • Answer: Bareilly
  1. Where is the historic Residency building situated which was the site of Siege of Lucknow?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district is known as the ‘brass city’ due to metal works cottage industry?
  • Answer: Moradabad
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for ghariyals located?
  • Answer: Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Grand Old Man of India’?
  • Answer: Motilal Nehru
  1. Which district is known for production of mentha crops used in mint products?
  • Answer: Barabanki
  1. Where is the famous glass temple (kanch ka mandir) situated?
  • Answer: Sonbhadra district
  1. Which district is known as the ‘mint city of India’?
  • Answer: Barabanki
  1. Where is the historic Begum Hazrat Mahal Park situated?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Kansa?
  • Answer: Mathura
  1. Where is the tomb of Dara Shikoh located?
  • Answer: Humayun’s Tomb complex, Delhi
  1. Which district has historic connections with Luv and Kush?
  • Answer: Farrukhabad
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for dolphins located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Utkal Kesari’?
  • Answer: Gopabandhu Das
  1. Where is Sharda Peeth situated?
  • Answer: PaK administered Kashmir
  1. Which district has historic connections with Prithviraj Chauhan?
  • Answer: Farrukabad
  1. Where is the famous glass temple situated made of coloured glass panels depicting mythological events?
  • Answer: Sonbhadra district
  1. Which district has historic connections with Salim Ali?
  • Answer: Ghazipur
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for gharials located?
  • Answer: Katerniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which district shares border with Nepal?
  • Answer: Bahraich
  1. Where is Sankisa situated which has connections with Buddhism?
  • Answer: Farrukhabad
  1. Which district has historic connections with Tulasidas?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Where is Sharat Peeth situated?
  • Answer: PaK administered Kashmir
  1. Which district houses Asia’s largest cattle fair in Sonepur?
  • Answer: Mirzapur
  1. Where is the zoo known as Pt Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Zoo located?
  • Answer: Gorakhpur
  1. Which district has historic connections with Rani Laxmibai of Jhansi?
  • Answer: Jalaun
  1. Who built the historic Lal Darwaza Masjid in Jaunpur?
  • Answer: Ibrahim Shah Sharqi
  1. Which district is known as the ‘Kurta Capital of India’ due to high production of kurtas/shirts, etc?
  • Answer: Bareilly
  1. Where is the famous Dargah of Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki situated?
  • Answer: Mehrauli, Delhi
  1. Which district has historic connections with Raja Harishchandra?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Which district was earlier known as Nasirabad during British rule?
  • Answer: Hardoi
  1. Where is Moti Jheel bird sanctuary located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district is known as the ‘Fragrance City of India’ due to production of perfumes/attars?
  • Answer: Kannauj
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for swamp deer and hog deer located?
  • Answer: Sohelwa Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which district has historic connections with Maharaja Surajmal?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for wolf located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Neelkanth Wolf Sanctuary, Pilibhit
  1. Which town served as the capital of Gupta Empire?
  • Answer: Bithoor, Kanpur
  1. Where is the fort associated with Rani Laxmibai situated?
  • Answer: Fort of Jhansi
  1. Which district is known for production of exotic flowers?
  • Answer: Kannauj
  1. Which district has historic connections with Amir Khusrow?
  • Answer: Etah
  1. Where is the Buddhist site with Dhamek Stupa and mulgandha kuti vihara located?
  • Answer: Sarnath
  1. Which district is known for production of rice?
  • Answer: Balrampur
  1. Which district has historic connections with Man Singh Tomar?
  • Answer: Gwalior Fort
  1. Where is the bird sanctuary with large grasslands located which attracts endangered bird species during winters?
  • Answer: Suraha Tal Bird Sanctuary, Ballia
  1. Which district has historic connections with Tansen?
  • Answer: Gwalior
  1. Where is the barrage built over river Chambal situated?
  • Answer: Dholpur
  1. Which district has historic connections with King Dashratha?
  • Answer: Ayodhya
  1. Where is the Asharfi Mahal situated which served as the administrative headquarters of the city during Mughal rule?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district is known for production of grapes?
  • Answer: Aligarh
  1. Where is the historic building La Martiniere College situated?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Jadunath Sarkar?
  • Answer: Muzaffarnagar
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for bluebull located in Uttar Pradesh?
  • Answer: Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which district has historic connections with Ramanandacharya?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Where is the sanctuary located which harbours conservation breeding programme for vultures?
  • Answer: Lucknow Zoo
  1. Which district has historic connections with Bhagwan Swaminarayan?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Where is the UNESCO World Heritage site with doab culture located?
  • Answer: Awadh
  1. Which district has historic connections with Alha-Udal?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Where is the bird sanctuary located which acts as staging ground for migratory waterfowl in winters?
  • Answer: Samaspur Bird Sanctuary
  1. Which district has historic connections with Raja Maan Singh?
  • Answer: Agra
  1. Where is the confluence of rivers Yamuna and Chambal located?
  • Answer: In Etawah district
  1. Which freedom fighter born in Uttar Pradesh was called ‘Chittor Kesari’?
  • Answer: Tatiya Tope
  1. Where is the historic building Clock Tower situated which has the famous Ghantaghar market around it?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Raja Bhoja?
  • Answer: Bijnor
  1. Where is the barrage built over river Betwa situated?
  • Answer: Hamirpur
  1. Which district has historic connections with Amitabh Bachchan’s ancestral village?
  • Answer: Pratapgarh
  1. Where is the historic building The Residency located which was the site of famous Siege of Lucknow during revolt of 1857?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Rahul Sankrityayan?
  • Answer: Azamgarh
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for black buck, chinkara and nilgai located?
  • Answer: Ranipur Wildlife Sanctuary
  1. Which district has historic connections with Maharana Pratap?
  • Answer: Gwalior Fort
  1. Where is the tomb of Bada Imambara builder situated?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district is known as the ‘Carpets City of India’ due to high production of carpets?
  • Answer: Bhadohi
  1. Where is Bateshwarsthan located which has nearly 200 Shiv temples built in sandstone?
  • Answer: Near Agra
  1. Which district has historic connections with Swami Rama Tirtha?
  • Answer: Muzaffarnagar
  1. Where is the major inland port located on river Ganga?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Which district is known for production of traditional wooden lacquerware and toys?
  • Answer: Saharanpur
  1. Where is the historic building of Allahabad High Court situated?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Which district shares border with Madhya Pradesh?
  • Answer: Chitrakoot
  1. Which district has historic connections with Kamala Nehru’s ancestral village?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Which district has historic connections with Gautama Buddha?
  • Answer: Chandauli
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for gharial & mugger located?
  • Answer: Kukrail Gharial Rehabilitation Centre
  1. Which district is known for wood carving products like furniture, toys, etc?
  • Answer: Saharanpur
  1. Which district is known for production of traditional carpets?
  • Answer: Mirzapur
  1. Where is the bridge over river Yamuna built by Sher Shah Suri located?
  • Answer: Near Prayagraj
  1. Which district has historic connections with Amir Hamza?
  • Answer: Etah
  1. Where is the historic building Uttar Pradesh Vidhan Bhavan located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Rani Avantibai Lodhi?
  • Answer: Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Where is Jarar Museum located which has collection of Acheulian tools dating back to Lower Paleolithic age?
  • Answer: Jhansi district
  1. Which district has historic connections with Mir Taqi Mir?
  • Answer: Bulandshahr
  1. Where is the historic building Lucknow Charbagh railway station located which exemplifies Awadh style architecture?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district has historic connections with Maharaja Chatrasal Bundela?
  • Answer: Panna, Madhya Pradesh
  1. Where is the barrage built over river Yamuna situated?
  • Answer: Hamirpur
  1. Which district shares border with Delhi?
  • Answer: Baghpat
  1. Which district shares border with Uttarakhand?
  • Answer: Pilibhit
  1. Where is the barrage over river Betwa known as Rajghat Dam located?
  • Answer: Lalitpur
  1. Which district shares border with Haryana?
  • Answer: Shamli
  1. Where is the historic building Ambedkar Memorial located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district shares border with Rajasthan?
  • Answer: Jhansi
  1. Where is Jarar Museum located which has a rich collection of tools used during Acheulian times?
  • Answer: Near Jhansi
  1. Which district shares border with Bihar?
  • Answer: Ballia
  1. Which district has historic connections with Tulsidas?
  • Answer: Varanasi
  1. Which district shares border with Jharkhand?
  • Answer: Mirzapur
  1. Where is the barrage over river Ken known as Pathraj Dam located?
  • Answer: Chhatarpur
  1. Where is the historic building Bhool Bhulaiya situated which has intricate maze style passageways?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Which district shares border with Himachal Pradesh?
  • Answer: Uttarkashi
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for swamp deer located?
  • Answer: Dudhwa National Park
  1. Which district shares border with Chhattisgarh?
  • Answer: Mirzapur
  1. Where is the historic building Gulab Bari located?
  • Answer: Faizabad
  1. Where is the confluence of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati located?
  • Answer: Prayagraj
  1. Where is the historic building Begum Hazrat Mahal Park located?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Where is Shri Radha Rani Temple situated?
  • Answer: Barsana, Mathura
  1. Where is the tomb of Shah Turkman Bayabani located which exhibits beautiful stucco style called Chini Khana?
  • Answer: Lucknow
  1. Where is the wildlife sanctuary for black buck located?
  • Answer: Saman Bird Sanctuary, Mainpuri

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