UP State Static GK 2020: Uttar Pradesh GK Questions

One of the important topic from exam point of view is Static GK and must be done nicely to score great marks in different competitive exams like UPSC, State Services, Defense, SSC etc. One important topic from Static GK is that of State Specific Static GK, which can fetch you very good score.  In this space, we will be covering the Uttar Pardesh State static GK and all the relevant and important information related to this state which is important from exam point of view is provided here.


Given below is the background of the Uttar Pradesh to give you an in-depth knowledge of Uttar Pradesh State:

Description Answer
Founded on 24th January 1950
Also Known As U.P
Ruled By Maurya, Guptas, Rajputs, Mughals and Nawabs


Given below are some of the forts of Uttar Pradesh to give you an idea about the historically important forts of this state:

Fort Name
Agra Fort (1983) (UNESCO World Heritage)
Aligarh Fort
Allahabad Fort
Jhansi Fort
Ramnagar Fort

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Gven below are some of the famous museum in Uttar Pradesh. Museum represents the historically important things and artefacts etc.

Name City
Allahabad Museum Allahabad
Kanpur Sangrahalaya(Kanpur Museum) Kanpur
Government Museum(Mathura museum) Mathura
Sarnath Museum Varanasi
Jhansi Museum Jhansi
Anand Bhavan Allahabad

Geographical Structure

Given below are some of the Geographical structure of the Uttar Pradesh, which is bordered by Rajasthan to the west, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Delhi to the northwest and Uttarakhand and Nepal to the north.

Description Summary
Total Area 243,290 sq km (93,930 sq mi)
Population 199,812,341
The rank of the state Area wise:- 4thPopulation wise:- 1st Rank
Population Density 820/sq km (2,100/sq mi)
Soil & Minerals Alluvial Soil
Major Crops
  • Sugarcane (70% of India’s sugar comes from Uttar Pradesh)
  • Wheat
  • Maize
  • Legume
Forest Area 2,40,928 km2
Climate Humid subtropical
Major Flora Babool
Major Fauna
  • doves
  • peafowl
  • junglefowl
  • black partridges
  • house sparrows
  • songbirds
  • blue jays
  • parakeets
  • quails
  • bulbuls
  • comb ducks
  • kingfishers
  • woodpeckers
  • snipes
  • parrots

UP- Rivers

Given below is the list of rivers in Uttar Pradesh:

River Name
Betwa River
Chambal River
Dhasan River
Ken River
Son river


Given below is the list of the Dams present in Uttar pradesh:

Dam Name Location
Rihand Dam Sonbhadra
Rajghat Dam Lalitpur
Matatila Dam Lalitpur
Dhanraul Dam Sonbhadra
Pachwara Lake Dam Jhansi
Garhwa Dam Chitrakoot
Hinauti Dam Mirzapur


Given below is the list of the some of the lakes present in Uttar Pradesh:

Lake Name
Barua Sagar Lake
Dodi Tal
Nachiketa Tal
Naukuchia Tal
Roop Kund
Belasagar Lake
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Administrative Structure

The Administrative structure of any state is important to understand the proper functioning of the state:

S.No Description Summary
1. Capital Lucknow
2. Administrative HQ Ghaziabad
3. Chief Ministers Yogi Adityanath
4. Governor Anandiben Patel
5. Brand Ambassador Akshay Kumar
6. State Animal Swamp deer
7. State Bird Sarus crane
8. State Flower Palash
9. State Tree Ashoka Tree
10. No. of District 75
11. Loksabha Seats 80
12. Rajaya Sabha Seats 31
13. Major Railway Station
  • Kanpur Central
  • Allahabad Cant
  • Mughalsarai Junction
  • Jhansi Junction

UP- Airports

Given below is the list of Airports in Uttar Pradesh:

S.No. Airports City
1. Lal Bahadur Shastri Airport Varanasi
2. Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport Lucknow
3. Allahabad Airport Allahabad
4. Dehradun Airport Dehradun
5. Agra Airport Uttar Pradesh

Arts & Culture

Uttar Pradesh is a state with rich cultural heritage and has diverese culture and given below is the list of some of the famous Arts & Culture of Uttar Pradesh:

Description Summary
Folk Dance Kathak
Traditional Music
  • kajari
  • sohar
  • qawwali
  • rasiya
  • thumri
  • birha
  • chaiti
  • sawani
Cuisine (Famous Food) Non-Veg

  • Kabab
  • Biryani
  • Keema


  • Kofta curry and rice.
  • Kadhi Chawal
  • Aloo puri


Given below is the complete list of temples:

Temple Name
Ram Janmabhoomi
Shri Krishna Janmabhoomi Mandir
Gorakhnath math Temple
Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Banke Bihari Temple
Sarnath Temple
Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple

UP- Festivals

Given below is the complete list of Festival that are found in Uttar Pradesh:

Festival name
Taj Festival
Barsana Holi
Maha Shivratri in Varanasi
Diwali Festival
Dadjee Ka Huranga in baldeo
Ganga Dusshera
Lucknow Mahotsav
Bateshwar Fair


Uttar Pradesh is the known state for many industries, situated in Northern India. It is 32nd state in terms of Net State Domestic Product(NSDP) which result in 8.406% of India’s total GDP. Some of the major occupation of people of Uttar Pradesh is agriculture and farming.

Description Summary
State GDP ₹17.91 lakh crore (US$250 billion)
GDP Rank 5th
Per Capita Income ₹70,419 (US$990) (2019–20)
GDP Per Capita Rank 32nd
Major Industries
  • Information technology Aagro-processing
  • Tourism
  • Mineral-based industries
  • Textiles
  • Handloom
  • Handicraft
Major Imports
  • Bajra
  • Barley
Major Exports
  • Wheat
  • rice
  • Sugarcane
GDP by sector
  • Agriculture (25%)
  • Industry (24%)
  • Services (51%)

UP- Stadium

Given below are some of the famous stadiums in Uttar Pradesh:

Stadium Name Location
 KD Singh Babu Stadium Lucknow
 Green Park International Stadium Kanpur
 Greater Noida Stadium Greater Noida
 Ekana International Stadium Lucknow
 Dr Sampurnanda Stadium Varanasi
 Dr B. R. Ambedkar International Stadium Faizabad
 Pant Sports Stadium Sultanpur
 Master Chandgiram Sports Stadium Saifai
 Nehru Sports Stadium Ghazipur
 Indira Gandhi Stadium Bahraich
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UP- Thermal Power Plants

Given below are some of the famous Thermal Power Plants in Uttar Pradesh:

Thermal Power Plants Location
Obra Thermal Power Station Sonebhadra
Anapara Thermal Power Station Sonebhadra
Panki Thermal Power Station Kanpur
Parichha Thermal Power Station Aligarh
Harduaganj Thermal Power Station Aligarh
Tanda Thermal Power Plant AMBEDKAR NAGAR
Singrauli Super Thermal Power Plant  Sonephadra
Auriya Gas Power Project  Auraiya
National Capital Power Station Dadri
Feroze Gandhi Unchahar Thermal Raebareli
Rihand Super Thermal Power  Sonebhadra

UP- Education

It has some of the famous institutions in India Like: IIT Kanpur etc. Given below are the statistics related to Education sector of Uttar Pradesh:

S.No Description Summary
1. Literacy Rate 69.72%
2. Male 79.24% (male)
3. Female 59.26% (female)
4. No. of School 8.7 lakh
5. Affiliation Board CBSE, CICSE,UP Board
6. No. of University 45

UP- Heritage Sites

Uttar Pradesh is known for its beautiful Heritage sites and has the prestige of attracting the maximum number of tourists arrival in entire India. Some of the famous monuments like Tajmahal, Fatehpur Sikri etc. 

S.No Description Summary
1. Major Tourist Places
  • Agra
  • Lucknow
  • Varanasi
  • Mathura
  • Vrindavan
2. Major Monuments
  • Taj Mahal
  • Agra Fort
3. Bird Century
  • Okhla Bird Sanctuary
  • Nawabganj Bird Sanctuary

UP- National Parks

Given below is the some of the list National Parks in Uttar Pradesh:

S.No. National Parks Area Nearest City
1. Dudhwa National Park 490.29 Km2 Palia Kalan

UP- Wild Life Sanctuary

Given below is the list of some of the famous Wildlife Sanctuary:

S.No. Wild Life Sanctuary Location
1. Bakhira Sanctuary Sant Kabir Nagar
2. Chandra Prabha Wildlife Sanctuary Chandauli
3. Hastinapur Wildlife Sanctuary Amroha, Bijnor, Ghaziabad, Meerut, and Muzzafarnagar
4. Kachhua Sanctuary Varanasi
5. Kaimoor Sanctuary Mirzapur and Sonbhadra
6. Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary Bahraich
7. Katarniaghat Wildlife Sanctuary Lakhimpur
8. Lakh Bahosi Sanctuary Kannauj
9. Mahavir Swami Sanctuary Lalitpur
10. National Chambal Wildlife Sanctuary Agra and Etawah

UP- Palace

Given below is some of the famous palaces in Uttar Pradesh

Palace Name
Kaiserbagh Palace
Panch mahal
Rani Mahal
Sikander Bagh
Birbal bhavan
palace of jodha bai

UP- Monuments

Given below are some of the famous monuments in Uttar Pradesh:

 Kashi Vishwanath Temple
Taj Mahal
Agra Fort
Fatehpur Sikri
Bara Imambara
Varanasi Ghats
Sarnath Stupa

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