Himachal GK MCQs Series – 1

By | January 7, 2019

1. Earlier inhabitants in the Himalayan foothills were:

  1. Kols
  2. Rajputs
  3. Nandas
  4. None of the above

2. The Chamba princely state was founded by Meru Verman in 550 A.D. with its capital as?

  1. Saluni
  2. Khajiar
  3. Chamba city
  4. Brahmpura

3. Mahmood of Ghazni attacked Nagarkot in his 7th assault on India in 1009 A.D. Who was the ruler of Katoch dynasty in Kangra during this time?

  1. Raja Rattan Chand
  2. Raja Sansar Chand
  3. Raja Hari Chand
  4. Raja Jagdish Chand

4. In order to escape the wrath of revolutionaries in Shimla in 1857, the Britishers fled from Shimla and took shelter at:

  1. Koti
  2. Theog
  3. Ghund
  4. Junga (with Raja of Keonthal)

5. Who organized Quit India movement in Shimla in 1942?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. Bhag Mal Sautha
  3. Raj Kumari Armit Kaur
  4. Baba Kanshi Ram

6. The Keonthal Princely state was founded in 1211 A.D. by?

  1. Surya Sen
  2. Ram Sen
  3. Giri Sen
  4. Bir Sen

7. Who founded the first government of Shangri Praja Mandal in Hill states of Himachal Pradesh in 1947?

  1. Muni Lal Verma
  2. Ram Lal Verma
  3. Chiranji Lal Verma
  4. Bhag Mal Sautha

8. When was the legislative assembly of Himachal Pradesh dissolved and given the status of Union territory?

  1. 1st Novermber, 1956
  2. 1st Novermber, 1966
  3. 1st Novermber, 1954
  4. 1st November, 1962

9. Lord Mayo, the governor-general of India, came to Chamba on?

  1. 13 Novermber, 1871
  2. 15 Novermber, 1871
  3. 21 Novermber, 1871
  4. 23 Novermber, 1871

10. The Britisher who discovered Shimla for the first time in 1819 A.D. was:

  1. Lt. Rose
  2. Col. Briggs
  3. Major Kennedy
  4. None of the above

Answers: 1-A, 2-D, 3-D, 4-D, 5-C, 6-C, 7-C, 8-A, 9-A, 10-A.

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