Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Exam 2018 [Part-3]

By | June 25, 2018

1. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below :

List-I (Books)

  1. The Child and the State in India
  2. The Hindu Nationalist Movement  and Indian Politics
  3. The Political Economy of  Development in India
  4. Poverty Amid Plenty in the New India

List-II (Authors)

  1. Atul Kohli
  2. Pranab Bardhan
  3. Christopher Jaferlot
  4. Myron Weiner

Codes:

         (I)            (II)           (III)           (IV)

  1. (iii)          (iv)            (i)                (ii)
  2. (iv)          (iii)            (ii)               (i)
  3. (ii)           (i)              (iii)             (iv)
  4. (i)             (ii)            (iv)             (iii)

2. In which case did The Supreme Court give the doctrine of ‘Basic Structure’ of the constitution?

  1. Keshavanand Bharti case
  2. Golak Nath case
  3. Indira Sawhney case
  4. Sankari Prasad case

3. Which states/union territories are involved in the Cauvery river dispute?

  1. Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu
  2. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Puducherry
  3. Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala
  4. Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Puducherry

4. Supreme Court’s judgment in Indira Sawhney Vs. Union of India case deals with :

  1. Reservations for OBCs
  2. Reservations for SCs and STs
  3. Reservations in Promotion
  4. Reservations for Muslims

5. Match List-I and List-II and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

List-I (Panchayati Raj Committees)

  1. H. Hanumantha Roa
  2. V.K. Rao
  3. Ashok Mehta
  4. M. Singhvi

List-II (Year)

  1. 1978
  2. 1984
  3. 1986
  4. 1985

Codes:

(I)           (II)           (III)          (IV)

  1. (iv)           (ii)          (i)            (iii)
  2. (ii)            (iv)         (i)       (iii)
  3. (i)             (iii)         (ii)           (iv)
  4. (iii)           (i)           (iv)          (ii)

6. Which of the following is not associated with electoral reforms in India?

  1. Tarkunde Committee
  2. Dinesh Goswami Committee
  3. N. N. Vohra committee
  4. Indrajit Gupta Committee

7. Who described Indian Capitalism as “Dharmshala Capitalism”?

  1. K.R.V. Rao
  2. Jagdish Bhagwati
  3. Amartya Sen
  4. Raj Krishna

8. Which of the following are statutory bodies? Select and correct answer from the codes given below :

  1. University Grants Commission
  2. Official Language Commission
  3. Railway Board
  4. Atomic Energy Commission

Codes:

  1. (i) and (ii)
  2. (i), (iii) and (iv)
  3. (i), (ii) and (iv)
  4. (ii) and (iv)

9. Regarding the Interim Government of 1946 which of the following is not correct?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru was the Prime Minister/Head of the Executive Council
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru was designated as the Vice-President of the Viceroy’s Executive Council.
  3. The viceroy continue to be the Head of the Executive Council
  4. The members of the Interim Government was members of Viceroy’s Executive Council

10. Who said, Indian federalism is “a new kind of federation to meet India’s peculiar need’s?

  1. Granville Austin
  2. Ivor Jennings
  3. Alexanderowicz
  4. Ronald Wats

11. Adi Ambedkar Samaj movement is related to which state?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Punjab
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Uttar Pradesh

12. When did Communist Party of India (Marxist) emerge a separate political party?

  1. 1960
  2. 1964
  3. 1968
  4. 1973

13. Who described the critical and creative role of politics in India as “the Indian model of development”?

  1. Rajni Kothari
  2. Amartya Sen
  3. Jagdish Bhagwati
  4. James Manner

14. Match List-I and List-II and identify the correct answer from the codes given below:

List-I (Events)

  1. Millennium Development
  2. National Commission for Women
  3. Ministry of Women and Child Development
  4. National Mission for Empowerment of Women

List-II (Year)

  1. 2010
  2. 2006
  3. 1992
  4. 2011

Codes:

(I)            (II)       (III)          (IV)

  1. (i)           (ii)         (iv)          (iii)
  2. (iv)         (iii)        (ii)           (i)
  3. (i)           (iv)        (iii)          (ii)
  4. (iii)         (i)           (ii)          (iv)

15. Montague-Chelmsford Reforms were introduced in India in the year :

  1. 1881
  2. 1902
  3. 1909
  4. 1919

16. B.R. Ambedkar was born at :

  1. Poona
  2. Bombay
  3. Mhow
  4. Satara

17. Which of the following leaders had worked for tribal upliftment?

  1. Mahatma Gandhi
  2. A.V. Thakkar
  3. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Jagjivan Ram

18. Which of the following leaders was never associated with the Indian National Congress?

  1. V.D. Savarkar
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Vallabhbhai Patel
  4. S. C. Bose

19. Which of the following was not a socialist leader?

  1. Ram Manohar Lohiya
  2. Jaiprakash Narain
  3. S.C. Bose
  4. M.R. Jaiyakar

20. Which of the following Bills was drafted by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar as the first Law Minister of India?

  1. Hindu Code Bill
  2. Indian Code Bill
  3. Hindu Marriage Bill
  4. Human Rights Bill

21. Which one of the following igneous rocks has the highest density?

  1. Basalt
  2. Olivine
  3. Pyroxene
  4. Quartz

22. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

  1. Slate-Sandstone
  2. Schist-Shale
  3. Marble-Limestone
  4. Quartzite-Sandstone

23. Which one of the following planets has the shortest day?

  1. Earth
  2. Mars
  3. Mercury
  4. Venus

24. The term outwash plain is associated with :

  1. Glaciers
  2. Rivers
  3. Sea waves
  4. Wind action

25. Which one of the following has the largest number of active volcanoes?

  1. Alaska
  2. Aleutian Islands
  3. Hawaii Islands
  4. Iceland

26. The concept of Normal Cycle of Erosion was given by :

  1. Davis, W.M.
  2. Penck, W.
  3. Strahler, A.
  4. Thornbury, W.D.

27. The term Ria stands for :

  1. A submerged river valley
  2. A submerged glacial valley
  3. An emerged river valley
  4. An emerged glacial valley

28. The term deflation is associated with :

  1. Glaciers
  2. Running water Sea-water
  3. Sea-waves
  4. Wind action

29. The rate of decrease of temperature in the troposphere is :

  1. 5.4 degree Celcius
  2. 6.4 degree Celcius
  3. 7 degree Celcius
  4. 4 degree Celcius

30. The term Operation Flood is associated with :

  1. Blue Revolution
  2. Golden Revolution
  3. White Revolution
  4. Yellow Revolution

31. The National Forest Policy was launched in :

  1. 1988
  2. 1990
  3. 1994
  4. 1996

32. Which one of the following states have the highest percentage of irrigated area?

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Haryana
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Sikkim

33. Oil refinery at Bhatinda is being established by :

  1. BPCL
  2. HPCL
  3. CRL
  4. IOC

34. Which one of the following is the largest industry in India?

  1. Cement
  2. Iron & Steel
  3. Petroleum
  4. Textile

35. Tata Iron and Steel Company at Jamshedpur was established in:

  1. 1914
  2. 1912
  3. 1910
  4. 1908

36. The first industrial policy was announced in :

  1. 1948
  2. 1956
  3. 1964
  4. 1972

37. The town of Rishira is known for the industry of :

  1. Cotton Textile
  2. Jute Textile
  3. Silk Textile
  4. Woolen Textile

38. Koraput has rich deposits of :

  1. Bauxite
  2. Copper
  3. Iron-ore
  4. Mica

39. How many sustainable developments are there in the U.N. Agenda 2030?

  1. 14
  2. 15
  3. 16
  4. 17

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  1. Priyanka rana

    Hii sir,
    I requesting you plzz upload hpas 2017&18 questions paper in hindi.

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