Solved Paper HP Subordinate Allied Services Exam 2019 [Part-3]- HPPSC Shimla

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101. First session of Constituent Assembly was held on which date?

  1. 9th December, 1946
  2. 15th August, 1947
  3. 26th 1949
  4. 26th January, 1946

102. Under which Article of the Indian Constitution can the Speaker allow any member of the House to speak in his/her mother tongue?

  1. Article 110
  2. Article 122
  3. Article 120 (1)
  4. Article 126

103. Match the following :

  1. 24th Amendment – 1971
  2. 31st Amendment — 1973
  3. 42nd Amendment – 1976
  4. 52nd Amendment – 1985

Choose the correct answer :

  1. All pairs are wrong
  2. Only 2 and 3 are correctly paired
  3. All are correctly paired
  4. Only 2 and 4 are correctly

104. Power of Judicial Review in India is enjoyed by whom?

  1. By the Supreme Court alone
  2. By all the courts
  3. By the Supreme Court and High Courts
  4. By none of the courts

105. Article 1 of the Constitution describes India as:

  1. A Union of States
  2. A Quasi-Federal State
  3. A Federation
  4. A Confederation

106. Who was the First Muslim President of Indian National Congress?

  1. Abul Kalam Azad
  2. Zakir Hussain
  3. Maulana Muhammed Ali
  4. Badruddin Tyabji

107. How many members were there in the Constituent Assembly of India?

  1. 689
  2. 389
  3. 580
  4. None of these

108. By which amendment ‘education’ was made a subject in the Concurrent List?

  1. 24th Amendment
  2. 44th Amendment
  3. 25th Amendment
  4. 42nd Amendment

109. New All India Services under Article 312 can be created by whom?

  1. Lok Sabha
  2. Rajya Sabha
  3. Parliament
  4. Prime Minister

110. No tax can be levied or collected without the permission of :

  1. Lok Sabha
  2. Council of Ministers
  3. President
  4. Parliament

111. Governor in theState holds the office during the pleasure of :

  1. Parliament
  2. President
  3. Prime minister
  4. Council of Ministers

112. Judges of High Court can be appointed in consultation with:

  1. Governor of State concerned
  2. Council of Ministers of the State
  3. State legislative Assembly
  4. None of these

113. By which Article of the Constitution State Legislative Council can be created or abolished?

  1. Article 168
  2. Article 170
  3. Article 169
  4. Article 171

114. How many members of State Legislative Council can be nominated by the Governor?

  1. ½
  2. ¼
  3. 1/3
  4. 1/6

115. Who has been given the power to fix the number of judges of Supreme Court?

  1. President
  2. Parliament
  3. Chief Justice of India
  4. Council of Ministers

116. Under which Article of the Constitution can a judge of High Court be transferred?

  1. Article 220
  2. Article 221
  3. Article 222
  4. Article 223

117. The idea of Directive Principles of State Policy has been borrowed from the Constitution of which country?

  1. Britain
  2. Ireland
  3. U.S.A
  4. France

118. Communist Party of India (Marxist) was founded in which year?

  1. 1930
  2. 1925
  3. 1950
  4. 1964

119. To be recognized as National Party in India, a party must have secured in the previous election at least:

  1. 10 percent of valid votes in four or more states
  2. 4 percent of valid votes in four or more states
  3. 15 percent of valid votes in two states
  4. None of these above

120. Which Article of Indian Constitution provides the right to form a political party ?

  1. Article 132
  2. Article 111
  3. Article 32
  4. None of these

121. Where do plants store resins and gums?

  1. Old phloem
  2. Old xylem
  3. Chloroplast
  4. Etioplasts

122. What is the major driving force for movement of water in the xylem during the day?

  1. Root pressure
  2. Transpiration
  3. Photosynthesis
  4. Guttation

123. What do Gastric glands secrete?

  1. HCI only
  2. HCI and pepsin only
  3. HCI, pepsin, and mucus
  4. HCI, amylase, and mucus

124. In human beings, where does peristaltic movement occur?

  1. All along the gut
  2. In the heart
  3. In the lungs
  4. In the Kidneys

125. Which of the following processes does not involve a chemical reaction?

  1. Digestion
  2. Respiration
  3. Melting of candle wax on heating
  4. Excretion

126. What happens when oils and fats are oxidized?

  1. They become rancid and their taste changes
  2. They become sweet
  3. They turn black
  4. Oils become solids and fats remain liquid

127. What product is formed upon the burning of magnesium ribbon?

  1. Magnesium hydroxide
  2. Magnesium dioxide
  3. Magnesium oxide
  4. Manganese oxide

128. What is the relationship between the radius of curvature and fthe ocal length of the spherical mirrors of small apertures?

  1. R = f
  2. R= 2f
  3. R= 0.5f
  4. R= 3 f

129. The image formed by a concave mirror is real, inverted and of the same size as that of an object. The position of the object is:

  1. At F
  2. Between C and F
  3. At C
  4. Beyond C

130. What will happen to a ray after passing through the principal focus of a concave mirror?

  1. It emerges parallel to the principal axis
  2. It turns back along the same path it passes through the principal axis
  3. It passes through the principal axis
  4. It gets reflected obliquely

131. Where did Mahatma Gandhi discover and use Satyagraha as a technique for political struggle for the first time?

  1. England
  2. South Africa
  3. U.S.A
  4. India

132. Which one of the following, according to Mahatma Gandhi, is the main pillar of communal harmony?

  1. Atheism
  2. Socialism
  3. Sarva-dharma sambhav
  4. Swadeshi

133. In which one of the following languages was the book Hind Swaraj originally written?

  1. Gujarati
  2. Hindi
  3. English
  4. Marathi

134. Which one of the following journals were not edited by Mahatma Gandhi?

  1. Indian Opinion
  2. Young India
  3. Harijan
  4. New India

135. Against which one of the following did Mahatma Gandhi undertake fast unto death in 1932?

  1. Separate Electorates for Depressed Classes
  2. Hindu-Muslim Communal Riots
  3. Death sentence against revolutionary nationalists
  4. Violence at Chauri-Chaura

136. Under which one of the following organizations was a movement launched by Mahatma Gandhi to register protest against the Rowlatt Bills in 1919?

  1. Indian National Congress
  2. Satyagraha Sabha
  3. Congress-Khilafat Committee
  4. Swaraj party

137. Which one of the following was not a part of the Constructive Work of Gandhi during the Freedom Struggle of India?

  1. National Education
  2. Hindu-Muslim Unity
  3. Formation of Trade Unions
  4. Struggle against untouchability

138. In which one of the following movements did Mahatma Gandhi give the mantra ‘Do or Die’ to the people of India?

  1. Rowlatt Satyagraha
  2. Quit India Movement
  3. Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Non-Cooperation Movement

139. Who said that :’By Ram Rajya I do not mean Hindu Raj. I mean by Ram Rajya Divine Raj, the Kingdom of God. For me Rama and Rahim are one and the same deity.’?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Mahatma Gandhi
  3. Swami Vivekananda
  4. Raja Ram Mohan Roy

140. Which one of the following events marks the beginning of the Civil Disobedience Movement under Gandhiji?

  1. Rowlatt Satyagraha
  2. Bardoli Satyagraha
  3. Salt Satyagraha
  4. Gandhi-Irwin Pact

141. To which dynasty did the famous ruler Amoghvarsha belong?

  1. Chola
  2. Chalukya
  3. Rashtrakuta
  4. Pratihara

142. Who were Nayanars and Alvars?

  1. Popular Saints of South India
  2. Religious Texts of Tantracism
  3. Forms of wall painting in Western India
  4. Educational institutions attached to temples

143. The style of temple architecture of north India in the ancient/ medieval period is called :

  1. Dravida style
  2. Vesara style
  3. Nagara style
  4. Hoysala style

144. Which one of the following sSufisaints did not belong to Chisti silsilah?

  1. Nizamuddin Auliya
  2. Baba Ffarid
  3. Hamiduddin Nagori
  4. Nasiruddin Chirag-i-Delhi

145. Where is the tomb of the famous ruler Sher Shah Suri situated?

  1. Sikandra
  2. Jaunpur
  3. Delhi
  4. Sasaram

146. Which one of the following rulers expounded the policy of Sulh-i-Kul?

  1. Mahmud Ghazni
  2. Akbar
  3. Feroz Shah Tughlak
  4. Aurangzeb

147. The ruler of which one of the following dynasties built Gol Gumbaz?

  1. Adil Shahi
  2. Nizam Shahi
  3. Qutub Shahi
  4. Imad Shahi

148. Which one of the following texts forms the basic tenets of Vedanta Philosophy?

  1. Brahmasutra of Badarayan
  2. Mahabhasya of Patanjali
  3. Bhagavati Sutra
  4. Mulamadhyamakarika of Nagarjuna

149. Who wrote the famous biographical account of Buddha called Buddhacharita?

  1. Nagasena
  2. Buddhaghosha
  3. Ashvaghosha
  4. Anand

150. Who translated Bhagavadgita from Sanskrit to English?

  1. William Jones
  2. Max Mueller
  3. V.A. Smith
  4. Charles Wilkins

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