Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Exam 2018 [Part-1]

By | June 24, 2018

1. Which of the following valleys lies between the Dhauladhar and Pir Panjal?

  1. Balh Valley
  2. Bara Bhangal Valley
  3. Kiara Dun Valley
  4. Pabbar Valley

2. Which of the following Himalayan zones occupies the maximum percentage of the total geographical area of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Sub-Himalayan Zone
  2. Mid-Himalayan Zone
  3. High Hill Zone
  4. Trans Himalayan Zone

3. Shingo-La is the name of which pass?

  1. Zanskar Pass
  2. Bara Lacha Pass
  3. Rohtang Pass
  4. Jalori Pass

4. Where does river Yamuna, after flowing through Uttrakhand, enter in Sirmaur district of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Tajewala
  2. Khodarmanjari
  3. Baru Sahib
  4. Dadahu

5. The movement started under the aegis of ‘Kisan Sabha’ in which Shri Lakshmi Singh and Vaid Surat Singh played a pivotal role was:

  1. Praja Mandal
  2. Pajhota Andolan
  3. Swaraj Sangh
  4. Lokraj Sabha

6. ‘Democratisation of the Administration’ was the main aim of:

  1. Praja Mandal Movement
  2. Mandi Conspiracy
  3. Bilaspur Struggle
  4. Chamba Agitation

7. When Himachal Pradesh got right to participate in the election for the first time under the new constitution?

  1. 1952
  2. 1957
  3. 1962
  4. 1967

8. Which of the following Monasteries was built by a Western Tibet ruler ‘Ye-Sashoad’ around the year 996 A.D.?

  1. Gemur
  2. Kardang
  3. Tabo
  4. Tayul

9. Which was the old capital of Kullu Rajas from where the twelve generations of Kullu Rajas ruled?

  1. Manali
  2. Jagatsukh
  3. Sultanpur
  4. Bajaura

10. In 1804 A.D. Rulers of Bilaspur, Mandi, Chamba and other small rulers of Kangra area invited whom to invade Kangra?

  1. Gurkha Army Chief Amar Singh Thapa
  2. British Army
  3. Mughals
  4. Maharaja Ranjit Singh

11. In 1848, who suppressed the rebellion of Wazir of Nurpur and then Pramod Chand and Rajas of Jaswan and Datarpur?

  1. Mr Lawerence
  2. Mr Jackson
  3. Mr Moorcraft
  4. Mr Williams

12. ‘Madho Rai ki Jaleb’ is the main attraction of which popular Himachali fair?

  1. Dussehra
  2. Lohri
  3. Shivratri
  4. Nalwari

13. What is the architectural style of the temple built on the edge of the Prashar Lake?

  1. Cone Shaped
  2. Pagoda
  3. Pentroof
  4. Pyramidal Shaped

14. ‘Dohru‘ is a traditional woollen dress worn by the women of which district?

  1. Una
  2. Kangra
  3. Bilaspur
  4. Kinnaur

15. What is the approximate capacity of ‘Shontong Karcham’ Hydro Electric Power Project?

  1. 195 MW
  2. 100 MW
  3. 205 MW
  4. 450 MW

16. In which district Central Government approved Rs. 80 lakh in 2011 for setting up of Snow Leopard centre?

  1. Kilba in Kinnaur
  2. Kibber in Lahaul-Spiti
  3. Sainj in Kullu
  4. Pangi in Chamba

17. To improve the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) in Higher Education, the government of H.P. has adopted ‘Rashtriya Uchtar Shikha Abhiyan’ the centrally scheme in the year:

  1. 2012
  2. 2013 (2013-14)
  3. 2014
  4. 2015

18. Who is the author of the book ‘Polyandry in the Himalayas’?

  1. Dr Y.S Parmar
  2. C.G. Bruce
  3. V.P. Menon
  4. M.S. Gill

19. Which famous football tournament was started in 1888 from Annadale?

  1. Subroto Cup
  2. Santosh Trophy
  3. Durand Cup
  4. Federation Cup

20. The Mushroom Development Project in Palampur was launched in 1985 with the introduction of the technology of which country?

  1. British
  2. Dutch
  3. American
  4. Brazil

21. What was the approximate decadal population growth rate of Himachal Pradesh in census 2011?

  1. 13.3%
  2. 12.9%
  3. 12.5%
  4. 12%

Read more: Part-2 ॥  Part-3 ॥ 

Sharing is caring!

5 thoughts on “Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services Exam 2018 [Part-1]

    1. HP General Studies Post author

      You can send an objection to the HPPSC regarding this.

      Reply
    2. kamlesh kumar

      sub himlyan and high himlyan zone have equall area that is 35% of the total geographical area each.

      Reply
  1. kamlesh kumar

    Sub Tropical,: consists of foothills and valley area from 350 to 650 meters above mean sea level, It occupies about 35% of the geographical area
    MID HILL ZONE: This zone extends from 651 meters to 1,800 meters above mean sea level. Having mild temperate climate. It occupies about 32% of the total geographical area
    HIGH HILL ZONE : It lies from 1,801 to 2,200 meters above sea level with humid temperate climate and alpine pastures. This zone covers about 35% of the geographical areas
    COLD DRY ZONE : It Comprises of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur Districts and Pangi Tehsil of Chamba District lying about 2,200 meters above mean sea level. It occupies about 8% of the geographical

    Reply
    1. HP General Studies Post author

      SHIVALIK HILL ZONE : Climate Sub Tropical, consists of foothills and valley area from 350 to 650 meters above mean sea level, It occupies about 35% of the geographical area and about 40% of the cultivated area of the State. The major crops grown in this Zone are Wheat, Maize, Paddy, Gram, Sugarcane, Mustard, Potato, Vegetables etc.

      MID HILL ZONE: This zone extends from 651 meters to 1,800 meters above mean sea level. Having mild temperate climate. It occupies about 32% of the total geographical area and about 37% of the cultivated area of the State, The major crops are Wheat, Maize, Barley, Black Gram, Beans, Paddy etc. This zone has very good potential for the cultivation of cash crops like Off-Season Vegetables, Ginger and production of quality seeds of temperate vegetables like Cauliflower and root crops.

      HIGH HILL ZONE : It lies from 1,801 to 2,200 meters above sea level with humid temperate climate and alpine pastures. This zone covers about 35% of the geographical areas and about 21% of the cultivated area of the State. The commonly grown crops are Wheat, Barley, Lesser Millets, Pseudo-cereals (Buckwheat and Amaranthus), Maize and Potato etc. The area is ideally suited for the production of quality seed Potato and temperate Vegetables. This zone possesses good pastures and meadows.

      COLD DRY ZONE : It Comprises of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur Districts and Pangi Tehsil of Chamba District lying about 2,200 meters above mean sea level. It occupies about 8% of the geographical and 2% of the total cultivated area of the State. The major crops grown are Wheat,Barley, Pseudo-cereals like Buck wheat and Amaranthus. It is ideally suited for the production of quality Seed Potato, temperate and European type of Vegetables and their Seeds, Seed Potato, Peas as green and seed purposes.

      Reply

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *