Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services Paper 2015 (Part-1)

By | June 30, 2017

1) Who was the first European to visit Kangra around 1615 A.D?

A. Thevenot

B. Terry

C. Thomas Coryat

D. Thomas Roe

2) Which Raja of Kumarsain occupied the fort of Shangri and defeated the Raja of Kullu at Krangla and Nagi? 

A. Madan Singh

B. Kehar Singh

C. Pritam Singh

D. Ajmer Singh

3) Which Raja of Bilaspur Princely state made the revenue demand payable partly in cash and party in kind?

A. Mahan Chand

B. Kharak Chand

C. Jagat Chand

D. Hira Chand

4) Which Raja of Banghal was treacherously murdered by Sidh Sen, the Raja of Mandi?

A. Raghunath Pal

B. Dalel Pal

C. Prithi Pal

D. Man Pal

5) With which region of HP is Burah and Sih ballets associated?

A. Rohru-Jubbal

B. Pangi- Bharmaur

C. Sujanpur-Nadaun

D. Lahaul-Spiti

6) In which region of Himachal Pradesh Quila Lohgarh?

A. Kutlehar

B. Poanta

C. Nalagarh

D. Santokhgarh

7) Near which of the following places in Kangra District is Chinmaya Sandeepani Himalayan Ashram?

A. Jawalamukhi

B. Yol

C. Nagrota

D. Baijnath

8) Who composed the inspirational song of Azad Hind Fauz- Kadam Kadam Barhaye Ja….?

A. Baba Kanshi Ram

B. Lal Chand Prarthi

C. Ram Singh Thakur 

D. Prof. Yashpal

9) Who is the Author of the Himalayas: The Abode of Light?

A. Norah Richard

B. Nicholas Roerich

C. Sardar Sobha Singh

D. Amrita Shergil

10) Whose autobiography is titled Looking Back?

A. Thakur Sen Negi

B. Satyanand Stokes

C. Mehar Chand Mahajan

D. Som Ranchan

11) In which district of HP is Triund?

A. Chamba

B. Hamirpur

C. Kangra

D. Kullu

12) On which river is Sissu Hydel Project?

A. Ravi

B. Beas

C. Chenab

D. Satluj

13) When was Special Employment Exchange for physically handicapped set up in HP?

A. 1976

B. 1986

C. 1996

D. 2006

14) Which district of HP got maximum rain in 2014 during the post monsoon session (October-December)?

A. Mandi

B. Sirmaur

C. Solan

D. Kangra

15) Where is Aero Sports Hostel in HP?

A. Bhunter

B. Gaggal

C. Bir Billing

D. Jubbar Hatti

16) Where is Sapni Fort in Kinnaur District?

A. Sangla

B. Morang

C. Nihcar

D. Kalpa

17) Which Raja of Sirmaur built Nahan Kothi in Panchkula?

A. Karam Prakash

B. Fateh Prakash

C. Jagat Prakash

D. Dharam Prakash

18) Which subdivision of HP witnessed high incidence of Hepatitis B and C during 2015-15?

A. Bharmaur in Chamba

B. Spiti in Lahaul & Spiti

C. Rajgarh in Sirmaur

D. Karsog in Mandi

19) On which of the following grounds will the 2015 All Indian Hot Weather Football Tournament be played?

A. Dhalpur in Kullu

B. Chaugan in Chamba

C. Luhanu in Bilaspur

D. Paddal in Mandi

20) Who is the President of HP State Youth Congress?

A. Naresh Chauhan

B. Vikramaditya Singh

C. Sukhwinder Singh Sukhu

D. Harbhajan Singh Bhajji

21) How many turbines are there in the 800 MW Kol Dam Project?

A. Two

B. Three

C. Four

D. Five

22) In which year Shimla Municipal Committee replaced by Shimla Municipal Corporation?

A. 1975

B. 1977

C. 1978

D. 1979

23) When was the Town Hall building the nerve center of Shimla, constructed with stone and timber?

A. 1905

B.1908

C. 1911

D.1921

24) In which building was Shimla Agreement signed by Mrs. Indira Gandhi and Zulfikar Ali Bhutto in August,1972?

A. Gorton Castle

B. Barnes Court

C. Peterhoff

D. Bantany Castle

25) Which of the following is second heritage site in Himachal Pradesh?

A. Kalka-Shimla Train

B. Great Himalayan National Park

C. Kangra Fort

D. Rashtrapati Nivas Shimla now housing IIAS

26) When was Shimla officially declared the Summer Capital of British Empire in India?

A. 1868

B. 1862

C. 1864

D. 1872

27) For which Block in HP has NABARD sanctioned funds under Tribal Development Programme?

A. Mahla in Chamba

B. Ghumarwin in Bilaspur

C. Amb in Una

D. Nichar in Kinnaur

28) At which bus-stand has HRTC opened APNA store/mall?

A. Bilaspur

B. Palampur

C. Sujanpur

D. Nurpur

29) What was the annual growth rate in the Primary Sector in HP during 2013-14?

A. 9.6 %

B. 12.5 %

C. 14.9 % 

D. 15.3 %

30) Which category of Banks has issued the highest number of Kisan Credit Cards in HP upto September, 2014?

A. Commercial Banks

B. Cooperative Banks

C. Regional Rural Banks

D. Other Private Banks


31) According to Gandhiji which of the following has made India bankrupt?

A. Railways

B. Lawyers

C. Doctors

D. All of the above


32) Which event did Gandhiji ragard as advent of Satyagraha in India?

A.  Visit to Shanitniketan

B. Viramgram Customs

C. Plague at Wadhwan

D. Visit to Rajkot


33) What name did Gandhiji give to his Ashram at Ahmedabad?

A. Tapovan

B. Sevashram

C. Satyagraha Ashram

D. Vaishnav Ashram


34) Which three things Gandhiji vowed not to touch in England?

A. Wine, Tobacco and Meat

B. Tobacco, Meat and Women

C. Women, Tobacco and Wine

D. Wine, Women and Meat


35) Where did Gandhiji meet a lady who helped him get rid of untruth?

A. Ventnor

B. Brighton

C. Manchester

D. Richmond


36) Japan’s highest civilian award Order of Rising Sun- Gold and Silver Star has been conferred recently on which of the following persons of India?

A. Prof. CNR Rao

B. Mr. Narendra Modi

C. Dr. Anil Kakodkar

D. Dr. S. Radhakrishna


37) ‘Mission Indradhanush’ launched by Government of India aims at:

A. Housing for all by 2025

B. Clean drinking water to all homes by 2025

C. Immunization of all by 2020

D. Pension or social security for all poor by 2025


38) Which Tennis player has won the maximum number of single’s title at Grand Slam Tournaments?

A. Martina Navaratilova

B. Steffi Graf

C. Serena Williams

D. Roger Federer


39) Which of the following year has been designated as the Charlie Chaplin Year to commemorate the legend of satire and filmdom?

A. 2015

B. 2016

C. 2018

D. 2020


40) The deadly ‘Ebola’ became epidemic in which part of Africa?

A. Eastern

B. Western 

C. Northern

D. Southern


41) Identify the Asian country as member of an international group of countries involved in negotiations with Iran concerning its Nuclear energy programme:

A. India

B. China

C. Japan

D. Korea


42) The next international summit to discuss a new climate change treaty is going to be held in December, 2015 in which city?

A. Delhi

B. Washington

C. Paris

D. Geneva


43) Which year has been declared as International Year of Soils?

A. 2015

B. 2016

C. 2017

D. 2018


44) In television broadcasting, the term DTH refers to:

A. Direct to home

B. Digital transmission to home

C. Digital telescope to home

D. Direct tele services to home

45) Which monument in India is completely Wi-Fi?

A. Taj Mahal

B. Red Fort

C. Golden Temple

D. Qutb Minar


46) GSLV is an acronym for:

A. Geostationary Satellite Launch Vehicle

B. Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle

C. Geostationary Satellite Launch Venue

D. Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Venue 

47) In a message on International Yoga Day, who said the famous line- “Yoga does not discriminate, brings satisfaction”?

A. Mr. Narendra Modi

B. Ban Ki Moon

C. Shri Shri Ravishankar

D. Hillary Clinton


48) In one of the biggest acquisitions, Facebook bought which of these?

A. Whatsapp

B. Vine

C. Tumbler

D. Google+


49) The “BRICK Bank” promoted by BRICS counties has been renamed as:

A. Development Bank of BRICS

B. New Development Bank

C. Development Bank Inc.

D. Infrastructure Bank


50) The landmark “Affordable Care Act” has been introduced for the first time in which country?

A. China 

B. USA

C. India

D. England 

  1. 51) Which Australian Cricketer died recently while playing a first class cricket match?
    1. Phil Huges
    2. Kim Huges
    3. Rodney Marsh
    4. Doug Walters

    52) Which country is the winner of the last Football World Cup?

    1. Brazil
    2. Mexico
    3. Germany
    4. Spain

    53) India has set a target of generating 100 GW power from Solar Energy by the year:

    1. 2022
    2. 2035
    3. 2030
    4. 2020

    54) Which of the following has been identified as the most environment friendly fuel of the future?

    1. Hydrogen
    2. Methane
    3. Shale gas
    4. Biofuel

    55) The facilities for research on the so called ‘God’s particle’ are located in which country?

    1. France
    2. Switzerland
    3. Austria
    4. Germany

    56) The migratory birds fly in V-formation because:

    1. They feel secure
    2. They avoid colliding with each other
    3. They have aesthetic sense
    4. They make best use of air turbulence

    57) Which is the first country in the world to have reached Mars in its first attempt?

    1. India
    2. Japan
    3. China
    4. USA

    58) Which of the following cities is the most polluted city?

    1. Delhi
    2. Beijing
    3. Mexico
    4. Santiago

    59) The virus MERS is:

    1. Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
    2. Middle Europe Respiratory Syndrome
    3. Middle East Respiratory Signal
    4. Middle Europe Respiratory Signal

    60) ‘IoT’ refers to:

    1. Internet of Things
    2. Intranet of Teleservices
    3. International Organisation of Teleservices
    4. Internet Organisation of Telecommunication

    61) The national ‘Jal Kranti Ahhiyan’ by Ministry of Water Resources River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation was formally launched from which city?

    1. Jaipur
    2. Patna
    3. Varanasi
    4. Ahmadabad

    62) A material called ‘Jahn-Teller’ having a combination of insulator, magnetic, metallic and super-conductor properties, was discovered by scientist from which country?

    1. China
    2. USA
    3. India
    4. Japan

    63) Recently two blue whales were spotted in nearly 100 years off the coast of which state?

    1. Maharashtra
    2. Kerala
    3. Orissa
    4. Tamil Nadu

    64) In the list of Environment Democracy Index released in the Year 2015, which country is at the top?

    1. Canada
    2. Denmark
    3. Lithuania
    4. Norway

    65) Which is the largest wind power generating company in India?

    1. Suzlon
    2. NTPC
    3. NHPC
    4. Tata Power

    66) Which country in Europe has been facing serious financial crisis these days?

    1. Turkey
    2. Greece
    3. Italy
    4. Portugal

    67) Charlie Hebdo shooting incident happened in which city?

    1. Copenhagen
    2. Barcelona
    3. Munich
    4. Paris

    68) To help Nepal tackle the crisis in the aftermath of massive earthquake, India launched:

    1. Operation Maitri
    2. Operation Earthquake Relief
    3. Operation Himalaya
    4. Operation Humanitarian

    69) The 100th Constitutional Amendment Act, 2015 pertains to Land Boundary Agreement between:

    1. India and Nepal
    2. India and Myanmar
    3. India and Bhutan
    4. India and Bangladesh

    70) Recently announced Mission for rejuvenation and urban transformation is named after whom?

    1. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya
    2. Shyama Prasad Mukherji
    3. Atal Bihari Vajpeyee
    4. Abdul Kalam

    71) Which famous sportsperson has been named as Brand Ambassador by Kerala State to promote Tourism and Ayurveda for ‘Visit’ Kerala Scheme?

    1. Sachin Tendulkar
    2. Maria Sharapova
    3. Steffi Graf
    4. Saina Nehwal

    72) The Multidimensional Poverty Index (2015) released from a study carried out by University of Oxford shows the percentage number of poor people in the world to be around:

    1. 15 %
    2. 40%
    3. 33%
    4. 22%

    73) National Mission on Mental Health was launched in the year:

    1. 2015
    2. 2014
    3. 2013
    4. 2012

    74) Who is the father of SMS?

    1. Samir Bhatia
    2. Anuj Gupta
    3. Matti Makkonen
    4. Thomas Kurian

    75) Globally accepted internet speed on mobile phones for 4-G transmission is:

    1. 50-100 Mbps
    2. 10-25 Mbps
    3. 100-200 Mbps
    4. 25-50 Mbps

    76) The name of first international treaty/protocol on climate change is associated with:

    1. Kyoto
    2. Montreal
    3. Basel
    4. Rio de Janeiro

    77) Sister Nirmala associated with Late Mother Teresa’s Organisation Missionaries of Charity in Kolkata was born in:

    1. Nepal
    2. Almora
    3. Trivendrum
    4. Patna

    78) The original Group of G-8 countries is now G-7 group of counties. Which country has been left out?

    1. Russia
    2. Italy
    3. France
    4. Japan

    79) Recently, which of the following hill states has been included in the National Dairy Plan-I of India?

    1. Arunachal Pradesh
    2. Mizoram
    3. Sikkim
    4. Uttarakhand

    80) According to WikiLeaks, the US National Security Agency eavesdropped on last three Presidents of which groups?

    1. France
    2. China
    3. Brazil
    4. Egypt

    81) Who is the author of the novel- ‘Fire on the Mountain’?

    1. Chetan Bhagat
    2. Vikram Seth
    3. Salman Rushdi
    4. Anita Desai

    82) Which one of these is not a computer programming language?

    1. UNIX
    2. FORTRAN
    3. BASIC
    4. J++

    83) Researchers at NASA in USA have recently identified the coldest place in the universe known as Boomrang Nebula which has a temperature of:

    1. 1 Kelvin
    2. 4 Kelvin
    3. 8 Kelvin
    4. 12 Kelvin

    84) The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor being constructed to produce fusion energy is located in:

    1. France
    2. USA
    3. United Kingdom
    4. Germany

    85) For the invention of energy efficient Light Emitting Diodes (LEDs) the Nobel Prize winning scientists were:

    1. Japanese
    2. American
    3. German
    4. French

    86) The atmosphere on Mars mainly consists:

    1. Carbon dioxide
    2. Methane
    3. Nitrogen
    4. Argon

    87) To highlight the importance of light and optical technologies for the people and society, the UN General Assembly proclaimed which year as the International Year of Light and Light based Technologies?

    1. 2015
    2. 2016
    3. 2017
    4. 2018

    88) Energy Star-rated CFLs compared to ordinary light bulbs consume how much less energy to produce the same amount of illumination?

    1. 20%
    2. 25%
    3. 50%
    4. 75%

    89) One of the greatest innovator in the field of acoustics was of Indian origin. Who was he?

    1. AG Bose
    2. SN Bose
    3. MN Saha
    4. Homi Bhaba

    90) Which of the following animals is a vulnerable, endemic species of the eastern Himalayan region?

    1. Giant Panda
    2. Red Panda
    3. Tiger
    4. Lion

    91) Earth Day is an annual event celebrated around the world on:

    1. 22nd April
    2. 11th July
    3. 16th September
    4. 5th June

    92) Which Scientist’s name is associated with the so called God’s particle?

    1. Steven Weinberg
    2. Sheldon Lee Glashow
    3. Peter W. Higgs
    4. Abdus Salam

    93) Which is the India’s national ‘aquatic’ animal?

    1. Gharial
    2. River Dolphin
    3. Otter
    4. Turtle

    94) The recently elected British Prime Minister Mr. David Cameron belongs to which political party in Britain?

    1. Conservative Party
    2. Labour Party
    3. Liberal Democratic Party
    4. Scottish Nationalist Party

    95) Which Oil Company was penalized heavily for causing environmental disaster due to oil spill in sea?

    1. Total S.A
    2. Cairn Energy
    3. British Petroleum
    4. Brit Oil

    96) Which spiritual and humanitarian leader has been conferred the highest civilian award by Columbian Parliament for promoting world peace?

    1. Sri Sri Ravi Shankar
    2. Maharishi Yogi
    3. J.N. Krishnamurthy
    4. Baba Ramdev

    97) NET neutrality means:

    1. All internet contents must be treated alike and move at the same speed
    2. Owner of the Internet are free to charge for the content they provide
    3. Owner of the Internet can select the content that they transmit
    4. The internet owners can block access to user of some websites

    98) The Royal Institute of British Architects has billed him as India’s greatest architect. Who is he?

    1. Charles Correa
    2. Nari Gandhi
    3. Hafeez Contractor
    4. Christopher C. Benninger

    99) Who was the first elected or appointed female head of the government of any country in the modern history of world?

    1. Sirimavo Bandaranaike
    2. Indira Gandhi
    3. Golda Meir
    4. Isabel Martinez de Peron

    100) Who had said- “Man and woman are of equal rank but they are not identical”?

    1. Mahatma Gandhi
    2. Nelson Mandela
    3. Winston Churchill
    4. Margret Thatcher

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