Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services Paper 2015 (Part-2)

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101) Who was the first woman Ph.D. in Science in India?

  1. Anna Mani
  2. Satyavati
  3. Janaki Ammal
  4. Kamala Sohoni

102) Vishakha guidelines are concerned with:

  1. Higher Education
  2. Sexual Harrasment
  3. Labour Class
  4. Health Services

103) Which of the following countries in SAARC has the minimum representation of women in Parliament at present?

  1. Nepal
  2. Afghanistan
  3. Pakistan
  4. India

104) Who was the first Indian-American astronaut to have flown on a space shuttle?

  1. Mangla Narlikar
  2. Irene Francis
  3. Kalpana Chawla
  4. Sunita Williams

105) The first female and Indian -American elected as Governor of the state of South Carolina in USA is:

  1. Nikki Haley
  2. Indra Nooyi
  3. Padma Laxmi
  4. Jhumpa Lahiri

106) Indian Cultural Renaissance of 19th century owes its origins to:

  1. M.K. Gandhi
  2. Impact of Western Culture
  3. Subhash Chandra Bose
  4. Simon Commission

107) Which was not a part of Arya Samaj Movement?

  1. Shuddi Movement
  2. Widow Remarriage
  3. Women Education
  4. Eleven Principles

108) Who founded Ramakrishna Mission?

  1. Swami Vivekananda
  2. Ramakrishna Paramhansa
  3. BG Tilak
  4. Guru Dutt Vidyarthi

109) The Vernacular Press Act, 1878, was passed during the Viceroyalty of:

  1. Lord Canning
  2. Lord Ripon
  3. Lord Lytton
  4. Lord Curzon

110) In which language did Munshi Prem Chand start writing first?

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

111) Which Act proposed the All India Federation?

  1. Indian Councils Act, 18861
  2. Indian Councils Act, 1892
  3. Government of India Act, 1935
  4. Government of India Act, 1919

112) The theme of the World Environment Day 2015 is:

  1. Our Earth, Our care
  2. Seven Billion Dreams, one Planet, Consume with care
  3. Many Species, one planet, one future
  4. Green economy, does it include you

113) Which Viceroy gave a personal donation to the college at Aligarh?

  1. Lord Ripon
  2. Lord Lawrence
  3. Lord Northbrook
  4. Lord Canning

114) Which of the following books is not matched correctly?

  1. Unhappy India- B.G. Tilak
  2. Anand Math- Bankim Chandra Chatterjee
  3. Satyarth Prakash-Dayanand Saraswati
  4. Godan- Prem Chand

115) When was the Indian Universities Act passed?

  1. 1882
  2. 1890
  3. 1904
  4. 1911

116) Who of the following has not contributed towards painting?

  1. Amrita Shergil
  2. Ram Singh
  3. Ravi Verma
  4. Abanindra Nath

117) Of the following women, who had not joined the Gandhian Movement?

  1. Sarla Devi Chaudharani
  2. Sarojini Naidu
  3. Anusuya Behan
  4. Putli Bai

118) Who has contested the theory of ‘Drain of Wealth’ from India?

  1. Morris D. Morris
  2. RC Dutt
  3. Jawaharlal Nehru
  4. Dadabhai Nairoji

119) In which year the Disaster Management Act came into prominence?

  1. 2001
  2. 2003
  3. 2005
  4. 2007

120)  The Science of Theosophy is:

  1. Chemistry
  2. Occultism
  3. Mathematics
  4. Geography

121) Who is known as the father of White Revolution in India?

  1. Prof. Yashpal
  2. MS Swaminathan
  3. V. Kurien
  4. NOTA

122) Who estimates the National Income in India?

  1. Planning Commission
  2. Reserve Bank of India
  3. National Sample Survey Organisation
  4. Central Statistical Organisation

123) Pradhan Mantri JAN DHAN YOJNA was launched on:

  1. 1st April, 2014
  2. 28th August, 2014
  3. 26th January, 2015
  4. NOTA

124) As per the census 2011 data which of the following Indian States has Sex Ratio higher than the National Average?

  1. Punjab
  2. Gujarat
  3. Uttar Pardesh
  4. Himachal Pradesh

125) What was the percentage of fiscal deficit of Central Government for the year 2014-15 (Budget Estimate)?

  1. 4.1%
  2. 4.5%
  3. 5.7%
  4. 2.9%

126) What was the annual growth rate of Agriculture and Allied Sector during Eleventh Fiver Year Plan?

  1. 4.1%
  2. 2.4%
  3. 2.5%
  4. 3.8%

127) Who is recently appointed first President of National Development Bank of BRICS nations?

  1. KV Kamath
  2. Bibek Debroy
  3. Raghuram Rajan
  4. Montek Singh Ahluwalia

128) Planning Commission was replaced by:

  1. Finance Commission
  2. NITI Aayog
  3. MUDRA Bank
  4. NOTA

129) Recommendations of 14th Finance Commission will be effective for the period:

  1. 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2019
  2. 1st January 2015 to 31st December 2020
  3. 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2020
  4. NOTA

130) According to census 2011 between 2001 and 2011, the population of Himachal Pradesh increased by:

  1. 17.64%
  2. 18.81%
  3. 12.94%
  4. 13.89%

131) Executive power of the Union is vested in the:

  1. Prime Minister of India
  2. President of India
  3. Parliament
  4. Council of Minister

132) What does the Part IV of the Indian constitution deal with?

  1. Fundamental Rights
  2. Fundamental Duties
  3. Directive Principles of State Policies
  4. Panchayati Raj Insititution

133) Which of the following statements is true regarding money bill?

  1. It cannot be introduced in the House of People
  2. It cannot be introduced in the council of state
  3. It can be passed by the joint sitting of the Parliament
  4. NOTA

134) Judges of the Supreme Court are appointed by:

  1. The Prime Minister of India
  2. The President of India
  3. The Chief Justice of the Supreme Court
  4. NOTA

135) The word ‘Socialist’ was inserted in the Preamble by the:

  1. 42nd Amendment Act
  2. 36th Amendment Act
  3. 60th Amendment Act
  4. 44th Amendment Act

136) The Fundamental Rights of the Indian Constitutional is based on the mode of the Constitution of:

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

137) The provision for ‘Free Legal Aid’ is provided in:

  1. Article 32
  2. Article 15(A)
  3. Article 39(A)
  4. Article 21(A)

138) The President of India shall be elected by the members of an electoral college comprising of:

  1. The elected members of both houses of the parliament
  2. The elected members of the legislative assemblies of the states
  3. only A
  4. Both A and B

139) Which of the following statements is correct?

  1. The Governor of a state is appointed by the President of India
  2. The Governor of a state is elected by the elected members of the legislative Assembly of the state
  3. The Governor can hold any other office of profit
  4. NOTA

140) Match the following and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

(i) Union List (1) Seventh schedule

(ii) Languages (2) Fourth Schedule

(iii) Allocation of seats in Council of States (3) Eighth Schedule

(iv) Administration (4) Six of Tribal Areas schedule

Codes:

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

141) Which of the following Amendment Acts led to the formation of Panchayati  Raj Institution

in India?

  1.  72nd Amendment Act
  2.  73rd Amendment Act
  3.  63rd Amendment Act
  4.  42nd Amendment Act

142) Who preside over the joint sitting of the Parliament?

  1. The Prime Minister
  2. The Vice-President
  3. The Speaker
  4. The President

143) The Parliament of India consists of:

  1. The Lok Sabha
  2. The Rajya Sabha
  3. Both A and B
  4. The Lok Sabha , the Rajya Sabha and the President

144) The residuary power., the power to legislate with respect to any matter not enumerated in any one of the three List is given to the:

  1. The States
  2. The Union
  3. The Supreme Court
  4. The President

145) The Sarkaria Commission was set up to look into:

  1. Centre-State relations
  2. Prevention of corruption
  3. Both A and B
  4. NOTA

146) The power of the Parliament to amend  the Constitution is provided in:

  1. Article 352
  2. Article 368
  3. Article 360
  4. Article 370

147) Which of the following statements is not correct?

  1. Right to constitutional remedy is provided in Article 32
  2. Fundamental Rights are enforceable in the court
  3. Directive Principles of the State Policies are in Part IV of the Constitution
  4. Fundamental Duties are enforceable in the court

148) Which of the following statements is not correct?

  1. Those members who raise questions during ‘zero hour’ need to inform the Speaker prior to the start of daily session
  2. Rules regarding zero hour are written in Constitution of India
  3. The request to raise questions during zero hour can be accepted or rejected by the speaker
  4. Both A and B

149) Which of the following is the correct chronological order of the offices held by the Presidents of India?

  1. Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr.KR Narayanan, Dr Zakir Hussain
  2. Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, Dr KR Narayanan, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam,Dr Zakir Hussain
  3. Dr Zakir Hussain, Dr KR Narayanan, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam, Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma
  4. D.Dr Zakir Hussain, Dr Shankar Dayal Sharma, Dr KR Narayanan, Dr APJ Abdul Kalam,

150) The General Election of 2014 was the:

  1. 13th Lok Sabha
  2. 14th Lok Sabha
  3. 16th Lok Sabha
  4. 17th Lok Sabha

151) As per 2011 Census, Million plus cities in India are:

  1. 63
  2. 36
  3. 43
  4. 53

152) Landslide in Himalaya is the result of combined function of:

  1. Gravity and rainfall
  2. Weathering and rainfall
  3. Weathering, Gravity and winds
  4. Weathering, Gravity and heavy rainfall

153) Which country has the longest land boundary with India?

  1. China
  2. Nepal
  3. Pakistan
  4. Bangladesh

154) Which one of the following institutions is India’s disaster management policy body?

  1. NIDM
  2. NDMA
  3. NCDM
  4. CWC

155) What is the rank of India in the Sugarcane production in the world?

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fourth

156) Which of the following is a planned city?

  1. Varanasi
  2. Bhubaneswar
  3. Allahabad
  4. Patna

157) Which one of the following disasters occurs in the Indian coasts?

  1. Typhoons
  2. Tornadoes
  3. Hurricanes
  4. Cyclones

158) Which one of the following is responsible for desertification in India?

  1. Mining
  2. Tourism
  3. Overgrazing
  4. Irrigated agriculture

Note:

Mining is also responsible for desertification in India.

(C is the answer according to official answer key)

159) India has world’s geographical area of:

  1. 2.2%
  2. 2.4%
  3. 2.6%
  4. 2.8%

160) Which one of the following is not responsible for flood disaster in India?

  1. Deforestation
  2. Migration
  3. Sedimentation of rivers
  4. High Rainfall

161) Which one of the following is meeting place of Eastern and Western Ghats in India?

  1. Annamalai Hills
  2. Nilgiri Hills
  3. Mahadeo Hills
  4. Javadi Hills

162) Which of the following has the highest per capita income in India?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Punjab
  3. Delhi
  4. Tamil Nadu

163) Which of the following cities is located in low seismic zone?

  1. Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Ahmadabad
  4. Bhubaneswar

164) Which one of the following states is not affected by cyclone?

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

165) Silvasa is capital of:

  1. Daman and Diu
  2. Dadra and Nagar Haveli
  3. Goa
  4. Pondicherry

166) Longitudinal Synclinal valley in Himalaya is known as:

  1. Dun Valley
  2. Gorge
  3. V-Shape Valley
  4. NOTA

167) The shoal forests are largely found in:

  1. Western Himalayas
  2. Eastern Himalayas
  3. Eastern Coastal Plain
  4. Hill Tops of Peninsular India

168) Which one is not correctly matched:

  1. Copper-Malajkhand
  2. Iron-Bailadila
  3. Coal-Jharia
  4. Bauxite-Khetri

169) Which state is not connected with railways?

  1. Himachal Pradesh
  2. Uttarakhand
  3. Jammu & Kashmir
  4. Sikkim

170) Which one is not known for Silk Textiles?

  1. Varanasi
  2. Mysore
  3. Kanchipuram
  4. Howrah

171) Which river divides Sirmaur District of HP into two almost equal parts?

  1. Bata
  2. Andhra
  3. Giri
  4. Yamuna

172) Which region of HP gets minimum rain annually?

  1. Spiti
  2. Pangi
  3. Seraj
  4. Dodra Kawar

173) In which district of HP is Lama Dal lake?

  1. Kangra
  2. Kinnaur
  3. Chamba
  4. Lahaul Spiti

174) Which one of the following river is a tributary of Spiti river?

  1. Tegpo
  2. Patsari
  3. Spin
  4. Phojal

175) Which river of HP is called by the local people as river of sorrow?

  1. Siul
  2. Uhal
  3. Baner
  4. Swan

176) With which deity is Manikaran (in Kullu Valley) associated?

  1. Varuna
  2. Shiva
  3. Vishnu
  4. Indra

177) Which of the following waterfalls is not in Chamba District of HP?

  1. Satdhara
  2. Kopra
  3. Kalika
  4. Dhanekha

178) Which is the largest glacier in HP?

  1. Dudhon
  2. Mukkila
  3. Bara Shigri
  4. Beas Kund

179) In which district of HP is Cholang peak?

  1. Sirmaur
  2. Kullu
  3. Shimla
  4. Kangra

180) Which pass joins Kangra and Chamba?

  1. Waru
  2. Drati
  3. Kalicho
  4. Tamsar

181) Which of the following is not in Kullu Valley of HP?

  1. Nehru Kund
  2. Roerich Art Gallery
  3. Naggar Castle
  4. Tapovan

182) Which village of Shimla District was swept away by the Andhra River in 1997?

  1. Kupari
  2. Chirgaon
  3. Jharag
  4. Arhal

183) In which locality of Chamba is Harirai temple?

  1. Hardaspura
  2. Jansali
  3. Chaugan
  4. Parel

184) At which place in Una District of HP is Pir Nigaha fair celebrated?

  1. Basholi
  2. Amb
  3. Ambota
  4. Babhaur

185) Which festival is celebrated mainly by the Gaddis in HP?

  1. Shand
  2. Bhoj
  3. Nawala
  4. Bhunda

186) In which month is Nalwari Fair celebrated in Bilaspur (HP)?

  1. February
  2. March
  3. April
  4. May

187) In which region of HP is Baghati dialect spoken?

  1. Shimla
  2. Sirmaur
  3. Bilaspur
  4. Solan

188) Where is Fruit Demonstration Farm in Una District of HP?

  1. Saloh
  2. Anjoli
  3. Jhalera
  4. Pubbowal

189) When did HP abolition of Big Landed Estates act receive presidential assent?

  1. 1952
  2. 1953
  3. 1954
  4. 1955

190) With which region of HP is devil dance mainly associated?

  1. Chamba
  2. Lahaul Spiti
  3. Kinnaur
  4. Kullu

191) Which ancient sage is worshipped in Bilaspur District of HP?

  1. Markandeya
  2. Shukdev
  3. Lomas
  4. Vashishtha

192) What has been the main source of information about Ranas and Thakurs of HP?

  1. Rajatarangini
  2. Baijnath Eulogies
  3. Inscriptions found in Chamba State
  4. All of the above

193) When did the Rana of Keonthal receive the title of Raja from the British Government?

  1. 1857
  2. 1882
  3. 1909
  4. 1911

194) Who is the author of Antiquities of Chamba State?

  1. J. Ph. Vogel
  2. G.T. Vigne
  3. J.B. Lyall
  4. Forster

195) Which head of illustrious houses of Trigarta married his daughter to the Rana Kiragram, who was one of his vassals?

  1. Hirdaya Chandra
  2. Jai Chandra
  3. Gajmal Chandra
  4. Drupad Chandra

196) Which Raja of Kullu subdued the Thakurs, around the middle of 16th Century, who frequently challenged his authorities?

  1. Bidhi Chand
  2. Man Singh
  3. Pratap Chand
  4. Bahadur Singh

197) Rana of which region of Kangra is said to have offered his own daughter-in-law as a sacrifice of opening of water course?

  1. Gharoh
  2. Kanhiara
  3. Chari
  4. Palam

198) According to Cunningham which princely states constitutes Kangra Group of states?

  1. those between Jhelum and Beas
  2. those between Ravi and Beas
  3. those between Beas and Satluj
  4. those between Ravi and Satluj

199) Which one of the following is considered a Mohammedan state by Hutchison and Vogel?

  1. Nurpur
  2. Shahpur
  3. Datarpur
  4. Ketlehar

200) Which of the following princely states were off-shoots of Guler?

  1. Shahpur and Siba
  2. Siba and Datarpur
  3. Kotla and Jaswan
  4. Shahpur and Kotla

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2 thoughts on “Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services Paper 2015 (Part-2)

    1. HP General Studies Post author

      It is celebrated in both districts of Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur.

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