# Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test 2012 (Non-Medical)

By | July 8, 2017
1. “Braille” system is the most popular resource for –Visually Challenged persons
1. The unit of time in MKS system is – Second
1. Great bear, Orion, Leo-Major are the names of – Constellations
1. Which lens would you prefer to use while reading small letters found in dictionary? – A convex lens of focal length 5 cm
1. The change in focal length of an eye lens is caused by the action of – Cilliary muscles
1. A current of 0.5A is drawn by a filament of an electric bulb for 10 minutes. The amount of electric charge that flows through the circuit is – 300C
1.  The work done to move a charge 2C across two points having a potential difference 2V is – 4J
1. Which is an alloy of copper and nickel? – Constantan
1. The coil of an electric toaster is made up of – Alloys
1. 100 J heats are produced each second in a 4 ohm resistance. The potential difference across the resistor is – 20V
1. An electric bulb is connected to a 220V generator. The current is 0.50A. The power of bulb is – 110 W
1. The device used  for  producing electric current is called – Generator
1. If a trolley starts from rest with an acceleration of 2m/s2, the velocity of trolley after 4s would be – 8m/s
1. The force acting on mass of 1 g due to the gravitational pull on the earth is called 1gwt. One gwt. Equals – 980 dyne
1. The weight  of a body would not be zero – on a frictionless surface
1. Frictional force can be measured in – Dyne, Kgwt, Newton
1. If the density  of a block is 981kg/m3 in water it shall – Float
1. The momentum of a body of mass 100g having  a K.E. of 20J is – 2kgm/s
1. Among Iron, Water, Copper and Mercury which substances has greatest specific heat? – Water
1. The frequency of sound waves can be expressed in – hz, cycles/sec, 1/s
1. An echo will be heard if minimum distance between the source of sound and the obstacle is – 17m
1. Shaving mirrors are – Concave
1. If the speed of a car becomes 3times, then the kinetic energy becomes – 9 times
1. Cellulose is a polymer of – Glucose
1. The non stick articles  are coated with – Teflon
1. Plaster of Paris is – CaSo4.1/2H2O
1. King of Chemicals is – H2SO4
1. Among Phosphoric acid, Carbonic acid, Hydrochloric acid and Nitric acid which one is not a strong acid? – Carbonic acid
1. Baking Soda is – NaHCO3
1. Antacids contain – Mild bases
1. Metals are said to be sonorous because they are – Produce ringing tones
1. The metal which is liquid at room temperature is – Hg
1. Acids turn – Blue litmus red
1. Sodium metal is stored in – Kerosene oil
1. The products of neutralization reactions are – Salt and water
1. CNG is – Compressed Natural Gas
1. A lustrous non- metal is – Iodine
1. Petroleum product used for repelling months and insects is – Naphthalene
1. The central metal atom present in chlorophyll is – Mg
1. Among Carbon Dioxide, Chlorofluoro-carbons, Sulphur dioxide and Nitrogen which one is not a green house gas? – Nitrogen
1. The chemical formula of bleaching powder is – CaOCl2
1. When bitten by an ant the sting caused irritation due to the presence of – Formic acid
1. The atomic number of an element is determined by – The number of protons in an atom
1. Isotopes differ in – Number of neutrons
1. The elements with highest electron affinity in Periodic Table is – Chlorine
1. The elements of group sixteen are also called – Chalcogens
1. Among NH3, HCI, CCl4, H2O which one is a non-polar molecule? – CCI4
1. An ionic bond is formed when – a metallic atom reacts with non-metallic elements
1. Which amongst C2HC2H6 C2Hand C3H8 contain double bond? – C2H4
1. The valence of phosphate ion is – -3
1. The main constituent of LPG is – Butane
1. An amalgam of metal has which other element? – Hg
1. The process of protecting iron by coating with Zinc is called – Galvanization
1. _______ are responsible for the development of the traits in the individuals. – Genes
1. Rainbow is a natural phenomenon showing – dispersion
1. The distinctive color of eye is due to – Iris
1. Among Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Taiwan which is not the member of UNO? – Taiwan
1. The earliest paper money was the invention of – Chinese
1. Bantus, Finns and Lapps are the names of – Tribes
1. Real name of “Santa Caluse” is – St. Nicholas
1. Which constitutional  amendment provides the constitutional status to Panchayati Raj Institutions in India – 73rd
1. The constitution  of India was adopted by – People of India
1. The number of members in Lok Sabha should not exceed – 552
1. A joint sitting of the two Houses of Parliament is called by – The President
1. President rule is imposed in a State under – Article 356
1. The right to property is – Legal Right
1. The Election Commission is an – Appointed Independent body
1. The Bhartiya Janta Party came into being on – April 6, 1980
1. Where is the headquarters of WTO? – Geneva
1. When did terrorists attack the Indian Parliament? – Dec. 13, 2001
1. The Security Council of the UNO has – 15 Members
1. The smallest district of Himachal Pradesh in terms of area is – Hamirpur
1. Which one is known as the “Mushroom city” of Himachal Pradesh? – Solan
1. First Himachali to lead Olympic Hockey team is – Charanjeet Singh
1. The author of Himachal Past, Present and Future is – Dev Raj Sharma
1. “Sugar beet” and “Saffron” are produced in the district of – Kinnaur
1. Surajtal & Chandertal are – Natural lakes
1. Kufrijeevan & Kufrijyoti are the varieties of – Potatoes
1. Deotsidth temple is in the district of – Hamirpur
1. Minjar fair is held in the district – Chamba
1. Study of population trends is called – Demography
1. Chipko – Andolan was started in – 1973
1. “Bara Shigri” is – Glacier
1. “Sissu” fair is celebrated by – Buddhists
1. “Ujagjama” is a traditional folk dance of – Kullu district
1. Which number is neither a prime number nor a composite number? – 1
1. The prime numbers between 1 to 100 are – 25
1. Between two given rational number ¼, ¾ there exists – Infinite rational numbers
1. By selling an article for Rs. 425 Rahul lost 15%. The cost price of article is – 500
1. The maximum  number of common tangents drawn to two intersecting circles is – 2
1. Simple interest on a sum of money at the end of 5 years is 4/5 of the sum itself. The rate per annum is – 16%
1. The HCF of 21 x3y7 and 35 x5y5 is – 7x3y5
1. The radius of a sphere is 14 cm. It is melted and drawn into a cylindrical wire of 7 cm in radius. Find the length of the wire. – 56 cm
1. Among 18, 10, 6; 6, 10, 8; 8, 10, 15; & 8, 12, 20 which one can be the possible lengths in cm. of a triangle? – 8, 10, 15
1. ABC is isosceles right triangles, right angled at C. Then for it – AB2=AC2+BC2
1. The centroid of triangle divides each median in the ratio – 2:1
1. Two poles of heights 6m and 11m stand on a plane ground. If the distance between their feet is 12m, then the distance between their tops is – 13m
1. The altitudes drawn on equal sides of an equilateral triangle are in the ratio – 1:1:1
1. The sum of two numbers is 100 and their difference is 50. Then the ratio of two numbers is –3:1
1. A man goes 5m in east and then 12m in north direction. The magnitude of distance covered from starting point is –13m
1. 1Km2is – 100hectares
1. The altitude of rhombus whose are is 320 m2and side is 5 m – 64m
1. The area of square field is 5184m2. A rectangular field whose length is twice its breadth, its perimeter equal to the perimeter of a square field. The area of rectangular field is –4608m2
1. Among 4096, – 27000 & 108 which is not perfect cube? –108
1. The volume of a cube whose surface area is 54m2is – 27 m3
1. A train moving at speed of 75km/hr covers a certain distance in 4.8 hrs. To cover the same distance in 3hrs, the train should have speed –120 km/hr
1. A flower pot has three red flowers and six yellow flowers. What is the probability of picking a red flower by closing your eyes? –1/3
1. Area of a trapezium is– ½(Sum of parallel sides)(distance between them)
1. If x+y+z=0 then x3+y3+z3is equal to ………….-3xyz
1. The difference between maximum and minimum observation in data is –Range
1. The mean of ten items is 17 and if each item is increased by 5 then the new mean will be –22
1. If a(a-1)=8, then(a-8/a) is– 1
1. The value of x on simplification x-2[x]= –3 is – -1 or 3
1. Which of 4/3, 3/2, 5/3 and 7/11 is not an improper fraction? –7/11
1. If ax=b, by=c, cz=a, then value of xyz is – 1
1. Porter carrying a heavy load places around piece of cloth on his head just to –Reduce pressure on head
1. The correct decreasing order of forces due to rolling, static and sliding friction is –Static-Sliding-Rolling
1. The noise become physically painful when loudness expressed in unit of decibel (db) is –above 80 db
1. The ultrasound equipment work at frequency –>20000hz
1. A child can think logically about abstract prepositions and test hypothesis systematically. This is the characteristic given by Piaget for ________ Stage. –Formal Operational
1. Intelligence and creativity are –Positively related
1. Who propounded the theory of multiple intelligence? –Howard Gardener
1. Child development is marked by interrelated processes. Which amongst Differentiation, Integration, Motivation and learning is not one of them? –Motivation
1. Which of the following statements about teaching is true?

Teaching is a pre-requisite of learning, Teaching facilitate learning, Teaching restricts initiative of learners, Teaching is necessary for good learning – Teaching facilitate learning

1. Children from the underprivileged sections of the society can benefit more if they are –Provided with richer learning environment in school
1. To address the diversity in academic achievement an effective teaching method can be –Cooperative teaching
1. Which of the following statements about the role of a teacher is correct?

Teacher should be a critic only; Teacher should favor good students; Teacher should have a friendly attitude towards students; Teacher should maintain a distance from students. – Teacher should have a friendly attitude towards students

1. Which age is called the adolescent age of a child –from 13 to 19 years
1. What is meant by sequential development? –Development that follows succession
1. Why do children differ in physique, character, habits, attitudes and family traits? –Due to heredity and environment
1. What is meant by social environment? –Parents and members of the society; Relative, friends and neighborhood; and Teachers and society
1. What social behavior is not observed in child during childhood? –Attraction towards opposite sex
1. What is meat by Piaget’s idea of assimilation? –The process by which a person takes material into his mind from the environment
1. Who propounded the theory of trial –Thorndike
1. A student wants to share his personal problem and asks for permission to cal on you at your residence. What should be your response? –Gives an appointment readily
1. If you know that the father of a student has been tested HIV positive,– Let him continue with the studies like others
1. What can be the reason of stammering? –Physiological or psychological
1. What are the two types of assessments which have been referred under CCE? –Formative and summative
1. What is periodicity of formative assessment? –Four times in a year
1. Summative assessment totals to _____ weight age.– 60%
1. Formative assessment is carried out –during a course of instruction
1. Multiple choice questions, short answer type questions, long answer type questions are the tools used for ______ assessment. –Summative
1. What may damage a low achieving student psychologically? –Discussing the marks of individual student in the class
1. How many types of intelligence were suggested by Howard Gardner? –Eight
1. What is the main feature of Montessori Method? –Some apparatus is designed for children to play with
1. What is sensory-motor stage of cognitive development according to Piaget? –Birth to 2 years
1. While giving expression to one’s thoughts, what does come first in mind? –Thought
1. What are the fields covered in the co-scholastic evaluation? –Human values; Social and physical development; and Health and cleanliness

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