Himachal Pradesh Teacher Eligibility Test (Arts) 2012

By | July 8, 2017
  1. Who is known as ‘Pahari Gandhi’? – Baba Kanshi Ram
  1.  Who discovered DNA? – J.Watsen and F.Crick
  1.  H1N1Flu is caused by – Virus 
  1. Which amongst Carbon, Iron, Calcium, and Uranium is the source of fuel for a Nuclear reaction? – Uranium  
  1.   Which river originates from Mansarovar in Tibet and enters the Indian border at Shipki in Kinnaur district? – Satluj
  1. The Vedic name of river “Ravi” is – Parusni
  1.    Who named Chamba town after the name of his daughter “Champavati”? – Sahil Verman
  1. In 1009 A.D. Kangra Fort was captured and plundered by – Mahmood of Ghazni
  1. ‘Treadmill Test’ (TMT) is conducted to treat – Heart
  1.  A meteorite is – A piece of matter which has entered the earth’s atmosphere from outer space
  1.   Who is the largest exporter of tea in the world – Sri Lanka
  1.  Ozone depletion is mainly caused by – Chlorofluorocarbon
  1.  The study of ‘fossils’ is known as – Paleontology
  1.  Recently Bhu-Chung Bhutia was in news .To which sport he is associated with? – Football
  1. The World Trade Organization (WTO) was earlier known as – GATT
  1.  The symbol of Indian currency is designed by – D. Udaya Kumar
  1.  The overall sex ratio at national level as per census 2011 has increased to reach ____ as against 933 in census 2011. – 940
  1. Which State Government has announced the formation of Agriculture Cabinet to address the problems faced by the farmers? – Bihar
  1.  Who was declared the winner of ‘Dada Saheb Phalke Award’ for the year 2010 by the Information & Broadcasting Ministry? – K. Balachnder
  1.  Who is the winner of Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award 2011?  – Gagan Narang
  1.  Which city will host the 2012 Olympics? – London
  1.   Famous “Roerich Art Gallery” is situated at – Naggar
  1.  ‘Billing’ in Kangra district is famous for – Para-Gliding
  1.   ‘Vipasha’ is the Sanskrit name of which river? – Beas
  1.  Which place is known for “The Mini Lahasa” in India? – Dharmshala
  1.  World’s highest post office opened on 5th Nov.1983 in H.P is – Hikkim (Distt. Lahaul-Spiti)
  1.  While teaching in a class, a teacher inadvertently gives wrong information, which the students point out .He/She should: – Admit the error and correct it
  1.  During the classroom interaction a student raises a question which you cannot answer there and then. How will you react? – Admit your inability and promise to answer next day
  1.    Which is the apex body for curriculum related matters for school education in India? – NCERT
  1. What should be the goals of a teacher? – Develop knowledge and skills in all areas of development, Help children learn-how to learn , Understand individual difference and learning styles
  1.  A female student of your class complains of being teased by a male classmate. How will you handle the problem? – Initiate an enquiry at your own
  1.  IEP  stands for – Individualized Educational Plan
  1.  When most of the students in the class do not understand a concept clearly ,the teacher should – Conduct hands on activities on that concept
  1. The term CCE implies – Evaluation of Scholastic and co-scholastic aspects of pupil growth
  1. A teacher should have – Mastery over the subject, Have leadership qualities , Maintain discipline
  1.  What should be the role of teacher in meeting the individual differences of students? – Try to know the abilities, capacities , interest and attitude of pupils, Try to adjust the curriculum as per the needs of the individual
  1.  Which amongst Making notes, extra reading, using help books and self study is not good for quality learning? – Using help books
  1.  Reena a student of class VIII is very interested in sports and wants to pursue her career in sports. What will you suggest to her? – She should put in hard work to achieve her ambition   
  1. Twelve years old Shalu has begun to imitate the style of talking of her teachers. This form of behavior is known as – Transference
  1.  Which is the most essential for learning? – Desire to learn
  1.  Aditya, a student of your class is visually challenged. You have a school function coming up. What will you do? – Give him a part of narrator   
  1.  Child development is marked by interrelated process. Which amongst Differentiation, Integration, Motivation and Learning is not one of them? – Motivation  
  1.  Which is not the tool for formative assessment in scholastic domain? – Multiple choice questions
  1.  To make students successful, the teacher should – Understand the individual differences of the students ,Motivate students, Reinforce then whenever it is necessary
  1. Which are the major dimensions related to ensuring quality in education system? – Appropriate Curriculum , Motivated and suitably rewarded teacher, Appropriate pupil-teacher ratio  
  1.  A student with high intelligence is not doing well at studies. What is the best course of action for the teacher? – Find out reasons for his under achievement.
  1.  Education helps a child to develop his/her – Emotional intelligence , Social intelligence and Career skills
  1.  To correct the stammering problem of  class VIII student, a teacher should – Seek professional help
  1.  Children from the underprivileged section of the society can benefit more if they are – Provided with richer learning environment in schools
  1.  Anil, a student of your class is being teased by his classmates for his dark complexion. What do you need to do as a teacher? – Talk to the class about individual differences
  1.  Sheela is very good in music but is not able to well in Mathematics .As a teacher how will you handle her? – Tell her that she can do well in Maths too and explain the concepts to her
  1.  Role of teacher is necessary for the development of – Educational development of children, Intellectual development of Children and Emotional development of children
  1.   In which stage of cognitive development is a child when he\she is able to workout problems logically and do multiple classifications? – Formal operational stage
  1.  What may damage a low achieving student psychologically? – Discussing the marks of individual student in the class
  1.  To address the diversity in academic achievement , an effective teaching method can be  – Cooperative\ multigrade teaching
  1.  If you come to know that a student of your class is facing problems related to parent’s separation at home, what would you do? – Treat him\her sympathetically
  1.  Whether a bill is money bill or not, will be decided by the – Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  1.  Human Rights Day is observed all over the World every year on – 10th December
  1.  “A man is born free but everywhere he is in Chains”, whose words are these,? – Rousseau
  1.  The legislature having two houses is known as – Bi-Cameral
  1.  “Democracy is a government of the people, by the people and for the people”, whose statement is it? – Abraham Lincoln
  1.  The idea of Fundamental Rights was taken from – America
  1.  Which subject has been borrowed from Ireland by the farmers of Indian Constitution? – Directive Principles of State Policy
  1.  The slogan “You give me blood ,I will give you Freedom” was given by – Subhash Chandra Bose
  1.  Who accords recognition to a political party as a national party? – Election Commission of India
  1.  Where is the headquarter of WHO? – Geneva
  1.   Whose role is dominant in a Patriarchal Society? – Of Father
  1.   Which helps most in the development of child? – Family
  1.  In which continent is the ‘Dead Sea’ situated? – Asia
  1.  Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration is situated in – Mussoorie
  1.  Which came first into existence? – A Family
  1.  Where is the Oil and Natural Gas Commission located? – Dehradun
  1.   ‘Kaziranga’ the famous sanctuary of Assam is famous for – Rhinos
  1.  The leaves of the plants of desert forests are – Small sizes and thorny
  1.  The only state in India that shows an excess of females over males is – Kerala
  1.    The highest number of cotton mills in India is in – Ahmadabad
  1.  The solar eclipse occurs when – The Moon comes in between the Earth and the Sun   
  1.    The largest desert in the world is – Sahara
  1.  Which plant is used for making Kaththa? – Acacia catechu
  1.  We generally measure the depth of the sea in – Fathoms
  1.  Hanging Valleys are formed due to the action of – Glacier   
  1.  The phases of the Moon are caused by – Rotation of the Moon
  1.  Which amongst Income Tax, Property tax, Sales tax and House tax is not a Direct tax? – Sales Tax
  1.  Which policy of economics system has been adopted by India for its economic development? – Mixed economy
  1.  When was VAT implemented in most of the States? – 1st April,2005
  1.  In which market, a firm cannot determine price? – Perfect Competition
  1.  Demand Curve of a firm under perfect competition is – Perfectly elastic
  1.  The object of every producing firm is – To maximize profit
  1.  In perfect competition ,the demand for a commodity is – -Perfectly elastic
  1.  Reasons for the privatization ,Globalization and liberalization of public sector after 1991 are – Corruption, lack of ineffective management
  1.  The largest source of National Income in India is – Service Sector
  1.  Changes in the prices of goods in India are measured by which Index Numbers? – Wholesale Price Index (WPI) & Consumer Price Index (CPI)
  1.  When was Consumer Protection Act enacted? – 1986
  1.  The grand temples of Khajuraho were built by the rulers of – Chandelas of Bundelkhand
  1.  The remains of Indus Valley civilization in Rajasthan have been found from – Kalibanga
  1.  The first newspaper published in India was – Bengal Gazette
  1.  The literary figure of Gupta period who is compared with Shakespeare is – Kalidas
  1.  “Do or Die” slogan was given by Gandhiji during – Quit India Movement  
  1.  In whose reign Hiuen-Tsang visited India? – Harsh Vardhan  
  1. “Mansabdari” system was introduced by – Akbar
  1. Prithvi Raj Chauhan was defeated by – Mohammad Ghori
  1.  Who discovered sea route to India – Portuguese
  1. On August 6, 1945 the first atom bomb was dropped at – Hiroshima
  1. “Ain-e-Akbari” was written by – Abul Fazal
  1. The president of U.S.A. who abolish slavery was – Abraham Lincoln
  1. The king who is said to have fiddled when Rome was burning was – Nero
  1. The country which used veto power in U.N.O. on Kashmir issue in favor of India was – U.S.S.R.
  1. The slogan “Go back to the Vedas” was raised by – Dayanand Saraswati
  1. The construction of “Qutub-Minar” was completed by – Iltutmish

   110.“Panini” was a famous scholar of – Language and Grammar

  1. Mahamud Ghaznavi invaded Somnath in – 1025 A.D.
  1. The country  where the process of Industrial revolution started first of all in the Europe was – England
  1. Bengal was divided during the Governor-Generalship of – Lord Curzon
  1. The first president of U.S.A. was – George Washington
  1. The founder of Bahamani Kingdom was – Alauddin Hasan Bahman Shah (Hassan Gangu; 1347-58 A.D.)
  1. In 1556 A.D. the second Battle of Panipat was fount between – Akbar and Hemu

Directions Q 117-121: In each of the following sentences there are two blank spaces. Give the correct answer to fill in the blank spaces.

  1. The army regime has announced firm steps on ______democracy and fighting. _______ – Restoring, terrorism
  1. People were ___of the two brothers because their behavior seemed _____ – Suspicious, unusual 
  1. The well known judge who was earlier ____ to head the delegation has now given his _______ – Reluctant, consent
  1. The captain of our team was ___because of the _________ performance of our opponent. – Elated, bad
  1. __________ the death of one of the contestants, the elections to the seat has been ____. – Owing to, countermanded
  1. A poem of morning is called – Elegy
  1. A speech made without preparation is called – Extempore    
  1. A man who eats too much is called – Glutton    
  1. A story that ends with deaths and murders is called – Tragedy
  1. “King lear” is the famous tragedy written by – Shakespeare  
  1.   127.The verb which is not  governed by the subject or lacks tense is – Non-finite verb
  1.   128CALLIGRAPHY The art of hand writing
  1. KLEPTOMANIA – An urge to steal
  1. AMNESIA –  Loss of memory


  1. JOVIAL –  Merry
  1. ODYSSEY –   long journey

Directions Q 133-137: In each of the following questions give the correct answer for the Idiom/phrases given underlined.

  1. When the police came, the thieves took to their heels. – Took to flight
  1.   They sold their house because it was a real white elephant. – an expensive one
  1. I just paid him ‘ a left handed compliment’ – An insincere
  1.   The soldiers laid down their arms. – Surrendered
  1.  Discipline is on the wane in schools and colleges these days. – Declining
  1. A book containing information on all subjects. – Encyclopedia  
  1.  One who loves making – Philanthropist
  1. A person who wastes money on luxury – Extravagant

Directions Q 141-143: Give the word which is opposite in meaning to the word underlined.

  1. BARREN – Fertile   
  1.  ASSEMBLE – Disband  
  1.  FASCINATE – Abhor
  1. JUDGED – Assessed
  1.  STRUGGLE –Flight
  1. ANNIHILATE – Destroy
  1. Rohtang pass is located in _____ – Kullu district
  1.  Which state of India was earlier called NEFA? – Arunachal Pradesh
  1.  Cauvery water dispute involves  which states of southern india – Tamilnadu – Karnataka- Kerala
  1.  “Gir” forest is associated with – Lions.

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