Himachal Pradesh Trained Graduate Teacher (Arts) Exam 2014

By | July 7, 2017
  1. The mountain range “Rockies” is located in– North America
  1. Indian Standard Time is ……….. ahead of GMT. –5 hours 30 minutes
  1. Rabi crops are sown in ……. –October/December
  1. Which state tops in Soyabean production? –Madhya Pradesh
  1. The minimum age to qualify for election of the Lok Sabha on the –25 years
  1. The President of India can dissolve the Lok Sabha on the –Advice of the Prime Minister
  1. The  President of India can be removed from his office before the expiry of his normal term only on the recommendation of –The two houses of the Parliament
  1. The preamble to our Constitution includes all the following except – Equality of status, Adult Franchise, Fraternity, Justice –Adult franchise
  1. The preamble to our Constitution provided that India is a –Sovereign, Socialist, Secular and Democratic Republic
  1. The phrase “Bicameral Legislature” means –A legislature consisting of a lower and a upper house/ chamber.
  1.   Which Right was described as “the heart and soul” of the Constitution? –Right to Constitutional Remedies
  1. Judges of the High Courts are appointed by the – President
  1. Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha? – Vice-President
  1. Fourth Estate is referred to – The Press
  1. Our Constitution guarantees …………Fundamental Rights – 7
  1. The Constitution prohibits human trafficking under……….- Right against exploitation
  1. The Religious leaders hold power in a – Theocracy
  1. In which schedule of the Constitution, 22 languages of India duly recognized by the Constitution, are listed – Eight Schedule
  1. Who decides whether a Bill is a Money Bill or not – The Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  1. The Chief Election Commissioner can be removed by – through a procedure similar to that for the removal of the judge of Supreme Court
  1. The statement that ‘A man without society is either a beast or a God’ is attributed to – Aristotle
  1. Article 18 of the Indian Constitution provides for the – Abolition of Titles
  1. Which Committee first of all conceptualized PRIs as 3-tier system? – Balwant Rai Mehta Committee
  1. Duration of Gurukul Education was ……….. – 12 years
  1. Which was the first University of World? – Takshila
  1. Who gave much emphasis on education during medieval period? – Akbar
  1. Madras where the seats of …….- Higher Education
  1. Macaulay’s Minute was written in ………… – 1835
  1. Learning implies something in the individual – Occurring within
  1. Among Attitude, Maturation, Concepts, Skills which one is not a product of learning? – Maturation
  1. In teaching, if nothing has been learned, nothing has been…….- Taught
  1. Teaching would come in which classification of work? – Professional
  1. Who was the supporter of Naturalism in Education? – Rousseau
  1. Which book was written by Plato on Education? – The Republic
  1. Which branch of philosophy deals with knowledge? Its structure, method and validity? – Epistemology
  1. Knowledge according to, Mimamsa philosophy, is …….. – Real and Unreal
  1. On whose philosophy is the current primary education based (in India)? – Mahatma Gandhi
  1. Networking of Libraries through Electronic Media is known as – Inflibnet
  1. Which is the least important factor in teaching? – Punishing the students
  1. Whose statement is this “A single shelf of a good European library has worth the whole native literature of India and Arabia”? – Lord Macaulay
  1. Who was the Chairman of Indian Education Commission (1964-66)? – D.S. Kothari
  1. John Dewey liked best, the following definition of Education – Preparation for life
  1. In early Athenian education the ‘Paidagogos’ was a ………. – Slave
  1. Modern Indian Education at the elementary school level can be best described as being …..Pupil- Centered
  1. ‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ its contribution in modern classroom serves our

purpose in a – Worst way

  1. Teacher uses visual-aids to make learning …….. – Interesting
  1. The self, according to samkhya is different from – Body, Intellect and Mind
  1. Which is not relevant for achieving vertical social mobility? – Religion
  1. The famous psychologist, Binet was a ……. – French
  1. The proverb – ‘Grapes are sour’ is related to – Rationalization
  1. The term “Mental Hygiene” has been given by – C.W. Beers
  1. Himachal Pradesh bagged ‘Best State’ award under the ….. and …..c sectors at the ‘State of States Conclave, 2013’ organized by India Today. – Health, Investment
  1. Which erstwhile State of Himachal Pradesh was pioneer in the field of hydroelectricity generation? – Chamba
  1. The remains of two Buddhist Stupas in Kangra district have been found at – Chari and Chetru
  1. “Arjikiya” was the vedic name of the river – Beas
  1. “Suketi Fossil Park” is in the district of – Sirmaur
  1. In which year Shimla became the summer capital of the British Raj? (By the efforts of Lord Lawrence) – 1864
  1. Who is known as “Mahamana”? – Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya
  1. Which city is known as “Manchester of India” – Ahmadabad
  1. This tribe is mainly found in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan – Bhils
  1. There is a provision of “Nirbhaya Fund” worth 1000 crore in the Union Budget 2013-14 for – Women Empowerment & Safety
  1. “Raijin” super computer belongs to – Australia
  1. “Charminar” is situated at – Hyderabad
  1. “Neurology” is the study of – Nervous system
  1. BCG vaccine is associated with the disease – Tuberculosis
  1. LPG (Liquefied Petroleum Gas) is the composition of – Butane-Propane
  1. Nearest planet to the Sun is – Mercury
  1. Which country is the only country to have participated in every Football World Cup so far? –Brazil
  1. The sports terms “Ace” is associated with – Lawn Tennis
  1. “Indian Point” is the …..Point of India. – Southernmost
  1. They went loafing ………the city – around
  1. Which can correctly substitute the underlined part of the sentence? Mahesh is not cut out for this kind of work. – suitable
  1. Cities were by no means

(P)     Unknown to India

(Q)    Integral parts, organically

(R)    But in ancient India, they were

(S)   Related to the rest of the country  – PRQS

  1. The synonym of ‘Tranquility’ is – Calmness
  1. The antonym of ‘Plenty’ is – Scarcity
  1. He applied for and was …….legal aid by the Labour Ministry. – Granted
  1. Select the miss pelt word: Adhere, Intuition, Manageable, and Memorandum. – Memorandum
  1. Which  world will be placed first in English dictionary- Conductive, Contempt, Conductor, Condolence – Condolence
  1. Give one word for the following: To examine one’s own thoughts and feelings. – Introspection
  1. Give the correct option which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom/Phrase – Once in a blue moon –       On rare occasions
  1. A song embodying religious and sacred emotions is …..- Hymn
  1. The doctor ……… the patient for taking certain medicines. – Prohibited
  1. “NADA” is associated with – Anti Doping Activities
  1. The National Fire Service College is situated at –Nagpur
  1. In August 2013, which sub-marine of Indian Navy was sunken down after an explosion? – INS Sindhu Rakshak
  1. What is the full form of PIN? – Postal Index Number
  1. In 2013, Indian Science Congress was held at ……… – Kolkata
  1. Who is the author of the book “The Low Land”? – Jhumpa Lahiri
  1. President of the USA, Barak Obama represents ……..party – Democratic
  1. In Judicial context, the intended purpose of ‘Certiorari’ is – To quash the order already passed by an inferior court, tribunal or judicial authority
  1. Right to move to the Supreme Court and the High Courts in case of violation of the Fundamental Rights, is known as – Rights to Constitutional Remedies
  1. The name ‘Harry Houdini’ is associated with – Magic
  1. The first hour of every sitting of Parliament is called the ……….- Question Hour
  1. Which of the following statement is not correct about Indus Valley Civilization?

Indus people first produced cotton; Harappan script was pictography; Cities were planned and the intensive use of burnt bricks; After Bronze, the second known metal was Iron. – After Bronze, the second known metal was Iron

  1. The Indus Valley Civilization site “Lothal” is situated in – Gujarat
  1. What was ‘Yava’ during Rig Vedic Period? – A crop (Barley)
  1. Which Vedas, contains charms and spells toward off evils and diseases? – Atharvaveda
  1. There were……Tirthankaras (Great Teachers) of the Jainism – 24
  1. Among Gautam Budha, Sidhartha, Vardhamana, Sakyamuni, which one is not the name of Buddha – Vardhamana
  1. The death of Buddha is known as – Mahaparinirvana
  2. Alexander the great invaded India in …..B.C. – 326
  3. Who was the author of ‘Mudrarakhasa’? – Vishakhadatta
  1. ‘Sanchi Stupa’ was built by – Ashoka
  1. Vikaram samvat (Era) starts from …….B.C. – 58
  1. ‘Harshacharita’ was written by – Banabhatta
  1. Harisena the author of Allahabad Pillar Inscription was the court poet of – Samudragupta
  1. Mehrauli Inscription (Iron Pillar near Qutub Minar) is associated with – Chandragupta-II
  1. Among Kumarsambhava, Vikramovarshiya, Raghuvansham, Ratnavali which one is not associated with ‘Kalidasa’? – Ratnavali
  1. Hieun Tsang visited India during the reign of – Harshavardhana
  1. ‘Elephanta cave shrine’ was got constructed by the – Rashtrakutas
  1. ‘’Priyadarshika” is the work of – Harshvardhana
  1. ‘Khajuaho’ temples were built by the – Chandellas
  1. Who was the first Muslim who invaded India in 712 A.D.? – Mahammad bin Qasim
  1. Who is considered the ‘founder of Muslim Rule in India’? – Mohammad Ghori
  1. Who was the Sultan of Delhi popularly known as ‘Lakh Baksh’ for his generosity? – Qutubuddin Aibak
  1. Who formed ‘Turkan-e-Chahalgani’ Turkish nobles? – IItutmish
  1. Who introduced the ‘Sijdah’ and ‘Paibos’ practices in the Court of Delhi Sultanate? – Balban
  1. Who was the Sultan of Delhi known for his market reforms and new capital ‘Siri’? – Alauddin Khilji
  1. Timur, the Mongol leader, ordered general massacre in Delhi in ……..A.D. – 1398
  1. Who was ‘Jaziya’? – Religious tax
  1. ……….was the Sultan of Delhi who transferred capital from Delhi to Daulatabad. – Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq
  1. Which poet was known as “The Parrot of India” (Tuti-e-Hind)? – Amir Khusro
  1. Which religious leader was known as ‘Mahaprabhu’? – Chaitanya
  1. Under Akbar, Mir Bakshi was required to look after – Military affairs
  1. The Vijayanagar ruler, Krishnadev Raya’s work “Amuktamalyada” was in – Telugu
  1. Todal Mal was associated with – Land revenue reforms
  1. Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. They were – Babur and Jahangir
  1. Who installed a chain of justice outside his palace in Agra Called Zanzir-i-Adil? – Jahangir
  1. Ustad Mansur was a famous painter in the reign of – Jahangir
  1. Which Mughal Emperor’s reign is considered the “Golden Age of Mughal Empire”? – Shah Jahan
  1. Ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed by – Aurangzeb
  1. ‘Ashtapradhan’ were ministers of – Marathas
  1. Third Battle of Panipat  took place in ……A.D. – 1761
  1. Vasco-de-Gama reached the port of Calicut in ….A.D. – 1498
  1. The English East India Company set up its first factory at – Surat
  1. Battle of Buxar took place in the year……….A.D. – 1764
  1. Who amongst the following is known as the ‘Father of Civil services’ in India? – Lord Cornwallis
  1. The Britishers transferred their capital from Calcutta to delhi in …..A.D. – 1911
  1. Who amongst the following was not a leader (Revolutionary) during the revolt of 1857? – Nizam of Hydrabad
  1. Who was the founder of ‘Ramakrishna Mission? – Swami Vivekananda
  1. Which revolutionary leader was also known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’? – Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
  1. In which town in India did Gandhi Ji make his first experiment in Satyagraha? – Champaran
  1. Name the organization founded in 1906 by the Aga Khan (Nawab of Daka) and Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk. – The all India Muslim League
  1. The name of ‘Lala Hardayal’ is associated with – Ghadar Party
  1. Chauri Chaura incident is associated with – Non-Cooperation Movement
  1. Percentage share of Indian Agriculture in National Income has been – Decreasing
  1. Indian economy is – Mixed economy
  1. In India, National Income Estimates are prepared by – Central Statistical Organization
  1. Economic Activities of India have been divided in basic ……..sectors for measuring National income – Three
  1. In India, which sector contribute highest in the National income? – Tertiary Sector
  1. Which is the cause of low per capita income in India? – Backward technology, Rapid increase in population and Backward infrastructure
  1. Population can be controlled by – Decreasing birth rate
  1. For developing nations, the effect of rapid increase in population on economic development is – Harmful
  1. Birth rate refers to no. of children born per…..persons in a year – 1,000
  1. Growth rate of population can be measured by – Subtraction of death rate from birth rate
  1. In which State, the number of females is more than that of males? – Kerala
  1. In India, Which State has lowest Population density? – Arunachal Pradesh
  1. The Second five year plan was focused on – Heavy Industry
  1. “Green Revolution” in India has so far been most successful in the case of – Wheat
  1. Who finally approves the Draft five year plans? – National Development Council
  1. Depreciation means – Loss of equipment over time due to wear and tear
  1. Which is the most appropriate cause of exports surplus? – Development in National and International markets
  1. If the cash reserve ratio is lowered by the RBI, its impact on credit creation will be

to – Increase it

  1. Excise duty is a tax levied on the – Production of goods
  1. Deficit financing means that the government borrow money from the – RBI
  1. A major step of the Nationalization of Banks (14 Commercial Banks) was taken in the year ….. – 1969
  1. India ranks ……. In the production of Jute. – 1st
  1. Subsides means – Payment made by the government to business enterprises without buying any goods and services
  1. Among Income Tax, Stamp duty, Wealth Tax, Excise duty which one is not a Direct Tax? – Excise duty
  1. The model of Five Years Plan for rapid economic growth has been taken from – Erstwhile USSR
  1. Which programme/measure is not associated with ‘Women Empowerment and Child Development? – Rajeev Awaas Yojna
  1. Dalal Street is located at – Mumbai
  1. ‘Grey Revolution’ is associated with – Wool production
  1. As per Census-2011 … has the lowest literacy rate. – Bihar
  1. As per Census-2011, the Sex Ratio in India is …….. – 940
  1. Deepest point ‘Java Trench’  is associated with – Indian Ocean
  1. Autumnal Equinox falls on which date? – 23rd September
  1. Mount Kilimanjaro is in which country? – Tanzania
  1. Which is the longest river of the world? – Nile
  1. Which is the driest place of the world? – Atacama Desert
  1. Which is the oldest mountain chain in India? – Aravallis
  1. Tropic of Cancer passes through which of the following States? – Rajasthan
  1. Suraj Tal Lake is situated in which district of Himachal Pradesh? – Lahual&Spiti
  1. In which State Keoladeo National Park is situated? – Rajasthan
  1. Among Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej which river does not originate in India? – Sutlej
  1. At which place is the Shompen tribe found? – Nicobar Island

2 thoughts on “Himachal Pradesh Trained Graduate Teacher (Arts) Exam 2014

  1. SAPNA DEVI

    madam/sir
    how to download previous year tgt arts question papers?

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