Solved Paper Assistant Botanist 2019 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | September 24, 2019

Post Code: 685

Series: C

1. Linkage group in E. coli is/are

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 4
  4. 5

2. Cross between an unrelated group of organisms is called

  1. Hybrid
  2. Test cross
  3. Back cross
  4. Heterosis

3. The process of removal of introns and joining of exons is called

  1. Capping
  2. Tailing
  3. Termination
  4. Splicing

4. The genetic material of a viroid is

  1. RNA
  2. DNA
  3. Protein
  4. Carbohydrate

5. DNA replication takes place during

  1. S-phase
  2. G1-phase
  3. G2-phase
  4. Prophase

6. The Biogenetic law was proposed by

  1. Weismann
  2. Haeckel
  3. Redi
  4. Richter

7. An evolutionary pattern characterized by a rapid increase in number and kinds of closely related species is called

  1. Adaptive radiation
  2. Parallel evolution
  3. Continuous evolution
  4. Convergent evolution

8. In callus culture, roots can be induced by the supply of

  1. Auxin
  2. Cytokinin
  3. Gibberellins
  4. Ethylene

9. Rearing of honey bees is known as

  1. Sericulture
  2. Pisciculture
  3. Lac culture
  4. None of these

10. Genetic variability can be created by

  1. Clone selection
  2. Mass selection
  3. Mutation
  4. Hybridization

11. Nif gene occurs in

  1. Penicillium
  2. Rhizobium
  3. Aspergillus
  4. Streptococcus

12. In India, tropical rain forests occur in

  1. J & K
  2. H.P.
  3. U.P.
  4. Andamans

13. A common bio-control agent for the control of plant diseases is

  1. Agrobacterium
  2. Glomus
  3. Trichoderma
  4. Baculovirus

14. Which enzyme cuts DNA at specific sites?

  1. DNA polymerases
  2. Taq-polymerase
  3. Topoisomerase
  4. Restriction endonuclease

15. PCR technology is used for

  1. DNA identification
  2. DNA repair
  3. DNA amplification
  4. Cleave DNA

16. Fermentation ability of Yeast is due to

  1. Amylase
  2. Galactose
  3. Zymase
  4. Invertase

17. Halophytes are

  1. Salt resistant
  2. Fire resistant
  3. Cold-resistant
  4. Sand loving

18. Which plant is found in the mangrove zone?

  1. Rhizophora
  2. Acacia
  3. Pinus
  4. Tectona grandis

19. The maximum growth rate occurs is

  1. Stationary phase
  2. Senescent phase
  3. Lag phase
  4. Exponential phase

20. Which of the following is not a producer?

  1. Spirogyra
  2. Agaricus
  3. Volvox
  4. Nostoc

21. Ecosystem is

  1. Open
  2. Closed
  3. Both a and b
  4. None of these

22. ‘Project Tiger’ In India was launched in which year?

  1. 1968
  2. 1973
  3. 1975
  4. 1989

23. Main cause of extinction of species from tropics year?

  1. Soil erosion
  2. Pollution
  3. Deforestation
  4. Afforestation

24. Which of the following cannot be recycled in an ecosystem?

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Oxygen
  3. Energy
  4. Water

25. Biodiesel is obtained from

  1. Jatropha Biloba
  2. Cedrus deodara
  3. Jatropha curcas
  4. None of these

26. Total number of Vidhan Sabha seats in district Bilaspur of H.P. is

  1. 3
  2. 4
  3. 5
  4. None of these

27. Population density of district Chamba of H.P. as per Census 2011 was

  1. 71
  2. 75
  3. 78
  4. 80

28. Famous ‘Deotsidh’ temple is located in which district of H.P.?

  1. Hamirpur
  2. Bilaspur
  3. Una
  4. Kangra

29. Kaleshwar fair is celebrated in which district of H.P.?

  1. Kangra
  2. Sirmour
  3. Solan
  4. Shimla

30. Bhunda festival is celebrated in which district of H.P.?

  1. Mandi
  2. Kullu
  3. Chamba
  4. Kinnaur

31. ‘Shigrilla’ mountain peak is located in which district of H.P.?

  1. Chamba
  2. Shimla
  3. Kullu
  4. Lahaul & Spiti

32. Which was the first hydel-project executed by the Himachal Pradesh government?

  1. Karchham Wangtoo
  2. Nathpa Jhakri
  3. Bhudhil
  4. Giri

33. Which is the oldest democracy in the world?

  1. Suket
  2. Bushahar
  3. Bhaghat
  4. Malana

34. Who led the Aryan conquest of H.P. between 3000 to 2500 B.C.?

  1. Shambhar
  2. Dovodasa
  3. Mian Jangi
  4. None of these

35. H.P. became Part-C state in

  1. 1945
  2. 1950
  3. 1951
  4. 1960

36. Which region of H.P. was known as ‘Trigarta’ in ancient times

  1. Kangra
  2. Kullu
  3. Sirmour
  4. Mandi

37. Tihra Sujanpur was developed as a capital city by which ruler?

  1. Raja Ghamand Chand
  2. Raja Durga Chand
  3. Raja Mahan Chand
  4. Raja Sansar Chand

38. In H.P. National Army School is located at which of the following places?

  1. Kasauli
  2. Nurpur
  3. Chail
  4. None of these

9. Thuppa’ is the main traditional dish of which district of H.P.?

  1. Kinnaur
  2. Mandi
  3. Lahaul & Spiti
  4. Solan

40. Who conceived the idea of the Nalwari Fair of Bilaspur in 1889 A.D.?

  1. Goldstein
  2. Raja Anand Chand
  3. Lord Irwin
  4. None of these

41. Kalibangan is situated in

  1. Gujarat
  2. Rajasthan
  3. Harayana
  4. Punjab

42. Where did Lord Buddha breathe his last?

  1. Rajgir
  2. Bodh Gaya
  3. Sarnath
  4. Kushinagar

43. Who took the throne after Chandra Gupta Maurya?

  1. Bimbiara
  2. Ashoka
  3. Bindusara
  4. Vishnugupta

44. Ibn Batuta visited India during the reign of which ruler?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Alauddin Khilji
  3. Muhammad bin Tughlaq
  4. Balban

45. In the battle of Panipat, Babur faced the armies of

  1. Hemu
  2. Ibrahim Lodi
  3. Daulat Khan
  4. None of these

46. Who was the author of ‘Gita Govinda’?

  1. Jayadeva
  2. Kalhana
  3. Kalidasa
  4. None of these

47. ‘Go back to Vedas.’ This call given by

  1. Dayanand Saraswati
  2. Vivekananda
  3. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
  4. None of these

48. When was the All India Women’s Conference founded?

  1. 1927
  2. 1930
  3. 1934
  4. 1943

49. Indian Citizenship is granted by

  1. The President
  2. The Prime Minister
  3. The Ministry of Home affairs
  4. None of these

50. In which Article of Indian Constitution the ‘Right to Constitutional Remedies’ has been provided?

  1. Article 23
  2. Article 25
  3. Article 29
  4. Article 32

51. The Council of Ministers does not include

  1. Cabinet Minister
  2. State Minister
  3. Cabinet Secretary
  4. Minister without ministry

52. Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha?

  1. The Chairman of Rajya Sabha
  2. The President
  3. The Joint session of Parliament
  4. None of these

53. The interpreter of the Indian Constitution is

  1. Central Cabinet
  2. President
  3. High Court
  4. Supreme Court

54. Marble is a metamorphic rock of

  1. Sandstone
  2. Limestone
  3. Granite
  4. Clay

55. Which is known as ‘Honeymoon lake’?

  1. Nyasa
  2. Toba
  3. Chad
  4. Titicaca

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