Solved Paper Auditor (Panchayat) Exam 2020 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | January 4, 2021

Series C

1. The Chief Minister holds the office during the pleasure of which of the following?

  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Governor
  4. None of these

2. Which of the following state legislative assemblies has the lowest number of seats?

  1. Sikkim
  2. Mizoram
  3. Goa
  4. Nagaland

3. The tenure of office of Chief Election Commissioner is

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

4. Which of the following falls in the primary sector of Indian Economy?

  1. Forestry
  2. Water Supply
  3. Banking
  4. Insurance

5. Which sector had highest plan outlay during the first five year plan?

  1. Agriculture
  2. Transport & Communication
  3. Social Services
  4. Industry

6. Silver Revolution is related to the production of

  1. Milk
  2. Cheese
  3. Cotton
  4. Eggs

7. State Bank of India was previously called as

  1. Central Bank of India
  2. Imperial Bank of India
  3. Syndicate Bank of India
  4. None of these

8. Which year is known as the ‘Year of Great Divide’?

  1. 1881
  2. 1901
  3. 1921
  4. 1941

9. Rabies is caused by which of the following?

  1. Bacteria
  2. Fungi
  3. Virus
  4. Protozoa

10. Quinine is extracted from which of the following?

  1. Datura
  2. Neem
  3. Clove
  4. None of these

11. Which food crop has the maximum content of proteins?

  1. Maize
  2. Wheat
  3. Cassava
  4. Soyabean

12. Bakeries use yeast in bread making because it

  1. makes the bread hard
  2. keeps the bread fresh
  3. makes the bread soft & spongy
  4. enhances the food values

13. Panda belongs to the same family as that of

  1. Porcupine
  2. Kangaroo
  3. Bear
  4. Whale

14. The basic structural & functional unit of living organisms is

  1. Cell
  2. Tissue
  3. Organ
  4. None of these

15. Teeth & bone acquire strength & rigidity from

  1. Calcium
  2. Sodium
  3. Chlorine
  4. Fluorine

16. Which is involved in animal food?

  1. Proteins
  2. Fats
  3. Cellulose
  4. Glycogen

17. The main function of white blood cells in the body is to

  1. Carry oxygen
  2. Help in clot formation
  3. Protect body against diseases
  4. None of these

18. The largest artery in human body is

  1. Aorta
  2. Capillary
  3. Pulmonary vein
  4. None of these

19. In human body, an important role of excretion is played by

  1. Kidneys
  2. Large intestine
  3. Lungs
  4. Liver

20. Which of the following deficiency causes Goitre?

  1. Iron
  2. Sodium
  3. Potassium
  4. None of these

21. Which liquid contains the highest rate of vaporization?

  1. Kerosene oil
  2. Water
  3. Petrol
  4. Alcohol

22. Ultraviolet rays can be used in water treatment as

  1. Precipitator
  2. Flocculator
  3. Hydrolyser
  4. Disinfectant

23. Why does a black board appears black in colour?

  1. It reflects black colour
  2. It absorbs black colour
  3. It reflects all colours
  4. It absorbs all the colours

24. What is filled inside an electric bulb?

  1. Nitrogen
  2. Carbon dioxide
  3. Argon
  4. Oxygen

25. The boiling point of water depends upon the

  1. Mass
  2. Density
  3. Atmospheric pressure
  4. Volume

26. Which of the following elements is not radioactive?

  1. Radium
  2. Plutonium
  3. Zirconium
  4. Uranium

27. The process of deposition of a layer of zinc on iron is called

  1. Galvanisation
  2. Crystallisation
  3. Rusting
  4. None of these

28. Sour taste of coca cola is due to

  1. Acetic acid
  2. Phosphoric acid
  3. Hydrochloric acid
  4. Formic acid

29. Which is the easternmost mountain range of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Shiwalik
  2. Dhauladhar
  3. Pir Panjal
  4. Zanskar

30. Which has been described by Kalidasa as ‘Devtatma’?

  1. Yamuna river
  2. Himalayas
  3. Rewalsar lake
  4. None of these

31. Which of the following district is/are part of ‘New Himachal’?

  1. Kangra
  2. Kullu
  3. Lahaul-Spiti
  4. All of these

32. Which lake has been called by Chinese Pilgrim Hiuen Tsang as ‘Lohitya Sarovar’?

  1. Chandra Tal
  2. Suketi
  3. Bhrigu
  4. Renuka

33. ‘Harla’ is a tributary of which river of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Beas
  2. Chenab
  3. Ravi
  4. Satluj

34. Who built the fort at ‘Dhar Jhanjiar’?

  1. Rain Saran
  2. Mahan Chand
  3. Sansar Chand
  4. Anand Chand

35. Which Britisher played a great role in forming an alliance with the Chiefs of Hindur & Kahlur against Gurkhas?

  1. David Ochterlony
  2. Martindell
  3. Paris Bradshaw
  4. Harry Smith

36. Which ruler of Chamba prohibited the killing of mice in his kingdom?

  1. Lakshmi Varman
  2. Aaditya Varman
  3. Sahil Varman
  4. None of these

37. A famous cave temple ‘Deotsidh’ is located in which district of Himachal Pradesh?

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

38. Jaswan princely state was founded by which of the following?

  1. Purab Chand
  2. Hari Chand
  3. Udai Chand
  4. Durga Chand

39. Which is a festival of flowers in Kinnaur district of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Ukhyang
  2. Luskar
  3. Khepa
  4. Jatrang

40. What is ‘Garzha’ in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Folk song
  2. Folk Dance
  3. Local dish
  4. Second popular name of Lahaul

41. Which is the only economic mineral of Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Limestone
  2. Rock salt
  3. Coal
  4. None of these

42. In which year the Viceregal dance in honour of the Queen Victoria was held at Annadale in Shimla?

  1. 1839
  2. 1845
  3. 1853
  4. 1855

43. The headquarters of the ‘Himalayan Hill States Regional Council’ was located at which place in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Shimla
  2. Theog
  3. Arki
  4. Solan

44. The only Raja who acted with hostility & discourtesy towards The British was

  1. Shamsher Singh of Bushahar
  2. Anand Chand of Kehlur
  3. Durga Chand of Solan
  4. None of these

45. Himachal Pradesh became a Union Territory on

  1. November 1, 1951
  2. November 1, 1956
  3. July 1, 1966
  4. None of these

46. New Women Police Stations have been opened in which district of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Solan
  2. Chamba
  3. Hamirpur
  4. All of these

47. The lead bank responsibility in Himachal Pradesh has been given to which banks?

  1. PNB
  2. SBI
  3. UCO Bank
  4. All of these

48. In Himachal Pradesh, total number of Ginger development station is

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

49. Sheep Breeding Farm is located at which place in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Jeori
  2. Deoli
  3. Kozo
  4. None of these

50. Himachal Pradesh Forest Ecosystems Climate Proofing Project is externally assisted by which Country?

  1. Japan
  2. Sweden
  3. Germany
  4. Norway

51. Total number of Labour Courts-cum-Industrial Tribunals established in Himachal Pradesh is:

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

52. 4 MW solar project has been commissioned at which place in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Jahu
  2. Karchham Wangtoo
  3. Dev Kothi
  4. None of these

53. Himachal Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation has been established in which year?

  1. 1972
  2. 1978
  3. 1985
  4. 1988

54. According to 2011 census Himachal Pradesh has a literacy rate of

  1. 76.30%
  2. 82.80%
  3. 85.80%
  4. 88.70%

55. At which of the following place in Himachal Pradesh Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology is located?

  1. Baddi
  2. Bandla
  3. Kamand
  4. Jhundla

56. Recently the Union Cabinet approved the temporary suspension of the MPLAD Fund for how many years amid the Coronavirus pandemic?

  1. One year
  2. Two years
  3. Three years
  4. Four years

57. Who is the Chairman of recently constituted empowered committee by the Government of India to coordinate with private sector, NGOs & International organisation related to COVID-19?

  1. Rajiv Kumar
  2. Amitabh Kant
  3. Surjit Bhalla
  4. Amit Shah

58. Bronx zoo, where a tiger was tested positive for COVID-19 for the first time in the world, is located in which country?

  1. USA
  2. Italy
  3. Spain
  4. China

59. Under Operation Sanjeevani, India has recently supplied essential medicines & foodgrains to which country?

  1. Nepal
  2. Bhutan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Maldives

60. Congcong, Lianlian & Chenchen are the recently released mascots of which International sporting event?

  1. Summer Olympics
  2. Winter Olympics
  3. Asian Games
  4. None of these

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