Solved Paper Child Development Project Officer (CDPO) 2018 [Part-2] – HPPSC Shimla

By | September 17, 2018

Q.No: 41 Which of the following famous temple built in 1553 A.D. is also known as ‘Doongri Temple’?

A Bhima Kali Temple
B Hatkoti Temple
C Hidimba Devi Temple
D Chaurasi Temple

Q.No: 42 Which of following is not the form of marriage in Kinnaur district?

A Har
B Nyamsha Depang
C Tebagston
D Janekang

Q.No: 43 What is the length of Pathankot – Jogindernagar railway line?

A 100 Kms.
B 113 Kms.
C 121 Kms.
D 96 Kms.

Q.No: 44 Who was the first Lieutenant Governor of Himachal Pradesh?

A Mr.Bhagwan Sahai
B Maj. Gen. Himmat Singh
C Mr. N.C. Mehta
D Mr. Kuldeep Narain Channa

Q.No: 45 Where is the tomb of Lord Elgin situated in H.P.?

A Kasauli
B Dharamshala
C Dalhousie
D Shimla

Q.No: 46 Who laid the Naldera Golf Course in 1903 from amongst the following?

A Lord Dufferin
B Lord Curzon
C Lord Cunning
D Lord Rippon

Q.No: 47 Which is the oldest Hydro-electric project in Himachal Pradesh?

A Thirot
B Bhakhra
C Baner
D Shanon

Q.No: 48 During the Chief Commissioner’s rule the Secretariat of H.P. was called as –

A Himachal Dham
B Prantiya Sabha
C Sachivalaya
D Himachal Prashasanik Karyalaya

Q.No: 49 According to the twelfth five year plan document, Himachal Pradesh is ranked at which place in terms of ‘Human Development Index’?

A Third
B Seventh
C Second
D Fifth

Q.No: 50








Q.No: 51 Which of the following river is 1200 km. long and flows some 122 kms. in H.P. has a catchment area of 61000 sq. km. out of which 7500 sq. km. is in Himachal Pradesh?

A Chenab
B Ravi
C Satluj
D Beas

Q.No: 52 According to 2011 census, the population of H.P. is what percentage of the population of India?

A 0.57%
B 1.5%
C 1.3%
D 0.95%

Q.No: 53 Which of the following is the oldest of all hill states (after Kashmir) in the Western Himalayas believed to be founded by Pradhyuman?

A Bushahr
B Koti
C Dhami
D Jubbal

Q.No: 54 Which of the sanctuary/national park consists of the upper catchment areas of the Tirthan, Sainj and Jiwa rivers?

A Simbalbara National Park
B Rupi Bhaba Sanctuary
C Pin Valley National Park
D The Great Himalayan National Park

Q.No: 55 The Monal pheasant is found on forest tracts of which of the following Himalayan slopes?

A Between 2000 and 3500 meters
B Between 350 and 1000 meters
C Between 1000 and 2000 meters
D Between 3500 and 4500 meters

Q.No: 56 In the year 1830 who moved from England to set up the first brewery in India which produced the beer brand ‘Lion’ at Kasauli ?

A William Hay
B Col. V.R. Mohan
C A.H. Francke
D Edward Dyer

Q.No: 57 Deriving inspiration from the revolutionary activities of Punjab, in 1920 a secret society was formed in Sirmaur. Who was the leader of this society?

A Shivanand Ramaul
B Mian Chu-Chu
C Vaid Surat Singh
D Chaudhry Sher Jung

Q.No: 58 The Himachal Institute of Public Administration building ‘Fairlawn’ Shimla was constructed by –

A Henry Irwin
B R. Dixon
C Nawab Muzaffar Ali Khan
D H.S. Harrington

Q.No: 59 In September, 1833 to raise funds for setting up a school at Subathu for native girls a ‘fun fair’ was organised, which is known as the first recorded history of following –

A Geiety Theatre
B The Ridge
C Barnes Court
D Annadale

Q.No: 60 The British who introduced western schools in the hills and for the purpose he collected funds from local rulers and opened a central school at Shimla, was –

A Mr. Edwards
B Daniel Wilson
C Charles Napier
D William Hay

Q.No: 61 Which of the following has been described as a ‘New Temple of Resurgent India’ by Pt. J. L. Nehru?

A Bhakra Dam
B Kalka – Shimla Railway Track
C Bhuntar Airport
D Horticulture

Q.No: 62 The first election to Municipal Government Shimla were held in the year –

A 1968
B 1851
C 1871
D 1855

Q.No: 63 Who was the first Negi of Lahaul appointed by British government for collection of revenue?

A Bali Ram
B Amir Chand
C Khushal Chand
D Thakur Tara Chand

Q.No: 64 The State of Chamba which remained under the Council of Administrators with its first President Major Toulnium till the minor ruler came of age. Name the ruler –

A Tikka Ram Singh
B Raja Bhuri Singh
C Raja Lakshman Singh
D Raja Ram Singh

Q.No: 65 Which of the following place used to be the hot weather seat of the Commissioner of Jullandhar division during the British Raj?

A Kunihar
B Baijnath
C Subathu
D Dharamshala

Q.No: 66 Consider the following about the private non-agricultural formal sector in India

1. Such firms are about a quarter of the total firms.
2. They produce about half of the total production in the non-agricultural private sector.

Which of the above statement(s) is / are correct?
A 1 only
B 2 only
C Both
D None

Q.No: 67 Voluntary Natinoal Reviews is related to

A Implementation of Sustainable Development Goals
B Implementation of Paris Climate Change Goals
C Voluntary contribution of developed countries to Green Climate Fund
D Reform in UN Security Council

Q.No: 68 Consider the following statements.

1. In 2014-15, the all India percentage of net irrigated area to total cropped area was 34.5 percent.
2. In 2014-15, only Punjab and Uttar Pradesh have more than 50 percent net irrigated area to total cropped area in the country.

Whcih of the above statement(s) is / are correct?
A 1 only
B 2 only
C Both 1 and 2
D Neither 1 nor 2

Q.No: 69 Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana was launched in May 2016 to

A provide cooking gas connections to below-poverty-line beneficiaries
B provide electricity and cooking gas connections to rural areas
C reduce pollution in urban areas
D provide electricity to rural and remote areas in the country

Q.No: 70 As per Census 2011, out of total female main workers, agricultural cultivators were:

A 18 percent
B 32 percent
C 36 percent
D 24 percent

Q.No: 71 Consider the following statements related to Urban India.

1. As per the UN World Cities Report 2016, India is expected to be home to seven mega-cities with population above 10 million by 2030.
2. As per the Census 2011, around 40 percent of total population live in urban areas.

Which of the above statement(s) is / are correct?
A 1 only
B 2 only
C Both 1 and 2
D Neither 1 and 2

Q.No: 72 Which sector has seen most defaults since outlining Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code?

A Telecom
B Banking
C Coal
D Steel

Q.No: 73 Which of the following are in the process of formulating indictors comparable to SDGs at the national level?

A NITI Aayog
B Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
D Both (a) and (c)

Q.No: 74 Consider the following organzations for social security in India

1. EPFO provides for medical benefits to private sector employees.
2. ESIC provides for pensions for the private sector employees.

Which of the above statment(s) is / are correct?
A 1 only
B 2 only
C Both
D None

Q.No: 75 The first official housing price index for the country named ‘NHB RESIDEX’ was launched in July, 2007:

A by the Ministry of Urban Housing and Development
B by the Punjab National Bank
C by the National Housing Bank (NHB)
D by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India

Q.No: 76 Among the followings who has been conferred Padam Vibhushan Award in 2018?

A Arvind Parikh
B Sharda Sinha
C Ustad Ghulam Mustafa Khan
D Luxman Pai

Q.No: 77 Under the ‘adopt a heritage’ scheme Government of India has leased Red Fort, New Delhi to whom?

A Reliance Group
B Tata Group
C Adani Group
D Dalmia Group

Q.No: 78 What is Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Service (INCOIS)?

A It is an autonomous body established in 1999 under the Ministry of Earth Sciences
B It works as Regional Tsunami Service information provider
C It provides training courses in operational oceanography
D All the above

Q.No: 79 Which country has not been able to attend the edition of ‘Milan’ Naval exercise in Andaman and Nicobar island?

A Mauritius
B Myanmar
C Maldives
D Australia

Q.No: 80 In April, 2017 India and Bangladesh started running train service on which route?

A Dhaka – Siliguri
B Kolkata – Khulna
C Dhaka – Agartala
D Kolkata – Dhaka

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