Solved Paper Child Development & Project Officer (CDPO) Main Exam 2018 [Part-1]- HPPSC Shimla

By | February 23, 2019

Series: C

1. In which part of Himalaya do we find the Karewa formation?

  1. North-East Himalaya
  2. Eastern Himalaya
  3. Kashmir Himalaya
  4. Uttarakhand Himalaya

2. Consider the following facts about South India:

  1. Both diurnal and annual range of temperature is less here.
  2. Extreme climatic conditions are found here.
  3. Temperature is high throughout the year.

Select the correct code:

  1. A and B are true
  2. A and C are true
  3. B and C are true
  4. All of these

3. Arable lands in the irrigated zones of India is turning saline due to:

  1. Overgrazing
  2. Over fertilizers
  3. Over-irrigation
  4. Addition of gypsum

4. Match the following hydropower projects with rivers on which they are constructed:

  1. Baglihar (i) Periyar
  2. Srisailam (ii) Barakar
  3. Maithon (iii) Krishna
  4. Idukki (iv) Chenab

Select the correct code:-

  1. (a)-i,(b)-ii,(c)-iii,(d)-iv.
  2. (a)-ii,(b)-I,(c)-iv,(d)-iii.
  3. (a)-iii,(b)-ii,(c)-iv,(d)-i.
  4. (a)-iv,(b)-iii,(c)-ii,(d)-i

5. Which of the following is the highlight of the ‘Rally for Valley’ Programme in India?

  1. Soil Erosion
  2. Environmental degradation.
  3. Biodiversity loss
  4. Resettlement of displaced people

6. On the eastern side, the Indo-Ganga-Brahmaputra plains are boarded by:

  1. Rajmahal Hills
  2. Javadi Hills
  3. Aravali Ranges
  4. Purvanchal Hills

7. The weakest of all fundamental forces is:

  1. Nuclear force
  2. Magnetic force
  3. Electrostatic force
  4. Gravitational force

8. Oil or soap film appears coloured because of:

  1. Interference
  2. Refraction
  3. Diffraction
  4. Polarization

9. What is the resolution of the human eye in megapixels?

  1. 12 megapixels
  2. 128 megapixels
  3. 576 megapixels
  4. 1024 megapixels

10. Humans can hear sound in the frequency range of:

  1. 1 Hz to 20 Hz
  2. 20 Hz to 20,000 Hz
  3. 20 Hz to 40,000 Hz
  4. 1 kHz to 20 MHz

11. Bulletproof material is made up of which polymer?

  1. Terylene
  2. Teflon
  3. Silicon
  4. Kevlar

12. Which of the two elements that are frequently used for making transistors?

  1. Copper and Aluminum
  2. Silicon and Germanium
  3. Iridium and Tungsten
  4. Iron and Carbon

13. India’s rank in World Happiness Index, 2017 stands at:

  1. 114th
  2. 116th
  3. 122nd
  4. 120th

14. What is ‘Green Banking’?

  1. Banking financing for environment-friendly activities
  2. Bank financing to agriculture
  3. All Bank financing to farmers
  4. All Bank financing to farmers

15.NITI Ayog has suggested shifting of agriculture to high-value farm products. Which of the following is not among them?

  1. Fruits and Vegetables
  2. Chicken and Eggs
  3. Silk and Cotton.
  4. Fisheries

16. What is meant by ‘White Lebel ATM’

  1. ATM installed in Bank branches
  2. ATM installed outside Bank branches
  3. ATM installed by non-banking companies
  4. Swipe machine installed at point of sale

17. Who among the following is credited with the introduction of LPG model of economic development in India?

  1. C. Rangarajan
  2. Montek Singh Ahluwalia
  3. Amartya Sen
  4. Manmohan Singh

18. How are Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) categorised?

  1. On the basis of profit earned
  2. On the basis of investment
  3. On basis of age of the entrepreneur
  4. None of these

19. Mangal Panday, who fired at the Sergeant Major of his Regiment at Berhampur, was a sepoy of:

  1. 19th native Infantry
  2. 27th Native Infantry
  3. 34th Native Infantry
  4. 37th Native Infantry

20. Which state with majority Muslim population wanted to join India, but Sardar Patel declined to accede to its request since it was against the principle?

  1. Hyderabad
  2. Kalat
  3. Patiala
  4. Gwalior

21. Which congress Session adopted the resolution of supporting peoples movements in the states?

  1. Meerut, 1946
  2. Delhi, 1932
  3. Karachi, 1931
  4. Haripura, 1938

22.Of the following, who was not a member of the States’ Reorganization Commission (August, 1953)?

  1. M. Panikkar
  2. Hridaynadh Kunzru
  3. Sardar Baldev Singh
  4. Justice Fazl Ali

23. Who is not matched correctly

  1. G.K. Gokhale-The Servants of India society
  2. B. G. Tilak-Poona Public Assembly
  3. E. V. Ramaswamy Naicker—Self-Respect Movement
  4. Indian Independence League-Ras Behari Bose

24. Which of the following acts placed the Indian Civil Service (ICS) under the Indian Ministers, for the first time?

  1. The Indian Councils Act, 1861
  2. The Indian Councils Act, 1892
  3. The Indian Councils Act,1909
  4. The Government of India Act, 1919

25.Of the following, which is not correct about the Arya Samaj?

  1. Swami Dayananda Saraswati rejected the polytheism, the Brahmana Priests, pilgrimages, etc. of Hinduism.
  2. The first edition of Dayananda’s book the Satyartha Prakash published in 1875.
  3. All truth is in Vedas.
  4. The Arya Samaj has 12 principles.

26. When was Persian replaced by Urdu as the language of the administration?

  1. 1820
  2. 1828
  3. 1837
  4. 1850

27. Of the following British artists, who is associated with the art of Miniature paintings?

  1. John Smart
  2. William Hodges
  3. Arthur Devis
  4. William Daniels

28. Which of the following is not matched correctly with its author?

  1. Neel Darpan-Dinbandhu Mitra
  2. Rangbhumi-Munshi Prem Chand
  3. Heart of Asia-Sarojini Naidu
  4. Devdas-Saratchandra Chattopadhyay

29. Which of the following Committees worked out the details of the Wardha Scheme of Basic Education?

  1. Subhash Chandra Bose Committee
  2. Zakir Husain Committee
  3. Abul Kalam Azad Committee
  4. Rakha Krishnan Committee

30. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

  1. M.S. Subbulakshmi-Carnatic Music
  2. Faquir Mohan Senapati-Oriya Literature
  3. Alauddin Khan-Hindustani Music
  4. Gaganendranath Tagore-Literature

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