Solved Paper Child Development & Project Officer (CDPO) Main Exam 2018 [Part-3]- HPPSC Shimla

By | February 23, 2019

66. The Government of H.P. has not released postal stamp of the following?

  1. Bede’s College
  2. Kayang
  3. Master Mitrasen
  4. Jorkanden

67.Match the following power-projects with their capacity of power generation and answere as per given codes:

List-One                                            List – Two

  1. Jangi- Thopan project                (A) 412 MW
  2. Dehar Hydro-electric Project    (B) 800 MW
  3. Koldam Project                            (C) 990 MW
  4. Rampur Project                           (D) 400 MW

(E)  400 MW

Code :

(i)      (ii)      (iii)     (iv)

  1. D              C          B         A
  2. D              E            B          A
  3. D              B            E          C
  4. C               D           B          A

68. Which of the hydel projects was the first project executed for the socio-economic upliftment of tribal people in H.P. and is one of the highest in the world?

  1. Holi
  2. Baspa
  3. Rontong
  4. Thirot

69. Which area of H.P. has been selected for the cultivation of Lavender?

  1. Una
  2. Manali
  3. Reckong-Peo
  4. Nalagarh

70. Who authored the book ‘Flora of Bushehr Himalayas’?

  1. T. S. Negi
  2. M.C. Ohri
  3. K.S. Chib
  4. C. Nair

71. Which of the following statement concerning the Backward Classes in India is not correct?

  1. First Backward Classes Commission was established in 1953 by the Government of India
  2. Second Backward Classes Commission was established in 1978 by the Government of India.
  3. First and Second Backward Classes Commission were headed respectively by Kaka Kalelkar and B.P. Mandal.
  4. Articles 331,336 and 340 of the Constitution provide for the reservations for the backward classes in public employment.

72.Which of the following statements is not correct for the judicial appointments and transfers of the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India?

  1. A collegium consisting of four seniormost judges of the Supreme Court along with the Chief Justice of India recommends the names for the appointment of the Judges.
  2. A collegiums consisting of two seniormost judges of the Supreme Court along with the Chief Justice of India recommends the names for the transfer of the judges.
  3. Chief Justice T.S. Thakur headed the constitution bench that declared the NJAC Act unconstitutional.
  4.  99th amendment of the Constitution regarding the setting up of NJAC was declared unconstitutional by the Supreme Court.

73. In which of the following north-Eastern states of India, BJP has come to power for the first time winning the majority of seats in the Assembly elections held in 2018?

  1. Manipur
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Tripura
  4. Assam

74. The Supreme Court of India recently delivered its decision on Cauvery river water dispute recently which involved Karnataka and Tamil Nadu as litigant states. The Supreme Court has original jurisdiction regarding the dispute between two states under:

  1. Article 131
  2. Article 134
  3. Article 136
  4. Article 143

75. The Muslim Women’s (Protection of Rights on Divorce) bill and the Muslim women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill were introduced in the Parliament respectively in:

  1. 1985,2018
  2. 1986,2017
  3. 1988,2016
  4. 1985,2017

76. Import-Substituting Industrialization strategy adopted in the first decades of Indian independence led to:

  1. Decline in India’s international competitiveness
  2. Protection of nascent India’s industries.
  3. Emphasis on Economic Self-sufficiency
  4. All of these

77. What among the following is not true for the secular democracy in India?

  1. India does not have a state religion of its own.
  2. No citizen of India shall be discriminated against on the basis of religion
  3. Every citizen of India shall have the right to religious freedom
  4. Indian state shall protect the special political, educational and cultural rights of the minorities

78. There have been demands for separate statehood from the following different regions of Indian states. Mark the incorrect one in the context of contemporary India.

  1. Bundelkhand : Uttar Pradesh
  2. Gorkhaland : West Bengal
  3. Vidarbha : Maharashtra
  4. Saurashtra: Gujarat

79. The regional Anti-Terrorist Structure is a permanent organ of :

  1. ASEAN
  2. NATO
  3. SCO
  4. OAS

80. Pratham, a non-governmental organization, working for the underprivileged section is related to the field of:

  1. Health
  2. Women empowerment
  3. Education
  4. Electoral literacy

81. Which of the following statements is not true concerning the imposition of emergency in an Indian state?

  1. President proclamation of emergency needs to be ratified by the Parliament within two months of the issuance under Article 356.
  2. President must have the concerned state’s governor report with him/her.
  3. Governor report mentioning recommendation / non-re-commendation for the imposition of emergency is binding on the President.
  4. The emergency is proclaimed on the basis of the failure of the Constitutional order in the state.

82. Which one of the following schemes is not being implemented by the present Government of India?

  1. Pradhan mantra Gram Sadak Yojana
  2. Swarnjayanti Gram Swarojgar Yojana
  3. National Rural Livelihoods Mission
  4. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Krishak Kaushal Yojana

83. By March, 2018 how many states/union territories of India were declared open defecation free by the government of India?

  1. 10
  2. 11
  3. 12
  4. 13

84. RAFTAR, the programme recently extended to 2019-20 by CCEA deals with :

  1. Agriculture
  2. Railways
  3. Transport
  4. Aviation

85. The text of Article 370 in the Constitution of India refers to:

  1. Temporary provisions with respect to Jammu and Kashmir
  2. Transitional provisions with respect to Jammu and Kashmir
  3. Special provisions with respect to Jammu and Kashmir
  4. Extraordinary provisions with respect to Jammu and Kashmir

86. The Global Risks Report, 2018 issued by World Economic Forum focuses on four key areas. Mark the wrong one:

  1. Environmental degradation
  2. Cyber security breaches
  3. Growing Trade War at the Global level
  4. Economic strains

87. The Human Development Report 2017 released by the UN ranked India at:

  1. 131 position out of 188 countries assessed
  2. 130 position out of 188 countries assessed
  3. 131 position out of 195 countries assessed
  4. 130 position out of 195 countries assessed

88. How many countries are members of the Commonwealth of Nations? Give the Number of 2018:

  1. 49
  2. 51
  3. 53
  4. 54

89. Which one of the Article of the Constitution of India directs the state to secure uniform civil code throughout the country?

  1. Article 40
  2. Article44
  3. Article 45
  4. Article 51

90. India is set to become the youngest nation in the world by:

  1. 2019
  2. 2020
  3. 2021
  4. 2023

91. According to Economic Survey states in India accounts most for India’s exports?

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Gujarat
  3. Karnataka
  4. Tamil Nadu

92. Brahmaputra river that passes through many countries is also known as:

  1. Siang River
  2. Yarlung-Tsangpo River
  3. Nyang River
  4. A and B

93. Jnanpith Award for Literature, 2017 was conferred on:

  1. Krishna Sobti
  2. Mohan Rakesh
  3. Mamata Kalia
  4. Kedarnath Singh

94. Who among the following gold medal winners in 2018 Commonwealth games was the youngest?

  1. Anish Bhanwala
  2. Vikas Krishan
  3. Manika Batra
  4. Heena Sidhu

95. Which of the following Articles of the Constitution of India is relevant for the removal of the Judges of the Supreme Court of India including the Chief Justice of India?

  1. Article 124
  2. Article 125
  3. Article 134
  4. Article 136

96. Krishna river flows through several states. Mark the wrong one:

  1. Maharashtra
  2. Karnataka
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Andhra Pradesh

97. Who among the following Indian women has not held key positions in the following banks : ICICI, SBI and AXIS Bank?

  1. Chanda Kochhar
  2. Arundhati Bhattacharya
  3. Shikha Sharma
  4. Naina Lal Kidwai

98. The 73rd Constitutional Amendment Provisions related to setting up Panchayati Raj Institutions are not applicable to :

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Nagaland
  3. Manipur
  4. Mizoram

99. Meghalaya is home to the following tribes, Mark the wrong one:

  1. Khasi
  2. Garo
  3. Jaintia
  4. Meiti

100. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?

  1. POCSO: Protection of Children from Sexual  Offences
  2. AFSPA: Armed forces (Special Power) Act
  3. MCOCA: Mizoram Control of Organized Crime Act
  4. VAWA: Violence Against Women Act

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