Solved Paper Clerk 2018 [Part-2] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | October 3, 2018

56. Which of the following waves are the fastest of all earthquake waves?

  1. Primary waves
  2. Secondary waves
  3. Surface waves
  4. Longitudinal waves

57. Which of the following is also called thunderstorm clouds?

  1. Cumulus
  2. Stratus
  3. Cumulo Nimbus
  4. None of these

58. The smallest but most destructive and violent of all types of storms is

  1. Hurricane
  2. Tornado
  3. Typhoon
  4. Willy-willy

59. Flat-topped seamounts are known as

  1. Guyots
  2. Reefs
  3. Shoals
  4. Banks

60. The highest salinity is found in the

  1. Mediterranean Sea
  2. Baltic Sea
  3. Red Sea
  4. Okhotsk Sea

61. The best soil for plant growth is

  1. Sandy Loam
  2. Loam
  3. Clayey Loam
  4. Silt

62. Which of the following is not of the same food chain?

  1. Frog
  2. Snake
  3. Insect
  4. Goat

63. Which of the following is not an adverse effect of deforestation?

  1. Acid rains
  2. Desertification
  3. Landslides
  4. Floods

64. Steppe is a characteristics vegetation of

  1. Semi-arid regions
  2. Arid regions
  3. Humid regions
  4. Dry regions

65. ‘Bedouins’ mainly rear

  1. Goars
  2. Camels
  3. Cattle
  4. Yaks

66. Quinine is extracted from the bark of

  1. Camphor tree
  2. Balata tree
  3. Cinchona tree
  4. None of these

67. Plantation agriculture is

  1. Labour intensive
  2. Capital intensive
  3. Power intensive
  4. Both (a) and (b)

68. Russia is the Chief producer of

  1. Bauxite
  2. Iron ore
  3. Diamond
  4. Natural gas

69. Everest is located in

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Pakistan
  4. Bhutan

70. Cardamom Hills are also known as

  1. Palani Hills
  2. Yelagiri Hills
  3. Annamalai Hills
  4. Nilgiri Hills

71. ‘Kaladan’ is an important river of

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

72. Which of the following places receives maximum sunlight during December?

  1. Shillong
  2. Ranchi
  3. Kanyakumari
  4. Jodhpur

73. Which of the following States does not possess acidic soils?

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

74. Which river has been harnessed under Bhakra-Nangal Project?

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

75. In which state of India, the sex ratio is more than 1000?

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

76. Which of the following is the longest irrigation canal in India?

  1. Sirhind canal
  2. Yamuna canal
  3. Indira Gandhi canal
  4. Upper Bari Doab canal

77. The main objective of IRDP is

  1. Sound Fiscal Management
  2. Export Promotion
  3. Banking reforms
  4. Rural Development and Poverty Alleviation

78. Mid-Day Meal Scheme was launched in 1995 to promote

  1. Adult literacy
  2. Secondary Education
  3. Universalization of Primary Education
  4. None of these

79. The head office of NABARD is located at

  1. Lucknow
  2. Hyderabad
  3. New Delhi
  4. Mumbai

80. The currency swap is an instrument to manage

  1. Currency risk
  2. Interest rate risk
  3. Currency and interest rate risk
  4. Cash flows in different currencies

81. Guilt-edged market means

  1. Bullion market
  2. The market of Government securities
  3. Market of guns
  4. The market of pure metals

82. The monetary policy of India is announced by the

  1. Governor of RBI
  2. Prime minister
  3. Union Finance Minister
  4. Union Commerce minister

83. Which gives a major contribution to the total deficit of Government of India?

  1. Revenue Deficit
  2. Budgetary Deficit
  3. Fiscal Deficit
  4. Primary deficit

84. Invisible export means export of

  1. Services
  2. Prohibited Goods
  3. Unrecorded goods
  4. Goods through smuggling

85. The speaker of the Lok Sabha can resign his office by addressing his resignation to the

  1. President of India
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Deputy Speaker of the Lok Sabha
  4. Chief justice of India

86. Which of the following is not a characteristic of Indian Administration?

  1. Uniformity
  2. Decentralization
  3. Dyarchy
  4. Independent Judiciary

87. Which of the following classes cannot avail of some Fundamental Tights available to the citizen?

  1. Friendly aliens
  2. Enemy aliens
  3. Both (A) and (B)
  4. None of these

88. The Attorney General holds office during the pleasure of the

  1. Prime minister
  2. President
  3. Parliament
  4. Chief justice of India

89. Who among the following was returned unopposed to the first Lok Sabha?

  1. Y.S. Parmar
  2. Anand Chand
  3. Padam Dev
  4. Joginder Sen

90. As a result of prorogation which of the following is not affected?

  1. Resolution
  2. Bills
  3. Motions
  4. Notices

91. A joint sitting of the two houses of Indian Parliament is held to

  1. Elect the president of India
  2. Elect the Vice President of India
  3. Adopt a Constitution Amendment Bill.
  4. Consider and pass a Bill on which the two houses disagree

92. The power to extend or restrict the jurisdiction of the high Court rests with

  1. The President
  2. The Parliament
  3. The Governor
  4. The concerned State

93. Chief Ministers of all the states are ex-officio members of the

  1. Finance Commission
  2. NITI Aayog
  3. Niti Aayog Council
  4. Inter-state council

94. Till which year, the strength of the State Legislative Assemblies has been fixed?

  1. 2020
  2. 2022
  3. 2024
  4. 2026

95. Which of the following states is not included in the Eastern Zonal Council?

  1. Bihar
  2. Sikkim
  3. Odisha
  4. West Bengal

96. Which of the following is not in the State list the constitution of India?

  1. Insurance
  2. Fisheries
  3. Agriculture
  4. Gambling

97. A person to be qualified for contesting Panchayat election must have attained the age of

  1. 21 years
  2. 25 years
  3. 18 years
  4. None of these

98. The Right to Vote in elections to a parliament is a

  1. Legal Right
  2. Natural Right
  3. Fundamental Right
  4. None of these

99. The first person of the Indian Republic is

  1. The President
  2. The Prime minister
  3. The Chief justice of India
  4. None of these

100. The origin of UPSC can be traced to

  1. 1909 Act
  2. 1919 Act
  3. 1935 act
  4. 1947 act

101. Which of the following materials is a sound absorbing material?

  1. Carpets
  2. Curtains
  3. Cushions
  4. All of these

102. Which mirror has a wider field of view?

  1. Concave mirror
  2. Convex mirror
  3. Plane mirror
  4. None of these

103. A D.C. Device which generates very high voltage is

  1. Transformer
  2. Rectifier
  3. Generator
  4. Induction Coil

104. The bright star ‘Polaris is also known as

  1. North Star
  2. South star
  3. The biggest Star
  4. The smallest Star

105. The layer of atmosphere close to earth’ surface is known as

  1. Ionosphere
  2. Troposphere
  3. Stratosphere
  4. Exosphere

106. Washing Soda is chemically known as

  1. Sodium chloride
  2. Calcium Hydroxide
  3. Sodium carbonate
  4. Sodium Hydroxide

107. Solid carbon dioxide is called

  1. Quartz
  2. Dry Ice
  3. Krypton
  4. Xenon

108. Which of the following is not a mosquito-borne disease?

  1. Dengue fever
  2. Elephantiasis
  3. Yellow fever
  4. Typhoid

109. Which one of the following snakes is an oviparous snake?

  1. Indian Cobra
  2. Viper
  3. Rattle Snake
  4. Himalayan Pit Viper

110. The largest living flightless bird is

  1. Ducks
  2. Kiwi
  3. Ostrich
  4. Penguin

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