Solved Paper Executive Officer/Secretary Municipality Services Exam 2020 – HPPSC Shimla [Part 2]

By | September 27, 2020

31. During Raisina Dialogue, 2020 India signed a MOU on ‘Green Strategic Partnership’ with which country?

  1. Denmark
  2. Finland
  3. Russia
  4. Maldives

32. What are Nidhi companies?

  1. They receive deposits from and lending to its members only for their mutual benefits
  2. They are non-banking financial companies (NBFC)
  3. They deal with their share-holders members only
  4. All of these

33. What is not related to ‘Bhoomi Rashi Portal’?

  1. It is related to the maintenance of revenue records
  2. Launched in 2018 by Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
  3. It is a single point platform for online processing of land acquisition project
  4. It has been integrated with the Public Finance Management System

34. What is ROPAX service?

  1. It is a ferry service launched between Mumbai and Mandwa (Maharashtra)
  2. For this ROPAX Vessel M2M-1 will be used
  3. It can carry 200 cars and 1000 passengers
  4. All of these

35. Who is appointed as the first Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) of India?

  1. General Manoj Mukund Narvane
  2. Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria
  3. Admiral Karambir Singh
  4. General Bipin Rawat

36. With which country India did joint military exercice ‘Surya Kiran XIV’?

  1. China
  2. Nepal
  3. Australia
  4. Sri Lanka

37.  Who became the first women pilot of the Indian Navy?

  1. Shivangi Swaroop
  2. Avni Chaturvedi
  3. Anushree Dutta
  4. Shivanshi

38. For the export promotion of Khadi Government has given it which tag?

  1. VIP Tag
  2. HS Tag
  3. Bonus Tag
  4. GM Tag

39. Recently opened Kartarpur Corridor links which two Gurudwaras in India and Pakistan?

  1. Dera Baba Nanak and Darbar Sahib
  2. Harminder Sahib and Darbar Sahib
  3. Fatehgarh Sahib and Dera Baba Nanak
  4. Takhat Sri keshgarh Sahib and Sri Akal

40. Twang Festival is organized in which state?

  1. Mizoram
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Tripura
  4. Arunachal Pradesh

41. Under whose Chairmanship draft of the New Education Policy was prepared?

  1. Ajit Kumar
  2. K. Kasturirangan
  3. Abhijit Sen
  4. Prakash Javdekar

42. Purvodaya scheme is related to which kind of activity?

  1. Education
  2. Oil and Gas
  3. Nuclear
  4. Steel

43. Swachh Nirmal Tat Abhiyan is related to which kind of activity?

  1. It is aimed at to clean the 50 identified beaches
  2. It is for creating awareness regarding coastal eco-system
  3. Nodal teachers from eco-clubs will supervise such activities
  4. All of these

44. What is Tech Sagar?

  1. An online portal
  2. Technology Centre
  3. Cutting edge technology
  4. A ballistic missile

45. Which fact is not correct about the UN Happiness Report, 2020?

  1. Finland is ranked as World’s happiest state
  2. India is ranked at number 144th
  3. India’s ranking is better than its neighbours
  4. India is a new entrant to the bottom-fifteen group

46. What is ‘Doomsday Vault’?

  1. It is a vault situated in the Island of Spits Berger midway between Norway and the North Pole
  2. It is to preserve a vast variety of crop seeds
  3. It is artificially cooled at a temperature of minus 18 degree Celsius
  4. All of these

47. Which country is not a member of Meckong-Ganga Cooperation (MCG)?

  1. India
  2. Nepal
  3. Myanmar
  4. Vietnam

48. Match List-I and List-II and give the correct answer from the codes given below:

List-I (Name of CEOs)       List-II (Companies)

  1. Sunder Pichai     a. Adobe
  2. Shantanu Narayen  b. Microsoft
  3. Satya Nadela   c. Sandisk
  4. Sanjay Mehrotra   d. Google
  1. abcd
  2. dabc
  3. dcba
  4. acbd

49. ‘Statue of Unity’ has been listed as 8th wonder of the world by which international organization?

  1. SCO
  2. EU
  3. SAARC
  4. ASEAN

50. Which country will host the Men’s Hockey World Cup, 2023?

  1. Germany
  2. Netherland
  3. Australia
  4. India

51. Which district of POK is considered by India as part of Jammu & Kashmir Union Territory?

  1. Muzaffarabad
  2. Mirpur
  3. Poonch
  4. All of these

52. Cyclone Hagibis hit which country?

  1. USA
  2. Japan
  3. Indonesia
  4. Australia

53. Sir Creek dispute is between India and which country?

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Pakistan
  3. Sri Lanka
  4. Maldives

54. ‘S-400 Air Defence System’ has been procured by India from which country?

  1. USA
  2. France
  3. Britain
  4. Russia

55. India agreed to purchase ‘MH-60 R Seahawk’ multirole and ‘AH-64E Attack’ helicopters from which country?

  1. USA
  2. France
  3. Russia
  4. Germany

56. What is the current status of India in the Indian Ocean Commission?

  1. Member
  2. Observer
  3. Associate Member
  4. Chairman

Explanation: The Indian Ocean Commission (IOC) is a regional forum in the Southwest Indian Ocean, comprising five nations – Comoros, France (Reunion), Madagascar, Mauritius, and Seychelles. It is the only African organisation that comprises island States. China and the European Union (EU) have been Observers in the IOC since 2016 and 2017, respectively. India acceded to the forum as an Observer in March 2020, along with Japan and the United Nations (UN).

57. Refractive indices of kerosene oil, turpentine oil, water and ice are 1.44, 1.47, 1.33 and 1.31 respectively. Through which of these media light travels fast?

  1. Water
  2. Ice
  3. Turpentine Oil
  4. Kerosene Oil

58. For Hydrogen gas, which one is not correct?

  1. Is Odourless
  2. It is not soluble in water
  3. Burns with a yellow flame
  4. Lighter than air

59. The phenomenon of shrinkage of protoplast from the cell wall due to exosmosis in a plant cell when placed in a hypertonic solution is called:

  1. Phagocytosis
  2. Exocytosis
  3. Plasmolysis
  4. Deplasmolysis

60. Bio Magnification of Mercury in fishes, through the food chain, results in a disease in the fish-eating populace. The name of the disease is:

  1. Itai=Itai
  2. Minimata
  3. Peptic Ulcer
  4. Skin Cancer

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