Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Administrative Services (HPAS/HAS) Exam 2019 [Part-2]

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31. Who was the signatory for East India Company in the Treaty of Sugauli?

  1. Major McLeod
  2. Col. Thompson
  3. Col. Paris Bradshaw
  4. Major general David Ochterlony

32. ‘Lanji’, ‘Saro’ and ‘Rajnagar’ in Chamba district are the centers for the development of the following:

  1. Apple
  2. Kinnoo
  3. Olive
  4. Apricot

33. What amount of hydro-power has been harnessed out of 27436 MW identified potential in H.P.?

  1. 9230 MW
  2. 8941 MW
  3. 10519 MW
  4. 12415 MW

34. Under which scheme all women in the age group of 10 to 75 years, living below the povetry line are covered, in case of their death or disability?

  1. Matri Shakti Bima Yojna
  2. Janani Suraksha Yojna
  3. Beti Bachao Yojna
  4. P.M. Matri Vandana Yojana

35. Which of the following has been declared as public service by state govt. under H.P. Public Service Guarantee Act. 2011?

  1. Kisan Credit Card
  2. Organic Farming
  3. Soil Testing
  4. Seed Certification Programme

36. Arrange the following with its correct combination and accordingly give the answer as per codes given below:

List – 1

  1. Gaiety Theatre
  2. Kalka-Shimla Railway
  3. Satyakam
  4. Old Shimla Bank

List – 2

  1. Samual Evans Stokes
  2. Mortimer Durand
  3. M. S. Harrington
  4. Henry Irwin
  5. Messors Barrett & C0.

Codes:

(i)       (ii)        (iii)        (iv)

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

37. ‘Black Nude’. Sitting Nude’ and ‘Young Girls’ are some of the famous works of which artist?

  1. Amrita Pritam
  2. Amrita Shergil
  3. Norah Richards
  4. Sobha Singh

38. The important decision to invade Afghanistan in 1938 and after four years the same decision was criticized at Shimla by the British was taken in the :

  1. Kennedy House
  2. Auckland House
  3. U.S. Club
  4. The Ravenswood

Note: Scrapped by HPPSC

39. Who has been awarded 2018 Einstein Prize?

  1. Abhay Ashtekar
  2. Peter Bergmanan
  3. John Wheelar
  4. William Nordhaus

40. ‘eDrishti’ software is launched to facilitate:

  1. Prime Minister to monitor implementation of policies
  2. To help railway minister to keep track of punctuality of trains
  3. To help the Home Minister to watch law and order problems
  4. To help soldiers on border for night vision

41. Which of the following won the Fields Medal in Mathematics?

  1. Akshay Venkatesh
  2. Caucher Birkar
  3. Peter Scholze
  4. All of these

42. In 2018, which of the following has been awarded Nobel Prize in Chemistry?

  1. George Smith
  2. Frances Arnold
  3. Greg Winter
  4. All of these

43. Who is appointed as Chairman, Competition Commission of India?

  1. Arvind Saxena
  2. Ashok Kumar Gupta
  3. S.S. Deswal
  4. Sanjay Mishra

44. Which state in India was given FAO’s Future Policy Award, 2018 for its 100% organic state?

  1. Goa
  2. Assam
  3. Sikkim
  4. Tripura

45. What is QUAD?

  1. It is an informal mechanism between India, USA, Australia and Japan for the security in Pacific Region.
  2. It is formal organization of India, USA, Japan and Australia for Global Security.
  3. It is quadrilateral security dialogue between India, USA, Vietnam and Japan.
  4. None of these

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46. What is Blue economy?

  1. It is the high growth rate economy
  2. It is sustainable use of ocean resources for economic growth
  3. It is low growth rate economy
  4. It is economy not sustainable for longer period

47. ASI is undertaking renovation of which three temple groups in Vietnam?

  1. Angkor Wat
  2. My Son Temple
  3. Ananda Temple
  4. To Prohm Temple

48. Where is the Nongkrem dance festival being celebrated?

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

49. Who has been awarded 2018 Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development?

  1. Manmohan Singh
  2. UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR)
  3. Indian Space Research Organisation
  4. Centre for Science and Environment (CSE)

50. What is the theme of International Energy Agency publication – World Energy Outlook, 2018?

  1. Nuclear Energy
  2. Solar energy
  3. Electricity
  4. Hydropower

51. What is the name of first microprocessor developed by IIT, Madras?

  1. Shakti
  2. Speed
  3. Atal
  4. Bharat

52. Recently USA announced its withdrawal from INF treaty with Russia. When was this treaty signed?

  1. 1977
  2. 1987
  3. 1981
  4. 1975

53. What do you mean by Mariculture?

  1. It is a specialized branch of Aquaculture
  2. It involves the cultivation of massive plants and animals
  3. It is related to water bodies having tidal influences
  4. All of these

54. Which are the projects selected by World Economic Forum to be launched as Centre for Fourth Industrial Revolution in India?

  1. Drones
  2. Blockchain
  3. Artificial Intelligence
  4. All of these

55. Where is Banni Grassland situated?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Himachal Pradesh

56. Match List-1 and List-2 and give correct answer with the help of codes given below:-

List -1

(Country)

  1. France
  2. USA
  3. South Africa
  4. UK

List-2

(Time Zones)

  1. 11
  2. 12
  3. 09
  4. 02

Codes:

(i)        (ii)           (iii)         (iv)

  1. 1               2              1              2
  2. 3               4             2              4
  3. 2              1            4              3
  4. 4               3             3              1

57. UN observes which day as International Rural Women’s Day?

  1. 8 March
  2. 2 October
  3. 15 October
  4. 10 December

58. ‘Bathukamma’ Festival is related to :

  1. It is floral festival of Telangana
  2. New South Wales Parliament, Sydney celebrated this for the first time
  3. It means- ‘Mother Goddess come Alive
  4. All of these

59. Who propounded the idea of Partyless democracy?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. Veer Savarkar
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. Jai Prakash Narayan

60. By which Act an element of the election was introduced in India for the first time?

  1. Indian Council Act, 1861
  2. Indian Council Act, 1892
  3. Government of India Act, 1902
  4. Government of India Act, 1919

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