Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services Exam 2012

By | June 30, 2017

1) The first Asian Games were held at: New Delhi

2) The total area of Himachal Pradesh is: 55,673 Sq Km

3) Himachal Pradesh become the 18th State of Indian Union on: 25th January 1971

4) Among Satluj, Beas, Jhelum, Ravi which river does not flow through Himachal Pradesh? – Jhelum

5) In ancient times, Shivalik Hills were called: Manak Parvat

6) Satluj enters in Himachal Pradesh at: Shipki (Kinnaur)

7) The hot springs of Manikaran are situated on the bank of: Parbati River

8) “Bhimakali” temple is situated at: Sarahan

9) Dr. Y.S. Parmar was the first Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh.  

10) The famous fish breeding center in Himachal Pradesh is located at: Deoli 

11) Indian Institute of Advance Studies is located at: Summer Hill (Shimla) 

12) Among Renuka, Rewalsar, Pandoh, Khajjiar which one is not a natural lake? – Pandoh
13) Mahmood Ghazni plundered Nagarkot (Kangra) in: 1009 A.D.   

14) Who was the first Vice-Chancellor of HP University? – Dr. R.K.Singh

15) Mirza Hamidulah Beg was the first Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court

16) Roerich Art Gallery is located at: Naggar (Kullu)

17) Who is known as “Frontier Gandhi” of Himachal Pradesh? Bhajju Mal

18) Which Gorkha leader defeated Sansar Chand of Kangra in 1805 A.D. near Hamirpur? – Amar Singh Thapa

19) Who was the leader of agitators of Dhami tragedy on July 16, 1939? – Bhagmal Sautha

20) The famous Sun Temple of Himachal Pradesh is located at: Nirath

21) Zanskar Mountain Range separates Himachal Pradesh from: Tibet

22) From which place Yamuna river originated? : Yamunotri in Uttrakhand

23) “Mahima Library” is situated at: Nahan

24) “Bhuri Singh Museum” is situated at: Chamba

25) On 26th January 1948 Interim Government was constituted in Himachal Pradesh under the Chairmanship of: Shiva Nand Ramaul
26) “Keergram” was the old name of: Baijnath

27) Chur Chandani or Churdhar (3647 m) mountain range falls in the district of: Sirmaur

28) Which town was founded by Ajbar Sen in 1526 A.D.? – Mandi

29) The Great Himalayan National Park is located in Kullu District.

30) “Khajjiar” is the mini Switzerland of Himachal Pradesh while “Mini Kashi”of Himachal Pradesh is: Mandi

31) According to 2011 census which is the most literate district of Himachal Prdesh? – Hamirpur

32) Among Lisbon, Baghdad, New York, Buenos Aires which place is likely to have ahead of GMT? – Baghdad

33) Among Eskimo, Boro, Pygmy, Masai which tribe practices pastoral nomadism? – Masai

34) Among Para-deep, Kolkata, Kochi, Vishakhapattanam which one is not a mojor port on the west coast? – Kochi

35) Where is the Anna International Airport located? – Chennai

36) According to 2011 census which state has the lowest population density? – Arunachal Pradesh

37) At the apex of the subordinate criminal courts stands the: High court of the state

38) Who has the distinction of being the first Chief Justice of India? – Hiralal J. Kania

39) Among Political Review, Judicial Review, Legal Review which power is enjoyed by Supreme Court? – Judicial Review

40) Who has the power to set up common High Courts in two or more states? – The Parliament

41) Who is known as the “Grand Old Man” of India? – Dadabhai Nairoji

42) The members of Rajya Sabha are elected by the member of Vidhan Sabha by: Secret Ballot

43) Who is/are entitled to exercise vote through postal ballot? – Officials on election duty, members of armed forces & members of foreign services posted abroad.

44) Under whose Prime Minister ship was the Anti defection Law passed? – Rajiv Gandhi

45) “Public Order” figures is in the: State List

46) Who acts as the Returning Officer for the election of the President? – Secretary General of Rajya Sabha

47) Inflation , in theory, occurs- When the price of essential commodities outstrips income

48) Which of the following is not true about Regional Rural Banks? 

1) They provide direct loan to small and marginal farmers

2)  They are co-sponsored by the RBI

3)They also perform other banking operations

4) State Governments are shareholders in RRBs

– They are co-sponsored by RBI

49)National Renewal Fund (NRF) was instituted for the purpose of: Rural reconstruction

50) Open market operations of RBI refers to: Trading in securities

51) Which unit of valuation is known as “Paper Gold”? – Special Drawing Rights (SDR)

52) “Disguised unemployment” refers to: More persons employed for a job which a few can accomplish

53) Panchayati Raj institutions are intended to strengthen: Multi-level Planning

54) Complete the series: 17,51,85,119 = 153

55) In a certain code, BAD is written as XZW, SAID is written as HZRW, LOVE will be written as: OLEV
56) Prison is to humans as cage is to: Birds
57)Victory: Defeat :: Success: Failure 

58) Cork is to bottle as Lid is to box.

59) If tree is called green, green is called rain, rain is called water, water is called air, air is called blue, and where do the fish swim? – Air

60) Rashmi is Virender’s mother’s daughter’s daughter. What is her relationship with Virender? – Niece

61) If the day tomorrow is Sunday, What was it yesterday? – Friday

62) A clock show the time as 12:20. What is the angle the hour hand makes with the minutes hand? – 120

63) Who was the Chief Guest on the occasion of Republic Day Parade on 26th January 2012? – Prime Minister of Thailand 

64) Cooking oil can be converted into vegetables ghee by the process of: Hydro generation

65) The gas inside the electric bulb is: Nitrogen

66) Natural rubber is a polymer of: Isoprene

67) The element not present in fertilizers is: Chlorine

68) Chemically, cane sugar is: Sucrose

69) Milk is an example of: Emulsion

70) It is not advisable to sleep under a tree at night because trees release: Carbon dioxide

71) The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruit is: Ethylene

72) The purity of primary gold is: 24 Carat

73) Washing Soda is: Hydrated Sodium Carbonate

74) Dialysis is used for patients having: Kidney trouble

75) Enzymes are made up of: Amino acids

76) Absolute alcohol is: 100% of proof

77) Ozone is important to mankind because: It Creates a protective coverage against ultraviolet rays

78) For instant energy, athletes take: Glucose

79) Insulin is a pancreatic: Hormone

80) Megasthenes was the ambassador of: Seleucus

81) In which language was the Shirmad Bhagavad Gita originally written? – Sanskrit

82) Name the ruler of the Kushana Dynasty: Kadphises-1

83) The word Buddha means: An enlightened one
84) Buddha’s preaching were mainly related to: Purity of thought and conduct

85) The title “Vikramaditya” was assumed by: Chandragupta-II

86) The famous Chinese pilgrim Fa-hien visited India during the reign of: Chandragupta-II

87) The remains of the Vijayanagar Empire can be found in: Hampi

88) Whose work is Bijak? – Kabir

89) Ramanuja preached: Bhakti

90) Firoz Shah founded many cities. Which amongst Jaunpur, Fatehpur Sikri, Hissar and Fatehabad was not built by him? –Fatehpur Sikri  

91) The “Bhakti” Movement of the 16th century had, as one of its leaders: Guru Nanak

92) Mughal culture greatly influenced Indian: Painting

93) Amir Khusro was a Poet, Courtier and Historian in the Court of: Allaudin Khilji (1296-1316 A.D.)

94) Raja Rammohan Roy was connected with: English Education

95) The partition of Bengal was intended to: Create a wedge between Hindus and Muslims

96) Rajtarangini written by Kalhan is: A History of Kashmir

97) In 1923, Swaraj Party gained absolute majority in: Legislative Assembly

98) The Rowlatt Act passed in the year: 1919

99) Who wrote the play “Andheri Nagri Chaupat Raja”?- Bhartendu Harish Chandra

100) Who was the Congress President when India became fee? – J.B. Kriplani

101) The boundary between India and Pakistan was demarcated by: Sir Cyril Radcliffe

102) The Headquarter of the Ghadar Party was at: San Francisco, USA
103) Which nationalist leader has been referred to “Lokhitwadi”?- Gopal Hari
104) Most of the weather phenomena take place in the: Troposphere

105) Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays?- Ozone

106) Where is the Doldrums belt located? – Near the equator

107) The velocity of winds is governed by: Pressure gradient

108) Name the instrument used for measuring humidity: Hygrometer

109) Which amongst Easterlies, Westerlies, Drainage winds and Trade Winds is not a planetary wind? – Drainage Winds 

110) What is meant by the term “Cirrus”?- High Cloud

111) Rainfall caused due to the presence of mountains in the way of winds is called: Orthographic rain

112) Plains formed due to the filling up of lakes are called: Lacustrine plains

113) Which amongst marble, coal, granite and slate is an organic rock? – Coal

114) Which soil is most common in the Indo-Gangetic Pain?- Alluvial

115) The term “epicenter” is associated with: Earthquake

116) Polynesians are believed to be a subgroup of: Mangoloids

117) Of which region is rice the most important crop?- Tropical monsoon

118) Iron is obtained mostly from: Magnetite

119) Which countries are separated by the Durand Line? – India & Afghanistan

120) Cotton fiber is obtained from the: Fruit

121) Duncan pass is located between: South & Little Andaman

122) The Pacific Ring of Fire is associated with: Volcanoes & Earthquake

123) Where is the Gulf of Mannar located? – South of Kanyakumari

124) Which are the oldest rocks in the country? – Aravallis

125) The highest peak in Indian territory is K2 in which range is it located? – Karakoram Range

126) Among Ganga, Narmada. Brahmaputra and Krishna which river flows through the rift valley? – Narmada

127) Which part of the islands in the Arabian Sea is known as Minicoy islands? – Southern

128) Which river of India is called “Tsangpo” in one of its reaches? – Brahmaputra

129) The monsoon starts retreating from India in: Mid-September

130) Where can one expect dry winters in India? – Bengal Plain

131) Which are the twin cities in India? – Hyderabad & Secunderabad

132) Most plantation of tea, coffee and temperate fruits are laid out on: Mountain soil

133) Which crop is especially prone to bacterial blight? – Wheat

134) What does the word “Murrah” refers to: A breed of Buffalo

135) In which part of India are thorn forests commonly found? – Rajasthan

136) In which area is the deodar tree commonly found? – Alpine Forests

137) Which state has more than 90% of its area under forests? – Arunachal Pradesh

138)Where is the Wild Ass Sanctuary?- Gujarat

139) What is Jhoom? – A type of Cultivation

140) Which crop requires water-logging for its cultivation? – Rice

141) Which crop amongst Bajra & Rice, Maize & Jowar, Barley & Mustard, Jowar & Rice is not grown in the Kharif season? – Barley and Mustard

142) On which river is the Nagarjuna Sagar Project located?- Krishana

143) Diamond mines are located in: Madhya Pradesh

144) A major plant of Hindustan Machine Tool Limited is in: Pinjore

145) Where is the oldest oil refinery of India? – Digboi (Assam)

146) What is Chandipur at sea known for?-Missile testing range

147) How many PIN zones has India been divided into: 8

148) Which river rises in the Aravallies and flows into the Gulf of Cambay? – Sabarmati

149) What is the other name of Cardamom hills? – Nilgiri Hills

150) Common salt is obtained from sea water by the process of: Evaporation

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4 thoughts on “Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Subordinate Allied Services Exam 2012

  1. Surender sharma

    pls provide us pdf files for prepare of allied services ….. i shall highly thankful

    Surender sharma


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