Solved Paper HP Subordinate Allied Services Exam 2020 [Part-5] – HPPSC Shimla

By | February 9, 2020

81. Who presided over the Amritsar Session of All India Congress in 1919?

  1. Motilal Nehru
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Sir S.P. Sinha
  4. Sarojini Naidu

82. Of the following cities, where was opened the first medical college for women in 1916?

  1. Calcutta
  2. Madras
  3. Bombay
  4. Delhi

83. Of the following, who wrote a commentary on the Bible?

  1. Muhammad Qasim Nanotawi
  2. Sir Edwin Arnold
  3. Sayyid Ahmad Khan
  4. Vivekananda

84. Where was the center of the Ahmadiyas established in Pakistan after the partition of India?

  1. Rabwah
  2. Karachi
  3. Rawalpindi
  4. Peshawar

85. When was the Kanya Mahavidyalaya founded in Jalandhar by the Arya Samaj?

  1. 05 June, 1896
  2. 14 June, 1896
  3.  21 June, 1896
  4.  25 June, 1896

86. Which of the following is not correct about the Fariazi Movement?

  1. Its founder was Shariat Ullah.
  2. It advocated the observance of the obligatory duties of Islam
  3. It condemned the worship at the shrines of various Islamic saints
  4. Its leaders preached in Persian and Urdu only

87. Which of the following Act/Acts removed a ban on the missionaries to preach Christianity and granted an annual grant of Rs One lakh for education?

  1. Charter Acts of 1793 and 1813
  2. Charter Act of 1813
  3. Charter Acts of 1833 and 1853
  4. Charter Act of 1853

88. When and where was opened the first female school in Punjab?

  1. In 1850 at Lahore
  2.  In 1852 at Jalandhar
  3. In 1856 at Rawalpindi
  4. In 1840 at Ludhiana

89. Which of the following was a great British artist of the art of miniature paintings?

  1. Tilly Kettle
  2. John Smart
  3. Arthur Davis
  4. Johan Zoffany

90. Which of the following is correct about the Jamat-i-Islami?

  1. It was founded in 1940
  2. It published its literature in Persian and Urdu
  3. It brought out four periodicals
  4.  It stood for universal brotherhood, hence it encouraged inter-religious studies

91. Of the following, who was not the leader of the Hindu Mahasabha?

  1. Lala Lajpat Rai
  2. Lala Hardayal
  3. B.S. Munje
  4. Swami Shraddhananda

92. The Namdhari leader, Baba Ram Singh was the disciple of:

  1. Attar Singh
  2. Hari Singh
  3. Baba Budh Singh
  4. Balak Singh

93. Which one of the following indices are now used by the Reserve Bank of India to measure the rate of inflation in India?

  1. NASDAQ Index
  2. BSE Index
  3. Consumer Price Index.
  4. Wholesale Price Index

94. The following factor was not considered by the 14″ Finance Commission in determining the State’s share in the divisible pool:

  1. Population
  2. Demographic change
  3. Income Distance
  4. Fiscal Discipline

95. As per the report on India State of Forest 2017, what is the percentage coverage of forest area in the total geographical area of the country?

  1. 22.20%
  2. 21.30%
  3. 24.16%
  4. 21.54%

96. What is the purpose of setting up of small finance bank (SFBs) in India?

  1. To supply credit to small business units.
  2. To supply credit to small and marginal farmers.
  3. To encourage young entrepreneurs to set up business particularly in rural areas.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3 only

97. Which of the five-year plan was terminated a year before to its original term?

  1. Fourth plan
  2. Fifth plan
  3. Sixth plan
  4. Seventh plan

98. Gross fiscal deficit of the state Government is financed by

(1) Market Borrowings

(II) Printing Currency

(III) Loans from the Central Government

(IV) External Borrowings

Find the correct answer from the given codes:

  1. I, II and III are correct
  2. II, III, and IV are correct
  3. I and III are correct
  4. II and IV are correct

99. Consider the following statements:

The nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card Scheme’ aims at:

(1) Expanding the cultivable area under irrigation,

(2) Enabling the banks to assess the quantum of loans to be granted to farmers on the basis of soil quality,

(3) Checking the overuse of fertilizers in farmlands.

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

  1. 1 and 2 only
  2. 3 only
  3. 2 and 3 only
  4. 1, 2 and 3

100. What is/are the most likely advantages of implementing Goods and Services Tax (GST)?

  1. It will replace multiple taxes collected by multiple authorities and will thus create a single market in India.
  2. It will drastically reduce the ‘Current Account Deficit’ of India and will enable it to increase the foreign exchange reserves.
  3. It will enormously increase the growth and size of the economy of India and will enable it to overtake China in the near future.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

  1. 1 only
  2.  2 and 3 only
  3. 1 and 3 only
  4.  1,2 and 3

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