Solved Paper HP Subordinate Allied Services Exam 2020 [Part-6] – HPPSC Shimla

By | February 9, 2020

101. Which Five-year plan in India has recorded the largest gap in terms of growth rate between the services sector and the industrial sector?

  1. Seventh Plan
  2. Eighth Plan
  3. Ninth Plan
  4. Tenth Plan

102. 5th South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference was held in:

  1. Kathmandu
  2. New Delhi
  3. Dhaka
  4. Islamabad

103. Which type of volcanic eruptions has caused Deccan Trap formations in India?

  1. Shield
  2. Flood
  3. Composite
  4. Caldera

104. Which one of the following is the meeting point of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi?

  1. Vishnu Prayag
  2. Rudra Prayag
  3. Karan Prayag
  4. Dev Prayag

105. River island Majouli is located in which of the following river?

  1. Ganga
  2. Yamuna
  3. Bhramputra
  4. Indus

106. Sutlej river rises from which of the following places

  1. Verinag Fall
  2. Rakshasa Tal
  3. Rohtang Pass
  4. Beas Kund

107. Which one of the following rivers is not a tributary of Yamuna River?

  1. Giri River
  2. Tons River
  3. Somb River
  4. Sirsa River

Explanation: The river rises in the Shiwalik foothills of Southern Himachal Pradesh. It flows in the western part of Solan district, then enters into Punjab near Diwari village. Sarsa joins the river Sutlej at the eastern part of Rupnagar district of Punjab

The Somb river, also spelled Som river (Hindi: सोम नदी) is a tributary of the Yamuna in the Haryana state of India.

108. Which one of the following states has the highest density of population in India according to the 2011 census?

  1. West Bengal
  2. Bihar
  3. Kerala
  4.  Punjab

109. National Remote Sensing Centre is located at:

  1. New Delhi
  2. Hyderabad
  3. Chennai
  4. Dharwad

110. Which one of the following mineral is known as brown diamond?

  1. Iron
  2. Lignite
  3. Manganese
  4. Mica

111. Which one of the following states in India has the highest proportion of population below the poverty line?

  1. Odisha
  2. Bihar
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Uttar Pradesh

112. Amongst the scheduled languages of India, the smallest language group is :

  1. Punjabi
  2. Tamil
  3. Gujrati
  4. Kashmiri

113. Bhopal Gas Disaster is a kind of

  1. Natural Disaster
  2. Man-made Disaster
  3. Terrorism Disaster
  4. None of these

114. Who is known as the father of modern seismology?

  1. Vagner
  2. A.D. Oldham
  3. W.M. Davis
  4. None of these

115. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) is headed by:

  1. Prime Minister of India
  2. President  of India
  3. Governor of States
  4. Chief Minister of States

Note: In the official answer key, the answer is given B which is incorrect. The Prime Minister of India is the head of the National Disaster Management Authority. 

116. The Bhopal Gas disaster occurred in

  1. 1980
  2. 2003
  3. 1984
  4. 2009

117. Wildfire in North America is known as

  1. Bush fires
  2. El Nino
  3. Forest fire
  4. None of these

Note: Wildfire in Australia is called as Bushfire. 

El Nino an irregularly recurring flow of unusually warm surface waters from the Pacific Ocean toward and along the western coast of South America that prevents upwelling of nutrient-rich cold deep water and that disrupts typical regional and global weather patterns 

Forest Fire is a generic term.

So, the answer will be D. None of these

118. The State Disaster Management Authority is headed by:

  1. Defence Minister
  2. Chief Minister
  3. Chief Secretary of the State
  4.  None of these

119. Cyclones occurring in the North Atlantic Ocean are called:

  1. Typhoon
  2. Hurricanes
  3. Tornado
  4. None of these

120. The name of the largest active volcano in the world is

  1. Mauna Lao in Hawaii
  2. Mount Fuji in Japan
  3. Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania
  4. None of these

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