Solved Paper Investigator 2019 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | October 2, 2019

Post Code: 697

Series: A

1. Which is the oldest civilization?

  1. Mesopotamian civilization
  2. Egyptian civilization
  3. Indus valley civilization
  4. Roman civilization

2. The sage, who is said to have Aryanised South India, was

  1. Yagnavalkya
  2. Vashistha
  3. Agastya
  4. Vishwamitra

3. Which ruler was responsible for the rise of Magadha?

  1. Vasudeva
  2. Bimbisara
  3. Ajatshatru
  4. Bindusara

4. Which ‘MATH’ is related to Buddhism?

  1. Angeri
  2. Khangah
  3. Chaitya
  4. Dakhma

5. ‘Tripitakas’ are sacred books of

  1. Hindus
  2. Jains
  3. Parsis
  4. Buddhists

6. Who started the Saka Era?

  1. Kanishka
  2. Vikramaditya
  3. Samudra Gupta
  4. Ashoka

7. Which was the capital of Pallavas?

  1. Kanchi
  2. Vatapi
  3. Trichurapalli
  4. Mahabalipuram

8. The Brihadeshwar Temple is located at

  1. Mysore
  2. Mahabalipuram
  3. Thanjavur
  4. Kanyakumari

9. Ramcharitmanas was written in which language?

  1. Santali
  2. Munda
  3. Awadhi
  4. Sanskrit

10. ‘Lakh Baksh’ title was given to which ruler?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Balban
  3. Razia
  4. Qutbdin Aibeak

11. Muhammad bin Tughlaq Transferred his capital from Delhi to

  1. Warangal
  2. Devagiri
  3. Madurai
  4. Vijayanagar

12. The famous battle of Talikota was fought in which year?

  1. 1560 A.D.
  2. 1565 A.D.
  3. 1570 A.D.
  4. 1578 A.D.

13. Which dynasty came to power in India after the Tughlaq dynasty?

  1. The Mughals
  2. The Khiljis
  3. The Guptas
  4. The Sayyids

14. Paintings reached the highest level of development during the reign of which Mughal Emperor?

  1. Jahangir
  2. Shahjahan
  3. Akbar
  4. Humayun

15. Baijrao was the ruler of which dynasty?

  1. Nanda
  2. Peshwas
  3. Haryanka
  4. Mauryas

16. Khalsa Panth was created in which year?

  1. 1688
  2. 1699
  3. 1708
  4. 1719

17. Who started the first English newspaper in India?

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Raja Rammohan Roy
  3. Lord Willam Bentinck
  4. None of these

18. Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi was called as ‘Mahatma’ by

  1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  2. Motilal Nehru
  3. Subhas Chandra Bose
  4. Rabindra Nath Tagore

19. The province of Bengal was partitioned into two parts in 1905 by

  1. Lord Curzon
  2. Lord Canning
  3. Lord Dalhousie
  4. Lord Lytton

20. Who attended the imperial Durbar of 1877 dressed in hand-spun Khadi?

  1. M.K. Gandhi
  2. B. G. Tilak
  3. B. C. Pal
  4. G. V. Joshi

21. India Borrowed the parliamentary form of Government from which country?

  1. America
  2. Britain
  3. Ireland
  4. Russia

22. Who described Constitution of ‘India as ‘Quasi Federal’?

  1. Austin
  2. Jennings
  3. Jones
  4. K.C. Wheare

23. How many times has the Preamble of the India constitution been amended?

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

24. Which is not a language in India?

  1. Sindhi
  2. Kannada
  3. Konkani
  4. None of these

25. Who admits a new state to the Union of India?

  1. President
  2. Supreme Court
  3. Prime Minister
  4. Parliament

26. The fundamental rights of Indian citizens can be suspended

  1. During National Emergency
  2. Any time
  3. During Constitutional emergency
  4. None of these

27. Who completed two successive regimes of the Vice-President of India?

  1. S. Radhakrishnan
  2. V.V. Giri
  3. B. D. Jatti
  4. M. Hidaytullah

28. The most important feature of the Indian Parliament is

  1. It is the Union legislature in India.
  2. It includes the President.
  3. It is bicameral.
  4. Its upper house never dissolves

29. Governor is sworn by

  1. President
  2. Chief Justice of the High Court
  3. Speaker of Assembly
  4. None of these

30. The salary and allowances of Judges of Supreme Court are Charged on

  1. RBI
  2. Finance Commission
  3. Consolidated Fund of India
  4. None of these

31. A district judge is under the control of

  1. State government
  2. High Court
  3. Supreme Court
  4. Governor

32. Who had proposed the idea of a three-tier Panchayati Raj System?

  1. Balwant Rai Mehta committee
  2. Ashok Mehta committee
  3. Royal commission
  4. None of these

33. National Emergency is declared under which Article of Indian Constitution?

  1. Article 352
  2. Article 356
  3. Article 360
  4. Article 368

34. Who is the chairman of the National Integration Council?

  1. PM
  2. Finance Minister
  3. Home Minister
  4. None of these

35. To whom UPSC presents its report?

  1. President
  2. Parliament
  3. Lok Sabha
  4. Rajya Sabha

36. Marble is a metamorphic rock of

  1. Sandstone
  2. Limestone
  3. Granite
  4. Clay

37. Which planet is called the Evening Star?

  1. Mars
  2. Mercury
  3. Venus
  4. Jupiter

38. Which city is known as the ‘Eternal City?

  1. London
  2. Rome
  3. Athens
  4. Berlin

39. In which river is ‘Grand Canyon’?

  1. Mississippi
  2. Colorado
  3. Columbia
  4. None of these

40. What is the point below the epicenter of the Earthquake?

  1. Epicenter
  2. Focus
  3. Incentre
  4. None of these

41. What is the main natural cause of disruption of road in hilly areas?

  1. Landslide
  2. Falling of trees
  3. Traffic
  4. Road Construction

42. Which of the following determines the quality of agro products?

  1. I.S.I.
  2. Eco Product
  3. AGMARK
  4. Green Product

43. Sunda Trench is in the

  1. Indian Ocean
  2. Arctic Ocean
  3. Atlantic Ocean
  4. Pacific Ocean

44. Greenland is an integral part of

  1. Norway
  2. Denmark
  3. Sweden
  4. Finland

45. Which is not a member of the BRICS association?

  1. Brazil
  2. Russia
  3. Iceland
  4. China

46. Where is Lakshadweep island located?

  1. Indian Ocean
  2. Bay of Bengal
  3. Arabian Sea
  4. None of these

47. Godwin Austin is a

  1. Pass
  2. Peak
  3. Geologist
  4. Telescope inventor

48. Nallamalla hills are located in the state of

  1. Odisha
  2. Meghalaya
  3. Andhra Pradesh
  4. Gujarat

49. Which river flows between Satpura and Vindhyas?

  1. Godavari
  2. Gandak
  3. Tapti
  4. Narmada

50. The climate of India is

  1. Equatorial
  2. Monsoonal
  3. Mediterranean
  4. Continental

51. Which forest is grown in waterlogged areas?

  1. Evergreen forest
  2. Deciduous forest
  3. Tropical thron forest
  4. Mangrove forest

52. Which is the main competitor of India in Jute production?

  1. China
  2. Nepal
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Japan

53. Dry farming in India is extensively practiced in

  1. Kanara Plains
  2. Deccan Plateau
  3. Coromandal Plains
  4. Ganga Plains

54. The main mineral found in upper Brahmputra valley is

  1. Coal
  2. Iron ore
  3. Petroleum
  4. Manganese

55. Where are Khasi and Garo tribes mainly found in

  1. Meghalaya
  2. Nagaland
  3. Mizoram
  4. Manipur

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