Solved Paper Junior Scale Stenographer Exam 2020 – HPSSC Hamirpur [Part-1]

By | October 9, 2020

Series – A

1. The people of which civilization was first to produce cotton in the world?

  1. Mesopotamia
  2. Egypt
  3. China
  4. Indus valley

2. The Dasarajna war took place on the bank of which river?

  1. Beas
  2. Satluj
  3. Ravi
  4. China

3. The term Upanishad means:

  1. To know
  2. knowledge acquired by sitting close to the teacher
  3. Behind the warrior
  4. none of these

4. The mother of Mahavira was

  1. Trishla
  2. Yashodhara
  3. Kalawati
  4. Mridula

5. Dipavamsa is a:

  1. Buddhist text
  2. Jain text
  3. Hindu text
  4. Christan text

6. Harisena was the court poet of which ruler?

  1. Ashoka
  2. Kanishk
  3. Harshvardhan
  4. Samudragupta

7. Malik Kafur was the Able general of which Delhi sultan?

  1. Balban
  2. Alauddin Khilji
  3. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  4. Ibrahim Lodhi

8. Battle of Talikota took place in which year

  1. 1560
  2. 1562
  3. 1565
  4. 1572

9. Tulsidas belong to which Indian state?

  1. UP
  2. Bihar
  3. Madhya Pradesh
  4. Maharashtra

10. Which Mughal Empire for forbade Sati and Jharokha Darshan?

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

11. Who was popularly known as Nana Sahib?

  1. Balaji Vishwanath
  2. Baji Rao 1
  3. Balaji Baji Rao
  4. Narayan Rao

12. The Cape route was discovered from Europe to India by which of the following?

  1. Alfonso d Albuquerque
  2. Martin Alfanso D souza
  3. Vasco De Gama
  4. None of these

13. Subsidiary Alliance was introduced by which of the following?

  1. Lord Wellesley
  2. Lord Cornwallis
  3. Lord Lytton
  4. Lord Amherst

14. The first annual session of Indian National Congress was presided over by the which of the following?

  1. WC Banerjee
  2. Dadabhai Naoroji
  3. Firoz Shah Mehta
  4. SN Banerjee

15. Veda Samaj was established by which of the following

  1. Sridharalu Naidu
  2. Swami Sahajanand
  3. Keshab Chandra Sen
  4. Raja Radhakant Dev

16. Shiv Kumar Sharma is associated with which of musical instruments?

  1. Sarod
  2. Santoor
  3. Sitar
  4. Violin

17. Nautanki a flock dance of which Indian state?

  1. Odisha
  2. Karnataka
  3. UP
  4. Madhya Pradesh

18. French revolution initiated in which year?

  1. 1764
  2. 1782
  3. 1789
  4. 1795

19. Who was the pioneer of the American Revolution?

  1. George Washington
  2. John F Kennedy
  3. Franklin D Roosevelt
  4. Abraham Lincon

20. Hampi Culture Heritage site is located which Indian state

  1. Gujarat
  2. Maharashtra
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. Karnataka

21. The sun is how many times bigger than Earth?

  1. 13000
  2. 130000
  3. 1300000
  4. none of these

22. Solar system has how many planets?

  1. 7
  2. 8
  3. 9
  4. 10

23. Vernal Equinox is on which date?

  1. 21st March
  2. 21st June
  3. 23rd September
  4. 22 December

24. Basalt is a/an

  1. Igneous rock
  2. Metamorphic rocks
  3. Sedimentary rocks
  4. None of these

25. Rockies mountain range is located in

  1. North America
  2. South America
  3. Northwest Africa
  4. East Australia

26. Ozone Layer is located within which atmosphere layer

  1. Troposphere
  2. Stratosphere
  3. Mesosphere
  4. Ionosphere

27. Which of the following is not categorized as per permanent wind?

  1. Trade wind
  2. Westerlies
  3. Polar wind
  4. Monsoon wind

28. Isobar means place of

  1. Equal rainfall
  2. Equal Sunshine
  3. Equal pressure
  4. Equal depth in sea

29. Which of the following is the most saline water body?

  1. Great Salt Lake
  2. Dead Sea
  3. Lake Van
  4. Lake Assal

30. Boundary line between France and Germany?

  1. Hindenburg line
  2. Maginot Line
  3. Order Neisse line
  4. 38 parallel

31. Palk straits connect Bay of Bengal with

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

32. Paris is located along the bank of which river

  1. Tiber
  2. Spree
  3. Hudson
  4. Seine

33. Peters work is famous for which industry?

  1. Silk textile
  2. Shipbuilding
  3. Iron steel
  4. Locomotives

34. Which is only country through which both equator Tropic of Capricorn passes?

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

35. Indian subcontinent is located in which hemisphere?

  1. Northern
  2. Southern
  3. Western
  4. None of these

36. Jelep La Pass is located in which Indian state

  1. Arunachal Pradesh
  2. Sikkim
  3. HP
  4. none of these

37. Which river is called sorrow of Bihar?

  1. Swan
  2. Kosi
  3. Son
  4. Damodar

38. Kakrapar project is built on which river?

  1. Tapti
  2. Godavari
  3. Malaprabha
  4. Periyar

39. Sundarban mangrove is located in which Indian State?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Andhra Pradesh
  3. Tamil Nadu
  4. West Bengal

40. Which of the following is not a cereal crop?

  1. Bajra
  2. Rice
  3. Linseed
  4. wheat

41. Which is known as Regur soil?

  1. Red soil
  2. Black soil
  3. Laetrile soil
  4. Alluvial soil

42. Who was the chairman of the union power committee constituted by the constituent assembly?

  1. Jawaharlal Nehru
  2. MK Gandhi
  3. Sardar Patel
  4. B.R Ambedkar

43. India has borrowed the directive principle of State Policy from which country?

  1. USA
  2. Britain
  3. Canada
  4. Ireland

44. Which part of the Indian constitution deals with elections?

  1. Part -XV
  2. Part- XVI
  3. PART- XVII
  4. PART- XVIII

45. The preamble of the Indian constitution was amended with which Constitutional Amendment?

  1. 42nd
  2. 44th
  3. 52nd
  4. 68th

46. At present India has how many union territories?

  1. 7
  2. 8
  3. 9
  4. 10

47. Indian citizenship may be lost by which of the following?

  1. By Renunciation
  2. By Deprivation
  3. By Termination
  4. All of these

48. First dalit President of India:

  1. K R Narayan
  2. Ramnath Kovind
  3. Kanshi Ram
  4. None of these

49. Joint session of both houses of Parliament take place in the order of:

  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  4. Chairman of Rajya Sabha

50. At present the supreme court consists of how many judges?

  1. 25
  2. 26
  3. 30
  4. 31

51. PIL stands for

  1. Private investment law
  2. Private interest litigation
  3. Public Interest Litigation
  4. None of these

52. Which Legislative Assembly has less than 60 members?

  1. Goa
  2. Sikkim
  3. Mizoram
  4. All of these

53. Who is the guardian of public purse?

  1. Attorney General of India
  2. Solicitor General of India
  3. Finance commission
  4. Comptroller and Auditor General of India

54. UPSC is a/an

  1. Constitutional body
  2. Non-constitutional body
  3. Statutory body
  4. None of these

55. The Chairman of the National Human Right Commission should be

  1. Sitting judges of the supreme court
  2. Retired Chief Justice of any Court
  3. Retired Chief Justice of India
  4. none of these

56. Transport fall in the which sector of Indian economy?

  1. Primary Sector
  2. Secondary sector
  3. Territory sector
  4. None of these

57. Net National Product NNP is

  1. GNP – GDP
  2. GDP – depreciation
  3. GNP- depreciation
  4. none of these

58. The book “Poverty of un British Rule in India” is written by:

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. VKRV Rao
  3. SD Tendulkar
  4. PC Mahalanobis

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3 thoughts on “Solved Paper Junior Scale Stenographer Exam 2020 – HPSSC Hamirpur [Part-1]

  1. Niraj

    Q46. Ans is. 8 daman and diu Dadara and nagra haveli has been merged came into effect 26 jan 2020

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