Solved Paper Naib-Tehsildar Exam 2011

By | July 25, 2017

1.        Panini mentioned Trigarta as ‘Aayudhjivi Sangh’. What does Aayudhjivi mean? – Marital race

2.        Where is that fair held in which only women and children are allowed to participate? – Chamba

3.        Among the works of Nirmal Varma which one is a travelogue? – Chiron Par Chandni

4.        What do Maudaj, Unes and Luchi signify in Pangi valley household? – Dishes prepared on ceremonial occasions

5.        In which community the social custom of breaking a dry stick in two pieces over wife’s head for giving  consent to divorce is practiced? – Pangwal Brahmins

6.        In an important judgement delivered recently the Indian Supreme Court has directed the State Government (concerned) to immediately suspend the District Magistrate, Collector, the SSP, SP’s as well as other officers concerned and charge sheet them if they do not promptly apprehend the culprits. In which matter the Apex Court has taken such stance? – Dictates of Khap Panchayats

7.        What are the essential conditions laid down by Government of India for getting the status of a Maharatna Company? – Company should be listed in the share market, its average turnover should have been to the tune of Rs. 25000 crore during last three years and during this period it shold have earned a net profit of Rs. 5000 crores.

8. The magnificent Egyptian uprising after a brief introspective but impatient pause has flared up again. At the heart of rekindled uprising is: – Supercharged working class movement and its aversion to a plutocratic elite

9.        After getting bail from the Supreme Court during an interview Human Rights activist Dr. Vinayak Sen referred and emphasized rooting out of structural violence from our society. What does he mean by structural violence? – Children and adults suffering from malnutrition.

10.     In spite of the fact that Pakistan professes to be U.S.A.’s ally in war on terror, latterly their relationship has soured, rather become acrimonious. The prime reason for this state of affairs is – U.S.A. has been holding direct talks with the Talliban which is against Pakistan army’s ambition that U.S. should deal with militant Afghan groups through the single window of I.S.I

11.     According to a newspaper reporting recently mineral reserves worth$ 1 Trillion has been found in Afghanistan. This important mineral happens to be – Lithium

12.     It has been reported by some newspapers that Tata industries Group is planning a joint enterprise in some countries to generate electricity from the energy of Earth’s heat. The energy generated through this method is technically knows as – Geothermal energy

13.     Who has made this grim but thought provoking observation that decision of the Supreme Court in 1967 in Golaknatha Case (denying Parliament the right to amend Fundamental Rights) was “ a tragedy whose effects was to stop constitutional progress and fossilize the Constitution”: – Justice O. Chinppa Reddy

14.     These days much talked about Sedition Law, a  colonial era law still invogue in our country, has been abolished by the British Government itself in 2010 A.D., mainly because – Its formal existence in Britain was used by other countries to justify their retention and use them to suppress political dissent.

15.     “The Golden Lion” is the highest prize given to a film at a prestigious film festival. It happens to be – Venice

16.     The specific Reason for which Eiffel Tower was built: – as entrance Arch o f World  Industrial fair in Paris

17.     Which country’s Parliament is known as ‘Diet’? –  Japan

18.     India as a gesture to tis defence personnel observes December 7, as – Flag Day

19.     If a ship is flying a yellow flag what does it mean? – It is in quarantine

20.     UNESCO  observes February 21st, as – Mothertongue Day

21.     Which automobile company makes the Prius? – Toyota

22.     Name the only country apart from the U.S.A.  and Russia to have independent human space flight capability at the moment – China

23.     In a referendum held recently in United Kingdom people were asked to decide whether to abandon the current voting system in favour of alternative vote. At present it is practiced only in three countries of – Pacific Region

24.     In which Asian Country screening of visuals of Victims of natural disasters such as deluge, earthquakes etc. is prohibited? – Japan

25.     Tersami, Mabire and Tehuelche are on the verge of extinction. They are – Languages

26.     In the frantic rush for oil, the High North( the vast area above the Arctic circle) has become oil industry’s new frontier, which company holds 11 licenses to drill deep wells offshore in the Baffin bay of Arctic?- Cairn

27.     The name of multilingual web based encyclopedia ‘Wikipedia’ is derived from the word combination of ‘Wiki’ and ‘enclyopedia’. The Hawaien term ‘Wiki’ means – Quick

28.     In 1971 on 26th April India entered the space age by launching its first satellite. It was named after a distinguished astronomer of distant past. He was – Aryabhatt

29.     BHUVAN, which was in the news lately in the field of Space Technology, happens to be – ISRO’s earth related portal which is capable of 3D images

30.     Which Indian State has declared Chinkara and Rohida as ‘State animal’ and ‘State flower respectively? – Rajasthan

31.     Which state is renowned for Sandal Wood? – Karnataka

32.     Through 12th Constitution Amendment? – Goa, Daman&Deev were made part of India.

33.     Recently, which State Government has returned the bill passed by the State Assembly making voting compulsory in the elections of local bodies? – Gujarat

34.     It is a common refrain of Hindi heartland to call Hindi as National language but according to Union Minister of State for Home – There is no Constitutional provision for National Language

35.     Which Indian city’s astronomical marvel known as Jantar Mantar has been included in world heritage list? – Jaipur

36.     In order to facilitate establishment of private universities. The state which has passed umbrella Act happens to be- Uttar Pradesh

37.     Which state did not have its own prison so far, on account of which it has to spend about Rs. 50,000 annually per prisoner who were kept in the jails of a neighboring state? – Arunachal Pradesh

38.     Fiji could not participate in the 19th Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi, because – It stood suspended from Commonwealth for adventurism of men in uniform

39.     NPHC’s lower Subansari hydropower is salted to be the biggest hydroelectricity power project of India. It is situated in – Arunachal Pradesh

40.     During 19th Commonwealth Games, in which event Indian Women players won all the three medals viz, – Gold, Silver and Bronze? – Discus throw

41.     Which University has remained at the top for last eight years in a row in academic ranking of World Universities? – Cambridge

42.     Unification of East and West Germany 20 years ago, is of special significance for the present incumbent of German Presidency because of her – it paved the way for a person to be at the helm of the affairs who was brought up & groomed in German Democratic Republic(GDR)

43.     China is undertaking super mega projects for rapid economic progress. The latest milestone in this direction happens to be – Construction of the longest sea bridge to connect Honkong and Macau with main land.

44.     Hypnophobia is an abnormal fear of – Sleep

45.     In which part of human body the scaphoid bone is located? – Wrist

46.     In medical parlance who is called a “Patient zero”? – The first case in an outbreak of a disease/epidemic

47.     Radioactive materials are measured in the time it takes for radiation to fall by 50% through natural decay. Among Uranium238 & Uranium235 which isotope stays radioactive almost indefinitely? – Uranium 238

48.     People with brontophobia would avoid venturing out during wet weather because – They have a fear of thunder and lighting

49.     From which part of the plant commonly used spice the clove is obtained? –Bud

50.     The chemical used commonly for cloud seeding or artificial rains is – Silver Iodide, Sodium Choride and Solid Carbon Dioxide

51.     Which plant is normally planted along the roads to absorb the pollutants emitted by vehicles? – Bogenvallia

52.     Water drops are seen on the end of blades of grass and garden plants in themorning. What is the source of this water accumulation? – Hydathodes

53.     If an iron ball is heated then the highest incease shall occur in its- Volume

54.     Elastic tissues which bind together the bones are called – Ligaments

55.     Among milk, Sugar, Tea and Coffee which one is a compound? – Sugar

56.     Which state government  confers the following Prestigious Awards in different fields of creative and fine arts? – Madhya Pradesh

57.     Who were setn to Simhala Dweep  in order to disseminate saddharma by Mauryan Emperor Ashoka? – Mahendra Sanghmitra

58.     At which place Lord Mahaveer left for his heavenly abode? – Pavapur

59.     Which reigning Queen was referred ad Devi by her grateful subjects on account of her pious and saintly living shorn of regalia? – Ahilyabai

60.     Through which incarnation god redeemed the water immersed earth according to Indian Mythology? – Varah

61.     Who is referred as Sindusuta? – Lakshmi

62.     Lord Krishna declares himself which Veda among the Vedas in Bhagvad-Geeta? – Samveda

63.     Mahatma Gandhi opined it was a “privilege” to be charged by the British Government under Section 124 – A of the Indian Penal Code, for – Some of the most venerate Indian patriots had been convicted  under it.

64.     Who were the Razakars of Hyderbad State? – Private Militia

65.     Who among the Yesteryers Bollywood stars hails from the village of legendary Wansshah, composer of immortal love saga of Heer-Ranjha?- Manoj Kumar

66.     ‘Bhut Jalokia’ grown near the river Brahamputra hold the world record for being – Hottest Chilli

67.     The ‘Abhang’ form of devotional songs are associated with – Sant Tuka Ram

68.     Who is considered Mother of Gods in Indian Mythology? – Aditi

69.     In Mahabharat for whom the adjective ‘Patvardhan’ has been used? – Sri Krishna

70.     Who dubbed Non-Cooperation Movement as ‘Gate Way to Anarchy’? – Ms. Annie Besant

71.     Four Statements are given below, point out the incorrect one Jammu & Kashmir is India’s only Saffron producing state. Nashik tops the list of fruit producing  districts of Maharashtra Kudremukh project is in Karnataka and Silent Valley is a river valley project? –  Silent Valley is a river valley project

72.     The dynasty which accomplished the awe –inspiring feat of construction of kailash temple in Ellora conglomerate, was – Rashtrakoot

73.     Famoung flower Brhma Kamal naturally grows in – Himalayan Moutains

74.     Sir Creek is – Boundary line between  Gujarat & Pakistan’s Sindh province

75.     Assignment of residual powers to the Union by the Indian Constitution is indicative of – Indian Polity is inclined towards Unitary system

76.     Which newspaper remarked editorially about the “Dandi March” that ‘whereas British had lost America on tea. It was losing India on salt? – The New York Times

77.     The plan for population stabilization initiated by Government of India is known as – Prerana

78.     The ‘Larnbadi’ form of dance  is associated with – Andhra Pradesh

79.     Long Forgotten Ajanta Caves were discovered accidentally in 1819 by – A British Military Officer, John Smith

80.     In India The Maiden Homeopathy University has been established in – Rajasthan

81.     Who has hailed Swami Vivekananda as the greatest gift of Vivekananda raised from the pyre – Sister Nivedita

82.     To whom Romain Rolland gave the epithet of “Voice of Vivekanada raised from the pyre” –  Sri Aurobindo

83.     Who happens to be the Chairman of Island Development Authority of India? –  Prime Minister

84.     For which reason 26th October, 1947 is considered an important date in Indian History? – Signing the Instrument of accession by Maharaja Hari Singh of Kashmir merging the State in Indian Union

85.     By which Muslim leader partition of India was dubbed as ‘Treacherous Act’ on the part of Indian National Congress? – Frontier Gandhi

86.     The oldest mountain range of India-Aravalli is situated in – Rajasthan

87.     Nathula pass connects – Sikkim & Tibet

88.     Mahatma Gandhi presided over the annual session of Indian National congress only once. In which year and where this session was held? – Year 1924, Belgaun Session( in Karnataka)

89.     Among the following view points which one is in consonance with Mahatama Gandhi’s assumptions? Hinduism is not a particular religion. It embraces every religion of the world. The Geeta is our mother. At present in Europe there is neither Godliness nor does it represent the spirit of Christianity  – All the above

90.     How did Mahatma Gandhi differentiable between passive resistance and Ahimsa? – Weak people take recourse to passive resistance because they are not capable to wage armed resistance, whereas Ahimsa is embraces by strong people for they are not desirous of armed resistance.

91.     According to Mahatma Gandhi principal stumbling block in the path of social change in India is – Lack of interest or indifference of masses towards it.

92.     What did Gandhiji mean by calamitous machines ?- Those machines which render the laborers unnecessary

93.     The Gandhian meeting of Swarajya is – Freedom to our compatriots

94.     According to Gandhiji the true role of journalism in the society is – To educated the people

95.     How did Mahatma Gandhi view secrecy in politics? – a sin

96.     During recently held ‘Jai Utsav’ in New Delhi, Himachali dance ‘Thoda’ was highly applauded by the audience. This dance happens to be a – War dance

97.     In which region of Himachal Pradesh do we come across the temples of Pandava Bheem’s consort Hidimba and thir son Ghatotkach? – Kullu Valley

98.     How much distance will be curtailed between Manali and Leh after the completion of Rohtang tunnel Project? – 48 km.

99.     These days ‘Judi Underhill’ has become a house hold name in Himachal Pradesh, because – She is working on war footing with her cohorts to keep the environs of McLeodganj Valley clean

100.  Apparently Himachal Pradesh cannot be equated with Rajasthan and Gujarat because of its unique topography but politically they share a common phenomenon and that is – They do not have regional parties

101.  Name that place in Himachal Pradesh where a great revolutionary passed his last days after undergoing great hardships of exile for forty years, and passed away five hours after the declaration of India’s Independence – Dalhousie

102.  One of the hydro-electricity projects of Himachal Pradesh is unique in this sense that although physically it is part of H.P. but its area is administered according to the laws of Punjab. That project happens to be – Shannan Project

103.  Which part of Himachal Pradesh gets adequate rainfall for growing various crops? – Chamba &Kangra

104.  Captiavted by the natural beauty of Naldehra one Brithis Viceroy named his daughter after it. He was – Lord Curzon

105.  The oldest art and architecture style of Himachal is known as Khasa, its basic material is – Wood

106.  In Himachal Pradesh natural gas has been traced by ONGC and IBP at – Jwalamukhi

107.  Jararphuki marriage is prevalent among the tribal people of – Kangra & Chamba

108.  The upper riches of Himachal Pradesh are dominated by the communities – Vajrayan tradition

109.  The Mawi, a traditional segment of Kanet Community are noted for ‘Dheeng’ it means – War Strategy

110.  As many as 32 dialects are spoken in Himachal Pradesh. How many of them belong to Indo-Aryan family? – 21

111.  Among the abundant water resources in Himachal Pradesh which one tops the list? – Springs

112.  In physiographical context of Himachal Pradesh shivalik range is part of sub-Himalaya, Shivalik means – Hairlock of Lord Shiva

113.  Which major forms the kangra and kullu valleys? – Beas

114.  At which altitude trees and shrubs disappear and the mountains assume a rugged, windswept and frost bitten character in Himachal? – beyond 4500m

115.  King Susharam who sided with Kauraveas in the battle of Mahabharat is considered the founder of an important ruling dynasty of Himachal Pradesh? – Katoch

116.  An interesting custom is prevalent in Himachal Pradesh according to which the bridegroom is prevented on his way by the friends of the girl who block the road by stones and sing question answer songs. Which community observes this custom? – Khampa

117.  Which group of Khampas take part is Goetar and Ladrcha fairs which are held in Spiti and Kinnaur? – Khunu & Piti

118.  Raja Sansar Chand had to seek outside help to drive out Gurkhas from Kangra. This crucial help was provided by – Maharaja Ranjeet Singh

119.  The systems of ‘Jethong’ and ‘Kanishong’ prevalent among  Khasas are indicative of – Division of property

120.  Christian missionaries could not make inroads in Lahual because – Lahaulis are followers of Buddhism which is imbued with missionary zeal.

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