Solved Paper Naib-Tehsildar Exam 2022 [Part-1] – HPPSC Shimla

By | October 30, 2022

1. The Rajas of Chamba belong to which lineage?

  1. Suryavanshi lineage of the Rajputs
  2. Chandravansi lineage of the Rajputs
  3. Agnivansi lineage of the Rajputs
  4. Nagvanshi

2. Revenue Training Institute is located at :

  1. Dharmshala, District Kangra
  2. Joginder Nagar, District Mandi
  3. Manali, District Kullu
  4. Fairlawns (Mashobra), District Shimla

3.  The agriculture crop year is :

  1. The same as calendar year January to December
  2. The same as financial year April to March
  3. July to June
  4. The Sidereal year May to April

Explanation: The agricultural crop year in India is from July to June. The Indian cropping season is classified into two main seasons-(i) Kharif and (ii) Rabi based on the monsoon. The kharif cropping season is from July –October during the south-west monsoon and the Rabi cropping season is from October-March (winter). The crops grown between March and June are summer crops.

4. Which Section of H.P. Tenancy and Land Reforms Act 1972 provides for restrictions on land in favour of the person who is not an agriculturist of the state?

  1. Section 118
  2. Section 119
  3. Section 120
  4. Section 121

5. As per Indian Constitution Land Reform comes under :

  1. The Concurrent List
  2. In the State List
  3. In the Union List
  4. All of these

6. What is the name of a mobile app to view land records in Himachal Pradesh?

  1.  mDevBhoomi Mobile Land Record Himachal Pradesh
  2. mHimBhoomi Mobile Land Record Himachal Pradesh
  3. mHimgiri Mobile Land Record Himachal Pradesh
  4. mHimrevenue Mobile Land Record Himachal Pradesh

7.  What is provided under ‘Atal Ashirwad Yojana’?

  1. Free Food
  2. Free gas connection
  3. New visitor kit (free baby kits to all new born babies)
  4. Interest-free loan

Explanation: Himachal Pradesh govt. has launched HP Mukhyamantri Aashirwad Yojana 2022 to provide free baby kits to all new born babies. All the infants who takes birth in government hospitals will get these free kits for babies. 

8. Fruit production in Himachal Pradesh during 2020-21 was:

  1. 8.45 lakh Metric Tonne
  2. 8.96 lakh Metric Tonne
  3. 4.95 lakh Metric Tonne
  4. 6.24 lakh Metric Tonne

Explanation: Fruit production decreased to 6.24 lakh MT in 2020-21 as against 8.45 lakh MT in 2019-20, showing a decrease of 26.15 per cent in 2020-21. The fruit production during 2021-22 (up to December, 2022) is 6.98 lakh MT. 

9. Jarar Phuki system of marriage prevails in which district of Himachal Pradesh?

  1. Kangra
  2. Solan
  3. Shimla
  4. Kullu

10. Which of the following police station of Himachal Pradesh became the first police station of the state to have been linked with a Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS) ?

  1. Chotta Shimla Police Station
  2. Sanjauli Police Station
  3. Women Police Station BCS Shimla
  4. Police Station Dharampur

11.  To meet the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030 what aim has been set up by the Department of Forests, to enhance the forest cover in Himachal Pradesh?

  1. 50% of its geographical area 
  2. 35% of its geographical area
  3. 30% of its geographical area
  4. 40% of its geographical area

12. Asia’s longest high-speed test track NATRAX is inaugurated in Pithampur which is located in which state?

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Jharkhand
  3. Uttar Pradesh
  4. Kerala

13. Which states have authorized the use of the Hindi language in the proceedings of High Courts by using the provisions of Article 348 (2)?

  1. Rajasthan, Haryana, UP, Delhi
  2. Haryana, MP, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh
  3. Chhattisgarh, UP, MP, Rajasthan
  4. UP, MP, Bihar, Rajasthan 

14.  Which Articles have been inserted in the Constitution to provide reservation to the Economically Weaker Section (EWS)?

  1. Articles 15 (4) and 16 (4)
  2. Articles 15 (3) and 16 (3)
  3. Articles 15 (6) and 16 (6)
  4. Articles 15 (4) and 16 (4)

15. The Project “Bamboo Oasis on Lands in Drought” (BOLD) was located in which state?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Haryana
  3. Gujarat
  4. Madhya Pradesh

16. Virachey National Park is situated in which ASEAN state ?

  1. Vietnam
  2. Cambodia
  3. Singapore
  4. Malaysia

15. Which are true about Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Grameen Kaushal Yojana?

  1. It is being implemented in the State through Rural Development Department
  2. 80% of the trained candidates get placements in various sectors
  3. Course duration varies from 3-12 months
  4. The candidate’s post-placement tracking is done for two years.

Codes:

  1. (1) and (3) only
  2. (2 ) and (3) only
  3. (3) and (4) only
  4. (1) and (4) only

Explanation: Deen Dyal Upadhyaya-Grameen Kaushalya Yojana is being implemented in the
State through Rural Development Department and is the flagship scheme of MoRD, GoI. The main purpose is to provide skills to rural youth, who are poor and provide jobs with regular monthly wages at or above the minimum wages. The benefits under this scheme are:

 70 per cent of the trained candidates get placements in various Sectors.
 Training and Hostel facility is given free of cost.
 Course duration varies from 3-12 months.
 Candidate’s post placement tracking is done for one year. 

16. Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. Chandra Taal lake is situated below the low ridge of Kunzum range.
  2. Bradonsar lake is located between Dodra-Kwar and Sangla.
  3. Mantalai lake is the source of the Tirthan river.
  4. There is a pagoda-style temple of Parashar Rishi on the bank of the Renuka lake.

Codes:

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

Explanation:

  1. Mantalai lake is the source of the Parvati river.
  2. There is a pagoda-style temple of Parashar Rishi on the bank of the Renuka Prashar lake.

17. Which of the following statements are true ?

  1. The Gaddi Tribe people follow the matriarchial type of family system.
  2. The Gaddi women keep their hair long and love Jewellery.
  3. The Gaddi Tribe used to bury their dead.
  4. The Gaddis do not marry in their own brotherhood.

Codes:

  1. (2) and (4) only
  2. (1) and (4) only
  3. (2) and (3) only
  4. (3) and (4) only

18. Which of the following statements are true?

  1. Audumbara, the most prominent tribe of Ancient Himachal, which finds  a detailed reference in Mahabharat.
  2. The Audumbara Republic flourished in the Kangra region.
  3. From the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar till 1801 A.D., Chamba remained under the Mughal ascendancy.
  4. The Sikh Army invaded Kullu in 1817 A.D. and brought it under the Sikh control.

Codes:

  1. (1) and (2) only
  2. (1) and (4) only
  3. (3) and (4) only
  4. (2) and (4) only

19. Which of the following statements are true?

  1. Renuka fair is held on the banks of Renuka lake.
  2. Jawalamukhi Fair is held once a year
  3. Lavi is the most ancient Trade Fair in Himachal Pradesh.
  4. MINJAR is a seasonal Fair of Mandi.

Codes:

  1. (2) and (3) only
  2. (1) and (3) only
  3. (3) and (4) only
  4. (1) and (4) only

Explanation:

  1. Jawalamukhi Fair is held twice a year
  2. MINJAR is a seasonal Fair of Chamba.

20. Women Welfare Schemes in Himachal Pradesh are :

  1. Women Development Corporation
  2. Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana
  3. Balika Vadhu Yojana
  4. Dairy Development Corporation

Codes:

  1. (1) and (2) only
  2. (1) and (3) only)
  3. (1) and (4) only
  4. (2) and (4) only

Explanation: From the above options, only option 2 (Mukhyamantri Kanyadan Yojana) can be correct. Women Development Corporation and Dairy Development Corporation does not exists in the state. There is no such scheme as Balika Vadhu Yojna in the state. 

Though, there is a scheme named Bal/Balika Surksha Yojana and Foster Care Programme in which an amount of Rs. 2,000 per child per month is sanctioned in favor of foster parents for maintenance of children and Rs. 500 per child per month are sanctioned on account of additional assistance from the State.

21. Which of the following statements are true?

  1. Jhanjhar dance is performed in Kinnaur.
  2. Japro dance is performed in Chamba valley.
  3. Burah dance is performed in Sirmaur.
  4. Ludi dance is performed in Kullu valley.

Codes:

  1. (2) and (4) only
  2. (1) and (2) only
  3. (3) and (4) only
  4. (1) and (3) only

Explanation: Only statement 3 is correct. Hence no code is the correct.

This question must be scrapped.

Read next: Part-2

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