Solved Paper Naib Tehsildar Main Exam 2018 [GS Paper] – 1

By | October 23, 2018

Series: A

1. The following are the names of travelers in List I and the period of visit in list II :

List I                                    List II

  1. Hiuen-Tsang                  (a) 1815 A.D.
  2. W. Moorecraft                (b) 1820-1822 A.D.
  3. Alexander Gerard          (c) 630 AD
  4. J.B. Fraser                       (d) 1817-18 A.D.

Arrange the above as per the following codes according to the year of their visit:

(i)           (ii)           (iii)          (iv)

  1. c              a              b             d
  2. c              b             a              d
  3. c              a              d             b
  4. c              b             d              a

Answer: D

2. The high and lofty mountain peaks ‘Shilla’ and ‘Riwo Pargyul’ are part of which mountain range?

  1. Pir-Panjal
  2. Zanskar
  3. Dhauladhar
  4. Rohtang

3. Which of the following ancient tribes is believed to have inhabited in the Inner Himalayan terrain right from the Ganges up to the Chanderbhaga till Gupta period?

  1. Dasas
  2. Kinners
  3. Kiratas
  4. Nagas

4. The most well-known peak in H.P. which is shaped somewhat like ‘Matterhorn’ in Switzerland is:

  1. Shilla
  2. Kinner Kailash
  3. Gyephang
  4. Manerang

5. The following three cooperative banks were amalgamated to establish the Himachal Pradesh State Cooperative Bank Ltd. In 1953?

  1. Mahasu central cooperative Bank, the Mandi Central cooperative Bank, and the Jogindra Central cooperative bank
  2. The H.P. Gramin Bank, The jogindrea Central Cooperative Bank, and Mahasu Central cooperative bank
  3. The Mandi Central cooperative Bank, the Chamba Central Cooperative Bank, and The H.P. Gramin Bank
  4. The Mandi Central Cooperative Bank, the Chamba Central Cooperative Bank, and Mahasu Central Cooperative Bank

6. The spoken language of which district of H.P. was described as ‘Hamkada’ or ‘Hamskada’ by Rahul Sankrityayan?

  1. Lahaul
  2. Kinnaur
  3. Chamba
  4. Shimla

7. According to the famous philologist, Grierson, which were the earlier known ‘Indo-Aryans’ of the Himalayan tract?

  1. Khasas
  2. Nagas
  3. Dasas
  4. Kiratas

8. ‘Manchhand’ and ‘Chinali’ are two types of languages spoken by which types of languages spoken by which tribe of H.P.?

  1. Kinnauras
  2. Khampas
  3. Swanglas
  4. Pangwals

9. Match the list I and List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below it:

List I                                       list II

  1. Nalwari Fair               a . Solan
  2. Shoolni fair                b.Kinnaur
  3. Sippi fari                    c. Bilaspur
  4. Fulaich fair                d. Shimla


(i)            (ii)           (iii)          (iv)

  1.   c         d             a              b
  2.   c           a            d           b
  3.   b          c            d            a
  4.   c         b             a              d

Answer: B

10. “Telangi Selection’ and ‘Ribba Selection ‘ are local varieties of which dry fruit?

  1. Chilgoza
  2. Apricot
  3. Raisin
  4. Almond

11. Which of the following statements about the ‘Kardang Gompa’ is not correct?

  1. The library here contains the largest collection of Kangyur and Tangyur
  2. It is the largest Gompa popular throughout the region.
  3. It is situated at 15000 feet high ‘Rangch Peak’.
  4. It was built by Lama Sarjan Richain

12. Match the list I and List II and select the correct answer from the codes given below it: 

List I                                       list II

(School of painting)        (Patron)

  1. Basholi                             a. Udai Singh
  2. Kangra                             b. Raja Kripal pal
  3. Arki                                   c. Raja Goverdhan chand
  4. Chamba                           d. Rana Mehar Chand


(i)       (ii)      (iii)       (iv)

  1.    b         c           a            d
  2.    b        c          d           a
  3.    b         a           d            c
  4.    c         b           a            d

Answer: B

13. One of the finest specimen of which following art was presented to British Resident by Raja Gopal Singh in the 19th Century which is now in the Victoria and Albert Museum, London?

  1. Kangra Painting
  2. Chamba Rumal
  3. Kully Shawl
  4. Kinnauri Patt (tweed)

14. The 600 years old manuscript founded by H.P. Language Art and Culture Academy in Spiti valley in the year 2011 deals with :

  1. History
  2. Culture
  3. Ayurveda
  4. Architecture

15. The writer of the book “The Himalayan District Kooloo Lahoul and Spiti” is:

  1. Col. Paris Bradshaw
  2. Lt. Col. Thompson
  3. Major Mcleod
  4. A.P.F Harcourt

16. Who among the following rulers of Bilaspur built the famous ‘Rang Mahal’ which is now submerged in the Govindsagar lake?

  1. Raja Jagat Chand
  2. Raja Amar Chand
  3. Raja Bijai Chand
  4. Raja Bhim Chand

17. Who described Trigarta as a ‘Kingdom of 267 miles in length from east to west and 213 miles in breadth from north to south’, in its narratives?

  1. Panini
  2. Kalhan
  3. Hiuen Tsang
  4. Ptolemy

18. The ‘Burua Pass or Buran Ghati’, Kimilay or Khamilogo pass’, ‘ Borsu Pass’ and Lamkhaga Pass’ are situated along the southern ridge of which valley of H.P.?

  1. Baspa Valley
  2. Satluj Valley
  3. Bhabha Valley
  4. Hangrang Valley

19. The first local farmer who planted apple trees in Kullu valley at Seobagh was:

  1. Prithi Chand
  2. Pratap Singh
  3. Maheshwar Singh
  4. Padha Bansi Lal

20. Name the two wildlife experts who were the main force behind the setting up Himachal’ first bird ringing station at Salropa:

  1. Donald Macleed and Col. Napier
  2. Henry Hardinge and Hugh Gough
  3. William Finch and Thomas Coryat
  4. Francis Bunar and T.H. Walkar

21. Among the following who has been conferred Dadasaheb Phalke award 2017?

  1. K. Vishwanath
  2. Vinod Khanna
  3. Rishi Kappor
  4. Manoj Kumar

22. What is restructured Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA) scheme launched by the Prime Minister?

  1. It is revamped version of Rajiv Gandhi Panchayat Sashaktikaran Abhiyan.
  2. It is a centrally sponsored scheme aimed at making rural bodies self-sustainable, financially stable and more efficient.
  3. State Government will formulate annual action plans for seeking central assistance,
  4. All of the above

23. Which sector has not been considered by the “Niti Forum for North East” for their Development Mission?

  1. Horticulture
  2. Tourism
  3. Bamboo based handicraft
  4. Bee-keeping

24. Which scheme has been launched by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) to motivate and engage children of the age group 6-18 years?

  1. Rashtriya Avishkar Abhiyan (RAA)
  2. Unnat Bharat Abhiyan (UBA)
  3. Van Dhan scheme (VDS)
  4. Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (GSA)

25. Recently which Indian city is set to join world council on city Data Certification (WCCD)?

  1. Chennai
  2. Ahemdabad
  3. Pune
  4. Surat

26. “Niti Forum for North East” will base projects in this region on the concept of “HIRA”, which stands for :

  1. Highways, Infrastructure, Railways and Airways
  2. Highways, Inland Waterways, Railways and Airways
  3. Horticulture, Inland waterways, railways, and Airways
  4. Horticulture, Infrastructure, Revenue, and Airways

27. Which is not the main objective of “Prime Minister Fasal Bima Yojana”?

  1. To give subsides to the farmers
  2. To provide insurance coverage to farmers in the event of national calamities
  3. To stabilize the income of farmers
  4. To ensure the flow of credit to the agriculture sector

28. Central Government has initiated a rural electrification programme under which scheme?

  1. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana
  2. Prime mindter Gram Jyoti Yojana
  3. Rashtriya Gram Jyoti Yojana
  4. Swachha Gram Jyoti Yojana

29. In the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) which of the following is not included as an ex-officio member?

  1. Chairman, National Commission of Minorities
  2. Chairman, National Commission of Scheduled Castes
  3. Chairman, National Commission of Scheduled Tribes
  4. Chairman, National Commission of other Backward classes

30. Which one of the following musicians received both Ramon Magsaysay and Indira Gandhi Award for National Integration in 2016?

  1. T. M Krishna
  2. Nithyashree Mahadevan
  3. Ramanathan Seetharaman
  4. O.S. Arun

31. Blue Aadhar is meant for whom?

  1. For blind persons
  2. For girl child
  3. For children below 5 years
  4. For senior citizens

32. At present India have three Strategic Oil reserves at Vishakhapatnam, Mangalore and Padur, but in future, it is planning to add some more at which location?

  1. Chandikhol (Odisha)
  2. Bikaner (Rajasthan)
  3. Rajkot (Gujrat)
  4. All of the above

33. What is the Green Mobility options available today?

  1. Bio-fuel and Methanol based
  2. CNG based
  3. Electric and hybrid mobility
  4. All of the above

34. Who is awarded best actor in the 65th National film festival 2017?

  1. Salman Khan
  2. Nawajjuddin Siddiqui
  3. Riddhi Sen
  4. Ranbir Kapoor

35. According to the 73rd Amendment Act a state with how much population is allowed to have two-tier Panchayat structure?

  1. Less than 20 lakh
  2. Less than 15 lakh
  3. Less than 10 lakh
  4. Less than 12 lakh

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