Solved Paper Range Forest Officer 2017

By | December 23, 2017

Q1. According to the living planet index, the most important factor in decline in animal population is: Exploitation

Q2. The aim of Green Chemistry is: To design safe chemical products that reduce or eliminate the use of hazardous material

Q3. Which of the following group of animals has the highest number of threatened  species? Amphibians

Q4. Constructed wetlands can be used to purify: Municipal wastewater, Industrial wastewater and Storm water rich in particulate and other contaminants

Q5. One of the powerful conservation  tools developed on the concept of neoclassical environmental economics: Pay for ecosystem services

Q6. Which of the following were once parts of ‘Gondwanaland’? – Africa, India, Australia and South America

Q7. ………………. refers to a measure of the area of biologically productive land or sea required to produce resources (material, food and energy) consumed: Ecological Footprint (EF)

Q8. The Union Ministry of Environment and Forests were renamed as: The Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change

Q9. The revised and updated Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 including Aichi Biodiversity targets outline? – 5 Strategic goals and 20 targets

Q10. Which of the following  is considered  as the supporting  ecosystem  services ? Soil formation, nutrient cycling, and primary productivity

Q11. The Indo-Gangetic plain is located between : Peninsular plateau and Himalayas

Q12. Which one of the water bodies separate  the Andaman from Nicobar? 10 degree channel

Q13. Consider  the statements related to the green revolution :

  1. Green revolution ensured that there was no regional disparity.
  2. There was increase in production of all the food grains and commercial

Which of the above is/are correct statements ?

Answer: Neither 1 nor 2

Q14. Which of the following regions is famous for the Lion tailed Macaque? – Western Ghats of Kerala

Q15. Consider the following  statements

  1. Continental shelves of Lakshadweep are originated  due to coral reefs.
  2. Continental shelves of western  coast are due to faulting and submergence.

Which of the above statements is/are correct ?

Answer: Both 1 and 2

Q16. Match list 1 (mineral ores) with list 2 (location)  and select correct answer using codes given below the list:

List matched:

Uranium – Singhbhum

Thorium – Travancore

Copper – Anantpur

Bauxite – Belguam

Q17.  What are the variables which the Global gender index examines ? Economic participation and opportunity, Educational attainment,  Health and Survival and Political empowerment

Q18. Sabla scheme focuses on ? – Adolescent girls 

Q19. The disaster management Act was enacted in India in the year: 2005

Q20. Where  does Cauvery  reach the Bay of Bengal ? – Kaveripatnam

Q21.  Who was the author Travels in Kashmir  and Ladakh? – G.T. Vigne

Q22.  Who succeeded to the Throne of Kangra princely state when Raja Harichand – I presumed dead but was actually alive ? – Karam Chand

Q23.  Who guided Raja Sahil Varman of Chamba princely state on the matters concerning the setting up of New Capital of the state at its present location Chamba ? – Yogi Charptnath

Q24.  Around which year was Moravian Mission with its headquarters at Keylong (Lahaul) was setup? – 1853 A.D.

Q25.  During the reign of which Raja of Bilaspur princely state his state (and all other Shimla hill States) became subject and tributary to the Mughal empire? – Gyan Chand

Q26. According to Vikrami Sambat when was the Treaty concluded between Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore and Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra by which the Kangra Fort and district Sandhata were transferred to the Government of Lahore ? – 1866 A.D., Sawan 5

Q27.  Which Raja of Kullu princely state transferred the capital of his state from Naggar to Sultanpur ? – Jagat Singh

Q28. Which Raja of Sirmour princely state was given the title of Maharaja by British? – Amar Prakash

Q29. Which Raja of Bushahr princely state adopted  Surendra Shah the younger brother of Garhwal rule as his son because is only surviving son from concubine Padma Singh considered illegitimate? – Shamsher Singh

Q30.  Around which year did Prem Pracharini  Sabha of Dhami princely state converted itself into Dhami Riyasati Praja Mandal ? – 1939 A.D.

Q31. In which year did Himachal Pradesh become a Part C state of Indian Union? – 1951 A.D.

Q32.  In which region of Himachal Pradesh is Chandrakup lake ? – Chamba

Q33.  Which one of the following streams is a tributary of the Sutlej river ? – Nogli

Q34.  Near which Town are Rahla waterfalls ? – Manali

Q35.  Which one of the following glaciers is not in Chandra Valley of Lahaul ? – Dudhon

Q36.  Given below are the names of some mountain peaks of HP and the region in which they fall

Find the mismatch:

  1. Shach – Kullu
  2. Shilla – Kinnaur
  3. Manerang – Chamba
  4. Murangla – Lahaul spiti

Read more: Passes in Himachal Pradesh

Q37.  Which mountain pass joins Chamba and Jammu? – Padri

Q38. Which one of the following areas which were declared difficult and inaccessible by the HP government in its notification of 1999 A.D. falls in Mandi district of HP ? – Thunag

Q39. According to mythology which one of the following is considered to be the Goddess of snakes ? – Mansa Devi

Q40. Who is the principal God of the Gaddis? – Shiva

Q41. According to 2016-17 Economic Survey what was the expected growth rate of economy in HP during the 2016-17 year ? – 6.8 percent

Q42.  How many LED bulbs are being provided to the domestic consumers in HP at rates cheaper than the open market ? – Ten

Q43. According to 2016-17 Economic Survey approximately what percentage of total identified potential of hydro-power in HP has been harnessed ? – 37.73 percent

Q44. What is the name of the program launched in HP for popularization and innovation of Science and math for the students of 6 to 8 class? – Prayas

Q45.  In how many districts of HP is Swachh Bharat Mission being implemented? – Twelve

Q46.  Besides Una district,in which two other districts of HP Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme has been started? – Kangra and Hamirpur

Q47. In which district of H.P. is Sechu Tuan Nala sanctuary? – Chamba

Q48.  Identify the correct order in which the marriage ceremonies are performed in H.P.? – Samhut-Shanti-Milni-Lagan

Q49.  In which building in Shimla town was the residence of commander-in-chief of India in the beginning of the 20th century? – Wild Flower Hall

Q50. In which Vidhan Sabha elections Shanta Kumar and Virbhadra Singh contestant from two constituencies each? – 1990

Q51.  Which one of the following countries is the world’s happiest country according to the UN World Happiest Report 2017? – Norway

Q52. According to the UN Human Development Report 2016 India in terms of Human Development is behind?

  1. Sri Lanka
  2. Brazil
  3. South africa
  4. Nepal

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: 1, 2 and 3

Q53.  Which one of the following countries will host 2020 Olympics? – Japan

Q54.  According to the transparency International Organisation where does India rank among the 176 countries in the corruption perception index 2016? – 79th

Q55. Which one of the following states has the highest female literacy rate? – Mizoram

Q56. 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 was held in? – Bengaluru

Q57.  The highest peacetime gallantry award Ashok Chakra was offered on? – Havaldar Hangpan Dada

Q58. The governor of which of the following state resigned following allegations of sexual harassment? – Meghalaya

Q59. Who among the following is the US ambassador to the United Nations 2017? – Nikki Haley

Q60. Which one of the following is the highest military award? – Paramvir Chakra

Q61. Which one of the following International airports in India is named after Rajiv Gandhi? – Hyderabad Airport

Q62. Which of the following are communicable diseases?

  1. Bird flu
  2. AIDS
  3. Diabetes
  4. Cancer

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: 1 and 2

Q63. Who among the following is the author of ‘Death Under the Devdaars’? – Ruskin Bond

Q64. Who among the following won the Hindu prize 2016? – Kiran Doshi

Q65. Who among the following women of Indian Origin have been astronauts in space missions till March 2017? –

1) Kalpna Chawla

2) Shawna Pandya

3) Sunita Williams

4) Nikki Haley

Select the correct answer from the codes given below:

Answer: 1 and 3

Q66. The cultural heritage site ‘Hampi’ is in? – Karnataka

Q67. Which one of the following countries got the highest number of gold medals in the 2016 Rio Olympics? – USA

Q68. What is the number of members in the European Union after Brexit? – 27

Q69.  Which day is celebrated as world democracy day? – September 15

Q70. With which of the following is Sabarimala temple of Kerala associated? – Lord Ayappa

Q71. A green plant placed in a bell jar containing KOH and exposed to light does not show: Photosynthesis

Q72: Saliva contains: Amylase

Q73. The longest part of alimentary canal is: Small intestine

Q74. Arrange the following parts of human respiratory system from larger to smaller: Bronchi > Bronchi oles > Alveoli > RBC

Q75. Kala Azar is caused by: Leishmania

Q76. The acid which is present in lemon is: Citric Acid

Q77. Which of the following is used for producing artificial rain? – Silver iodide

Q78. Water drops are spherical in on a flat surface because of: Surface tension

Q79. Alfred Nobel (Nobel Prize is based on his name) invented: Dynamite

Q80.  Which type of mirror is used in the headlights of vehicles? – Concave mirror

Q81. The comments of which the following historian/ writer on the nature of the revolt of 1857 are not given correctly? – C.A. Bayly calls it an unimportant event glorified by the Nationalist historians

Q82. Which of the following factory acts abolished the child labour ?

  1. First Factory Act
  2. Second Factory Act
  3. Both 1 and 2
  4. NOTA

Q83. Which of the following is not correct about the Vernacular Press Act ? – It was supported by the Law member of Lord Lytton’s Council

Q84. By which act the British government introduced for the first time the principle of election in a limited form for the legislative councils through the new professional classes superseding the landlords ? – Indian Councils Act, 1909

Q85. The election for how many seats of the Constituent Assembly took place in 1946? – 296

Q86. The names of the Chapekar Brothers who killed WC Rand the notorious chairman of the Poona Plague Commission were: Damodar and Balkrishna

Q87. Which section of Indian society dominated the Congress sessions in numbers from 1902 to 1909? – Laywers

Q88. Which of the following is not matched correctly?

  1. Indian Association – Surendra Nath Banerjea
  2. Depressed Class Mission Society – B.R. Ambedkar
  3. The Muhammadan Literary Society – Nawab Abdul Latif
  4. Congress Socialist Party – Ram Manohar Lohia

Q89. Shahnawaz Bhutto was the Dewan of which state in 1947 -1948 ? – Junagarh

Q90.  What was a sin against man and God, according to Mahatma Gandhi ? – Untouchability

Q91. Which of the following districts of Himachal Pradesh have highest and lowest percentage of Urban population respectively ? – Shimla and Kangra

Q92. Which of the following statements is/ are correct?

  1. India’s GDP give 7.9% in 2015-16 against an earlier estimation of 7.6%
  2. Private consumption demand however has been marginally revise download from 7.4% to 7.3 for 2015-16

Answer: Both 1 and 2 are true

Q93. What is the proposed theme of BRICS summit 2017 to be held in China ? – BRICS: Stronger Partnership for Brighter Future

Q94. According to Census 2011 which of the following Indian states have female literacy lower than the national average? – Gujarat

Q95. Who among the following introduced the concept of Human Development ? – Dr. Mahbub-ul-Haq

Q96. What are the targeted fiscal deficit and revenue deficit respectively for government of India for the year 2017-18 ? – 3.2 and 1.9 percent of GDP

Q97. Arrange the following Indian states in descending order as per sex ratio:

  1. Kerala
  2. Puduchcheri
  3. Tamilnadu
  4. Andhra Pradesh
  5. Chhattisgarh

Answer: 1,2,3,4,5

Q98.  The finance commission of India was established under which article of Indian Constitution? – Article 280

Q99. Which of the following statements is/are true?

  1. The Swachh Bharat Mission was launched on 2nd October 2014 with the target to make the country clean by 2nd October 2019
  2. All 4041 statutory towns as per Census 2011 are covered under Swachh Bharat mission.

Answer: Both 1 and 2 are true

Q100. What is the government debt to GDP ratio for India in 2016? – 68.5

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