Solved Paper Storekeeper Exam 2020 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | January 3, 2021

Series-A

1. Which of the following is an Indus Valley site?

  1. Daimabad
  2. Amri
  3. Alamgirpur
  4. All of these

2. Which deals with the procedure for the performance of sacrifice?

  1. Rigveda
  2. Samaveda
  3. Yajurveda
  4. Atharvaveda

3. The southernmost Mahajanapada is?

  1. Asmaka
  2. Kosala
  3. Matsya
  4. Malla

4. Who fought the Kalinga War?

  1. Ashoka
  2. Kanishka
  3. Bindusar
  4. Bimbisara

5. Which was the first Gupta ruler to issue silver coins?

  1. Chandragupta 1
  2. Samudragupta
  3. Chandraguta2
  4. Kumaragupta

6. Which is the following was written by Harashavardhana?

  1. Nagananda
  2. Ratnavali
  3. Priyadarshika
  4. All of these

7. Who founded the Rakshtrakutas Kingdom?

  1. Dantidurga
  2. Vishnu Vardhan
  3. Vijaysena
  4. Pulakesin 1

8. In which year Mahmud Ghaznavi plundered Somnath temple?

  1. 1009 AD
  2. 1016 AD
  3. 1025 AD
  4. 1026 AD

9. Who is called the Father of Tomb building?

  1. Iltutmish
  2. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  3. Ibrahim Lodhi
  4. Balban

10. Marco Polo, a traveler who belonged to

  1. Italy
  2. China
  3. Morocco
  4. Russia

11. Who is regarded as the founder of the modern Vaishnava sect of Bengal?

  1. Namadeva
  2. Tukaram
  3. Vallabhacharaya
  4. Chaitanya

12. Who built the famous Buland Darwaja at Fatehpur?

  1. Babur
  2. Humayun
  3. Akbar
  4. Shahjahan

13. The Battle of Buxar took place in which year?

  1. 1757
  2. 1761
  3. 1764
  4. 1771

14. The mother of Shivaji was

  1. Sarabai
  2. Jijabai
  3. Meerabai
  4. None of these

15. Nickname of Rani Lakshami bai was

  1. Tulsi
  2. Tanu
  3. Manu
  4. None of these

16. Widow Remarriage Act was enacted in which year?

  1. 1829
  2. 1833
  3. 1847
  4. 1856

17. The first Governor-General of free India was

  1. Lord William Bentinck
  2. Lord Canning
  3. Lord Mountbatten
  4. C Rajagopalachari

18. Indian Reform Association was founded by

  1. Keshab Chandra Sen
  2. M.G. Ranade
  3. Pandurang
  4. B.S. Jambhekar

19. Which of the following is a famous exponent of Kathak?

  1. Sitara Devi
  2. Lakshami Narayan Shashtri
  3. Rita Devi
  4. Nirmal Mehta

20. Glorious Revolution of England (1688) started against the policies of which ruler?

  1. King James II
  2. Hitler
  3. Mussolini
  4. None of these

21. Which is at the centre of our solar system?

  1. Earth
  2. Proxima Centauri
  3. Sirius
  4. Sun

22. Which is also known as fossil planet?

  1. Moon
  2. Pluto
  3. Uranus
  4. Titan

23. Summer Solstice is on

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

24. Which atmospheric layer plays role in radio communication?

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

25. Which is not a greenhouse gas?

  1. Carbon monoxide
  2. Carbon dioxide
  3. Methane
  4. Chlorofluorocarbons

26. Tornadoes occur in which region

  1. Carribean Sea
  2. Indian Ocean
  3. China Sea
  4. USA

27. Humidity is measured by which instrument?

  1. Hydrometer
  2. Pyrometer
  3. Hygrometer
  4. Altimeter

28. Isohels are lines of equal

  1. Slope
  2. Sunshine
  3. Pressure
  4. None of these

29. Which is a cold ocean current?

  1. Guinea current
  2. Florida current
  3. Kuroshio Current
  4. None of these

30. Sunda strait connects Indian Ocean with

  1. China Sea
  2. Java Sea
  3. Bay of Bengal
  4. Black Sea

31. Victoria lake is located in which continent?

  1. Australia
  2. North America
  3. Africa
  4. Europe

32. Rourkela is famous for which Industry in India?

  1. Dairying
  2. Cutlery
  3. Iron & Steel
  4. Cigars

33. Persia was the old name of which country?

  1. Iran
  2. Iraq
  3. Japan
  4. Srilanka

34. North-South extent of India is

  1. 3214 km
  2. 2933 km
  3. 7516 km
  4. None of these

35. Burzil pass is located in which Indian State / UT?

  1. J & K
  2. Daman & Dui
  3. Goa
  4. Mizoram

36. Mahabharat range is located in which country?

  1. India
  2. China
  3. Nepal
  4. Bhutan

37. Javadi hills are part of which of the following?

  1. Western Ghat
  2. Eastern Ghat
  3. Vindhyan range
  4. Satpura range

38. Which of the following is a west-flowing river?

  1. Narmada
  2. Krishna
  3. Godavari
  4. Mahanadi

39. Which Indian state has the highest private forest in the country?

  1. Odisha
  2. Gujarat
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Assam

40. Which is not a plantation crop?

  1. Tea
  2. Coffee
  3. Tobacco
  4. Sugarcane

41. Jamnagar oil refinery is located in which Indian state?

  1. Gujarat
  2. Karnataka
  3. Kerala
  4. West Bengal

42. Vivek Express connects Dibrugarh with which of the following?

  1. New Delhi
  2. Mumbai
  3. Kolkata
  4. Kanyakumari

43. The headquarters of the North-Eastern Railway is at which of the following places?

  1. Allahabad
  2. Bhubneshwar
  3. Gorakhpur
  4. Jaipur

44. Which is the main source of transport of the trade items in India ?

  1. Air Transport
  2. Surface Transport
  3. Maritime transport
  4. Both (A) and (B)

45. Which is a tidal port?

  1. Kandla
  2. Paradeep
  3. Chennai
  4. Ennore

46. Project Elephant was launched in which year?

  1. 1973
  2. 1975
  3. 1992
  4. 1996

47. Who was the chairman of the Drafting Committee of the Indian Constitution?

  1. Sardar Patel
  2. J.L. Nehru
  3. Dr. B.R. Ambedkar
  4. Dr. Rajendra Prasad

48. Which part of the Indian Constitution deals with the Amendment of the constitution?

  1. Part XIII
  2. Part XIX
  3. Part XX
  4. Part XII

49. In which year Bombay was bifurcated into Gujarat and Maharashtra?

  1. 1953
  2. 1956
  3. 1958
  4. 1960

50. Which is not a fundamental right?

  1. Right to Property
  2. Right to Equality
  3. Right to Freedom
  4. Right against Exploitation

51. Minimum age required to become the President of India is

  1. 25 years
  2. 30 Years
  3. 35 Years
  4. 45 years

52. Who appoints the Judges of a High Court?

  1. President
  2. Governor
  3. Chief Justice of India
  4. None of these

53. Who enjoys the real executive authority in the Indian Parliamentary system of Government?

  1. President
  2. Prime Minister
  3. Parliamentary Affairs Minister
  4. Speaker of Lok Sabha

54. The ex officio chairman of RajyaSabha is

  1. President
  2. Vice President
  3. Speaker of LokSabha
  4. None of these

55. Which of the following has the longest tenure as Prime Minister of India?

  1. JL Nehru
  2. Dr. Manmohan Singh
  3. Indira Gandhi
  4. Rajiv Gandhi

56. Total number of LokSabha seats from Nagaland is

  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4

57. Which is the longest session of the parliament?

  1. Budget Session
  2. Monsoon session
  3. Winter Session
  4. None of these

58. Estimates Committee of the Parliament consists of how many members?

  1. 15
  2. 22
  3. 30
  4. 35

59. First Woman Judge of the Supreme Court was

  1. Leela Seth
  2. Sheela Kaul
  3. Fatima Beebi
  4. None of these

60. Nationalist Congress Party was formed in which year?

  1. 1885
  2. 1925
  3. 1980
  4. 1999

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