Solved Paper Tehsil Welfare Officer (TWO) Exam 2020 – HPPSC Shimla [Part-1]

By | November 2, 2020

1. To stimulate local, economic development, enhance basic services, and create well-planned Rurban Clusters the Ministry of Rural Development, Govt. of India has sanctioned how many clusters to H.P.?

  1. 10
  2. 06
  3. 12
  4. 20

2. The Satluj River enters the Indian Territory at which of the following place?

  1. Hango
  2. Leo
  3. Near Shipki
  4. Sumra

3. Kameri or Cholijoji, Chadru, Kamarband, Chalan or Suthan and shoe made of grass or straw are the raiment of which tribal women of H.P.?

  1. Swangla
  2. Khampa
  3. Gaddi
  4. Pangwal

4. Which of the following combination is correct?

  1. Lang-dar-ma – Kind of marriage
  2. Jhoori – Musical instrument
  3. Keekali- Dress
  4. Bakayang- Dance 


Langdarma: Langdarma was the Tibetan Emperor who most likely reigned from 838 to 841 CE. Early sources call him Tri Darma “King Dharma”. His domain extended beyond Tibet to include Dunhuang and neighboring Chinese regions. By tradition Langdarma is held to have been anti-Buddhist and a follower of Bon.

Jhoori: Jhoori is danced in the open. It is danced to questions and answers delivered in musical tones. Each line ends with Hoo Hoo sounds.

Kikli: Kikkli also spelled as Kikli, is one of the folk dances of Punjabi females performed by two girls holding hands and twirling each other in circle and balancing their positions in circular motions. It is generally popular in young girls and performed in pairs. A variety of songs are used with clapping.

5. The most ancient art and architecture of Himachal Pradesh is:

  1. Indo Aryan Art
  2. Indo-Tibetan Art
  3. Khasa Style Art
  4. Arabian Art

6. Which of the following painting school got the royal patronage first time during the reign of Raja Udai Singh?

  1. Arki School
  2. Basholi School
  3. Chamba Painting
  4. Guler School

7. Which district of Himachal Pradesh has recorded the highest child sex ratio throughout the country as per the 2011 census?

  1. Kinnaur
  2. Hamirpur
  3. Kangra
  4. Lahaul & Spiti

8. Which of the following is improved poultry breed introduced by the Department of Animal Husbandry in H.P.?

  1. Rombullet
  2. Spanish Marino
  3. Island Red
  4. Murrah

9. Match the following combinations and select the incorrect combination –

  1. Phagli or Khun : Famous festival of Pattan Valley
  2. Bumkhor: Religious festival related to agriculture
  3. Halda or Losar : New year festival of Lahaul
  4. Chho Thang : Festival of Diyas

Explanation: Chho Thang Festival: In this festival, a Lama is called from Gompa and he reads Tanjiver consisting of 108 scriptures.

10. Who is the author of the book “Shimla Past and Present’?

  1. E.J. Buck
  2. James Fraser
  3. H.H. Goetz
  4. Collin Rosse

11. Match the following lists and choose the correct answer from the codes given below:

List – I        List -II

  1. Rothney Castle    (a) H. S. Harrington
  2. Kalka-Shimla Railway (b)J.T. Boileau
  3. Messrs Barrett & Co. (c)A.O. Hume
  4. Christ Church  (d) Mortimer Durand
    (e) Old Shimla Bank
  1. caeb
  2. cadb
  3. cbae
  4. bdac

12. Name the ruler of Sirmaur who was awarded with a costly robe and was entitled with a salute of seven guns by the British Government in lieu of his services during 1857 revolt?

  1. Raja Shamsher Prakash
  2. Maharaja Rajinder
  3. Maharaja Udai Prakash
  4.  Maharaja Amar Prakash

13. Who headed the territorial council, which was formed on 15″ August, 1957?

  1. Bajrang Bahadur Singh
  2. Karam Singh Thakur
  3. Yashwant Singh Parmar
  4. Gauri Prasad

14. Himachal Pradesh became the ……. State to launch the State Wide Area Network (HIMSWAN) in the country?

  1. First
  2. Second
  3. Third
  4. Fifth

15. HRMN-99 is a variety of which of the following fruit developed by a progressive farmer of H.P.?

  1. Pear
  2. Mango
  3. Apple
  4. Peach

16. At which of the following place the ‘Yak Breeding Research Station’ is situated?

  1. Jeori
  2. Sangla
  3. Moorang
  4. Losar

17. Which of the following Hydro Electric Power Project was conceived as Drinking Water Supply Scheme for the National Capital Territory of Delhi?

  1. Giri Bata Power Project
  2. Bassi Hydro Electric Project
  3. Kol Dam Hydro Electric Project
  4. Renuka Dam Hydro Electric Project

Explanation: The Renuka Dam project has been conceived as a drinking water supply scheme for the National Capital Territory of Delhi and envisages the construction of 148 m high rock fill dam on river Giri at Dadahu in Sirmaur district and a powerhouse at toe of the dam.

18. According to Agriculture Census 2010-11, what percent of the total land holdings belong to small and marginal farmers?

  1. 87.95%
  2. 93.13%
  3. 56.52%
  4. 11.71%

19. Angora rabbit farms for distribution of rabbits to the breeders are functioning at which of the following places in H.P.?

  1. Jeori (Shimla) and Tal  (Hamirpur)
  2. Karchham (Kinnaur) and  Udaipur (Lahaul and Spiti)
  3. Kandwari (Kangra) and  Nagwain (Mandi)
  4. Gagret (Una) and Nadaun  (Hamirpur)

20. Government of India has sanctioned a national project on Bovine Breeding to H.P. What is the pattern of Central Assistance of the project?

  1. 75%
  2. 80%
  3. 50%
  4. 100%

Explanation: National Project on Bovine Breeding: 23.87 crore national project on Bovine breeding has been sanctioned by Government of India on 100 percent Central Assistance pattern.

21. “Himachal Pradesh Forest Eco-System Climate Proofing Project with the assistance of KFW Bank Germany is being implemented in which of the following districts of the State of H.P.?

  1. Shimla and Sirmaur
  2. Mandi and Kullu
  3. Chamba and Kangra
  4. Hamirpur and Una

22. For construction/repair and up-gradation of Gram Panchayat Ghar, Rs.2.50 Crore (Rs.5.00 lakh per panchayat) has been released to 50 Gram Panchayats under which of the following scheme?

  1. Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA)
  2. National Panchayat  Punaruddar Yojna (NPPY)
  3. Rashtriya Gram Panchayat Abhiyan (RGPA)
  4. Mahatama Gandhi Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA)

23. Which of the following is not one of the main components of Mukhya Mantri Seva Sankalp Helpline 1100?

  1. Grievance registration
  2. Capturing the suggestions  and demands from citizens
  3. Provide information related to Government Schemes
  4. Providing skill enhancement training and placement

24. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Beti Hai Anmol’Yojna of H.P.?

  1. Yojana is for those girl candidates belonging to the below poverty line category.
  2. 2 Girl children of a single-family can take scheme benefits.
  3. A scholarship of Rs.15,000 to pursue higher education is given.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: A scholarship of Rs.5,000 to pursue higher education is given. Hence statement 3 is wrong.

25. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Saur Sinchai’ Yojna of H.P.?

  1. Its primary objective is “Doubling Farmers Income by 2022.
  2. Farmers will get 75% to 100% subsidy on purchasing solar pump sets to do irrigation.
  3. 5,850 agricultural pump sets will be provided to farmers.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: In this scheme, farmers will get 80% to 100% subsidy on purchasing solar pump sets.

26. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Mukhya Mantri Shahri Ajeevika Guarantee Yojna of H.P.?

  1. It will ensure livelihood security to urban households by providing guaranteed employment of 120 days in a financial year.
  2. Employment will be provided to eligible beneficiaries within 15 days of registration.
  3. The upper age limit for providing work shall be 62 years.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: The upper age limit for providing work shall be 65 years. Hence statement 3 is wrong.

27. Which of the following statements are correct about Atal School Vardi Yojna of H.P.?

  1. All the students of class 1 to 12th of state-run schools get school uniforms free in a year.
  2. Students of class 8 to 12th also get school bags in addition to two uniforms in a year.
  3. The aim of the scheme is to bring about uniformity among students in the classrooms by providing similar uniforms to all irrespective of their economic status.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: Students of class 1st, 6th and 9th also get school bags in addition to two uniforms in a year. Hence statement 2 is wrong.

28. Which of the following statements are correct about the Himachal Health Care Scheme (HIMCARE)?

  1. The state government provides cashless treatment of Rs.5 lakh per annum per family to a maximum of five members in a family.
  2. All the registered family members will get treatment at predefined package rates in all empanelled hospitals.
  3. Only serious ailments have been included under this scheme.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: Primary health is also included under this scheme. Hence statement 3 is wrong.

29. Which of the following statements are correct about Smart City Mission?

  1. The government will develop parks and gardens in every development block with necessary facilities for senior citizens of rural areas.
  2. The parks and gardens would be developed on levelled land of a minimum one bigha with convergence of MGNREGA, Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), and 14″Finance Commission.
  3. H.P. Public Works Department will implement this yojna.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Note: All the options are given for Panchvati Yojna and the question is asked about Smart City Mission. Hence, this question should be scrapped.

30. Which of the following statements are correct about Ek Buta Beti Ke Naam scheme?

  1. The scheme has been launched to sensitize people about the importance of daughters and forest conservation.
  2. A plant/ sapling along with a kit will be provided to the parents on the birth of a girl child.
  3. Panchayati Raj Department will maintain its record.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,  2 and 3

Explanation: Forest Department will maintain its record. Hence statement 3 is wrong.

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2 thoughts on “Solved Paper Tehsil Welfare Officer (TWO) Exam 2020 – HPPSC Shimla [Part-1]

  1. Anshul Katoch

    Sir, how many candidates will be shortlisted for an interview per seat?


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