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

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31. Which of the following statements are correct about PM SVANidhi Scheme?

  1. This scheme was announced as a part of the Economic Stimulus-II under the Atmnirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.
  2. It has been implemented since 1st June 2020, for providing affordable working capital loan to street vendors to resume their livelihoods that have been adversely affected due to Covid-19 lockdowns.
  3. It was launched by the Ministry of Finance.
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 & 2 only
  3. 1, 2 & 3 only
  4. 2 & 3 only

Explanation: PM SVANidhi Scheme was launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. 

32. Which of the following statements are correct about Atal Tunnel?

  1. It reduces the road distance by 56 Kms between Manali and Leh and the time by about 5 to 6 hours.
  2. It is the first step towards providing all year connectivity to Ladakh.
  3. It will also provide a strategic benefit to the country’s armed forces.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1,2 and 3

Explanation: It reduces the road distance between Manali and Leh by 46 km and the travel time by four to five hours.

33. According to the National Education Policy 2020, the teacher will be able to teach lessons in mother tongue or regional language up to Grade……..

  1. Grade 5
  2. Grade 4
  3. Grade 3
  4. None of these

Answer: Either A or D

Explanation: Wherever possible, the medium of instruction until at least Grade 5, but preferably till Grade 8 and beyond, will be the home language/mother tongue/local language/regional language. Thereafter, the home/local language shall continue to be taught as a language wherever possible. This will be followed by both public and private schools.

34. Which of the following statements are correct about Xoo infection?

  1. It causes a serious bacterial leaf blight disease in rice.
  2. It is also known as Bacterial blight.
  3. It is a gram-negative bacteria.
  4. It is caused by a bacterium called Xoo (Xanthomonasoryzaepv. oryzae).
  1. 1,2 and 3
  2. 2,3 and 4
  3. 1, 3 and 4
  4. 1,2,3 and 4

35. Which of the following statements are correct about the E-waybill system?

  1. It is an Electronic Waybill for the movement of goods to be generated on the eWay Bill Portal.
  2. A GST registered person cannot transport goods more than Rs.50,000 without any waybill.
  3. It is implemented under the aegis of the Central Board of Direct Taxes.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 3
  4. 1, 2 and 3

Explanation:  It is implemented under the aegis of the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs.

.36. Which of the following statements are correct about ‘Rashtriya Kamdhenu Aayog’?

  1. It aims to promote animal husbandry on modern and scientific means.
  2. It aims to preserve and improve breeds of cattle.
  3. It has been constituted under Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare of Union Ministry.
  1. 1 and 3
  2. 2 and 3
  3. 1 and 2
  4. 1,2 and 3

Explanation: It has been constituted under the Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying. 

37. Which of the following statements are correct about the ‘Bharat Net project’?

  1. Hughes Communications India will connect 5,000 village panchayats with satellite broadband under this project by March 2021.
  2. Panchayats are to be selected from the border and Naxal-affected states as well as in island
    territories.
  3. It does not include those located in north-eastern states and the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh as well as in Andaman and Nicobar and Lakshadweep.
  1. 1 and 2
  2. 1 and 3
  3. 2 and 3
  4. 1,2 and 3

Explanation: Bharat Net project will cover the 5,000-gram panchayats distributed across over 15 states and Union territories. These include the hilly states in North and North-East India, the heavily forested states like Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand, and island territories like Andaman & Nicobar and Lakshadweep Islands. Among the north-eastern states, the project will cover areas across Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura, Mizoram, Arunachal Pradesh, and the Galwan Valley in Eastern Ladakh—places that lack terrestrial connectivity, such as fiber or cable.

38. What is the main objective of ‘Vanbandhu Kalyan Yojana’?

  1. To increase forest cover
  2. Welfare of tribal
  3. Protection of wildlife
  4. Protection of rivers

39. The theme of World Habitat Day 2020 is:

  1. Municipal Solid Waste management
  2. Shelter is my right
  3. Frontier technologies as an innovative tool to transform waste to wealth
  4. Housing for All – Better Urban Future

40. According to the recent notification issued by the Ministry of Law and Justice, India, which country was declared as the ‘reciprocating territory”?

  1. United Arab Emirates
  2. Oman
  3. Saudi Arabia
  4. Yemen

41. Which country assumed the presidency of the UN body-Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) for the next three years?

  1. Brazil
  2. India
  3. Japan
  4. United States of America

42. Which of the following statements are correct about the ‘India-European Union Flagship Call”?

  1. It is associated with the energy field.
  2. It was announced at the India Smart Utility Week 2020 jointly by the Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), and European Union Ambassador to India.
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

India-European Union Flagship Call on Integrated Local Energy Systems was announced at India Smart Utility Week 2020 on 4th March 2020 in the presence of Prof Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, Department of Science & Technology (DST), and European Union Ambassador to India Mr. Ugo Astuto

43. Which of the following statements are correct about Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI)?

  1. The United Kingdom has been recently confirmed as the first co-chair of the Governing Council on (CDRI).
  2. The Governing Council is the highest policy-making body of the CDRI, which is led by India.
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 and 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

44. Which decade is named as the “Decade of Healthy Ageing”, as per the World Health Organisation (WHO)?

  1. 2018-2028
  2. 2020-2030
  3. 2021-2031
  4. 2022-2032

45. The Court of which country ordered the government to impose a ban on single-use plastic?

  1. Vietnam
  2. Thailand
  3. Bangladesh
  4. Nepal

46. The Nobel Prize for Physiology or Medicine 2020 has been awarded to three scientists for the discovery of which virus?

  1. Ebola
  2. COVID-19
  3. H1N1
  4. Hepatitis C

47. Two equal and opposite forces cancel each other. However, action and reaction, which are equal and opposite to each other do not cancel each other because:

  1. They act on the same body
  2. They act on different bodies
  3. They act in such a way that their resultant effect is added
  4. None of these

48. The scattering of a beam of light by the dispersed phase particles in a colloidal solution as it passes through it is known as:

  1. Photoelectric effect
  2. Tyndall effect
  3. Raman effect
  4. Hall effect

49. When we add salt into the vegetables during the cooking process, vegetables release water. What mechanism is responsible for this?

  1. Osmosis
  2. Exosmosis
  3. Hydrolysis
  4. Endosmosis

50. Exchange of genetic material takes place in:

  1. Budding
  2. Sexual reproduction
  3. Asexual reproduction
  4. Vegetative reproduction

51. What was the Civil Disobedience Movement?

  1. Revolution
  2. Active refusal to obey certain laws, demands, and commands of a government
  3. Freedom from slavery
  4. All of these

52. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct about Ramkrishna Mission?

  1. The mission is named after and inspired by the Indian saint Ramakrishna Paramhansa.
  2. It was founded by Swami Vivekanand in 1897 AD.
  3. It propagates four yogic ideals-jnana, bhakti, karma, and Raja Yoga.
  1. 1 only
  2. 1 & 2 only
  3. 1, 2 & 3only
  4.  2 & 3only

53. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. The East India Company for the first time acknowledged the state responsibility for the promotion of Education in India
  2. The Charter Act of 1813 allowed the Christian missionaries to spread their religious ideas in India
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 & 2
  4. None of these

54. Consider the following incidences and arrange them in the correct chronological order:

  1. Jallianwalla Bagh Massacre
  2. Foundation of Muslim league
  3. Civil Disobedience Movement
  4. Khilafat Movement
  1. 1,2,3,4
  2. 3,4,2,1
  3. 4,3.2,1
  4. 2, 1,4,3

55. In which of the following sessions of the Congress, a new constitution was adopted, and a working committee was formed?

  1. Amritsar Session, 1919
  2. Nagpur Session 1920
  3. Gaya Session 1922
  4. Delhi Session 1923

56. Which of the following is incorrect about the Indian Independence Act?

  1. British monarch retained right to veto bills for a certain period
  2. It abolished the office of Viceroy
  3. It provided for the partition of India
  4. Freedom to princely states to join the Dominion of India or the Dominion of Pakistan or to remain separate

57. Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct?

  1. Warren Hastings was the first Governor-General of India.
  2. Lord Canning was the first Viceroy of India.
  1. 1 only
  2. 2 only
  3. 1 & 2
  4. Neither 1 nor 2

58. For what, Frazer Commission was appointed in 1902?

  1. Education Reforms
  2. Police Reforms
  3. Economic Reforms
  4. Army Reforms

59. Purna Swaraj or the complete independence was demanded by the Congress in which of the following session?

  1. Madras session 1927
  2. Delhi session 1932
  3. Bombay session 1918
  4. Lahore session 1929

60. Which of the following Acts is also known as Lord Cross’s Act?

  1. Indian Councils Act of 1861
  2. Indian Councils Act of 1892
  3. Indian Councils Act of 1909
  4. The Government of India Act 1919

61. Which of the following movements developed a revulsion against Hindu Religion and Culture?

  1. Brahmo Samaj
  2. Arya Samaj
  3. Young Bengal Movement
  4. Aligarh Movement

62. From where Raja Rammohan Roy borrowed the concept of one God?

  1. Vedas
  2. Smritis
  3. Upanishads
  4. Epics

The answer given in official answer key is option a). You can send representation to commission for the same.

63. Who founded Dharma Sabha with the object of opposing the Brahmo Samaj?

  1. Keshab Chandra Sen
  2. N.G. Chandavarkar
  3. Radhakant Deo
  4. Vivekanand

64. Which of the following Acts legalized marriage of Widows?

  1. Act XV
  2. Act XVII
  3. Act III
  4. Act XXI

65. Ashtadhyayi of Panini is a work on?

  1. Grammar
  2. Polity
  3. Economy
  4. Society

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