Solved Paper TGT Arts 2018 [Part-1] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | May 30, 2018

1. The Rig Veda contains

  1. Hymns in honor of the gods
  2. Yajnas to be performed
  3. Rituals to be adopted by the people.
  4. History of the Vedic period

2. The chief deity of the Sangam age was

  1. Vishnu
  2. Murugan
  3. Shiva
  4. Indra

3. Huien tsang described the state of Kamboja as

  1. Nimar
  2. Pava rajgriha
  3. Rajgarh
  4. Rajpura

4. The trident- shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent

  1. Dhamma
  2. Nirvana
  3. Sangha
  4. Buddha

5. Which of the following was not a sea port in Mauryan times?

  1. Tamralipti
  2. Bharukachcha
  3. Suparaka
  4. Paithan

6. Who is responsible for the development of the Indian theatre by introducing the use of the curtain:

  1. The Kushans
  2. The Shakas
  3. The Greeks
  4. The Romans

7. The Samkhya system was propounded by

  1. Patanjali
  2. Kapaila
  3. Charaka
  4. Lokayata

8. Harisena is the author of:

  1. Allahabad Prasasti
  2. Eran Prasasti
  3. Junagarh Prasasti
  4. Mehrauli Prasasti

9. The founder of Rashtrakuta Kingdom was

  1. Amoghavarsha
  2. Indra 3
  3. Govinda 3
  4. Dantidurga

10. The Suhrawardi order was established mainly in

  1. North India
  2. North-east India
  3. Western India
  4. North-west India

11. Who re-introduced the jagir system?

  1. Razia Sultan
  2. Firoz Tughlaq
  3. Alauddin Khalji
  4. Giasuddin Balban

12. Who defeated Humayun at the battle of Chausa in 1539?

  1. Sher Shah
  2. Bahadur Shah
  3. Rana Sanga
  4. None of these

13. In which year did the East India Company establish a factory in Bengal?

  1. 1650
  2. 1651
  3. 1652
  4. 1649

14. Who was the founder of the Kuka movement?

  1. Balak Singh
  2. Inayat Ali
  3. Bhagat Jawahar Mal
  4. Abdul Wahab

15. In 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was imprisoned for six years and was sent to

  1. Naini Jail
  2. Yeravada jail
  3. Mandalay
  4. Singapore

16. At the northernmost point of India, the rays of the sun are always.

  1. Vertical
  2. Oblique
  3. Direct
  4. None of these

17. Patkai Bum and Dapha Bum are the important ranges of the

  1. Lesser Himalaya
  2. Aravalli
  3. Shiwalik
  4. Purvanchal

18. The Indo-Gangetic plains of Indian sub-continent are examples of

  1. Depositional plains
  2. Delta plains
  3. Erosional plains
  4. Structural plains

19. Which of the following rivers make an estuary?

  1. Krishna
  2. Mahanadi
  3. Godavari
  4. Bhagirathi-Hooghly

20. Winter rainfall in Tamilnadu is due to

  1. Retreating monsoons
  2. Temperate cyclones
  3. Trade winds
  4. North-South monsoons

21. Which of the following is the most important oil-bearing state of India?

  1. Rajasthan
  2. Assam
  3. Maharashtra
  4. Bihar

22. Kodarma in Jharkhand is famous for

  1. Cement factories
  2. Mica mining
  3. Leather works
  4. None of these

23. Most of India’s cultivated land is under

  1. Shifting cultivation
  2. Sedentary cultivation
  3. Tribal cultivation
  4. Dry zone cultivation

24. Which of the following ports is not situated on the Western Coast?

  1. Tuticorin
  2. Kochi
  3. New Mangalore
  4. Mumbai

25. Seaweeds are the important source of

  1. Iron
  2. Chlorine
  3. Bromine
  4. Iodine

26. The Jarawas are tribes living in

  1. Madhya Pradesh
  2. Sikkim
  3. Arunachal Pradesh
  4. Little Andaman

27. The prime meridian passes through

  1. Paris
  2. Greenwich
  3. New York
  4. Delhi

28. Which strait connects the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean?

  1. Bab-el-Mandeb
  2. Hormuz
  3. Malacca
  4. None of the above

29. The dry wind ‘Santa Ana’ blows in

  1. Siberia
  2. Argentina
  3. Switzerland
  4. California

30. The Federal system with the strong center’ has been borrowed by the Indian

  1. U S A
  2. Canada
  3. United Kingdom
  4. France

31. Procedure for creation of Legislative Council in states has been described in which Article of the Indian Constitution?

  1. 69
  2. 169
  3. 269
  4. 369

32. To whom is the Council of Ministers responsible?

  1. Parliament
  2. The President of India
  3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  4. None of the these

33. Who decides whether a bill is a money bill or nor:

  1. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  2. The president
  3. The Prime Minister
  4. None of these

34. Which one of the following is not the main jurisdiction of the high court of a state?

  1. Advisory jurisdiction
  2. Original jurisdiction
  3. Supervisory jurisdiction
  4. Appellate Jurisdiction

35. The constitutional status has been given to panchayats under which Article of the Indian Constitution?

  1. 241
  2. 341
  3. 343
  4. 243

36. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act was enacted in India in the year

  1. 2000
  2. 201
  3. 202
  4. 203

37. Which of the following Constitutional Amendment Acts was said to be a ‘Mini Constitution’?

  1. 42th
  2. 44th
  3. 52th
  4. 73th

38. English is the official language of which one of the following India states?

  1. Nagaland
  2. Tripura
  3. Assam
  4. Manipur

39. The weight of an object would be minimum when it is placed at

  1. North pole
  2. South pole
  3. Equator
  4. The center of the earth

40. Which of the following is preferred for manufacturing a spring?

  1. Brass
  2. Copper
  3. Steel
  4. Iron

41. A concave lens is also known as

  1. Converging lens
  2. Diverging lens
  3. Simple lens
  4. None of these

42. Which of the following is called ‘morning star’?

  1. Jupiter
  2. Mars
  3. Venus
  4. Mercury

43. The most abundant metal in the earth’s crust is

  1. Gold
  2. Silver
  3. Copper
  4. Aluminum

44. Glass is best described as a\an

  1. Solid
  2. Liquid
  3. Supercooled liquid
  4. Occlusion compound

45. Cellulose is a

  1. Protein
  2. Fat
  3. Hormone
  4. None of these

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