Solved Paper Himachal Pradesh Allied Services Exam. 2016

Ques:- What was the total number of nominated members in the first Himachal Vidhan Sabha consituted 1951 – 1952 ?

Ans:- 2

Ques:- What was the total number of elected members in the Himachal Vidhan Sabha consituted in 1967 ?

Ans:- 60

Ques:- In which building or Shimla town did A.O conceive the formation of Indian National Congress ?

Ans:- Rothney Castle

Ques:- Who organised an agitation against the Raja of Mandi in 1909 AD ?

Ans:- Shobha Ram

Ques:- Who presided over the conference of Praja Mandals of hill States held at Jubbal on July 13, 1939 ?

Ans:- Bhagmal Sautha

Ques:- What was the venue of all India State people conference held on January 26, 1948 ?

Ans:- Shimla

Ques:- To which area of Mandi district did Thakur Karam Singh, Chairman of H.P. Territorial Council, belong ?

Ans;- Chachiot

Ques:- When was H.P. Academy of Act, Culture and Language set up ?

Ans:- 1968

Ques:- Who is the author of Twarikh – Jubbal, Kohistan, Shimla ?

Ans:- Bhagwan Dass

Ques:- Among Bhot, Lamba, Khampa, Khampa, Doom which one is not included in the category of Schuduled Tribes in H.P. ?

Ans:- Doom

Ques:- As per 2011 census which district of H.P. has the highest density of population ?

Ans:- Hamirpur

Ques:- Which district of H.P. the incidence of crime during 2014 ?

Ans:- Kangra

Ques:- In which district of H.P. is Tangnu Romai hydropower project ?

Ans:- Shimla

Ques:- In which district of H.P. a site has been identified for setting up a solar plant ?

Ans:- Bilaspur

Ques:- In which river basin is Sarbari hydel power project ?

Ans:- Beas

Ques:- Among Sumez, Kurmi, Jogini, Rukti which hydro-power project is not in private sector ?

Ans:- Rukti

Ques:- According to 2010-2011 Agricultural census what is the percentage of small and marginal holdings in H.P. ?

Ans:- 87.95

Ques:- Where is mobile soil testing lab set up in H.P. in 2010 – 2011?

Ans:- Palampur

Ques:- What is the extent of state subsidy for setting up poly houses?

Ans:- 85%

Ques:- Where is sheep breeding farm in Shimla ?

Ans:- Jeori

Ques:- At which reservoir the per hectare production of fish is highest in India ?

Ans:- Govind Sagar

Ques:- Which country is assisting in Swan River integrated Watershet Management project in Una ?

Ans:- Japan

Ques:- Which bank is collaborating in implementing Doodh Ganga Scheme in H.P. ?

Ans:- Nabard

Ques:- What is the approximate percentage of total geographical area of H.P. under forest ?

Ans:- 66%

Ques:- In which district of H.P. Shannehar Irrigation Project ?

Ans:- Kangra

Ques:- How many silk reeling units have been set up in Bilaspur district of H.P. in the private sector ?

Ans:- Five

Ques:- What was the approximate number of registered unemployed on the live register of the employment exchange in      H.P. on 30-12-2014 ?

Ans:- Ten Lakh

Ques:- What is the minimum educational qualification for availling the Skill development allowance in H.P.?

Ans:- 8th class pass

Ques:- How much discount is allowed in bus fare under the green card scheme of HRTC?

Ans:- 30

Ques:- According to 2014 – 15 economic survey approximately how many home stay units are registered in H.P.?

Ans:- 576

Ques:- According to pairs aggrement on climate change, the countries have resolved to limit the rise on global average surface temperature by the year 2050 (with referance to pre-industrial times) upto a maximum of ?

Ans:- 2 degree centigrate

Ques:- Indian government has a set a target of reducing its carbon emission intensity by the year 2030 (with respect to 2005) the extent of :

Ans:- 33 – 35%

Ques:- At present the concentration of carbon dioxide gas in the atmosphere by volume is about

Ans:- 0.04%

Ques:- Total forest cover as percent of its geographical area is maximum for which state of India ?

Ans:- Mizoram

Ques:- Green climate fund (GCF) is expected to have contributions from UN members states totalling :

Ans:- $100 bn per year

Ques:- By the year 2030,the share of renewable energy in the total installed capacity of electrical power in the country, sought to be achieved by Govt of India is

Ans:- 40%

Ques:- International solar alliance was launched by prime minister of India along with :

Ans:- Francois Hollande

Ques:- In recent times “Yellow rain” has been reported to have been observed in some parts of which state ?

Ans:- Kerala

Ques:- The year 2016 has been declared by UN as :

Ans:- International year of pulses

Ques:- National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development (NABARD) has entered into collaboration with which country for the programme soil protection and Rehabilitation for food security ?

Ans:- Germany

Ques:- Who is currently the chairperson of National Green Tribunal ?

Ans:- Swatanter Kumar

Ques:- To curb air pollution, odd-even scheme for vehicles was introduced first time in which city ?

Ans:- Mexico

Ques:-Pradhan Mantri Ujjwali Yojana is about :

Ans:-Free LPG connection to poor families

Ques:- The recent unprecedented fire nicknamed “Beast” has occurred in which country ?

Ans:- Canada

Ques:- The refugee crises in Europe emanated from the exodus of people from

Ans:- Syria

Ques:- G-4 group of countries

Ques:- In the year 2016, Japan conferred one of its highest civilian honors-“order of Rising Sun” (Gold medal and Silver Star) on

Ans:- N.K. Singh

Ques:- International Festival drums and Traditional Arts title – Drums dialogue for peace’ was recenly held in which city?

Ans:- Cairo

Ques:- In connection with ‘ Panama leaks’ the name Mossack Fonseca is that of a

Ans:- Offshore law firm

Ques:- In the year 2016, in terms of its GDP ($) India economy in the world ranking was at number

Ans:- 6

Ques:- As per UN estimates, the world,s population by the year 2050 is going to be about :

Ans:- 9.7 bn

Ques:- The faster Indian train “Gatiman Express’ has the highest speed of

Ans:- 160 km/hr

Ques:- Which of the famous poets mentioned below is known as by the name “The Bard “.

Ans:- William Shakespeare

Ques:- Who is the author of the book ‘Friends in Wild Places : Birds, Beasts and other companions” ?

Ans:- Ruskin Bond

Ques:- Who is the cartoonist best known for his creatino “The common Man”?

Ans:- R.K. Laxman

Ques:- World’s smallest (nano) thermometer is based on :

Ans:- DNA molecules

Ques:- LISA pathfinder mission has been launched by

Ans:- European Space Agency

Ques:- Thirty Meter Telescope project has been following pathner countries

Ans:- USA, Canada, China, India. Japan.

Ques:- At present which country has the distinction of having world’s most power supercomputer ?

Ans:- China

Ques:- Which one is the first completely open source mobile OS?

Ans:- Android

Ques:- 4G spectrum band does not have the frequency band :

Ans:- 4200 MHz

Ques:- Which is the first country in the world to make internet access a legal right ?

Ans:- Finland

Ques:- Name the country with top average internet connection speed at present :

Ans:- South Korea

Ques:- LIGO detectors observed

Ans:- Gravitational waves

Ques:- The film ‘The man who knew infinity’ is based on the life of which scientist ?

Ans:- Srinivasa Ramanujan

Ques:- The world’s lightest synthetic material ‘ silica aerogel’ is known by the name :

Ans:- Blue air

Ques:- Which city leads the list of cities under Smart City Mission of Govt of India-

Ans:- Bhubanechwar

Ques:- In the year 2015, the worst affected country due to the outbreak of ‘Zika’ virus was

Ans:- Brazil

Ques:- Among pay TM, Line, Pockets, Buddy which digital wallet has not been launched by a bank ?

Ans:- Pay TM

Ques:- Jack Ma is the founder of e- commerce firm –

Ans:- Alibaba

Ques:- India born Sundar Pichai is the CEO of :

Ans:- Google

Ques:- Wheat blast is a :

Ans:- Disease caused by fungus

Ques:- The term ‘one hundred heartbeat club’ refers to :

Ans:- Individual species whose overall population is under or at 100

Ques:- Stone fly is an indicator of :

Ans:- Water pollution

Ques:- Planet Mercury’s transit across the sun observable from earth was first predicted by

Ans:- Kepler

Ques:- The theme of National Technology Day, 2016 was :

Ans:- Technology enablers for stsrt up India

Ques:- ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ is related to :

Ans:- Rural upliftment

Ques:- NSDC is an acronym for :

Ans:- National Skill Development Corporation

Ques:- World Ozone day is celebrated on :

Ans:- 16th September

Ques:- For the best actory (female) category the national film award, winner is:

Ans:- Kangana Ranaut

Ques:- Which film personality has been given Dada Saheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian film industry ?

Ans:- Manoj Kumar

Ques:- Which Hollywood film got the Oscar for best film this year ?

Ans:- Spotlight

Ques:- Who is the first Indian player to win all England Badminton Championship ?

Ans:- Prakesh Padukone

Ques:- The book “Ace againt odds” is based on the biography of which sports personality ?

Ans:- Sania Mirza

Ques:- Which team has not won T20 world cup so far ?

Ans:- Australia

Ques:- Identify India’s goodwill ambassador for olympics games :

Ans:- Sachin Tendulkar

Ques:- Which tennis player have been found guilty of doping ?

Ans:- Maria Sharapova

Ques:- Deepika Karmakar, the first ever Indian gymnast to quality for olympics belongs to the state of :

Ans:- Tripura

Ques:- At present, how many biodiversity hotspots are there in the world ?

Ans:- 34

Ques:- The first country to have set up a bank, specially for woman is :

Ans:- Pakistan

Ques:- This year what was the theme of Internation Woman’s day ?

Ans:- Pledge for parity

Ques:- Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the CEO of which company ?

Ans:- Biocon

Ques:- Nirbhaya Act came into existence in the year

Ans:- 2013

Ques:- Which country has maximum number of women partiamen tarians ?

Ans:- Sweden

Ques:- Which lady head of state is facing impeachment in her country :

Ans:- Dilma Rousseff

Ques:-The goodwill ambassador of “UN Development Fund for Women” is

Ans:- Nicolo Kidman

Ques:-Trupti Desai is a

Ans:- Gender equality activist

Ques:- “Pink Ghettos” is a term about

Ans:- Female representation in corporate sector

Ques:- Atlee, the British Prime Minister made a statement in the British parliament that the transfer of power would take place on:-

Ans:- 30th June, 1948

Ques:- Where did not come to power the parallel government during the Quit India Movement ?

Ans:- Surat

Ques:- Among Jay Prakash Narayan, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Acharya Narendra Dev, Minoo Masani who not the member of the the congress Socialist Party ?

Ans:- Kartar Singh Sarabh

Ques:- Ganghiji,s Satyagraha is based on

Ans:- Truth and non violence ; Ends and means; and Morality

Ques:- Form where did Gandhiji come across the three principles of his idealogy ?

Ans:- John Ruskin’s unto this last

Ques:- Which name did Gandhiji give to his scheme of education ?

Ans:- Wardha Scheme

Ques:- Where was the first Indiac civil services examination held in India ?

Ans:- Allahabad

Ques:- In which Satyagraha, Gandhiji used the last weapon of hunger strike ?

Ans:- Ahmeddabad Textile Mill Strike

Ques:- Which session of Indian National Congress was presided over by Gandhiji ?

Ans:- Belgam

Ques:- When was the second civil Disobedience movement launched by the National Congress ?

Ans:- 1932

Ques:- Who moved the main resolution on non-cooperation movement in the annual session of Indian National Congress at Nagpur in 1920 ?

Ans:- C.R.Das

Ques:- Among Motilal Nehru ,B.S. Munje,Lal Lajpat Rai, Madan Mohan Malviya, Who was not a member of Hindu Mahasabha ?

Ans:- Motilal Nehru

Ques:- When was the Income Tax imposed by Colonial Government in India ?

Ans:- 1858

Ques:- Which of the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857, who is not matched correctly with his region ?

Ans:- Begum Hazrat Mahal – Lucknow

     Khan Bahadur Khan – Bareilly

             Nana Sahib – Kanpur

        Rani Lakshmi Bai – Jhansi

Ques:- Which one is correct about the work, Neel Darpan ?

Ans:- A play in Bengali

Ques:- Who started the Ahmadia Movement ?

Ans:- Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Ques:- A mong Pandit Lakh Ram, Mahatma Hans Raj, Pt, Guru Datt Vidyarthi, Lala Munshi Ram which was not a member of the Gurukul Party of Arya Samaj ?

Ans:- Pt. Guru Datt Vidyarthi

Ques:- Match the following

Ans:- The Indian Universities Act – 1904

         The hunter commission – 1882

The Wardha Scheme of Basic Education – 1937

The Report of Sadler Commission – 1917

Ques:- What is the Vedic name of Yamuna ?

Ans:- Kalindi

Ques:- At which place does river Beas intersect the Dhauladhar mountain range ?

Ans:- Larji

Ques:- Among Ghadasaru, Kareri, Mahakali, Manimahesh which lake is not in H.P. ?

Ans:- Kareri

Ques:- Which mountain pass joints Kullu and Mandi districts of H.P. ?

Ans:- Jalori

Ques:- With which Rishi is Nirmand region of Kullu associated ?

Ans:- Parshuram

Ques:- With which one is Rewalsar village of Mandi district of H.P. associated ?

Ans:- Padamsambhav , Lomas Rishi , Guru Gobind Singh

Ques:- In which district of H.P. is Chamera lake ?

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- What is the title of Justice Mehar Mahajan,s biography ?

Ans:- Looking Back

Ques:- Who is the author of “Gurkha Conquest of Arki”?

Ans:- U.S.Parmar

Ques:- Which princely state witnessed Juga agitation around 1883 AD in which some farmers self – immolated ?

Ans:- Kehloor

Ques:- On which day does the Guga Mandi begin to recite the Guga story by going around different villages ?

Ans;- On Rakshabandhan

Ques:- Near which fort a battle was fought in May 1815 between the British and the Gurkhas in which Bhakti Thapa was killed ?

Ans:- Malaon

Ques:- Which raja of Kangra princely state refused to marry his daughter to son of Dhian Singha and had to fiee to save his honour and life from Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s ire ?

Ans:- Anirudh Chand

Ques:- Which raja of Kehlur princely state died issueless whose death gave rise to succession struggle ?

Ans:- Kharak Chand

Ques:- Around which year was Lahaul region captured by the Sikha ?

Ans:- 1840 – 41

Ques:- Who led the Gorkha Regiment,s 1857 at Jatog Cantt?

Ans:- Subedar Bhim Singh

Ques:- Which is the birth place of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram ?

Ans:- Gurnkad village in Kangra district

Ques:- In which was the suspension bridge built over river Beas near Mandi town in H.P. ?

Ans:- 1878 AD

Ques:- What is the approximate area of Kangra district of H.P. ?

Ans:- 5739 sq. kms.

Ques:- Which Mughal emperor ordered the demolition of all temples of Chamba princely state around 1678 AD ?

Ans:- Aurangzeb

Ques:- The name ‘Pankaj Advani’ is associated with

Ans:- Billiards

Ques:- Who was the first person to receive Bharat Ratna in 1954 ?

Ans:- Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Ques:- Who was the first Indian woman to become Miss World ?

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