Himachal Pradesh Forest Range Officer’s Examination

Ques:- What is the approximate height of Chander Tal Lake situated in Lahaul – Spiti. ?

Ans:- 4270 Mtrs

Ques:- Who was the first Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh High Court ?

Ans:- Justice M.H. Begh

Ques:- On which river Baglihar Hydro- Electric Project (450 MW) Proposed to be built.

Ans:- Chenab river

Ques:- When was the present Mandi District formed ?

Ans:- 15 April 1948

Ques:- Who conceived the idea of Nalwari Fair of Bilaspur in 1889 A.D. ?

Ans:- W. Goldstein

Ques:- Who is the Chancellor of Himachal Pradesh Agriculture University at Palampur ?

Ans:- Dr. V.S.Kokje (The Governor of Himachal Pradesh)

Ques:- What is the average life expectancy in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- 67 years

Ques:- Who wrote the book “Himalayan Circuit” ?

Ans:- G.D. Khosla

Ques:-The instrument used for measuring optical activity is

Ans:- Polarimeter

Ques:- Which mountain range separates Lahaul – Spiti & Kinnaur from Tibet ?

Ans:- Zanskar Range

Ques:- Nikolai Roerich (Also known as Maharishi) painted nearly 7000 canvases on the Himalayas. To which country did he belong ?

Ans:- Russia

Ques:- Who was crowned Miss World 2006 ?

Ans:- Tatana Kucharova

Ques:- Where is the only temple of Rishi Lomushri located in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Rewalsar  (Distt.Mandi)

Ques:- Which is the smallest Dam in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Pandoh (Distt. Mandi)

Ques:- Which district of Himachal Pradesh has lowest population ?

Ans:- Lahaul- Spiti

Ques:- A gentleman from Himachal Pradesh has set the world record of fastest and most accurate typing. Who is he ?

Ans:- Rajender Singh

Ques:- Who was the dhief Counsellor of The Aryan King Divodas ?

Ans:-Rishi Bhardwaja

Ques:- When was the I.A.S. cadder sanctioned for Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- 1971 A.D.

Ques:- In whose reign did Basohli School of painting come into prominence ?

Ans:- Raja Kripal Pal (1678 – 1694 A.D)

Ques:- Who established the state of Hindur (Nalagarh) in 1000 A.D ?

Ans:- Raja Ajay Chand

Ques:- Who was the Lt. Governor of Himachal Pradesh between 1955 – 1963 ?

Ans:- Sh. Bajrang Bahadur Singh

Ques:- When did Dr. Y.S. Parmar become the chief Minister in Himachal Pradesh for the first time ?

Ans:- 24 March 1952

Ques:- In which District of Himachal Pradesh is ‘Ukhyang ‘ or ‘Phulech’ festival celebrated ?

Ans:- Kinnaur

Ques:- In which district is Mani Mahesh Lake located ?

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- Who is the local deity of Rampur Valley ( Bushahr State in Shimla Distt. ) ?

Ans:- Badri Narayan of Kamroo

Ques:- Where is Gaj Hydro project located in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Shahpur (Kangra)

Ques:-Which city in Himachal Pradesh is also known as ‘ Chhoti Kashi’?

Ans:- Mandi

Ques:- Where is India’s biggest Wild life Sanctuary for Gir Lions ?

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:- Which country is also known as “The land of the Mid Night Sun” ?

Ans:- Norway

Ques:- What is ‘Nine O Nine’ ?

Ans:- A collection of short stories written by Nandita Puri

Ques:- Which acid is found in the digestive juices in human body ?

Ans:- Hydrochloric acid (HCL)

Ques:- Who has written “ Two lives” ?

Ans:- Vikram Seth

Ques:- What is Ornithology ?

Ans:- Study of Birds

Ques:- When did Mahatma Gandhi start his Non- Violence movement (Satyagraha) against the British ?

Ans:- 1917 (Champaran Satyagraha)

Ques:- When was the Indian Airlines IC-814 Flight( from Kathmandu to New Delhi) hijacked to Kandhar ?

Ans:- 25 December 1999

Ques:- When was Bhagat Singh, the Great Matyr, put to the gallows ?

Ans:- March 23, 1931

Ques:- With which is the term “epicentre” associated ?

Ans:- Earthquake

Ques:- What is the chemical name of Vinegar ?

Ans:- Acetic Acid (Ethanoic Acid)

Ques:- Who wrote the American Declaration of Indepandence ?

Ans:- Thomas Jefferson

Ques:- With which kind of dance is Birju Maharaj associated ?

Ans:- Kathak

Ques:- Who is the first persons without legs to scale the Mount Everest (8848 MTRS.) ?

Ans:- Mark Inglish

Ques:- What is the parliament of Japan called ?

Ans:- Diet

Ques:- When did Guru Gobind Singh create the “Khalsa”?

Ans;- April 13, 1699

Ques:- Who was the first recipient of Param Vir Chakra ?

Ans:- Major Somnath Sharma

Ques:- What is the chemical name of baking soda ?

Ans:- Sodium bicarbonate

Ques:- who was known as “Frontier Gandhi”?

Ans:- Khan Abdul Gaffur Khan

Ques:- The fish respires through

Ans:- Gills

Ques:- Who is the first speaker of Lok Sabha ?

Ans:- G.V .Malvankar

Ques:- In how many fields Nobel Prize is awarded annually ?

Ans:- Six (Literature, Physiology, Physics, Chemistry, Peace, Economics)

Ques:- Who wrote “In the line of fire” ?

Ans:Parvez  Mushraff

Ques:- Which ocean lies between Africa & Australia ?

Ans:- Indian Ocean

Ques:- Non- stick kitchenware is coated with

Ans:- Teflon

Ques:- The Headquarter of SAARC (established on December 8, 1985) is located at

Ans:- Kathmandu (Nepal)

Ques:- The Japanese Art of Flower arrangement is called

Ans:- Ikebama

Ques:- The capital of Finland

Ans;- Helsinki

Ques:- When was the planning commission of India established ?

Ans:- March 15, 1950

Ques:- Who was the Finance Minister in the Interim Government in India in 1946 ?

Ans:- Liyakat Ali Khan

Ques:- Write about 150 words on any two of the following :

  1. What is the different between a “ Mole “ and “Spy” ?
  2. The role of SAARC in promoting peace in South Asia ?
  3. Mahatma Gandhi’s Fight against Apartheid in South Africa ?
  4. In which field is China the greatest Military rival ofUS ?
  5. Protection & Preservation of forests in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ques:- Write about 150 words on any two of the following :

  1. What is the role of Judiciary in India ?
  2. What is VAT ?
  3. What are the India’s Achievements in the field of sports ?
  4. What are the Civilian awards in India ?
  5. How is the Prime Minister of India elected ?

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