Himachal Pradesh Naib Tehsildar’s Examination 2014

Ques:- Which pass joints Kinnaur to Garhwai ?

Ans:- Kamilaga

Ques:- Between which two mountain ranges is Danwin valley of Bilaspur District of H.P.

Ans:- Dhar Bahadurpur and Dhar Bandla

Ques:- Who was ally of Shambar in his with the Aryan king, Divodas ?

Ans:- Verchi

Ques:- Which community has been mentioned by justice Tek Chand for its high sense of service, dignity and duty.

Ans:- Sood/Sud

Ques:- Which figure is found on the coins of Kunindas ?

Ans:- Shiva with trigent

Ques:- Which tribe is living along chandra – Bhaga in Lahaul-Spiti District of Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Swangla

Ques:- Who founded a state in the upper Ravi valley with Brahmapura as its capital around the middle of sixth century AD ?

Ans:- Maru Varman

Ques:- Which hill state was not founded by Rajput adventurers from the plains ?

Ans:- Rampur Bushahar

Ques:- Which scion of Dhameri Nupur was sent by Jahangir to capture Nagarkot fort who joined hill chief’s plundered the imperial territory and later on fied to Mau fort ?

Ans:- Suraj Mal

Ques:- Who led the campaign againest the Gurkhas in chopal, Jubbal Rawingarh areas ?

Ans:- James Baillie Fraser

Ques:- Which Raja of Kangra organized all the hill chief’s between Jammu and Kangra in 1588-89 against Akbar ?

Ans;- Bidhi Chand

Ques:- Which ruler of Kutlehr expelled the Sikhs from fort of Kotwalbah during the first Sikh war ?

Ans:- Narain Pal

Ques:- What is Dhattu ?

Ans:- A headwear of women in rural areas

Ques:- Who divided the dialects apoken in Bilaspur into six categories ?

Ans:- T. Graham Bailey

Ques:- When was chief commissioner replaced by lieutenant Governor in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- March, 1952

Ques:- Who was the first and the only Chairman of H.P. territorial council ?

Ans:- Thakur Karam Singh

Ques:- How long does the Shivratri fair at Mandi last ?

Ans:- Seven days

Ques:- What is the name of the Gaddan with whom Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra fell in love ?

Ans:- Nokhu

Ques:- Which Raja of guler was great patron of art, particularly painting ?

Ans:- Goverdhan Chand

Ques;- Who built the Lakshmi Narain temple in Chamba town.

Ans:- Sahil Varman

Ques:- What is the new name of the first Mugal garden laid out by Babur in India which he had named as Aaram Bagh

Ans:- Ram Bagh

Ques:- Which committee has recommended single act for all central unversities in India ?

Ans:- A.N.Pathan Committee

Ques:- Where is Rong-Tong hydel project of 2 MW capacity ?

Ans:- Lahaul-Spiti

Ques;- Which organisation is opposing the order of the Himachal Pradesh high court of banning animal sacrifice at religious places ?

Ans:- Kullu Devi-Devata Kardar Sangh

Ques:- Where is horse breeding farm in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Lari in Lahul Spiti

Ques:- At which place in Himachal Pradesh has the government of India sanctioned a handloom cluster for which first instalment has already been realized ?

Ans:- Ghumarwin

Ques:- Which is the nodal agency for the execution Urban infrastructure development scheme for small and medium towns in Himachal Pradesh ?


Ques:- At present how many panchayat samities are there in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- 77

Ques:- In Himachal Pradesh where is disaster recovery centre for monitoring and control of unmanned 33 KV and above power sub-stations ?

Ans:- Paonta Sahib

Ques:- Which country is assisting in Swan river watershed management project Una ?

Ans:- Japan

Ques:- What is the name of comprehensive integrated scheme for persons with disability which was launched by Himachal Pradesh Government in 2008-09 ?

Ans:- Sahyog

Ques:- In which year was the directorate of Medical education, training and research established in Himachal Pradesh.

Ans:- 1996-97

Ques:- To which country did David Haines who was recently beheaded by is belong ?

Ans:- France

Ques:- Who is mark tully ?

Ans:- A British Journalist and Writer

Ques:- Which leader of Scottish National party is spearheading the demand for independence of scotland ?

Ans:- Alex Salmond

Ques:- Who is the author of not just an accountant ?

Ans:- Vinod Rai

Ques:- What does montreal protocol of 1987 deal with ?

Ans:- Environment

Ques:- What is the name of the instituate whose 24 students were drowned in the Beas recently ?

Ans:- Vigyan Jyoti Instituate

Ques:- On the bank of which river is Sohni-Mahiwal point ?

Ans:- Chenab

Ques:- In which sector of Indo-Tibetan border is Chumar ?

Ans:- South-Eastern Ladakh

Ques:- Hoe much journey is involved for Earth to Mars ?

Ans:- 666 million kms

Ques:- Recently who spear- headed the debate on political and humanitarian situation in Kishmir in the British Parliament ?

Ans:- David Ward

Ques:- To which country does Massimiliano latorre accused of killing two Indian fishermen belong ?

Ans:- Italy

Ques:- With which of the following is Ustad Abdul Rashid Khan associated ?

Ans:- Classical Vocal

Ques:- In which district J&K is sadhota village which was recently buried under debris ?

Ans:- Udhampur

Ques:- What does volkar report deal with ?

Ans:- Role of Natwar Singh and his son in oil in exchange for food grains in Iraq

Ques:- Who was the first woman to reach Everest twice ?

Ans:- Santosh Yadav

Ques:- In which country halima, a woman of Indian origin, became the speaker of Parliament ?

Ans:- Singapore

Ques:- In which year did Arvind Kejriwal get the Magsaysay award ?

Ans:- 2006

Ques:- What is the venue of 6th meeting of home ministers of the SAARC countries ?

Ans:- Panchatantra

Ques:- Which ancient work tries to impart instruction on different aspects of life through stories in which animals are the speakers ?

Ans:- Kathmandu

Ques:- Which ancient school of philosophy tries to reduce all existence to who fundamental categories purusa and Prakriti ?

Ans:- Samkhya

Ques;- Which of the following is a vedanga ?

Ans:- Jyotisha

Ques:- Besides Nalanda, which was the other important university in Bihar during the ancient times ?

Ans:- Vikramashila

Ques:- Who was a pupil of Ramanuja ?

Ans:- Rama Nanda

Ques:- Which of the following saints belongs to Bengal ?

Ans:- Chaitanya

Ques:- What is the subject matter of Lilavati of Bhaskaracharya ?

Ans:- Mathematics

Ques:- Who was the founder of Arya Samaj ?

Ans:- Swami Dayananda Saraswati

Ques:- At which place in Uttarakhand is mysterious lake called Rup Kund ?

Ans:- Chamoli

Ques:- Who is the chairperson of national commission for Women ?

Ans:- Lalitha Kumarmangalam

Ques:- Who invented the Gravitation law ?

Ans:- Newton

Ques:- What does Audiometer measure ?

Ans:- Intensity of sound

Ques:- Who invented telephone ?

Ans:- Alexander Graham Bell

Ques:- What are lines on a map, joining places with equal amount of pressure called ?

Ans:- Isobars

Ques:- Which is not renewable source of energy ?

Ans:- Coal

Ques:- Who is known as father of Genetics ?

Ans:- J.G.Mendel

Ques:- Which movement of Gandhiji gave the slogan of Do or Do ?

Ans:- Quit India movement

Ques:- Who is the editor of Bahishkrit Bharat ?

Ans:- B.R. Ambedkar

Ques:- Who is founder the Kirti Kisan party ?

Ans:- Sohan Singh Josh

Ques:- When did Gandhiji return to India from South Africa ?

Ans:- January 09, 1915

Ques:- On which day in 1931 were Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev executed ?

Ans:- March 23

Ques:- In which year did Muslim league pass the Pakistan resolution ?

Ans:- 1940

Ques:- When Gandhiji was asked in 1921 whether he would like to make any changes in the language of Hindi Swaraj written in 1909 he said he would like to change one word ? What was this ?

Ans:- His use of word prostituate for the British Parliament

Ques:- Which is the longest day in the northern hemisphere ?

Ans:- June 21

Ques:- Which is true about lunar eclipse ?

Ans:- It occurs only on a full moon day

Ques:- What does richter scale measure ?

Ans:- Earthquakes

Ques:- In which state is Chilka Lake ?

Ans:- Odisha

Ques:- Which tribal group is found in Manipur ?

Ans:- Angami

Ques:- In which state of India is Pachmarchi ?

Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

Ques:- Who led the 1857 war of independence in Gwalior ?

Ans:- Tatya Tope

Ques:- In which year did Gandhiji set up Harijan Sevak Sangh ?

Ans:- 1932

Ques:- Which o9f the following reduced the age for entry into ICS from 21 to 19 years ?

Ans:- Lord Lytton

Ques:- When was the capital of India shifted from Calcutta to Delhi ?

Ans:- 1911

Ques:- Under which act provision was made for the first time for the election of some non- official members in the central and povincial legislative councials ?

Ans:- Indian councils Act, 1892

Ques:- What is the name of the journal in which Balgangadhar Tilk wrote an article for which he was put on trial in 1908.

Ans:- Kesari

Ques:- Which elite group of Muslims organized the shimla deputation to Lord Minto in october 1906 pleading for separate electorates ?

Ans:- Dacca Group

Ques:- At which session did the Congress party for the first time demanded Swaraj Swashasan ?

Ans:- 1906

Ques:- In which conspiracy case was V.D. Savarkar deported in october 1910 ?

Ans:- Nasik Conspiracy case

Ques:- What was the periodicity of publication of gadar ?

Ans:- Weekly

Ques:- When did Madan Malaviya leave the Swaraj Party ?

Ans:- 1922

Ques:- When was all India workers and peasants party set up ?

Ans:- 1928

Ques:- Which state of India is situated on border of Afghanistan ?

Ans:-J & K

Ques:- Which state of India has the longest coastline ?

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:- What is the approximate number of big and small islands in Andaman and Nicobar group of Islands ?

Ans:- 322

Ques:- Which river’s source is verinag ?

Ans:- Jhelum

Ques:- Which of the following cities is on the bank of Chambal river ?

Ans:- Kota

Ques:- In which state is Kaziranga Tigar reserve ?

Ans:- Assam

Ques:- By what name is shifting cultivation called in Kerala ?

Ans:- Ponam Krishi

Ques:- Where is the headquarters of central railway ?


Ques:- What is the state tree of Karnataka ?

Ans:- Sandal

Ques:- What is the femal literacy rate in India ?

Ans:- 65.46 percent

Ques:- From where has the constituation of India borrowed the idea of concurrent list ?

Ans:- Australia

Ques:- What term is used for the presidential power of substituting one from of punishment by another of a lighter from ?

Ans:- Commutation

Ques:- Which Vice – President of India had the longest tenure ?

Ans:- Dr. S.Radhakrishan

Ques;- Who was Deputy Prime Minister of India during 1989-91 ?

Ans:- Devi Lal

Ques:- What is the total number of members in the public accounts committee in India ?

Ans:- 22

Ques:- Where is the Seat of Chhattisgarh high court ?

Ans:- Bilaspur

Ques:- Which commission proposed that the appointment of Governor of State should be done by a committee consisting of the Prime Minister, home Minister, Lok Sabha speaker and the Chief Minister of the concerned state ?

Ans:- Punchhi Commission

Ques:- What term is used for the estimate of sdvance payment to the government to carry on its work till the passing of the Appropriation Bill ?

Ans:- Vote on Account

Ques:- Which is included in the Teriary sector of Indian Economy ?

Ans:- Transport

Ques:- What is the proposed growth target in Draft approach to the twelfth five year plan ?

Ans:- 8 percent

Ques:- In which five year plan was the idea of inclusive development first emphasized ?

Ans:- Eleventh

Ques:- What is minimum number of households having poorly built tenements with inadequate sanitary and drinking water facilities and unhygienic conditions to be termed as slums as per the new definition of 2011 ?

Ans:- Twenty

Ques:- When was Mid – day meal scheme launched in India in Primary Schools ?

Ans:- 1995

Ques:- When was the special Zone Act passed in India ?

Ans;- 2005

Ques:- Where is the headquarters of the reserve bank of India ?

Ans:- Mumbai

Ques:- Which private sector bank was set up in 1985 ?

Ans:- Kotak Mahindra

Ques:- In which year was Rushtriya Swasthya Bima Yojana Launched in India ?

Ans:- 2009

Ques:- Who is the chairman of thirteenth finance commission ?

Ans:- Vijay L. Kelkar

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