Himachal Pradesh T.G.T.(Arts) Exam. 2014

Ques:- The mountain range ‘Rockies’ is located in

Ans:- North America

Ques:- Indian Standard Time is………………ahead of GMT.

Ans:- 5 Hours 30 minutes

Ques:- Ravi crops are sown in………………….

Ans:- October/December

Ques:- Which State tops in Soyabeen production ?

Ans:- Madhya Pradesh

Ques:- The minimum age to qualify for election of the Lok Sabha is

Ans:- 25 years

Ques:- The president of India can be moved from his office before the

Ans:- The two houses of the Parliament

Ques:- The preamble to our constitution provided that India is a

Ans:- Sovereign, Socialist, Secular and Democratic Republic

Ques:- The phrase ‘Bicameral Legislature’ means

Ans:- A legislature consisting of a lower and a upper houses/chamber

Ques:- Which Right was described as the heart and soul’ of the Constitution ?

Ans:- Right to Constitutional Remedies

Ques:- Judges of the high Courts are appointed by the

Ans:- President

Ques:- Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha ?

Ans:- Vice-P          resident

Ques;- Fourth Estate is referred to

Ans:- The pass

Ques:- Our Constitution guarantees ……………..Fundamental Rights.

Ans:- 7

Ques:- The Constitution prohibits human trafficking under……………..

Ans:- Right against exploitation

Ques:- The Religious leaders hold power  in a

Ans:- Theocracy

Ques:- In which schedule of the constitutional, 22 languages  of India duly recognized by the constitution, are listed

Ans:- Eighth Schedule

Ques:- Who decides whether a bill is a Money bill or not

Ans:- The speaker of the lok Sabha

Ques:- The chief Election Commissioner can be removed by

Ans:- Through a procedure similar to that for the removal of the Judge of Supreme Court

Ques:- The statement that ‘A man without society is either o beast or a God’ is attributed to

Ans:- Aristotle

Ques:- Article 18th of the Indian Constitution provides for the

Ans:- Abolition of Titles

Ques:- Which Committee first of all conceptualized PRIs as 3-tier system ?

Ans:- Balwant Rai Mehta Committee

Ques:- Duration of Gurukul Education was……………….

Ans:-  12 years

Ques:- Which was the first University of World ?

Ans:- Takshshila

Ques:- Who gave much emphasis on education during Medieval period /

Ans:- Akbar

Ques:- Madaras where the seats of……………

Ans:- Higher Education

Ques:- Macaulay’s Minute was written in……………

Ans:- 1835

Ques:- Learning implies something in the individual

Ans:- Occurring within

Ques:- Among Attitude, Maturation, Concepts, Skills which one is not a product of learning /

Ans:- Mathuration

Ques:- In teaching, if nothing has been learned nothing has been……………

Ans:- Taught

Ques:- Teaching would come in which classification of work ?

Ans:- Professional

Ques:- Who was the supporter of Naturalism in Education ?

Ans:- Rousseau

Ques:- Which book was written by Plato on Education ?

Ans:- The Republic

Ques:- Which branch of philosophy deals with knowledge.Its structure, method and validity /

Ans:- Epistemology

Ques:- Knowledge according to, Mimamsa philosophy, is………….

Ans:- Real and Unreal

Ques:- On whose phiulosophy is the current primary education based (in India) ?

Ans:- Mathatma Gandhi

Ques:- Networking of Libraries through Electronic Media is known as

Ans:- Inflibnet

Ques:- Which is the least important factor in teaching ?

Ans:- Punishing the students

Ques:- Who was the Chairman of Indian Education Commission (1964-66)?

Ans:- D.S.Kothari

Ques:- John Dewey liked best, the following definition of education

Ans:- Preparation for life

Ques:- In early Athenian education the ‘Paidagogos’ was a…………………………….


Ques:- Modern Indian Education at the elementary school level can be best described as being…………….

Ans:- Pupil-Centered

Ques:- ‘Spare the rod and spoil the child’ its contribution in modern classroom serves our purpose in a …………….

Ans:- Worest way

Ques:- Teacher uses visual-aids to make learning…………….

Ans:- Interesting

Ques:- The self, according to samkhya is different from

Ans:- Body, Intellect and Mind

Ques:- Which is not relevant for achieving vertical social  mobility ?

Ans:- Religion

Ques:- The famous psychologist, Binet was a…………………..

Ans:- French

Ques:- The proverb – ‘Grapes are sour’ is related to

Ans:- Rationalization

Ques:- The term ‘Mental Hygiene’ has been given by

Ans:- C.W.Beers

Ques:- Which erstwhile  State of Himachal Pradesh was pioneer in the field of hydroelectricity generation ?

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- The remains of two Buddhist Stupas in Kangra district have been found at

Ans:- Chari and  Chetru

Ques:- ‘Arjikiya’ was the vedic name of the river

Ans:- Beas

Ques:- ‘Suketi Fossil Park’ is in the district of

Ans:- Sirmaur

Ques:- In which year Shimla became the summer capital of the British Raj ?(By the efforts of Lord Lawrence)

Ans;- 1864

Ques:- Who is known as ‘Manchester of India’

Ans:- Ahmedabad

Ques:- This tribe is mainly found in the States of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.

Ans:- Bhils

Ques:- There is a provision of ‘Nirbhata Fund’ worth 1000 crore in the Union Budget 2013-14 for

Ans:- Women Empowerment & Safety

Ques:- ‘Raijin’ supercomputer belongs to

Ans:- Australia

Ques:- ‘Charminar’ is situated at

Ans:- Hyderabad

Ques:- ‘Neurology’ is the study of

Ans:- Nervous system

Ques:- BCG vaccine is associated with the disease

Ans:- Tuberculosis

Ques:- LPG (Liquified Petroleum Gas) is the composition of

Ans:- Butane-Propane

Ques:- Nearest planet to the Sun is

Ans:- Mercury

Ques:- The sports term ‘Ace’ is associated with

Ans:- Lawn Tennis

Ques:- Which country is the only country to have participated in energy football WORLD cup so far ?

Ans:- Brazil

Ques:- ‘Indian Point’ is the………………..point of India.

Ans:- Southernmost

Ques:- They went loafing…………………………the city.

Ans:- Around

Ques:- The synonym of ‘Tranquility’ is

Ans:- Calmness

Ques:- The antonym of ‘Plenty’ is

Ans:- Scarcity

Ques:- He applied for and was ……………….legal aid by the labour Ministry

Ans:- Granted

Ques:- ‘NADA’ is associated with

Ans;- Anti Doping Activities

Ques:- The national Fire Service Collage is situated at

Ans:- Nagpur

Ques:- In Auguest 2013, which sub-merine of Indian Navy was sunken down after an explosion ?

Ans:- INS Sindhu Rakshak

Ques:- What is the full form of PIN ?

Ans:- Postal Index Number

Ques:- In 2013, Indian Science Congress was held at………….

Ans:- Kolkatta

Ques:- Who is the author of the book ‘The Low Land’?

Ans:- Jhumpa Lahiri

Ques:- President of the USA,Barak Obama represents…………party.

Ans:- Democratic

Ques:- In judicial context, the intended purpose of ‘Certiorari’ is

Ans:- To quash the order already passes by an inferior court.

Ques:- The name ‘Harry Houdini’ is associated with

Ans:- Magic

Ques:- The first hour of every sitting of Parliament is called the …………………

Ans:- Question Hour

Ques:- The Indus Valley Civilization site ‘Lothal’ is situated in

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:- There were…………………..Tirthankaras (Great Teachers) of the Jainism

Ans:- 24

Ques:- The death of Buddha isa known as

Ans:- Mahaparinirvana

Ques:- Alexander the great invaded India in………………B.C.

Ans:- 326

Ques:- Who was the author of ‘Mudrarakhasa ‘?

Ans:- Vishakhadatta

Ques:- ‘Sanchi Stupa’ was built by

Ans:- Ashoka  

Ques:- Vikaram samvat (Era) starts from………………….B.C.

Ans:- 58

Ques:- ‘Harshacharita’ was written by

Ans:- Banabhatta

Ques:- Harisena the auther of Allahabad Pillar Inscription was the court poet of

Ans:- Samudragupta

Ques:- Mehrauli Inscription (Iron Pillar near Qutub Minar) is associated with

Ans:- Chandragupta – II

Ques:- Among Kumarsambhava, Vikramovarshiya,Raghuvansham, Ratnavali which one is not associated with ‘Kalidasa’?

Ans:- Ratnavali

Ques:- Hieun Tsang visited India during the reign of

Ans:- Harshavardhana

Ques:- ‘Elephanta cave shrine’ was got constructed by the

Ans:- Rashtrakutas

Ques:- ‘Khajuaho’ temples were built by the

Ans:- Chandellas

Ques:- Who was the first Muslim who invaded India in 712 A.D.?

Ans:- Mahammad bin Qasim

Ques:- Who is considered the ‘founder of Muslim Rule in India ?

Ans:- Mohammad Ghori

Ques:- Who was the Sultan of Delhi popularly known as ‘Lakh Baksh’ for his generosity ?

Ans:- Qutubuddin Aibak

Ques:- Who formed ‘Turkan-e-Chahalgani’ Turkish nobles ?

Ans:- IItutmish

Ques:- Who introduced the ‘Sijdah’ and ‘Paidos’ practices in the court of Delhi sultanate ?

Ans:- Balban

Ques:- Who was the Sultan of Delhi Known for his market reforms and new capital ‘Siri’?

Ans:- Alauddin Khilji

Ques:- Timur, the Mongol leader, ordered general massacre in Delhi in………………….A.D.

Ans:- 1398

Ques:- What was ‘Jaziya’

Ans:- Religious tax

Ques:- …………..was the Sultan of Delhi who transferred capital from Delhi to Daulatabad.

Ans:- Muhammad-bin-Tughlaq

Ques:- hich poet was known as ‘The bParrot of India’ (Tuti-e-Hind)?

Ans:- Amir Khusro

Ques:- Which religious leader was known as ‘Mahaprabhu’?

Ans:- Chaitanya

Ques:- Under Akbar, Mir Bakshi was required to look after

Ans:- Military affairs

Ques:- The Vijayanagar ruler, Krishnadev Raya’s work ‘Amuktamalyada’ was in

Ans:- Telugu

Ques:- Todar Mal was associated with

Ans:- Land revenue reforms

Ques:- Two of the great Mughals wrote their own memories. They were

Ans:- Babur and Jahangir

Ques:- Ustad Mansur was a  famous painter in the reign of

Ans:- Jahangir

Ques:- Who installed a chain of Justice outside his palace in Agra called Zanzir-i-Adil ?

Ans:- Jahangir

Ques:- Which Mughal Emperor’s reign is considered the ‘Golden Age of Mughal Empire’ ?

Ans:- Shah Jahan

Ques:- Ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur was executed by

Ans:- Aurangzeb

Ques:- ‘Ashtapradhan’ were ministers of

Ans:- Marathas

Ques:- Third Battle of Panipat look place in………….A.D.

Ans:- 1761

Ques:- Vasco-de-Gama reached the port of Calicut in……………….A.D.

Ans:- 1498

Ques:- The English East India Company set up its first factory at

Ans:- Surat

Ques:- Battle of Buxar took place in the year………………………A.D.

Ans:- 1764

Ques:- Who amongst the following  is known as the ‘Father of Civil services’ in India ?

Ans:- Lord Cornwallis

Ques:- The Britishers transferred their capital from Calcutta to Delhi in………………….A.D.

Ans:- 1911

Ques:- Who amongst the following was not a leader (Revolutionary ) duing the revolt of 1857 ?

Ans:- Nizam of Hyderabad

Ques:- Who was the founder of Ramakrishna Mission ?

Ans:- Swami Vivekananda

Ques:- Which revolutionary leader was also known as ‘Frontier Gandhi’?

Ans;- Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan

Ques:- In which town in India did Gandhi Ji make his first experiment in Satyagraha ?

Ans:- Champaran

Ques;- Name the organization founded in 1906 by the Aga Khan (Nawab of Daka) and Nawab Mohsin-ul-Mulk.

Ans:- The all India Muslim League

Ques:- The name ‘Lala Hardayal’ is associated with

Ans:- Ghadar Party

Ques:- Chauri Chaura incident is associated with

Ans:- Non-Cooperation Movement

Ques:- Percentage share of Indian Agriculture in National Income has been

Ans:- Decreasing

Ques:- Indian economy is

Ans:- Mixed economy

Ques:- In india, National Income Estimates are prepared by

Ans:- Central Statistical organization

Ques:- Economic Activities of India have been divided in basic…………..sectors for measuring National income.

Ans:- Three

Ques:- In Indian, National Income Estimates are prepared by

Ans:- Central Statistical Organization

Ques:- Economic Activities of India have been divided in basic……………sectors for measuring National income.

Ans:- Three

Ques:- In Indian, which sector contribute highest in the National income ?

Ans:- Tertiary Sector

Ques:- Deepest point ‘Java Trench’ is associated with

Ans:- Indian Ocean

Ques:- Autumnal Equinox falls on which date ?

Ans:- 23rd September

Ques:- Mount Kilimanjaro is in which country ?

Ans:- Tanzania

Ques:- Which is the longest river of the world ?

Ans:- Nile

Ques:- Which is the driest place of the world ?

Ans;- Atacama Desert

Ques:- Which is the oldest mountain chain in India ?

Ans:- Aravallis

Ques:- Tropic of Cancer passes through which of the following States ?

Ans:- Rajasthan

Ques:- Suraj Tal lake is situated in which of the following States ?

Ans:- Lahul & Spiti

Ques:- In which State Keoladeo National Park is situated ?

Ans:- Rajasthan

Ques:- Among Chenab, Ravi, Beas, Sutlej which river does not originate in India /

Ans;- Sutlej

Ques:- At which place is the Shompen tribe found ?

Ans:- Nicobar Island

Ques:- Population can be controlled by

Ans:- Decreasing birth rate

Ques:- As per census-2011, the sex ratio in India is…………….

Ans:- 940

Ques:- As per Census -2011……………….has the lowest literacy rate.

Ans:- Bihar

Ques:- ‘Grey Revolution’ is associated with

Ans:- Wool production

Ques:- Dalal Street is located at

Ans:- Mumbai

Ques:- The model of five years plan for raoid economic growth has been taken from

Ans:- Erstwhile USSR

Ques:- Excise duty is a tax levied on the

Ans:- Production of goods

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