Himachal Pradesh Tehsil Welfare Officer’s Exam 2009

Ques:- Who was the first president of Indian National Congress (1885) ?

Ans:- Wyomesh Chandra Benerjee

Ques:- Prime minister of India who did not face the parliament ?

Ans:- Chaudhary Charan Singh

Ques:- Who is known as the ‘Grand old man of India ?

Ans:- Dadabhai Naoroji

Ques:- Name of the Indian who returned the ‘Knighthood’ conferred on him as a token of protest againest the atrocities in Punjab in 1919

Ans:- Rabindranath Tagore

Ques:- Which Sufi Saint’s dargah is at Ajmer ?

Ans;- Muinuddin Chisti

Ques:- “Swaraj is my birthright.” Who said it ?

Ans:- Balgangadhar Tilak

Ques:- Who among Kabirdas, Surdas, Bihari & Raskhan was a blind poet who spread Krishna Bhakti cult ?

Ans:- Surdas

Ques:- Babar laid the foundation of Mughal empire in 1526 defeating

Ans:- Ibrahim Lodi

Ques;- Akbar defeated Rana Pratap in the battle of Haldighati in the year

Ans:- 1576

Ques:- Who among Babur, Humayun, Akbar & Jahangir was ignorant of the art of reading and writing ?

Ans:- Akbar

Ques:- Who among Dutch, English, French and Portuguese were the last to come as traders to preindependence India ?

Ans:- French

Ques:- The first Muslim invasion (in 712 A.D.) of India was led by

Ans:- Muhammad-Bin- Qasim

Ques:- Which Muslim emperor was attracted by the beauty of Queen padmini ?

Ans:- Alauddin Khilji

Ques:- The first writer to use Urdu as the medium of poetic expression was

Ans;- Amir Khusrau

Ques:- ‘Brahmo Samaj’ in 1828 was founded by

Ans;- Raja ram Mohan Roy

Ques:- Tipu sultan died fighting the British forces under

Ans:- Lord Wellesley

Ques:- Non-cooperation movement started by Gandhiji in the year

Ans:- 1920

Ques:- Who was the first Indian to get selected in Imperial civil services ?

Ans:- Surendranath Banerjee

Ques:- Delhi became the capital of India on

Ans:- December12, 1911

Ques:- Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’?

Ans:- Mohammad Iqbal

Ques:- On October 2, 1959, in which Indian state panchayati raj system was first introduced ?

Ans:- Rajasthan

Ques:- Who is entitled to initiate a bill for constitutional amendments ?

Ans:- Either house of parliament

Ques:- Chief election commissioner can be removed

Ans:- by each house of parliament by 2/3 majority and on the ground of proven misbehaviour or incapacity

Ques:- In Indian constitution subject of education is in

Ans:- concurrent list

Ques:- The wheel (chakra) in   Indian National flag contains how many spokes ?

Ans:- 24

Ques:- Among Debtors, Creditors, Business class & holder of real assets which group suffer most from inflation ?

Ans:- Creditors

Ques:- One-rupee currency notes bear the signatures of

Ans:- Finance Secretary of India

Ques:- Among Bhilai, Bokaro, Rourkele and Vishakhapatnam at which one place SAIL Steel Plant is not in existence ?

Ans:- Vishakhapatnam

Ques:- In which Industry is the maximum number of women employed in India ?

Ans:-  Tea

Ques:- The headquarters of World Trade Organisation is in

Ans:- Geneva

Ques:- U.N.General assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal declaration of human Rights in the year

Ans;- 1948

Ques:- Among shellac, human body, glass & ebonite which one is a good conductor of electricity ?

Ans:- Human body

Ques;- Through which one among air, glass,water does sound travel the slowest ?

Ans:- wood

Ques:- In which one of the flying fish, sea horse, frog and chameleon is respiration done by skin ?

Ans;- Frog

Ques:- Smallpox, Measles & Mumps diseases are caused by

Ans:- Virus

Ques:- The chemical name of vitamin D is

Ans:- Calciferol

Ques:- The first President of U.S.A. to visit India was

Ans:- D.W.Eisenhower

Ques:- Who wrote “The Communist Manifesto” along with Karl Marx ?

Ans:- Friedrich Engels

Ques:- bWho is the author of the book “My Country, My Life”?

Ans:- L.K.Advani

Ques:- The total surface area of the earth is

Ans;- 510 million sq. km.

Ques:- Which is the world’s largest desert ?

Ans;- Sahara

Ques:- B.C. Roy award is given in the field of

Ans:- Medicine

Ques:- India won the last hockey Olympic Gold in

Ans:- 1980, Moscow

Ques;- Which international Tennis events is played on a grass court ?

Ans:- Wimbledon

Ques:- Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three tests ?

Ans:- Mohd. Azharuddin

Ques:- The hottest planet is

Ans:- Venus

Ques:- The world’s longest river is

Ans:- Nile

Ques:- Which Raja of Mandi followed the rule of “Science is Gold” and was very fond of inculcating this habit among his courtiers and official ?

Ans:- Surma Sen

Ques:- In which fair, it was essential to offer a male buffalo as a sacrifice to the river God ?

Ans:- Minjar fair

Ques:- A responsible government was established in Theog state on 15th August, 1947.Who was elected as its first Prime Minister ?

Ans:- Surat Ram Prakash

Ques;- “Himalayan Pahari State Territorial Council” headquarters was at

Ans:- Shimla

Ques:- “Prem Pracharini Sabha” Dhami was established in

Ans:- 1937 A.D.

Ques:- Who was the first member of Rajya Sabha from Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Chiranji Lal Verma

Ques:- “Khaneti” and “Delath” were thakurais (tributaries) of

Ans:- Rampur Bushahr state

Ques:- “Chandra” and “Bhaga” rivers join at

Ans:- Tandi

Ques:- Sutlej river enter Himachal Pradesh (from Tibet) at

Ans:- Shipki

Ques:-  During Vedic period which river was known as “Parushini “?

Ans:- Ravi

Ques:- “Waziri Rupi” is a part of

Ans:- Kullu District

Ques:- The total area of H.P. on 15th April, 1948 (at time of formation) was

Ans;- 27, 018 sq. km.

Ques:- “Hathi Dhar” is in which district ?

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- Hangrang valley is in the district of

Ans:- Kinnaur

Ques:- Giri river originates from

Ans:- Kuppar Peak (Shimla)

Ques;- Indian instituate of advanced studies (Vice Regal Lodge) is situated on

Ans:- Observatory hills

Ques:- “Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojana” is in the district of

Ans:- Kinnaur

Ques;- Himachal Pradesh electricity Board was constituted in

Ans:- 1971

Ques:- The total production capacity of Beas-Sutlej Link project is

Ans;- 990 MW

Ques:- The production capacity of Dehar Pariyojana is

Ans:- 165 MW

Ques:- The total funds allocation for the 1st five year plan in H.P. was nearly

Ans:- Rs. 5.27 crores

Ques:- Which festival of Lahaul is parallel to Diwali ?

Ans:- Halda

Ques:- Which Mandi ruler constructed Prashar temple (at Prashar ) in 1346 A.D.?

Ans:- Ban Sen

Ques;- Dr. Rajendra Prasad Medical College, Tanda was established in

Ans:- 1996 – 1997

Ques;- Norah Richards (the writer and painter) lived in

Ans:- Andretta

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