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 ?
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
Ques:- Who among Babur, Humayun, Akbar & Jahangir was ignorant of the art of reading and writing ?
Ques:- Who among Dutch, English, French and Portuguese were the last to come as traders to preindependence India ?
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
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 ?
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 ?
Ques:- Among Debtors, Creditors, Business class & holder of real assets which group suffer most from inflation ?
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 ?
Ques:- In which Industry is the maximum number of women employed in India ?
Ques:- The headquarters of World Trade Organisation is in
Ques:- U.N.General assembly adopted and proclaimed the Universal declaration of human Rights in the year
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 ?
Ques:- In which one of the flying fish, sea horse, frog and chameleon is respiration done by skin ?
Ques:- Smallpox, Measles & Mumps diseases are caused by
Ques:- The chemical name of vitamin D is
Ques:- The first President of U.S.A. to visit India was
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”?
Ques:- The total surface area of the earth is
Ans;- 510 million sq. km.
Ques:- Which is the world’s largest desert ?
Ques:- B.C. Roy award is given in the field of
Ques:- India won the last hockey Olympic Gold in
Ans:- 1980, Moscow
Ques;- Which international Tennis events is played on a grass court ?
Ques:- Which Indian batsman made three consecutive centuries in his first three tests ?
Ans:- Mohd. Azharuddin
Ques:- The hottest planet is
Ques:- The world’s longest river is
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
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
Ques:- Sutlej river enter Himachal Pradesh (from Tibet) at
Ques:- During Vedic period which river was known as “Parushini “?
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 ?
Ques:- Hangrang valley is in the district of
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
Ques;- Himachal Pradesh electricity Board was constituted in
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 ?
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