H.A.S. Exam. Solved Paper 2015

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This exam paper held on 7 June, 2015.In this paper total 200 questions are asked which 200 marks.A candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 35 years.The candidates declared qualified in the preliminary examination will be entitled for admission to the main written examination, if otherwise found eligible.

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Ques:- The latitude that pass through Sikkim also pass through

Ans:- Rajasthan

Ques:- Reo-purjil (6,816 m) peak is located in which district of Himachal Pradesh

Ans:- Kinnaur

Ques:- Among ADR, SDR,GDR which one is/are treated as artificial currency ?

Ans:- Special Drawing Rights (SDR)

Ques:- Disguised unemployment generally means

Ans:- Alternative employment is not available

Ques:- In India, which bank(s) has the highest share in the disbursement of credit to agriculture and allied activites ?

Ans:- Co-operative Banks

Ques:- Mars Orbitor Mission is called

Ans:- Mangalyan

Ques:- Who translated Kalhana’s Rajatarangini into English ?

Ans:- Sir Aurel Stein

Ques:- What is the script of the earliest epigraphically rock inscriptions at Pathyar and Kanhiyara in Kangra ?

Ans:- Brahmi and Kharorshthi

Ques:- Which Mughal ruler is said to have given the title of Main to the Rajput princes of Punhjab hill  states who were held hostage in the royal court ?

Ans:- Jahangir

Ques:- Rulers of which hill states were from a common ancestor ?

Ans:- Mandi, Suket and Keonthal

Ques:- Which Raja of spiti invaded Kullu and made it a tributary ?

Ans:- Rajendra Sena

Ques:- The Raja of Bushahar princely state was assisted by three hereditary Wazir families. One of them was Kohal. Where did it come from ?

Ans:- Garhwal

Ques:- When was the the department of public relations created in Himachal Pradesh /

Ans:- 1954

Ques:- In which district of Himachal Pradesh is Saryanj Sarma watershed project ?

Ans:- Solan

Ques:- When was “Beti Hai Anmol” yojna launched in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- July 2010

Ques:- Which Raja of Mandi gave the Shivratri Fair the form of a cultural festival ?

Ans:- Suraj Sen

Ques:- What is Shingni – Mingni ?

Ans:- A herbal –medicinal plant

Ques:- Who started the ice Skating ring at Shimla around 1920 ?

Ans:- Blessington

Ques:- In which district of Himachal Pradesh is Yunam-so lake ?

Ans:- Lahaul- Spiti

Ques:-When did the number of members in the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha increase from 36 to 41 ?

Ans:- 1954

Ques:- Among Hateshwari Temple in Jubbal Valley,Lakshna Devi Temple in Bharmour, Shakti Devi in Chamba and Hidimba Temple in Manali Valley which one is a Pagoda style temple in H.P.

Ans:- Hidimba Temple in Manali Valley

Ques:- Which district of H.P. occupies in the production of ginger ?

Ans:- Sirmaur

Ques:- What is the correct descending order of density of population among the Una, Bilaspur, Solan and Mandi districts of Himachal Pradesh according to 2011 census data ?

Ans:- Una-Bilaspur-Solan-Mandi

Ques:- What was the annual growth rate in the economy of Himachal Pradesh during the 2012-13 fiscal ?

Ans:- 6.1 percent

Ques:- Polworth, Corriedole, Blackpace and Bingi are varieties of

Ans:- Sheep

Ques:- Name of the site where Harappan ploughed field has found

Ans:- Kalibanga

Ques:- Who is the author of Muasir-i-Alamgiri ?

Ans:- Mustaid Khan

Ques:- The temples  located in the region between the Vindhyas and the Krishna river are known as

Ans:- Hybrid Style

Ques:- Which Maratha was given a Manasab of 7000/7000 by Aurangzeb ?

Ans:- Shahuji

Ques:- Who abolished Dual Government in Bengal ?

Ans:- Warren Hastings

Ques:- Sidhu and Kanhu were associated with which movement ?

Ans:- The Santhal rebellion

Ques:- Who was the head of the Boundary Commission which demarcated the boundaries of India and Pakistan ?

Ans:- Radcliffe

Ques:- What is local name of shifting cultivation in Malaysia ?

Ans:- Ladang

Ques:- Among Tripura, Mizoram, Manipur and Chhattisgarh Tropic of Cancer does not passes through

Ans:- Manipur

Ques:- Which is the second most spoken language in India ?

Ans:- Bengali

Ques:- Great Slat lake is located in

Ans:- U.S.A.

Ques:- What is correct order of rivers from north to south ?

Ans:- Jhelum-Chenab-Ravi-Satluj

Ques:- Among Punjab, Haryana, Dadar & Nagar Haveli, and Daman & Div which one has lowest sex ratio in India ?

Ans:- Daman and Div

Ques:- Diego Garcia island is located in :

Ans:- Indian Ocean

Ques:- Which is the largest coal producer ?

Ans:- China

Ques:- According to Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, which Article of the Indian Constitution was to remain

A dead- letter ?

Ans:- Article 356

Ques;- The elected members of the state Legislative Assembly participate in the election of

Ans:- The president of India, Members of the Rajya Sabha and members of the Legisl-ative Council.

Ques:- Which are the exclusive committees of the Rajya Sabha ?

Ans:- Committee on subordinate Legislation, committee on Government Assurances

Ques:- The tenure of the Chief Election Commissioner of India is

Ans:- Six years or 65 years of age whichever is earlier

Ques:- Which of the Commissions/committees has recommended that there should be a Minister for Panchayati Raj ?

Ans:- Ashoka Mehta Committee

Ques:- Which amendment to the Indian Constitution has made the Right to education a Fundamental right /

Ans:- 86th

Ques;- What is the correct sequence of the four stages in the public policy formulation process/

Ans:- Ide3ntifying public problems-putting public problems on policy agenda-Formu lating policy proposals to deal with the prob lem-Making Policy decisions.

Ques:- The responsibility for law and order vests with the Police commissioner in the cities of ;

Ans:- Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata

Ques:- Which function among libraries, cultural activities, Fire Services, Family Welfare does not figure in the Eleventh Schedule of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) /

Ans:- Fire services

Ques:- Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana was launched on

Ans:- 28th August ,2014

Ques:- Earth Summit 2012 for sustainable development was held in

Ans:- Rio-de-Janeiro, Brazil

Ques:- According to planning commission estimates for 2011-12 which state has maximum percentage of population below poverty line ?

Ans:- Chhattisgarh

Ques:- The World Investment Report is published by

Ans:- United Nations Confere3nce on Trade and Development

Ques:- SEBA  was established in the year

Ans:- 1988

Ques:- ‘NITI’ in NITI Aayog stands for

Ans:- National Institution for Transforming India

Ques:- Annual Summit 2015 of BRICS nations will be held in

Ans:- Ufa in Bashkortonstan, Russia

Ques:- As per population census 2011 what is the percentage of urban population in Himachal Pradesh and india respectively

Ans:- 10.3 and 31.16

Ques:- Recently the government of india has decided to revise the base year for estimating the GDP from

Ans:- 2004-05 to 2011-12

Ques:- Natiuonal Sample Survey Office was established  in the year

Ans:- 1950

Ques:- How many Biosphere Reserves are there in India ?

Ans:- 18

Ques:- The UN Convention on Biodiversity was ratified by Indian Government in the year.

Ans:- 1994

Ques:- Apart from Carbondioxide, which other gas also has a role in climate change /

Ans:- Methane

Ques:- At present which country is the maximum emitter of Carbondioxide ?

Ans:- China

Ques:- As per the IPCC 4TH Assessment Report, the average sea level during the period 1961 – 2003 increased approximately at the rate of

Ans:- 1.8 mm per year

Ques:- In India the forest cover percentage of the total geographical areas of the country is approximately.

Ans:- 21%

Ques:- Driving force for an ecosystem is

Ans:- Solar energy

Ques:- Which region has the maximum biodiversity ?

Ans:- Tropical regions

Ques:- At present the primary energy source in the World is

Ans:- Fossil fuels

Ques:- World Ozone day is celebrated on

Ans:- September 16

Ques:- The world’s highest ground based telescopic observatory is located in

Ans:- India

Ques:- The hormone insulin is a

Ans:- Peptide

Ques:- The sensation of fatigue in the muscles after prolonged strenuous physical work is caused by

Ans:- The accumulation of lactic acid

Ques:- Which agricultural practice is eco-friendly ?

Ans:- Organic farming

Ques:- According to the World Health Organisation, the disease which causes the death of the largest number of people today is

Ans:- Tuberculosis

Ques:- The only snake that builds a nest is

Ans:- 310

Ques:- Among Horn Silvers, German Silver, Ruby Silver, Lunar Silver which one does not contain silver ?

Ans:- German Silver


Ques;- Aluminium surfaces are often ‘anodized’this means the deposition of a layer of

Ans:- Aluminium oxide

Ques:- Which polymer is widely used for making bullet proof material ?

Ans:- Polycarbonates

Ques:- Which waves does a TV remote control unit use to operate a TV set ?

Ans:- Infra –red waves

Ques:- The working principle of a washing machine is

Ans:- Centrifugation

Ques:- A fuse is used in main electric supply as a safety device. Which one  of the following statements about the fuse is correct ?

Ans:- It must have a low melting point

Ques:- A simple machine helps a person in doing.

Ans:- The same amount of work with lesser force

Ques:- Domestic electrical wiring is basically a

Ans:- Parallel connection

Ques:- The most widely used antacid is ?

Ans:- Zantac

Ques:- The drugs which reduces fever are called

Ans:- Antipyretic

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