H.P.Allied Services Exam. 2012

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Download General Studies Exam Paper Himachal Pradesh Allied Services Exam 2012

This exam. paper held on 11 March, 2012.The preliminary, objective examination of qualifying nature consisting of general knowledge, everyday science, general English, general Hindi and current affairs 200 marks.The minimum educational qualification for this exam a candidate must possess a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Science or Engineering from a university recognised by the H.P./Central Government.

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Ques:- The first Asian games were held at

Ans;- New Delhi

Ques:- The total area of Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- 55,673 Sqkm

Ques:- Himachal Pradesh become the 18th state of the Indian union on

Ans:- 25 January 1971

Ques;- Among Satluj, Beas, Jhelum, Ravi which river does not flow through Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Jhelum

Ques:- In ancient times, Shivalik Hills were called

Ans:- Mainak Parvat

Ques:- Satluj enters in Himachal Pradesh at

Ans:- Shipki (Kinnaur)

Ques:- The hot springs of Manikaran are situated on the bank of

Ans;- Parbati

Ques:- ‘Bhimakali’ temple is situated at

Ans:- Sarahan

Ques:- Dr. Y.S. Parmar was the first………………of H.P.

Ans:- Chief Minister

Ques;- The famous fish breeding centre in H.P. is located at

Ans:- Deoli

Ques;- Indian Instituate of advance studies is located at

Ans:- Summer Hill (Shimla)

Ques:- Among Renuka, Rewalsar, Pandoh, Khajjiar which one is not a natural lake ?

Ans:- Pandoh

Ques:- Mahmood Ghazni plundered Nagarkot (Kangra) in

Ans:- 1009 A.D.

Ques:- Who was the first Vice-Chancellor of H.P. University ?

Ans:- Dr. R.K.Singh

Ques:- Mirza Hamidula Beg was the first……………of H.P.

Ans;- Chief Justice of H.P. High Court

Ques;- Roerich Art Gallery is located at

Ans;- Naggar (Kullu)

Ques:- Who is known as ‘Forontier Gandhi’ of H.P.?

Ans:- Bhajju Mal

Ques:- Which Gorkha leader defeated Sansar Chand of Kangra in 1805 A.D. near Hamirpur ?

Ans:- Amar Singh Thapa

Ques:- Who was the leader of agitators of Dhami tragedy on July 16, 1939 ?

Ans:- Bhagmal Sauhta

Ques;- The famous Sun temple of H.P. is located at

Ans:- Nirath

Ques:- Zanskar Mountain Range separates Himachal Pradesh from

Ans:- Tobet

Ques:- From which place Yamuna river originates ?

Ans:- Yamunotri in Uttrakhand

Ques:- ‘Mahima library’ is situated at

Ans:- Nahan

Ques:- “Bhuri Singh Museum” is situated at

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- On 26th January 1948 interim Govewrnment was constituted in H.P. under the chairmanship of

Ans:- Shiva Nand Ramaul

Ques:- “Keergram” was the old name of

Ans:- Baijnath

Ques:- Chur Chandni or Churdhar (3647m) mountain range falls in the district of

Ans:- Sirmour

Ques:- Which town was founded by Ajbar Sen in 1526 A.D. ?


Ques:- The great national Himalayan park is located in ………………district .

Ans:- Kullu

Ques:-‘Khajjiar’ is the mini Switzerland of H.P. while ‘Mini Kashi’ of H.P. is……….

Ans:- Mandi

Ques:- According to 2011 census which is the most literate district of H.P. is……….

Ans:- Mandi

Ques:- According to 2011 census which is the most literate district of H.P. ?

Ans:- Hamirpur

Ques:- Among Lisbon, Baghdad, New York, Buenos AIres which place is likely to have a time ahead of GMT ?

Ans:- Baghdad

Ques:- Among Eskimo, Boro, Pygmy, Masai which tribe practices pastoral nomadism ?

Ans:- Masai8

Ques:- Among Paradeep, Kolkata, Kochi, Visakhapattanam which one is not a major port on the west coast ?

Ans;- Kochi

Ques:- Where is the Anna International airport located ?

Ans:- Chennai

Ques:- According to 2011 census which state has the lowest population density /

Ans;- Arunachal Pradesh

Ques;- At the apex of the subordinate criminal courts stands the

Ans;- High court of the state

Ques:- Who had the distinction of being the first chief justice of India ?

Ans:- Hiralal J.Kania

Ques;- Among political review, judicial review, legal review which power is enjoyed by the supreme court ?

Ans:- Judicial Review

Ques:- Who has the power to set up common high courts in two or more states ?

Ans:- The Parliament

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

Ans:- Dadabhai Naoroji

Ques;- The members of Rajya Sabha are elected by the members of Vidhan Sabha through

Ans:- Secret ballot

Ques:- Who is/are entitled to exercise vote through postal ballot ?

Ans:- Officials on election duty, members of armed forces & members of foreign services posted abroad

Ques:- Under whose Prime Minister ship was the antidefection Law passed ?

Ans:- Rajiv Gandhi

Ques:- ‘Public order’ figures in the

Ans;- State List

Ques:- Who acts as the returning officer for the election of the president ?

Ans:- Secretary general of Rajya Sabha

Ques;- Inflation, in theory, occurs

Ans:- When the price of essential commodities outstrips income

Ques:- National renewal fund (NRF) was instituted for the purpose of

Ans:- Rural reconstruction

Ques:- Open market operations of RBI refers to

Ans:- Trading in securities

Ques:- Which unit of valuation is known as ‘paper gold’?

Ans:- Special drawing rights (SDR)

Ques:- ‘Disguised unemployment’ refers to

Ans:- More persons employed for a job which a few can accomplish

Ques;- Panchayati Raj institutions are intended to strengthen

Ans:- Multi-Level Planning

Ques:- Complete the series ; 17, 51, 85, 119, =

Ans:- 153

Ques;- In a certain code, BAD are written as XZW, SAID is written as HZRW Love will be written as

Ans:- OLEV

Ques:- Prison is to humans as cage is to……………….

Ans:- Birds

Ques:- Victory : defeat: Success:……………..

Ans:- Failure

Ques;- Cork is to bottle as……………is to box.

Ans:- Lid

Ques;- If tree is called green, green is called rain, rain is called water, water is called air, air is called blue, and where do the fish swim ?

Ans:- Air

Ques:- Rashmi is Virender’s mother’s daughter’s. What is her relationship with Virender ?

Ans:- Niece

Ques:- If the day tomorrow is Sunday, What was it yesterday /

Ans:- Friday

Ques;- A clock shows the time as 12:20. What is the angle the hour hand makes with the minutes’ hand ?

Ans;- 120 degree

Ques:- Who was the Chief Guest on the occasion of republic day parade on 26th January 2012 ?

Ans:- Prime Minister of Thailand

Ques:- Cooking oil can be converted into vegetable ghee by the process of

Ans;- Hydrogenation

Ques:- The gas inside an electric  bulb is

Ans;- Nitrogen

Ques;- Natural rubber is a polymer of

Ans:- Isoprene

Ques:- The element not present in fertilizers is

Ans:- Chlorine

Ques:- Chemically, cane sugar is

Ans;- Sucrose

Ques:- Milk is an example of

Ans;- Emulsion

Ques:- It is not advisable to sleep under a tree at night because trees release

Ans:- Carbon Dioxide

Ques;- The gas used for artificial ripening of green fruit is

Ans:- Ethylene

Ques:- The purity of primary gold is

Ans:- 24 carat

Ques;- Washing soda is

Ans:- Hydrated sodium carbonate

Ques:- Dialysis is used for patients having

Ans;- Kidney trouble

Ques:- Enzymers are made up of

Ans:- Amino acids

Ques:- Absolute alcohol is

Ans:- 100% of proof

Ques;- Ozone is important to mankind because it

Ans;- Creates a protective coverage against  ultraviolet rays

Ques:- For instant energy, athletes take

Ans;- Glucose

Ques;- Insulin is a pancreatic

Ans:- Harmone

Ques:- Megasthenes was the ambassador of

Ans:- Seleucus

Ques:- In which language was the Shrimad Bhagavad Gita originally written ?

Ans:- Sanskrit

Ques:- Name the ruler of the Kushana Dynasty.

Ans:- Kadphises-1

Ques:- The word Buddha means

Ans;- An enlightened one

Ques:- Buddha’s preachings were mainly related to

Ans:- Purity of thought and conduct

Ques:- The title ‘Vikramaditya’ was assumed by

Ans:- Chandragupta – II

Ques:- The famous Chinese pilgrim Fa-hien visited India during the reign of

Ans:- Chandragupta – II

Ques;- The remains of the Vijayanagar Empire can be found in

Ans:- Hampi

Ques:- Whose work is Bijak ?

Ans;- Kabir

Ques;- Ramanuja preached

Ans:- Bhakti

Ques:- Firoz Shah founded many cities. Which amongst Jaunpur, Fatehpur Sikri, Hissar and Fatehabad was not built by him ?

Ans:- Fatehpur Sikri

Ques:- The ‘Bhakti’ movement of the 16th century had, as one of its leaders

Ans;- Guru Nanak

Ques:- Mughal culture greatly influenced Indian

Ans:- Painting

Ques:- Amir Khusro was a poet, courtier and Historian in the Court of

Ans;- Allaudin Khilji (1296-1316 A.D.)

Ques:- Raja Rammohan Roy was connected with

Ans:- English education

Ques;- The partition of Bengal was intended to

Ans;- Create a wedge between Hindus and Muslims

Ques;- Rajtarangini written by Kalhan is

Ans:- A history of Kishmir

Ques:- In 1923, Swaraj Party gained absolute majority in

Ans:- Legislative Assemble

Ques:- The Rowlatt Act was passed in the year

Ans;- 1919

Ques;- Who wrote the play ‘Andher Nagari Chaupata Raja ?

Ans:- Bhartendu Harish Chandra

Ques:- Who was the Congress President when India became free ?

Ans:- J.B. Kripalani

Ques:- The boundary between India and Pakistan was demarcated by

Ans:- Sir Cyril Radcliff

Ques:- The Headquarters of the Ghadar Party was at

Ans;- San Francisco, USA

Ques:- Which nationalist leader has been referred to ‘Lokhitwadi’?

Ans;- Gopal Hari Deshmukh

Ques:- Most of the weather phenomena take place in the

Ans:- Troposphere

Ques;- Which gas in the atmosphere absorbs ultraviolet rays ?

Ans:- Ozone

Ques:- Where is the Doldrum belt located ?

Ans:- Near the Equator

Ques:- The velocity of winds is governed by

Ans:- Pressure gradient

Ques:- Name the instrument used for measuring humidity.

Ans:- Hygrometer

Ques:- Which amongst Easterlies, Westerlies, Drainage wind and Trade winds is not a planetary wind ?

Ans:- Drainage winds

Ques:- What is meant by the term ‘Cirrus’?

Ans:- High cloud

Ques:- Rainfall caused due to the presence of mountains in the way of winds is called.

Ans:- Orographic rain

Ques:- Plains formed due to the filling up of lakes are called

Ans:- Lacustrine plains

Ques:- Which amongst marble, coal,granite and slate is an organic rock ?

Ans:- Coal

Ques:- Which soil is most common in the Indo-Gangetic Pain ?

Ans:- Alluvial

Ques:- The term ‘epicentre’ is associated with

Ans:- Earthquakes

Ques:- Polynesians are believed to be a subgroup of

Ans:- Mongoloids

Ques:- Of which region is rice the most important crop ?

Ans:- Tropical monsoon

Ques;- Iron is obtained mostly from

Ans:- Magnetite

Ques;- Which countries are separated by the Durand Line ?

Ans:- India and Afghanistan

Ques;- Cotton fibre is obtained from the

Ans:- Fruit

Ques;- Duncan pass is located between

Ans:- South and Little Andaman

Ques:- The Pacific ring of fire is associated with

Ans:- Volcanoes and earthquakes

Ques:- Where is the Gulf of Mannar located ?

Ans:- South of Kanyakumari

Ques:- Which are the oldest rocks in the country ?

Ans:- Aravallis

Ques:- The highest peak in Indian territory is K2 in which range is it located ?

Ans:- Karakoram Range

Ques;- Among Ganga, Narmada, Brahmaputra and Krishna which river flows through a rift valley ?

Ans:- Narmada

Ques;- Which river of India is called ‘Tsangpo’ in one of its reaches ?

Ans:- Brahmaputra

Ques;- The monsoon starts retreating from India in

Ans:- Mid-Septomber

Ques:- Where can one expect dry winters in India ?

Ans:- Bengal plain

Ques;- Which are the twin cities in India ?

Ans:- Hyderabad & Secunderabad

Ques;- Most plantations of tea, coffee and temperate fruits are laid out on

Ans:- Mountain soil

Ques:- Which crop is especially prone to bacterial blight ?

Ans:- Wheat

Ques:- What does the word ‘Murrah’ refer to ?

Ans:- A breed of buffalo

Ques;- In which part of India are thorn forests commonly found  ?

Ans:- Rajasthan and Gujarat

Ques;- In which area is the deodar tree commonly found ?

Ans:- Alpine Forests

Ques:- Which state has more than 90 percent of its area under forests ?

Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh

Ques:- Where is the Wild Ass Sanctuary ?

Ans:- Gujarat

Ques:- What is Jhoom ?

Ans:- A type of cultivation

Ques:- Which crop requires water-logging for its cultivation ?

Ans:- Rice

Ques:- Which crop amongst bajra & rice, maize & jowar, barley & mustard, jowar & rice is not grown in the Kharif season ?

Ans:- Barley and Mustard

Ques:- On which river is the Nagarjuna Sagar project located ?

Ans:- Krishna

Ques:- Diamond mines are located in

Ans;- Madhya Oradesh

Ques;- A major plant of Hindustan Machine tools Ltd. Is in

Ans:- Pinjore

Ques;- Where is the oldest oil refinery of India ?

Ans:- Digboi

Ques:- What is Chandipur at sea known for ?

Ans:- Missile testing range

Ques:- How many PIN zones has India been divided into ?

Ans:- 8

Ques:- Which river rises in the Aravallies and flows into Gulf of Cambay ?

Ans:- Sabarmati

Ques:- What is the other name of the cardamom hills ?

Ans:- Nilgiri Hills

Ques:- Common salt is obtained from sea water by the process of

Ans:- Evaporation

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