Download Solved Exam. Paper H.P. Allied Services Exam. 2009
This Exam. Paper of General Studies 30 August, 2009.In this paper total 200 questions are asked which are in 200 marks. This exam. paper complete in 2 Hrs.
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Ques:- Sach (4395 mtrs.), Chini and Chabia (4934mtrs.) passes are located in Distt.
Ques:- Which pass is called as “Pass with Cross Roads on Summit” (roads from Zanskar, Laddakh, Spiti and Lahaul meet here) ?
Ans:- Baralacha Pass (in Lahaul spiti)
Ques:- Who was the first recipient of Parshuram Award in 1987 A.D. ?
Ans:- Suman Rawat (in Athetics)
Ques:- From which animal is the valuable, Pashmina wool obtained ?
Ans:- Himalayan Goat
Ques:- Where is the Headquarter of ‘Microsoft’ located ?
Ans:- Santa Clara, California (U.S.A.)
Ques:- The name of Lachhu Maharaj is associated with
Ans:- Kathak (a Folkdance of North India)
Ques:- Nizam Gold Cup is associated with
Ques:- 24th and last Tirathankar of Jains is
Ans:- Mahavir Swami
Ques:- First Indian satelite launched from an Indian cosmodrome (at Sriharikota, Andhra Pradesh) on July 18, 1980 is
Ans:- Rohini – IB
Ques:- Dehri monuments outside many villages of H.P. are symbols of
Ans:- Tradition of Sati
Ques:- The International boundary line between India and China is demarcated by
Ans:- McMahon Line
Ques:- Who founded the Red Cross Society in 1863 A.D. ?
Ans:- Henry J.Durant
Ques:- When did the first non- Congress government come to power in India ?
Ans:- 1977 A.D.
Ques:- ‘Uhl’ is a tributary of
Ans:- Beas River
Ques:- Mahatma Gandhiji visited Shimla for the first time in May 1921 (for a series of interviews with, Viceroy Lord Reading) and stayed at
Ans:- Shanti Kuteer (Summer Hill)
Ques:- Rajasansi Airport is located at Amritsar while Meenambakkam Airport is located at
Ques:- Tharu are the tribes of
Ques:- Through how many tunnels does Kangra Valley Railway pass ?
Ques:- Chasim is a dance performed in Kinnaur by
Ans:- An individual
Ques:- Mahasuvi dialect is widely spoken in the districts of
Ans:- Shimla and Solan
Ques:- Who was the first Indian Women to Swim across the Strait of Gibralter ?
Ans:- Arti Pradhan
Ques:- Who said about ‘Spiti’ that place is no place for men “?
Ans:- Rudyard Kipling
Ques:- The high court of Punjab before its transfer to Chandigarh was located in Shimla in the
Ques:- Who was known as “Guruji” ?
Ques:- Where did Guru Gobind Singh write a major portion Dasham Granth ?
Ans:- Poanta Sahib
Ques:- Which district of H.P. is known as “Little Tibet” ?
Ans:- Lahual Spiti
Ques:- The country known as the ‘Land of White Elephants’ is
Ques:- Sports term – Auxillary Punch, is related to which game ?
Ques:- Kalidas, the great Sanskrit poet was a member of the court of an Indian King. The name of the King was
Ques:-Which is used as moderator in the Nuclear Reactors ?
Ans:-Graphite and Heavy Water
Ques:-The Wavelength of the X-rays is of order of
Ans:- 1 Angstron
Ques:- In the Electromagnetic Spectrum Ultraviolet (UV), Infrared (IR), visible and Microwave radiations are arranged in the increasing order of their wavelength as
Ans:- UV < Visible < IR <Microwave
Ques:- X-rays are actually –
Ans:- Electromagnetic radiations
Ques:- Which slogans are attributed to Subhash Chandra Bose ?
Ans:- Jai Hind, Dilli Chalo and Give me blood, I will give you freedom
Ques:- Vande Mataram, the Natiuonal Song of India (adopted on Sept 7, 1906 A.D.) was composed by –
Ans:- Bakhim Chandra Chatterjee
Ques:- As per Artcile 56, The president of India hold office for a term of
Ans:- 5 years
Ques:- Who was the first women in the world to enter space ?
Ans:- Velentina Tereshkova (Russia)
Ques:- Who was the first man to have climbed Mount Everest (8848 mtrs) without oxygen ?
Ans:- Fu Dorjee
Ques:- The National Flower of Britain is
Ques:- Which former President of India had the unique distinction of getting two consecutive terms in office ?
Ans:- Dr. Rajendra Prasad (1st President of India)
Ques:- The disputes regarding the election of President and Vice-President of India comes under the
Ans:- Appeliate Jurisdiction of the Supreme Court
Ques:- The currency of Kuwait is
Ques:- Capital of Turkey is
Ques:- During sleep, the blood pressure of a normal person
Ques:- The largest fresh water lake in India is
Ans:- Wular lake (In J& K)
Ques:- What is the average incubation period for the development of AIDS ?
Ans:- 10 Years
Ques:- International Women’s day is observed on
Ans:- 8 th March
Ques:- Raja Sansar Chand II was the ruler of the erstwhile State of
Ques:- Ustad Alla Rakha Khan is associated with
Ans:- Tabla Vadan
Ques:- Most abundant element in the earth’s atmosphere is
Ans:- Nitrogen (78.08%)
Ques:- Who was the Viceroy of India when the first partition of Bebgal was implemented on Oct, 16, 1905 A.D. ?
Ans:- Lord Curzon
Ques:- “Swaraj is my Birth Right, I shall have it” who said these words ?
Ans:- Bal Gangadhar Tilak
Ques:- An old written material which cannot br read easily, can be read easily, can be read with the help of
Ques:- The Polio virus enters the body through
Ans:- Contaminated food & water
Ques:- Nearest position of Earth to Sun (Perihelion, 147 Lillion Km) is observed on
Ans:- 3rd January
Ques:- ‘Masole’ – a type of shifting cultivation is practised in
Ans:- Zaire Basin
Ques:- Largest railway zone in India is
Ans:- Northern Railway (10,995 km)
Ques:- Which is the oldest Mutual fund in India ?
Ans:- Unit Trust of India (estd in 1964)
Ques:- The study of functions, characterstics and phenommenon observed in the living world and the application of this knowledge to the world of machanics is called
Ques:- Plaster of Paris is obtained from
Ques:- Daily requirment of Carbohydrates, Fats and Proteins for a normal person is
Ans:- Carbohydrates – 500gm, Protiens-55gm & Fats-50 gm
Ques:-Amino Acids od some proteins in adittion to C, N,H & O, also contain
Ques:-Visuvious Volcano (An Active Volcano ) is located in
Ques:-‘Vashisht’ a hot water spring is located in
Ans:- Manali (Distt. Kullu)
Ques:-In Second World War which of the Axis Powers surrendered first of all to the Allies ?
Ans:-Germany and Italy simultaneously
Ques:-What was the original name of underground Hydel Project “Sanjay Vidyut Pariyojna”?
Ques:-Bhakti Saint Meera Bai was a queen of
Ques:-Who was the spritual Guru of saint Kabir
Ques:-‘Microprocessor’ is associated with
Ques:-Which dynasty of India was well known for excellent village administration ?
Ques:-Cryogenic engines find application in
Ques:-From where does Veeru propose to Basanti in Sholay ?
Ans:-Top of a water tank
Ques:- Who was the first commander-in-chief of the Kaurvas during Mahabharta ?
Ques:- Baba Barrbhag Singh Fair is held at Mairri in the Distt.
Ques:- The sequence of events during launching of a rocket is
Ans:- Burning of the fuel ; generation of gases; backward movement of gases and upward movement of the rocket
Ques:- If you wanted to lighten your hair at home, what is the active ingredient in the dye preparation that will lighten your hair ?
Ans:- Hydrogen Peroxide
Ques:- The richest source of proteins.
Ques:- Fish liver oil is the rich source of-
Ans:- Vitamin A
Ques:- Which is the largest ocean in the world that covers 2/3 of the total geographical area of the earth ?
Ans:- Pacific Ocean
Ques:- Mainland India and Srilanka are separated by
Ans:- Palk Strait
Ques:- Which valley of H.P. is known as the Valley of Honey and Milk ?
Ans:- Chamba Valley
Ques:- Pahari Paintings can be broadly classified as
Ans:- Miniature paintings, Wall paintings and Manuscripts.
Ques:- The ruler of chamba state, who was the first to adopt the title of ‘Varman’ ?
Ques:- Wadia Institute of Himalayan Geology is located at
Ques:- Filaria is caused by
Ans:- Wuchereria bancrofti
Ques:- Causative agent of Malaria is a
Ques:-Name two waterborne diseases
Ans:-Cholera and Typhoid (caused by Bacteria)
Ques:-All enzymes are
Ques:-During the first war of independence in 1857 A.D. the Chamba ruler Sri Singh was loyal to the British Government and sent troops to Dalhouseie under his Wazir
Ans:-Mian Awtar Singh
Ques:-Snake bite first of all affects
Ques:-The ‘Pasteur Instituate’ founded in 1900 A.D. by Sir David Semple, is the oldest in India, producing anti-Rabies vaccines and also treating sufferers of dog bite, is located at
Ans:-Kasauli (Distt. Solan)
Ques:-Complete shedding of feathres by the birds is known as
Ans:-Molting or Ecdysis
Ques:-Among the Alpha, Beta, Gamma & X-Rays which one has the highest Penetration Power ?
Ques:- In a Nuclear Reactor the function of the Moderator to
Ans:- Slow down the speed of Neutrons
Ques:- Youngone of Hare is called
Ques:- Asia’s largest Residential University which is located in India is
Ans:- Banaras Hindu University
Ques:- Periyar Wild Life Sanctuary is located at
Ans:- Idduki (Kerala)
Ques:- Most effective colour combination for a Sun umbrella is
Ans:- White on the outer surface and black on the inner surface
Ques:- Arrange the VitarninesA, D,E and K in the increasing order of their requirement in the human body ?
Ans:- Vit K <Vit E < Vit D < Vit A
Ques:- Jataks are the fables about the different births of
Ans:- Lord Buddha
Ques:- The Mass-Energy equivalence (E=MC 2) is the consequence of Einstein’s theory of
Ans:- Special Relativity (1905 A.D.)
Ques:- The secretary – General of Lok Sabha, who is chief of its Secretariat, is appointed by
Ans:- The Speaker of Lok Sabha
Ques;- Who was the first TRYSEM stands for
Ans:- Training Rural Youth for Self Employment
Ques:- Who was the first women president of a country ?
Ans:- Maria Estela Person (Argentina)
Ques:- The lady known as “The Grand Old Lady of the Indian National Movement” is
Ans:- Aruna Asaf Ali
Ques:- Guru Nanak Dev Power Project is located in
Ques;- Who was known as Gurudev
Ans:- Rabindra Nath Tagore
Ques:-Nursery of Grapes is called
Ques:- The forest which shed their leaves during the dry season are known as
Ans:- Tropical Deciduous forests
Ques:- “Saptashwa” in Hindu Mythology is the Charriot of
Ans:-The Lord Sun
Ques:- Who is the God of the sun and brother Varuna ?
Ques:- Among colour blindness, Jaundice, Malaria and Cancer which one is a Hereditary disease ?
Ans:- Colour Blindness
Ques:- In 1961, which European statesman become the first & so far only person to win the Nobel Peace Prize Posthumously ?
Ans:- Dag Hammarskjold
Ques:- Which force binds the neutrons and protons inside the nucleus at an atom ?
Ans:- Magnetic force
Ques:- In a refrigerator the cooling is caused by the
Ans:- Evaporation of the compressed refrigerant eg. Ammonia, Freon, Carbondioxide
Ques:- Late. Sanjeev Kumar played nine different roles in which movie ?
Ans:- Naya Din Nayee Raat
Ques:- Who presented the Golden house over the holy flame in the Jawalamukhi Temple ?
Ques:- The statue of “Vairochana” (Dhayan Budha) is the main feature of
Ques:- Gondhla Castle built in 1700 A.D. by Raja of Kullu Man Singh is located on the right bank of the river Chandra in
Ans:- Distt. Lahaul-Spiti
Ques:- The capital of Harshvardhna’s Kingdom was located at
Ques:- Who wrote the book ‘Bisarjan’ ?
Ans:- Rabindra Nath Tagore
Ques:- In district kinnaur the popularly called ‘Ghanti’ is a type of
Ques:- Who is supposed to have given the Ancient Hindu Law ?
Ques:- In 1925 A.D., who was the founder of Rashtriya Swany Sewak Sangh (R.S.S.) ?
Ans:- Dr. Keshav Rao Hedegawar
Ques:- Optic fibers are mainly used for
Ques:- Mesons are found in
Ans:- Cosmic rays
Ques:- The dark lines in the solar spectrum are due to
Ans:- Absorption of corresponding wavelengths by the outer layers of the sun.
Ques:- Which law is explained by the statement that “energy can neither be created nor destroyed” ?
Ans:- Law of Conservation of Energy
Ques:- To achieve high value of rocket velocity, one must have
Ans:- High Exhaust velocity & higher loss of mass during propulsion
Ques:- Aviation fuel for jet aeroplanes consists of purified
Ques:- Recoil of a gun is an example of
Ans:- Conservation of linear momentum
Ques:- The combination of foods providing protein quality nearest to that of meat is
Ans:- Sprouted gram & groundnuts
Ques:- Sugar syrup is used for the preservation of fruits because it
Ans:- Drains moisture to inhibit growth of microorganisms
Ques:- The formation of pot holes in river beds is an example of
Ques:- Who was the last ruler of the Mughal dynasty ?
Ans:- Bahadur Shah Zafar
Ques:- “Natraja” is a dancing posture of
Ans:- Lord Shiva
Ques:- A fresh egg sinks in pure water, whereas it floats in saturated salty water. This is due to
Ans:- Higher density of salty water
Ques:- Who discovered “Victoria Falls” ?
Ans:- Dr. David Livingstone
Ques:- Which foreign influence is seen in the rock-cut architecture of India ?
Ques:- Which city in India has built a 15.8m high “GandhiStupa” dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi ?
Ans:- Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh
Ques:- “Janji” or “Jani” is type of marrige prevalent among Pangwala means
Ans:- Superior Marriage
Ques:- The purpose of Mohammad Ghazni’s attack on India was
Ans:- To plunder the wealth of India
Ques:- Who was the God of Fertility, Wealth and Cattle ?
Ques:- What observation are made when the subject speaks untruth while being tested by the polygraph instrument ?
Ans:- His blood pressure goes up & his pulse quickens