Download Solved Exam Paper Himachal Pradesh CDPO’s & Tehsil Welfare Officer’s 2014
This paper is held on 02-03-2014.Initially, an objective type Screening test will be conducted consisting of one paper of General Knowledge of 120 questions of multiple choice answers for short listing the candidates for the Main Examination. The marks obtained by the candidates in the screening test will not be counted for determining their final order of merit.
The candidates who are declared qualified in the Screening test shall be required to submit requisite documents in support of their eligibility for main written examination separately on the prescribed application form, which will be uploaded on the official website of the commossion after the declaration of result of screening test for the posts of C.D.P.O. and Welfare Officer.
Download Himachal Pradesh CDPO’S & Tehsil Welfare Officer’s Exam 2014
Ques:- Of which valley Big Shigal and Nohtang mountain are the main attractions ?
Ques:- Place which receives maximum rainfall in Himachal Pradesh is :
Ques:- In the context of its demographic character Himachal Pradesh has been termed by German scholar Benel as :
Ans:- The abode of primitive man
Ques:- According to which scripture non-Aryan tribes of Koles, Kiratas, Yakshas and Nages lived in Himachal Pradesh prior to Aryans ?
Ques:- Who is credited with driving away the hordes of Kirs and Turushkas from Himachal Pradesh ?
Ques:- The ruler of which state helped Mughal Emperor Jahangir in annexing the fort of Kangra.
Ques:- In which documents do we come across the following description of the temperament of Himachali people :
“THE PEOPLE OF THE AREA ARE SIMPLE, HARDWORKING, THRIFTY AND HONEST, THE ARE OPEN, WARM AND COMPLETELY RELIABLE.”
Ans:- The Himalayan districts of Kullu, Lahul spiti by Harkot
Ques:- Which factor induced the king of Sirmour to get Gujjars settled in his kingdom.
Ans:- He found the milk very delicious presented to him by gujjars at his inlaws place
Ques:- From a rock edict we come to know that a Vihar (monastery) for Buddhist monks was built by Krishnayash in Trigart area. That edict has been found at :
Ques:- In which area villagers celebrate many festivals to mark the period of waiting for the promised return of Pandavas through the same route which they adoped while going to heaven /
Ques:- The place where Rudra emerged on the earth to release Vidyut from his arsenal according to popular Himachali myth is at the confluence of two rivers. They are /
Ans:- Parvati and Vyas
Ques;- According to popular belief who brought River Shatdru in Himachal Prade3sh from holy Mansarovar lake /
Ques:- Why do Gaddies wear Narwar 9a red kerchief) around their neck or waists ?
Ans:- As a taken of their devotion to Kailang
Ques;- In which region only one bull is needed to pull the plough due to blessing of Minghal devi /
Ans:- Pangi Valley
Ques:- Why the gods Ghepan and Langura are prayed regulary in Lahaul and Kinnaur respectively /
Ans:- To keep the evil at bay
Ques:- In which area of Himachal Pradesh people fire their guns at the eclipse and also throw stones ?
Ans:- Lahaul Spiti
Ques:- The oldest Temple of Manu is situated at ;
Ques:- How did the rule of Sen dynasty come to an end in the spiti
Ans:- Tibettans attacked lahul spiti and were helped by the king of kullu in this adventure.
Ques:- Who is the unquestioned ruler of the picturesque village Malana ?
Ques;- Which Himachali author has authored “Antim Aranya” and “Shatabdi Ke Dhaite Varshon Mein “?
Ans:- Nirmal Verma
Ques:- Recently the government of which African Country has adopted the strategy of using coffee ceremony in the households to promote health care and healthy life style in rural areas /
Ques;- For which disease ELQ 300 has potential as a new drug for the treatment, prevention and ultimately its eradication according to a recently published research paper ?
Ques:- What is not true about cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio, who has been elected 266th pope in 2013 ?
Ans:- He has assumed the name Benedict XV
Ques:- Chosen for the prestigious Literary award Booker’s prize for the year 2013 has been awarded to very young woman novelist.She hails from :
Ans:- New Zealand
Ques:- In the Global war on drugs a Latin American Country has taken a novel step of putting the government at the centre of a legal Marijuana industry. It happens to be :
Ques:- The Four Eight (8888) movement whose 25th anniversary was celebrate with fanfare recently, is considered a landmark in the political development of :
Ques:- Who has been named first runner-up in Time Magazine’s per4son of the year selection search ?
Ans:- Edward Snowden
Ques:- In which contest President Puthin’s foreign policy adviser Yuri Ushakov has observed – “This situation shows that U.S. is still not ready to build relations with Russia on equal footing
Ans:- Obama,s annulment of Moscow Summit
Ques:- Which factor has induced Egyptian cabinet headed by provisional president Adly Mansour to take hard line against Muslim Brotherhood ?
Ans:- The interim government is getting strong backing of key Gulf states
Ques:- A major U.N. backed initiative to keep the fuels underground in the the pristine forests of Equador has collapsed because :
Ans:- Rich countries are refusing to put their promised money in this venture
Ques:- Which state of Indian Union has launched Ladlee Lakshmi Yojna to listen to women and understand their grievances ?
Ans:- Madhya Pradesh
Ques:- Why did Niyam Giri hills occupy a prime place in the media recently ?
Ans:- Environmental referendum
Ques:- The automobile company that has launched the most expensive Luxury car model “Wraith” in Indian Market is :
Ans:- Rolls Royce
Ques:- Considered as a milestone for Indian studies, the unveiling of 11 volume encyclopaedia of “HINDUISM’ took place recently at :
Ans:- University of South Caroline U.S.A
Ques:- Which new initiative has been taken by the Union Home Ministry in the Naxal affected areas ?
Ans:- Central paramilitary forces allowed to carry out development programme
Ques:- At which place French gold coins of the era of Napoleon-111 have been found /
Ans:- West Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh
Ques:- The Northern Eastern State, where first “State of Art” Prison was inaugurated on Gandhi Jayanti (2013), happens to be ;
Ques:- The seven sisters project in the Nortyh-Eastern States is aimed at ;
Ans:- Bridging the information gap
Ques:- According to Globo TV, in the Global Surveillance programme carried out by National Security Agency of U.S.A. two latin American Countries are being monitored as a “Challenge” they are ;
Ans:- Brazil and Mexico
Ques;- In Pakistani Parlance a “Mohazir” has been elected the President of that country recently. He belongs to the Indian city of :
Ques:- In the field of protection of forests, all women organization “Maa Tarni Ban Suraksha samiti” is doing a commendable job. It is active in ;
Ques:- How much money companies will have to spend on CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) activities according to company Bill 2012 ?
Ans:- At least 2% of its average net profits of previous three years
Ques:- According to an aggrement reached between U.S.A . and Russia all the chemical weapons of Syria shall be eliminated by the middle of 2014 A.D. BY
Ques:- An 1100 years old stone from Uttar Pradesh has been donated to Indian embassy by a private collector in a European Country. It happens to be ;
Ques:- September 16 has been designated by the UN General Assembly as :
Ans:- International day for the preservation of ozone layer
Ques:- Which city has been chosen to host the year 2020 A.D. Summer Olympics /
Ques:- The prestigious Rhodes Scholarships have received an infusion of 75 million recently form a former Rhodes scholar. He belongs to
Ques:- which Indian Television show has been honoured by America Abroad Media awaed in October, 2013 ?
Ans:- Satyamev Jayate
Ques;- In order to reduce petrol consumption which country is moving cellulosic ethanol technology ?
Ques:- In which term Landslide win of Angela Market in elections for the federal parliament was headlined by a conservative German Newapaper /
Ans:- Germany’s Darling
Ques:- Melissophobia is a fear of which insect ?
Ques:- What is blue carbon ?
Ans:- Carbon captured by world’s oceans and coastal ecosystem.
Ques:- What is not true about the use of alcohol in cough syrup among the following ?
Ans:- It has property to cure cough
Ques:- Which is a false statement about the use of gravel on the railway tracks ?
Ans:- It curtaiis the impact of changing weather on the tracks
Ques:- “Pragaash” which has been declared unlslamic by fundamentalist clergy of Kashmir Valley is ;
Ans:- All girls rock band
Ques:- In whose name BCCI has instituted an annual lecture which was inaugurated by Sunil Gavasker ?
Ans:- Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi
Ques:- What appeal was made by Malala Yusufzai while participating in the first anniversary of Global Education First initiative in New York recently ?
Ans:- Send us Books
Ques:- Who has dubbed ISRO’s Mars Mission a “Publicity Stunt” and “Extravagant” ?
Ans:- G. Madhvan Nair
Ques:- At which place Samadhi of Rani of Jhansi Lakshmi Bai is situated ?
Ans:- Lashkar (Gwallor)
Ques:- When the post of secretary of state for India was added in the British Cabinet ?
Ans:- 1861 A.D.
Ques:- For which Viceroy Indian newspapers commented that “When Rome was burning, Niro was fiddling” ?
Ans:- Lord Lytton
Ques:- Who was the first President of Indian National Congress ?
Ans:- Wyomeshchandra Banerjee
Ques:- For which national leader it has been observed by Romain Rolland that “He was voice of Vivekanada raised from the pyre “?
Ans:- Sri Aurohindo
Ques:- First of all who pleaded for the spiritualization of politics in India ?
Ans:- Gopal Krishan Gokhale
Ques:- Who took the initiative to celebrate “Shivaji Utsava” to infuse patriotic fervour in the people ?
Ans:- Gopal Ganesh Agrakar
Ques:- What was the reaction of Mahatma Gandhi after going through the writings of Swami Vivekananda ?
Ans:- My devotion towards India has enhanced
Ques:- Which event induced Mahatma Gandhi to give title of “SARDAR” to Vallabh Bhai Patel ?
Ans:- Bardoll Farmer Agitation
Ques:- National Flag ‘Tiranga’ was presented to Constituent Assembly by :
Ans:- Mrs. Hansa Mehta
Ques;- In the year 2009 A.D. which festival of South India was awarded Guinness World Record for the assemblage of 2.5 million women on a single day ?
Ans:- Attukal pongal
Ques:- In which state Holi (the festival of colours0 is known as ‘Yao Sang’ ?
Ques:- The importance of IAS/IPS Officers was highlighted by Sardar Patel in the Constituent Assembly by terming them :
Ans:- Agents of Union
Ques:- If the First awardee of Dada Saheb Phalke award was Devika Rani, who is the latest ?
Ans:- Pran Krishan Sikand
Ques:- Who gave a spirited rejoinder to Leo-Tolstoy’s advocacy of adopting peaceful methods for Indian independence under the title “Young India’s reply to Court Tolstoy”?
Ans:- Tarak Nath Dass
Ques:- Which major river of Himachal Pradesh forms Kangra and Kullu valleys ?
Ques:- In which district Lake Chandra Tal is situated ?
Ques:- Kunzum pass is situated in :
Ans:- Spiti Valley
Ques:- The first Hydroelectric station was commission in Chamba town in the year.
Ans:- 1910 A.D.
Ques:- The hills of Una and Hamirpur district are called
Ans:- Shivalik Hills
Ques:- The Gurkha forces which attacked a number of hill states in early 19th Century were led by
Ans:- Amer Singh Thapa
Ques:- Who blessed Sahil Verman with ten sons and a daughter as the head of the term of 84 Sadhus ?
Ans:- Charpat Nath
Ques:- Which is the highest peak of Dhauladhar mountain range in mandi district ?
Ques:- Among Beas, Sutlej, Ravi and Jhelum which river does not flow across Himachal Pradesh /
Ques:- Who said about Spiti that “This place is no place for man ?
Ans:- Rudyard kipling
Ques:- When did Himachal Pradesh cease to be a Union territory ?
Ans:- 25th January 1971
Ques:- Whereas in South India Kaveri is a major river, in Himachal Pradesh it happens to be a :
Ques:- Which season in Shimla is known as “ Long moon nights season”?
Ques:- Gyas peak is located in ;
Ans:- Pangi Valley
Ques:- The source of river Cheneb is in :
Ques:- Why did Dr. Y.S.Parmar start suket Satyagraha in February, 1948 ?
Ans:- Raja Lakshman Sen did not sign the instrument of accession with Indian Union
Ques:- In 1957, Deputy Commissioner of Shimla wanted to take action against Bushahr but Chief Commissioner stopped him from taking this step, because :
Ans:- This step could cause impendiment in the construction of Indo-Tibet road
Ques:- In the context of topography who opined that future of Himachal Pradesh depends upon horticulture ?
Ques:- The area of Himachal Pardesh as Chief Commissioner’s province in the year 1948 was
Ans:- 27 thousand 1 hundred eight sq. kilometre.
Ques:-What was the role of the rulers of Mandi, Shangari and Baghat in the formation of Himachal Pradesh ?
Ans:-They agreed to abdicate
Ques:- How did Mandi district come into existence ?
Ans:- Mandi and Suket states were unified
Ques:- Among Kangra, Hamirpur and Una districts which was not a part of Trigart region in the ancient times ?
Ques:- Kufri and Narkanda are known for :
Ans:- Winter Sports
Ques:- Which part of Himachal Pradesh gets adequate rainfall for growing various crops ?
Ans:- Chamba and Kangra
Ques:- Raja Sansarchand had seek outside help to drive out Gurkhas from Kangra. This crucial help was provided by :
Ans:-Maharaja Ranjeet Singh
Ques:- First India Woman honoured through issuance of a postal stamp in 1952 A.D. was
Ans:- Meera Bai
Ques:- In which royal court thumree was born ?
Ques:- In popular parlance a particular town is referred as ‘Papnagri’ instead of its real name. It is in the vicinity of :