Download H.A.S. Exam. Solved Screening Test 2013
This exam paper of H.A.S. 2013 held on 16-06-2013.This paper shall be of 200 marks and there shall be 100 objective type (Multiple choice) questions from the syllabus of History, geography, political, art & culture and socio economic development of Himachal Pradesh. Current events of national and international importance.History of India and Indian national movement. Indian and world Geography physical, social, economic geography of India and the world. Indian polity and governance-Constitution, political system, Panchayati Raj, Public Policy, Rights issues etc. Economic and social development – sustainable development poverty inclusion, demographics, social sector initiatives,etc. General issues on environmental ecology, biodiversity and climate Change-that do not require subject specialization and General science.
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Ques:- Which commissions/committee have recommended legal protection to Whistle Blowers ?
Ans:- Law Commission & Second Administrative Reforms Commission.
Ques:- Which commissions has recommended that under the RTI Act, MPs and MLAs should be declared as Public Authorities except when they are discharging legislative functions ?
Ans:- Second Administrative Reforms Commission
Ques:- Among students Federation of India, All India democratic Women’s Association, All India Agricultural Workers Union, All India Trade Union congress which one is not affiliated to CPI (M) ?
Ans:- All India Trade Union Congress
Ques:- The India Constitutional refers to minorities based on
Ans:- Religion or language
Ques:- Among National Human Rights Commission, UNION Public Service Commission, National Commission for Women National Commission for Minorities which are statutory bodies /
Ans:- National Human Rights Commission ,National Commission for Women, National Commission for Minorities
Ques:- The 73rd and 74th Constitutional Amendments were made during the Primeministership of :
Ans:- Narasimha Rao
Ques:- CENVAT is associated with :
Ans:- Indirect Tax
Ques:- Which occupied the highest place in growth rate during the 11th plan period 2007-2012 ?
Ans:- Service Sector
Ques:- First share market in India was established in
Ques:- Who was the chairman of the committee on pricing and taxation of petroleum products ?
Ques:- For National Manufacturing and Investment Zones(NMIZ), Special Economic Zone (SEZ) AND EOUs (Exports-oriented Units), which statements is true ?
Ans:- SEZs and EOUs will be located within NIMZS
Ques:- To which community/organization maximum goods are exported from India ?
Ques:- UNDP has introduced a new poverty index known as :
Ans:- Multi-dimensional Poverty Index
Ques:- Project ‘Sankalp’ is associated with the elimination of :
Ques:- Which Indian company has been included for the first time is U.S.A.’S INDEX nasdaq-100 ?
Ques:- The terms ‘NEER’ AND ‘REER’ ae related with :
Ans:- Foreign exchange rate
Ques:- When was world Trade Organisation set up by the member countries of the United Nations to promote trade among countries ?
Ques:- In what capacity was P.C. Mahalanobis associated with the formulation of the economic policy of independent India ?
Ans:- As an applied statistician
Ques:- Which type of pollution is caused by two-wheelers ?
Ans:- Air Pollution
Ques:- Most hazardous metal pollution of automobile exhaust is :
Ques:- The excess discharge of fertilizers into water bodies results in :
Ques:- If BOD of a river water is found very high, this means water :
Ans:- is highly polluted
Ques:- Minamata disease affects the
Ans:- Nervous System
Ques:- Chernobyl disaster was caused by a
Ans:- Nuclear reactor accident
Ques:- Chemical which causes bone cancer and degeneration of tissue is
Ques:- The antiknock agent added to unleaded petrol is ;
Ans:- Tetraethyl lead
Ques:- The range of normal human hearing lies between :
Ans:- 50 Hz to 15,000 Hz
Ques:- 3-4 benzopyrene causes :
Ans:- Lung cancer
Ques:- Climate of world is threatened by ;
Ans:- Increasing amount of atmospheric co2
Ques:- In coming years, skin related disorders will become more common due to :
Ans:- Depletion of ozone layer
Ques:- Natural silk is a
Ques:- Which one can be remolded time and again without producing any change ?
Ques:- The drugs used to get relief from pain are called
Ques:- Most commonly used tranquillizers are derivatives of ;
Ans:- Barbiturc acid
Ques:- SLV-3 and ASLV rockets used ;
Ans:- Composite solid propellants
Ques:- A transformer is used for ;
Ans:- Increasing or decreasing AC voltage
Ques:- Convex lens are used for correction of :
Ques:- One litre of water is equivalent to ;
Ans:- 0.9 kg
Ques:- Metals are good conductors of electricity because ;
Ans:- They have free electrons
Ques:- In the process of galvanization an iron sheet is coated with
Ques:- Who is author of Abode of God ?
Ans:- Andrew Wilson
Ques:- Among Suketi, Banganga, Ali, Uhal which one is not a tributary of the beas /
Ques:- With which lossar festival associated ?
Ans:- Tibetan New Year
Ques:- Where is KEE monastery ?
Ques:- At which interval is Bhunda festival of Nirmand held ?
Ans:- Twelve years
Ques:- With which region of Himachal Pradesh is Sih ballet associated ?
Ques:- Which Sultan of Delhi helped Raja Megh Chand of Bilaspur to regain his lost kingdom ?
Ans:- Shamsu-ud-din Altumash
Ques:- Which Raja of Mandi built the Darbar Hall in 1906 ?
Ans:- Bhawabi Sen
Ques:- In which year did Shimla become summer capital of the British Raj /
Ques:- Who was Amrita Shergil ?
Ques:- Who won the 2012 Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha elections by the highest margin /
Ans;- Mohan lal Brakta
Ques:- Youths of which age group are eligible to avail the skill development allowance announced by the Himachal Pradesh Government in 2013-14 budget /
Ans:- 25 – 35 years
Ques:- According to 2008-2009 data which district of Himachal Pradesh has recorded the highest percentage in the production of pulses /
Ques:- What are the preconditions for implementing National Programme for Education of Girls at the elementary level ?
Ans:- The SC/ST population is more than 50 percent
Ques:- At which place in Shimla District is Herbal garden ?
Ques:- Which scheme has been introduced in place of Kishori Shakti Yojana in some district of Himachal Pradesh ?
Ans:- Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent girls
Ques:- Which sector had highest outlay 9in percentage terms) in the Annual plan of 2011-2012 ?
Ans:- Social Services
Ques:- Besides Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti which district of Himachal Pradesh has recorded the lowest percentage of urban population in the 2011 census ?
Ques:- What was the percentage of female literacy in Himachal Pradesh in 1951 ?
Ans:- Two percent
Ques;- According to legend what is the vehicle of Kamdev ?
Ques;- Whom did emperor Ashok send to Lanka to promote Buddhism ?
Ans:- Mahinder and Sanghamitra
Ques:- There are four upvedas. There of them are Ayurveda, Dhanaurveda and Sthapatya Veda. Which is the fourth /
Ans;- Gandharva Veda
Ques;- Among Gargi, Lopmudra, Shraddha, Yami which one scholars belong to the later Vedic period ?
Ques:- Whom did the Huns defeat to establish their rule in India /
Ques:- The first Rani of Mewar who committed johar was padmini who was the second /
Ques:- At which place did the battle between Babur and Rana Sanga take place in 1527 ?
Ques:-Against whom did Aurangzeb fight the battle at Samugarh ?
Ques:- Who organized the red shirts Movement ?
Ans:-Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
Ques:- Who founded the revolutionary organization named ‘Abhinava Bharat ‘ ?
Ans:- Savarkar Brothers
Ques:- Who is associated with the moderate strand of the Khilafat movement of 1919-20 ?
Ques:- The marked feature of Moshad, the spy agency of Israel is that it has as its member a lage number of…………………..
Ques:- What is the major religion of Myanmar ?
Ques:- Wirh which field is Malala Yousafzai associated ?
Ans:- Girl education
Ques:- Nation whose seat of legislature executive and judiciary is at three different cities ?
Ans:- South Africa
Ques:- Among Henry Kissinger, Jimmy Carter, Woodrow Wilson, Theodore Roosevelt which one the noble Prize awarded to him ?
Ans:- Henry Kissinger
Ques:- With which is Good Friday associated ?
Ans:- Crucification of Christ
Ques:- With which game is Ravi Rampaul associated ?
Ques:- When was the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) set up ?
Ques:- What is INS Chakra ?
Ques:- Who was the first Caliph of Islam ?
Ans:- Abu Bakr
Ques:- What is Curiosity Rover ?
Ans:- Nasa’s research vehicle sent to Mars
Ques:- Which State records the highest proportion of scheduled castes population ?
Ques:- Which country is called the “Sugar Bowl” of the world ?
Ques:- Which Landforms is not associated with glaciations ?
Ques:- Koderma, aplace in Jharkhand, is famous for :
Ans:- Mica mining
Ques:- The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) is based in :
Ques:- In which state is Nathpa Jhakri Hydel Project under execution ?
Ans:- Himachal Pradesh
Ques:- The most ideal region for the cultivation of cotton in India is :
Ans:- The Deccan plateau
Ques:- The continental drift theory was propounded by :
Ans:- Alfred Wegner
Ques:- What are stalagmites ?
Ans:- Depositional Landforms
Ques:- Which factors are responsible for thr repid growth of sugar production in South India as compared to North India ?
Ans:- Higher per acre field of sugarcane, Higher sucross content of sugarcane, Longer crushing period
Ques:- Which state groups is the largest producer of iron-ore in India ?
Ans:- Orissa, M.P. and Jharkhand
Ques:- Whose government was defeated for the first time on a vote of confidence ?
Ans:- V.P.Singh Government
Ques:- The Question Hour in the House of the People is followed by :
Ans:- Short notice question
Ques:- The members of which of the Parliament Committees are elected by the Houses ?
Ans:- Public Accounts Committee and the Committee on public Undertakings.
Ques:- Which States have recently (2013) got separate High Courts ?
Ans:- Manipur, Meghalaya, Tripura.
Ques:- For which has the Supreme Court directed the Central Government that not only civil servants but other persons with impeccable integrity should also be considered ?
Ans:- Central Vigilance commissioner.