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Ques:- During recently held ‘Jai Utsav’ in New Delhi, Himachali Dance “Thoda’ was highly applauded by the audience. This dance happens to be a :
Ans:- War Dance
Ques:- In which region of Himachal Pradesh do we come across the temples of Pandava Bheem’s consort Hidimba and their son Ghatotach ?
Ans:- Kullu Valley
Ques:- How much distance will be curtailed between Manali and Leh after the completion of Rohtang Tunnel Project ?
Ans:- 48 Kilometers
Ques:- These days ‘ Judi Underhill’ has become a household name in Himachal Pradesh, because :
Ans:- She is working on warfooting with her cohorts to keep the environs of Macleod Ganj Valley clean.
Ques:- Apparently Himachal Pradesh cannot be equated with Rajasthan and Gujarat because of its unique topography but politically they share a common phenomenon and that is :
Ans:- They do not have regional political parties
Ques:- Name that place in Himachal Pradesh where a great revolutionary passed his last days after underdoing great hardships of exile for forty years, and passed away five hours after the declaration of India’s Independence :
Ques;- One of the hydro – electricity projects of Himachal Pradesh is unique in this sense that although physically it is part of H.P. but its area is administered according to the laws of Punjab. That project happens to be :
Ans:- Shannan Project
Ques:- Which part of Himachal Pradesh gets adequate rainfall for growing various crops ?
Ans:- Chamba and Kangra
Ques::- Captivated by the natural beauty of Nal – Dehra one British Viceroy named his daughter after it. He was :
Ans:- Lard Curzon
Ques:- The oldest art and architecture style of Himachal Pradesh is known as KHASA Its basic material is :
Ques:- In Himachal Pradesh natural gas has been traced by ONGC and IBP at :
Ques:- Jararphuki marriage is prevalent among the tribal people of :
Ans:- Kangra and Chamba
Ques:- The upper niches of Himachal Pradesh are dominated by the Communities following :
Ans:- Mahayan Tradition of Buddhism
Ques:- The Mawi, a traditional segment of Kanet Community are noted for ‘Dheeng’ It means :
Ans:- War strategy
Ques:- As many as 32 dialects are spoken in Himachal Pradesh. How many of them belong to Indo – Aryan family ?
Ques:- Among the abundant water resources in Himachal Pradesh which one tops the list ?
Ques:- In physiographical context of Himachal Pradesh Shivalik range is part of sub – Himalaya, Shivlik means :
Ans:- Harilock of Shiva
Ques:- Which major river forms the Kangra and Kullu valleys ?
Ans:- The Beas
Ques:- At which altitude trees and shrubs disappear and the mountains assume a rugged, wind swept and frost bitten character in Himachal ?
Ans:- Beyond 4200 meters
Ques:- King Susharma who sided with Kauravas in the battle of Mahabharat is considered the founder of an important ruling dynasty of Himachal Pradesh.That dynasty is known as :
Ques:- An interesting cuatom is prevalent in Himachal Pradesh according to which the bridegroom is prevented on his way by the friends of the girl who block the road by stones and sing question songs. Which community observes this custom ?
Ques:- Which group of Khampas take part in Goetar and Ladarcha fairs which are held in spiti and Kinnaur ?
Ans:- Khunu and Piti
Ques:- Raja Sansarchand had to seek outside help to drive out Gurkhas from Kangra. This crucial help was provided by :
Ans:- Maharaja Ranjeet Singh
Ques:- The system of ‘jethong’ and ‘Kanishong’ prevalent among Khasas are indicative of :
Ans:- Division of property
Ques:- Christain missionaries could not make inroads in Lahul, because :
Ans:- Lahulis are followers of Buddhism which is imbued with missionary zeal
Ques:- Panini mentioned Trigartas as ‘Aayudhjivi Sangh’. What does Aayudhjivi mean ?
Ans:- Martial Race
Ques:- Where is that fair held in which only women and children are allowed to participate ?
Ques:- Among the works of Nirmal Varma which one is a travelogue ?
Ans:- Chiron par Chandanee
Ques:- What do Maudaj, Unes and Luchi signify in Pangi valley household ?
Ans:- Dishes prepared on ceremonial occasions
Ques:- In which community the social custom of breaking a dry stick in two pieces over wife’s head for giving consent to divorce is practised ?
Ans:- Pangwal Brahmans
Ques:- The magnificent Egyptian uprising after a brief introspective but impatient pause has flared up again. At the heart of rekindled uprising is :
Ans:- Supercharged working class movement and its aversion to plutocratic elite
Ques:- How did Mahatma Gandhi view secrecy in politics ?
Ans:- A sin
Ques:- According to Gandhiji the true role of journalism in the society is :
Ans:- To educate the people
Ques:- The Gandhian meaning of Swarajya is :
Ans:- Freedom to our compatriats to lead life with dignity
Ques:- What did Gandhiji mean by calamitous machines ?
Ans:- Those machines which render the labourers unnecessary
Ques:- According to Mahatma Gandhi principal stumbling block in the path of social change in India is :
Ans:- Lack of interest or indifference of masses towards it
Ques:- How did Mahatma Gandhi differentiate between passive resistance and Ahimsa ?
Ans:- Weak people take recourse to passive resistance because they are not capable to wage armed resistance, whereas Ahimsa is embraced by strong people for they are not desirous of armed resistance
Ques:- By which Muslim Leader partition of India was dubbed as “Treacherous Act” on the part of Indian National Congress ?
Ans:- Frontier Gandhi
Ques:- The oldest mountain range of India is situated in :
Ques:- Nathula pass connects :
Ans:- Sikkim and Tibet
Ques:- Mahatma Gandhi presided over the annual session of Indian National Congress only once. In which year and where this session was held /
Ans:- Year 1924 Belgaum Session
Ques:- In India The Maiden Homeopathy University has been established in :
Ques:- Who has hailed Swami Vivekananda as “the greatest gift of to mankind “?
Ans:- Sister Nivedita
Ques:- To whom Romain Rolland gave the epithet of “Voice of Vivekananda raised from the pyre “?
Ans:- Sri Aurobinde
Ques:- Who happens to be the Chairman of Island Development Authority of India ?
Ans:- Prime Minister
Ques:- For which reason 26th October, 1947 is considered an important data in Indian History ?
Ans:- Signing the instrument of accession by Maharaja Harisingh of Kashmir mering the state in Indian Union
Ques;- Long forgotten Ajanta Caves were discovered accidently :
Ans:- A bRITISH Military Officar
Ques:- The ‘Lambadi’ from of dance is associated with :
Ans:- Andhra Pradesh
Ques:- The plan for population stabilisation initiated by Government of India isknown as :
Ques:- Which newspaper remarked editorially about the “Dandi March” that “Where as British had lost America on tea, it was losting India on salt “?
Ans:- The New York Times
Ques:- Assignment of residual to the union by the Indian Constitution is indicative of :
Ans:- Indian Polity is inclined towards unitary system
Ques:- The dynasty which accomplished the awe – inspiring feat of construction of Kailash Temple in Ellora Caves conglomerate, was :
Ques:- Famous flower ‘Brahma kamal’ naturally grows in :
Ans:- Himalayan Mountains
Ques:- Sir Creek is :
Ans:- Boundary line between Gujarat and Pakistan’s Sindh Province
Ques:- ‘Bhut Jalokia’ grown near the river Brahmaputra holds the world record for being :
Ans:- Hottest Chilli
Ques:- The ‘Abhang’ form of devotional songs are associated with :
Ans:- Sant Tukaram
Ques:- Who is considered Mother of Golds in Indian Mythology ?
Ques:- In Mahabharat for whom the adjective ‘Patvardhan’ has been used ?
Ans:- Shri Krishna
Ques:- Among the following who dubbed Non – cooperation Movement as “Gate Way to Anarchy “?
Ans:- Mrs. Niwas Shastri
Ques:- Lord Krishna declares himself which Veda among the Vedas in Bhagvad Geeta ?
Ques:- Mahatma Gandhi opined it was a “privilege” to be charged by the British Government under Section 124-A of the Indian Penal Code for :
Ans:- Some of the most venerated Indian patriots had been convicted under it
Ques:- Who were the Razakars of Hyderabad State ?
Ans:- Private Militia
Ques:- Who among ‘Yesteryears’ Bollywood stars hails from the village of legendary Warisshah, composer of immortal love saga of Heer – Ranjha ?
Ans:- Manoj Kumar
Ques:- Who is referred as Sindusuta among the following ?
Ques:- Throught which incarnation God redemped the water immersed earth according to Indian Mythology ?
Ques:- Which reigning Queen was referred as Devi by her grateful subjects on account of her pious and saintly living shorn of regalia ?
Ans:- Ahilya Bai
Ques:- At which place Lord Mahaveer left for his heavenly abode ?
Ques:- Who were sent to Simhala Dweep in order to disseminate Saddarma by Mauryan Emperor Askoka ?
Ans:- Mahendra Sanghmitra
Ques:- Water drops are seen on the end of blades of grass and garden plants in the morning. What is the source of this water accumulation ?
Ques:- If an iron ball is heated then the highest increase shall occur in its :
Ques:- Elastic tissues which bind together the bones are called :
Ques:- Among the following which one is a compound ?
Ques:- Which state government confers the following Prestigious Awards in different field of creative and fine arts ?
Lata Mangeskar Award; Tansen Award; Iqbal Award.
Ans:- Madhya Pradesh
Ques:- Among the following which plant is normally planted along the roads to absorb the pollutants emitted by vehicles ?
Ques:- The chemical used commonly for cloud seeding or artificial rain is :
Ans:- Silver iodide
Ques:- From which part of the commonly used spice the clove is obtained ?
Ques:- People with brontophobia would avoid venturing out during wet weather because :
Ans:- They have a fear of thunder and lightning
Ques:- Hypnophobia is an abnormal fear of :
Ques:- In which part of human body the scaphoid bone is located ?
Ques:- In medical parlance who is called a “Patient zero” ?
Ans:- The first case in an outbreak of a disease/epidemic
Ques:- Radioactive materials are measured in the time it takes for radiation to fall by 50% throught natural decay.Among the following which isotope stays radioactive almost indefinitely ?
Ans:- Uranium 238
Ques:- Which University has remained at the top for last eight years in a row in academic ranking of World Universities ?
Ques:- Which state did not have its own prison so far, on account of which it had to spend about Rs. 50,000 annually per prisoner who were kept in the Jails of a neighbouring state ?
Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh
Ques:- Fiji could not participate in the 19th Commonwealth Games held in New Delhi because :
Ans:- It stood suspended from Commonwealth for adventurism of men in uniform
Ques:- NPHC’s lower Subansiri hydropower is slated to be the biggest hydroelectricity power project of India. It is situated in :
Ans:- Arunachal Pradesh
Ques:- During 19th Commonwealth Games, in which event Indian Women players won all the three medals viz, – Gold, Silver and Bronze ?
Ans:- Discus Throw
Ques:- Recently which State Governor has returned the bill passed by the State Assembly making voting compulsory in the elections of local bodies ?
Ques:- It is a common refrain of hindi heartland to call HINDI as National Language but according to Union Minister of State for Home :
Ans:- There is no Constitutional provision for National Language
Ques:- Which Indian city’s astronomical marvel known as Jantar Mantar has been included in world heritage list ?
Ques:- In order to facilitate establishment of private universities the state which has passed Umbrella Act happens to be :
Ans:- Uttar Pradesh
Ques:- Through 12th Constitutional Amendment :
Ans:- Goa, Daman and Deev were made part of India
Ques:- Which state is renowned for Sandal Wood ?
Ques:- Which Indian State has declared Chinkara and Rohida as ‘state animal’ and ‘state flower’ respectively ?
Ques:- In the frantic rush for oil, the High North (the area above the Articles) has become oil industry’s new frontier. Which company holds 11 licences to drill deep wells offshore in the Baffin bay of Arctic ?
Ques:- The name of multilingual web based encyclopaedia Wikipedia is derived from the word combination of Wiki and encyclopaedia; The Hawaian term Wiki means :
Ques:- In 1977, on 26th of April India entered the space age by launching its first satellite. It was named after a distinguished astronomer of distant past. He was :
Ans:- Arya Bhat
Ques:- Name the only country apart from the U.S.A. and Russia to have independent human space flight capability at the moment :
Ques:- In a referendum held recently in United Kingdom people were asked to decide whether to abandon the current voting system in favour of alternative vote. At present it is practised only in three countries of :
Ans:- Pacific Region
Ques:- In which Asian Country screening of visuals of victims of natural disasters such as deluge, earthquakes etc. is prohibited ?
Ques:- Tersami, Mabire and Tehuelche are on the verge of extinction . They are :
Ques;- Which country’s parliament is known as ‘Diet’ ?
Ques:- India as a gesture to its defence personnel observes December 7, as :
Ans:- Flag Day
Ques:- If a ship is flying a yellow flag, what does it mean ?
Ans:- It is in quarantine
Ques:- UNESCO observes February 21st, as :
Ans:- Mothertongue Day
Ques:- Which automobile company makes the Prius ?
Ques:- The specific reason for which Eiffel Tower was built :
Ans:- As entrance arch of World Industrial Fair in Paris
Ques:- “The Golden Lion” is the highest prize given to a film at a prestigious film festival. It happens to be :
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