Himachal Pradesh Allied Services Exam. 2016

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This paper held on 21 August 2016. The eligibility criteria of this test is the candidate must be a citizen of India. The candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Science or Engineering from a university recognised by the H.P /central government.The desirable qualification is knowledge of custims, manner and prevailing in the State of Himachal Pradesh.


Questions With Answer Himachal Pradesh Allied Services Exam. 2016

Ques:- What was the total number of nominated members in the first Himachal Vidhan Sabha consituted 1951 – 1952 ?

Ans:- 2

Ques:- What was the total number of elected members in the Himachal Vidhan Sabha consituted in 1967 ?

Ans:- 60

Ques:- In which building or Shimla town did A.O conceive the formation of Indian National Congress ?

Ans:- Rothney Castle

Ques:- Who organised an agitation against the Raja of Mandi in 1909 AD ?

Ans:- Shobha Ram

Ques:- Who presided over the conference of Praja Mandals of hill States held at Jubbal on July 13, 1939 ?

Ans:- Bhagmal Sautha

Ques:- What was the venue of all India State people conference held on January 26, 1948 ?

Ans:- Shimla

Ques:- To which area of Mandi district did Thakur Karam Singh, Chairman of H.P. Territorial Council, belong ?

Ans;- Chachiot

Ques:- When was H.P. Academy of Act, Culture and Language set up ?

Ans:- 1968

Ques:- Who is the author of Twarikh – Jubbal, Kohistan, Shimla ?

Ans:- Bhagwan Dass

Ques:- Among Bhot, Lamba, Khampa, Khampa, Doom which one is not included in the category of Schuduled Tribes in H.P. ?

Ans:- Doom

Ques:- As per 2011 census which district of H.P. has the highest density of population ?

Ans:- Hamirpur

Ques:- Which district of H.P. the incidence of crime during 2014 ?

Ans:- Kangra

Ques:- In which district of H.P. is Tangnu Romai hydropower project ?

Ans:- Shimla

Ques:- In which district of H.P. a site has been identified for setting up a solar plant ?

Ans:- Bilaspur

Ques:- In which river basin is Sarbari hydel power project ?

Ans:- Beas

Ques:- Among Sumez, Kurmi, Jogini, Rukti which hydro-power project is not in private sector ?

Ans:- Rukti

Ques:- According to 2010-2011 Agricultural census what is the percentage of small and marginal holdings in H.P. ?

Ans:- 87.95

Ques:- Where is mobile soil testing lab set up in H.P. in 2010 – 2011?

Ans:- Palampur

Ques:- What is the extent of state subsidy for setting up poly houses?

Ans:- 85%

Ques:- Where is sheep breeding farm in Shimla ?

Ans:- Jeori

Ques:- At which reservoir the per hectare production of fish is highest in India ?

Ans:- Govind Sagar

Ques:- Which country is assisting in Swan River integrated Watershet Management project in Una ?

Ans:- Japan

Ques:- Which bank is collaborating in implementing Doodh Ganga Scheme in H.P. ?

Ans:- Nabard

Ques:- What is the approximate percentage of total geographical area of H.P. under forest ?

Ans:- 66%

Ques:- In which district of H.P. Shannehar Irrigation Project ?

Ans:- Kangra

Ques:- How many silk reeling units have been set up in Bilaspur district of H.P. in the private sector ?

Ans:- Five

Ques:- What was the approximate number of registered unemployed on the live register of the employment exchange in H.P. on 30-12-2014 ?

Ans:- Ten Lakh

Ques:- What is the minimum educational qualification for availling the Skill development allowance in H.P.?

Ans:- 8th class pass

Ques:- How much discount is allowed in bus fare under the green card scheme of HRTC?

Ans:- 30

Ques:- According to 2014 – 15 economic survey approximately how many home stay units are registered in H.P.?

Ans:- 576

Ques:- According to pairs aggrement on climate change, the countries have resolved to limit the rise on global average surface temperature by the year 2050 (with referance to pre-industrial times) upto a maximum of ?

Ans:- 2 degree centigrate

Ques:- Indian government has a set a target of reducing its carbon emission intensity by the year 2030 (with respect to 2005) the extent of :

Ans:- 33 – 35%

Ques:- At present the concentration of carbon dioxide gas in the atmosphere by volume is about

Ans:- 0.04%

Ques:- Total forest cover as percent of its geographical area is maximum for which state of India ?

Ans:- Mizoram

Ques:- Green climate fund (GCF) is expected to have contributions from UN members states totalling :

Ans:- $100 bn per year

Ques:- By the year 2030,the share of renewable energy in the total installed capacity of electrical power in the country, sought to be achieved by Govt of India is

Ans:- 40%

Ques:- International solar alliance was launched by prime minister of India along with :

Ans:- Francois Hollande

Ques:- In recent times “Yellow rain” has been reported to have been observed in some parts of which state ?

Ans:- Kerala

Ques:- The year 2016 has been declared by UN as :

Ans:- International year of pulses

Ques:- National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development (NABARD) has entered into collaboration with which country for the programme soil protection and Rehabilitation for food security ?

Ans:- Germany

Ques:- Who is currently the chairperson of National Green Tribunal ?

Ans:- Swatanter Kumar

Ques:- To curb air pollution, odd-even scheme for vehicles was introduced first time in which city ?

Ans:- Mexico

Ques:-Pradhan Mantri Ujjwali Yojana is about :

Ans:-Free LPG connection to poor families

Ques:- The recent unprecedented fire nicknamed “Beast” has occurred in which country ?

Ans:- Canada

Ques:- The refugee crises in Europe emanated from the exodus of people from

Ans:- Syria

Ques:- G-4 group of countries

Ques:- In the year 2016, Japan conferred one of its highest civilian honors-“order of Rising Sun” (Gold medal and Silver Star) on

Ans:- N.K. Singh

Ques:- International Festival drums and Traditional Arts title – Drums dialogue for peace’ was recenly held in which city?

Ans:- Cairo

Ques:- In connection with ‘ Panama leaks’ the name Mossack Fonseca is that of a

Ans:- Offshore law firm

Ques:- In the year 2016, in terms of its GDP ($) India economy in the world ranking was at number

Ans:- 6

Ques:- As per UN estimates, the world,s population by the year 2050 is going to be about :

Ans:- 9.7 bn

Ques:- The faster Indian train “Gatiman Express’ has the highest speed of

Ans:- 160 km/hr

Ques:- Which of the famous poets mentioned below is known as by the name “The Bard “.

Ans:- William Shakespeare

Ques:- Who is the author of the book ‘Friends in Wild Places : Birds, Beasts and other companions” ?

Ans:- Ruskin Bond

Ques:- Who is the cartoonist best known for his creatino “The common Man”?

Ans:- R.K. Laxman

Ques:- World’s smallest (nano) thermometer is based on :

Ans:- DNA molecules

Ques:- LISA pathfinder mission has been launched by

Ans:- European Space Agency

Ques:- Thirty Meter Telescope project has been following pathner countries

Ans:- USA, Canada, China, India. Japan.

Ques:- At present which country has the distinction of having world’s most power supercomputer ?

Ans:- China

Ques:- Which one is the first completely open source mobile OS?

Ans:- Android

Ques:- 4G spectrum band does not have the frequency band :

Ans:- 4200 MHz

Ques:- Which is the first country in the world to make internet access a legal right ?

Ans:- Finland

Ques:- Name the country with top average internet connection speed at present :

Ans:- South Korea

Ques:- LIGO detectors observed

Ans:- Gravitational waves

Ques:- The film ‘The man who knew infinity’ is based on the life of which scientist ?

Ans:- Srinivasa Ramanujan

Ques:- The world’s lightest synthetic material ‘ silica aerogel’ is known by the name :

Ans:- Blue air

Ques:- Which city leads the list of cities under Smart City Mission of Govt of India-

Ans:- Bhubanechwar

Ques:- In the year 2015, the worst affected country due to the outbreak of ‘Zika’ virus was

Ans:- Brazil

Ques:- Among pay TM, Line, Pockets, Buddy which digital wallet has not been launched by a bank ?

Ans:- Pay TM

Ques:- Jack Ma is the founder of e- commerce firm –

Ans:- Alibaba

Ques:- India born Sundar Pichai is the CEO of :

Ans:- Google

Ques:- Wheat blast is a :

Ans:- Disease caused by fungus

Ques:- The term ‘one hundred heartbeat club’ refers to :

Ans:- Individual species whose overall population is under or at 100

Ques:- Stone fly is an indicator of :

Ans:- Water pollution

Ques:- Planet Mercury’s transit across the sun observable from earth was first predicted by

Ans:- Kepler

Ques:- The theme of National Technology Day, 2016 was :

Ans:- Technology enablers for stsrt up India

Ques:- ‘Unnat Bharat Abhiyan’ is related to :

Ans:- Rural upliftment

Ques:- NSDC is an acronym for :

Ans:- National Skill Development Corporation

Ques:- World Ozone day is celebrated on :

Ans:- 16th September

Ques:- For the best actory (female) category the national film award, winner is:

Ans:- Kangana Ranaut

Ques:- Which film personality has been given Dada Saheb Phalke Award for his contribution to Indian film industry ?

Ans:- Manoj Kumar

Ques:- Which Hollywood film got the Oscar for best film this year ?

Ans:- Spotlight

Ques:- Who is the first Indian player to win all England Badminton Championship ?

Ans:- Prakesh Padukone

Ques:- The book “Ace againt odds” is based on the biography of which sports personality ?

Ans:- Sania Mirza

Ques:- Which team has not won T20 world cup so far ?

Ans:- Australia

Ques:- Identify India’s goodwill ambassador for olympics games :

Ans:- Sachin Tendulkar

Ques:- Which tennis player have been found guilty of doping ?

Ans:- Maria Sharapova

Ques:- Deepika Karmakar, the first ever Indian gymnast to quality for olympics belongs to the state of :

Ans:- Tripura

Ques:- At present, how many biodiversity hotspots are there in the world ?

Ans:- 34

Ques:- The first country to have set up a bank, specially for woman is :

Ans:- Pakistan

Ques:- This year what was the theme of Internation Woman’s day ?

Ans:- Pledge for parity

Ques:- Kiran Mazumdar Shaw is the CEO of which company ?

Ans:- Biocon

Ques:- Nirbhaya Act came into existence in the year

Ans:- 2013

Ques:- Which country has maximum number of women partiamen tarians ?

Ans:- Sweden

Ques:- Which lady head of state is facing impeachment in her country :

Ans:- Dilma Rousseff

Ques:-The goodwill ambassador of “UN Development Fund for Women” is

Ans:- Nicolo Kidman

Ques:-Trupti Desai is a

Ans:- Gender equality activist

Ques:- “Pink Ghettos” is a term about

Ans:- Female representation in corporate sector

Ques:- Atlee, the British Prime Minister made a statement in the British parliament that the transfer of power would take place on:-

Ans:- 30th June, 1948

Ques:- Where did not come to power the parallel government during the Quit India Movement ?

Ans:- Surat

Ques:- Among Jay Prakash Narayan, Kartar Singh Sarabha, Acharya Narendra Dev, Minoo Masani who not the member of the the congress Socialist Party ?

Ans:- Kartar Singh Sarabh

Ques:- Ganghiji,s Satyagraha is based on

Ans:- Truth and non violence ; Ends and means; and Morality

Ques:- Form where did Gandhiji come across the three principles of his idealogy ?

Ans:- John Ruskin’s unto this last

Ques:- Which name did Gandhiji give to his scheme of education ?

Ans:- Wardha Scheme

Ques:- Where was the first Indiac civil services examination held in India ?

Ans:- Allahabad

Ques:- In which Satyagraha, Gandhiji used the last weapon of hunger strike ?

Ans:- Ahmeddabad Textile Mill Strike

Ques:- Which session of Indian National Congress was presided over by Gandhiji ?

Ans:- Belgam

Ques:- When was the second civil Disobedience movement launched by the National Congress ?

Ans:- 1932

Ques:- Who moved the main resolution on non-cooperation movement in the annual session of Indian National Congress at Nagpur in 1920 ?

Ans:- C.R.Das

Ques:- Among Motilal Nehru ,B.S. Munje,Lal Lajpat Rai, Madan Mohan Malviya, Who was not a member of Hindu Mahasabha ?

Ans:- Motilal Nehru

Ques:- When was the Income Tax imposed by Colonial Government in India ?

Ans:- 1858

Ques:- Which of the following leaders of the Revolt of 1857, who is not matched correctly with his region ?

Ans:- Begum Hazrat Mahal – Lucknow

Khan Bahadur Khan – Bareilly

Nana Sahib – Kanpur

Rani Lakshmi Bai – Jhansi

Ques:- Which one is correct about the work, Neel Darpan ?

Ans:- A play in Bengali

Ques:- Who started the Ahmadia Movement ?

Ans:- Mirza Ghulam Ahmad

Ques:- A mong Pandit Lakh Ram, Mahatma Hans Raj, Pt, Guru Datt Vidyarthi, Lala Munshi Ram which was not a member of the Gurukul Party of Arya Samaj ?

Ans:- Pt. Guru Datt Vidyarthi

Ques:- Match the following

Ans:- The Indian Universities Act – 1904

The hunter commission – 1882

The Wardha Scheme of Basic Education – 1937

The Report of Sadler Commission – 1917

Ques:- What is the Vedic name of Yamuna ?

Ans:- Kalindi

Ques:- At which place does river Beas intersect the Dhauladhar mountain range ?

Ans:- Larji

Ques:- Among Ghadasaru, Kareri, Mahakali, Manimahesh which lake is not in H.P. ?

Ans:- Kareri

Ques:- Which mountain pass joints Kullu and Mandi districts of H.P. ?

Ans:- Jalori

Ques:- With which Rishi is Nirmand region of Kullu associated ?

Ans:- Parshuram

Ques:- With which one is Rewalsar village of Mandi district of H.P. associated ?

Ans:- Padamsambhav , Lomas Rishi , Guru Gobind Singh

Ques:- In which district of H.P. is Chamera lake ?

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- What is the title of Justice Mehar Mahajan,s biography ?

Ans:- Looking Back

Ques:- Who is the author of “Gurkha Conquest of Arki”?

Ans:- U.S.Parmar

Ques:- Which princely state witnessed Juga agitation around 1883 AD in which some farmers self – immolated ?

Ans:- Kehloor

Ques:- On which day does the Guga Mandi begin to recite the Guga story by going around different villages ?

Ans;- On Rakshabandhan

Ques:- Near which fort a battle was fought in May 1815 between the British and the Gurkhas in which Bhakti Thapa was killed ?

Ans:- Malaon

Ques:- Which raja of Kangra princely state refused to marry his daughter to son of Dhian Singha and had to fiee to save his honour and life from Maharaja Ranjit Singh’s ire ?

Ans:- Anirudh Chand

Ques:- Which raja of Kehlur princely state died issueless whose death gave rise to succession struggle ?

Ans:- Kharak Chand

Ques:- Around which year was Lahaul region captured by the Sikha ?

Ans:- 1840 – 41

Ques:- Who led the Gorkha Regiment,s 1857 at Jatog Cantt?

Ans:- Subedar Bhim Singh

Ques:- Which is the birth place of Pahari Gandhi Baba Kanshi Ram ?

Ans:- Gurnkad village in Kangra district

Ques:- In which was the suspension bridge built over river Beas near Mandi town in H.P. ?

Ans:- 1878 AD

Ques:- What is the approximate area of Kangra district of H.P. ?

Ans:- 5739 sq. kms.

Ques:- Which Mughal emperor ordered the demolition of all temples of Chamba princely state around 1678 AD ?

Ans:- Aurangzeb

Ques:- The name ‘Pankaj Advani’ is associated with

Ans:- Billiards

Ques:- Who was the first person to receive Bharat Ratna in 1954 ?

Ans:- Dr. S. Radhakrishnan

Ques:- Who was the first Indian woman to become Miss World ?

Ans:- Reita Faria

Ques:- ………………….was popularly known as ‘Lady with the Lamp’.

Ans:-Florence Nightingale

Ques:- Which one is a page Orientation

Ans:- Landscape & Portrait

Ques:- When was social forestry project launched in H.P.?

Ans:- 1980-81

Ques:- Which raja of Chamba abdicated in favour of his son Shyam Singh around 1873 AD?

Ans:- Gopal Singh

Ques:- Who occupied the throne of Kangra princely state when raja Hari Chand was presumed dead ?

Ans:- Karam Chand

Ques:- Which noble of Lambagraon became the chief of Katoch clan after the death of raja Pramod Chand in 1850 – 51 ?

Ans:- Pratap Chand

Ques:- Which Uncle of raja Ajit Singh of Kullu attacked the Kingdom with the help of rajas of Kangra and Mandi but was defeated because of sabotage by the raja of Mandi ?

Ans:- Kishan Singh

Ques:- Which among Manjira, Dudhganga, Indravati, Wainganga is not the tributary of the river Godavari ?

Ans:- Dudhganga

Ques:- Which state of India has no padzolic soils ?

Ans:- Odisha

Ques:- Western Rajasthan is ideal place for the development of…………………energy.

Ans:- Solar

Ques:- Which group of cities has not been included in the list of proposed 100 smart cities in India ?

Ans:- Howrah, Burdwan, Siliguri

Ques:- As per 2001 census, million cities in India is :

Ans:- 35

Ques:- Among Damodar Valley, Hooghly Valley, Yamuna Valley, Brahmaputra valley which one was famous for Jute industry ?

Ans:-Hooghly Valley

Ques:- Which one of the Yokohama Framework, hydro Framework, Sendai Framework, Uttarkashi Framework is recent U.N. framework for disaster management ?

Ans:- Sendai Framework

Ques:- Among increase in total fertility rate, increase in crude death rate, increase in female literacy rate, Increase in life expectacy rate which one is not used as indicator of human index in India ?

Ans:- Increase in crude death rate

Ques:- Which region has the highest biodiversity in India ?

Ans:- North – East India

Ques:- The percentage of total urban population in india according to census 2011 is

Ans:- 31.16%

Ques:- Varanasi city is an example of :

Ans:- Cultural city

Ques:- Drought prone area is broadly located between :

Ans:- Maharashtra to Punjab

Ques:- Floods occurred to due to erratic behavior of :

Ans:- Monsoon

Ques:- Among Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Delhi, Bihar which one state is in Seismic Zone V ?

Ans:- Bihar

Ques:- Among Eduator, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn which one is passing through India ?

Ans:- Tropic of Cancer

Ques:- Which state has Shipki La pass ?

Ans:- Himachal Pradesh

Ques:- Which species of three is more vulnerable to forest fire due to presence of turpentine oil in their leaves ?

Ans:- Pines/ chir

Ques:- Among Glacier retreat, coral bleaching, cold wave and heat wave, Deforestration which one is not true about the effect of climate change ?

Ans:- Deforestration

Ques:- Which coastal states of India are more vulnerable to tropical cyclones ?

Ans:- Odisha Coastal Region – Tamil Nadu – Andhra

Ques:- Arrange the following viceoroys of India in chronological order :Lord Linthigo, Lord Wavell, Lord Wellington, Lord Reading

Ans:- Lord Reading – Lord Welling ton- Lord Linthigo – Lord Wavell

Ques:- Give the highest order from highest to the lowest in terms of irrigation coverage

Ans:- Punjab, Haryana, U.P.,Bihar

Ques:- As per the RBI Annual Report 2012, which state has the least poverty ?

Ans:- Goa

Ques:- As per budget proposal 2016 – 17 Department of Disinvestment is the renamed as


Ques:- TRIPS and TRIMS are related to :

Ans:- Gatt

Ques:- Efficient delivery of services through technology in India is well defined by :

Ans:- NSDC – JAM

Ques:- As per census 2011, highest urban and rural population in India is  respectively in the states of :

Ans:- Maharashtra and Uttar Pradesh

Ques:- Who among B.S. Minahs, Raj Krishna, P.k. Bardhan, Dandekar and Rath did not estimate the incidence of poverty in India ?

Ans:- Raj Krishna

Ques:- Antoydaya day is celebrated on :

Ans:- 25th September

Ques:- Among Sanitation, Rural Telephones, Drinking Water, Irrigation which one is not a component of Bharat Nirman ?

Ans:- Irrigation

Ques:- HRIDAY scheme is launched by

Ans:- Ministry of Urban Development on 21st January ,2015

Ques:- By which constitutional amendment the right to property was abolished from the chapter of Fundamental Rights ?

Ans:- 44th Constitutional Amendment

Ques:- Who among Elect Members of the Legislative Assembly of State, Elected Member of Lok Sabha, Elected Member of Rajya Sabha, Elected Members of the Legislative Council of State are not the member of the Electoral College for the President of India ?

Ans:- Legislative Council of States

Ques:- The Rajya Sabha can delay the passage of money bill for a maximum period of

Ans:- Two weeks

Ques:- Which is the correct chronlogical order of the offices held by the speakers of Loksabha ?

Ans:- Gansh Vasudev Maviankar- Sardar Hukam Singh -Neelam Sanjiva Reddy  – Sumitra Mahajan

Ques:- Which is the biggest committee of the Lok Sabha ?

Ans:- Estimatee committee

Ques:- The voting age was reduced from 21 years to 18 years by which constituational amendment ?

Ans:- 61st Amendment

Ques:- Which one is the recent addition in the Electronic Voting Machine by the Election Commisson of India ?

Ans:- NOTA

Ques:- Which one is not the classified category of parties according to the Election Commission of India ?

Ans:- State Parties

Ques:- What is the full from of PIL ?

Ans:- Public Interest Litigation

Ques:- Among Marriage, Divorce, Price Control, Agricutlure which one is not the subject of the Concurrent list ?

Ans:- Agricutlure

Ques:- Right to education is included under which Article of the constitution ?

Ans:- 21 A

Ques:- What is the new name of the planning Commission of India ?

Ans:- NITI Ayog

Scheme Of Examination :

  1. The preliminary objective examination of qualifing nature consisting of general knowledge, everyday science, General English, General Hindi and Current affairs..
  2. The written competitive examination of descriptive nature of those who qualify preliminary objective examination, shall include three papers :(1)Paper – 1 English (Conventional) = 150 Marks (2) Paper – ii Hindi (Conventional) = 150 Marks (3) Paper – 3 General Knowledge =200 Marks.

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