[Himachal GK] Himachal Pradesh GK Questions Bank Series 3

1.     Who is the author of Abode of God?
a)     B. N. Datar
b)    Andrew Wilson
c)     Ram Rahul
d)     William Moorcraft

2.     Which of the following is not a tributary of the Beas ?
a)     Suketi
b)     Banganga
c)     Ali
d)     Uhal

3.     With which of the following is Lossar festival associated ?
a)     Termination of the rainy season
b)    Tibetan New year
c)     Bull fighting
d)     Burning of Bugs, lice and fleas

4.     Where is KEE monastery ?
a)    Spiti
b)     Kinnaur
c)     Lahaul
d)     Naggar

5.     At what interval is Bhunda festival of Nirmand held ?
a)     Two years
b)     Six years
c)     Twelve years
d)     Fifteen years


6.     With which region of Himachal Pradesh is Sih ballet associated ?
a)     Kullu-Manali
b)     Pangi-Bharmaur
c)     Nurpur-Kangra
d)    Rohru-Jubbal

7.     Which Sultan of Delhi helped Raja Megh Chand of Bilaspur to regain his lost kingdom ?
a)     Alaudid Khalji
b)    Altamash
c)     Balban
d)     Ferozshah Tughlak

8.     Which Raja of Mandi built the Darbar Hall I 1906 ?
a)    Bhawani Sen
b)     Bhup Sen
c)     Zalim Sen
d)     Shyam Sen

9.     In which year did Shimla become summer capital of the Britihs Raj ?
a)    1864
b)     1871
c)     1876
d)     1888

10.  Who was Amrita Shergil ?
a)     Actress
b)     Poetress
c)     Dancer
d)    Painter

11.  Who won the 2012 Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha slection by the highest magin ?
a)     Virdhadra Singh
b)    Mohan Lal Brakta
c)     Rohit Thakur
d)     Sanjay Rattan

12.  Youths of which age group are eligible to avail the skill development allowance announced by the Himachal Pradesh Governmetn in 2013-14 budget ?
a)     18-25 years
b)     20-25 years
c)     20-30 years
d)    25-35 years

13.  Match the following proposed rope wyas correctly and choose the correct answer for the codes given below :
Column – I
Column – II
I.        Dharmshala
a)     Bijli Mahadev
II.        Bhunter
b)     Rohtang
III.        Palchan
c)     Triund
IV.        Village Jia
d)     Adi Himani Chamunda

Codes :
a)     (i)-(b),(ii)-(a),(iii)-(c), (iv)-(d)
b)     (i)-(a),(ii)-(b),(iii)-(c), (iv)-(d)
c)     (i)-(c),(ii)-(b),(iii)-(d), (iv)-(a)
d)    (i)-(c),(ii)-(a),(iii)-(b), (iv)-(d)

14.  According to 2008-09 data which district of Himachal Pradesh has recorded the highest percentage in the production of Pulses ?
a)     Kangra
b)     Mandi
c)     Shimla
d)     Chamba

15.  Which one of the following is not a precondition for implementing National Programme for Education of girls at the elementary level ?
a)     It is educationally backward block
b)    The SC/ST population is more than 50 percent
c)     The rural female literacy rate is below national average
d)     Gender gap is above the national level

16.  At which place in Shimla District is Herbal garden ?
a)    Dumreda
b)     Jharag
c)     Purag
d)     Sainj

17.  Which scheme has been introduced in place of Kishori Shakti Yojana in some district of Himachal Pradesh ?
a)     Beti Hai Anmol
b)    Rajiv Gandhi Scheme for Empowerment of Adolescent Girls
c)     Self-Employment Scheme for women
d)     Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan Yojana

18.  Which sector has highest outlay (in percentage terms) in the Annual Plan of 2011-12 ?
a)     Agriculture
b)     Transport
c)     Energy
d)    Social Services

19.  Besides Kinnaur and Lahaul Spiti which district of Himachal Pradesh ahs recorded the lowest percentage of urban population in the 2011 census ?
a)    Kangra
b)     Mandi
c)     Chamba
d)     Hamirpur

20.  What was the percentage of female literacy in Himachal Pradesh in 1951?
a)    Two percent
b)     Six percent
c)     Eight percent
d)     Ten percent

21.   Which pass joins Kinnaur to Garhwal?
a.       Duggi Jot
b.      Kamilaga
c.       Mulari Jot
d.      Dulchi

22.   Between which two mountain ranges is Danwin Valley of Bilaspur District of H.P.?
a.       Tieun and Sriun
b.      Dhar Naina Devi and Dhar Kot
c.       Dhar Bachhretu and Dhar Kot
d.      Dhar Bahdurpur and Dhar Bandla

23.   Who was ally of Shambar in his war with the Aryan king, Divodas?
a.       Verchi
b.      Sudasa
c.       Arjun
d.      Pradyumna

24.   Which community has been mentioned by Justice Tek Chand for its high sense of service, dignity and duty?
a.       Ghirath
b.      Sood/Sud
c.       Gaddies
d.      Tarkhans

25.   Which figure is found on the coins of Kunindas?
a.       Saraswati with Veena
b.      Vishnu with Lotus
c.       Shiva with Trident
d.      Indra with Thunderbolt

26.   Which tribe is living along Chandra Bhaga in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Swangla
b.      Gaddi
c.       Kunnu Khampa
d.      Neondi Khampa

27.   Who founded a state in the upper Ravi Valley with Brahmapura as its capital around the middle of sixth century AD?
a.       Ram Gupta
b.      Kumar Gupta
c.       Kunala
d.      Maru Varman

28.   Which of the following hill states was not founded by Rajput adventurers from the plains?
a.       Rampur Bushahar
b.      Mandi
c.       Bilaspur (Kehloor)
d.      Sirmaur

29.   Which scion of Dhameri Nurpur was sent by Jahangir to capture Nagarkot fort that joined hill chiefs plundered the imperial territory and later in fled to Mau fort?
a.       Jhet Pal
b.      Pahari Mal
c.       Bhakt Mal
d.      Suraj Mal

30.   Who led the campaign against the Ghurkhas in Chopal, Jubbal and Rawingarh areas?
a.       David Ochterlony
b.      James Baillie Fraser
c.       Martindell
d.      Gillespie

31.   Which Raja of Kangra organized all the hill chiefs between Jammu and Kangra in 1588-89 against Akbar?
a.       Bidhi Chand
b.      Trilok Chand
c.       Jai Chand
d.      Bhim Chand

32.   Which ruler of Kutlehr expelled the Sikhs from fort of Kotwalbah during the first Sikh war?
a.       Ram Pal
b.      Rajendra Pal
c.       Brij Mohan Pal
d.      Narain Pal

33.   What is Dhattu?
a.       A vegetarian dish in lower Himachal
b.      A form of folk dance in upper Himachal
c.       A musical instrument
d.      A headwear of women in rural areas

34.   Who divided the dialects spoken in Bilaspur into six categories?
a.       G.A. Grierson
b.      T. Graham Bailey
c.       Govind Chatak
d.      Hardev Bahri

35.   When was chief commissioner replaced by Lieutenant Governor in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       November, 1951
b.      March, 1952
c.       October,1952
d.      December, 1952

36.   Who was the first and the only chairman of H.P. territorial council?
a.       Thakur Karam Singh
b.      Dr. Y.S .Parmar
c.       Thakur Ram Lal
d.      Pandit Gauri Prasad

37.   How long does the Shivratri fair at Mandi last?
a.       One day
b.      Three days
c.       Seven days
d.      Ten days

38.   What is the name of Gaddan with whom Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra fell in love?
a.       Murklu
b.      Dwarku
c.       Suharu
d.      Nokhu

39.   Which Raja of Guler was a great patron of art, particularly painting?
a.       Goverdhan Chand
b.      Ram Chand
c.       Rup Chand
d.      Karan Chand

40.   Who built the Lakshmi Narayan temple in Chamba town?
a.      Sahil Varman
b.      Bhuri Singh
c.       Meru Varman

d.      Mushan Varman

41.   Which pass joins Kinnaur to Garhwal?
a.       Duggi Jot
b.      Kamilaga
c.       Mulari Jot
d.      Dulchi

42.   Between which two mountain ranges is Danwin Valley of Bilaspur District of H.P.?
a.      Tieun and Sriun
b.      Dhar Naina Devi and Dhar Kot
c.       Dhar Bachhretu and Dhar Kot
d.      Dhar Bahdurpur and Dhar Bandla

43.   Who was ally of Shambar in his war with the Aryan king, Divodas?
a.      Verchi
b.      Sudasa
c.       Arjun
d.      Pradyumna

44.  Which community has been mentioned by Justice Tek Chand for its high sense of service, dignity and duty?
a.       Ghirath
b.      Sood/Sud
c.       Gaddies
d.      Tarkhans

45.   Which figure is found on the coins of Kunindas?
a.       Saraswati with Veena
b.      Vishnu with Lotus
c.       Shiva with Trident
d.      Indra with Thunderbolt

46.   Which tribe is living along Chandra Bhaga in Lahaul Spiti district of Himachal Pradesh?
a.      Swangla
b.      Gaddi
c.       Kunnu Khampa
d.      Neondi Khampa

47.  Who founded a state in the upper Ravi Valley with Brahmapura as its capital around the middle of sixth century AD?
a.       Ram Gupta
b.      Kumar Gupta
c.       Kunala
d.      Maru Varman

48.  Which of the following hill states was not founded by Rajput adventurers from the plains?
a.       Rampur Bushahar
b.      Mandi
c.       Bilaspur (Kehloor)
d.      Sirmaur

49.  Which scion of Dhameri Nurpur was sent by Jahangir to capture Nagarkot fort that joined hill chiefs plundered the imperial territory and later in fled to Mau fort?
a.       Jhet Pal
b.      Pahari Mal
c.       Bhakt Mal
d.      Suraj Mal

50.  Who led the campaign against the Ghurkhas in Chopal, Jubbal and Rawingarh areas?
a.       David Ochterlony
b.      James Baillie Fraser
c.       Martindell
d.      Gillespie

51.  Which Raja of Kangra organized all the hill chiefs between Jammu and Kangra in 1588-89 against Akbar?
a.      Bidhi Chand
b.      Trilok Chand
c.       Jai Chand
d.      Bhim Chand

52.  Which ruler of Kutlehr expelled the Sikhs from fort of Kotwalbah during the first Sikh war?
a.       Ram Pal
b.       Rajendra Pal
c.       Brij Mohan Pal
d.      Narain Pal

53.  What is Dhattu?
a.       A vegetarian dish in lower Himachal
b.       A form of folk dance in upper Himachal
c.       A musical instrument
d.      A headwear of women in rural areas

54.  Who divided the dialects spoken in Bilaspur into six categories?
a.      G.A. Grierson
b.      T. Graham Bailey
c.      Govind Chatak
d.      Hardev Bahri

55. When was chief commissioner replaced by Lieutenant Governor in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       November, 1951
b.       March, 1952
c.       October,1952
d.       December, 1952

56.  Where is Rong-Tong hydel project of 2 mw capacity?
 
a.       Kinnaur
b.      Kullu
c.       Lahaul – Spiti
d.      Chamba

56.  Which organization is opposing the order of the Himachal Pradesh high court of banning animal sacrifice at religious places?
a.       Kinnaur temple committee
b.      Chamba Mandir Sangh
c.       Mahasu Kardar Sangh
d.      Kullu Devi Devta Kardar Sangh

57.  Where is horse breeding farm in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Lari in Lahaul – Spiti
b.      Nether in Kullu district
c.       Jeori in Shimla district
d.      Dagshai in Solan district

58.  At which place in Himachal has the government of India sanctioned a handloom cluster for which first installment has already been released?
a.       Janjehli
b.      Tissa
c.       Jawali
d.      Ghumarwin

59.  Which is the nodal agency for the execution of urban infrastructure development scheme for small and medium towns in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       HP, PWD
b.      HP, IPH Department
c.       Municipal and small town committees
d.      HIMUDA

60.  At present how many Panchayat Samities are there in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       55
b.      66
c.       77
d.      88

61.  In Himachal Pradesh where is Disaster Recovery Centre for monitoring and control of unmanned 33 kV and above power sub stations?
a.       Sundernagar
b.      Paonta Sahib
c.       Gagret
d.      Theog

62. Which country is assisting in swan river watershed management project Una?
a.       Canada
b.      Germany
c.       Japan
d.      France

63.  What is the name of comprehensive integrated scheme for persons with disability which was launched by Himachal Pradesh government in 2008- 09?
a.       Sahyog
b.      Sahara
c.       Suraksha
d.      Samriddhi

64.  In which year was the Directorate of Medical Education, Training and Research established in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       1996-97
b.      1998-99
c.       2004-05
d.      2006-07

65.  What is the name of institute whose 24 students were drowned in the Beas recently?
a.       Jyoti institute
b.      Gyan Jyoti Institute
c.       Jyoti Gyan Institute
d.      Vigyan Jyoti Institute

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