[Himachal GK] Himachal Pradesh GK/ HP GK Questions Bank Series 5

1.     How many rivers flow through Himachal Pradesh?
a.       3
b.       6
c.       7
d.       5

2.    Which among the following rivers flows through Himachal Pradesh?

a.       Ravi
b.       Satluj
c.       Chenab
d.      All of these

3.    What is the vedic name of the river Ravi?
a.       Purushani
b.       Kalindi
c.       Vipasha
d.      Arjikya

4.     What is the total distance covered by river Satluj in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       158 Km.
b.       256 Km.
c.       122 Km.
d.       320 Km.

5.     Which river covers the longest distance in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Ravi
b.       Chenab
c.       Satluj
d.      Beas

6.    Which river enters into Jammu & Kashmir from Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Ravi
b.       Beas
c.       Chenab
d.      Yamuna

7.     Mandi town is situated on the banks of:
a.       Satluj
b.       Ravi
c.       Beas
d.      Chenab

8.    Which river covers the shortest distance in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Ravi
b.       Chenab
c.       Beas
d.      Yamuna

9.    What is the vedic name of the river Satluj?
a.       Satudri
b.       Iravati
c.       Ajinkiya
d.       Kalindi

10.   Tirthan, Malana, Suketi, Uhl are the tributaries of:
a.       Satluj
b.       Ravi
c.       Beas
d.       Chenab

11.   What is the origin place of Beas river
a.       Baralacha Pass
b.       Mansarovar
c.       Rohtang Pass
d.       Bara Bhangal

12.   Which river in Himachal have highest volume of water flow?
a.       Satluj
b.       Beas
c.       Chenab
d.      Ravi

13.   Chandra and Bhaga are the major tributaries of __________ river.
a.       Ravi
b.       Beas
c.       Satluj
d.      Chenab

14.   At which place Chandra and Bhaga meet to form Chenab?
a.       Sangla
b.      Tandi
c.       Pandoh
d.      Chamba

15.   According to Hindu mythology, Yamuna river is concerned to ___________ God.
a.       Varun
b.       Indra
c.       Surya
d.      Chandra

16.   Which river originates from Uttrakhand?
a.       Satluj
b.       Beas
c.       Yamuna
d.       None of these

17.   Origin of satluj river is:
a.       Rohtang Pass
b.       Baralacha pass
c.       Sangla
d.      Mansarovar

18.   At which place Satluj enters in Himachal from Tibet?
a.       Sangla
b.       Rohtang Pass
c.       Tandi
d.       Shipki La

19.   Tons is the tributary of:
a.       Satluj
b.       Yamuna
c.        Beas
d.        Ravi

20.   Which river is also known as “Vipasha”?
a.       Beas
b.       Ravi
c.       Satluj
d.       Chenab

21.   When was The Great Himalayan National Park Established in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       1975
b.       1978
c.       1984
d.      1986

22.   The total area covered by The GreaT Himalayan National Park is:
a.       700  Sq.km.
b.       754 Sq. km
c.       678 Sq.km
d.       438 Sq.km.

23.   How many National Parks are there in Himachal Pradesh?
a.        1
b.        2
c.        3
d.        4

24.   Pin Valley National Park was established in:
a.       1975
b.       1977
c.       1985
d.       1987

25.   Great Himalayan National Park is situated in__________ district.
a.       Solan
b.       Lahaul-Spiti
c.       Ninnaur
d.       Kullu

26.   “Bandli” wildlife sanctuary is situated in:
a.       Bilaspur
b.       Kullu
c.       Mandi
d.       Sirmaur

27.   Which is the smallest wildlife sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Bandli
b.       Renuka
c.       Rupi Bhaba
d.      Shilli

28.   Daranghati wildlife sanctuary is in:
a.       Solan
b.       Shimla
c.       Sirmaur
d.       Kullu

29.   Find the odd one out:
a.        Bandali- Mandi
b.       Churdhar –Chamba
c.       Tirthan –Kullu
d.       Daranghati-Shimla

30.   In which district is Shikari Devi wildlife sanctuary situated?
a.       Solan
b.       Sirmaur
c.       Mandi
d.       Kullu

31.   Which district has the maximum number of wildlife sanctuaries in H.P?
a.       Chamba
b.       Solan
c.       Kullu
d.       Sirmaur

32.   Lippa Asrang wildlife sanctuary in Kinnaur district is famous for:
a.       Snow Leopard
b.       Brown Bear
c.       Yak
d.       Deer

33.   Which is the biggest wildlife sanctuary in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Tirthan
b.       Lippa Asrang
c.       Kibber
d.       Dhauladhar

34.   Kalatope Khajjiar wildlife sanctuary in Chamba district is situated on the banks of:
a.       Satluj
b.       Chenab
c.       Ravi
d.       Beas

35.   Which of the following animals are found in the wildlife sanctuaries of Himachal Pradesh:
a.       Snow leopard
b.       Brown Bear
c.       Monal
d.      All of these

36.   “Himalayan Botanical Garden is Situated at:
a.       Palampur
b.       Sundernagar
c.       Kufri
d.       Solan

37.   How many wildlife sanctuaries are in Himachal Pradesh?
a.       29
b.       31
c.       30
d.       32

38.   Tirthan wildlife sanctuary is situated in:
a.       Kullu
b.       Solan
c.       Mandi
d.       Kangra

39.   Mahanran Pratap Sagar wildlife sanctuary is situated in:
a.       Una
b.       Hamirpur
c.       Kangra
d.       Chamba

40.   Tundah wildlife sanctuary is situated in:
a.       Solan
b.       Kullu
c.       Kinnaur
d.       Chamba

41.   Himachal Pradesh first came into existence as a centrally administered territory on
a.       24th May, 1953
b.       15th April, 1948
c.       25th January, 1971
d.       None of these

42.   How many river flow through Himachal Pradesh?
a.      One
b.      Three
c.       Six
d.      Five

43.   Shipki Pass is in the district of
a.       Chamba
b.       Lahaul-Spiti
c.       Kinnaur
d.       Shimla

44.    Spiti and Kinnaur are separated from Tibet by
a.      Zanskar
b.      Pir Panjal
c.      Baralacha Pass
d.      Kujum La

45.   Which one of the following lakes is in Lahaul-Spiti district?
a.       Mahadal Lake
b.       Chandernahan
c.       Chandratal
d.       None of these

46.   The headquarters of Lahaul-Spiti district is at
a.       Reckyong Peo
b.       Kaza
c.       Keylong
d.       Karsog

47.   Which one of the following was not a district of H.P. in 1951?
a.       Mandi
b.       Chamba
c.       Una
d.      Sirmaur

48.   Ribba, the land of grapes, is in which district of Himachal Pradesh?
a.       Kullu
b.       Solan
c.       Kinnaur
d.       Lahaul-Spiti

49.   Who was the ruler of Bilaspur at the time of India's Independence?
a.       Anand Chand
b.       Atma Chand
c.       Sansar Chand
d.       Gambhir Chand

50.  How many members were there in the Legislative Assembly constituted for Himachal Pradesh in 1951?
a.       46
b.       36
c.       40
d.       24

51.  Who became the first Lt. Governor of Himachal Pradesh in 1952?
a.      Lt. General Himmat Singh
b.      N. C. Mehta
c.      E. P. Moon
d.      K. M. Pannikar

52.  When did Dr. Y. S. Parmar become the Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh for the first time?
a.      15th April, 1948
b.      24th March, 1952
c.      1st November, 1966
d.      25th January, 1971

53.  In Dharamshala there is a British Lord's tomb. Who was he
a.      Lord Dalhousie
b.      Lord Lawrence
c.      Lord Elgin
d.      Lord Auckland

54.  Himachal Pradesh is situated in the hills of
a.      Western Himalayas
b.      Northern Himalayas
c.       Southern Himalayas
d.      Central Himalayas

55.  Which ruler built the Mandi town in 1527?
a.      Ishwar Sen
b.      Rup Sen
c.      Ajber Sen
d.      Lalit Sen

56.  Which of the following became the 5th district of Himachal in 1954?
a.       Mandi
b.       Sirmaur
c.       Solan
d.       Bilaspur

57.  The highest Cricket Ground in the world is located at
a.       Naldera
b.       Manali
c.       Chail
d.       Kufri

58.  Area-wise which is the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh?
a.      Hamirpur
b.      Una
c.      Solan
d.      Sirmaur

59.  When was the non-Congress government first formed in Himachal Prasesh?
a.      1971
b.      1974
c.      1977
d.      1981

60.  The book "Himalayan Art" was written by
a.      M. S. Randhawa
b.      B. N. Goswamy
c.      W. G. Archerd.
d.      J. C. French