Himachal Pradesh Supervisor's Exam -2008 - Himachal Pradesh General Studies

1.       India shares longest land border with – Bangladesh

2.      The Great Khali is associated with - Wrestling


3.      Who won 2007 Nobel Prize for Literature.- Doris Lessing


4.      ELISA test is used to detect - AIDS


5.      The study of bee keeping is known as – Apiculture


6.       The headquarter of Interpol (Estd. 1923 ) is located at- Lyons (France)


7.      Air force Flying College is located at - Jodhpur


8.      In 1979 who were the Joint Deputy Prime Ministers of India? – Babu Jagjivan Ram of Chaudhary Charan Singh


9.      Who was the first person from H.P. to become Chief Justice of India? – Mehar Chand Mahajan (Distt. Kangra)


10.  What is the retirement age for a High Court Judge? – 62 years


11.  Who is the architecture of Chandigarh City? – Lee Carbusier (France)


12.  Who is the architecture of Parliament House? – Sir Herbert Baker


13.  The real name of the Great Khali is – Dalip Singh Rana


14.  Kangra-Shimla National Highway is marked as – NH-88


15.  H.P. Administrative Tribunal is established in - 1986


16.  Who wrote the whole Indian History in the walls of Cellular jail in Andaman Nicobar? – V.D. Savarkar


17.  Headquarter of Hollywood is located at – Los Angeles (USA)


18.  Geographically largest Distt. In H.P. – Lahaul Spiti


19.  Number of High Courts in India is - 21 (Increased from 21 to 24 in 2013)


20.  Who wrote “My Experiments with Truth” – Mahatma Gandhi


21.  What does the word “Lahaul” mean – Southern Country


22.  Richest source of proteins are – Pulses


23.  What is the incubation period of AIDS – 10 years


24.  Alexander Fleming discovered the first antibiotic from –  Penicillium notatum( A fungus)


25.  Who wrote “You Can Win”? – Shiv Khera


26.  Which is the deepest Ocean in the World? – Pacific Ocean


27.  Which is the volume wise largest river in the World? – Amazon (In South America)


28.  Largest Hydel Power Project  in H.P. is – Parbati Project (2051 MW)


29.  Highest Mountian Peak in H.P. – Shilla (7026 mtrs.)


30.  Who is the youngest Padamshree Award winner? – Sania Mirza ( on Jan.26, 2006)


31.  Digital system makes use of – Numbers


32.  Which Hydel Project situated in the territory of Himachal Pradesh is still under the control of another state(Punjab Govt.) – Shanan Hydel Project


33.  Which is the smallest planet at present? – Mercury


34.  Which planet is called Red Planet? – Mars


35.  Which is the only natural satellite of earth? – Moon


36.  In which planet a day is longer than a year on the earth? – Venus


37.  To which party does the P.M. of Britain Gordon Brown belong? – Labour Party


38.  Where is located the Musk Deer Breeding Centre in H.P.? – Kufri (Shimla)


39.  International Woman Day is celebrated on – 8th March


40.  Which Sikh ruler ruled over Kangra in 1809 A.D.? – Dessa Singh Majithia


41.  Which historical battle laid the foundation of Mughal Empire in India? – First battle of Panipat in 1526 (Babur defeated Ibrahim Lodhi)


42.  Who was the First Woman ruler of Delhi Sultanate? – Razia Sultana


43.  Which mountain range shares border of H.P. with Tibet? – Zanskar (Greater Himalayas)


44.  Who won the Hockey World Cup in 2006? – Germany


45.  Who is the present Pope at the Vatican City? – Pope Benedict XVI


46.  Which country will host the Football World Cup 2010? – South Africa


47.  Which countries will host the Cricket World Cup 2011? – India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh


48.  What does CNG stands for? – Compressed Natural Gas


49.  Sodium is a – Metal


50.  Under the state Reorganization Act, 1966 what percentage of total power generation is promised by Punjab Govt. to H.P.? – 12%


51.  Which constitutional amendment provided 33% reservation for woman in the local self government? – 73rd (in 1992)


52.  In computers extensively used element is – Silicon


53.  The tribal people of Himachal Pradesh were known as – Dasyu


54.  Which is the largest administrative Division in H.P.? – Mandi ( 5 )


55.  Punchh-Rawalkot bus service has been inaugurated by – Smt. Sonia Gandhi


56.  In which Distt of H.P. is located the Central Research Institute (CRI) founded in 1905 A.D? – Distt. Solan (at Kasauli)


57.  How many amendments have been made in the constitution of India up to March1, 2007? – 94


58.  Sutlej (Longest River in H.P.) drains into which major river system of Indian sub-continent? – Indus


59.  Who was the first Grandmaster in India? – Vishwanathan Anand


60.  Who is the youngest Grandmaster in India? – Harsal Sahai


61.  Which sound do snakes produce? – Hiss


62.  Which Princely state of H.P. was ruled by  Raja Sansar Chand-II? – Kangra


63.  Barog, a tourist place in H.P. is located at an altitude of – 1560 mtrs. (5118 feet)


64.  The central theme of Kangra School of Paintain was – Lord Krishna & his beloved Radha


65.  Late. Chandu Lal Raina was an – Painting Artist ( of Kangra School)


66.  Sports term “Butterfly” is associated with – Swimming


67.  Most populated region in the world is – South East Asia


68.  Who propounded the Yoga Philosophy? – Patanjali


69.  During which period Yoga Philosophy was propounded – 200-100 B.C.


70.  Who was the P.M. of India when the recommendations of Mandal Commission were implemented in 1990? – V.P. Singh


71.  Who said, “Man is born free but he is everywhere in chains”. – Rousseau


72.  Who was the mother of the Lord Parshuram? – Renuka


73.  Who is the father of Scientific Socialism? – Karl Marx


74.  Who wrote “India Wins Freedom”? – Abdul Kalam Azad


75.  Where is located the Herbal Garden in Distt. Hamirpur? – Neri


76.  Jhanjer is the famous folk dance of – Chamba


77.  Deficit financing is an instrument of – Fiscal Policy


78.  Manaku and Nainsukh were associated with – Art of Painting


79.  Lakshmi Narayan temple of Chamba is the group of – Six temples


80.  In which Distt. Is located the 16.95 MW. Andhra Hydel Project? – Shimla


81.  Which Indian state does single party rule for the last three decades? – West Bengal


82.  Who was the founder of “Servants of India Society” in 1905 A.D.? – Gopal Krishan Gokhle


83.  The oldest style of Indian Classical dance is – Bharatnatyam


84.  Which constitutional amendment added the words Socialist, Secular and Integrity to the constitution of India? – 42nd ( in 1976)


85.  Who said, “To ignore a person is a sin”? – Swami Vivekananda


86.  Budhi Diwali is celebrated in – Nirmand (Distt. Kullu)


87.  Who is the Chairman of 18th Law Commission? – A.R.Lakshmannan


88.  Pilotless aircraft built by D.R.D.O. is named as – Lakshya


89.  Where is located the Nine-hole golf course in Himachal? – Naldehra (Shimla)


90.  When did first Popular Government come to power in H.P.? – March 24, 1952


91.  What is the literacy rate in H.P.? – 77.13%


92.  Which ruler of Chamba was ordered by Aurangjeb to demolish all the Hindu temples of the state? -  Chattar Singh


93.  Who is the creator of the Murals on the walls of The Mall, Shimla that depict the apple plucking skill of Himachali people? – Prof. M.C. Sexana


94.  Which is the first city in India to generate power from the municipal waste? – Delhi


95.  The newly constructed Vidhan Sabha premises in Distt. Kangra is located at – Tapovan(Sidhbarri)


96.  Who wrote “Urvashi” – Ram Dhari Singh Dinkar


97.  National Insurance Corporation (NIC) established in 1906 is the subsidiary of – General Insurance Corporation (GIC)


98.  United Nations Organizations (UNO) comprises mainly of – Six Organs


99.  Deficiency of Vitamin A causes – Night blindness


100.                      Dal lake is located at – Dharamshala (Kangra)


101.                      Fish breathe through the – Gills


102.                      XXIXth Olympic Games held in – Beijing


103.                      Galvanized Iron is the iron coated with – Zinc


104.                      Who wrote “Lajjo”? – Shanta Kumar


105.                      In the month of May Sipi fair is held in – Mashobra (Shimla)


106.                      The script of Pahari Language is – Tankri


107.                      When did Bathu Bridge in Distt. Kangra build? – 1920 A.D.


108.                      State fair Chhatrari Yatra is celebrated in – Distt. Chamba


109.                      Who was the first Indian to reach the final event of Olympics? – Milkha Singh (Sprinter)


110.                      How many local dialects are spoken in Himachal Pradesh? – 36


111.                       In which year Academy of Arts, Culture & Languages, & H.P. was established? -  1968


113.                      The first living thing are known as – Bacteria


114.                      The book “Autobiography of as Yogi” is written by- Paramhansa Yogananda


115.                      Green Colour of our National Tricolour represents – Faith and Fertility


116.                      In Himachal Pradesh the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (launched in 2001) is operative in – All the districts


117.                      A band of how many constellations constitute the zodiac? – 12


118.                      Iron oxide is – Rust


119.                      Who wrote “Dum Maro Dum”? – Anand Bakshi


120.                      Which is the most ancient musical Instrument of India? – Flute


121.                      Which country is called the sugar bowl in the world? – Cuba


122.                      The language spoken by the largest number of people in the world is – Chinese


123.                      Who is the author of the book “Business at the Speed of Thought”? – Bill Gates


124.                      “Sledge” is – A vehicle made for sliding on snow


125.                      Plastic bags don’t decompose easily in nature because they are – Non-biodegradable


126.                      Oral Rehydration Salts(ORS) is used for – Diarrhoea


127.                      How many steps does an average person take in his life? – One billion


128.                      “CHHAU” is folk dance of which state? – West Bengal


129.                      The Indian who became a World Champion in women Billiards is – Chitra Mahimsraj


130.                      In the field of chess, how many International Grand Masters are there in India? – 8


131.                      The term “Butterfuly” is related with – Swimming


132.                      “Pahari Gandhi”, Baba Kanshi Ram hailing from – Dehra Gopipur (Kangra)


133.                      The part of Kangra district which has submerged in Ramsar Pong lake was known as – Haldoon Valley


134.                      The book “Himalayan Art” is written by – M.S. Randhawa


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