Solved Paper Steno Typist 2017 (HPSSC Hamirpur)

1. The author of the famous book ‘Das Capital’ is – Karl Marx

2. CDMA stands for – Code Division Multiple Access

3. ‘World Cancer Day’ is observed every year on – 4 February

4. The Noble Prize was instituted by which country? – Sweden

5. Who among the following personality is not awarded Bharat Ratna? – Acharya Narendra Dev

6. Who of the following is a football player- Nicolas Alenka

7. “Thomas cup” is associated with – Badminton

8. Marco Polo was- travelled through India, China and other parts of Asia

9. The Central Institute of Fisheries Technology is located in- Ernakulam

10. In which state is the famous Tawang Monastery located – Arunachal Pradesh

11. Duncan Passage is situated between – South Andaman & Little Andaman

12. The longest dam in India is – Hirakund Dam

13. Which city will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games? – Gold Coast (Australia)

14. Pablo Picasso, the famous painter was – Spanish

15. Siachen is located in – Karakoram range

16. Main objective of Antyodaya programme is to – Uplift the poor

17. ASMITA, a student tracking system programme is launched by the Ministry of – Women & Child Development

18. Red list of threatened species is released by –IUCN

19. ‘mKrishi’ is an app developed by – TCS

20. Bt seed is associated with – Cotton

21. Nano technology, in other words, is – Atomic engineering

22. A deficiency of Vitamin K could be the cause of – Haemorrhaging

23. Oncogenes are associated with – Cancer

24. ‘Arihant’ is the name of – A nuclear powered submarine

25. Cryogenic Engine is used in – Space shuttle

26. Where is the first cyber police station in India- Bengaluru

27. Which of the following is not an Operating System- Java

28. Which one of the following languages is not the third generation programming language? – MATLAB

29. A computer cannot ‘boot’ if it does not have the – Operating system

30. What is the purpose of the Webcam? – To act as an input device

31. Who is the inventor of World Wide Web (www)? – Tim Berners Lee

32. WiMAX is related to which one of the following? – Communication Technology

33. Which one fo the following mobile operating systems is the most common in the world?- Symbian Operating System

34. Who among the following is known as ‘Father of Local Self Government’? – Lord Rippon

35. Which of the following is extra-constitutional body? –NITI Aayog

36. How many times has Financial Emergency been declared in India so far? – Never

37. Lokpal and lokayukta Bill deal with which amendment of Constitution? – 116th Amendment

38. Fiscal policy refers to – Revenue & Expenditure Policy of the Government

39. Who gave the slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad’? – Hasrat Mohani

40. Who among the following annulled the Partition of Bengal? – Lord Hardinge II

41. Royal Asiatic Society was founded by – Sir William Jones

42. In which Upanishad is mentioned Satyamev Jayate? – Mundaka Upanishad

43. ‘Tripitaka’ texts are related with which religion? – Buddhism

44. NH-7 connects which of the following? – Varanasi with Kanniyakumari

45. The first Census was conducted in India in – 1872

46. In which of the following district, Maharana Pratap Sagar Reservoir is located? – Kangra

47. National Institute of Technology in H.P. is situated at – Hamirpur

48. As per Census 2011, the population density of Himachal Pradesh is – 123

49. On which date Municipal Corporation of Shimla came into existence? – 1 September, 1970

50. Which of the following district has lowest literacy rate? – Chamba

51. During which year first Assembely Election were held in H.P.? – 1952

52. Gochi is the most popular festival in – Bhaga Valley

53. The book ‘Himachal Pradesh Parichey’ is written by – Devraj Sharma

54. Kathgarh in district Kangra is famous for – Shiva Linga

55. The Hydroelectricity Project ‘Karcham Wangtoo’ is across the river- Satluj

56. Which of the following districts is rich in limestone? – Sirmaur

57. Who founded the kingdom of Hindus in 12th Century? – Ajay Chand

58. In which year was Himachal Pradesh made a Union Territory? – 1956

59. Which one of the following is different from the rest? – Church

60. As ‘Class’ is related to ‘Blackboard’, in the same way, ‘Cinema Hall’ is related to which? – Screen

61. In a code PERFECT is written as RGTHGEV then BROWN is written as- DTQYP

62. From 4 to 49, how many numbers which are divisible by 4 and sum of their digits be 9- 1

63. A is brother of B, C is the sister of B. How is B related to A? – Data inadequate

64. Statements: 

Some trees are pens.

All pens are pencils


I. Some pencils are pens

II. All trees are pens

III. Some trees are pencils.

IV. Some pencils are trees.

Directions(65-70): In each sentence given below, there is a blank space. Below each sentence, there are four words marked A, B, C and D. Out of these words choose the most appropriate word to fill in the blank.

65. The lion sprang upon the cow.

66. Be content with what you have.

67. I beg to differ with you on the subject.

68. The poor beggar was blind of one eye.

69. You are trying to drag me into a controversy.

70. The cat is hiding from us under the table.

Directions (Q.71&72): From the four options (A), (B), (C) and (D) choose the word which is nearest in meaning to given word.

71. Amnesty- General Pardon

72. Decree – an order by one in authority

Directions (Q.73&74): From the four options (A), (B), (C) and (D) choose the word which is opposite in meaning to given word.

73. Famous – obscure

74. Benign – malignant

75. 14th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2017 convention was held in – Bengaluru

76. Mega Festival “Prakash Utsav” on 350th Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti has been organized on January 5, 2017in – Patna

77. The first residential transgender school inaugurated on December 15, 2016 in the country is located at – Kochi

78. Which country has been suspended from MERCOSUR for violating its democratic principles on December 4, 2016? – Venezuela

79. India’s first cashless island as declared by the Union Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology on January 13, 2017 is – Karang

80. Who among the following is the recipient of Padma Vibhushan Award on January 25, 2017 in the field of ‘Public Affairs’? – Murli Manohar Joshi

81. Mitra Shakti 2016 is a joint armed forces exercise between India and – Sri Lanka

82. Who won the Best Actor (Male) award during 62nd Filmfare Awards 2017 ceremony? – Amir Khan

83. Who is the winner of Miss Universe 2017 title? – Iris Mittenaere

84. Who is the winner of Australian Open 2017 in Men’s singles category? – Roger Federer

85. Who is the author of the book “What Happened to Netaji”? – Anuj Dhar

86. Who has been newly appointed as the Director of CBI on January 19, 2017?- Alok Kumar Verma

87. Which of the following is known as Asia’s cleanest village? – Mawlynnong

88. The headquarters of International Court of Justice is at – Hague

89. Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre is at – Thiruvanathapuram

90. Transparency international is – the global civil society organization leading the fight against corruption

91. Who translated the National Song into English? – Aurobindo Ghosh
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