Solved Paper Steno Typist 2017 (HPU) - Himachal Pradesh General Studies


1. The capital of Assam is:
A) Dispur
B) Shillong
C) Guwahati
D) Darjeeling

 2.  Which of the following is the Chess Player?
A) Vishwanath Anand
B) Vinod Kamble
C) Sania Nehwal
D) Prakash Padukone

3. The present Governor of Gujrat is:
A) Najma Heptulla
B) O.P. Kohli
C) Kiran Bedi
D) Mridula Sinha

4.Which of the following is known as ‘Kala Pani’?
A) Yarvada Jail
B) Tihar Jail
C) Cellular Jail
D) Naini Jail

5. The author of Sanskrit Drama ‘Abhigyan Shakuntalam’ is:
A) Kalidas
B) Bhas
C) Bhartrihari
D) Shudrak

6. The present Chief Minister of Rajasthan is:
A) Mamta Banerjee
B) Manohar Lal Khattar
C) Jyotiraditya Scindia
D) Vasundhra Raje 

7. Who amongst the following is the founder of Banaras Hindu University?
A) Pt. Madan Mohan Malviya
B) Acharya Narendra Dev
C) Shiv Prasad Gupta
D) Mahatma Gandhi

8.In which State of India ‘Onam’ is celebrated?
A) Bihar
B) Kerala
C) Assam
D) Uttar Pradesh

9. Who amongst the following got ‘Taj Mahal’ built?
A) Sher Shah Suri
B) Shahjahan
C) Akbar
D) Babur

10. Who was the first Prime Minister of Republic of India?
A) Mahatma Gandhi
B) Jawahar Lal Nehru
C) Rajendra Prasad
D)Zakir Hussain

11. Whose birthday is celebrated as “Teacher’s Day”?
A) Lal Bahadur Shastri
B) Sardar Patel
C) Dr. Radha Krishnan
D) Gainee Zail Singh

12. Which one of the following is a ‘Rabi’ crop?
A) Cotton
B) Maize
C) Arhar
D) Wheat

13.  Amongst the following who was woman social reformer?
A) Pandita Rama Bai
B) S.Subbu Laxmi
C) Sucheta Kriplani
D) None of these

14. “Arya Samaj” was established in:
A) 1870
B) 1872
C) 1873
D) 1875

15. Which president of India was known as “Missile Man”?
A) V.V. Giri
B) Pranab Mukherjee
C) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
D)  Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

16. “Jamalu Devta” is known to be the divine ruler of which village?
A) Trilokpur
B) Sandhol
C) Rewalsar
D) Malana

17. The Lakshmi Narayan Temple of Chamba was built by:
A) Aditya Varman
B) Prithvi Varman
C) Bhuri Singh
D) Sahil Varman

18. Which is the smallest district of Himachal Pradesh (Area wise) ?
A) Mandi
B) Una
C) Solan
D) Hamirpur

19. The lake which is known for its floating Island?
A) Chandertal
B) Manimahesh
C) Rewalsar
D) Sorang

20. In ‘Rigveda’ which of the following river is mentioned as “PURUSHANI”?
A) Sutlej
B)Ravi
C) Chenab
D) Beas

21. Which tributary of river “Yamuna” rises from “Kupar” peak?
A) Tons
B) Giri Ganga
C) Pabbar
D) Bata

22. Which is the largest glacier in Himachal Pradesh?
A) Bhaga Glacier
B) Bara Shigri Glacier
C) Gora Glacier
D) Kutti Glacier

23.Which ‘Pass’ provides the main approach to ‘Spiti’ from ‘Lahaul’?
A) Kunjum Pass
B) Sach Pass
C) Rohtang Pass
D) Bhaba Pass

24. In which area of Himachal Pradesh the ‘Swangli’ tribe is found?
A) Lahual and Spiti
B) Pangi
C) Kinnaur
D) Bharmaur

25. The Greater Himalaya ranges of HP is knowns as:
A) Shivalik Hills
B) Shimla Hills
C) Alpine Zone
D) Mid Mountains

26. Who is the present Chief Justice of India ( May, 2017)?
A) Abhay Manohar Sapre
B) J.S. Khehar
C) A.P. Shah
D) Markandey Katju

27. According to Time Magazine who is ‘Time Person’ of 2016?
A) Donald Trump
B) Narendra Modi
C) V.Putin
D) None of these

28.Who is the current Chief Minister of Tamilnadu?
A) O. Panirselvam
B) E.Planiswami
C) V.K. Shashikala
D) Vidya Sagar Rao

29. How many satellites in total ISRO launched on 15th Feb., 2017?
A) 101
B) 104
C) 108
D) 110

30. Who is the present Governor of Reserve Bank of India?
A) Urjit Patel
B) R.G. Rajan
C) Vimal Jalan
D) D.Subbarao

31. On which date Demonetisation-2016 was announced?
A) 8 November
B) 10 November
C) 6 November
D) 14 November

32. Who has been chosen for Dada Sahab Phalke award in March 2016?
A) Manoj Kumar (2015)
B) Rishi Kapoor
C) Amitabh Bachchan
D) Jitendra

Note: For 2016, the Kashinathuni Vishwanath is choosen for Dada Sahab Phalke award. 

33. Who is the present HRD Minister of India?
A) Uma Bharati
B) Smriti Irani
C) Prakash Jawdekar
D) Nitin Gadakari

34. Who is the present Speaker of Lok Sabha?
A) G.M. Balayogi
B) Sumitra Mahajan
C) Najama Heptullah
D) None o f the above

35. Who is the founder of ‘Narmada Bachao Andolan’?
A) Aruna Roy
B) AnnaHazare
C) Medha Patkar
D) Baba Amte

36. Who made 303 notout runs in England-Chennai Test-2016?
A)Virendar Sehwag
B) Karun Nayar
C) Virat Kohli
D)M.S. Dhoni

37. Who won a bronze medal for India in Wrestling Free Style at Rio Olympic-2016?
A) Sakshi Malik
B) Vinesh Phogat
C) Narsingh Yadav
D) Babita Kumari

38. Who amongst the following is the CEO of Niti Aayog?
A) Arvind Pangarhiya
B) Narendra Modi
C) Amitabh Kant
D) Vivek Debroy

39. Who has been selected for Gyanpith Award-2016?
A) Mahashweta Devi
B) Shankha Gosh
C) Ashapurna Devi
D) Bishnu Dey

40. Which of the following established the first payment bank in India?
A) Paytm
B) Bharti Airtel
C) Postal Deparment
D) Tech Mahindra Ltd.

41. Who is the present Indian Army Chief?
A) Gen. V.K. Singh
B) Gen. Bipin Rawat
C) Arup Raha
D) B.S.Dhanoa

42. Priyanka Chopra has been appointed Brand Ambassdor of Tourism of which state?
A) Assam
B) Gujrat
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Rajasthan

44. Who has been appointed new Deputy-Governor of RBI?
A) Viral V. Acharya
B) V.k. Sharma
C) D. Subbarao
D) None of the above

45. What game R. Ashwin plays?
A) Cricket
B) Tennis
C) Badminton
D) Snooker

46. A new 24 hour Govt. TV Channel for Cashless Lessons is called:
A) Digidhan
B) Digishala
C) D.D. Resource
D) None of these

47. Who is present Vice-President of India?
A) Hamid Ansari
B) Najeeb Jung
C) Subramanyam Swami
D) Mukhtar Ansari

48. India signed MOU for bullet train with which country?
A) China
B) Russia
C) Japan
D) South Korea

49. Which Pakistani Cricketer announced his retirement from International Cricket recently?
A) Wasim Akram
B) Shahid Afridi
C) Shoab Iqbal
D) Inzmamul Haque

50. On which planet Scientists have found as much water as earth has?
A) Mars
B) Pluto
C) Moon
D) Saturn

51. Which of the following animals give us eggs?
A) Goat and Hen
B) Camel and Goat
C) Camel and Duck
D) Hen and Duck

52. Which of the following is not a dairy product?
A) Curd
B) Butter
C) Honey
D) Cheese

53. Which of the following food-groups should be included for a balanced diet?
A) Only milk and meat
B) Only fruit and vegetables
C) Only grains
D) All of these products.

54. Which of the following cannot be compressed?
A) Liquids
B) Solids
C) Gases
D) None of the above

55. How many poles does a magnet have?
A) One
B) Two
C) Three
D) Four

56. An example of a magnetic material is :
A) Wool
B) Wood
C) Iron
D) Cotton

57. An example of an artificial source of light is:
A) Firefly
B) Sun
C) Candle
D) A Star

58.Which of the following is a good conductor of electricity?
A) Wood
B) Metal
C) Stone
D) Plastic

59. Which of the following is not a biodegradable waste?
A) Fruit & Vegetables
B) Paper
C) Leaves
D) Plastic Bag

60. Which of the following is the natural and solid form of water?
A) Rain, Water, Sea
b) Ice, Snow, River
C) Ice, Snow, Hail
D) Water vapour, Rain, River

61. Which of these is an animal product?
A) Egg
B) Honey (herbivorous animal)
C) Milk
D) All of these

62. Which of the following is the odd one?
A) Root
B) Soil
C) Stem
D) Leaves

63. How many bones are there in Human Body?
A) 206
B) 308
C) 101
D) 400

64. Which of the following is the main source of vitamin ‘C’?
A) Lemon
B) Potato
C) Rice
D) Apple

65. Who invented the electricity bulb?
A) Edison
B) Newton
C) Einstein
D) Madam Curie

66.What is called lack of food in a region?
A) Flood
B) Famine
C) Epidemic
D) None of these

67. Which of the following is odd one?
A) Whale
B) Crocodile
C) Dolphin
D) Ants

68. Which of the following is the natural source of salt?
A) Spring
B) Well
C) River
D) Sea

69. Cloud is a cluster of what?
A) Tiny droplets of water
B) Water vapour
C) Fog
D) Smoke

70. Which of the following will not form a shadow?
A) A child
B) A clear glass
C) A tree
D) A house

71.Indian National Congress was established in the year:
A)1880
B) 1882
C) 1883
D) 1885

72. Who was the editor of ‘Harijan’ magazine?
A) C.R. Das
B) B.R. Ambedkar
C) M.K. Gandhi
D) Jagjeevan Ram

73. With which university ‘Kautilya’ was associated?
A) Vaishali
B) Nalanda
C) Patliputra
D) Takshshila

74. The official language of Goa is:
A) Marathi (Marathi is also used for all official purposes in Goa)
B) Gujrati
C) Konkani
D) Portugese

75. Retirment age of Supreme Court Judge is:
A) 58
B) 62
C)65
D) 70

76. Which medieval ruler practiced ‘Din-E-Elahi’?
A) Akbar
B) Jahangir
C) Shahjahan
D) None of these

77.”Chilka Lake” is situated in which state of India?
A) Odisha
B) Bihar
C) Madhya Pradesh
D) Andhra Pradesh

78.The desert of Rajasthan is named as:
A) Thar
B) Sahara
C) Siberia
D) None of these

79. Which union territory is the capital of two Indian states?
A) Portblair
B) Chandigarh
C) Daman and Diu
D) Pondicherry

80.Article 370 of Indian Constitution pertains to which state?
A) Himachal Pradesh
B) Punjab
C) J&K
D) Haryana

81. Select the pronoun in the sentence: ‘This book belongs to Ram’:
A) This
B) Book
C) To
D) Ram

82. Select the adjective in the sentence: ‘Rani loves her beautiful puppy’:
A) Rani
B) Her
C) Beautiful
D) Puppy

83. The second form of the verb ‘Stand’ is:
A) Stand
B) Stood
C) Standing
D) Stands

84. Select the subject in the sentence : ‘My brother wants to go university’:
A) My brother
B) Wants
C) To go
D) University

85.Select the correct form of verb in the sentence: ‘MY sister is walk’:
A) Walked
B) Walking
C) Walk
D) Walker

86. Select the correct word in the sentence : ‘The baby cry in the school everday’:
A) cried
B) cry
C) crying
D) Cries

87. Which of the following sentence is correct?
A) Qutub Minar is in Delhi
B) The Qutub Minar is in Delhi
C) A Qutub Minar is in Delhi
D) Qutub Minar are in Delhi

88. Which of the following sentence is correct?
A) I have been staying here since January 2016
B) I have been staying here till January 2016
C) I have been staying here for January 2016
D) I have been staying here from January 2016

89. Which of the following words is not synonym of ‘Faint’?
A) Faded
B) Dim
C) Feeble
D) Bright

90. Which of the following words is antonym of ‘Beautiful’?
A) Ugly
B) Fair
C) Graceful
D) Dark

Note: Last ten questions (81-90) are left unanswered. We want you to answer these questions in the comment section. 
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