Himachal Pradesh High Court Exam 2015 (Clerk/Proof Readers)

1. Name the lady reckoned to be a heroine of the World War II, who was the world’s first lady radio operator, and was infliltrated in then occupied France
(A)   Noor Inayat Khan
(B)   Phyllis Diller
(C)   Makeda, Queen of Sheba
(D)   Catherine II the Great Empress of All Russia

2. The Shadman Chowk in the eastern city of Lahore was renamed by the Pakistan Government on which Indian freedom fighter
(A)   Mohammad Ali Jinnah
(B)   Bhagat Singh
(C)   Chandra Sekhar Azad
(D)   Chaudhary Rahmat Ali

3. Who is the first woman judge of the International court of Justice
(A)   Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
(B)   Rosalyn Higgins
(C)   Christene Lagarde
(D)   Tober D Souza

4. Which day is observed as the World consumer day
(A)   April 15
(B)   March 14
(C)   March 15
(D)   May 15

5. Which of the following countries has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the United States to avoid direct clashes between air forces in the sky over Syria
(A)   Russia
(B)   China
(C)   Norway
(D)   Serbia   

6. M.Phil in Hindi was awarded for the first time by which country
(A)   U.S.A.
(B)   Bangladesh
(C)   Pakistan
(D)   Sri Lanka

7. Rivers Tigris and Euphrates are associated with?
(A)   Mesopotamian Civilization
(B)   Egyptian Civilization
(C)   Harappan Civilization
(D)   Chinese Civilization

8. Who is considered as the master of Greek comedy?
(A)   Aeschylus
(B)   Sophocles
(C)   Aristophanes
(D)   Philip

9. When ancient Olympic Games first held?
(A)   776 BC
(B)   780 BC
(C)   790 BC
(D)   800 BC

10.   Who was the first to sail round the world?
(A)   Francis Drake
(B)   Columbus
(C)   Magellan
(D)   Vasco da Gama

11.   Who was the last ruler of the Maurya dynasty
(A)   Brihadratha
(B)   Dasratha
(C)   Kunala
(D)   Ashoka

12.   “Courts and their Judgments” is a book written by _____
(A)   Arun Shourie
(B)   Mahatma Gandhi
(C)   Aurobindo Ghose
(D)   R.K Narayan

14.   The hormone secreted by testis is –
(A)   Oestrogen
(B)   Androgen
(C)   Progesterone
(D)   FSH

16.   Where was Mangal Pandey hanged?
(A)   Meerut
(B)   Kanpur
(C)   Delhi
(D)   Barrackpur

17.   Which was the first occasion when our national song was sung for the first time?
(A)   1896 session of Indian National Congress
(B)   1857 revolt
(C)   1919-Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
(D)   None of the above

18.   The Corbett National Park is situated in
(A)   Assam
(B)   Uttarakhand
(C)   Tamil Nadu
(D)   Meghalaya

19.   In which year the first attempt made to enumerate the population of India
(A)   1945
(B)   1987
(C)   1872
(D)   1971

20.   The only woman who became President of the World Health Organization so far is
(A)   Kamala Devi Chandopadhyaya
(B)   Raj Kumari Amrit Kaur
(C)   Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
(D)   Dr. Shusila Naiyar

Himachal Pradesh High Court Building

21.   Nanavati Commission related to
(A)   Anti Sikh riots in Delhi
(B)   Terrorist attack in Parliament
(C)   Stock Market Scam
(D)   Gujarat Riots

22.   Name the first woman secretary-General of Amnesty International
(A)   Irene Khan
(B)   Vijaya Laxmi Pandit
(C)   Amrita Kaur
(D)   Rosalyn Higgins

23.   How many High Courts are there in India
(A)   21
(B)   20
(C)   23
(D)   24

24.   Who recently won the CEAT Indian Cricketer of the Year award?
(A)   Murali Vijay
(B)   Ajinkya Rahane
(C)   Virat Kohli
(D)   Shikhar Dhawan

25.   Which of the following is an alloy?
(A)   Gold
(B)   Copper
(C)   Brass
(D)   Zinc

26.   Which of the following terms is used in the field of Economics?
(A)   Lenz’s law
(B)   Conservation of Energy
(C)   Devaluation
(D)   Radiation

27.   Which of the following is a Horticulture product?
(A)   Sugarcane
(B)   Rose
(C)   Cotton
(D)   Jatropha

28.   Who got Swaran Mandir constructed?
(A)   Guru Gobind Singh
(B)   Guru Arjun Dev
(C)   Guru Ramdas
(D)   Guru Teg Bahadur

29.   Who among the following is not the recipient of Jnanpeeth Award?
(A)   Tarashankar Bandopadhyay
(B)   Firaq Gorakhpuri
(C)   Ramdhari Singh Dinkar
(D)   Maithilisharan Gupta

30.   “Satyamev Jayate” is borrowed from –
(A)   Mundak Upnishad
(B)   Arthshashtra
(C)   Ramayan
(D)   Mahabharat

31.   What is the name of the building from where Himachal Bench of Delhi High Court started functioning?
(A)   Ravenswood
(B)   Green Wood
(C)   Harvington
(D)   New Mount

32.   Land movement took place in Keonthal state in
(A)   1878 AD
(B)   1880 AD
(C)   1885 AD
(D)   1897 AD

33.   As a result of Conference of Himalayan States Regional Council, how many hill states were merged to form Himachal Pradesh on 15 April, 1948?
(A)   28
(B)   22
(C)   26
(D)   30

34.   The length of the Barog tunnel on Shimla-Kalka rail is
(A)   1300m
(B)   1305m
(C)   1289m
(D)   1144m

35.   Bandli sanctuary located in
(A)   Una
(B)   Mandi
(C)   Kullu
(D)   Shimla

36.   What is the total No. of Panchayat in Himachal Pradesh?
(A)   3240
(B)   3241
(C)   3242
(D)   3243

37.   Moti Mahal is located at-
(A)   Nahan
(B)   Una
(C)   Mandi
(D)   Shimla

38.   Who built Gouri Shanker Temple in Chamba?
(A)   Bataloo
(B)   Meru Verma
(C)   Yugakar Verma
(D)   Champa

39.   Battle of Haloti was fought in which year?
(A)   1650 AD
(B)   1670 AD
(C)   1690 AD
(D)   None of the above

40.   Who is founder of Jubbal?
(A)   Karam Chand
(B)   Karan Chand
(C)   Karam Prakash
(D)   None of the above

41.   Dr. Y.S. Parmar University established in –
(A)   1980
(B)   1985
(C)   1987
(D)   None of the above

42.   What is sex ratio in H.P.?
(A)   970:1000
(B)   972:1000
(C)   960:1000
(D)   None of the above

43.   The book “History of Mandi State” is written by-
(A)   Manmohan Singh
(B)   A.K. Kaushal
(C)   A.K. Randhawa
(D)   None of the above

44.   Which sect of Buddhism is widely prevalent in H.P.?
(A)   Mahayan
(B)   Hinayana
(C)   Vajrayana
(D)   All

45.   Yoga and Meditation Centre of Vipassana or Tushita Meditation Centre is located in
(A)   Kangra
(B)   Mandi
(C)   Manali
(D)   Dharamshala

46.   Which was the first Capital of Nurpur State?
(A)   Niyajpur
(B)   Trigarta
(C)   Pathan kot
(D)   Shahpur

47.   Gandhi Ji Visited Shimla on May 12, 1921 and  he stayed at –
(A)   Peterhoff
(B)   Chauki
(C)   Shanti kutir
(D)   None of these

48.   Academy of Language, Arts and Culture was established in H.P. in
(A)   1961 AD
(B)   1965 AD
(C)   1962 AD
(D)   1968 AD

49.   The famous painter who went to Chamba in 1765 from Guler was:
(A)   Mika
(B)   Tikka
(C)   Nikka
(D)   Sikka

50.   In area wise, which is the smallest district?
(A)   Una
(B)   Hamirpur
(C)   Bilaspur
(D)   None of the above

51.   While as a Session Judge, Dr. Parmar gave his verdict in favour of following Praja Mandal activists and set aside the charge of stoning the car of Maharaja of Sirmaur.
(A)   Dr. Devender Singh
(B)   Atma Ram
(C)   Inder Narayan
(D)   All of the Above

52.   The first chairman of H.P. Administrative Tribunal was
(A)   Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) H.S. Thakur
(B)   Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) M.R. Verma
(C)   Hon’ble Mr. Justice (Retd.) Bhawani Singh
(D)   Sh. M.G. Chitkara

53.   General V.N. Sharma, who remained the Chief of Army Staff, belongs to
(A)   Una
(B)   Hamirpur
(C)   Kangra
(D)   Shimla

54.   DAV High School Lakkar Bazaar, Shimla was established in the year
(A)   1939
(B)   1934
(C)   1930
(D)   1944

55.   The book “Prachin Himachal” is written by –
(A)   L.C. Sharma
(B)   L.C. Parathi
(C)   Gharib Khan
(D)   None of the above

56.   In which mountain range ’Hamirpur and Una’ Districts are located?
(A)   Outer Himalayas
(B)   Inner Himalayas
(C)   Great Himalayas
(D)   None of these

57.   Which of the following is a tributary of Beas river –
(A)   Chandra
(B)   Manalasu
(C)   Hatli
(D)   Baira

58.   Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology is situated in:
(A)   Hamirpur
(B)   Palampur
(C)   Solan
(D)   Shimla

59.   H.P. Lokayukta Act came into force on:
(A)   1.8.1980
(B)   1.6.1983
(C)   1.1.1983
(D)   1.12.1981

60.   The Parliament of India passed the ‘State of H.P. Act’ on;
(A)   18 December, 1970
(B)   18 December, 1971
(C)   18 December, 1967
(D)   18 December, 1975

61.   A  parallel port is most often used by
(A)   Mouse
(B)   Monitor
(C)   Printer
(D)   Keyboard

62.   IC chips used in computers are made of
(A)   Silicon
(B)   Chromium
(C)   Lead
(D)   Silver

63.   ‘.INI’ extension refers to:
(A)   Image file
(B)   System file
(C)   Movie file
(D)   Word file

64.   Bluetooth technology allows:
(A)   Landline phone to mobile phone communication
(B)   Wireless communication between equipment
(C)   Signal transmission on mobile phones only
(D)   Satellite television communication

65.   ……………..is the program that manages CPU, memory, storage devices and input/output devices?
(A)   Super system
(B)   Application software
(C)   Operating system
(D)   Control system

66.   Who is popularly known as the Father of Artificial Intelligence?
(A)   John Mccarthy
(B)   Howard Aiken
(C)   Charles Babbage
(D)   Allen Newell

67.   The Software tools that enable a user to interact with a Computer for specific purposes are known as………………
(A)   Hardware
(B)   Networked Software
(C)   Shareware
(D)   Applications

69.   The most common type of storage devices are…………………
(A)   Persistent
(B)   Optical
(C)   Magnetic
(D)   Flash

70.   The …………….tells the computer how to use its components.
(A)   Utility
(B)   Network
(C)   Operating System
(D)   Mother board

71.   A……………………. shares hardware, Software, and data among authorized users.
(A)   Network
(B)   Protocol
(C)   Hyperlink
(D)   Transmitter

72.   This type of software is designed for users who want to customize the programs they use.
(A)   Freeware
(B)   Open-source software
(C)   Shareware
(D)   None of these

73.   The time required for the fetching and execution of one simple machine instruction is
(A)   Delay time
(B)   CPU cycle
(C)   Real time
(D)   Seek Time

74.   A computer cannot “boot” if it does not have the………..
(A)   Compiler
(B)   Loader
(C)   Operating System
(D)   Assembler

75.   A command that takes what has been typed into the computer and can be seen on the screen and sends it to the printer for output on paper.
(A)   Print
(B)   Return
(C)   Jump
(D)   None of these

76.   Which of the following describes the characteristics features of SRAM?
(A)   Cheap but slow
(B)   More consumption of power and much costly
(C)   Based on transistor – capacitor combination
(D)   Low consumption of power

77.   Free of cost repair of software bug available at Internet is called…………………..
(A)   Version
(B)   Add-on
(C)   Tutorial
(D)   Patch

78.   Which one of the following is not a linear data structure?
(A)   Array
(B)   Binary Tree
(C)   Queue
(D)   Stack

79.   The hexadecimal number system consists of the symbols
(A)   0-7
(B)   0-9, A-F
(C)   0-7, A-F
(D)   None of these

81.   Jaya starts form a point and travels 10ft in South-West direction, then she turns towards North and moves 8ft. Finally, She turns towards right and moves 10ft. How far is she from her starting point?
(A)   20 ft
(B)   18ft
(C)    10 ft
(D)   4ft

82.   If SYSTEM  is written as SYSMET, and NEARER as AENRER,  then FRACTION will be coded as:

83.   Assertion (A) : The Gangetic plains are among the most beautiful agricultural areas of world.
Reason (R): The Gangetic plains contain predominantly regur soil.
(A)   Both A and R are individually true and R is the correct explanation of A
(B)   Both A and R are individually true but R is not the correct explanation of A
(C)   A is true but R is false
(D)    A is false but R is true

In each of the following question, out of the given alternatives, choose the one which best expresses the meaning of the given word:

(A)   Self-denial
(B)   Self-sacrifice
(C)   Self-praise
(D)   Self-criticism

(A)   Projected
(B)   Exhibited
(C)   Sharpened
(D)   Mitigated

(A)   Charitable
(B)   Sympathetic
(C)   Liberal
(D)   Beneficial

87.   MELEE
(A)   Primitive dance
(B)   Kindness
(C)   Simple song
(D)   Brawl

Directions: Pick out the word that is either most nearly the same in meaning or opposite of the word printed in capitals
(A)   Essential
(B)   Tarnished
(C)   Benign
(D)   Unhealthy

(A)   Resolve
(B)   Avenge
(C)   Cooperate
(D)   Recover

(A)   Anticipate
(B)   Concentrate
(C)   Ponder
(D)   Abscond

92.   What comes next 4, 7, 12, 19, 28,?
(A)   49
(B)   36
(C)   30
(D)   39

97.   Which number comes next 11, 33, 55, 77
(A)   99
(B)   88
(C)   121
(D)   101

98.   UTS: EDC:WVU:?
(A)   YWV
(B)   WXY
(C)   UVW
(D)   HGF
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  1. 42-D its 974, 44-C its vajrayana, 32-1897 which is not available in options.

  2. Praveen Pal

    Sir, please also post the Clerk/Proof Reader (High Court) paper, 2016 held on 24.04.2016


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