HPAS Prelims Exam Preparation Mock Test – DAY 2

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MCQs for HPPSC HPAS Prelims exam preparation. Click on ‘Show Answer’ button to reveal the correct option.

Note: First 5 questions are related to Himachal Pradesh GK.

1) Mandi state Association was established by

  1. Ranjeet Singh
  2. Swami Krishnanand
  3. Jawahar lal Nehru
  4. Swami Purnanand

2.)Kala Top wildlife sanctuary is in which district?

  1. Chamba
  2. Kullu
  3. Kinnaur
  4. Kangra

3) Potato research institute is at?

(a) Mashobra
(b) Kufri
(c) Naldehra
(d) Palampur

4) Pabbar river originates from ?

  1. Nako lake
  2. Chandranahan lake
  3. Dal lake
  4. Renuka lake

5) Laxmi Narayan temple group is at:

  1. Chamba
  2. Bharmour
  3. Dalhousie
  4. Banikhet

6) Who was the author of ‘Buddha charita’?

  1. Asvaghosha
  2. Nagarjuna
  3. Nagasena
  4. Vishakadutt

7) Who among the following introduced the subsidiary alliance system in India ?

  1. Lord Clive
  2. Lord Wellington
  3. Lord Wellesley
  4. Lord Cannning

8) In 1953, under whose chairmanship was the first OBC Commission formed ?

  1. Joachim Alva
  2. Kaka Kalelkar
  3.  Hardekar Manjappa
  4.  K. K. Shetty

9) The first Individual Satyagrahi, Acharya Vinoba Bhave offered Satyagraha in which among the following way?

  1. By not paying taxes
  2. By burning British Flag
  3. By making an antiwar speech
  4. By making a speech against the Viceroy of India

10)  ______________ was elected as the President of Indian National Congress in the Surat Session 1907 famous for Surat Split?

  1. Dadabhai Naoroji
  2. Lala Lajpat Rai
  3. Dr. Rash Bihari Ghosh
  4. Pherozeshah Mehta

11) Which is correctly matched?

a) Amendment procedure                          – Article 80
b) Duties of Prime Minister                      – Article 74
c) President’s Rule                                      – Article 365
d) Inter-state council                                 – Article 264

12)Council of Minister is collectively responsible to whom?

a) Prime Minister
b) President
c) Rajya Sabha
d) Lok Sabha

13)Who presides over the joint sitting of the two houses of the Parliament?

  1. President
  2. Vice president
  3. Speaker of Lok Sabha
  4. Prime minister

14)Which constitutional amendment provided constitutional status to urban local government?

  1. 72nd
  2. 73rd
  3. 74th
  4. 75th

15) Who administers the Oath of office and secrecy to the Governor:?

a) President
b) Chief Justice of High court
c) Chief Justice of Supreme court
d) Prime minister

16) When was the Industrial Finance Corporation of India established?

  1. June 8, 1940
  2. June 1, 1948
  3. July 10, 1940
  4. July 1, 1948

17) Devaluation of a currency means:

  1. Permitting the currency to seek its worth in the international market
  2. fixing the value of the currency in conjunction with the movement in the value of a basket of pre-determined currencies
  3. fixing the value of currency in multilateral consultation with the IMF, the World Bank and major trading partners
  4. Official lowering of the value of a country’s currency within a fixed exchange rate system

18) When were Regional Rural Banks established?

  1.  1975
  2. 1976
  3. 1977
  4. 1978

19)Who was first finance minister of India ?

  1. Jawahar Lal Nehru
  2. Sardar Vallabh bhai Patel
  3. R. K. Shanmukham Chetty
  4. Raj kumari Amrit Kaur

20) When was the first Economic census of India conducted?

a) 1977
b) 1956
c) 1991
d) 2017

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