ALLIED question paper – 2020-HP GK




#1. Department of Fisheries. Govt. of H.P. under ‘Blue Revolution’ has envisaged construction of how many hectares new ponds and trout units in the State by 2022?

#2. Which of the following is the driest place in Himachal Pradesh due to rain shadow effect ?

#3. Name the Aryan king who defeated the Kirata’s powerful king Shambar in the war that lasted for forty years?

#4. ‘Praino’, ‘Jhanjrara’, ‘Damchaishish’ and ‘Doghri’ are the types of what, amongst the tribes of H.P.?

#5. Which of the following fair was conceived by W. Goldstein’ the then Superintendent of Shimla Hill States?

#6. Who started a land revenue settlement in Chamba in 1876 which resulted in a considerable gain to the state finances?

#7. Which Gram Panchayat of H. P. has been “selected among 20 Gram Panchayats from all over the country for the national level Rashtriya Gaurav Gram Panchayat award 2017?

#8. Which is the highest peak of Kinnaur?

#9. Which of the following product is not registered under the Geographical Indications (Gl) of Goods Act, 1999?

#10. Who amongst the following from Kullu was the member of an all-women Navy crew named ‘Tarini for circumnavigating the globe?

#11. Who is author of the book The Himalayan District of Kooloo, Lahaul and Spiti?

#12. Match the following lists and the correct answer from given codes be selected

#13. Who was the architect of ‘Gorton Castle’ at Shimla?

#14. To meet the sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, what aim has been set up by the Dept. of Forests, to enhance the forest cover in the state:

#15. What is the approximate contribution of the tourism sector to the State GDP?

#16. Which is the pass at an elevation of 4890 meters where roads from Zanskar, Ladakh, Spiti and Lahaul meet?

#17. Who according to famous philologist Greirsson were the earlier known Indo-Aryans of the Himalayan tract?

#18. Who built the Bhutnath temple and founded the present Mandi town in 16 century?

#19. Which of the following paintings has got a Geographical Indicator (GI) that has given them a unique identity in the world market?

#20. Who was considered one of the great masters of Pahari miniature painting, during the reign of Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra?

#21. Which of the following is the oldest princely state in Himachal Pradesh which Ćnds mention in the Mahabharata, in the Puranas and the work of Panini?

#22. Who built the temple of Goddess Naina Devi on one of the seven Dhars, now called Dhar Naina Devi?

#23. Which of the following district of H.P. was declared as a backward district among the 115 districts selected by the Govt. of India in keeping with its vision of a New India by 2022?

#24. Under the Silk Production programme, a foreign species basic silk seed station is functioning at which place that produces commercial seeds?

#25. Which valley of Kinnaur is connected with Uttrakhand with several passes?

#26. the year 1804, who was invited to invade Kangra (Sansar Chand) by the rulers of Bilaspur, Mandi, Chamba and other small rulers of the Kangra area jointly?

#27. Name the ruler of Rampur Bushehr who received the Hangrang Valley from Tibet as a Jagir and also right to free trade between Tibet and Bushehr State

#28. Pin Valley has been declared a national wildlife conservation park for the protection of which animal?

#29. The idea of Viceregal Lodge was conceived by Lord Lytton, yet first to reside there was –

#30. Who was the first and only recipient of ‘Tagore Samman’ from Himachal Pradesh?

#31. In which village of H.P. the country’s highest polling station has been set up at a height of 15256 feet?

#32. Which of the following police station of Himachal Pradesh became the first police station of the state to have been linked with a Crime and Criminal Tracking Network System (CCTNS)?

#33. Match list – 1 and List – II and select the correct answer from the codes below:
- List-1 / List – II
- (i) Rongtong Hydro-Electric Project – (A) Chenab
- (ii) Baner Hydro-electric Project – (B) Satluj
- (iii) Giri Hydro-electric Project – (C) Ravi
- (iv) Chamera Hydro-electric Project – (D) Yamuna
- (E) Beas

#34. How many villages have been identified in the State of H. P. during the year 2018-19 for creation of ‘Model Eco Villages’ an Environmentally Sound Sustainable Community Development Programme?

#35. What was the plan outlay for ‘Roads and Bridges’ in Himachal Pradesh during the year 2018-19?

#36. On 15th April 1948 which of the following princely states were merged into Himachal Pradesh without alteration of their boundaries?

#37. Which of the following river is fed by the Himachal Pradesh’s largest glacier Bara Shigri?

#38. Who was the ruler of Bharmour during the later 7th century A.D. when the ‘Kashmiri Style of Art’ entered in H.P.?

#39. Who were the earliest migrants of Himachal?

#40. The Ministry of Posts and Telegraph has not released postal stamp on which of the following?

#41. On which of the following railway route the glass roof see through ‘vistadome’ coach was introduced on 11 December 2018?

#42. To encourage rural and tribal girls to join school and study, the ‘Nelson Mandela Sadbhawna Award and Certificate of Excellence 2017’ was conferred on:

#43. Where is ‘Chinmaya Tappovan’ in Himachal Pradesh is situated?

#44. Which of the following valley is called as granary and orchard of Lahaul-Spiti?

#45. Who was the Ćrst European to visit Kullu on his way to Laddakh in 1820 A.D.?

#46. . In which of the ‘Puranas’ the Kinners are said to be the inhabitants of Mahananda Mountains

#47. Which of the following town of Himachal Pradesh doesn’t celebrate the Dushehra festival by burning effigies of Ravana, Meghnath, and Kumbhkaran?

#48. In Rig Veda which of the following river is not found mentioned flowing through Himachal Pradesh

#49. Lahaul-Spiti district covers the largest area of the State of Himachal Pradesh which comes to what percentage of the total area of the state?

#50. ‘Telangi Selection’ and ‘Ribba Selection’ etc. are the local varieties of which dry fruit?

#51. First ‘Emu Breeding’ farm in H. P. set up by the ‘Easy Way With’ a multi level marketing company was at –

#52. The Ministry of Tribal AĄairs, Govt. of India sanctioned Ćrst Éklavva Model Residential School in H. P. was opened at which place of the State?

#53. Who amongst the following is not the Everester?

#54. Which was the First play put on in the Gaiety Theatre?

#55. ‘Betas’ are the community of professional dancers of which district?

#56. The person and guiding force who motivated a master weaver Mr. Ved Ram Thakur a private entrepreneur to join Bhuttico was:

#57. Which of the following is not the breed of poultry introduced in the state to improve the quality of poultry?

#58. Who transferred the seat of Govt. from Brahmpura (Bharmaur) to the new capital founded at Chamba?

#59. Match list one and list two and select the correct answer from the codes given below –Choose the right answer: I II III IV

#60. Which of the following battle was fought on 28 January 1846 between the British led by Sir Harry Smith and the Sikhs led by Ranjodh Singh Majithia?


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