Solved question paper of HP Allied Services-2020-HPSSC

Solved question paper of HP Allied Services-2020-HPSSC

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51. Name the dedicated DD channel launched by PM Modi for Arunachal Pradesh ?

(a) Arunodaya

(b) Arunaprabha

(c) Arunakirana

(d) Aurunadashan

52. The ambitious project of under-construction Subarnarekha port is coming up in which of the following state?

(a) Andhra Pradesh

(b) Kerala

(c) Odisha

(d) Karnataka

53. Which famous the Indo-Canadian filmmaker recently got conferred with the Lifetime Achievement Award by the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television?

(a) Gurender Chaddha

(b) Neeraj Gyanwan

(c) Shekhar Kapoor

(d) Deepa Mehta

54. Who sis the author of the “Undaunted: Save the Idea of India” recently released by Former Vice-President Hamid Ansari?

(a) P. Chidambaram

(b) Arundhoti Roy

(c) Sunil Khilnani

(d) Salman Khurshid

55. Recently  National Green Tribunal (NGT) hs put a fine of Rs. 100 crore on a state government for its failure to prevent pollution of the rivers and canal of the state. Name the state?

(a) Delhi

(b) Uttar Pradesh

(c ) Tamil Nadu

(d) West Bengal

56. The 40th International Annual Desert Festival held in which city?

(a) Bikaner

(b) Barmer

((c ) Udaipur

(d) Jasialmer

57. Which Asian city hosted the Special Olympics World Games 2019

(a) Seoul

(b) Abu Dhabi

(c ) Kyoto

(d) Beijing

58. Who was recently recommended to be the first Lokpal or anti-corruption ombudsman of Inda?

(a) Dinesh K. Lokur

(b) Dushyant Dave

(c ) Pinaki Chandra Ghose

(d) Mohan Chandra Swami

59. Where is the newly established Bankruptcy and Insolvency and Board of India Headquartered at ?

(a) Mumbai

(b) Chennai

(c ) Delhi

(d) Kolkata

60. Name the ‘Young Scientist Programme’ that is launcged by ISRO fro school children.





Solved question paper of HP Allied Services-2020-HPSSC

61. The gap between two neurons is called:

(a) dendrite

(b) synapse

(c ) axon


62. Louis Pasteur was associated with:

(a) The theory of special creation

(b) The theory of spontaneous generation

(c ) The theory of biogenesis

(d) None of these

63.When the world Biodiversity Day is observed?

(a) March,22

(b) May,22

(c ) June,23

(d) April,16

64. Ultra-violet radiation from sun light causes the reaction that produce which of the following?

(a) CO

(b) SO2

(c ) O3

(d) Fluorides

65. Food cans are coated with tin and not with zinc because:

(a) zinc is costlier that tin

(b) zinc has a higher melting point that tin

(c ) zinc is more reactive than tin

(d) zinc is less reactive that tin

66. A solution turns red litmus blue, its pH is likely to be:

(a) 1

(b) 4

(c ) 5

(d) 10

67. Which of the following has the highest velocity-

(a) Cosmic rays

(b) Light

(c ) Electron

(d) Spuersonic wave

68. Eisntein was awarded Nobel Prize for which one of his theories

(a) Theory of relativity

(b) Photoelectric effect

(c )Theory of specific heat

 (d)Theory of Brownain motion

 69. Sun is getting energy from which of the following?

(a)Nuclear fission

(b) Chemical reaction

(c ) Nuclear Fussion

(d) Photoelectric effect

70. The Xylem in plants are responsible for:

(a) Transport of water

(b) Transport of food

(c ) transport of amino acids

(d) transport of oxygen

71.Which of the following is not a component of chlorophyll?

(a) Calcium

(b) carbon

(c ) magnesium

(d) Hydrogen

72. Which one of the following in also called the ‘power plants’ of the cell?

(a) Golgi body

(b) Mitochondria

(c ) Ribosome

(d) Lysosome

73. Which of the following Act gave the Indians a share in the administration of their own country for the first time?

(a) Charter Act,1883

(b) Charter Act, 1853

(c ) Indian Councils Act, 1861

(d) Morley Mnto Reforms, 1909

74. Of the following, who was the Governor-General only not the Viceroy?

(a) Lord Elenborough

(b) Earl of Mayo

(c) Lord Northbrook

(d) Lord Lytton

75. When did the Akalis take the keys of the Golden Temple at Amritsar, and appointed a new manager:-

(a) 1919

(b) 1921

(c ) 1923

(d) 1925

76. Which of the following was the paper of Annie Beasant?

(a) The Star

(b) The Dawn of India

(c ) The Patriot

(d) Commonweal

77. Anasuya  Behn, one of Gandhiji’s main lieutenants, was the sister of:

(a) Ambalal Sarabhai

(b) Jamuna Lal Bajaj

(c ) Ghanshyam Dass Birla

(d) Wallchand Hirachand

78. Which of the following  national leaders was to take up the case of the prisoners of the Meerut Conspiracy case?

(a)Vallabh Bhai Patel

(b) Rajendra Prasad

(c ) Motilal Nehru

(d)M.C. Chagla

79. Of the following, who represented the Untouchables in the Shimla Conference, convended by Lard Wavel in 1946?

(a) Jagjivan Ram

(b) Jyotiba Phule

(c) Siva Raj

(d) E.V. Ramaswamy Naicker

80. Under whose Presidentship , the first session of the Indian Science Congress Association was held in Calcutta in 1914?

(a) Ashutosh Mookerjee

(b) Jagdish Chandra Bose

(c ) George Everest

(d) James Thomson

Solved question paper of HP Allied Services-2020-HPSSC

81. Who presided over the Amritsar Session of All India Congress in 1919?

(a) Motilal Nehru

(b) Lala Lajpat Rai

(c) Sir S. P. Sinha

(d) Sarojini Naidu

82. Of the following cities, where was opened the first medical college for women in 1916?

(a) Calcutta

(b) Madras

(c) Bombay


83. Of the followien, who wrote a commentary on the Bible?

(a) Muhammad Qasim Nanotawi

(b) Sir Edwin Arnold

(c ) Sayyid Ahmad Khan

(d) Vivekananda

84. Where was the centre of the Ahmadiyas established in Pakistan after the partition of India?

(a) Rabwah

(b) Karachi

(c) Rawalpindi

(d) Peshawar

85. When was the Kanya Mahavidalya founded in Jalandhar by the Arya Samaj?

(a) 05 June,1896

(b) 14 June 1896

(c) 21 June, 1896

(d) 25 June,1896

86. Which of the following is not correct about the Fariazi Movement?

(a) Its founder was Shariat Ullah.

(b) It advocated the observance of the observance of the obligatory duties of Islam.

(c) It condemned the worship at the shrines of various Islamic saints.

(d) Its leaders preached in Persian and Urdu only.

87. Which of the following Act/Acts removed ban on the missionaries to preach Christianity and granted an annual grant of Rs. One lakh for education?

(a) Charter Acts of 1793 and 1813

(b) Charter Act of 1813

(c) Charter Acts of 1833 and 1853

(d) Charter Act of 1853

88. When and where was opened the first female school in the Punjab?

(a) In 1850 at Lahore

(b) In 1852 at Jalandhar

(c) In 1856 at Rawalpindi

(d) In 1840 at Ludhiana

89. Who, of the following, was a great British artist of the art of miniature paintings?

(a) Tilly Kettle

(b) John Smart

(c) Arthur Davis

(d) Johan Zoffany

90. Which of the following is correct about the Jamat-i-Islam?

(a) It was founded in 1940

(b) It published its literature in Persian and Urdu

(c) It brought out four periodicals

(d) It stood for universal brotherhood, hence it encouraged inter-religious studies

91. Of the following, who was not the leader of the Hindu Mahasabha?

(a) Lal Lajpat Rai

(b) Lala Hardayal

(c) B. S. Munje

(d) Swami Shraddhananda

92. The Namdhari leader Baba Ram Singh was the disciple of :-

(a) Attar Singh

(b) Hari Singh

(c) Baba Budh Singh

(d) Balak Singh

93. Which one of the following indices in now used by the Reserve Bank of India to measue the rate of inflation in India?

(a) NASDAQ Index

(b) BSE Index

(c) Consumer Price Index

(d) Wholesale Price Index

94. The following factor was not considered by the 14th  Finance Commission in determining the State’s share in the divisible pool:

(a) Population

(b) Demographic change

(c) Income Distance

(d) Fiscal Discipline

95. As per the report on India State of Forest 2017, what is the percentage coverage of forest area in the total geographical area of the country?

(a) 22.20 %

(b) 21.30 %

(c) 24.16%

(d) 21.54%

96. What is the purpose of setting up of small finance bank (SFBs) in India?

1.To supply credit to small business units.

2.To supply credit to small and marginal farmers.

3. To encourage young entrepreneurs to set up business particularly in rural areas.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:

(a)1 and 2 only

(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3 only

97. Which of the five year plan was  terminated a year before to its original term?

(a) Fourth

(b) Fifth

(c) Sixth plan

(d) Seventh

98. Gross fiscal deficit of the state Government is financed by

(i) Marketed Borroeings (ii) Printing Currency (iii) Loans from the Central Government (iv) External Borrowings

(a) I,ii and iii are correct

(b) ii,iii and iv are correct

(c) I and iii are correct

(d) ii and iv are correct

99. Consider the following statements:

The nation-wide ‘Soil Health Card Scheme’ aims at:

(1)Expanding the cultivable area under irrigation

(2)Enabling the banks to assess the quantum of loans to be granted to famers on the basisi of soil quality

(3) Checking the overuse of fertilizers in farmlands.

(a) 1 and 2 only

(b) 3 only

(c) 2 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

100. What is/are the most likely advandates of implementing ‘goods and Service Tax (GST)?

1. It will replace multiple taxes collected by  multiple authorities and will thus create a single market in India.

2. It will drastically reduce the ‘Current Account Deficit’ of India and will enable it to increase the foreign exchange reserves.

3. It will enormously increase the growth and size of economy of India and will enable it to increase it to overtake China in near future.

Select the correct answer using the code given below:


(b) 2 and 3 only

(c) 1 and 3 only

(d) 1,2 and 3

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