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HPPSC Allied Subordinate Services Exam 29 April 2018

Broad Classification of Questions Appeared

Possible Cut-off: 103 +/- 5 Marks

Areas Questions % Areas Questions %
History Modern 11 6 Census/Econ Survey of HP 5 3
History Medieval 2 1 Economy 2 1
History Ancient 2 1 Census/Data of IND 4 2
Gandhi 9 5 Current (HP) 5 3
Culture (Gen) 5 3 Current (IND) 31 16
Disaster Management 9 5 Geo (HP) 14 7
Physics 31 16 Culture (HP) 10 5
Biology 2 1 History (HP) 17 9
Environment 2 1 Books & Authors (HP) 2 1
Books & Authors 2 1 Miscellaneous 11 6
Polity 8 4 HP Polity 7 4
Geography 9 5 Total 200 100

 

Cut-off Prediction

A Total Analysis 11 40 66 83
B % Doable of A 0 50% 75% 90%
C Marks doable 0 20 49.5 74.7
D % Done of C done correct in exam by last selected person 70% 85% 95%
E Marks of C done in exam by last selected person 14 42.075 70.965
F % Wrongs of D 30% 20% 10%
G Loss of Marks 4.2 8.4 7.1
I Loss due to Negative 1.05 2.1 1.8
J Total Loss (G+I) 5.25 10.5 8.9
Net Score  (E-J) 8.75 31.56 62.09
NET (Cut-off) 102.40
at 5% deviation 107.52 97.28

 

 

 

Allied Exam C Series: Comparison HPPSC Key

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Question Answer Question came from
1.      Which of the following pairs are correctly matched Lucknow: Ahmadullah Shah Helios 90, 1
Page no 169
2.      Ilbert Bill controversy occurred during the tenure of which Viceroy Lord Rippon Helios 90 1
Page 655
3.      Who wrote “Poverty and Unbritish Rule in India” Dada Bhai Naroji Helios 90 1
Pg no. 173
4.      Who founded Satyashodhak Samaj Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Helios 30 Feb Edition 1
Page 36
5.      Who was the leader of Ghadar Movement Lala Hardayal Helios 90 1
Page 176
6.      Out of which of the following movement which was first to take place Swadeshi & Boycott Movement Helios 90 1
Page  178
7.      Which of the following incidents marks the beginning of CDM Dandi March Helios 90 1
Page 181
8.      Who was the general secretary of first session of INC A.O. Hume Helios 90 1
Page no. 172
9.      Other Name of Indian Council Act of 1909 Morley-Minto Reforms Helios 90 1
Page 176
10. In which year Jallianwallah Bagh Massacre took place 1919 Helios 90 1
11. In which year Sabarmati ashram was established by Ghandhiji 1915 Helios 90
Page 181 1
Helios 30 August Edition. Page 127
12. Name of Journal started by Ghandhiji in 1933 Harijan Helios 90 1
13. Ghandhiji launched his first Satyagraha at which place Champaran Helios 90 1
Page 178
14. Who said “I do believe that where there is only a choice between cowardice and violence, I would advise violence Mahatma Gandhi 1
15. Who was the political Guru of Mahatma Gandhi Gopal Krishna Gokhale Helios 90
Page 167 1
16. What was harshly critisced by Mahatma Gandhi  in Hind Sawraj Parliamentry Form Of Government 1
17. According to Gandhi what is the relation of capita and labour Interdependence Helios 30 August Edition 1
Page 127
18. Whose writings made a deep influence in shaping the ideas of Mahatma Gandhi Leo Tolstoy Helios 90 1
Page 181
19. What was the most important element of Satyagraha Non Violence Logical 1
20. When did the Congress passed the abolition of untouchability resolution? 1920 (Controversial) 1
21. Who wrote Rajtarangni Kalhana Helios 360 1
Page 22
22. Which of the following sites of IVC is located in India Alamgirpur Helios 90 1
Page 98
23. Which of the statement is true about Buddha? He allowed admission to Sanga without any consideration of caste 1
24. What is the other name of Charvaka School of Philosphy Lokayata Helios 90 1
Page 104
25. Ankor wat is situated in which country Cambodia 1
26. Who wrote Amarkosh during Gupta age Amarasimha Helios 90 1
Page 651
27. Who came to India from China during the reign of Harshavardhan Hieun T-sang’s Helios 90 1
Page 121
28. Tomb of Akbar is located at Sikandra Helios 90 1
29. Adi Granth was compiled under which Guru Guru Arjun Dev Helios 360 1
Page 22
30. Which one of the following Chola rulers got Brihadeshwar temple of Tanjore built? Raja-Raja-I 1
31. Lowest rainfall in which desert Atacama Helios 90 1
Page 331
32. Lowest Temp is recorded at Drass 1
33. Highest annual  range of temperature is recorded at Yakutsk 1
34. Hail Generally forms within Cumulonimbus Clouds Helios 30 March Edition 1
Page 34
35. Which of the following are not mammals Mackerel and Tunny (Controversial) 1
36. Widest Continental Shelf is at Arctic Ocean 1
37. Highest salinity is found at which lake Dead Sea (wrong ANS) Helios 90 1
Page279
38. The highest tides in the world occur in the Gulf of Funday 1
39. The gulf of Papua lies in the South Pacific Ocean (wrong ANS) 1
40. Which of the following is not a carnivore Sea-Dragon 1
41. International Tsunami Information Centre is located at: Honolulu 1
42. Area of Indian Coastline which is vulnerable to Storm surges, Cyclones and Tsunami 5700 km 1
43. Chairman of NDMA Prime Minister 1
44. Term Cyclone is derived from Greek Word 1
45. In which months in India floods are likely to occur in India June-Sept 1
46. Tsunamis can occur at Any time in Day/Night Logical 1
47. UNDM Team is responsible for solving problems resulting from disaster In all continents (wrong ANS) 1
48. How many Indian states and UT’s are disaster prone 25 1
49. Number of Human Lives lost due to Natural hazard in India in the year 1980-2011 1,43,039 1
50. 11-3-2012 marked one year since an earthquake killed thousands of people? Japan 1
51. Human Eye is most sensitive to visible light of Wavelength 5500 Angstrom 1
52. Velocity of light is maximum in Vacuum Helios 90 1
Page 501
53. A light Year is : Distance travelled by light in one year in vacuum Helios 90 1
Page 259
54. A Laser is source of : Light 1
55. A rear-view mirror of a car is: Convex Helios 90 1
Page 503
56. An air bubble in water behaves as : Divergent Lens 1
57. Rainbow is seen due to: Dispersion Helios 90 1
Page 503
58. A Convex lens is used to correct: Hypermetropia (Long Sightedness) Helios 90 1
Page  509
59. Objects are visible in light due to: Scattering 1
60. Fingerprints on paper are identified by sprinkling  fluorescent powder on it and observing it under: UV Light Helios 90 1
Page 495
61. Lightning rods are made of : Metal 1
62. In an ordinary dry cell, the electrolyte is: Ammonium Chloride 1
63. Power is transmitted from a powerhouse on high voltage AC because: Its more economical due to less power wastage 1
64. Best Material for permanent magnet is: Alnico 1
65. Frequency of AC mains in India is: 50 Hz Helios 90 1
Page 510
66.Medium frequency band stands for : 300-3000 kHz 1
67. Approximate height of ozone layer above the ground is: 60-70 (Controversial)
68. Waves used for telecommunication are: Microwaves 1
69. The size of an atom is of the order of: 1 Angstrom 1
70.The Process of superimposing signal frequency on the carrier wave is known as: Modulation 1
71. Which of the following has the maximum time of revolution around the sun? Pluto Helios 90 1
Page 257
72. The galaxy in which we live is: Spiral in Shape 1
73.The name black hole is given because : Its gravity is so high that it prevents even light to radiate into space 1
74. The wavelength of X-rays is of the order of? 1 Angstrom Helios 90 1
Page 495
75. The energy of a photon of wavelength λ is : hc/ λ 1
76.One cannot see through fog because : Light is scattered by the droplets in fog 1
77. Energy in a current carrying coil is stored on the form of : Magnetic Field 1
78. The twinkling of stars is due to : The fact that refracting index of the earth’s atmosphere fluctuates Helios 90 1
Page 502
79. Up to which temperature, the mercury thermometer is used for measurement? 212 degree Celsius Helios 90 1
Page 496
80. Iron needle floats on the surface of water. Its reason is: Surface Tension Helios 90 1
Page 500
81. The male literacy rate of Himachal Pradesh in 2011 Census was about : 90% Himachal 360 1
Page 328
82. Excluding the one rupee note, whose signature is found on other Indian currency notes? RBI Governor Helios 90 1
Page 15
83. Arrange these cities in ascending order of population as per 2011 census: Hyderabad>Bangalore>Delhi>Mumbai 1
84. When was the first Finance Commission formed in India? 1951 (Controversial) 1
85. Match the Education level with unemployment rate as per census 2011: Literate: 10.98%, Class X-XII: 14.55%, Graduate & above/Tech Degree: 14.42% 1
86. In which of the following years did India’s exports grow the fastest? 2016-17 1
87. What were Indian’s GDP growth rates in the respective first and second quarters of 2017-18? 5.7 to 6.3% 1
88. Who received the Nobel Prize in Economics in 2017? Thaler Helios 90 1
Page 611
89. In Which month of 2014 was “Make in India” started? 25 Sept, 2014 1
90. Which Countries form BRICS? Brazil, Russia, India, China & S. Africa Helios 90 1
Page 616
91. World population Day falls every year on: 11-Jul 1
92.Forest Research in India is under the Jurisdiction of: ICFRI 1
93. Cauvery river water dispute is between : Karnataka & Tamil Nadu 1
94. The Conservation project for which of the following species being run at Kedarnath forest of UP? Musk Deer 1
95. What are the three ‘R’s for a clean environment? Recycle, Reuse & Reduce 1
96. Which energy development agency has launched an ambitious programme to mobilize children as UrjaRakshak? Development Agency (Controversial) 1
97. The Best material for absorption of  ‘noise’ is: Glass Wool 1
98. The Female fertility in India is targeted to a limit of: Two 1
99. Which of these represent the source and sink of river Ganga? Gangotri & Gangasagar 1
100. The Famous book ‘ The Ascent of Man ‘ is written by: Jacob Bronowski 1
101. Who edited the Vansavali of the Rajas of Kullu princely state? Capt Harcourt Himachal 360 1
102. To which category do the Pathyar and Kanhiyara inscriptions of Kangra District of H.P., Containing epigraphical records, belong? Rock Inscriptions Himachal 360 1
103. Around which century did the Thakurs and Ranas of Lahul come under the control of Chamba princely state? Tenth or Eleventh Century Himachal 360 1
104. Which one of the Shimla Hill state is off-shot of Sirmour Princely State Balsan Himachal 360 1
105. Which Raja of Suket Made Pangna the capital of his state Bir Sen Himachal 360 1
106. In which year Lahaul & Spiti came under British territory 1846 Himachal 360 1
107. Which of the following Shimla Hill States helped the British campaign against the Gurkhas around 1814-15 AD Bushahar, Kehlur & Hindur Himachal 360 1
108. Who helped Raja Ghamand Chand It was Maharaja Sansar Chand in 1781 Jai Singh was right answer  (Wrong Question). 1
109. Which of Mughal ruler conferred Chhatrapati upon Raja Kehri Singh Aurangzeb Himachal 360 1
110.Which Raja of Sirmour shifted capital from Rajban to Kalsi Udit Prakash Himachal 360 1
111. Narender Mandal set up 1921 Himachal 360 1
112. Kangra Raja presumed dead and his funeral rites were performed Hari Chand-I Himachal 360 1
Page No-65
113. Ancient Sage do Audumbaras trace  their origin Vishwamitra Himachal 360 1
114. Khampas are called in Chamba as Thava Khampas 1
115. Arrangement evolved by English after the Anglo Gorkha war Khaneti & Delath Himachal 360 1
116. Which Term is used in upper Kinnaur region for narration to dead Lama Phowa 1
117. Who is Author of Kinner Pradesh (wrong statement) Rahul Sanskrityayan Himachal 360 1
118. Which Lake is source of Parbati River Man Talai Himachal 360 1
119. Total area of HP 55,673 Himachal 360 1
Page No-327
120. % of Area of L & S in HP 25% Himachal 360 1
Page No-327
121. At which place does Satluj enter HP Shipki Himachal 360 1
Page No -304
122. Kasol Hot Spring @ Kullu Himachal 360
Page No -318 1
123. Stream/River fed by Chander Nahan Glacier Pabbar RIVER 1
124. Manak Parbat Shivalik Himachal 360 1
125. Pass joining Kangra & Chamba Telang Himachal 360
Page No -301 1
126. Narsingh Tibba Chamba Himachal 360 1
127. Nabai Devi Temple Sarkaghat Himachal 360 1
128. Gender ratio in HP is (2011) 972 Himachal 360 1
Page No -328
129. First Thakurai among Shimla Hill States to set up responsible Govt on 15 Aug 1947 (phrasing seems not right) Theog Himachal 360 1
130. HPU came into existence in 1970 Himachal 360 1
131. Daranghati Sanctuary Rampur Bushahr 1
132. Residence of A O Hume @ Shimla Rothney Castle Himachal 360 1
133. Renuka fair in Sirmour begins 10 days after Diwali Himachal 360 1
Page No -368
134. Ajanta of Himalayas Tabo Himachal 360 1
Page No -353
135. Prog of HP govt was renamed as “Nikasmein Jan Sahyog” GaonbhiApnaKaamBhiApna 1
136. Nikka Painter was associated with Chamba (though he migrated from Guler) Himachal 360 1
137. Temple in Pagoda style Hidimba Devi Himachal 360 1
Page No -347
138. Which dialect is spoken in Rampur Bushahr & Kotgarh Kochi 1
139. Who was deputy Speaker of HP Vidhan Sabha in 1952 Krishan Chander 1
140. I which year was HP Territorial Council converted into Legislative assembly 1963 Himachal 360 1
141. Who headed the Himalayan PrantGovt with HQ at Shimla in 1948 Shivan and Ramaul Himachal 360 1
142. What is the theme of folk-song ‘Har’ of Sirmour region & ‘Jhera’ of Bilaspur, Mandi and Kangra region Valour 1
143. With which region of HP is Kayang dance associated Kinnaur Himachal 360 1
144. Where is the office of Chief Information Commissioner of HP at Shimla Armsdale Building 1
145. At which place of Una an Art Industrial Area is developed Pandoga 1
146. On which River is Karcham Hydropower Project Satluj Himachal 360 1
147. When was Community Development Project launched in HP 1952 1
148. Who founded the Nurpur Princely State Jhet Pal Himachal 360 1
149. With which area are ‘Gangi’ and ‘Mohna’ folk-songs related Bilaspur 1
150. Which of the following is famous for Trout Fish Rohru 1
151. At Which place near Shimla is Golf course? Naldera Himachal 360 1
152. Which place in Bilaspur District of HP. Is known for Herbal Garden? Jungle Jhalera 1
153. Which Bank has sponsored Himachal Pradesh Gramin Bank? PNB 1
154. Among the following, at which place in Mandi District of HP. Mining lease has been granted for setting up a cement plant? Alsindi 1
155. Which Place in Shimla District is known for skiing? Kufri 1
156. On which issue Kinkri Devi file a PIL in the HP. High Court in 1987? Illegal Quarrying Himachal 360 1
157. Who among the following was given HP. State level first prize for literature in 1982 for his work Pahari Chitrakala? Kishori Lal Vaidya 1
158. What was the number of nominated members in the HP. Vidhan Sabha constituted in 1967? Three Himachal 360 1
159. In which Vidhan Sabha Election in HP. did the BSP win a seat? 2007 Himachal 360 1
160. Who recorded the highest victory margin in the 2017 HP. Vidhan Sabha Elections? Vinod Kumar (Nachan) Helios 30 days Feb edition 1
161. Who is appointed as new Chairman of Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) ? K. Sivan Helios 30 1
162. Who is the first woman advocate whose name has been recommended by the collegium to become the judge of the Supreme Court of India? Indu Malhotra Helios 30 days 1
Page 12
163. Among the following who has not been awarded Padam Vibhushan in 2017? L K Advani Helios 30 days 1
164. In April 2017 on which route a train between India and Bangladesh was flag off for trial? Khulna (Kolkata) 1
165. Who was awarded Dada Saheb Phalke award at the 64th National Film Awards Function? K. Vishwanathan 1
166. Among the following which woman have served as judge of Supreme Court of India? M Fatima Biwi, Sujat V Manohar &Gyan Sudha Mishra 1
167. In May 2017, on which route Chennai Metro became operational?  Thirumanglam-Nehru Park 1
168. Before elected as President of India, Shri Ramnath Kovind was Governor of which state? Bihar Helios 30 days 1
169. Who is Chief Election Commissioner of India? O P Rawat (Wrong Answer) Helios 30 August edition Supplementary Question 1
170. Where is memorial of APJ Abdul Kalam established? Pei Karumbu 1
171. Who became the first woman defence minister of India ? Indira Gandhi  (Wrong Answer) Nirmala Sitaraman 1
172. Who received the 2017 Jnanpith Award? Krishna Sobti 1
173. Among the following who has been the Marshal of Indian Air force ? Arjan Singh 1
174. Who is regarded as ‘Father of DNA’ in India? Lalji Singh 1
175. Name the famous scientist who has passed in 2017? Yash Pal, U R Rao & P M Bhargava Helios 30 days 1
176. Representative of which country is elected as Secretary General of SAARC in March 2017? Pakistan Himachal 30 days Feb edition 1
Page 41
177. Which Indian woman is elected as judge of International Tribunal for Laws of the Sea (ITLOS) in 2017? Neeru Chadha 1
178. Who won the ‘Man Booker Prize for Fiction’ of 2017? George Saunders Helios 90 1
Page 612
179. Who is the Prime Minister of Pakistan Today? Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Helios 30 days 1
180. Who is Secretary General of UN ? Antonio Guterres Helios 30 days 1
181. How many countries are number of SAARC ? 8 1
182. In which country was 9th BRICS Summit held in 2017? China Helios 90 1
Page 613
183. Who won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2017? ICAN Helios 90 1
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184. Recently which countries have announced their withdrawal from UNESCO? USA & Israel Helios 30 days 1
185. Recently leaked, “paradise papers” are related to : Investment in secret tax havens 1
186. Which Indian judge has been elected to International Court of Justice (ICJ) ? Dalbir Bhandari Helios 30 1
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187. Name the famous film personalities who passed away in 2017? Om Puri, Vinod Khanna &Sashi Kapoor 1
188.Which of the following statements is correct about sports activities in 2017? Saina: Malaysian Master, P V Sindhu: Korean Open, Jitu Rai &Heena Sidhu: Gold in Air Pistol (World Cup) Helios 30 December Edition 1
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189.Which Indian women team regained Asia Cup after 13 years in 2017? Hockey 1
190.How many medals India won in Rio de Janeiro Olympics,2016? Two 1
191.What does article 21A of the Indian Constitution deal with? Free & Compulsory Education to all Children aged 6 to 14 years Helios 90 1
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192.Among various types of questions asked during ‘Question Hours’in Parliament, ‘Starred Question’is related to what? These Questions are answered orally Helios 90 1
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193. Who is sole authority to decide, whether a bill is money bill or not? Speaker of Lok Sabha Helios  90 1
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194. Who is known as ‘First Low Officer’ of The Govt. of India? Attorney General Helios 30 days 1
195. What exclusive power does article 312 of The Constitution of India bestowed upon Rajya Sabha? To introduce a bill for the creation of new All India Services Helios 90
Page 396 1
196.Chapter-4 A of the  Constitution deals with: Fundamental duties Helios 90 1
Page 367
197. When was World Trade Organization established 1995 Helios 30 December 2017 edition 1
Helios 90, P 665
198. Who was first Governor General of Independent India ? Lord Mountbatten Helios 90 1
Page 653-654
199. Who was the Speaker of 1stLokSabha ? G V Mavlanakar Helios 90 1
Page 653
200. Who elects Vice President of India ? Members of Parliament in joint sitting Helios 90 1
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