1. Who was the first biographer on Mahatma Gandhi?


2. Which of the following is not a part of Mahatma Gandhi’s ideology in the Hind Swaraj?


3. Of the following, who were the first two Satyagrahis of Mahatma Gandhi in Individual Satyagraha?


4. Consider the following statements, and select the correct answer from the codes given below:

  1. Gandhi launched the Swadeshi Movement in 1905.
  2. In Gandhi’s philosophy, there was no alternative for morality.
  3. Gandhi was opposed to renouncing one’s religion.
  4. One should not mind meddling into the other’s affairs, if they were opposed to you.

5. What was not a part of Mahatma Gandhi’s Scheme of Education?


6. The direct effect of deficit financing is that:


7. In which year was the Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act passes?


8. Vijay Kelkar Committee 2012 was related to which of the following subjects?


9. Which sector has the largest contribution in India’s Gross Domestic Savings?


10. A rolling plan is a plan for:


11. Among the following, the highest Literacy rate is found in:


12. The headquarters of Western Coalfield Ltd. is located at:


13. Pancheshwar Multipurpose Project Treaty has been signed between:


14. Plateau of India divided as MALNAD and MAIDAN Plateau is:


15. Influent drainage, Bangar soil, Doabs are the features of:


16. TODA are Tribals Comminity found in the state of:


17. India became a signatory to be Ramsar Convention in 1982. Ramsar Convention is related to:


18. Among the following which river basin having the largest catchment area?


19. Which one of the following stations receivers minimum average annual rainfall?


20. Among the following, the Eastern-most location city is:


21. Which of the following statements is wrong about earth?


22. Lithosphere is the:


23. Igneous rocks are formed by the:


24. Which city is known as the silicon valley of India?


25. Main use of a Nuclear Reactor is to:


26. Compressed natural gas is now being used as better fuel than gasoline for running vehicles because of its:


27. Which one of the following is used in the rear view mirror of the vehicles?


28. Which one of the following is responsible for the Ozone depletion?


29. In children, Kwashiorkor and Marasmur disease are caused by the deficiency of:


30. RISHTA project in Himachal Pradesh refers to


31. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of India’s independence?


32. The Anti-Terrorism Day is celebrated on:


33. The Prime Minister of India recently launched a satellite service for the SAARC countries. It was:


34. Digi Yatra is an initiative of:


35. Recently Sukama valley came into new for killing of armed forces. The valley is located in:


36. Which of the following is not correct about Leela Seth


37. Which river is called as the Ganges of South?


38. Which Indian state has the least literacy?


39. Which one of the following is correct about corporation tax?


40. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress?


41. Vishwa Mohan Bhatt is related to:


42. Education in the Indian Constitution falls in:


43. The Parliament of Israel is known as:


44. Who was the key person who presuaded Gandhi to come to Champaran in 1917?


45. Which Indian bowler became the first ever to complete 50 wickets in two consecutive calendar years 2015-16?


46. Indian Women’s Hockey Team beat which country to win Asian Champion Trophy 2016?


47. Sampriti is a joint military training exercise between:


48. World Sanskrit Award 2016 was given to:


49. Who won the best FIFA football player award 2016?


50. The Champion of the Earth Award is given by the


51. The First BRICS film festival was held in:


52. Which of the following films got the Golden Peacock Award at 47th International Film Festival of India?


53. Lalima Abhiyan for anaemia-free state has been launched in:


54. Jail Jyoti Yojana to promote literacy among the jail inmates was launched in:


55. Bharatmala is a:


56. Project Vishwajeet is mooted by:


57. Justice R.V. Easwar Committee constituted by the government of India was to deal with:


58. CASSINI is a joint space mission of:


59. Operation Sankat Mochan was lauched by:


60. Who was selected for the 52 Jnanpeeth Award for 2016?


61. TSR Subrahmanyam Committee which recently submitted its report to the government of India dealth with:


62. Richard Verma is:


63. Who among the following received the Nobel Prize in literature for 2016?


64. Article 280 of the Indian Constitution deals with:


65. The Financial Emergency under Indian Constitution is mentioned in:


66. Which state of India has the largest coastline?


67. Shunglu Committee was formed by Lt. Governor of Delhi to examine:


68. In which state were the Panchayati Raj Institutions introduced first?


69. In whom the executive authority of India is vested by the Constitution?


70. Which organ break fat to produce Cholesterol?


71. Which mountain pass joins Manali and Kullu Districts of Himacal Pradesh?


72. Around which century were rock temples of Masrur in Kangra Districts of Himachal Pradesh built?


73. The Government of India has sanctioned five Model School for the educationally backward blocks of Chamba and Sirmaur Districts of Himachal Pradesh. How many of them are in Chamba District


74. With which region of Himachal Pradesh is Bakayang folk dance associated


75. Near which town of Himachal Pradesh is Daranghati Sanctuary


76. On the bank of which river is Suketi Fossil Park?


77. In which town of Himachal Pradesh was the first Skill Development Center set up in 2013 A.D.?


78. Which sanitation campaign was replaced by Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) in 2014-15?


79. Approximately what percentage of total area of Himachal Pradesh falls in Lahaul Spiti District?


80. What is the approximate altitude of Shikari Devi temple situated in Karsog region of Mandi District of Himachal Pradesh?


81. Which Raja of Bilaspur princely state was exiled from the state around 1903 A.D. and ordered to stay at Benaras?


82. When was the custom of Rit/Reet Marriage abolished in the Bushahr princely state?


83. During the reign of which Raja of Kullu was Lahaul conquered by the Raja of Chamba?


84. The quantum of land revenue in Bilaspur princely state which was paid in kind till 1863 was ….


85. Which Raja of Mandi princely state was son of Ishwari Sen by a concubine?


86. Which of the following restored the territory of Kutlehar princely state which had been seized by Raja Sansar Chand of Kangra?


87. To which region of Kangra District of H.P. did Justice Mehar Chand Mahajan belong?


88. Among the following which was the last Thakurai to be granted Sanad by the British?


89. According to the Sanad granted to the Raja of Sirmaur in 1815 A.D. which of the following territories was returned to him?


90. What is the number of members from the tribal areas in the H.P. Vidhan Sabha elected in 2012 A.D.?


91. What was the Consumer Price Index Numbers for industrial workers in H.P. during 2014-15? (Base 2001=100)


92. Which was the ancestral village of famous Hindi writer Yashpal in Hamirpur District of H.P.?


93. Besides Chinni Tehsil of Mahasu District, how many villages of Rampur Tehsil were transferred to constitute Kinnaur District in 1960 A.D.?


94. Who was the first Speaker of H.P. Vidhan Sabha (1952)?


95. According to 2010-11 Agricultural census what is the percentage of small and marginal holdings in H.P.?


96. Which District of H.P. recorded the highest growth rate of population during 2001-2011 decade?


97. Which craftsman in the court of Raja Meru Varman of Chamba built the metal alloy (ashtdhatu) images


98. When was Bonded Labour System (Abolition) Act passed in H.P.?


99. When was the Amrit Bazar Patrika started in Bangla?


100. Which is not correct about the Faraizi Movement?


101. Which Act conceded the demand of Legislative Council members to discuss the Budget?


102. . Of the following, who was not the member of Hindu Mahasabha?


103. Sohan Singh Bhakna and Baba Harnam Singh were associated with:


104. Which of the following is not matched correctly?


105. What of the following is not correct about the Home Rule League?


106. Where was held the I.C.S. examination in India for the first time?


107. Consider the following statements and select your answer from the code below:

  1. Gandhi gave up his membership of Congress in 1940.
  2. The Lucknow Pact was signed in 1916.
  3. The Crisp Mission was sent to India by Lord Wavell.
  4. V.D. Savarkar organised the Abhinav Bharat

108. Who appointed the Boundary Commission in 1947 for delimiting the boundaries of India and Pakistan in Punjab and Bengal?


109. Which of the following is not correct about the Christian Missionaries which came to India?


110. Which of the following is not matched correctly?


111. Henry Vivian Derozio is associated with:


112. Arrange the following in chronological order, and select the answer from the codes given below:

  1. The Indian Universities Act
  2. The Saddler Commission
  3. The Ilbert Bill
  4. The Swadeshi Movement

113. Consider the following statements and select your answer from the codes given below:

  1. Munshi Prem Chand started writing first in Urdu.
  2. B.R. Ambedkar is associated with the Bahishkrit Hitkarini Sabha.
  3. The Indian Universities Act was passed in the time of Lord Hardinge.
  4. The newspaper “Ghadar” was first published in Hong Kong.

114. Which of the following is true about Raja Ravi Verma, a great painter?


115. Who designed the Victoria Memorial Hall in Calcutta in 1906?


116. Consider the following statements about the Theosophical Society:

  1. Its doctrines were influenced by occult mysticism
  2. It used the Hindu and Buddhist terms and concepts
  3. Annie Besant was a Scottish woman
  4. She became the member of Congress in 1905

Select your answer from the codes giver below:


117. Which of the following is not matched correctly?


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