HPPSC Shimla Clerk Solved Question Paper

HPPSC Shimla Clerk Solved Question Paper - 2011


Q. Who is the leader of Indian National Congress Group in H.P. Vidhan Sabha?

(A) Virbhadra Singh     (B) Kaul Singh

(C) Vidya Stokes       (D) Gangu Ram Musafir

Description: Presently Mukesh Agnihotri is the leader of opposition in the HP Vidhan Sabha and Leader of the Rulling party is Sh. Jai Ram Thakur.


Q. Where is H.P. Agriculture University located?

(A) Solan         (B) Shimla

(C) Nauni         (D) Palampur

Answer: Palampur

Description: Established on 1 Nov. 1978 as an expansion of the existing college of Agriculture established in May 1966. It is also known as Chaudhary Sarwan Kumar Himachal Vishvavidyalaya and formally known as Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishvavidyalaya. Its vice chancellor is Ashok Kumar Sarial.


Q. Who is the Governor of Himachal Pradesh?

(A) Mrs. V.S. Rama Devi

(B) Mrs. Sheela Kaul

(C) Mrs. Pratibha Singh

(D) Mrs. Urmila Singh

Description: Kalraj is the current governor of the Himachal Pradesh.


Q. Bhakra Dam is on which river?

(A) Sutlej         (B) Beas

(C) Ravi          (D) Yamuna

Answer: Sutlej

Description: “New temple of Resurgent India” was the term used to describe the Bhakra Dam by the First Prime Minister Jawahar Lal Nehru. This dam was completed in the 1963 and it is situated on Satluj river at Bilaspur District of HP.


Q. Who wrote the national anthem of India?

(A) Bankim Chandra Chatterjee     

(B) Kalidasa

(C) Mahadevi Verma         

(D) Rabindranath Tagore

Answer: Rabindranath Tagore

Description: “Jana Gana Mana” is the Indian National anthem and it was first sung publically on 27th December 1911 at the Culcutta Session of the Indian National Congress. It was adopted by the national constitutional assembly as National Anthem on 24th January 1950.


Q. Which of the following places dose not have a railway line?

(A) Solan         (B) Shimla

(C) Dharamsala   (D) Joginder Nagar

Answer: Dharamsala

Description: Dharamshala is located at the western Himachal and it not has been connected by the railway line. Dharamshala is the 1st SMART City of Himachal Pradesh and it has been recently designated as the 2nd capital of Himachal Pradesh. 


Q. India dose not have a common border with which Country?

(A) Myanmar      (B) Iran

(C) Pakistan      (D) Bangladesh

Answer: Iran

Description: India is having 7 neighbors by land i.e. Pakistan, China, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh, Myanmmar (Burma) and Afganistan. Two neighbors by water i.e. Sri Lanka and Maldivs. India has its longest international with Bangladesh (4096 Kms).


Q. Which one of the following districts is inhabited by the Gaddi Tribals?

(A) Chamba           (B) Kinnaur

(C) Sirmour           (D) Kullu


Description: Chamba district is inhabited by the Gaddi tribe they are mostly found in the Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh.


Q. When did H.P. become a full-fledged State?

(A) 1948          (B) 1966

(C) 1971          (D) 1972

Answer: 1971

Description: On 25th Jan 1971 Himachal Pradesh got its statehood and became the 18th state of the India. The Himachal Pradesh was established on dated 15th april 1948.


Q. Which one of the following hill station is not located in Himachal Pradesh?

(A) Dalhousie     (B) Chail

(C) Kasauli        (D) Nainital

Answer: Nainital

Description: Nainital is located in Utrakhand and is a famous tourist place.


Q. Who wrote Ramcharitmanas?

(A) Kalidas (B) Tulsidas

(C) Surdas  (D) Vedvyas

Answer: Tulsidas

Description:GoswamiTulsidas wrote Ramcharitmanas in Sanskrit.


Q. Where was the capital of Maharaja Sansar Chandra located?

(A) Sarkaghat     (B) Sujanpur

(C) Trilokpur      (D) Hamirpur

Answer: Trilokpur

Description: Maharaja Sansaar Chand was the King of Kangra and he belongs to the Katoch dynasty of the Kangra. Trilokpur was his Capital.


Q. Who was the commander of the Gorkha troops that attacked Himachal Pradesh in the beginning of the nineteenth Century?

(A) Amar Singh Thapa 

(B) Ram Singh Gurang

(C) Surinder Singh     

(D) Jagat Singh

Answer: Amar Singh Thapa

Description: Under the leadership of Amar Singh Thapa, the Nepali army defeated Sansar Chand Katoch, the ruler of Kangra, in 1806 with the help of many provincial chiefs. In 1809 the Raja Sansaar Chand Defeated the Nepali Forces with the help of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh of Punjab.


Q. Jubbalhatti Airport is located in which district of Himachal Pradesh?

(A) Kangra         (B) Shimla

(C) Bilaspur (D) Solan

Answer: Shilma

Description: Jubbalhatti Airport is situated in the state capital of Himachal Pradesh i.e. Shimla


Q. Bhimakali Temple is located at :

(A) Karsog         (B) Hatkoti

(C) Kangra       (D) Sarahan

Answer: Sarahan

Description: Bhima Kali Temple is a temple at Sarahan in Shimla and it is dedicated to the mother goddess Bhimakali, presiding deity of the rulers of former Bushahr State.


Q. What was the name of Sikh Guru who spent his childhood in Paonta

(A) Guru Govind Singh

(B) Guru Arjun Singh

(C) Guru Hargovind    

(D) Guru Angad

Answer:Guru Govind Singh


Q. Who was known as “Pahari Gandhi”?

(A) Baba Kanshi Ram   (B) Padam Dev

(C) Shiva Nand Ramol  (D) Bhalku Ram

Answer: Baba Kanshi Ram

Description: Baba Kanshi Ram was a freedom fighter from Kangra District of Himachal Pradesh. He transferred the teaching of Mahatma Gandhi to general public through his poetry


Q. Identify the tree from which resin is extracted?

(A) Cheel   (B) Khair

(C) Devdar (D) Walnut

Answer: Cheel   

Description: Cheel or Pine (Resin extraction consists of incising the outer layers of a pine tree in order to collect the sap or resin)


Q. Who was the first lady Governor for a state in India?

(A) Sarojini Naidu (B) Sarla Grewal

(C) Sheila Kaul   (D) Fatima Beevi

Answer: Sarojini Naidu

Description: Sarojini Naidu was the first female to become the governor of Uttar Pradesh and governed Uttar Pradesh from 15 August 1947 to 2 March 1949.


Q. Which colour is the top in the national flag of India?

(A) Blue          (B) Green

(C) Saffron       (D) White

Answer: Saffron 

Description: In the Indian national flag the top band is of Saffron colour, indicating the strength and courage of the country. The white which is middle band indicates peace and truth with Dharma Chakra. The last band is green and it shows the fertility, growth and auspiciousness of the Indian land.


Q. Name the pass which connect Spiti with Lahaul?

(A) Rohtang    (B) Kunzam

(C) Baralacha        (D) Kangla

Answer: Kunzam


Q. From which place is Hindi daily ‘Punjab Kesari’ published?

(A) Shimla        (B) Jalandhar

(C) Chandigarh   (D) Ambala

Answer: Jalandhar


Q. In which state in the famous Sanawar_____ located?

(A) Punjab          (B) Haryana

(C) Himachal Pradesh     (D) None of these

Answer: Himachal Pradesh

Description: The Lawrence School, Sanawar, is a private boarding school in Himachal Pradesh, established in 1847. It is located in the Kasauli Hills, District of SolanHimachal Pradesh and is affiliated to CBSE.


Q. Which of the following is not sown during the Kharif Crop?

(A) Maize         (B) Paddy

(C) Cotton        (D) Gram

Answer: Gram

Description: Kharif crops or monsoon crops are cultivated and harvested in the rainy season, which lasts from June to October depending on the area. Gram is not a Kharif crop.


Q. Residential school set up by the Central Government for the bright student are called:

(A) Adarsh School (B) Navodaya Vidyalayas

(C) Central School            (D) Public School

Answer: Navodaya Vidyalayas

Description: The idea of Navodaya Vidyalayas conceived by former Prime Minister of India Rajiv Gandhi and the concept of opening a JNV in every district of India was born as a part of the National Policy on Education, 1986,  Navodaya Vidyalaya Samiti (NVS) was registered as a society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.


Q. Suket Fossil Park is in the district of :

(A) Bilaspur       (B) Kangra

(C) Mandi  (D) Sirmour

Answer: Sirmour

Description: It is also known as the Shivalik Fossil Park and it has a collection of prehistoric vertebrate fossils and skeletons recovered from the upper and middle Sivaliks geological formations of sandstones and clay at Suketi village of Sirmaur District. Shivalik is Asia's biggest fossil park


Q. In which city of Punjab is Jallianwala Baag_________?

(A) Jalandhar     (B) Ferozepur

(C) Amritsar      (D) Fagwara

Answer: Amritsar

Description: People were demonstrating against the Rowlet Act in the peaceful manner at this garden on the occasion of Baishakhi on April 13, 1919 against the policies of British Government. Then suddenly General Dyre opened the fire on the people and in this massacre hundreds of people were killed.


Q. Defence force of India consist of three wings. Two of them are the army and navy. Which is the third one?

(A) Border Security Force (B) Central Resesrve

(C) Police Force  (D) Indian Air Force

Answer: Indian Air Force

Description: Indian Air Force was founded on 8 Oct. 1932 and its headquarters is at New Delhi.


Q. What is the sum of three ange is______?

(A) One right angle     (B) One and half right angle

(C) Two right angles   

(D) Three right angle

Answer: Two right angles

Description: The sum of 3 angles of any tri angle is 180 degree and it is also called a straight angle. Also it is the Sum of two right angles and one right angle is equal to 90 degree.


Q. What harm is caused by the disease called ‘Polio’?

(A) Paralysis                  (B) Stiffness of neck

(C) Weakening of muscles (D) All of these

Answer: All of these

Description: It is a highly contagious virus, polio transmits through contact with infected faeces. Objects like toys that have come near infected faeces can also transmit the virus. Sometimes it can transmit through a sneeze or a cough, as the virus lives in the throat and intestines. This virus is less common.


Q. What is the approximate area of H.P. today in square kilometers?

(A) 50673         (B) 55673

(C) 60673        (D) 65673

Answer: 55673 Sq km

Description: HP was established on 15 April 1948 and that time it was having four Districts. Bilaspur District was added with HP During 1954 and further more hilly area of the Punjab was transferred to HP on dated November 01,1966making its total area equal to 55,673 Square Killometer.


Q. Name the state of India which produces saffron:

(A) Assam (B)Jammu and Kashmir

(C) U.P.      (D) Bihar

Answer: Jammu and Kashmir

Description: Jammu and Kashmir is the Indian State which produces Saffron.


Q. Who is the Vice-President of India?

(A) Smt. Najma Heptullah    

(B) Smt. Pratibha Singh Patil

(C) Smt. Meera Kumar     

(D) None of these.

Description: Venkaiah Naidu is current Vice President of India.


Q. Who is the president of America?

(A) Nixon         (B) Johnson

(C) Bill Clinton    (D) None of these

Answer: None of these

Description: At Present Donald Trump is 45th President of United states of America.



Q. The antonym of failure is:

(A) Pass    (B) Success

(C) Passage  (D) Intelligence

Answer: Success


Q. The synonym of Evil is :

(A) Mischief (B) Excuse

(C) Bad    (D) Sorry

Answer:  Bad

Q. Choose the correct sentence (Preposition):

(A) I have no faith for miracles     

(B) I have no faith to miracles

(C) I have no faith into miracles

(D) I have no faith in miracles

Answer: I have no faith in miracles


Q. Choose the correct sentence (article) :

(A) Ganges is a sacred river 

(B) The Ganges is a sacred river

(C) A Ganges is a sacred river     

(D) An Ganges is a sacred river

Answer:The Ganges is a sacred river.  


Q. My car broke down on the way to college yesterday. choose the word which expresses the meaning of the underlined idiom :

(A) Met with an accident           

(B) Broke into pieces

(C) Dashed against another vehicle       

(D) Stopped due to mechanical failure

Answer:Stopped due to mechanical failure.


Q. Choose the word opposite in meaning : Ancient

(A) New          (B) Modern

(C) Fresh         (D) Contemporary



Q. His dealing are all above-board. Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the Idiom?

(A) Simple        (B) Decent

(C) Friendly       (D) Open



Q. Select the incorrect sentence : Prepositions

(A) Slavery still exists b/w certain tribes  

(B) Attend to what I say

(C) He complains of heat                

(D) He died of malaria

Answer: Slavery still exists b/w certain tribes


Q. Punctuation. Select the incorrect sentence :

(A) I pray to the almighty that he may bless you with health and happiness.

(B) “Iwould rather die”, he explained, “than surrender”

(C) Weep no more, my child!

(D) Man proposed, God diposes.

Answer: I pray to the almighty that he may bless you with health and happiness.


Q. Antonym of ‘sweet’ (Choose the incorrect one) :

(A) Sour          (B) Acid

(C) Bitter         (D) Rich

Answer: Sour


Q. Synonym of ‘Kind’ is:

(A) Eminent       (B) Jolly

(C) Silent   (D) Affectionate

Answer: Affectionate


Q. ‘Bring round’. Select the correct meaning the idiomatic verbal phrase:

(A) To publish         

(B) To cause to happen

(C) To control and discipline  

(D) To persuade

Answer: To persuade


Q. The correct spelling is:

(A) Pronunciation        (B) Pronounciation

(C) Pronuncision        (D) Pernunciation

Answer:- Pronunciation


Q. Number. Choose the incorrect sentence:

(A) This is a three feet rule  

(B) His house is built of stone

(C) Such people are dangerous     

(D) The first innings is just over

Answer:This is a three feet rule


Q. Feminine of ‘Lord’ is:

(A) Iass    (B) Madam

(C) Lady    (D) Governess

Answer: Lady


Q. Past participle Form of ‘bite’ is :

(A) Beat          (B) Beaten

(C) Bitten         (D) Bit

Answer: Bitten


Q. Their voice _______ down the quite valley. the underlined word is :

(A) Adverb        (B) Noun

(C) Conjunction   (D) Adjective



Q. Correct use of Verb. Select the incorrect sentence :

A. (A)  I think he has been taught a lesson

B. (B) His mother says that he may go with us

C.  (C) They say they have just began to practice

D.  (D) Yesterday the boat sank before his eyes

Answer: They say they have just began to practice


Q. Did you see the picture? The correct answer is:

(A) I do          (B) Yes, I see

(C) Yes , I did   (D) I see the picture

Answer: Yes, I did


Q. When you write a letter to the landlord of the house you live in, you close the letter as :

(A) Yours truly    (B) Yours affectionately

(C) Yours sincerely      (D) Yours obediently

Answer: Yours sincerely


Q. Choose the correct meaning of ‘Hard Cash’ means:

(A) Black money       (B) White money

(C) A cheque           (D) Actual money

Answer:Actual money


Q. The meaning of ‘popular’ is:

(A) Innocent     

(B) Bold

(C) A learned person   

(D) Liked by everybody

Answer:Liked by everybody


Q. ‘Outline of a course of study’:

(A) Blueprint      (B) Map

(C) Guide         (D) Syllabus

Answer: Syllabus


Q. Select the appropriate meaning of ‘a red letter day’:

(A) A sad day

(B) Something you cannot forget

(C) Very important day, an auspicious day

(D) An exciting experience

Answer: Very important day, an auspicious day


Q. Which of the following proverbs is wrong?

(A) Strikes the iron while it is hot  

(B) God’s will be done

(C) Birds of feather flock together  

(D) Knowledge is a dangerous thing

Answer: Knowledge is a dangerous thing


Q. Misplaced words. Select the incorrect sentence:

(A) I want to know where they went      

(B) I never see that man

(C) The most of boys are not present    

(D) Never have I heard of such a thing

Answer: The most of boys are not present


Q. Work hard _________ You should fail.

(A) Unless        (B)As if

(C) Lest          (D) Although

Answer: Lest    


Q. The following sentences are in the Passive voice. Select the incorrect one.

(A) My proposal was agreed by her

(B) They called him a fool

(C) Their son was named Vikrant   

(D) Animals are loved by children

Answer:My proposal was agreed by her


Q. These sentences are in Indirect Narrations. Choose the incorrect one:

(A) She said that God loved all things below

(B) The headmaster says that Shyam will fail

(C) He prayed that God might bless me

(D) He asked me how old I was

Answer: She said that God loved all things below


Q. निम्न में से कौन सा स्वर हस्व है

(A)      (B)

(C)      (D)



Q. निम्न में से कौन सा व्यंजन ओष्ठय हैं

(A)       (B)

(C)       (D)



Q. हमारे परिवार में कुल 5 सदस्य हैं इस वाक्य में कौन सी संज्ञा है?

(A) जातिवाचक (B) गुणवाचक

(C) व्यक्तिवाचक   (D) समूहवाचक

उत्तर: समूहवाचक


Q. यह शब्द कौन सा सर्वनाम है

(A) प्रथम पुरुष     (B)मध्यम पुरुष

(C) उत्तम पुरुष (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: उत्तम पुरुष


Q. निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा शब्द विशेषण है

(A) मीठा          (B)रात

(C) नदी           (D) आम

उत्तर: मीठा


Q. मैंने नई पुस्तक खरीदी यह कौन सा वाक्य है

(A) संयुक्त वाक्य         (B)मिश्र वाक्य

(C) उप मिश्र वाक्य        (D) सरल वाक्य

उत्तर: सरल वाक्य


Q. स्वतंत्र का विलोम है

(A) गुलाम         (B) पराधीन

(C) परतंत्र         (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: परतंत्र


Q. निम्नलिखित में से कौनसा शब्द सर्वथा भिन्न है

(A) व्यथा          (B) पीड़ा

(C) वेदना          (D) आक्रोश

उत्तर: आक्रोश


Q. संगीत को जानने वाला का एक शब्द है

(A) संगीतकार            (B) संगीतज्ञ

(C) संगीतविद            (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: संगीतज्ञ


Q. परोपकार का संधि विच्छेद है

(A) परो + पकार          (B) परोप + कार

(C) पर + उपकार         (D) पर + पकार

उत्तर: पर + उपकार


Q. 'उप' उपसर्ग से कौन से शब्द की रचना नहीं हुई

(A) उपमंत्री         (B) उपजाति

(C) उपमा          (D) उपराष्ट्रपति

उत्तर: उपमा


Q. पढ़ाई शब्द में प्रत्यय है

(A)       B) आई

(C) ढाई     (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: आई


Q. दाल भात में कौन सा समास है

(A) द्वंद समास  (B) दिगु समास

(C) बहुव्रीहि समास (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: द्वंद समास


Q. शुद्ध शब्द है

A) उजवल   B) उज्जवल

C) उज्ज्वल D) उजज्वल

उत्तर: उज्जवल


Q. अरुण शब्द का प्रयोग किस अर्थ में गलत है

(A) सूर्या           (B) अमृत

(C) सिंदूर          (D) वृक्ष

उत्तर: अमृत


Q. फूटी आंख भाना मुहावरे का अर्थ है

(A) काम अच्छा लगना     (B) घृणा करना

(C) संबंध टूटना           (D) जरा सा भी अच्छा लगना

उत्तर: जरा सा भी अच्छा लगना


Q. निम्नलिखित में से कौनसा स्वर दीर्घ है

(A)             (B)

(C)             (D)



Q. निम्न में से किस शब्द का स्वर् अनुनासिक है

(A) सांच    (B) काम

(C) हंस     (D) नाम

उत्तर: सांच


Q. वर्ण का उच्चारण स्थान है

(A) कंठ           (B) तालू

(C) नासिक       (D) मूर्धा

उत्तर: मूर्धा


Q. निम्नलिखित में से कौन सा वर्ण महाप्राण है

(A)             (B)

(C)       (D)



Q. निम्नलिखित में से संख्यावाचक विशेषण कौन सा है

(A) आठवां         (B) गोल

(C) कुछ           (D) उस

उत्तर: आठवां


Q. निम्नलिखित में से कौन-सा शब्द यौगिक है

(A) मोटा           (B) खोटा

(C) दुर्जन          (D) कवि

उत्तर: दुर्जन


Q. पढ़ना शब्द की प्रेरणार्थक क्रिया है

(A) पढ़वाना        (B) पढ़

(C) पढ़ाना         (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: पढ़वाना


Q. सप्त + ऋषि की संधि है

(A) सप्तरिषि       (B) सप्तर्षि

(C) सपप्तर्षि       (D) इनमें से कोई नहीं

उत्तर: सप्तर्षि


Q. पक्षपात करने वाला का एक शब्द है

(A) पक्षधर   (B) पाक्षिक

(C) पक्षमय (D) पक्षपाती

उत्तर: पक्षपाती


Q. धीरे धीरे में समास

(A) अव्ययीभाव     (B) तत्पुरुष

(C) दिगु           (D) कर्मधारय

उत्तर: अव्ययीभाव


Q. राजा का पर्यायवाची शब्द है

(A) भू देवता      (B) गजानन

(C) नीरज    (D) नरेश

उत्तर: नरेश


Q. सपेरा में प्रत्यय है

(A) पेरा     (B) रा

(C)             (D) एरा

उत्तर: एरा


Q. कौन सा तत्सम नहीं है

(A) सत्य    (B) सपना

(C) मयूर       (D) रात्रि

उत्तर: सपना


Q. कौन सा शब्द तद्भव नहीं है

(A) प्यास    (B) बात

(C) पुत्र      (D) रात

उत्तर: पुत्र


Q. ओछे की प्रीत बालू की भीत का अर्थ है

(A) सभी बराबर     (B) भाग्य की विचित्रता

(C) नीच से मित्रता (D) आडंबर होना   

उत्तर: नीच से मित्रता


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