Himachal Pradesh GENERAL KNOWLEDGE
Question 1 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Northern most state of india
Question 1 Explanation:
|Time Zone||IST (UTC+05:30)|
Question 2 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
PM Modi inaugurated worlds largest highway tunnel named Atul tunnel in which state
Jammu and Kashmir
Question 3 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
कल्लू नाती कहाँ का लोक नृत्य है
None of them
Question 3 Explanation:
नाटी (हिमाचल प्रदेश का लोक नृत्य)
Question 4 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which of the two districts fall in the dry temperate zone?
Mandi and Kullu
Lahaul-Spiti and Kinnaur
Hamirpur and Una
Solan and Sirmaur
Question 4 Explanation:
There are two dry climate types: arid and semiarid. Most arid climates receive 10 to 30 centimeters (four to 12 inches) of rain each year, and semiarid climates receive enough to support extensive grasslands. Temperatures in both arid and semiarid climates show large daily and seasonal variations.
Question 5 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
What is Lesser Himalayas known as?
Question 5 Explanation:
Lesser Himalayas, also called Inner Himalayas, Lower Himalayas, or Middle Himalayas, middle section of the vast Himalayan mountain system in south-central Asia. The Lesser Himalayas extend for some 1,550 miles (2,500 km) northwest-southeast across the northern limit of the Indian subcontinent.
Question 6 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
name the "fruit bowl" of india
Question 6 Explanation:
Featured in a number of travel journals, Ramgarh in Uttarakhand is a blissful place. It is located in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand at a height of 1789 m above the sea level of sea. For its abundant produce of fruits, Ramgarh is also called the Fruit Bowl of India.
Question 7 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Famous dress of Women in Himachal Pradesh
None of the above
Question 7 Explanation:
Traditional Himachal Pradesh Dresses of Women. Rajput women wear long kurtas stretching from their neck to their toe. This began following the purdah (veil) system which is no more prevalent in the region. They also wear Ghaghris, Salwar-Kameez and Cholis.
Question 8 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which districts of H.P. Have common boundaries with Uttrakhand?
All the three
Question 8 Explanation:
Saharanpur district is the northernmost of the districts of Uttar Pradesh state, India. Bordering the states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Uttarakhand, and close to the foothills of Shivalik range, it lies in the northern part of the Doab region.
Question 9 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Solahsinghi is the famous hill station in which district of H.P.?
Question 9 Explanation:
|Sl. No.||Hill Stations in Himachal Pradesh||Best time to visit|
|1||Spiti||May to October|
|2||Dalhousie||March to May|
|3||Kasauli||April to June and September to November|
|4||Dharamsala||Can be visited throughout the year|
Question 10 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Apple, Cherries and Plum are found in the state of .....
Question 10 Explanation:
India produces all deciduous fruits including pome fruits (apple and pear) and stone fruits (peach, plum, apricot and cherry) in considerable quantity. These are mainly grown in the North-Western Indian States of Jammu and Kashmir (J&K), Himachal Pradesh (H.P.) and in Uttar Pradesh (U.P.) hills.
Question 11 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Select one of the traditional clothes men wear in Himachal Pradesh.
Question 11 Explanation:
Traditional Himachal Pradesh Dresses of Men Rajput Men wear tight Churidar Pyjamas with kurta and long silk overcoat over it. The overcoats are designed with yak leather and gold threads which help them keep warm. They wear a turban on their heads which are colour-dyed and starch-stiffened.
Question 12 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Famous valleys in himachal
All the above
Question 12 Explanation:
Kullu Valley and Kangra Valley are two famous valleys of Himachal Pradesh. Kullu Valley comprises of the region by the Beas River, extending from Mandi to Larji.
Question 13 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
"The 11th edition of Indo-US joint special forces exercise 'Vajra Prahar 2021' was conducted at Special Forces Training School located at Bakloh in .....
Jammu & Kashmir
Question 13 Explanation:
"The 11th edition of Indo-US joint special forces exercise Vajra Prahar 2021 was conducted at Special Forces training school located at Bakloh, in Himachal Pradesh in March," the defence ministry said. It said the exercise was aimed at improving interoperability between the special forces of the two countries.
Question 14 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The famous hill stations like Shimla, Mussoorie, Darjeeling and Nainital lie in ..... region.
None of the above
Question 14 Explanation:
The Shivalik range that also lies within the same region also has some famous hill stations that include Mussoorie, Drass, Dalhousie, Kullu, Shimla, Nainital and many more.
Question 15 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
The state of Himachal Pradesh is connected with, ..... a number of highways.
None of the above
Question 15 Explanation:
Himachal Pradesh state has a good road network. There are 9 national highways with total length of 1,250 km, 20 state highways with total length of 1,625 km and 45 major district roads with total length of 1753.05 km.
Question 16 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Which are the new districts added to so-called old Himachal to make the so-called new Himachal Pradesh?
Chamba, Kullu, Una, Hamirpur, Lahaul & Spiti
Kangra, Kullu, Una, Hamirpur, Lahaul & Spiti
Kangra, Kullu, Una, Hamirpur, Mandi
Kangra, Kullu, Una, Hamirpur, Kullu
Question 16 Explanation:
New Himachal : consists of districts of Kangra, Kullu, Lahaul and Spity, Hamirpur and Una.
Question 17 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Nathula mountain pass is in
Question 17 Explanation:
Located on the Old Silk Route, Nathu La Pass connects Sikkim to China's Tibet Autonomous Region. It was sealed for almost 4 decades after the People's Republic of China suppressed a Tibetan uprising in 1959.
Question 18 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
There is a floating island present in the middle of of a prominent lake in Himachal Pradesh. What is the name of this lake?
Question 18 Explanation:
|Islands||Yes, floating island|
|References||Himachal Pradesh Tourism Dep.|
Question 19 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
Himachal Pradesh produces....., ..... Percent total hydropower potential of India.
None of the above
Question 19 Explanation:
Himachal Pradesh is extremely rich in its hydroelectricity resources. The state has about twenty five percent of the national potential.
Question 20 [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
..... Lies to the south of Himadri.
Question 20 Explanation:
(b) Himachal or Lesser Himalayas The range lying to the South of the Himadri is known as Himachal or Lesser Himalayas. These are the foothill ranges and represent the southernmost division of the Himalayas.
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