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Himachal Pradesh General Knowledge-1

  • Jagra is a whole night festival performed to propitiate the local deity in which local people gathered around the temple. It is popular in district? Shimla hill
  • Where is Chudeshwar temple located? Sirmaur
  • Thakurdwara Shri Dae Sahiba is in- Paonta Sahib
  • First Man from Himachal Pradesh who climbed Mount Everest was- Sunil Sharma
  • What is the percentage share of Himachal Pradesh n total area of Chandigarh? 10.9 percent
  • Which district of H.P. has the lowest area? Hamirpur
  • Ancient geographers have frequently mentioned Jallandhar region, which refers to- Himachal Pradesh
  • Who coined the terms ‘Outer Himalayas’ and ‘MidHimalayas’? General Cunningham
  • Kibber village in Spiti sub-division is situated at an altitude of- 4205 metre
  • Bhunda ceremony takes palce at Nirmand after every – 12 years
  • Who build Sri Sankat Mochan Hanuman temple in Shimla? Baba Neeb Karori Maharaj
  • In 1947 AD, the decision to partition India was taken at- Viceregal Lodge
  • Who led Dhami Praja Mandal movement? Bhagmal Sautha
  • After getting defeated at the hands of Maharaja Sansar Chand, where did Gurkha commander Amar Singh Thapa take shelter after banishing the Bhagal ruler? Kunihar
  • Mention of Kulut has been found in- Mahabhartha
  • How are irrigated and unirrigated soils locally called in various parts of Kangra District? Ropa or Neol (Irrigated), Bathal (Unirrigated)
  • Himachal is 25% bigger than……..in terms of geographical area- Switzerland
  • Ghaghar river rises in- Dagshai Hills
  • Districts falling in Pir Panjal range are- Shimla, Lahaul-Spiti, Kullu
  • Chandrakhani (crescent shaped or lunar sickle) pass is located in- Kullu
  • Who from Himachal, has travelled to the world’s highest motorable pass Khar Dung-la on a motor cycle? Bhupinder Singh
  • The lake connected with the name of Lord Parshuram and Sage Jamadagini is- Renuka Lake
  • Shivalik Fossil Park at Saketi, a small village about 14 km from Nahan at the border of Himachal and Haryana, was established in the year- 1974 AD
  • Which replubic fought for Kauravas in Mahabharata war? Trigarta
  • Who shifted his capital from Sarahan to Rampur? Raja Ram Singh
  • Who invited Mahatma Gandhi to Shimla in March, 1931, to sort out the issues pertaining to Civil Disobedience movement? Lord Irwin
  • The historical buildings in which Shimla Pact was signed- Barnes’ Court
  • Which of the following are correct?
  • A. Dr. John Hatichan opened the first leprosy hospital in Chamba.
  • B. During 1905 earthquake, about 400 British died.
  • C. Lord Elgin died at Dharamshala in 1863 and is buried there.
  • All are correct
  • Snowdon was the residence of the British – Commander-in-chief
  • Bhoomi Bandobast Abhiyan was started in Bilaspur – 1930 AD
  • Maharaja Sansar Chand converted Sujanpur Tihra as his capital in 1809-10 after Maharaja Ranjit Singh captured- Maloun fort
  • The capital of Nurpur was at- Pathankot
  • Which of the following facts are true about Kunihar state?
  • A. Its Founders were from Jammu. It was founded by Abhoj-Deo in 1154 AD.
  • B. Headquarters of Kunihar was at Hatkot.
  • C. Magan Dev(1795-1816), was the ruler of
  • Kunihar during Gorkha war and after the war Thakur Mungri Dass become the new ruler.
  • D. All are correct.
  • Who led Dhami Praja Mandal movement?Pt. Padam Dev
  • Which are various peaks located in Jogindernagar area of Mandi district. Winch Camp(8820 ft.)
  • Which place in H.P. is considered to be the point of once famed Saraswati river- Kupar Peak in Shimla
  • In terms of volume of water, which is the biggest river of H.P.- Chandrabhaga (Chenab)
  • What is the percentage share of Himachal Pradesh in total area of Chandigarh? 10.9 %
  • How many towns and cities are in H.P.-55
  • Kugti wild life sanctuary is located in H.P. – Chamba
  • How many zoos have been established in H.P.- 4
  • Vyas Kund is located in………….. district- Kullu
  • Jogini Waterfall is in…………. district- Kullu
  • Aut is joint place for fixing the boundaries of following districts- Kullu and Mandi
  • Thakurdwara Shri Dae Sahiba is in- Paonta Sahib
  • Bhunda ceremony takes place at Nirmand after every – 12 years
  • Malana in Kullu is known for- Devta Jamlu is revered here, Independent political and judicial system.
  • Khajjiar was named as mini Switzerland on 7th July, 1992 by the Swiss envoy- Willy P. Blazer
  • During Mahatma Gandhi’s murder trial, Nathu Ram Godse was lodged in Shimla at- Boileauganj Jail
  • Which of the following are correct?
  • A. Dr. John Hatichan opened the first leprosy hospital in Chamba.
  • B. During 1905 earthquake, about 400 British died.
  • C. Lord Elgin died at Dharamshala in 1863 and is buried there.
  • All are correct
  • Wildflower Hall remained the residence of the following British Army Commander- Lord Kitchner
  • Cecil Hotel at Chaura Maidan was once known as – Falettis Hotel
  • The historical buildings in which Shimla pact was signed- Barnes’ Court
  • Which is the largest Parliamentary constituency of H.P. and second in India?Mandi
  • On 23rd May, 1921, Mahatma Gandhi visited Shimla and addressed a public meeting at – Idgah Maidan
  • Who invited Mahatma Gandhi to Shimla in March, 1931, to sort out the issues pertaining to civil Disobedience movement? Lord Irwin

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