Himachal Pradesh GK for HPPSC Exams

Himachal Pradesh GK & Current Affairs for HPPSC Examinations. Himachal Pradesh General Studies – Himachal Pradesh History, Geography, Polity, Culture and Economy Multiple Choice Questions for all Himachal Pradesh Examinations.

1. The Pandoh Dam is located on which river in Himachal Pradesh?

[A] Beas River
[B] Chenab River
[C] Ravi River
[D] Yamuna River

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2. What is the vedic name of river Chenab?

[A] Bipasa
[B] Askini
[C] Satudri
[D] Chandni

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3. On which of the following dates Himachal Pradesh became a full-fledged state of the Indian Union?

[A] 31st Dec 1970
[B] 29th Jan 1971
[C] 25th Jan 1971
[D] 26th Jan 1971

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4. Who among the following was the first Lt. Governor of Himachal Pradesh? 

[A] Himmat Singh
[B] Bajrang Singh
[C] E. Pederal Moon
[D] Y.S Parmar

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5. What was the ancient name of Baijnath?

[A] Mahasu
[B] Nahan
[C] Lokgram
[D] Kirigram

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6. Who among the following discovered Shimla in 1819?

[A] Lt. Rose
[B] Major Keneddy
[C] John Lawrence
[D] Lord Amherst

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7. In which year did Feroz Shah Tughlaq plunder Nagarkot?

[A] 1365 A.D
[B] 1395 A.D
[C] 1465 A.D
[D] 1325 A.D

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8. Who authored ‘Tarikh-i-Yamini’ containing the descriptions of Mughal expedition of Himachal?

[A] Birbal
[B] Utbi
[C] Farishta
[D] None of the above

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9. Which ruler of the hill state disobeyed Aurangzeb’s ordinance?

[A] Raja Chattar Singh
[B] Raja Karam Prakash
[C] Raja Ved Chand
[D] Raja Raj rup

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10. In which year Maharaja Ranjit Singh defeated Gorkha forces?

[A] 1809
[B] 1810
[C] 1812
[D] 1814

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