HPSC – Haryana Civil Service General Studies -2014 questions with their Answers

HPSC Question Papers Question Papers

11- Pamir Mountains are formed by the Junction or ‘Knot’ of the

(A) Tian Shan, Karakoram, Kunlun, and Hindu Kush ranges

(B) Tian Shah, Karakoram, Kunlun and Dhauladhar ranges

(C) Naga Parbat, Karakoram, Kulnul and Hindu Kush ranges

(D) None of the above

 

12- The McMahon Line is a line agreed to by Britain and Tibet as part of the Shimla Accord, a Treaty signed in 

(A) 1972

(B) 1962

(C) 1947

(D) 1914

 

13- Who of the following discovered the laws of planetary orbits?

(A) Johannes Keplar

(B) Issac Newton

(C) Nicholas Copernicus

(D)Galileo Galilei

 

14- Asur is a tribe of

(A) Ranchi District

(B) Palamu District                                          

(C) Goddah District

(D) Singhbhum District

 

15- Who conducted worldwide study of 102 submarine canyons?

(A) Charles Bead

(B) Nicholas Corpernicus

(C) Francis Shepyard

(D) None of the above

 

16- Selective scattering is caused by

(A) Hydroscopic nuclei

(B) Dust Particles

(C) Gases

(D) All of the above

 

17- The most important component responsible for Albedo is

(A) Cloud cover

(B) Ozone layer

(C) Ice-cover

(D) Dust Particles

 

18- Gutenberg discontinuity is found between the

(A) Crust and Mantle

(B) Earth’s silicate mantle and its liquid iron- nickel outer core

(C) Upper Mantle and Lower mantle

(D) Upper core and Lower core

 

19- Coriolis force deflects surface current

(A) At an angle of about 45 degree to the winds –to the right in the northern hemisphere left in the southern hemisphere

(B) At an angle of about 45 degree to the winds –to the left in the northern hemisphere right in the southern hemisphere

(C) At an angle of about 25 degree to the winds –to the right in the northern hemisphere left in the southern hemisphere

(D) At an angle of about 25 degree to the winds –to the left in the northern hemisphere right in the southern hemisphere

 

20- Dependency Theory is the notion:

(A) That resources flow among the advanced countries

(B) That resources flow among countries of a region

(C) That resources flow between Third world countries.

(D) That resource flows from a periphery of poor and underdeveloped state to a core of wealthy states enriching the latter at the expenses of the former