HP CLERK TEST Question Paper

1. From the following which is known as the administrative section of the computer system ?
(a) Control Unit
(b) Input Unit
(c) RAM
(d) Central Processing Unit

2. What is kind of CD-ROM
(a) Optical disk
(b) Magnetic disk
(c) Magneto-Optical disk
(d) None of above

3. The intersection of row and column is called a ?
(a) dataset
(b) cell
(c) data
(d) set

4. When the formula bar is activated, you can see
(a) The Edit Formula button
(b) The Cancel button
(c) The Enter button
(d) All of above

5. Merge cells option can be applied from ?
(a) Formatting toolbar
(b) Format Cells dialog box Alignment Tab
(c) Both of above
(d) None of above

6. One million bytes of information are ?
(a) 1 MB
(b) 1 GB
(c) 1 KB
(d) None of above

7. What is full form of IP ?
(a) Interface Program
(b) Internet Program
(c) Internet Protocol
(d) Interface Protocol

8. Secondary memory is also known as ?
(a) Second pass memory
(b) Dynamic memory
(c) Auxiliary memory
(d) Temporary memory

9. Mouse , trackball and joystick are the examples of ?
(a) Scanning devices
(b) Multimedia devices
(c) Pointing devices
(d) Storing devices

10. Modem is used mostly for –
(a) Mostly for file system
(b) A modern empty memory modules
(c) Connecting to internet
(d) None of above

Sentence Correction

11. The chemist hadn’t hardly any of those kind of medicines.
(a) had hardly any of those kinds
(b) had scarcely any of those kind
(c) had hardly any of those kind
(d) No corrections required

12. The easiest of the thing to do is to ask the address from the postman.
(a) of the things to do
(b) among the things to do
(c) of the thing to be done
(d) No correction required

13. Ramesh is as tall if not, taller than Mahesh.
(a) not so tall but as
(b) as if not
(c) as tall as, if not
(d) No correction required

14. The cheeta can run faster than the gazelle; it is the speediest of the two.
(a) the most speedier
(b) more speedy
(c) the speedier
(d) No improvement

15. I gave my niece a children’s very colourfully illustrated encyclopaedia.
(a) a very colourfully illustrated children’s encyclopaedia
(b) a child’s very colourfully illustrated encyclopaedia
(c) an illustrated child’s very colourful encyclopaedia
(d) No improvement

16. Any able bodies man is eligible for the job.
(a) any able -bodied men are
(b) each able-bodied man is
(c) any able-bodied men have been
(d) No improvement

17. I waited for half an hour for my friend, but the train didn’t turn in.
(a) turn about
(b) turn around
(c) turn up
(d) No improvement

18. I am used to hard work.
(a) hard working
(b) work hard
(c) work hardly
(d) No improvement

19. What are needed are not large houses but small cottages.
(a) were
(b) was
(c) is
(d) No improvement

20. Old habits die hardly.
(a) die much hardly
(b) die hard
(c) die too hard
(d) No improvement

21. In a caravan, in addition to 50 hens, there are 45 goats and 8 camels with some keepers. If the total number of feet be 224 more than the number of heads in the caravan, the number of keepers is
(a) 5
(b) 8
(c) 10
(d) 15

22. A is three times as old as B. C was twice-as old as A four years ago. In four years’ time, A will be 31. What are the present ages of B and C ?
(a) 9, 46
(b) 9, 50
(c) 10,46
(d) 10,50

23. A father is now three times as old as his son. Five years back, he was four times as old as his son. The age of the son is :
(a) 12
(b) 15
(c) 18
(d) 20

24. In a group of 15 people, 7 read French, 8 read English while 3 of them read none of these two. How many of them read French and English both ?
(a) 2
(b) 3
(c) 4
(d) 5

25. Find the least number which leaves a reminder of 3 when divided by 5, 6, 7 and 8, but leaves no reminder when divided by 9 ?
(a) 1683
(b) 1692
(c) 1598
(d) 1458

26. At the end of a business conference the ten people present all shake hands with each other once. How many handshakes will there be altogether ?
(a) 20
(b) 45
(c) 55
(d) 90

27. A student got twice as many sums wrong as he got right. If he attempted 48 sums in all, how many did he solve correctly ?
(a) 12
(b) 16
(c) 24
(d) 18

28. The number of boys in a class is three times the number of girls. Which one of the following numbers cannot represent the total number of children in the class ?
(a) 48
(b) 44
(c) 42
(d) 40

29. If 100 cats kill 100 mice in 100 days, then 4 cats would kill 4 mice in how many days ?
(a) 4 day
(b) 10 day
(c) 40 day
(d) 100 day

30. I have a few sweets to be distributed. If I keep 2, 3 or 4 in a pack, I am left with one sweet. If I keep 5 in a pack, I am left with none. What is the minimum number of sweets I have to pack and distribute ?
(a) 25
(b) 37
(c) 54
(d) 65

31. The oath of office is administered to the Governor by the
(a) chief justice of India
(b) President
(c) Chief justice of high court
(d) Speaker of legislative assembly

32. The members of the Panchayat are?
(a) nominated by the district officer
(b) the electorates of the respective territorial constituencies
(c) nominated by local self-government minister of the state
(d) nominated by the block development organization

33. What can be maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament in India ?
(a) 4 Months
(b) 5 Months
(c) 6 Months
(d) No rule like this

34. Who was first Governor General of free India ?
(a) Wavell
(b) Linlithgow
(c) Willing don
(d) Mountbatten

35. Prohibition of Sati and Female infanticide act got effective in India in ?
(a) 1826
(b) 1827
(c) 1828
(d) 1829

36. Battle of Plassey was fought in ?
(a) 1754 AD
(b) 1755 AD
(c) 1756 AD
(d) 1757 AD

37. First battle of Panipat was between ?
(a) Prithviraj Chauhan and Mohd Gauri
(b) Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur
(c) Babur and Rana Sanga
(d) Akbar and Hemu

38. To which king belongs the Lion capitol at Sarnath?
(a) Chandragupta
(b) Kanishka
(c) Ashoka
(d) Harsha

39. Universities in the Presidency towns in India were established in ?
(a) 1856
(b) 1857
(c) 1858
(d) 1859

40. Which Indian state has largest number of districts
(a) Bihar
(b) Punjab
(c) Madhya Pradesh
(d) Uttar Pradesh

41. Balika Divas
(a) 9 December
(b) 9 January
(c) 9 November
(d) 9 October

42. Kisan Divas
(a) 23 November
(b) 23 December
(c) 23 January
(d) 23 October

43. Name of the first woman judge of Supreme Court of India?
(a) Leila Seth
(b) Sujata Manhor
(c) Meera Sahib Fatima Bibi
(d) None

44. Name of first woman of India to get Ashok Chakra ?
(a) Minakashi Chaudhary
(b) Kamaljeet Sandhu
(c) Kiran Bedi
(d) Nirja Mishra

45. Name of first president of Indian National Congress ?
(a) Ashapurna Devi
(b) G.V. Mavlankar
(c) C D Deshmukh
(d) W.C. Banerjee

46. Name of first Indian to get Bharat Ratna Award ?
(a) Major Somnath Sharma
(b) C D Deshmukh
(c) Dr. S Radhakrishnan
(d) W.C. Banerjee

47. Name of first woman of India to won Miss World Title ?
(a) Nirja Mishra
(b) Reita Faria
(c) Kamaljeet Sandhu
(d) Sarojini Naidu

48. Name of the First Indian Submarine ?
(a) I.N.S. Cauveri
(b) I.N.S. Sindhu
(c) I.N.S. Khunkari
(d) I.N.S. Virat

49. Who is known as father of Local Self-government ?
(a) Bal Gangadhar Tilak
(b) Sardar Patel
(c) Lord Ripon
(d) Nagarjuna

50. The Turko-Afghan rule in India lasted for about?
(a) two centuries
(b) three centuries
(c) four centuries
(d) five centuries

51. Name of the first man to go into the space?
(a) Major Yuri Gagarin
(b) Ferdinand Magellan
(c) Trigve Li
(d) Neil Armstrong

52. Who was first woman to climb Mount Everest?
(a) Bachendri Pal
(b) Sania Mirza
(c) Tenzing Norgay
(d) JunkoTabei

53. Name of the first Country to make a constitution?
(a) US5R
(b) USA
(c) UK
(d) Ireland

54. First World War started in which year?
(a) 1914
(b) 1916
(c) 1918
(d) 1920

55. Before independence Ukraine was part of ?
(a) USA
(b) Britain
(c) China
(d) USSR

56. The first news paper in the world was started by ?
(a) Japan
(b) China
(c) USA
(d) India

57. “Durand Line” is boundary between ?
(a) India and Pakistan
(b) Germany and Poland
(c) India and China
(d) Pakistan and Afghanistan

58. Which among following is also known as “Island of pearls” ?
(a) Australia
(b) Madagascar
(c) Bahrain
(d) Saudi Arabia

59. Which city is also known as “Eternal City” ?
(a) Cape Town
(b) Oslo
(c) Rome
(d) Tokyo

60. Which continent is also known as Dark Continent ?
(a) Asia
(b) Africa
(c) Europe
(d) Australia

61. Which is the lightest metal ?
(a) Lithium
(b) Sodium
(c) Hydrogen
(d) Gold

62. Which is the longest day in the year ?
(a) March 21
(b) June 21
(c) September 21
(d) July 21

63. What is the name of brightest star ?
(a) Pole Star
(b) Nimbus
(c) Sirius
(d) Venus

64. The science of study of soils is called ?
(a) Seismology
(b) Pedology
(c) Ecology
(d) Zoogeography

65. “Oder Neisse Line” is boundary between ?
(a) India and Pakistan
(b) Germany and Poland
(c) France and Germany
(d) USA and Canada

66. Which is the largest gulf ?
(a) Gulf of Kutch
(b) Gulf of Cambay
(c) Gulf of Mannar
(d) Gulf of Mexico

67. Capital of Zimbabwe
(a) Harare
(b) Bulawayo
(c) Mutare
(d) Gweru

68. Capital of Uzbekistan
(a) Samarkand
(b) Tashkent
(c) Nukus
(d) Termez

69. International Human Rights Day
(a) 10 January
(b) 10 November
(c) 10 December
(d) 10 October

70. World AIDS Day
(a) 1 January
(b) 1 November
(c) 1 October
(d) 1 December

71. What is true about Chaugan ground in Chamba?
(a) It is a grassy ground about 1.75 km. long
(b) It’s altitude is 960 m
(c) Minjar fair is celebrated here every year
(d) All are true

72. Soods from Rajasthan came and settled at Pragpur and contributed immensely to it’s development by contructing
(a) Elegant Kothies
(b) Water System
(c) Charitable Inns
(d) All are correct

73. Aut is a joint place for fixing the boundaries of following districts
(a) Kullu and Mandi
(b) Mandi and Kangra
(c) Mandi and Haspur
(d) Mandi and Shimla

74. Thakurdwara shri Snr Dae Sahiba is in
(a) Paonta Sahib
(b) Dadahu
(c) Badu Sahib
(d) Nahan

75. Bhunda ceremony takes place at Nirmand after every
(a) 22 years
(b) 12 Years
(c) 4 years
(d) 10 Years

76. Malana in Kullu is known for
(a) One of the oldest democracies of the world consisting of about 500 families
(b) Independent political and judicial system.
(c) Devta Jamlu is revered here.
(d) All

77. Khaijjiar was named as mini Switzerland on 7th July, 1992 by the Swiss envoy
(a) Willy P. Blazer
(b) Enderson
(c) Swiss Prime Minister
(d) None

78. During Mahatma Gandhi’s murder trial, Nathu Ram Godse was lodged in Shimla at
(a) Boilequganj Jail
(b) Sanjauli Jail
(c) Kaithu Jail
(d) Kanda Jail

79. 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 burried there.
(d) All are correct.

80. Wildflower Hall remained the residence of the following British Army Commander.
(a) Lord Ripon
(b) Lord Kitchener
(c) Lord Dalhousie
(d) Lord Lytton

81. Cecil Hotel at Chaura Maidan was once known as
(a) Falettis Hotel
(b) Grand Hotel
(c) Hilton Hotel
(d) Delziel Hotel

82. The historical buildings in which Shimla pact was signed
(a) Barnes’ Court
(b) Ellerslie building
(c) Viceregal Lodge
(d) Auckland House

83. Which is the largest Parliamentary constitutency of H.P. and second in India?
(a) Kangra
(b) Shimla
(c) Mandi
(d) Hamirpur

84. On 23rd May, 1921, Mahatma Gandhi visited Shimla and addressed a public meeting at
(a) Chaura Maidan
(b) Idgah Maidan
(c) Ridge Maidan
(d) Annadale

85. Who invited Mahatma Ghandi to Shimla in March, 1931, to sort out the issues pertaining to Civil Disobedience movement?
(a) Lord Dalhousie
(b) Lord Irwin
(c) Lord Ripon
(d) Lord Snowdon

86. Bhoomi Bandobast Abhiyan ( Land Settlement movement) was started in Bilaspur in
(a) 1928 AD
(b) 1930 AD
(c) 1929 AD
(d) 1927 AD

87. Maharaja Sansar Chand Converted Sujanpur Tihra as his capital in 1809-10 after Maharaja Ranjit Singh captured
(a) Maloun fort
(b) Kangra fort
(c) NagarFort
(d) None

88. The capital of Nurpur was at
(a) Pathankot
(b) Bheemkot
(c) Nagarkot
(d) Jawali

89. Which of the following facts are true about Kunihar state?
(a) Its founders were from Jammu . It was founded by Aboj-Deo in 1154-AD
(b) Headquarter of Kunihar was at Hatkot.
(c) Magan Dev (1795-1816), was the ruler of Kunihar during Gurkha war and after the war Thakur Mungri Dass becem the new ruler
(d) All are true.

90. Who led Dhami Praja Mandal movement?
(a) Pt. Bhawani Prasad
(b) Pt. Sita Ram
(c) Pt. Padam Dev
(d) None of them

91. Which are various peaks located in Joginder nagar area of Mandi distich
(a) Billing peak (9510 ft)
(b) Winch camp (8800 ft)
(c) Jhatingari (6725 ft)
(d) All

92. Which place in H.P. is considered to be the point of once famed Saraswati river?
(a) Kupar Peak in Shimla
(b) Near Nahar in Sirmour
(c) Near Manali
(d) Near Mandi

93. In terms of volume of water, which is the biggest river of H.P.?
(a) Chandrabhaga (Chenab)
(b) Yamuna
(c) Beas
(d) Satlaj

94. What is the percentage share of Himachal Pradesh in total area of chandigarh?
(a) 10.9%
(b) 7.1%
(c) 9.5%
(d) 8.25%

95. Which of the following facts are correct?
(a) Outer Seraj area is in Kullu District
(b) Trans-Giri area is in Sirmaur District
(c) Both are correct
(d) Only A is correct

96. How many towns and cities are in H.P.?
(a) 51
(b) 50
(c) 55
(d) 47

97. Kugti wild life sanctuary is located in H.P.
(a) Mandi
(b) Chamba
(c) Una
(d) Kullu

98. How many zoos have been established in H.P?
(a) 8
(b) 4
(c) 6
(d) 5

99. Vyas Kund is located in:
(a) Mandi
(b) Hamirpur
(c) Kullu
(d) Bilaspur

100. Jogini Waterfall is in:
(a) Rajgarh
(b) Mandi
(c) Kangra
(d) Bilaspur