Hppsc previous year questions paper with solution in details

1. In which year Shimla was declared as the summer capital of British India? 
(c) 1864

2. Where is Asia's Largest Hydro Project Nathpa Jhakri Power Corp. situated? 
(a) Spiti (b) Sarhan (c) Kinnaur (d) Rampur

3. Rampur is located at the bank of .... river .
(a) Sutluj (b) Beas (c) Ravi (d) None of the above

4. Which is the State Animal of  HimachalPradesh?
(a) Deer (b) Snow leopard  (c) Lion (d) Jackel

5. Shimla has literacy rate of ....

(a) 84.45% (b) 84.50% (c) 84.55% d) 84.60%

6. How many domestic airports are in the H.P state ?
(a) 2 (b) 3 (c) 4 (d) 5

7. ... District is among the  top districts in the country for literacy. 
(a) Kangra  (b) Mandi (c) Hamirpur (d) Shimla

8. In Which Year Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technologies (BUEST) was established ?
(a) 2002 (b) 2003  (c) 2004 (d) 2005

9.  CSK Himachal Pradesh Krishi Vishwavidyalya was established in ... year.
(a) November 1975 (b) November 1976 (c) November 1977 (d) November 1978

10. When Himachal Pradesh University was established ?
(a) 1969 (b) 1970 (c) 1971 d) 1972

Area of Himachal Pradesh: 55673sq. km.(1991 censes)

No. of Districts in Himachal Pradesh:12

Language Spoken by People in Himachal Pradesh: Hindi and Pahari.

Himachal got the status :Jan 25.1971.

Himachal got 'C' state status: Sept. 1957

When did himachal became Centerally- administered Territory: Nov.1,1956

Bilaspur was include in H.P.: July 1.1954

When was himachal territorial council made: July 1,1963

State first C.M.: Dr. Y.S.Parmar

First chairman of Territorial council: Thakur Karam Singh

Number of state:18th

On the basis of area: 14th

Vidhan sabha seats:68

Lok sabha seats:4

Rajya sabha seats: 3  
Himachal Pradesh 2011 census

Total Population                                                - 68, 56, 509
Males                                                                 -34, 73, 892
Females                                                             - 33, 82, 617
Decadal Growth                                                -7, 78, 609
Total Literacy Rate                                           -83.78%
Male Literacy                                                    -90.83%
Female Literacy rate                                         - 76.60%
Sex Ratio (per 1000 males)                               -974
Highest Literate District                                   -Hamirpur (89.01%)
Lowest Literate District                                    -Chamba (73.19%)
Biggest District (Area wise)                             -Lahaul-Spiti
Smallest District (Area wise)                            -Hamirpur
Highest Populated District                                -Hamirpur
Lowest Populated District                                 -Lahaul-Spiti

1. When did Himachal Pradesh become a state?
a) 25 January 1971

2. Which state is to the north of Himachal Pradesh?
c) Jammu and Kashmir

3. Which state is to the south of Himachal Pradesh?
b) Haryana

4. When was Bilaspur merged with Himachal Pradesh?
d) 1954

5. When were many areas of Punjab merged with Himachal Pradesh?
c) 1966

6. Who was Himachal Pradesh’s first chief minister?
b) Y. S. Parmar

7. Which is the official language of Himachal Pradesh?
a) Hindi

8. Where is Tibet’s government-in-exile?
b) Dharmshala

9. Which is the capital of Himachal Pradesh?
a) Simla

10. What is the area of Himachal Pradesh?
c) 21,495 sq. mi.