MCQ Questions On Himachal Pradesh GK Questions & Answers

Himachal Pradesh is known as devbhumi. It is famous for tourism, national park and hill station with lot of temples. Shimla is Capital of Its state which is very famous for tourist or natural places. There is 32 national park and Wildlife Sanctuaries (WLS). we are just providing HP GK Quiz or Himachal Pradesh General knowledge questions and answers. These Himachal Pradesh gk questions are very important for govt entrance exam like Bed entrance exam, ssc entrance exam, state lavel entrance exam, himachal pradesh police recruitment entrance questions, Himachal Pradesh PSC entrance exam.

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Q.1. Manali is located in

(a) Himachal Pradesh
(b) Uttarakhand
(c) Goa
(d) None of These

(a) Himachal Pradesh


Q.2. How long was the tenure of Yashwant Singh Parmar

(a) 1699 Days
(b) 365 days
(c) 545 Days
(d) None of These

(a) 1699 Days


Q.3. Who is the first Governor of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) Sh. Bhagawan Sahay
(b) Sh. Om Parkash
(c) Lt. Gen. K. Bhadur Singh
(d) Maj. Gen. K. S. Himmatsinhji

(d) Maj. Gen. K. S. Himmatsinhji


Q.4. Who is the First Chief Justices of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) P.C.B. Menon
(b) P.D. Desai
(c) M.H. Beg
(d) None of THese

(c) M.H. Beg


Q.5. in which year HP recognised as a state

(a) 25th January, 1977
(b) 24th Feb 1972
(c) 25th January, 1971
(d) None of These

(c) 25th January, 1971


Q.6. Total number of districts in Himachal Pradesh

(a) 12
(b) 7
(c) 15
(d) 17

(a) 12


Q.7. Which one is the biggest natural lake in Himachal Pradesh

(a) Brighu Lake
(b) Rewalsar Lake
(c) Renuka Lake
(d) Khajjiar Lake

(c) Renuka Lake


Q.8. In which year the India Institute of Advanced Study was established

(a) 1962
(b) 1965
(c) 1958
(d) 1956

(b) 1965


Q.9. Total number of wild life sanctuaries in Himachal Pradesh

(a) 27
(b) 25
(c) 32
(d) 30

(c) 32


Q.10. Which one is the longest river in Himachal Pradesh

(a) Parbati
(b) Ravi
(c) Beas
(d) Sutlej

(d) Sutlej


Q.11. Which district has the highest literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh

(a) Mandi
(b) Chamba
(c) Kullu
(d) Hamirpur

(d) Hamirpur


Q.12. Which lake is the source of Parvati River

(a) Karali
(b) Skhsar
(c) Chandra Tal
(d) Mantilai

(d) Mantilai


Q.13. Who founded the Nurpur princely state

(a) Jeth Pal
(b) Pahari Pal
(c) Nag Pal
(d) Bas Pal

(a) Jeth Pal


Q.14. Which district is Gasota fair associated

(a) Solan
(b) Sirmaur
(c) Hamipur
(d) Chamba

(c) Hamipur


Q.15. Which mountain pass join Kangra and Bharmaur

(a) Kalicho
(b) Sach
(c) Tamsar
(d) Indrahar

(d) Indrahar


Q.16. When did the Rana of Keonthal receive the title of Raja from the British Government

(a) 1858
(b) 1865
(c) 1872
(d) 1877

(a) 1858


Q.17. Who is the author of Antiquities of Chamba Sate

(a) J. Ph. Vogel
(b) G.T. Vigne
(c) J.B. Lyall
(d) Forster

(a) J. Ph. Vogel


Q.18. Longitudinal Synclinal Valley in Himalaya is known as

(a) Gorge
(b) Dun Valley
(c) V-shaped Valley
(d) None of the above

(b) Dun Valley


Q.19. Which petty princely states were subordinate to Keonthal princely state

(a) Koti
(b) Madhan
(c) Ghund
(d) All of these

(d) All of these


Q.20. With which ancient sage is Renuka lake of Sirmaur District of Himachal Pradesh associated

(a) Jamdagini
(b) Vashishtha
(c) Vyasa
(d) Parashuram

(d) Parashuram


Q.21. Near which town of Mandi District is Macchial lake

(a) Sundernagar
(b) Sarkaghat
(c) Jogindernagar
(d) Karsog

(c) Jogindernagar


Q.22. When was the status of Himachal Pradesh down-graded from a ‘C’ state to a Union Territory

(a) April 1956
(b) November 1956
(c) January 1957
(d) March 1957

(b) November 1956


Q.23. In which year was Mountaineering Institute set up near Manali

(a) 1961
(b) 1971
(c) 1978
(d) 1980

(a) 1961


Q.24. When were Hamirpur and Una Districts carved out of Kangra District

(a) 1970
(b) 1971
(c) 1972
(d) 1973

(c) 1972


Q.25. Which raja of Bushahr princely state helped Tibet in the Tibetan-Ladakh-Mughal war around 1681 A.D.

(a) Kehri Singh
(b) Chattar Singh
(c) Fateh Singh
(d) Kalyan Singh

(a) Kehri Singh


Q.26. Who was the first non-Congress Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh

(a) Prem Kumar Dhumal
(b) Shanta Kumar
(c) Thakur Ram Lal
(d) Thankur Jagdev Chand

(b) Shanta Kumar


Q.27. Who was the speaker of the first Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha

(a) Krishan Chander
(b) Jaiwant Ram
(c) Tapinder Singh
(d) Desraj Mahajan

(b) Jaiwant Ram


Q.28. In which princely state did the Praja Mandal leaders launch the ‘Bhai do na pai do’ movement around 1939 A.D.

(a) Bushahr
(b) Kehlur
(c) Sirmaur
(d) Jubbal

(a) Bushahr


Q.29. Which one of the following temples is in Pagoda architectural style

(a) Lakshna Devi, Bharmaur
(b) Shakti Devi, Chhatrari
(c) Hidimba Devi, Manali
(d) Tarna Devi, Mandi

(c) Hidimba Devi, Manali


Q.30. On which stream is Dhamwari Sunda hydel project

(a) Giri
(b) Pabbar
(c) Uhal
(d) Swan

(b) Pabbar


Q.31. Which Swiss official formally declared Khajjiar as ‘Mini Switzerland’?

(a) Willy T. Blazer
(b) Andrew Knocks
(c) Major Armherst
(d) Van Dam Noah

(a) Willy T. Blazer


Q.32. A temple dedicated to ‘Lord Druveshwar’ is located near which of the following lakes?

(a) Manimahesh lake
(b) Lama Lake
(c) Mahakali Lake
(d) Dal Lake

(d) Dal Lake


Q.33. The water of Kareri Lake in Dharamshala falls into which of the following rivers?

(a) Chakki
(b) Layun
(c) Chandra
(d) Bhaga

(b) Layun


Q.34. From which of the following lakes does Pabbar river originate?

(a) Surajtal
(b) Chandranahan
(c) Kalasar
(d) Karali

(b) Chandranahan


Q.35. In which district is Gauri Devi ka Tibba peak located?

(a) Kullu
(b) Chamba
(c) Kangra
(d) Kinnaur

(b) Chamba


Q.36. Vashisht hot water springs are located on the banks of which river?

(a) Ravi
(b) Beas
(c) Satluj
(d) Yamuna

(b) Beas


Q.37. Which of the following rivers of Himachal Pradesh is also called as ‘River of Sorrows’?

(a) Swan river
(b) Bhadal river
(c) Siul river
(d) Baira river

(a) Swan river


Q.38. Bhadal merges with which of the following rivers to form Ravi river in Himachal Pradesh?

(a) Tant-giri
(b) Bhaga
(c) Miyar Nullah
(d) Sansari Nala

(a) Tant-giri


Q.39. Which is the Himachal Pradesh (HP) state Animal ?

(a) Snow leopard (Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia)
(b) Indian elephant(Elephas maximus indicus)
(c) Nilgiri tahr (Nilgiritragus hylocrius)
(d) None of these

(a) Snow leopard (Uncia uncia or Panthera uncia)


Q.40. Which is the Himachal Pradesh (HP) state Tree?

(a) Mango Tree (Mangifera Indica)
(b) Palmyra palm (Borassus)
(c) Deodar (Cedrus deodara)
(d) None of These

(c) Deodar (Cedrus deodara)


Q.41. Which is the Himachal Pradesh (HP) state Flower?

(a) Night-flowering Jasmine (Nyctanthes arbor-tristis)
(b) Rhododendron (Rhododendron arboreum)
(c) Common rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum)
(d) None of These

(c) Common rhododendron (Rhododendron ponticum)


Q.42. Which is the Himachal Pradesh (HP) state Bird?

(a) Black-necked crane Grus nigricollis
(b) Western tragopan (Jujurana) Tragopan melanocephalus
(c) Sarus crane (Grus antigone)
(d) None of these

(b) Western tragopan (Jujurana) Tragopan melanocephalus


Q.43. Who is the Current Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) Shanta Kumar
(b) Prem Kumar Dhumal
(c) Jai Ram Thakur
(d) None of These

(c) Jai Ram Thakur


Q.44. Who is the Current Governor of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) KPrabha Rau
(b) Bandaru Dattatreya
(c) Acharya Dev Vrat
(d) Smt. V. S. Ramadevi

(b) Bandaru Dattatreya


Q.45. Who is the Current Director general of police of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) Sudhir Yadav
(b) Tajender Singh Luthra
(c) Sanjay Kumar, IPS
(d) None of These

(d) None of These


Q.46. Who is the Current Chief Justice of Himachal Pradesh (HP) ?

(a) V. Ratnam
(b) Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy
(c) Mansoor Ahmad Mir
(d) None of These

(b) Justice Lingappa Narayana Swamy


Q.47. In which district of Himachal Pradesh is Bijli Mahadev Temple

(a) Shimla
(b) Sirmaur
(c) Kinnaur
(d) Kullu

(d) Kullu


Q.48. Who founded the Guler state

(a) Karam Chand
(b) Prithvi Chand
(c) Hari Chand
(d) Rup Chand

(c) Hari Chand


Q.49. The suraj Tal Lake is located in which district

(a) Sirmaur
(b) Lahaul and Spirit
(c) Kullu
(d) Chamba

(b) Lahaul and Spirit


Q.50. At which place in Una District, Pir Nigaha fair is celebrated

(a) Basholi
(b) Babhaur
(c) Deoli
(d) Ambota

(a) Basholi


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