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This post provides all Punjab and Haryana (Chandigarh) High court exams – general awareness (GK and GS) questions with their solution and will all be updated as per 2022. These questions were taken from the clerk, SSSC, driver, stenographer grade 3, and others.

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High Court Paper 3rd October 2022 morning shift – General Awareness

  1. In which of the following cities is the Volleyball Federation of India headquartered?
    1. Trivandrum
    2. Bengaluru
    3. Pune
    4. Chennai

    The correct answer is option 4 – Chennai

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ The Volleyball Federation of India was formed in 1951.
    ✅ The headquarter of the Volleyball Federation of India is in Chennai (India).
    ✅ At Present (2022), the President of the Volleyball Federation of India is Achyuta Samanta

  2. With which of the following options is the Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy associated?
    1. Awarded to overall top-performing university in sports
    2. Awarded to overall top-performing school in sports
    3. Awarded to overall top-performing state in sports
    4. Awarded to overall top-performing government department in sports

    The correct answer is option 1 – Awarded to overall top-performing university in sports

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ The Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Trophy (MAKA Trophy) is a sports honour of India, awarded annually by the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
    ✅ It was named after the Indian Independence movement’s senior leader and the first education minister of India ‘Abul Kalam Azad’.
    ✅ It is a rolling trophy awarded to the overall top-performing University in sports and promoting competitive sports in University over the preceding year.
    ✅ As per 2020, the first winner receive a MAKA trophy and a cash prize of ₹15 Lakh. the second and third winners also receive a cash prize of ₹7.5 Lakh and ₹4.5 Lakh respectively.

  3. Which of the following neighbouring countries of India is currently in a deep debt crisis with a severe shortage of foreign currency and an inability to pay for essential imports?
    1. Sri Lanka
    2. Pakistan
    3. Bhutan
    4. Bangladesh

    the correct answer is option 1 – Sri Lanka

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Some debt-crisis countries in 2022 with a shortage of foreign currency are Egypt, El Salvador, Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, and Ukraine.

  4. What is the technical term for having two legislative houses: an upper house and a lower house? This applies to both, parliament and Assembly.
    1. Bicameral legislature
    2. Duplex legislature
    3. Bipolar legislature
    4. Dyadic legislature

    The correct answer is option 1 – Bicameral legislature

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    Bicameral Legislature means a legislative body with two houses. In India, it is at both Union levels (Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha) and also available in 6 states – Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Telangana and Uttar Pradesh.
    Articles 168 to 212 in part VI of the constitution deal with the organisation, composition, duration, officers, procedures, privileges, powers and so on of the state legislature.
    Articles 79 to 122 in Part V of the constitution deal with the organisation, composition, duration, officers, procedures, privileges, powers and so on of the Parliament i.e. both Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha.

  5. which of the following options belongs to the family of grasses?
    1. Teak wood tree
    2. Coconut tree
    3. Oak tree
    4. Bamboo tree

    The correct answer is option 4 – Bamboo tree

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ A few important trees of the grass family are Bamboo, Barley, sugarcane, Rice, wheat, Millet etc.

  6. What is the name given to the areas along a river where the water flows faster and is more turbulent? This usually happens because of a higher river gradient.
    1. Decays
    2. Rapids
    3. Shallows
    4. Abyss

    Rapids

    The correct answer is option 2 – Rapids

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Rapids are those river areas where the water flows faster and is more turbulent.

  7. In the context of physical geography, what does the term ‘Abyssal zone’ refer to?
    1. Large marshlands
    2. Deep depths of the ocean
    3. Inside of a volcanic crater
    4. Foundation of a dam

    The right answer is option 2 – Deep depths of the ocean

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Abyssal zone is actually the deepest layer of the Ocean near the sea floor, starting at 13000 feet and going to about 20,000 feet. Abyss is a greek word which means ‘No bottom‘.

  8. Identify the NCP Member of Parliament who introduced a private member bill in the Lok Sabha, seeking the legalising of same-sex marriages and providing the same legal rights to the LGBT community.
    1. Supriya Sule
    2. Sunil Tatkare
    3. Amol Kolhe
    4. Praful Patel

    The right answer is Option 1 – Supriya Sule

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ LGBT – Lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender
    ✅ Article 377 of the Indian constitution deals with LGBT

  9. Identify the Indian film actress of yesteryears who co-owns the IPL team Kolkata Knight Riders along with the legendary Shah Rukh Khan.
    1. Shilpa Shetty
    2. Preity Zinta
    3. Madhuri Dixit
    4. Juhi Chawla

    The right answer is option 4 – Juhi Chawla

    🔰 2023 IPL Team – Owners Name
    Chennai Super Kings – N. Srinivasan
    Delhi Capitals – Parth Jindal
    Kolkata Knight Riders – Shah Rukh Khan and Juhi Chawla
    Mumbai Indians – Mukesh Ambani
    Punjab Kings – Preity Zinta
    Rajasthan Royals – Manoj Badale
    Royal Challengers Bangalore – Anand Kripalu
    Sunrisers Hyderabad – Kalanthi Maran
    Lucknow Super Giants – Sanjiv Goenka
    Gujarat Titans – Steve Koltes, Donald Mackenzie, Rolly Van Rappard

  10. Who among the following is the author of the book ‘The Man who knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan’?
    1. Uma Pramaeswaran
    2. Robert Kanigel
    3. Amrita Shah
    4. Renny Thomas

    The right answer is Option 2 – Robert Kanigel
    Complete Books and Authors List

  11. Mohiniyattam, the dance by the enchantress Mohini, is a classical art form of the ___ state of India.
    1. Odisha
    2. Manipur
    3. Kerala
    4. Bihar

  12. In Hindustani classical music, what is the name given to a community of performers who share a distinctive musical style that traces its origin to a particular instructor or region?
    1. Pallavi
    2. Thillana
    3. Gharana
    4. Lasya

    The right answer is option 3 – Gharana

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Gharana is a system of social organisation linking musicians or dancers by lineage or apprenticeship, and by adherence to a particular musical style.
    A few Hindustani music Gharanas are Gwalior, Agra, Rangeela, Jaipur Atrauli and Kirana.

  13. Among the common kitchen chemicals used, what is the chemical name of simple baking soda?
    1. Magnesium bicarbonate
    2. Potassium bicarbonate
    3. Sodium bicarbonate
    4. Calcium bicarbonate

    The right answer is option 3 – Sodium bicarbonate

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Simple Baking Soda is also known as Sodium bicarbonate or bicarbonate of Soda and helps to give a fluffy texture to the bread, cakes, muffins, and cookies.

  14. In which year did ‘The prohibition of Child Marriage Act’ come into force in India?
    1. 2006
    2. 2000
    3. 1994
    4. 2012

    The right answer is option 1 – 2006

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act was enacted by GOI in 2006 in which the legal age of marriage of women was 18 years.
    The Prohibition of Child Marriage (Amendment) Bill 2021 increases the minimum age of females to 21 years.
    The Bill also amended other marriages Acts. These are
    1. Indian Christain Marriage Act 1872
    2. Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act 1936
    3. Special Marriage Act 1954
    4. Hindu Marriage Act 1955
    5. Foreign Marriage Act 1969

  15. Identify the Kerala Chief Minister who headed the first ever elected communist government in the world, in 1957.
    1. R Shankar
    2. EMS Namboodiripad
    3. C Achutha Menon
    4. Pattom Thanu Pillai

    The right answer is option 2 – EMS Namboodiripad

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    ✅ Kerala Capital – Thiruvananthapuram
    ✅ Kerala Chief Minister, 2022 – Pinarayi Vijayan
    ✅ Kerala Governor, 2022 – Arif Mohammad Khan

  16. When the emitted nitrogen oxides (NOx) and Sulphur dioxide (SO2) mix with water in the atmosphere, which of the following phenomena occurs?
    1. Convection rain
    2. Acid rain
    3. Precipitation rain
    4. Sleet rain

    The right answer is option 2 – Acid Rain

    What is Acid rain?
    when sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides are emitted into the atmosphere and transported by wind and air currents. The SO2 and NOx react with water, oxygen and other chemicals to form sulfuric and nitric acids that are then mixed with rainwater and fall in the form of Acid Rain.

  17. The pressure difference and wind velocity difference between the bottom of a chimney and the top of the chimney ensure that smoke is blown away from the chimney. Which scientific principle explains this daily life event?
    1. Le Chatelier’s Principle
    2. Bernoulli’s principle
    3. Archimedes’ Principle
    4. Euler’s law

    the right answer is Option 2 – Bernoulli’s principle

    🔰 Explanation and extra points
    Bernoulli’s principle – within a horizontal flow of fluid, points of higher fluid speed will have less pressure than points of slower fluid speed.

  18. Under the jurisdiction of which of the following high courts do the Andaman and Nicobar Islands come?
    1. Madras High court
    2. Hyderabad high court
    3. Amaravati High court
    4. Calcutta High court

  19. The world Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is an international independent agency composed and funded equally by the sport movement and government and governments of the world where is WADA headquartered?
    1. Paris
    2. Tokyo
    3. Montreal
    4. Chicago

    The right answer is option 3 – Montreal

    World Anti-Doping Agency headquarters is in Montreal, Canada.
    at present (2022) its president is Craig Reedie

  20. In which of the following four seasons do leaves start falling from trees?
    1. Spring
    2 Summer
    3. Winter
    4. Autumn

    The right answer is option 4 – Autumn

  21. What is the name given to a body of water separated from larger bodies of water by a natural barrier?
    1. Lagoon
    2. Graupel
    3. Sleet
    4. Apron

    lagoon

    The right answer is option 1 – Lagoon

    A Lagoon is a shallow body of water protected from a larger body of water (usually the ocean) by sandbars, barrier islands, or coral reefs. Lagoons are often called estuaries, sounds, bays, or even lakes.

  22. Vitamin B2 is also called by another name. what is that name?

    The right answer is Riboflavin

  23. To which of the following areas is ‘Pradhan Mantri Ujjawala Yojana’ related?
    1. widow pension
    2. Girl child education
    3. Insurance
    4. LPG connections

    answer – LPG connections (Option 4)

  24. NASA launched the world’s largest space telescope on 25 December 2021. what is the name of this telescope?

    The right answer is – James Webb Space Telescope

  25. In which state of India is the Almatti Dam located?

    Karnataka

  26. In the context of life sciences, what is the full form of DNA?

    Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid (also, Deoxyribo nucleic acid)

  27. Which of the following policies refers to the use of government spending and tax policies to influence economic conditions?
    1. Fiscal policy
    2. Monetary policy
    3. Mercantile policy
    4. Banking policy

    The right answer is option 1 – Fiscal policy

  28. The terms ‘Repo Rate’ and ‘Reverse Repo Rate’ apply to the transactions between which of the following two entities?
    1. Central government and state governments
    2. Foreign institutional investors and the RBI
    3. Commercial banks and the RBI
    4. Commercial banks and PSUs

    The right answer is option 3 – Commerical banks and the RBI

  29. Who among the following is the current chief justice of India? He is the 48th Chief Justice of India.
    1. Tushar Mehta
    2. Ranjan Gogoi
    3. KK Venugopal
    4. NV Ramana

    The right answer is option 4 – NV Ramana

  30. With which of the Indian States is Rechungma, a folk dance associated?

    Sikkim

  31. in which state of India is the Sanchi Stupa, a famous Buddhist monument located?

    Madhya Pradesh

  32. which of the following states does NOT share an international border with Bangladesh?
    1. Tripura
    2. Nagaland
    3. West Bengal
    4. Meghalaya

    The right answer is Option 1 – Nagaland

  33. On Summer Solstice Day (21 June), the sun is directly over the _

    Tropic of Cancer

  34. What is another name by which the Harappan civilisation is known?

    Indus Valley civilisation

  35. In which coal-rich state of India do the coal belts of Jharia, Auranga, Giridih, Ramgarh, Karanpur and Hutar fall?

    Jharkhand

  36. For which of the following sports did Pune-based coach Tapan Kumar Panigrahi receive the Dronacharya Award?
    1. Hockey
    2. Swimming
    3. Shooting
    4. Kabaddi

    the right answer is – Swimming

  37. Which of the following entities acquired Asirvad Micro Finance Limited?
    1. Muthoot Fincorp Limited
    2. Manappuram Finance Limited
    3. Aditya Birla Capital Limited
    4. Bajaj Holding Investments Limited

    The right answer is option 2- Manappuram Finance Limited

  38. In 1947, in the first Indian Union Cabinet, the Industry and commerce portfolio was called the Industry and Supplies portfolio. Who was the very first minister of Industry and Supplies?

    Dr Shyama Prasad Mukharjee

  39. In which of the following states does Hindu saint and social reformer Narayana Guru have his followers, primarily?
    1. Maharashtra
    2. Kerala
    3. Tamil Nadu
    4. Karnataka

    Kerala

  40. Article 279 of the constitution of India has empowered the president to constitute which of the following institutional bodies?
    1. NITI Aayog
    2. Finance Commission
    3. Commission for Scheduled castes and scheduled tribes
    4. Goods and Services Tax Council

    Goods and Services Tax Council

  41. With which of the following sports are the technical terms ‘Chip’, ‘drive’, ‘eagle’ and ‘fairway’ associated?
    1. Golf
    2. Tennis
    3. Basketball
    4. Billiards

    The right answer is – Golf

  42. of which of the following folk music forms is Dr Teejan Bai a leading performing artist and contemporary exponent?
    1. Bihugeet
    2. Lavani
    3. Pandavani
    4. Maand

    The right answer is Pandavani

  43. Identify the Indian Prime Minister who scrapped the Five-Year Plan system and dismissed the Planning Commission.
    1. Narendra Modi
    2. PV Narasimha Rao
    3. Dr Manmohan Singh
    4. Atal Bihari Vajpayee

    The right answer is Narendra Modi

  44. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has two Master Control Facility (MCF) locations used to monitor and control all its satellites. Where are these facilities located?
    1. Hassan and Bhopal
    2. Trivandrum and Sriharikota
    3. Trivandrum and Bengaluru
    4. Mumbai and Jaipur

    The right answer is Hassan and Bhopal

  45. The Government has constituted the SSB awards for science and technology in memory of Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar. Of which of the following famous institutions was he the founder director?
    1. Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
    2. Tata Institute of Fundamental Research (TIFR)
    3. Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)
    4. Indian Statistical Institute (ISI)

    the right answer is the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)

  46. Who among the following is the winner of the Australian Open Women’s Singles title for 2022?
    1. Ashleigh Barty
    2. Paula Badosa
    3. Danielle Collins
    4. Emma Raducanu

    The right answer is Ashleigh Barty.

  47. After the Indian Five-year Plans started, in which of the following three-year periods were the plans suspended? These three years are called ‘Plan Holiday’.
    1. 1976-1979
    2. 1966-1969
    3. 1986-1989
    4. 1956-1959

    The right answer is 1966-1969.

  48. In which of the following Indian cities is the National Rice Research Institute (NRRI) headquartered?
    1. Cuttack
    2. Lucknow
    3. Indore
    4. Varanasi

    The right answer is Cuttack.

  49. Which of the following natural resources is a non-renewable one?
    1. Sunlight
    2. Water
    3. Coal
    4. Air

    The right answer is Coal.

  50. By what name is the first hour of the proceedings of the Indian Parliament known?
    1. Question Hour
    2. Zero Hour
    3. Prayer Hour
    4. Formal Hour

    The right answer is Question Hour.

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