July 16, 2024
Consider the following statements: 
1. General Combermere was the Commander-in-chief of the army during the Revolt of 1857.
2. Shimla became the summer capital in 1864.
3. The first Viceroy to live in Peterhoff was Lord Ellenborough in 1863.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) None of the above
The idea of Viceregal Lodge was conceived by Lord Lytton yet first to reside there was which of the following Governor General?
  • (A) William Bentick 
  • (B) Lord Dufferin
  • (C) Lord Ellenborough
  • (D) Lord Auckland
Consider the following statements: 
1. The idea of Indian National Congress was mooted by A.O. Hume at Gorton Castle.
2. Mahatma Gandhi visited Shimla in 1921 and stayed at Shanti Kutir. 
3. Rippon Hospital was designed by H.S. Harrington.
4. The Alliance Bank of Shimla was set up in 1874.  
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 only
At which of the following places, the trial of Nathu Ram Godse was conducted?
  • (A) Ellersile
  • (B) Petterhoff
  • (C) Barnes court
  • (D) Roothney castle
Consider the following statements: 
1. The  Satluj river enters Shimla district at Badhal in Rampur tehsil.
2. Satluj forms boundary line of Shimla district with Nirmand, Karsog and Anni tehsil of Kullu. 
3. Giri originates from the base of Chandranahan peak.
Which of the above statement(s) is/are incorrect?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 1 and 3 only
  • (C) 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3 only

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