April 17, 2024
Consider the following statements :
Statement-I : Majority of the bank branches in Himachal Pradesh are located in rural areas.
Statement-II : Currently Shimla and Solan are the two designated urban centres by the Reserve Bank of India for the state of Himachal Pradesh.
Which one of the following is correct in respect of the above statements?
  • (A) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is the correct explanation for Statement-I
  • (B) Both Statement-I and Statement-II are correct and Statement-II is not the correct explanation for Statement-I
  • (C) Statement-I is correct Statement-II is incorrect
  • (D) Statement-I is incorrect Statement-II is correct
Consider the following statements :
1 India invests 0.7 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP) on Research and Development (R&D).
2. Himachal Pradesh spent 0.6 per cent of the GSDP on scientific research in Financial Year 2018-19.
Which of the statements given below is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Which of the following statement(s) is/are correct regarding Mukhya Mantri Shodh Protsahan Yojana?
1 It provides monthly fellowship of ₹3 thousand to research scholars.
2. This fellowship is available for 5 years from the date of registration.
Select the answer using the codes given below:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
Consider the following :
1. General Administration.
2. Higher Education.
3. Homeopathic Health Services.
4. Environment Research.
Arrange the above in ascending order of purpose-wise R&D Expenditure for the State of Himachal Pradesh for the year 2022-23:
  • (A) 1-3-4-2
  • (B) 1-4-3-2
  • (C) 3-1-2-4
  • (D) 4-1-3-2
Which of the following is/are correct regarding Himachal Pradesh?
1. Himachal Pradesh is in the "Front Runner" in SDG Progress as per NITI Aayog SDG India Index 2020-21.
2. Himachal Pradesh ranked 3rd in India in terms of Sustainable Development Goals after Kerala and Gujarat for 2020-21.
Select the answer using the codes given below:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None
Which of the following is/are not correct regarding Social Progress Index?
1 Himachal Pradesh was ranked 7th as per Social Progress Index (SPI) 2022.
2. Himachal Pradesh has a score of 63.28 in SPI 2022. Himachal Pradesh has High Social Progress putting it in Tier 2.
Select the answer using the codes given below:
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 3 only
  • (C) 2 only
  • (D) None
Consider the following :
1 Export Performance.
2. Policy.
3. Export Ecosystem.
4. Business Ecosystem.
Which of the above are the pillars of the Export Preparedness Index (EPI)?
  • (A) 1, 3 and 4 only
  • (B) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2, 3 and 4
Consider the following statements regarding Districts Good Governance Index (DGGI):
1 Kangra has topped the DGGI 2021.
2. Only a score of 0.216 separates the top ranker from the lowest rank holder.
3. The DGGI-2021 was altered to include 8 themes, 19 focus subjects, 76 indicators.
Select the correct statement(s) using the code given below:
  • (A) 1 and 3 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following is/are incorrect regarding the India Innovation Index 2021?
1 It covers all the twenty-eight states excluding the union territories.
2. It is a collaborative effort of Science and Technology Vertical of NITI Aayog, relevant Ministries & the Institute for Competitiveness.
3. Himachal Pradesh has the highest score in human capital.
4. The 2021 India Innovation Index has 7 dimensions, 2 pillars and 66 indicators
Select the answer using the codes given below:
  • (A) 3 and 4 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 1 and 4 only
With reference to Himachal Pradesh, consider the following:
1 The correlation between the per capita Gross Domestic Product and the Social Progress Index may be described as both positive and strong.
2. High per capita GSDP is causing Himachal Pradesh to make significant strides in the area of social advancement.
Which of the above given statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2
The Lead Bank responsibility for Himachal Pradesh has been divided between?
1 United Commercial Bank.
2. State Bank of India.
3. Punjab National Bank.
4. Kangra Central Cooperative Bank
Select the answer using the codes given below :
  • (A) 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • (B) 2, 3 and 4 only
  • (C) 1, 2 and 3 only
  • (D) 2 and 3 only
Which of the following is/are correct regarding Himachal Pradesh?
1. National Rural Livelihoods Mission (NRLM) is implemented in the State through HP State Rural Livelihoods Mission.
2. Banks in the Himachal have been allocated the annual target of ₹110.00 crore covering 8,000 beneficiaries under NRLM.
Which of the above given statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) None
Which of the following is/are correct?
1 NABARD is the National Implementing Entity (NIE) for National Adaptation Fund for Climate Change (NAFCC).
2. 'Sustained Livelihoods of Agriculture Dependent Communities in Drought-Prone Districts of Himachal Pradesh through Climate Smart Solutions’ is a NABARD facilitated project.
3. Reducing Glacial Lake Outburst Flood and Flood Risk is a NAFCC project for Parvati Valley.
Which of the above given statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 and 2 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 3 only
  • (D) 1, 2 and 3
Which of the following districts in Himachal Pradesh fall under Tier 2 of Social Progress Index 2022?
1 Chamba.
2. Bilaspur.
3. Sirmour.
4. Kangra.
Choose the answer using the codes below :
  • (A) 1 and 4 only
  • (B) 2 and 3 only
  • (C) 1 and 2 only
  • (D) 2 and 4 only
Consider the following statements:
1 Stand up India scheme facilitates loans upto ₹1.00 crore to at least one Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe borrower and at least one women borrower per bank branch.
2. These loans are for brown field enterprises in the field of construction, business or service sector.
Which of the above given statement(s) is/are correct?
  • (A) 1 only
  • (B) 2 only
  • (C) Both 1 and 2
  • (D) Neither 1 nor 2

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