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Previous years question papers of Himachal pradesh TGT (Arts) 
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Re: Previous years question papers of Himachal pradesh TGT (Arts)
TGT is Trained Graduate Teacher. Those who have done B.Ed and have their degree those fall in this category. These teachers are eligible to teach in junior classes in school. Paper pattern of Himachal Pradesh TGT (Arts): No. of Questions.: 150 questions carrying one mark each Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes Type of questions: Multiple choice variety with four alternatives out of which only one is correct. Negative marking: No Sections of the question: 120 questions of Hindi Course of graduation. Papers for Language Teacher: 30 questions of General awareness including Himachal Pradesh, current affairs & environmental studies. Standard of TET: Hindi course of graduation level of HP University. Question Paper Of TGT Arts 1. A certain type of mixture is prepared by mixing brand A at Rs.9 a kg. with brand B at Rs.4 a kg. If the mixture is worth Rs.7 a kg., how many kgs. of brand A are needed to make 40kgs. of the mixture? Ans. Brand A needed is 24kgs. 2. A wizard named Nepo says “I am only three times my son’s age. My father is 40 years more than twice my age. Together the three of us are a mere 1240 years old.” How old is Nepo? Ans. 360 years old. 3. One dog tells the other that there are two dogs in front of me. The other one also shouts that he too had two behind him. How many are they? Ans. Three. 4. A man ate 100 bananas in five days, each day eating 6 more than the previous day. How many bananas did he eat on the first day? Ans. Eight. 5. If it takes five minutes to boil one egg, how long will it take to boil four eggs? Ans. Five minutes. 6. Three containers A, B and C have volumes a, b, and c respectively; and container A is full of water while the other two are empty. If from container A water is poured into container B which becomes 1/3 full, and into container C which becomes 1/2 full, how much water is left in container A? 7. ABCE is an isosceles trapezoid and ACDE is a rectangle. AB = 10 and EC = 20. What is the length of AE? Ans. AE = 10. 8. In the given figure, PA and PB are tangents to the circle at A and B respectively and the chord BC is parallel to tangent PA. If AC = 6 cm, and length of the tangent AP is 9 cm, then what is the length of the chord BC? Ans. BC = 4 cm. 9 Three cards are drawn at random from an ordinary pack of cards. Find the probability that they will consist of a king, a queen and an ace. Ans. 64/2210. 10. A number of cats got together and decided to kill between them 999919 mice. Every cat killed an equal number of mice. Each cat killed more mice than there were cats. How many cats do you think there were ? Ans. 991. 11. If Log2 x – 5 Log x + 6 = 0, then what would the value / values of x be? Ans. x = e2 or e3. 12. The square of a two digit number is divided by half the number. After 36 is added to the quotient, this sum is then divided by 2. The digits of the resulting number are the same as those in the original number, but they are in reverse order. The ten’s place of the original number is equal to twice the difference between its digits. What is the number? Ans. 46 13.Can you tender a one rupee note in such a manner that there shall be total 50 coins but none of them would be 2 paise coins.? Ans. 45 one paisa coins, 2 five paise coins, 2 ten paise coins, and 1 twentyfive paise coins. 14.A monkey starts climbing up a tree 20ft. tall. Each hour, it hops 3ft. and slips back 2ft. How much time would it take the monkey to reach the top? Ans.18 hours. 15. What is the missing number in this series? 8 2 14 6 11 ? 14 6 18 12 Ans. 9 16. The minute hand of a clock overtakes the hour hand at intervals of 64 minutes of correct time. How much a day does the clock gain or lose? Ans. 32 8/11 minutes. 17. Solve for x and y: 1/x – 1/y = 1/3, 1/x2 + 1/y2 = 5/9. Ans. x = 3/2 or 3 and y = 3 or 3/2. 18. Daal is now being sold at Rs. 20 a kg. During last month its rate was Rs. 16 per kg. By how much percent should a family reduce its consumption so as to keep the expenditure fixed? Ans. 20 %. 19. Find the least value of 3x + 4y if x2y3 = 6. Ans. 10. 20. Can you find out what day of the week was January 12, 1979? Ans. Friday. 21. A garrison of 3300 men has provisions for 32 days, when given at a rate of 850 grams per head. At the end of 7 days a reinforcement arrives and it was found that now the provisions will last 8 days less, when given at the rate of 825 grams per head. How, many more men can it feed? Ans. 1700 men. 22. From 5 different green balls, four different blue balls and three different red balls, how many combinations of balls can be chosen taking at least one green and one blue ball? Ans. 3720. 23. Three pipes, A, B, & C are attached to a tank. A & B can fill it in 20 & 30 minutes respectively while C can empty it in 15 minutes. If A, B & C are kept open successively for 1 minute each, how soon will the tank be filled? Ans. 167 minutes. 24. A person walking 5/6 of his usual rate is 40 minutes late. What is his usual time? Ans. 3 hours 20 minutes. 25. Mr. Shah decided to walk down the escalator of a tube station. He found that if he walks down 26 steps, he requires 30 seconds to reach the bottom. However, if he steps down 34 stairs he would only require 18 seconds to get to the bottom. If the time is measured from the moment the top step begins to descend to the time he steps off the last step at the bottom, find out the height of the stair way in steps? Ans.46 steps. MENTAL ABILITY Q.1) 10 2 means: (1) Milli (2) Centi (3) Micro (4) Deci Q.2) The chemical formula of sulphuric acid is: (1) H 2 SO 4 (2) HSO 4 (3) HCI (4) H 2 SO 4 Q.3) Who was the first Indian to be crowned “Miss World”? (1) Aishwarya Rai (2) Priyanka Chopra (3) Sushmit Sen (4) Reita Faria Q.4) The first lady ‘Gyanpith’ awardee for excellence in literature was: (1) Mahasweta Devi (2) Mahadevi Verma (3) Ashapurna Devi (4) Amrita Pritam Q.5) By how much per cent must a motorist increase his speed in order to reduce by 20%, the time taken to cover a certain distance? (1) 20 (2) 30 (3) 25 (4) 35 Q.6) If CANDLE is EYPBNC, then FLAMES is? (1) DJYKCQ (2) HNCOGU (3) HJCKGQ (4) KCHJUA Q.7) The square root of 0.0081 is: (1) 0.09 (2) 0.9 (3) 0.91 (4) 0.009 Q.8) Choose correct option in the place of question mark: 2 4 6 18 ? 30 162 196 150 1458 1372 750 (1) 16 (2) 28 (3) 49 (4) 54 Q.9) Under a scheme of investment, the rate of interest is 4% and the interest is compounded three monthly. What will be the amount if a man i nvests Rs. 2000 for 1 year under this scheme? (1) Rs. 2125.54 (2) Rs. 2081.21 (3) Rs. 2100.25 (4) Rs. 2060 Q.10) In history, how is Zahiruddin Muhammad better known? (1) Akbar (2) Aurangzeb (3) Babur (4) Shahjahan Q.11) Ram showed an old man and said “his son is my son’s uncle”. How is the old man related to Ram? (1) Father (2) Grandfather (3) Brother (4) Uncle Q.12) The first Indian Nobel Prize winner was: (1) Rabindranath Tagore (2) C.V.Raman (3) Hargovind Khurana (4) Mother Teresa Q.13) Choose correct option in the place of question mark: ? 10 40 7 12 50 9 14 60 (1) 3 (2) 5 (3) 8 (4) 4 Q.14) Hiroshima day is: (1) August 10 (2) July 4 (3) August 8 (4) June 5 Q.15) Dachigam sanctuary is in: (1) Uttar Pradesh (2) Jammu and Kashmir (3) Madhya Pradesh (4) Jharkhand Q.16) 10 years ago father was seven times as old as his so n. 2 years hence twice his age will be equal to five times his son. What is the present age of son? (1) 15 years (2) 14 years (3) 13 years (4) 12 years Q.17) The factors of 2 22 x xyxyzz +− − are: (1) ()( ) 2 x yxz −+ (2) ( ) ( ) 2 x yxz +− (3) ()( ) 2 x yxz −− (4) ( ) ( ) 2 x yxz ++ Q.18) Where will you find Ventricle in human body? (1) Kidney (2) Lungs (3) Brain (4) Heart Q.19) Evaluation of 8 3 × 8 2 × 8 5 is: (1) 1 (2) 0 (3) 8 (4) None of these Q.20) The simplest form of 1.5 : 2.5 is : (1) 6 : 10 (2) 15 : 25 (3) 0.75 : 1.25 (4) 3 : 5 Q.21) The famous film maker who died in August, 2006 is: (1) Naushad (2) Bimal Roy (3) Hrishikesh Mukherji (4) Raj Kpoor Q.22) Out of 1, 2, 3, 4 which figure will come next to figure (i), (ii), (iii) and (iv)? (1) (2) (3) (4) (1) (2) (3) (4) Q.23) Find odd one out: (1) Excel (2) Mouse (3) Desktop (4) Key Q.24) Find odd one out: (1) Naga (2) Bhil (3) Garo (4) Mikir Q.25) With which sport is Dibeyendu Barua associated? (1) Chess (2) Football (3) Cricket (4) Shooting ANSWERS 1. (2) 2. (1) 3. (4) 4. (3) 5. (3) 6. (3) 7. (1) 8. (2) 9. (2) 10. (3) 11. 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As you are asking for Previous years question papers of Himachal pradesh TGT (Arts) to do preparation of this exam so on your demand I am providing same here : 1. The Rig Veda contains Hymns in honor of the gods Yajnas to be performed Rituals to be adopted by the people. History of the Vedic period 2. The chief deity of the Sangam age was Vishnu Murugan Shiva Indra 3. Huien tsang described the state of Kamboja as Nimar Pava rajgriha Rajgarh Rajpura 4. The trident shaped symbol of Buddhism does not represent Dhamma Nirvana Sangha Buddha 5. Which of the following was not a sea port in Mauryan times? Tamralipti Bharukachcha Suparaka Paithan 6. Who is responsible for the development of the Indian theatre by introducing the use of the curtain: The Kushans The Shakas The Greeks The Romans 7. The Samkhya system was propounded by Patanjali Kapaila Charaka Lokayata 8. Harisena is the author of: Allahabad Prasasti Eran Prasasti Junagarh Prasasti Mehrauli Prasasti 9. The founder of Rashtrakuta Kingdom was Amoghavarsha Indra 3 Govinda 3 Dantidurga 10. The Suhrawardi order was established mainly in North India Northeast India Western India Northwest India 11. Who reintroduced the jagir system? Razia Sultan Firoz Tughlaq Alauddin Khalji Giasuddin Balban 12. Who defeated Humayun at the battle of Chausa in 1539? Sher Shah Bahadur Shah Rana Sanga None of these 13. In which year did the East India Company establish a factory in Bengal? 1650 1651 1652 1649 14. Who was the founder of the Kuka movement? Balak Singh Inayat Ali Bhagat Jawahar Mal Abdul Wahab 15. In 1908, Bal Gangadhar Tilak was imprisoned for six years and was sent to Naini Jail Yeravada jail Mandalay Singapore 16. At the northernmost point of India, the rays of the sun are always. Vertical Oblique Direct None of these 17. Patkai Bum and Dapha Bum are the important ranges of the Lesser Himalaya Aravalli Shiwalik Purvanchal 18. The IndoGangetic plains of Indian subcontinent are examples of Depositional plains Delta plains Erosional plains Structural plains 19. Which of the following rivers make an estuary? Krishna Mahanadi Godavari BhagirathiHooghly 20. Winter rainfall in Tamilnadu is due to Retreating monsoons Temperate cyclones Trade winds NorthSouth monsoons 21. Which of the following is the most important oilbearing state of India? Rajasthan Assam Maharashtra Bihar 22. Kodarma in Jharkhand is famous for Cement factories Mica mining Leather works None of these 23. Most of Indias cultivated land is under Shifting cultivation Sedentary cultivation Tribal cultivation Dry zone cultivation 24. Which of the following ports is not situated on the Western Coast? Tuticorin Kochi New Mangalore Mumbai 25. Seaweeds are the important source of Iron Chlorine Bromine Iodine 26. The Jarawas are tribes living in Madhya Pradesh Sikkim Arunachal Pradesh Little Andaman 27. The prime meridian passes through Paris Greenwich New York Delhi 28. Which strait connects the Red Sea and the Indian Ocean? BabelMandeb Hormuz Malacca None of the above 29. The dry wind Santa Ana blows in Siberia Argentina Switzerland California 30. The Federal system with the strong center has been borrowed by the Indian U S A Canada United Kingdom France 31. Procedure for creation of Legislative Council in states has been described in which Article of the Indian Constitution? 69 169 269 369 32. To whom is the Council of Ministers responsible? Parliament The President of India Speaker of Lok Sabha None of the these 33. Who decides whether a bill is a money bill or nor: Speaker of Lok Sabha The president The Prime Minister None of these 34. Which one of the following is not the main jurisdiction of the high court of a state? Advisory jurisdiction Original jurisdiction Supervisory jurisdiction Appellate Jurisdiction 35. The constitutional status has been given to panchayats under which Article of the Indian Constitution? 241 341 343 243 36. Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act was enacted in India in the year 2000 201 202 203 37. Which of the following Constitutional Amendment Acts was said to be a Mini Constitution? 42th 44th 52th 73th 38. English is the official language of which one of the following India states? Nagaland Tripura Assam Manipur 39. The weight of an object would be minimum when it is placed at North pole South pole Equator The center of the earth 40. Which of the following is preferred for manufacturing a spring? Brass Copper Steel Iron 41. A concave lens is also known as Converging lens Diverging lens Simple lens None of these 42. Which of the following is called morning star? Jupiter Mars Venus Mercury 43. The most abundant metal in the earths crust is Gold Silver Copper Aluminum 44. Glass is best described as a\an Solid Liquid Supercooled liquid Occlusion compound 45. Cellulose is a Protein Fat Hormone None of these 
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