HTET TGT Social Studies Question Paper 2017

All students can find here Haryana Teacher Eligibility Test (HTET) TGT Social Studies Solved Question Papers for the post Primary Teacher (from 1st class to 5th class) and Upper Primary Teacher (from 6th Class to 8th Class) examination to be held in 2015. All these question sample papers will help you for better exam preparation.



TGT Social Studies Solved Paper (Part-I)


1. The reason in difference between GNP and GDP is
a) Gross Foreign Investment
b) Net Foreign Investment
c) Net Exports
d) Net Factor Income from abroad

2. Who amongst the following was the contemporary ruler of Akbar?
a) Queen Victoria of British
b) Shah Abbas I of Persia
c) Catherine the great of Russia
d) None of the above

3. The prominent nihilist thinker in Russia was
a) Turgnev
b) Lenin
c) Tolstoy
d) Prince Koptikin

4. In which sector, industries are included?
a) Primary Sector
b) Secondary Sector
c) Service Sector
d) None of the above

5. The financial year in India starts from
a) January
b) April
c) June
d) October

6. Project Tiger was started in
a) 1973
b) 1975
c) 1976
d) 1976

7. When did Parliament passed the Consumer Protection Act?
a) 15th Decemebr, 1985
b) 24th Decemebr, 1986
c) 15th March, 1985
d) 24th Decemebr, 1987

8. Who was the first Surveryor General of Archaeological Survey of India?
a) Sir William Jones
b) James Prinsep
c) James Fergusson
d) Alexander Cunningham

9. The pioneer of humanism was
a) Boccaccio
b) Dante
c) Petrarch
d) Bacon

10. Coins in India are minted by
a) Reserve Bank of India
b) Satet Bank of India
c) Government of India
d) Planning Commission

11. Consider the follwoing statements:
i) Mahtama Gandhi NREGA was enacted by Governement of India in 2005.
ii) It provides 100 days guaranteed employment in every financial year to adults of rural household.
Among these which statement is correct?
a) (i) only b) (ii) only
c) (i) & (ii) both d) None
The Govt of India have passed the National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (NREGA) 2005 in September
2005. Introduction After three years of its operation, on October 2, 2009, NREGA was renamed as the
Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2009.

12. The components of Human Development Index are
a) Life expectancy, per capita GDP and sex ratio
b) Sex ratio, educational attainment and pure drinking water
c) Life expectancy, per capita GDP and educational attainment
d) Per capita GDP, infrastructure and sex ratio

13. Which one of the following is an example of Bloack Mountain?
a) NIlgiri Mountain
b) Aravalli Mountain
c) Satpura Mountain
d) Sahyadri Mountain

14. The incident of Chauri-Chaura is associated with
a) Non-cooperation Movement
b) Civil Disobedience Movement
c) Quit India Movement
d) Revolutionary MOvement

15. In agricultural production, Food grains include
a) Only cerals
b) Cereals and pulses
c) Cereals and oilseeds
d) Pulses and oilseeds

16. One of the founders of Swarajya Party was
a) Madan Mohan Malviya
b) Moti Lal Nehru
c) Rajendra Prasad
d) Lala Lajpat Roy

17. In which states and union territories the sex ratio is in favour of Females (2011)?

a) Kerala and Puducherry
b) Kerala, Puducherry & Laksha-dweep
c) Puducherry and Tamilnadu
d) Tamilnadu and Laksha-dweep

18. Which of the following statements is/are correct about Reserve Bank of India?
a) It is a Nationalised bank.
b) It is the Central bank of India.
c) It was established in 1935.
d) All of the above

19. In economic terminology the final production of goods and services valued at market prices during 
a year of a nation is known as
a) Gross Domestic Product
b) Gross National Product
c) National Income
d) Net National Product

20. In which census decade the decadal population growth of India was recorded highest?
a) 1951-61
b) 1961-71
c) 1971-81
d) 1981-91

21. The religious tax collected by French Church prior to 1789, was
a) Taile
b) Gebul
c) Tithe
d) Corvee

22. The type of unemployment, in agriculture sector in India is
a) Structural
b) Frictional
c) Open
d) Seasonal

23. A personal account can not be opened in
a) A Cooperative Bank
b) A Scheduled Bank
c) The Reserve Bank of India
d) A Private bank

24. The Governor of Reserve Bank of India is
a) Dr. D. Subbarao
b) Bimal Jalan
c) C. Rangrajan
d) Raghuram Rajan

25. Match List-I with List-II List-I List-II

i) Surendranath Banerjee A) Hind Swaraj
ii) Dada Bhai Naoroji B) The Indian Struggle
iii) Subash Chandra Bose C) Poverty and Unbritish rule in India
iv) Mahatma Gandhi D) A Nation in Making
a) i – D, ii – C, iii – B, iv – A
b) i – A, ii – B, iii – C, iv – D
c) i – B, ii – C, iii – D, iv – A
d) i – C, ii – D, iii – A, iv – B

26. Among the agro-based industries in India which one is the second largest industry after
cotton textile?
a) Jute Industry
b) Silk Industry
c) Woolen Textile
d) Sugar Industry

27. In India the Apex body for agriculture loan is
a) Reserve Bank of India
b) State Bank of India
c) State Cooperative Bank
d) National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development

28. Which amonst the following are known as ‘Bretonwoods twins’?

a) IMF and WTO
b) World Bank and IMF
c) WTO and WLO
d) WLO and IFO

29. The commodity on which India spends largest amount to import is?
a) Iron and Steel
b) Food Grains
c) Crude Oil
d) Gold and Silver

30. The film made by Dada Saheb Falke in 1913 was
a) C.I.D
b) Hanging Garden
c) Raja Harishchandra
d) Guest House


TGT Social Studies Solved Paper (Part-II)

31. Which amonst the following states sends highest number of parliamentarians in Lok Sabha?
a) Maharashtra
b) Bihar
c) Andhra Pradesh
d) Tamil Nadu

32. How many members can be nominated in Rajya Sabha by the President?
a) 10
b) 12
c) 17
d) 15

33. The provision of social security is the fundamental principle of
a) Laissez Faire Theory
b) Theory of Welfare State
c) Pluralistic Theory
d) Evolutionary Theory

34. Mangla oil well is located in
a) Haryana
b) Rajasthan
c) Goa
d) Assam

35. From which date the model code of conduct is enforced in elections?
a) From the date of notification
b) From the last date of filling the nomination
c) From the last date of withdrawal of candidatures
d) From the date of announcement of election schedule by the Election Commission

36. Which amonst the following was not a constituent Assembly Member?
a) G.Durgabai Deshmukh
b) Mrs. Hansa Mehta
c) Mrs. Renuka Ray
d) Vijaylaxmi Pandit
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit was the first female President of United Nations General Assembly.

37. Which of the following crops had shown the maximum production increase after the beginning
of Green Revolution in 1960?
a) Wheat and Rice
b) Oil seeds
c) Pulses
d) All of the above

38. Which one of the following is not correctly matched?
a) Cornwallis – Permanent Settlement
b) William Bentinck – Abolition of Sati Act
c) Lytton – Vernacular Press Act
d) Ripon – Rowlatt Act

39. Aurangzeb spent nearly 25 years in Deccan, because
a) He was totally free from North India
b) He wanted to shift his capital in South
c) He wanted to check Maratha expansion
d) He was not secured in his own capital

40. The theory which gave birth to the French Revolution and the Revolution in America is
a) Legal theory of rights
b) Theory of natural rights
c) Social welfare theory
d) Historical theory of rights

41. In Haryana, a Gram Sabha consists of
a) Elected members of village Panchayat
b) Members of Panchayat Samiti
c) Registered voters of the village/villages in the Panchayat circle
d) All residents of the village/villages in the Panchayat cirlce

42. Which one of the following is a national party?
a) Bahujan Samaj Party
b) Communist Party (Marxist)
c) Nationalist Congress Party
d) All of the above

43. On which plate margins maximum volcanoes & earthquakes occur?
a) Destructive Plate Margins
b) Constructive Plate Margins
c) Conservative Plate Margins
d) None of the above

44. Which of the following forest type cover the maximum area on Indian land?
a) Tropical rain forest
b) Tropical Deciduous forest
c) Mountain forest
d) Mangrove forest

45. Which one of the following means ‘by what authority’?
a) Habeas corpus
b) Quo warranto
c) Certiorari
d) Mandamus

46. 180o Longitude is known as
a) Prime Meridian
b) International Date Line
c) Greenwhich Time
d) Equator

47. Arrange the following Delhi Sultans in chronological order:
i) Qutub-ud-din Aibak
ii) Iltumish
iii) Razia
iv) Nasir-ud-din Mahmud
Choose the correct answer
a) (i), (ii), (iii), (iv)
b) (i), (iv), (ii), (iii)
c) (ii), (i), (iii), (iv)
d) (i), (ii), (iv), (iii)

48. Karn Prayag is the confluence of
a) Bhagirathi & Alakhnanda
b) Bhagirathi & Pinder
c) Dholi Ganga & Alakhnanda
d) Alakhnanda & Pinder

49. Which soil is found in the areas of excessive leaching due to heavy rainfall?
a) Black
b) Laterite
c) Alluvial
d) Mountain

50. Which amonst the following statement is/are correct about IMF?
i) There are 188 member countries in IMF.
ii) It is a specialised agency of United Nations.
iii) In IMF meber states do not have equal voting rights.
iv) It gives loan and technical advice to meber countires in the balance of payments crisis.
a) (i) & (ii)
b) (i) & (iii)
c) (i), (ii), (iii) & (iv)
d) (i) & (iv)

51. Vembanad is
a) A Sea Port
b) Lagoon Lake
c) Mountain Peak
d) Multipupose project

52. The Asiatic Society of Bengal was founded by
a) Sir James Grant
b) Max Mullor
c) Sir Wlliam Jones
d) Macaulay

53. The feature which applies to pressure groups but not to political parties is
a) fielding of candidates for contesting election
b) objective of safeguarding the interest of whole society
c) Membership is exhaustive
d) Do not participate directly in political process

54. The Right which is a legal but not a fundamental right
a) Freedom to move freely
b) Right against expolitation
c) Right to minorities to establish educational institutions
d) Right to property

55. The retreating monsoon in Indian subcontinent is known as
a) South-West Monsoon
b) South-East Monsoon
c) North-East Monsoon
d) North-West Monsoon

56. In Indonesia the ‘splash and burn agriculture’ is called as
a) Jhoom
b) Roke
c) Milpa
d) Ladang

57. Where the first, second & third Earth Summits took place in 1992, 2002 & 2012 respectively?
a) Johannesburg, Doha, Rio De Janerio
b) Rio De Janerio, Johannesburg, Doha
c) Rio De Janerio, Kyoto, Johannesburg
d) Rio De Janerio, Johannesburg, Rio De Janerio

58. Which of the following is not a session of Lok Sabha?
a) Budget session
b) Summer session
c) Winter session
d) Monsoon Session

59. The constitutional schedule which contain the list of recognised laguages of India is
a) 7th Schedule
b) 8th Schedule
c) 9th Schedule
d) 10th Schedule

60. The newspaper, which upheld the nationalist cause during India’s struggle for freedom was
a) The Leader
b) The Civil & Military Gazette
c) Dawn
d) The Statesman

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