HP GK Questions with Answers & Quiz

Q. Who designed Vice Regal Lodge or Indian Institute of Advance Studies?


British architect Henry Irwin

Description: The Vice Regal Lodge was designed by British architect Henry Irwin. Majestic building was built in the Jacobethan style during Lord Dufferin’s tenure as Viceroy. Its construction started in 1880 and was completed in 1888. Lord Dufferin occupied the lodge on 23 July 1888

Q. Which Mountain range separate Kinnaur and Spiti from Tibet?


Zaskar Range

Description: The Zaskar Range separates Kinnaur and Spiti from Tibet. It has peaks up to 7,026 m high. Some of the well-known peaks are Shilla (7,026 m) and Riwo Phargyul (6,791 m); these are among the highest peaks in this range. There are many glaciers over the Zaskar and the Great Himalayan ranges.

Q. Daranghati Sanctuary located in which district?



Description: The Daranghati Sanctuary (171.5 sq.km) is located in Shimla District Rampur Bushahr, Himachal Pradesh.

Q. Which company manufactured early locomotives for Shimla-Kalka rail track?  


Sharp, Stewart and Company

Q. Saach Pass is situated in which district?



Description: Saach Pass is a 4,420-metre-high mountain pass in Chamba District, Himachal Pradesh, India on the Pir Panjal Range of the Himalayas.

Sach Pass connects the Chamba valley with the Pangi valleys of Himachal Pradesh.