HP GK Questions with Answers & Quiz

Q. Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan was member of which boundary commission?

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Radcliffe Commission

Description: Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan was Indian National Congress nominee on the Radcliffe Commission that defined the boundaries of India and Pakistan.

Justice Mehr Chand Mahajan was born on 23 December 1889 in Nagrota, Kangra district – 1967. He was the third Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India. Prior to that he was the Prime Minister of Jammu and Kashmir during the reign of Maharaja Hari Singh and played a key role in the accession of J&K to India.

Q. Who is Abhijit Banerjee?

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Abhijit Banerjee is economist and Noble Prize Winner 2019

Description: Indian-Amarican Abhijit Banerjee along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Q. What is estimated per capita income of Himachal?

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Rs. 1,76,968

Description: As per Economic Survey 2019, per capita income of Himachal Pradesh is estimated Rs. 1,76,968. While, the Growth rate of the Pradesh for the current financial year, 2018-19 has been estimated at 7.3%.

Q. Which Indian-American wins Noble Prize for Economics in 2019?

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Abhijit Banerjee

Description: Indian-Amarican Abhijit Banerjee along with Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer were awarded the 2019 Nobel Prize in Economics “for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.”

Abhijit Banerjee educated in Presidency College Calcutta, where is did BSc in Economics, completed Master from JNU and PhD from Harvard University.

Q. Which Scheme is rolled out to promote ‘Zero budget Natural Farming’?

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Prakritik kheti-khushhal Kisan

Description: In order to encourage ‘Zero Budget Natural Farming’ in the state, a new scheme ‘Prakritik kheti-Kaushal Kisan’ was launched with a budget provision of Rs. 25 crore. Under the scheme farmers would be provided training, necessary equipments, bio-pesticides, bio-insecticides, etc. The scheme was rolled in September 2018.

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