This time Haryana Staff Selection Commission is in a process of holding written exams for various posts in various departments. In most of the Exams General Knowledge and Current Affairs is an integral part and Questions related with Haryana are part and parcel of this GK Portion.
That’s why the examinees are constantly in search of questions related with this state. In this article we are putting down some questions related with Haryana, its people, Districts, culture, Politics etc. We are quite hopeful that you will get a lot of benefits from this efforts of ours.
Haryana is located in the North-west of India. It’s total area is 44,212 sq km. It shares boundaries with various states such as in its east there is Uttar Pradesh, in North-West Punjab, in North, Himachal and in its South-West Rajasthan. Besides Haryana has covered Delhi from three sides. Read some of facts related with this small state of the country.
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Some Important Questions Related with Haryana and Practice SET below –
Capital of Haryana – Chandigarh
Districts – 22
Governor – Kaptan Singh Solanki
Assembly Seats – 90
Lok Sabha Seats – 10
Rajya Sabha Seats – 5
Chief Minister – Sh Manohar Lal Khattar
Departments under CM – Home, Power, Mines and Geology, Town and Country Planning and Urban Estates, Architecture, Science and Technology, Jails, General Administration, Administration of Justice, Information, Public Relations and Public Affairs, Renewable Energy, Raj Bhawan Affairs, Electronics and Information Technology and any other department not occupied by any minister.
Sh Ram Bilas Sharma – Education and Languages/ Tourism/ Technical Education/Civil Aviation/ Parliamentary Affairs/ Hospitality/Archaeology and Museums
Sh Anil Bij – Health and Medical Education, Ayush, Election, Archives, Sports and Youth Affairs
Captain Abhimanyu – Finance Minister/ Revenue and Disaster Management/ Excise and Taxation/Environment/Planning/Industries and Commerce/ Law and Legislative/ Labour and Employment/ Rehabilitation/ E.S.I/ Consolidation/ Institutional Finance and Credit Control
Sh Om Parkash Dhankar – Agriculture Minister, Development and Panchayats, Irrigation, Animal Husbandry and Dairying, Fisheries
Sh Narbir Singh – Public Works ( B & R ), Forest, Industrial Training
Smt Kavita Jain – Social Justice and Empowerment, Urban Local Bodies, Women and Child Development.
Sh Krishan Lal Panwar – Transport, Housing.
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Some Important Facts regarding Haryana –
Haryana was formed on 1st of November 1966. This day is celebrated as Haryana Day.
Q. How many districts were there when Haryana was formed ?
Ans – Seven
Q. Population of Haryana as per 2011 Census –
Ans – 25,351,462
Q. Which is the largest city in population?
Ans – Faridabad
Q. Largest city area-wise ?
Ans – Bhiwani with area 5,140 sq km.
Official Languages – Hindi / Punjabi
Local Language – Haryanvi ( Dialect )
Q. Director General of Police ( DGP) Haryana ?
Answer – B.S Sandhu
Q. Who is DGP ( Prisons) ?
Answer – K.P Singh
Q. Which district is known as Sripad Janapad ?
Ans – Kurukshetra
Q. When did Mahmood Gajnabi attack Thaneshwar ?
Ans – AD 1014
Q. Who had launched Sandesh weekly Magazine ?
Ans – Nekiram Sharma
Q. Who was the Freedom fighter who later became the CM of the State ?
Ans Ch Devilal
Q. Which city is not the Part of Panchkula Police Commissionerate ?
Ans – Ambala
Q. Which district is known as Srikantha ?
Ans – Kurukshetra
Q. Who was the ruler of Rewari at the time of Mughal Emperor Akbar ?
Ans – Hemchandra ( Hemu )
Q. In which district has the Ashoka’s Topra Stambha found ?
Ans – Ambala
Q. What is the script of Ashoka Stambha ?
Ans – Brahmi
Q. After whose name was Kurukshetra christened ?
Ans – King Kuru
Q. At which place of District Bhiwani does the Baba Kherewala’s fair take place at Raksha Bandhan ?
Ans – Naurangabad
Q. How many villages are there in Haryana ?
Ans – 6,841
Q. No of Tehsils, Sub-tehsils, Blocks and cities and towns in Haryana –
Ans – Tehsils – 83, Sub-tehsils – 47, Blocks – 126, Cities and towns – 154
Enjoy Some more important Facts about Haryana –
Ghaghar Yamuna Doab is divided in to two parts namely Bangar and Khadar
Q. How many districts were there at the time of Haryana’s Birth ?
Ans – Only 7
There are six lakes in Haryana – Bibipur, Najaphgarh, Badkhal, Karan, Jahajgarh, Sultanpur
The height of Shiwalik Mountains varies from 900 to 2,300 Metres and that of Aravallis from 200 to 500 Metres.
By Nov 1970, all the villages of the state were electrified.
Q. Which district of Haryana is known as the Bowl of Rice ?
Q. Who is known as the Architect of Bhakhra Dam ?
Ans -Ch Chhotu Ram
Q. When did Haryana Punjab Boundary Commission come in to existence ?
Ans – 20th April 1966
Q. Who was bestowed with the Title of Haryana Kesari ?
Ans – Nekiram Sharma
Q. Who is known as Haryana’s Iron man?
Ans – Ch Bansilal
Q. Who is Haryana’s humorous poet ?
Ans – Surender Sharma
Q. The Tomb of Chalis Hafij is situated in –
Ans – Hisar
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Q. When did the famous Battle of Panipat between Akbar and Hemu take place ?
Ans – In 1556
Q. When did Mehmood Gajnabi attack Thanesar ?
Ans – In 1014
Q. Who had discovered Indus Valley Civilization ?
Ans -R.S. Bist
Q. At what place of Haryana, the Mutiny of 1857 began ?
Ans – Ambala Cantonment
Q. Who was the Nawab of Bahadurgarhat the time of 1857 Mutiny ?
Ans – Mohan Singh
Q. Who had led Patodi during 1857 Mutiny ?
Ans – Akbar Ali
Q. From which district of Haryana was Gandhi arrested on 30th July 1919 ?
Ans – Hisar
National Highways of Haryana and Important Cities lying on them.
We have seen that there were some questions related with Haryana National Highways in the recently held exams by HSSC. So check some of the questions related with NH Haryana.
NH 1 – Delhi to Amritsir – Cities – Amritsir, Jalandhar, Phagwara, Ludhiana, Rajpura, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Delhi
National Highway 2 – Delhi to Kolkata – The cities of Haryana that fall on this Highways are – Faridabad, Ballabhgarh, Palwal, Hodal
NH 8 – Delhi to Mumbai – Cities are – Gurgaon, Bawal
National Highway 10 – Delhi to Fazilka – Cities Bahadurgarh, Rohtak, Maham, Hansi, Hisar, Fatehabad, Sirsa, Dabwali
NH 22 – Ambala to Shipkila – Important Cities Kalka, Pinjore
National Highway 21 A – Pinjore to Swarghat – Pinjore, Panchkula
NH 65 – Ambala to Pali – Ambala
National Highway 71 – Sangarur to Bawal Road – Sangarur, Narwana, Rohtak, Jhajjar, Bawal Road
National Highway 71 A – Rothak to Panipat – Cities are – Rohtak and Panipat
NH 72 – Ambala to Haridwar – Ambala, Jagadhari
NH 73 – Roorki to Panchkula Road – Yamunanagar, Saha, Panchkula
Note – WE have included only cities from Haryana.
Mandals in Haryana and their Districts –
Haryana is divided in to Six Mandals viz Ambala, Rohtak, Gurgaon and Hisar. Let’s check the no of districts fall under each of them.
- Ambala has 5 districts. They are Ambala, Panchkula, Yamunanagar, Kaithal and Kurukshetra
- In Rohtak also there are 5 districts which are Karnal, Panipat, Sonipat, Rohtak and Jhajhar
- Gurgaon has 6 districts which are Gurgaon, Faridabad, Rewari, Mahendragarh, Mewat and Palwal
- In Hisar there are 5 districts. The names of these districts are Hisar, Sirsa, Fatehabad, Jind and Bhiwani
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