H.P.Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam 2006

Ques:- Which metal is used as filament in Electric bulbs ?

Ans:- Tungesten

Ques:- The height of Kandraur bridge is

Ans:- 263 feet (80 Mtrs.)

Ques:- Rong-Tong Hydel Project is situated in

Ans:- Distt. Lahaul Spiti

Ques:- “Kanthapura” was written by

Ans:- Raja Rao

Ques:- Charminar is located at

Ans:- Hyderabad

Ques:- “Golden Ball” Award is associated with a game viz

Ans:- Football

Ques:- Who is the Director of National Council of Education Research and Training (NCERT) ?

Ans:- Prof. Krishna Kumar

Ques:- Katas Raj-Shiva temple is located with ?

Ans:- Pakistan

Ques:- Which game is Sania Mirza associated with ?

Ans:- Lawn Tennis

Ques:- Ustad Zakir Hussain is associated with

Ans:- Tabla

Ques:- Who is the author of the play “Merchant of Venice “?

Ans:- William Shekespeare

Ques:- Forbidden city is

Ans:- Lahasa

Ques:- The country smallest in area is

Ans:- Vatican city (0.44 Sqkm.)

Ques:- Unsuccessfully launched Agni III was designed to hit enemy target at a distance of

Ans:- 3000 km – 3500 km

Ques:- Which of the following players won the 2006 U.S. open Tennis men’s title ?

Ans:- Roger Federer

Ques:- Proposed “1020 MW. Khab power project” in distt. kinnaur is to be constructed on the river

Ans:- Sutlej

Ques:- Which place is called Ajanta of Himalayas ?

Ans:- Tabo Monastery

Ques:- Total population of Himachal Pradesh under 2001 census is

Ans:- 60,77,248

Ques:- Female literacy rate in Himachal Pradesh under 2001 census is

Ans:- 68.08%

Ques:- “Perichu lake” is in

Ans:- Tibet

Ques:- Recently gutted 10th century “Bodh Temple” is at

Ans:- Ribba (Kinnaur)

Ques:- Who was first Chairman of the Territorial Council of Himachal Pradesh in 1957 ?

Ans:- Thakur Karam Singh

Ques:- Greater Himalayan National Park is in

Ans:- Distt. Kullu

Ques:- Which place in H.P. is known as Mini Switzerland ?

Ans:- Khajjiar (Chamba)

Ques:- How are main PURANAS are there ?

Ans:- 18

Ques:- The foundation stone of Indian Parliament House was laid by

Ans:- Duke of Cannaught on Feb.12,1921

Ques:- “The Suketi Fossil Park” is in

Ans:- Distt. Sirmour

Ques:- “Mohana” is a famous song of

Ans:- Bilaspur (H.P.)

Ques:- Sobha Singh Art-Gallery is at

Ans:- Andhreta (Palampur)

Ques:- The language spoken by the Aryans was

Ans:- Sanskrit

Ques:- Whose son was Ajatashatru ?

Ans:- Bimbisara

Ques:- “Pangwal Tribe” resides in district

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- ‘GODAN” was written by

Ans:- Munshi Prem Chand

Ques:- AIDS day is celebrated on

Ans:- 1st December

Ques:- Blood was classified into four groups by

Ans:- Karl Landsteiner in 1900 A.D.

Ques:- Anaemia is caused due to the deficiency of

Ans:- Iron

Ques:- Disorder in Pancreas causes

Ans:- Diabetes

Ques:- “Some books are to tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested.” Who spoke these words ?

Ans:- Francis Bacon

Ques:- Leukaemia is a disease also called

Ans:- Blood cancer

Ques:- How many bones are there in human body ?

Ans:- 206

Ques:- Penicillin is widely used as

Ans:- Antibiotic

Ques:- EEG helps in diagnosis of major disorder of

Ans:- Brain

Ques:- Which part of the human body is called “Adam’s Apple” ?

Ans:- Larynx (Thorax)

Ques:- “Ultimate Clean Bomb” is

Ans:- Hydrogen Bomb

Ques:- Maharishi Pantanjali gave the concept of yoga in

Ans:- 200-100 B.C.

Ques:- Pomology is a study of

Ans:- Fruits

Ques:- Nobal Prize winner Norman E. Borlaug (USA) is the father of

Ans:- Green Revolution

Ques:- Bamboo is a

Ans:- Grass

Ques:- The chief constituent of Gober Gas is

Ans:- Methane (Marsh Gas)

Ques:- The function of Dynamo is to convert

Ans:- Mechanical Energy into Electrical Energy

Ques:- Which food is the best source of Protein ?

Ans:- Pulses

Ques:- The most abundant element in earth’s atmosphere is

Ans:- Nitrogen (78.03%)

Ques:- Name the country which leads in the production of industrial Diamond (Borts)

Ans:- Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Ques:- Which Indian state is the largest producer of cotton ?

Ans:- Maharashtra

Ques:- “Monsoon” is derived from

Ans:- Arabic word ‘Mausim’ which means Season

Ques:- Demography is the study of

Ans:- Population

Ques:- Radcliffe line demarcates the boundary between

Ans:- India – Pakistan

Ques:- “Comet” is a

Ans:- Heavenly body of huge clouds of frozen gases & dust with a tail away from the sun

Ques:- Which instrument is used to record the magnitude of Earthquake ?

Ans:- Seisomograph

Ques:- “Cloud burst” means

Ans:- Extreme Heavy & Sudden down pour of rain

Ques:- “OASIS” means

Ans:- A fertile place in the midst of desert having water & vegetation

Ques:- “IGLOO” is a

Ans:- Cone shaped hut made of blocks of hard snow

Ques:- The Indus river rises from

Ans:- Mount Kailash (Mansarovar Lake)

Ques:- Halley National Park (Estd. In 1936) is now called

Ans:- Corbett National Park

Ques:- Which State in the main producer of rubber in India ?

Ans:- Karala

Ques:- Raja Sansar Chand was the king of which state ?

Ans:- Kangra

Ques:- Which country is the most densely populated country in the world ?

Ans:- Monanco (23660 persons per Sqkm.)

Ques:- Which mountains are said to be the World’s oldest in India ?

Ans:- Aravallis

Ques:- South-West monsoon winds blow in India during

Ans:- June – September

Ques:- “Diego Garcia” (of Chagas Archepelagio) is an island situated in

Ans:- Indian Ocean

Ques:- Red Soil is found in

Ans:- Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa

Ques:- Alexander invaded India in

Ans:- 327 – 325 B.C.

Ques:- Birth place of Gautam Buddha

Ans;- Lumbini (Near Kapilvastu in Nepal)

Ques;- Which hydro electric project situated in the territory of H.P. is still under the control of another State ?

Ans:- Shanan Hydro Electric Project (Distt. Mandi)

Ques;- Who brought revenue record upto date during Akbar ?

Ans:- Raja Todar Mal

Ques:- Who created the “Khalsa” ?

Ans:- Guru Govind Singh

Ques:- “Cholas” ruled their kingdom with the help of

Ans:- Council of Ministers

Ques:- Who was called “Indian Napolean” by V.A. Smith ?

Ans:- Samudra Gupta

Ques:- The first to bring Islam into India were

Ans:- Arabs

Ques:- Changez Khan, who invaded India in 1221 A.D. belonged to

Ans:- Mongolia

Ques:- Who was the first Viceroy of India when the British Crown took over the reign from Esat Company in 1858 ?

Ans:- Lord Canning

Ques:- The highest institution of Panchayati Raj in India is

Ans:- Zila Parishad

Ques:- “Swaraj is my birth right; I shall have it” who said these words ?

Ans:- Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Ques:- Gandhi founded “Sabarmati Ashram” in 1916 at

Ans:- Ahmedabad (in Gujarat)

Ques:- In which movement “Vande Mataram” was adopted as a slogan for agitation ?

Ans:- Partition of Bengal

Ques:- India’s first satellite- Aryabhatta was launched on

Ans:- April 19, 1975

Ques:- Which Indian Revolutionary helped Subhash Chander Bose in raising I.N.A. (Azad Hind Fauj) ?

Ans:- Rasbihari Bose

Ques:- ‘Poorna Swaraj’ was declared by the Congress in its 44th Session under the Pt. J.L. Nehru on Dec. 31, 1929 at

Ans:- Lahore (on the bank of the Ravi river)

Ques:- Who was the first Indian to go into space ?

Ans:- Rakesh Sharma

Ques:- Which is the state being ruled by one party for the last three decade ?

Ans:- West Bengal

Ques:- What is the existing GDP of India ?

Ans:- 7%

Ques:- “The Gilt Edged Market” deals in

Ans:- Govt. Securities

Ques:- Who is the exponent of the theory of “Economic Drain of India” during British Rule ?

Ans:-Dada Bhai Naoroji

Ques:- Custom Duty is a tax on

Ans:- Imports

Ques:- Kautilya is also known as

Ans:- Chanakya & Vishnu Gupta

Ques:- Ashoka the Great invaded Kalinga in

Ans:- 261 B.C.

Ques:- First man-made Satellite sent in space by Russians in 1957, is known as

Ans:- Sputnik

Ques:- Which is the smallest planet in solar system ?

Ans:- Mercury

Ques:- Sterling is the name given to the currency of

Ans:- United Kingdom

Ques:- In which country was G-8 Summit 2006 of industrialised Nations held recently ?

Ans:- Russia

Ques:- Fourteen carat Gold is

Ans:- Gold containing 49% Copper

Ques:- International Monetary Fund(IMF) has its headquarter at

Ans:- Washington D.C.

Ques:- Sodium is a

Ans:- Metal

Ques:-What is soft  curreny ?

Ans:- Currency in plentiful supply on foreign exchange

Ques:- National Bank for Agriculture & Rural development (NABARD) was established on

Ans:- July 12, 1982

Ques:- How many verses are there in Ramayana ?

Ans:- 24000

Ques:- When do we observe National Consumer day ?

Ans:- December 24

Ques:- Under 10th Five year plan the target GDP is fixed at ?

Ans:- 8%

Ques:- Name the department for which a separate Annual Budget is presented in the Parliament of India ?

Ans:- Railways

Ques:- Who is the vice-Chairman of planning Commission of India ?

Ans:- Montek Singh Ahluwalia

Ques:- Which Govt. has introduced for the first time  ‘Out Come Budget’ in parliament of India ?

Ans:- UPA Govt.

Ques:- Which political party, does Sh. Somnath Chatterjee, the speaker of the Lok Sabha, belong to ?

Ans:-Communist Party of India (Marxist)

Ques:- Plastic bags donot decompose esily in nature because they are

Ans:- Non-biodegradable

Ques:-How many elected members are there in the Rajya Sabha ?

Ans:- 238 (presently 233)

Ques:-The President of India elected by

Ans:- The electoral college consisting of elected members of Lok Sabha; Rajya Sabha; all the state Legislative Assemblies ; National Capital Delhi & Puducherry

Ques:- How many times Indian President has been impeached by the Parliament ?

Ans:- Never

Ques:- Who replaced Sh. D.P. Khaitan member of Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution after his death in Feb. 1947 ?

Ans:- T.T.Krishnamchary

Ques:- Who decides whether a bill is money bill or non-money bill ?

Ans:- Speaker of Lok Sabha

Ques:- How many times Article 360 (Fi9nancial Emergency) of the Constitution has been invoked by the President of India ?

Ans:- Never

Ques:- Under which constitutional amendement, woman are provided 33% reservation in Panchyats  and Urban bodies ?

Ans:- 74th

Ques:- Attorney General of India, Comptroller & Auditor General of India, & Governors of the States are appointed by

Ans:- President of India

Ques:- Who is the Supreme Commander of the defence forces in India ?

Ans:- President of India

Ques:- Panchayati Raj System in India is

Ans:- Three Tier System

Ques:- Which is the highest Civilian Award of India ?

Ans:- Bharat Ratna

Ques:- Everyday functioning of the Parliament begins with

Ans:- Question Hour

Ques:- Fish breathe through the

Ans:- Gills

Ques:- The oldest style of Indian classical Dance is

Ans:- Bharatnatyam

Ques:- SAARC was established on

Ans:- December 8, 1985

Ques:- Capital of Lebanon is

Ans:- Beirut

Ques:- Which country’s Parliament is called “Jatiya Sansad” ?

Ans:- Bangladesh

Ques:- “Yuan” is the currency of

Ans:- China

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