Download Exam paper of Himachal Pradesh Excise & Taxation Inspector’s 2006
This exam. paper held on 3 october, 2006.The preliminary objective examination of qualifying nature consisting of gereral knowledge, every day science, general English, general Hindi and current affairs 200 Marks.
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Ques:- National bird of India is
Ans:- Peacock (Symbol of Indian Legend literature and love songs)
Ques:- When was Indian National Congress founded ?
Ans:- 28th Dec. 1885
Ques:- Who is the Ist Presedent of Indian National Congress (INC) ?
Ans:- W.C. Benarjee
Ques:- When did Fa-Hien (A Chinese pilgrim 0 visit India ?
Ans:- 5th century (405 A.D.During the reign of Chandragupta II)
Ques:- Who was the propounder of “Yoga Philosophy” in 200-100 B.C ?
Ques:- Where did Mahatma Budha Preach his first Sermon ?
Ans:- Sarnath (in U.P.)
Ques:- India’s National Calendar is based on
Ans:- Saka Era (78 A.D.)
Ques:- Who wrote ‘Abhigyan Shakuntlum” ?
Ques:- Who was the first Muslim Invader to India in 712 A.D.?
Ans:- Mohammad Bin Quasim
Ques:- Which Muslim ruler enforced a strict Price Central System during his time ?
Ans:- Alauddin Khiliji
Ques:- In which year first battle of Panipat was fought ?
Ans:- 1526 A.D (between Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur)
Ques:- When was “Delhi Sultanate founded”?
Ans:- 1206 A.D
Ques:- ‘Sufi’ sect originated from
Ans:- Islam religion
Ques:- Tulsidas was contemporary to which ruler ?
Ques:- Who compiled Guru Granth Sahib ?
Ans:- Guru Arjan Dev
Ques:- When was East India company founded ?
Ans:- 1600 A.D.
Ques:- Sometimes metal pieces fall from the sky on the earth these pieces are known as
Ques:- Who foundee Rama Krishan Mission ?
Ans:- Swami Vivekananda (on May 1, 1897 at Belur near Calcutta)
Ques:- Who was the first Indian woman Prtesident of Indian National Congress ?
Ans:- Mrs. Sarojini Naidu (Cownpore session 1925)
Ques:- Who started Home Rule League Movement in India ?
Ans:- Annie Besant in 1916
Ques:- When was Minimum Wages Act passed ?
Ques:- Who said – “Man is a social animal’?
Ques:- India’s pi;otless aircraft is named as
Ques:- Which planet is smallest , fastest & nearest to the sun ?
Ques:- Which is the largest planet ?
Ques:- Which planet rotates most slowly on its axis ?
Ans:- Venus (in 243 days)
Ques:- What is the age of Earth ?
Ans:- 4.5 Billion years
Ques:- Which raw material is used predominantly in the production of cement ?
Ques:- Which is the lowest layer of atmosphere ?
Ques:- “Monsoons” are
Ans:- Temporary Winds
Ques:- Which is the largest desert in t5he world ?
Ans:- Sahara (in Africa)
Ques:- Where is the headquarter of international Atomic Energy Agency ?
Ans:- Vienna (Austria)
Ques:- Who is the Chief information Commissioner of India ?
Ans:- Wajahat Habibulah
Ques:- 1ST All India population Census was conducted in the year
Ans:- 1827 A.D.
Ques:- The basic principles of heredity were discovered by
Ans:- Gregor Mendal (Father of Genetics)
Ques:- When was the capital of India shifted from Calcutta to Delhi ?
Ans:- 1911 A.D
Ques:- Charles F.Richter is a famous
Ques:- The Astigmatism is a disease of
Ans:- The Eye
Ques:- The vitamin responsible for blood clotting is
Ans:- Vitamin K
Ques:- Who was the Chairman of Drafting Committee of the Constitution of India ?
Ans:- B.R. Ambedkar (1st Union Law Minister)
Ques:- Ascorbic acid is the chemical name of
Ans:- Vitamin C
Ques:- Who is known as “Frontier Gandhi”?
Ans:- Khan Abdul Gaffur Khan
Ques:- Who is the first woman Governor in India ?
Ans:- Mrs. Sarjini Naidu
Ques;- Who was the first woman chief Minister in India ?
Ans:- Sucheta Kriplani
Ques:- According to Planck, energy possessed by electrons is in the packets called
Ques:- A hereditary disease of the blood in which there is a deficiency in the blood clotting mechanism is calle4d
Ques:- The deficiency of vitamin A causes
Ans:- Night Blindness
Ques:-Ornithology deals with
Ques:- Quinine is obtained from which plant ?
Ques:- The most important source of revenue to the state Govt. in India is
Ans:- Sale tax
Ques:- Through which city passes the meridian on which the Indian Standard Time is based ?
Ques:- “Penguins are found in
Ques:- An example of ignous Rock
Ques:- Which is the oldest mountain range in the world ?
Ques:- Which country has highest Muslim population in the world ?
Ques:- Which Indian state is the largest producer of Rubber ?
Ques:- The cause agent of Bird-flu disease is
Ans:- A VIRUS
Ques:- Galvanised iron is made by coating iron with
Ques:- Which is the smallest country in the world ?
Ans:- Vatican city (Rome)
Ques:- Boundary line between India and China is known as
Ans:- McMahon line (drawn in 1914 A.D)
Ques:- Seismograph is used to measure
Ques:- Who won Football World Cup 2006 ?
Ans:- Italy (by defeating France)
Ques:- Who won “Golden Ball Award” in 2006 Berlin Football World Cup ?
Ans:- Zinaden Zidan (Captain of France)
Ques:- Port Louis is the capital of
Ques:- Arjuna awards are given in the field of
Ques:- Which award is given to sports Coaches ?
Ans:- Daronacharya award
Ques:- With which sport is the Davis cup associated ?
Ans:- Lawn Tennis
Ques;- Who won the Men’s Wimbeldon 2006 title ?
Ans:- Roger Federer (of Switzerland)
Ques:-2004 olympic games were held at
Ques:- Who is Milkha Singh ?
Ans:- A Sprinter
Ques:-In which game excelled Samresh Jung of Sirmour District ?
Ques:- Where is the “Shaking Minaret” (Jhoolta Minar) located ?
Ans:- Golconda (Karnataka)
Ques:-Hawala Market is related to
Ans:- Illegal foreign exchange
Ques:- SEBI stands for
Ans:- Securities & Exchange Board of India
Ques:- The term “Forth Estate” refers to
Ques:- What is the approximate length of the proposed Gas Line from Iron to India through Pakistan ?
Ans:- 2100 km
Ques:- The total identified Hydro Electric Potential of Himachal is
Ans:- 21500 MW
Ques:- What is Sex Ratio ?
Ans:- Number of females per 1000 males
Ques:- Larji Hydro-electric Project (126 MW) is located in
Ans:- Distt Kullu
Ques:- Lytton memorial is located at
Ques:- Lavi fair is held at
Ques:- Roreich Art Gallery is located at
Ans;- Naggar (Kullu)
Ques:- Part “C” STATE Bilaspur was integrated with Himachal Pradesh on
Ans:- 1ST July 1954
Ques:- Himachal Pradesh become full fledged state on
Ans:- 25th January 1971
Ques:- The best conductor of heat & electricity is
Ques:- The article 370 of Constitution is applicable to the state of
Ans:- Jammu & Kashmir
Ques:- Poplar is a
Ques:- CNG stands for
Ans:- Compressed Natural Gas
Ques:- The tenure of the member of Rajya Sabha is
Ans:- 6 years
Ques:- Who appoint the Prime Minister in India ?
Ques:- What is the maximum interval between the two sessions of the Parliament ?
Ans:- 6 MONTHS
Ques:- Two Houses of the American Congress are
Ans:- Senate & the House of
Ques:- In the Parliamentary form of Government the council of minister is collectively responsible to the
Ques:- Who is the chairman of the planning commission ?
Ans:- Prime Minister
Ques:- Green Revolution refers to
Ans:- The increase in the crop production
Ques:- ICICI IS a
Ans:- Commercial Bank
Ques:- Reserve Bank of India was established in the year
Ans;- April 1, 1935
Ques:- What does IDBI stands for
Ans:- Industrial Development Bank of India
Ques:- The book “Autobiography of a Yogi” is written by
Ans:- Paramhansa Yogonanda
Ques:- What is the unit distance in the sea Navigation ?
Ans:- Nautical miles
Ques:- The intensity or loudnees of sound is measured in the unit of
Ques:- Sovereignty is an essential attribute of
Ques:- Bureaucracy literally means system of
Ques;- Plato was
Ans:- A greek Philosopher
Ques:- Bile, a fluid which helps in the digestion of fats is secreated by
Ques:- Which disease is caused due to deficiency of vitamin D?
Ques:- National Defence Academy is situated at
Ans:- Khadakwasla (Puna)
Ques:- Who said “where there is no law, there is no freedom ‘?
Ans:- John Locke
Ques:- Who was the first person to enter the space on April 12, 1961 ?
Ans:- Major Yuri Gagrin (Russia)
Ques:- What is BLOOD Pressure of a normal person ?
Ans:- 120/80 mmHg
Ques:- Central Potato Research Instituate (CPRI) is situated at
Ans:- Kufri (Shimla)
Ques:- The form of Govt. in which all citizens enjoy equal political rights is known as
Ques:- The head of Parliament Government is
Ans:- Prime Minister
Ques:- Who is known as the “Lady with the Lamp”?
Ans:- Florence Nigtingate
Ques:- Fascism believed in
Quers:- Who gave the Theory of National Selection in 1859 A.D.?
Ans:- Charles Darwin
Ques;- When can a President refer a matter to the Supreme court for its opinion ?
Ans:- When a matter is of public importance
Ques;- The modern concept of private property emerged with the emergence of
Ques:- Where is the birth place of well known Musician Tansen ?
Ans:- Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)
Ques:- How many offices are kept outside the ambit of the Office of the Profit Bill ?
Ans:- 56 Offices
Ques:- Who is TIGER Woods ?
Ans:- A Golfer
Ques:- The diffrenet between the value of commodity produced by a labourer & the wages received by him a known as
Ans:- Surplus Value
Ques:- In which distt of Himachal Pradesh Renuka lake is located /
Ques:- The salary of the president of India is drawn from the
Ans;- Consolidated fund of India
Ques;- Solar Eclipse (only on the New Moon Day) occurs when
Ans:- Moon comes between the Sun & the Earth
Ques:- On which days of the year National holidays are observed ?
Ans:- 26th Jan, 15th Aug & 2nd Oct.
Ques;- Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of India’s Independence ?
Ques:- An example of non-conventional energy is
Ques:- who is the father of ?
Ques:- What is Humas ?
Ans:- Semi-decayed organic matter (Biofertilizer)
Ques:- Communism is
Ans:- Revolutionary in nature
Ques:- With which sport Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is associated ?
Ques;- Which is most important system in a democracy ?
Ans;- Political system
Ques:- A socialist state lays emphasis on
Ans:- Economic Equality
Ques:- In which year did Prophet Mohammad migrate from Macca to Madina /
Ans:- 622 A.D.
Ques:- Hereditary characters can be traced with the help of
Ans:- Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid (DNA)
Ques:- On which recommendation does the central Govt. grant financial assistance to the state ?
Ans:- The finance commission
Ques:- The planning commission in India is
Ans:- An administrative Advisory body
Ques:- The president of USA is the
Ans:- Real Executive Head of the state
Ques:-The ‘Jallianwala Bagh’ Massacre took place on
Ans:- April 13, 1919
Ques:- The programme of Non-co-operation Launched by Gandhi ji did not include
Ans:- Armed Rebellion against the Govt.
Ques:- When were the first general election held in India ?
Ans:- 1952 A.D
Ques:- The power of Judicial review is conferred on the Supreme Court in India by
Ans:- Article 13 & Article 32
Ques:- The Indian Constitutional is the
Ans:- Lengthiest written constitution in the world
Ques:- The president of India can nominate to the Rajya Sabha
Ans:- 12 members
Ques:- In the Indian Constitution the interest of the minorities are protected by
Ans:- Article 29
Ques:- To prevent recurrences scams in Indian Capital Market, the Govt. of India has assigned regulatory power to
Ans:- Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
Ques:- Agricultural Price commission was established in the year
Ques:- The apex Institution in the field of Industrial Finance is
Ans:- Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
Ques:- The branch of Geology which deals with the study of rocks is
Ques:- The Integrated Rural Development programme (IRDP) was launched on
Ans:- October 2, 1980
Ques:- The Prime Merdian passes through
Ans:- Great Britain
Ques:- Which award is associated with an outstanding work in the field of agriculture ?
Ans:- Borlaug award
Ques:- The stock exchange is a part of
Ans:- The capital market
Ques:- Table Tennis is also known as
Ques:- Which is t5he largest Nationalised Bank of India ?
Ans:- State Bank of India
Ques:- President of India is
Ans:- The head of the State & the Supreme Commander of Armed forces
Ques:- With whose region is the Gandhara School of Art associated ?
Ques:- Who is the author of the famous novel ‘War and Peace’?
Ans:- Leo Tolstoy
Ques;- Who encouraged remarriage of the widows most ?
Ans:- Raja Ram Mohan Rai
Ques:- Among the early Aryan the principal means of earning a living was
Ques:- Who wrote ‘Hints for Self culture’ ?
Ans:- Lala Hardyal
Ques:- ‘Contours’ represent places having
Ans:- Equal Altitude
Ques:- The red Indian belongs to
Ans:- North America
Ques:- ‘Yak’ is found in
Ans:- Central Asia
Ques:- In which planet a day is longer than year on the earth ?
Ques:- The brightest object in the Universe is
Ques:- Racial traits of man are situated in