Himachal Pradesh Excise & Taxation Inspector,s Exam 2006

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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 ?

Ans:- Patanjali

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” ?

Ans:- Kalidas

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 ?

Ans:- Akbar

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

Ans:- Meteorites

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 ?

Ans:- 1948

Ques:- Who said – “Man is a social animal’?

Ans:- Aristotle

Ques:- India’s pi;otless aircraft is named as

Ans:- Lakshya

Ques:- Which planet is smallest , fastest & nearest to the sun ?

Ans:- Mercury

Ques:- Which is the largest planet ?

Ans:- Jupiter

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 ?

Ans:- Limestone

Ques:- Which is the lowest layer of atmosphere ?

Ans:- Troposphere

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

Ans:- Seismologist

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

Ans:- Quanta

Ques:- A hereditary disease of the blood in which there is a deficiency in the blood clotting mechanism is calle4d

Ans:- Haemophilia

Ques:- The deficiency of vitamin A causes

Ans:- Night Blindness

Ques:-Ornithology deals with

Ans:- Birds

Ques:- Quinine is obtained from which plant ?

Ans:- Cinchona

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 ?

Ans;- Allahabad

Ques:- “Penguins are found in

Ans:- Antarctica

Ques:- An example of ignous Rock

Ans:- Granite

Ques:- Which is the oldest mountain range in the world ?

Ans;- Aravali

Ques:- Which country has highest Muslim population in the world ?

Ans:- Indonesia

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

Ans:- Karala

Ques:- The cause agent of Bird-flu disease is


Ques:- Galvanised iron is made by coating iron with

Ans:- Zinc

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

Ans:- Earthquake

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

Ans:- Mauritius

Ques:- Arjuna awards are given in the field of

Ans:- Sports

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

Ans:- Athens

Ques:- Who is Milkha Singh ?

Ans:- A Sprinter

Ques:-In which game excelled Samresh Jung of Sirmour District ?

Ans:- Shooting

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

Ans:- Press

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

Ans:- Nahan

Ques:- Lavi fair is held at

Ans:- Rampur

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

Ans:- Silver

Ques:- The article 370 of Constitution is applicable to the state of

Ans:- Jammu & Kashmir

Ques:- Poplar is a

Ans:- Tree

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 ?

Ans:- President

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

Ans:- Parliament

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

Ans;- Decibel

Ques:- Sovereignty is an essential attribute of

Ans:- State

Ques:- Bureaucracy literally means system of

Ans:- Officers

Ques;- Plato was

Ans:- A greek Philosopher

Ques:- Bile, a fluid which helps in the digestion of fats is secreated by

Ans:- Liver

Ques:- Which disease is caused due to deficiency of vitamin D?

Ans:- Rickets

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

Ans:- Democracy

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

Ans:- Force

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

Ans:- Liberalism

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 ?

Ans:- C.R.Attlee

Ques:- An example of non-conventional energy is

Ans;- Biogas

Ques:- who is the father of ?

Ans:- Herodotus

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 ?

Ans;- Shooting

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

Ans:- 1965

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

Ans:- Petrology

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

Ans:- Croquet

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 ?

Ans:- Kanishka

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

Ans:- Farming

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 ?

Ans:- Venus

Ques:- The brightest object in the Universe is

Ans:- Quasar

Ques:- Racial traits of man are situated in

Ans:- Anthropology

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