Himachal Pradesh Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam 2007

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Download General Studies Paper H.P. Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam. 2007

This paper held on 30 September 2007. In this exam. paper total 200 questions are asked which are total in 200 marks.This exam. paper completed in 2hrs.

Download H.P. Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam. 2007

Ques:- With which country length of India’s land border is highest ?

Ans:- Bangladesh

Ques:- “There shall be a special officer to investigate the matters relating to safeguards for the SC/ST & this officer be appointed by the President of India” is mentioned under

Ans:- Article 338 of the Constitution of India

Ques:- If the President of India resigns then who will act as President and for how much period ?

Ans:- Vice –President until a new President is elected (or six months)

Ques;- Who was Florence Nightingale (Lady with the Lamp) ?

Ans:- A Hospital reformer

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

Ans:- Never

Ques:- Who is the author of ‘Myth of Independence, ?

Ans:- Z.A.Bhutto

Ques:- Under which  constitutional amendment women are given 33% reservation in Panchayats and Urban bodies ?

Ans:- 74th

Ques:- Where Indian institute of Petroleum is located ?

Ans;- Dehradun

Ques:- How many languages are recognized by the Indian constitution ?

Ans:- 22

Ques;- The Headquarter of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is

Ans:- Port Blair

Ques:- Causal organism of Yellow fever is a

Ans:- Virus

Ques:- Who was the India’s candidate for the post of Secretay General UNO in 2006 ?

Ans:- Shashi Throor

Ques:- Attorney General of India, Comptroller & Auditor General of India and Governer of the state are appointed by

Ans:- President of India

Ques:- Who is the most powerful Indian business woman in the world ?

Ans:- Indra Nooyi

Ques:- Which Vitamin is not found in egg ?

Ans:- Vitamin C

Ques:- Which human organ regenerates if as much as two third of it is removed ?

Ans:- Liver (highest regenerating power)

Ques:- Land of the white Elephants is

Ans:- Thailand

Ques:- With whom Lal Bahadur Shashtri signed Tashkent Afreement in

Ans:- Ayub Khan (President of Pakistan)

Ques:- Polio vaccine was invented by Jonas Salk in

Ans:- USA

Ques:- Sun is a

Ans:- Star

Ques:- Mahsud is

Ans:- Hill tribe living in North west of Pakistan

Ques:- The study of Universe & other heavenly bodies is known as

Ans:- Cosmology

Ques:- What do the knot unit measure ?

Ans:- Speed of a ship

Ques:- Hydrosphere (the mass of water) cover of earth’s total surface area is

Ans:- 70.8%

Ques:- Ozone layer lies in the

Ans:- Stratosphere

Ques:- When Arjuna Award in the field of sports were instituted ?

Ans:- 1961

Ques:- Sports term – ‘Smash’ related to which game ?

Ans:- Badminton

Ques:- ‘Kick’ – related to which game ?

Ans:- Football

Ques:- Leh is situated on the bank of river

Ans:- Indus

Ques;- The tunnel of Nathpa Jhakri hydel project is…………….long.

Ans:- 29 km.

Ques:- The thin hydrogen layer above the visible surface of the sun is known as ?

Ans:- Chromosphere

Ques;- How much time blood takes to flow right around the body on an average ?

Ans:- 2 minutes

Ques:- Which summit of NAM(Non –Aligned Movement) was held in Havana, the capital of Cuba in September 2006 ?

Ans:- 14th

Ques:- Computer viruses are caused by

Ans:- Programs

Ques:- Name of the part of the body affected by the disease – “Goitre” ?

Ans:- Thyroid Gland

Ques:- The High purity of gold is

Ans;- 24 Carat

Ques:- Who invented the Anti Polio vaccine ?

Ans:- Jonas Salk

Ques;- Who invented the Atom bomb ?

Ans:- Otto Hahn

Ques:- Which historic monument of India is recently included in the Seven wonders of the World ?

Ans:- Taj Mahal (declared World Heritage site by UNESCO in 1983)

Ques:- Volga – the longest river of Europe, flows in

Ans:- Russia

Ques:- The longest and shortest days of the year in Northern Hemisphere

Ans:- 21 st June & 22nd December

Ques:- Germinated Pulses are source of

Ans:- Vitamin A

Ques:- ‘Daughters of Shame’ is a book written by

Ans:- Jasvinder Sanghera

Ques:- Which is known as the ‘Playground of Europe ?

Ans:- Switzerland

Ques:- The most Preached Religion of World is

Ans:- Christian

Ques:- Porbander (in Gujarat) is the birth place of

Ans:- Mahatma Gandhi

Ques:- Name the H/Q of U.N.O

Ans:- New York (USA)

Ques:- Give the date of birth of United Nations (UNO) ?

Ans:- 24th October, 1945

Ques:- Maximum contribution in GDP is by

Ans:- Tertiary Sector (Construction, Finance, Real Estate, Private Services)

Ques:- Sir Richard Attenborough was a

Ans:- British Actor Director

Ques:- The Motto of National Cadet Corps (NCC,Established on July 16, 1948)

Ans:- Unity & Discioline

Ques:- Naryan Ghat is the Samadhi of

Ans:- Guljari Lal Nanda

Ques:- How many rivers flow through H.P. ?

Ans:- Five

Ques:- The average Global temperature has increased in the past century by

Ans:- 1 degree centigrade

Ques:- “Satyamave Jayate” is taken from

Ans:- Mundak Upnishda

Ques:- The Subsidy on a post card is

Ans:- 6.1 Rs.

Ques:- Who appoints Ministers in a State cabinet ?

Ans:- Governor

Ques:- Which is the most elastic substance ?

Ans:- Steel

Ques:- The chemical name of Aspirin is

Ans:- Acetyl Salicylic acid

Ques:- The capital of the Jharkhand state (carved out of Bihar on November 15, 2000) is

Ans: -Ranchi

Ques:- Who was the supreme Commander of the defence forces of India ?

Ans:- President

Ques:- How many districts has the newly created  state Chhatisgarh (on Nov. 1, 2000) got at the time of its creation ?

Ans:- 16

Ques:- Sharada Act passed in 1929 deals with

Ans:- Child Marriage

Ques:- Ms. Aruna Roy has been awarded one of the Magsaysay award for 2000. What is that ?

Ans:- Community Leadership

Ques:- Which is the highest civilian award of India ?

Ans:- Bharat Ratna

Ques:- What is INS Virat ?

Ans:- An Aircraft Carrier

Ques:- Which country is the top foreign investor of India ?

Ans:- Maurtitius

Ques:- The 13th Asian Games were held in

Ans:- Bangkok (Thialand)

Ques:- Which country joined as the 8th member of SAARC on April 3, 2007 ?

Ans:- Afghanistan

Ques:- Santosh trophy is associated with

Ans:- Football

Ques:- Which country has won the football world cup in a record 5 times ?

Ans:- Brazil

Ques:- The term ‘Fourth Estate’ refers to

Ans:- Press

Ques:- Boiling point of water at high hills is

Ans:- Low

Ques:- The hunter commission was appointed by the British to probe the

Ans:- Jallianwala Bagh Tragedy

Ques:- Antibodies in our bodies

Ans:- Protect againest disease

Ques:- The chemicals which kill the insects, disease causing organisms, weeds & tiny worms (nematodes) are called

Ans:- Pesticides

Ques:- Bharat Nirman plan (2005-2009) is in the area of

Ans:- Rural Infrastructure Development

Ques:- Acid rain occurs due to

Ans:- Oxides of Nitrogen & Sulphur

Ques:- The year 2001 has been declared by the UNO as the international year of

Ans:- Volunteers

Ques:- Ikebama is the Japanese art of

Ans:- Flower arrangement

Ques:- Panchayati Raj system under 73rd constitutional amendment act came into force on

Ans:- April 24, 1994

Ques:- The country known as the ‘Land of the Midnight Sun’ is

Ans:- Norway

Ques:- Who discovered the sea route to India ?

Ans:- Vasco-de-Gama (1498 A.D.)

Ques:- South pole was discovered by

Ans:- Roan Amundsen on Dec 14, 1911

Ques:- Who wrote the book ‘Riot’ ?

Ans:- Shashi Throor

Ques:- The central government derives maximum revenue from ?

Ans:- Corporation tax

Ques:- India house is located in

Ans:- London

Ques:- Which country is called the ‘Sugar Bowl of the world’ ?

Ans:- Cuba

Ques:- Indian Naval Academy is situated in

Ans:- Cochin (Kerala)

Ques:- How many bones does a new born baby have ?

Ans:- More than 300

Ques:- According to Hindu Mythology who is known as Chakradhari ?

Ans:- Lord Vishnu

Ques;- In which language is the sacred book of Muslims “The Holy Koran” written ?

Ans:- Arabic

Ques:- What is the length of full size cricket bat ?

Ans:- 38 inches

Ques:- Bird life international World conservation congress was held in

Ans:- Durban (South Africa)

Ques:- What is the name of Israel’s Parliament ?

Ans:- Knesset

Ques:- Pondicherry has been renamed as

Ans:- Puducherry

Ques:- Iron is present in human blood in the form of

Ans:- Complex

Ques:- Who won Man Booker Prize 2006 for the novel’ Inheritance of the Loss’ ?

Ans:- Kiran Desai

Ques:- Who has been named ICC player of the year 2006 ?

Ans:- Ricky Ponting

Ques:- Name the person associated with the place-Bardoli ?

Ans:- Sardar Patel

Ques:- Which crop was not produced during Indus valley civilization ?

Ans:- Pulses

Ques:- Who is known as Grand old man of Britain ?

Ans:- Pulses

Ques:- Bismillah Khan (Sehnai player) died at the age of

Ans:- 91 years

Ques:- The first act in India relating to child labour was enacted in the year ?

Ans:- 1938 A.D.

Ques:- Who drafted the constitution of India ?

Ans:- B.R. Ambedkar

Ques:- The President of India is 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:- Under which article of the constitution, untouchability has been abolished and made an offence punishable ?

Ans:- Article 17

Ques:- Under which article President can appoint a commission to investigate the conditions of backward classes /

Ans:- Article 340

Ques:- The lok Sabha secretariat comes under the control of

Ans:- Ministry of Parliamentry affairs

Ques:- In which district University of Horticulture and Forestry is located ?


Ques:- Ministers to Union Cabinet are appointed by the President of India

Ans:- On the advice of Prime Minister

Ques:- Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan was launched in 2001 will continue upto

Ans:- 2010

Ques:- Silk industries are located in

Ans:- West Bengal & ASSAM

Ques:- The most spoken Language in the World is

Ans:- Chinese

Ques:- Who was the last viceroy of India ?

Ans:- Lord Mountbatten

Ques:- Maximum rainfall in India is during

Ans:- South West Monsoon

Ques:- Who was the first Chief Minister (Woman) of India ?

Ans:- Mrs. Sucheta Kriplani

Ques:- Name the first President of U.S.A. ?

Ans:- George Washington (appointed on April 30, 1789)

Ques:- Name the first to conquer Mt. Everest ?

Ans:- Sherpa Tenzing Norgay (Nepal) & Sir Edmund Hillary on May 29, 1953

Ques:- The National Emblem of India was adopted on

Ans:- 26th January, 1950

Ques:- Michael Kindo distinguished himself in the field of

Ans:- Hockey

Ques:- Who was one of the Navrattans in the court of Akbar ?

Ans:- Tansen

Ques:- Who was a great Snaskrit grammarian of Ancient India ?

Ans:- Panini (He wrote Ashtadhyayi)

Ques:- The population Himachal Pradesh to total  population of India as per 2001 census is ?

Ans:- 0.59%

Ques:- When did Ashoka conquer Kalinga ?

Ans:- 261

Ques:- Female Literacy rate of India as per 2001 census is

Ans:- 54.16%

Ques:- Which Indian state is least corrupt ?

Ans:- Kerala

Ques:- How many Railway Zones are there in India ?

Ans:- 16

Ques:- Traffic on the roads is growing at the rate per annum in India

Ans:- 7 – 10%

Ques:- Above 35 year of age is compulsory for the post of

Ans:- President & Vice-President of India & Governor of the state.

Ques:- Vizzy Trophy is associated with

Ans:- Cricket

Ques:- Who is the author of ‘The Downing Street Years’ ?

Ans:- Margret Thatcher (Prime Minister of UK)

Ques:- In which year the Shimla Agreement between India & Pakistan was signed ?

Ans:- 1972

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