Himachal Pradesh Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam 2010

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This paper of Himachal Pradesh Police Sub-Inspector’s Exam held on 3 June, 2010.For appearing of this exam candidate must have attained the age of 21 years and must not have attained the age of 26 years.The Preliminary Objective examination of qualifying nature consisting of General Knowledge, Everyday Science, General English, General Hindi and Current affairs.

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Ques;- In India Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (FERA) has been replaced by

Ans:- Foreign Management Act

Ques:- Economist………………..a Noble Laureate and winner of the National Medal of Science, died in Cambridge, USA on December 13, 2009 Who is he ?

Ans:- Paul A. Samuelson

Ques:- IEX and PXIL are ;

Ans;- Two Power Exchanges working in India

Ques:- …………………,on December 27, 2009, won the 38th Senior National Men’s Handball Championship, dethroning Services in the final in Kolkata.

Ans:- Chhattisgarh

Ques:- Who is the first Indian Woman to win a Asian games Gold in 400 m run ?

Ans:- Kamaljit Sandhu

Ques:- Which company has launched “World Ahead” Programme in various parts of India including Meghalaya in north East recently ?

Ans:- Intel

Ques:-Wankhede stadium is  stadium is situated in

Ans:- Mumbai

Ques:- The most important divinity in Rig Veda is

Ans:- Indra

Ques:- Aurangzeb, the Mughal ruler murdered the Sikh Guru

Ans:- Guru Teg Bahadur

Ques:- Kautilya’s Arthashashastra’ mainly deals with which aspect of the Mauryan period ?

Ans:- Economic system

Ques:- Indian Mirror – the first daily paper in English was published by

Ans:-Devendra Nath Tagore

Ques:-Which periodical was published by Mahatma Gandhi during his stay in South Africa ?

Ans:- Indian Opinion

Ques:- Which newspaper was Launched by Motilal Nehru ?

Ans:- The Independent

Ques:- During whose reign, the Jama Masjid at Delhi was constructed ?

Ans:-Shah Jahan (1628-58 AD)

Ques:- The 16th  Summit of SAARC, 2010 was held at

Ans:-Thimphu, Bhutan

Ques:- Fish can survive in frozen lake because

Ans:- Water near the bottom does not freeze

Ques:-Who described the revolt of 1857 a ‘First War of Independence’?

Ans:- V.D.Savarker

Ques:- Which dynasty minted coins made of Lead ?

Ans:- Satavahanas (60 B.C.-225 A.D.)

Ques:- Boiling point of water in the Fahrenheit scale is

Ans:- 212 degree

Ques:- Where did the Mopalla Revolt of 1921 take place ?

Ans:- Malabar, Kerala

Ques:- In which order (first-last) Europeans came to India for carrying on trade ?

Ans:- Portuguese-Dutch-English-French

Ques:- Why was the Swaraj Party (in 1923 A.D.) established ?

Ans:- Because of schism in the congress

Ques:- Put in correct chronological sequence the sucessors of Shivaji

Ans:- Shivaji (1674 – 1680 AD),

Sambhaji (1680 – 1689 AD)

Rajaram (1689 – 1700 AD)

Tara Bai (1700 – 1707 AD)

Shahu (1707 – 1749 AD )

Ques:- Who was the founder of Indian National Congress ?

Ans:- A.O. Hume

Ques:- Who is the author of the book ‘Freedom from Fear’ ?

Ans:- Aung San Suu Kyi

Ques:- Who is the author of “A Passage to England’ ?

Ans:- Nirad C.Chaudhary

Ques:- What is the interval between two ‘Maha Kumbh’ Melas at the same place ?

Ans:- 12 years

Ques:- Which country is associated with the Magsaysay Awards (estd. In 1957)

Ans:- Phillipines

Ques:- The blank rate means

Ans:- Rate at which R4BI purchases or rediscounts bills of exchange of commercial banks

Ques:- “The Vedas contain all the truth”, was interpreted by

Ans:- Swami Dayanand

Ques:- Kathak is a classical dance of

Ans:- North India

Ques:- The word ‘Satyameva Jayate’ in the State Emblem of India have been adopted from

Ans:- Mundaka Upnishad

Ques:- Who wrote the line “ A thing of beauty is a joy forever”?

Ans:- John Keats

Ques:- Bharat Kala Bhawan Museum is situated in

Ans:- Varanasi, U.P.

Ques:- With which musical instrument is Shiv Kumar Sharma associated ?

Ans:- Santoor

Ques:- Hari Prashad Chaurasia is an exponent of

Ans:- Flute

Ques:- Kuchipudi is a classical dance form of

Ans:- Andhra Pradesh

Ques:- Which party has won the parliamentary elections in Srilanka recently ?

Ans:- United People’s Freedom Alliance (UPFA)

Ques:- With which game is Bully associated ?

Ans:- Hockey

Ques:- Arjuna Award (in Sports) was introduced in

Ans:- 1961

Ques:- Central Research instituate (CRI) is located at

Ans:- Kasauli, Distt. Solan

Ques:- With which game is ‘Dummy’ and ‘Doubleton’ associated ?

Ans:- Bridge

Ques;- Thomas cup, Yonex cup, uber cup are associated with

Ans:- Badminton

Ques:- Who has won an Olympic Medal in in individual event for4 the first time for India ?

Ans:-K.D.Jadhav (Wrestler)

Ques:- Which river of Africa cuts the Tropic of Capricorn twice ?

Ans:- Limpopo

Ques:- Who was the President of India during the National Emergency of 1975 ?

Ans:- Dr. Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed

Ques:- Which lake is the source of the Nile river ?

Ans:- Victoria

Ques:- Which antibiotic drug used extensively to treat cattle in India is found to be the main culprit of vanishing 99% population of India VulturES ?

Ans:- Diclofenac

Ques;- What source of electric energy in an artificial satellite ?

Ans:- Solar cells

Ques:- What is click jacking ?

Ans:- A maliscious technique oftricking web users into revealing confidential information

Ques:- Prithvi is a

Ans:- Surface to surface missile

Ques:- Who invented laws of electrolysis ?

Ans:- Michael Faraday

Ques;- When a green leaf is seen in red light, its colour will be

Ans:- Black


Ans:- At its low temperature, becteria and moulds are inactive

Ques:- An oil tanker is partially filled with oil and moves forward on a level with uniform acceleration. The free surface of oil then

Ans:- is inclined to the horizontal with a larger depth at the rear end

Ques:- Water boils at a lower temperature on the hills because

Ans:- There is a decrease in air pressure on hills

Ques:-BPO is an abbreviation for

Ans;- Business Process Outsourcing

Ques:- Which is the largest tea producing country in the world ?

Ans:- India

Ques:- Port D     iamond is located in

Ans:- South Africa

Ques:- The chairman of the 12th Finance Commission was

Ans:- C.Rangarajan

Ques:- Which religion has largest followers in the world ?


Ques:- The correct order of countries as per population(more to less) is

Ans:- China-India-USA-Indonesia

Ques:- The smallest continent in the world is

Ans:- Australia

Ques:- What is the report on the Babri demolition called ?

Ans:- Liberhan Report

Ques:- ‘To the last Bullet’ – to which hero’s memory has the book been recently LKaunched (written by Vineta Kamte & Vineta Deshmukh) ?

Ans:- Ashok Kamte

Ques:- Hollywood actress……………noted foir her roles in movies like ‘The White Hotel’ and ‘Clueless, died in Los Angeles after suffering a cardiac arrest on December 20, 2009. Who was she ?

Ans:- Brittany Murphy

Ques:- Who is the chairperson of National Commission for Women ?

Ans:- Girija Vyas

Ques:- Who was chosen for Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament & Development in November, 2009 ?

Ans:- Sheikh Hasina

Ques:- What is the International Equipment Machine Number ?

Ans:- It is the unique identification number given to each mobile by its manufacturer

Ques:- Union Government’s ambitious Unique Identification Project has been remaned as

Ans:- Aadher

Ques:- Sunderbans Biosphere Reserve included in the World List of Biosphere Reserves by UNESCO is located in

Ans:- West Bengal

Ques:- Hamas is a militant organization fighting against which Country?

Ans:- Israel

Ques:- The RBI issues currency notes under the

Ans:- Fixed minimum reserve system

Ques:- Which woman cricketer has become the highest individual scorer in an innings in Tests ?

Ans:- Kiran Baloch (Pakistan)

Ques:- What will be the Mascot of Cricket World Cup 2011 ?

Ans:- Stumpy (an Elephant)

Ques:- Which nation at present has the highest number of Cheetah in the world ?

Ans:- Namibia

Ques:- Which State has the highest population density as per census 2001 /

Ans:- West Bengal

Ques:- The Gandhara School of Art was influenced mostly by the

Ans:- Greeks

Ques:- The ‘Planning Commission of India’ was provided by

Ans;- A resolution of the Union cabinet

Ques:- The President can make laws through ordinances

Ans:- Dureing the recess of Parliament

Ques:- Which is the basic characterstics of the Parliamentary System of Government ?

Ans:- Co-existence of head of the State and Government

Ques:- How many items are contained in the Union List ?

Ans:- 97

Ques:- Provincial Autonomy was a significant feature of

Ans:- The Government of India Act, 1935

Ques:- Hosni Mubarak, Egyptian President, has been the President of his country since

Ans:- October 14, 1981

Ques:- What is the qualifying age for a citizen to contest in the elections to Panchayats ? It is not less than :

Ans:- 21 years

Ques;- Public Accounts Committee consists of

Ans:- 15 members from Lok Sabha & 7 from Rajya Sabha

Ques:- A Money Bill in the Parliament can be introduced only with the recommendations of the

Ans:- President [under article 117 (1)]

Ques:- Right to information Act was passed in the year

Ans:- 2005

Ques:- The Meenakshi temple at Madurai is the monument of

Ans:- Pandyas

Ques:- Who has been appointed as the new Chairman of National Commission for Farmers ?

Ans:- Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

Ques:- Sunlight reaches on the Earth in

Ans:- 500 seconds

Ques:- National School of Drama was setup by the Sangeet Natak Akademi in the year

Ans;- 1959

Ques;- The Lingaraja Temple built during the medieval period is at

Ans;- Bhubaneshawar

Ques:- Annapurna Mountain peak (8,091 m) is located in

Ans:- Nepal

Ques;- ‘Bottle neck inflation’ means

Ans:- Formation of fold mountains rise in prices without increase in aggregate demand

Ques;- The number of members of the ‘European Union’ is

Ans;- 27

Ques:- What is the name of the currency of Belgium ?

Ans:- Euro

Ques:- Majuli-the largest river Island in the world is located on the river

Ans:- Brahmaputra (in Assam)

Ques:- Silent Valley National Park is located  in

Ans :- Kerala

Ques:- Ayodhya is situated on the bank of river

Ans:- Saryu

Ques:- Major source of power in India is

Ans:- Thermal power

Ques:- Which sector was given highest priority in annual plan (2010-11) of H.P.?

Ans:- Social Sector

Ques:- The vital constituent of blood that helps in clotting is

Ans:- Platelets

Ques:- Mwai Kibaki is the new president of

Ans:- Kenya

Ques:- Who gave the ‘Theory of National Selection’ ?

Ans:- Charles Darwin (in 1959)

Ques:- Plaster of Paris is made from

Ans:- Gypsum

Ques:- Chemical Name of research development explosive (RDX) is

Ans:- Cyclonite

Ques:- Who invented the video tape ?

Ans:- Charles Ginsberg

Ques;- In the context of Indian wildlife, the flying fox is a

Ans:- Bat

Ques:- Fahien, the Chinese traveller, visited India (412 A.D.) during the rule of which Gupta king ?

Ans:- Chandra Gupta-II

Ques:- Which are the Financial Committees of Parliament in India ?

Ans:- Public Accounts Committee, Estimates Committee & Public Undertakings Committee

Ques;- Which is the longest river of South India /

Ans:- Godavari

Ques:- The cause of forming Tsunami is

Ans:- Earthquake

Ques:- Who wrote the book ‘The God of Small Things’?

Ans:- Arundhati Roy

Ques:- Admiral Gorashchov Aircraft Carrier Rafit Project is an agreement between India and

Ans:- Russia

Ques:- Which State of India has the highest sex-ratio (Females 1058/100)?

Ans:- Kerala

Ques:- In which year Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) was founded ?


Ques:- Agha Khan Cup is related to

Ans:- Hockey

Ques:-The full form ECS, which is used in Banking , is

Ans:- Electronic Clearing Service

Ques:- Which crop occupies the most area of cultivation in Himachal Pradesh ?

Ans:- Wheat

Ques:- The old name of Nurpur is

Ans:- Dhameri

Ques:- Which is the birthplace of Yashwant Singh Parmar ?

Ans:- Bagthan, Sirmour

Ques:- Shanan Electricity project, situated at Jogindernagar is managed by

Ans:- Punjab State Electricity Board

Ques:- When did the cases of Dhami shootout occur ?

Ans:- July16, 1939

Ques:- When did Himachal Pradesh become Union Territory under Lt. Governor ?

Ans:- November1, 1956

Ques:- On January 25, 1971, Himachal Pradesh becomes the ……………State of India.

Ans:- 18th

Ques:- Under new delimitation, number of legislative constituencies in Kangra, Mandi, Kullu and Hamirpur districts are respectively

Ans:- 15,10,4,5

Ques:- The amount for annual Plan 2010-2011 of Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- Rs. 3000 Crore

Ques:- Till now Himachal Pradesh harnessed how much hydel power capacity ?

Ans:- 6913 MW

Ques:- “Chatrari Yatra” is related with the district

Ans:- Chamba

Ques:- Which Pass connets Lahual Valley with Spiti Valley ?

Ans:- Kunzum la (4551 m)

Ques:- Thye Mountaineering Instituate in Himachal Pradesh is situated at

Ans:- Manali

Ques:- Out of Sirmour, Solan, Bilaspur, Kangra the boundary of which district do not touch with the State of Punjab ?

Ans:- Sirmour

Ques:- The state Bird of Himachal Pradesh is

Ans:- Jujurana (Western Tragopan)

Ques:- What is the Share of Himachal Pradesh in Nathpa Jhakari Project ?

Ans:- 25 %

Ques:- As per Census, 2001 the most backward district of Himachal Pradesh is established ?

Ans:- 1971

Ques:- Which metal is used for Galvanization ?

Ans:- Zinc

Ques:- What is the objective of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act ?

Ans:- To provide 100 days employment in rural areas.

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