HP Police Sub-Inspector Exam 2006

1.    Which metal is used as filament in Electric bulbs? – Tungsten

2.    The height of Kandraur Bridge is – 263 feet (80 mtrs.)

3.    Rong-Tong Hydel Project is situated in – Distt. Lahual Spiti

4.    “Kanthapura” was written by – Raja Rao

5.    Charminar is located at – Hyderabad

6.    “Golden Ball” Award is associated with a game viz – Football

7.    Who is the Director of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)? – Prof. Krishna Kumar

8.    Katas Raj-Shiva temple is located in – Pakistan

9.    Which game is Sania Mirza associated with? – Lawn Tennis

10.    Ustad Zakir Hussain is associated with – Tabla

11.    Who is the author of the play “Merchant of Venice”? – William Shakespeare

12.    Forbidden City is – Lahasa

13.    The country smallest in area is – Vatican City (0.44Sqkm.)

14.    Unsuccessfully launched Agni III was designed to hit enemy target at a distance of – 3000 km – 3500 km

15.    Which of the following players won the 2006 U.S. Open Tennis men’s title? – Roger Federer

16.    Proposed “1020 MW. Khab Power Project” in distt. kinnaur is to be constructed on the river – Sutlej

17.    Which place is called Ajanta of Himalayas? – Tabo Monastery

18.    Total Population of Himachal Pradesh under 2001 census is – 60,77,248

19.    “Parichu Lake” is in – Tibet

20.    Female literacy rate in H.P under 2001 census is - 68.08%



21.    Recently gutted 10th century “Bodh Temple” is at – Ribba (Kinnaur)

22.    Who was the first Chairman of the Territorial Council of H.P. in 1957? – Thakur Karam Singh

23.    Greater Himalayan National Park is in – Distt. Kullu

24.    Which place in H.P. is known as Mini Switzerland? – Khajjiar (Chamba)

25.    How many main PURANAS are there? – 18

26.    The foundation stone of Indian Parliament House was laid by – Duke of Connaught on Feb.

27.    “The Suketi Fossil Park” is in – Distt. Sirmour

28.    “Mohana” is a famous song of – Bilaspur (H.P.)

29.    Sobha Singh Art-Gallery is at – Andhreta (Palampur)

30.    The language spoken by the Aryans was  - Sanskrit

31.    Whose son was Ajatashatru? – Bimbisara

32.    “Pangwal Tribe” resides in district – Chamba

33.    “GODAN” was written by – Munshi Prem Chand

34.    AIDS day is celebrated on – 1st December

35.    Blood was classified into four groups by – Karl Landsteiner in 1900 A.D.

36.    Anemia is caused due to the deficiency of – Iron

37.    Disorder in Pancreas causes – Diabetes

38.    “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested. “Who spoke these words? – Francis Bacon

39.    Leukemia is a disease also called – Blood Cancer

40.    How many bones are there in human body? – 206

41.    Penicillin is widely used as – Antibiotic

42.    EEG helps in diagnosis of major disorder of – Brain

43.    Which part of the human body is called “Adam’s Apple”? – Larynx (Thorax)

44.    “Ultimate Clean Bomb” is – Hydrogen Bomb

45.    Maharishi Pantanjali gave the concept of yoga in – 200-100 B.C.

46.    Pomology is a study of – Fruits

47.    Nobel Prize winner Norman E. Borlaug (USA) is the father of – Green Revolution

48.    Bamboo is a – Grass

49.    How many Universities are functional in Himachal Pradesh? – Seven (4 Govt. & 3 Private Universities)

50.    The chief constituent of Gober Gas is –Methane (Marsh Gas)

51.    The function of Dynamo is to convert – Mechanical Energy into Electric energy

52.    Which food is the best source of Protein? – Pulses

53.    The most abundant element in earth’s atmosphere is – Nitrogen (78.03%)

54.    Name the country which lead in the production of Industrial Diamond (Borts) –Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo)

55.    Which Indian state is the largest producer of cotton? – Maharashtra

56.    “Monsoon” is derived from – Arabic word “Mausim” which means Season

57.    Demography is the study of – population

58.    Radcliffe line demarcates the boundary between – India – Pakistan

59.    “Comet” is a – Heavenly body of huge clouds of frozen gases& dust with a 
tail away from the sun

60.    Which instrument is used to record the magnitude of Earthquake? – Seismograph

61.    “Cloud burst” means – Extreme heavy & Sudden down pour of rain

62.    “OASIS” means – A fertile place in the midst of desert having water & vegetation

63.    The Indus river rises from – Mount Kailash (Mansarover Lake)

64.    Hailey National Park (Estd. In 1936) is now called – Corbett National Park

65.    “IGLOO” is a – Cone shaped hut made of blocks of hard snow

66.    Which State is the main producer of rubber in India? – Kerala

67.    Who is the Education Minister of India? – Arjun Singh

68.    Raja Sansar Chand was the king of which state? – Kangra

69.    Which country is the most densely populated country in the world? – Monanco (23660 persons per Sqkm.)

70.    Which mountains are said to be the World’s oldest in India? – Aravallis

71.    South-West monsoon winds blow in India during – June-September

72.    “Diego Garcia” ( of Cages Archipelago) is an island situated in – Indian Ocean

73.    Red Soil is found in – Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa

74.    Alexander invaded India in – 327 – 325B.C.

75.    Birth place of Gautam Buddha – Lumbini ( near kapilvastu in Nepal)

76.    Which hydro electric project situated in the territory of H.P. is still under the control of another State? – Shanan Hydro Electric Project ( Distt. Mandi)

77.    Who brought revenue record upto date during Akbar? – Raja Todar Mal

78.    Who created the “Khalsa”? – Guru Gobind Singh

79.    “Cholas” ruled their Kingdom with the help of – Council of Ministers

80.    Who was called “Indian Napolean” by V.A. Smith? – Samudra Gupta

81.    The first to bring Islam into India were – Arabs

82.    Changez Khan, who invaded India in 1221 A.D. belonged to – Mongolia

83.    Who was the first Viceroy of India went the British Crown took over the reign from East Company in 1858? – Lord Canning

84.    The highest institution of Panchayati Raj in India is – Zila Parishad

85.    “Swaraj is my birth right, I shall have it” who said these words? – Bal Gangadhar Tilak

86.    Gandhi founded “Sabarmati Ashram” in 1916 at – Ahmadabad ( in Gujarat)

87.    In which movement “Vande Mataram” was adopted as a slogan for agitation? – Partition of Bengal

88.    India’s first satellite-Aryabhatta was launched on – April 19, 1975

89.    Which Indian Revolutionary helped Subhash Chander Bose in raising I.N.A. (Azad Hind Fauj)? – Rasbihari Bose

90.    “Poorna Swaraj” was declared by the Congress in its 44th Session under the Pt. J.L. Nehru on Dec. 31, 1929 at – Lahore ( on the bank of the Ravi river)

91.    Who was the first Indian to into space? – Rakesh Sharma

92.    Which is the state being ruled by one party for the last three decade? – West 
Bengal

93.    What is the existing GDP of India? – 7%

94.    “The Gilt Edged Market” deals in – Govt. Securities

95.    Who is the exponent of the theory of “Economic Drain of India” during the British Rule? – Dada Bhai Naoroji

96.    Custom Duty is a tax on – Imports

97.    Kautilya is also known as – Chanakya & Vishnu Gupta

98.    Ashoka the Great invaded kalinga in – 261 B.C.

99.    First man-made Satellite sent in space by Russians in 1957, is known as – Sputnik

100.  Which is the smallest planet in solar system? – Mercury

101.  Sterling is the name given to the currency of – United Kingdom

102.  In which country was G-8 Summit 2006 of Industrialized Nations held recently? – Russia

103.  Fourteen carat Gold is – Gold containing 49% Copper

104.  International Monetary Fund (IMF) has it’s headquarter at – Washington D.C.

105.  Sodium is a – Metal

106.  What is soft currency? – Currency in plentiful supply

107.  National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) was established on – July 12, 1982

108.  How many verses are there in Ramayana? – 24000

109.  When do we observe National Consumer Day? – December 24

110.  Under 10th Five year plan the target GDP is fixed at? – 8%

111.  Name the department for which a separate Annual Budget is presented in the parliament of India? – Railways

112.  Who are the vice-Chairmen of Planning Commission of India? – Montek Singh 
Ahluwalia

113.  Which Govt. has introduced for the first time “Out Come Budget” in parliament of India? – UPA Govt.

114.  Which political party, does Sh. Somnath Chatterjee, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, belong to? – Communist Party of India (Marxist)

115.  Plastic bags do not decompose easily in nature because they are – Non-
Biodegradable

116.  How many elected members are there in the Rajya Sabha? – 238 (  presently 233)

117.  The President of India elected by – The electoral College consisting of elected members of Lok Sabha; Rajya Sabha; all the state legislative Assemblies; National Capital Delhi & Pondicherry

118.  How many times Indian President has been impeached by the Parliament? – Never

119.  Who replaced Sh. D.P. Khaitan member of Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution after his death in Feb. 1947? – T.T. Krishnachary

120.  Who decides whether a bill is money bill or non-money bill? – Speaker of Lok Sabha

121.  How many times Article 360 (Financial Emergency)  of the Constitution has been invoked by the President of India? – Never

122.  Under which constitutional amendment, woman are provided 33% reservation in Panchayats and Urban bodies? – 74th

123.  Attorney General of India, Comptroller & Auditor General of India, & Governors of the States are appointed by – President of India

124.  Who is the Supreme Commander of the defense forces in India? – President of India

125.  Panchayati Raj System in India is – Three Tier System

126.  Which is the highest Civilian Award of India? – Bharat Ratna

127.  Every day functioning of the Parliament begins with – Question Hour

128.  Fish breathe through the – Gills

129.  The oldest style of Indian Classical Dance is – Bharatnatyam

130.  SAARC was established on - December 8, 1985

131.  Capital of Lebanon is – Beirut

132.  Which country’s Parliament is called “Jatiya Sansad”? – Bangladesh

133.  “Yuan” is the currency of - China

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