HP Police Sub-Inspector Main Exam Paper 2017 [English and Hindi] – HPSSC Hamirpur

By | October 20, 2019

Time 3 hours Maximum Marks: 200 (English Plus Hindi)

Part 1 English Total marks 100

Q1. Write an essay in about 300 words on any of the following topics: (30 marks)

  1. Failures are the pillars of success
  2. Population explosion
  3. Drug addiction problem and solution
  4. Status of women in India

Q2. Make a precis of the following passage in about one-third of its length and give it a suitable title (12 + 3 =15 marks)

(Note: Marks will be deducted if your precis is much longer or shorter than the prescribed length.)

Great saints of the world have always preached that simple living and high thinking should be the golden principle of life. Most of the great men in the annals of history have practiced this principle and achieved greatness in all its glory. The importance of simple living has been emphasized by all spiritual thinkers. This advice is based on the fact that human wants are limitless once they are given a long hope. If psychologically encouraged these want to multiply one after another. They make the man a selfish slave to material acquisition. They divert the attention of the man from high thinking and bring him down to the narrow circle of worldly pursuits. They affect adversely his devotion and concentration to higher ideals of life which mostly include service of fellow human beings. Modern thinkers have come to feel that elaborate living is more conducive to the service of humanity than simple living.

Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Nehru, Abraham Lincoln, Einstein, and Bertrand Russell have proved that simple living is a better way of achieving greatness if it means service to society. These personalities led unsophisticated lives, yet they became the idols of people. They emancipated the thinking and living of the common people with their strong convictions of truth, love for human beings and the good of society. They let people to great achievements.

Q3. Read the following passage and answer the questions that follow:

Since the world has become industrialized, there has been an increase in the number of animal species that have either become extinct or have neared extinction. Bengal Tiger, for instance, which once roamed the Jungle in vast numbers, now number only 2,300 and by the year 2025, their population is estimated to be down to zero. What is alarming about the case of Bengal tiger is that this extension will have been caused almost entirely by poachers who according to some sources, are not interested in material gain but in personal gratification. This is an example of callousness that is part of what is causing the problem of extinction. Animals like the Bengal tiger, as well as, those belonging to other endangered species, are a valuable part of the world ecosystem. International laws protecting these animals must be enacted to ensure their survival and the survival of our planet. Countries around the world have begun to deal with the problem in various ways. Some countries, in order to circumvent the problem, have allocated a large amounts of land to animal reserves. They then charge admission fees to help defray the cost of maintaining the parks, and they often must also depend on the world organization for support. With the money get, they can invest in equipment and patrols to protect the animals. Another solution that is an attempt to stem the tide of animal extension is an international boycott of products made from endangered species. This seems fairly effective, but it will not, by itself, prevent animals from being hunted and killed

QUESTIONS (5 x 2=10 marks)

  1. What is the author’s main concern in this passage?
  2. According to the passage, why poachers kill the Bengal tiger?
  3. Why certain species are becoming extinct?
  4. What is the meaning of the phrase ‘Stem the tide’ used in this passage?
  5. What is the meaning of the word ‘alarming’ in this passage?

Q4. Write a report of a newspaper in about 100 words on any one of the following topics: (10 marks)

  1. School bus Hits Two Wheelers 4 dead
  2. Inter-School Debate

Q5. Write a letter to the District Collector, drawing his attention to the nuisance caused by loudspeakers in the city during examination days in about 100 words. (10 marks)

(Instruction: do not disclose your personal identification or mention your actual address while writing the letter. Conversely, write only the imaginary address in the letter failing which penalty may be imposed.)

Q6. Correct the following sentences: (10 marks)

  1. Politics of this country are in a bad shape.
  2. He is taller than me.
  3. Roses smell sweetly.
  4. Do you know to swim?
  5. Can you speak English fluent?
  6. Smoking is one of the major causes for lung cancer.
  7. He was safe and he was wounded .
  8. Put this slip in a envelope.
  9. When the sun set, we reach our village.
  10. The English is language of English.

Q7. Give one word substitution to the following group of words: (3 marks)

  1. Able to do many different things
  2. Dictionary of the special terms in a particular field or job
  3. Group groups of people who operate a ship airplane out train

Q8. Distinguish between the following pair of words by their usage in two different sentences:(6 marks)

  1. Accept and except
  2. Dual and duel
  3. Effect and affect

Q9. Write one-one synonym and antonym of the following words: (6 marks)

  1. Adjourn
  2. Expeditious
  3. Multifarious

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भाग 2 हिंदी (कुल अंक: 100 )

प्रश्न 10.  निम्नलिखित किसी एक विषय पर लगभग 300 शब्दों में निबंध लिखिए: (30  अंक)

  1. नक्सलवाद: एक राष्ट्रीय आंतरिक सुरक्षा चुनौती
  2. भ्रष्टाचार: एक राष्ट्रीय समस्या
  3. सूचना का अधिकार
  4. अंतरिक्ष विज्ञान में भारत की उपलब्धियां

प्रश्न 11. निम्नलिखित गद्यांश की व्याख्या कीजिए: (15 अंक)

साहित्य और जीवन का संबंध देखने के लिए क्षणिक राष्ट्रीय आवश्यकताओं की परिधि से ऊपर उठने की आवश्यकता है। इस साहित्य के आकाश में क्षितिज के पास रिक्तिम वर्ण को ही न देखें, संपूर्ण सौरमंडल और उसके अपार विस्तार अगणित रंग-रूप के भी दर्शन करें। साहित्य की शब्दावली में हम क्षणिक यथार्थ को ग्रहण करने में लग कर वास्तविक यथार्थ का तिरस्कार न करें जो विविध आदर्शों से सुसज्जित है। हम साहित्य और जीवन का संबंध अत्यंत व्यापक अर्थ में मानें। देश और काल की सुविधा के ही मोह में न पड़े।

अथवा

प्रेमी निर्दय कैसे हो सकता है? उसका उदार हृदय तो दया का आगार होता है। दीन को वह अपनी प्रेममयी दया का सबसे बड़ा और पवित्र पात्र समझता है। दीन के सकरुण नेत्रों में उसे अपने प्रेमदेव की मन मोहिनी मूर्ति का दर्शन अनायास प्राप्त हो जाता है। दीन की मर्म भेदिनी आह में उस पागल को अपने प्रियतम का मधुर आह्वान सुनाई देता है। इधर वह अपने दिल का दरवाजा दीन-हीनों के लिए दिन रात खोले खड़ा रहता है और परमात्मा का हृदय द्वार उस दीन-प्रेमी को स्वागत करने को उत्सुक रहा करता है।

प्रश्न 12. निम्नलिखित पद्यांश की व्याख्या कीजिए: (15 अंक)

तिमिर दारुण मिहिर बरसो।
ज्योति के कर अंध कारागार का सजग परसो।
खो गया जीवन हमारा,
अंधता से गत सहारा
गात के संपात पर उत्थान देकर प्राण बरसो।
क्षिप्रत्र हो गात हमारी,
खुले प्रतिकली कुसुम क्यारी,
सहज सौरभ में समीकरण पर सहस्त्रों किरण हरसो।

अथवा

गरज रहा उर व्यथा भार से
गीत बन रहा रोदन
आज तुम्हारी करुणा के हित
कातर धरती का मन !
मौन प्रार्थना करता अंतर
मर्म कामना भरती मर्मर,
युग संध्या जीवन विषाद से
आहत विश्व समीकरण!

प्रश्न 13. अपने मित्र को पत्र लिखकर समझाइए कि ‘नागरिक सुरक्षा’ से आप क्या समझते हैं? इसकी जानकारी हमारे लिए क्यों आवश्यक है? (10 अंक)

(निर्देश पत्र लेखन में केवल काल्पनिक पता लिखें वास्तविक पता लिखना मान्य नहीं होगा)

प्रश्न 14. निम्नलिखित शब्दों को शुद्ध करके लिखिए: (5 अंक)

  1. परमातमा
  2. योज्ञ
  3. कण्ठ
  4. बृजभाषा
  5. तृकोण

प्रश्न 15. निम्नलिखित शब्दों का संधि विच्छेद कीजिए: (5 अंक )

  1. व्याख्यान
  2. गिरींद्र
  3. व्यतीत
  4. पुरोहित
  5. दुष्कर

प्रश्न 16. निम्नलिखित समस्त पदों का विग्रह कीजिए तथा समास का नाम भी लिखिए: (10 अंक)

  1. पाप-पुण्य
  2. पितांबर
  3. अगोचर
  4. पवनपुत्र
  5. प्रत्येक

प्रश्न 17. निम्नलिखित वाक्यांशों के लिए एक (उपयुक्त) शब्द लिखिए: (5 अंक)

  1. जो दूसरों के लिए बोलता है
  2. नगर में रहने वाला
  3. जिसका जन्म दो बार हुआ हो
  4. ऊपर चढ़ने वाला
  5. जो धन का दुरुपयोग करता हो

प्रश्न 18. निम्नलिखित मुहावरों का अर्थ लिखकर वाक्य बनाइए: (5 अंक)

  1. आँखें खुलना
  2. काम आना
  3. गीदड़ भभकी
  4. दाँत खट्टे करना
  5. नाक का बाल होना

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