Himachal Pradesh Excise & Taxation Inspector’s Exam 2006

By | July 1, 2017
  1. National bird of India is –Peacock (Symbol of Indian legend literature and love songs)
  1. When was Indian National Congress founded? –28th Dec. 1885
  1. Who was the Ist President of Indian National Congress (INC)? –W.C. Banerjee

4.When did Fa-Hien ( A Chinese pilgrim) visit India? – 5th century ( 405A.D., during the reign of Chandragupta II)

  1. Who was the propounder of “ Yoga Philosophy” in 200-100 B.C.? –Patanjali
  1. Where did Mahatma Budha preach his first Sermon? –Sarnath ( in U.P.)
  1. India’s National Calender is based on –Saka Era ( 78 A.D.)
  1. Who wrote “Abhigyan Shakuntlum”? –Kalidas

9.Who was the first Muslim Invader to India in 712 A.D.? – Mohammad Bin Quasim 

10.Who was the first Muslim woman ruler of India? – Razia Sultan

  1. Which Muslim ruler enforced a strict Price Central System during his time? –Alauddin Khilji
  1. In Which year first battle of Panipat was fought? –1526 A.D. ( between Ibrahim Lodhi and Babur)
  1. When was “Delhi Sultanate founded”? – 1206 A.D.
  1. “Sufi” sect originated from – Islam religion
  1. Tulsidas was contemporary to which ruler? – Akbar
  1. Who compiled Guru Granth Sahib? – Guru Arjan Dev
  1. When was East India Company founded? –  1600 A.D.
  1. Who was credited with the act of transforming “East Indian Company” from a Trade Company to a Political Power? –Robert Clive
  1. Who introduced “English” as medium of education in India? – Lord William Bentick
  1. Sometimes metal pieces fall from the sky on the earth these pieces are known as – Meteorites
  1. Who founded Rama Krishan Mission? – Swami Vivekananda ( on May, 1, 1897 at Belur near Calcutta)
  1. Who was the first Indian woman President of Indian National Congress? – Mrs. Sarojini Naidu (Cownpore session 1925)
  1. Who started Home Rule League Movement in India? – Annie Besant in 1916
  1. When was Minimum Wages Act passed? – 1948
  1. Who said – “Man is a social animal”? – Aristotle
  1. India’s pilotless aircraft is named as – Lakshya
  1. Which planet is smallest, fastest & nearest to the Sun? – Mercury
  1. Which is the largest planet? – Jupiter
  1. Which planet rotates most slowly on its axis? – Venus ( in 243 days)
  1. What is the age of Earth? – 4.5 Billion years
  1. Which raw material is used predominantly in the production of cement? – Limestone
  1. Which is the lowest layer of atmosphere? – Troposphere
  1. “Monsoons” are – Temporary Winds
  1. Which is the largest desert in the World? – Sahara ( in Africa)
  1. Where is the headquarter of International Atomic Energy Agency? – Vienna ( Austria)
  1. Who is the Chief Information Commissioner of India? – Wajahat Habibulah
  1. Ist All India population Census was conducted in the year – 1881 A.D.
  1. The basic principles of heredity were discovered by – Gregor Mendal ( Father of Genetics)
  1. When was the capital of India shifted from Calcutta to Delhi? – 1911 A.D.
  1. Charles F. Richter is a famous – Seismologist
  1. The Asteroid Belt is found between – Mars & Jupiter
  1. Astigmatism is a disease of – The Eye
  1. The vitamin responsible for blood clotting is – vitamin k
  1. Who was the Chairman of Drafting Committee of the Constitution of India? – B.R. Ambedkar ( 1st Union Law Minister)
  1. Ascorbic acid is the chemical name of – vitamin c
  1. Who is known as “Frontier Gandhi”? – Khan Abdul Gaffur Khan
  1. Who was the first woman Governor in India? – Mrs. Sarojini Naidu
  1. Who was the first woman Chief Minister in India? – Sucheta Kriplani
  1. According to Planck, energy possessed by electrons is in the packets called – Quanta
  1. A hereditary disease of the blood in which there is a deficiency in the blood clotting mechanism is called – Hemophilia
  1. The deficiency of vitamin A causes – Night Blindness
  1. Ornithology deals with – Birds
  1.  Quinine is obtained from which plant? – Cinchona
  1. The most important source of revenue to the state Govt. in India is – Sale tax
  1. Through which city passes the meridian on which the Indian Standard Time is based? – Allahabad
  1. “Penguins” means – Antarctica
  1. An example of Igneous Rock –     Granite
  1. Which is the oldest mountain range in the world? – Aravali
  1. “Peninsula” means – A tract of land surrounded by sea water on three sides
  1. Which country has highest Muslim population in the world? – Indonesia
  1. Which Indian state is the largest producer of Rubber? – Kerala
  1. The causal agent of Bird-flu disease is – a virus
  1. Galvanized iron is made by coating iron with – Zinc
  1. Which is the smallest country in the world? Vatican city (Rome)
  1. Boundary line between India and China is known as – McMahon line (drawn in 1914 A.D.)
  1. Seismograph is used to measure – Earthquake
  1. Who won Football World Cup 2006? – Italy, (by defeating France)
  1. Who won “Golden Ball Award” in 2006 Berlin Football World Cup? – Zinaden Zidan ( Captain of France)
  1. Port Louis is the capital of – Mauritius
  1. Arjuna awards are given in the field of – Sports
  1. Which award is given to Sports coaches? – Daronacharya award
  1. With which sport is the Davis Cup associated? – Lawn Tennis
  1. Who won the Men’s Wimbeldon 2006 title? – Roger Federer ( of Switzerland)
  1. Who won the man of the series award in India-Westindies Test series 2006? – Rahul Dravid
  1. 2004 Olympic games were held at – Athens
  1. Who is Milkha Singh? – A sprinter
  1. In which game excelled Samresh Jung of Sirmaur District? – Shooting
  1. Where is the “Shaking Minaret” ( Jhoolta Minar) located? – Golconda ( Karnatka)
  1. Hawala Market is related to – illegal foreign exchange
  1. SEBI stands for – Securities & Exchange Board of India
  1. The term “Forth Estate” refers to – Press
  1. What is the approximate length of the proposed gas line from Iran to India through Pakistan?- 2100 km.
  1. The total identified Hdyro Electric Potential of Himachal is – 21500 MW
  1. What is Sex Ration? – Number of females per 1000 males
  1. Larji Hydro-electric Project ( 126 MW) is located in – Kullu district
  1. Lytton memorial is located at- Nahan
  1. Lavi fair is held at – Rampur
  1. Roreich Art Gallery is located at – Naggar (Kullu)
  1. Malana is located in the district – Kullu
  1. Part “C” state Bilaspur was integrated with Himachal Pradesh on – 1st July 1954
  1. Himachal Pradesh became full fledged state on – 25th January 1971
  1. The best conductor of heat & electricity is – Silver
  1. The article 370 of Constitution is applicable to the State of – Jammu & Kashmir
  1. In which case the Doctrine of Basic Structure of the Constitution was established?

– Keshwanand Bharti case ( April 1973)

  1. Poplar is a – Tree
  1. CNG stands for – Compressed Natural Gas
  1. The tenure of the member of Rajya Sabha is – 6 years
  1. Who appoint the Prime Minister in India? – President
  1. What is the maximum interval between the two sessions of the Parliament? – 6 months
  1. Two houses of the American Congress are –Senate & the House of   Representatives
  1. In the Parliamentary form of Government the council of minister is collectively responsible to the –Parliament
  1. Who is the Chairman of the Planning Commission? –Prime Minister
  1. Green Revolution refers to –the increase in the crop production
  1. ICICI is a –Commercial Bank
  1. Reserve Bank of India was established in the year –April1, 1935
  1. What does IDBI stands for –Industrial Development Bank of India
  1. The Book “ Autobiography of a Yogi” is written by –Paramhansa Yogonanda
  1. What is the unit of distance in the sea Navigation? –Nautical miles
  1. The intensity or loudness of sound is measured in the unit of –Decibel
  1. Sovereignty is an essential attribute of –State
  1. Bureaucracy literally means system of –Officers
  1. Plato was –A Greek Philosopher
  1. Bile, a fluid which helps in the digestion of fats is secreted by –Liver
  1. Which disease is caused due to the deficiency of vitamin D? –Rickets
  1. National Defense Academy is situated at-Khadakwasla ( Pune)
  1. Who said “where there is no law, there is no freedom”? –John Locke
  1. Who was the first person to enter the Space on April 12, 1961? –Major Yuri Gagrin (Russia)
  1. What is the Blood Pressure of a normal person?- 120/80 mmHg
  1. Central Potato Research Institute (CPRI) is situated at –Kufri (Shimla)
  1. The form of Govt. in which all citizens enjoy equal political rights is known as –Democracy
  1. National Science Day is observed on –28th February
  1. The head of Parliamentary Government is –Prime Minister
  1. Who is known as the “Lady with the lamp”? –Florence Nightngale
  1. Fascism believed in –Force
  1. Who gave the Theory of Natural Selection in 1859 A.D.? –Charles Darwin
  1. When can a President refer a matter tot eh Supreme Court for its opinion? –When a matter is of Public importance
  1. The Modern Concept of private property emerged with the emergence of –Liberalism
  1. With which sport “Ranji Trophy” is associated? –Cricket
  1. Where is the birth place of well known Musician Tansen? –Gwalior (Madhya Pradesh)
  1. How many offices are kept outside the ambit of the Office of the Profit Bill? –56 Offices
  1. Who is Tiger Woods? –A golfer
  1. The difference between the value of commodity produced by a labourer & the wages received by him is known as –Surplus Value
  1. In which distt. of H.P. Renuka lake is located? –Sirmour
  1. The Salary of the Presidential of India is drawn from the –Consolidated fund of India
  1. Solar Eclipse ( only on the New Moon Day) occurs when –Moon comes between the Sun & the Earth
  1. On which days of the year National holidays are observed? –26th Jan, 15th Aug & 2nd Oct.
  1. Who was the Prime Minister of Britain at the time of India’s Independence? –C.R. Attlee
  1. An example of non-conventional energy is –Biogas
  1. Who is the father of History? –Herodotus
  1. What is Humas? –Semi-decayed organic matter (Biofertilizer)
  1. Communism is –Revolutionary in nature
  1. With which sport Leander Peas is associated  –Lawn Tennis
  1. With which sport Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore is associated? –Shooting
  1. Which is most important system in a democracy? –Political System
  1. A Socialist state lays emphasis on –Economic Equality
  1. In which year did Prophet Mohammad migrate from Macca to Madina? –622 A.D
  1. Hereditary characters can be traced with the help of –Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid (DNA)
  1. On whose recommendation does the central Govt. grant financial assistance to the states? –The Finance Commission
  1. The Planning Commission in India is –An Administrative Advisory body
  1. The President of USA is the – Real Executive Head of the state
  1. The “Jallianwala Bagh” Massacre took place on –April 13, 1919
  1. The programmer of Non- Cooperation launched by Gandhiji did not include –Armed Rebellion against the Govt.
  1. When were the first general election held in India? –1952 A.D.
  1. The power of Judicial review is conferred on the Supreme Court in India by –Article 13 & Article 32
  1. The Indian Constitution is the –Lengthiest written constitution in the world
  1. The President of India can nominate to the Rajya Sabha –12 members
  1. In the Indian constitution the interest of the minorities are protected by –Article 29
  1. To prevent recurrences scams in Indian Capital Market, the Govt of India has assigned regulatory power to –Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI)
  1. Agricultural Price Commission was established in the year –1965
  1. The apex Institution in the field of Industrial finance is –Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
  1. The branch of Geology which deals with the study of rocks is –Petrology
  1. The Integrated Rural Development Programmer (IRDP) was launched on –October2, 1980
  1. The Prime Meridian passes through –Great Britain
  1. Which award is associated with an outstanding work in the field of agriculture? –Borlaug Award
  1. The stock exchange is a part of –The Capital Market
  1. Table Tennis is also known as –Croquet
  1. Which is the largest Nationalized Bank of India? –State Bank of India
  1. President of India is – The Head of the State & the SupremeCommander of Armed Forces
  1. With whose reign is the Gandhara School of Art associated? –Kanishka
  1. Who is the author of the famous novel “War and Peace”? –Leo Tolstoy
  1. Who encouraged remarriage of the widows most? –Raja Ram Mohan Rai
  1. Among the early Aryan the Principal means of earning a living was –Farming
  1. Who wrote “Hints for Self Culture”? –Lala Hardyal
  1. “Contours” represent places having –Equal Altitude
  1. The Red Indian belongs to –North America
  1. “Yak” is found in –Central Asia
  1. In which planet a day is longer than year on the earth? –Venus
  1. The brightest object in the Universe is –Quasar
  1. Doldrums refer to –A belt of calm and light variable wind near the equator
  1. Racial traits of man are situated in –Anthropology

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