HP Police Sub-Inspector Exam 2006

By | June 29, 2017
  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
  1. Charminar is located at – Hyderabad
  1. “Golden Ball” Award is associated with a game viz – Football
  1. Who is the Director of National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT)? – Prof. Krishna Kumar
  1. Katas Raj-Shiva temple is located in – Pakistan
  1. Which game is Sania Mirza associated with? – Lawn Tennis
  1. Ustad Zakir Hussain is associated with – Tabla
  1. Who is the author of the play “Merchant of Venice”? – William Shakespeare
  1. Forbidden City is – Lahasa
  1. The country smallest in area is – Vatican City (0.44Sqkm.)
  1. Unsuccessfully launched Agni III was designed to hit enemy target at a distance of – 3000 km – 3500 km
  1. Which of the following players won the 2006 U.S. Open Tennis men’s title? – Roger Federer
  1. Proposed “1020 MW. Khab Power Project” in distt. kinnaur is to be constructed on the river – Sutlej
  1. Which place is called Ajanta of Himalayas? – Tabo Monastery
  1. Total Population of Himachal Pradesh under 2001 census is – 60,77,248
  1. “Parichu Lake” is in – Tibet
  1. Female literacy rate in H.P under 2001 census is – 68.08%
  1. Recently gutted 10th century “Bodh Temple” is at – Ribba (Kinnaur)
  1. Who was the first Chairman of the Territorial Council of H.P. in 1957? – Thakur Karam Singh
  1. Greater Himalayan National Park is in – Distt. Kullu
  1. Which place in H.P. is known as Mini Switzerland? – Khajjiar (Chamba)
  1. How many main PURANAS are there? – 18
  1. The foundation stone of Indian Parliament House was laid by – Duke of Connaught on Feb.
  1. “The Suketi Fossil Park” is in – Distt. Sirmour
  1. “Mohana” is a famous song of – Bilaspur (H.P.)
  1. Sobha Singh Art-Gallery is at – Andhreta (Palampur)
  1. The language spoken by the Aryans was  – Sanskrit
  1. Whose son was Ajatashatru? – Bimbisara
  1. “Pangwal Tribe” resides in district – Chamba
  1. “GODAN” was written by – Munshi Prem Chand
  1. AIDS day is celebrated on – 1st December
  1. Blood was classified into four groups by – Karl Landsteiner in 1900 A.D.
  1. Anemia is caused due to the deficiency of – Iron
  1. Disorder in Pancreas causes – Diabetes
  1. “Some books are to be tasted, others to be swallowed and some few to be chewed and digested. “Who spoke these words? – Francis Bacon
  1. Leukemia is a disease also called – Blood Cancer
  1. How many bones are there in human body? – 206
  2. Penicillin is widely used as – Antibiotic
  3. EEG helps in diagnosis of major disorder of – Brain
  1. Which part of the human body is called “Adam’s Apple”? – Larynx (Thorax)
  1. “Ultimate Clean Bomb” is – Hydrogen Bomb
  1. Maharishi Pantanjali gave the concept of yoga in – 200-100 B.C.
  1. Pomology is a study of – Fruits
  1. Nobel Prize winner Norman E. Borlaug (USA) is the father of – Green Revolution
  1. Bamboo is a – Grass
  1. How many Universities are functional in Himachal Pradesh? – Seven (4 Govt. & 3 Private Universities)
  1. The chief constituent of Gober Gas is –Methane (Marsh Gas)
  2. The function of Dynamo is to convert – Mechanical Energy into Electric energy
  3. Which food is the best source of Protein? – Pulses
  1. The most abundant element in earth’s atmosphere is – Nitrogen (78.03%)
  1. Name the country which lead in the production of Industrial Diamond (Borts) –Zaire (Democratic Republic of Congo)
  1. Which Indian state is the largest producer of cotton? – Maharashtra
  1. “Monsoon” is derived from – Arabic word “Mausim” which means Season
  1. Demography is the study of – population
  1. Radcliffe line demarcates the boundary between – India – Pakistan
  1. “Comet” is a – Heavenly body of huge clouds of frozen gases& dust with a 

tail away from the sun

  1. Which instrument is used to record the magnitude of Earthquake? – Seismograph
  1. “Cloud burst” means – Extreme heavy & Sudden down pour of rain
  1. “OASIS” means – A fertile place in the midst of desert having water & vegetation
  1. The Indus river rises from – Mount Kailash (Mansarover Lake)
  1. Hailey National Park (Estd. In 1936) is now called – Corbett National Park
  1. “IGLOO” is a – Cone shaped hut made of blocks of hard snow
  1. Which State is the main producer of rubber in India? – Kerala
  1. Who is the Education Minister of India? – Arjun Singh
  1. Raja Sansar Chand was the king of which state? – Kangra
  1. Which country is the most densely populated country in the world? – Monanco (23660 persons per Sqkm.)
  1. Which mountains are said to be the World’s oldest in India? – Aravallis
  1. South-West monsoon winds blow in India during – June-September
  1. “Diego Garcia” ( of Cages Archipelago) is an island situated in – Indian Ocean
  1. Red Soil is found in – Tamilnadu, Andhra Pradesh, Orissa
  1. Alexander invaded India in – 327 – 325B.C.
  1. Birth place of Gautam Buddha – Lumbini ( near kapilvastu in Nepal)
  1. 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)
  1. Who brought revenue record upto date during Akbar? – Raja Todar Mal
  1. Who created the “Khalsa”? – Guru Gobind Singh
  1. “Cholas” ruled their Kingdom with the help of – Council of Ministers
  1. Who was called “Indian Napolean” by V.A. Smith? – Samudra Gupta
  2. The first to bring Islam into India were – Arabs
  3. Changez Khan, who invaded India in 1221 A.D. belonged to – Mongolia
  1. Who was the first Viceroy of India went the British Crown took over the reign from East Company in 1858? – Lord Canning
  1. The highest institution of Panchayati Raj in India is – Zila Parishad
  1. “Swaraj is my birth right, I shall have it” who said these words? – Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  1. Gandhi founded “Sabarmati Ashram” in 1916 at – Ahmadabad ( in Gujarat)
  1. In which movement “Vande Mataram” was adopted as a slogan for agitation? – Partition of Bengal
  1. India’s first satellite-Aryabhatta was launched on – April 19, 1975
  1. Which Indian Revolutionary helped Subhash Chander Bose in raising I.N.A. (Azad Hind Fauj)? – Rasbihari Bose
  1. “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)
  1. Who was the first Indian to into space? – Rakesh Sharma
  1. Which is the state being ruled by one party for the last three decade? – West 


  1. What is the existing GDP of India? – 7%
  1. “The Gilt Edged Market” deals in – Govt. Securities
  1. Who is the exponent of the theory of “Economic Drain of India” during the British Rule? – Dada Bhai Naoroji
  1. Custom Duty is a tax on – Imports
  1. Kautilya is also known as – Chanakya & Vishnu Gupta
  1. Ashoka the Great invaded kalinga in – 261 B.C.
  1. First man-made Satellite sent in space by Russians in 1957, is known as – Sputnik
  1. Which is the smallest planet in solar system? – Mercury
  1. Sterling is the name given to the currency of – United Kingdom
  1. In which country was G-8 Summit 2006 of Industrialized Nations held recently? – Russia
  1. Fourteen carat Gold is – Gold containing 49% Copper
  1. International Monetary Fund (IMF) has it’s headquarter at – Washington D.C.
  1. Sodium is a – Metal
  1. What is soft currency? – Currency in plentiful supply
  1. National Bank for Agriculture & Rural Development (NABARD) was established on – July 12, 1982
  1. How many verses are there in Ramayana? – 24000
  1. When do we observe National Consumer Day? – December 24
  1. Under 10th Five year plan the target GDP is fixed at? – 8%
  1. Name the department for which a separate Annual Budget is presented in the parliament of India? – Railways
  1. Who are the vice-Chairmen of Planning Commission of India? – Montek Singh 


  1. Which Govt. has introduced for the first time “Out Come Budget” in parliament of India? – UPA Govt.
  1. Which political party, does Sh. Somnath Chatterjee, the Speaker of the Lok Sabha, belong to? – Communist Party of India (Marxist)
  1. Plastic bags do not decompose easily in nature because they are – Non-


  1. How many elected members are there in the Rajya Sabha? – 238 (  presently 233)
  1. 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
  1. How many times Indian President has been impeached by the Parliament? – Never
  1. Who replaced Sh. D.P. Khaitan member of Drafting Committee of Indian Constitution after his death in Feb. 1947? – T.T. Krishnachary
  1. Who decides whether a bill is money bill or non-money bill? – Speaker of Lok Sabha
  1. How many times Article 360 (Financial Emergency)  of the Constitution has been invoked by the President of India? – Never
  1. Under which constitutional amendment, woman are provided 33% reservation in Panchayats and Urban bodies? – 74th
  1. Attorney General of India, Comptroller & Auditor General of India, & Governors of the States are appointed by – President of India
  1. Who is the Supreme Commander of the defense forces in India? – President of India
  1. Panchayati Raj System in India is – Three Tier System
  1. Which is the highest Civilian Award of India? – Bharat Ratna
  1. Every day functioning of the Parliament begins with – Question Hour
  1. Fish breathe through the – Gills
  1. The oldest style of Indian Classical Dance is – Bharatnatyam
  1. SAARC was established on – December 8, 1985
  1. Capital of Lebanon is – Beirut
  2. Which country’s Parliament is called “Jatiya Sansad”? – Bangladesh
  3. “Yuan” is the currency of – China

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