Solved Question Paper of Sub Inspector of Police Post Code 729 -HPSSC Hamirpur

Solved Question Paper of Sub Inspector of Police Post Code 729 -HPSSC Hamirpur

  1. Which is the port town of Indus Valley civilization ?
    (A) Harappa
    (B) Ropar
    (C) Lothal
    (D) Banawali
  2. The term ‘Neolithic’ is derived from
    (A) Greek word
    (B) Latin word
    (C) French word
    (D) German word
  3. Which of the following played the most important part in the Vedic Economy ?
    (A) Cattle breeding
    (B) Agriculture
    (C) Trade and Commerce
    (D) Fishing and Hunting
  4. Which of the following had a monarchical form of government ?
    (A) Kuru
    (B) Malla
    (C) Vatsa
    (D) Assaka
  5. In Vajrayana Buddhism, the spouse of the Buddha/ Bodhisatva was known as
    (A) Yogini
    (B) Dakini
    (C) Tara
    (D) Matangi
  1. From which community did Jainism get most of its recruits ?
    (A) Mercantile Community
    (B) Artisans
    (C) Cultivators
    (D) Kshatriyas
  2. The Queen’s Edict of Ashoka is also known as
    (A) Minor Pillar Edict I
    (B) Major Pillar Edict II
    (C) Minor Pillar Edict III
    (D) Major Pillar Edict V
  3. The Red Sea route between India and Greece was opened by which empire ?
    (A) Greek
    (B) Egyptian
    (C) Roman
    (D) None of these
  4. The most important officers in the Gupta empire were the
    (A) Kumaramatyas
    (B) Amatyas
    (C) Mantrin
    (D) Yuktas
  5. Who among the following allowed the Muslims to preach Islamic faith in
    their empire ?
    (A) Palas
    (B) Pratiharas
    (C) Senas
    (D) Rashtrakutas
  1. Before becoming the emperor, Balban was a deputy of
    (A) Iltutmish
    (B) Raziya
    (C) Nasiruddin Mahmud
    (D) Altunia
  2. What inspired the Marathas to fight against the rulers in Delhi ?
    (A) Religion
    (B) Military might
    (C) Nationalism
    (D) Patriotism
  3. A new technique of painting, known as ‘Siyahi Qalam’ became fashionable
    during the reign of
    (A) Aurangzeb
    (B) Shah Jahan
    (C) Akbar
    (D) Jahangir
  4. How many incursions did Mahmud of Ghazni made in India ?
    (A) 15
    (B) 16
    (C) 17
    (D) 25
  5. In which year was the Ryotwari System introduced ?
    (A) 1820
    (B) 1825
    (C) 1905
    (D) 1803
  1. What was the emphasis laid on in all reform movements ?
    (A) Religious reforms
    (B) Social reforms
    (C) Both (A) and (B)
    (D) None of these
  2. The annexation of Awadh by the British took place in which year ?
    (A) 1853
    (B) 1854
    (C) 1855
    (D) 1856
  3. The Indian National Movement upto 1905 was dominated by the
    (A) Moderates
    (B) Extremists
    (C) Revolutionaries
    (D) None of these
  4. On which date did Gandhiji make his famous march to Dandi to break the salt law ?
    (A) February 15, 1930
    (B) April 6, 1930
    (C) March 12, 1930
    (D) March 6, 1930
  5. Wavell plan was given in which year ?
    (A) 1943
    (B) 1946
    (C) 1945
    (D) 1949
  1. Morains and Till are examples of
    (A) Argillaceous rocks
    (B) Aeolian rocks
    (C) Glacial sedimentary rocks
    (D) None of these
  2. Earthquakes are not likely to occur in
    (A) Alaska
    (B) Brazil
    (C) Mexico
    (D) New Zealand
  3. The aviators of jet aeroplanes often avoid the troposphere and fly above it
    because of the presence of
    (A) electrically charged layer
    (B) ozone layer
    (C) water layer
    (D) bumpty air pockets
  4. Doldrum is a zone of
    (A) inter tropical convergence zone
    (B) inter tropical divergence zone
    (C) local winds
    (D) frontolysis
  5. Dolphin and Challanger ocean ridges exist in which ocean ?
    (A) Pacific Ocean
    (B) Atlantic Ocean
    (C) Indian Ocean
    (D) Arctic Ocean
  1. Falkland ocean current flows along the south-eastern coast of
    (A) Asia
    (B) Europe
    (C) Africa
    (D) South America
  2. Which soil is famous for growth of long grasses ?
    (A) Chestnut soil
    (B) Prairie soil
    (C) Desert soil
    (D) Laterite soil
  3. Out migration of people from Bihar to Punjab is the result of
    (A) Poverty

    (B) Over-population
    (C) Political instability
    (D) All of these
  4. The ‘Masais’ mainly rear
    (A) Cattle
    (B) Goats
    (C) Reindeers
    (D) Sheep
  5. Which of the following sources of energy does not pollute the environment ?
    (A) Water
    (B) Mineral oil
    (C) Uranium (D) Coal
  1. The Cape route provides link between Western Europe and
    (A) Africa
    (B) Far East
    (C) North America
    (D) South America
  2. In which of the following natural regions, subsistence farming is the main
    occupation ?
    (A) Mediterranean type
    (B) Steppe type
    (C) China type
    (D) Monsoon type
  3. The capital of Australia is
    (A) Sydney
    (B) Perth
    (C) Canberra
    (D) Melbourne
  4. Which of the following rivers is not fed by the snow field known as ‘Himal’ ?
    (A) Ganga
    (B) Yamuna
    (C) Gandak
    (D) Godavari
  5. Which region is frequently affected by tropical cyclones in India ?
    (A) Gujarat coast
    (B) Coromandal coast
    (C) Konkan coast
    (D) Malabar coast
  1. In India, diluvial forests are found in the
    (A) Andamans
    (B) Sunderbans
    (C) Aravallis
    (D) Southern slopes of the Himalayas
  2. Which mountain range stretches from Gujarat in the west to Delhi in the north ?
    (A) Aravalli Range
    (B) Vindhya Range
    (C) Satpura Range
    (D) Kaimur Range
  3. Kharaghoda is the leading centre of salt industry of
    (A) Rann of Kutch
    (B) Karnataka
    (C) Kerala
    (D) Rajasthan
  4. The Agra canal draws water from which river ?
    (A) Ganga
    (B) Yamuna
    (C) Gandak
    (D) Son
  5. Which of the following is not a Kharif crop ?
    (A) Barley
    (B) Rice
    (C) Jowar
    (D) Sesame
  1. Bicameral system is a feature of which of the following form of government ?
    (A) Parliamentary system
    (B) Presidential system
    (C) Federal system
    (D) Unitary system
  2. Objective resolution was moved in Constituent Assembly by
    (A) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (B) K.M. Munshi
    (C) Kiran Desai
    (D) None of these
  3. Which language is not mentioned in 8th Schedule of the Indian Constitution ?
    (A) Sanskrit
    (B) Sindhi
    (C) English
    (D) Nepali
  4. How many subjects are there in Union List ?
    (A) 51
    (B) 61
    (C) 66
    (D) 97
  5. Which one of the following is not an element of the state ?
    (A) Population
    (B) Land
    (C) Army
    (D) Government
  1. Formation of a new state in India is done by the Parliament with
    (A) Simple majority
    (B) Special majority
    (C) Without majority
    (D) None of these
  2. Right to privacy comes under which article of the Indian Constitution ?
    (A) 14
    (B) 18
    (C) 20
    (D) 21
  3. Who can restrict the Fundamental Rights of the citizens ?
    (A) Parliament
    (B) Union Cabinet
    (C) Public
    (D) None of these
  4. Right to property is a
    (A) Fundamental right
    (B) Legal right
    (C) Moral right
    (D) Natural right
  5. Who held the post of President of India twice ?
    (A) S. Radhakrishnan
    (B) K.R. Narayanan
    (C) Neelam Sanjeev Reddy
    (D) Dr. Rajendra Prasad
  1. Attorney General of India has the right to audience in
    (A) Session Court
    (B) High Court
    (C) Supreme Court
    (D) any Court of law within the territory of India
  2. Who is the executive head of state in India ?
    (A) Prime Minister
    (B) President
    (C) Cabinet Secretary
    (D) None of these
  3. Who is competent to dissolve the Rajya Sabha ?
    (A) The President
    (B) The Vice President
    (C) The Prime Minister
    (D) None of these
  4. Which of the following is the first woman speaker of Lok Sabha ?
    (A) Meira Kumar
    (B) Vidya Stokes
    (C) Sushma Swaraj
    (D) None of these
  5. Who generally presents the Finance Budget in Indian Parliament ?
    (A) RBI Governor
    (B) Finance Minister
    (C) Prime Minister
    (D) None of these
  1. The number of Lok Sabha seats of Goa is
    (A) 1
    (B) 2
    (C) 3
    (D) 4
  2. Which state had never a lady Chief Minister ?
    (A) Tamil Nadu
    (B) Rajasthan
    (C) Uttar Pradesh
    (D) Maharashtra
  3. The Supreme Court of India was set up by the
    (A) Constitution
    (B) Law of Parliament
    (C) Presidential order
    (D) None of these
  4. Which ensures grassroot democracy in India ?
    (A) Panchayati Raj
    (B) Inter-State Council
    (C) President
    (D) None of these
  5. How many times have the President declared National emergency ?
    (A) Once
    (B) Twice
    (C) Thrice
    (D) Never
  1. The change of position of an object is known as
    (A) Velocity
    (B) Acceleration
    (C) Displacement
    (D) None of these
  2. The S.I. unit of heat is
    (A) Calorie
    (B) Joule
    (C) Celsius
    (D) None of these
  3. The vibrations of a string are
    (A) Longitudinal
    (B) Transverse
    (C) Progressive
    (D) Stationary
  4. The diaphragms of telephone are made up of
    (A) Magnets
    (B) Soft irons
    (C) Thin sheet of any metal
    (D) None of these
  5. The type of radiations emitted by radioactive substances are
    (A) α-rays
    (B) β-rays
    (C) γ-rays
    (D) All of these
  1. The interstellar matter is mainly composed of which of the following ?
    (A) Oxygen
    (B) Water
    (C) Helium
    (D) Hydrogen
  2. Sriharikota, the site for rocket launching in India is in the state of
    (A) Kerala
    (B) Tamil Nadu
    (C) Andhra Pradesh
    (D) Odisha
  3. Oil or soap film when seen in daylight appears coloured because of
    (A) Reflection
    (B) Refraction
    (C) Surface energy
    (D) Interference
  4. For safe driving during rain and fog, a driver should use additional
    (A) Milky light
    (B) Blue light
    (C) Yellow light
    (D) Violet light
  5. Which of the following is an example of an oxide ore ?
    (A) Bauxite
    (B) Malachite
    (C) Zinc blende
    (D) Gypsum
  1. Hydrogen burns with
    (A) Smoky flame
    (B) Yellow flame
    (C) Blue flame
    (D) Pale yellow flame
  2. Organic compounds always contain
    (A) Carbon
    (B) Oxygen
    (C) Hydrogen
    (D) Nitrogen
  3. Which glass is used for making lenses and prisms for optical instruments ?
    (A) Crooked glass
    (B) Flint glass
    (C) Pyrex glass
    (D) Hard glass
  4. Double mode of respiration is found in
    (A) Leech
    (B) Scorpion
    (C) Snail
    (D) Earthworm
  5. Kangaroo is mostly found in
    (A) Australia & Tasmania
    (B) India and Sri Lanka
    (C) Sudan & Egypt
    (D) None of these
  1. A fat soluble vitamin is
    (A) Vitamin C
    (B) Vitamin B
    (C) Vitamin D
    (D) None of these
  2. The reservoir of R.B.C is
    (A) Spleen
    (B) Bone-marrow
    (C) Liver
    (D) Gall-bladder
  3. Pituitary gland is located at the base of
    (A) Kidney
    (B) Liver
    (C) Brain
    (D) Pancreas
  4. Which of the following diseases is a viral disease ?
    (A) Tuberculosis
    (B) Elephantiasis
    (C) Japanese Encephalitis
    (D) None of these
  5. Sex chromosome in human male is represented by
    (A) XO
    (B) XX
    (C) XY
    (D) XZ
  1. As output increases, average fixed cost
    (A) Increases
    (B) Falls
    (C) Remains constant
    (D) None of these
  2. A situation of large number of firms producing similar goods is termed as
    (A) Perfect competition
    (B) Monopolistic competition
    (C) Pure competition
    (D) Oligopoly
  3. The best example of capital intensive industry in India is
    (A) Textile Industry
    (B) Steel Industry
    (C) Tourism Industry
    (D) Spare goods Industry
  4. Indian economy is a/an
    (A) Capitalist economy
    (B) Communist economy
    (C) Independent economy
    (D) Mixed economy
  5. The goods which people consume more, when their price rises are called
    (A) Essential goods
    (B) Capital goods
    (C) Giffin goods
    (D) None of these

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