HP Police Sub-Inspector Sample Paper 170 Question – Part -1

1. Harappan weapons were made of?

  1. Bronze
  2. Stone
  3. Copper
  4. All of the above

2. The famous grammarian Panini hailed from which of the following Mahajanpads?

  1. Gandhara
  2. Kamboja
  3. Vatsa
  4. Avanti

3. The concept of anuvrata was advocated by

  1. Mahayana Buddhism
  2. Hinayana Buddhism
  3. Jainism
  4. None of these

4. Which rock edict of Ashoka provides a description of the horrors of Kallinga war?

  1. 10th rock Edict
  2. 13th Rock Edict
  3. The Edict at Dhauli
  4. The Edict at Jaugada

5. Who among the following took the title of Vikramaditya?

  1. Chandragupta-I
  2. Chandragupta-II
  3. Samudragupta
  4. Skandagupta

6. Who among the following is credited with the invention of Algebra?

  1. Aryabhatta
  2. Bhaskara
  3. Apastamba
  4. None of these

7. In early Medieval India, what did the term Jital refers to?

  1. Weight
  2. Diet
  3. Coin
  4. Game

8. Which of the following Chalukyan city is known as the city of temples?

  1. Pattadakal
  2. Badami
  3. Aihole
  4. Kanheri

9. Malik Kafur was whose general?

  1. Balban
  2. Firoz Shah Tughlaq
  3. Iltumish
  4. None of these

10. Which of the following musical instruments was not composite or Indo Islamic in origin?

  1. Sitar
  2. Table
  3. Sarangi
  4. Shehnai

11. Bhakta Tukaram was a contemporary of the Mughal Emperor?

  1. Aurangzeb
  2. Shahjahan
  3. Babar
  4. Jahagir

12. Kumarsambhava, an epic poem, was composed by

  1. Kalidasa
  2. Harisen
  3. Chand Bardai
  4. Banabhatta

13. Who was the successor of Shivaji?

  1. Ramaraja
  2. Saha II
  3. Sambhaji
  4. None of these

14. Which one of the following was the first fort constructed by the British in India?

  1. Fort William
  2. Fort St. George
  3. Fort David
  4. Fort St. Angelo

15. Who was the first Governor General of India?

  1. William Bentick
  2. Robert Clive
  3. Warren Hastings
  4. Lord Canning

16. The last major of British Indian territory took place during the time of

  1. Lord Dufferin
  2. Lord Curzon
  3. Lord Lytton
  4. Lord Dalhousie

17. Where was the Theosophical society founded in 1875?

  1. USA
  2. UK
  3. USSR
  4. India

18. Diarchy was first introduced in India under

  1. Morley- Minto Reforms
  2. Montford Reforms
  3. Simon Commission Plan
  4. The government of India Act,1935

19. Who was the founder of the Indian Association?

  1. Dadabhai Nairoji
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. A. O. Hume
  4. S. N. Banerjee

20. Who among the following first used the word Swarajya?

  1. Raja Rammohan Roy
  2. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
  3. Mahatma Gandhi
  4. Swami Vivekananda
  5. 21. Which one of the following ashrams was not set up by Gandhi?
    1. Phoenix Ashram
    2. Tolstoy Farm
    3. Sevagram
    4. Gandhi Ashram

    22. Who authored the book “Hind Swaraj”?

    1. Bal Gangadhar Tilak
    2. Mahatma Gandhi
    3. Gopal Krishna Gokhale
    4. G. Ranade

    23. The leader of the Bardoli Satyagraha 1928 was

    1. Mahatma Gandhi
    2. Mahadev Desai
    3. Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
    4. None of these

    24. The All India Muslim League was formed in 1906 at

    1. Aligarh
    2. Dacca
    3. Lucknow
    4. Lahore

    25. The Indian National Army came into existence in 1943 in

    1. Japan
    2. Burma
    3. Singapore
    4. Malaya

    26. Who was the Defence Minister of India during the Indo-China war of 1962?

    1. N. Thapar
    2. Jagjivan Ram
    3. K. Krishna Menon
    4. Govind Vallabh Pant

    27. Jain temple of Mt. Abu is made of

    1. Granite
    2. Limestone
    3. Sandstone
    4. Marble

    28. The Queen of Himalayas is

    1. Dhaulagiri
    2. Kanchenjunga
    3. Nanda Devi
    4. K-2

    29. Burhanpur Gap is situated in

    1. Vindhya Range
    2. Satpura Range
    3. Aravalli Range
    4. None of these

    30. Which of the following is the largest river of Peninsular India?

    1. Godavari
    2. Krishna
    3. Mahanadi
    4. Cauvery

    31. Which of the following states leads to the production of Sal in India?

    1. Bihar
    2. Madhya Pradesh
    3. Odisha
    4. Andhra Pradesh

    32. The largest reserve of coal in India occurs in the

    1. Narmada basin
    2. Damodar basin
    3. Godavari basin
    4. Cauvery basin

    33. Which of the following is least irrigated state in India?

    1. Uttar Pradesh
    2. Punjab
    3. Haryana
    4. Mizoram

    34. The largest wheat producing state of India is

    1. Maharashtra
    2. Uttar Pradesh
    3. Punjab
    4. Haryana

    35. The largest petrochemical complex in India was established by Union Carbide at

    1. Trombay
    2. Vadodara
    3. Bijapur
    4. None of these

    36. NALCO has set up an integrated aluminum complex in

    1. Madhya Pradesh
    2. Chhattisgarh
    3. Rajasthan
    4. Odisha

    37. Black soil in India is associated with

    1. Basalt
    2. Granite
    3. Limestone
    4. Sandstone

    38. Agar-Agar is obtained from

    1. Grass
    2. Fish
    3. Seaweed
    4. Bark of tree

    39. Which of the following is not a navigable river?

    1. Brahmaputra
    2. Godavari
    3. Narmada
    4. Chenab

    40. Which of the following fibers is often called the golden Fibre of India?

    1. Sisal
    2. Hemp
    3. Cotton
    4. Jute41. Which state has the highest number of illiterates in India?
      1. Bihar
      2. Andhra Pradesh
      3. Odisha
      4. Uttar Pradesh

      42. Which of the following is a pull factor that causes migration?

      1. Unemployment
      2. Hunger
      3. Starvation
      4. Attraction of a city

      43. Which of the following religions is the last to appear on the scene of India?

      1. Hinduism
      2. Islam
      3. Buddhism
      4. Sikhism

      44. Which of the following states in India has the maximum Christian population?

      1. Goa
      2. Tamil Nadu
      3. Kerala
      4. Madhya Pradesh

      45. The increasing concentration of carbon dioxide into the air causes?

      1. Global warming
      2. Acid rains
      3. Heat stroke
      4. All of these

      46. The best method of disposal of garbage is

      1. Landfilling
      2. Vermiculture
      3. Burning
      4. Incineration

      47. Jet streams blow from

      1. East to west
      2. West to east
      3. North to south
      4. South to north

      48. Drift plains are formed by the action of

      1. Rivers
      2. Glaciers
      3. Winds
      4. Waves

      49. Tsunamis are originated due to

      1. Sea waves
      2. Earthquakes
      3. Hurricane
      4. Rotation of the Earth

      50. The deepest ocean of the world is

      1. Atlantic Ocean
      2. Arctic Ocean
      3. Indian Ocean
      4. Pacific Ocean

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