Question Paper of Police Sub Inspector of HPSSSB of SS: 06/(P)-D Set2(Q12toQ26)

Q12 The ancient name Mainak Parvat now stands for?
(a) Dhauladhar
(b) Zaskar
(c) Shivalik
(d) Pir Panjal

Q13 Which of the following passes is located outside Himachal Pradesh?
(a) Khaibar
(b) Richtang
(c) Bara Lacha
(d) None of these

Q14 What was the Victoria Cross, the highest British Award for bravery, created by the British government?
(a) 1820
(b) 1836
(c) 1845
(d) 1856

Q15 Where, in Himachal Pradesh, is the 81 foot idol of Lord Shiva installed?
(a) Baijnath
(b) Mani Karan
(c) Kotla Kalan
(d) None of these

Q16 What is the height of Mount Everst peak?
(a) 7515 meters
(b) 7860 meters
(c) 8848 meters
(d) None of these

Q17 Which major river has the Banganga as its tributary?
(a) Satluj
(b) Beas
(c) Chenab
(d) Yamuna

Q18 Where does the river Satluj orginate?
(a) Nepal
(b) Jammu and Kashmir
(c) Tibet
(d) Punjab

Q19 Which district in Himachal Pradesh has the scantiest rainfall?
(a) Kinnaur
(b) Una
(c) Lahul and Spiti
(d) Hamirpur

Q20 How many districts fall in the Mandi divison of H.P.?
(a) 4
(b) 3
(c) 6
(d) 5

Q21 Where is the Solen valley, once famous for the excavation of 40,000 years old tools, now located?
(a) Tibet
(b) Nepal
(c) Pakistan
(d) Afghanistan

Q22 For how many years did the war between Diodas and Shambar, as described with Rgveda, last?
(a) 10 years
(b) 15 years
(c) 40 years
(d) None of these

Q23 Which famous writer has described the contact between the Khas republics of the hills and the Aryan Kingdoms of the plains in his books?
(a) Chanakya
(b) Charak
(c) Panini
(d) Vyas

Q24 What was the main reason for Alxender's decision not to proceed beyond the Beas river in his conquest of India:
(a) The Beas and other rivers on the way being in spate
(b) Fear of the huge army amassed by Indian rulers
(c) Revolt by his chieftains
(d) Advice of his soothsayers

Q25 Al place which does the Beas river flow from East to West?
(a) Between Indura and Mirthal
(b) Between Rampur Bhushar and Larji
(c) At the mountain knot of Barabangal
(d) None of the above

Q26 Which Indian emperor compelled the Kuniondas, Yodheys and Arjuneys to accept his overlordship?
(a) Chandra Gupta Maurya
(b) Samudra Gupta
(c) Mahapadam Nand
(d) Kanisk

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