Sub Inspector Exam Study Material for CAPF, CISF, DP 2016

Indian Polity and Constitution Notes
● The features of federation with a strong centre, vesting of residuary powers in the centre, appointment of state governors by the Centre, and advisory jurisdiction of the Supreme Court in the Constitution of India have been borrowed from : –The Constitution of Canada
● As per the Preamble to the Constitution of India, the objectives of the Constitution are : –Justice, Liberty, Equality and Fraternity
● The 42nd Amendment Act of 1976 added four new Directive Principles of State Policy by inserting : –Articles 39, 39A, 43A and 48A
● The ordinance promulgated by the President when Parliament is not in session must be approved by Parliament : –Within Six Weeks from its Reassembly
● The Inter-State Council was constituted by the President in 1990 (as provided in Article 263 of the Constitution) on the recommendation of : –The Sarkaria Commission
● A national emergency has been proclaimed three times so far in India : –In 1962, 1971 and 1975

Indian National Movement  Notes
● Who said “For next fifty years let Mother India be the only god to be worshipped by Indians” ? –Swami Vivekanand
● The Indian National Congress adopted the resolution of Poorna Swaraj in its session at : –Lahore in 1929
● Why did Mahatma Gandhi withdraw Non-Cooperation Movement in 1922 ? –Because of Chaura-Chauri incident
● During India’s freedom struggle, the reason which led to the first ‘All India Hartal’ was : –Arrival of Simon Commission in 1928
● Who started the newspaper ‘Bande Mataram’ ? –Bipin Chandra Pal

History and Culture of India  Notes
● The two laws–Vyavahar-Samta and Dand-Samta were introduced by : –Emperor Ashoka
● Which Mughal emperor named the city of Allahabad ? –Akbar
● From which year did Saka era begin ? –78 A.D.
● When Babur invaded India who was the ruler of Vijayanagar empire in South India ? –Krishna Deva Raya

Economic Affairs of India Notes
● The minimum calorie intake determining the poverty line in India in rural area is : –2,400 calories for a rural person
● In which year was Prevention of Food Adulteration Act first enacted ? –In the year 1959
● National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme was launched initially in : –200 districts
● Steel Authority of India was established in the year : –1974
● The largest item of public expenditure in the Union budgets in recent years is : –Interest Payments
● The highest share in power generation in India is of : –Thermal Power

Geography (India and the World)  Notes
● Smog is a combination of : –Smoke and fog
● India’s largest petrochemical factory is situated in the state of : –Gujarat
● Equinox is a state in which the duration of day and night is equal. It falls on : –21st March and 23rd September
● Gokak falls is situated in which district ? –Belgaum (Karnataka)

Science and Technology  Notes
● The cause of acid rain in atmosphere is : –Nitrous oxide and Sulphur dioxide
● Two elements which can form a large number of compounds are : –Carbon and Hydrogen
● C. Funk’s name has been associated with the research of : –Vitamins
● The plant dye ‘Henna’ imparts orange-red colour to skin and hairs due to its reaction with : –Proteins and Amino Acids
● Commercial vulcanization of rubber involves : –Sulphur

Agriculture  Notes
● Which gas is essential for plants to produce their food ? –Carbon dioxide
● The Cereals in India occupies : –54% of total cropped area
● Aus, Aman and boro are the crops of : –Rice (Sown in West Bengal)
● Wheat which is the second most important cereal crop after rice in India is a : –Rabi crop
● The three varieties of coffee are : –Arabica, robusta and liberica
● In India, irrigation covers : –33% of the cultivated area

Sports and Games Notes
● Duleep Trophy is associated with : –Cricket
● ‘Queensberry Rules’ is the name given to the rules in : –Boxing Miscellany

GK Notes

● The elements of Human Development Index are : –Life Expectancy at Birth, Adult Literacy Rate and Number of People Below Poverty Line
● Public Accounts Committee of the Parliament which was first set-up in the year 1921 under the provisions of the Government of India Act 1919 presently consists of : –22 members (15 from the Lok Sabha and 7 from the Rajya Sabha)
● In which House of the Parliament is the Presiding Officer not a member of the House ? –In Rajya Sabha
● A market where old and used goods are sold is called a : –Flea Market
● The biochemical processes taking place in the body is known as : –Metabolism
● The instrument used for measuring blood pressure is known as : –Sphygmomanometer
● Gagan Narang is a famous : –Air Rifle Shooter
● Vachaspati Puraskars are given by : –Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan Foundation
● ‘India’s International Bank’ is the branding line of : –Bank of Baroda


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