How Well Do You Know The Indian Police Service?

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How Well Do You Know The Indian Police Service? - Quiz

Just like the title implies, this short intelligent quiz will evaluate your knowledge of the Indian Police Service (IPS). Let's see how much you know about the All India Service for policing.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    When did the Indian Police Service replace the Indian Imperial Service? 

    • A.

      1948

    • B.

      1949

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1951

    Correct Answer
    A. 1948
    Explanation
    The Indian Police Service replaced the Indian Imperial Service in 1948.

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  • 2. 

    What is the highest rank in the Indian Police Service?

    • A.

      Director of Intelligence Bureau

    • B.

      Inspector General

    • C.

      Director General

    • D.

      Core Director General

    Correct Answer
    A. Director of Intelligence Bureau
    Explanation
    The highest rank in the Indian Police Service is the Director of Intelligence Bureau. This position holds significant authority and responsibility in overseeing intelligence gathering and analysis for the country. They play a crucial role in national security and maintaining law and order. The Inspector General, Director General, and Core Director General are also high-ranking positions within the Indian Police Service, but they do not hold the same level of authority as the Director of Intelligence Bureau.

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  • 3. 

    How are citizens recruited into the Indian Police Service?

    • A.

      Physical Appearance Examination

    • B.

      Psychological Examination

    • C.

      Mental and Psychological Exercise

    • D.

      Civil Service Examination

    Correct Answer
    D. Civil Service Examination
    Explanation
    Citizens are recruited into the Indian Police Service through the Civil Service Examination. This examination is a competitive exam conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) to select candidates for various civil services in India, including the Indian Police Service. The exam consists of multiple stages, including a preliminary exam, a main exam, and an interview. Candidates who pass these stages are selected based on their performance and are then recruited into the Indian Police Service.

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  • 4. 

    Which service is the Indian Police Service a part of?

    • A.

      Indian Administrative Service

    • B.

      Indian Forest Service

    • C.

      Indian imperial services

    • D.

      All India Services

    Correct Answer
    D. All India Services
    Explanation
    The Indian Police Service is a part of the All India Services. This is a group of civil services in India that includes the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Forest Service, and other services. These services are responsible for the administration and governance of the country at the central and state levels. The Indian Police Service specifically deals with law enforcement and maintenance of public order.

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  • 5. 

    Who was the first woman to join the Indian Police Service?

    • A.

      Kieran Bedi

    • B.

      Keran Bedi

    • C.

      Kiran Bedi

    • D.

      Kyra Bedi

    Correct Answer
    C. Kiran Bedi
    Explanation
    Kiran Bedi was the first woman to join the Indian Police Service. She joined the service in 1972 and paved the way for other women to enter the male-dominated field. Bedi's appointment was a significant milestone in gender equality and opened doors for women to pursue careers in law enforcement in India.

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  • 6. 

    Where are recruited Indian Police Officers trained? 

    • A.

      Haryana

    • B.

      Tripura

    • C.

      Maharashtra

    • D.

      Hyderabad

    Correct Answer
    D. Hyderabad
    Explanation
    Indian Police Officers are trained at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad. The academy is the premier training institution for Indian Police Service (IPS) officers and provides comprehensive training in various aspects of law enforcement, including physical fitness, weapons handling, investigation techniques, and leadership skills. The SVPNPA is known for its rigorous training programs and has been instrumental in shaping the careers of numerous police officers in India.

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  • 7. 

    How many cadres do each Indian state have?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    A. 1
    Explanation
    Each Indian state has only one cadre.

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  • 8. 

    What is the pay level of Superintendent of Police in the Indian Police Service? 

    • A.

      Level 10

    • B.

      Level 11

    • C.

      Level 12

    • D.

      Level 13

    Correct Answer
    C. Level 12
    Explanation
    The pay level of Superintendent of Police in the Indian Police Service is Level 12.

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  • 9. 

    What is the standard uniform color for the Indian Police Service?

    • A.

      Yellow

    • B.

      Lilac

    • C.

      Black

    • D.

      Khaki

    Correct Answer
    D. Khaki
    Explanation
    The standard uniform color for the Indian Police Service is khaki. Khaki is a light brownish-yellow color that is commonly associated with law enforcement and military personnel in India. This color is chosen for its practicality and visibility, allowing police officers to be easily identified and recognized by the public. Additionally, khaki is a versatile color that can blend well with various environments and climates, making it suitable for different regions across the country.

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  • 10. 

    The official car of an Inspector General carries how many stars?

    • A.

      1

    • B.

      2

    • C.

      3

    • D.

      4

    Correct Answer
    B. 2
    Explanation
    An Inspector General's official car carries two stars. This is because the rank of an Inspector General is typically represented by two stars on their uniform, and this is also reflected on their official car.

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