Balestier Hill Secondary School Npcc Inter-unit Quiz 2011

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SECTION A: National Police Cadet Corps
SECTION B: Singapore Police Force
SECTION C: Current Affairs
10 points would be allocated for each section.
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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 

    SECTION A: NPCC When was the first NPCC unit set up?

    • A.

      1954

    • B.

      1967

    • C.

      1959

    • D.

      1979

    Correct Answer
    C. 1959
    Explanation
    The first NPCC unit was set up in 1959.

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  • 2. 

    What was the original name of NPCC?

    • A.

      Police Cadet

    • B.

      Police Cadet Corps

    • C.

      National Police Cadet

    Correct Answer
    B. Police Cadet Corps
    Explanation
    The original name of NPCC was Police Cadet Corps.

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  • 3. 

    When was formation signs introduced?

    • A.

      1968

    • B.

      1980

    • C.

      2001

    • D.

      1960

    Correct Answer
    A. 1968
    Explanation
    Formation signs were introduced in 1968.

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  • 4. 

    Who is the current commandant of NPCC?

    • A.

      Supt Ng Leng Hock

    • B.

      Supt Geraldine Tan Sock Koon

    • C.

      Supt Kui Yong Sin

    • D.

      Supt Rosalind Khoo

    Correct Answer
    D. Supt Rosalind Khoo
    Explanation
    Supt Rosalind Khoo is the current commandant of NPCC.

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  • 5. 

    Who is the current chairman of the NPCC Council?

    • A.

      Mr Michael Palmer

    • B.

      Mr Lee Kuan Yew

    • C.

      Mr Lee Hsien Loong

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr Michael Palmer
    Explanation
    Mr Michael Palmer is the current chairman of the NPCC Council.

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  • 6. 

    When was the first girl unit formed?

    • A.

      1952

    • B.

      1973

    • C.

      1950

    • D.

      1964

    Correct Answer
    D. 1964
    Explanation
    In 1964, the first girl unit was formed.

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  • 7. 

    When was the first NPCC Annual Parade?

    • A.

      1959

    • B.

      1948

    • C.

      1966

    • D.

      1961

    Correct Answer
    C. 1966
    Explanation
    The first NPCC Annual Parade took place in 1966.

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  • 8. 

    What was the original colour of NPCC's uniform?

    • A.

      Grey and khaki

    • B.

      Light blue and black

    • C.

      Dark blue

    Correct Answer
    A. Grey and khaki
    Explanation
    The original colour of NPCC's uniform was grey and khaki.

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  • 9. 

    When was the NPCC Campsite in Pulau Ubin opened?

    • A.

      1981

    • B.

      1987

    • C.

      1992

    Correct Answer
    B. 1987
    Explanation
    The NPCC Campsite in Pulau Ubin was opened in 1987.

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  • 10. 

    When was “NPCC Day” marked?

    • A.

      1984

    • B.

      1976

    • C.

      1969

    • D.

      1990

    Correct Answer
    A. 1984
    Explanation
    NPCC Day was marked in the year 1984.

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  • 11. 

    SECTION B: SPF When was the Singapore Police Force formed?

    • A.

      1819

    • B.

      1825

    • C.

      1869

    • D.

      1837

    Correct Answer
    A. 1819
    Explanation
    The Singapore Police Force was formed in 1819. This was the year that Sir Stamford Raffles established a trading post on the island, which eventually led to the founding of modern-day Singapore. As part of the establishment of the trading post, a small police force was created to maintain law and order in the area. Over the years, the Singapore Police Force has grown and evolved to become one of the most respected and efficient law enforcement agencies in the world.

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  • 12. 

    Who is the new Deputy Commissioner of Police with effect of 15 June 2011?

    • A.

      Kuldip Singh

    • B.

      Jessica Kwok

    • C.

      Raja Kumar s/o Thamby Rajah

    Correct Answer
    C. Raja Kumar s/o Thamby Rajah
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Raja Kumar s/o Thamby Rajah. This person is stated to be the new Deputy Commissioner of Police with effect from 15 June 2011.

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  • 13. 

    There are how many land divisions in SPF?

    • A.

      6

    • B.

      10

    • C.

      5

    • D.

      8

    Correct Answer
    A. 6
    Explanation
    There are a total of 6 land divisions in SPF.

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  • 14. 

    What rank was abolished in 1972, but reinstated in 1976?

    • A.

      Sergeant

    • B.

      Corporal

    • C.

      Private

    Correct Answer
    B. Corporal
    Explanation
    The rank that was abolished in 1972 but reinstated in 1976 is Corporal. This means that the rank of Corporal was removed in 1972 but was brought back in 1976.

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  • 15. 

    In 1819, who did William Farquhar tasked to set up the Police Force?

    • A.

      Mr Francis James Bernard

    • B.

      Mr Francis George Bernard

    • C.

      Mr Francis Bernard

    Correct Answer
    A. Mr Francis James Bernard
    Explanation
    William Farquhar tasked Mr Francis James Bernard to set up the Police Force in 1819.

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  • 16. 

    What is the new name of Police Academy after 2006?

    • A.

      Home Team Academy

    • B.

      New Police Academy

    • C.

      Singapore Police Academy

    Correct Answer
    A. Home Team Academy
    Explanation
    After 2006, the new name of the Police Academy is Home Team Academy.

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  • 17. 

    What is the primarily communication tool for the police force?

    • A.

      Computer

    • B.

      Mobile Phone

    • C.

      Digital Radio Set

    Correct Answer
    C. Digital Radio Set
    Explanation
    A digital radio set is the primary communication tool for the police force because it allows for secure and reliable communication between officers. Unlike computers and mobile phones, which can be easily hacked or intercepted, digital radio sets provide encrypted communication channels that are difficult to breach. This ensures that sensitive information and operational details remain confidential, enhancing the overall effectiveness and safety of the police force.

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  • 18. 

    What is the parent agency of SPF?

    • A.

      Ministry Of Law

    • B.

      Ministry Of Defence

    • C.

      Ministry of Home Affairs

    Correct Answer
    C. Ministry of Home Affairs
    Explanation
    The parent agency of SPF (Singapore Police Force) is the Ministry of Home Affairs. This ministry is responsible for maintaining law and order, ensuring public safety, and overseeing various agencies including the SPF. It formulates and implements policies related to internal security, immigration, civil defense, and law enforcement. As the SPF is a law enforcement agency in Singapore, it falls under the jurisdiction and supervision of the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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  • 19. 

    When was dialling of 999 to contact the Police service launched?

    • A.

      1938

    • B.

      1950

    • C.

      1948

    • D.

      1952

    Correct Answer
    C. 1948
    Explanation
    In 1948, the dialling of 999 to contact the Police service was launched. This means that before 1948, there was no dedicated emergency number for people to call the police. The introduction of the 999 emergency number made it easier for individuals to quickly reach out to the police in case of emergencies, ensuring a faster response time and potentially saving lives.

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  • 20. 

    Where is the headquarters of SPF?

    • A.

      New Phoenix Park

    • B.

      Novena Park

    • C.

      Malan Road

    Correct Answer
    A. New Phoenix Park
    Explanation
    The headquarters of SPF is located in New Phoenix Park.

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  • 21. 

    SECTION C: CURRENT AFFAIRS Which phone service was affected by an outage recently?

    • A.

      Apple

    • B.

      BlackBerry

    • C.

      Samsung

    Correct Answer
    B. BlackBerry
    Explanation
    BlackBerry phone service was affected by an outage recently. This means that there was a disruption or failure in the functioning of BlackBerry's phone service, resulting in users experiencing difficulties in using their BlackBerry phones for a certain period of time.

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  • 22. 

    After tougher rules were implemented for the advertisement of money lenders in Singapore; Which of the following measures could not be used?

    • A.

      Newspapers

    • B.

      Television Advertisements

    • C.

      Legal Websites

    Correct Answer
    A. Newspapers
    Explanation
    After tougher rules were implemented for the advertisement of money lenders in Singapore, newspapers could not be used as a measure for advertising. This could be due to regulations that prohibit or restrict the promotion of money lending services through newspapers. The other options, television advertisements and legal websites, may still be allowed for advertising money lending services as long as they comply with the new rules and regulations.

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  • 23. 

    Which country suffered a flood crisis recently?

    • A.

      Japan

    • B.

      Korea

    • C.

      Thailand

    Correct Answer
    C. Thailand
    Explanation
    Thailand recently suffered a flood crisis.

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  • 24. 

    Which country experienced a 6.0 earthquake recently?

    • A.

      Indonesia

    • B.

      Japan

    • C.

      Thailand

    Correct Answer
    A. Indonesia
    Explanation
    Indonesia experienced a 6.0 earthquake recently.

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  • 25. 

    Who is Thailand's first female Prime Minister?

    • A.

      Thaksin Shinawatra

    • B.

      Yingluck Shinawatra

    Correct Answer
    B. Yingluck Shinawatra
    Explanation
    Yingluck Shinawatra is the correct answer because she served as Thailand's first female Prime Minister. She assumed office in 2011 and held the position until 2014. Yingluck Shinawatra is the younger sister of Thaksin Shinawatra, who was also a former Prime Minister of Thailand.

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  • 26. 

    Who is the person that accounted for the July 22 terror attack in Norway?

    • A.

      Anders Behring Breivik

    • B.

      Osama Bin Laden

    • C.

      Mas Selamat

    Correct Answer
    A. Anders Behring Breivik
    Explanation
    Anders Behring Breivik is the correct answer because he is the individual responsible for the July 22 terror attack in Norway. This attack, which occurred in 2011, involved a bombing in Oslo and a mass shooting at a youth camp on the island of Utøya. Breivik, a far-right extremist, carried out the attack, resulting in the deaths of 77 people and injuring many others. His actions shocked the world and highlighted the threat of domestic terrorism.

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  • 27. 

    "Abandoned toddler rescued from garbage in _________."

    • A.

      Malaysia

    • B.

      Spain

    • C.

      London

    Correct Answer
    B. Spain
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Spain because the phrase "Abandoned toddler rescued from garbage" suggests that a child was found abandoned in a garbage area. Spain is the correct answer because it is the only option that completes the sentence logically and makes sense in this context.

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  • 28. 

    Which country's colleges dominated a 2011 ranking of world universities issued by Shanghai's Jiaotong University?

    • A.

      Singapore

    • B.

      USA

    • C.

      China

    Correct Answer
    B. USA
    Explanation
    In 2011, the ranking of world universities issued by Shanghai's Jiaotong University was dominated by colleges from the USA. This means that a majority of the top-ranked universities in the world were from the United States according to the Shanghai Jiaotong University's ranking.

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  • 29. 

    Two thousand more places will be made available in local universities by 2015; The places would be available for ___________.

    • A.

      Singaporeans

    • B.

      Foreigners

    • C.

      All of the above

    Correct Answer
    A. Singaporeans
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Singaporeans because the statement mentions that two thousand more places will be made available in local universities by 2015. This implies that these additional places are specifically intended for Singaporeans, as it does not mention any provision for foreigners. Therefore, the places would only be available for Singaporeans.

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  • 30. 

    Emergency helicopters rescued 20 people on Saturday who had been trapped for 17 hours overnight on an Alpine cable car near ________ most famous castle.

    • A.

      Britain

    • B.

      USA

    • C.

      Germany

    Correct Answer
    C. Germany
    Explanation
    The correct answer is Germany because the sentence mentions an Alpine cable car and refers to the country where the most famous castle is located. Germany is known for its beautiful castles, and the Alps stretch across several countries, including Germany. Therefore, it is logical to assume that the cable car incident occurred in Germany near its most famous castle.

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