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  1. Tell something about yourself.
  2. Tell something about your previous job.
  3. What role does IB play in Public Service?
  4. What is the job profile of SA?
  5. Why IB collects information secretively?
  6. Tell about some operations conducted by IB.
  7. What is intelligence?
  8. What is counter intelligence?
  9. How to gather info for the purpose of intelligence?
  10. What is the difference between Intelligence and Information?
  11. What is commercial intelligence?
  12. What is the difference between emotional intelligence and Intellectual Intelligence?
  13. What is the difference b/w IB and RAW?
  14. What will happen if you do get selected in IB? What you will do?
  15. What is Gorkhaland issue?
  16. What are the recent developments?
  17. What is your passion?
  18. Why are you suitable for this intelligence officer job?
  19. What have you learned from your mistakes?
  20. What challenges are you looking in this intelligence officer job position?
  21. What is your biggest weakness?
  22. Why should we hire you as intelligence officer?
  23. What do you know about this job?
  24. What is the meaning of your first name and surname.
  25. Why are you joining IB in spite of getting a good job?
  26. Why do you think you will be good for IB?
  27. Why do you want to join Intelligence Bureau?
  28. Why not other Govt. job based on your technical background?
  29. How will your degree be useful in this job?
  30. What qualities you have for IB and why do you think we should select you? Convince us.
  31. What are your interests and hobbies?
  32. To which district do you belong to?
  33. When did you complete your degree and what did you do after that?
  34. Did you attend campus Interviews?
  35. Which college are you from?
  36. What you want to be in life?
  37. What will you do, if you are not selected?
  38. Which exams are you giving presently and any successful outcome? When and where was battle of Plassey fought. Where is Plassey located ?
  39. What is the difference b/w battle of Plassey and Ist battle of Panipat?
  40. What do you know about 2nd battle of Panipat?
  41. Tell something about battle of Buxar.
  42. What is the importance of 6th Dec 1992 in history?
  43. When did Jallianwalla Bagh massacre take place?
  44. What was the role of Prime Minister of U.K during Indian Independence and World War II.
  45. What were the roles of heads of USA and USSR during the same time.
  46. Who was the hero of first war of independence from your District, if any?
  47. Who were the famous Freedom Fighters from your district?
  48. Who built Qutub Minar and who completed it?
  49. Do you have any gap in education?
  50. Tell about profession of family members.
  51. When did you think that you should join IB?
  52. What are the different languages you know?
  53. What are the ways of protecting a computer?
  54. Comment on latest version of Windows.
  55. What is meant by Distributed computing?
  56. What is hacking, cracking, Snooping, ethical hacking even they asked about optimization techniques of Database management?
  57. What are routine tables?
  58. Who invented Calculus?
  59. What is the importance of algorithms in data structures?
  60. How do you protect a computer from a threat in a network?
  61. Name some computer languages.
  62. What is the Difference between IPv4 and IPV6?
  63. To which parties do Obama, Bush and Clinton belong?
  64. Name two political parties in US.
  65. What is the current political situation in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Srilanka?
  66. What is the other name of Chanakya? What are his views on state?
  67. What do you know about 11th schedule, Article 368, Article 38, Article 41, Article 370 (J&k), 377(LGBT), 73rd amendment (Gram Sabha and panchayat), Article 371 D?
  68. Comment on 44th amendment, 97th amendment?
  69. How is the President elected?
  70. What are the 6 fundamental rights?
  71. How many schedules are there in Indian constitution?
  72. Explain what is genetic engineering? What are the latest developments in it?
  73. What are Stem Cells and their uses?
  74. From where are stem cells collected?
  75. What is Segregation?
  76. What is the use of microbiology in industrial field?
  77. How can microbiology help in industrial production?
  78. What is the difference between Communism and Communalism.
  79. What is the difference between incursion, insurgency, terrorism and militancy?
  80. What is the difference between Maoism and Naxalism?
  81. What you will do if you become the Home minister of your State for the improved security in the state.
  82. Name some terror outfits and why people get attracted to terrorism.
  83. What is NATO? List some members of NATO?
  84. Explain NAM.
  85. What do you mean by internal threat to our country?
  86. What is the present scenario of terrorism in Jammu and Kashmir?
  87. Comment on the relationship between India and Srilanka.
  88. Comment on India-China issue with reference to Arunachal Pradesh.
  89. What are the cyber security threats?
  90. What do you mean by computer network security?
  91. Is India’s foreign policy on the right path?
  92. Why Communal riots happen?
  93. What does Jihad mean?
  94. What is AFSPA?
  95. What do you mean by separatist movements
  96. How do Chinese get inside Indian territories?
  97. How can rural employment be increased?
  98. Can you tell the dimensions of interview room and its volume?
  99. Which states are facing law and order problems?
  100. What is your opinion on Canada issue?

Q. 1 What is Internal security?

Ans. Internal security is the security of country within its borders.

• This implies the maintenance of peace and low and order.

• Upholding the sovereignty of the country within its territory.


Q.2 Which Ministry takes care of internal security of India?

Ans. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA).


Q.3 Which Ministry is responsible for external security of India?

Ans. Ministry of Defence (MoD).


Q4. Internal security comes under purview of which force?

Ans. Central Armed Police Force (CAPF) and Police.


Q5. How many forces does Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) comprise?

Ans. Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF) comprise 8 police forces-

• BSF (Border Security Force)

• CISF (Central Industrial Security Force)

• ITBP (Indo-Tibetan Police Force)

• CRPF (Central Reserve Police Force)

• SSB (Shastra Seema Bal)

• NSG (national security guard)

• SPG (special protection group)

• RPF (railway protection force)


Q6. Classification of threat to India’s security?

Ans. :-

• Internal

• External

• Internally-aided external

• External-aided internal


Q7. Who classify these four type of threats to a state?

Ans. Kautilya mentioned in Arthshastra.


Q8. What is terrorism?

Ans. Terrorism is a state of terror, panic and fear psychosis, created by an individual or a group of people in

order to force, coerce, or blackmail the authorities using violent methods to accept their demand or to

attain political, religious or ideological goals.


Q9. In what type terrorism can be classified?

Ans. Two Types.


Q10. What are two types of terrorism?


• Terrorism by External state Actor.

• Terrorism by non-state actor.


Q11. What is the External state Actor terrorism?

Ans. When any govt. directly or indirectly indulges in terrorism against its own people or the people of

another country.


Q12. What is the terrorism by non-state Actor?

Ans. Act of terrorism is performed by an individual or group which is not associated with or financed by any



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Q13. What is the motto of ISI? 


• To bleed India with thousand cuts.

• To destabilize the Indian economy.

• To supply arm and explosive to militants in India.

• To spread and support Islamic fundamentalist activity.

• To spread communal hatred and violence in India.


Q14. When did 8th report on Terrorism in India Published?

Ans. In 2008


Q15. Categorization of terrorism in India?


• Hinterland terrorism

• Jammu and Kashmir militancy

• North-East insurgency

• Left-Wing extremism


Q16. When did Khalistan movement happen in Punjab?

Ans. In 1980


Q17. Who was the founder of the Khalistan movement?

Ans. Jagjit singh Chauhan


Q18. What was the demand of Khalistan movement?

Ans. The Demand was to create an independent Sikh state in the Punjab region of South Asia.


Q19. Which operation launched to counter the Khalistan Movement?

Ans. Operation Blue star


Q20. When was the Operation blue star launched?

Ans. 1 June 1984


Q21. Where the Blue star Operation launched?

Ans. Golden temple, Amritsar, Punjab


Q22. Name the Airplane hijacked in 1999?

Ans. AI-814


Q23. The aircraft AI-814 was associated with which airline?

Ans. Air India


Q24. Who hijacked the aircraft AI-814?

Ans. Harkat-ul-Mujahideen with an active support of Taliban.


Q25. From where it has been hijacked (AI-814)?

Ans. International Airport in Kathmandu on Friday, 24 December 1999.


Q26. Where it has been taken after hijacking of AI-814?

Ans. when it was hijacked and flown to several locations before landing in Kandahar, Afghanistan.


Q27. Brahmaputra Mail train bombing happened in which year?

Ans. In 1996


Q28. First time Mumbai bomb blast happened in which year?

Ans. In 1993


Q29. Who was behind the Mumbai blast of 2006?

Ans. Lashkar-e-Taiba.


Q30. In which year Attack on Parliament happened?

Ans. In 13 December 2001


Q31. Who was behind the attack on parliament?

Ans. Lashkar-e-Taiba and Jaish-e-Mohammad.


Q32. Uri military camp attack carried out in which year?

Ans. : 2016


Q33. Name the terrorist organization behind the Uri Attack?

Ans. jaish-e-Mohammad


Q34. Name the terrorist groups based on Pakistan?


• Islamic state Khorasan province

• Tarik-e-Taliban Pakistan

• Hizbul Mujahideen

• Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT)

• Jaish-e-Muhammad (JeM)

• AL-Qeada


Q35. Who is the founder of Lashkar-e-Taiba?

Ans. Hafez Saeed


Q36. When LeT was founded?

Ans. In 1990


Q37. Who is the Founder of Jaish-e-Mohammad?

Ans. Masood Azhar


Q38. When did Masood Azhar release from India?

Ans. In 1999, In Kandahar flight hijack


Q39. Jaish-e-Mohammad formed in which year?

Ans. In 2000


Q40. Name the attacks carried out by Jiash-e-Muhammad (JeM) in India?


• Parliament attack 2001

• Pathankot airbase attack in 2016

• Pulwama attack 2019


Q41. What is the full form of SIMI?

Ans. Student Islamic Movement of India


Q42. When was SIMI formed?

Ans. In, 1997


Q43. When was Student Islamic movement of India Got banned in India?

Ans. In 2001


Q44. What was Motto of SIMI when it was formed?

Ans. Liberation of India from Western materialistic culture influence


Q45. What become the Motto of SIMI in 1980-1990?

Ans. convert whole India into Islamic land


Q46. Where is the Headquarter of National Investigation Agency?

Ans. New Delhi


Q47. When did Khalistan Liberation force banned in India?

Ans. In 2018


Q48. Khalistan Liberation Force has been banned through which act?

Ans. Khalistan Liberation force got banned under First schedule of UAPA.


Q49. What is the full form of UAPA?

Ans. Unlawful Activities prevention Act


Q50. When was UAPA came into force?

Ans. In 1967


Q51. What is the Full form of ISIS?

Ans. Islamic state of Iraq and Syria


Q52. Who was the founder of ISIS?

Ans. Abu Musad al-Zarqawi


Q53. When was ISIS founded?

Ans. IN 1999


Q54. What is the Ideology of ISIS?


• Restoration of caliphate of early Islam

• Fighting non-Muslim country is purification of Islam

• Spread Jihad attacks


Q55. ISIS activity in India?


• Influence the youth of Kashmir against India

• Providing Arms to Militants

• Fake currency circulation to destabilize the economy of India

• Terror funding

• Drug trafficking


Q56. What are the reasons of spreading terrorism in India?


• More technology available to terrorist groups

• Targets of terrorists are more wide spread now

• Sophisticated mean of communication

• Intolerance in society

• International recognition and support


Q57. From where ISI/Terrorist group get funded?


• Donation from Islamic state in the name of Jihad

• Earning from drug trafficking

• Issuing fake Indian currency notes

• Trusts like Al-Rashid from Karachi

• Rabita trust from Islamabad


Q58. What are the Institutional framework in India to tackle the Terrorism?


• Intelligence Bureau (IB)

• State police


• Indian Armed Forces (Army, Navy, Airforce)

• National security guards (NSG)

• National Investigation agency (NIA)


Q59. What is the lone wolf attack?

Ans. When a terror attack is caused by a person (lone wolf) who prepare to commits violent acts alone

without material assistance from any group


Q60. What is TADA?

Ans. Terrorist and disruptive activity prevention act.

• It was First anti-terrorism law to counter terror activities in India.


Q61. When did TADA (Terrorist and Disruptive activity prevention act.) come into force?

Ans. In 1985.


Q62. What is POTA (prevention of terrorism Act)?

Ans. POTA was an anti-terrorism legislation enacted by parliament of India


Q63. When was POTA (Prevention of terrorism Act) enacted?

Ans. In 2002


Q64. Prevention of terrorism Act enacted after which attack?

Attack on Parliament in Dec 2001


Q65. How UAPA (Unlawful activity prevention act) works?

Ans. The Centre maintain a list of unlawful association which can be amended as and when required.

Once an organization is on list

• Membership of the organization become crime under UAPA

• Money going to it can be blocked

• Places it uses can be monitored


Q66. What are the factors responsible for banning an organization under UAPA?

Ans. Organization’s Activity supporting secession from India

• Disruption of sovereignty

• Territorial integrity of India

• Activity trying to effect India’s status as an independent nation

• Causing enmity towards India


Q67. When was NIA act and special NIA courts passed?

Ans. In Dec 2008


Q68. How many NIA special courts are there in India at present?

Ans. At present there are 38 special NIA courts in India


Q69. Which ministry Combating Financing of terrorism (CFT) cell created?

Ans. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA)


Q70. When was CFT (Combating Financing of Terrorism) Cell created?

Ans. In 2019


Q71. What are the steps to check the terror funding?


• Making terrorist finance an offence under UAPA

• Integrated actions of security agencies and CFT cell

• Demonetization

• Improved safety features in new currency


Q72. Which special force were used to counter the 26/11 Mumbai attack?

Ans. National security Guards (NSG)


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Q73. What are the major roles of anti-terrorist agencies?


• Intelligence gathering

• Training and Operation

• Investigation

• Prosecution


Q74. What is NATGRID?

Ans. National Intelligence Grid (NATGRID) is an integrated intelligence grid

• It will link the database of several departments and ministries of Govt. of India.

• It is yet to be operationalized.


Q75. Which special force were used in counter operation of Uri attack?

Ans. PARA special force, Indian Army


Q76. Which aircrafts were used in Balakot air strike By Indian Air force?

Ans. Miraj 2000


Q77. What is the Full form of NCTC?

Ans. National counter terrorism Centre


Q78. Where the Headquarter of IB located?

Ans. New Delhi


Q79. Who conceive the National Counter terrorism Centre?

Ans. Former Home Minister P. Chidambaram


Q80. Concept of NCTC conceived after which attack?

Ans. NCTC conceived after Mumbai attack 2008 also known as 26/11 (pd classes) 


Q81. What are the way forwards to counter terrorism?


• Educate the people so that they didn’t get influenced for militancy

• Advancement of technology

• Integrated Intelligence framework

• Provide skill and Employment to youth

• Integrated operations with local/state police, CAPF and Armed Forces