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SECRETARIAT ASSISTANT PRELIMINARY EXAM - 2004

 

Time Remaining :
1. To surprise somebody greatly:
Appraise
Antonyms
Astonish
Reveal
2. To make something more important that it really :
Excess
Elaborate
Stress upon
Exaggerate
3. Express one's opinion without evidence or full knowledge:
Specify
Speculate
Concede
Sensing
4. An event that will happen soon :
imminent
Damnsure
Immense
Immutable
5. To lead somebody to do something:
Persuade
Placate
Persecute
Perpend
6. 'One word does not belong to the group. Find it out
Violet
Blue
Magenda
Green
7. 'One word does not belong to the group. Find it out.
Cucumber
Carrot
Brinjal
Ladies finger
8. 'One word does not belong to the group. Find it out.
Yaswanth Sinha
Jaswant Singha
Shatrugnan Sinha
Manmohan Singh
9. "one word does not belong to the group. Find it out.
Cancel
Nullify
Void
Confirm
10. 'One word does not belong to the group. Find it out'
G. Sankarakuruppu
O.N.V. Kuruppu
S.K.Pottekkadu
Takazhi Sivasankara Pillai
11. Pather Panjali: Sathyajith Ray; Athithi:
K.. P. Kumaran
M.T. Vasudevan Nair
T.V. Chandran
P.A Backer
12. Pareekkutty: Madhu; Chemban Kunju:
P.J.Antony
Jose Prakash
Govindankutty
Kottarakara Sreedharan Nair
13. Bangladesh: Dhaka;Austria:
Canberra
Lapaz
Santiago
Vienna
14. A,E, J,O, -,-
M,Q
S,X
T,Y
U,Z
15. ADH,BEI,CFJ, -
DGL
DHK
EHL
FIJ
16. Veluthampi Dalawa ---- a brave fight against British Army.
Put up
Put off
Put in
Put down
17. The train was coming, the supervisor --- the workers to stop working on rail.
called off
called in
called away
called out
18. It ---rain this evening.
can
may
could
is
19. ----the suspected cause for earthquakes is the construction of dams.
Most of
Only
One of
None of these
20. There were - --- telephone booths around, so that the old one is closed.
few
a little
a few
little
21. Adolph Hitler committed suicide in
1943
1944
1945
1946
22. Congress Socialist Party was formed in
1934
1935
1936
1938
23. IMF/World Bank was formed in
1942
1944
1946
1945
24. Kyoto Conference was held in
1992
1993
1996
1997
25. Indian Patent Act was formed in
1970
1975
1977
1980
26. 'One Life ' is written by:
Dr. B .Iqbal
Bergnan
Kurozowa
Christian Bernard`
27. ' The Interpretation of Dreams' is written by :
Eric Erikson
Sigmund Freud
A.Beck
Kraeplin
28. 'Kesavante Vilapangal'is written by:
M.Mukundan
O.V.Vijayan
Anand
Permbadavam Sreedharan
29. 'First malayalam cinema is :
Balan
Newspaper Boy
Harishchandra
Vigatha Kumaran
30. The Director of the film 'Susanna' is :
T.V chandran
Priyadarsan
Adoor Gopalakrishnan
Lenin Rajendran
31. The Nigerian Novelist who one the the Nobel prize:
Clod Semong
Vol Soyinga
Joseph Brodskey
None of the above
32. 'World AIDS Day':
April 17th
June 5th
December 1 st
February 14th
33. The famous film song 'Easwaran Hinduvalla, Islamalla,Christianiyalla, Indranum,Chandranumalla' was written by
O.N.V.Kuruppu
S.L.Puram Sadanandan
Vayalar Ramavarma
None of the above
34. FIFA President:
Sep Blatter
Urz Linzy
H.K.Dua
None of the above
35. Erethrean Sea is :
Bay of Bengal
Indian Ocean
Red Sea
Arabian Sea
36. Find out the values of 'X' and 'y' if x+y = 7;3x-2y = 11
4,3
5,2
3,4
2,5
37. Five years ago I was thrice as old as my son and ten years later I shall be twice as old as my son. How old are we now?
30 & 40
50 & 20
40 & 15
35 & 15
38. 3 chairs and 2 tables cost Rs. 700 and 5 chairs and 3 tables cost Rs. 1,100. what is the cost of 2 chairs and 2 tables?
400
500
600
900
39. Find two consecutive natural numbers whose squares have been the sum 221.
10, 11
9, 10
12, 13
13,15
40. Find out the values of x & y if 2x + 3y = 31; 17x - 11y = 8
4,7
5,7
6,8
5,8
41. The sum of two numbers is 15. If the sum of their reciprocals is 3/10, find out the numbers.
9,6
8,7
5,10
4,11
42. The length of a rectangular plot is 8 meters greater than its breadth.If the area of the plot is 308m. find the length and breadth of the plot in metre.
L 16, B-8
L-18, B - 10
L - 20 , B - 12
L - 22, B -14
43. A lawn is in the shape of a rectangle of length 60 meters and width 40 meters. Out side the lawn there is a foot path of uniform width I meter broadening the lawn. Find out the area of the path.
4m2
204m2
204m
184m2
44. A chess board contain 64 equal squares and the area of each square is 6.25cm2.A broder round the board is 2cm wide. Find the length of the side of the chees board.
24cm
42cm
60cm
64cm2
45. The area of a triangle is 48cm2, the base is 12 cm. What is its altitude ?
4cm
6cm
8cm
12cm
46. The minute hand of a clock is 10cm long. Find the area on the face of the clock described by the minute hand between 9.00 am and 9.35 am.
183 cm2
160cm2
100cm2
314cm2
47. The number of children in 10 families in a locality are listed : 3,1,4,0,2,1,1,2,3,3.Find out the mean number of children.
1
2
3
4
48. The mean of a set of 40 values is 6. Each of the values is increased by 5. what will be the mean of the set of new values ?
11
45
60
70
49. Find out the median of the values 5,10,3,7,2,9,6,2,11.
2
6
11
9
50. 5:6, 7:8,13:16 - Which of the following is correct, if the above values are arrenged in descending order of magnitude ?
5:6 >7:8 >13:16
13:16 >7:8 > 5:6
7:8 >5:6 >13:16
7:8 >13:16 > 5:6
51. What must be added to the numbers 6,10,14 and 22 so that they became successive proportional ?
1
2
3
4
52. Which one of the following is having greater value ?
5:3
6:4
7:6
9:7
53. Nalini purchases a cycle for Rs. 660 including sales tax.If the rate of sales tax is 10% find out the sale price of the cycle.
500
550
560
600
54. What will be the next number in the following series of numbers 2,4 ,16 .....
32
64
256
300
55. What will be the next number, if the series of numberes is as follows 3,11,27,59, ......
70
86
100
123
56. Who proposed the atomic theory ?
John Dalton
Neils Bohr
Chadwick
Rutherford
57. Father of Electricity :
Michael Faraday
J.J. Thompson
Edison
Ampere
58. Who is related to Green Revolution in India ?
Varghese Kurian
Anand
Dr. M.S.Swaminathan
Medha Padkar
59. Dengue Fever is caused by ----
Bacteria
Virus
Fungi
Not produced by infective agent
60. Temporary hardness of water is due to ------
Calcium chloride
Sodium carbonate
Sodium chloride
Magnesium bicarbonate
61. Global warming is due to the increased production of all the following EXCEPT :
Carbon dioxide
Ethane
Methane
Sulpher dioxide
62. The concept that all plants are made of cells was put forward by :
Theodor Schwan
R.Virchow
Louis Pasteur
M.J. Schleiden
63. All the following are noble metals EXCEPT :
Mercury
Gold
Silver
Platinum
64. EEG is used to study the function of :
Heart
Muscle
Brain
Nerve
65. DNA model is put forward by :
Ian Wilmut
Dr. Henri Becquirel
Robert Hook
None of the above
66. World Heavy- weight Champion of 2003:
Clistsco
Muhammed Ali
Linnex Lewis
None of the above
67. Second Kerala Chief Minister is:
Pattom Thanupillai
E.M.S
C.Achutha Menon
R.Sankar
68. The Slogan'Inquilab Zindabad' was first used by :
Bhagat Singh
Subash Chandra Bose
V.I. Lenin
Ajay Ghosh
69. ' Sadu jana Paripalana Sangam' is founded by :
A.K. Gopalan
Ayyankalli
Sree Narayana Guru
Vakkam Maulavi
70. All of the following are Dravidian language EXCEPT:
Malayalam
Telungu
Thulu
Marathi
71. First Internal Affairs Minister of independent India :
Jawaharlal Nehru
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Sardar Vallabahi Patel
V.Krisha Menon
72. Capital of Keniya :
Aman
Nairobi
Cairo
Beirut
73. First computer virus :
Gappi
Meleesa
Norton
Apple
74. Who declared that "Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it " ?
Bhagat singh
Balagangadhar Tilak
Mahatma Gandhi
Subash Chandra Bose
75. All of the following persons are extremists of independence movement EXCEPT ?
Lala Rajapt Rai
Bipin Chandrapal
Gopalakrishna Gokhale
Aurobindo Ghosh
76. Which of the following event is related to General Dyer?
Jalianwala Bagh massacre
Wagon Tragedy
Chittagong Riot
Punnapra - Vayalar sruggle
77. First battle of Panipat was between;
Hemu and Akbar
Marathas and East India Company
Babur and Ibrahim Lodi
East India Company and Portuguese
78. Where did Gandhiji launched his first struggle ?
navaghaly
Dandi
Kappad
Champaran
79. Who presided the first session of All India Trade Union Congress ?
Subash Chandra Bose
Lala Rajapat Rai
C.R. Das
Jawaharlal Nehru
80. Volunteer Captain Of Guruvayoor Temple Sathyagraha:
A.K.. Gopalan
K.Kelappan
Pattom Thanupillai
Ayyankali
81. The East India Company established its first factory at
Surat
Pune
Culacutta
Bombay
82. Formation of the INA was the result of the great efforts made by
Captain Lakshmi Bai
Rash Behari Bose
Subash Chandra Bose
Aurobindo Ghosh
83. In which conference did Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as the president of Indian National Congress ?
Avadi
Pune
Tripuri
Bombay
84. RSS was banned in 1948 in relation with
India - Pak division
Hindu -Muslim war
Bengal Division
Assassination of Mahatma Gandhi
85. 'Bhruhaspathi' is related with
Arya Samajam
Medicine
Indus civilization
Charvakamatham
86. The slogan 'American Model Arabikadalil' is related with
Telungana struggle
Punnapra - Vayalar struggle
Kayyur struggle
Vaikom Sathyagraha
87. 'Keralam Malayalikalude Mathrubhoomi' was written by
Kumaranasan
Thakazhi
E.M.S
Vallathol
88. Male -female sex ratio of India in 2001 census is:
1000: 933
1000 : 1040
1000: 939
1000: 1046
89. The Prime minister who started privatization in Britain :
Margaret Thatcher
John Major
Tony Blair
Winston Churchill
90. The smallest state in the world
Russia
Vatican
Sri Lanka
Cuba
91. The person who became the Chief Minister for the longest period in India :
E.K. .Nayanar
Vasantha Sate
Jyothi Basu
K.Karunakaran
92. Who was the first speker of LokSabha?
Sivaraj Patel
Jagjeevan Ram
Lal Bahdur Shasthri
G.V Mavlankar
93. Panchayathi Raj instructions came into effect with the amendment of the constitution
70th
73rd
76th
79th
94. who is the president of newly declared independent country, East Timor ?
Xanana Gusmao
Hugo Chavez
Lula da Zilva
Jos Ramos Horta
95. The Chairman of Constitution review committee :
Kuldip Nayyar
Justice Kbare
Justice Varma
Justice Venkita Chellaiya
96. Monthly salary of Chief Justice of India :
Rs. 30.000
Rs. 31.000
1,10,000
50.000
97. What is B.O.D
Biological Oxygen Demand
Biochemistry of Diseases
Biophysics Oxygen Demand
None of the above
98. Meenamatha disease is related with
Cadmium
Mercury
Lead
Iron
99. National Party is one which could secure not less than ---- % of the total valid votes in the previous general election.
4%
6%
8%
9%
100. The theory that 'the continenents will travel' was first put forward by:
Antonio Sneider
F.J .Wine
D.H.Mathews
Alfred Wegner