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ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITIES IN KERALA - 2016

 

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0. Name the Act that governs the internet usage in India:
The IT Gazette of India Act,2004
The Information Technology Act,2000
The Internet Usage Act,2002
The Right to Information Act,2005
1. If 4 taps can fill a tank in 10 hours.Then how many hours can 6 taps fill the same tank?
6 2/3 hours
2 2/5 hours
6 3/2 hours
15 hours
2. A and B together can do a piece of work in 12 days and A alone can complete the work in 18 days.How long will B alone take to complete the job?
6 days
30 days
36 days
21 days
3. A garden is 90 m long and 75m broad.A path 5 m wide is to be built outside around it.Find the area of the path:
850 m2
6750 m2
1750 m2
7600 m2
4. Which of the following numbers is divisible by 33?
1333
1375
2133
2145
5. H.C.F of 36 and 264 is:
6
36
792
12
6. In how many years will a sum of money triple itself the rate of interest being 10%?
15 years
20 years
10 years
18 years
7. Manu’s age is 6 times Binu’s age.15 years hence Manu will be 3 times as old as Binu.Find Binu’s age:
60 years
10 years
45 years
50 years
8. Find the time taken by a 180 m long train running at 54 km/hr to cross a man standing on a platform:
4 seconds
12 seconds
30 seconds
15 seconds
9. What number should be substracted from each of the numbers 23,30,57 and 78 so that the remainders are in proportion?
4
3
6
7
10. If y-x/x=3/8 Find y:x:
11:8
8:11
8:5
5:8
11. ’Flower’is related to Petal in the same way as’Book’is related to:
Author
Content
Page
Library
12. Find the missing numbers in this series: 2,6,18,54,-,486,1458
152
182
162
108
13. Find out the missing letter: B,E,H,K,N,__
P
O
R
Q
14. If ‘A’is in the north of B and C is in the west of B.In what direction is A with respect to C?
South
East
South-West
North-East
15. Statement:All the students passed the examination.Some students are girls. Conclusion: I.Some boys passed the Examination II.All the girls failed the Examination III.None of the boys passed the Ex
I and II follow
II and III follow
I,II and III follow
None of the above
16. If EDUCATION is coded as NOITACUDE,then REDFORT will be coded as:
TROFDER
FORTRED
TROFRED
FORTDER
17. Find out the pair which is different from the other given pairs:
Cow and Buffalo
Cock and Hen
Horse and Mare
Dog and Bitch
18. Find the odd one among these:
Lake
River
Pool
Sea
19. If HOBBY is coded as IOBY and LOBBY is coded as MOBY then,BOBBY is coded as:
BOBY
COBY
NOBY
OOBY
20. If I=9 YOU=61 then WE=____
28
32
65
50
21. The transformer works on which principle:
Electrostatic force
Magnetostatic force
Snell’s law
Electromagnetic induction
22. Which is the most effective test to determine AIDS?
Lipid profile test
Angiograph
Western blot test
MRI scan
23. Minamata disease is due to:
Arsenic
Lead
Copper
Mercury
24. An alloy used in making heating elements for electric heating device is:
German silver
Alloy steel
Nichrome
Solder
25. Phenomenon behind the formation of rainbow:
Diffraction of light
Scattering of light
Interference of light
Dispersion of light
26. What is the name of the pigment which helps animal to see in dim light?
Rhodopsin
Haemoglobin
Photopsin
Chromatin
27. What is oil of vitriol?
Sodium Chloride
Nitric Acid
Sulphuric Acid
Hydrochloric Acid
28. What is manufactured using Bessemer process?
Steel
Gold
Zinc
Silver
29. A person suffering from bleeding gum need in his food:
Carotene
Citrus
Vitamin K
Cod-liver oil
30. Which fossil organism is usually regarded as the connecting link between birds and reptiles?
Dryopithecus
Archaeopteryx
Australopithecus
Ardipithecus
31. Which of the following work won the ‘Odakkuzhal Award’to S.Joseph?
Manyshyanu Oru Aamukham
Chandranodoppam
Chakkarappandhal
Unnikuttante Lokam
32. Who got the ‘Dr.Sukumar Azhikode Thatwamsi Endowment’ for this year?
Dr.T.M.Thomas Issac
V.S.Achuthanandan
Ramesh Chennithala
V.M.Sudheeran
33. Present Jnanpeed winner Raghuveer Chaudhari is a popular writer in ______ language
Marathi
Gujarati
Bengali
Telugu
34. Which country was defeated by India to win her Seventh Crown in SAF Games?
Pakistan
Afghanistan
Kasakistan
Kirgistan
35. Who is the present Governor of Reserve Bank of India?
P.Sadasivam
C.Sankara Narayanan
Raghuram Rajan
Ajith Dowal
36. Recently dead Mufti Muhammed Sayyid was the Chief Minister of _________ state
Delhi
Assam
Jammu-Kashmir
Mizoram
37. Who scored 1009 runs in one innings,in the Bhandari Trophy under-16 Inter School Cricket?
Praveen Dhanvade
Prakash Dhanvade
Pratheesh Dhanvade
Pranav Dhanvade
38. ’Miss World’,Miriya Lalguna Roso belongs to which of the following country?
Span
France
Indonesia
Japan
39. Who among the following was appointed as CEO of NITIAYOG?
Amithabh Bachan
Saniya Mirza
Amithabh Kanth
Arun Jaitly
40. World’s largest Bird statue is built in Jatayu Nature Park.In which place of Kerala,it is built?
Chennamangalam
Kothamangalam
Kaipamangalam
Chatayamangalam
41. The literacy rate of India is:
61%
75%
80%
50%
42. Which is the tree generally grown for forestation?
Mango Tree
Coconut Tree
Banniyan Tree
Teak
43. Who was the first martyr in First Indian Independence War 1857?
Jhansi Rani
Mangal Pande
Savarkar
None
44. Who was the Chairman of Nehru Committee Report?
Jawaharlal Nehru
Motilal Nehru
Arun Nehru
None
45. What is a Republic?
In a democracy the head of the state is a nominated one
The government is directly elected by the people
The head of the state is hereditary and legislative is constituted by the representatives of people
In a democracy,the head of the state is either directly or indirectly elected by the people
46. What is the official name of India?
Democratic State of India
Republic of India
Socialist State of India
Socialist Secular India
47. Which was the first linguistic state in Independent India?
Karnataka
Tamil Nadu
Andhra Pradesh
None of the above
48. In which river Bhakra-Nangal Dam is situated?
Sutlej
Godavari
Narmada
Krishna
49. Swami Vivekananda delivered his famous Chickago Speech in:
1872 January 12
1892 September 11
1882 October 2
1867 November 1
50. What is the total length of NH49(Kochi to Dhanushkodi)?
500 km
550 km
600 km
440 km
51. Kochi Rajya Praja Mandalam was formed in the year:
1940
1941
1942
1943
52. The original name of Vagbhatanandan,the famous social reformer in Kerala?
Kelu Kuruppu
Kunji Kannan
Krishnan-Ayyan
Kutt Krishnan
53. Gayathripuzha is the tributary of which river?
Periyar
Bharatha Puzha
Chaliyar
Pampa
54. K.S.E.B. was formed in the year:
1957
1956
1958
1959
55. What is the name of rain water harvest programme organized by Kerala Government?
Jalanidhi
Harita
Varsha
Anugraha
56. Who founded Ananda Mahasabha’in 1918?
Sahodaran Ayyappan
Vagbhatanandan
Brahmananda Sivayogi
Agamananda Swami
57. Who wrote the famous book ’A Short History of the Peasant Movement ‘in Kerala?
E.M.S.Namboothirippad
C.Achutha Menon
P.K.Vasudevan Nair
Pattom Tanupillai
58. Who founded Jatinasini Sabha?
Anandatheerthan
Chattampi Swamikal
Pandit Karuppan
Thycaud Ayya
59. In which district Mangalavanam,the smallest wild life sanctuary in Kerala situated?
Ernakulam
Trissur
Wayanad
Idukki
60. Where is Kerala coconut research station situated?
Kayamkulam
Sadanandapuram
Mannuthi
Vellayani
61. The authority to issue’writs’ for the enforcement of Fundamental Rights rests with:
The Parliament
The President
The Supreme Court and High Courts
The CBI
62. Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha?
The President
The Vice-President
Lok-Sabha Speaker
The Governor
63. The Public Service Commission in India,as the Union Public Service Commission was first called,was established in the year:
1919
1926
1947
1950
64. Which Constitutional Amendment made right to free and compulsory education as a fundamental right?
73rd
86th
52nd
74th
65. Who is the present CAG?
Shashi Kant Sharma
Shashi Kant Sharma
Agarwal
H.K.Khanna
66. The Fundamental Rights of the Indian Citizens are enshrined in:
The Preamble
Part III of the constitution
Part IV of the constitution
Part V-A of the constitution
67. Which of the following Article of the constitution deals with the Fundamental Duties of the Indian Citizens?
Article 51-A
Article 29-B
Article 21-A
Article 39-C
68. In which year the National Development Council(NDC)was established?
1948
1950
1952
1957
69. The National Human Rights Commission was established in the year:
1993
1975
2001
1996
70. Who is the Chairperson of Kerala State Vanitha Commission?
K.Ajitha
Sugathakumari
C.K.Janu
K.C.Rosakutty
71. The passive form of ‘This shop sells all the vegetables’is:
All the vegetables are sold by this shop
All the vegetables are sold in this shop
All the vegetables have been sold by this shop
All the vegetables are being sold by this shop
72. I was going _________ the documents last evening.
On
In
Through
Above
73. The problem was ___________ difficult that I could not solve it.
Very
So
Too
Much
74. In which part of the question is the mistake? A.It was Shakespeare B.and not no one else C.who wrote this play D.at the beginning of the sixteenth century
A
B
C
D
75. In which part of the question is the mistake? A.The film B.that I saw yesterday C.was about an old man D.who was living a long time ago
A
B
C
D
76. The indirect form of ‘Do you like comics?’she asked me is:
She asked me whether I like comics
She asked me whether I have liked comics
She asked me whether I liked comics
She asked me did I like comics
77. Let us go for a walk,:
Do we?
Shall we?
Don’t we?
Didn’t we?
78. It was raining when I _________ home yesterday
Had reached
Has reached
Had been reaching
Reached
79. Germany is _______ European country
A
An
The
No article required
80. Milk is _________ in proteins and minerals
Good
Large
Big
Rich
81. Anganwadi centres are functioning under the programme:
IRDP
NRDP
KUDUMBASHREE
ICDS
82. The ___________ was launched in December 2001 to ameliorate the conditions of the urban slum dwellers living below the poverty line without adequate shelter.
Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana
Bharat Nirman
Samaga Awas Yojana
PMRY
83. This is a comprehensive housing scheme launched with a view to ensure the integrated provision of shelter,sanitation and drinking water.The basic objective of the programme is to improve the quality o
Samagra Awas Yojna
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
Adarsh Gram Yojana
84. Which programme is launched on the lookout for the ‘poorest of the poor’by providing them 35 kilograms of rice and wheat at Rs.3 and Rs.2 per kg.respectively?
National Food for work programme
Adarsh Gram Yojana
Antyodaya Anna Yojana
Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana
85. Which plan was called as Mehalnobis plan named after the well-known economist?
First Plan 1951 to 56
Second Plan 1956 to 61
Third plan 1961 to 66
Fourth plan 1969 to 74
86. Who is the implementing officer at district level responsible for the monitoring and supervision of national food for work programme?
District industrial officer
District collector
District civil supplies officer
District Information officer
87. Jawahar Rozgar Yojna was launched in April 1st 1989,by combining the two programmes:
RLEGP,NRDP
IRDP,NREP
NREP,RLEGP
NRDP,IRDP
88. Kudumbashree mission was launched on May 17th 1998 by our former Prime Minister,
Sri.Narasimha Rao
Sri.Manmohan Singh
Sri.AB.Vajpai
Sri.SR.Devagouda
89. Mahila Samridi Yojana was started in 1998 on the day of:
Women’s day
Gandhi Jayanthy
Independence day
Republic day
90. To change negative family and community attitudes towards the girl child at birth and towards her mother is the prime objective of:
Integrated Child Development Scheme
Mahila Samridhi Yojana
Indira Awas Yojana
Balika Samridhi Yojana
92. An attempt to criminally and fraudulently acquire sensitive information,such as usernames,passwords and credit card details,by masquerading as a trust worthy entity in an electronic communication is t
Spooling
Tracking
Bugging
Phishing
93. A device that modulates signals to encode digital information and demodulates signals to decode the transmitted information:
Modem
Decoder
Encoder
Modulator
94. ’mpg’extension refers usually to what kind of file?
Text/Document file
Image file
Animation/movie file
All the above
95. The brain of any computer system is:
Memory
Peripheral Unit
CPU
Control Unit
96. An attempt to make a computer resource unavailable to its intended users is called:
Malware attack
Worms attack
Denial-of-service attack
Adware attack
97. Who is considered to be the first programmer?
Ada Lovelace
Alan Turing
Charles Babbage
Von Neumann
98. A computer program that is used to convert an assembly language to machine language is:
Compiler
Assembler
Interpreter
Comparator
99. Codes consisting of light and dark marks of various thickness which may be optically read is known as:
Operand
Bar code
Decoder
Op code
100. The inventor of world wide web:
Tim Berner’s Lee
Marc Andreessen
James H.Clark
Robert Cailliau