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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