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Assistant Professor(IT),Engineering Colleges-2016

 

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1. What reflects the quintessence of the constitution?
Fundamental Rights

The preamble

Directive Principles

Fundamental Duties
2. Which are the articles dealing with the Centre-State Relations
Articles 245 to 263

Articles 200 to 215

Articles 145 to 153

Articles 295 to 313
3. What is the subject matter of articles 346 and 347?
Right to Property

Appointment of Judges of Right Courts

Official language or languages of a State

Public Service Commission
4. Which article provides a guaranteed remedy for the enforcement of fundamental rights?
Article 32

Article 23

Article 226

Article 14
5. The Central Government has been created the National Green Tribunal on:
29th November 2010

24th October 2009

12th November 2011

18th October 2010
6. In which year Samkshepa Vedartham,The first book in Malayalam was published?
1872

1847

1772

1782
7. Ayyankali organized the first planned peasant strike in Kerala at Venganoor in:
1900

1909

1910

1904
8. List out the odd one from the following options
Sree Narayana Guru

Madan Asan

Raman Pillai

Vaikunda Swamigal
9. Who authored the work Ananda Sutra?
Brahmananda Sivayogi

Sree Narayana Guru

Vaikunda Swamigal

Ayyankali
10. Who was the martyr of Paliyam Satyagraha?
K.G.Velayudhan

A.G.Velayudhan

I.C.Chacko

Prakash
11. Who wrote the pamphlet San-us-Sabah?
Veliyankot Umar Qazi

Sayyid Sanaullah Makti Thangal

Vakkam Moulavi

Hamadani Thangal
12. In which years Kumara Guru was nominated to the Sri Mulam Popular Assembly?
1920 and 1921

1922 and 1923

1921 and 1930

1921 and 1931
13. What was the name of the Madras Governor,who ordered the Travancore govt.to issue orders for permitting the Channar women to wear jacket and pinafore?
Lord Huntington

Colonel Hitchcock

Lord Baily

Lord Haris
14. The first woman Chief Secretary of Kerala
K.O.Aysha Potti

K.K.Usha

Pathma Ramachandran

V.S.Ramadevi
15. Who was the founder of Sree Ramadasa Asramam?
Sree Neelakanda Gurupadar

Swami Vivekananda

Sree Narayana Guru

Pazhoor Raman Chennan
16. The founder of Sabari Asram in Palakkad?
Kumaran Asan

T.R.Krishnaswamy

T.R.Krishnaswamy

Pandit Karuppan
17. The first female Prime Minister of Greece?
Alexix Tsipras

Vassiliki Thanon

Neela Vaswani

Svetlana Alexievich
18. Who won the ‘Global Indian of the Year’award?
Narendra Modi

Sachin Tendulkar

Aravind Kejrival

Aishwarya Rai Bachachan
19. Who won the Nobel Prize 2015 in Economics?
Carli Lloyd

Angus Deaton

Nadine Kefler

Aziz Sanca
20. Who won the ‘Man of the Match’award in the final match of the ICC World Twenty 20 2016?
M.Samuels

D.Bravo

C.Gale

A.Russel
21. If 1,2,3 are the eigen values of a matrix A,then the eigen values of (A-4l)2 are:
-7 ,-12,-15

10,4,1

9,4,1

4,4,2
26. Centre of gravity of a right circular cone of base radius r and height h from the base is:
3/4 h

1/4 h

3/8 h

1/8 h
27. What is the maximum weight that can be lowered by a person who can exert a 500 N pull a rope if the rope is wrapped 2 ½ turns around a horizontal spur? Coefficient of friction between spur and rope
4.5 N

45 N

556.59 N

55659 N
28. What is the length of a Surveyors chain?
33 ft

66 ft

33 m

66 m
29. R.L.of a factory floor is 100.00,Staff reading on the floor is 5.62 ft.and the staff reading when the staff is held inverted with bottom touching the tie beam of the roof truss is 1016 ft.What is the
15.78 ft

115.78 ft

4.54 ft

104.54 ft
30. The horizontal distance between the vertical joints in successive courses in brick work is called:
Perpends

Lap

Arries

Closer
31. Knocking in a spark ignition engine is promoted by:
A short flame travel length

Normally at the beginning of the combustion process

Increased clearance volume of cylinder

Reduced turbulance of the fuel-air mixture during combustion
32. Centrifugal pumps operating in series will result in:
Higher discharge

Reduced power consumption

Higher head

Low speed operation
33. A good refrigerant should have:
High COP and high freezing point

High operating pressures and low freezing point

High latent heat of vaporization and low freezing point

High specific volume and high latent heat of vaporization
34. In sheet metal blanking,shear is provided on punches and dies so that
Press load is reduced

Good cut edge is obtained

Warping of sheet is minimized

Cut blanks are straight
35. A curve generated by a fixed point on the circumference of a circle which rolls without slipping on the outer side of a fixed circle is known as:
Hypocycloid

Epicycloid

Involute

Cycloid
36. Direction of dynamically induced EMF can be found by:
Maxwell's cork screw rule

Flemings Right Hand rule

Flemings Left Hand rule

Coulomb’s law
37. Form factor of sinussoidally varying alternating current is:
1.414

1.11

1.21

2.11
38. In a Delta connected three phase supply system phase current is given by:
Square root of 3 times line current

Line current

1/Square root of 2 times line current

1/Square root of 3 times line current
39. Earth wire is usually connected to------part of the electric heater.
Metallic body

Phase point

Neutral point

Heating coil
40. Which of the following DC Motor gives highest No.load speed?
Shunt motor

Cumulatively compound motor

Series motor

Differentially compound motor
41. The BJT used in an oscillator circuit is biased in---------region
Active

Cut-off

Saturation

None of these
43. The bandwidth of wide band frequency modulated wave as per Carson's rule is:
BT~~2(D+2)W

BT~~2(2D+1)W

BT~~2(D+1)W

None of these
44. For a voltage shunt negative feedback amplifier using operational amplifier,select the TRUE statement:
Input impedance decreases and output impedance decreases

Input impedance increases and output impedance increases

Input impedance increases and output impedance decreases

Input impedance decreases and output impedance increases
45. The type of negative feedback introduced in the Common Emitter amplifier using voltage divider bias network when the bypass capacitor is removed:
Current shunt

Voltage Shunt

Voltage series

Current Series
46. The CPU gets the address of the next instruction to be executed from the :
Instruction Register

Memory address Register

Program Counter

Accumulator
47. What is the value of b at the end of execution of the following C program? Int add(int a) { Static int count=0 Count=count+a Return(count) } Main 0 { Int a,b For(a=0,a<=4,a++) b=add(a); }
10

12

4

6
48. What will be the output of the following C program segment? Int n=1; Switch(n) { Case 1:printf(“One”); Case 2:printf(“Two”); Case 3: Case 4: Case 5: Default:printf(“Wrong Choice”) }
One

One Two Wrong Choice

Two

One Two
49. The default parameter passing mechanism of functions is:
Call by value

Call by reference

Call by result

None of the above
50. What is the output of this C code? #include Int main() { Do Printf(“Inside while loop”); While(0); Printf(“After while loop”); }
Infinite loop

Compilation error

After while loop

Inside while loop After while loop
51. The diagram with direct stress along x-axis and shearing stress along y-axis is called:
Mohr’s circle

Stress block diagram

Influence line diagram

Eddy's diagram
54. For a cantilever beam of length L,the shear force diagram is a rectangle of size P x.Then the value of maximum bending moment is:
2PL

PL/2

PL

PL/4
55. A three hinged parabolic arch of span 20 m and central rise 4m is loaded with 4 concentrated load at 4m from the left end support.The horizontal thrust at the left support is:
3 kN

4 kN

2 kN

1 kN
56. A suspension cable of span 120 m is loaded with a uniformly distributed load of 25 kN/m for the entire length.If the maximum tension in the cable is limited to 5000 kN,the minimum central dip required
10 m

9.435 m

10.565 m

8.965 m
57. On a simply supported beam AB of span L,a load P is moving from left to right.At a section 0.3 L from A,the maximum bending moment is:
0.24 PL

0.20 PL

0.21 PL

0.30 PL
58. The values of flexural rigidity EI and length L for the members AB and BC of the rigid frame ABC are equal.Joint B is rigid and the included angle between AB and BC at B is 90degree Ends A and C are f
ML/4 EI

ML/3 EI

ML/12 EI

ML/8 EI
59. Slope deflection equation is:
An equilibrium equation

A compatibility equation

An expression for shear force

An expression for member end moment
60. Stiffness matrix for the simply supported beam of span L and flexural rigidity EI,with clockwise rotational arrows at both ends as coordinates is:
4EI/L[2 1,1 2(second line)]

2EI/L[2 1,1 2(second line)]

4EI/L[2 -1,-1 2(second line)]

2EI/L[2 -1,-1 2(second line)]
61. M 20 grade of concrete mix is approximately:
1:2:4 mix

1:1 1/2 :3 mix

1:1:2 mix

1:3:6 mix
62. Minimum number of longitudinal steel reinforcement bars required in an RCC circular column is:
4

6

8

12
63. Under reinforced
Under reinforced

Balanced

Over reinforced

None of the above
64. In the design of RCC water tanks,the allowable bending tensile stress for M25 concrete in N/mm2 is:
1.2

1.4

1.8

2.0
65. The maximum BM in the stem of a cantilever retaining wall will be at
The base

The top

1/3 from the base

2/3 from the base
66. Shape factor for a rectangular section(BxD)is
2.0

2.5

1.5

0.5
67. In a pre-stressed concrete beam of span 6 m and section 300 mm x 500 mm,the pre-stressing tendons are located along the longitudinal centroidal axis,with an effective pres-stressing force of 900kN.If
6 and 5.4

0.6 and 11.4

5.4 and 6

11.4 and 0.6
68. PERT is
Time oriented

Event oriented

Activity oriented

Float oriented
69. Number of standard bricks required for one cubic metre of brick masonry is
420

500

800

1000
70. The process of calculating the exact quantities of various items of work is known as
Mensuration

Estimating

Quantity surveying

Valuation
71. Kaplan turbine is an/a
Impulse turbine

Reaction turbine

Reciprocating turbin

None of the above
72. Pressure in pipes is measured using:
Manometer

Barometer

Venturimeter

Pitot tube
73. A pelton turbine,with six nozzles has specific speed of 8.1.The specific speed of one nozzle will be:
2.1

3.2

8.1

6.6
75. In a rectangular open channel flow,for maximum discharge,the hydraulic mean depth should be equal to:
Half the width

Half the depth

Half the length

Width
76. Hydrograph is a curve showing the variation of
Discharge with time

Discharge with time

Moisture content with time

None of the above
77. If the duty of a crop for a base period of 120 days is 1250 hectares/cumec,its delta is
87 cm

80 cm

85 cm

88 cm
78. The level difference between the top of dam and water level is known as:
Hyudraulic margin

Pitch

Delta

Free board
79. The purpose of cross drainage works is to
Take a roadway over a drain

Take railway over a drain

Take a canal across the drain

Control the entry of silt in the drain
80. In a gravity dam,if the resultant force cuts the base within the middle third of the body of the dam,the overturning failure will be:
Clockwise

Anticlockwise

Nil

None of the above
81. The soil deposited at the bottom of a lake is known as
Alluvial soil

Kankar soil

Sandy soil

Lacustrine soil
83. The curve joining the pointof equal vertical pressure below the earth surface is known as
Smear

Envelope

Influence diagram

Labour
84. Flow met can be used in the determination of
See page pressure

Exit gradient

Hydrostatic pressure

All the above
85. The load carrying capacity of a pile can be determined by using
Plate load test

Static formulae

Friction circle method

Bishop’s method
86. The year in which the Motor Vehicle Act is made effective is
1929

1931

1939

1941
87. The instrument used for measuring the spot speed of a vehicle is
Enoscope

Speedometer

Passometer

Odometer
88. Drift method is the best suitable method of tunneling in
Rocks

Ordinary soil

Self supporting soil

Sandy soil
89. The design speed of a road is 65 kmph,the friction coefficient is 0.36 and reaction time of driver is 2.5 sec.Then the head light sight distance is
90 m

90.5 m

91 m

91.4 m
90. The spot speed observation is kmph are 50,40,60,54,45,31,72,58,43,52,46,56,60,65,33.Then the time mean speed in kmph is
50

51

51.5

52
91. The permissible limit for fluoride in drinking water is
3mg/lt

2.5 mg/lt

1.5mg/lt

0.5 mg/lt
92. Bleaching powder containing 25% of available chlorine is used for treating the drinking water is 0.2 mg/lt,the bleaching powder required for treating 1 litre of water is
0.05 mg

0.8 mg

1.2 mg

1.25 mg
93. Expected value of pH for fresh sewage is
7.5

6

4

0
94. Osmoscope is used for measuring
Turbidity of water

Colour of water

Odour of water

Temperature of water
95. 2 million litres of water per day is passing through a sedimentation tank,which is 6 m wide.15 m long and having water depth of 3m.The detention time of the tank is
6hrs

3.25hrs

4.25hrs

6.24hrs
96. To work from the whole to the part principle is followed in surveying to
Prevent accumulation of errors

Complete the surveying quickly

Make the plotting easy

All the above
97. The last reading taken from any leveling station to the leveling staff is known as
Fore sight

Intermediate sight

Back sight

Temporary sight
98. The reading taken to the leveling staff kept at a point A from a leveling station of height 100 m is 2.50 m.Then the reduced level of the point A is
102.5 m

98.0 m

98.5 m

97.5 m
99. Number of horizontal hairs in a stadia diaphragm is
1

2

3

4
100. Cause for error in tacheometric surveying is
Personal

Instrumental

Natural

All the above