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KPSC ATTENDER, JUDICIAL DEPARTMENT-2009

 

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1. How many litres go to make a gallon ?
5 litres

4 litres

4.5 litres

6 litres
2. Which element is depleted most from the soil after a crop is harvested ?
Lead

Pottassium

Helium

Sulphar
3. In which state of India the Panchayat Raj was first introduced ?
Bihar

Andhra Pradesh

Haryana

Karnataka
4. Who is the creator of Micky Mouse and Donald Duck?
Walt Kelly

R.K.Laxman

Walt Disney

Mort Wlaker
5. Which musical instrument does Bismillah Khan ply ?
Sitar

Mouth Organ

Tabala`

Shennai
6. In which Shekespearean play are the famous words uttered " Frailty, thy name is woman"?
Hamlet

Macbeth

Antony and Cleopatra

King Lear
7. Chief Justice of the Supreme Court is
A.S. Anand

M.H.Karwia

S.P. Baroocha

V.N. Khare
8. Who is known as the 'Iron man of India '?
Subash Chandra Bose

Dada Bhai Naooji

Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Sardar Vallabhai Pattel
9. What was the old name of Myanmar?
Burma

Athens

Gold Coast

Paraguay
10. What is the official language of Jammu and Kashnir?
Hindi

Arabic

Urdu

Kannada
11. Nobel Prize winner in Literature this year is
Jody Williams

V.S.Naipoul

Luis Edward

William,S Nolas
12. Which country outside India has Indians as the majority of its population ?
Colombo

U.S.A

Myanmar

Fiji
13. Name the country which is the largest producer of Cocoa in the world
Netherlands

Sweden

Ivory Coast

Canada
14. Which is the capital of Afghanistan?
Jakrta

Islamabad

Ankara

Dhaka
15. Which disease is related to the functioning of pancreas?
Diabetes

Tuberculosis

Measles

Pheumonia
16. january 1st of this year falls on a Saturday. Then how many Sundays would be there in 2001 ?
50

38

45

52
17. How many factors are there for the resulting number 1 x 7 x 37 x 41
8

16

10

12
18. A number when divided by 14 leaves a remainder 9.if the same number is divided by 7, what can be the remainder ?
6

2

4

1
19. 6 is the first perfect number. What is the next perfect number ?
16

20

22

24
20. The study of soil is
Palaeontology

Pedology

Entomology

Geology
21. The Chairman of the State Planning Board is
President

Governor

Finance Minister

Chief Minister
22. Name the woman of world renown who gave her name to a system of spontaneous education for children.
Mother Teresa

Maria Montessori

Suchetha Kripalani

Kiran Bedi
23. Father of India's White Revolution.
Sundarlal bahugana

Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

Dr. Varghese Kurian

Dr.Salim Ali
24. Which is the highest Gallantry Award in India ?
Param Vir Chakra

Arjuna Award

Bharath Ratna

Dada Saheb Falke Award
25. Where is the head quarters of GATT organisation?
New York

Beijing

Washington

Ottava
26. Who is the first woman to win the Golden Slam of Tennis ?
Martina Navaratilova

Steffi Graff

Anna Kurnikova

Jennifer Capriati
27. A and B are friends and their age differ by 2 years. A's father D is twice as old as A and B is twice as old as his sister c. The age of D and C differ by 40 years. How old is A ?
29

26

22

20
28. A and B are friends and their age differ by 2 years. A's father D is twice as old as A and B is twice as old as his sister c. The age of D and C differ by 40 years. How old is B ?
24

32

28

30
29. A and B are friends and their age differ by 2 years. A's father D is twice as old as A and B is twice as old as his sister c. The age of D and C differ by 40 years. How much older is A than B ?
8

6

4

2
30. Which famous Indian poet was almost as famous as a painter?
Amritha Preetham

Kumaran Asan

Rabindranath Tagore

Tara Sankar Banerji
31. Gir forest in Gujarath is the last home of which animal ?
Bison

Simhavalan monkey

Kangaroo

Indian lion
32. Name the animal of the big cat family whcih is the fastest creature on earth
Lion

Antelope

Deer

Leopard
33. Distance from a place A to another place B is 200km. A car takes 3 1/2 hours to go from A to B and 4 1/2 hours to return from B to A . What is the average speed of the car in the whole journey ?
40km/hr

50km/hr

60km/hr

70km/hr
34. What should be added to 5820 so that it is divisible by 18 ?
6

12

14

16
35. Which animal's hide was copied as a camouflage for jungle warfare uniforms in World War 11 ?
Lion

Leopard

Kangaroo

Zebra
36. Which is the only number other than 0 to 1 whose square root is equal to the sum of the digits?
81

64

25

36
37. The temperature of human body is
37 degree

98.4 degree

32 degree

100 degree
38. The element found in highest concentration in atmospheric air is
Oxygen

Nitrogen

Helium

Carbon - di -oxide
39. Which of the following is not a hardware ?
Mouse

Keyboard

Windows 95

C.P.U
40. Which gas is both harmful and beneficial to life on earth?
Methane

Carbon - di - oxide

Eathane

Ozone
41. Which planet is closest to earth?
Jupiter

Mercury

Titan

Venus
42. Who invented the dynamite?
William Sturgeon

Benjamin Franklin

Alfred Nobel

Joseph Aspidin
43. Which gas is used to extinguish fire ?
Hydrogen

Oxygen

Carbon - di - oxide

Nitrogen
44. The temperature of human body can be measured using a clinicl thermometer. Why?
Expansion of glass is more than the expansion of mercury

Expansion of mercury is more than the expansion of glass

Measurment is not done by expansion

Only mercury is expanding
45. The state with the higest density of population is
Kerala

Maharashtra

West Bengal

Bihar
46. The Architect Of Indian Misslie technology
U.R.Rao

H.J.Bhaba

A.P.J.Abdul Kalam

Vikram Sara Bhai
47. Who is R.K. Narayan?
A cartoonist

A cricket player

An Indian writer in English

Social reformer
48. Who among the following is the leader of Narmada Bachao Andolam?
Baba Amte

Vandana Siva

Sundarlal Bahuguna

Medha Patkar
49. Which of the following is not correctly matched?
Coolie - Mulk Raj Anand

Visakhadatta - Mudra Rakshasa

Oddakkuzhal - G.Sankara kurup

The Guide - Salman Rushdie
50. Which of the following is not correctly matched ?
Bible -Christians

Ooran - Muslims

Guru Granth Sahib - Sikhs

Zend Avesta -Jains
51. Who among the following Presidents was a scholar and Philosopher?
Dr. Rajendra Prasad

Dr. S Radhakrishnan

Zail Singh

R. Vankataraman
52. If black means white,white means red,red means yellow, yellow means blue,What is the colour of the clear sky ?
Red

White

Yellow

Orange
53. In a language SYSTEM is METSYS and NEARER is AENRER. How is FRACTION written in that language
CRFNAIOT

RACFTION

ACRNFTIO

NIOTCARF
54. Fill in the missing number in the series 3,6,18,9,18,54,27,54,162
81

97

90

64
55. Which of the following is military alliance?
SWAPO

NATO

ICAO

ECC
56. Which day is considered as "Mother's day"
November 14

September 8

October 24

November 19
57. Babri Masjid was demolished in which year ?
1991

1989

1988

1990
58. Where is Kerala Forest Reserch Institute situated?
Iravikulam

Thekkady

Peechi

Munnar
59. Which State of India is rich in sandalwood?
Kerala

Karnataka

Tamil Nadu

Andhra Pradesh
60. The Galaxy to which we belong is called
Andromeda

Dwarf

Milky way

Proxima cenyuria
61. The most ductile metal is
Copper

Silver

Gallium

Mercury
62. Which fuel is mainly used to drive rockets?
Hydrogen

Aviation spirit

Oxygen

Liquid hydrogen
63. Which planet has such conditions that could support life ?
Mars

Pluto

Jupiter

Venus
64. With which river is Sardar Sarovar Project associated ?
Mahanadi

Narmada

Krishna

Sabarmati
65. The longest flightless bird
Emu

Kiwi

Dodo

Penguin
66. Which vitamin is known as anti sterlity vitamin?
Vitamin E

Vitamin A

Vitamin C

Vitamin B
67. Which king introduced the Saka Era ?
Chandragupta

Asoka

Vikramaditya

Nanda
68. The Indian Prime Minister who was known as "Man of Peace "
Jawaharlal Nehru

Gulzarilal Nanda

Lal Bahadur Sastri

Charan Singh
69. The country which has the world's largest cattle population
Canada

India

Saudi Arabia

Sweden
70. The most famous student od Socrates.
Plato

Aristotle

Confucious

Bertrand Russel
71. The largest Tiger Sanctuary in the world?
Kasirange National Park

Thekkady

Silent Valley

Sundarbans
72. Highest mountain peak in India
Nilgiri

Everest

Anamudi

Kanchenjunga
73. The World's first country to adopt a National Flag
Denmark

Sri Lanka

France

Great Britain
74. Which country in the world produces the highest quantity of opium
Pakistan

Nepal

China

Canada
75. The largest cotton producing state of India
Uttar Pradesh

Gujarat

Rajathan

Madhya Pradesh
76. Which country in the world has the maximum number of robots working ?
U.S.A.

China

Japan

Russia
77. Where is the "Amarnath Shine"?
Orissa

Amritsar

Sri Lanka

Kashmir
78. The name of the insrument that measures wind speed.
Spirometer

Algometer

Monometer

Magnetometer
79. Who invented a method of reading for the blind ?
Pascal

Williams Burroughs

Braille

Walter Hunt
80. Which is the only Jew country in the world ?
Sweden

England

Egypt

Palestine
81. One person sees his image in a mirror. If he walks backwards with a speed of 5m./hour he sees his image moving with a speed of
5m,/hour

10m./hour

29m./hour

2.5m./hour
82. In Kerala, very high temperature is felt in the month of April.Why?
It is summer time everywhere in India

Hot winds blow from Tamil Nadu

Sun appears directly above head

It is winter in South pole.
83. The electrical energy obtained from ordinary batteries is from
Chemical energy

Light energy

Solar energy

Self generated energy
84. How many of the numbers between 200 and 500 begin or end with 3 ?
80

100

110

120
85. Indian Constitution defines India as
Unitary State

Federal State

Union of States

Quasi Federal
86. The ratio between the ages of father and son is 5:2. If seven years ago the father was 43 years old, what is the present age of son ?
25 years

21 years

23 years

20 years
87. If ANOTHER is coded as 7309521 then THORN will be coded as
95103

95313

95013

95113
88. In each of the following five questions one is different from the rest.Choose the one which is different .
Snake

Crocodile

Lizard

Whale
89. In each of the following five questions one is different from the rest.Choose the one which is different .
Breathing

Singing

Playing

Writing
90. In each of the following five questions one is different from the rest.Choose the one which is different .
Paper

Sharpner

Eraser

Teacher
91. In each of the following five questions one is different from the rest.Choose the one which is different .
Bench

Sofa

Cupboard

Chair
92. In each of the following five questions one is different from the rest.Choose the one which is different .
Sitar

Violin

Sarod

Thabala
93. If BAD is wrtten as YZW and SAME as HZNV then LOVE will be coded as
ROWN

OLEV

OJUC

NOPL
94. A is the brother of B. B is the sister of C.D is the father of C and E is the father of D's wife F. E has a son G. How is G is related to B ?
Uncle

Nephew

Daughter

Grand daughter
95. EGIK:FILO:FHJL:-
GJMP

GJPM

HGMN

GMJO
96. If 3 cats can kill 3 rats in 3 minutes, how long will it take 100 cats to kill 100 rats?
9 minutes

12 minutes

6 minutes

10 minutes
97. Which is the biggest warship made in India ?
INS Salki

INS V ibhuti

INS Savitri

INS Vikranth
98. Where is India's first wave power plant located?
Kochi

Vizhinjam

Kanyakumari

Neyyardam
99. Which is India's first communication satellite?
SLV - 3

INSAT 11 A

Aryabhatta

INSAT I B
100. Name the Malayali poet who struggled against social evils like caste system and untouchability through his works?
Vallthol

ulloor

Kumaran Asan

G.Sankara Kurup