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STATION OFFICER TRAINEE (FIRE FORCE)-2008

 

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1. World's largest producer of coffee is :
Chile
India
Brazil
Sri Lanka
2. Fourteen Indian Banks were nationalized in
1963
1965
1970
1969
3. Who is known as the "Lion of Punjab"?
Lala Lajapat Rai
Sardar Vallabhai Patel
Charan Singh
C.R.Das
4. The Capital of Malaysia
Manila
Bangkok
Jakarta
Kuala Lumpur
5. The most corrupt Asian country in the world, as per the new corruption index is
Sri Lamka
Indonesia
Bangladesh
India
6. The official language of Syria
Hebrew
Urdu
Syriac
Arabic
7. The biggest exporter of food grains in the Asaian Continent
Myanmar
Philippines
Malaysia
India
8. Which game is associated with Davis Cup?
Cricket
Tennis
Hockey
Badminton
9. Who was the first to win the Urvasi Award in Malayalam film?
Sheela
Sarada
Ragini
Jayabharathi
10. The last oppertunity to avoid the partition of India was lost with the rejection of :
Cripps Mission
Cabinet Mission
Rajagopalachari formula
Wavell Plan
11. Open stunted forest with bushes and small trees having long roots and sharp thorns or spines are commonly found in
Eastern Orissa
Western Andhrapradesh
Siwalik and terai region
North Eastern Tamilnadu
12. Who was the first Indian lady actress to receive the Padma Shri Award
Nargis Dutt
Meenakumari
Madhubala
Smitha Patil
13. Which one among the following is monogamous?
Walrus
Seal
Wolf
Deer
14. Five - Year Plan in India is finally approved by
Union Cabinet
President on the advice of Prime minister
Planning Commission
National Development Council
15. Who has given the modern theory of utility ?
Bernoulli
Samuelson
Pigon
None of these
16. Consider the following high yielding variety crops in India 1.Arjun 2.Jaya 3.Pama 4.Sonalika Which of them are wheat ?
1 and 2
2 and 3
3 and 4
1 and 4
17. In the Indian Constitution write to Equality is granted by five Articles.They are
Article 16 to Article 20
Article 15 to Article 19
Article 14 to Article 18
Article 13 to Article 17
18. Site for protein synthesis in a cell is
Ribosome
Mitochondria
Chromosome
Centromere
19. Bone marrow is important for
Production of WBC's
Break down of WBC's
Production of RBC's
Break down of RBC's
20. The vital centres of control of heart rate, respiratory rate and blood pressure are located in the
Medulla
Pons
Hypothalamus
Cerebellum
21. The radius of sphere is increased by 50% . The percentage increase in surface area is
325
150
125
225
22. The greatest value of sin x. cos x is
1
1/2
1/4
2
23. Father is 5 years older than mother and mother's age is now thrice the daughter's age. If daughter is 10 years old now, what was father's age when daughter was born ?
20
25
26
30
24. The mean of 10 items is 17 and if each item is increased by 5 then its mean will be
22
17
85
67
25. A train of length 150 metres, moving at a speed of 90km/hr.can cross a 200 metre bridge in
8 seconds
14 seconds
6 seconds
15 seconds
26. The angles of pentagon in degrees are a, a + 20, a + 40 , a + 60, a + 80 . The smallest angle of the pentagon is
58 degree
68 degree
78 degree
88 degree
27. Which one of the following is correct ?
sec2 q= 1 tan2 q
Sin2q = 1+ cos2 q
tanq.cotq = 1
None of these
28. The relationship between mean,median and mode for a moderatley skew distribution is
Mode = Median-2 Mean
Mode = 2 Median - Mean
Mode = 2 Median -3 Mean
Mode = 3 Median - 2 Mean
29. If GONE is written as ILPB, CRIB may be written as
EYKO
EUKY
EYUK
EOKY
30. If 74683 means GREAT, 7684 means
GAER
HEAR
GEAR
REAG
31. IFCA = 31 ,GE = 75, FH =
67
76
78
68
32. 7,13,21,.......43,57
27
31
29
35
33. 99,98,94,85,69,44...
4
8
12
9
34. CEBD:GIFH:OQNP:
SRUT
RUST
SURT
USRT
35. 11:13::31...
34
35
39
33
36. cat: Kitten:: Horse....
Kid
Cub
Foal
Colt
37. Bees; A swarm ::lions::..
A herd
A flock
A pride
A pack
38. Find the one which does not belong to the group
Elevator
Typewriter
Cooker
Writer
39. Find the one which does not belong to the group.
Train
Tram
Plane
Car
40. Find the one which does not belong to the group
Robert Browning
Alexander Fleming
Mathew Arnold
Thomas Gray
41. SARS, a typical form of pneumonia came to pubilc attention with the first case being detected in
Singapore
Hong Kong
Beijing
Taiwart
42. The present Union Law Minister
T.R Baalu
Mr.Varma
Veerappa Moily
Arun Jaitley
43. The hero of the novel "Pride and Prejudice"
Michael Henchard
Charles Bingley
Abel
Fitz William Darcy
44. Which country did Pakistan defeat by eight wickets to annex the cherry Blossom Sharja Cup 2003
Zimbabwe
Sri Lanka
West Indies
New Zeland
45. The present Governor of Jammu and Kashmir
N.N. Vohra
Kailashpati Mishra
Ram Prakash Gupta
Nirmal Chandra Jain
46. The first city in India to have eight digit phone number is
Delhi
Mumbai
Chennai
Bangalore
47. The peace talks between Sri Lankan Government and LTTE Millitants werefacilitated by the efforts of
India
Norway
Sweden
Germany
48. World AIDS day is observed on
1st December
10th December
12 th January
15th January
49. National game of Russia
Cricket
Basket ball
Badminton
Chess
50. Arjuna Award is given for excellence in
Music
Dance
Spors
Film
51. Cuba is situated in
Arabian sea
Caribbean Cea
Atlantic
Black Sea
52. Sahara Desert is situated in
North Africa
South Africa
West Africa
Canada
53. India set up the planning Commission in
1947
1948
1950
1953
54. Which is not associated with the Football ?
Durand Cup
Fedaration Cup
DCM Trophy
Walker Cup
55. Who appoints the State Election Commissioner?
Governor
Cheif justice
President
Prime Minister
56. The first college in Kerala was set up at
Trivandrum
Kottayam
Thrissur
Ernakulam
57. U.N Day is observed on
December 4
September 5
October 24
October 10
58. Who is known as Vilasini?
Kutty Krishna Marar
M.K.Menon
P.C.Kutti Krishnan
Malayatoor Ramakrishnan
59. The study of animal behaviour is called
Ethics
Ethology
Calligraphy
Cytology
60. Who is known as Sanjayan?
Vakkom Mohammed Basheer
Manikkoth Ramunni Nair
O.V. Vijayan
. K. Narayanan Nampoothiri
61. The word opposite in meaning to the word "Seclusion"
Privacy
Isolation
Solitude
Sociality
62. The word opposite in meaning to the word "Vindication"
Justification
Exoneration
Accusation
Support
63. The word opposite in meaning to the word "Diligence"
Laziness
Industry
Assiduity
Activity
64. Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the keyword " Nadir"
Difficult obstacle
Lowest point
Anniversary
Large number
65. Choose the word which is nearest in meaning to the keyword " Charisma"
Candour
Enormous excitement
Fraudulent use of power
Magnetic appeal
66. The word wrong in spelling among the following
Carvan
Catastrophy
Cognisant
Consequence
67. The word wrong in spelling among the following
Hurricain
Misanthrope
Obesity
Panacea
68. Choose the grammatically correct sentence from the given alternatives
I,you and Kishore will stay together
You I and Kishore will stay together
You, Kishore and I will stay together
I , you and Kishore will staying together
69. Choose the grammatically correct sentence from the given alternatives
I saw him this morning
I saw him in this morning
I saw him on this morning
I saw him at this morning
70. Which of the following is the question tag for, "None of the workmen arrived in time ...?
Didn't they
Did they
Weren't they
Were they
71. " They will have to examine you tomorrow' Change the voice
You will have been examined tomorrow by them
You will have to be examined tomorrow
You will have to examine tomorrow by them
None of the above
72. Henry's interview ought to have begun at elevan, but the librarian was on the phone when Henry was shown into his office
Henry sat down in one of the arn chairs near the windows and waited
Henry got impatient and left without giving the interview
Henry left the room and waited in the hall outside waiting for the librarian to call him
He took out a novel and started reading whistling to himself
73. Mankind's most valuable treasure of thoughts is carefully preserved in the golden casket of books.All this rich source of knowledge, inspiration and guidance is with in the easy reach of those with ca
People should buy more magazines
Books have become obsolete
All efforts should be made tp promote the reading habit
There are a large number of literate /illiterate people
74. This drink is made.....fresh fruit and sugar
from
of
in
with
75. The African elephant is confined .....Central Africa as they have moved away....other places.
in,from
to ,from
witin, out
to, out
76. Camels are peculiarly adapted.....life in the desert.They move....the desert regions most of them
for, within
to, in
to,within
by, around
77. If you had helped him,he.....his work
could complete
could have completed
completed
None
78. I ......to him yesterday
have written
had written
wrote
write
79. Rima is the heroine of the novel " Green Mansions" written by
Lewis Carrol
Thomas Hardy
A.J. Cronin
W.H.Hudson
80. The proverb " Fools rush in where angelesfear to tread" is quoted from
P.B.Shelly
Alexnder Pope
John Keats
Francis Bacon
81. Plants are made disease resistant with
Crossing them with wild relatives
Crossing them with new varieties
Propagating them with negative means
Giving X -rays in restricted doses
82. The half - life of Radium is 1600 years. The fraction of a sample of radium that would remain after 6400 years is
1/4
1/2
1/8
1/16
83. Specific resistance of a wire
Varies with length
Varies with mass
Varies with cross - section
Does not vary with length, cross- section and mass
84. Skating on ice is possible because of phenomenon of
Friction
Regelation
Sublimation
Latent heat of fusion of ice
85. A magnet of pole strength m is divide into four equal parts so that the length as well as the breadth of each part is half of the original magnet.Then pole strength of each part is
m/4
4m
m/2
2m
86. Which among the following is "Glauber's salt"?
K2 S O4
Na2 SO4 10H2O
FeSO4.7H2O
MgCO3, CaCO3.2H2O
87. Which among the following is not an element ?
Diamond
Marble
Graphite
Mercury
88. The common used gas in our refrigerator is
Marsh gas
Water gas
Freon
Producer gas
89. What is deficit financing
When there is a loss
When heavy taxes are
A deliberate excess of expenditure over income
None of these
90. In a capitalistic econony there is
Maximum production
Full employment
Efficient use of resources
None of these
91. The rule of East India Company came to an end in
1856
1857
1858
1859
92. ICICI is meant for
Industrial Credit and Investment Corporation of India
Indian Council for Indusrial Corporation and Information
Industrial Corporation of India and Central Investment
Indian Corporation for Industry,Commerce and Information
93. Trypanosoma causes the disease known as
Malaria
Kala Azar
Sleeping sickness
Yellow fever
94. The Nobel Price for artificial synthesis of gene was awarded to
Nirenberg
Ochoa
Khorana
Kornberg
95. The parallel of 23 1/2 degree north is called
Tropic of Capricorn
Antarctic circle
Tropic of Cancer
Arctic circle
96. Mariner's compass was invented by
Egyptiants
Chinese
Mesopotamians
Phoenicians
97. The name of Plato's famous book is
The Republic
The Prince
Social Contract
Oedipus Rex
98. Balmer's series in emission spectrum of hydrogen atom lie in the
Visible region
Infrared region
Ultra violet region
Violet region
99. The law governing the force between electrical charge is given by the following name
Gauss
Laplace
Kirchoffs
Coulomb
100. The colour of star is an identification of
Size
distance
weight
Temperature