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KHADI AND VILLAGE INDUSTRIES ASSISTANT GRADE-2008

 

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1. What is the average life of coconut tree ?
5 years

15 years

50 years

100 years
2. What are insecticides?
Eatables

A metal

An insect

A plant
3. Which is the source of energy in the biosphere?
Sun

Stars

Moon

Elecricity
4. Which part of the Coco trees is the source of natural chocolate flavour?
Stem

Leaves

Root

Seeds
5. What is a flying fox ?
An aeroplane

A kind of bat

Squirrel

A butterfly
6. Which is the tallest living animal ?
African elephant

Indian elephant

Hippopotamus

Dinosaur
7. Which is the most stupid bird in the world ?
Turkey

Penguin

Cuckoo

Swan
8. Largest fish in the sea
Whale shark

Milk fish

Lung fish

Trout
9. What is the instrument used by doctors to hear the sound of heart and lungs?
Ammeter

Binocular

Stethoscope

Lactometer
10. What is the functions of kidney in the human body?
To digest food

To filter waste materials

To circulate blood

To make body warm
11. Which are the four main groups of Blood ?
c,d,f,g

a,b.ab.o

d,e,f,g,

a,f,d,o,
12. How many queen bees are found in a bee hive ?
3

1

4

2
13. Which metal is found in liquid from in natural stage ?
Aluminium

Zinc

Copper

Mercury
14. DDT is used as
An insecticide

Manure

Oxidiser

Reducer
15. Name the acid used for solidifying latex?
Formic acid

Sulphuric acid

Hydrochloric acid

Acetic acid
16. What is laughing gas ?
Calcium carbide

Nitrogen

Hydrogen sulphide

Nitrous oxide
17. What is used for cutting glass ?
Gypsum

Iron

Diamond

Tin
18. Digital computers are classified into how many categories?
5

9

10

11
19. Which country has the world's largest cattle population ?
Indonesia

India

America

Africa
20. Euro is the currency of which country ?
Europe

Russia

Latin America

Japan
21. Which state in India has the biggest coal reserve?
Rajasthan

Tamilnadu

Andhra pradesh

Asia
22. In which Indian state is Lignite is found?
Madhyapradesh

Uttarpradesh

Punjab

Haryana
23. The average intake of food of an average Indian is how many calories?
5000

6000

8000

2000
24. What percentage of Indian population lives below poverty line ?
50

60

70

80
25. How many electron guns are there in the picture tube of a colour TV ?
5

3

7

9
26. Mahatma Gandhiji was born on
September 20

October 30

October 2

August 15
27. Which is the instrument used for measuring the intensity of the earthquake ?
Binocular

Microscope

Richter scale

Audiometer
28. Igloo is the house of
Eskimos

Africans

Russians

Arabs
29. The earth rotates on its axis from
West - East

South - East

East - West

North - East
30. Which is the largest river in the world ?
Periyar

Pamba

Kaveri

Ganga
31. Which city is holy for Christians, Muslims,and Jews ?
Tokyo

Jerusalem

Mecca

Dubai
32. Which is the longest Railway platform in India ?
Kanpur

New Delhi

Nagpur

Bhilai
33. Capital of Afghanistan
Kabul

Kandi

Karachi

Shillong
34. Where is the Golden temple situated ?
Banaras

Amritsar

Delhi

Mysore
35. Which gas has the smell of rotten eggs?
Hydrogen

Oxygen

Hydrogen sulphide

Helium
36. Man proposes...
King disposes

Devil disposes

Earth disposes

Nature disposes
37. Spare the road an (d)....
save the child

spoil the child

encourage the child

enlighten the child
38. What is the name of official residence of the President of USA ?
Blue House

Red House

White House

Black House
39. Where is the International Court of Justice situated ?
Hague

Belgium

Cenmark

Finland
40. A tape recorder should not be kept near one of the following things ?
Clock

Radio

Bell

Telephone
41. In an electrical bulb the filament is made of
lead

carbon

tungsten

copper
42. Soda water contains
Nitrous oxide

Carbon dioxide

Carbon monoxide

Methane
43. Absence of iodine in human body
Goitre

Cholera

Rickets

Mumps
44. Fruits contain
Nitric acid

Sulphuric acid

Lodic acid

Citric acid
45. Which gas is used in coloured display sign boards?
Argon

Crypton

Helium

Neon
46. Which of the following is used for killing bacteria ?
Ethane

Nitrogen

Chlorine

Oxygen
47. Who is the first Indian woman who won the Olympics medal?
P.T.Usha

Shiny Wilson

Rosakutty

Karnam Malleswary
48. Who is the Chief Minister in India who resigned recently on health grounds ?
Farukh Abdullah

Jyoti Basu

Bajanlal

Karunanidhi
49. A modern submarine uses which fuel ?
Petrol

Diesel

Nuclear fuel

Coal
50. Dialysis is taken to relieve
Cough

Pain

Fever

Cholera
51. The head of the Indian Government is
President

Prime Minister

Speaker

Opposition leader
52. General elections are held in India every
3 years

4 years

5 years

6 years
53. Governor of a state are appointed by
Prime Minister

President

Speaker

Chief Minister
54. Who discovered the Laws of Gravitation?
Edison

Issac Newton

Colombus

Madam Curie
55. In which year was the state of Kerala formed ?
1951

1956

1957

1958
56. Who was the first Chief Minister of Kerala
E.M.S. Namboodiripad

C.Achutha Menon

Pattam Thanu Pillai

P.T. Chacko
57. Which is the smallest district in Kerala ?
Kollam

Alappuzha

Waynad

Kannur
58. Which district in Kerala has no railway line?
Trissur

Ernakulam

Alappuzha

Idukki
59. Which is the largest rubber producing state in India ?
Assam

Kashmir

Punjab

Tamilnadu
60. Who started Ottanthullal?
Vallathol

Kumaran Asan

Kunchan Nambiar

Vyloppilly
61. Where is the bird sanctuary in Kerala situated?
Munnar

Kumily

Thattekkad

Adimaly
62. Birth place of Thakazhi Sivasankara Pillai is
Chengannur

Thakazhy

Thiruvalla

Sabarimala
63. H.C.F of 1485 and 4356 is
189

89

99

83
64. L.C.M.of 87 and 145 is
870

1305

435

1740
65. The average age of 3 boys is 15 years. Their ages are in the ratio of 3:5:7. If so the age of the youngest boy is
9 years

15 years

18 years

21 years
66. The price of a scooter and T.V are in the ratio 0f 3:2 and if the scooter costs Rs.
6000

10000

12000

18000
67. A,B,C put Rs.26000,Rs.34000 and Rs.10000 respectively in a business on partnership. If the profit is Rs.3500 B's share will be
Rs. 1300

Rs.1700

Rs. 500

Rs. 1500
68. If a man sold the radio for Rs. 1980 and earned a profit of 10 %, he would have bought the radio for
1782

1800

2178

3000
69. If five men and nine women can complete a work in 19 days. three men and six women will complete the same work in
10 days

12 days

13 days

15 days
70. If a man covers 600 metres in five minutes, his speed in km/hr is
7: 2

3: 6

10

8 : 4
71. If a train travels at a speed of 180km/hr what will be its speed in metres / second ?
5

130

40

50
72. If 11 times a number is 132, what is the Number?
11

8

13.2

15.7
73. If simple interest of a certain amount of money for three years at the rate of 14% per annum is Rs.235.20 what is the amount ?
Rs.480

Rs. 560

Rs. 650

Rs. 720
74. The radius of a wire is decreased to its one third and if the volume remains the same how many times the length will increase?
one time

three times

six times

nine times
75. In which year did Mrs. Indira Gandhi die ?
1960

1965

1970

1980
76. In what unit is electricity measured ?
Volts

Watts

Metric

Laser
77. Substance which do not conduct heat or electricity is known as
Wood

Insulator

Acoustics

Polygram
78. What are supersonic planes ?
A fast moving ship

A passenger aircraft

A helicopter

A plane that flies faster than the speed of sound
79. Who is the religious head of Tibet who fled and saught asylum India ?
Pluto

Chanakyan

Dalai Lama

Abdul gafoor
80. Pride goes before.....
a fall

leaf

Jump

Virtue
81. A bird in hand is better than two in the
town

village

bush

river
82. All that glitters is not
silver

gold

copper

alloy
83. Who discovered pencillin ?
Alexander Fleming

Joseph Nixon

Edward Jenny

George Stephen
84. Which city in India is known as City of lakes ?
Udaipur

Jaipur

Thekkady

Hyderabad
85. Where is Baskara Dam situated ?
Delhi

Kerala

Punjab

Kashmir
86. On which river is Nagarjunasagar Dam constructed?
Bharathapuzha

Krishna

Kaveri

Ganga
87. Which is the richest temple in India ?
Sabarimala

Guruvayoor

Sri.Venketeswara

Palani
88. The biggest industry in India is
Cars

Cashew

Sports goods

cycle
89. Which place is known as Queen of Nilgiris ?
Coonoor

Kodaikkanal

Coimbatore

Kottagiri
90. Which place is known as Venice of East ?
Ponmudi

Alappuzha

Kollam

Kozhikode
91. Bronze is an alloy of
Zinc,tin and gold

Zinc,tin and silver

Zinc, tin and mercury

Zinc tin and copper
92. Which is the most widely used metal?
Gold

Iron

Copper

Aluminium
93. IMF stands for
Indian Medical Front

International Monitory Fund

Indian Money Fund

Indian Military Fund
94. Which country has the highest GDP in the world?
Japan

Britain

USA

Korea
95. Who donated the Renji Trophy ?
Maharaja of Patiala

Maharaja of Kochi

Queen of England

Cheif Minister of Bombay
96. Which country is Known as land of Kangaroo ?
Switzerland

Italy

Norway

Australia
97. Which country produces the highest quantity of Mango ?
Pakistan

Afganistan

Nepal

China
98. Which of the animals is an endangered animal in India ?
Wolf

Ass

Monkey

Elephant
99. If a train, 300 metres long passes a tree in 15 seconds,then the speed of the train is
10km/hr

15km/hr

54km/hr

72km/hr
100. If the product of two numbers is 120 and the sum of their square is 289, then the sum of the two numbers is
20

23

169

190