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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