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EXCISE GUARD - 2004

 

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1. The next world cup football tournament will be held in :
2005
2006
2008
2010
2. The Rajya Sabha has to return Money Bills passed by the Lok Sabha within 14 days. If does not do so,the bill is :
Deemed to have been passed by both the houses
To be introduced in the Lok Sabha again
To be referred to the Supreme Court
To be introduced in a joint sitting of both the houses
3. The first Indian navy ship that returned home recently after voyage around the globe is :
INS Kunjali
INS Sanjeevani
INS Prabal
INS Tharangini
4. The number of nominated members of Rajya Sabha is :
12
20
15
10
5. The Chief Election commissioner is appointed by :
The chief Justice of India
The Parliament
The President
The Prime Minister
6. The exclusive monopoly right granted by the government for a new invention to an inventor is known as :
Trade Mark
Copy right
Design right
Patent
7. Our constituent Assembly was chaired by :
Dr.B.R.Ambedkar
Dr. Rajendra Prasad
Shyamaprasad Mukherji
Vallabhai Patel
8. Chipko movement is associated with :
Protection of environment
Protection of human rights
Protection of street boys
protection of leprosy patients
9. Stock Exchanges in India are regulated by :
R.B.I
NABARD
SEBI
Exim Bank
10. Who is the author of "India in the New Millinneum" ?
Dr.P.C.Alexander
Dr.A.P.J.Abdul Kalam
Kuldip Nayyar
Vikram Seth
11. The highest observatory in the world is situated in :
France
Japan
Bangladesh
India
12. In our state sandal wood is cultivated at :
Nelliyampathy
Ponmudi
Attappadi
Marayoor
13. All nations have been observing ... every year as No Tobacco Day .
9th January
31st May
8th October
3rd September
14. Name of latest U.S. robot that landed in Mars is :
Rosetta
Beagle
Opportunity
None of these
15. The newly appointed Chairman of the National Commission on Farmers is :
Varghese Kurian
Dr.G.Narayanan
V.K.Malhotra
M.S.Swaminathan
16. " Merdeka Cup " is associated with :
Football
Hockey
Shooting
Water polo
17. India is planning to send a spacecraft to Moon. The code name given to this project is :
Operation Black Sea
Milan - 2003
Mission Somayana
Operation Chandramukhi
18. Name the Speaker of the 13th Lok Sabha :
Murali Manohar Joshi
Manohar Joshi
Somnath Chatterjee
Yeran Naidu
19. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize for 2003 was given to
Kofi Annan
Yasar Arafat
Vladimir Putin
Ahmed Karzai
20. The number of languages officially recognized by our Constitution is :
18
22
15
20
21. Who gave the title of 'Father of the Nation ' to Gandhiji ?
Rabindranath Tagore
Subhash Chandra Bose
K.D Malarya
Clement Atlee
22. Bengal was partitioned in :
1905
1906
1886
1936
23. Who was the Governor General of India on 16th August 1947 ?
Lord Mountbatten
Lord Canning
C. Rajagopalachari
Anandashayanam Ayyenkar
24. The real name of Vikramaditya was :
Krishna I
Chandragupta II
Amoghavarsha IV
Kanishka
25. "Vana mahotsav" was the brain -child of :
K.M Munshi
Vinoba Bhave
Sundarlal Bahuguna
Nandlal Bose
26. -------- taught us the brotherhood of Hindus and Muslims :
Vasumitra
Kautilya
Ram Mohan Roy
Kabir Das
27. "Silver Revolution " relates to :
Milk production
Egg production
Wheat production
Water preservation
28. "Therukkooth" is the popular dance form of :
Andhra Pradesh
Mysore
Tamil Nadu
Lakshadweep
29. The Committee that studied the feasibility of funding of elections by state was :
Nariman Committee
Indrajit Gupta Committee
Raja chellayya Committee
Narasimhan Committee
30. Who is known as the father of local self governments ?
Lord Macaulay
Lord Lytton
Lord Canning
Lord Rippon
31. The global plan to save the earth from devastation is known as :
Catch - 22
Agenda - 21
Vision 2004
Probman - 150
32. The dowry system emerged during the :
Maurya period
Vedic period
Mughal period
Gupta period
33. The language that developed in our country as a result of Hindu-Muslim unity is :
Marathi
Dogri
Barushaki
Urdu
34. In which battle Prithviraj Chauhan defeated Mohammad Ghori
Second battle of Panipat
Second battle of Tarain
First battle of Panipat
First battle of Tarain
35. Who was the publisher of the daily "Swadeshabhimani" edited by Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai ?
K .Ayyappan
Kesari Balakrishna Pillai
Vakkom Abdul Khader Maulavi
Vengayil Kunjiraman Nayanar
36. The link between the President of india and the Union Cabinet is the
Prime Minister
Cabinet Secretary
Minister for Parliament Affairs
Attorney General
37. The Indian social worker best known for his work among leprosy patients :
Baba Amte
Akilan
F.Andrews
Medha Patkar
38. Who is known as the "Saint of the Gutters" ?
Florence Nightingale
Mother Teresa
Joan of Arc
St.Alphonsa
39. India adopted a parliamentary form of government based on :
American model
Russian model
British model
French model
40. Our tenth Five Year Plan was started in the year :
2000
2002
2001
2003
41. 3/4th of 1/3rd of 4/5th of a number is 90. Then the number is :
400
450
200
360
42. The ages of a father and son are 41 and 16 years respectively. In how many years will the father be twice as old as his son ?
10 years
8 years
9 years
12 years
43. A candidate who gets 30% of the total marks in a test fails by 50 marks. Another candidate who gets 320 marks fails by 50 marks . Another candidate who gets 320 marks fails by 30 marks . What are the
900
1200
1100
1000
44. By selling 200 mangoes a man gains the selling price of 40 mangoes. His profit margin on cost is :
20%
25%
33.33%
40%
45. The average of 11 numbers is 50. The average of the first six numbers is 49 and that of the last six is 52. If so, the sixth number is :
50
58
56
55
46. How much time does a train , 280m long,running at a speed of 72km/hr,take to cross a bridge of 220m long ?
25 seconds
30 seconds
35 seconds
60 seconds
47. 75% of the students in a school are boys . If the number of girls students is 420,the number of boys is :
1200
1240
1250
1260
48. 0.1 x 0.1 x 0.1
0.1
0.01
0.001
0.3
49. A and B can complete a piece of work in 10 and 15 days respectively . In how many day they can complete the same work if they do it together ?
10 days
6 days
7 1/2 days
8 days
50. The simple interest on a certain sum deposited at 8% interest per,annum for three years is Rs.576.The sum deposited is :
2400
2800
3200
3600
51. Judge : court ::Doctor : ?
Patient
Medicine
Surgery
Hospital
52. Cow:Calf :: Horse:?
Cub
Kid
Foal
Pub
53. Sheep: Fleet :: Whales: ?
Bunch
Swarm
Clump
Pod
54. Virtue:Vice::Voluntary: ?
Vanity
Valour
Compulsory
Flexible
55. Dogs: Bark::Ducks: ?
Quack
Swim
Herd
Water
56. Chocolate: Confectionery ::Wine: ?
Distillery
Brewery
Mint
Bakery
57. Bed: Cot::Chair :?
Wood
Paint
Cushion
Sitting
58. Cardiologist : Heart ::Dermatologist : ?
Gum
Skin
Blood
Stomach
59. Author: Novel::Newspaper :?
Editor
Publisher
Printer
News Agency
60. Bird : Nest::Lion: ?
Burrow
Trench
Den
Pit
61. Kerala occupies ........... percent of the total land area of the country
1.18
3.6
2.48
2.7
62. The total number of block Panchayats in Kerala is :
152
165
145
185
63. The award instituted by the government of Kerala for the best agriculturist is known as
Karshaka Sree
Karshaka Kesari
Karshakothama
Karshakacharya
64. "Malayali Memorial"that sought better representation for travancoreans in the state civil service was presented to :
Sree Moolam Thirunal
Swathi Thirunal
Chithira Thirunal
Vishakom Thirunal
65. The dance form developed on the line of Kathakali is known as :
Mohiniyattam
Padayani
Kerala Natanam
Kummi
66. The state bird of Kerala is :
Peacock
Dove
Hornbill
Parrot
67. A person from among the ---------- residing in Kerala is nominated to the Kerala Legislature Assembly .
Latin Catholic
Dheevaras
Anglo Indians
Jews
68. Travancore and Cochin States were integrated is :
1949
1948
1950
1944
69. The first Speaker in the Kerala Legislative Assembly was :
K.C.George
R.Sankara Narayanan Thampi
K.A. Damodara Menon
D.Damodaran Potti
70. The first book printed in Malayalam "Samkshepa Vedartha" was printed at
Germany
Rome
Portugal
Holland
71. Who is known as the "Jhansi Rani of Travancore"?
Lekshmi N Menon
Anne Mascreen
Kuttimalu Amma
Ackamma Cherian
72. The tidal power plant in our state is situated at :
Malappuram
Thiruvanathapuram
Kannur
Eranakulam
73. The committee that studied the matters relating to decentralisation of powers to local bodies in our states wsa the
Dr.Gopalan Committee
Dr.Ananthamoorthi Committee
Sen Committee
None of these
74. The district in Kerala that shares border with Karnataka and Tamilnadu is:
Kasargode
Idukki
Palakkad
Wayanad
75. The first biological park in India is situated at :
Nilgiri
Parambikulam
Thenmala
Agasthyarkootam
76. The Cochin port was designed by :
Wellington
Robert Bristo
John Simon
John Hunter
77. The ruler of Travancore who defeated the Dutch in the battle of Kulachal was
Marthanda Varma
Ayilyam Thirunal
Sree Moolam Thirunal
Vishakom Thirunal
78. Who initiated a scheme for the development of Vizhinjam port ?
C.P Ramaswami Iyer
Ummini Thampi Dalawa
Raja Kesava Das
Veluthampi Dalawa
79. Parambikulam Wildlife sanctuary is in --------- district.
Thrissur
Idukki
Wayanad
Palakkad
80. During the reign of ........ primary education was made compulsory in Travancore
Umayamma Rani
Swathi Thirunal
Rani Lekshmi Bai
Rani Gowri Bai
81. It is believed that the musical instrument Sitar' was designed and developed by :
Amjad Ali Khan
Amir Khusru
Vilayat Khan
Akbar
82. The languages recognized by the Constitution of India are listed in its ------------ schedule.
8th
11th
6th
9th
83. The Speaker of Lok Sabha submits his resignation to the :
The Prime Minister
Minister of Parliamentary Affairs
Deputy Speaker
President
84. The fuel used in the Thernal Power station at Kayamkulam is ;
Coal
Natural Gas
Naptha
Diesel
85. Of the following which state has two capitals ?
Himachal Pradesh
Nagaland
Punjab
Madhya Pradesh
86. Name the first Indian Astronaut
Kalpana Chawla
Chokila Iyer
Rakesh Sharma
Bula Chaudhari
87. What is the playing time of the full version of our National Anthem ?
48 Seconds
62 Seconds
60 Seconds
52 Seconds
88. The first woman who had been conferred with Bharata Ratna was :
Mother Teresa
Ashapurna Devi
Devika Rani
Indira Gandhi
89. The line that separates India and Pakistan is the :
Radcliffe line
Durand Line
Mc Mahon line
None of these
90. In India census is taken in every :
15 years
20 years
10 years
12 years
91. Carrots are rich in :
Vitamin - A
Vitamin - K
Vitamin - D
Starch
92. In Human body, saliva helps to :
Swallow Food
Chew food
Digest food
All of these
93. Basically , the horn of Rhino is :
Hair
Bone
Flesh
Skin
94. The diagnostic test to detect AIDS is :
Rubin test
Western blot test
Patch test
Wassermann test
95. The epidemic SARS affects the :
Nervous system
Urinary system
Digestive system
Respiratory system
96. The purest form of carbon is :
Charcoal
Diamond
Graphite
Coal
97. The gland that secrets tears is :
Pituitary gland
Adrenal gland
Liver
Lachrymal gland
98. The layer of atmosphere that the life activities of all living things is :
Ionosphere
Mesosphere
Stratosphere
Troposphere
99. The invisible water vapour in the atmosphere is termed as :
Smog
Dewpoint
Humidity
Hoar frost
100. The deficiency of ....... causes Goitre :
Potassium
Vitamin - K
Iodine
Vitamin - D