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SUB INSPECTOR EXAM -2004

 

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1. Which one of the following statements is not correct ?
The President can dissolve the Lok Sabha
The Vice President is ex-officio Chairman of the Rajya Sabha.
Money bills cannot be introduced in the Rajya Sabha
One third of the Rajya Sabha members retire every third year.
2. The law of gravitation was discovered by :
Newton
Charles Darwin
William Harvey
Einstein
3. The best conductor of elecricity is :
Copper
Graphite
Aluminium
Silver
4. The most inteliigent animal is
Elephant
Monkey
Chimpanzee
Dog
5. When ice melts. its volume:
Increase
Decreases
Remains the same
First decreases then increases
6. Telephone was invented by :
Alfred Nobel
Graham Bell
W.Shockely
Samuel Morso
7. Three primary colours of light are :
Red, green ,blue
Red, yellow ,green
Red,yellow, blue
Green,blue,yellow
8. Red Blood Cells ( RBC) are formed in :
Muscles
Veins
Bone Marrow
Heart
9. Spring balance is used to measure
Mass
Thrust
Pressure
Weight
10. 'Universal donor' in blood transfusion belongs to the blood group:
A
B
O
AB
11. The first President of the Indian National Congress was :
A.O Hume
W.C Bannerji
Rabindra Nath Tagore
C.Rajagopalachari
12. Human Rights Day is observed on :
10th December
14th November
30th January
1st May
13. The tean 'Knock out ' is associated with:
Chess
Hockey
Boxing
Football
14. How many players play on each side in volleyball ?
11
9
7
6
15. Bharathiya Jnanpith Award was instituted in :
1976
1944
1970
1980
16. The first Indian to get the Nobel Prize is :
Rabindra Nath Tagore
C.Rajagopalachari
C.V.Raman
Dr. Hargobind Khorana
17. " A friend in need is a friend indeed ' is ascribed to;
Shakespeare
Winston Churchill
Tennyson
Milton
18. "A thing of beauty is a joy for ever " is a line written by :
Keats
Shelley
Pope
Tennyson
19. I.L.O. stands for:
International Labour Organisation
Indian Labour Organisation
International Law Organisation
Indian Legal Office
20. F.R C.S stands for:
Fellow of the Royal Civil Service
Fellow of the Royal College of Science
Fellow of the Royal Collage of Science
Fellow of the RoyalCouncil of Surgeons
21. Which of the following is, an example for partial parasite ?
Lichen
Loruthus
Pepper Plant
Vanda
22. The medulla oblongetta is concerned with the control of:
Hearing
Heartbeat
Vision
Balance of the body
23. In the human body, insulin is produced by
Liver
Skin
Pancreas
Pituitary gland
24. Which of the following is necessary for the formation of haemoglobin ?
Iron
Salt
Phosphorous
Sulphur
25. The author of 'Panchatantra' is :
Kalidas
Vishnu Sharma
Valmiki
Chanakyan
26. The first five year plan was started in the year:
1951
1952
1953
1954
27. which one of the folowing is in the concurrent list of the Constitution of India ?
Finance
Agriculture
Education
Commerce
28. For a group to come into existence, it is essential that people:
Are at one place
Owe allegiance to a leader
Like one another
Have a common goal
29. The main fuel for the body to produce energy is :
Insulin
Protein
Glucose
Fat
30. The philosophy of Adwaita is assosiated to :
Sri Sankaracharya
Sri Buddha
Sri. Vivekananda
Sri Ramakrishna Paramahamsa
31. Who introduced English education in India ?
Cornwallis
Rippon
Dalhousie
William Bentinck
32. Who announced an American model Constitution for Travancore ?
Rajagopala Achari
C.P.Ramaswami Iyer
Pazhassi Raja
Paliath Achen
33. The first English School in Kerala was established at :
Mattancherry
Thiruvananthapuram
Kozhikode
Kollam
34. The district of Kerala having the highest urban population is :
Trivandrum
Eranakulam
Kozhikode
Kollam
35. Who emphasised the need for compulsory primary education in India?
Nehru
Ram Mohan Roy
Gokhale
Rabindra Nath Tagore
36. The Five -Year Plan of the period 2002- 2007 is :
9th
10th
11th
12th
37. Effective communication will make the receiver :
Think over it
Accept it
Pass it on to others
Enjoy it
38. Which country is not a member of SAARC ?
Bhutan
Myanmar
Maldives
Bangladesh
39. Which country's Parliament has the largest membership ?
India
United States
China
Japan
40. The state with the smallest population in India is:
Mizoram
Arunachal Pradesh
Goa
Sikkim
41. 0,7,26,63,124, -
215
216
225
185
42. If 3 +3 = 27; 4+7=84 and 5+7 = 105, then 6+ 7 = - ?
136
126
106
86
43. In a military mode.TARGET IS WRITTEN as RATTEG. Using the same code BRIDGE should be written as :
DGEBRI
IRBDGE
BRIEGD
IRBEGD
44. A class has R rows of desks with D desks in each row. On a particular day when all the pupils were present, three seats were found vacant. The number of pupils in the class is :
DR + 3
D + R + 3
DR - 3
D + R - 3
45. A father tells his son, " I was your present age when you were born." If father is 36 now, how old was the son five years back ?
13
18
31
21
46. The average age of a husband and wife was 22 years when they were married five years back. What is the present average age of the family if they have a three year old child ?
25 years
19 years
27 years
28 years
47. In an examination, 40 % students fail in Maths, 30% in English and 15% in both. Find the pass percentage.
50%
65%
30%
45%
48. A train runs for 2 hrs at the speed of 35km/hr. It runs for 3 1/2 hrs at the speed of 60km/hr and then runs for 2 1/2 hrs at the speed of 70km/hr. Find the average speed of the train :
50km/hr
55 km/hr
56.87km/hr
80 km/hr
49. A 300 m. long train passes a pole in 12 secs. What is its speed in km/hour ?
40 km/hr
72km/hr
90km/hr
120km/hr
50. One- half of the students at an Indian University study German and 1/3 of others study French. The remaining 600 do not study any foreign language. How many students are there in the university ?
7200
1800
3600
2700
51. If P's and Q's ages add upto 42 and P is 10 years junior to R .Who is 8 years senior to Q . What are the ages of P,Q,R respectively ?
22years, 22 years, 24 years
20years,22years,32years
12years,30years,32years
20years,22yeara,30years
52. If means %,- means ,% means + and + means - , then the value of the expression (3-15 % 11)8+6 will be :
1
0
8
4
53. What will be the angle between two hands of a clock at time 8.30 ?
90 degree
60 degree
45 degree
75 degree
54. If 3/4 of a number is equal to 2/3 of another number, what is the ratio between these two numbers ?
3; 4
5 : 6
8 : 9
9 : 10
55. Q is shorter than P but taller than R. R is shorter than P but taller than A . If the stand in ascending order of height, the sequence is:
ARQP
AQRP
QPAR
RPQA
56. A,B,C are intelligent. A,D,E are laborious. D,C,E are honest. A B, E are ambitious. Which of the following are not honest ?
A,D
A,B
C,A
C,A,B
57. There are four roads. I have come from the south and want to go to the temple.The road to the right leads me away from the coffee house; straight ahead it leads only to a colllege.In which direction
E
N
W
S
58. A cube is to be painted . No two adjacent faces can be coloured the same. What is the least number of colours needed ?
4
3
2
5
59. Some boys are standing in a queue. If the 10th boy from behind is 5 behind the 12th boy from the front, how many boys are there in the queue ?
17
20
27
26
60. When 8% of 630 is added to 12% of 315, the sum is:
68.2
44 .1
126
88.2
61. According to the Gregorian calender Saka,era, our national era, begins from which of the following year :
A.D 622
A.D 1587
A.D 319
A.D 78
62. Indian learnt the art of preparation of horoscope from whom ?
Greeks
Parthians
Arabs
Sakas
63. Kalidasa, the great Indian poet, was in the court of the Hindu emperor:
Asoka the Great
Chandragupta 2
Samudra Gupta
Chandra Gupta Maurya
64. The portuguese conquered Goa in the year :
1603 A.D
1757 A.D
1510 A.D.
1656 A.D
65. Which one of the following was described by Gandhiji as " a postdated cheque on a failing bank?"
August offer
Cripp's Declaration
Wavell plan
Cabinet Mission
66. A port were no duties levied on articles of commerce, is called :
Dry port
International port
Free port
Closed port
67. The gravitational pull exerted by the earth is maximum at the :
South pole
North pole
Antarctic circle
Equator
68. The largest continent is :
Asia
America
Europe
Africa
69. The biggest planet is :
Venus
Pluto
Mercury
Jupiter
70. Nautical mile is a unit of distance used in :
Navigation
Aviation
Race
Space travel
71. Solar eclipse occurs on a :
Full moon day
New moon day
Half moon day
None of the above
72. India became a member of the United Nations in :
1950
1951
1945
1947
73. Silent valley forest area is located in :
Madya Pradesh
Kerala
Himachal Pradesh
Sikkim
74. The National Anthem of India was composed by :
Bankim Chandra Chatterji
Acharya Vinoba Bhave
Subash Chandra Bose
Rabindra Nath Tagore
75. The Indian flag is rectangular in shape and the ratio of the length to breadth is :
4:2
3: 5
3 : 2
2:3
76. India's first underground nuclear explosion experiment was done at :
Thumba in Kerala
Arivi in Mahrashtra
Pokharan in Rajasthan
Pokharan in Gujarat
77. India's first scientific satellite ' Aryabhatta ' was launched into orbit on :
19th April 1975
1st July 1975
26th June 1975
18th May 1975
78. The 'Teacher's Day is observed every year in India On :
September 5
November 14
May 1
October 19
79. In India cencus is taken in every :
Five years
Year
Ten years
Three years
80. The president of India must have completed the age of :
25 years
35 years
40 years
50 years
81. In the sentence " No room here ," room means:
Room for rent
Waiting room
Accommodation
Space
82. The idiom ' To read between lines 'means:
To suspect
To do useless reading
To read carefully
To understand the hidden meaning of the writer
83. An autobiography is :
A statement of the achievementsa and failures in one's own life
An sccount of one's own life
A narration in the first person
A chronicle of events in one's own life
84. The vistor was given a warm welcome of his ----
Arrive
Arriving
Arrived
Arrival
85. I prefer coffee --- tea
than
to
and
for
86. Replace the word underlined by right phrase given: Since the weather is bad, we will cancel the ------ meeting arranged for this evening
give up
give away
give in
give out
87. Replace the word underlined by right phrase: The Government rejected all the demands. --------
put out
turned down
made out
gave out
88. Give the meaning of the following phrase get at.
pass
rise
reach
to make progress.
89. The word " Elite " means :
Exquisite
Dear
Perfect
The best
90. The word " Delicacy" means :
Shy
Weakness
Sensitive
Thin
91. It has been raining in Kerala, six ---- months.
since
by
for
trom
92. I can write a book -----grammar :
on
in
about
of
93. Monkeys live ------ trees.
on
in
upon
by
94. It is natural ----man to make mistakes.
that
about
in
for
95. Identify the conjunction in the following sentence: I ran fast but missed the train.
but
ran
fast
the
96. Pick out the incorrect sentence:
We are cousins
He brought some luggage
He is waiting here for three hours
I know all that he said.
97. Pick out the correctly spelt word:
Fourty
Seperate
Secretary
Curriculam
98. Pick out the incorrectly spelt word :
Excellant
President
Recommend
Comment
99. Complete the sentence: You would look better,if
You would have cut your hair.
you cut your hair
you have cut your hair
you will cut your hair.
100. Pick out the correct sentence:
I prefer coffee than tea
Politics have divided the country
Sun rises in east
He goes to bed at ten in the night