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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