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SUB INSPECTOR OF POLICE -2010

 

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1. Bottles of fruit juice, squash, soup are certified by ----------- to testify the purity an quality of food
FPO

Agmark

BIS

ISI
2. Bow mans capsule is a part of
Neuron

Liver cells

Nephron

Muscles
3. If D = 8, BAT = 46, then CAT will be equal to
42

40

46

48
4. Choose the correct alternative that will continue the series . 35,57,79,---------
99

90

911

913
5. Choose the missing term out of the given alternatives : YEB, WFD, UHG, SKI, -----------
QOL

TOL

QGL

QNL
6. Choose the group of letters which is different from others :
CFIL

ORUX

JMPS

PSVX
7. If South - east is called East, North-west is called West, South-west is called South and what will North be called :
East

North - east

North - west

South
8. Pointing to a photograph, Bhagavat said she is the only daughter of my grandfathers only son. How is Bhagavat related to the person in the photograph ?
Sister

Mother

Niece

Brother
9. How many 4s are there in the following series of numbers which are preceded by 6 but not immediately followed by 5 ? 3 4 2 6 4 5 6 4 7 8 9 6 4 5 9 5 6 4 8 7 8 4 6 4 3
One

Two

Three

Four
10. In a certain code language, 749 means fruit is sweet, 248 means very sweet voice, 637 means eat fruit daily. Which digit stands for is in that code ?
7

9

4

None of these
11. If A means +, B means - , C means x and D means /, then the value of 18C14A6B16D4 is :
63

254

288

1208
12. Tongue is related to Taste in the same way as Ear is related to :
Hear

Deaf

Dump

Speak
13. Rorschach Inkblot Test is used to access:
H1N1

AIDS

Personality

Blood cancer
14. Laxmi is very bright ten year old with a mental age of fourteen . Her IQ may be estimated to be :
100

160

120

140
15. Who is considered as the Father of Modern Psychology ?
Sigmund Freud

Frank Parson

Hollingworth

Truman Kelley
16. Who is the author of Man - the - Maker of his own Destiny ?
Rabindranath Tagore

Mahatma Gandhi

Swami Vivekananda

Nehru
17. The technique adopted to find out the level of acceptability of an individual by the members of a group is :
Sociometry

Psychometry

Personality testing

Projective technique
18. Par sec is unit of :
Density

Distance

Momentum

Time
19. Detergents are sodium or potassium salts of
Carboxylic acids

Adipic acid

Sulphonic acids

None of these
20. The ultimate source of energy is :
Sun

Food

ATP

Glucose
21. Non -metals are generally bad conductors of electricity . However graphite is a good conductor of electricity because it :
Is an allotrope of carbon

has loosely bound electrons

is brittle

forms basic oxide
22. Thiokol is a :
Vulcanised rubber

Raw rubber

Natural rubber

Synthetic rubber
23. Length, breadth, height of a box are 4cm, 12cm and 1m, if density of air is 1.2 kg/m3. The mass of air present in the box is :
57.6 kg

5.76 kg

57.6 g

5.76 g
24. A solution of washing soda is :
Acidic

Basic

Neutral

None of these
25. Anaemia is caused by the deficiency of all of these except :
Iron

Vitamin B 12

Zinc

Folic acid
26. The "Navaretnas" Lived during the period of :
Mauryas

Gupthas

Kushanas

Pallavas
27. The Ashtadiggajas belonged to ---------- dyanasty:
Chalukyas

Pallavas

Vijayanagara

Bahmani
28. Kandalur Salai is an ancient university of :
Cholas

Pandyas

Cheras

Hoysalas
29. The Chinese traveller Hiuen Tsang visited the pilgrim center of ---------- in South India
Guruvayoor

Tiruppati

Kalady

Kanchi
30. Din- Ilahi is a religion founded by :
Baber

Akbar

Humayun

Jehangir
31. Name the only Malayalee President of the All India Congress Committee :
K. Karunakaran

A.K. Antony

Sir C. Sankaran Nair

George Joseph
32. The revolt of 1721 at ------------ is the first attempt against foreign domination from the south.
Attingal

Kozhencheery

Kulachal

Varkala
33. The -------- company was the last to leave India after Independence.
English

Dutch

French

Portuguese
34. Who is known as Gandhi of Kerala ?
E.M.S. Namboodiripad

K.Kelappan

K.P. Kesava Menon

Moidu Maulavi
35. Name the malayalee editor of Gandhiji's "Young India"
Barrister G.P.Pillai

C.Kesavan

George Joseph

Swadesabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai
36. One of the following is NOT a member of the Cabinet Mission to India :
Sir Stafford Cripps

Lord Alexander

Lord Pethick Lawrence

Clement Atlee
37. The right to work or the right to a living wage had been included among the fundamental rights, based on the 1931 Resolution of the congress which met in :
Calcutta

Karachi

Bombay

Chennai
38. ---------- had outlined a strategy of non - co operation in his manifesto, HIND SWARAJ as early as 1909.
Gandhiji

Jawaharlal Nehru

Gokhale

Balagangadhar Tilak
39. Name the Grand old man of indian Nationalisam
W.C . Bannerji

Dadabhai Naoroji

Surendranath Bannerji

Aurobindo Ghose
40. The state with the smallest population in India is
Mizoram

Arunachal Pradesh

Goa

Sikkim
41. The Non- Brahmin Movement begun by Dr.T.M.Nair become a Mass movement under :
K.Kamraj Nadar

E.V.Ramaswamy Naicker

C.N. Annadurai

M.G.Ramachandran
42. As part of the Vaikam Satyagraha, a Savarna Jatha was organized under the leadership of :
T.K. Madhavan

K.P. Kesava Menon

Mannath Padmanabhan

Dr. P. Palpu
43. The temple entry proclamation was issued by :
Chithirai Tirunal

Uthradam Tirunal

Moolam Tirunal

Visakham Tirunal
44. The malayalam lullaby, "Omanathingal Kidavo" was written by :
Swathi Tirunal

Dharma Raja

Irayimman Tampi

Kumaran Asan
45. The painting "Mysore Khedda" was drawn by :
Raja Ravi Varma

K.C.S. Panikker

Tagore

Piccasso
46. Robert Bristow is the architect of the port at
Mumbai

Tuticorin

Cochin

Visakhapatnam
47. Dr. Hermann Gundert who enriched Malayalam language is a :
Civil Servant

Military Officer

Missionary

Merchant
48. The increase in agricultural production in 1971 resulted in a wheat revolution. it is referred to as the Green Revolution .Who was the Prime Minister at that time ?
Lal Bahadur Shastri

G,L. Nanda

Indira Gandhi

Morarji Desai
49. Who was the first non - congress Prime Minister of India ?
A.B. Vajpayee

Morarji Desai

Charan Singh

Jagjivan Ram
50. In 1974 India surprised the world by exploding a " nuclear device" in an underground test in ---------- state
Kashmir

Haryana

Panjab

Rajasthan
51. The first South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC)held its first summit of the Heads of seven states at :
New delhi

Dhaka

Rawal Pindi

Kathmandu
52. The most popular social welfare scheme adopted in India is :
Maternity privileges

ESI Scheme

Minimum Wages

Insurance
53. Which plan envisaged a frontal attack on poverty and at the same time self - reliance in science and technology ?
Fifth plan

Sixth plan

Seventh plan

Eighth plan
54. "A Tree for every child " programme was launched during the ---------- Five Year plan
Fifth

Seventh

Sixth

Eight
55. panchayati Raj envisages a :
Two Tier system

Three Tier system

Four Tier system

Five Tier system
56. The cheapest transport in india is :
Air transport

Rail transport

Road transport

Water transport
57. Public health and sanitation, under the Indian Constitution fall in ----------- list.
Central list

State list

Concurrent list

Not listed
58. The S.C./S.T. people are specified in ----------- articles of the Indian Constitution.
26 and 26

341 and 342

172 and 227

86 and 87
59. Which of the following is " the oldest" of the existing newspapers in india ?
Ananda Bazaar Patrika

Bombay Samachar

Punjab Kesari

Swadesabhimani
60. When was the TPS formulated ? (Technolagy Policy Statement )
1975

1980

1985

1983
61. The festival kumbhamela is celebrated in
Bihar

Uttar Pradesh

Andhra Pradesh

Maharashtra
62. Name an Indian King whose 500th coronation was clebrated recently.
Akbar the Great

Raja Raja the Great

Krishnadeva Raya

Muhammed Adil Shah
63. The sword of Velu Tampi Dalava (1809)which was missing, had been located in the National Museum, New Delhi who located it ?
M.A.Baby

T.K.A. Nair

T.P.Sankaran Kutty Nair

Mullappally Ramachandran
64. An honorary military status was given by the Government of india to an actor in recent years :
Amita Bachan

Mohan Lal

Mammootty

Kamalahasan
65. Varika Vrika Sahajare .... these Malayalam poetic lines had been written by :
Amsi Narayana pillai

Vallathol

Vayalar Rama Varma

Kumaran Asan
66. The largest planet is:
Earth

Pluto

Jupiter

Saturn
67. Forint is the monetary unit of -------- country
Hungary

Libya

Italy

Poland
68. Name the capital of Switzerland
Bonn

Berne

Berlin

Baku
69. Kangaroo is the main animal of :
Malaysia

Bulgaria

Australia

Congo
70. In copper production ----------- leads the globe
U.A.E

U.K

U.S.S.R

U.S.A.
71. Ajmer in Rajasthan is a great pilgrim centre of :
Hindus

Buddhists

Muslims

Christians
72. Coffee is an important source of income of :
India

China

Kenya

Congo
73. Who wrote Asian Drama ?
Gunnar Myr Dal

Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam

Sashi Tharoor

Amartya Sen
74. Name the book written by Rabindranath Tagore.
Gora

Good Earth

Guide

Godaan
75. Name the key to Indian pre- historic archaeology :
Harappa

Lothal

Kalibangan

Muciris
76. The protection of Human Rights Act extends to :
the whole of india including Jammu and Kashmir

the whole if India except Jammu and Kashmir

to the whole of India and to Jammu and Kashmir in specified matters

to some of the States
77. Persons entitled to obtain information under the Right to Information Act are :
the aggrieved person

any person desirous of obtaining information

interested person

Government servants
78. The Dowry Prohibition Act prohibits :
transfer of money before and after marriage

transfer of any property including jewels at the time of marriage

transfer of any property by the bride or her parent to the groom or his parent

transfer of any property or valuable security by one party to marriage or parent to the other party or parent
79. Kerala Scheduled Tribes (Restriction on Transfer)Act prohibits :
Any transfer of immovable property by a member of Scheduled Tribe to a non- scheduled tribe

Transfer of immovable property by a non- scheduled tribe to a scheduled tribe

Transfer of any property by a member of scheduled tribe to non-scheduled tribe

All of the above
80. The offences under the Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes act are tried by :
Any Magistrate Court

The court of sessions notified by the Government under the Act

Munsiff's Court

Executive Magistrate
81. Human Rights under the Protection of Human Rights Act means :
Right to life,liberty,equality and dignity of individual as guaranteed by the Indian Constitution

Right to life,liberty , and property

Right to life, liberty and dignity

Right to life, liberty, equality and property
82. The period allowed to furnish information by the Information Officer under the Right to Information Act :
30 days

3 months

15 days

1 week
83. The Domestic Violence Act is to protect :
women from the harassment of spouses

old and senior women from the harassment of children

women from the harassment of all the members of the family

all women from the harassment of male members of the family
84. The Chair person of the National Human Rights Commission shall be :
The chief Justice of India

Retd. Chief Justice of High Court

Retd Chief Justice of India

Chief Justice of High Court
85. Pneumonia affects
Lungs

Liver

Heart

Kidney
86. Podiatrist is a doctor who treats :
Children

feet

head

chest
87. The convict was an incorrigible criminal. Here the word incorrigible means :
weak

strong

incapable of being reformed

can be reformed
88. Raju is squirrelling money away for his retirement.Here squirrelling means :
giving away

lending

borrowing

put in a secret place for later use
89. Securing a cross- party consensus on how to deal with clashes remained elusive. 'Consensus' means :
support

opinion

widespread agreement

enquiry
90. Group of words pronounced or spelt in the same way but having different meanings:
homonym

homophone

homograph

acronym
91. 'Arms and the man' is a drama written by :
T.S. Eliot

Bernard Shaw

Shakespeare

Saki
92. The words flammable and inflammable have
opposite meaning

same meaning

different meaning

entirely different meaning
93. To seek help from God in prayer and patience is hard save for the pious. Here the word save means:
earn

deliver

give

except
94. Paul, the 'Oracle Octopus' has become a legend in the quadrennial football extravaganza in South Africa. Here the word quadrennial means :
occurring in every continent

taking place in july

occurring every four years

having four legs
95. What do you mean by 'topiary'
planting

cutting plants in ornamental shapes

digging

removing top parts
96. Choose the correctly spelt word .
Lisensee

Licensee

Licencee

Laicensee
97. One word for a group of islands .
Arcadia

Mangrove

Archipelago

Laccadives
98. In which play did the famous Shakespearean Character Falstaff appear ?
Macbeth

The Tempest

King Lear

Henry IV
99. Mukesh and Anil decided to bury the hatchet. What do you mean by 'bury the hatchet ?
bury the treasures

become reconciled

stop all business

move court
100. When Bill Clinton was the President of the U.S.A., he was charged with the following allegation by the jury:
perjury

sexual assault

divulges secret

challenges the court