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JUNIOR ASSISTANT/CASHIER,KSEB -2009

 

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1. Disease caused by virus :
Cholera
Typhoid
Mumps
Syphilis
2. The number of schedules to the Constitution of India :
9
10
ll
12
3. Total elected members of Rajya Sabha:
238
250
275
252
4. Who waged a war of destruction and plunder against India 17 times between 1000 andl025A.D?
Chingis Khan
Muhammad of Ghori
Muhammad of Ghazni
Babur
5. The first council of Buddhist monks was convened at:
Vaishali
Pataliputra
Bodh gaya
Rajagriha
6. The major bird sanctuary in Kerala:
Ponmudi
Thattekad
Silent Valley
Aralam
7. The district in Kerala with lowest literacy rate:
Palakkad
Wayanad
Pathanamthitta
Malappuram
8. Atacama desert is in :
Mangolia
North Africa
Mexico
Chile
9. Malagasay Republic is an island which is situated in :
Pacific ocean
Atlantic ocean
Indian ocean
Artie ocean
10. Which of the following declared June 5 as the World Environment Day?
The Rio Summit 1992
The Stockholm Conference 1972
Nairobi Conference 1982
None of the above
11. The one nearest to earth between 8 and 12 km is called:
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Mesosphere
Biosphere
12. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar was :
Novelist and dramatist
Freedom fighter and social reformer
A Scientist and former Director CSIR
A great artist who won many Awards
13. The number of non-permanent members in UN Security Council:
5
10
15
25
14. The first Prime Minister of Pakistan:
Aga Khan
Mohammad Al i Jinnah
Khan Abdul Gaffar Khan
Liaquat Ali Khan
15. Scheduled caste population of Kerala as per 2001 census :
1.14 percent
9.81 percent
17.25 percent
19.18 percent
16. Handloom industry is concentrated in the districts of:
Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur
Ernakulam and Thrissur
Thiruvananthapuram and Kollam
Kannur and Palakkad
17. Women Development Corporation was started in 1985 in Kerala:
To improve the status of women
For the protection of women from
For the socio-economic empowerment of BPL women.
To protect the rights of women,
18. Universities at Culcutta, Bombay'and Madras were set up during the Viceroyalty of:
Lord Canning
William Bentick
Lord Dalhousie
Lord Mayo
19. The first Indian to preach the gospel of Swadeshi and India for Indians :
W.C. Banerjee '
Dadabhai Naoroji
Raja Ram Mohan Roy
Swami Dayanand Saraswathy
20. How man times National Emergency declared so far ?
Vir Savarkar
Asoka Mehta
Jawaharlal Nehru
Sarojini Naidu
21. How many times National Emergency declared so far?
Once
Twice
Thrice
Never
22. The number of seats reserved for Union Territories in Lok Sabha :
20
15
25
None of these
23. The maximum gap between two sessions of Parliament:
3 months
4 months
one year
six months
24. Right to property is a :
Fundamental right
Natural right
Legal right
Human right
25. Which of the following is a true fruit?
Apple
Pineapple
Lichi
Coconut
26. The percentage of gold in 22 carat:
74.3
91.6
97.2
100
27. Which of the following material is repelled by a magnetic field?
Copper
A luminium
Iron
None of the above
28. Which of the following has the highest nutritional value?
Rice
Wheat
Maize
Groundnut
29. Equatorial radius of earth:
12754 km
8000 km
6377 km
14895 km
30. Which of the following river joins Ganga ?
Tapti
Damodar
Sabarmati
None of the above
31. The second largest east nowing Peninsular river:
Krishna
Godawari
Kaveri
Narmada
32. The significance of third Carnatic war:
Caused the defeat of Marathas
End of Anglo-Maratha War
End of the political power of French in india
Tippu Sulthan was defeated
33. Who destroyed Nalanda University in 1202?
Muhammad Bakhtiyar Khalji
Muhammad of Ghori
Feroz Sha
Iltumish
34. Subsidiary Alliance system was introduced by :
Lord Auckland
Warren Hastings
Lord Cornwallis
Lord Wellesley
35. Hari Om Ashram Awards is for :
Literature
Music and Arts
Film
Science and Technology
36. The first month of National Calender (Saka era):
Chaitra
Sravana
Karthika
Vaishaka
37. The first country built nuclear power station :
USA
Russia
France
UK
38. The country that suffered greatest loss of life in World war II:
Japan
Germany
Russia
Italy
39. The largest opium producer in the world:
China
Afghanistan
Russia
Mexico
40. Which of the following film is directed by Adoor Gopalakrishnan ?
Chemmeen
Piravi
Nirmalyam
None of these
41. The birth place of the famous classic painter Raja Ravi Varma:
Thiruvananthapuram
Thripunithura
Kilimanoor
Kottayam
42. The first Chief Minister of Kerala:
Pattom Thanupillai
E.M.S. Namboothiripad
Panampally Govinda Menon
K. Karunakaran
43. The programme called 'ASRAYA' has been implemented in Kerala:
To provide community based social security to the poorest of the poor.
To provide self employment to the poorest of the poor,
To alleviate poverty
As a participatory poverty reduction programme under peoples
44. The maximum age limit for election to the office of the Vice President of India:
65
75
80
No limit
45. The power of control the* expenditure of Government of India rests exclusively with the:
President
Prime Minister
Parliament
CAG
46. In the original Constitution of India the voting age was fixed at :
18 years
21 years
25 years
None of the above
47. Who was the ChiefMinister in Kerala between 1987 and 1991?
E.K..Nayanar
K. Karunakaran
A.K. Antoney
P.K. Vasudevan Nair
48. Mackenzie river is in:
Canada
Russia
Europe
Australia
49. Borneo is an Island which is situated in :
Pacific ocean
Indian ocean
North Atlantic ocean
South Atlantic ocean
50. The Philippines is:
An island
An archipelago
A peninsula
Land locked
51. Which of the following is an east flowing river?
sabarmati
Mahanadi
Tapti
Narmada
52. Domestic Violence Act (2005) was passed for:
Protection of trafficking among women
Prohibit the giving and taking of dowary
Protection of women from family members
Protecting the rights of divorced women
53. Female employees in organised sector in Kerala accounts for:
40 percent
50 percent
60 percent
30 percent
54. The total number of job seekers in Kerala In 2005
21.40 lakhs
32.21lakhs
37.24lakhs
43.52 lakhs
55. The largest road length in Kerala is maintained by :'
PWD
National Highway Authority
Municipalities
Panchayats
56. Which of the following is not correct for Attorney General:
He advices the government on legal matters
He has the right to speak and take part in the proceedings of either house
He can be a member of any Parliamentary Committee, but is not entitled to vote.
He cannot speak and take part in the proceedings of the parliamentary
57. Which of the following is the largest planet:
Mercury
Mars
Venus
Earth
58. Which of the following is degenerative disease?
Arthritis
Heart attack
Diabetes mellitus
All the above
59. A Megawatt is :
1000 watts
100000 watts
1000000 watts
None of the above
61. Of the total energy supply of biosphere solar energy comprises :
90 percent
99.98 percent
75.20 percent
84.95 percent
62. The repeated invasion and plundering of Nadirsha gave a death blow to :
Vijayanagar empire
Mughal empire
Maratha power
Delhi sulthanate
63. Itanagar is the capital of:
Arunachal Pradesh
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Tripura
64. Rajasthan shares India's frontier with Pakistan in the,:
West
North
West and North West
North and North West
65. Eleventh schedule of the Constitution empowers the Panchayats to prepare plan and schemes in respect of:
20 subjects
25 subjects
29 subjects
None of the above
66. The headquarters of Asian Development Bank (ADB) are located in :
Tokyo
Bangkok
Manila
Singapore
67. The main port of United Arab Emirates (UAE) is:
Abu Dhabi
Dubai
Sharjah
Ras-al-khaimah
68. The most important tributary of the Indus passing through India :
Jhelum
Chenab
Beas
Sutlej
69. Murray-Darling river is in:
Australia
Russia
Europe
Canada
70. The disease due to mineral deficiency :
Rickets
Goitre
Marasmus
Night blindness
71. I need the scissors, where .................
is it?
was it?
are them?
are they?
72. The police ........... coming
are
is
has
not
73. My sister speaks to me (use never at the appropriate place) :
never my
never speaks
never to
me never
74. The dog swam ........ the river
along
across
into
over
75. Don't put your feet. ....... the table
on
in
at
over
76. Which word is spelt correctly:
psuedonym
pseudonym
pseudonim
psuedonim
77. Which word is not spelt correctly :
anomalous
eupheimism
conscientious
annihilate
78. Alpha and ........ (coin the appropriate pair)
omega
beta
gamma
iota
79. Bag and ......... (coin the appopriate pair )
luggage
burden
baggage
umbrella
80. The idiom'ivory tower' approximately means:
living on high places
expensive tower
tower made of ivory
place out of touch with reality
81. 'A stone's throw' approximately means:
a long distance
no distance
a short distance
throw a stone
82. Which is the correct sentence?
She took out her shoes
She taken out her shoes
She took off her shoes
She took of her shoes
83. I am using my pen (change to passive) :
My pen is being used
My pen is using
My pen used by me
My pen being used
84. Let this letter be posted (change to active)
Please post this letter
Post this letter
60 Please post that letter
post that letter
85. Hari said, "I have bought a pen" (change to indirect speech):
Hari said that he had bought a pen
Hari said that he bought a pen
Hari said that I bought a pen
Hari said that he has bought a pen
86. Yes i know him (give the correct punctuation) :
Yes. I know him
Yes I know him
Yes, I know him
Yes, I know him.
87. Identify the odd word.;
tree
plant
flower
animal
88. Dribble (choose the word which is most nearly the same in meaning) :
speak fluently
wet
leak
flow in drops
89. Industrious people should be rewarded (choose the word which is closest to the meaning of the italicized word ):
hardworking
energetic
intelligent
cunning
90. I.............don't want to speak to him again .
mostly
surely
naturally
definitely
91. Come and sit...............me.
on
with
by
for
92. She saw the film' (change to negative):
She didn't see the film
She doesn't see the film
She hadn't seen the film
She hasn't seen the film
93. What is time..............?
is it
it is
is now
nil
94. Delhi is..................capital of lndia.
a
the
an
now
95. The opposite of the word 'transparent'
lucid
clear
opaque
crystalline
96. What.............to drink?
do you like
would you like
will you like
should you like
97. I....... my sister every Monday.
will phone
shall phone
phone
have phoned
98. The room...............yesterday.
cleaned
is cleaned
was cleaned
had cleaned
99. Have you ever...................to Culcutta?
gone
been
went
go
100. Ravi..............the newspaper when the phone rang.
was reading
had been reading
read
is reading