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1. The first two words are related in a particular manner. Select the word from given choices which relates to the third one in the same manner? Pigeon: Peace:: White flag: ?
Victory

Surrender

Peace

Liberty
2. One morning after sunrise Ramu was standing facing a pole. The shadow of the pole fell exactly to his right. Which direction was he facing?
East

South

West

North
3. Find out the odd one from the given words:
Cube

Square

Triangle

Rectangle
4. The unit of measuring distance between the stars is called:
Galactic unit I

Cosmic kilometer I

Stellar mi le

Light year
5. A gross misunderstanding has developed between you and your best friend. What can you do to keep the friendship going strong again?
Take the advice of other friends

Break the friendship since it is not worth keeping

Hold free, frank and direct talks with the friend to know his/her own point of view

Use pressure from elders
6. Diamond is chemically:
a mixture of metal carbonate

pure carbon

a pure form of sand

a mixture of calcium and magnesium phosphate
7. Cooking gas is a mixture of:
Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide

Butane and propane

Methane and ethylene

Carbon dioxide and oxygen
8. Natural rubber is a polymer of:
ethylene

vinyl chloride.

isoprene

styrene
9. The substance most commonly used as a food preservative is:
sodium biocarbonite

tartaric acid

acetic acid

benzoic acid
10. The I C chips used in computers are made of :
Chromium

Iron oxide

Silica

Silicon
11. Plants respire through:
Cells

Leaves

Stomata

Cell membrane
12. Children of successful and well-to-do parents often do not perform well in studies. Why?
Because parents are unable to give enough time and attention to their children

Because the jobs of successful parents are very demanding in time and efforts

Both A and B are correct.

To stand rooted to the ground
13. The disease not transmitted by house-fly is:
Cholera

Enteric fever

Dengue fever

Dysentery
14. The vast proportion of our body's, weight is made up of:
Bones

Water

Organs

Skins, tissues and organs
15. LSD stands for:
Lithium-sodium devices

Lanthanide series diatoms

Lysergic acid diethylamide

Low starch drugs
16. You have been caught red handed in an office, looking into a file marked 'strictly confidential. What will be your most reasonable action in the situation?
To admit to the crime,

To feel sheepish and embrassed

To offer a logical alibi

To stand rooted to the ground
17. Milk tastes sour when kept in the open for sometime due to the fonnation of
Carbonic acid

Citric acid

Lactic acid

Malic acid
18. The widely used antibiotic, penicillin, is produced by:
a fungus

an alga

a bacterium

synthetic means
19. No square of a number ends with:
2,3,7 and 8

3,5,6 and 8

2,5,7 and 9

2,3,7 and 9
20. The colour of cow's milk is slightly yellowish due to the presence of:
xanthophyll

ribulose

carotin

riboflavin
21. Soil nature is drastically altered by the application of:
Fertilisers

Green manure

Cow dung

Biofertilisers
22. Plant mushroom gets its food from
dead and decaying plants

photosynthesis

eating small insects which come near to it

the water we pour near it
23. Which compound is added to petrol to prevent engines from 'knocking'?
Carbon

Lead

Both (A) and (B)

None of these
24. 216,221,231,246,266...... '
289

271

281

291
25. 2,10,30,68 .......
130

140

142

138
26. Mentionthe Article which gives a special statehood position to Jammu and Kashmir
Art. 352

Art. 226

Art. 360

Art. 370
27. Medha Padkar is a strong leader in the popular movement of:
NBA

MKSS

NEF

BKU
28. Who was the Indian President declared the National Emergency in .1975?
W.Giri

Fakkrudheen Ali Ahmed

B.D.Jatti

Gopal Swarup Pathak
29. Who is known as the Milk Man of India?
J.C. Kumarappa

K.N.Raj

Dr. M.S. Swaminathan

Dr. Varghese Kurian
30. First Union Health Minister of India, she served as the Secretary of M.K. Gandhi in Vardha Monastery:
Dr. Vijayalakshmi Pandit

Sarojini Naidu

Rajkumari Amruth Kaur

Annie Besant
31. Agenda 21 is related with:
SAARC Summit

Earth Summit

NAM Summit

EU meeting
32. Indian President can nominate 2 members of one community to the Lok Sabha, if they are not adequately represented. The community is:
Anglo Indian

Sikh

Buddist

Muslims
33. Rajya Sabha members are elected by means of:
First past the post system

Functional representation

Single transferable vote system

List system
34. The Defence Minister who resigned the post following an attack on Northern-Eastern borders of India by China in November 1962:
V.K. Krishna Menon

A.B.Vajpayee

Lal Bahadur Sasthri

A.K.Antony
35. One of the following is not included in Writ:
Mandamus

Certiorari

Plebiscite

Prohibition
36. First Trade Union in India
AITUC

INTUC

CITU

BMS
37. Swadeshabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai exiled on
26th Sept. 1909

26th Sept. 1911

26th Sept. 1910

10th Sept. 1926
38. The first person who described the Sepoy Mutiny in 1857 as first war of Independence in his book 'First War of Independence':
John Seely

V.D.Savarkar

Sir Colling Kambell

Ramgopal Gosh
39. Odd man out:
Kabani

Chinnar

Bavani

Pampar
40. The famous malayalam prayer song 'Daivame Kaithoyam Kelkumarakanam" was written by:
Ulloor S. Parameshwara Iyer

Ravivarma Kulasekhara

Kesava Rama Varma

Panthalam Kerala Varma
41. The winner of Wimbledon Tennis Men's title 2010:
Roger Federer

Rafael Nadal

Andy Murray

Thomas Berdych
42. The only Tropical Rain Forest in India. It is also called as the cradle of evolution:
NilgiriHiIls

Araval!y Hills

Himadri Hills

Silent Valley
43. 'Here Pappa Somes' is the painting of:
M.F.Hussam

Leonardo Davinci

Raja Ravi Varma

R.K. Lakshman
44. The Indian National Movement leader who attracted the people into the freedom struggle movement through organising 'Ganapathy Carnival and Sivaji Carnival.'
Bala Gangadhara Thilak

Gopala Krishna Gokhale

Dada Bhai Navaroji

Vipin Chandra Pal
45. Octopus the Paul, who fascinated the football fans by correctly predicting results at 2010 World Cup Football, was hailed from :
South Africa

France

Germany

Spain
46. The French Novel 'The Count of Monte Cristo1 written by Alexander Dumas inspired the Malayalam movie:
Padayottam

News paper boy

Kandam bechakottu

Mathilukal
47. In which city Commonwealth Games 2010 were held?
Mumbai

Guangzhou

Delhi

Hyderabad
48. "Say no to racism" is a banner raised before every match of:
CWG2010

Asian Games2010

World Cup Football 2010

Australian Open 2010
49. Which of the schedule of Indian Constitution enumerates powers and functions of Pan-chayath Raj Institution?
Eleventh

Seventh

Twelfth

Tenth
50. Three tier Panchayat Raj system established with the recommendation of:
Ashok Mehta Committee

Balwanth Rai Mehta Committee

Mandal Commission

Kaka Kaledkar Commission
51. The provision of fundamental rights in Indian Constitution is borrowed from
British Constitution

French Constitution

Russian Constitution

American Constitution
52. Power of Rajya Sabha in dealing with money bill
Equivalent power with Lok Sabha

Only can withhold 14 days

Can introduce only in Rajya Sabha

Decides the bill is money bill or not
53. The Veda which deal with music
Sam Veda

RigVeda

AtharvaVeda

YajurVeda
54. Jataka tales describe the stories related to the birth of
Budha

Vikramadithya

Varthamana Mahaveera

Jataveda
55. ASEAN referred to
Association of South East Asian Nations

Association of South American Nations

Association of South European Alliance Nations

Association of South East
56. The website that exposed detailed chronicle of systematic abuse, torture and concealment of the US and other military logs in Iraq.
People Daily

Wikipedia

Wiki Leaks

Wikimedia
57. China exposed it contention towards the Nobel Prize Award for Peace 2010. The winner is
Liu Xiaobo

Barrack Obama

Ei-chi Negishi

Mario Vargas Llosa
58. The first Law Officer of Government of India
Solicitor General

Attorney General

Accountant General

Advocate General
59. Konark Sun Temple or Black Pagoda is situated in the state of
Orissa

Utter Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Maharashtra
60. Name the Hurricane that blew over Jamaica and Haiti in 2010
Tennis

Loo

Typhons

Willy Willies
61. One of the following is not held in India during the period of Viceroy the Lord Ripon
-Gens us in India

Illbei Bill Passed

Starting of Local self Government

Formation of Indian National Congress
62. The term "Third World' refers to
Developed countries

Afro Asian countries

Developing countries

Oil rich countries
63. 'Worshipping false Gods' is the book of
Khushwant Singh

Arun Shourie

Richard Brinsely Sheridan

Arundathi Roy
64. Opium a war fought between
Afghanistan and China

China and Britain

Russia and China

Russia and Afghanistan
65. Currency notes in India are printed in
Security Press Nasik

Security Press Noida

Security Press Mumbai

Reserve Bank of India, New Delhi
66. In which layer of atmosphere the ozone layer found?
Ionosphere

Troposphere

Stratosphere

Mesosphere
67. The First National Park in Kerala
Periyar

Pampadumchola

Silentvalley

Iravikulam
68. In 3rd September 1896 Ezhava Memorial submitted a huge writ to the King Sreemoolam Thirunal under the leadership of
Kumaranashan

K.Kelappan

Dr.Palpu

Kottarathil Shankunny
69. Rice is the main crop of
China

India

Russia

Asia
70. The 'Khetri Project' in Rajasthan is famous for the production of
Steel

Aluminium

Copper

Zinc
71. Which is the longest cave in the world?
Veroniacave

Mammoth cave

Edakkalcave

Ajanta cave
72. Which day is observed as World Wet Land Day
2nd February

10th December

11 th July

24th October
73. Savanna grass land situated in which continent?
Asia

Europe

Africa

North America
74. Name the currency of Brazil
Shekel

Forint

Baht

Real
75. The state which not included in the 'Seven Eastern Sisters'
Arunachal Pradesh

Sikkim

Assam

Meghalaya
76. What are the objects of the Right to Information Act 2005?
Openness in Administration

Transparency in Administration

Accountability in Administration

All the above
77. Which one of the following information is exempted from disclosure?
Information relating to works

Information relating to Samples of materials

Information stored in electronic documents

Information which impede the process of investigation
78. Who appoints the Chief information Commissioner of India?
The President of India

The Union Public Service Commission

The Lok Sabna

The Prime Minister of India
79. In which situation the unnatural death of a woman will be deemed to death?
The wife dies in the husband's house within 7 days after marriage

The wife dies within 6 months

The wife dies in the husband's house within 7 years after marriage

The wife dies within one year
80. What is the name of the Supreme Court decision in which guidelines are laid down to prevent sexual harassment to working women?
Vishaka Vs State of Rajasthan

Unnikrishnan Vs State of AP

Kesavanda Bharathi Vs State of Kerala

Vidhyavathi Vs State of Rajasthan
81. Which article in the Indian constitution abolishes untouchability?
Article 14

Article 21

Article 17

Article 25
82. Who among the following was known as the Indian Gladstone'?
Bal Gangadhar Tilak

Dadabhai Naoroji

Gopal Krishna Gokhale

Maulana Abdul Kalam Azad
83. What is the name of the commission appointed to inquire into specific complaints regarding deprivation of rights to scheduled tribes?
Backward Class Commission

Human Rights Commission

National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

Mandal Commission
84. Human Rights are recognised in which par&bf the Indian Constitution?
Part II

Part III

PartV

PartX
85. Which provision gives protection from torture or inhuman treatment?
Article 19 of the Indian Constitution

Article 9 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights

Article 5 of the UN Declaration of Human Rights 1948

None of these
86. Directions: (Q. No. 86-89) Fill in the Blanks by choosing the correct alternative. _______delights me.
I told him

What you said

He told me

Yesterday he
87. We will miss the train _____.
So you must go fast

Until we go fast

Unless we go fast

If only we go fast
88. ______ I spoke to his brother.
He was not there

If he is not there

He will not be there

As he was not there
89. He failed - his best efforts,
in addition to

owing to

in spite of

not mentioning
90. Directions: (Q, No. 90-96) Choose and write the word what is equivalent in meaning to the underline word/s The fear he felt them was intense:
inhibition

trepidation

reluctance

prevarication
91. When he saw the results, his ecstasy knew no bounds:
anxiety

disappointment

irritation

joy
92. He was rather presumptuous in his behaviour:
rude

unwise

pessimistic

sarcastic
93. In his thirties, he was at the utmost height of his career.
nadir

apex

chasm

brim
94. He will not change his opinion, since he is very obstinate:
foolish

strict

sincere

stubborn
95. The new boss wants to reorganise the
stationery

staff

furniture

working hours
96. He was meticulous in doing his duties
negligent

strict

extremely careful

enthusiastic
97. Directions: (Q No. 97-100) The following sentences are wrong. Correct them by choosing most suitable alternative. The ship suffered heavy damages
The ship suffered many damages

The ship suffered a damage

The ship suffered heavy damage

There were heavy damages on the ship
98. 1 have completed the work by noon:
I completed the work by noon

I have completed the works by noon

I had completed the work by noon

I was completing the work by noon
99. Either of these have to be replaced.
Either of these has to be replaced

Either of these were replaced

Either of this have to be replaced

None of these
100. He was attacked by a sledgehammer
He was attacked on a sledgehammer

He was attacked for a sledgehammer

He was attacked around a sledgehammer

He was attacked with a sledgehammer