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Clerk/Typist- 2008

 

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1. Holy book of Buddhism' is:
Vedas

Upanishads

BhagavatGita

Tripitaka
2. Year in which Delhi became the capital of India is:
1956

1911

1947

1950
3. Edakkal Cave is situated in:
Mysore

Palghat

ldukki

Wynad
4. Founder of Red Cross Society is:
Dalton

Rutherford

Henry Dunant

Thomson
5. The deepest part in the ocean Mariana Trench is situated in:
Pacific Ocean

Indian Ocean

Atlantic Ocean

Arctic Ocean
6. 'Caspian Lake' is situated in the continent:
Europe

Asia

Africa

Australia
7. UNO was formed in the year:
1945

1930

1950

1938
8. Present name of Formosa Island is:
Greenland

Scotland

Ireland

Taiwan
9. Poisonous gas evolving during the burning of plastics is:
Carbon Monoxide

Dioxine

Chlorine

Hydrogen Sulphide
10. Particles that can travel faster than light is:
Alpha particles

Electrons

Takions

Neutrons
11. Fourth Estate is related to:
Rubber

Tea

Cardamom

Newspaper
12. Parliament of Japan is:
Diet

National Assembly

Congress

Althing
13. Currency of Thailand is:
Rupee

Pound

Baht

Dollar
14. Capital of Vietnam is:
Lome

Hanoi

Furus

Lusaka
15. The gift of Pamba river is:
Erumeli

Sabarimala

Pathanamthitta

Kuttanad
16. What gas mixture is known as producer gas?
CO+H2

C0+N2

H2+CO2

C02+N2
17. Whose painting is 'Gopini?
Ravivarma

Picasso

Nandalal Bose

J.C.Bose
18. The planet which is known as blue planet is:
Earth

Mercury

Venus

Jupiter
19. Kerala Gandhi is:
A.K.Gopalan

K.Kelappan

EMS

Mi Gandhi
20. Which is the first National Park in Kerala?
Silent Valley

Thekkadi

Iravikulam

Thattekkad
21. Percentage of water in human body:
65

50

25

10
22. Crook's glass is used to resist.
Heat

Light

X-rays

Ultra violetrays
23. Phenomenon of rain drops being spherical is:
Reflection

Refraction

Surface tension

Capillary action
24. 'Golden State of America' is:
California

Mexico

Panama

Arizona
25. Official language of Jammu and Kashmir is:
Hindi

English

Marathi

Urdu
26. The first eco tourism project in India is at:
Ponmudi

Thenmala

Thekkadi

Kumali
27. 'Sea of Tranquility'is at:
Earth

Moon

Mars

Jupiter
28. 'Garuda' is the airline of:
Russia

China

Malaysia

Indonesia
29. The metal which is found most in human body:
Calcium

Iron

Sodium

Aluminium 30.'lndian
30. 'lndian Shakespeare'is:
ThoppilBhasi

M.Mukundan

Kalidasan

C.V. Raman Pillai
31. City of Lakes' is:
0oty

Udayapur

Bandipur

Kashmir
32. V.S. Naipal is ralated to:
Nobel Prize

Padmasree

Booker Prize

National Award
33. Sudden death is related to:
Cricket

Shooting

Tennis

Football
34. 'Grains of Paradise'is:
Cardamom

Rice

Wheat

Pepper
35. Switzerland of Kerala is:
Madhura

Munnar

Vagamon

Pathiramanal
36. The state known as the heart of India is:
Uttar Pradesh

Madhya Pradesh

Rajasthan

Maharashtra
37. 'Gods own country' is related to:
Sasi Tharur

R.K. Narayanan

Aurndhathi Roy

Kamala Surayya
38. 'The Times'daily is published from:
France

Italy

Australia

London
39. 'Falke Award'is related to:
Sports

Film

Dance

Invention
40. Retinol is
Vitamin A

Vitamin E

Vitamin D

Vitamin K
41. Glass which does not conduct light is:
Soda

Hard

Seramic

Fibre
42. Alloy having least expansion is
Invar

brass

bronze

stainless steel
43. Heavy water is used in the nuclear reactor as:
Coolant

Lubricant

Fuel

Moderator
44. The country which produced chemical fertilizer using nitrogen in the air,for the first time is:
America

Germany

China

Japan
45. 'Aqua Fortis is related to:
HNO3

HCI

H2SO4

H2CO3
46. Percentage of silver in German Silver is:
10

25

0

50
47. plant having no flowers is:
Tapioca

Mushroom

Onion

Ginger
48. Liquid part of blood is:
Antigen

Vitamin

Minerals

Plasma
49. Ornithology is the study of:
Insects

Reptiles

Birds

Amphibians
50. Metal known as chemical sun is:
Magnesium

Platinum

Silver

Sodium
51. Which key is not provided in English Typewriter?
Back space key

Shift key

Tabulator set key

Half space key
52. Touch method was developed by:
J.Pratt

Charles Thurber

Remington

Frank McGurrin
53. Line space lever also called:
Line space adjuster

Carriage Return Lever

Paper Release Lever

Operating Lever
54. Who invented Malayalam Typewriter?
Remington

Issac Pitman

Newman

N.S. Pandala
55. What will happen when the drawchord is cut?
The carriage will jerk

The carriage will stop

Sluggish movement of the carriage

The carriage will run to and fro
56. Which key is pressed to get upper case characters continuously?
Shift key

Shift lock key

Tab key

Master key
57. Paper side guide is provided to get:
Uniform left margin in all pages

Uniform line space

Uniform right margin

Equal columns
58. The keys making impression on the paper are called:
Character keys

Non character keys

Tab key

Shift keys
59. The Capital Lis used for:
500

50

05

5000
60. The size of A4 paper is:
120 mm x 729 mm

210 mm x 297 mm

110mmx197mm

240 mm x 290 mm
61. The present keyboard is developed by:
Christopher Lathem Sholes

Dr. Hoke

William Mill

Frank McGurrin
62. Which finger is to be used for striking the shift key?
Index finger

Little finger

Thumb

Middle finger
63. How many characters the typebar is having?
One

Three

Two

Four
64. The note'Personal' should be typed on:
Top left hand corner

Top right hand corner

Bottom left hand corner

Bottom right hand corner
65. Companies with impersonal titles should begin with:
Messrs

Shri

The

Mr.
66. The short cut key to save a document is:
Ctrl+F4

Ctrl+Z

Ctrl+S

Ctrl+X
67. How many pages of a document can be displayed in print preview in a reduced size?
One

Ten

Six

Multiple
68. While reading a floppy disc, the colour of the indication light is:
Yellow

Red

Green

Blue
69. Which tool bar consists of most frequently used commands?
Standard toll bar

Formatting tool bar

Menu bar

Ruler bar
70. Header is printed in the:
Top margin

Left margin

Bottom margin

Right margin
71. An office communicates with a citizen by:
Government Order

Circular

Official letter

Business letter
72. Fortyping alphabet'Z'Typist is using:
Left Thumb

Right Thumb

Left ring finger

Right little finger
73. Government Order is issued by:
Secretary

Governor

Chief Minister

Superintendent
74. When the Title of the Firm is typed in the centre of a letter it is called:
Business letter

Official letter

Demi official letter

Display
75. Letters sent from Government Secretariat are called:
Government letters

Official letters

Government Order

Circular
76. Find out the word which is not a verb:
wrote

play

does

milk
77. The opposite of STIMULATE is:
separate

dissimulate

quell

unstimulate
78. Choose the full form of'LED':
Least Extracted Diode

Light Emitting Diode

Logo Emission Diode

Liquefied Ethane Diode
79. Choose the correct spelling:
gazetted

Gezetted

Gazated

Gazzatted
80. Choose the correct word:
Accommodation

Committee

Congradultion

Vacuam
81. Which sentence is not correct?
Hari and Joseph are friends

He worked hard but he failed

They waited for me till I came

He tried his best yet he failed
82. Find out the correct sentence:
She neither speaks Tamil nor English

The room is not enough large for us

I have been ill since last month

They were picking up flowers
83. Which is the correct word?
vaccum

vacuum

vaccuum

vacuam
84. The full form of the abbreviation P.A.C. used in tender form is:
Permanent Account Code

Permanent Amount of Cash

Probable Amount of Cost

Probable Amount of Cash
85. Find the abstract noun of the word ACT:
Acter

Action

Actent

Actor
86. Find the noun form of the word CIVIL:
civilization

civil

civility

civilent
87. Find out the substitute of the word AMPHIBIAN:
A creature Living both on land and on water

A creature living on land

A creature living in water

A creature living in air
88. A large group of stars is called:
Milkyway

Galaxy

Space

Satellite
89. A bunch of flowers is:
Bokkey

Bouquet

Bouque

Boque
90. Choose the correct sentence:
He is dead and I alive

He is dead and I am alive

He is dead and I was alive

He is dead and I also alive
91. Who invented the Typewriter?
William Henry

Henry Mill

John Miller

Robert Henry
92. The Guide Row in the Typewriter is:
First Row

Second Row

Third Row

Fourth Row
93. The common keyboard adopted for all typewriter are called
Universal Standard Keyboard

Ideal Keyboard

Scientific Keyboard

Standard Keyboard
94. asdflkj are called:
Guide Keys

Home Keys

Master keys

Special keys
95. We strike space bar to get:
Back space

Blank space

Alternate space

Marginal space
96. The scientific method of operating the Typewriter is known as:
Touch System

Sight System

Shift System

Site System
97. Official letters are concluded by:
Yours faithfully

Yours truly

Yours affectionately

Yours sincerely
98. Carriage moves to the left by the force extended by:
Main spring

Type faces

Draw chord

Cylinder feed rolls
99. In a Typewriter there are :
Three scales

Once scale

Four scales

Five scales
100. Feed rolls are made by:
Iron

Steel

Rubber

Fibre