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ASSISTANT GRADE - 2009

 

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1. 'KIMONO' is the dress style of :
Korea
China
Japan
Finland
2. Madam Curie :
Discovered Vaccination
Invented Dynamite
Isolated Radium
Discovered Theory of Evolution
3. The author of the book "The Wonder That was India" is :
Amartya Sen
A.L.Basham
R.C.Dutt
Rabindranath Tagore
4. The First Chief Minister of Kerala was :
Pattam Thanu pillai
E.M.S. Namboodiripad
R.Sankar
C.Achuthamenon
5. The State of Kerala was formed on :
1 December 1957
1 November 1956
1 November 1954
1 October 1951
6. The Naval Academy is situated in Kerala at :
Kochi
Ezhimala
Thiruvanathapuram
Beypore
7. Edakkal Cave is in :
Wayanad
Kannur
Kasargod
Kozhikode
8. The largest Taluk in Kerala is :
Ernad
Taliparamba
Mukandapuram
Thalassery
9. The Head Quarters of Kerala HighCourt is at :
Thiruvanathapuram
Kochi
Kozhikode
Thrissur
10. The First Women Supreme Court Judge was :
C.Fatima Beevi
Anna Chandy
Kadambini Ganguli
Laila seth
11. The First Governor of Kerala was :
V.V.Giri
Ajith Prasad Jain
Bhagavan Sahai
Ramakrishna Rao
12. The First Arts and Science College in Kerala is:
Brennan College, Thalassery
Maharaja's College , Eranakulam
C.M.S. College, Kottayam
University College, Thiruvanathapuram
13. The Sabarigiri Hydro Electric Project is built in the river :
Kunthi
Periyar
Bhavani
Pampa
14. The First Hydro Electric Project in Kerala is :
Pallivasal
Chengulam
Idukki
Sabarigiri
15. The HQ (HEAD QUARTERS) of Wayanad district is :
Kalpetta
Manathavady
pulpally
Boys town
16. The District which has no forests in Kerala is :
Kollam
Kannur
Alappuzha
Thrissur
17. The Architect of Cochin Sea Port was :
Robert Bristo
Antonym peter
Alexander John
John Matahi
18. --------- city is called " Venice of East "
Alappuzha
Kochi
Kollam
Thrissur
19. Malabar Cements Factory is in :
Vellore
Kallai
Walayar
Chalakudy
20. World population day is celebrated on
June 11
July 11
April 11
None of these
21. ISOBARS connect points of equal :
Temperature
Height
Pressure
Rainfall
22. LOTI is the currency of :
Sudan
Libiya
Barundi
Lesotho
23. Copper is produced in :
UP and Rajasthan
Rajasthan and Bihar
Bihar and UP
Orissa and Rajasthan
24. Rana Pratap sagar is located in :
Haryana
Maharashtra
Rajasthan
UP
25. The chairman of the Planning Commission of India is :
President
Prime Minister
Vice President
None of them
26. Five Year Plans in India are approved by
Parliament
National Development Council
Planning Commission
None
27. The Raj Committee (1972) probed :
Direct Taxes
Indirect Taxes
Non - Tax Revenue
Agricultural holding Tax
28. Panchayat Raj has got constitutional status with the ---------- Amendment Act :
72 nd
73 rd
74 th
75 th
29. Fundamental Rights are enshrined in PART -------- of Constitution of India .
I
II
III
V
30. How many members can be nominated to Loksabha by President ?
2
3
4
5
31. Acharya Vinoba Bhave's Paunar Ashram is in :
Bihar
Gujrat
Maharashtra
West Bengal
32. A rocket works on the principle of the conservation of :
Energy
Mass
Linear momentum
Angular Momentum
33. The best conductor of electricity is :
Iron
Silver
Aluminium
Copper
34. Glass is good :
Insulator
Semi conductor
Electrical conductor
Thermal conductor
35. A catalyst :
Increases the velocity of reaction
Decreases the velocity of reaction
Alters the velocity of reaction
Starts a reaction
36. Carbon occurs in nature in the purest from as :
Coal
Carbon Black
Graphite
Diamond
37. The Newspaper "DAWN" is published in :
Moscow
Beijing
Karachi
New Delhi
38. International Womens' Day is observed oo :
March 8
September 8
April 7
August 6
39. IBERIAN AIRLINES is the official airlines of :
Spain
France
Poland
Ireland
40. The Head Quarters of World Health Organisation (WHO)is in :
Paris
Geneva
New York
Washington
41. The largest slum in India is in :
Chennai
Mumbai
Delhi
Kolkata
42. ----------- is the author of Ain - i - Akbari:
Abul Fazal
Nazrul Islam
Abul Faizi
Mohd Iqbal
43. Hopman Cup is associated with
Tennis
Cricket
Baseball
Football
44. Who is called 'Deshbandhu' ?
Dadabhai Noaroji
C.R. Das
Balgangadhara Tilak
Rajagopalachari
45. ---------- got Nobel Prize in Literature in 1913.
Rabindranath Tagore
Bankim Chandra Chatterji
Boris Pasternak
Alexander Solzenithsen
46. Tarapore Committee was associated with :
Special Economic Zones
Foreign Exchange Reserves
Fuller Capital Account Convertibility
Effect of oil prices on Indian Economy
47. Arundathi Roy is well known :
Writer - Social - activist
Painter
Dancer
Music composer
48. --------- is called 'Forbidden City' :
Lahore
Lahsa
Sanfransisco
Bangkok
49. --------- is the leading producer of Uranium :
U.S.A
Canada
Germany
Zambia
50. Aspirin was invented in 1899 by :
Felix Hoffman (Germany)
Joseph Lister (England)
C.F. Brush (U.S.A)
Nicholas Cugnot (France)
51. Entomology is the study of :
Insects
Birds
Snakes
Mammals
52. " An Area of Darkness " is written by ?
V.S. Nai Paul
Salman Rushdi
Nirad C. Chaudhari
A.L. Basham
53. Which of the following was the First Indian Institute of Technology ?
IIT Kharagpur
IIT Bombay
IIT Delhi
IIT Madras
54. Who became the First Miss India ?
Rieta Faria
Pramila
Aanita desai
Sukanya
55. --------- has the highest population density as per 2001 Census.
Kerala
Tamil Nadu
Rajasthan
West Bengal
56. From which of the following stations that India launched its first successful multipurpose communication and meteorology satellite, INSAT I B on 30 August 1983 ?
Cape Canaveral (U.S.A)
Baikonoor Cosmonaut (Russia)
Master Control Facility (Hassan, India)
Rocket Launching Station, (Thumba,India)
57. The Head Office of Kerala Civil Supplies Corporation is at :
Ernakulam
Thrissur
Thiruvanathapuram
Kozhikode
58. Under whose patronage Kutabminar was built ?
Shah Jehan
Kutabdeen Ibek
Jehangeer
Akbar
59. The First Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu was :
M.G. Ramachandran
C.N. Annadurai
Jayalalitha
M. Karunanidhi
60. Spherometer is :
an instrument used for measuring the curvature of spherical objects .
an instrument for comparing the luminous intensity of the source of light.
an instrument used for spectrum analysis.
an instrument for measuring solar radiations.
61. The largest shipyard in india is :
Kolkata
Kochi
Mumbai
Vishakhapatanam
62. PNEUMOCONIOSIS afflicts the workers who works mainly in :
Tanneries
Coalmining industries
Distilleries
Glass industry
63. --------- is a well known flute exponent .
Shafaat Ahmad
Ronu Mazumdar
Madhup Mudgal
Debu Chaudhari .
64. ---------- was the First Chief Justice of India.
Hiralal .J. Kania
P.N. Bhagavathy
V.R. Krishna Iyer
Anna Chandy
65. "EMPLOYMENT NEWS" is published by :
Times of India Group
The Indian Express Group
G. Kasthuri and Sons.
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
66. " YAKSHAGANA' is a popular folk art of :
Kerala
Karnataka
Tamilnadu
Andhra Pradesh
67. The NREP (Natioal Rural Employment Programme )was launched in :
October 1980
August 1983
September 1985
December 1981
68. ANGSTROM is the unit of :
wavelength of light
atmospheric pressure
unit of energy
unit of distance used in navigation
69. The Thermal Power Plant at Bokaro is located in :
Bihar
Orissa
Chhattisgarh
Jharkhand
70. Disease caused by deficiency of Vitamin C is :
Beri Beri
Scurvey
Pellagra
Night Blindness
71. The bus pass is -------- for a year :
valuable
employable
valid
tucked
72. A philatelist collects -----------
clocks
antiques
coins
stamps
73. No one could understand -----------
what did he say
what was he saying
what he did say
what he was saying
74. We have been trying to solve the problem ---------
since two days
during two days
for two days
from two days
75. The fear of high places ----------- quite common
are
is
are being
were
76. If she were selected , she ----------- a good secretary.
will make
can make
would make
may have made
77. Either the pen or the paper -------- defective
are
were
is
isn't
78. Find the word that is rightly spelt :
moskitoes
mosqwitose
mosquitose
mosquitoes
79. Choose the correctly spelt word :
refrigerator
refrigarator
refregerator
rafrigerator
80. Choose the word that is closest in meaning to the word plead.
set out
conclude
intend
beg for
81. The closest meaning of the word ulcer is :
outer part
open sore
star
centre
82. Find the word that is opposite in meaning to the word permit.
allow
disagree
obstruct
forbid
83. Choose the wrongly spelt word :
permenant
affection
affectation
conscientious
84. Select the word opposite in meaning to ever.
never
always
sometimes
rarely
85. Comatose best means :
extremely fat
dull mind
enormous
deeply unconscious
86. Choose the correct preposition for the sentence : I admit I am very fond -------- him
of
off
with
by
87. The suitcase is made ---------- leather.
with
about
of
at
88. You won't tell them what has happened ,--------?
won't you
wouldn't you
isn't it
will you
89. Change into indirect speech : He said, "I have passed the examination "
He said that he had passed the examination
He said that he has been passing the examination
He said that he is passing the examination
He said that he was passed the examination
90. They have bought a new car, ----------- ?
isn't it
is it not
have they
haven't they
91. I will complete the course in ---------- year .
a
an
the
same
92. While walking ----------- the small door I hurt my head.
between
through
by
along
93. Which of these chairs did you sit --------- ?
them
in
on
by
94. If DONKEY : BRAYS then WOLF :
cries
roars
howls
whines
95. The thief was caught --------- The suitable idiom is :
red handed
blue handed
green handed
yellow handed
96. The idiom it's all Greek and Latin to me means:
something I understand
something I don't understand
something simple
something easy
97. I was all eyes to see what he would do. The words italicised mean :
more than a pair of eyes
eagerly watching
eagerly searching
eagerly hesitating
98. Beware of that wolf in sheep's skin. The closest meaning to this idiom is :
hypocrite
hippocrite
hippocrete
hypocrete
99. The phrase black sheep means :
sheep that is black
good person
misfit
sheep that is bad
100. Just now my hands are full . My hands are full closely means :
My hands are filled with something
I am very busy
I can't keep my hand free
My hands are chained.