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PSC Previous Question Paper - Junior Employment Officer National Employment Service - 2017




PSC Previous Question Paper - Junior Employment Officer National Employment Service - 2017



1. A mixture of two gases are called 'Syn Gas'. Identify the mixture :

    (a) CO and N

    (b) CO2 and N2

    (c) CO and H2

     (d) CO2 and H2

2. The compound called blue vitriol is :
  
    (a) BaSO42H2O

    (b) CuSO45H2O

    (c) CaSO4½H2O

    (d) BaCl22H2O

3. What is the hybridisation of carbon in HC = N ?

    (a) SP3d

    (b) SP3

    (c) SP2

    (d) SP

4. Human body is an example for :

    (a) Open System

    (b) Closed System

    (c) Isolated System

    (d) Adiabatic System

5. What is the internal energy change of a system when it absorbs 15KJ of heat and does 5KJ of work ?

    (a) 10 KJ


    (b) 20 KJ

    (c) 0 KJ

    (d) 5 KJ

6. Which temperature is called absolute zero ?

    (a) -273.150 C

    (b) -273.15 K

    (c) 00 C

    (d) None of These

7. Choose a water soluble vitamin

    (a) Vitamin A

    (b) Vitamin D

    (c) Vitamin C

    (d) Vitamin E

8. The metal present in chlorophyll is

    (a) Iron

    (b) Cobalt

    (c) Magnesium

    (d) Nickel

9. A peptide hormone is

   (a) Estrone

   (b) Corticoid

   (c) Progestine

   (d) Insulin

10. Which of the following is not found in DNA ?

   (a) Uracil

   (b) Adenine

   (c) Thymine

   (d) Guanine

11. GST (Goods and Service Tax) is set to be introduced by the union Govt. on

   (a) April 1st 2017

   (b) May 1st 2017

   (c) June 1st 2017

   (d) July 1st 2017

12. Indian Sports Research Institute is located at :

   (a) Delhi

   (b) Patiala

   (c) Mohali

   (d) Ranchi

13. The first cinema scope film in India :

   (a) Deewana

   (b) Bazigar

   (c) Kagaz Ke Phool

   (d) Dangal

14. The power to decide an election petition is vested with:

   (a) High Court

   (b) Supreme Court

   (c) Election Commission

   (d) Parliament

15. World's first bank to deploy a robot for customer service :

   (a) HSBC

   (b) Axis Bank

   (c) HDFC

   (d) ICICI

16. Who wrote the famous book ' Who Wants To Be Millionaire ? '

   (a) Agatha Christie

   (b) Emile Zola

   (c) Vikram Seth

   (d) Chethan Bhagath

    (Ans: David Fisher in 2000 )


( Question Cancelled By PSC )

17. Where is the Headquarters of FIFA governing body is situated ?

   (a)  Dubai

   (b) San Paulo

   (c) London

   (d) Zurich

18. Name of the first solar ferry boat of India between Vaikom - Tavanakkadavu

   (a) Pinaka

   (b) Aaditya

   (c) Ushas

   (d) Jalareni

19. Which team is the second highest winning FIFA world cup ?

   (a) Italy

   (b) Germany

   (c) Argentina

   (d) England

   ( Ans : Italy and Germany )

20. The President can dismiss a member of the Council of Ministers :

   (a) On his own

   (b) With the consent of speaker

   (c) On recommendation of Prime Minister

   (d) Only under emergency conditions

21. V T Bhattathiripad and his friends conducted a " Yachana Yatra " in 1931 from

   (a) Trissur to Kasargod

   (b) Palakkad to Kasargod

   (c) Varkala to Kasargod

   (d) Varkala to Palakkad

22. Name the person who is related to the foundation of the " Servants of the Mary Immaculate "

   (a) Poikayil Yohannan

   (b) St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara

   (c) Sr. Alphonsa

   (d) Arnos Pathiri

23. The name of the social reformer who was called abusively as 'Pandiparayan' by the Savarnas ( high caste people)

   (a) Vaikunda Swamikal

   (b) Vagbhatananda

   (c) Thycaud Ayya Swamikal

   (d) Ayyankali

24. Name the Diwan who banned and confiscated the news paper ' Swadeshabhimani ' in 1910

   (a) P Rajagopalachari

   (b) Ramayan Dalawa

   (c) C P Ramaswamy

    (d) Veluthampi Dalawa

25. Which river is also known as ' Thalayar ' ?

   (a) Kunthi River

   (b) Karamanayar

   (c) Pambar

   (d) Sirumani

26. The place " Muziris" was known in ancient Kerala history as

    (a) Capital City

   (b) Chera Village

   (c) Harbour City

   (d) Urban Center

27. The first mass struggle against untouchability in Kerala was

   (a) Guruvayur Satyagraha

   (b) Paliyam Satyagraha

   (c) Channar revolt

   (d) Vaikom Satyagraha

28. The name ' Karindhanam ' is associated with

   (a) Kuttiyadi Pass

   (b) Thamarasseri Pass

   (c) Periyar Pass

   (d) Nadukkani Pass

29. Mention the main feature of  ' Chinnar '

   (a) Gold deposit in Kerala

   (b) Hottest region in Kerala

   (c) Rain Shadow region in Kerala

   (d) Mica deposit in Kerala

30. The famous 'Mamankam Festival ' was celebrated in the bank of the river :

   (a) Periyar

   (b) Kabani

   (c) Pamba

   (d) Bharatapuzha

31. The name of person who persuaded Gandhiji to include women in Salt Sathagraha ?

   (a) Sarojini Naidu

   (b) Urvasi Bhatalia

   (c) Kamaladevi Chadopadhyaya

   (d) Subradhakumari Chauhan

32. In which Satyagraha did Gandhiji interfere for labours in factory for the first time ?

   (a) Kheda Satyagraha

   (b) Bardoli

   (c) Chambaran

   (d) Ahemedabad

33. The congress session which decided to celebrate 26th January as Independence Day all over the country

    (a) Amaravathi Congress

   (b) Bombay Congress

   (c) Lahore Congress

   (d) Belgaum Congress

34. Mahatma Life of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi, the biography of Gandhiji is written by :

   (a) D G Tendulkar

   (b) Sasi Tharoor

   (c) Ruskin Bond

   (d) Dr. S Radhakrishnan

35. Who organised the group called ' Khudaikhimatgars ' ?

   (a) Khan Abdul Gafar Khan

   (b) Moulana Azad

   (c) Syed Ahammed Khan

   (d) Agha Khan

36. Who is known as the mother of Indian Revolutions ?

   (a) Captain Lakshmi

   (b) Annie Besant

   (c) Rani Gaidilieu

   (d) Madam Bhikaji Rustom cama

37. Who among the following was not a member of the Cabinet Mission ?

   (a) Strafford Crips

   (b) A V Alexander

   (c) John Simon

   (d) Pethick Lawrence

38. The famous book l Annihilation of Caste ' was written by

   (a) Jyothi Rao Phule

   (b) Raja Ram Mohan Roy

   (c) B R Ambedkar

   (d) Periyar Ramaswamy

39. The chairman of the State Re-organisation Commission

   (a) H N Khunsru

   (b) Fasal Ali

   (c) K M Panikar

   (d) V P Menon

40. The first sitting of Constituent Assembly of India was held on :

   (a) 9 December 1946

   (b) 26 November 1946

   (c) 14 August 1947

   (d) 26 January 1950

41. The Comptroller and Auditor General of India is appointed by :

   (a) Speaker of Lok Sabha

   (b) Governor

   (c) Prime Minister

   (d) President of India

42. Constitution of India was adopted by Constituent Assembly on :

   (a) 26th January, 1950

   (b) 26th November,1949

   (c) 29th August, 1947

   (d) 9th December, 1946

43. Subject to the Provisions of any law made by Parliament or any rules made under Article 145, which Article of the constitution permits the Supreme Court to review its own judgement or order ?

    (a) Article 134

   (b) Article 135

   (c) Article 130

   (d) Article 137

44. Which Article is inserted in the Constitution of India by the Constitution (Ninety Seventh Amendment) Act, 2011 ?

   (a) Article 43B

   (b) Article 39A

   (c) Article 338A

   (d) Article 361B

45. Which of the following is a Constituent Body ?

   (a) Finance Commission

   (b) State Public Service Commission

   (c) State Human Rights Commission

   (d) Election Commission

46. The Constitution of India provides free and compulsory education of children in the age group of six to fourteen years as a

   (a) Moral Right

   (b) Political Right

   (c) Fundamental Right

   (d) Natural Right

47. Who was the second Chairman of National Human Rights Commission ?

   (a) Justice K G Balakrishnan

   (b) Justice M N Venkatachalliah

   (c) Justice S Rajendra Babu

   (d) Justice J S Verma

48. How many schedules are there in the ' Right to Information Act, 2005 ' ?

   (a) 2 Schedules

   (b) 4 Schedules

   (c) 5 Schedules

   (d) 3 Shedules

49. Which of the following Committees was formed by the Government of India in the year 1979 to study the issue of child labour and to suggest measures to tackle it ?

   (a) Ravindra Verma  Committee

   (b) R N Malhotra Committee

   (c) Justice V S Malilath Committee

   (d) Gurupadaswamy Committee

50. The protection of women from Domestic Violence Act was passed in the year

   (a) 2006

   (b) 2006

   (c) 2005

   (d) 2008

51. Choose the suitable form of the adjective :

   It is important to understand what makes one typeface _____ than another

    (a) legibly

   (b) more legible

   (c) most legible

   (d) legible

52. Choose the suitable interpretation for the idiom ' hand and glove'

   (a) very friendly

   (b) in confusion

   (c) earnestly

   (d) entirely

53. It was a steep _____ into the cave

   (a) decend

   (b) dissent

   (c) decent

   (d) descent

54. Find the appropriate reported speech for the following

     The stranger said to me , " What is your name? "

     The starnger asked me _______

   (a) What my name is

   (b) What is my name

   (c) What my name was

   (d) What was your name

55. The universe _______ a vast number of galaxies and it  _________   since creation in the Big Bang about 13 billion years ago

   (a) has contained, expanded

   (b) contains, had been expanding

   (c) had contained, had expanded

   (d) contains, has been expanding

56. Give a one word substitute for :

   One who is filled with excessive and mistaken enthusiasm about religious matters.

   (a) Altruist

   (b) Atheist

   (c) Fanatic

   (d) Fatalist

57. The old man was overwhelmed _____grief at his son's death

   (a) in

   (b) with

   (c) of

   (d) by

58. Choose the correct sentence from the following.

   (a) Neither of the two plans was approved

   (b) Neither of the two plan was approved

   (c) Neither of the two plans were approevd

   (d) Neither of the two plans are approved

59. Choose the word which is spelt correctly.

   (a) maintanance

   (b) maintainance

   (c) maintenance

   (d) maintnance

60. Change the voice

     One may accomplish anything with a little effort

   (a) One can accomplish anything with effort

   (b) With a little effort anything can be accomplished

   (c) One can accomplish anything with a little effort

   (d) With a little effort anything is accomplished

61. Which of the following is not the object of the Bharat Nirman Yojana ?

   (a) Connect 40% of total rural area with telecommunication

   (b) Built roads to connect all remote places

   (c) To provide drinking water to all developing areas

   (d) To provide employment opportunities to atleast one person in each family.

62. The ICDS aims at

   (a) Providing supplementary nutrition  to children

   (b) Provide elementary deucation

   (c) To prevent female infaticide

   (d) None of the aabove

63. Kudumbasree Movement is launched in

   (a) 1997

   (b) 1998

   (c) 1996

   (d) 1999

64. The Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Grama Yojana was initially implemented in

   (a) Rajasthan

   (b) Madhya Pradesh

   (c) Karnataka

   (d) Meghalaya

65. Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana is implemented by

   (a) District Panchayat

   (b) Grama Panchayat

   (c) Block Panchayat

   (d) All the above

66. Anthyodaya Anna Yojana was launched on

   (a) 13th April 2003

   (b) 15th August 2000

   (c) 25th December 2000

   (d) 25th December 2001

67. Under VANBAY the Dwelling Unit shall be registered in the name of

   (a) Wife

   (b) Husband

   (c) Elder Member of the Family

68. Mahila Samridhi Yojana was launched in :

   (a) 1993

   (b) 1994

   (c) 1995

   (d) 1996

69. The eligible persons under the Indira Awas Yojana are :

   (a) Freed Bonded Labourer

   (b) Widows of defense personnal

   (c) Both A and B

   (d) None of the Above

    ( Question Cancelled By PSC )

70. NRDP is organised in :

   (a) 1991

   (b) 1992


   (c) 1993

   (d) 1994

71. One nibble is equal to :

   (a) 2 bits

   (b) 4 bits

   (c) 8 bits

   (d) 16 bits

72. ' Sleep ' in computers refers to ;

   (a) Restart the computers in safe mode

   (b) Restart the computers in normal mode

   (c) Shutdown the computer terminating all running applications

   (d) Shutdown the computer without closing the running applications

73. To process data, computers use

   (a) High Level Language

   (b) Machine Level Language

   (c) Assembly Language

   (d) All the Above

74. Which of the following is not an Operating Syatem ?

   (a) Safari

   (b) Android

   (c) Macintosh

   (d) Linux

75. Who is the founders of Whatsapp ?

   (a) Brain Acton and Tim Cook

   (b) Brain Acton and Mark Zuckerburg

   (c) Brain Acton and Jan Koum

   (d) Jan Koum and Tim Cook

76. Software that aims to gather information about a person or organisation without their knowledge, that may send such information to another entity without the consumer's consent, or that asserts control over a device without the consumer's knowledge:

   (a) Spyware

   (b) Firmware

   (c) Trojan Horse

   (d) All the Above

77. Section which provides punishment for sending offensive messages through communication services:

   (a) Section 66A

   (b) Section 66B

   (c) Section 66C

   (d) Section 66D

78. IBM stands for :

   (a) Integrated Business Machine

   (b) Internal Business Machine

   (c) Indian Business Machine

   (d) International Business Machine

79. Computer which stores the different webpages is called :

   (a) Service Provider

   (b) Web Browser

   (c) Web Server

   (d) Termonal

80. The very high speed semiconductor memory which can speed up CPU is

   (a) Main Memory

   (b) Cache Memory

   (c) Primary Memory

   (d) Secondary Memory

81. A and B are two cities. A man travels from A to B at a speed of 10 Km/hr. and returns back at the speed of 30 Km/hr. Find his average speed for whole journey

   (a) 12 Km/hr

   (b) 15 Km/hr

   (c) 20 Km/hr

   (d) 22.5 Km/hr

82. A train 220 m long is running at 30 km/hr. How long it will take to cross a bridge 80 meters long ?

   (a) 10 seconds

   (b) 14/3 seconds

   (c) 36 seconds

   (d) 16.8 seconds

83. A and B together can finish a work in 16 days, while B can do the same work alone in 24 days. In how many days can A alone finish the work ?

   (a) 25 days

   (b) 20 days

   (c) 48 days

   (d) 42 days

84. The ratio of ages of Anil and Ashima is 3 : 5. The sum of their ages is 48 years. What is the age of Ashima?

   (a) 18 years

   (b) 30 years

   (c) 48 days

   (d) 10 years

85. Today is Monday. After 100 days what day it will be ?

   (a) Wednesday

   (b) Tuesday

   (c) Thursday

   (d) Sunday

86. 65 - 5 X 7 + (8 X 4 -2 - 1)

   (a) 75

   (b) 45

   (c) 428

   (d) 70

( Question Cancelled By PSC ) 

87. 10 3/4 + 2 9/5 - 5 1/10 = ?

   (a) 8 1/4

   (b) 4 1/8

   (c)  1 4/8

   (d) 8 1/20

88.  Meena, Arun and Gopu divide a sum of Rs 6,000,/- in such a way that Run gets ½  of Meena gets and Gopu gets ¾ of what Arun gets. Then what is Arun's share? 

   (a) Rs. 1,200

   (b) Rs. 1,480

   (c) Rs. 1,600

   (d) Rs. 3,000

89. The cost of a machine is estimated to be increasing at the rate of 10 % every year. If is casts Rs. 12,000 now, what will be the estimated value after 3 years ?

   (a) Rs. 19,572

   (b) Rs. 15,972

   (c) Rs. 17,952

   (d) Rs. 15,792

90. There are 30 students in a class. One student weighing 25 Kg goes away and a new student joins the class. If the average weight is then increased by 200 grams, what is the weight of the new student ?


   (a) 32 Kg

   (b) 31 Kg

   (c) 30 Kg

   (d) 29 Kg

91. If PRLN : XZTV :: JLFR : ?

   (a) NPRT

   (b) NRPT

   (c) NTRP

   (d) RTNP

( Question Cancelled By PSC )

92. If ? : vegerable :: ? Wheat

      Which one of the following is the correct pair for question marks

   (a) Plant, Cake

   (b) Barley, Flour

   (c) Cabbage, Corn

   (d) Leaves, Rice

( Question Cancelled By PSC ) 

93. The following four numbers, three are same in certain way, while the rest one is different. Find out the different one

   (a) 28

   (b) 14

   (c) 49

   (d) 43

94. Out of four words, three are same in certain way, while the rest one is different. Find out the different one

   (a) Bird

   (b) Crow

   (c) Kite

   (d).Pegion

95. Which of the alternative figures would correctly fill in the blank space in following series of numbers

       1, 5, 10, 16, 23, 31, ____

   (a) 38

   (b) 50

   (c) 39

   (d) 40

96. In a certain code FIRE  is coded as DGPC,. What will be the last letter of the coded word 'SHOT'

   (a) Q

   (b) P

   (c) R

   (d) S

97. After starting from a point, a man walks 3 km towards East, then turning to his left, he moves 3 Km.After this he again turns left and moves 3 Km. Which choice given below indicates the correct direction in which he is from his starting point

   (a) North

   (b) East

   (c) West

   (d) South

98. If 8th of the month falls 3 days after Sunday, what day will be on 17th of that month

   (a) Thursday

   (b) Tuesday

   (c) Wednesday

   (d) Friday

( Question Cancelled By PSC )

99. A, B, C and D distribute some cards among themselves in a manner that A gets one less than B, C gets five more than D while D gets as many as B. Who gets the least number of cards ?

   (a) B

   (b) C

   (c) D

   (d) A

100. If the letters of the word SARBS are rearranged so that a name of metal is obtained. What will be the first letter of that word

   (a) A

   (b) S

   (c) R

   (d) B



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