Tuesday, November 27, 2018

PSC Previous Question - Sub Inspector of Police / Assistant Jailor / Excise Inspector 2015

PSC Previous Question - Sub Inspector of Police / Assistant Jailor / Excise Inspector 2015

1.Toxic substance enter in to the food chains and accumulate on higher levels. The phenomena is called:

          (a) Cirrhosis

          (b) Algal Bloom

          (c) Bio-magnification

          (d) Ascites

2.Which of the following is the mixed nerve:

          (a) Optic nerve

          (b) Vagus nerve

          (c) Hypoglossal nerve

          (d)Trochlear nerve

3.The smallest and lightest bone in the human body:

          (a) Nasal bone

          (b) Incus

          (c) Mandible

          (d) Stapes

4.The vaccine used in pulse polio immunization campaign in India:

          (a) Salk vaccine

          (b) DPT vaccine

          (c) Pentavalent vaccine

          (d) DT vaccine

( Question cancelled by PSC )

5.In a monohybrid cross,a heterozygous tall pea plant is crossed with a dwarf pea plant. Which type of progenies is formed in the FI generation:

          (a) All are tall

          (b) All are dwarf

          (c) Both tall and dwarf

          (d) None of these

6.The elements which show variable valency:

          (a) inert gas

          (b) non metals

          (c) D block elements

          (d) S block elements

7.Which compound is called “Carborundum”:

          (a) Calcium carbide

          (b) Aluminium carbide

          (c) Boron carbide

          (d) Silicon carbide

8.The lens used to rectify the disease “myopia”:

          ( a) Concave lens

          (b) Concave lens

          (c) Bioconcave lens

          (d) Bioconvex lens

9. The most abundant elements in the earth crust is

          (a) Oxygen

          (b) Nitrogen

          (c) Hydrogen


10.The unit of acceleration is:

          (a) m/s

          (b) m/s2

          (c) Km/hour

          (d) m2/s

11.Who is the Governor of Meghalaya:

          (a) Tathagata Roy

          (b) P.Shanmughanathan

          (c) P.Sadasiam

          (d) Dr.Syed Ahmed

          (Ans 2018 : Tathagata Roy)

12.Best documentary filim of 2015 Oscar “citizen four”is directed by:

          (a) Rosamund Pike

          (b) Reese Witherspoon

          (c) Laura Poitras

          (d) Edward Snowden

13.Who won Man Booker Prize 2015:

          (a) Partick Modiano

          (b) Richars Flanagan

          (c) laszlo krasznahorkai

          (d) Arundhati Roy

( Question cancelled by PSC )

14. Which city was the venue of 19 th National Youth Festival 2015:

          (a) Manipur

          (b) Guwahati

          (c) Delhi

          (d) Ranchi

           ( Ans 2018 : New Delhi )

15.Who is the CEO of syndicate Bank:

          (a) chanda kochar

          (b) Sathya nadella

          (c) Arun Sreevasthava

          (d) Vishal Sikka

          ( Ans 2018 : Mrutyunjay Mahapatra )

16.Who is the present chairman of public Accounts Committee:

          (a) |K.M Mani

          (b) K.V Thomas (2018)

          (c) Y.V.Reddy

          (d) K.P.Balachandran

17.What is India’s rank in the Global Happines Index 2015:

          (a) 158

          (b) 116

          (c) 117

          (d) 120

          ( Ans 2018 : 133 )

18.Name the heaviest next generation rocket launched by ISRO recently:

          (a) GSLV D5

          (b) GSLA MARK 111

          (c) PSLV C20

          (d) PSLV C27

19.Who is the author of the book “Lives of Others”

          (a) pranab mukherjee

          (b) Hilari Clinton

          (c) Neel Mukherjee

          (d) Rajdeep Sardesi

20.Where was the 2015 CommonWealth Games held:

          (a) Gold coast

          (b) Glasgow

          (c) Delhi

          (d) Japan

( Question cancelled by PSC )

21.Who is known as Muthukutty Swami:

          (a) Chattampi Swami

          (b) Vaikunda Swami

          (c) Narayana Guru Swami

          (d) Vagbhatananda Swami

22.Who did first Malayalam printing:

          (a) Benjamin Baily

          (b) Herman Gundert

          (c) Jovannes Gon Salvez

          (d) Anjelos Francis

23.The order permitting channar women to wear jacket was issued by which Diwan:

          (a) Col. Munroe

          (b) William Logan

          (c) C.P. Ramaswami Iyyer

          (d) P N G.Unnithan

24.The “kochi pulaya maha sabha”was founded in1913 under whose leafership:

          (a) K.P. Karuppan

          (b) Ayyankali

          (c) Sahodaran Ayyappan

          (d) Kumaran Asan

25.Name the first travelogue in Malayalam:

          (a) Vedatarkam

          (b) Varthamana Pusthakam

          (c) Leelathilakam

          (d) Chaturvarnym

26.Who is known as Kafir:

          (a) Kalathingal Muhammed

          (b) Thycaud Ayya

          (c) Vakkom Moulavi

          (d) Kumara Guru

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

27.Peranbadi Ghat gives access to which place:

          (a) Tirunelveli

          (b) Madurai

          (c) Coorg

          (d) Nilgiri

28. The megalithic site of cheramanagad is locally known as:

          (a) Chovannur

          (b) Kattakambal

          (c) Koakkal

          (d) Kudakalluparambu

29.Hippalus the founder of south west monsoon was a pilot from which country:

          (a) Rome


          (c) Egypt

          (d) Greece

30. Chenthurunni wild life sanctuary is:

          (a) Konni

          (b) Kulathupuzha

          (c) Chimmini

          (d) Chittar

31.Which is the largest city o the banks of Godavari:

          (a) Allahabad

          (b) Prayag

          (c) Patna

          (d) Rajamundri

32 India has largest border with which country;

          (a) Pakistan

          (b) China

          (c) Bangladesh

          (d) Nepal

33.Who is popularly known as “lokhhitawadi”:

           (a) Balgangadhara Tilak

          (b) Gopal Hari Deshmok

          (c) Sarojini Naidu

          (d) Gandhiji

34. The Rani of Jhansi had died in the battlefield on :

          (a) 17 th June 1858

          (b) 17th June 1857

          (c) 18th June 1858

          (d) 18th June 1857

35. Who was the first Muslim President of Indian National Congress ?

          (a) Muhammed Ali Jinnah

          (b) Abdul Kalam Azad

          (c) Badaruddin Tyyabji

          (d) Khan Abdul Kahfar Kahn

36. "Tatvabodhini Patrika" promoted the study of India's past, in which language

          (a) Bengali

          (b) Gujarathi

          (c) Marathi

          (d) English

37. What is the name of Mount Everest in Nepal ?

          (a) Arganyama

          (b) Sapthasindhu

          (c) Sagarmadha

          (d) Poorvachal

38. How many districts are there in India according to 2011 census ?

          (a) 648

          (b) 640

          (c) 593

          (d) 650

39. The first Indian meteorological observatory was set up at which place ?

          (a) Madras

          (b) Mumbai

          (c) Calcutta

          (d) Delhi

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

40. Who was the leader of the  Chittagong armory raid ?

          (a) B K Dutt

          (b) Surya Sen

          (c) Sachin Sanyal

          (d) Bhagat Singh

41.  Supreme Court Judges retire at the age of ___

          (a) 62

          (b) 65

          (c) 70

          (d) 72

42. The Public Information is expected to reply with in _______ hours if the life and liberty of the person is involved

          (a) 48

          (b) 24

          (c) 74

          (d) 20

43. National mission for justice delivery and legal reforms in India was set up in the year :

          (a) August 2009

          (b) August 2010

          (c) August 2011

          (d) August 2012

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

44. Sexual harassment at work place Act was passed in the year :

          (a) 2012

          (b) 2013

          (c) 2014

          (d) 2015

45. The reports of the Comptroller and Auditor General is examined by ________ committee in the parliament.

          (a) Public Undertakings

          (b) Estimates

          (c) Public Accounts

          (d) Privieges

46. National Human Rights Commission in India was set up in the year :

          (a) 1990

          (b) 1992

          (c) 1993

          (d) 1994

47. Right to Education comes under the Act :

          (a) 44

          (b) 46

          (c) 21

          (d) 21 A

48. ' A vindication rights of women' is written by :

          (a) Thomas Paine

          (b) Edmont Burk

          (c) Giuseppe Mazzini

          (d) Mary Wollstonecraft

49. The institution Lokayukta was created for the first time by the state of :

          (a) Maharastra

          (b) Odisha

          (c) Rajasthan

          (d) Uttar Pradesh

50. A special interim report on ' problem of redressal of grievances'  was submitted by ARC
headed by

          (a) Lal Bahadur Sastri

          (b) Indira Gandhi

          (c) Moraji Desai

          (d) Narasimha Rao

51. Any electronic signature or electronic authentication technique shall be considered reliable

          (a) if the signature creation data or the authentication data are within the contest in which they are used linked to the signatory or as the case may be authenticator and of no other person.

          (b) If the signature creation data or authentication data were, at the time of signing under the control of the signatory or as the case may be, the authenticator and  of no other person.

          (c) If any alteration to the information made after its authentication by electronic signature is detectable

          (d) All the above

52. Which among the following ia a malware program that replicates itself in order to spread to other computers

          (a) Computer Virus

          (b) Computer Worm

          (c) Trojan

          (d) Rootkit

53. The act of creating misleading website for the purpose of online identity theft is called

          (a) Spoofing

          (b) Phishing

          (c) Cheating

          (d) Hacking

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

54. Which of the following is not a requirement for operating wifi network

          (a) Wireless router

          (b) Transponders

          (c) Antena

          (d) Wireless Adapter

55. The activity of creating sectors and tracks on a harddisk is called

          (a) tracking

          (b) Sectoring

          (c) Plattering

          (d) Formatting

56. The Indian computer Emergency Response Team serves as

          (a) The national Nodal Agency in respect of critical information infrastructure protection

          (b) The Cyber Regulation Advisory Authority

          (c) The National Agency for Incident Response

          (d) None of the above.

57. What is the function of the control unit in the CPU:

          (a) To transfer data to primary storage

          (b) To store program instructions

          (c) To decode program instructions

          (d) To perform logic functions

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

58. Gnu Privacy Guard(GPG) is:

         (a) A intrusion detection system

         (b) A crptographic protocol providing communications security over the internet

         (c) A firewall

         (d) A cryptographic software which provides for key- based asymmetric   cryptography for encryption and authentication

59. Which of the following is used for e-mail transmission across internet:

        (a) SMTP

        (b) IMAP

        (c) POP

        (d) FTP

60. Securing or attempting to secure access to a protected system in contravention section 70 of the information Technology Act is an offence Which is:

       (a) Non- cognizable,bailable and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years

       (b) cognizable,Non-bailable and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years.

       (c)  cognizable,bailable and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years.

       (d) Non- cognizable Non-bailable and punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to ten years.

61. Name the scheme that was launched in 2000 to provide food grains  at subsidized rates:

       (a) Antyodaya Anna Yojana

       (b) National food for work programmme

       (c) Indira Awass Yojana

       (d) Sampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojana

62. Name the Prime Minister who launched Bharath Nirman Yojana:

       (a) Narendra Modi

       (b) Dr.Manmohan Singh

       (c) A.B.Vajpayee

       (d) Narasimha Rao

63. What is the objective of Indira Awass Yojana:

       (a) To provide additional wage employment in rural areas and also to provide food security.

       (b) To provide connectivity,to all unconnected habitations in the rural areas

       (c) To provide financial assistance to rural poor for construction and upgradation of houses for BPL

       (d) To create employment in constructing production projects

64. Which of the following scheme is launched to facilitate the construction and upgradation of dwelling units for the slum dwellers and provide community toilets for them:

        (a) Sampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojana

        (b)  Antyodaya Anna Yojana

        (c)  Bharath Nirman Yojana

        (d) Valmiki Ambedkar Awass Yojana

65. In which year was ICDS launched:

        (a) December 16, 2005

        (b) Novembar 14, 2004

        (c) January 26, 1993

        (d) October 2, 1975

66. Expand the acronym of RLEGP:

        (a) Regional Landless Employment Guarantee Programme

        (b) Rural Labour Employment Guarantee Programme

        (c) Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme

        (d) Regional Labour Employment Guarantee Programme

67. The state poverty eradication mission of the government of kerala popularly known as:

        (a) Jansaree

        (b) Kudumbasree

        (c) Ayalkootam

        (d) The Mid Day Meal Scheme

68. Pradhan Manthri Adarsh Gram Yojana is implemented by:

        (a) Minisstry of Rural Development

        (b) Ministry ofWomen and Child Development

        (c) Ministry of Minority affairs

        (d) Ministry of Public Health and Development

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

69. The IRDP  has been merged in newly introduced scheme namely:

        (a) Indira Awass Yojana

        (b) Jawahar Rojgar Yojana
        (c)  Jawahar Gram Samridhi Yojana

        (d) Swarna Jayanthi Gram Swaojgar Yojana

70. Which of the following scheme was introduced in the golden jubilee year of independence and is operational since December 1,1997:

        (a) Swarna Jayanthi Gram Swaojgar Yojana

        (b)  Sampoorna Grameen Rojgar Yojana

        (c) Swarna Jayanthi  Shahari Rojgar Yojana

        (d) Samagra Awass Yojana

71. Neither my brother nor my parents ____________ to the party?

        (a) has come

        (b) have come

        (c) is coming

        (d) has been coming

72. As to books and films,I prefer the_______to entertain myself?

        (a) latest

        (b) later

        (c) last

        (d) latter

73. The girl was wearing __________ yellow frocks with red frills at the cuffs

        (a) a

        (b) an

        (c) the

        (d) all

74. Most of the film stars have a passion __________ fashion?

        (a) at

        (b) to

        (c) in

        (d) for

75. Mr.George asked her why she ___________ for yesterday's presentation?

         (a) did not prepare well

         (b) had not prepared well

         (c) have not prepared well

         (d) do not prepare well

76. The Royal Group of hotels have a unique collections of imported?

         (a) furniture

         (b) furnitures

         (c) furnituress

         (d) furniture's

77.  One who walks in the streets and sells small articles is a _____?

         (a) peddler

         (b) perdestrain

         (c) draper

         (d) pedlar

78. The meaning of the idiom "parish pumps" is ________?

         (a) charity

         (b) local politics

         (c) sacred offerings

         (d) state of alarm

79.  Among my friends ,Deepak and Varun are bold,but all others are __________?

         (a) gallent

         (b) valiant

         (c) timid

         (d) Courageous

80.The __________ of Anne Frank is a classic work that depicts the callousness of the Holocaust?

        (a) Diary

        (b) Dairy

        (c) Diery

        (d) Diarey

81. Today is Monday,After 54 days it will be:

        (a) Tuesday

        (b) Thursday

        (c) Friday

        (d) Saturday

( Question cancelled by PSC ) 

82. In a certain code SCHOOL is written as LPPIDS. How is COMPUTER written in the same code:

        (a) RFVUPNPC

        (b) RFUVQNPC

        (c) KCZFXMYA

        (d) DPNQVSFT

83.Look at the series : 26, 25, 27, 26, 28, 27, ____. What number should come next ?

        (a) 26

        (b) 27

        (c) 28

        (d) 29

84. Choose the odd one :43, 53, 63, 73, 83

        (a) 73

        (b) 63

        (c) 53

        (d) 43

85. Choose the word which best expresses the meaning of the given word : WARY

        (a) Vigilant

        (b) Intelligent

        (c) Accurate

        (d) Tired

86. If  X means addition, - means division, + means subtraction and / means multiplication, then the value of  4 - 4 X 4 / 4 + 4 - 4 is equal to :

        (a) 4

        (b) 0

        (c) 16

        (d) 1

87. Select the correct choice :

Horse : Cart : : Tractor : ____

        (a) Bus

        (b) Driver

        (c) Trailer

        (d) Bullock

88. Starting from a point , Babu walked 20 meters north side, he turned right and walked 10 meter, he again turned right and walked 20 meters, then he turned left and walked 5 meters. How far is he now and in which direction from starting point ?

        (a) 15 meters towards east

        (b) 5 meters towards east

        (c) 15 meters towards west

        (d) 5 meter towards west

89. Find the next in the series : AP5 QR, ZP4 QS, BP3 QT, YP2 QU, ______

        (a) XP1 QW

        (b) XP,1 UV

        (c) CP1 QV

        (d) CP1 QU

90. Choose the least number which when divided by 8, 9, 15, 24, 32 and 36 leaves remainder 3, 4, 10, 19, 27 and 31 respectively

        (a) 2675

        (b) 2875

        (c) 3075

       (d) 3275

91. Which of the following is the Highest Common Factor of 4266, 7848, 9540 ?

         (a) 18

        (b) 20

        (c) 22

        (d) 24

92. The difference of 1 5/6 and its receprocal is equal to

        (a) 441/256

        (b) 256/441

        (c) 185/336

        (d) 336/185

93. Let a + b + c = 13, a^2 + b^2 + c^2 = 69. Then ab + bc + ca =

        (a) 20

        (b) 30

        (c) 40

        (d) 50

94. Which of the following number is divisible by 7 ?

        (a) 41942

        (b) 41944

        (c) 41940

        (d) 41946

95. If a : b = 3: 4, b : c = 7 : 9, c : d = 5 : 7, d : e = 12 : 5, then a : e = ____

        (a) 1 : 1

        (b) 5 : 12

        (c) 3 : 2

        (d) 5 : 11

96. A teacher driving her vehicle at 24 Kmph, reaches her school 5 mins late. If she had driven the vehicle 25% faster on average, she would have reached 4 mins earlier than the scheduled time. How far is her school ?

        (a) 72 Km

        (b) 36 Km

        (c) 48 Km

        (d) 18 Km

97. Juice is sold in an aluminum can of cylindrical; shape that measure 6 inches in height and 2 inches in diameter. How many cubic inches of juice are contained in a full can approximately ?

        (a) 12.0

        (b) 15.4

        (c) 18.8
        (d) 113.0

98. At what angle the hands of a clock are inclined at 15 minutes past 5 ?

        (a) 62 1/3 degree

        (b) 65 degree

        (c) 66 3/4 degree

        (d) 67 1/2 degree

99. Chin and Chan together can complete a piece of work in 14 days while Chin alone can complete the same work in 60 days, Chan alone will be able to complete the same work in

        (a) 90 days

        (b) 120 days

       (c) 60 days

       (d) 75 days

100. In a certain time, Rs 1200/- became Rs 1,560 /- at 10 % PA, simple interest. Then the principle amount that will be become Rs 2,232/- at 8 % PA in the same time is :

        (a) 1800

        (b) 1860

         (c) 1920

        (d) 2000

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