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PSC Previous Question Paper - Administrative Officer / KSRTC - 2015


PSC Previous Question Paper -  Administrative Officer / KSRTC - 2015




1. The critical angle of a wave wall be refracted to:

   (a) 60 degree

   (b) 90 degree

   (c) 50 degree

   (d) 80 degree

2. Elephantiasis disease is transmitted by:

   (a) Sand fly

   (b) Anopheless mosquito

   (c) House fly

   (d) Culex mosquito

3. Pheromones are:

   (a) Endohormones

   (b) Ectohormones

   (c) Growth regulations

   (d) None of these

4. Carbylamine test is a diagnostic test:

   (a) Primary amine

   (b) Secondary amine

   (c)Tertiary amine

   (d) Quartery amine salts

5.  The time taken by individual blood cell to make a complete circuit of the body:

   (a) 65 seconds

   (b) 60 seconds

   (c) 70 seconds

   (d) 75 seconds

6. The study of action of drugs is know as:

   (a) Pharmacology

   (b) Pharmacognosy

   (c) Pathology

   (d) Pharmaceutical

7. Electromyograph is a diagnostic test of:

   (a) Lungs

   (b) Muscles

   (c) Veins

   (d) Blood

8. Mango juice is obtained from:

   (a) Mesocarp

   (b) Epicarp

   (c) Endocarp

   (d) Pericarp

9. An antiviral chemical produced by the animal cell:

   (a) Hormone

   (b) Virone

   (c) Interferon

   (d) Cystone

10. Which is the "Black Death" disease:

   (a) Avian flue

   (b) Swine flue

   (c) Plague

   (d) Malaria

11.In which nation carried observer rank in united nations Organisation:

   (a) Palestine

   (b) U.S.A

   (c) Russia

   (d) Switzerland

12. Insurance protection to BPL community is known as:

   (a) Am Adami Yojana

   (b) Lawahar Rosgar Yojana

   (c) Janasree Bhima Yojana

   (d) None of these

13. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi represented the Loksabha constituency of:

   (a) Varanasi

   (b) Ahmedabad

   (c) Gandhinagar

   (d) Lucknow

14. Winner of the Vayalar Award 2014 was:

    (a) Subash Chandran

    (b) Sugatha Kumari

    (c) K.R.Meera

    (d) Civic Chandran

15. One among the chief justice of India became the governor of a state:

   (a) M.K.Narayan

   (b) Sadasivam

   (c) Nikhil Kumar

   (d) Ram Dulari Sinha

16. One of the cricketer to score double century twice in one day international cricket:

   (a) Sachin Tendulkar

   (b) Brian Lara

   (c) Sayyed Anwar

   (d) Rohit Sharma

17. Indian super league trophy related to:

   (a) Cricket

   (b) Hockey

   (c) Tennis

   (d) Foot ball

18. Who is the chief organiser of Bachpen Bachavo Andolan:

   (a) Vandana Rao

   (b) Kailash Sathyarthi

   (c) Sundarlal Bahuguna

   (d) None of the above

19. The operation Kubera related to:

   (a) Promotion of BPL Community

   (b) Economic development of farmers

   (c) Eliminating Blade Maffia

   (d) Economic development of the state

20. Present Minister for transport in kerala:

   (a) Thiruvanchur Radhakrishnan

   (b) Aryadan Muhammed

   (c) Adoor Prakash

   (d) Anil Kumar

   ( Ans 2018 : Thomas Chandy )

21. On which river the Baglihar hydro-power project is located:

   (a) Brahmaputra

   (b) Chenab

   (c) Beas

   (d) Ravi

22. The slogan of Census 2011 was :

   (a) Our Census ,Our Future

   (b) Our Land ,Our World

   (c) For a Good Morrow

   (d) Towards a Better State

23. Which personality is not associated with Ghadar party:

   (a) Lala Hardayal

   (b) Tarahnath Das

   (c) Lala Lajpat Rai

   (d) Sohan Singh Bakhana

24. The term Budget has been derived from the French Word 'bougette' which means:

   (a) Allocation

   (b) Pouch

   (c) Emolument

   (d) Money

25. Who found the 'Free India Society:

   (a) Arana Asaf Ali

   (b) Rnbindranath Tagore

   (c) Madam Bhikaji Cama

   (d) Mohammed Ali Jinnah

26. Which was the only national movement without a leader ?

   (a) Quit India Movement

   (b) Non Cooperation Movement

   (c) Civil Disobedience Movement

   (d) Khilafat Movement

27. Which was the only state in India with an ethnic Nepali majority ?

   (a) Nagaland

   (b) Meghalaya

   (c) Manipur

   (d) Sikkim

28. The biosphere reserve Dehang Devang is located in :

   (a) Arunachal Pradesh

   (b) Uttarakhand

   (c) Bihar

   (d) Jammu & Kashmir

29. Who authorised the book ' Poverty and Un - British Rule' in India

   (a) Prof. V K R V Rao

   (b) Prof. P C Mehalanovis

   (c) Prof. S D Tendulkar

   (d) Dadabai Naoroji

30. Rashtriya Mahila Kosh (National Credit Fund for Women ) was set up in

   (a) 1990

   (b) 1993

   (c) 1992

   (d)  1991

31. Who among the following is responsible for Noon Day Meals in schools

   (a) Joseph Mundassery

   (b) Herman Gundart

   (c) Ringeltaube

   (d) Kuriakose Elias Chavara

32. Atmavidya Sangam was founded by

   (a) Vaigundaa Swamikal

   (b) Vakbhadananda

   (c) Manjeri Ramayya

   (d) Annie Basant

33. Who founded Ananda Mahasabha

   (a) Brahmananda Shivayogi

   (b) Vakbhadananda

   (c) Chatampi Swamikal

   (d) Dr. Palpu

34. Who is the author of Christhumatha Niroopanam

   (a) K V Simon

   (b) Samuel Matter

   (c) Chattampi Swamikal

   (d) Herman Gundart

35. Who introduced Pantibhojasnam for the first time in Travancore

   (a) Ringeltaube

   (b) Thycaud Ayya swamikal

   (c) Vaigunda Swamikal

   (d) Rhed

36. The author of the book 'Treatment of Thias in Travancore'  ?

   (a) Dr. Palpu

   (b) Dr. Sugathan

   (c) Sree Narayana Guru

   (d) Kumaran Asan

37. The first Malayalee appeared in the Indian Postal Stamp

   (a) Alphonsamma

   (b) Sree Narayana Guru

   (c) K Kelappan

   (d) Ayyankali

38. Which district in Kerala is known as Gateway of Kerala :

   (a) Kasargode

   (b) Thiruvananthapuram

   (c) Idukki

   (d) Palkkad

39. The man who formed Pretyaksha Reksha Daiva Sabha ?

   (a) Elias Chavara

   (b) Poikayil Yohannan

   (c) Pandit Karupan

   (d) Samuel Matter

40. Who is known as Lincoln of Kerala

   (a) Pandit Karuppan

   (b) Ayyankali

   (c) Sahodaran Ayyappan

   (d) Chattampi Swamikal

41. The Indian President is elected by :

   (a) An Electoral College

   (b) The Party in Power

   (c) The Opposition Party

   (d) None of  the Above

42. Which right is known as the "Heart and Soul of the Indian Constitution" ?

   (a) Right to Constitutional Remedies

   (b) Right to Freedom

   (c) Right to Religion

   (d) Right to Equality

43. In which year the National Commission for Women (NCW) is constituted ?

   (a) 1992

   (b) 1985

   (c) 2000

   (d) 2010

44. India, that is Bharat, shall be a :

   (a) Union of States

   (b) Federation

   (c) Confederation

   (d) Totalitarian State

45. Which Constitutional Amendment Act provides for the creation of National Commission for Scheduled tribe ?

   (a) 86th

   (b) 89th

   (c) 42th

   (d) 61th

46. Who is the present Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India ?

   (a) H L Dattu

   (b) D P Agarwal

   (c) C Reghuram Raj

   (d) Sashi Kant Sharma

   ( Ans 2018 : Rajiv Mehrishi )

47. A nation which has an elected head of the state is known as the

   (a) Democracy

   (b) Monarchy

   (c) Republic

   (d) Aristocracy

48. In India the constitution provides for :

   (a) Dual Citizenship

   (b) Single Citizenship

   (c) Triple Citizenship

   (d) None of the Above

49. Fundamental Duties are incorporated to the constitution under the recommendation of':

   (a) Sapru Committee Report

   (b) Nehru Committee Report

   (c) Swaran Singh Committee Report

   (d) Shah Commission Retport

50. Which Article helps the Rajya Sabha to take initiative in the creation of one or more All India Service ?

   (a) Article 325

   (b) Article 370

   (c) Article 324

   (d) Article 312

51. Capital punishment is considered as ______ ultimate punishment for any crime

   (a) a

   (b) an

   (c) the

   (d) None of These

52. Find the one word for " Courage excited by wine"

   (a) Dutch Courage

   (b) Port Courage

   (c) Swiss Courage

   (d) French Courage

53. Find out the correct tense of the verb:

     A dozen oranges ____ (buy) for Rs 50.

   (a) is bought

   (b) was bought

   (c) were bought

   (d) None of the Above

54. Kerala is famous _____ its beautiful scenery

   (a) of

   (b) by

   (c) with

   (d) for

55. Arun filed a _____ in the High Court

   (a) Suite

   (b) Suit

   (c) Suiting

   (d) Suited

56. Which of the following pair is wrong ?

   (a) Glass - Glasses

   (b) Lion - Lioness

   (c) Leaf - Leaves

   (d) Wolf - Wolves

57. Neither Sinu nor Rinu ___ the answer to his question.

   (a) Know

   (b) Knows

   (c) Known

   (d) None of These

58. Ravi said, " I am going back next week".

   (a) Ravi said that he was returning the following week

   (b) Ravi said thet he will be returning the following week

   (c) Ravi said that he is returning the following week

   (d) Ravi said that he shall be returning the following week

59. I am new to this place. I have not _______  adjusted to the climate

   (a) now

   (b) yet

   (c) just

   (d) only

60. The temple is _____ down the lane.

   (a) farther

   (b) little

   (c) a little

   (d) further

61. Release of installments in cash to beneficiaries is:

   (a) Not permissible under IAY

   (b) Permissible under IAY

   (c) Permissible under IAY if certain conditions are satisfied

   (d) Funds are released under IAY in lumps sum

62. The benefits of Balika Samridhi Yojana are restricted to :

   (a) One girl child in a household  irrespective of number of children in the household

   (b) Two girl children in a household irrespective of number of children in the household

   (c) Three girl children in a household irrespective of number of children in the household

   (d) All the girl children in a household irrespective of number of children in the household

63. Jawahar Rozgar Yojana was launched on April 1, 1989 by merging :

   (a) National Rural Employment Program (NREP) and Rural Landless Employment Guarantee Programme (RLEGP)

   (b) Balika Samridhi Yojana (BSY) and Mahila Samridhi Yojana

   (c) Prime Minister's Rozgar Yojana (PMRY) and Scheme of Fund for Regenaration of Traditional Industries (SFURTI)

   (d) None of the Above

64. In which year was the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) introduced

   (a) 1965

   (b) 1975

   (c) 1985

   (d) 1995

65. Who is the nodal officer at district level for  National Food for Work Programme ?

   (a) Collector

   (b) District Panchayat President

   (c) Additional District magistrate

   (d) District Judge

66. Among the following persons, who is entitles as of right to an ' Antyodaya Card' ?

   (a) A person in the list of BPL category

   (b) A senior citizen

   (c) A person belonging to a primitive tribe

   (d) All the above

67. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY) is connected with

   (a) Special Nutrition Programme

   (b) Mid - Day Meal

   (c) Public Distribution System

   (d) None of the Above

68. The scheme of  Balika Samridhi Yojana was launched by the Government of India with the objective to

   (a) Negative family and Community attitudes towards the girl child at birth and towards her mother

   (b) Improve enrollment and retention of girl children in schools

   (c) Rise the age at marriage of girls

   (d) All the Above

69. The beneficiaries of Indira Awas Yojana (IAY) are selected from

   (a) The list of members of ST community approved by Grama Sabha

   (b) The poorest of the poor list approved by the Grama Sabha

   (c) The Below Poverty Line (BPL) list approved by the Grama Sabha

   (d) None of the Above

70. Which of the following is the service provided under the Integrated Child Development Service (ICDS) scheme

   (a) Immunisation

   (b) Pre School non - formal education

   (c) Referral Services

   (d) All the Above

71. India's first cyber crime police station is located in

   (a) Hyderabad

   (b) Bangalore

   (c) Delhi

   (d) Mumbai

72. The term _______ refers to a bird or criminal hacker

   (a) Black Hat

   (b) White Hat

   (c) Craker

   (d) Slaker

73. The protocol used for retrieving email from a mail server is

   (a) POP

   (b) SNMP

   (c) SMTP

   (d) FTP

74. The software application used to access and view websites is called :

   (a) Spread Sheet

   (b) Microcode

   (c) Web Browser

   (d) Malware

75. Which is the symbol not associated with data flow diagrams

   (a) Open ended rectangle

   (b) Parallelogram

   (c) Square

   (d) Circle

76. One Megabyte is equal to____ bytes

   (a) 10^9

   (b) 10^6

   (c) 10^8

   (d) 10^4

77. ISDN stands for

   (a) Indian Standard Data Network

   (b) Independent Software Data Network

   (c) Integrated Standard Digital Network

   (d) Integrated Standard Data Network

78. The transilator program that translates each line of the source programs as it runs is called

   (a) Compilier

   (b) Interpreter

   (c) Editor

   (d) Linker

79. The small pictures in the Windows desktop is called

   (a) Commands

   (b) Tabs

   (c) Icons

   (d) Menus

80. Section 66 F of IT Act 2008 deals with

   (a) Cyber Stalking

   (b) Child Pornography

   (c) Phishing

   (d) Cyber Terrorism

81.A train 240 m long is moving at a speed of 25 km/hr .In how much time will be it cross a man coming from the opposite direction at a speed of 2 km/hr?

   (a) 36 sec

   (b) 42 sec

   (c) 46 sec

   (d) 32sec

82. when the minute and hour hands of a clock shows 7'O clock ,the angle between them is?

   (a) 90 degree

   (b) 130 degree

   (c) 150 degree

   (d) 120 degree

83. A and B together can do a work in 24 days.A alone can do it in 40 days.In how many days can B do it alone?

   (a) 60

   (b) 120

   (c) 80

   (d) 96

84. If a sum of money at sinple interest doubles in 7 days, it will become four times in?

   (a) 12 years

   (b) 18 years

   (c) 14 years

   (d) 21 years

85. Three years ago, Sanju's age was double of Sheeja's. Seven years hence, the sum of their ages will be 86 years. The age of  Sanju today is

   (a) 44

   (b) 30

   (c) 47

   (d) 36

86. A sphere of maximum size is curved out of a solid wooden cylinder of a diameter 15 cm and height 12 cm. Find the volume of the sphere in centimeter cube ?

   (a) 240 π

   (b) 288 π

   (c) 276 π

   (d) 236 π

87. Which is the smallest number when increased by 5 is divisible by 27 and 21

   (a) 179

   (b) 164

   (c) 184

   (d) 189

88. The cost price of 10 articles id equal to the selling price of 8 articles. Find the profit percentage

   (a) 50

   (b) 25

   (c) 12.5

   (d) 20

89. In an election between two candidates, the candidates who secure 30 % votes is defeated by 4360 votes. Find the number of votes secured by the winning candidates

   (a) 7490

   (b) 7630

   (c) 7080

   (d) 7070

90. A purse contains coins of 2 rupees, one rupee, fifty paise, 25 paise in the ratio 1 : 2 : 4 : 8. If the total amount is Rs 600/-, then the number of 25 paise coinsexceeding those of 50 paise coins is

   (a) 300

    (b) 200

   (c) 100

   (d) 400

91. Ramu, who is facing east, turns 405 degree in the anti clockwise direction and then 45 degree in the clockwise direction. Which direction is he facing now ?

   (a) North East

   (b) West

   (c) North West

   (d) East

92. Statements :

   All birds are black

   Some crows are black

Which of the following conclusion follows logically from the above two statements

Conclusion 1: All birds are black

                   2    Some crows are black

   (a) Only conclusion 1 follows

   (b) Neither 1 nor 2 follows

   (c) Only conclusion 2 follows

   (d) Both 1 and 2 follows

93. Choose the word which best express the meaning of the word BRIEF :

   (a) LIMITED

   (b) SMALL

   (c) SHORT

   (d) LITTLE

94. If 1999 January 1 id Friday, which of the following year starts with Friday?

   (a) 2005

   (b) 2006

   (c) 2008

   (d) 2010

95. A man builds a house rectangular in shape. All sides have southern exposure. A big bear walks by. What colour is the bear ?

   (a) White

   (b) Black

   (c) Brown

   (d) Can't say

96. Find the odd one out:

   (a) Square

   (b) Cube

   (c) Sphere

   (d) Cylinder

97. Compute

  (1/0.1) + (0.1/0.01) + (0.01/0.001) + (0.001/ 0.0001)

   (a) 0.004

   (b) 4

   (c) 40

   (d) 1.111

98. Find the next term in the sequence :

        B, C, E, G, K :

   (a) M

   (b) N

   (c) O

   (d) P

99. Find the next term in the sequence :

     2, 9, 28, 65, 126 :

   (a) 260

   (b) 257

   (c) 217

   (d) 327

100. If FRIEND is coded as GQJDOC then ENEMY is coded as

   (a) DODNX

   (b) FMFLZ

   (c) DMDLX

   (d) FOFNZ





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