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1. Which metal is called the 'Jack of all trades'?
Aluminium

Iron

Bauxite

Manganese
2. The First Atomic Power Station in India was set up at
Tarapur

Narora

Kalpakkam

Kayamkulam
3. The NABARD was established in the year
1983

1980

1982

1981
4. In India experimental Television telecast started in
Delhi

Calcutta

Madras

Bombay
5. The Southern point of India is called Cape Camorin which is separated from the Island o Sri Lanka by the
Pak Strait

Panama Strait

Good Hope Strait

Gulf of Mannar
6. The small Mecca of Kerala
Thrissur

Manjeri

Ponnani

Kozhikode
7. The tourist place where rivers Muthirapuzha,Nallathanni and Kundala joins together
Munnar

Kuttalam

Athirapally

Ponmudi
8. The shortest river in Kerala
Bhavani

Achan Kovil

Manjeswaram Puzha

Kabani
9. Who discovered in 45 AD that the existing monsoon winds regularly blowing across the Indian ocean facilitate trade between Kerala and the West?
Coloumbs

Hippalus

Vasco da Gama

Cabral
10. Headquarter of Kerala Press Academy
Kochi

Thiruvananthapuram

Kozhikode

Thrissur
11. A galaxy of scholars and poets called the 'Ashtadiggajas' patronised by
Akbar

Krishna Devaraya

Shivaji

Timur
12. Bal Gangadhar Tilak criticized the policies and the programmes o the British Government through his newspaper
Bengal Gazette

Samachar

Darpan

Kesari
13. K.B.Menon and twelve others were sentenced to rigorous imprisonment in connection with
Lahore Conspiracy

Kizhariyur Bomb Case

Meerut Conspiracy

Multan Conspiracy
14. Who was the elected President of Indian National Congress in 1925?
Sarojini Naidu

Annie Besant

Gopalakrishna Gokhale

Motilal Nehru
15. Government of Kerala launched Department of NORKA (Non-Resident Keralites Affairs)
1997

1995

1996

1998
16. Minting of Coin in India is the responsibility of the
Reserve Bank of India

Government of India

Supreme Court

Planning Commission
17. The Constituent Assembly approved the Indian Constitution on
26 January 1950

15 August 1947

26 January 1949

26 November 1949
18. Who was the head of the National Planning Committee setup in 1938?
Jawaharlal Nehru

M.N.Roy

Subhashchandra Bose

Jayaprakash Narayan
19. 'Mahalanobis model'is connected with
Sixth Five Year Plan

Second Five Year Plan

Seventh Five Year Plan

Third Five Year Plan
20. A social welfare programme to provide housing for the poor living in rural areas
Prime Minister’s Rozgar Yojana

Jawahar Rozgar Yojana

Indira Awas Yojana

Antyodaya Anna Yojana
21. In which year India introduced the Act for the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences(POCSO)?
2012

2010

2011

2000
22. ------------------------Act provides a legal frame work to regulate internet use
Open Net Initiative Act

Freedom House Report Act

Open Cyber Act

The Information Technology Act
23. Government of India implemented the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act(MGNREGA)in
2001

2007

2005

2002
24. 'When Mother is happy,family is happy.When family is happy,nation is happy'.These are the words of
A.P.J.Abdul Kalam

Betrend Russel

Gunter Grass

Oscar Wilde
25. Who was the tenth Prime Minister of India?
Manmohan Singh

Indira Gandhi

Indira Gandhi

P.V.Narasimha Rao
26. Which film won the coveted Golden Peacock Award at the 47th International Film Festival of India at Panaji in 2016?
Daughter

Cold of Kaleder

The age of Shadow

The Apology
27. Father of Indian Library Science
Melvil Dewey

Nancy Pearl

S.R.Ranganathan

S.R.Ranganathan
28. 26 July movement is associated with
Fidel Castro

Mussolini

Simon Bolivar

Hitler
29. P.V.Sindhu is associated with
Basketball

Chess

Football

Badminton
30. The Guindy National Park is in
Karnataka

Andhra Pradesh

Tamil Nadu

Telangana
31. ’Chinthippikkunna Kavithakal’is the work of
Velukitty Arayan

Kumaranasan

Poikayil Kumaraguru

Poikayil Kumaraguru
32. Teacher of Neelakanda Theertha Pada Swamikal
Sivayogi

Thycaud Ayya

Sree Narayanaguru

Chattampi Swamikal
33. Kuriakose Elias Chavara was baptized in the church of
Kainakary

Chennamkari

Mannanam

Varappuzha
34. Mother of V.T.Bhattathirippad
Lakshmikunjama

Ammukuttyama

Vishnudatta

Sreedeviantharjanam
35. 'Balakalesam' is the work of
Pampady John Joseph

Aagamananda

K.P.Karuppan

Subhanandaguru
36. The book “Moksha Pradeepam”written by
Ayyankali

Brahmananda Sivayogi

Dr.Palpu

Bodhananda Swamikal
37. The first publication of Al Amin by Muhammed Abdul Rahman started with the felicitation of
Vailoppilly

Ulloor

Vayalar Ramavarma

Vallathol
38. The newspaper 'Abhinava Keralam'is associated with
Vakkam Moulavi

Kunjahammed Haji

Vagbhatanandan

K.M.Seethe Sahib
39. The founder of 'Samatva Samajam'
Vaikunda Swamikal

C.V.Raman Pillai

T.K.Madhavan

Ramakrishna Pillai
40. 'Darsanamala'is the work of
Ananda Theertha

Velayudha Panicker

G.P.Pillai

Sree Narayana Guru
41. Nuclear Security Summit of 2016 held at
Washington

Hege

London

Mosco
42. The World's largest Radio Telescope launched in China is
GMRT

FAST

HERA

MSRT
43. The Principle of Optical Fibre (OFC)used in telecommunication system is
Refraction

Dispersion

Total Internal reflection

Interference
44. The main constituent of biogas is
Ethane

Ammonia

Hydrogen Sulphide

Methane
45. Isotope of Carbon formed in atmosphere due to cosmic rays
C-12

C-14

C-13

C-22
46. Radiation used in Digital Sound recording
Radio Waves

Microwaves

Laser

X-rays
47. Particles which are supposed to travel faster than light
Photons

Tachyons

Phonons

None of these
48. BARC(Bhabha Atomic Research Centre)is situated at
Trombay

Thumba

Sriharikkotta

Visakhapattanam
49. National Science day is celebrated in India on
Feb.10

Feb.28

Feb.28

Nov.28
50. In which year Einstein Awarded Nobel Prize for the law of Photoelectric effect?
1931

1929

1930

1921
51. The shape of a PLATEN in a typewriter is
Pyramid

Rectangle

Triangle

Round
52. The name of typeface which gives 10 letters per inch
Pica

Point

Gothic

Script
53. The movement of the carriage is controlled by
Draw cord

Loose dog and rigid dog

Back spacer

Bell
54. In which keys are used for typing a single character in the upper case?
Master Key

Enter Key

Dead Key

Shift Key
55. Which kind of cylinder is generally used in a Typewriter?
Thread rubber

Soft rubber

Medium hard rubber

Thin rubber
56. Keyboard is fixed as per the arrangement of
Frequency of their occurrences

Convenience of the inventor

Alphabets

None
57. Pinion wheel is connected to
Thumb wheel

Ratchet wheel

Escapement wheel

Back spacer
58. The upper portion of the typewriter which moves while typing is called
Segment

Carriage

Cylinder

None
59. In a typewriter,the position of bell is fixed
In the carriage

In the keyboard

Behind the typewriter

Under the keys
60. The carriage will stop suddenly,if
The cylinder is worn out

The ribbon is cut off

The carriage rack is worn out

The draw cord is cut off
61. Cylinder Ratchet Wheel is used for
Ribbon movement

Line spacing

Key movement

Carriage movement
62. Universal Bar is connected to -----------------of a typewriter
Dog Block

Main Spring

Carriage Rack

Type Bar Segment
63. What is the other name of Touch System method of typewriting?
Sight

Blind

Visual

Hearing
64. Taking copies of typewritten matter by means of carbon paper is called
Recording

Cyclostyling

Manifolding

Duplicating
65. In which parts of a typewriter located on the left side below the carriage?
Main Spring Drum

Dog Block

Cylinder

Type Basket
66. Which of the following is used to rotate the cylinder on either side?
Shift Lock

Thumb Wheels

Carriage

Centre Guide
67. The carriage rack rests on
Duplicator

Cylinder Ratchet Wheel

Card Holder

Pinion Wheel
68. (a)and(;)are------------keys in a typewriter
Home keys

Master key

Guide key

Character key
69. Which key is used for typing upper case letters?
Shift key

Master key

Dead key

None
70. --------------is used to move carriage a degree towards right.
Dead key

Back space key

Tabulator set key

Margin release key
71. w.e.f.stands for
Without entry fees

World equity factor

What effect for

With effect from
72. Bell in the typewriter gives warning to caution that the
Right side margin is approaching

Ribbon is coming to the end

Line is coming to the end

Machine is reaching the last degree
73. The guide row of keyboard is arranged from the top as the
First row

Second row

Third row

Fourth row
74. In which direction the handle of the typewriter is to be rotated?
Anti-clockwise

Clockwise

Round

None
75. What is the size of policy type carriage?
80

100

140

180
76. Capital letter'M'denotes which number from the following?
100

500

1000

2000
77. In which of the following the correct complimentary close used in the D.O.Letter?
Yours faithfully

Yours truly

Yours friendly

Yours sincerely
78. The expanded form of “On I.G.S”.
On Integrated Grade System

On International Gas Service

On India Government Service

On India Government System
79. What is the use of shift lock in a typewriter?
What is the use of shift lock in a typewriter?

What is the use of shift lock in a typewriter?

To type only one number character

None
80. In which of the following salutation is used when we type Messrs in the inside address of the business letter?
Sir

Dear Sir

Dear Sir

Dear Mr.
81. The arranging of data in a logical sequence is called
Sorting

Classifying

Reproducing

Summarizing
82. Block arrows Stars and Banners,Callouts are all examples of
Picture Categories

Clip Art Categories

Auto Shapes Categories

Word Art Categories
83. The Word processing task associated with changing the appearance of a document is
Editing

Formating

Writing

Inserting
84. What type of device is computer keyboard?
Memory

Output

Storage

Input
85. In the following options,which would you choose to save a document with a new name in MS Word 2007?
Office Button,Save as

Office Button,Save

Ctrl+M

None of these
86. Which item appears dimly behind the main body text?
Water color

Background

Watermark

Back color
87. The printed output from a computer is called
Copy

Hard Copy

Soft Copy

Paper
88. In which Short Key is used for increase Font Size in a selected text?
Ctrl+Shift +?

Ctrl+Shift+<

Shift++

Ctrl+Shift+>
89. Which language does MS Word used to create Macros?
Access

Visual Basic

C++

Visual C++
90. Computer Monitor is also known as
DVU

UVD

VDU

CCTV
91. Which of the following is called the Permanent Memory built into a Computer?
RAM

ROM

Flash Drive

None
92. ------------------gives the information about No.of pages,Present Page Number,Cursor position in a page.
Stats Bar

Menu Bar

Ribbon

View bar
93. The default language of Microsoft word is:
Australian English

UK English

Canadian English

U.S.A.English
94. Which key deletes the characters to the left of the cursor?
Home

Back space

Back space

Delete
95. Draw a line through the middle of the selected text is knownas
Subscript

Change case

Strikethrough

None of these
96. Find out the odd man out.
Mouse

Printer

Monitor

Plotter
97. Tabloid,Legal,Letter,are included in the ------------option
Orientation

Margins

Paper size

None of these
98. In which shortcut key used to undo the document?
Ctrl+U

Ctrl+Z

Ctrl+Y

Ctrl+D
99. A peripheral which is used to accept data and send it to processing unit is called
Input devices

Output devices

Data services

Processing device
100. Recently deleted files are stored in
Desktop

C-Drive

My Computer

Recycle bin