Kerala PSC : Expected Question for University Assistant Exam - 32

1. Growth rate of population in India during plan periods has shot up because

[a] Government did not spend money for population control
[b] people have migrated heavily from neighbouring countries
[c] birth rate has increased during that period
[d] death rate has fallen considerable during that period.

2. Who is the longest serving Chief Minister in India?

[a] Bhajan Lal
[b] E.K. Nayanar
[c] Jyoti Basu
[d] Hiteshwar Saikia

3. Stars —— in the sky .

[a] twinkled
[b] twinkles
[c] twinkle
[d] twinkling

4. When the pressure increases the boiling point rises. The device which uses this principle is

[a] pressure cooker
[b] electric iron
[c] electric heater
[d] Manometer

5. Sabdatharavali, the Malayalam Dictionary was compiled by

[a] Sreekanteswaram Padmnabha Pillai
[b] Gundert
[c] Sooranattu Kunjan Pillai
[d] R. Narayana Panicker

6. With how many volunteers did Gandhiji start on his famous Dandi march on March 12,1930?

[a] 12
[b] 55
[c] 78
[d] 108

7. The immediate cause of the Revaolt 1857 was

[a] Low wages paid to soldiers
[b] Use of greased catridges
[c] Imperialistic expoitation
[d] All of the above

8. Swimming in sea water is easy or difficult?

[a] Easy
[b] Difficult
[c] Not easy
[d] None of these

9. Former Australian batsman Stuart Law has been appointed the new coach of ––––––– National Cricket Team.

[a] Pakistan
[b] Sri Lanka
[c] Bangladesh
[d] None of these

10. Which of the following is the best conductor of electricity?

[a] Ordinary water
[b] Sea water
[c] Boiled water
[d] Distilled water

11. Where was held the 2011 National Games?

[a] Jharkhand
[b] Assam
[c] West Bengal
[d] Tamil Nadu

12. The emergency provisions of Indian Constitution were borrowed from

[a] Weimar constitution of Germany
[b] Constitution of South Africa
[c] Constitution of Canada
[d] Constitution of USA

13. The drugs used to reduces body temperature is called

[a] analgesic
[b] antipyretics
[c] anesthetic
[d] explosive

14. The birth place of ‘Thacholi Othenan’ the hero of ‘Vadakanpattu’

[a] Kozhikode
[b] Kannur
[c] Vatakara
[d] Koylandi

15. The main Sea port of Pandyas

[a] Korkai
[b] Muziris
[c] Kaveripuram pattanam
[d] None of these

16. Which of the following countries is a member of both the NATO and CENTO?

[a] France
[b] UK
[c] Pakistan
[d] Spain

17. The main function of the Kidney is

[a] To control blood pressure
[b] To control body temperature
[c] To remove waste products from the body
[d] To help in digestion of food

18. Which of the following elements is non-radioactive?

[a] Uranium
[b] Thorium
[c] Plutonium
[d] Zirconium

19. For international payments, the Indian currency is linked to

[a] American Dollar
[b] British Sterling
[c] Gold Standard
[d] None of these

20. Who among the following earned the title of a ‘Liberator’?

[a] Chandragupta Vikramaditya
[b] Ashoka
[c] Chandragupta Maurya
[d] Alexander

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