Kerala PSC : Expected Question for University Assistant Exam - 49

1. Who among the following was the first Secretary-General of the SAARC?

[a] Rajiv Gandhi of India
[b] Abul Ashan of Bangladesh
[c] King Birendra of Nepal
[d] President Lt-Gen-H.M.Ershad of Bangladesh

2. Jharkhand was formed by the bifurcation of the state.............

[a] Madhya Pradesh
[b] Uttarpradesh
[c] Haryana
[d] Bihar

3. ‘Phoney War’ is associated with the invasion by

[a] Japan of Norway and Poland
[b] France of Holand and Switzerland
[c] Germany of Norway and Denmark
[d] Britain of Holland and Japan

4. The main argument advanced in favour of small scale and cottage industries in India is that

[a] Cost of production is low
[b] they require small capital investment
[c] .they advance the goal of equitable distribution of wealth
[d] .they generate a large volume of employment

5. Which article of the constitution of India says “No child below the age of 14 years shall be employed to work in any factory or mine or engaged in any other baxardous employment?

[a] Article 24
[b] Article 45
[c] Article 130
[d] Article 368

6. Which day is observed as World Postal Day?

[a] June 9
[b] August 9
[c] October 9
[d] December 9

7. Under which of the following programmes, rice and wheat are sold at reduced price to the inhabitants of a particular area ?

[a] Antyodaya Scheme
[b] IRDP
[c] Jawahar Rozgar Yojana
[d] Tribal Development Programme

8. The basic regulatory authority for mutual funds and stock markets lies with the

[a] Government of India
[b] Reserve Bank of India
[c] Securities and Exchange Board of India
[d] Stock Exchanges

9. The age of most ancient geological formations is estimated by

[a] Potassium - argon method
[b] Ra - Si method
[c] C14 method
[d] Uranium-Lead method

10. Who has won the ICC Associate and Affiliate Player of the year Award 2011?

[a] Azhar Ali
[b] Adam Gilchrist
[c] Ryanten Doeschate
[d] Machael Hussey

11. The Number of countries Participated in the first NAM conference

[a] 752
[b] 50
[c] 119
[d] 25

12. Spot the Error:

[a] The match could have been won in ease /
[b] but Indian cricketers have mastered the art. /
[c] of making easy things difficult. /
[d] no error

13. Where is the headquarters of United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO)?

[a] Madrid
[b] Rome
[c] Geneva
[d] Vienna

14. John Calvin led the protestent movement in ––––––

[a] Scotland
[b] Italy
[c] Switzerland
[d] Germany

15. Which of the following schemes was intended to tap the black money?

[a] SBI Deposit Scheme
[b] UTI Bonds
[c] Long term Operations scheme
[d] India Development Bonds

16. The Jewish Copper plate of 1000 AD (175 Kollam Era) was issued by?

[a] Bhaskara Ravivarman I
[b] Sthanu Ravivarman
[c] Ayyan Atikal Thirivatikal
[d] None of these

17. The same volume of the different objects?

[a] Contain different weight
[b] Contain same weight
[c] Contain no weight
[d] None of these

18. Zamindari system was abolished in India in

[a] 1950
[b] 1954
[c] 1958
[d] 1960

19. ‘Santharam Award’ is sponsored by...........

[a] Rajkamal Academy of Cinematic Excellence
[b] Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
[c] Dada Saheb Phalke Academy
[d] None of these

20. Europa is the satellite of

[a] Saturn
[b] Mercury
[c] Mars
[d] Jupiter

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