Kerala PSC Model Questions for University Assistant Exam - 96

Kerala PSC Model Questions for University Assistant Exam - 96

1. Who was first Viceroy of pre-independence era British India ?
[a] Warren Hastings
[b] Lord William Bentinck
[c] Lord Mountbatten
[d] Lord Canning

2. Alexander the Great was born in _______.
[a] 356 BC
[b] 189 BC
[c] 189 AD
[c] 356 AD

3. Nuclear bombs were dropped on Hiroshima and Nagasaki during the _______.
[a] World War I
[b] Asian War I
[c] Gulf War II
[d] World War II

4. The Ibadat Khana was a meeting house built by which Mughal Emperor ?
[a] Babur
[b] Humayun
[c] Akbar
[d] Aurangzeb

5. Who built the Group of Monuments at Pattadakal ?
[a] Chola Kings
[b] Pallava Kings
[c] Chera Kings
[d] Chalukya Kings

6. Bibi Ka Maqbara was built by _______.
[a] Humayun
[b] Azam Shah
[c] Babur
[d] Aurangzeb

7. During Akbar’s reign who was the Finance Minister of the Mughal empire ?
[a] Raja Todar Mal
[b] Man Singh I
[c] Birbal
[d] Tansen

8. When was the battle of Haldighati fought ?
[a] 1776
[b] 1676
[c] 1576
[d] 1476

9. In 1498, which Portuguese explorer discovered a new sea route from Europe to India ?
[a] Vasco da Gama
[b] Christopher Columbus
[c] Sir Francis Drake
[d] John Cabot

10. Odisha’s World famous Konark Sun Temple was built by _______.
[a] Krushadevray
[b] Ashoka
[c] Chandragupta
[d] Narasimhadeva I

11. Which empire’s time period is regarded as the Golden Age of India ?
[a] Maurya
[b] Mughal
[c] Gupta
[d] Chola

12. When did the first Huna invasion take place ?
[a] 358 AD
[b] 458 AD
[c] 558 AD
[d] 658 AD

13.  _______ has a collection of architectural astronomical instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh II.
[a] Jantar Mantar observatory, Jaipur
[b] Group of Monuments at Hampi
[c] Group of Monuments at Pattadakal
[d] Nalanda, Bihar

14. Bahadur Shah I (1707-1712 AD) was the ruler of which dynasty ?
[a] Nanda
[b] Maurya
[c] Mughal
[d] Haryanka

15. Who built Jodhpur Fort ?
[a] Maharana Pratap
[b] Savai Maan Singh
[c] Rao Jodha
[d] Maharaja Gaj Singh

16. Kargil War against Pakistan started in which year ?
[a] 1991
[b] 1992
[c] 1998
[d] 1999

17. Aurangzeb was the son of _______.
[a] Shah Jahan
[b] Babur
[c] Humayun
[d] Akbar

18. World War I started in which year ?
[a] 1914
[b] 1915
[c] 1916
[d] 1917

19. Adolf Hitler was from _______.
[a] France
[b] Germany
[c] United Kingdom
[d] Spain

20. The Renaissance is a period in Europe, from the _______.
[a] 18th to the 20th century
[b] 14th to the 17th century
[c] 11th to the 13th century
[c] 7th to the 10th century

21. Which of these monuments enshrines the tomb containing the relics of St. Francis Xavier ?
[a] Basilica of Bom Jesus
[b] Se Cathedral
[c] Monte Hill
[c] St. Alex Church

22. Pune was once known as the capital of _______.
[a] Scindias
[b] Holkars
[c] Bhosales
[d] Peshwas

23. The Ahmedabad Satyagraha of Gandhi was directed against _______.
[a] British Mills owners and Government officials
[b] Indian Mill owners and Non government officials
[c] British Non Government officials
[c] Indian Government officials

24. Al-beruni came to India with _______.
[a] Mahmud of Ghazni
[b] Alexander
[c] Babur
[c] Timur

25. The Bahmani kingdom was founded by _______.
[a] Ahmad Shah 1
[b] Hassan Gangu
[c] Mahmud Gawan
[d] Firuz Shah Bahmani

16. Jamshedpur, which is a city in Jharkhand is also called as ______.
[a] Boston Of India
[b] City Of Rallies
[c] Pittsburg Of India
[d] City Of Castles

26.  Which of the following is also called as the Blue Mountains ?
[a] Mussorie Mountains
[b] Anamudi Mountains
[c] Nanda Devi Mountains
[d] Nilgiri Mountains

27.  How many Indian classical dance forms are recognised according to Sangeet Natak Akademi ?
[a] 7
[b] 9
[c] 8

28.  Which of the following is called Space city of India ?
[a] Bangalore
[b] Kolkata
[c] Ahmedabad
[d] Jaipur

29.  HornBill is the festival of which of the following states ?
[a]  Assam
[b] Odisha
[c] Nagaland
[d] Tamilnadu

30.  Mando Dance is the famous dance form of which of the following states?
[a] Maharashtra
[b] Assam
[c] Rajasthan
[d] Goa

31. Kargam is a dance form of which state ?
[a] Tamil nadu
[b] Telangana
[c] Karnatka
[d] Kerala

32. Leh Singhe-Khababs Festival which promotes tourism in the country is celebrated in  ______.
[a] Nagaland
[b] Jammu and Kashmir
[c] Arunachal Pradesh
[d] Meghalaya

33. Amartya Sen received Nobel Prize for his contribution to ________ ?
[a] Literature
[b] Mathematics
[c] Economic Science
[d] Peace

34. The elected members in the Rajya Sabha ?
[a] 238
[b] 250
[c] 245
[d] 233

35. The country which uses "Magyar" in their Stamps ?
[a] Hungary
[b] Finland
[c] Somalia
[d] Germany

36. The Newspaper Hitavada was published by:
[a] GK Gokhale
[b] Bhagat Singh
[c] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[d] Aurobindo Ghosh

37. Who founded Bharat Sevak Samaj?
[a] Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
[b] Gandhiji
[c] KM Munshi
[d] Jawaharlal Nehru

38. Who was the first president of AITUC?
[a] Bhagat Singh
[b] SA Dange
[c] Lala Lajpath Rai
[d] MN Roy

39. Indian National Association founded by:
[a] MK Gandhi
[b] Raja Ram Mohan Roy
[c] Surendranath Banerjee
[d] WC Banerjee

40. The Indian Penal Code was passed in:
[a] 1860
[b] 1865
[c] 1875
[d] 1885

41. The first acting President of India:
[a] Zakkir Husain
[b] VV Giri
[c] Rajendra Prasad
[d] None of these

42. Who among the following was the private secretary of Mahatma Gandhi:
[a] Bhulabhai Desai
[b] Morarji Desai
[c] Mahavir Desai
[d] Mahadev Desai

43. Which among the following river originates in Rajasthan and disappears in Gujarat?
[a] Luni
[b] Narmada
[c] Tapi
[d] Banas

44. The real name of Balban was:
[a] Farid Khan
[b] Amer Khusaro
[c] Ulugh Khan
[d] Asaf Ali

45. Rama's Bridge or Rama Setu is located in which among the following straits?
[a] Bering Strait
[b] Palk Strait
[c] Cook Strait
[d] Strait of Tebrau

46. One metric tonne equals ___ kg:
[a] 10
[b] 100
[c] 1000
[d] 10000

47. The type of mirrors used in the headlamp of cars is:
[a] Parabolic concave
[b] Plance
[c] Spherical convex
[d] Cylidrical concave

48. Sound frequency below 20 Hz is called:
[a] Audio signals
[b] Ultrasound
[c] Infrasound
[d] Super sonic

49. Magnetism at the centre of bar magnet is:
[a] Maximum
[b] Minimum
[c] Zero
[d] Maximum or Minimum

50. Who was the first to measure the velocity of light?
[a] Newton
[b] Hubble
[c] Roemer
[d] Faraday

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