Kerala PSC General Knowledge Question and Answers - 104

1. The author of the book titled 'The future of India' is?
[a] Bimal Jalan
[b] Deepak Chopra
[c] Anurag Mathur
[d] Amitav Ghosh

2. The World's first Women Prime Minister was?
[a] Indira Gandhi
[b] Margaret Thatcher
[c] Sirimavo Bandaranaike
[d] Golda Meir

3. The Doctrine of Lapse was introduced by?
[a] Lord Cannon
[b] Lord Dalhousie
[c] Lord Bentinck
[d] Lord Wellesley

4. "The Three Mistakes of My Life" is a book authored by?
[a] Chetan Bhagat
[b] Jhumpa Lahiri
[c] Kamala Das
[d] Shashi Tharoor

5. Which of the following organisation has Giant Panda as its symbol?
[b] Green Peace
[c] World Bank
[d] World Wide Fund for Nature

6. Name the inventor of Black Box Flight Recorder
[a] JL Baird
[b] David Warren
[c] Thomas Alva Edison
[d] Wilbur Wright

7. The Kerala Institute of Local Administration is situated in which of the following districts?
[a] Thrissur
[b] Thiruvananthapuram
[c] Kottayam
[d] Kasargod

8. The Right to Information Act, 2005, came into effect in full?
[a] 8th October
[b] 12th October
[c] 9th October
[d] 10th October

9. The First Malayalee who got 'Padmavibhushan'?
[a] Vallathole Narayana Menon
[b] VK Krishna Menon
[c] VR Krishna Iyer
[d] AK Gopalan

10. Thomas cup is associated with?
[a] Cricket
[b] Snooker
[c] Badminton
[d] Chess

11. The capital city of Chera Kings?
[a] Tyndis
[b] Muzris
[c] Vanchi
[d Madurai

12. The plant disease 'Green Ear' affects which of the crops?
[a] Banana
[b] Rice
[c] Cotton
[d] Bajra

13. Name the river which divides the region into two plateaus Malwa and Deccan?
[a] Ganga
[b] Narmada
[c] Godavari
[d] Brahmaputra

14. The supreme authority for telecommunication in India is?
[b] BSNL
[c] Tlseo
[d] TRAI

15. In which year the National Human Rights Commission came into effect?
[a] 2000
[b] 1995
[c] 1991
[d] 1993

16. Name the state having no Scheduled Caste Community?
[a] Odisha
[b] Bihar
[c] Nagaland
[d] Meghalaya

17. Cooking gas is a mixture of?
[a] Carbon monoxide and carbon dioxide
[b] Butane and Propane
[c] Methane and ethylene
[d] Carbon dioxide and oxygen

18. The IC chips used in computers are made of?
[a] Chromium
[b] Silica
[c] Iron Oxide
[d] Silicon

19. LSD stands for
[a] LIthium-sodium devices
[b] Lanthanide series diatoms
[c] Lysergic acid diethylamide
[d] Low Starch drugs

20. The vast proportion of our body's weight is made up of?
[a] Bones
[b] Water
[c] Organs
[d] Skins, tissues and organs

21. Plant mushroom gets its food from?
[a] dead and decaying plants
[b] photosynthesis
[c] eating small insects which come near to it
[d] the water we pour near it

22. First Trade Union in India?
[c] CITU
[d] BMS

23. 'Here Pappa Comes' is the painting of?
[a] MF Hussain
[b] Leonardo Davinci
[c] Raja Ravi Varma
[d] RK Lakshman

24. The Veda which deals with music?
[a] Sam Veda
[b] Rig Veda
[c] Atharva Veda
[d] Yajur Veda

25. Name the currency of Brazil?
[a] Shekel
[b] Forint
[c] Baht
[d] Real