Kerala PSC General Knowledge Question and Answers - 111

1. Instrument used to measure electrical potential difference between two points:
[a] Viscometer
[b] Tonometer
[c] Volt meter
[d] Watt meter

2. The basic unit of distance as per the International Bureau of Weights and Measures
[a] Kilometre
[b] Mile
[c] Foot
[d] Metre

3. Volume of liquid is measured in:
[a] Litre
[b] Gram
[c] Metre
[d] Yard

4. The material used for the bomb dropped in Nagasaki:
[a] Plutonium
[b] Thorium
[c] Uranium
[d] None of these

5. Which human organ is first affected by nuclear radiation?
[a] Brain
[b] Liver
[c] Heart
[d] Kidney

6. The roots that contains chlorophyll capable of photosynthesis?
[a] Stilt roots
[b] Assimilatory roots
[c] Prop roots
[d] Vehimen roots

7. Halophytes are plants that grow in _____
[a] Salt water
[b] Deserts
[c] Trees
[d] Mountains

8. The plant hormone that is useful for the formation of roots:
[a] Florigen
[b] Auxin
[c] Cytokinins
[d] Oestrogen

9. In which organ Ammonia is converted to Urea?
[a] Heart 
[b] Kideny
[c] Liver
[d] Pancreas

10. The term ‘biology’ was coined by:
[a] Johanson 
[b] Jean Lamarch
[c] Grigor Mendel
[d] Aristotle

11. Charles Darwin made his observations in _____ island.
[a] Cook
[b] Falkland
[c] Corsica
[d] Galapagos

12. The nearest planet to Earth:
[a] Mars
[b] Mercury
[c] Jupiter
[d] Venus

13. Leika became the first animal sent to space in the year:
[a] 1960
[b] 1957
[c] 1958
[d] 1959

14. Which country has the largest number of time zones including the dependant territories?
[a] Russia
[b] France
[c] China
[d] United Kingdom

15. The equatorial diameter of the earth is _____ km
[a] 12756
[b] 12714
[c] 6378
[d] 6357

16. Heathrow airport is in:
[a] London
[b] New York
[c] Chicago
[d] Paris

17. The first country to make ceramic wares:
[a] India
[b] Egypt
[c] China
[d] Greece

18. In Rajasthan, Panchayat Raj system was introduced in
[a] 1950
[b] 1959
[c] 1960
[d] 1964

19. The major part of the Western Ghats lies in the state of:
[a] Tamil Nadu
[b] Karnataka
[c] Kerala
[d] Goa

20. Which religion belongs to the Lotus Temple in New Delhi?
[a] Sikh
[b] Parsi
[c] Bahai
[d] Jain

21. Jayasamhita is the old name of:
[a] Ramayan
[b] Rig Veda
[c] Bhagavat Gita
[d] Mahabharat

22. “Be proud that you are an Indian, proudly claim that I am an Indian, every Indian is my brother”These words are related to:
[a] Gandhiji
[b] Vivekananda
[c] Dayanand Saraswathy
[d] Bal gangadhar Tilak

23. The first film star to become the Chief Minister of an Indian state:
[a] NT Rama Rao
[b] Sivaji Ganeshan
[c] MGRamachandran
[d] Satrughnan Sinha

24. The year of the oath of “Koonan Kurissu’:
[a] 1653
[b] 1599
[c] 1663
[d] 1661

25. In connection with which event, Gandhiji visited Kerala for the second time, in 1925?
[a] Vaikom Satyagraha       
[b] Guruvayur Satyagraha
[c] Paliyam Satyagraha     
[d] Wagon tragedy

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