Kerala PSC General Knowledge Question and Answers - 114

1. In which novel Sherlock Holmes appearing for the first time?
[a] A Study in Scarlet
[b] Casino Royale
[c] Dr.No
[d] The Valley of Fear

2. Intelligence test is related to:
[a] Sigmund Freud
[b] Asimov
[c] Binet
[d] Frobel

3. In Roman numeration ‘D’ indicates:
[a] 50
[b] 100
[c] 1000
[d] 500

4. Who led Manhattan Project to make the first atom bomb?
[a] Oppenheimer
[b] Einstein
[c] Fermi
[d] Samuel Cohen

5. The first to isolate aluminium from bauxite:
[a] Oesterd
[b] Wohler
[c] Charles Martin Hall
[d] Henry Bessemer

6. Water has minimum density at ____ degree celcius.
[a] 0         
[b] 4
[c] 10       
[d] 1

7. Which indicates the efficiency of burning of petroleum in engines:
[a] Mach number
[b] Knocking number
[c] Octane number
[d] None of these

8. Acids turn blue litmus into ____
[a] Black 
[b] Yellow
[c] Red     
[d] Green

9. The gas filled in balloons used for weather monitoring:
[a] Hydrogen
[b] Oxygen
[c] Helium 
[d] Nitrogen

10. The Galaxy to which the Sun is belonged:
[a] Andromeda
[b] Milky Way
[c] Sirius           
[d] Nebula

11. The motion of the earth round sun is called:
[a] Rotation
[b] Revolution
[c] solstice
[d] Orbit

12. The standard time of a country depends on:
[a] Tropic of Cancer         
[b] Tropic of Capricorn
[c] Greenwich Line             
[d] Equator

13. The deepest point on the earth’s ocean floor:
[a] Challenger deep       
[b] Java Trench
[c] Diamantina               
[d] Warton

14. The Nepalese name of mount Everest:
[a] Chomolungma
[b] Sagarmatha
[c] Gowrisankaram
[d] Qagir

15. The capital of Pakistan when it formed in 1947:
[a] Karachi
[b] Lahore
[c] Dhaka 
[d] Islamabad

16. Apostolic Palace is the official residence of:
[a] Pope
[b] British Queen
[c] Russian President
[d] French President

17. Hatshepsut is the first woman ruler in the world history. She belonged to:
[a] Egypt
[b] China
[c] Persia
[d] Mesopotamia

18. Charles de Gaul air port is in:
[a] Tokyo
[b] London
[c] New York
[d] Paris

19. Pulitzer Prize is given by Colombia University in:
[a] Britain
[b] France
[c] Germany
[d] USA

20. The main language of Brazil:
[a] Spanish
[b] English
[c] Portuguese 
[d] Dutch

21. The number of languages in the 8th Schedule of the Constitution:
[a] 22
[b] 18
[c] 21
[d] 24

22. The river which originates near Mahabaleswar in Maharashtra:
[a] Kaveri
[b] Godavari
[c] Krishna

23. Which state has the largest forest area?
[a] Kerala
[b] Andhra Pradesh
[c] Uttar Pradesh
[d] Madhya Pradesh

24. Ranikhet is a hill station in:
[a] West Bengal
[b] Uttar Pradesh
[c] Uttarakhand
[d] Himachal Pradesh

25. Which is called “the religious capital of India”?
[a] Rameswaram 
[b] Tirupati
[c] Dwaraka 
[d] Varanasi

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