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1. The writer known by the pen name “Sanjayan” is:

(a) V.V. Ayyappan
(b) M.K. Menon
(c) M.R. Nair (√)
(d) V. Madhavan Nair

2. In a fairy tale a princess lived with seven dwarfs. The name of the princess is:
(a) Snow White (√)
(b) Alice
(c) Piggy
(d) Jan

3. The President of India is elected by the votes of the members of:
(a) Lok Sabha only
(b) Rajya Sabha only
(c) Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha
(d) Houses of Parliament and also of State Assemblies (√)

4. The correctly spelt words among the following are:
(1) Comutation (2) Superitentent  (3) Psychosis (4) Investigator
(5) Gracious  (6) Controller (7) Decision

(a) Nos. 3, 5, 6, 7 (√)
(b) Nos. 1, 3, 5, 7.
(c) Nos. 1, 3, 5, 6.
(d) Nos 1, 3, 5,8.

5. A relevant single term from the alternatives given below to mean “the suffering or even death for a strong belief or cause”
(a) Salvation
(b) Martyrdom (√)
(c) Suicide
(d) Prosecution

6. The future perfect tense of the verb “love” is:
(a) Has loved
(b) Will be loving
(c) Will have loved (√)
(d) Had been loving

7. Correct sentences among the following are:
1) The tea is too hot that I cannot drink
2) Work hard, lest you should miss the chance
3) Unless you study well, you will pass
4) Unless you study well, you will pass

(a) Nos. 3, 4
(b) Nos. 2, 3. (√)
(c) Nos. l,3
(d) Nos. 1,2

8. “She is writing a poem”. The sentence is converted to passive voice as:
(a) A poem is written by her
(b) A poem is being written by her (√)
(c) A poem was written by her.
(d) A poem was being written by her.

Fill in the blank space (Questions 9 to 12)
9. They think that women are inferior _______ men
(a) to (√)
(b) than
(c) from
(d) with

10. I have been waiting for you _______ the last three hours.
(a) since
(b) for (√)
(c) from
(d) right from

11. They couldn’t do this _______?
(a) Couldn’t they
(b) Could they (√)
(c) Didn’t they
(d) Did they

12. I _______ on this job since last Monday .
(a) was working
(b) has been working
(c) have been working (√)
(d) being worked

13. “A bee in one’s bonnet” means:
(a) To be very enterprising
(b) To be very timid
(c)  T o have an impractical idea
(d) To have a particular idea which occupies one’s thought continually(√)

14. The word which is synonymous to the word ‘paradigm’ is:
a) Role
(b) Solution
c) Treatment
(d) Model(√)

15. The word which is opposite to “Obstinate” is:
(a) Confused
(b) Determined
(c) Submissive (√)
(d) Unyielding

16. Booker prize is given in the field of:
a) Medicine
(b) Adventure
(c) Fiction writing (√)
(d) Science

17. The word which cannot be formed from the alphabets of the word “ Conversation” is:
(a) Nation
(b) Version
c) Second (√)
 (d) Reason

18. The correct sentence among the following is:
(a) No sooner the advertisement appeared in the newspaper than there was a rush in the booking window
(b) No sooner did the advertisement appear in the newspaper than there was a rush in the booking window (√)
 (c) No sooner had the advertisement appear in the newspaper than there was a rush in the booking window
(d) The advertisement appeared in the newspaper than there was a rush in the booking window

19. She failed in the examination because she was not well on the examination days. This is a:
(a) Simple sentence
(b) Complex sentence(√)
(c) Compound sentence
(d) None of the above

20. Author of the book “Alice in the Wonderland” is:
(a) Lewis Caroll (√)
(b) Charles Dickens
(c) D.RLawrence
(d) R.L. Stevenson

21. Animals that eat flesh are:
(a) Cannibals
(b) Herbivorous
(c) Carnivorous (√)
(d) Quadruped

22. Chemical name of baking soda is:
(a) Sodium bicarbonate (√)
(b) Sodium carbonate
(c) Sodium Chloride
(d) Potassium carbonate

23. “Antigen” is a substance which:
(a) Lowers body temperature
(b) Stimulates the production of an antibody (√)
(c) Stops the functions of the immune system
(d) Used as an antidote to poison.

24. The central processing unit of a computer consists of:
(a) Input device, Output device and memory
(b) Software, hardware and power supply unit
(c) Memory , visual display unit and printer
(d)  Arithmetic logical unit, control unit and memory unit (√)

25. The passengers of a moving bus fall forward when it stops suddenly. This is because
(a) Passengers continue to remain as before
(b) Passengers continue to feel moving as before
(c) Passengers stop to feel moving as before
(d) Of the law of Inertia(√)

26. The expanded form of N.C.E.R.T. is:
(a) National Council of Educational Research and Training (√)
(b) National Commission of Energy Research and Training
(c) National Council for Educational Re-orientation and Training
(d) National Council of East Re-orientation and Training.

27. People walking along the foot path are called:
(a) Passengers
(b) Travellers
(c) Walkers
(d) Pedestrians (√)

28. Terrorist attack on Indian Parliament on 13th December 2002 carried out by militants is:
(a)  To wipe out the entire political leadership of Indians
(b)  T o kill some particular leaders
(c) T o start violent deeds throughout India
(d)  To carry out all the above (√)

29. Miss Universe of 2003 is:
(a)  Amelia Vega (√)
(b) Mariangel Ruiz
(c) Miyako Miyasaki
(d) Cindy Nell

30. Myopia can be corrected using a:
(a) Convex lens
(b) Plane glass
(c) Concave lens (√)
(d) Bifocal lens

31. The first Law Minister of independent India is:
(a) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(b) Dr . B.R.  Ambedkar (√)
(c) Dr . S. Radhakrishnan
(d) Sardar  V allabhbhai Patel

32. The state known as the spice garden of India is:
(a) Karnataka
(b) Kerala (√)
(c) Uttar Pradesh
(d) Madhya Pradesh

33. The founder of Kerala Kalamandalam:
(a) O.N.V . Kurup
(b) M.T. V asudevan Nair
(c) Vallathol Narayana Menon (√)
(d) Kalamandalam Krishnan Nair

34. The expanded form of COFEPOSA is
(a) Conservation of Forest Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act
(b) Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act (√)
(c) Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Protection of Soil Act
(d) Commonwealth of Foreign Exchanges and Protection of Soil Act

35. The founder of Indian National Congress is:
(a) Mahathma Gandhi
(b)  W .C. Banerjee
(c) Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru
(d)  A.O. Hume (√)

36. Jallianwala Bagh Massacre took place on
(a) 13th  April 1919 (√)
(b) 15th  April 1920
(c) 13th  April 1920
(d) 30th  April 1919

37. 31st October 1984 is a memorable day in the history of India because
(a) Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated
(b) It is known as Martyr’ s day
(c) Smt. Indira Gandhi was assassinated (√)
(d) So many calamities broke out on that day through out India.

38. “In nature there is enough for eveyone’s need, but too little for everyone’ s greed”  These are the words of the famous leader .
(a) Indira Gandhi
(b) M.K. Gandhi (√)
(c) Dr . S. Radhakrishnan
(d) Subhash Chandra Bose

39. In a certain code ‘Person’ is written as QDSRPM, ‘Belief ’ is written in the same code as:
(a)  ADKHDE
(b) CDMHFE (√)
(c) CEMHEF
(d) CDMJFG

40. Bodies in the sky which are much smaller than planets but are having orbits between the Mars and Jupiter are known as.
(a) Comets
(b) Meteors
(c) Meteorites
(d) Asteroids(√)

For Questions 41 and 42, choose the correct answer from the alternatives so that it shows the similar relationship with the given pair:

41. Bird: Chirp:: Horse:-_______?
(a) Race
(b) Stable
(c) Neigh (√)
(d) Bray

42. Swan: Cygnet:: Sheep:—?
(a) Goat
(b) Pup
(c) Lamb (√)
(d) Calf

For Questions 43 and 44, five words are given. One of them stands different from others. Pick out that word.
43. Jump, Swim, Leap, Think, Walk:
(a) Think (√)
(b) Leap
(c) Swim
(d)  Walk

44. Lion, Leopard, Cheetah, Tiger, Dog.
(a) Dog (√)
(b) Lion
(c) Cheetah
(d) Tiger

45. The average monthly salary of twenty teachers in a school is Rs. 2,000. If the salary of the Headmaster is also added, the average monthly salary becomes Rs. 2,100. The salary of the Headmaster is:
(a) Rs. 2,100
(b) Rs. 4,100 (√)
(c) Rs. 2,000
(d) Rs. 4,000

46. Two glasses of equal volumes, one-half and the other three-fourth filled with milk. They are then filled to brim by adding water. Then the contents in the two glasses are poured into another vessel. The ratio of Milk to water is:
(a) 1 : 1
(b) 2 : 3
(c) 5 : 3 (√)
(d) 4 : 3

47. A train covers a distance of 180 km in four hours. Another train covers the same distance in one hour less. The difference in distance in km covered by these trains in one hour is:
(a) 45
(b) 40
(c) 9
(d) 15(√)

48. In a queue of students A is 18th from front while B is 16th from the back. If C is 25th from the front and is exactly in the middle of A and B, the number of students in the queue:
(a) 48
(b) 47 (√)
(c) 46
(d) 45

49. A can do a piece of work in 3 days. B can do the same piece of work in 6 days. The number of days necessary to finish the same work if both of them do it together:
(a) 6
(b) 2 (√)
(c) 9
(d) 3

50. In a shop 9 oranges cost as much as 5 apples, 5 apples cost as much as 3 mangoes, 3 mangoes cost as much as 12 lemons. If the cost of 12 lemons is Rs. 18, the cost of an orange is
(a) Rs. 2 (√)
(b) Rs. 6
(c) Re. 1
(d) Rs. 3

51. A man’s wage was reduced by 20% and then increased by 20%. His loss percent is
(a) 4 (√)
(b) 20
(c) 0
(d) 10

52. In a leap year February 1st is on Friday. March 2nd is on.
(a) Friday
(b) Saturday
(c) Sunday (√)
(d) Monday

53. If the five students sitting in a row, Leela is left to Geetha but on the right of Reetha. Seetha is on the right of Geetha but on the left of Valsa. The student sitting in the middle is.
(a) Leela
(b) Geetha (√)
(c)  Valsa
(d) Seetha

54. When 130494 is divided by 239 the quotient is 546. The quotient when 1304.94 is divided by 0.546 is
(a) 23.9
(b) 239
(c) 0.239
(d) 2390(√)

Fill in the blank space: .
55. 2, 2, 3, 4, 6, 10, 16, –––?
(a) 18
(b) 22
(c) 24
(d) 26(√)

56. 1, 1, 2, 4, 3, 9, 4, 16, 5.....
(a) 7
(b) 17
(c) 11
(d) 25(√)

58. If 135=15, 245 = 40 then 324 = — ?
(a) 21
(b) 24 (√)
(c) 22
(d)29

60. 100000-9899=-—?
(a) 99999
(b) 99101
(c) 99901
(d) 90101(√)

61. Capital of Bihar is.
(a) Bhopal
(b) Patna (√)
(c) Dispur
(d) Shillong

62. El Nino means.
(a) Flood in the ocean
(b) Warm current of water that appears off Peru every two to seven years(√)
(c) Trade wind which blows from east to west
(d) Volcanic eruption

63. Religion “Din-I-lahi” is propagated by the king.
(a) Humayun
(b) Babur
(c) Ghori
(d) Akbar(√)

64. The month of the Gregorian Calendar named after Jupiter’ s wife is.
(a) May
(b) June (√)
(c) July
(d) August

65. The founder of Boy Scout movement.
(a) Subhash Chandra Bose
(b) John W esley
(c) Baden Powell (√)
(d) Mother Teresa

66. The master gland of human body is.
(a) Pituitary gland (√)
(b) Pancreas
(c) Spleen
(d) Liver

67. India’ s first satellite “Aryabhatta” was launched in.
(a) 1972
(b) 1976
(c) 1974
(d) 1975(√)

68. The first woman recipient of “Bharat Ratna” is.
(a) Mother T eresa
(b) M.S. Subalekshmi
(c) Indira Gandhi (√)
(d)  Vijayalakshmi Pandit

69. As per the constitution of India, a citizen of India to become the President should not be less than the age of.
(a) 35 (√)
(b) 32
(c) 30
(d) 25

70. A Green leaf kept under a red light will appear
(a) Green
(b) Black (√)
(c) Red
(d) Blue

71. Triple vaccine is given against
(a)  Whooping cough, Tetanus and Measles
(b)  Whooping cough, Tetanus and Diphtheria (√)
(c)  Tetanus, Diphtheria and Small Pox
(d) Tetanus, Diphtheria and Typhoid

72. Diffusion of light in atmosphere takes place due to
(a) Carbon dioxide
(b) Dust particles(√)
(c) Helium
(d) Water vapour

73. The article of the Indian Constitution which provides that it shall be the duty of the Union to protect every state against external aggression and internal disturbance is:
(a)  Article 215
(b)  Article 275
(c)  Article 325
(d)  Article 355(√)

74. Indira Gandhi Peace Prize of 2002 was awarded to:
(a) John Hume
(b) Nelson Mandela
(c) Norodom Sihanouk
(d) Sadako Ogata(√)

75. The person who won the title in the finals of French Open Men’s Singles Tennis Championship in the year 2003 is.
(a)  Albert Costa
(b) Juan Carlos Ferrero (√)
(c) Lleyton Hewitt
(d) Pete Sampras

76. The proponent and propagandist of the art of living is.
(a) Mahesh  Yogi
(b) Swami Saswathikananda
(c) Sri Ravi Sankar (√)
(d) Bhagavan Rajaneesh

77. Special Drawing Rights (SDR) is available at:
(a) International Monetary Fund (√)
(b)  World Bank
(c) International Developmental Association
(d) Organisation of Economic Co-operation and Development

78. Hobson’s choice means:
(a) Enough choice
(b) Surplus choice
(c) No choice (√)
(d) Only two choicer

79. The subject matter of Ajanta paintings pertains to:
(a) Buddhism (√)
(b) Vaishnavism
(c) Shaivism
(d) Jainism

80. The bill which must be passed by each house of Indian Parliament separately by a special majority is:
(a) Ordinary Bill
(b) Tax Revision Bill
(c) Finance Bill
(d) Constitution  Amendment Bill(√)

81. 11th September 2001 is in the news because of the.
(a)  Terrorist attack on the Indian Parliament
(b)  Terrorist attack on the U.S. (√)
(c)  T errorist attack on J and K  Assembly
(d) Mr. Vajpayee addressed the U.N. General  Assembly in Hindi

82. 2004 Olympic games will be held on.
(a)  Atlanta
(b) Athens (√)
(c) Beijing
(d) Sydney

83. The scientist who introduced vaccine for rabies is:
(a) Richardson
(b) Daniel Bovel
(c) Louis Pasteur (√)
(d) Edward Jenner

84. “Cowards die many times before their death; the valiant never taste of death but once”. These are the lines taken from the Shakespearean work:
(a) Julius Caesar (√)
(b) Hamlet
(c) Othello
(d)  Twelfth Night

85. The nature of knowledge and the process of knowing is known as:
(a) Epistemology (√)
(b) Cosmogony
(c) Epicureanism
(d) Materialism

86. Eiffel Tower is in the city of:
(a)  Venice
(b) Pisa
(c) Florence
(d) Paris (√)

87. Currency of Sri Lanka is:
(a) Pound
(b) Dollar
(c) Rouble
(d) Rupee (√)

88. Disney land is in:
(a) Canada
(b) California (√)
(c) Chicago
(d) Ottawa

89. The silent valley is in the district:
(a) Idukki
(b) Kottayam
(c) Palakkad (√)
(d) Malappuram

90. The Seven Pagodas of Mahabalipuram represent the art patronized by the:
(a) Pallavas (√)
(b) Cholas
(c) Hoysalas
(d) Kadambas

91. The Headquarters of International Court of Justice is at:
(a) Hague (√)
(b) Paris
(c) London
(d)  T okyo

92. The form of Government in which power is in the hands of a few people is:
(a) Democracy
(b) Oligarchy (√)
(c)  Aristocracy
(d) Feudalism

93. The Malayalam poet who struggled against social evils like caste system, untouchability etc. through his works is:
(a) Kerala Varma Valiya Koithampuran
(b) Nalappattu Narayana Menon
(c) Kumaranasan (√)
(d) Smt. Balamani  Amma

94. Lemon fruit contains
(a) Tartaric acid
(b) Citric acid (√)
(c) Acetic Acid
(d) Carbonic acid

95. Aspirin is
(a)  Acetyl salicyclic acid
(b)  Acetyl saliacetic acid
(c)  Acetyl salicylic acid (√)
(d)  Acetyl calcicyclic acid.

96. Morning star is:
(a) Mars
(b) Saturn
(c) Venus (√)
(d) Sun

97. Bermuda triangle is in:
(a)  Atlantic Ocean (√)
(b) Pacific Ocean
(c) Indian Ocean
(d)  Arabian Sea

98. Chemical name of Milk of lime is:
(a) Sodium hydroxide
(b) Calcium Oxide
(c) Calcium hydroxide (√)
(d) Sodium bicarbonate

99. A class of drugs used to treat anxiety and depression is:
(a)  Aspirin
(b) Tranquilliser (√)
(c)  Amlopin
(d) Disprin

100. Fastest animal on earth is:
(a) Tiger
(b) Lion
(c) Leopard

(d) Cheetah(√)

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