Kerala Civil Service 2020 Question Paper Answer on Deputy Collector

Kerala Civil Service 2020 Question Paper Answer on Deputy CollectorKerala Civil Service 2020 Question Paper Answer on Deputy Collector.

1. Name of the Egyptian President against whom people of Egypt revolted in 2011:
A. Hosni Mubarak
B. Pervez Musharraf
C. Omar Suleiman
D. Ahmed Shafeeque

2. Name the person who commissioned theVallarpadam International Container Transshipment Terminal
A. Vayalar Ravi
B. Dr. Man Mohan Singh
C. A. K. Antony
D. G K Vasan

3. The Malayalam literature who received Jnan pith Award in 2007 :
A. Sugatha Kumari
B. Vijayalakshmi
C. O.N.V Kurup
D. Balachandran Chullikkad

4. In which of the following cities was the Indian Biodiversity Congress(2010) held?
A. Chennai
B. Chandigarh
C. Mumbai
D. Thiruvananthapuram

5. _____________ sector has established itself as the biggest contributor to the State’s GDP as per Kerala State’s Economic Review
A. Secondary Sector
B. Primary Sector
C. Tertiary Sector
D. None of these

6. Name the most significant characteristic of National Integration:
A. Social homogeneity
B. Unity
C. Economic identity
D. National loyalty

7. “The principle of respect for all life and the practice of non-injury to living thing’s is known in India as :
A. Ahimsa
B. Tolerance
C. Patience
D. None of These

8. NCW means :
A. National Commission For Women
B. National Commission For Workers
C. National Council For Workers
D. None of these

9.The Servants of India Society (1905) was formed to train people to serve the country by :
A. Tilak
B. Gandhiji
C. Raja Ram Mohan Roy
D. Gopalakrishna Gokhale

10. Who is popularly called “Vaikkom Hero” ?
A. R. K. Dhadabai
B. E V Ramaswami
C. C.N. Annadurai
D. Mannath Padmanabhan

11. Who founded the Indian National Congress?
A. Motilal Nehru
B. A.O. Hume
C. Lajpat Rai
D. Gokhale

12. Zionisn is a world movement of :
A. Hindus
B. Buddhists
C. Christians
D. Jews

13. Jallianwalla bagh is situated in :
A. Delhi
B. Mysore
C. Amritsar
D. Lahore

14. The first war of Indian independendance started at :
A. Mumbai
B. Chennai
C. Delhi
D. Meerut

15. “Life Divine” was written by :
A. Gandhiji
B. Tilak
C. Vivekananda
D. Aurobindo Ghosh

16. Name the “Land of the Morning Calm” :
A. Norway
B. Japan
C. Korea
D. Thailand

17. Sahyadri ranges refer to :
A. Eastern ghats
B. Western ghats
C. Saptura ranges
D. Siwaliks

18. The line beyond which snow never melts is
A. Latitude
B. Longitude
C. Snow line
D. Meridian

19. Gir Forest is in :
A. Karnataka
B. Bihar
C. Gujarat
D. Himachal Pradesh

20. A fountain of hot water issuing from a hole which extends deep into earth’s crust is called :
A. Delta
B. Canyon
C. Volcano
D. Geyser

21. Universal Adult Franchise creates :
A. economic equality
B. social equality
C. political equality
D. cultural equality

22. Who is the guardian of Fundamental rights in India ?
A. Judiciary
B. Legislature
C. Executive
D. Political parties

23 The year in which Panchayati Raj was introduced in India :
C. 1961
D. 1949

24. Which article of the constitution provides for the formation of the Finance Commission ?
A. Article 300
B. Article 280
C. Article 250
D. Article 290

25. The Gevernor can nominate to the Legislative Council of his state one member from this community :
A. Jewish
B. Muslim
C. Anglo-Indian
D. Parsi

26. Right to Information Act (RTI) became effective in India on 15th June :
A. 2001
B. 2003

27. Universal Declaration of human rights was passed by the U.N. General Assembly on :
A. 10.12.1948
B. 13.11.1947
C. 9.12.1948
D. 12.12.1946

28. The proclamation of emergency brings automatic suspension of the right to :
A. Freedom speech
B. Constitutional remedies
C. Freedom of religion
D. All of these

29. The concept of Fundamental right has it’s basis in the :
A. Constitution of the USA
B. Constitution of Russia
C. Irish Constitution
D. Canadian Constitution

30. The chairman of the UPSC is appointed by the :
A. Cabinet
B. President
C. Supreme Court
D. Prime Minister

31. Kerala is the first state in India to launch a Pension Scheme for farmers namely :
A. Kissan Abhiman
B. Farmer’s Pension
C. Agricultural Pension
D. Pension to Agricultural Labourer

32. According to 2001 census, the state having highest urban population is :
A. Tamil Nadu
B. Kerala
C. Maharashtra
D. Uttar Pradesh

33.The district in Kerala which has got the highest density of popular as per 2001 census :
A. Ernakulam
B. Alappuzha
C. Thrissur
D. Idukki

34. The Union Territory in India with the highest population :
A. Puducherry
B. Delhi
C. Chandigarh
D. Daman and Diu

35. IRDP means :
A. Indian Rural Development Programme
B. Indian Regional Development Programme
C. Integrated Rural Development Programme
D. International Rural Development Project

36. Third World Countries are :
A. Developed countries
B. Developing countries
C. African countries
D. None of these

37. The definition of the “Urban Poor” according to the Planning Commission in India in terms of the colorie intake with respect to daily consumption is :
A. less than 2100 calories
B. less than 2000 calories
C. less than 2200 calories
D. None of these

38. The fraction of all families (or all individuals) that fall below the poverty line is called :
A. Poverty rate
B. Absolute poverty
C. Relative poverty
D. None of These

39. Economic development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own need is:
A. Human Development
B. Economic progress
C. Sustainable development
D. Static development

40. The state where the largest number of people living below the poverty line is found in India
A. Rajasthan
B. Delhi
C. Madhya Pradesh
D. Bihar

41. Earth Day is celebrated in :
A. 22nd April
B. 22nd May
C. 23rd April
D. 22nd March

42. The kyoto protocol is an international agreement linked to the United Nations Framework Convention on
A.Climate change
B. International trade
C. Global investment
D. Education

43. Pearl fishing is done extensively in :
A. Gulf of Mannar
B. Konkan Coast
C. Malabar Coast
D. Coromandel Coast

44. Which ocean’s name means “Peaceful”?
A. Artic Ocean
B. Antartic Ocean
C. Pacific Ocean
D. Indian Ocean

45. The district in Kerala where black soil is seen most:
A. Wayanad
B. Kannur
C. Kasargod
D. Palakkad

46. The genetic material of a cell is in :
B. Protoplasm
C. Cytoplasm
D. Ribosome

47. who was the first to perform the surgery of human heart transplant?
A. David Baltimore
B. Dr.Christian Bernard
C. Dr. James D. Watson
D. Dr. Mathew Philip

48. The organ which is primarly concerned with immunity :
A. Kidney
B. Liver
C. Lymphatic tissue
D. Thyroid

49. Which branch of medicine was Rabindranath Tagore good at ?
A. Ayurveda
B. Homeopathy
C. Allopathy
D. None of these

50. The alloy of steel used in making automobile parts is :
A. stainless steel
B. nickel steel
C. tungsten steel
D. chromium steel

51.Either the Prime Minister or his ministers ………. blamed for the 2010 Commonwealth Games Scam. (to be)
A. is
B. are
C. has been
D. have been

52. Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is the oldest man to scale Mt. Everest.(Comparative degree)
A. Nobody is older than Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt. Everest
B. No climber is as old as Min Bahadur Sherchan to scale Mt. Everest.
C. The Nepalese climber Min Bahadur Sherchan is older than any other climber to scale Mt. Everest
D. Mt.Everest is as old as Min Bahadur Sherchan who climbed it

53. I am the messenger of India’s ancient thoughts world over, …………? (Question tag)
A. Aren’t I?
B. amn’t I?
C.isn’t I ?
D. am I?

54 . India will be the largest economy ……… 2050 ……….. china and the U. S. (Preposition), after
B. after, with
C. in, after
D. from, with

55.By age four, Varsha won ………. brown belt, …………… first degree in Karate.(articles)
A.the, the
B. a, the
C. an, the
D. the, a

56. The minister sought to introduce an amendment to the Bill. (Passive)
A.The Bill sought to introduce an amendment by the minister
B. An amendment to the Bill was sought to be introduced by the minister
C. The minister introduced an amendment to the Bill
D. An amendment to the Bill is being introduced by the minister

57. Anamika said, “God spared our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful’.(Reported Speech)
A. Anamika said that God had spared their lives because he wanted them to do something meaningful
B.Anamika said that God spares their lives because he wants them to do something meaning ful
C. Anamika said that God spared their lives because he had wanted them to do something meaningful
D. Anamika said that God spares our lives because he wants us to do something meaningful

58.My aunt gave the baby a beautiful rattle. (Mark the D.O. and Indir. O)
A. baby, rattle
B. rattle, baby
C. aunt, baby
D. baby, beautiful

59. If I had won the lottery, ………. a millionaire. (Conditional)
A. I will become
B. I had become
C. I would have become
D. I would become

60.I was happy ………. the appointment. (infinitive of ‘accept’)
A. to accept
B. to be accepting
C. to have accepted
D. accepting

61. I met J.K. Rowling ………… they say is the richest person in the world. (relative clause)
A. who
B. whose
C. whom

62. The student leader expalined why he had to leave the panel discussion forum. (adverbial of ‘anger’)
A.The student leader explained why he had to leave angrily the panel discussion forum
B.The student leader explained why he had to leave the panel discussion forum angrily
C. The student leader explained angrily why he had to leave the panel discussion forum
D. The student leader explained why he had angrily to leave the panel discussion forum

63. She _____________ tomorrow to attend the wedding.(modal verb)
A. will come
B. comes
C. seems to come
D. just comes

64. I have never met Osama bin Laden___________do I wan to.(neg. conjunction)
A. nor
B. neither
C. or
D. either

65. It was not difficult to park the car infront of the theatre.(gerund)
A. There was no difficulty in parking the car in front of the theatre
B. It was not difficult to do the parking in front of the theatre
C. To park the car in front of the theatre was not difficult
D. Parking in front of the theatre the car was not difficult

66. Give the Plural form:
A. Sheeps
B. Sheepes
C. sheep
D. sheepz

67. Change the Gender:
A. geese
B. geeses
C. gander
D. gossen

68. Use of Prefix and Suffix:
A. unforgettable
B. unforgetting
C. disforgetting
D. misforgettable

69. Give the Synonym:
A. premonition
B. foretell
C. aver
D. pronounce

70. Give the Antonym:
A. acquired
B. ancestral
C. bequeathed
D. possessed

71. Meaning of two confusable words :
A. Prime Minister /1st performance
B. Minister/ Reality show
C. Diplomat/Cricket
D. Male/Female

72.Use of Collective noun :
A. school of fishes
B. Flock of fishes
C. herd of fishes
D. pool of fishes

73. Use of Homonyms:
A. bawled
B. bold
C. balled
D. bohld

74. Phrasal Verb :
To shrung one’s shoulders
A. to show disapproval
B. to approve
C. to wash one’s hands
D. to deny

75. Meaning of these foreign words :
Modulus operandi
B. treatment
C. way to doing things
D. means and end

76. In a family, Reshma is elder sister of Ragini. Soni is Reshma’s daughter and Saloni is Soni’s cousin. Ragini’s mother is Rajini. Ramani is the sister in law of Reshma. who is soni’s grand mother?
A. Ramani
B. Rajini
C. Reshma
D. Saloni

77.Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers
D. 64

78. If ‘+’ is denoted as ‘x’,’-’ as ‘/’, ‘x’ as ‘-’ and ‘/’ as ‘+’. What is the value of 10+5-3/1×7=
B. -6
C. 13
D. zero

79. Find the next letter in the sequence
A,D,I, P……
A. H
B. Y

80. If A=2, M=26 and Z=52, then BET=
A. 44
B. 54
C. 64
D. 72

81. Find the value of the following
A.xn -(a+b+…..+z)
D. cannot be determined

82. Poles are arranged in straight line with 1 metre gap between them. How many poles will be there in a straight line of 30 metres?

83.A man walks 30 metres towards South. Then, turning to his right, he walks 30 metres. Then turning to his left, he walks 20 metres, again he turns to his left and walks 30 metres. How far is he from his initial position?
A. 20 metres
B. 30 metres
C. 60 metres
D. none of these

84. Find the odd one out in the sequence of numbers
B. 42
C. 53

85. Fill up the next letter in the particular series


87.There are 3 friends, A, B, and C. Each of them is wearing another person’s hat and riding cycle of the third person. (i.e.None of them is using their own hat and cycle) If A is wearing B’s hat and riding C’s cycle, who is riding A’s cycle?
A. A
B. B
D. can’t be determined

88. A 1 km long train passes through a tunnel of 1 km length at a speed of 1 km per minute. How much time will it take to pass through it completely?
A. 1 min
B. 2 min
C. 5 min
D. 0.5 min

89. In a particular language GREET is coded as FQDDS, how is FORD coded in that language?

90. P,Q,R and S are playing a game of carom. P,R and S,Q are partners. S is to the right of R. If R is facing west, then Q is facing?
A. North
B. South
C. East
D. West

91. What is the angle between the minute hand and hour hand of a clock at half past two
A. 105 degree
B. 103 degree
C. 110 degree
D. 90 degree

92. A is two years older than B, who is twiceas old as C. If total ages of A, B and C be 27, how old is B.
A. 5
B. 8
C. 10
D. 12

93. A vendor bought 3 chocolates for 1 rupee. For how much chocolate should he sell, to gain a profitof 50%?
A. 50 ps
B. 75 ps
C1 Re
D. 1.50 Rs

94. If a/3=b/4=c/7, then (a+b+c)/c=:
A. 7
B. 2.
C. 1/2
D. 1/7
95. A student multiplied a number by 3/5 instead of 5/3. What is the percentage error?
A. 45%
B. 86%
C. 36%
D. 64%

96. A number of marble slabs of size 20 cm x 20 cm required to pave the floor of a square room of side 3 meter is:
A. 100
B. 150
C. 225
D. 250

97. 75% of a number is addedto 75, then the result is the number itself. What is the number?
A. 50
B. 60
C. 300
D. 400

98. A and B can do a work in 12 days. B and C together can do it in 15 days and C and A together in 20 days. If A,B,C work together, they will complete the work in:
A. 5 days
B.10 days
C. 12 days

99. The prices of scooter and TV are in a ration 7:5 . If scooter costs Rs.8,000 more than TV set, then price of TV set is :

100. At what rate percent of simple interest will a sum of money double itself in 12 years?
C. 17/2%

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