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Sunday, March 29, 2009

Abbreviations asked in Various PSC Examinations

AIDS Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome
BDO Block Development Officer
BSF Border Security Force
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
COFEPOSA Conservation of Foreign Exchange and Prevention of Smuggling Act
CD Compact Disc
CARE Co-operative for American Relief Everywhere
CSO Central Statistical Organisation
ESMA Essential Services Maintenance Act
ZPG Zero Population Growth
GATE Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering
HUDCO Housing and Urban Development Corporation
ILO International Labour Organization
NSE National Stock Exchange
VIRUS Vital Information Resources Under Siege
SAARC South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation
FRCS Fellow of Royal College of Surgeons

Saturday, March 28, 2009

General English Questions and Answers in LDC Exam

1. The word means the opposite to the term ‘benevolent’?
A: Malevolent
2. The word synonymous to the word ‘serious’?
A: Grave
3. Single term to mean “identification of disease by means of its symptom?
A: Diagnosis
4. Find out the meaning of the word ‘duel’?
A: Combat
5. Write the noun forms of the words ‘Accelerate’ and ‘Invest’?
A: Acceleration and Investment
6. Write the verbal forms of the words ‘ Choice’ and ‘Life’?
A: Choose and Live
7. Write the past tense forms of the verbs ‘ Abandon’ and ‘Go’?
A: Abandoned and went
8. Rewrite the sentence ‘ I like coffee better than tea ‘ using ‘prefer’?
A: I prefer coffee to tea
9. Rewrite the sentence ’ They are building a bridge across the river ‘ using the passive form of the verb
A: A bridge is being built across the river by them

Friday, March 27, 2009

Some GK Questions – Sub Inspector of Police Examination

1. The title Vikrmadithya was assumed by
2. The transfer of capital to Devagiri from Delhi by Muhammad Bin Tughlaq had one good effect, that is
3. Sher Shah Suri encouraged trade and commerce in the country by
4. Shajahan’s reign is regarded as a glorious epoch in the history of the empire. Which one of the following achievements has given lasting glory to his reign?
5. The most noteworthy difference between the Cholas and the other Indian rulers of the time is seen in
6. The British Indian Government paid the maximum attention to
7. Which of the statements as regards the consequences of the movement of Earth is not correct?
8. Which n of the following statements is true about glaciers?
9. The climate of a place is dependent on several factors. Which one of the following is most significant?
10. The major fishing grounds are the
11. The Nilgiris are a part of the
12. The retreating monsoon withdraws itself from
13. Which is India’s most urbanized state?
14. The Periyar Sanctuary in Kerala is renowned for
15. The apparent weight of a man in a lift is less than his real weight
16. A sharp knife cuts more easily than a blunt knife because
17. The freezer in refrigerator is fitted near the top
18. Cloudy nights are warmer than clear nights because
19. A person cups his and around the mouth when shouting because
20. Why is it dangerous for a man to stand too close to a speeding train?
21. The Sardar Sarovar dam is being constructed on he river
22. Opposition to the construction of big dams has been mounting in India because
23. Which of the following does not belong to G-7
24. Multi national means
25. Bodo tribals live mostly in
26. Who among the following wrote the book Train to Pakistan
27. How many countries are members of SAARC?
28. Salaam Bombay a widely acclaimed film as directed by

Thursday, March 26, 2009

Solved Question Paper - LAB Assistant ( HSE )

1. Who introduced Railway for the first time in India?
A: Dalhousie
2. Kerala kalamandalam was established by
A: Vallathol
3. Who was the frist Governor of Kerala?
A: B. Ramakrishan Rao
4. Ramakrishna Mission was established by
A: Swami Vivekananda
5. The oldest Veda is
A: Rigveda
6. The color of Iron Sulphate is
A: Green
7. The enzyme produced by salivary gland is
A: ?
8. The hormone which promotes blood circulation is
A: ?
9. The census in India is taken once in
A: 10 Years
10. The signature on the one rupee currency notes in India belongs to
A: Secretary , Ministry of Finance
11. Which of the following is an excretory organ of a lower animal?
A: Nephridia
12. Who is considered as the founder of Jainism?
A: Mahavira
13. Who introduced the “Subsidiary alliance “ System?
A: Wellesley
14. The Khilafat movement was started by
A: Ali Brothers
15. Usually , base changes the color of litmus from
A: Red to Blue
16. Changiz Khan invaded India during the rule of
A: Iltumish
17. Whowas the Chairman of the Constitutional Assembly?
A: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
18. Fizzy soft drinks usually contain
A: Phosphoric Acid
19. Rourkela steel plant is located in
A: Orissa
20. The Mugal ruler who banned dance and music was
A: Aurangazeb
21. Law of Heredity is related to
A: Mendel
22. The Blue Book belongs to
A: Britain
23. The number of molecules contained in one mole of gas is called
A: Avogadro number
24. The SI unit of energy is
A: Joules
25. Navy day is celebrated on
A: Dec 4
26. Which Governor General Introduced postal system in India
A: Dalhousie
27. Study of nutrition is called
28. Which of the following substances consists of only one element?
A: Diamond
29. Who put forward the theory of Solar System?
A: Copernicus
30. The cultural mission launched for welcoming the new millennium in kerala was named
A: Manaveeyam
31. Which Indian city is called the Silicon valley of India?
A: Bangalore
32. ‘Keralam Valarunnu’ was written by
A: Pala Narayanan Nair
33. The first Malayalm film which got National Award
A: Neelakkuyil
34. The Film and Television institute of India is located at
A: Pune
35. Diabetes is caused due to malfunctioning of
A: Pancreas
36. Which of the following is the missile made in India?
A: Agni
37. Plants respirate through?
A: Stomata
38. Smallpox is caused by
A: Virus
39. The place in which the first Asian Games were held
A: New Delhi
40. The biggest backwater lake in Kerala is
A: Vembanattu Lake
41. The first Indian who got the Nobel prize is
A: Rabeendranath Tagore
42. The strongest force of nature is
A: Nuclear Force
43. Which of the following is capable of producing a real image?
A: ?
44. The number of rings in the Olympic Flag is
A: Five
45. Davis Cup is associated with
A: Tennis
46. The Constitution of India has provided for
A: Single Citizenship
47. Who elects the Vice President of India?
A: ?
48. Which of the following Union Territories has a high court of its own?
A: Delhi
49. Who appoints the chairman of Finance commission?
A: ?
50. Who is the final authority to expand the meaning of the Constitution?
A: ?

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Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Assistant Grade Examination 2008- GK - Solved Question Paper

1. The Author of ‘ Prithvi Raj Raso‘ Was
Chandra Vardai
2. The first carnatic war came to an end with the
The treaty of Aix-la-chappelle
3. Permanent land resettlement was introduced in Bengal by
Lord Cornwallis
4. ‘Doctrine of Lapse’ was applied by
Lord Delhousie
5. Principles of Panchesheel were framed in
6. The Author of ‘ India Today ‘
R.P Dutt
7. Local self India , for the first time was introduced by
Lord Rippon
8. The president of Pakisthan who signed the Thashkent Agreement after the Indo-Pak war of 1965 was
Ayyub Khan
9. The war between India and China took place in
10. Tashkent Pact was signed between
Lal Bahadur Shastri and Ayyub Khan
11. Mamamkam, the great ancient regional festival was held at
12. Kollam era began
A.D 825
13. The longest river in Kerala
14. Mixed colony system was introduced by
Robert Clive
15. Sadhujana Paripalana yogam was started by
16. The first chief minister of Travancore popular ministry
Pattam Thanu Pillai
17. The temple entry proclamation was issued by
Chitra Thirunal Balarama varma
18. Malayali Sabha was organized by’
C. Krishna Pillai
19. Cochin State Prajamandal was formed in
20. Electricity agitation of kochin was against the decision of the Diwan
Sir R.K shanmugam Chetti
21. A thermal flask is polished well

22. Co-efficient of thermal conductivity depends on
Nature of material
23. A device used to detect heat radiation is known as
Thermo Couple
24. Which of the following is a compound
25. Hardest naturally occurring substance
Black Diamond
26. A form of carbon used in gas mask
Activated Charcoal
27. The gas used in the refrigerator is
28. Estimation of Halogens in organic compound is done by
Carrius Method
29. The metal which does not react with dilute sulphuric acid
30. In free state hydrogen is present in
31. The disease caused by the deficiency of Vitamin A
32. The insect which lays eggs in water is
Dragon Fly
33. The mosquito that spreads malaria in men is named
Female Anophilus
34. Which is the function of the WBC
To Produce Anti toxin
35. Which of the following process liberates energy
36. During the solar eclipse , which of the following represents the relative position of the sun, moon and earth correctly
The moon in between the sun and earth
37. A degree of longitude has about the same length as a degree of latitude at
38. The super sonic aircraft find it most convenient to fly in the
39. Seismograph is used to measure
40. Which one among the following is known as ‘ Pitsburg of India ‘
41. The first political leader who got nobel prize for literature
Winston Churchil
42. The winner of womens wimbledon championship of 2007
Venus Williams
43. Present secretary general of UNO
Banki moon
44. Jim Corbett national park is in
45. The country used paper currency first in the world
46. Father of cell phone
Martin Cooper
47. The modern quantity theory of money was developed by
Milton Friedman
48. Consumer protection act was enacted in the year
49. National flag of India was designed by
Pingala Venkaya
50. Human Rights day is observed all over the world every year on
10th December
51. Gautama Budha was born at
52. The Chera king known as ‘Red Chera’
53. Alexander the great defeated

54. Indica was written by
55. The second Budhist council was held at
56. Who is popularly known as Indian Napolean
57. Last king of the Kakatiya dynasty

58. In the second battle of Tarrain , Mohammed Gori defeated
Prithvi Raj Chauhan
59. The king on the throne of Vijayanagar at the time of the battle of Talikota
60. Qutub-ud-bin Aibek built the Quwaat-ul-islam mosque to commemorate his capture
61. The wisest fool of medieval India is
Muhammed bin Tuglaq
62. ‘Tarikh-I-Firoz Shahi ‘was written by

63. Ibn Batuta, the famous Arab scholar visited India during the reign of

64. ‘Purana Qila’ in Delhi was build by
65. ‘Ashtrapratan’ was the council of ministers of
66. ‘Zapti’ is the land revenue system introduced by
67. Jahangir the Mugal ruler murdered the Sikh Guru
Guru Arjun singh
68. The Mughal Gardens – Shalimar and Nishad in Srinagar built by
69. Ustad Isa was the Architect of
Taj Mahal
70. Harihara and bukka laid the foundation of
Vijaya nagar empire

Tuesday, March 24, 2009

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GK Questions Asked in Lower Division Clerk Exams II

50. 1998 World Cup Football tournament was held at
A: France
51. Which state in India touches the boundaries of the largest number of other states
A: Uttar Pradesh
52. World AIDS day is observed on
A: December 1
53. “Arjuna “ award is associated with
A: Sports and Games
54. The first Indira Gandhi Award for “International Justice and Harmony” was given to
A: Nelson Mandela
55. In 1993 an earthquake claimeda large number of lives in Lathur. In which state Lathur located
A: Maharashtra
56. The Rourkela Steel plant in Orissa was built with the collaboration of
A: Germany
57. Television was started in India in the Year
A: 1959
58. The Journalist who refused to accept “ Padmabhushan”
A: Nikhil Chakravarthy
59. Where is the National Environment Engineering Research Institute located ?
A: Nagpur
60. In democracy the Sovereignty or the superior power lies in the hands of
A: The People
61. Capital of Bulgaria
A: Sofia
62. The first University in India was started at
A: Kolkatta
63. National Science Day is observed on 28, Feb to commemorate
A: The day of declaration of Raman Effect
64. Who said “There is neither a Hindu nor a Muslim, only a man “ ?
A: Swami Vivekananda
65. Which is known as the land of white elephants?
A: Thailand
66. The Scientist who first discovered that the earth revolves round the sun
A: Copernicus
67. The International Court of Justice is located at
A: Hague
68. The character “ Soorya namputhirippad “ was created by
A: O. Chandu Menon
69. E.C.G is an instrument used in the study of
A: Heart
70. Richter Scale is used for measuring the intensity of
A: Magnitude of Earthquake
71. Which dance form is popularly known as “Poetry in motion”?
A: Bharatnatyam
72. R.K Laxman is associated with
A: Cartoon
73. Ecology is a branch of science which deals with
A: Balance of nature
74. The author of “Panchathantra” was
A: Vishnu Sharma
75. Jawahar Rozgar Yojana was started by
A: Rajiv Gandhi
76. The district in which Central Root Research Institute is situated
A: Thiruvananthapuram
77. Railway service was introduced in India by
A: Lord Dalhousie
78. The name of Nehru’s family house at Allahabad is
A: Ananda bhavan
79. Sabdatharavali, the Malayalam dictionary was compiled by
A: Sreekanteswaram Padmanabha Pillai
80. The oldest Dravidian language
A: Tamil
81. Who said “There is neither a Hindu nor a Muslim, only a man “ ? ( Repeated )
A: Swami Vivekananda
82. Rainbow is caused due t o
A: Refraction and Dispersion
83. English education was introduced in India by
A: Macaulay
84. The largest planet orbiting the Sun is
A: Jupiter
85. The integration of Travancore and Cochin states was in the year
A: 1949
86. The currency of Bangladesh is
A: Taka
87. Expansion of LPG
A: Liquefied Petroleum Gas
88. The first month of India’s National Calendar is
A: Chaitra
89. Santhosh Trophy is associated with
A: Football
90. Southernmost state of India is
A: Tamilnadu
91. East India Company was formed in the year
A: 1600
92. Leaves are green due to the presence of
A: Chlorophyll
93. The canal that joins the Atlantic Ocean and the Pacific Ocean is
A: Panama Canal
94. The present name of Persia
A: Iran
95. The world famous painting ‘Mono Lisa ‘ was painted by
A; Leonardo da Vinci
96. Idukki Dam is built in the river
A: Periyar
97. The King of England who signed “Magna Carta “ was
A: King John
98. The ruler who introduced public transport system in Travancore?
A: C.P Ramaswami Iyer
99. Who is the author of the book “ My experiment with Truth”?
A: M.K Gandhi
100. Who first uttered the slogan “ Inquilab Zindabad”
A: Bhagat Singh

GK Questions Asked in Lower Division Clerk Exams

1. In Which district is the Malampuzha gardens?
A: Palakkad
2. Where is the Swiss Project for Cattle development in Kerala Situated ?
A: Mattupetti
3. Who is the journalist associated with “Kesari”?
A: Balakrishna Pillai
4. The law by which people are asked to submit to government accounts of dealings in foreign currency is
5. The konkan railway has been constructed between
A: Mangalore and Roha (760 km )
6. The part of a computer which receives the information supplied is
A: Input Unit
7. The name given to instrument sent to Mars , in 1997, for investigations
A: Sojourner
8. Which of the following gives the percent of carbon dioxide present in the atmosphere
A: 0.03%
9. Whose name is associated with the Theory of Evolution?
A: Charles Darwin
10. The Paris Commune took place in
A: 1871
11. The Scientist who arranged elements according to their increasing atomic weight
A: Mendeleev
12. Which of the metropolitan cities of India is nearest to the equator?
A: Chennai
13. The person who is said to be the “ Iron man “ of India is
A: Sardar Vallbhbhai Patel
14. The person who occupied the post of the President of India for two sessions continuously was
A: Dr. Rajendra Prasad
15. Paralysis is caused by disorders connected with
A: Brain
16. The food item that provides energy for growth is
A: Carbohydrates
17. The scientist who gave laws of heredity for the first time was
A: Mendel
18. What is the physical basis of inheritance of characters in animals
A: Genes
19. Which of the following is an excretory organ
A: Kidney
20. Which is a disease caused by disorder or the respiratory system?
A: Pneumonia
21. With which crop is the name “Jaya” associated
A: Rice
22. Who was the agricultural scientist who gave leadership to the “ Green Revolution”?
A: Dr. M.S Swaminathan
23. To which of the following is the term “Operation flood “ associated?
A: Effort for increasing production of milk
24. Where is the Central Rice Research Institute situated?
A: Pattambi
25. The fungus that produces alcohol is
A: Yeast
26. The structure of DNA was discovered by
A: Watson and Crick
27. Out of which part of a plant does its seed originate?
A: Ovary
28. Which disease is caused by the deficiency of Vitamin D?
A: Rickets
29. The name given to pollination by the agency of water is
A: Hydrophily
30. Normally hen’s eggs hatch in
A: 21 days
31. Where is the veterinary college in kerala situated
A: Mannuthi
32. The gas produced by partial combustion of fuels is
A: Carbon monoxide
33. Transportation of food in plants takes place through
A: Phloem
34. Which plant does brown hopper affect most?
A: Rice
35. The secretion of the liver is
A: Bile
36. The organ that regulates body temperature in human body is
A: Skin
37. What disease is caused by intake of saturated fats?
A: Cardiac problems
38. Which is the longest bone in human body?
A: Femur
39. Which disease is caused by the deficiency of vitamin B?
A: Beriberi
40. The name given to a disease of the eye, caused by increased tension with in eyeball is
A: Glaucoma

41. India became a Sovereign democratic republic on
A: Jan 26, 1950
42. Secularism envisages
A: Equal status of all regions
43. The election commissioner can be removed by
A: The Parliament
44. December is observed as
A: Human Rights Day
45. The last Viceroy of India was
A: Lord Mountbatten
46. The first effective vaccine against Polio was prepared by
A: Jonas E Salk
47. Name the country other than India whose independence day falls on 15th August
A: South Korea
48. The partition of Bengal was carried out under the rule of
A: Lord Curzon
49. The first Malayalam cinema actor who received Bharat Award
A: P.J Antony ( Film : Nirmalyam)

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General Knowledge Questions Asked in Secretariat Assistant Preliminary Exam

1. Who proposed the atomic Theory?
A: John Dalton
2. Father of Electricity?
A: Michael Faraday
3. Who is related to Green Revolution in India?
A: Dr. M.S Swaminathan
4. Dengue fever is caused by
A: Virus
5. Temporary hardness of water is due to?
A: Magnesium bicarbonates
6. Global warming is due to the increased production of ?
A: Sulphur dioxide
7. The Concept that ‘ All plants are made of cells was put forwarded by ?
A: M.J Schleiden
8. EEG is used to study the function of ?
A: Brain
9. DNA model is put forwarded by ?
A: Watson and Crick
10. World heavy weight champion of 2003?
A: Linnex Lewis
11. Second Kerala Chief minister is ?
A: Pattom Thanu Pillai
12. The slogan ‘Inquilab Zindabad ‘ was first used by?
A: Bhagat Singh
13. ‘Sadhu jana paripalana Sangam ‘ is founded by?
A: Ayyankali
14. First internal affairs minister of independent India
A: Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel
15. Capital of Kenya?
A: Nairobi
16. First computer virus ?
A: ?
17. Who declared that ‘ Swaraj is my birth right and I must have it’?
A: Balgangadhar Tilak
18. Which of the following event is related to General Dyer?
A: Jallianwala Bagh Massacre
19. First battle of Panipat was between
A: Babur and Ibrahim Lodhi
20. Where did Gandhiji launched his first struggle?
A: Champaran
21. Who presided the first session of All India Trade Union Congress?
A: C.R Das
22. Volunteer captain of Guruvayoor Temple Sathyagraha?
A: A.K Gopalan
23. The East India Company established its first factory at
A: Surat
24. Formation of the INA was the result of the great efforts made by
A: Rash Behari Bose
25. In which conference did Subhash Chandra Bose was elected as the president of the Indian National Congress?
A: Tripuri
26. RSS was banned in 1948 in relation with
A: Assassination of M.K Gandhi
27. ‘Bhruhaspathi ‘ is related with
A: Charvakamatham
28. The slogan ‘American model arabikadalil’ is related with
A: Punnapra Vayalar Struggle
29. ‘Keralam Malayalikalude Mathrubhumi ‘ was written by
A: E.M.S
30. Male – Female sex ratio of India in 2001 census
A: 1000:933
31. The Prime minister who started privatization in Britain
A: Margaret Thatcher
32. The smallest state in the world
A: Vatican
33. The person who became the chief minister for the longest period in India?
A: Jyothi Basu
34. Who was the first speaker of Lok Sabha?
A; G.V Mavlankar
35. Panchayathi Raj instructions came into effect with the amendment of the constitution
A: 73rd
36. The chairman of constitution review committee
A: Justice Venkita Chellaya
37. What is B.O.D ?
A: Biological Oxygen Demand
38. ‘Meenamatha’ disease is related with
A: Mercury
39. The theory that ‘the continents will travel was first put forward by
A: Alfred Wegner

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Wednesday, March 18, 2009

Answers to PSC Exam Questions ?

1)The chemical content of laughing gas is ? [ Bill Collector Exam ]

2) Who was the last guru of sikh ? [ Secretariat Assistant Exam ]

3) Minister of Kerala behind the concept of Laksham Veedu ?[ BDO Exam ]

4) Brahma Samaj was founded by [ Store Assistant ]

5) Life of RBC in human body is [ Excise Inspector ]

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Monday, March 16, 2009

Windows 7.0 : Facts

Windows 7.0 : version of Windows codenamed Blackcomb Later renamed to Vienna.

Windows 7.0 Beta recommended specifications
Processor speed 1 GHz (either 32-bit or 64-bit)
Memory (RAM) 1 GB
Graphics card DirectX 9.0 capable
Graphics memory 128 MB (for Windows Aero)
HDD free space 16 GB
Other drives DVD-ROM
Audio Audio output

Saturday, March 14, 2009

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