1. When did Alexander the Great invaded India?
(a) 335 BC (b) 327 BC (c) 297 BC (d) 261 BC
2. To which personality Gandhiji gave the title ‘Deen Bandhu’?
(a) C.F. Andrews (b) Arobindo (c) Vinoba Bhave (d) C.R. Das
3. At the equator the duration of a day is:
(a) 10 hrs (b) 12 hrs (c) 14 hrs (d) 16 hrs
4. Tulsidas lived during the regime of:
(a) akbar (b) Shahjahan (c) Sher Sha Suri (d) Humayun
5. Who among the following was known as the Nightingale of India?
(a) Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit (b) Amrita Preetam
(c) Padmaja Naidu (d) Sarojini Naidu
6. The element which is rich in most leafy vegetables is:
(a) Phosphorus (b) Zinc (c) Iron (d) Calcium
7. Polio is caused by:
(a) Bacterium (b) Fungus (c) Virus (d) Insect
8. The main controlling centre of the cell is:
(a) Nucleus (b) Mitochondria (c) Ribosome (d) Chloroplast
9. Genetics is the study of:
(a) Cell division (b) Growth and differentiation
(c) Reproduction (d) Mechanisms of inheritance
10. What is the main component of bones IInd teeth
(a) Calcium Carbonate (b) Calcium Phosphate
(c) Calcium Sulphate (d) Calcium Nitrate
11. Who is the Chief Minister of West Bengal?
(a) Biman Bose (b) Jyothi Basu
(c) Somanatha Chatterjee (d) Budhadev Bhattacharya
12. The solar system belongs to the galaxy called:
(a) Adromeda Nebula (b) Milky way
(c) Radio galaxy (d) Maellanic cloud
13. James Bond is a character created by
(a) Perry Mason (b) Stanley Gardener
(c) Ian Fleming (d) P.G.Wode House
14. The famous book of Leo Tolstory is:
(a) Illiad (b) Merchant
(c) Great Expectations (d) War and Peace
15. The President of India can be removed from office by:
(a) The Prime Minister (b) The Chief Jusice of India
(c) The Parliament through Impeachment
(d) The Lok Sabha by passing a resolution
16. Which of the following is based on the process of fusion?
(a) Atom Bomb (b) Hydrogen bomb (c) Ordinary bomb (d)Napalm bomb
17. Who was the founder of Saka Era?
(a) Chandra Gupta Vikramaditya (b) Samudra Gupta
(c) Chandra Gupta Maurya (d) Kanishka
18. To which dynasty did the Asoka belong?
(a) Vardhan (b) Gupta (c) Maurya (d) None of these
19. Which is the national animal of India?
(a) Leopard (b) Cow (c) Lion (d) Tiger
20. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament?(a) Dadabhai Naoroji (b) W.C. Banerji (c) M.K. Gandhi (d) D.N. Wanchu
21. What is the most important event of 24-10-1945?
(a) dropping of atom bomb on Hiroshima (b) The end of second world War
(c) The foundation of UNO (b) None of these
22. What is the name of the Indian made Main Battle Tank?
(a) Arjun (b) Garuda (c) Ajeya (d) Maruti
23. Name the state in which Hirakud is located
(a) Karnataka (b) Orissa (c) Gujarat (d) Uttar Pradesh
24. Which one is not a fundamental right in the Constitution of India?
(a) Right to Liberty (b) Right to Equality(c) Right to Property
(d) Right against Exploitation
25. When was the Magna Carta signed by King John of England?
(a) 1215 (b) 1217 (c) 1212 (d) 1066
26. The concept of welfare state is included in the Constitution of India in:
(a) Preamble (b) Fundamental Right
(c) Fourth Schedule (d) Directive principles of state policy
27. Who among the following is associated with the invention of computer?
(a) Edison (b) Babbage (c) Mac Milan (d) None of these
28. Where are tanks manufactured in India?
(a) Perambur (b) Avadi (c) Kirkee (d) Bhadravati
29. Name the state in which the Nagarjuna sagar dam is located?
(a) Tamil Nadu (b) Karnataka (c) Kerala (d) Andhra Pradesh
30. The term ‘smash’ in sports is associated with:
(a) Lawn Tennis (b) Badminton (c) Volleyball (d) Hockey
31. The aim of the ‘Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan’ (SSA) is to universalise elementary education by the year:
(a) 2020 (b) 2015 (c) 2012 (d) 2010
32. Ronaldinho is a footballer who played in the FIFA World Cup for:
(a) Italy (b) Brazil (c) Turkey (d) France
33. The largest continent in the world is:
(a) Asia (b) Europe (c) North America (d) South America
34. In Hindu myth, who is considered to be the physician of the Gods?
(a) Dhanwantari (b) Charaka (c) Susrutha (d) Banabhatta
35. H.D. Kumara Swamy is the Chief Minister of:
(a) Pondicherry (b) Andhra Pradesh (c) Karnataka (d) None of these
36. Who among the following is the first Delhi Sultan?
(a) Qutubuddin Aibak (b) Alauddin Khilji
(c) Babur (d) Mohammed Thuglak
37. The planning commission on India is:
(a) a statutory body (b) an advisory body
(c) a cosntitutional body (d) an autonomous body
38. Pulitzer prize is given for excellence in the field of:
(a) Sports (b) Music (c) Science (d) Media
39. Who is the new President of Sri Lanka?
(a) Mahindra Rajapakse (b) Wikramanayake
(c) Chandrika Kumarathunge (d) Premdasa
40. Which language has been accepted recently as the classical language?
(a) Sanskrit (b) Tamil (c) Telugu (d) Malayalam
41. ‘Uroob’ is the pen name of
(a) P.C. Kuttikrishnan(b) V. Ayyappan (c) M.T. Vasudevan Nair
42. The film Elipathayam was directed by
(a) G. Aravindan (b) Adoor Gopalakrishnan
(c) Pavithran (d) K.G. George43. World Environment Day is on:
(a) October 24 (b) July 11 (c) September 26 (d) June 5
44. Amritsar is in:
(a) Rajasthan (b) Punjab (c) Delhi (d) Uttar Pradesh
45. The headquarters of the International Labour Organization is at:
(a) Geneva (b) Rome (c) Paris (d) Delhi
46. Who among the following is the father of Pakistan?
(a) Khan Abdul Gaffer Khan (b) Mohammed Ali Jinnah
(c) Iskender Mirsa (d) Ayoob Khan
47. Rio de Jenera is the capital of:
(a) Brazil (b) Mexico (c) Argentina (d) Bolivia
48. Diet is the palaiment of:
(a) Nepal (b) Japan (c) Germany (d) Israel
49. Hollywood is famous for:
(a) Painting (b Films (c) Publishing (d) Architecture
50. Booker Prize is awarded in the field of:
(a) Science (b) Social Science (c) Literature (d) Medicine
51. The word that is more or less similar in meaning INDUSTRIOUS is:
(a) productive (b) manufacture (c) diligent (d) arrogant
52. She claims to be able to ............... the future
(a) foretell (b) foresight (c) freedom (d) forewarn
53. One should never live beyond one’s means
What does means in the sentence mean?
(a) way (b) ends (c) sense (d) wealth
54. He failed............. his best efforts
(a) contrary (b) in spite of (c) apart from (d) regardless of
55. Which of the following is an incorrect sentence?
(a) The book provides a lucid account of the subject
(b) This book is my one means of getting to the subject
(c) These titles are of the highest interest to scholars
(d) May I lend this book from you for a few days?
56. Which of the following is correct?
(a) Platinum is a precious substance (b) A platinum is a precious substance
(c) The platinum is a precious substance (d) Platinums aer precious substance
57. Which of the following is correct?
(a) The French speak French (b) French speak the French
(c) The french speak French Language
(d) French speak the French language
58. We heard the teacher give him a piece of advice what is the passie form?
(a) He was given by the teacher a piece of advice
(b) The teacher was ehard to give him a piece of advice
(c) He was heard to be given a piece of advice by the teacher
(d) The teacher was heard by us a gave him a piece of advice
59. Combine the following sentences into a complex sentence:
He shot an arrow. The arrow and it fell on the rooftop
(a) he shot an arrow and it fell on the rooftop
(b) He shot an arrow but it fell on the rootop
(c) The arrow he shot fell on the rooftop
(d) The arrow that fell on the ooftop has been shot by him
60. He asked whether such a thing was possible. The direct form of this sentence is:
(a) He said , ‘‘is such a thing possible?’’
(b) He said, ‘‘was such a thing possible?’’
(c) He said, ‘‘will such athing be possible’’?(d) He said, ‘‘whether such a thing was possible’
61. I have borrowed this motorbike ................... a friend
(a) of (b) from (c) by (d) to
62. John does not remember ..................... he lent his umbrella to
(a) where (b) when (c) who (d) whom
63. He used to be a good cricket player ...............?
(a) wasn’t he? (b) used in’t he (c) isn’t he? (d) didn’t he?
64. The soil of Kuttanad is more fertile than
(a) Kottayam (b) of Kottayam (c) that of Kottayam
(d) at Kottayam
65. John ................ visit the library everyday
(a) used to (b) invariably (c)always (d) frequently
66. Mary is ................ older than what she appears
(a) very (b) much (c) litle (d) some
67. If I .................. the time, I would have spent a few more days with you.
(a) got b) had had (c) did have (d) was to have
68. In the tournament team A ........ team B
(a) won (b) lost (c) beat (d) won to
69. Let’s have a game of chess ........?
(a) do we? (b) have we? (c) haven’t we? (d) shall we?
70. By this day next year, my brother............ his course
(a) complete (b) will complete
(c) will be completing (d) will have completed
71. In a class of 100 students 50 students passed in Mathematics and 70 passed in English, 5 students failed in both
Mathematics and English. How many students passed in both the subjects?
(a) 25 (b) 30 (c) 50 (d) 45
72. If GRAMMAR is written as MAMRAGR, then ENGLISH is Written as:
(a) LIGNESH (b) GINESHL (c) LGINSEH (d) NHSELGI
73. A person travelled 20km in the northward direction, then traveled 4km in eastward direction, then traveled 10 km in
the northward direction again, then traveled 3km in the eastward direction and finally traveled 6 km i the southward
direction. How far is he from the starting point?
(a) 17 km (b) 37 km (c) 31 km (d) 25 km
74. A boy goes to see a movie and sees a man sitting to his left. He found that the man was his relative. The man is the
husband of th sister of his mother. How is the man related to the boy?
(a) Uncle (b) Nephew (c) Brother (d) Father
75. How many ‘5’s are there which are followed by 0 and preceded by 0 in the following series
(a) 1 (b) 5 (c) 4 (d) 3
76. What is the next letter of the series F, I, L, O, ...........?
(a) M (b) N (c) R (d) P
77. If 2 = 1, 3 =3 , 4 = 12, 5 = 60 then 6 = :
(a) 120 (b) 180 (c) 720 (d) 360
78. Speed of a boat in still water is 9km/hr. It goes 12 km down stream and comes back to the starting point in three
hours. What is the speed of water in the stream?
(a) 3km/hr (b) 4km./hr (c) 4.5km/hr (d) 5km/hr
79. A student was asked to add 16 and subtract 10 from a number. He by mistake added 10 and substracted 16. If his
answer is 14 what is the correct answer?
(a) 20 (b) 26 (c) 30 (d) 32
80. Find the area of a right angled triangle whose hypotenuse is 10cm and base 8 cm
(a) 48 sq.cm (b) 34.sq.cm (c) 24 sq.cm (d) 42 sq.cm
81. Find the next term of the series
3, 6, 9, 18, 27, 54, ................
(a) 81 (b) 69 (c) 63 (d) 57
82. In order to achieve success in life, one should(a) have plenty of money (b) have many friends
(c) work hard and continuously (d) be honest and sincere
83. Choose the one from the following which is different from others
(a) pen and pencil (b) tailer and shirt
(c) scooter and cycle (d) Sword and Rifle
84. If ‘good and bad’ is coded as 123, ‘bad is ugly’ is coded as 245 and ‘good is fair’ is coded as 436 then what is the
code for fair?
a) 1 (b) 4 (c) 6 (d) 5
85. If the first day of the year 1990 was a Monday what day of the week was the 1st January 1998?
(a) Thursday (b) Tuesday (c) Wednesday (d) Friday
86. What is the letter immediately to the right of the letter which is seven letters to the right of ‘W’ considering all the
letters of the alphabet written in reverse order from left to right starting from ‘Z’
(a) R (b) O (c) M (d) Q
87. ANGER : 37219 : : NEAR:
(a) 7219 (b) 9132 (c) 1372 (d) 7139
88. A number consists of 20 plus 20% of its value. The number is:
(a) 20 (b) 22 (c) 25 (d) 30
89. Five students are sitting in a row. T is on right of Z. but is on the right of L. T is on right of Z. M is on the left of Z
but is on the right of L. T is on the left? Here students are represented by the letters T, Z, M, L and Q:
(a) Z (b) T (c) Q (d) L
90. How many times between 4 a.m. and 4 p.m. will the hands of a clock cross?
(a) 4 (b) 8 (c) 10 (d) 11
91. A father is now three times as old as his son. Five years back he was four times as old as his son. What is the age
of the son now?
(a) 12 (b) 15 (c) 18 (d) 20
92. Find the wrong number in the following sequence:
22, 33, 66, 99, 121, 279, 594
(a) 279 (b) 594 (c) 121 (d) 33
93. Find the number of days from 26-1-1996 to 15-5-1996 (both days inclusive)
(a) 110 (b) 112 (c) 111 (d) 113
94. 4 1/3 + 3½ + 5 1/3 + 5 1/3 =
(a) 13 1/3 (b) 12½ (c) 12 1/6 (d) 13 1/6
95. 20% of 5 + 5% of 20 =
(a) 5 (b) 2 (c) 6 (d) 21
96. The angle between the minute hand and the hour hand of a clock, when the time is 89.30
97. Rs. 1581 is divided among A , B and C in the ratio 10 : 15 : 6. What is the share of B?
(a) 306 (b) 765 (c) 700 (d) 510
98. The sum of four consecutive counting numbers is 154. Find the smallest number.
(a) 36 (b) 37 (c) 38 (d) 31
99. If 92y = 36what is 9y
(a) 4 (b) 6 (c) 9 (d) 18
100. The cost price of 10 books is equal to the selling price of 9 books. Find the gain percent.
(a) 10 1
% (c) 9
% (c) 11 1
% (d) 10%