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1. ‘Tashkant Declaration’ is related with;
a. Indo – Pak war of 1971  b. Indo – China war  c. Bangladesh war d. Indo-Pak war of 1965

2. The official language of Nagaland;
a. English  b. Telugu  c. Hindi  d. Urdu

3. During the British Rule, which river in Kerala was nicknamed as ‘English Channel’;
a. Chalakkudi River  b. Ponnani River  c. Mahe River  d. Karamana River

4. Among the major circles of latitude that mark maps of the Earth, which one passes through India;
a. Equator  b. Arctic Circle  c. Tropic of Cancer  d. Tropic of Capricorn

5. Who was the first Indian to become a member of the British Parliament;
a. Dadabhai Naoroji  b. W.C.Banerjee  c. M.K.Gandhi  d. D.N.Wanchu

6. ‘Jatakas’ are the sacred book of;
a. Vaishnavas  b. Buddhists  c. Shaivas  d. Jains

7. Kalahari Desert is in;
a. Africa  b. South America  c. West Asia  d. Europe

8. Psephology is a;
a. Study of human mind  b. Statistical Study of elections, voting etc  c. Study of human body  d. Study of plants

9. Who was the Congress President when India attained independence;
a. Jawaharlal Nehru  b. Sardar Patel  c. J.B.Kripalani  d. Rajendra Prasad

10. In which year the University of Kerala was established;
a. 1935  b. 1937  c. 1939  d. 1941

11. The hardest natural substance known in the world is;
a. Tungsten  b. Gold  c. Platinum  d. Diamond

12. The Last Supper is a painting by;
a. Raphael  b. Titian  c. Leonardo Da Vinci  d. Michael Angelo

13. The famous ‘Gayathri Manthram’  is in;
a. Rig Veda  b. Sama Veda  c. Yajur Veda  d. Adharva Veda

14. A musician of Kerala, who could sing in all the six-beating times was;
a. Chandrakant Aiyer  b. Papanasam Sivan  c. Govinda Marar  d. Chembai

15. Rourkela Steel Plant is located in;
a. Orissa  b. Bihar  c. Rajasthan  d. West Bengal

16. The currency of France is;
a. Pound  b. Euro  c. Franc  d. Mark

17. The free operating system Linux was developed by;
a. Linus Pauling  b. Linus Torwalds  c. Richard Stalman  d. Charles Babbage

18. The sun’s energy is produced by;
a. Nuclear fission  b. Burning of gases  c. Nuclear fusion  d. None of these

19. Which is the most abundant metal in the Earth’s crust;
a. Aluminium  b. Iron  c. Magnesium  d. Copper

20. The total number of districts of Kerala having sea shore as one of their boundaries;
a. 9  b. 7  c. 8  d. 10

21. ELISA Test is an investigation to find out the presence of a disease. Which of the following is the disease;
a. AIDS  b. Cancer  c. Filariasis  d. Tuberculosis

22. The first Communist ministry in Kerala came to power in the Year;
a. 1954  b. 1962  c. 1957  d. 1956

23. The capital of Harsha’s Empire was;
a. Delhi  b. Ujjain  c. Thaneshwar  d. Kanauj

24. The length of Konkan Railway is;
a. 600 km  b. 760 km  c. 800 km  d. 950 km

25. Who among the following wrote the book ‘Train to Pakistan’;
a. Mulk Raj Anand  b. Khushwant Singh  c. Vikram Seth  d. Ruskin Bond

26. Sunlight reaches Earth in about;
a. 250 seconds  b. 350 seconds  c. 500 seconds  d. 180 seconds

27. The International Tourism Year;
a. 1957  b. 1967  c. 1977  d. 1987

28. Paper Gold is;
a. A.T.M.  b. Draft  c. Special Drawing Right  d. Statutory Liquid

29. River Danube is in;
a. Australia  b. Europe  c. Canada  d. South America

30. The first and only Muslim woman ruler who ever ruled Delhi was;
a. Noorjahan  b. Mumtaz Mahal  c. Hameeda Banu Beegam  d. Sultana Razia

31. When Speed Post came into existence in India;
a. 1980 March  b. 1984 April  c. 1986 August  d. 1990 May

32. Universal donor of all blood groups;
a. O  b. A  c. B  d.  AB

33. Which country is known as  Land of Thousand Lakes;
a. Thailand  b. Finland  c. Ireland  d. Norway

34. The first woman Governor of India was;
a. Fathima Beevi  b. Anna Chandi  c. Lakshmi Bai  d. Sarojini Naidu

35. The first complete literacy district of India;
a. Ernakulam  b. Thiruvananthapuram  c. Kottayam  d. Alappuzha

36. The difference between Indian Standard Time and Greenwich time;
a. 5 and half hours back  b. 5 hours back  c. 5 hours ahead  d. 5 and half hours ahead

37. The highest Indian peak is;
a. Everest  b. Kanchanjunga  c. Nanga Parbat  d. Godwin Austin

38. All commonwealth countries were once the colony of;
a. Spain  b. France  c. Britain  d. Portugal

39. The vitamin which loses after heating;
a. Vitamin C  b. Vitamin A  c. Vitamin D  d. Vitamin K

40. How many percent of Earth surface should be Forest;
a. 33%  b. 25%  c. 50%  d.20%

41. Which one is not a product of Rabi;
a. Wheat  b. Paddy  c. Pulse  d. Mustard

42. Which living being lays biggest egg;
a. Hen  b. Duck  c. Quail  d. Ostrich

43. The first man in Space is;
a. Yuri Gagarin  b. Neil Armstrong  c. Rakesh Sharma  d. Allen Sheperd

44. ‘Coolie’ is written by;
a. Mulk Raj Anand  b. K.M.Panikkar  c. Laxmi Seghal  d. I.K.Gujral

45. Which country is top in tea production;
a. China  b. Nepal  c. India  d. Malaysia

46. Year in which Delhi became the capital of India is;
a. 1956  b. 1911  c. 1947  d. 1950

47. The latest country which became the member of UNO;
a. Kosovo  b. Montenegro  c. Vatican  d. Haiti

48. Which of the following temple is called as Black Pagoda;
a. Madura Meenakshi Temple  b. Konark Sun Temple  c. Kashi Vishvanath Temple  D. Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple

49. Who established Atma Vidya Sangham?
a. Sree Narayana Guru  b. Vagbhatananda  c. Ayyankali  d. Chattambi Swamy

50. In which district, Silent valley is located?
a. Pathanamthitta  b. Idduki  c. Palakkad  d. Wayanad

51. How many types of galaxies are there;
a. Three  b. Four  c. Two  d. None of these

52. Stock Exchanges in India are regulated by;
a. RBI  b. NABARD  c. SEBI  d. Exim Bank

53. Hibernation is;
a. Winter Sleep  b. Autumn Sleep  c. Summer Sleep  d. Spring Sleep

54. The first battle of Panipat was fought between Babar and ------;
a. Nadir Shah  b. Ibrahim Lodi  c. Allaudin  d. Ghazni Mahamood

55. Which of the following countries does not belong to OPEC;
a. Kuwait  b.Libya  c. Qatar  d. None of these

56. Davis Cup is associated with;
a. Tennis  b. Football  c. Cricket  d. Hockey

57. Kuchupudi is a dance style originated from;
a. Manipur  b. Tamil Nadu  c. Andhra Pradesh  d. Kerala

58. The famous work of Karl Marx is;
a. Utopia  b. Communist Manifesto  c. Social Contract  d. Das Capital

59. India is the ------------- largest country in the world;
a. First  b. Tenth  c. Seventh  d. Fifth

60. Who painted the famous picture ‘Sun Flowers’;
a. Monet  b. Manet  c. Van Gogh  d. Vermeer

61. Who discovered color blindness;
a. John Dalton  b. Issac Newton  c. William Harvey  d. Roger Bacon

62. What is the function of kidney in human body;
a. To digest food  b. To filter waste materials  c. To circulate blood  d. To make body warm

63. Which country apart from India celebrates its Independence Day on 15th August;
a. Pakistan  b. Sri Lanka  c. South Korea  d. Nepal

64. Bharathapuzha originates from;
a. Anamala  b. Nilgiri Hills  c. Banasura Hills  d. Brahmagiri

65. The study of birds is called;
a. Metrology  b. Bionomics  c. Serology  d. Ornithology

66. The play Malavikagnimitram was written by:
a. Chandragupta Maurya  b. Kautilya  c. Kalidasa  d. Vikramaditya

67. RK Laxman is associated with;
a. Education  b. Painting  c. Sports  d. Cartoon

68. Horthus Malabaricus is a 17th century book published in twelve volumes describing the plants in Malabar. This work based on scientific study which was done by;
a. The British  b. The Dutch  c. The French  d. The Portuguese

69. The Planning Commission of India is;
a. An Executive Authority  b. An Advisory body  c. A Stationary Organisation  d. A Govt of India Dept.

70. The temperate grasslands of South America is called;
a. Pampas  b. Priaries  c. Downs  d. Steppes

71. The Sanskrit work ‘Amarakosha’ deals with;
a. Mathematics  b. Grammer  c. Medicine  d. Philosophy

72. The Asian Development Bank has its headquarters has its headquarters at;
a. Manila  b. Tokyo  c. Singapore  d. Bangkok

73. Mina Mata disease is caused by;
a. Arsenic  b. Molybdenum  c. Mercury  d. Lead

74. In which year states of India were divided on a linguistic basis;
a. 1950  b. 1961  c. 1970  d. 1956

75. The spiritual leader who played a significant role in the establishment of the Vijayanagar Empire;
a. Vidyaranya  b. Purundaradas  c. Sankaracharya d. Tenali Raman

76. Which language is known as the Camp Language;
a. Sanskrit  b. Urdu  c. Arabi  d. Marathi

77. How many Parliamentary constituencies are there in Kerala;
a. 14  b. 20  c. 19  d. 18

78. Jharia, Bokaro, Raniganj, Singereni are names of
a. Oil Fields b. Coal Fields  c. Steel Plants  d. Nuclear Reactors

79. Which of the following books was written by Arundhati Roy;
a. Hungry Stone  b. Wings of Fire  c. Two Leaves and a Bud  d. The God of Small Things

80. Which acid is present in lemon;
a. Formic Acid  b. Citric Acid  c. Tartaric Acid  d. Acetic Acid

81. Normal body temperature;
a. 99.6 Degree F  b. 97.6 Degree F  c. 98.6 Degree F  d. 99 Degree F

82. Who was the first woman Governor of Kerala;
a. Ram Dulari Sinha  b. Jyothi Venkitachalam  c. Padmaja Naidu  d. Sharada Mukherjee

83. Heartburn refers to an uneasy burning sensation in the;
a. Liver  b. Lungs  c. Heart  d.  Stomach

84. Marble is a form of;
a. Calcium Oxide  b. Calcium Silicate  c.  Calcium Hudroxide  d. Calcium Carbonate

85. Hypo, used in Photography, is chemically;
a. Silver Bromide  b. Sodium Phosphate  c. Silver Nitrate  d. Sodium Thiosulphate

86. The religion which has no holy scripts;
a. Taoism  b. Maoism  c. Shintoism  d. Buddhism

87. Din Ilahi was the religion founded by;
a. Babar  b. Humayun  c. Akbar  d. Shajahan

88. Name the longest dam in India;
a. Mettur  b. Nagarjuna Sagar  c. Bhakra  d. Hirakud

89. Where is the seat of the International Court of Justice;
a. New York  b. Paris  c. The Hague  d. London

90. First Five Year Plan in independent India was launched in the year;
a. 1947  b. 1950  c. 1951  d. 1956

91. The gas that turns clear lime water milky is;
a. Oxygen  b. Hydrogen  c. Nitrogen  d. Carbon Dioxide

92. The book ‘A Passage to England’ was written by;
a. Annie Beasant  b. Nirad C. Choudhari  c. Nehru  d. K.P.S.Menon

93. Indian Union has the power to make laws on;
a. 27 Subjects  b. 100 Subjects  c. 97 Subjects  d.  56 Subjects

94. The only liquid metal is;
a. Copper  b. Chlorine  c. Lithium  d. Mercury

95. Who drafted the Declaration of American Independence;
a. George Washington  b. Thomas Jefferson  c. Abraham  Lincoln  d. Benjamin Franklin

96. For acting in which film did Ben Kingsley get the Oscar for Best Actor;
a. Nehru  b. Jinnah  c. Picasso  d. Gandhi

97. The mountain range lies between the rivers Narmada and Tapti;
a. Aravalli  b. Hindu Kush  c. Satpura  d. Khasi

98. Which river crosses the equator twice;
a. Amazon  b. Congo  c. Nile  d. Orinaco

99. The first Indian to score a century in Test Cricket was;
a. Lala Amarnath  b. Nawab of Pataudi  c. Vinu Mankad  d. Sunil Gavaskar

100. Which of the following elements is present in all acids;
a. Oxygen  b. Chlorine  c. Hydrogen  d. Nitrogen
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