Deputy Collector - Land Revenue Department Questions and Answers

 Deputy Collector (SR for SC/ST)-Land Revenue Department 

Cat.No : 289/2018

Medium of Question : English / Malayalam

Date of Test : 26/09/2019

Question Code : 43/2019

Provisional Answer Key

1. In a class boys and girls are in the ratio 5 : 3. If the number of boys is 16 more than the
number of girls, then the total strength of the class is :
(A) 48
(B) 64
(C) 56
(D) 24

2. A father is 5 times as old as his son. If their total age is 48, the age of the son is :
(A) 7
(B) 6
(C) 8 
(D) 40

3. In how many years Rs. 5,000 will get a compound interest of Rs. 1,050 at 10% per annum?
(A) 3
(B) 5
(C) 4
(D) 2

4. LCM and HCF of two numbers are 160 and 8 respectively. One of the number is 32, then the
other number is :
(A) 40 
(B) 30
(C) 20
(D) 16

5. A number is divided by 35 gives 23 as remainder. If the same number is divided by
7 remainder is :
(A) 4
(B) 3
(C) 5
(D) 2

6. The area of a square plot is 6050 sq.mts. The length of its diagonal in meters is :
(A) 100
(B) 120
(C) 130
(D) 110

7. The mean proportional between 25, 81 is :
(A) 40
(B) 50
(C) 45 
(D) None of these

8. How many times in a day the hands of the clock at right angles?
(A) 22
(B) 40
(C) 44 
(D) 46

9. 5 men can do a job in 16 days. If 3 more men join them then the number of days required to
complete the work :
(A) 6
(B) 10
(C) 5
(D) 13

10. A train crosses a signal post in 12 seconds, when the speed of the train was 60 km/hr. Then
the length of the train in meters :
(A) 200 
(B) 150
(C) 250
(D) 300

11. Find the odd one out :
(A) Rambutan
(B) Pistachio
(C) Longan
(D) Lychee

12. If ‘INDIA’ is coded as ‘IOFLE’, then how is ‘CHINA’ coded :

13. Find the missing number :
6, 14, 45, 184, ––––––––––.
(A) 552
(B) 229
(C) 139
(D) 925

14. What will come in the place of ‘?’ in the following letter series?
(C) IGN 

15. If ‘?’ is to Bile as Gland is to ‘?’ :
(A) Kidney, Blood
(B) Spleen, Phlegm
(C) Liver, Urine
(D) Liver, Hormone 

16. If 4th of the month falls on Sunday, what day of the week will be the seventh day after 23rd of
the month?
(A) Friday 
(B) Sunday
(C) Thursday
(D) Tuesday

17. A man walked 500 meter west of his house and then turned South and walked 700 meter.
Then he turned east and walked 600 meter and finally 100 meter to the west. How far is he
from his initial position?
(A) 600 meter
(B) 1200 meter
(C) 700 meter 
(D) 100 meter

18. ‘S’ and ‘T’ are brothers. ‘U’ and ‘V’ are sisters. The son of ‘S’ is brother of ‘V’. T is related to ‘U’ as :
(A) Brother
(B) Uncle
(C) Son
(D) Father

19. Exercise : Movement : : Lethargic : ?
(A) Energetic
(B) Assertive
(C) Bold
(D) Apathetic

20. Fabulous : Boring : : Imaginary : ?
(A) Real 
(B) Fictious
(C) Made up
(D) Mythical

21. Which part of the brain controls involuntary actions such as heart beat and breathing?
(A) Cerebellum
(B) Thalamus
(C) Medulla Oblongata 
(D) Cerebrum

22. The Allotrope of carbon which is used as a moderator in nuclear reactors?
(A) Graphite 
(B) Fullerene
(C) Graphene
(D) Charcoal

23. Which is the major component of natural gas?
(A) Butane
(B) Methane
(C) Hydrogen
(D) Carbon dioxide

24. Which of the following is a gaseous plant hormone?
(A) Auxine
(B) Cytokinin
(C) Ethylene
(D) Gibberellin

25. Example of a semiconductor :
(A) Silicon 
(B) Copper
(C) Iron
(D) Aluminium

26. The catalyst used in the manufacture of Sulphuric Acid :
(A) Manganese Dioxide
(B) Vanadium Pentoxide
(C) Phosphoric Acid
(D) Zinc Oxide

27. The compound used to regulate the setting time of cement :
(A) Limestone
(B) Silicon dioxide
(C) Gypsum 
(D) Calcium oxide

28. Water kept in an earthern pot cools well due to the phenomenon of :
(A) Vapourisation
(B) Sublimation
(C) Condensation
(D) Evaporation

29. The visual pigment ‘rhodopsin’ seen in the rod cells of the retina is derived from which of the
following vitamin:
(A) Vitamin A 
(B) Vitamin K
(C) Vitamin D
(D) Vitamin C

30. The phenomenon of persistence of sound as a result of multiple reflection is :
(A) Diffraction
(B) Echo
(C) Reverberation 
(D) Resonance

31. Who is the recipient of the Saraswathi Samman for the year 2017?
(A) Sitanshu Yashaschandra 
(B) Manoj Das
(C) Padma Sachdev
(D) Mahabaleswar Sail

32. In the Swachh Survekshan 2018 Rankings which Indian city was awarded best capital city in
the Solid Waste Management?
(A) Chennai
(B) Mumbai
(C) Hyderabad 
(D) Bhuvaneswar

Question Deleted

33. The Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Museum is at :
(A) Pune
(B) Kolkota
(C) Agarthala
(D) New Delhi

34. Who has become the first player-ever to win ICC Test, ODI player and Cricketer of the year?
(A) M.S. Dhoni
(B) Virat Kohli
(C) Kane Williamson
(D) Rishabh Pant

35. Who wrote ‘Shadow Lines’?
(A) Shankha Ghosh
(B) Krishna Sobti
(C) Amitav Ghosh 
(D) Preethi Shenoy

36. In which of the following cities has started the World’s first human rights television?
(A) London 
(B) Tokyo
(C) New York
(D) Beijing

37. India’s first private sector Howitzer gun manufacturing plant has inaugurated in which
Indian City?
(A) Gandhinagar
(B) Lucknow
(C) Bhopal
(D) Surat

38. DARPAN project relates to :
(A) Railways
(B) Postal reforms
(C) Women Empowerment
(D) Insurance reforms

39. The POCSO Act is related to :
(A) Child Sexual abuse
(B) Road safety
(C) Women safety
(D) SC/ST atrocity law

40. Who won Dadasaheb Phalke award for the year 2018?
(A) Girish Karnatak
(B) Amitab Bachan
(C) Mrinal Sen
(D) Vinod Khanna 

41. Who wrote the book ‘The Transfer of Power in India’?
(A) Lord Mount Batten
(B) V P Menon
(C) Dr. Ambedkar
(D) Sardar Vallabai Patel

42. The Attingal revolt was broke out in the year :
(A) 1732
(B) 1712
(C) 1721 
(D) 1741

43. Which among the following revolts Kaitheri Ambu Nair participated?
(A) Santhal revolt
(B) Kurichya revolt
(C) Mappila revolt
(D) Pazhassi revolt

44. Aryasamajam was established by :
(A) Pandit K P Karuppan 
(B) Ayyankali
(C) Kumaraguru Devan
 (D) Sahodaran Ayyappan
Question Deleted

45. Who among the following was closely connected with Keezhariyur Bomb Case?
(A) G.P. Pillai
(B) K.B. Menon
(C) T.K. Madhavan
(D) Swedesabhimani Ramakrishna Pillai

46. In the Medieval Kerala the term Ayiram stands for :
(A) Tax
(B) Army
(C) Money
(D) Council

47. Which Indian river is called as Jamuna in Bangladesh?
(A) Ganga
(B) Yamuna
(C) Brahmaputhra 
(D) Godavari

48. Amaravathi river is a tributary of :
(A) Kaveri 
(B) Narmada
(C) Krishna
(D) Tapti

49. Who was the leader of the revolt of 1857 in Kanpur?
(A) Bhakth Khan
(B) Bahadurshah
(C) Vajid Ali Shah
(D) Nana Saheb

50. Who among the following was NOT a member of the famous Trio (Lal-Bal Pal) in Indian
National Congress?
(A) Bal Gangadhara Tilak
(B) Lal Bahadur Sastri
(C) Lala Lajpat Rai
(D) Bipin Chandra Pal

51. Dr. Sathyapal and Saifudheen Kitchlew were arrested for their protest against :
(A) Jallianvalabagh massacre
(B) Salt law
(C) Rowlatt Acts 
(D) Reforms of 1919

52. Which of the following movements was closely connected with Ali brothers?
(A) Khilafat movement 
(B) Malabar rebellion
(C) Direct Action Day
(D) Mappila revolts

53. Gandhiji withdrew non-cooperation movement in the year :
(A) 1921
(B) 1922
(C) 1924
(D) 1925

54. Who was the main organizer of the Bardoli Sathyagraha?
(A) Gandhiji
(B) Lala Lajpat Rai
(C) Motilal Nehru
(D) Sardar Vallabai Patel

55. Which Indus Valley site has been known as Mound of the Dead?
(A) Mohenjodaro 
(B) Harappa
(C) Lothal
(D) Kalibangan

56. Who founded Sathyasodaka Samajam?
(A) Atmaram Pandurang
(B) Jyothiba Phule
(C) E.V. Ramaswami Naicker
(D) Veeresalingam

57. Who formulated People’s Plan in 1945?
(A) Visweswarayya
(B) Dadabai Naoroji
(C) Jawaharlal Nehru
(D) M N Roy

58. The Electricity agitation of 1936 was broke out at :
(A) Kochi
(B) Thrissur
(C) Palakkad
(D) Kollam
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59. Who published Sivayogavilasam Masika?
(A) Ayyankali
(B) Chattambi Swamikal
(C) Vagbatanandan 
(D) Sree Narayana Guru

60. Which was the ancient name of Padmanabhapuram?
(A) Travancore
(B) Kalkulam
(C) Balaramapuram
(D) Venad

61. Name the Union Territories of India which have elected Legislators and Governments :
(A) Puducherry and Delhi 
(B) Delhi and Lakshadweep
(C) Lakshadweep and Puducherry
(D) Daman and Diu

62. Which Government removed the Right to property from the list of Fundamental Rights?
(A) Jawaharlal Nehru Government
(B) Indira Gandhi Government
(C) Morarji Desai Government 
(D) V.P. Singh Government

63. The Central legislature of India consists of :
(A) Three Houses
(B) One House
(C) Two Houses 
(D) None of these

64. Which of the following is not a basic feature of Indian Constitution?
(A) Parliamentary Government
(B) Independent Judiciary
(C) Presidential Government 
(D) Unitary Government
Question Deleted

65. The Constitution of India adopted the concept of single citizenship from :
(A) Sri Lanka
(B) Britain
(C) China
(D) America

66. Which constitutional amendment introduced G.S.T. in India?
(A) 91th amendment
(B) 81st amendment
(C) 100th amendment
(D) 101st amendment

67. The concept of Directive Principles of State Policy in the Indian Constitution is borrowed
from :
(A) Irish Constitution 
(B) Canadian Constitution
(C) French Constitution
(D) Australian Constitution

68. The power to regulate the rights of citizenship in India is vested on :
(A) Supreme Court
(B) The Parliament
(C) Union Cabinet
(D) Law Minister

69. The Chief Minister of a State is :
(A) Head of the Government 
(B) Head of the State
(C) Head of the Election Commission
(D) None of these

70. Who was the First Election Commissioner of India?
(A) T.N. Seshan
(B) V.S. Ramadevi
(C) H.S. Brahma
(D) Sukumar Sen

71. I would rather you –––––––––– a doctor before you start your journey.
(A) consult
(B) to consult
(C) consulted 
(D) consulting

72. His article in the journal is a –––––––––– and it achieves much appreciation.
(A) modus operandi
(B) ingenious
(C) de facto
(D) bona fide 

73. If it had rained, –––––––––– :
(A) the match would be cancelled
(B) the match would have been cancelled
(C) the match will be cancelled
(D) the match would have cancelled

74. What is the suitable meaning of the word ‘rendezvous’?
(A) a meeting in an agreed time and place
(B) a meeting in a strange place
(C) a promise to meet
(D) a visit in a holy place

75. Human activities pollute the environment very badly, ––––––––––.
(A) doesn’t they
(B) don’t they
(C) aren’t they
(D) do they

76. In –––––––––– year’s time, I will repay the debt completely.
(A) the
(B) an
(C) a 
(D) No article is needed

77. Arrange the sentence correctly :
the president of the organization / mr. chand / a few weeks ago / was selected as
 a b c d
(A) acdb
(B) bdac
(C) cabd
(D) bacd

78. The President proposes to –––––––––– our home.
(A) call for
(B) call at
(C) call of
(D) call on

79. Write the synonym of the word, ‘prodigal’ :
(A) extravagant 
(B) moderate
(C) niggard
(D) economical

80. ‘‘I believe that everyone in the country –––––––––– a role to do’’.
(A) have
(B) had
(C) has 
(D) having

81 Correct Answer is B
83 Correct Answer is D
84 Correct Answer is C
86 Correct Answer is B
87 Correct Answer is C
89 Correct Answer is B
90 Correct Answer is D

91. Which of the following is an input device?
(A) Monitor
(B) Plotter
(C) Joystick 
(D) Speakers

92. What is OCR?
(A) File Translation Process
(B) Optimum Character Recognition
(C) Optical Code Recorder
(D) Optical Character Recognition

93. Which of the following decimal numbers represent the hexadecimal number 1A?
(A) 26 
(B) 24
(C) 16
(D) 14

94. One of the advantage of using a database management system is :
(A) Two factor authentication
(B) Manage concurrency control
(C) Enhance redundancy
(D) Reduce data integrity

95. What is Digital signature?
(A) Authentication of any electronic record by means of digitized signature of a person
(B) Authentication of any electronic record by means of an electronic procedure
(C) Digitally stored signature of a person
(D) Scanned picture of a person’s signature on any electronic record

96. The search engines that collect results from other search engines are known as :
(A) Second search engines
(B) Primary search engines
(C) Topical search engines
(D) Meta search engines

97. Which of the following is address of a web page in the internet?
(B) Uniform Page Locator
(C) Uniform Resource Locator 
(D) Port number

98. A software that acts as an intermediary between user of a computer and the computer
hardware :
(A) Utility software
(B) Application software
(D) Operating system

99. Which is the national nodal Agency for cyber security incident response?
(A) CERT-In 

100. The Information Technology Amendment Act was made effective from :
(A) 27 October 2000
(B) 17 October 2008
(C) 27 October 2009 
(D) 17 October 2000


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