Junior Assistant/ Assistant Gr II/ EDP Assistant (KSBCDC Ltd/ ODEPC Ltd/ KSIEL/ KSCRMF Ltd ) Question Paper and Answer Key

Question Code: 061/2022  (A)
Name of Post: Junior Assistant/ Assistant Gr II/ EDP Assistant
Department: KSBCDC Ltd/ ODEPC Ltd/ KSIEL/ KSCRMF Ltd
Cat. No: 348/2021, 599/2021, 601/2021, 604/2021
Date of Test: 31.05.2022

1. Find out the correct chronological order of the following events related to ഇന്ത്യൻ national movement.
(A) Surat Split, Annulment of Bengal Partition, Formation of Muslim League,Champaran Satyagraha.
(B) Formation of Muslim League, Surat Split, Annulment of Bengal Partition,Champaran Satyagraha.
(C) Champaran Satyagraha, Formation of Muslim League, Surat Split, Annulment of Bengal Partition.
(D) Annulment of Bengal Partition, Champaran Satyagraha, Formation of Muslim League, Surat Split.

2. Which one of the following is mismatched in relation to the 'Aintinai' concept of Sangam literature?
i) Kurinchi-Maravar-plunder ii) Marutham-Uzhavar-Agriculture
iii) Neytal-Parathavar-Fishing iv) Mullai-Umanar-Hunting
(A) (i) only
(B) (i) and (iv)
(C) (iv) only
(D) (ii) and (iv)

3. Who said "I am the Revolution"?
(A) Napoleon Bonaparte
(B) George Washington
(C) V I Lenin
(D) Mao Zedong

4. Which of the following documents on education of British India contains the statement:
"We must at present do our best to form a class who may be interpreters between us and the millions whom we govern – a class of persons, Indians in blood and colour, but English in taste, opinions, in morals and in intellect..."
(A) Charter Act of 1813
(B) Macaulay's Minutes of 1835
(C) Wood's Despatch of 1854
(D) Government of India Act of 1935

5. Which one of the following is correct list of available mineral resources of Kerala?
(A) Bauxite, Zinc, Gold, Platinum
(B) Bauxite, China clay, Black Sand, Gold
(C) Silver, Copper, Gold, Titanium
(D) Gold, Iron, Bauxite, Platinum

6. Find out the correct list of traditional art forms of Kerala, which is performed by women?
(A) Thumpithullal, Oppana, Poorakkali, Ammanattam
(B) Mudiyattam, Kaikottikkali, Devakkuthu, Margamkali
(C) Mudiyettu, Kudam thullal, Kolkkali, Velakali
(D) Padayani, Kummatti, Ammanattam, Koothu

7. The secular press of Kerala had begun with the publication of which of the following?
(A) 'Rajya Samacharam' by Herman Gundert
(B) 'Kerala Kaumudi' by C V Kunhiraman
(C) 'Western Star' and 'Paschimatharaka' by Devji Bheemji
(D) 'Deepika' by Nidheerikkal Mani Kathanar

8. Find out the correct statement/statements in respect of Malayalam movies
'Nirmalyam', 'Bandhanam' and 'Kadavu'?
i) P J Antony was the hero of all of them
ii) All of them bagged National Film Awards
iii) All of them are colour films
iv) All these films are written and directed by M T Vasudevan Nair
(A) (iii) only
(B) (i) and (iv)
(C) (iv) only
(D) (iii) and (iv)

9. Which one below is the correct order of players as highest wicket takers of Test Cricket history?
(A) Muthaiah Muraleedharan, Shane Warne, James Anderson, Anil Kumble
(B) Shane Warne, James Aderson, Muthaiah Muraleedharan, Anil Kumble
(C) Shane Warne, Anil Kumble, James Anderson, Muthaiah Muraleedharan
(D) Anil Kumble, Shane Warne, Muthaiah Muraleedharan, James Anderson

10. Out of 10 Chairpersons of ISRO till date, 5 belong to Kerala. Which one given below is an all-Keralite list of ISRO Chairpersons?
(A) Dr. K. Sivan, Dr. M. G. K. Menon, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Dr. K. Kasthoori Rangan, Dr. K. Raadhakrishnan
(B) A. S. Kiran Kumar, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Dr. K. Sivan, Dr. M. G. K. Menon,Dr. K. Radhakrishnan
(C) Dr. M. G. K. Menon, Dr. K. Kasthoori Rangan, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Dr. K. Radhakrishnan, Dr. S. Somnath
(D) Dr. S. Somnath, A. S. Kiran Kumar, Dr. K. Sivan, Dr. M. G. K. Menon, Dr. G. Madhavan Nair

11. Which of the following would have occurred if the earth had not been inclined on its own axis?
(A) All the seasons would have been of same duration
(B) The summers would have been of longer duration
(C) The seasons would not have changed
(D) The winters would not have been of longer duration

12. Consider the following statements:
(i) The equatorial low pressure belt is also called as doldrums.
(ii) The winds from subtropical region blow towards the equator as Westerlies.
(iii) The coriolis effect is caused by the rotation of the earth.
(iv) During a sea breeze, wind moves from land to sea
Which of the statement is/are correct?
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (i) and (iii)
(C) (iii) and (iv)
(D) (ii) and (iv)

13. Which among the following statements regarding the Great Plains of India is/are correct?
(i) The Great Plains of India is located to the North of Shiwalik
(ii) It is formed by the alluvium deposit carried out by rivers
(iii) Newer alluvium deposits are called Khadar
(iv) The Bhabar is located to the South of the Tarai belt
(A) (i) and (iv)
(B) (i) and (iii)
(C) (ii) and (iii)
(D) (i), (ii) and (iv)

14. With reference to the National Highways Development Project (NHDP), consider the following statements:
(i) Bengaluru and Cuttack lie on the Golden Quadrilateral
(ii) Chandigarh and Hyderabad lie on the North-South corridor
(iii) Vadodara and Ranchi lie on the East-West corridor.
Which of these statements is / are correct?
(A) (i) and (ii)
(B) (i) only
(C) (ii) and (iii)
(D) (i), (ii) and (iii)

15. Which of the following statements are correct regarding Nilgiri biosphere reserve?
(i) It extends across the states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Karnataka.
(ii) It is a part of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere programme.
Select the correct option from the codes given below:
(A) only (i)
(B) only (ii)
(C) Both (i) and (ii)
(D) Neither (i) nor (ii)

16. Indian Grey hornbills were recently introduced in which Sanctuary?
(A) Gir National Park
(B) Kanha National Park
(C) Jim Corbett National Park
(D) Kaziranga National Park

17. Arrange the events in ascending order:
1. Nationalization of 14 commercial banks
2. Establishment of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD)
3. Establishment of Industrial Development Bank of India (IDBI)
4. Nationalization of 6 commercial banks
(A) (1, 2, 3, 4)
(B) (4, 2, 1, 3)
(C) (3, 1, 4, 2)
(D) (1, 3, 2, 4)

18. Which of the following programmes is/are examples of rural development schemes?
1. Indira Awas Yojana 2. National Food for Work programme
3. Pradhan Manthri Awas Yojana 4. Nehru Rojgar Yojana
(A) (1 only)
(B) (1 and 2 only)
(C) (1, 2, 3, 4)
(D) (1, 2, 4 only)

19. Which of the following statements is/are correct?
1. NITI Aayog was formed on January 26, 2015
2. The present CEO of NITI Aayog is Amitabh Kant
3. The Prime Minister of India is the ex-officio chairperson of NITI Aayog

4. There are 5 full time members of NITI Aayog
(A) (1, 2, 3 only)
(B) (1, 3, 4 only)
(C) (1, 2, 3, 4)
(D) (2, 3, 4 only)

20. Match the following and choose the correct option
1. Second state Finance Commission - Dr. M.A. Ommen
2. First state Finance Commission = Sri. P. M. Abraham
3. Third Finance Commission = Dr. Prabhath Patnaik
4. Fourth Finance Commission = K. V. Rabindran Nair
(A) (1 and 2 only)
(B) (1 only)
(C) (1, 2, 3 only)
(D) (1, 3, 4 only)

21. Which of the following statements is / are correct?
1. The term Green Revolution was first used by M.S. Swaminathan
2. Green revolution also known as rainbow revolution
(A) (1 only correct)
(B) (1, 2 correct )
(C) (2 only correct)
(D) (1 and 2 are wrong statements)

22. What is the biggest items of Government expenditure in 2022-23 budget?
(A) (Defense)
(B) (Interest payment)
(C) (Pensions)
(D) (Share to state governments)

23. Which among the following statements are not true with regard to the Preamble of the Indian Constitution?
1. The Preamble was inspired by the 'objective resolution' adopted by the constituent assembly
2. Preamble is enforceable in a court of law
3. The Preamble indicates the sources of the Constitution
4. Preamble establishes a federal constitution for India.
(A) 1 and 3
(B) 2 and 4
(C) 4 only
(D) 3 only

24. Which Article of Indian Constitution provides for 'procedure established by law'?
(A) Article 19
(B) Article 20
(C) Article 21
(D) Article 22

25. How many times financial emergency (Article 360) was imposed in India?
(A) 0
(B) 3
(C) 4
(D) 128

26. Which among the following items is/are in the state list of Seventh Schedule?
1. Banking, Public health
2. Banking, Insurance
3. Taxes on agriculture income, Public health
4. Banking, Economic and Social planning
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 3
(D) 4

27. Which among the following statements is/are not correct with regard to the advisory jurisdiction of Supreme Court of India?
1. The President can refer a question of law or fact of public importance to the Supreme Court of India.
2. The Supreme Court is bound to give its observation in the matter
3. The President is bound by the opinion of Supreme Court.
4. The judge who does not concur may deliver a dissenting judgement
(A) 1 only
(B) 1 and 2 only
(C) 2 and 3 only
(D) All are true

28. Which among the following is considered as a 'judicial writ'?
(A) Habeus Corpus
(B) Quo Warranto
(C) Certiorari
(D) Prohibition

29. What are the grounds for impeachment of President of India?
1. Violation of Constitution 2. Loss of confidence in Parliament
3. Recommendation of Supreme Court 4. Recommendation of Cabinet
(A) 1
(B) 2
(C) 1 and 2
(D) 1, 2 and 4

30. Who among the following has the right to speak in Parliament of India?
(A) Comptroller and Auditor General of India
(B) Attorney General of India
(C) Election Commissioner of India
(D) Advocate General

31. Which among the following is not a contributing factor to Kerala Model of development?
(A) High Literacy rate
(B) Low Infant mortality
(C) High life expectancy
(D) Low suicide rates

32. What was the initial focus of 'Akshaya' project?
(A) Poverty eradication
(B) Digital Literacy
(C) Internet Connectivity
(D) Service delivery

33. What are the major focus of NWDPRA (National Watershed Development Project for Rainfed areas)?
1. Holistic development of watershed areas
2. Revival of Agrarian sector
3. Natural resource management
4. Livelihood support initiatives
(A) 1, 2 and 3
(B) 2, 3 and 4
(C) 1, 3 and 4
(D) 1, 2, 3 and 4

34. In the State of Kerala which agency is involved in processing the reports of Kerala administrative Reforms committee?
(A) Kerala Administrative Tribunal
(B) Personnel and administrative Reforms Department
(C) High Court of Kerala
(D) Department of Home Affairs

35. Who among the following is the target group of 'Abayakiranam' project?
(A) Victims of Sexual violence
(B) Victims of Child marriage
(C) Destitute and Homeless widows
(D) Aged women

36. The Citizen Amendment Act passed by Government of India is related to
(A) Part–1 of the Constitution
(B) Part–2 of the Constitution
(C) Part–3 of the Constitution
(D) Part–4 of the Constitution

37. Who among the following is chairperson of GST council?
(A) Union Finance Minister
(B) Chief Minister of State
(C) Prime Minister of India
(D) President of India

38. Read the following statements regarding the human skeletal system.
(i) Number of bones in an adult human body is 206.
(ii) Number of bones in a new born baby is more than 206
(iii) Number of bones in a new born baby is less than 206
(iv) The smallest bone in human body is stapes.
Of these statements which are incorrect?
(A) Both (i) and (iii)
(B) (ii) only
(C) (iii) only
(D) All are correct

39. Of the following vitamins, deficiency of which vitamin may cause excessive bleeding on injury?
(A) Calciferol
(B) Retinol
(C) Phylloquinone
(D) Thiamine

40. Observe the table below which shows the combination of disease and its causative organism.
Sl. No. Disease Causative organism
i. Amoebiasis Entamoeba
ii. Malaria Plasmodium
iii. Filariasis Wucheraria
iv. Ascariasis Ascaris
Of these combinations, identify that are incorrectly matched
(A) (iii) only
(B) Both (ii) and (iii)
(C) Both (i) and (iii)
(D) None of these

41. Of the following schemes of Kerala Government which acts as a relief measure for the endosulfan victims in the state?
(A) Snehasparsham
(B) Snehasanthwanam
(C) Prathyasha
(D) Samashwasam

42. Glycated Haemoglobin Test (HbA1C Test) is used to diagnose the disease
(A) Diabetes mellitus
(B) Corona
(C) Hepatitis B
(D) Anaemia

43. Parsec is a unit of ....................
(A) Angle
(B) Length
(C) Time
(D) Radioactivity

44. All moving bodies possess momentum and kinetic energy.
Kinetic Energy of a Body of mass 4 Kg is 200 Joules. Calculate its momentum.
(A) 400 Kg m/s
(B) 100 Kg m/s
(C) 800 Kg m/s
(D) 40 Kg m/s

45. Degree Celsius and Fahrenheit are 2 different units to measure temperature. At what temperature in the Celsius scale, the Fahrenheit scale will read the same?
(A) – 32oC
(B) 40oC
(C) – 40oC
(D) 273oC

46. The Nobel Prize in Physics 2021 has been awarded to Syukuro Manabe, Klaus Hasselmann and Giorgio Parisi. Manabe and Hasselmann were jointly honored for "the physical modelling of Earth's climate, quantifying variability and reliably predicting global warming."
Giorgio Parisi was honored for .............
(A) "the discovery of the interplay of disorder and fluctuations in physical system from atomic to planetary scales."
(B) "the discovery of a supermassive compact object at the centre of our galaxy."
(C) "theoretical discoveries in Physical Cosmology."
(D) "groundbreaking inventions in the field of Laser Physics."

47. The value of enthalpy of mixing of benzene and toluene is
(A) Zero
(B) Negative
(C) Positive
( D) Unity

48. The hybridisation of C1–C2–C3 carbon atoms in propene molecule is
(A) sp3–sp2–sp2
(B) sp2–sp2–sp3
(C) sp3–sp3–sp2
(D) sp2–sp3–sp3

49. The temperature at which a real gas obeys ideal gas laws over an appreciable range of pressure is called
(A) Critical temperature
(B) Kraft temperature
(C) Boyle temperature
(D) Curie temperature

50. Which among the following statements are correct?
(i) Eco system restoration was the theme of World Environment Day of the year 2021.
(ii) Pakistan served the global host for World Environment Day 2021.
(iii) Ecosystem restoration means a process of reversing the damage caused to the ecosystem and help in its recovery.
(A) i and iii
(B) ii and iii
(C) i and ii
(D) i, ii and iii

51. If √2n = 128, then the value of n is
(A) 2
(B) 8
(C) 12
(D) 14

52. Two numbers are in the ratio of 3:5. If each number is increased by 10, the ratio becomes 5:7. The numbers are
(A) 3, 5
(B) 15, 25
(C) 12, 20
(D) 18, 30

53. A can do a piece of work in 30 days, while B alone can do it in 40 days. In how many days can A and B working together do it?
(A) 17 and 1/7
(B) 27 and 1/7
(C) 42 and 3/4
(D) 70

54. A grocer purchased 80 kg of rice at rupees 23.5 per kg and mixed it with 120 kg rice at rupees 26 per kg. At what rate per kg should he sell the mixture to gain 16% profit?
(A) Rs. 29
(B) Rs. 27.50
(C) Rs, 29.50
(D) Rs. 30

55. The sum of the squares of three consecutive odd numbers is 251. The numbers are:
(A) 1, 3, 5
(B) 3, 5, 7
(C) 5, 7, 9
(D) 7, 9, 11

56. July 3, 1970 was a Friday, then July 3, 1977 was a
(A) Sunday
(B) Monday
(C) Saturday
(D) Friday

57. Find the odd man out
8, 27, 64, 100, 125, 216, 343
(A) 27
(B) 100
(C) 125
D) 343

58. If Y = 50, SEA = 50, then 'YACHT' will be equal to
(A) 57
(B) 110
(C) 114
(D) None of these

59. While looking at old photographs, Manju came across a photo and pointing towards a boy in it, Manju said, "He is the only son of the only daughter of my grandfather". How is Manju related to the boy?
(A) mother
(B) daughter
(C) sister
(D) grandmother

60. The time shown by the reflection of a clock in a mirror is 7 hours 25 minutes. What is the actual time in that clock?
(A) 4 hrs 25 min
(B) 5 hrs 35 min
(C) 1 hr 55 min
(D) 4 hrs 35 min

61. If I studied with confidence I _________ the exam.
(A) would have passed
(B) would have been passing
(C) will pass
(D) would pass

62. The teacher, along with his students _______.
(A) has arrived
(B) have arrived
(C) are arriving
(D) were arriving

63. This paper is inferior __________ that
(A) than
(B) by
(C) to
(D) for

64. Let us begin the work, ......? Add a suitable tag.
(A) should we?
(B) Shouldn't we?
(C) Shall we?
(D) Can we?

65. Select the correct passive voice out of the four suggested alternatives for the following sentence.
The boys were watching football match.
(A) Football match has been watched by the boys
(B) Football match had been watched by the boys
(C) Football match was watched by the boys
(D) Football match was being watched by the boys

66. A ________ of lions lived in the jungle.
(A) pride
(B) litter
(C) flock
(D) gaggle

67. Choose the correct antonym for the word 'conceal'
(A) relieve
(B) receive
(C) reveal
(D) revere

68. Select the correctly spelt word from the following options
(A) inteligence
(B) intelligence
(C) intelligance
(D) inteligance

69. Select the suitable one word substitute for 'an ability to stay calm in difficult situations'
(A) sensitive
(B) sangfroid
(C) sanctity
(D) sardonic

70. Her marriage has been _________ till next year.
(A) put on
(B) put off
(C) put out
(D) put up with

71.മലയാളത്തിൽ ലിംഗം നിർണ്ണയിക്കുന്നത്‌-
(A) അർത്ഥത്തിനനുസരിച്ച്‌
(B) രൂപത്തിനനുസരിച്ച്‌
(C)  ക്രിയയുടെ സ്വഭാവത്തിനനുസരിച്ച്‌
(D) പദ രൂപത്തിനനുസരിച്ച്‌

72.താഴെത്തന്നിരിക്കുന്നതിൽ 'ദാനമായി സ്വീകരിക്കുക” എന്ന്‌ അർത്ഥം വരുന്ന പദം
(A) പ്രതിഗ്രഹം
(B) പ്രദേഹം
(C) ആദിത്യം
(D) ആദിഷ്ടം

73.“അർ' എന്നത്‌
(A) പും സ്ത്രീ ഏകവചന പ്രത്യയം
(B) നപുംസക ബഹുവചന ലിംഗ പ്രത്യയം
(C)  പും സ്ത്രീ ബഹുവചന പ്രത്യയം
(D) നപുംസക ബഹുവചന പ്രത്യയം

 74. പിരിച്ചെഴുതുക “ചെപ്പേട്‌ '
(A)  ചെം + ഏട്‌
(B) ചെപ്പ്‌ + ഏട്‌
(C) ചെമ്പ്‌ + ഏട്‌

(D)  ഇതൊന്നുമല്ല

75. ജഗത്‌ ഗൗരി , നിത്യ, പത്മാവതി, വിഷഹര എന്നിവ ആരുടെ പര്യായങ്ങളാണ്‌.
A) ചെമ്പോത്ത്‌
(C) പ്രിയംവദ
(D)  മനസ

76. പ്രവണം, പ്രവാണം അർത്ഥ വൃത്യാസം കണ്ടെത്തുക.
(A)  വിനയമുള്ള, വസ്ത്രത്തിന്റെ വക്ക്‌
(B) ശബ്ദം, യാത്ര
(C) മയിൽപ്പീലി, നെയ്ത്തുകോൽ
(D) തടിച്ച, ഓംകാരം

77. വിപരീതപദം കണ്ടെത്തുക. 'ചിറ്റിമ്പം”
(A) ചിറ്റാഴ
(B) കളിയിമ്പം
(C)  പേശിമ്പം 5
(D)  പേരിമ്പം

78. സന്ധി നിർണ്ണയിക്കുക- മരക്കലം”
(A) ലോപ സന്ധി
(B) ആഗമ സന്ധി
(C)  ദ്വിത്വസന്ധി
(D) ആദേശ സന്ധി

79. “പലരുടെ ജ്ഞാനവും ഒരാളുടെ ബുദ്ധിയുമാണ്‌ പഴമൊഴി” എന്ന്‌ പഴഞ്ചൊല്ലിനെ നിർവ്വചിച്ചത്‌ ആര്‌?
(A) റസ്സൽ
(B) അരിസ്റ്റോട്ടിൽ
(C)  ഉള്ളൂർ
(D) എം.വി. വിഷ്ണുനമ്പൂതിരി

80. കൂട്ടത്തിൽപ്പെടാത്തത്‌ കണ്ടെത്തുക.
(A) പയസ്സ്‌
(B) പ്രാണദം
(C) ഉദകം
(D)  സൂനം

81. OCR software is capable of convering  ________________ into ASCII codes
(A) Audio
(B) video
(C) image

82. -------------------- is the identification code of each word in memory
(A) Address
(B) Register
(C) Cell

83. _______ is the electronic circuit capable of storing a binary 0 or 1.
(A) Switch
(B) Flipflop
(C) Relay

84. One of the important functions of operating system is _______
(A) Translating source code to object code
(B) Process scheduling
(C) Loading a program for execution
(D) All of these

85. Decimal 174 is represented in hexadecimal as _______
(A) 6F
(B) 6E
(C) AF
(D) AE

86. The shortcut key combination to select the whole contents of a word document is _______
(A) CTRL + S
(B) CTRL + E
(C) CTRL + W
(D) CTRL + A

87. The properties of a word document can be viewed and changed from _______ menu
(A) Prepare
(B) Publish
(C) Save
(D) Open

88. COUNTA( ) function in Excel
(A) Counts cells having numbers (
(B) Counts cells having alphabets
(C) Counts cells that are empty
(D) Counts cells that are not empty

89. _______ key can be used to update formulas in an Excel Sheet when Auto Calculate mode is disabled.
(A) F8
(B) F9
(C) F10
(D) F11

90. An exact copy of the current slide in a powerpoint presentation can be made by the shortcut key.
(A) CTRL + B
(B) CTRL + C
(C) CTRL + D
(D) CTRL + E

91. In _______ the code associated with a function call is not known until the call is actually made at run-time.
(A) Polymorphism
(B) Inheritance
(C) Dynamic binding
(D) Data abstraction

92. Member functions in a C++ class are usually declared as _______
(A) Inline
(B) Nested
(C) Private
(D) Public

93. The solution explorer in VB.Net doesn't display
(A) Form file
(B) Reference folder
(C) Form properties
(D) Assemble file

94. In VB.Net the CancelButton property belongs to _______ object.
(A) Label
(B) TextBox
(C) Button
(D) Form

95. A set of one or more attributes, when taken together, uniquely identifies each entity is called a _______
(A) Super key
(B) Primary key
(C) Candidate key
(D) Foreign key

96. The SQL command to retrieve the details of all voters whose name (attribute name –VNAME) ends with "se" from VOTERS table is _______
(A) Select * from VOTERS where VNAME like 'se';
(B) Select * from VOTERS where VNAME like '%se';
(C) Select * from VOTERS where VNAME like '$se';
(D) Select * from VOTERS where VNAME like '&se';

97. _______ is the command used to remove an already existing relation from a data base.
(A) Remove
(B) Drop
(C) Delete
(D) Zap

98. URL means:
(A) Uniform Request Locator
(B) Uniform Reference Locator
(C) Uniform Resource Locator
(D) Uniform Resume Locator

99. _______ HTML tag is used to add a title to a table.
(A) Caption
(B) Header
(C) Title
(D) None of these

100. JavaScript allows passing of parameters by _______
(A) value
(B) name
(C) reference
(D) all of these

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