Assistant/ Cashier, LD Clerk, Assistant Gr II/ Jr. Assistant, Clerk/ Cashier, Branch Manager Question Paper and Answer Key

Question Code: 044/2024
Medium of Question- English
Name of Post: Assistant/ Cashier, LD Clerk, Assistant Gr II/ Jr. Assistant, Clerk/ Cashier, Branch Manager
Cat. Number: 095/2023, 096/2023, 261/2023 to 263/2023, 283/2023, 547/2023, 549/2023, 135/2022, 814/2022 to 816/2022
Date of Test : 23.04.2024

1. Arrange the milestones in the history of ICA in the correct chronological order.
 a. Co-operative principles reviewed.
 b. ICA confirms its political neutrality.
 c. ICA moves to Geneva.
 d. UN grants consultative status to ICA.
 A) b, a, d, c
 B) a, b, c, d
 C) b, d, a, c
 d) None of the above

2. match the following :
 a. member Economic Participation
 b. Autonomy and Independence
 c. Co-operation among Co-operatives
 d. democratic member control
 1. Working together through local, national, regional and international structures
 2. men and women serving as elected representatives are accountable to the membership
 3. members contribute equitably to the capital of the Co-operatives
 4. They can enter into agreement with any third party in its own name
 A) a – 3, b – 1, c – 4, d – 2
 B) a – 3, b – 2, c – 1, d – 4
 C) a – 4, b – 3, c – 2, d – 1
 d) a – 3, b – 4, c – 1, d – 2
3. statement I : like Capitalism, Co-operation also accepts the rights of private poverty and the rights of contract.
 statement II : Co-operatives also use capital to carry on the business activities and pay interest for its use, as the capitalistic organizations do.
 statement III : The main motto of capitalism is to earn maximum profit at minimum cost. Whereas the prime motto of Co-operation is to render valuable at reasonable   cost. Which of the above statements are true ?
 A) Only III
 B) I, II and III
 C) Only I and II
 d) Only I and III

4. Which of the following is not an advantage of Co-operative form of business ?
 a. limited liability
 b. Government controls
 c. Stable existence
 d. limited resources
 A) a and b
 B) b and c
 C) b and d
d) c and d

5. Match the meaning of different colours in the Co-operative flag.
 a. Red
 b. Green
 c. dark blue
 d. Violet
 1. Pessimism
 2. Courage
 3. Challenge
 4. Warmth
 A) a – 2, b – 3, c – 1, d – 4
 B) a – 2, b – 1, c – 3, d – 4    
 C) a – 3, b – 1, c – 4, d – 2
d) a – 1, b – 2, c – 3, d – 4

6. The charges of 2 joint registrars in the head office of Co-operatives registrar are
 A) General administration and ICdP
 B) marketing and processing Co-operatives and SC/ST Co-operatives
 C) Credit wing and Consumer wing
 d) None of the above

7. Who is the current Registrar of Co-operative societies in Kerala ?
 A) Smt. divya S. Iyer
 B) Shri Suraj Shaji A.R.
 C) Shri T.V. Subhash
 d) None of the above

8. Which Section of the Co-operative Societies Act provides the Auditor, access to all the books, accounts, documents and securities of the society ?
 A) 16
 B) 15
 C) 18  
 d) 17

9. The Co-operative auditor should ensure that the loan provided to a non-member is with the permission of
 A) General body
 B) Registrar
 C) Government
 d) Secretary of that society

10. statement I : The General body has the power to conduct elections to the management Committee.
statement II : The General body has the power to keep aside the members working against the interest of the society.
Which of the above statements are true ?
 A) Both I and II
 B) Only I
 C) Only II
 d) None of the statements

11. What is the maximum period available for a management committee ?
 A) 3 yrs.
 B) 4 yrs.
 C) 1 yr.
 d) 5 yrs.

12. Among the following which are the powers of the management committee.
 1. Sanction transfer and withdrawal of shares.
 2. Pass annual budget.
 3. Constitute subcommittee.
 4. Conduct decision of profit as per rules and byelaw.
 A) 1 and 2
 B) 2 and 3
 C) 1 and 3
 d) 2 and 4

13. statement I : The chief of audit of the Co-operative society is the registrar of Co-operative audit.
 statement II : The director of Co-operative audit shall be under the control of registrar of Co-operative societies.
Which of the above statement is true ?
 A) Only I is true
 B) Only II is true
 C) Both are true
d) Both are false

14. The audit report of the accounts of an apex Co-operative Society which includes the report on administrative matters, shall be
 A) laid by the auditor before the general body
 B) laid by the director before the management committee
 C) laid by the government before the legislative assembly
 d) laid by the registrar before the minister for Co-operative for Co-operation

15. statement I : The minutes book of the society is maintained by the secretary.
 statement II : Secretary is responsible for a wide range of correspondence and applications got by the general public from individuals, sellers and be the go-between for the panel and the individuals. Which of these statements are true ?
 A) Both statements are true and II is the correct explanation of I
 B) Both statements are true but II is not the correct explanation of I
 C) Only statement I is true
 d) Only statement II is true

16. Annual General Body meeting of a Co-operative Society should be convened within how many months from the close of the financial year ?
 A) 12 months
 B) 6 months
 C) 3 months
 d) 9 months

17. Which Schedule of Indian Constitution deal with Co-operation ?
 A) V
 B) VI
 d) VIII

18. A member of registered society with unlimited liability, cannot transfer any shares held by him or his interest in the capital of the society unless
 1. He has held that share for at least one year.
 2. He has held that share for at least 6 months.
 3. The transfer and change are made to the society or to a member of the society.
 4. The transfer and change are not made to the society or to a member of the society.
Which of these options are correct ?
 A) 1 and 4 are correct
 B) 2 and 4 are correct
 C) 1 and 3 are correct
d) 2 and 3 are correct

19. Arrange the main stages of Co-operative audit in its correct order.
 1. mechanical audit.
 2. Preparation of financial statement.
 3. Administrative audit.
 4. Preparation and submission of audit report.
 A) 1, 2, 3, 4
 B) 2, 3, 4, 1
 C) 3, 4, 2, 1
 d) 1, 3, 2, 4

20. The minimum and maximum audit fees for each branch of Co-operative bank are
 A) 5000 and 10000
 B) 5000 and 25000
 C) 5000 and 15000
d) 5000 and 20000

21. The basis for payment of audit fee for primary land mortgage bank is
 A) The aggregate of loans issued and that recovered during the year under audit
 B) The working capital for the audited period
 C) The gross income earned during the period
 d) None of these

22. Before registering the Amendments of byelaw of an apex society, the registrar should consult
 A) State Co-operative union
 B) Circle Co-operative union
 C) Both State and Circle Co-operative union
 d) None of the above

23. The term of office of State Co-operative Election Commission is
 A) 1 yr.
 B) 3 yrs.
 C) 5 yrs.
 d) 10 yrs.

24. The inquiry by the registrar under Section 65 shall be completed within a period of
 A) 2 months
 B) 3 months
 C) 5 months
 d) 6 months

25. Where a person is refused admission as a member in a society, the decision refusing admission together with the reasons therefore shall be communicated by the society to that person
 A) within a period of 30 days from the date of the decision
 B) within a period of 10 days from the date of the decision
 C) within a period of 15 days from the date of the decision
 d) within a period of 5 days from the date of the decision

26. Which among the following is not a dispute resolution body as per Chapter IX of the Kerala Co-operative Societies Act ?
 A) Secretary, department of Co-operation
 B) Registrar
 C) Co-operative Ombudsman
 d) Co-operative Arbitration Court

27. The legal punishment such as imprisonment or a fine for violation of the provisions of an Act
 A) Penalty
 B) Appeal
 C) Award
 d) Review

28. Which among the following is not a ground for cancellation of registration certificate of a Co-operative society ?
 A) When whole of the assets and liabilities of a society are transferred to another society
 B) When a society fail to elect managing committee even after 12 months from the time for conduct of election
 C) When two or more societies are amalgamated into a new society
 d) When a society is divided into two or more societies

29. After the affairs of the society has been wound up the liquidator has to keep all the books and records in his office for
 A) 2 years
 B) 3 years
 C) 5 years
 d) 7 years

30. The term of office of the Co-operative Ombudsman shall be
 A) 2 years
 B) 3 years
 C) 5 years
 d) 4 years

31. What type of order may a tribunal issue to prevent the obstruction of justice pending the decision of an appeal or revision ?
 A) Final order
 B) Interlocutory order
 C) Preliminary order
 d) Advisory order

32. The legal closure of the activities of the Co-operative society is known as
 A) Winding up
 B) Arbitration
 C) liquidation
 d) Registration

33. A liquidator is appointed by
 A) Government
 B) Board of directors
 C) Registrar
 d) members

34. The liquidator shall complete the winding up proceedings within a period of _________ years from the date of her/his appointment.
 A) 2 years
 B) 3 years
 C) 1 year
 d) 4 years

35. Filing a petition or representation by the aggrieved, before a higher authority, against the order of an authority at the lower level is called
 A) Order
 B) Revision
 C) Appeal
 d) Review

36. match the items of list – I with those of list – II :
 List – I
 i. Primary Agricultural Credit Societies
 ii. National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development
 iii. Kerala State Co-operative Bank
 iv. Kerala State Co-operative Agricultural  and Rural development Bank
 List – II
1. Apex Financing Institution for Agricultural Co-operatives
2. Central Bank for Co-operative  Credit Institutions
3. Apex body of Primary Co-operative Agricultural and Rural development Banks
4. State Apex Co-operative Bank
 A) i – 3, ii – 1, iii – 4, iv – 2
 B) i – 4, ii – 2, iii – 3, iv – 1
 C) i – 2, ii – 1, iii – 4, iv – 3
d) i – 3, ii – 4, iii – 1, iv – 2

37. State the correct answer from the following statements regarding Kerala State Co-operatives Consumers’ Federation ltd.
 I. Apex body of the consumer Co-operatives in the State of Kerala.
 II. Established under the KCS Act, 1969.
 III. Primary objective is to distribute consumer goods and medicines to the public at affordable prices and protect their buying rights from exploitation.
 A) All are correct
 B) I and II are correct
 C) I and III are correct
 d) II and III are correct

38. Identify the accurate statements regarding the activities of the Kerala State Co-operative federation for fisheries development Ltd.
 I. Interest free loan.
 II. Production bonus scheme for fishermen.
 III. Infrastructure development in harbours and selected fish markets.
 IV. White kerosene bunks.
 A) All are correct
 B) I and II are correct
 C) I and III are correct
 d) II and III are correct

39. State the correct answer from the following statements regarding Kerala Bank.
 I. The bank was registered in the year 1915 as the Kerala State Co-operative Bank.
 II. Kerala State Co-operative Bank ltd. was included in the 2nd Schedule of the Reserve Bank of India Act, 1934.
 III. Bank name of Kerala State Co-operative Bank as ‘Kerala Bank’.
 A) All are correct
 B) All are correct Except I
 C) All are correct Except II
 d) All are correct Except III

40. Kerala State Handloom development Corporation ltd. is also known as

41. Institute of Co-operative management is functioning as a unit of
 d) NCCT

42. Which of the following statements are accurate about VAmNICOm ?
 I. Vaikunth mehta National Institute of Co-operative management.
 II. VAmNICOm provides training, capacity building and empowering the Co-operatives and collectives.
 III. VAmNICOm is an apex organisation representing entire Co-operative movement in India.
 A) All are correct
 B) I and II are correct
 C) I and III are correct
d) II and III are correct

43. Identify the accurate statements about National Co-operative Union of India :
 I. National Co-operative Union is an apex organization representing Co-operative societies in India.
 II. National Co-operative Union plays a significant role in promoting Co-operative education and training.
 III. The training programs conducted by National Co-operative Union are exclusively for the State of Kerala.
 IV. National Co-operative Union collaborates with international Co-operative organizations for knowledge exchange.
 A) All are correct Except I
 B) All are correct Except II
 C) All are correct Except III
 d) All are correct Except IV

44. Which of the following institution primarily focuses on financing and promoting Co-operative development at the national level ?
 C) NCdC
 d) ICm

45. Identify the accurate statements about National Centre for Co-operative Training.
 I. NCCT is an autonomous organization under the ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare.
 II. The main focus of NCCT is to provide training to Co-operative personnel.
 III. NCCT conducts both residential and non-residential training programs.
 IV. NCCT has its headquarters in Kerala.
 A) II and III are correct
 B) I and III are correct
 C) I, II and III are correct
d) All are correct

46. match the items of list – I with those of list – II and indicating the code of correct matching.
      List – I
 i. Travancore Co-operative Societies Act
 ii. Cochin Co-operative Societies Act
 iii. madras Co-operative Societies Act
 iv. Travancore-Cochin Co-operative Societies Act
      List – II
1. 1951
2. 1932
3. 1913
4. 1914
      i ii iii iv
 A) 4 3 2 1
 B) 2 4 3 1
 C) 4 1 2 3
 d) 2 3 1 4

47. Identify the accurate statements regarding the KCS Act, 1969.
 I. Encompasses legal provisions for Co-operative societies in Kerala.
 II. Provides the legal framework for Co-operative societies in Travancore.
 III. Defines the specific characteristics and regulations of Co-operative societies in Kerala.
 IV. Based on the Act the first primary society called the Edavanakkal Service Co-operative Society.
 A) II and III are correct
 B) I and III are correct
 C) I, II and III are correct
 d) All are correct

48. The important features of Cochin Co-operative Societies Act
 I. Societies for providing agriculture and non-agriculture credit.
 II. Supervise the societies by the organisation of Unions.
 III. The Act give priority to industries especially cottage industries.
 A) I and II are correct
 B) I and III are correct
 C) II and III are correct
 d) All are correct

49. The person appointed under Section 3(1) as per the KCS Act, 1969 is called
 A) Vigilance Officer
 B) Registrar
 C) director of Co-operative Audit
 d) manager

50. ‘Advanced Co-operative Society’ is a first society registered under the
 A) Travancore-Cochin Co-operative Societies Act
 B) Kerala Co-operative Societies Act
 C) Travancore Co-operative Societies Act
 d) Cochin Co-operative Societies Act

51. The following statements are on Co-operative Credit Societies Act, 1904. Which statement is not correct ?
 i. It gives legal protection only to credit Co-operative societies.
 ii. Co-operative societies were classified as rural and urban.
 iii. Societies formed under this act shall be with unlimited liability only.
 iv. The Registrar of the Co-operative credit societies shall audit the accounts atleast once in a year.
Select the correct option.
 A) iii and iv
 B) Only iv
 C) Only iii
 d) ii and iii

52. The book ‘People’s Banks for Northern India’ was written by whom among the following ?
 A) Sir Edward law
 B) H. dupernix
 C) Sir Frederick Nicholson
 d) Henry W. Wolff

53. Which of the following statement is wrong with reference to the Co-operative Societies Act, 1912 ?
 A) Unless otherwise directed by the state government, the liability of a society of which a member is a registered society shall be limited.
 B) At least one-fourth of the net profits in any year have been carried to a reserve fund.
 C) A registered society shall have a charge upon the share or interest of a member for any debt due from such member to the society.
d) Audit of accounts of registered society can be done either by the Registrar of Societies or by a Registered Accountant.

54. The concept of ‘State Partnership’ for helping Co-operative Societies was recommended for the first time by which Committee ?
 A) All India Rural Credit Survey Committee
 B) V.l. mehta Committee
 C) Co-operative Planning Committee
 d) Agricultural Finance Sub-Committee

55. Agricultural Credit Review Committee – 1989, suggested the minimum criterion of viability for Primary Agricultural Credit Societies. Which among the following is not a criterion suggested by the committee ?
 A) Have a full-time paid secretary
 B) Set up a regular office in a building owned by the society
 C) Contribute to statutory and other reserves on the scales considered necessary
 d) Pay a reasonable amount of dividend

56. Consider the following statements regarding National Bank for Agriculture and Rural development (NABARd).
 i. Its creation was recommended by the Sivaraman Committee 1979.
 ii. It is a development bank created by law.
 iii. It subsumed the agricultural credit functions of RBI and refinance functions of the then Agricultural Refinance and Development Corporation.
 iv. Set up with an initial capital of Rs.100 crore and head office is at Mumbai.
 Which of the above statements is/are correct ?
 A) Only i
 B) Only i and ii
 C) Only iii
d) All of them

57. Consider the statements related to National Housing Bank. Which among the following is wrong ?
 A) National Housing Bank is a statutory organisation set up by an Act of Parliament in 1987
 B) It does supervision and grievance redressal regarding Housing Finance Companies
 C) It provides financing and refinancing to Housing Finance Institutions and Direct Finance to general public
d) It is wholly owned by RBI

58. The National Co-operative development Corporation (NCdC) is
 A) a statutory corporation
 B) a registered society
 C) a council under ministry of Co-operation, Govt. of India
 d) a federation of all State Co-operative Unions

59. Consider the statements related to KRIBHCO and IFFCO.
 i. Both are multi-state Co-operative societies.
 ii. major products of both the societies are fertilisers.
 iii. Both have Co-operative societies as its members.
 iv. Both have production plants at Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh.
 Which of the above statement is/are not correct ?
 A) Only iv
 B) Only iii
 C) Only iii and iv
 d) All of them are correct

60. Consider the following statements related to National dairy development Board and National Agricultural Co-operative marketing Federation of India ltd. Identify the statement that is wrong.
 A) The NddB was initially registered as a society under the Societies Act, 1860
 B) Now NddB is a company registered under Companies Act and its headquarter is at New delhi
 C) NAFEd is registered under the multi State Co-operative Societies Act
 d) NAFEd have primary marketing/ processing societies among its members

61. Below given statements are related to the history of German Co-operatives. Identify the wrong statement.
 A) In 1846, Franz Hermann Schulze founded “society for grain and bread supply” which is considered as a Co-operative bakery
 B) The first Co-operatives law, ‘Prussia’s 1867 Act’ was enacted in the Prussia State in the year 1867
 C) Franz Hermann Schulze founded first ‘Credit Association’ in 1850
 d) Raiffeisen founded a charitable association in Heddesdorf, which became a credit society and is named as “Heddesdorf Credit Union”

62. The Co-operative movement in England was supported in its early stage by a Co-operative periodical named ‘The Co-operator’.Who among the following founded it?
 A) The Christian Socialists
 B) Rochdale Society
 C) dr. William King
 d) Robert Owen

63. Carefully read the following statements connected to Co-operatives movement in England and find out the wrong statement.
 A) The Rochale Friendly Co-operative Society had been formed in 1830 by about sixty flannel weavers
 B) Robert Owen experiments with ‘Owen’s Communities’ and ‘labour Exchanges’ were very successful and was the basis for the development of Co-operative principles
 C) The Industrial and Provident Societies Act of 1862 permitted Co-operative societies to invest in other Co-operatives and enabled the creation of Co-operative federations
 D) The International Co-operative Alliance (ICA) in 1937 officially adopted the ‘Rochdale Principles’ as the ‘Rochdale Principles of Co-operation’

64. ‘Hjedding’ is a place in denmark and is very important in the history of Co-operation. Why ?
 A) It is place where the world’s first Co-operative dairy was initiated in 1882
 B) Well-known brand ‘danish Bacon’ used by the danish farmers originated from this place
 C) It is the place where the inhabitants started working together, forming village communes based in Co-operative principles, for the first time in Denmark
 D) The first farmer-owned Co-operative ‘bacon’ factory was established in 1887 here

65. What is ‘JA Zenchu’ ?
 A) It is a society in Japan that provides advisory services to farming and marketing Co-operatives
 B) It is the Japanese name of Agricultural Co-operatives that operate in each municipalities of Japan
 C) It is the government-controlled association of farmers and landowners to collect, store and redistribute agricultural products during the II World War
 d) It is the National Federation of Agricultural Co-operatives in Japan

66. Which among the following is the apex organisation to promote collaboration among Japanese Co-operatives ?
 A) The Japan Federal Co-operative Alliance
 B) The Federation of Japan Co-operatives
 C) The Japan Co-operative Alliance
 d) The Japan Committee of Co-operatives

67. Consider the following statements in relation to the loans given by Schulze-delitzsch Co-operatives. Identify the statement that is wrong.
 A) They advocated short-term loans, usually of 90 days or less
 B) No loan was granted on individual surety but only on receipt of collateral or mortgage
 C) Credit was given as cash loans or as discounting of Bills/ Bonds
 d) Cash credit system was also introduced by them

68. ‘Co-operatives Sweden’ was founded in 2017. What is it ?
 A) It is an umbrella organisation which is open to all Co-operative and mutual companies in Sweden
 B) It is Swedish Government’s arm to promote Co-operative societies in Sweden
 C) It is an association of Swedish Co-operatives to promote the principle of Co-operation and to provide financial aid to Co-operative societies in Least Developed Countries
d) It is Swedish Government’s organisation to address redress the problems among Co-operatives in Sweden

69. The Co-operative movement in China was started in which of the following area ?
 A) Industrial Co-operatives
 B) Farming Co-operatives
 C) Consumer Co-operatives
 d) Credit Co-operatives

70. In the history of Co-operative movement of Russia, the term ‘Artel ’ is very important. Choose the correct meaning of it from the following.
 A) It is the Russian name of the first type of Co-operative consumer societies started during 1865
 B) It was the sets of informal laws and principles that were governing Co-operatives during its initial stages
 C) It was any of several types of Co-operative associations for artisans, light industrial enterprises, etc. in Russia, which were prevalent from 1861 to 1950s
d) It was the semiformal association of different Co-operatives for discussing matters of common interest

71. Which of the following memory cell requires refreshing circuit to retain the data ?
 A) Static Random Access memory
 B) Stochastic Random Access memory
 C) dynamic Random Access memory
 d) dual Random Access memory

72. What are the software components included in system software ?
 A) Operating system
 B) driver software
 C) Word processing software
 d) Both A) and B)

73. Which of the following is not presentation software ?
 A) microsoft PowerPoint
 B) Red Hat
 C) Impress
 d) Google Slides

74. The network device which connects two dissimilar types of networks
 A) Gateway
 B) Bridge
 C) Hub
 d) Switch

75. Which network type tends to exhibit higher data transfer rates ?
 A) mAN
 B) lAN
 d) All of the above

76. What are the translators used in High level programming languages ?
 A) Compiler
 B) Interpreter
 C) Both A) and B)
 d) Assembler

77. The President of India who signed the Information Technology Act, 2000 on 9th June, 2000 was
 A) Pranab mukherjee
 B) A.P.J. Abdul Kalam
 C) K.R. Narayanan
 d) Pratibha Patil

78. The HTml tag is used to specify a multiline text input is
 A) <TEXT>
 C) <P>
 d) <dIV>

79. _______ means only authorized person can access the data and prevents unauthorized modification.
 A) Integrity
 B) Availability
 C) Confidentiality
 D) All of the above

80. Instagram social networking is part of ___________ since 2012.
 A) Facebook
 B) Twitter
 C) Whatsapp
 d) Telegram

81. Find out the correct answer from the given statements regarding Ayyavaikunta Swamigal known as “the liberator of the downtrodden”.
 I. He was born on 12th march, 1809.
 II. The organization Samathva Samajom was founded in 1809.
 III. He was born in Karthikapalli taluk of Alappuzha district.
 IV. His parents coronated him and called him “mudi Choodum Perumal” meaning the king.
 A) I, II, III
 B) I, III, IV
 d) I, II, IV

82. The given statements are about Brahmananda Sivayogi, a social reformer. Which among the following statements are true about him ?
 I. He was born at Kollamcode in Plakkad district.
 II. His original name was Karat Govinda menon.
 III. He created literary works, Sthree Vidya Poshini, “Jnana Kummi” and mokshadeepam.
 IV. A newspaper named ‘Kerala Sanchari’ was started by him.
 B) I, II, III
 C) I, III, IV
d) I, II, IV

83. From the following statements pick out the correct statement about T.V. Kunjuraman, one among the pioneers of reformation movement.
 I. He was born in 1850 near Ernakulam.
 II. He worked as the Chief Editor of ‘Sujana Nandini’ daily.
 III. He played a crucial role in the growth and establishment of Kerala Kaumudi daily.
 IV. He died in 1949 at the age of 78.
 A) I, II, III
 B) I, III, IV
 d) I, II, IV

84. Pick out the correct answer from the statements given below concerning the political leader of socio-political reformation movements of Kerala, mithavaadi C. Krishnan.
 I. He was born in 1867 at the Chavakkad taluk of mullassery.
 II. He started a money transfer institution called Calicut Bank.
 III. He tried to pass a proposal on untouchability in the annual meeting of Indian National Congress held at Kakkinada in Andhra Pradesh.
 IV. He founded mahabodhi Buddhist mission at Kozhikode.
 A) I, II, III
 B) I, III, IV
 d) I, II, IV

85. Find out the correct statements from those given about ‘malayali memorial’.
 I. malayali memorial was submitted on January 1, 1891.
 II. It is a mass memorandum signed by 10037 persons of Ezhava community.
 III. K.P. Sankara menon, C.V. Raman Pillai and C. Krishna Pillai worked hard for preparing this memorandum.
 IV. The memorandum was presented as a move to ensure job for the educated common people in top posts in the Travancore Government.
 A) I, II, IV
 B) I, II, III
 C) I, III, IV
d) II, III, IV

86. Which among the following statements about Kerala Grandhashala movement is correct ?
 I. 14th September is observed as Grandhashala day every year.
 II. The governance of Grandhashala Sangham was takenover by the government in 1977 and an official body was appointed.
 III. An official journal named Grandhalokam has been published.
 IV. A nursery named ‘Suguna Poshini’ functions to nourish and preserve malayalam language and culture.
 A) I, II, IV
 B) I, II, III
d) I, III, IV

87. Which among the following statements are correct with regard to temple entry proclamation ?
 I. The temple entry proclamation was issued by Sri Chithira Thirunal Balarama Varma on November 12, 1936.
 II. A memorandum signed by 50,500 upper caste Hindus as per the advice of Tagore was submitted to the maharaja.
 III. According to the 1947 decree made by the king of Cochin, all Hindus were granted permission to enter any temple that was within the boundaries of kingdom of Cochin.
 IV. ln 1947, the government of madras permitted entry for all Hindus to every temple of malabar including the Guruvayur temple.
 A) I, II, IV
 C) I, III, IV
d) I, II, III

88. Review the following sentences which are related to the malabar freedom struggle and choose the statements that are true.
 I. The first political meeting in malabar was held under the leadership of Congress and Homerule movement in the year 1916.
 II. V. Vasudeva Raja was the Chairman of Reception Committee of this meeting.
 III. K.P. Kesava menon presided over the meeting.
 IV. The second political meeting in malabar was held at Kozhikode in the year 1917.
 A) I, II, III
 C) I, III, IV
d) I, II, IV

89. Find the true statements regarding Vakkom maulavis’s involment in muslim Reformation movement.
 I. Swadeshabhimani daily was started in 1905 by Vakkom maulavi.
 II. The journals named muslim, AI Islam and deepika was started by maulavi.
 III. The motto of Swadeshabhimani daily was Fear, crookedness and greed will not build a country.
 IV. A magazine named ‘muslim Vanitha’ was also founded by Vakkom maulavi.
 A) I, II, IV
 B) I, III, IV
d) I, II, III

90. Which among the individuals were bestowed Jnanapith Award for the year 2023 ?
 I. Assamese poet Nilmani Phookan.
 II. Sanskrit scholar Ramabhadracharya.
 III. Konkani author damodar mayzo.
 IV. Urdu poet Gulzar.
 A) I, II
 C) I, IV
d) II, IV

91. Choose the correct question tag. He has left his home, ____________
 A) have he ?
 B) haven’t he ?
 C) is he ?
d) hasn’t he ?

92. Choose the correct one word substitute for the underlined words in the given sentence. She teaches the art of producing beautiful handwriting.
 A) Calligraphy
 B) Choreography
 C) demography
 d) None of the above

93. What is the plural of daughter in-law ?
 A) daughter in-laws
 B) daughters in-law
 C) daughter in-law
 d) None of the above

94. Which of the following is correctly spelt ?
 A) Transient
 B) Transcient
 C) Trensient
 d) Trenscient

95. Fill in the blanks. Those spectacles ___________ of no use to me.
 A) is
 B) are
 C) am
 d) none of the above

96. The meaning of “carp diem” is
 A) schedule
 B) carefully
 C) first sight
 D) enjoy the present day

97. Choose the most appropriate passive voice for the given statement. The postman has delivered the letter.
 A) The letter is being delivered by the postman
 B) The letter was being delivered by the postman
 C) The letter has been delivered by the postman
 d) The letter have been delivered by the postman

98. What is the antonym for “kindle” ?
 A) Book
 B) distinguish
 C) desolate
 d) Extinguish

99. Choose the most appropriate Indirect speech for the given sentence.
“The singer is leaving for England tomorrow”, said the PA.
 A) The PA told that the singer was leaving for England the next day
 B) The PA told that the singer was leaving for England tomorrow
 C) The PA told that the singer is leaving for England tomorrow
 d) The PA told that the singer has leaving for England the next day

100. Choose the appropriate feminine form of “Beau”.
 A) Buck
 B) Hart
 C) Belle
 d) lass

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