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Sunday, 21 October 2012


1. The digital security system that uses some unique characteristic of human biology to identify authorised users?

2. An artificial environment that is created with software and presented to the user in such a way that the user accepts it as a real environment?
Virtual reality.

3. Unwanted bulk messaging into email inbox is known as?

4. The practice and study of technique for secure data communication in the presence of third parties?

5. The process of discovering new patterns from large data sets?
Data mining.

6. The part of a computer which is equivalent to human brain?
Central processing unit.

7. Which of the following is not a search engine?
A. Tally
B. Google
C. Altavista
D. Bing
Ans: Tally.

8. Find the binary equivalent of decimal number 31.

9. The set of programs which acts as an interface between user and computer?
Operating system.

10. The device that allows a single communication channel to carry simultaneously data transmitted from many terminals?

11. In 2010, United Nations Climate change conference was held at?
Cancun, Mexico.

12. Chief Justice of Kerala high court?
Manjula Chellur. She is the acting Chief Justice of High Court of Kerala.
At present, the sanctioned Judge strength of the High Court of Kerala is 27 Permanent Judges including the Chief Justice and 12 Additional Judges

13. Chairperson of commission for women, Kerala?

14. In Tibet, river Brahmaputra is known as?

15. International year of bio-diversity?

16. Which article of our constitution deals with amendments?
Article 368.

17. Miller effect is named after?
John Milton Miller.

18. The property of fluids which enable them to oppose the relative motion between their different layers is called?

19. Which of the following will come under efforts to eliminate rural poverty?
A. Nehru Rozgar Yojana.
B. Indira Awas Yojana.
C. Prime minister's Rozgar Yojana.
D. Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana.
Ans. Indira Awas Yojana.

20. Author of Malabar Manual?

William Logan.

21. An ancient temple which is considered as 'Southern Dwaraka'?
Guruvayoor temple.

22. Which article of our constitution forbids child labour?
Article 24.

23. Study of soil is called?

24. The diversity between eco systems is called?
Beta diversity.

25. Chief information Commissioner of India?
Satyananda Mishra.
26. Red Ribbon Clubs are associated with?

27. Which is not an amendment of Montreal Protocol?
A. London amendment
B. Montreal amendment
C. Copenhagen amendment.
D. Tokyo amendment.
Ans. Tokyo amendment.

28. The disaster management committee at block level is headed by?

29. World Anti-Tobacco Day is celebrated on?
May 31.

30. Name the countries that have recently become victims of Tsunami?
China and Thailand.

31. Capital Market Regulatory Chairman of Securities and Exchange Board of India?
U.K. Sinha.

32. An abnormal fear of Crowd is called?

33. Which one of the following divides India into almost two halves?
A. Artic Circle
B. Tropic of Capricorn
C. Tropic of cancer
D. Equator .
Ans: Tropic of cancer.

34. Economic Planning is an area coming under?
Union list.

35. Which country in the following is not included in the list of G-8 countries?
B. Japan
C. Netherlands
D. Germany
Ans: Netherlands .

36. Which is not a green house gas?
A. Methane
B. Chlorine
C. Nitrous oxide
D. Carbon dioxide
Answer: chlorine.

37. Voting age was reduced to 18 from 21 by:
61st amendment.

38. Drain theory was propounded by
Dadabai Naoroj

39. Safety Valve Theory is associated with:
Formation of Indian National Congress.

40. Inter State Water Dispute Act was passed in:

41. Year of formation of Travancore-Cochin union?

42. 'A Gift to the Monotheists' is the contribution of?
Rajaram Mohan Roy.

43. First anti-caste movement against the practice of untouchability and unapproachability in India?
Vaikkam Satyagraha.

44. The expression ‘Tragedy of Commons ' was propounded by:
Garret Hardin.

45. Which country among the following is not a member of UNO?
A. Canada
B. Thaiwan.
C. Egypt.
D. Ethiopia.
Ans: Thaiwan.

46. The concept of federation is borrowed from:
Canadian Constitution.

47.  Heart transplant surgery was invented by
Christian Bernard.

48.  Laser was invented by


49.  Primary education was added to the list of fundamental rights by the:
93rd amendment.

50.  To whom does the Public Accounts Committee submit its report
Speaker of Lok Sabha.

51.  How many times can a person be elected as President of India
No limit.

52.  Old name of Ecology

53.  Kerala Lok Ayukta Act of 1999 was amended in:

54.  Heavy industries and Capital goods industries are given top priority in the growth model of:

55.  Which of the following is not a criterion of HDI?
A.  Adult litercy
B.  Infant mortality
C.  Life expectancy
D.  GDP Per capita in PPP.
Answer: Infant mortality

56.  ISRO successfully launched its first lunar probe, Chandrayan-I, on:
October 22nd 2008

57.  Which of the following provides Vital Services for telecommunications and disaster warning needs of India?
Indian National Satellite System

58.  Acid rain is caused by the emission of:
Nitrogen and Sulphur

59.  The organ that regulates body temperature in human beings:

60.  The city nearest to the Equator

61.  ‘Being tired, he fell asleep’. This sentence, when changed into the compound form, becomes
He was tired and fell asleep

62.  --------- of the three boys should meet me

63.  My uncle has worked in Chennai --------- twenty years.

64.  The manager wanted to know ------ done the job
how I had

65.  ‘Everyone had warned me about the weather before I went to Delhi’. This sentence when changed into the passive voice form, becomes:
I had been warned about the weather before I went to Delhi.

66.  Identify the correct sentence
A. It has a pointed long stem with tiny pink flowers
B. It has a long pointed stem with tiny pink flowers
C. It has a pointed long stem with pink tiny flowers
D. It has a long pointed stem with pink tiny flowers
Answer: B. It has a long pointed stem with tiny pink flowers

67.  They won’t …………..
allow smoking

68.  Sreekutty is ………… of the two girls in our class
the smarter

69.  Everyone was present yesterday,………
weren’t they?

70.  Carry an umbrella lest it ------- rain.

71.   Chicken pox is a --------- disease

72.  One who live for pleasure is called a ------------

73.  The opposite of the word ‘oriental’ is -----------

74.  Identify the word which comes closest in meaning to ‘tacit’

75.  Which of the following words is correctly spelt?
A.  Vaccum
B.  Botony
C.  Vaccancy
D.  Separate
Answer: D. Separate

76.  The expression ‘vox populi, vox doe’ means:
The voice of the pupil is the voice of God.

77.  ‘He left India for good’ may be translated into Malayalam as:

78.  Identify the correct match
A.  Gander-Goose    B.  Fox-Colt        C.  Duke-Lady    D.  Dog-Filly

79.  The plural form of ‘son-in-law’ is

80.  A -----of wolves.

81.  The resolution of a computer monitor is determined by
Number of pixels on the screen

82.  Which of the following is an impact printer?
A.  Laser printer    B.  Inkjet printer    C.  Dotmatrix printer    D.  Thermal printer
Dotmatrix printer

83.  Pick out the odd man out:
A.  Key board        B.  Mouse    C.  Microphone    D.  Printer

84.  The maximum speed at which data can be transferred between two nodes on a network is called:
Band width

85.  The means by which all computers connected to the internet identify each other is:
IP address

86.  Who is known as the father of free software foundation?
Richard Mathew Stallman

87.  HTML stands for
Hyper Text Markup Language

88.  Stealing ones’ name, address and other personal information through internet is known as

89.  Which of the following is not browser software?
A.  Internet Explorer    B.  Mozilla Firefox    C. Face Book        D.  Google Chrome
Face Book

90.  The process of finding and correcting the logical errors in a computer program is called

91.  One kilo byte stands for:
1024 bits

92.  A gate in which all inputs must be low to get a high output iss called
NOR gate

93.  The process of loading operating system into computer’s primary memory is called

94.  The technology of second generation computers is based on

95.  The device which converts digital signals into analog while transmission and vice versa at reception is called

96.  Who is known as the father of the internet?
Vinteur Surf

97.   Name the chess playing computer developed by IBM that defeated world champion Garry Kasparov
Deep Blue

98.  The term used for environmentally sustainable computing is :
Green Computing

99.  The Linux based operating system for mobile devices developed by the Open Handset Alliance

100.  A measurement used in comparing software and hardware performance

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