Kerala Psc Civil Excise 2017 Important Questions And Answers

  1. The creation of the institution of organized ‘Civil Services’ in India was primarily the work of
    (A) Curzon
    (B) Cornwallis
    (C) Dalhousie
    (D) Wellesley

  2. Which one of the following edicts mentions the personal name of Ashoka ?
    (A) Kalsi
    (B) Rummindei
    (C) Special Kalinga Edict
    (D) Maski

  3. The Government of the English East India Company came to an end in
    (A) 1856 A.D
    (B) 1857 A.D.
    (C) 1858 A.D
    (D) 1862 A.D.

  4. The first President of the Indian National Congress was:
    (A) Mahatma Gandhi
    (B) Jawaharlal Nehru
    (C) W.C. Bannerjee
    (D) A.O. Hume

  5. Who founded the Sikh Rule in India ?
    (A) Akbar
    (B) Shajehan
    (C) Aurangazeb
    (D) Afzal

  6. The instrument used to detect planes and other objects in the sky
    (A) Periscope
    (B) Radar
    (C) Telescope
    (D) None of these

  7. The term ‘Aryan’ denotes
    (A) An ethnic group
    (B) A nomadic people
    (C) A speech group
    (D) A superior race

  8. Whose government is famous for its elaborate municipal administration ?
    (A) Chandragupta Maurya
    (B) Chandragupta Vikramaditya
    (C) Harshavardhana
    (D) Kanishka

  9. The poet Harisena was the courtier of
    (A) Skandagupta
    (B) Lakshmanasena
    (C) Chandragupta
    (D) Samudragupta

  10. Which of the following is a non-vertebrate?
    (A) Snake
    (B) Fish
    (C) Cockroach
    (D) Frog

  11. The Maratha movement developed into a challenging power under Shivaji during the reign of
    (A) Jahangir
    (B) Shah Jahan
    (C) Aurangzeb Alamgir I
    (D) Bahadur Shah I

  12. Who, amongst the following personages of ancinet India, was not connected with the ancient system of medicine ?
    (A) Bhaskaracharya
    (B) Charaka
    (C) Dhanvantari
    (D) Susruta

  13. 1952 is historically significant for
    (A) First General Election in India
    (B) Launching of the First-Year Plan
    (C) India inaugurated Republic Constitution
    (D) Mount Everest was conquered for the first time

  14. Which is the building blocks of proteins?
    (A) Amino acids
    (B) Nitric acid
    (C) Acetic acid
    (D) Citric acid

  15. Under which category of winds does the cyclone fall?
    (A) Local winds
    (B) Trade winds
    (C) Variable winds
    (D) Periodic winds

  16. The gas that turns clear lime water milky is:
    (A) oxygen
    (B) hydrogen
    (C) nitrogen
    (D) carbon dioxide

  17. The abbreviation GDR stands for:
    (A) Gross Domestic Revenue
    (B) Gross Depository Receipts
    (C) Gross Domestic Receipts
    (D) GlobalDepository Receipts

  18. Which of the following food items is usually said to be a complete food?
    (A) Cod liver oil
    (B) Banana
    (C) Milk
    (D) Apple

  19. Which of the following chemicals is used in the making of photograph?
    (A) Sodium chloride
    (B) Silver bromide
    (C) Aluminium hydroxide
    (D) Sodium nitrate

  20. Which of the following metals has the highest density?
    (A) Iron
    (B) Mercury
    (C) Lead
    (D) Osmium

  21. The chracteristic red sandstone with beige spots was the medium of
    (A) The Mathura Sculptures
    (B) The Sanchi Sculptures
    (C) The Pala-Sena sculptures
    (D) The Gandhara Sculptures

  22. The device used to convert sound waves into electric waves
    (A) Micro phone
    (B) Loud speaker
    (C) Motor
    (D) Amplifier

  23. To which of the following is the term “Operation flood” associated?
    (A) Time bound programme for better irrigation
    (B) Effort for increasing production of milk
    (C) Prevention of floods in Indian rivers
    (D) Military operation against militant forces

  24. Razia Sultan was a ruler in the
    (A) Second half of the 11the century
    (B) First half of the 12th century
    (C) First half of the 13th century
    (D) First half of the 14th century

  25. Who started the Weekly, Harijan?
    (A) B.R. Ambedkar
    (B) Mahatma Gandhi
    (C) Lala Lajpat Rai
    (D) Rajaram Mohan Roy