Clerk / Typist

Cat code :376/2014

Date of exam : 09/03/2017

Alpha code : A

Previous online exam questions and answers.

Question1:-Who performed 'Trippadidanam'?

A:-Veluthampi

B:-Pazhassi Raja

C:-Sakthan Thampuran

D:-Marthanda Varma



Marthanda Varma


Question2:-Which is the first Eco Tourist centre in India?

A:-Kodaikanal

B:-Coorg

C:-Thenmala

D:-Chilika



Thenmala


Question3:-Who was the first Malayali to be appear in the postal stamp?

A:-Ulloor

B:-Sree Narayana Guru

C:-Vaikom Muhammed Basheer

D:-E.M.S. Namboodirippad



Sree Narayana Guru


Question4:-In which year was the Kerala Agrarian Relations Bill Passed?

A:-1961

B:-1965

C:-1967

D:-1960



1960


Question6:-Which is India's largest river forms an estuary?

A:-Narmada

B:-Tapti

C:-Brahmaputra

D:-Kaveri



Narmada


Question7:-The Panchayat Raj System was first time implemented in the state of_?

A:-Kerala

B:-Rajasthan

C:-Tamil Nadu

D:-Uttar Pradesh



Rajasthan


Question8:-Largest Salt water lake in India

A:-Dal

B:-Agara

C:-Chilka

D:-Karna



Chilka


Question9:-The state having a largest area of forest cover in India is

A:-Madhya Pradesh

B:-Andhra Pradesh

C:-Kerala

D:-Tamil Nadu



Madhya Pradesh


Question10:-Which atomic power station in India is built completely indigenously?

A:-Narora

B:-Kalpakkam

C:-Rawat Bhata

D:-Tarapore



Kalpakkam


Question11:-Who was the first sultan to set up a permanent standing army of Delhi Sultanate?

A:-Muhammad Tughlaq

B:-Iltutmish

C:-Balban

D:-Alauddin Khilji



Alauddin Khilji


Question12:-Who was the First Women President of INC?

A:-Sarojini Naidu

B:-Indira Gandhi

C:-Annie Beasant

D:-Sonia Gandhi



Annie Beasant


Question13:-Who called 1857 as the First War of Indian Independence?

A:-V.D. Savarkar

B:-B.K. Dutt

C:-Gopala Krishna Gokhale

D:-Dadabai Naoroji



V.D. Savarkar


Question14:-Who is considered as the father of India' foreign policy?

A:-M.K. Gandhi

B:-Jawaharlal Nehru

C:-Subash Chandra Bose

D:-B.R. Ambedkar



Jawaharlal Nehru


Question15:-Who is known as "Father of Indian Renaissance"?

A:-Lala Lajpat Rai

B:-Shaheed Bhaghat Singh

C:-Raja Ram Mohan Roy

D:-B.G. Tilak



Raja Ram Mohan Roy


Question16:-Which five year plan is also known as "Gadgil Yojana"?

A:-Second Five Year Plan

B:-Fourth Five Year Plan

C:-Fifth Five Year Plan

D:-Third Five Year Plan



Third Five Year Plan


Question17:-Reserve bank of India was established on

A:-1st April, 1935

B:-1st April, 1936

C:-1st April, 1937

D:-1st April, 1938



1st April, 1935


Question19:-Who was the Chairman of the Draft Committee of the Constituent Assembly?

A:-K.M. Munshi

B:-Jagjivan Ram

C:-Dr. B.R. Ambedkar

D:-None of the above



Dr. B.R. Ambedkar


Question20:-Sukanya Samridhi Yojana is a Social Welfare Programme for the prosperity of

A:-Girls

B:-Youth

C:-Women

D:-Senior Citizens



Girls


Question21:-Who is the Chairperson of National Human Rights Commission?

A:-Cyriac Joseph

B:-H.L. Dattu

C:-D. Murugeshan

D:-Sharad Chandra Sinha



H.L. Dattu


Question22:-VIRUS stands for

A:-Very Intelligent Result Until Source

B:-Very Interchanged Resource Under Search

C:-Vital Information Resource Under Siege

D:-Viral Important Record User Searched



Vital Information Resource Under Siege


Question23:-Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was passed in

A:-1989

B:-1987

C:-1988

D:-1986



1989


Question24:-The Human Rights Day is observed annually on

A:-10th October

B:-10th September

C:-10th November

D:-10th December



10th December


Question25:-Right to Information (RTI) act was passed in

A:-2005

B:-2006

C:-2007

D:-2008



2005


Question26:-Who was sworn in as the 9th UN Secretary-General?

A:-Ban Ki Moon

B:-Kofi Annan

C:-Antonio Guterres

D:-Boutros Khali



Antonio Guterres


Question27:-Who won the prestigious 2016 FIFA Ballon d'Or Award?

A:-Cristiano Ronaldo

B:-Lionell Messi

C:-Kaka

D:-Ronaldinho



Cristiano Ronaldo


Question28:-Pranab Mukherjee, the President of India launched a '100 Million for 100 Million' Campaign to end violence against

A:-Women

B:-Poor

C:-Elders

D:-Children



Children


Question29:-Who was appointed as the 44th Chief Justice of India?

A:-T.S. Thakur

B:-Jagdish Singh Khehar

C:-H.L. Dattu

D:-Rajendra Mal Lodha



Jagdish Singh Khehar


Question30:-Which film has won the coveted Golden Peacock award at the 47th International Film Festival of India (IFFI)?

A:-Rauf

B:-Ra Ra

C:-Daughter

D:-The Apology



Daughter


Question31:-The major pollutant from automobile exhaust is

A:-NO

B:-SO_2

C:-Soot

D:-CO



CO


Question32:-In which Year ISRO was inagurated?

A:-15 August 1969

B:-15 July 1970

C:-15 August 1971

D:-15 May 1972



15 August 1969


Question33:-Which of the following was the first artificial satellite of the World?

A:-Luna

B:-Mars

C:-Sputnik I

D:-Sputnik II



Sputnik I


Question34:-Indira Gandhi Atomic Research Centre is situated at

A:-Sriharikota

B:-Balasore

C:-Pokhran

D:-Kalpakkam



Kalpakkam


Question35:-Energy from gravitational field is energy obtained from

A:-Wind

B:-Tides

C:-Biomass

D:-Coal



Tides


Question36:-Who is known as "Indian Father of Green Revolution"?

A:-M.S. Swaminathan

B:-Varghese Kurian

C:-Motilal Nehru

D:-V.D. Mahajan



M.S. Swaminathan


Question37:-For obtaining solar energy sunlight is stored in batteries of

A:-Zinc cadmium

B:-Nickel zinc

C:-Hydrogen

D:-Nickel cadmium



Nickel cadmium


Question38:-Which of the following is the lightest metal?

A:-Mercury

B:-Silver

C:-Lithium

D:-Lead



Lithium


Question39:-Glass is made from the mixture of

A:-Quartz and Mica

B:-Sand and Silicates

C:-Sand and Salt

D:-None of these



Sand and Silicates


Question40:-Cell Membrane is

A:-Semi Permeable

B:-Permeable

C:-Selectively Permeable

D:-Impermeable



Question Cancelled


Question41:-Who was also known as 'Sree Bhatarakan'?

A:-Ramakrishna Pilla

B:-V.T. Bhattathirippadu

C:-Ayyankali

D:-Chattampi Swamikal



Chattampi Swamikal


Question42:-Who founded Nair Service Society?

A:-V.T. Bhattathiripad

B:-Thycaud Ayya

C:-Mannathu Padmanaban

D:-Sahodaran Ayyappan



Mannathu Padmanaban


Question43:-'Jathikummi', which criticised the prevailing caste system was written by

A:-Pandit Karuppan

B:-Ramakrishna Pilla

C:-V.T. Bhattathirippadu

D:-Ayyankali



Pandit Karuppan


Question44:-Anandha Maha Sabha was founded by

A:-Ramakrishna Pilla

B:-Ayyankali

C:-V.T. Bhattathirippadu

D:-Brahmananda Swami



Brahmananda Swami


Question45:-Who took initiative to establish Sree Narayana Dharma Paripalan Yogam?

A:-Thycaud Ayya

B:-Kumaranasan

C:-Dr. Palpu

D:-Vagbhatananda



Dr. Palpu


Question46:-Who was the founder and publisher of the newspaper Swadeshabhimani?

A:-Vakkom Moulavi

B:-Ramakrishna Pillai

C:-Rajagopalachari

D:-Vagbhatananda



Vakkom Moulavi


Question47:-Who was the guru of Chattampi Swamikal, Sri Narayana Guru and Ayyankali?

A:-Kumaranasan

B:-Thycaud Ayya

C:-Vagbhatananda

D:-Ramakrishna Pilla



Thycaud Ayya


Question48:-Who wrote the poem Chintaavishtayaaya Seetha?

A:-Vallathol

B:-Ulloor

C:-Sankara Kurupp

D:-Kumaranasan



Kumaranasan


Question49:-Who founded Prathyaksha Raksha Daiva Sabha?

A:-Ayyankali

B:-Kuriakose Elias

C:-Poikayil Yohannan

D:-Vagbhatananda



Poikayil Yohannan


Question50:-Who wrote the play Adukkalayil Ninnu Arangathekku?

A:-V.T. Bhattathirippadu

B:-Ramakrishna Pilla

C:-Ayyankali

D:-Brahmananda Swami Sivayogi



V.T. Bhattathirippadu


Question51:-Which of the following is not related with ribbon movement?

A:-Ribbon throw

B:-Step by step movement

C:-Reverse movement

D:-Lengthwise movement



Step by step movement


Question52:-Where is the ribbon set on the typewriter?

A:-Spool

B:-Cylinder

C:-Wheel

D:-Basket



Spool


Question53:-For what purpose the line space disengaging lever used?

A:-Paper release

B:-Margin release

C:-Variable line spacing

D:-None of the above



Variable line spacing


Question54:-On pressing the back space key, the carriage moves towards

A:-One space left

B:-One space right

C:-Half space left

D:-None of the above



One space right


Question55:-Which part of the carriage helps in easy insertion of paper in the typewriter?

A:-Cylinder

B:-Margin stops

C:-Bail rolls

D:-Feed rolls



Feed rolls


Question56:-Which of the following helps to type properly on a ruled paper?

A:-Line space lever

B:-Push button

C:-Carriage release lever

D:-Cylinder knobs



Push button


Question57:-The semicircular arrangement of type bars on the segment helps in

A:-Striking of type bars through the printing point

B:-Typing capital letters

C:-Ribbon movement

D:-None of the above



Striking of type bars through the printing point


Question58:-Which among the following causes bad alignment while typing on a typewriter?

A:-Lack of uniform touch

B:-Faulty depression of shift keys

C:-Both (1) and (2)

D:-None of the above



Both (1) and (2)


Question59:-What connects the main spring with the carriage?

A:-Draw band

B:-Dog block

C:-Ratchet wheel

D:-Carriage racks



Draw band


Question60:-Which part of the typewriter helps to avoid the contact of the paper with oily parts of the typewriter?

A:-Paper table

B:-Bail scale

C:-Paper bail

D:-Key board



Paper table


Question61:-Which position of the ribbon indicator helps in stencil cutting?

A:-Black

B:-White

C:-Red

D:-None of the above



White


Question62:-What helps to rotate the cylinder of a typewriter while typing?

A:-Push button

B:-Thumb wheel

C:-Ratchet wheel

D:-Carriage release lever



Thumb wheel


Question63:-Platen is the other name of_.

A:-Cylinder

B:-Paper plate

C:-Tabulator bar

D:-Space bar



Cylinder


Question64:-On which side of the keyboard is the shift lock key located?

A:-Left and right

B:-Right

C:-Left

D:-None of the above



Left


Question65:-In a business letter, the recipient's address is typed on the_.

A:-Left side before salutation

B:-Bottom left side

C:-In the head address

D:-None of the above



Left side before salutation


Question66:-Which finger is used to type the letter 'C'?

A:-Right index finger

B:-Right middle finger

C:-Left middle finger

D:-Left middle finger



Left middle finger


Question67:-While typing a statement margins are set

A:-10 space at left and 5 space at right

B:-5 space at left and 10 space at right

C:-15 space at left and 10 space at right

D:-Equal margin at left and right



Equal margin at left and right


Question68:-'Dear Sirs' is used as salutation in

A:-Official letter

B:-Business letter

C:-Demi official letter

D:-Circular



Business letter


Question69:-'By the order of the Governor' is seen in

A:-Memorandum

B:-Govt. Official letter

C:-Govt. order

D:-U O Note



Govt. order


Question70:-A duplicator is used

A:-for taking one or more copies of a typed matter

B:-to cut a stencil

C:-to take many copies using carbon paper

D:-to take several copies using stencil paper



to take several copies using stencil paper


Question71:-_helps to give uniform margin on all sheets while typing.

A:-Paper shelf

B:-Paper guide

C:-Paper bail

D:-Margin stops



Paper guide


Question72:-The complimentary close 'yours sincerely' is generally used in

A:-Official letter

B:-Business letter

C:-Personal letter

D:-D.O. letter



D.O. letter


Question73:-Master key in English typewriter is

A:-Q

B:-L

C:-N

D:-A



N


Question74:-The universal keyboard is also known as

A:-ASDF Keyboard

B:-LKJ Keyboard

C:-QWERTY Keyboard

D:-Caligraph Keyboard



QWERTY Keyboard


Question75:-Choose the odd one out

A:-Fools

B:-Policy

C:-Brief

D:-Roman



Roman


Question76:-The first line of a new paragraph appearing at the end of a page is called

A:-Tailpieces

B:-Orphan line

C:-Widow line

D:-Header



Widow line


Question77:-The instruction for typing a word scored off in a manuscript is indicated by

A:-del

B:-U.C.

C:-stet

D:-trans



stet


Question78:-Thumb wheels are also called

A:-Push button

B:-Cylinder knobs

C:-Pinion wheel

D:-Feed rolls



Cylinder knobs


Question79:-Expansion of 'EMD' in Tender Notice

A:-Earned Money Deposit

B:-Earnest Money Deposit

C:-Earnest Money Demanded

D:-None of the above



Earnest Money Deposit


Question80:-Splitting up of words at the end of lines is termed

A:-Syllabification

B:-Punctuation

C:-Orientation

D:-Amputation



Syllabification


Question81:-Which one of the following is an output device?

A:-Printer

B:-Scanner

C:-Keyboard

D:-Mouse



Printer


Question82:-ASCII stands for

A:-American Standard Code for Information Interchange

B:-American Secured Code for Information Interchange

C:-American Special Code for Information Interchange

D:-American Standard Code for Interchange Information



American Standard Code for Information Interchange


Question83:-Which one of the following is not an antivirus software?

A:-Avira

B:-Norton

C:-McAfee

D:-Trojan Horse



Trojan Horse


Question83:-Which one of the following is not an antivirus software?

A:-Avira

B:-Norton

C:-McAfee

D:-Trojan Horse



Trojan Horse


Question84:-Which of the following shortcut key is used for saving a document in MS Word?

A:-Ctrl+O

B:-Alt+S

C:-Ctrl+S

D:-Alt+N



Ctrl+S


Question85:-The file extension of a power point presentation

A:-.xls

B:-.ppt

C:-.bmp

D:-.doc



.ppt


Question86:-Any crime that involves a computer and a network is called

A:-Cyber addiction

B:-Cyber ethics

C:-Cyber crime

D:-None of the above



Cyber crime


Question87:-Which are the tabs available in page setup dialog box of MS Word?

A:-Margins Tab, Column Tab, Pagebreak Tab

B:-Margin Tab, Paper Tab, Layout Tab

C:-Font Tab, Paragraph Tab, Styles Tab

D:-Insert Tab, Paper Tab, Layout Tab



Margin Tab, Paper Tab, Layout Tab


Question88:-The default worksheets of a workbook in MS Excel 2007 is

A:-4

B:-2

C:-5

D:-3



3


Question89:-In excel, the intersection of row and column is known as

A:-Cell

B:-Workbook

C:-Symbol

D:-Shapes



Cell


Question90:-Choose the odd one

A:-Linux

B:-UNIX

C:-Windows

D:-MS Office



MS Office


Question91:-Which one of the following is not a super computer?

A:-PARAM

B:-Cray-X-MP-14

C:-IBM

D:-PACE



IBM


Question92:-Total number of rows in MS Excel 2003

A:-65536

B:-256

C:-65356

D:-265



65536


Question93:-A special text that printed at the top of each page is known as

A:-Footer

B:-Header

C:-Gutter

D:-Frame



Header


Question94:-Which of the following is not available in Page Layout Tab of MS Word 2007?

A:-Margins

B:-Orientation

C:-Columns

D:-Document views



Document views


Question95:-Which of the following is not a valid data type in Excel?

A:-General

B:-Number

C:-Date

D:-Character



Character


Question96:-In MS Powerpoint the 'Slide Orientation' button can be found in the

A:-Design Tab

B:-Animations Tab

C:-View Tab

D:-Home Tab



Design Tab


Question97:-The shortcut key used to insert a hyper link in MS Word is

A:-Ctrl + K

B:-Ctrl + N

C:-Ctrl+P

D:-Ctrl + L



Ctrl + K


Question98:-Which one of the following is not a web browser?

A:-Internet Explorer

B:-Mozilla Firefox

C:-Safari

D:-FORTRAN



FORTRAN


Question99:-A computer network that interconnects computers within a limited area is called

A:-WAN

B:-MAN

C:-LAN

D:-None of the above



LAN


Question100:-Which of the following is not available on the Ruler of MS Word screen?

A:-Tab stop

B:-Left indent

C:-Center indent

D:-Right indent



Center indent